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    Iraqi town fearful as battle against ISIS rages next door /Link

    It's been more than a year since Qaim, Iraq, was freed from ISIS. But the battle on the doorstep means life in the town is still on hold, with residents waiting for their town to be rebuilt.

    Published on 21 Nov 2018 at 01:20PM

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