Adam Schreck

Baghdad attack leaves 22 people dead and dozens wounded

A string of explosions have torn through Baghdad followed by an assault by gunmen who raided a government building, leaving at least 22 people dead.

Online video appears to show Saddam’s top deputy

A video posted online purports to show Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the highest ranking member of Saddam Hussein's ousted regime, lashing out against Iraq.

Dubai ups the ante with $1,5bn hotel

It's the latest word in Gulf excess -- a sprawling ,5-billion resort boasting a 000-a-night suite and dolphins flown in from the South Pacific.

Oil near $145 a barrel on stronger dollar

Oil prices hovered near a barrel on Monday, swinging between gains and losses as traders weighed global supply concerns and a stronger dollar.

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