January 26, 2014

Why Is Iraq's Population Booming?

Charlotte McDonald, BBC News

The Associated Press

The UN says that at least 7,818 civilians and 1,050 members of the security forces were killed in Iraq in 2013, the highest numbers for years. But despite this - and despite a decade of bloodshed - the UN also says the overall population has been growing steadily. How can this be?

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