The United Nations is reporting that the number of Iraqi refugees who have returned or are in the process of returning home now exceeds the number of refugees who remain displaced at camps or other lodgings.
Yazidis celebrated the restoration of a temple destroyed by Islamic State militants in Bashiqa.
At least nine people were killed, and four more were wounded in recent violence:
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- Bloody Day in Baghdad; 53 Killed in Iraq – January 15th, 2018
- PKK Launch Rocket at Turkey; Six Killed in Iraq – January 14th, 2018
- Bombers Return to Baghdad; 19 Killed in Iraq – January 13th, 2018
- Soccer Match Ends in Blast; 17 Killed in Iraq – January 11th, 2018
- U.S. Soldier Among 11 Killed in Iraq – January 9th, 2018