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UN gears up for return of displaced Iraqis  Many of people believe it's getting safer and easier to return to their homes in once-perilous neighborhoods Iraq border refugees better off in Sudan  Palestinian refugees along the Iraq-Syria border are so desperate, they may accept a U.N. offer to go to Sudan Iraqi asylum seeker numbers jump  An increase in Iraqi asylum seekers in 2007 has contributed to the reversal of a downward trend in asylum applications to developed countrie... Iraqi refugees head home from Syria
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B. 2011-01-05 Muqtada al-Sadr returns to Iraq from Iran Iraq
2010-11-06 Iraqi Christians urged to leave Baghdad
3. 2009-10-22 Iraqis top list of refugees seeking asylum Iraq
E. 2008-12-01 UN gears up for return of displaced Iraqis Iraq
5. 2008-03-17 Iraqi asylum seeker numbers jump Iraq
G. 2007-11-28 Iraqi refugees head home from Syria Syria
H. 2007-11-21 Iraqis return home 'in thousands' Syria
I. 2007-10-09 Provinces 'limit refugees' Iraq

  Iraqis top list of refugees seeking asylum
Muqtada al-Sadr returns to Iraq from Iran  Radical Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has returned to the country after more than three years in Iran Iraqi Christians urged to leave

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  Baghdad: Archbishop Athanasios Dawood, a senior Iraqi Christian, is to call on believers to quit the country, after gunmen targeted a church

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  For the 4th year in a row, Iraqis top a growing roster of people seeking asylum in an industrialized nation

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  Convoys of buses are marking the first time that some of the 1.5 million Iraqis who fled to Syria are returning home as part of an organized plan
Nov.21 Iraqis return home 'in thousands'   Syria: An estimated 1,000 people a day are returning across Iraq's borders having previously moving abroad to escape the violence Oct.9 Provinces 'limit refugees'  The UN agency has said the options for Iraqis fleeing violence are being narrowed by an increasing number of provinces refusing them entry Jul.25 Iraq neighbours want refugee aid  Jordan: Jordan is hosting a conference aimed at finding ways to ease the burden of countries with large numbers of Iraqi refugees Jun.18 Iraq drives up refugee count, U.N. says    UN: The exodus of more than 1 million refugees from Iraq reversed a 5-year trend decline in the number of refugees worldwide Mar.20 World 'ignoring Iraqi refugees'   UN: The UNHCR says there has been an 'abject denial' around the world of the humanitarian impact of invading Iraq Jan.8 UN makes $60m Iraq refugee appeal  UNHCR has appealed for emergency aid for those fleeing violence in Iraq

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Aug.26 Leading archaeologist flees  Donny George, a Christian, is reported to have said poor security and political pressures forced him out

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Jul.31   Saddam's daughters in Jordan
  Raghad, 35, and Rana, 33, arrived as guests of King Abdullah. They brought with them their 9 children
Jul.30   Refugees make joyful return
  The first 240 Iraqi refugees to be repatriated since the fall of Saddam have made a return to their homeland Mar.20   U.N. pleads for Iraq refugee help   UN: The High Commissioner for Refugees has made an urgent appeal to Iraq's neighbors to keep their borders open

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Oct.22 Hundreds of refugees drown
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   Indonesia: 350 mainly Iraqi migrants have drowned off Java. 400 people have been on board the boat
Jul.3 Iraqi diplomats ask to stay in U.S.   UN: 2 high-ranking diplomats at the United Nations, including deputy ambassador, have requested asylum

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