Turkey, Lebanon restart Baghdad flights after shooting, Gulf waits

January 29, 2015 11:30 AM

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Turkish Airlines and Lebanon's Middle East Airlines (MEA) resumed flights to Baghdad on Thursday after halting them earlier in the week when bullets hit a plane as it was landing in the Iraqi capital.

Samir Kubba, the head of Iraq's civil aviation authority, told Reuters a flight from Istanbul had landed and another from Beirut was expected shortly.

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