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Iraq Gets US Sanctions Break to Keep the Lights On

◢ Iraq has won an exemption allowing it to buy Iranian electricity despite US sanctions, as the country plagued by chronic power shortages walks a tightrope between rivals Washington and Tehran. With US measures imposed Monday taking aim at Iran's banking and energy industries, there were concerns Iraq—which heavily relies on its eastern neighbor for electricity and consumer goods—would be caught in the crossfire.