• In this Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016  photo, Iraqi soccer fans celebrate as their team arrives at Baghdad airport, Iraq U-23 national team beat Qatar 2-1 in extra time to grab the last spot for an Asian nation at the Rio de Janeiro games. The win triggered celebrations across Baghdad, residents poured out into the streets and fireworks rang out for hours, punctuated by only sporadic bursts of gunfire. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

    Iraqis rally around Olympic football team after Qatar win

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi soccer team’s overtime win against Qatar, which will send it to the Olympics for the first time in more than a decade, has at least briefly united the fractured country in exultation amid its grinding war against the Islamic State group.