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We have started to collect the most important news related to Iraq in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Iraq: news

Multiple Iraq blasts kill dozens

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 19:32
related places: Baghdad

A wave of apparently co-ordinated bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, kills at least 68 people and injure scores, officials say.
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VIDEO: What does the future hold for Iraq?

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 17:25
related places: Baghdad

Doctor who treated those injured in Baghdad explosions speaks to the HUB about what she thinks the future holds for Iraq.
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VIDEO: Multiple Iraq blasts kill dozens

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 10:40
related places: Baghdad

A wave of apparently co-ordinated bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, kills at least 63 people and injures around 200, say officials.
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Kurds told to hand over Iraq VP

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 15:52

Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki asks the Kurdish north to hand over the country's fugitive vice-president as sectarian tensions grow.
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US warns Iraq against divisions

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 1:46
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden urges Iraq's leaders to resolve a deepening political crisis which has sparked fears of renewed sectarian conflict.
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Iraq vice-president denies charge

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 18:45

Iraqi Vice-President Tariq al-Hashemi denies any wrongdoing, a day after a warrant is issued for his arrest on terrorism-related charges.
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Warrant for Iraq vice-president

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 11:48

Iraqi officials issue an arrest warrant for Sunni Vice-President Tariq al-Hashemi under anti-terror laws, leading to fears of renewed sectarian tensions.
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Romney criticises Iraq withdrawal

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 18:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney attacks President Barack Obama over the "precipitous" US troop withdrawal from Iraq.
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Iraq: New dawn for departing US troops

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 17:05
related countries: United States United States

US soldiers savour being a part of history in Iraqi withdrawal
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VIDEO: Impact of US operation in Iraq

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 7:35
related countries: United States United States

As thousands of US troops withdraw from Iraq, bringing Operation New Dawn to a close, the BBC's Jim Muir reports on the US-led military operation and its consequences.
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Last US troops withdraw from Iraq

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 5:45
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait, United States United States
related places: America

The last convoy of US troops to leave Iraq crosses the border into Kuwait, nearly nine years after the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
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VIDEO: Last US troops withdraw from Iraq

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 5:42
related countries: United States United States

The last US troops have withdrawn from Iraq, bringing Operation New Dawn to a close.
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US flag ceremony ends war in Iraq

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 13:48
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

The flag of American forces in Iraq has been lowered in Baghdad bringing nearly nine years of US military operations in Iraq to a formal end.
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VIDEO: US flag ceremony ends war in Iraq

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 12:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

The flag of American forces in Iraq has been lowered in Baghdad, bringing nearly nine years of US military operations in Iraq to a formal end.
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New dawn for Iraq as US mission ends

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 10:01
related countries: United States United States

Iraq can look forward to a brighter future, says John Simpson
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Obama hails end of US war in Iraq

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 22:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Fort Bragg

US President Barack Obama marks the end of the Iraq war by praising the "extraordinary achievement" of US troops in a conflict he once called dumb.
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VIDEO: Obama marks end of Iraq war

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 19:59
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama marks the end of the Iraq war with a speech at a North Carolina military base, telling troops, "welcome home!"
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Iraq PM calls for US investment

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 5:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

As the last US troops prepare to leave Iraq, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki tells US investors in Washington that Iraq is open for business.
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How the Iraq war followed one veteran home

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 3:35
related countries: United States United States

How BBC journalist was haunted by past life as US Marine in Iraq
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Obama backs Iraq post-war future

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 1:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

US President Barack Obama vows that the US and Iraq will enjoy a "normal relationship", with no US troops or bases in Iraq beyond the end of 2011.
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VIDEO: An artistic sensation at 75

Monday, December 12th 2011, 21:28

Haji Khanem, a 75-year-old woman from the Iraqi Kurdistan, has become an artistic sensation.
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VIDEO: Obama pays tribute to Iraq's PM

Monday, December 12th 2011, 18:51
related countries: United States United States

President Barack Obama pays tribute to the ''impressive progress'' made by Iraq and to the leadership of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, ahead of the complete withdrawal of US troops from Iraq by the end of the year.
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Ex-Blackwater firm renamed again

Monday, December 12th 2011, 18:28
related countries: United States United States

The US security firm at the centre of allegations that its guards killed civilians in Iraq is changing its name once more, to Academi.
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VIDEO: Iraqis look ahead to US withdrawal

Monday, December 12th 2011, 7:11
related countries: United States United States

With just a few weeks until all US service personnel will have withdrawn from Iraq, what does their exit mean to ordinary Iraqis?
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What will US departure mean for Iraq?

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 12:00
related countries: United States United States

What future for Iraq as the Americans leave?
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Iraq attacks target Shia pilgrims

Monday, December 5th 2011, 18:10

At least 30 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in central Iraq targeting Shia pilgrims marking the festival of Ashura, officials say.
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VIDEO: Iraq PM: Bomb aimed to kill me

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 22:35

Iraq's prime minister says a bombing in the Green Zone earlier this week was an assassination attempt against him.
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US hands Camp Victory to Iraqis

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 19:12
related countries: United States United States

The US military hands over control of its former Iraq HQ Camp Victory to the authorities there, as troops prepare to leave by the end of the year.
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Iraqi market bomb attack kills 10

Thursday, December 1st 2011, 7:23
related places: Baghdad

A car bomb hits a market in the Iraqi town of Khalis, north of Baghdad, killing at least 10 people, security officials say.
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Biden visits Iraq as troops leave

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 20:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US Vice-President Joe Biden arrives in Baghdad to meet Iraqi officials as American troops prepare to leave Iraq by the end of the year.
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Car bomb kills 19 at Iraqi prison

Monday, November 28th 2011, 11:44
related places: Baghdad

A suicide car bomber kills 19 people and injures at least 15 at a prison gate near Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.
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Shell and Iraq in new energy deal

Sunday, November 27th 2011, 15:38
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Iraq signs a $17bn deal over 25 years with Royal Dutch Shell and Mitsubishi to capture flared gas at southern oilfields.
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Baghdad explosions leave 15 dead

Saturday, November 26th 2011, 13:16
related places: Baghdad

A series of explosions in and around the Iraqi capital Baghdad has killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 20, officials say.
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VIDEO: Iraq gets first all-female taxis

Friday, November 25th 2011, 21:45
related places: Arbil

A young Iraqi businesswoman has started a women-only taxi service in the city of Arbil.
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Iraqi bomb blasts 'leave 19 dead'

Thursday, November 24th 2011, 21:34

Three bombs in the Iraqi city of Basra kill at least 19 people and injure more than 65 others, police and medical sources say.
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VIDEO: Iraq veteran wins US dancing show

Wednesday, November 23rd 2011, 22:18
related countries: United States United States

An Iraq War veteran who was badly disfigured in a landmine explosion has become the surprise winner of the TV programme, "Dancing With the Stars".
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Iraqis win torture inquiry bid

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011, 15:59

Iraqi civilians win a Court of Appeal battle in their bid for a new public inquiry into allegations of torture.
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What next for Iraq after US troop pullout

Thursday, November 17th 2011, 7:43
related countries: United States United States

What state is Iraq in as the last US troops prepare to depart?
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Iraq report release to be delayed

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 22:10

The publication of Iraq Inquiry report will be delayed by at least six months to the summer of 2012 due in part to a dispute over the release of secret documents.
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Iraqi women 'afraid for country'

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 13:19

Three women tell how their lives have changed in the new Iraq
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VIDEO: Iraq: Final US troops due to leave

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 10:27
related countries: United States United States

There are still some 30,000 US troops in Iraq, by the end of the year they are expected to leave.
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Iran 'swayed' Iraq over US exit

Monday, November 14th 2011, 17:09
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Iran influenced Baghdad's decision to refuse to allow the US to keep troops in Iraq beyond the end of this year, a senior adviser to Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki tells the BBC.
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MoD denies wounded job cut plan

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 18:01
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Ministry of Defence dismisses a leaked memo suggesting soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan could be made redundant, saying no more Army cuts are planned.
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Wounded soldiers' 'jobs at risk'

Saturday, November 12th 2011, 10:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Soldiers wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq could be made redundant as part of armed forces job cuts, a leaked army memo suggests.
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VIDEO: Smugglers risk their lives to enter Iran

Friday, November 11th 2011, 8:12
related countries: Iran Iran

Every day, hundreds of young Kurds living in northern Iraq cross the border into Iran.
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Triple blast hits central Baghdad

Sunday, November 6th 2011, 22:54
related places: Baghdad

At least eight people are killed and several others injured as series of explosions hits a busy market in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, say reports.
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Baghdad bombings toll rises to 36

Friday, October 28th 2011, 10:47
related places: Baghdad

At least 36 people are now known to have died in twin bomb blasts in Baghdad on Thursday, which came amid a resurgence of attacks in the Iraqi capital.
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Interpreters struggle with UK life

Friday, October 28th 2011, 0:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

What happened to the Iraqi translator who worked for British PMs?
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US Iraqi police funding condemned

Monday, October 24th 2011, 10:32
related countries: United States United States

A US government watchdog harshly criticises a programme to train Iraqi police, saying it could become a "bottomless pit" for American money.
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Turkish forces 'kill 49 rebels'

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 20:25
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish forces kill at least 49 Kurdish militants in an offensive launched after 24 soldiers died in attacks near the Iraqi border.
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Obama: All US troops leaving Iraq

Friday, October 21st 2011, 18:28
related countries: United States United States

All US troops will leave Iraq by the end of the year, President Obama announces, bringing to an end a nine-year military campaign there.
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Turkey steps up offensive in Iraq

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 13:48
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Some 10,000 Turkish soldiers are taking part in a military offensive in northern Iraq and south-east Turkey, following a deadly attack by Kurdish rebels.
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VIDEO: Turkish president condemns troop attack

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 16:43
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish troops are reported to have pursued Kurdish rebels into northern Iraq, following overnight attacks which killed at least 24 Turkish soldiers and injured many others.
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Turkey pursues rebels into Iraq

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 13:48
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish troops are pursuing Kurdish rebels into northern Iraq after overnight rebel attacks in which at least 24 Turkish soldiers died.
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Iran pours scorn on Saudi 'plot'

Monday, October 17th 2011, 23:12
related countries: Iran Iran, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

Iran's President Ahmadinejad says US allegations of a plot to assassinate a Saudi envoy are as false as its claims were about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.
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Judge dismisses Hurt Locker case

Friday, October 14th 2011, 7:46

An Iraq war veteran who claimed The Hurt Locker was based on his own experiences has his court case dismissed by a judge.
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Bomb blasts hit Iraq's Sadr City

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 20:07
related places: Baghdad

Two bombs in Baghdad's predominantly Shia neighbourhood of Sadr City have killed at least 16 people, Iraqi security officials say.
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Bomb attacks hit Baghdad police

Wednesday, October 12th 2011, 13:48
related places: Baghdad

At least 28 people are killed in a string of car bomb attacks around the Iraqi capital Baghdad, say security officials.
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Baghdad rocked by deadly blasts

Monday, October 10th 2011, 19:15
related places: Baghdad

Three explosions in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, leave at least nine people dead and about 20 wounded, security officials say.
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US demands troop immunity in Iraq

Thursday, October 6th 2011, 21:06
related countries: United States United States

US defence secretary Leon Panetta insists that any US troops remaining in Iraq after 2011 must remain immune from prosecution.
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Third of veterans don't back wars

Wednesday, October 5th 2011, 20:18
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

A third of post-9/11 veterans in the US say the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan were not worth fighting, according to an opinion poll.
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Nine deaths in Iraq police siege

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 14:47

An attack by insurgents on a local government compound in western Iraq leaves at least nine people dead, including three hostages.
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Blast kills 17 at Iraqi funeral

Friday, September 30th 2011, 21:01

At least 17 people die and many are wounded in a car-bomb attack at a funeral ceremony near the central Iraqi city of Hilla, officials say.
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Iraq to buy US F-16 fighter jets

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 21:44
related countries: United States United States

Iraq makes the first payment in a deal to buy 18 US F-16 fighter jets which officials say is aimed at securing air sovereignty after US troops leave.
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VIDEO: Man who devotes life to defusing mines

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 6:08

Hushyar Ali has devoted his life to defusing thousands of explosives in his home region of Halabja in Iraq.
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