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News: Iraq

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

Car bomb in Baghdad kills three

Wednesday, February 29th 2012, 9:35
related places: Baghdad

At least three people are killed and nine wounded in a car bomb attack in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say.
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At least 55 dead in Iraq attacks

Thursday, February 23rd 2012, 17:10
related places: Baghdad

At least 55 people are killed and hundreds injured in a wave of bombings and shootings targeting mainly police officers in Shia areas of Iraq.
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Deadly attacks hit Iraqi cities

Sunday, February 19th 2012, 14:45
related places: Baghdad

At least 18 people die in a suicide bomb attack near a police academy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, with more attacks reported in the city of Baquba.
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First Iran exiles leave Iraq camp

Saturday, February 18th 2012, 23:35
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Baghdad

Some 400 residents of an Iranian exile community leave their camp in NW Iraq, but there are complaints about conditions in their new home near Baghdad.
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Iraq's Hashemi 'ran death squads'

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 19:52

Iraq's Sunni Vice-President Tariq al-Hashemi ran death squads responsible for attacks on security officials and Shias, a judicial panel says.
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Turkey 'bombs PKK Iraq hideouts'

Sunday, February 12th 2012, 11:49
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish jets have bombed suspected hideouts of the Kurdish rebel group PKK in northern Iraq, Turkey's military says.
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US to cut Baghdad embassy staff

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 13:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

The United States is looking to cut the size of its embassy in Iraq - the largest and most expensive US diplomatic mission, officials say.
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Iraq bloc ends boycott of cabinet

Tuesday, February 7th 2012, 14:24

Ministers from Iraq's Sunni-backed Iraqiyya bloc end their boycott of the cabinet, reducing fears that the national unity government might fall.
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Iraq executions despite UN rebuke

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 17:52
related places: Baghdad

Iraq announces the execution of another 17 people, days after the UN condemned Baghdad for carrying out a large number of executions.
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Bloc ends Iraq parliament boycott

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 15:54

Iraq's opposition Iraqiyya bloc ends a boycott of parliament begun last month over an arrest warrant issued for the country's most senior Sunni politician.
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Car bomb kills Baghdad mourners

Friday, January 27th 2012, 15:24
related places: Baghdad

A suicide car bomber kills at least 32 people in a Shia district of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, with a funeral procession caught in the blast.
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VIDEO: Baghdad museum recovers treasures

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 10:41

Jiyar Gol of the BBC's Persian TV has gained rare access to the galleries to witness work of restoration and recovery.
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Two bomb attacks in Iraq kill 13

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 9:58

Thirteen people are killed in two separate bomb attacks in Iraq on Thursday.
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US marine 'should serve no time'

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 23:49
related countries: United States United States

A US marine should face no time in detention for his part in the killing of 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians in 2005, a judge has recommended.
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Iraq executions condemned by UN

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 17:33

The UN criticises Iraq after it executes 34 people on a single day, saying there are concerns about the fairness of trials.
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Car bombs rock Baghdad Shia areas

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 11:51
related places: Baghdad

At least 13 people are killed and 62 wounded in four separate car bomb attacks in Shia districts of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
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Haditha Marine enters guilty plea

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 20:41
related countries: United States United States

The final US Marine to face charges over the killing of unarmed Iraqi civilians in Haditha in 2005 pleads guilty to dereliction of duty.
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Iraq hostage's body handed over

Saturday, January 21st 2012, 16:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Baghdad

The British Embassy in Baghdad has confirmed that a body handed over to them is that of Alan McMenemy, who was kidnapped in Iraq in 2007.
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Arrest over Saddam 'buttock' sale

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 17:23
related places: Saddam

A company director is arrested on suspicion of illegally keeping part of a statue of Saddam Hussein taken from Iraq in 2003.
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Gunmen kill Iraqi village elder

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 10:21
related places: Baghdad

A village elder and his three sons have been killed by gunmen south of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, police say.
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Homeless killings suspect charged

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 0:07

An Iraq war veteran is charged with stabbing four homeless people to death in southern California - and police say he had planned more attacks.
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Iraqi police killed at checkpoint

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 10:06
related countries: Jordan Jordan, Syria Syria

Five policemen are killed in an attack on a checkpoint in Iraq, close to the Jordanian and Syrian borders.
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Iraq bomb kills eight near Mosul

Monday, January 16th 2012, 15:00
related places: Mosul

Eight people have been killed in a car bomb attack on a Shia community near Iraq's northern city of Mosul.
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Gunmen storm Iraq police building

Sunday, January 15th 2012, 21:49

Gunmen set off bombs outside a police building in the Iraqi city of Ramadi before storming it and killing seven policemen in a two-hour standoff.
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Iraq suicide attack kills dozens

Saturday, January 14th 2012, 11:04

At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on Shia pilgrims in the Iraqi city of Basra, Iraqi police and security sources say.
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Iraqi Kurds struggle with democracy

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 0:38

Kurds in northern Iraq look to Arab Spring for inspiration
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VIDEO: Iraqi Kurdistan and the Arab Spring

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 6:56

Gabriel Gatehouse reports on what the Kurds can tell us about the challenges of life after dictatorship.
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Baghdad hit by new deadly attacks

Monday, January 9th 2012, 22:47

At least 15 people are killed by three bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say, with two devices suspected to have targeted Shia pilgrims.
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Ex-US soldier 'helped al-Shabab'

Monday, January 9th 2012, 21:22
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United States United States

A former US Army soldier who served in Iraq has been charged with trying to help the al-Shabab militant group after being arrested in Kenya.
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Blackwater families settle case

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 7:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blackwater

The families of four US citizens violently killed in Iraq in 2004 settle a long-running lawsuit with Blackwater, the US security firm that hired them.
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Iraq bombings leave scores dead

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 21:26
related places: Baghdad

At least 72 people are killed after attacks on Shia Muslims in southern Iraq and the capital Baghdad, the deadliest since the last US troops pulled out.
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VIDEO: US ranger shooting: Suspect found dead

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 2:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

The body of an Iraq war veteran wanted over the killing of a park ranger in Washington state has been found, officials have said.
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Mount Rainier gunman found dead

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 1:23

An Iraq war veteran wanted over the killing of a park ranger in Washington state is found dead in a national park, officials say.
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VIDEO: Iraq flora project revived after 25 years

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 0:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Kew, London

Project to catalogue Iraq's flora revived after 25 years on hold
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Manhunt closes US national park

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 15:32
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington

A US police manhunt is under way for an Iraq war veteran wanted in connection with the killing of a ranger at a national park in Washington state.
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Turkey regrets air strike deaths

Friday, December 30th 2011, 14:33
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey expresses regret over the deaths of 35 young Kurdish civilians in an air strike near the border with Iraq.
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Turkey admits 35 civilian deaths

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 17:11
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A senior Turkish official acknowledges that 35 civilians were killed in an air strike close to the border with Iraq.
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Iranian exiles to leave Iraq camp

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 2:26
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Baghdad

An Iranian exile group says some of its members are ready to leave their camp near Iraq's capital, Baghdad, in a move to end a political standoff.
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Iraq and UN sign Iran exile pact

Monday, December 26th 2011, 13:52
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Baghdad

Iraq and the United Nations agree to re-settle more than 3,000 Iranian exiles who have been based at a refugee camp near Baghdad since the 1980s.
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Fatal bomb blast at Iraq ministry

Monday, December 26th 2011, 10:52

At least seven people are killed in a suicide car bomb attack outside the Iraqi interior ministry in the capital, Baghdad.
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VIDEO: Tense Christmas for Iraqi Christians

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 22:45

Iraqi Christians are celebrating Christmas in the shadow of a resurgence of violence and fears of renewed sectarian conflict in the country.
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Iraq government 'behind attacks'

Saturday, December 24th 2011, 8:23
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's Vice-President Tariq al-Hashemi says Iraq's government was behind Thursday's series of bombings that killed nearly 70 people in Baghdad.
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Iraq crisis: 'PM Maliki to blame'

Friday, December 23rd 2011, 21:29
related places: Baghdad

Iraq Vice-President Tarik al-Hashemi says PM Nouri Maliki is to blame for huge attacks in Baghdad, saying he is failing to focus on security.
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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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