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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.

World news related to Iraq – overview

Iraq: news

Simpson on Iraq

Sunday, March 7th 2010, 19:52

Election can be seen as a success, despite violence
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What will the Iraq elections achieve?

Sunday, March 7th 2010, 4:54

Polls have closed in the second election since Saddam Hussein's fall. Will this poll bring change?
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Rove regrets weak defence of Bush

Sunday, March 7th 2010, 1:55

Strategist Karl Rove says he regrets not doing more to reject claims his boss President George W Bush lied about WMDs in Iraq.
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Brown sees troops in Afghanistan

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 20:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK PM Gordon Brown visits British troops in Afghanistan amid a growing row over his evidence to the Iraq war inquiry.
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New Kurdish party to challenge polls

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 12:48

Jim Muir reports on the new Kurdish party that has emerged in northern Iraq to mount a challenge in the third general election since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime in 2003.
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PM's Iraq evidence 'disingenuous'

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 10:53

Former defence chiefs challenge Gordon Brown's claim at the Iraq inquiry that no military request for equipment was turned down.
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Baghdad diary

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 8:24

Three generations reflect on life in the unpredictable city
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Deadly Iraq car bomb hits Najaf

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 8:15

A car bomb in Iraq's holy city of Najaf kills at least three people on the eve of tense parliamentary elections, officials say.
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Iraq president 'to retain post'

Friday, March 5th 2010, 22:29

Iraqi President Jalal Talabani tells the BBC he expects to retain his position in Sunday's general election.
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Iraq war was 'right', says Brown

Friday, March 5th 2010, 16:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown will give evidence at the Iraq war inquiry later about his role in the events that led to invasion.
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Bitter Baathists

Friday, March 5th 2010, 16:25
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Saddam

Spirit of Saddam lives on among Iraqi exiles in Syria
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Expatriates vote in Iraq election

Friday, March 5th 2010, 13:25

Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi expats begin voting in the general election, ahead of the main polling day on Sunday.
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Taking the pulse

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 15:01
related places: Baghdad

Baghdad medical students talk about their election hopes
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Polling stations attacked in Iraq

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 15:00

Three bombs go off in Baghdad killing at least 14 people as early voting gets under way in Iraq's parliamentary election.
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Disturbing claims

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 10:00

John Simpson on birth defects in Iraqi city
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'More birth defects' in Fallujah

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 8:57

Doctors in the Iraqi city of Fallujah report a high level of birth defects, with some blaming weapons used by the US military.
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Iraqi city hit by triple bombing

Wednesday, March 3rd 2010, 12:29

Three suicide attacks in the central Iraqi city of Baquba kill at least 31 people, days ahead of parliamentary elections.
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Iraqi PM pins funds row to rivals

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 16:21

The Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki accuses his rivals of taking money from foreign countries to fund their campaigns.
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Long shadow

Tuesday, March 2nd 2010, 11:40
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

US fears Iran's 'malign influence' in neighbouring Iraq
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Iraq Christians protest at deaths

Monday, March 1st 2010, 0:14

Hundreds of Iraqi Christians take part in protest marches calling for government action after a spate of killings.
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Najaf's return as a religious tourist destination

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 12:12

The Iraqi city of Najaf is thriving as a religious tourist destination for Shia Muslims, including Iranians, but the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse finds it is treading a fine line between religion and politics.
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Tailor of Baghdad

Friday, February 26th 2010, 11:37

Iraq tries to restrict the market in military uniforms
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Iraq given its largest IMF loan

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 9:21

The IMF is to lend Iraq $3.6bn, the largest such loan the country has received to date, to rebuild its infrastructure.
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US operation in Iraq rebranded

Friday, February 19th 2010, 15:18
related countries: United States United States

The US military campaign in Iraq is to be renamed Operation New Dawn to reflect the planned withdrawal of troops.
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Deadly explosion hits Iraqi city

Thursday, February 18th 2010, 15:56

At least 11 people have been killed and more injured in a suicide attack in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, officials say.
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Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 13:15
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The first train service in decades sets off from northern Iraq to Turkey, in a move both countries hope will boost trade.
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Eight arrests over Red Cap deaths

Friday, February 12th 2010, 19:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

There is enough evidence for eight Iraqi suspects to face trial over the 2003 killing of six British soldiers, a judge indicates.
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Iraqi Shia city rocked by bombs

Friday, February 12th 2010, 18:07

At least six people are killed in a string of explosions in the Iraqi Shia city of Najaf.
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US-Iraqi raid on Iranian group

Friday, February 12th 2010, 15:21
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US and Iraqi military say its forces attacked suspected members of an Iranian-backed militant group in southern Maysan province.
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Poisonous legacy

Friday, February 12th 2010, 11:53
related places: Saddam

Ghosts of Saddam's Baathists haunt Iraq election
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Iraq election campaign under way

Friday, February 12th 2010, 7:00

Campaigning for next month's elections in Iraq is under way amid a continuing row over the ban on scores of candidates.
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Iraq 'expels Blackwater guards'

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 22:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blackwater

Iraq has asked 250 current and former employees of US security firm Blackwater to leave, a minister says.
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US frees held Iraqi photographer

Wednesday, February 10th 2010, 12:58
related countries: United States United States

US troops release an Iraqi freelance photographer held for 17 months without charge.
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Straw 'wrong on Iraq', says Blix

Monday, February 8th 2010, 6:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The former UK foreign secretary gave incorrect answers to the Iraq war inquiry, says ex-UN weapons inspector Hans Blix.
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Iraq to debate poll candidate ban

Sunday, February 7th 2010, 13:07

Shia political parties in Iraq stage demonstrations ahead of an emergency parliamentary debate on next month's elections.
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Iraq video 'shows US contractor'

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 16:02
related countries: United States United States

A Shia militant group in Iraq posts an internet video showing a man who appears to be a missing US military contractor.
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Proxy voting

Saturday, February 6th 2010, 6:31
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iraq's election sees US and Iran vie for influence
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Bombings hit Iraq Shia pilgrims

Friday, February 5th 2010, 16:41
related places: Karbala'

Suicide bombers kill at least 40 Shia pilgrims during a major ceremony in the Iraqi city of Karbala, police say.
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Bombings hit Iraq Shia pilgrims

Friday, February 5th 2010, 11:31
related places: Karbala'

Suicide bombers kill at least eight Shia pilgrims and injure 25 during a major ceremony in the Iraqi city of Karbala, police say.
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Iraq election campaigning delayed

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 22:41

Campaigning for Iraq's elections is delayed as a row erupts over a ban on candidates with alleged links to the Baath party.
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Iran and Iraq exchange war dead

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 15:54
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran and Iraq exchange bodies of soldiers killed in the eight-year war they fought in the 1980s.
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Iraq reverses Baath election bans

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 15:07

Iraq lifts a ban on nearly 500 candidates barred from the March election for alleged links to Saddam Hussein's Baathist party.
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Pilgrims killed in Iraq explosion

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 10:55
related places: Karbala'

An explosion in the Iraqi city of Karbala kills at least 20 Shia pilgrims as they made their way to a religious festival.
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Iraqi female bomber kills dozens

Monday, February 1st 2010, 12:01
related places: Baghdad

At least 41 people are killed and more than 100 injured in a suicide bomb attack on Shia pilgrims in north-east Baghdad.
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I'd do it again - Blair on Iraq

Friday, January 29th 2010, 19:17

A defiant Tony Blair tells the Iraq inquiry it was right to remove Saddam and says he would take the same decision again.
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Your views on Blair's inquiry appearance

Thursday, January 28th 2010, 19:22

Tony Blair has faced questions in public for the first time about taking the UK to war against Iraq. Your thoughts?
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Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 19:54

Lord Goldsmith admits he changed his mind on the legality of the Iraq war - but denies he was pressured into doing so.
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Al-Qaeda group claims Iraq blasts

Wednesday, January 27th 2010, 16:34
related places: Baghdad

An Iraqi group linked to al-Qaeda claims responsibility for a series of blasts in Baghdad which killed at least 36 people.
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UK Iraq hostage tells of 'executions'

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 20:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Briton held for two-and-a-half years as a hostage in Iraq tells of his ordeal, including mock executions.
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Iraq crime lab bomber kills many

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 10:49
related places: Baghdad

A suicide car bomber kills at least 18 people and injures 80 at an Iraqi forensics centre in Baghdad, police say.
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'Chemical Ali' executed in Iraq

Monday, January 25th 2010, 20:15

Ali Hassan al-Majid, Saddam Hussein's notorious cousin known as "Chemical Ali", is hanged for crimes against humanity in Iraq.
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Deadly triple blast rocks Baghdad

Monday, January 25th 2010, 16:14
related places: Baghdad

At least 36 people die as three suicide car bombs apparently targeting hotels strike the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police say.
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Iraq bomb drama scoops US award

Monday, January 25th 2010, 9:18
related countries: United States United States

Iraq war drama The Hurt Locker scoops the top prize at the Producers Guild of America (PGA) Awards.
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US audit attacks Iraq police deal

Monday, January 25th 2010, 5:06
related countries: United States United States

The US state department is accused of grossly mismanaging oversight of a $2.5bn contract for training Iraqi police.
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US audit attacks Iraq police deal

Monday, January 25th 2010, 5:06
related countries: United States United States

The US state department is accused of grossly mismanaging oversight of a $2.5bn contract for training Iraqi police.
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Iraq backing for 'bomb detector'

Sunday, January 24th 2010, 14:29

Iraqi officials stand by a bomb detection device, despite a BBC inquiry in which experts said it was useless.
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Biden pledges Blackwater appeal

Saturday, January 23rd 2010, 17:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Blackwater

US Vice-President Joe Biden, in Baghdad, promises an appeal against the dismissal of the Blackwater manslaughter case.
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Biden seeks to ease Iraq poll row

Saturday, January 23rd 2010, 14:07
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Joe Biden holds talks in Iraq to try to mediate in a bitter row over disqualified election candidates.
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More names on Iraq election ban

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 11:44

Iraq's election commission says more names are likely to be added to a list of candidates banned from running on 7 March.
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Back pain 'is army's worst enemy'

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 5:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

US soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are more likely to be withdrawn from the combat due to back or joint pain than war injuries, a study says.
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Iraq double murder case delayed

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 11:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The trial in Baghdad of a British man accused of killing two colleagues is adjourned.
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Hope and despair in northern Iraq

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 10:54

In Kurdish northern Iraq, signs of hope and stability are starting to show through the scars of war. But despite this, Treeva Fenwick finds that there are reasons why some feel life was better under Saddam Hussein.
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Coded Biblical references on army gunsights cause concern

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 15:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Coded references to biblical passages are inscribed on gunsights used by the US and British forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, it emerges.
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Shell signs Iraq oil field deal

Sunday, January 17th 2010, 14:28
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Oil giant Shell and Malaysia's state-run Petronas finalise a contract to develop Iraq's large Majnoon oil field.
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UK Iraq inquiry meets 'in private'

Friday, January 15th 2010, 23:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Iraq Inquiry met behind closed doors to hear from the general who ran UK operations in the conflict, it emerges.
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