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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

Work in progress

Friday, October 24th 2008, 14:55
related countries: United States United States

US gets ready to pass the baton to the Iraqi military
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US forces hand province to Iraqis

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 15:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Babil

Iraqi forces have been handed control of security in the central province of Babil by the US military.
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Baghdad bombing targets minister

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 8:02
related places: Baghdad

Nine people are killed in Baghdad in an apparent suicide bomb attack on a convoy carrying the Iraqi minister of labour.
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'Dime a dozen'

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 17:32

Teenage Islamists fighting coalition forces in Iraq
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Kuwait ends 18-year Iraq absence

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 17:16
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait
related places: Baghdad

The first Kuwaiti ambassador to Iraq since the 1990 invasion presents his credentials in Baghdad and vows to "forget the past".
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Iraqis hit back at US commander

Wednesday, October 22nd 2008, 16:23
related countries: United States United States

Iraq's government criticises US military chief Adm Mike Mullen's warning of security losses if it does not pass a security deal.
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US warning on Iraq deal failure

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 20:51
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates warns of "dramatic consequences" if a deal on US forces in Iraq is not agreed.
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Iraq tribal clashes leave 15 dead

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 15:25
related places: Babil

At least 15 people are killed as militants clash with anti-al-Qaeda tribesmen in the central Iraqi province of Babil.
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Iraq seeking changes to US deal

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 14:31
related countries: United States United States

Iraq's cabinet wants changes to a draft agreement that would allow US forces to stay until 2011, a spokesman says.
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US presses Baghdad on troop deal

Monday, October 20th 2008, 16:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

The US insists Iraq will regain its sovereignty under a security pact which would see American troops staying another three years.
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New bid to seal Iraq troop deal

Monday, October 20th 2008, 1:07
related countries: United States United States

Iraqi political leaders meet in late night session to discuss plans for a deal to keep US troops in the country until 2011.
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UK and Iraq to begin troop talks

Sunday, October 19th 2008, 15:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Baghdad

Britain's new defence secretary John Hutton pays a surprise visit to Baghdad to meet Iraqi leaders and UK troops.
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Iraqis stage mass anti-US rally

Saturday, October 18th 2008, 8:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Thousands of supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr march in Baghdad against plans to extend the US mandate in Iraq.
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Iraqis assess US troop withdrawal

Friday, October 17th 2008, 21:51
related countries: United States United States

Senior Iraqi politicians adjourn talks on a draft deal that could see the withdrawal of US troops in three years' time.
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Iraqi viewpoint

Friday, October 17th 2008, 17:29
related places: Mosul

Mosul man talks about Christians' fear of violence
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Draft dissent

Friday, October 17th 2008, 10:57
related countries: United States United States

US forces deal sparks opposition in Iraq
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Jordan envoy takes up Iraq post

Thursday, October 16th 2008, 19:04
related countries: Jordan Jordan
related places: Amman, Baghdad

Amman's new ambassador to Iraq, Nayef Zeidan, presents his credentials in Baghdad - the first Jordanian to do so since 2003.
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Iran and Iraq in war missing deal

Thursday, October 16th 2008, 17:45
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran and Iraq agree to share information on thousands of missing persons from their brutal war in the 1980s.
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Iraq mulls new US security draft

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 17:04
related countries: United States United States

Iraqi leaders examine a new draft deal under which US troops would remain after the UN mandate expires, officials say.
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Key Iraq al-Qaeda leader 'killed'

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 12:57
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mosul

The US military says al-Qaeda in Iraq's second-in-command has been killed in an operation in the northern city of Mosul.
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New model army

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 11:51

Iraq military college turns out different breed of soldier
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Iran 'bribing Iraqi politicians'

Monday, October 13th 2008, 16:25
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran is trying to bribe Iraqi legislators into rejecting a security deal with the US, says the American commander in Iraq.
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'No more need' for British troops

Monday, October 13th 2008, 12:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Iraqi prime minister has said British troops are no longer needed to maintain security in Iraq.
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Turkish planes bomb northern Iraq

Monday, October 13th 2008, 7:55
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey's military says its planes bombed Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, in the seventh cross-border raid in recent days.
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Iraq PM vows to shield Christians

Sunday, October 12th 2008, 15:41
related places: Mosul

Iraq's prime minister vows to protect Christians in Mosul as nearly 1,000 police are sent to the northern city after sectarian attacks.
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Painfully slow progress in Iraq

Saturday, October 11th 2008, 10:24

Violence continues to cast a shadow over everyday life in Iraq, as Hugh Sykes reports from Baghdad.
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Deadly bomb attack at Iraq market

Friday, October 10th 2008, 19:59
related places: Baghdad

A vehicle bomb in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, kills 13 people and injures 27 others, say police.
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Turkey hits rebel targets in Iraq

Friday, October 10th 2008, 11:35
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish jets bomb suspected Kurdish rebels inside Iraq, the army says, days after the policy is extended.
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Iraq PM vows to find MP's killers

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 17:47

Iraq's prime minister says he will find those behind the assassination of an MP loyal to the Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.
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Iraqi MP killed by roadside bomb

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 15:10
related places: Baghdad

An Iraqi politician loyal to the Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr is seriously injured in a roadside bomb blast in Baghdad.
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Turkey extends Iraq raid window

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 17:09
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish MPs extend the army's mandate to carry out raids against Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq by one year.
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Bomber strikes Iraqi courthouse

Wednesday, October 8th 2008, 15:11
related places: Baghdad

A suicide bomber kills at least nine people, including security personnel, outside a court north-east of Baghdad.
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Comedy of terrors

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 10:27

Iraqi actors brave bombs to put on hit show
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Iraq says US troop deal is close

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 10:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

The US and Iraq are close to an agreement over US troops remaining in Iraq after 2008, Iraq's foreign minister says.
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Turkey sends new raids into Iraq

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 8:33
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish warplanes carry out further air strikes against Kurdish rebels in Turkey and Iraq, after last week's deadly attack on Turkish troops.
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Two Black Hawks down in Baghdad

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 21:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

An Iraqi soldier was killed when two US helicopters collide while landing at a base in northern Baghdad, the US military says.
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US kills 'senior Baghdad bomber'

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 10:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

An al-Qaeda commander described as one of Baghdad's bombing masterminds is killed by US troops, military officials say.
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Turkish troops killed in clashes

Saturday, October 4th 2008, 9:15
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Fifteen Turkish soldiers and 23 Kurdish rebels die in fighting close to Turkey's border with Iraq, the military says.
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Police sacked after Baghdad bombs

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 13:43
related places: Baghdad

The Iraqi government sacks two top policemen in a Baghdad area where more than 50 died in recent bombings.
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Baghdad shaken by suicide attacks

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 17:26
related places: Baghdad

Suicide bombers strike two Shia mosques in Baghdad, killing at least 20 people and wounding more, police say.
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UN criticises Iraqi election law

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 16:18

The UN special representative for Iraq criticises the dropping of an election law clause which was designed to protect minority rights.
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US soldier jailed for Iraq deaths

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 15:00
related countries: United States United States

A US soldier is jailed after admitting playing a part in the killings of four Iraqi men.
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Canada PM faces plagiarism claim

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 8:55
related countries: Canada Canada

Canadian PM Stephen Harper read a 2003 speech on Iraq which had identical sections to one by Australia's ex-PM John Howard.
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Iraq remains 'locked in conflict'

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 8:40
related countries: United States United States

The US says Iraq remains locked in a communal struggle, despite dramatic security improvements.
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Awakening fears

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 8:34

Iraq's former insurgents worry about the future
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Iraqi doctors to be allowed guns

Tuesday, September 30th 2008, 9:52

The Iraqi government says it will allow doctors to carry guns after medics complain of being targeted.
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Deadly business

Monday, September 29th 2008, 5:53

Iraqi journalists targeted for doing their jobs
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Many killed in Baghdad bombings

Sunday, September 28th 2008, 21:08
related places: Baghdad

At least 32 people are killed and dozens more wounded in a series of bomb attacks in Baghdad, Iraqi police say.
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Turkey planes hit PKK rebels Iraq

Friday, September 26th 2008, 10:18
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish warplanes have attacked suspected Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq in an overnight raid.
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Iraq gunmen launch deadly ambush

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 14:37
related places: Baghdad

At least 20 people are reported killed in an ambush in Diyala province, to the north-east of Baghdad, officials say.
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Iraq gunmen launch deadly ambush

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 14:37
related places: Baghdad

At least 20 people are reported killed in an ambush in Diyala province, to the north-east of Baghdad, officials say.
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Iraq deal over province elections

Wednesday, September 24th 2008, 14:26

Iraq's parliament passes a law paving the way for provincial elections, ending long debates over the city of Kirkuk.
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Oud awakening

Saturday, September 20th 2008, 6:50
related countries: United States United States

Iraqi musician and new US citizen gets ready to vote
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Oud awakening

Saturday, September 20th 2008, 4:43
related countries: United States United States

Iraqi musician and new US citizen gets ready to vote
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US air raid kills Iraq civilians

Friday, September 19th 2008, 16:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Tikrit

The US military says seven people, including three women have been killed in an air strike near Tikrit.
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Counting the cost

Friday, September 19th 2008, 10:35

Iraqi capital reflects on its losses as calm returns
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US soldier jailed over Iraq death

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 14:44
related countries: United States United States

An US military court finds a soldier guilty of conspiracy to murder over the 2007 killing of four bound and blindfolded Iraqis.
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US helicopter troops die in Iraq

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 3:57
related countries: United States United States

A US military helicopter crashes near Basra in southern Iraq, killing seven American soldiers, the military says.
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Iraq PM questions US troop deal

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 23:36
related countries: United States United States

Iraq's prime minister says a deal on the future of US forces in Iraq is facing "serious and dangerous" obstacles.
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US troops face Iraq murder charge

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 19:03
related countries: United States United States

Three US soldiers have been charged with premeditated murder over the deaths of four Iraqis, American army prosecutors say.
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Twin bombing hits Iraqi capital

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 11:09
related places: Baghdad

A double bombing in a business district in eastern Baghdad kills at least eight people, Iraqi police say.
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Odierno warning on Iraq security

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 11:09
related countries: United States United States

The new US military commander in Iraq, Lt Gen Ray Odierno, says recent security gains there are "fragile and reversible".
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Petraeus hands over Iraq command

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 9:57
related countries: United States United States

General David Petraeus, the outgoing US military commander in Iraq, hands over control to Lt Gen Raymond Odierno.
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Suicide bombing kills 22 in Iraq

Monday, September 15th 2008, 18:26

At least 22 people are killed after a suicide bomber targets a police gathering in the Iraqi province of Diyala, police say.
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