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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

Concrete divisions

Monday, May 11th 2009, 10:58

Iraqi views on living with the capital's concrete barriers
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Iraqis tried for UK troop deaths

Monday, May 11th 2009, 9:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Two Iraqis go on trial in Baghdad accused of murdering two British soldiers during the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
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Iraq bomb kills Sunni militiaman

Sunday, May 10th 2009, 13:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A leading figure in a US-allied militia has been killed by a roadside bomb in Taji, north of Baghdad, Iraqi police say.
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Iraq arrests minister's brother

Saturday, May 9th 2009, 19:20

A brother of Iraq's trade minister is arrested on suspicion of corruption as the prime minister condemns corruption.
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US ex-soldier guilty of Iraq rape

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 21:53
related countries: United States United States

A US jury finds a former US private guilty of the rape of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and the killing of her and her family.
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Blackwater Baghdad operations end

Thursday, May 7th 2009, 16:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad, Blackwater

The controversial US security company formerly known as Blackwater has ended its operations in Baghdad.
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Iraq urged to stop death penalty

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 18:08

The UN human rights office says Iraq should not use the death penalty as its justice system cannot guarantee fair trials.
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Deadly bombing in Baghdad market

Wednesday, May 6th 2009, 15:43
related places: Baghdad

An explosion at a market in the south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad kills at least 10 people, say reports.
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Iran bus crash kills 28 pilgrims

Monday, May 4th 2009, 9:08
related countries: Iran Iran

At least 28 Iranian pilgrims are killed in a bus crash near the border with Iraq, state media say.
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Living in hiding

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 23:27

Iraqi interpreters say they still fear for their lives
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Reporting struggle

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 21:34

Pressures and risks hampering Iraqi journalists' work
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Sunni militia leader held in Iraq

Sunday, May 3rd 2009, 17:39
related countries: United States United States

The head of a leading US-allied Sunni militia group in Iraq is arrested in a joint Iraqi-US operation.
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Uniformed Iraqi kills US soldiers

Saturday, May 2nd 2009, 21:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mosul

A man wearing an Iraqi military uniform shoots dead two US soldiers and injures three others in the city of Mosul.
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Big rise in Iraq deaths in April

Friday, May 1st 2009, 22:46
related places: Baghdad

The government in Baghdad says 355 Iraqis were killed in April, making it the bloodiest month so far this year.
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Iraq cleric attends Turkey talks

Friday, May 1st 2009, 17:41
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Iraqi Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr makes his first public appearance in two years, at talks in Turkey on Iraq's future.
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Three US servicemen die in Iraq

Friday, May 1st 2009, 9:00
related countries: United States United States

US military officials have confirmed the death of three servicemen, killed in fighting in Anbar province in western Iraq.
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Hidden crisis

Friday, May 1st 2009, 5:36

Undercover surgeons help Iraq's bomb victims
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Hidden crisis

Friday, May 1st 2009, 5:36

Undercover surgeons help Iraq's bomb victims
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UK combat operations end in Iraq

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 21:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A ceremony is held in Basra to mark the official end of the British military mission in Iraq after six years.
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Was the UK mission in Iraq a success?

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 11:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British combat operations in Iraq have come to an end a month early. Has the mission been successful?
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Turkey strikes Iraqi Kurd rebels

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 10:09
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish warplanes bomb PKK bases in northern Iraq, a day after rebel attacks killed 10 Turkish soldiers, the army says.
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Turkey planes bomb Kurdish rebels

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 8:35
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish warplanes bombed Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq on Wednesday and Thursday, the Turkish army says.
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Being Basra

Thursday, April 30th 2009, 6:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Life in Iraqi city as British troops prepare to leave
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Triple car bomb strikes Baghdad

Wednesday, April 29th 2009, 22:31
related places: Baghdad

Three car bombs kill at least 41 people in the Shia district of Sadr City in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, police say.
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US 'saddened' by deadly Iraq raid

Tuesday, April 28th 2009, 9:20
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

The US military says it is expresses regret after killing two Iraqi civilians in a raid which was criticised by Baghdad.
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Iraq says US raid violated pact

Sunday, April 26th 2009, 22:38
related countries: United States United States

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki says a US raid in the south of the country was a breach of the security pact.
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Top militant 'arrested in Iraq'

Sunday, April 26th 2009, 13:24

Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki confirms that Sunni insurgent leader Abu Omar al-Baghdadi has been arrested, in a BBC interview.
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Sliding back?

Saturday, April 25th 2009, 22:57

An upsurge of violence rings alarm bells in Iraq
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Clinton renews support for Iraq

Saturday, April 25th 2009, 17:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

America's top diplomat Hillary Clinton says the US "will stand with the people of Iraq", despite planned pullout of US troops.
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US to issue 'prison abuse' photos

Friday, April 24th 2009, 19:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

The US is about to release hundreds of photographs showing alleged prisoner abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan, officials say.
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Blast carnage at shrine in Iraq

Friday, April 24th 2009, 16:20
related places: Baghdad

At least 60 people die as female suicide bombers attack Baghdad's main Shia shrine, after one of the deadliest days in Iraq this year.
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Suicide bombs kill scores in Iraq

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 21:08
related places: Baghdad

Suicide attacks in Baghdad and Baquba kill at least 76, including Iranian pilgrims and homeless people, officials say.
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Disputed Iraq

Thursday, April 23rd 2009, 3:26

Arabs and Kurds wait for a verdict on northern Iraq
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Five dead in Iraq suicide attack

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 21:40
related countries: United States United States

At least five people die after a suicide bomb attack targeting a US-allied militia leader north of the Iraqi capital, reports say.
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Bush policy 'led to Abu Ghraib'

Wednesday, April 22nd 2009, 14:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

Bush-era support for the CIA's harsh interrogation tactics set the tone for abuses by US troops in Iraq, a US report says.
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Hill confirmed as US Iraq envoy

Tuesday, April 21st 2009, 22:45
related countries: North Korea North Korea, United States United States

The Senate confirms Christopher Hill, the former US chief negotiator with North Korea, as the next US ambassador to Iraq.
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US internet executives visit Iraq

Tuesday, April 21st 2009, 12:54
related countries: United States United States

Executives from leading internet companies such as Google, You Tube, and Twitter are in Iraq on a visit arranged by the US State Department
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Diyala attack kills Iraqi police

Monday, April 20th 2009, 11:59
related places: Baghdad

At least three Iraqi policemen die in a suicide bombing in a town north-east of Baghdad, officials say.
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New speaker for Iraq parliament

Sunday, April 19th 2009, 15:43

Members of Iraq's parliament elect a new speaker, ending months of dispute about who should fill the post.
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'Anti-gay hell'

Saturday, April 18th 2009, 2:06

Iraqi homosexuals face humiliation, abuse and death
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Dutch Iraqi sentenced in US trial

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 19:28
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United States United States
related places: Dutchman

A US judge sentences an Iraqi-born Dutchman accused of planting roadside bombs in Iraq to 25 years in jail.
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US soldier gets life for Iraq deaths

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 14:23
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

A US Army master sergeant convicted of the 2007 murder of four Iraqi detainees is sentenced to life in jail.
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Suicide blast hits Iraq army base

Thursday, April 16th 2009, 12:08

A suicide bomber in Iraq's Anbar province injures 26 people in an attack on an army base, officials say.
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Eleven killed in Kirkuk car bomb

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 15:21
related places: Kirkuk

Eleven people are killed and a further 23 wounded in a car bomb attack in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, police say.
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US troops 'might stay in N Iraq'

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 16:21
related countries: United States United States
related places: June

US combat troops may stay in northern Iraq after a June deadline expires, a top US commander says.
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Iraq Kurdish force 'beyond law'

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 13:21

Security forces in Iraq's northern Kurdish provinces carry out torture and arbitrary detention, Amnesty International warns.
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Fears over Iraq gay killing spate

Monday, April 13th 2009, 10:30

Iraqi leaders must do more to protect gay men amid a reported spate of targeted killings, Amnesty International says.
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Suicide bomber kills Iraqi Sunnis

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 10:41
related countries: United States United States

A suicide bomber attacks US-allied Sunni Awakening militiamen in Iraq, killing at least nine and wounding about 30.
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Iraq blast kills five US troops

Friday, April 10th 2009, 13:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Mosul

Five US soldiers are among seven people killed by a suicide bomber in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the US military says.
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Iraq blast kills five US troops

Friday, April 10th 2009, 12:27
related places: Mosul

Five US soldiers are among seven people killed by a suicide bomber in the Iraqi city of Mosul, the US military says.
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Obama seeks extra funds for wars

Friday, April 10th 2009, 4:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Congress

US President Barack Obama is seeking $83.4bn to fund operations in Afghanistan and Iraq this year, sources reveal.
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US marine cleared of Iraq killing

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 18:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marine

A US military jury acquits a marine sergeant of killing an unarmed detainee during fighting in Iraq in 2004.
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Shia crowds decry US role in Iraq

Thursday, April 9th 2009, 15:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr rally in Baghdad against the US presence in Iraq, six years after the fall of Saddam Hussein.
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Bomb attack near Iraq Shia shrine

Wednesday, April 8th 2009, 11:40
related places: Baghdad

A bomb explodes in a mainly Shia Muslim part of Baghdad, killing seven people and injuring at least 20 others, Iraqi police say.
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Obama urges Iraqis to take charge

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 19:10
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama says it is time for Iraqis to take responsibility for their country, while on a visit to Baghdad.
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Iraq shoe thrower's jail term cut

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 15:26

The Iraqi journalist who hurled his shoes at George W Bush has his sentence reduced from three years to one year.
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Baghdad races

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 10:28

Monthly motor-racing on Iraqi capital's outskirts
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Deadly bomb attacks hit Baghdad

Monday, April 6th 2009, 11:25
related places: Baghdad

Several car bombs kill more than 34 people and injure dozens in Baghdad, as the US suffers its first combat death in weeks.
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Hope in sight

Saturday, April 4th 2009, 23:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Blinded Iraqi girl to be given UK hospital care
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Baghdad humour

Friday, April 3rd 2009, 8:40

Heard the one about the bomber on the bus?
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US 'lie detector' marine on trial

Wednesday, April 1st 2009, 1:19
related countries: United States United States

A US marine is tried for a killing in Iraq in a case sparked by an alleged confession made during a lie-detector test.
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UK troops begin Iraqi withdrawal

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 11:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Britain's official pull-out from Iraq begins, as the top general in the south of the country hands over to the US.
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Suicide bomber strikes in Mosul

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 7:17
related places: Mosul

A suicide bomber killed seven people and injured at least 15 at a checkpoint in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
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Loyalty test

Monday, March 30th 2009, 18:45

Awakening leader's arrest tests relations in Iraq
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US soldier jailed on Iraq murders

Monday, March 30th 2009, 15:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A court martial sentences a sergeant to 35 years in prison for the murder of four Iraqi detainees in Baghdad in 2007.
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Tension high after Baghdad arrest

Sunday, March 29th 2009, 20:38
related places: Baghdad

Security forces in Baghdad take control of main roads leading to a district where clashes broke out on Saturday.
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