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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

Iraqi workers die in bomb attack

Sunday, November 19th 2006, 12:20

At least 22 people die as a suicide bomber attacks a group of labourers in the Iraqi town of Hilla.
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The stolen dream of Iraqi freedom

Saturday, November 18th 2006, 11:32
related places: Baghdad

The attempt to bring freedom to Iraqis has turned into a terrifying, endless nightmare reports Hugh Sykes in Baghdad.
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Iraq woes haunt Bush in Vietnam

Saturday, November 18th 2006, 11:15
related countries: United States United States, Vietnam Vietnam
related places: Bush

As President Bush visits Vietnam, Brian Barron compares the current conflict in Iraq with the war in Indochina which ended in humiliation for the US.
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Blair accepts 'disaster' in Iraq

Saturday, November 18th 2006, 11:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Tony Blair publicly agrees with the opinion that the violence in Iraq since the 2003 invasion has been a disaster.
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Dutch inquiry into Iraq 'abuses'

Friday, November 17th 2006, 21:11
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Dutch government orders an inquiry into reports that its troops tortured prisoners in Iraq in 2003.
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Confusion on Iraq hostages' fate

Friday, November 17th 2006, 19:41
related countries: Austria Austria, United States United States

Conflicting reports emerge about the fate of five Westerners taken hostage in southern Iraq.
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Bush reflects on 'Vietnam lesson'

Friday, November 17th 2006, 17:12
related countries: United States United States, Vietnam Vietnam

President Bush says a lesson from the Vietnam War for the US is that it must be patient in Iraq.
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Iraq Sunni cleric rejects arrest

Friday, November 17th 2006, 12:29

A leading Sunni Muslim cleric in Iraq dismisses attempts by the government to have him arrested.
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Dutch military in Iraq abuse row

Friday, November 17th 2006, 11:24
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

Dutch military interrogators abused dozens of Iraqi prisoners after the 2003 invasion, a newspaper says.
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Prison for marine over Iraq death

Friday, November 17th 2006, 3:22
related countries: United States United States

A 23-year-old US marine becomes the third to be sentenced for his part in killing an unarmed man in Iraq.
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Iraq rape soldier jailed for life

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 23:54
related countries: United States United States

A US soldier who admitted raping an Iraqi girl and helping to kill her family is jailed for life by a court martial.
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Iraq ministry hostages 'tortured'

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 21:26
related places: Baghdad

An Iraqi minister says he fears some government workers kidnapped by gunmen have been tortured and killed.
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US marine jailed over Iraq death

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 9:59
related countries: United States United States

A US marine receives an 18-month sentence for his part in killing an Iraqi civilian, under a plea bargain.
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US 'broadly ready' for Iran talks

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 0:16
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US government confirms its willingness, in principle, to discuss the conflict in Iraq with Iran.
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US soldier admits Iraq girl rape

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 18:55
related countries: United States United States

A US Army soldier pleads guilty to raping an Iraqi teenager and helping kill her and her family.
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Iraq cabinet row over hostages

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 18:22

A row erupts between Iraqi government officials over the number of hostages in a mass kidnapping.
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Iraq PM calls for raiders' arrest

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 12:52

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki calls for the arrest of those who kidnapped up to 40 people as a car bomb kills 11.
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Iraq hostages 'freed by police'

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 9:47
related places: Baghdad

Most of the hostages seized in an armed raid in a Baghdad education facility are free, officials say.
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Saudis plan Iraq security fence

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 22:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi authorities say they are pressing on with building a hi-tech security fence to seal their border with Iraq.
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Iraq policemen held over kidnap

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 20:15
related places: Baghdad

Five senior police officers are arrested after gunmen storm a government office in Baghdad, seizing dozens of people.
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Scores seized from Baghdad office

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 17:47

Five Iraqi police officers are arrested after gunmen storm a government office in Baghdad, abducting dozens of people.
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Blair pushes Mid East peace to US

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 17:36
related countries: United States United States

Tony Blair tells the US inquiry into future policy options that Mid East peace is crucial to the future of Iraq.
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Iraq neighbours told to mend ways

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 7:38
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US and UK say Iran and Syria could play a role in stabilising Iraq, but they must stop supporting terror first.
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Bush maintains tough line on Iran

Monday, November 13th 2006, 23:52
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The US and UK indicate no softening of their stance on Iran despite calls to use Tehran to help pacify Iraq.
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Suicide bomb kills 11 in Baghdad

Monday, November 13th 2006, 18:52
related places: Baghdad

Eleven people are killed in a suicide bomb attack on a minibus in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
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Iran and Syria urged to help Iraq

Monday, November 13th 2006, 16:43
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: White House

The US and UK indicate they are ready to work with Syria and Iran to help end the violence in Iraq.
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Danes on trial over Iraq secrets

Monday, November 13th 2006, 14:18
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Three Danish journalists go on trial charged with publishing secrets about Iraq's pre-war weapons programme.
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Four UK soldiers dead in Iraq

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 22:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Four UK servicemen are killed and three seriously hurt in an attack on a boat patrol in the southern Iraq city of Basra.
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Iraqi PM urges cabinet reshuffle

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 20:52

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki calls for a comprehensive cabinet reshuffle, as 35 people die in a suicide attack.
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US 'open to Iran talks on Iraq'

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 20:00
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: White House

The White House will consider talking to Iran and Syria about Iraq's future, its chief of staff says.
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Bombers kill Iraq police recruits

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 19:18
related places: Baghdad

Thirty-five young men are killed in a double suicide attack on a police recruiting centre in Baghdad.
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UK seeks US Iraq witnesses

Sunday, November 12th 2006, 1:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Harriet Harman criticises the US military's refusal to send witnesses to inquests of British troops killed in Iraq.
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Twelve dead in Iraqi bus ambush

Saturday, November 11th 2006, 21:30
related places: Baghdad

At least 12 people die as gunmen ambush minibuses in Iraq, hours after bombs in a Baghdad market killed eight.
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Blair in Iraq talks with US panel

Saturday, November 11th 2006, 20:54
related countries: United States United States

The prime minister is to give evidence to a US task force looking at policy in Iraq, sparking a row.
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US army moots Iraq changes

Friday, November 10th 2006, 23:24
related countries: United States United States

US military leaders are set to recommend changes in strategy on Iraq, America's top military officer says.
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'Iraq al-Qaeda' welcomes US poll

Friday, November 10th 2006, 16:22
related countries: United States United States

A statement purportedly from the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq hails the Republicans' losses in US mid-term polls.
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Iraqi official: War dead 100,000

Friday, November 10th 2006, 12:27

An Iraqi minister says more than 100,000 people have died in the war, more than other official figures.
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Mubarak warns on Saddam execution

Friday, November 10th 2006, 0:08
related countries: Egypt Egypt
related places: Saddam

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says sectarian divisions in Iraq will deepen if Saddam Hussein is executed.
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Iraq corruption 'costs billions'

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 9:56
related countries: United States United States

Corruption within the Iraqi government is costing the country billions of dollars, a US official says.
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Dozens die in fresh Iraq violence

Wednesday, November 8th 2006, 16:24

At least 30 die in violent attacks across Iraq, after the curfew following the Saddam Hussein verdict is lifted.
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Baghdad cafe blast leaves 17 dead

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 22:19
related places: Baghdad

At least 14 people die in a blast in Baghdad - the first such attack since Saddam Hussein was sentenced.
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Saddam 'executed by end of year'

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 20:55

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki expects Saddam Hussein to be executed by the end of the year, he tells the BBC.
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Iraqis charged over secret jail

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 14:56

Iraq's Interior Ministry charges 57 employees, including top security staff, with human rights abuses at a secret jail.
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Iraq Baathists ban 'to be eased'

Tuesday, November 7th 2006, 2:04

An Iraqi official says plans have been made to allow ex-members of Saddam Hussein's party to get government jobs.
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Curfew eased after Saddam verdict

Monday, November 6th 2006, 15:20
related places: Baghdad, Saddam

A round-the-clock curfew in Baghdad is partially lifted, a day after Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death.
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Iraqi PM hails Saddam's sentence

Monday, November 6th 2006, 5:52
related places: Saddam

Iraq's prime minister says Saddam Hussein deserves to hang but the EU calls on Iraq to refrain from executing him.
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Saddam Hussein sentenced to death

Sunday, November 5th 2006, 19:24
related places: Baghdad

Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is sentenced to death by hanging over the killing of 148 Shia Iraqis in 1982.
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Tense Iraq awaits Saddam verdict

Sunday, November 5th 2006, 7:58
related places: Saddam

Saddam Hussein is to learn if he is guilty of crimes against humanity and if so, whether he should be executed.
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Iraqi PM condemns Saddam 'crimes'

Saturday, November 4th 2006, 19:39
related places: Saddam

The Iraqi PM says he hopes Saddam Hussein gets "what he deserves", ahead of Sunday's expected verdict.
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Security boost for Saddam verdict

Saturday, November 4th 2006, 13:39
related places: Saddam

Military leave is cancelled in Iraq amid tight security ahead of Sunday's expected verdict against Saddam Hussein.
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Abu Ghraib man's Iraq tour halted

Saturday, November 4th 2006, 1:09
related countries: United States United States

The US military reverses plans to redeploy to Iraq a dog handler convicted of abusing prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison.
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US closes 'bomb secrets' website

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 19:29
related countries: United States United States

The US closes a government website that posted Iraqi material said to detail nuclear bomb-making.
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Scores of bodies found in Baghdad

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 19:28
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Police find 83 bodies around Baghdad, as security is tightened ahead of a verdict in Saddam Hussein's trial.
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US stops audit of Iraq rebuilding

Friday, November 3rd 2006, 16:15
related countries: United States United States

The US official audit agency that has investigated corruption in the efforts to rebuild Iraq is to be closed down.
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US Bechtel wraps up Iraq projects

Thursday, November 2nd 2006, 23:42
related countries: United States United States

US firm Bechtel, involved for three years in Iraq's reconstruction, pulls out amid worsening security.
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Embattled Kerry seeks low profile

Wednesday, November 1st 2006, 22:50

Senator John Kerry cancels plans to help fellow Democrats amid a growing row over remarks about US troops.
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Bomb strikes Iraq wedding party

Tuesday, October 31st 2006, 17:37
related places: Baghdad

A bomb rips through a wedding convoy in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 15 people, including four children.
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Iraqi PM lifts Sadr City cordon

Tuesday, October 31st 2006, 13:58
related countries: United States United States

Iraq's prime minister lifts restrictions imposed by the US military on a mainly Shia Baghdad suburb.
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Iraq violence 'linked to US vote'

Tuesday, October 31st 2006, 10:38
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Dick Cheney says Iraq militants are seeking to influence mid-term polls by stepping up attacks.
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Many casualties in Baghdad blast

Monday, October 30th 2006, 21:12
related places: Baghdad

At least 80 people die in violence in Iraq, including at least 30 killed in a bomb blast in Baghdad.
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Security firms 'abusing Iraqis'

Monday, October 30th 2006, 8:09

Private security firms operating in Iraq are committing human rights abuses, a charity claims.
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Iraqi police ambushed near Basra

Sunday, October 29th 2006, 23:25

Gunmen kidnap and kill 17 policemen in an ambush near the southern city of Basra, the authorities say.
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US and Iraq seek to heal strains

Saturday, October 28th 2006, 21:11
related countries: United States United States

President Bush and Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki hold talks by video, after several days of public disagreement.
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Iraqi PM says 'not America's man'

Saturday, October 28th 2006, 13:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki told the US he is a friend, but not "America's man in Iraq", a key aide says.
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