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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

Bush 'must adopt all Iraq plan'

Friday, December 8th 2006, 9:21
related countries: United States United States

The main authors of a US report on strategy in Iraq urge President Bush to accept all their proposals.
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Bush: No early Iran-Syria talks

Thursday, December 7th 2006, 21:44
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair reject early talks with Iran and Syria over Iraq.
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Partial recovery for Iraq marshes

Thursday, December 7th 2006, 12:30

Iraq's marshlands are about halfway restored to their 1970s condition, according to the United Nations.
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Iraq panel demands urgent change

Thursday, December 7th 2006, 0:14
related countries: United States United States

An urgent overhaul of US policy on Iraq is needed to stop "a slide towards chaos", says a major report.
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Iraq report 'is no magic formula'

Wednesday, December 6th 2006, 17:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

There is no "magic formula" to solve the crisis in Iraq, a major report on US policy in the country says.
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Report 'urges Iraq policy shift'

Wednesday, December 6th 2006, 13:30
related countries: United States United States

A major report on US policy in Iraq urges talks with Iran and Syria over the country's future, leaks suggest.
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Iraq PM sets reconciliation talks

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 20:01
related places: Baghdad

Iraqi leaders are to meet this month to agree to end sectarian killings, says Prime Minister Nouri Maliki.
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Spain reopens Iraq media killing

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 17:47
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Baghdad

The brothers of a Spanish cameraman killed in Baghdad back a lawsuit against Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar.
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AWB loses hold after Iraq probe

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 9:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's wheat exporter AWB is to temporarily lose its monopoly over wheat exports after a report into bribes.
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Shia leader stresses Iraq's role

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 2:35
related countries: United States United States

A senior Iraqi Shia leader tells the US president attempts to solve Iraq's problems must not sidestep Baghdad.
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Danes acquitted over Iraq secrets

Monday, December 4th 2006, 15:07
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Three Danish journalists are acquitted of publishing secrets about Iraq's pre-war weapons programme.
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Anger at UN chief's Iraq comments

Monday, December 4th 2006, 13:24
related places: Saddam

Iraq's national security adviser says he is shocked by Kofi Annan's claim that Iraqis are worse off than under Saddam.
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Nine US troops killed in Iraq

Monday, December 4th 2006, 11:17
related countries: United States United States

Nine US troops died in Iraq over the weekend, as President Bush prepares to meet a key Shia leader.
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UN chief tells of Iraq war sorrow

Monday, December 4th 2006, 3:46

The killing in Iraq is now worse than a civil war, outgoing UN Secretary General Kofi Annan says in a BBC interview.
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Lawyers lodge Saddam death appeal

Sunday, December 3rd 2006, 17:30
related places: Saddam

Lawyers for the former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein lodge an appeal against his death sentence.
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Rumsfeld urged Iraq tactics shift

Sunday, December 3rd 2006, 16:43
related countries: United States United States

Donald Rumsfeld urged major changes to US Iraq strategy two days before quitting as defence chief, a memo shows.
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Dozens killed in Iraqi bombings

Saturday, December 2nd 2006, 22:25
related places: Baghdad

More than 50 people are killed and dozens injured in three car bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police say.
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US and Iraqi forces raid Baquba

Saturday, December 2nd 2006, 14:12
related countries: United States United States

US and Iraqi forces launch an offensive against insurgents in Baquba, as three car bombs kill 24 in the capital, Baghdad.
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Bush and top Iraqi Shia to meet

Friday, December 1st 2006, 20:52

President George W Bush is to meet Iraq's most powerful Shia politician in Washington on Monday, officials say.
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Iraqi forces 'ready by mid-2007'

Thursday, November 30th 2006, 21:18

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki says Iraq's forces will be ready to assume security control of the country in June 2007.
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Scores more bodies found in Iraq

Thursday, November 30th 2006, 15:27

Dozens of people, many bearing gunshots or signs of torture, are found dead in Iraq, officials say.
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Bush vows to 'complete Iraq job'

Thursday, November 30th 2006, 10:20
related countries: United States United States

President Bush pledges to keep troops in Iraq until "the job is complete" and says its PM is "the right guy for Iraq".
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Iraq report 'advises US pullback'

Thursday, November 30th 2006, 8:16
related countries: United States United States

A US review of policy on Iraq will recommend a troop pullback and a new diplomatic offensive, reports say.
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Key Bush summit on Iraq delayed

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 19:55
related countries: Jordan Jordan

US President George W Bush's meeting with the Iraqi PM is delayed, but the White House denies there is a rift.
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US memo raises Iraq PM doubts

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 17:36
related countries: United States United States

A leaked memo written by a top US official questions the ability of the Iraqi PM to control violence.
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US forces kill two women in Iraq

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 14:35
related countries: United States United States

US forces in Iraq kill two women in an air attack on a house in Baquba, a day after five girls died by tank fire.
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Hezbollah denies training Iraqis

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 14:27
related countries: United States United States

Hezbollah denies allegations by US intelligence officials that it trained members of Iraqi militias forces.
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US media talk of Iraq civil war

Wednesday, November 29th 2006, 10:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Some US media outlets decide to refer to the fighting in Iraq as a civil war in defiance of the White House.
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Iran: US exit key to Iraq peace

Tuesday, November 28th 2006, 22:55
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

US troops must leave Iraq if security is to be restored, Iran's supreme leader says in talks with Iraq's president.
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UN renews Iraq troops mandate

Tuesday, November 28th 2006, 21:58

The UN Security Council votes to extend the mandate of the multinational force in Iraq for another year.
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Five girls killed in Iraqi clash

Tuesday, November 28th 2006, 20:14
related countries: United States United States

Five young girls are killed in Iraq during a clash between US marines and insurgents, the US military says.
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Graves evidence at Saddam trial

Tuesday, November 28th 2006, 17:46
related countries: United States United States
related places: Saddam

A US scientist shows images of mass graves of Iraqi Kurds killed in 1988, in the genocide trial of Saddam Hussein.
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Baghdad hospital blasts kill four

Tuesday, November 28th 2006, 11:34
related places: Kirkuk

Two car bombs outside one of the Iraqi capital Baghdad's main hospitals kill four people, officials say.
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Iraq 'on the brink of civil war'

Tuesday, November 28th 2006, 5:56
related countries: Iran Iran

UN chief Kofi Annan says Iraq is almost in the throes of a civil war, as the country's president visits Iran.
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Iraqi president seeks Iran's help

Monday, November 27th 2006, 21:33
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Baghdad

Visiting Iraqi President Jalal Talabani calls on Iran to give "comprehensive help" to improve Iraq's security.
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Saddam trial hears Kurd witness

Monday, November 27th 2006, 15:20
related places: Baghdad

A Kurd tells how he survived a firing squad by Iraqi forces as the genocide trial of Saddam Hussein resumes.
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AWB inquiry clears government

Monday, November 27th 2006, 7:49
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian government is cleared of involvement in bribes to Iraqi officials under the UN oil-for-food scheme.
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Iraqi leader attacks politicians

Sunday, November 26th 2006, 16:28

Politicians must start to bear responsibility for the spiralling violence in Iraq, the country's prime minister says.
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Iraq extends Baghdad curfew

Saturday, November 25th 2006, 22:26
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

The Iraqi government extends until Monday a round-the-clock curfew in Baghdad, amid continuing violence.
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US forces 'kill Iraq insurgents'

Saturday, November 25th 2006, 12:39

US forces say they have killed 22 militants as Iraq's president postpones a trip to Iran because of a curfew.
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Mosques hit in Baghdad clashes

Friday, November 24th 2006, 22:22
related places: Baghdad

Attacks on Sunni mosques and homes leave 30 dead in Baghdad, as scores of Shia bomb victims are buried.
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Baghdad Shias mourn bomb victims

Friday, November 24th 2006, 16:31
related places: Baghdad

Funerals are held for scores of Shia Iraqi bomb victims, as mosques in a Sunni area of Baghdad come under attack.
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Baghdad curfew after bombing wave

Friday, November 24th 2006, 8:44

The Iraqi capital is under indefinite curfew as the death toll from Thursday's Baghdad bombings rises to 202.
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AWB kickbacks report handed in

Friday, November 24th 2006, 7:29
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian inquiry into alleged bribes paid to export wheat to Saddam Hussein's Iraq delivers its report.
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Australia wheat bribes report due

Friday, November 24th 2006, 3:08
related countries: Aruba Aruba

An Australian investigation into alleged bribes paid to export wheat to Saddam Hussein's Iraq is due out.
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Baghdad car bombings 'kill 160'

Thursday, November 23rd 2006, 21:55

Iraq's capital suffers its worst casualties since the US-led invasion as 160 die in the Shia Sadr City area, police say.
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Gunmen raid Iraq health ministry

Thursday, November 23rd 2006, 13:46
related places: Baghdad

Gunmen attack the health ministry in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, sparking heavy gun battles with guards.
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'US troops kill four' on Iraq bus

Thursday, November 23rd 2006, 11:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US troops shoot dead four Iraqis on a minibus in Baghdad's Sadr City district, security sources say.
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Cheney in Iraq for surprise visit

Thursday, November 23rd 2006, 8:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad, Thanksgiving

US Vice-President Dick Cheney arrives in Baghdad to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with US troops.
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Iraqi death toll hits record high

Wednesday, November 22nd 2006, 20:12

The number of Iraqi civilians meeting violent deaths rose to a new high in October, according to the UN.
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UK may transfer Basra 'in spring'

Wednesday, November 22nd 2006, 15:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK may transfer control of Basra to Iraqi forces next spring, Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett says.
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Bush to meet Iraqi PM in Jordan

Wednesday, November 22nd 2006, 2:17
related countries: Jordan Jordan

President Bush is to discuss the situation in Iraq with its Prime Minister Nouri Maliki in Jordan next week.
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Annan sees US 'trapped' in Iraq

Tuesday, November 21st 2006, 19:59
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria, United States United States

The UN chief says the US is stuck in Iraq, as he urges Syria and Iran to help bring stability to the country.
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Iraq and Syria restore relations

Tuesday, November 21st 2006, 11:26
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria and Iraq are to restore diplomatic relations, after a break of more than 20 years, it is announced in Baghdad.
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Iran to host Iraq security talks

Tuesday, November 21st 2006, 1:24
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria

Iraq's president accepts an invitation from his Iranian counterpart to discuss the violence in his country.
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Stay in Iraq, says Pentagon panel

Monday, November 20th 2006, 16:12
related countries: United States United States

A US military review on Iraq is likely to back a limited troop boost, officials tell the Washington Post.
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Iraqi minister's convoy attacked

Monday, November 20th 2006, 14:26

Gunmen target the convoy of an Iraqi deputy health minister, a day after his colleague was kidnapped.
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Kidnappers seize Iraqi minister

Sunday, November 19th 2006, 22:37
related places: Baghdad

An Iraqi deputy health minister is believed kidnapped in Baghdad, as a top Syrian official makes a landmark visit.
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UK pressures US on Iraq inquests

Sunday, November 19th 2006, 19:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Britain urges the US to explain why their soldiers do not attend inquests into UK troops killed by friendly fire in Iraq.
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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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