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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

US excludes AWB after Iraq probe

Thursday, December 21st 2006, 0:46
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

Australia's wheat exporter AWB is suspended from US contracts after a report into bribes to Iraq's former regime.
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Hard Iraq choices loom, says Bush

Wednesday, December 20th 2006, 17:36
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush says the conflict in Iraq will require "difficult choices and additional sacrifices" in 2007.
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US hands over Najaf to Iraqis

Wednesday, December 20th 2006, 14:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Najaf province is transferred to Iraqi security control as the new US defence secretary arrives in Baghdad.
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Baghdad suicide car bomb kills 11

Wednesday, December 20th 2006, 8:23
related places: Baghdad

A suicide car bomber kills at least 11 people and injures about 30 others in Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.
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Annan recalls Iraq envoy anguish

Tuesday, December 19th 2006, 18:10

Outgoing UN chief Kofi Annan says the death of his envoy to Iraq hit him almost as much as the loss of his twin sister.
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Iraq attacks reach record levels

Tuesday, December 19th 2006, 12:00

Attacks against troops and civilians in Iraq are at their highest level since 2004, a Pentagon report says.
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Iraqi ex-minister in jail escape

Monday, December 18th 2006, 18:59

A former Iraqi cabinet minister escapes from a prison where he was serving a two-year sentence for corruption.
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Red Crescent halts Baghdad work

Monday, December 18th 2006, 12:15
related places: Baghdad

The Iraqi Red Crescent suspends operations in Baghdad a day after almost 30 people are kidnapped.
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Abbas firm on Palestinian polls

Monday, December 18th 2006, 11:52
related countries: Israel Israel, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas tells British PM Tony Blair he will push ahead with early elections.
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Saddam's genocide trial resumes

Monday, December 18th 2006, 11:30

Ex-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein appears in court as his genocide trial over the killing of Kurds resumes.
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Colin Powell: US losing Iraq war

Monday, December 18th 2006, 3:16
related countries: United States United States

Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell says overstretched US troops are losing the conflict in Iraq.
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Plea to release Iraqi aid workers

Monday, December 18th 2006, 2:29
related places: Baghdad

The International Red Cross calls for the release of 20 aid workers, seized from the Red Crescent's Baghdad offices.
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Blair promises Iraq full support

Sunday, December 17th 2006, 13:56
related places: Baghdad

UK prime minister Tony Blair pledges continuing support to the Iraqi government during a surprise trip to Baghdad.
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US releases anti-insurgency guide

Sunday, December 17th 2006, 2:07
related countries: United States United States

The US military publishes its first manual on counter-insurgencies in 20 years, drawing on Iraq.
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New push for Iraq reconciliation

Saturday, December 16th 2006, 22:21
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's prime minister calls for the return of ex-members of Saddam Hussein's army, in a bid to curb sectarian tensions.
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Iraq starts reconciliation talks

Saturday, December 16th 2006, 11:00

Representatives from Iraq's different communities are holding talks aimed at curbing bloodshed in the country.
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US 'troop boost in Iraq likely'

Saturday, December 16th 2006, 1:32
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush is likely to send more troops to Iraq next year, an administration official says.
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Iraq aid agency 'attacked' by US

Friday, December 15th 2006, 18:26
related countries: United States United States

The Iraqi Red Crescent complains of repeated attacks and harassment by American forces.
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Qatar crushes Iraq football hopes

Friday, December 15th 2006, 15:31
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Qatar beats Iraq at the Asian Games, in the first football final reached by the Iraqi team for 24 years.
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Iraqis pin hopes on football team

Friday, December 15th 2006, 13:52
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Iraq's national football team take on Qatar in the final of the Asian games, uniting a country divided by violence.
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Gunmen kidnap dozens in Iraq

Thursday, December 14th 2006, 18:35
related places: Baghdad

About 25 people who were among dozens kidnapped from central Baghdad on Thursday are released, Iraqi police say.
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McCain urges more Iraq troops

Thursday, December 14th 2006, 17:04
related countries: United States United States

Top Republican Senator John McCain calls for more US troops to be sent to Iraq to stabilise the country.
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Gunmen kidnap dozens in Baghdad

Thursday, December 14th 2006, 8:51
related places: Baghdad

Dozens of people are abducted in central Baghdad by armed men dressed in military uniforms, police say.
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Bush defends Iraq strategy delay

Wednesday, December 13th 2006, 21:43
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush says he will not be rushed into deciding how to change his Iraq policy.
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Iraqis hoping for football glory

Wednesday, December 13th 2006, 11:29
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Iraq's footballers get a morale-boosting chance for gold at the Asian Games in Friday's final against Qatar.
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Car bomb strikes eastern Baghdad

Wednesday, December 13th 2006, 9:48
related places: Baghdad

A car bomb kills at least 10 people in eastern Baghdad, a day after dozens died in an attack on the city centre.
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Bush delays fresh Iraq strategy

Tuesday, December 12th 2006, 22:35
related countries: United States United States

The US president postpones his announcement of a new American strategy for Iraq until early next year.
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Baghdad suicide bombing kills 70

Tuesday, December 12th 2006, 18:16
related places: Baghdad

A suicide bomb attack on a Baghdad square is now known to have killed at least 70 and injured more than 230 people.
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Bush seeks advice on Iraq policy

Monday, December 11th 2006, 19:40
related countries: United States United States

US President George W Bush begins three days of talks about Iraq as he considers possible policy changes.
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Iraqi leader criticises US report

Sunday, December 10th 2006, 13:16
related countries: United States United States

Iraq's president rejects a high-level US report calling for changes in American strategy in Iraq.
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Rumsfeld makes surprise Iraq trip

Sunday, December 10th 2006, 10:14
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld visits Iraq to thank troops for their efforts, days before leaving office.
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Bush sees US consensus on Iraq

Saturday, December 9th 2006, 17:22
related countries: United States United States

President Bush expresses confidence a consensus will emerge on Iraq strategy as violence rages on the ground.
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Car bomb blast in holy Iraqi city

Saturday, December 9th 2006, 15:33
related places: Karbala'

A car bomb kills at least five people and injures more than 40 in the centre of the Shia holy city of Karbala.
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Iran 'will help US to leave Iraq'

Saturday, December 9th 2006, 13:07
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

Iran's foreign minister says Tehran is willing to help the US withdraw troops from Iraq, but on certain conditions.
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Kurds condemn Iraq report

Friday, December 8th 2006, 23:33
related countries: United States United States

Iraq's Kurdish leader criticises a report by the US Iraq Survey Group, branding it "unrealistic and inappropriate".
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Bush pledges joint effort on Iraq

Friday, December 8th 2006, 21:46
related countries: United States United States

President Bush says he will work with congressional leaders to find a way forward for the US in Iraq.
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Iraq 'al-Qaeda militants' killed

Friday, December 8th 2006, 20:02
related countries: United States United States

The US military says it has killed 20 al-Qaeda militants in a raid in Iraq, while local officials say civilians died.
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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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