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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

US official retracts Iraq remarks

Monday, October 23rd 2006, 4:57
related countries: United States United States

A US official who said the US had shown "arrogance and stupidity" in Iraq apologises for his comments.
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Iraq police bus attack kills 13

Sunday, October 22nd 2006, 22:07

At least 13 police recruits are killed in an attack on two buses near the northern Iraqi city of Baquba.
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US 'cannot stay course' in Iraq

Sunday, October 22nd 2006, 18:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

A US state department insider says America will not be able to stay the course in Iraq over the long-term.
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US 'arrogant and stupid' in Iraq

Sunday, October 22nd 2006, 11:26
related countries: United States United States

A senior US state department official tells al-Jazeera TV the US has shown "arrogance and stupidity" in Iraq.
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Bush vows to adapt Iraq tactics

Saturday, October 21st 2006, 18:24

The US president says military tactics in Iraq will continue to change to deal with the threat posed by insurgents.
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Bush consults top Iraq generals

Saturday, October 21st 2006, 14:55
related places: Baghdad

President Bush is holding a video conference with US generals in Iraq to discuss how to quell the unrest.
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Baghdad bakers and barbers at risk

Saturday, October 21st 2006, 11:21
related places: Baghdad

Andrew North meets the civilians at risk in an increasingly vengeful sectarian conflict in Baghdad.
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Iraq clerics urge end to violence

Friday, October 20th 2006, 23:06

Leaders from across Iraq's sectarian divide call for a halt to sectarian violence in Iraq as they meet in Mecca.
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Baghdad security plan 'failing'

Friday, October 20th 2006, 2:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

The US military says a major operation to pacify Baghdad has not met expectations, and will be reviewed.
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Many killed in Iraq bomb blasts

Thursday, October 19th 2006, 17:07
related places: Mosul

At least 41 people are killed and scores more wounded in a series of bombings across Iraq, police say.
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Bush accepts Vietnam echoes

Thursday, October 19th 2006, 10:52
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

President Bush says there are comparisons between rising violence in Iraq and in the Vietnam War.
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Court martial in Iraq rape case

Thursday, October 19th 2006, 4:56
related countries: United States United States

Four US soldiers will face charges over the alleged rape of an Iraqi girl, as 11 soldiers in all face courts martial.
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Iraq attacks kill 10 US soldiers

Wednesday, October 18th 2006, 11:44
related countries: United States United States

The US military says a marine and nine soldiers have been killed in Iraq, including four in a roadside bombing.
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Jordan convicts militant plotters

Wednesday, October 18th 2006, 11:21
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United States United States

A military court in Jordan finds eight militants guilty of a plot to kill US troops in Iraq and foreigners in Jordan.
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Talabani backs 'Iran-Syria plan'

Tuesday, October 17th 2006, 19:43
related countries: Iran Iran, Syria Syria

Violence in Iraq would end "within months" if Iran and Syria were directly involved, says Iraq's president.
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US panel 'to urge Iraq policy shift'

Tuesday, October 17th 2006, 17:05
related countries: United States United States

A panel is considering a call for major changes in policy, including a withdrawal of troops, reports say.
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US panel 'to urge Iraq policy shift'

Tuesday, October 17th 2006, 17:05
related countries: United States United States

A panel is considering a call for major changes in policy, including a withdrawal of troops, reports say.
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Trial dividing Iraq, says Saddam

Tuesday, October 17th 2006, 16:10
related places: Baghdad

Saddam Hussein accuses witnesses at his trial for genocide against the Kurds of fuelling division among Iraqis.
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Saddam urges united Iraqi fight

Monday, October 16th 2006, 17:21

Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein calls on insurgents to set aside differences and fight for a united Iraq.
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Iraq car bomb kills 10 in market

Monday, October 16th 2006, 11:22
related places: Baghdad

At least 10 people are killed in a bomb attack in the town of Suweira south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad.
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New surge of violence hits Iraq

Sunday, October 15th 2006, 21:20
related places: Baghdad

Six bomb attacks kill at least 10 people in north Iraq, while new sectarian violence breaks out west of Baghdad.
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Blair gives backing to army chief

Friday, October 13th 2006, 23:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tony Blair says he supports the new head of the British army over comments he made about the Iraq war.
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Iraqis 'fleeing rising violence'

Friday, October 13th 2006, 17:39

Thousands are leaving Iraq as violence continues to rise across the country, the UN refugee agency says.
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US sowing Iraq strife, says Iran

Friday, October 13th 2006, 15:19
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accuses the US of promoting sectarian strife in Iraq.
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Army chief defends Iraq views

Friday, October 13th 2006, 12:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British army chief denies a chasm with the government after saying UK troops in Iraq were "exacerbating" violence.
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Blast hits Iraq police station

Friday, October 13th 2006, 10:33

A bomb blast in a police station in Iraq kills a special police force commander and at least one other policeman.
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General seeks UK Iraq withdrawal

Friday, October 13th 2006, 7:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The head of the British Army says UK forces in Iraq make security problems worse and wants them to leave soon.
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Gunmen kill 11 in Baghdad TV raid

Thursday, October 12th 2006, 15:21
related places: Baghdad

Eleven people have been killed in an attack on a satellite TV channel in Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.
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Iraq approves regional autonomy

Wednesday, October 11th 2006, 19:56

Iraqi parliament approves a controversial law that would allow provinces to merge into larger federal regions.
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'Huge rise' in Iraqi death tolls

Wednesday, October 11th 2006, 17:42
related countries: United States United States

An estimated 655,000 Iraqis have died as a result of the 2003 US-led invasion, a US-Iraqi academic study says.
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Saddam attacks judge over dispute

Wednesday, October 11th 2006, 14:43

Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein criticises the chief judge of his genocide trial, saying he cannot defend himself.
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Blasts rock US army base in Iraq

Wednesday, October 11th 2006, 9:42
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

The US military says that a fire at a Baghdad arms store was caused by an insurgent mortar attack.
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Lloyd video shown for first time

Tuesday, October 10th 2006, 20:24
related countries: United States United States

Video of the aftermath of an attack in which ITN reporter Terry Lloyd died is shown in public for the first time.
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Police find 60 bodies in Baghdad

Tuesday, October 10th 2006, 15:32
related places: Baghdad

Sixty bodies are found scattered across the Iraqi capital Baghdad, as a car bomb kills 10 people.
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Judge throws Saddam out of court

Tuesday, October 10th 2006, 15:10

Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussain is ejected from his genocide trial after shouting a verse from the Koran.
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Market bomb kills 10 in Baghdad

Monday, October 9th 2006, 20:23
related places: Baghdad

A car bomb kills at least 10 Iraqis and wound many more at a market in a Shia district of Baghdad.
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Iraq police rebrand to foil fakes

Monday, October 9th 2006, 16:49

Iraqi police are issued with new uniforms to stop death squads dressing up as security force members.
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Iraq troops 'buried family alive'

Monday, October 9th 2006, 14:56
related places: Baghdad

The trial of former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein for alleged genocide against the Kurds resumes in Baghdad.
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Police fall ill in central Iraq

Monday, October 9th 2006, 9:33
related places: Baghdad

Eighty-nine Iraqi policemen need medical treatment after eating a meal at their base near Baghdad, officials say.
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Iraq Sunni leader's brother shot

Monday, October 9th 2006, 9:00
related places: Baghdad

Gunmen in police uniforms shoot dead the brother of Iraqi Vice-President Tariq al-Hashimi in Baghdad.
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Saddam Hussein in court for trial

Monday, October 9th 2006, 8:29

The trial of ex-Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein for alleged genocide against the Kurds resumes on Monday.
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Battle rages in Shia Iraqi town

Sunday, October 8th 2006, 20:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US-led and Iraqi troops kill 30 suspected Shia gunmen in the south, as police find 51 bodies in Baghdad.
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Iraq moves to tackle corruption

Sunday, October 8th 2006, 12:36

The Iraqi parliament votes to lift immunity from a member so he can be prosecuted for alleged corruption.
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Troops in Kirkuk crackdown

Saturday, October 7th 2006, 20:40
related places: Kirkuk

Security forces launch a major operation in Kirkuk as a suicide bomber kills 14 people elsewhere in north Iraq.
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Bomber attacks 'model' Iraqi city

Saturday, October 7th 2006, 10:46
related countries: United States United States

A suicide bomber kills 14 people in north Iraq as suggestions emerge of a major change in US thinking.
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US medic jailed over Iraq murder

Saturday, October 7th 2006, 1:49
related countries: United States United States

US sailor is sentenced to 10 years in jail over his role in the murder of an Iraqi man, but will only serve one year.
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Medic says marines murdered Iraqi

Saturday, October 7th 2006, 1:09
related countries: United States United States

A US Navy medic testifies that marines put an Iraqi civilian in a hole and shot him 10 times in the head.
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Rice meets Iraqi Kurdish leaders

Friday, October 6th 2006, 12:31
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state holds talks with Kurdish leaders in northern Iraq amid tensions over oil.
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Rice in talks on Iraqi violence

Thursday, October 5th 2006, 21:15
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tells Iraqi leaders they must act quickly to help tackle soaring levels of violence.
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Iraqis test dead militant's DNA

Thursday, October 5th 2006, 9:54
related countries: United States United States

Iraqi officials do DNA tests on a militant killed in a US military raid to determine if he is the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq.
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Iraq police barred over killings

Wednesday, October 4th 2006, 15:33
related places: Baghdad

An Iraqi police unit is removed from Baghdad because of accusations of complicity with death squad killings.
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Thirteen killed by Baghdad bombs

Wednesday, October 4th 2006, 10:30
related places: Baghdad

At least 13 people are killed by a series of explosions in Baghdad apparently targeting a government convoy.
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Nine dead in Baghdad bomb blasts

Wednesday, October 4th 2006, 9:37
related places: Baghdad

At least nine people are killed as a series of explosions hit a busy shopping area in Baghdad, reports say.
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New Iraqi plan to curb violence

Tuesday, October 3rd 2006, 8:57

Sunni and Shia leaders in Iraq agree to a four-point plan aimed at cutting sectarian violence in the country.
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Gunmen abduct 14 in Iraqi capital

Monday, October 2nd 2006, 15:42
related places: Baghdad

Gunmen wearing camouflage uniforms seized 14 people from a computer store in Baghdad, Iraqi officials say.
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Al-Qaeda HQ 'based in Pakistan'

Monday, October 2nd 2006, 10:52
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, United States United States

A 2005 letter found after the death of al-Qaeda's chief in Iraq says its leaders were in Pakistan, a US paper reports.
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Baghdad authorities lift curfew

Sunday, October 1st 2006, 15:02
related places: Baghdad

Authorities in the Iraqi capital Baghdad lift a curfew imposed after intelligence revealed a planned series of attacks.
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Total curfew in force in Baghdad

Saturday, September 30th 2006, 19:39
related places: Baghdad

The Iraqi government declares a curfew in the capital, Baghdad, affecting both vehicles and people.
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US 'hiding Iraq woes' - Woodward

Friday, September 29th 2006, 23:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Woodward

Washington Post writer Bob Woodward says, in a new book, that the true extent of the Iraq war is being hidden.
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Saddam judge relative shot dead

Friday, September 29th 2006, 16:06

The brother-in-law of the new chief judge in the genocide trial of Saddam Hussein is shot dead in the Iraqi capital.
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Iraq convoy troops 'did not flee'

Friday, September 29th 2006, 6:29
related countries: United States United States

The US military rejects claims that its soldiers abandoned civilian truck drivers during an insurgent attack in Iraq.
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'Iraq al-Qaeda' makes kidnap call

Thursday, September 28th 2006, 17:17

The leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq calls for kidnapping of Westerners, according to a web recording.
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Attack on Baghdad mosque kills 10

Wednesday, September 27th 2006, 21:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Ten people are killed in an attack at a Baghdad mosque, as the US says suicide attacks are at record levels.
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Bush aides reject Iraq report calls

Wednesday, September 27th 2006, 16:19

The Bush administration rejects calls for the release in full of a report linking the Iraq conflict to terrorism.
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