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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

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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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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