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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

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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US forces hunt seized soldier

Friday, October 27th 2006, 15:26
related countries: United States United States

US forces raid a mainly Shia Baghdad suburb in search of a kidnapped American soldier, the US military says.
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Deadly attacks on police in Iraq

Thursday, October 26th 2006, 21:23
related places: Baghdad

At least 28 people die in fighting between Iraqi police and gunmen in Baquba, north of Baghdad, officials say.
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Five killed in fresh Iraq clashes

Thursday, October 26th 2006, 12:09
related countries: United States United States

At least five people are killed in clashes between gunmen and police in the Iraqi town of Baquba, officials say.
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Bush 'dissatisfied' with Iraq war

Wednesday, October 25th 2006, 23:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bush

US President George W Bush says he shares the dissatisfaction of many Americans at the war in Iraq.
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Success in Iraq vital, says Bush

Wednesday, October 25th 2006, 16:50
related countries: United States United States

President Bush says recent unrest in Iraq is a "serious concern" but warns that the war is vital to US security.
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Iraqi PM vows to tackle militias

Wednesday, October 25th 2006, 13:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki vows to "strike hard" against militias but denies working to a US deadline on key goals.
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Bush team defends US Iraq plans

Wednesday, October 25th 2006, 7:49
related countries: United States United States

Senior US administration members say President Bush's policy can succeed in Iraq, as mid-term elections approach.
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Iraq 'success' possible, US says

Tuesday, October 24th 2006, 19:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says success is possible in Iraq in a realistic time-frame despite ongoing violence.
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US says Iraq must improve policy

Monday, October 23rd 2006, 20:41
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

The Iraqi government must "step forward" on security and political issues, a key White House official says.
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Iraqi officials 'stole millions'

Monday, October 23rd 2006, 11:30

A former Iraqi minister says officials in the former interim government stole $800m meant for buying weapons.
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Iraq deputy PM in London

Monday, October 23rd 2006, 11:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Britain will "hold its nerve" in Iraq, Tony Blair tells Iraq's deputy leader in a Downing Street meeting.
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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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