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Iraq signs gas deal with Pakistani energy firm


July 16th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 16 (IANS) Iraq has signed a deal with a Pakistani energy company to explore for natural gas in eastern Iraq, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi oil ministry is signing a ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq attacks


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 23 (IANS) At least six people were killed in gunfire and bomb attacks in Iraq, Xinhua reported.Gunmen attacked a check-post jointly manned by policemen and fighters of a ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Iraq violence


August 16th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and nine injured in separate incidents of bomb explosions and gunfire attacks in central and northern Iraq Tuesday, Xinhua reported.Two ... Read more...

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Car bombs rock Iraqi city of Karbala, 12 dead, 150 wounded


January 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by BNO News
KARBALA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Two car bomb explosions rocked the Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Monday morning, killing at least twelve people and injuring scores of others, Aswat al-Iraq news ... Read more...

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Eight people killed, 27 injured in Iraq attacks (Lead)


June 11th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 11 (DPA) At least eight people were killed and 27 injured Friday in two separate attacks in Iraq, police sources and the US army reported. Two US soldiers and four Iraqi ... Read more...

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United Nations concerned about possible forced returns of Iraqis from Europe


June 9th, 2010 - 2:18 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) expressed its concerns regarding possible forced returns of Iraqis back to their homeland, the UN refugee agency announced on Tuesday.In the past days, ... Read more...

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42 killed, 65 injured in Iraq blasts (Lead)


March 27th, 2010 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 26 (DPA) At least 42 people were killed and 65 injured Friday in two blasts northeast of Baghdad, ahead of the expected announcement of results of Iraq's parliamentary elections, al-Arabiya ... Read more...

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Iraqi Security Forces arrest al-Qaeda in Iraq leader and eight additional suspects


March 16th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested one suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) leader for eastern Mosul, and eight other suspects, U.S. Forces said Monday.ISF and U.S. advisors searched ... Read more...

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Iraqi parliamentary race remains close


March 15th, 2010 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 14 (DPA) New results from Iraq's elections announced Sunday showed Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's coalition ahead in the southern province of Basra, and his top rival leading in the western ... Read more...

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Iraq releases, then withdraws, early Baghdad poll results (Lead)


March 13th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 13 (DPA) Iraq's electoral commission Saturday released, then quickly withdrew, early results from Baghdad that showed Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's coalition leading in the capital. Al-Sumaria television reported that the electoral ... Read more...

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Kurds cast votes in Iraq’s regional elections


July 25th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Arbil (Iraq), July 25 (Xinhua) Iraqis went to polls Saturday in the Kurdish regional parliamentary and presidential elections that will determine the leadership of the country's Kurdish region. Voting started at 8.00 a.m. ... Read more...

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Toll in two Iraq blasts climbs to 87


April 24th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 24 (DPA) The toll in two suicide bombings in Iraq Thursday climbed to 87 Friday, police said. A man killed 33 people and himself when he detonated explosives strapped to his ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda-trained child suicide bombers captured in Iraq


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 22 (Xinhua) Iraqi security forces have captured four children trained as suicide bombers by Al Qaeda, police said Tuesday. The children were captured in a village near the oil-rich city ... Read more...

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Iraq’s provincial elections: A test of fragile calm


January 28th, 2009 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 28 (DPA) As voters prepare to go to the polls Jan 31, Iraq stands balanced on a knife-edge as the streets are safer now than they have been at any ... Read more...

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Suicide bomb attacks kill 30 in Iraq (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2008 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Baghdad, July 28 (Xinhua) At least 30 people were killed and some 100 injured in four suicide bomb attacks in Iraq Monday, authorities said. Three female suicide bombers blew themselves up in ... Read more...

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19 killed in triple suicide bombings in Iraq (Lead)


July 28th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Baghdad, July 28 (DPA) At least 19 people were killed in three suicide attacks carried out in quick succession amid a crowd of Shia pilgrims by female bombers in the Iraqi capital ... Read more...

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Abducted students released, mass grave found in Iraq


April 20th, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Baghdad, April 20 (DPA) Gunmen in Iraq Sunday released the university students they abducted in the northern province of Diyala while authorities discovered 100 bodies buried in a mass grave in the ... Read more...

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