elections in iraq

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Baghdad on surprise visit

July 3rd, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife on Saturday afternoon arrived in Baghdad on a surprise visit to mark Independence Day and to meet with Iraqi leaders.Biden's ... Read more...

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High turnout in elections in Iraq’s Kurdish region

July 26th, 2009 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Arbil (Iraq), July 26 (DPA) Voter turnout was high in parliamentary and presidential elections in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region Saturday, with authorities allowing an additional two hours for voting before polls ... Read more...

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Iraq combat could outlast Obama

February 9th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.9 (ANI): Many Iraq veterans believe the U.S. is likely to have soldiers in combat in Iraq until at least 2015. According to a book written by Thomas E. Ricks, Americas ... Read more...

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UNSC welcomes Iraq’s democratic elections

February 4th, 2009 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 4 (DPA) The UN Security Council has praised the successful holding of provisional elections in Iraq, which UN officials said was professionally organised and took place without violence.The 15-nation ... Read more...

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Smooth Iraqi elections key for Obama pullout

January 27th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (DPA) The elections in Iraq Jan 31 are the first of three this year that will be critical for evaluating the country's stability and determining how quickly US President ... Read more...

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UK troops to withdraw from Iraq early next year if polls go off smoothly

November 21st, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): UK commander in Basra Major Gen Andy Salmon has dropped enough hints that British combat troops, nearly 4000 in number, will start withdrawing from Iraq by early ... Read more...

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