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UN Security Council strongly condemns wave of attacks in Iraq


September 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The 15 members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) on late Tuesday strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq over the weekend that ... Read more...

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UN Security Council condemns Iraq terror attacks


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
United Nations (IANS), Sep 12"The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq on Sept. 8 and 9 causing numerous deaths ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns Iraq terror attacks; seeks stability in Central Africa


August 19th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 19 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned in the strongest terms the series of terrorist attacks in Iraq Aug 15 and underlined the need to bring ... Read more...

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Iraq, UAE to strengthen bilateral ties


February 4th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 3 (IANS/WAM) Iraq and the United Arab Emirates Thursday vowed to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.At a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki, visiting UAE Foreign ... Read more...

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Iraqi private security firms operate “mafia” to raise their “outrageous prices”: Wikileaks


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Dec 22 (ANI): The whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' has revealed in secret US diplomatic cables that the Halliburton oil field's senior executive in Iraq had accused private security companies of operating a ... Read more...

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Vice President Biden in Iraq “Preparing for Transition”


August 31st, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Vice President of the United States of America, Joe Biden has arrived in Iraq as the American troops pull out of the country ... Read more...

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American Vice President, Joe Biden, Is In Iraq To Assure Complete American Backing For The Iraqi People


August 31st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Vice President of America happens to be Joe Biden. He touched down at Iraq on Monday to guarantee the Iraqis that America ... Read more...

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Joint Security Station Zafaraniya transferred to Iraqi Federal Police


May 19th, 2010 - 4:04 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – Joint Security Station (JSS) Zafaraniya was transferred to the 1st Brigade, 1st Iraqi Federal Police Division Monday, U.S. Forces said Tuesday.Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, ... Read more...

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New national military training center opened in Baghdad


May 15th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- The National Training Center (NTC) opened in Baghdad on Monday, the U.S. Forces in Iraq said.The new center will be expanding investigative training capabilities for National information ... Read more...

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Baghdad’s Joint Security Station Ur transferred to Government of Iraq


May 4th, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Forces in Iraq announced Monday that a base located just outside of the well-known district of Sadr City was transferred to Iraqi authorities on April 30.Joint ... Read more...

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Iraqi Security Forces kill and arrest suspected senior al-Qaeda in Iraq leaders


April 21st, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi Security Forces killed a suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leader during a joint security operation conducted in east Mosul on Tuesday, the U.S. Military said on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Two top al-Qaida in Iraq leaders killed by Iraqi commandos


April 19th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) - Iraqi commandos, supported by U.S. Forces, killed the two most senior leaders of al-Qaida in Iraq early Sunday morning, the U.S. Military said on Monday.The U.S. Military confirmed ... Read more...

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U.S. Forces transfer military base to Iraqi government


April 17th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Officials from United States Forces - Iraq Deputy Commanding General, Advising and Training transferred a military base to the government of Iraq in an official ceremony on ... Read more...

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Iraqi Security Forces arrest four suspected terrorists while pursuing an al-Qaeda leader


April 1st, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested four suspected terrorists Wednesday, U.S. Forces in Iraq said.ISF conducted a joint security operation with U.S. advisors in southwestern Baghdad in search ... Read more...

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Iraqi Security Forces arrest six terrorist suspects


February 19th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested six terrorist suspects in Iraq, U.S. Forces said Thursday.A wanted attack-cell member who works directly with al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) and five ... Read more...

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U.S.-built training facility opens in Baghdad


February 5th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – A new Training Tactical Operations Center was unveiled on February 2. It was built by U.S. Army Corps of engineers. The new training facility also opened its door ... Read more...

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U.S. turns over four military camps to Iraqi Government


February 1st, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – U.S. military leaders on Sunday returned four camps to the Government of Iraq in the country’s southern region.In a second round of camp closures in Basra province in ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns bomb attacks in Iraq


January 26th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 25 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday "strongly" condemned bomb attacks that killed dozens of people in Baghdad and injured many more. "No cause can justify these attacks on ... Read more...

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`Iraq attacks do not signal return to post-Saddam era’


December 10th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 10 (IANS/AKI) The devastating bomb attacks that struck Baghdad this week do not signal a return to the instability witnessed in the country after the fall of former Iraqi dictator ... Read more...

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Iraq signs first oil contract with foreign consortium in 36 years


November 4th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 3 (DPA) The government of Iraq Tuesday signed a contract with a Chinese-British consortium to develop southern Iraq's massive Rumaila oil field, a spokesman said. Iraqi oil ministry spokesman Assim Jihad ... Read more...

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Eight killed in clashes at Iranian exile camp in Iraq


July 29th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad/Tehran, July 29 (DPA) Eight people have been killed and more than 455 injured in clashes between Iraqi security forces and an armed Iranian rebel group in northwesten Iraq, authorities said Wednesday. Abdel-Nasser ... Read more...

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Iraq to rebuild Guru Nanak’’s shrine


December 24th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
By K G Vasuki Baghdad, Dec 24 (ANI): In a significant development, the Government of Iraq has decided to rebuild the 15th century Sikh Guru Guru Nanak Dev''s shrine which was ... Read more...

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20-30 percent chances of failure of US-Iraq deal to allow American troops: US General


November 1st, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): The Commander of US forces in Iraq, General Raymond Odierno in a blunt assessment, has said that there is a 20-30 percent chance that the United States ... Read more...

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Five militants allegedly backed by Iran held in Iraq


October 3rd, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 3 (Xinhua) US-led forces captured five members of one of the militant groups believed to be sponsored by Iran to fight Iraqi and coalition forces in the war-torn country, the ... Read more...

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Iraq to compete in Beijing Olympics, after all


July 30th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Lausanne (Switzerland), July 30 (Xinhua) Iraq will compete at the Beijing Olympics in August after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) lifted the ban on the strife-torn nation. On Tuesday, the Iraqi delegation ... Read more...

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British prime minister promises public inquiry into Iraq war


March 17th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua London, March 17 (Xinhua) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has promised a full-scale inquiry into the military action in Iraq, The Independent newspaper said Monday. "There is a need to learn all ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown hints at Iraq inquiry


March 17th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.17 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that his Government will hold an inquiry into mistakes made before and after the Iraq invasion. Writing to the Fabian Society, ... Read more...

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