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Iran begins anti-armour missile production


July 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 7 (IANS) Iran Saturday began mass production of a new and advanced laser-guided anti-armour missile that can destroy a "variety of tanks", state-run Press TV reported."The Dehlavieh missile ... Read more...

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US condemns Iraq bombings


March 21st, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) The US Tuesday condemned the deadly bomb attacks in Iraq that killed at least 45 people, and raised questions about the security situation in the country ... Read more...

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‘Only 17,000 US soldiers left in Iraq’


November 25th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 24 (IANS) The US is continuing to draw down its troops in Iraq as scheduled, as there are only 17,000 US troops remaining in Iraq besides ... Read more...

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10 dead in Iraq hostage crisis


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 3 (IANS) Ten people, among them five policemen, were killed Monday when Iraqi security forces stormed a government compound where several people, including a mayor, were held hostage, ... Read more...

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“Unknown perpetrators” killed bulk of 90,000 Iraqi civilians during 2003 to 2008: study


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Feb.16 (ANI): A study has claimed that nearly 90, 000 people have been killed over five years from March 2003 to 2008 during the Iraq war, and majority of these were ... Read more...

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Iraq abuse allegations must be probed: Britain


October 24th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Britain Sunday said allegations of killing of civilians and torture of detainees in Iraq made in leaked US documents posted on WikiLeaks must be properly probed, a media ... Read more...

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Wikileaks Reveals Incidents of ‘Friendly Fire’ On UK Troops


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest Wikileaks revelations on Iraq war may cause serious embarrassments to the US government as it appears. Apart from the USA's apparent ignorance of the ... Read more...

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Wikileaks Reveals Disturbing Iraq War Documents


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a startling revelation that has sent shock waves in the media and international political circles, WikiLeaks unveiled almost 400000 US classified files on Friday related ... Read more...

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U.S. Defense Secretary, Robert Gates, Journeys To Iraq As The Combat Assignment Of America Concludes


September 1st, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 1, 2010 (Just Flashed): The Defense Secretary of America happens to be Robert Gates. Therefore, he is also the boss of the Pentagon. Gates happens to be the fourteenth Cabinet ... Read more...

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Obama says combat operations in Iraq coming to a close


August 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said combat operations in Iraq are nearing its end and the sovereign, independent nation would be free to chart its own course ... Read more...

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‘War is ending’ in Iraq: Obama


August 28th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama used his weekly radio address to tout the end of the US combat mission in Iraq, which officially closes Tuesday, more than seven ... Read more...

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US military lowers troop figure in Iraq


August 20th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 20 (DPA) The US military command in Baghdad said Friday that the number of forces still in Iraq was 52,000, lower than the figure given the day before under the ... Read more...

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Last American Combat Troops Withdrawn From Iraq


August 19th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last American combat operations departed from Iraq on the wee hours of Thursday marking the end to the bloody as well as controversial operations that ... Read more...

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Suspected Al-Qaeda leader arrested in west Mosul, Iraq


June 10th, 2010 - 4:35 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – A suspected Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader was arrested on Wednesday by Iraqi Security Forces during a joint security operation in west Mosul, the United States Forces in ... Read more...

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Suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq member captured


June 4th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – A suspected Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) member was captured on Thursday, U.S. Forces in Iraq said.A joint operation between Iraqi Security Forces and U.S. advisors was carried out ... Read more...

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US troops in Afghanistan outnumber those in Iraq


May 25th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): American troops in Afghanistan outnumber their counterparts in Iraq, new Pentagon figures show.According to officials, there are currently around 94,000 troops in Afghanistan compared to 92,000 ... Read more...

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Prisoners released by US troops joining Al Qaeda: Iraq


May 19th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 19 (IANS/AKI) Iraqi security forces are concerned that many of the prisoners released by US troops are joining Al Qaeda terror network, according to local news site, Al-Sumaria News. "Most of ... Read more...

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Three suspected terrorists captured in Iraq


May 19th, 2010 - 3:16 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Three suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) criminal associates were captured on Tuesday, U.S. Forces in Iraq said.Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and U.S. advisors conducted a joint security ... Read more...

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Iraqi Security Forces arrest four al-Qaeda in Iraq associates


May 13th, 2010 - 2:58 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi Security Forces on Wednesday arrested four suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) criminal associates during separate joint security operations conducted in central and southern Iraq.ISF and U.S. advisors ... Read more...

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Four al-Qaeda in Iraq members arrested in Mosul


May 8th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested four suspected Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) members on Thursday, U.S. Forces in Iraq said Friday.During a joint security operation conducted in east Mosul ... Read more...

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Iraqi Security Forces arrest suspected Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader


April 27th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi Security Forces arrested a suspected Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader west of Baghdad on Tuesday, the U.S. Military said. A second suspect was also taken into custody.The arrests ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda in Iraq member and eight associates arrested


April 27th, 2010 - 4:24 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested a suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) member and eight suspected AQI associates, U.S. Forces said Monday.During joint security operations conducted in Baghdad ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda in Iraq confirms deaths of its leaders


April 25th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 25 (DPA) Al Qaeda in Iraq Sunday confirmed the death of two of its leaders, nearly a week after Iraqi forces said they were killed in a raid, al-Arabiya television ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda relations chief arrested in Iraq


April 22nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 22 (IANS/AKI) An Al Qaeda militant allegedly in charge of relations between the terror outfit's network across Iraq and other countries was arrested Thursday. The man was arrested in Baquba city ... Read more...

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9/11-Style Plot Foiled In Iraq


April 17th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Baghdad, Iraq, Apr 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the reports, the U.S army along with Iraqi forces was able to crack the plan of the Al-Quida which was planning a ... Read more...

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Iraqi forces arrest suspected al-Qaeda cell leader


March 14th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi forces on Friday arrested a suspected leader of an al-Qaeda cell in Al Fadil, the U.S. military said on Sunday.The identity of the suspected terrorist was not ... Read more...

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22 terrorist suspects arrested in Iraq


February 13th, 2010 - 1:49 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi and U.S. forces arrested 22 suspected terrorists and killed others in the last two days, military officials announced on Friday.The arrests occurred during operations targeting a ... Read more...

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Iraqi forces arrest six suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists in Baghdad


February 10th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi authorities arrested six suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists in Baghdad on Tuesday, officials said on Wednesday.An element of the Iraqi Federal Police, with U.S. forces advisors, arrested the suspects ... Read more...

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Iraqi forces arrest eight insurgents


February 4th, 2010 - 4:57 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi security forces on Wednesday arrested eight suspected al-Qaeda members today during separate operations conducted in northern Iraq and Baghdad, military officials said.Iraqi forces arrested a number of ... Read more...

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Iraq captures Al Qaeda suspect in Baghdad’s UN building bombing


January 16th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 16 (DPA) Iraqi forces captured a senior leader of Al Qaeda who was responsible for a 2003 bombing of the United Nations' headquarters in Iraq, Baghdad security spokesman Qassim Atta ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills Iraqi policeman, injures eight


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 22 (DPA) A man detonated explosives packed into his car as he approached a police checkpoint north of the western Iraqi city of Falluja Sunday, killing a policeman, authorities said. Health ... Read more...

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At least four injured in Iraq suicide bombing


October 19th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 19 (DPA) At least four people were injured in the western Iraqi city of Falluja Monday when a man detonated explosives packed in his car, police said. The blast, which targeted ... Read more...

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Iraqi forces arrest Najim Abdallah Zahwen Al Ujayli


September 6th, 2009 - 2:39 am ICT by BNO News
TIKRIT, Iraqi (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi forces have detained Najim Abdallah Zahwen Al Ujayli, a suspected terrorist commander and former general during Saddam Hussein's regime, the U.S. Army said on Saturday.Commandos with ... Read more...

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US condemns terrorist attacks in Baghdad


August 20th, 2009 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (DPA) The US strongly condemned the wave of bombings that took place in Baghdad Wednesday and killed at least 90 people, while expressing confidence that Iraqi forces are capable ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Iraq violence


August 17th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 16 (DPA) At least six people were killed in violence in western and northern Iraq Sunday, police said. Near the western city of Falluja, in Iraq's Sunni heartland to the west ... Read more...

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