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Iraq to help Libya in chemical weapons’ disposal


April 13th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq has agreed to help Libya in getting rid of its stockpiles of chemical weapons following a request from Tripoli, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi cabinet has accepted ... Read more...

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Osama’s death not a big loss for Al Qaeda: Iraqi expert


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 2 (IANS) Even as Osama bin Laden's death is a victory for the US, it's not necessarily a big loss for Al Qaeda in the world, an ... Read more...

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835 await execution in Iraqi prisons


December 14th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 14 (IANS/AKI) More than 800 people in Iraq are on death row awaiting execution, said Iraqi Interior Minister Jawad al-Bolani.Speaking at a press conference on anti-terrorism measures Monday, Bolani said ... Read more...

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Iranian troops partially withdraw from Iraqi oil well


December 20th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 20 (RIA Novosti) Iranian troops have partially withdrawn from an oil well in a disputed oilfield in southern Iraq, an official said Sunday. A small group of Iranian soldiers took control ... Read more...

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Iraq denies it seeks advanced Russian weapons


April 13th, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (DPA) Baghdad is not seeking to buy advanced Russian weapons systems, an Iraqi government spokesman said Monday, denying earlier reports. "Iraq does not want to buy heavy, advanced weapons from ... Read more...

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Iraq blames failure to sell Saddam’s yacht on financial crisis


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 22 (DPA) A luxury yacht that belonged to Saddam Hussein failed to tempt a buyer from Europe owing to the credit crunch, an Iraqi government spokesman said Wednesday."The Ocean Breeze ... Read more...

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Iraq, Iran to exchange remains of fallen soldiers


November 1st, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 1 (Xinhua) Iraq and Iran have agreed to exchange the remains of each other's soldiers killed during their eight-year war in the 1980s, an Iraqi government spokesman said Saturday."The delivery ... Read more...

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Iraqi police help US target terrorist in Syria: Report


October 28th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 28 (DPA) The Iraqi police tipped the US military to the whereabouts of a senior Al Qaeda terrorist hiding in a Syrian border village that was the site of Sunday's ... Read more...

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US conducts raid against insurgents in Syria (Lead)


October 27th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 27 (Xinhua) US security forces have raided hideouts of insurgents in Syria to stop cross-border attacks by militants on Iraqi positions, officials said."The US raid on the Syrian side of ... Read more...

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US says non-acceptance of security pact by Iraq could end its military presence there


October 23rd, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): The US has warned Iraq of ending its military operations there if it rejects a newly negotiated security pact.According to CBS News, the White House said the ... Read more...

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Iraqi PM says US forces will leave the country by 2011


August 26th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki has toughened his language, reiterating earlier Iraqi demands for a fixed date for the withdrawal of American troops.It is not ... Read more...

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Four Iraqis to compete in Beijing Olympics


July 31st, 2008 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing/Lausanne, July 31 (DPA) A last-minute appeal by an Iraqi government delegation bore fruit when the International Olympic Committee reversed a decision made last week and gave the go-ahead for four Iraqi ... Read more...

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US air strike on Baghdad’s Shiite area ahead of ceasefire


May 11th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, May 11 (DPA) The stronghold of the Shia Mahdi Army militia in Baghdad's Sadr City has been bombed overnight by US aircraft hours before a deal to end the fighting in ... Read more...

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