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‘Al Qaeda infiltrating Syria via Iraq’


July 5th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 5 (IANS) Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari Thursday said Al Qaeda terrorists have infiltrated Syria via Iraq to carry out terror attacks, RIA Novosti reported."We have reliable data ... Read more...

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U.S. officially ends nearly nine-year-long war in Iraq


December 15th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday officially ended the U.S.-led war in Iraq during a highly symbolic ceremony in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. It brings to ... Read more...

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US, Iraqi officials talk relations after troops drawdown


October 29th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) US National Security Advisor Tom Donilon Saturday held talks with his Iraqi counterpart Falah al-Fayyadh to discuss relationship between the two countries after the US ... Read more...

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Stockholm suicide bomber could have had helping hands: Swedish investigators


December 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Dec 17 (ANI): Swedish officials have claimed that Taimour Abdulwahab al-Abdaly, the suicide bomber who blew himself up on a Stockholm street full of holiday shoppers, was likely to have been ... Read more...

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Bombers Target Sunni Insurgents In Pilgrimage


July 10th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Baghdad, July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 12 people were killed in Baghdad in a target attack by the militants on Thursday. The Iraqi officials informed the media that the militants had ... 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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Report: Iraqi security forces foil Al-Qaeda plot to crash airliner into mosque


April 15th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi security forces have foiled an attempt by al-Qaeda to hijack a passenger plane and crash it into the Imam Ali Mosque, according to a news report on ... Read more...

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U.S. Vice President Biden talks with Iraqi officials


April 8th, 2010 - 4:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke on Wednesday to various Iraqi officials to talk about the recent developments in the Asian country, the White House informed.Vice President ... Read more...

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Interpol Issues Arrest Warrant Against Saddam Hussein’s Daughter


April 6th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Lyon, Apr 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Interpol Bulletin on the agencies' website speaks of an arrest warrant which has been issued against Raghad Saddam Hussein who happens to be the ... Read more...

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A.Q. Khan offered Saddam nuclear ‘package’ deal: Post


March 10th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) An agent linked to disgraced Pakistani scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan had offered Saddam Hussein a $150 million nuclear "package" deal guaranteeing Iraq a weapons-assembly line capable of producing ... Read more...

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Iraq orders probe into ‘ineffective’ bomb detection devices


January 25th, 2010 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 25 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki ordered an investigation into the use of explosives detection devices imported from a British company after reports, an interior ministry official said. "Maliki ordered ... Read more...

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Musharraf approved Blackwater’s terror operations in Pak: General Beg


November 16th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Former Pakistan Army Chief Mirza Aslam Beg has claimed that ex-President Pervez Musharraf had given Blackwater the green signal to carry out its terrorist operations in the ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda-linked group claims deadly Baghdad blasts


October 27th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 27 (DPA) An Al Qaeda-linked group has claimed responsibility for Sunday's deadly blasts which targeted government buildings and killed at least 155 people in Baghdad, said a statement published on ... Read more...

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At least six killed, 16 injured in Iraq violence


October 13th, 2009 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 13 (DPA) At least six people were killed in fresh attacks across Iraq Monday, while casualties continued to climb from a triple bombing targeting a conference on national reconciliation a ... Read more...

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Biden meets senior Iraqi officials in Baghdad


September 17th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 16 (DPA) US Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday brushed the lethal rocket attacks that had greeted his arrival in Baghdad the night before while exchanging gifts and joking with Iraqi ... Read more...

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One killed, 40 injured in Abu Ghraib prison riots


September 12th, 2009 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 11 (DPA) One prisoner was killed and 40 others injured in riots in the western Baghdad prison formerly known as Abu Ghraib, media reports said Friday. Prisoners set fire to Baghdad ... Read more...

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Serbia to return Iraqi fighter planes after 20 years


September 1st, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 1 (DPA) Days after Serbia signed a $100 million arms contract with Iraq, Baghdad is asking Belgrade to return 19 fighter planes that were sent to Serbia in 1989 for ... Read more...

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Over 60 killed in Baghdad market blast (Lead)


June 25th, 2009 - 6:10 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 25 (DPA) More than 60 people were killed and at least 150 wounded Wednesday when a bomb exploded at a crowded market here, media reports said. The explosion, which took ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Iraq suicide attack


May 25th, 2009 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 24 (DPA) Eight people were killed when a suicide bomber exploded a car packed with explosives at a US patrol in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul Sunday. The explosion, which ... Read more...

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Saddam’s bed still ‘too scary’ for honeymooners


April 21st, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 21 (ANI): Iraq's tourism industry is banking on Saddam Hussein's "popularity" by offering the former dictator's bedroom as the honeymoon suite for 150 pounds. However, the idea hasn't sit ... Read more...

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American forces may stay in Iraq beyond June 2009 deadline


March 27th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Mar.27 (ANI): The commander of ground forces in Iraq has said that US troops may extend their stay in the Iraqi cities of Baquba and Mosul beyond the June 2009 deadline.A ... Read more...

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U.S. downed Iranian drone over Iraq in February


March 17th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Mar.17 (ANI): American warplanes shot down an unmanned Iranian aircraft last month as it flew over Iraq, U.S. and Iraqi officials said Monday. The U.S. military said it had tracked ... Read more...

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Iran warns Iraq over prolonged presence of US forces


March 1st, 2009 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 1 (DPA) Iran's supreme leader Saturday warned Iraq over the prolonged presence of US forces in that country, the Iranian media reported. "The occupiers are preparing grounds for a long and ... Read more...

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`Murderous” Iraqi mom suspected of recruiting over 80 female suicide bombers arrested


February 4th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.4 (ANI): A murderous mom who helped a gang of rapists turn its victims into female suicide bombers has been arrested in Iraq. Samira Ahmed Jassim, who has been referred to ... Read more...

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Be alert against enemy conspiracies, Ahmadinejad tells Iraqis


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 23 (IANS) President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has asked Iraqi officials to be vigilant against enemy conspiracies, IRNA reported. "Though the US is on the verge of falling today and regional nations, ... Read more...

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35 Iraqi officials arrested over trying to revive Saddams Baath Party


December 18th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Dec 18 (ANI): Thirty five Iraqi officials including four Iraqi generals have been arrested over the past three days, with some of them accused of quietly working to reconstitute Saddam ... Read more...

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Iraq sends security forces to Syrian border


November 1st, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ramadi (Iraq), Nov 1 (Xinhua) Iraq Saturday sent security forces to the Syrian border to prevent Al Qaeda militants from entering into the country, a provincial security source said. "Dozens of Iraqi ... 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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Nine killed in Iraq car bombing


October 23rd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 23 (Xinhua) Nine people were killed and 10 injured when a suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden car in a convoy of government vehicles Thursday morning, an interior ministry source ... Read more...

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US, Iraq inching closer to troop withdrawal pact


October 16th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Baghdad, Oct.16 (ANI): The governments of the United States and Iraq are reportedly close to reaching an agreement on when American troops will make their exit from Iraq.The announcement that there ... Read more...

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Nine killed in Iraq car bombing (Lead)


October 12th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 12 (Xinhua) Nine people were killed and 13 others injured in a car bomb explosion in a marketplace in the Iraqi capital Sunday, the interior ministry said. A booby-trapped car ... Read more...

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Iraq accused of discarding due process in Hussein trial


September 25th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Cambridge (UK), Sept.25 (ANI): Nearly two years after an Iraqi court sentenced Saddam Hussein to death, Western lawyers who helped guide the court, have contended that Hussein was railroaded to the ... Read more...

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Smitten Zardari cant get enough of gorgeous Palin


September 25th, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.25 (ANI): A smitten Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari appeared to fall head over heels during his meeting with Alaska Governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin here on ... Read more...

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Obama Camp denies that it sought to delay Iraq troop withdrawal pact


September 16th, 2008 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.16 (ANI): The Obama Campaign has denied a New York Post report that said he privately tried to persuade Iraqi political leaders to stall an agreement on scaling back ... Read more...

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Twin blasts kill 12 in Iraq


September 15th, 2008 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 15 (Xinhua) At least 12 people were killed and 32 injured in two car bombings in the Iraqi capital Monday, an interior ministry source said."The latest reports said that 12 ... Read more...

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