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One killed in Iraq protest

February 17th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 17 (IANS) One protestor was killed and over 20 were injured Thursday in a demonstration in Iraq's Kurdistan region, Xinhua reported.Hundreds of protestors took to the streets at the Al-Aaray ... 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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Iraqi court ratifies parliamentary election results

June 1st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 1 (DPA) After months of political tension, Iraq's federal court Tuesday ratified the final results of the March 7 parliamentary elections. The announcement came from Judge Medhat al-Mahmoud, president of Iraq's ... 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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Baghdad blasts toll rises to 139

October 27th, 2009 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 26 (DPA) Iraqi Health Minister Saleh al-Haswany said Monday that the toll in Sunday's twin truck bomb suicide attacks was at least 139 but the figure is feared to go ... 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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Kurds cast votes in Iraq’s regional elections

July 25th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Arbil (Iraq), July 25 (Xinhua) Iraqis went to polls Saturday in the Kurdish regional parliamentary and presidential elections that will determine the leadership of the country's Kurdish region. Voting started at 8.00 a.m. ... 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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President Obama makes surprise Iraq visit (Lead)

April 7th, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 7 (DPA) US President Barack Obama landed in Baghdad Tuesday, beginning a previously unannounced visit at the end of his eight-day European tour. Obama, who departed from Istanbul where he ... 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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Bush arrives in Afghanistan after eventful Iraqi visit

December 15th, 2008 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Kabul/Washington, Dec 15 (DPA) US President George W. Bush arrived in Afghanistan early Monday on a surprise farewell visit after his eventful trip to Baghdad where an Iraqi journalist threw shoes at ... Read more...

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Iraqi president recovers from heart surgery in US

August 15th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Cairo, Aug 15 (DPA) Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is recovering from heart surgery in the US, his office has announced. The 74-year-old president had been treated in a hospital in Rochester in ... Read more...

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