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Seven killed in Iraq violence


August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and four injured Tuesday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said.In Baghdad, two Iraqi ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills five Iraqi soldiers


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 3 (IANS) At least five soldiers were killed and as many military personnel injured after a roadside bomb exploded Friday in an Iraqi town, police said.The explosion occurred ... Read more...

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Training mission in Iraq to end: NATO chief


December 12th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 12 (IANS) NATO will wrap up its training mission in Iraq by year-end, its secretary general, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, said Monday."Agreement on the extension of this successful programme ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq violence


December 5th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 5 (IANS) At least six people were killed and nine injured in separate bomb attacks in north and central Iraq Sunday.In northern Iraq, two civilians were killed and ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill four during hostage crisis in western Iraq


October 4th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
RAMADI, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen stormed a police station in western Iraq on Monday morning, taking a number of people hostage and killing several of them before security ... Read more...

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Nine die in Iraq blasts


September 25th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 25 (IANS) Nine people were killed and some 90 wounded in a spate of bomb attacks in Iraq's Karbala city Sunday, police said.The nine victims died in four ... Read more...

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10 killed, 30 injured in Iraq twin terror attack


July 28th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 28 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 30 others were wounded Thursday in a roadside bombing that was followed by a suicide bomber attack which targeted ... Read more...

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Three American troops die in central and northern Iraq


January 15th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Three American service members were killed in two separate incidents in central and northern Iraq on Saturday morning, the U.S. military confirmed, but few details were immediately released.A ... 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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Four Iraqi soldiers among six killed in attacks


September 21st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kirkuk (Iraq), Sep 21 (DPA) Six people were killed, four of them Iraqi soldiers, in separate attacks in northern Iraq Tuesday, military sources said. Some 250 km north of Baghdad in the city ... Read more...

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Nine soldiers killed in Iraq


September 15th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 15 (IANS) Nine Iraqi soldiers were killed in a bomb explosion and gunfire attack in Iraq's northern province of Nineveh Wednesday, police said. The attack took place outside the provincial capital ... 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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American Combat Operations In Iraq Ends As U.S. Troops Head Home


August 20th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Baghdad, Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what is considered to be a major milestone, the last of the United States combat troops made their exit from Iraq in the wee ... Read more...

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Two soldiers killed in Iraq violence


August 13th, 2010 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 13 (IANS) Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and five security personnel wounded in three attacks, including a suicide car bombing, in central and northern Iraq, police said. A suicide car bomber ... Read more...

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Six, including medic, killed in Iraq attacks


August 11th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 11 (DPA) Six people, including a medic, were killed and four others injured in attacks in Iraq Wednesday, officials in the country said. Intisar Mohammed Ali, director of the al-Iwiya hospital ... Read more...

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Islamist insurgent group claims killing 25 US soldiers


June 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 21 (DPA) Islamist insurgent group 'The Islamic State of Iraq' said it killed 25 US soldiers in two attacks in Diyala province, about 60 km north-east of Baghdad, according to ... Read more...

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Iraq ‘war porn’ growing in numbers online


May 5th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 5 (ANI): Videos featuring the gruesome killing of Iraqi soldiers and civilians in the Iraq war are growing in numbers online, earning them the name 'war porn' as they ... Read more...

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Iraqi troops launch major offensive against Al Qaeda


April 26th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 26 (DPA) Some 26,000 Iraqi soldiers and police have begun a sweep of the west of the country, searching for armed men from Al Qaeda and related groups, government media ... 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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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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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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21,000 soldiers to safeguard Iraqi Shia religious festival


August 3rd, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 3 (DPA) More than 21,000 Iraqi soldiers will provide security for Shia Muslims gathering in the city of Karbala in the coming days, a senior military officer said Monday. Hundreds of ... Read more...

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Nine killed in fresh bombings in Iraq


June 25th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 25 (DPA) Nine people, including four civilians, were killed in two bombings in Iraq Thursday, a day after a devastating bomb attack in Sadr City which killed 74. In Baghdad's Bayaa ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber targets Iraqi governor’s house


May 18th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mosul (Iraq), May 18 (DPA) An Iraqi policeman was killed and three civilians were wounded when a suicide bomber targeted the home of the governor of a northern Iraqi province, according to ... Read more...

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Suicide bombing kills 18 in Iraq military base (Second Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ramadi (Iraq), April 16 (Xinhua) The death toll from a suicide bombing inside a military base in central Iraq Thursday rose to 18 with 53 soldiers injured, a military source said. "The latest ... Read more...

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16 killed in Iraq suicide bombing (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ramadi (Iraq), April 16 (Xinhua) At least 16 people were killed and more than 50 injured Thursday when a suicide bomber blew himself up near a military base in central Iraq, a ... Read more...

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US forces will have to get Iraqi court approval for raids from Jan.1


December 26th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Commanders at US bases across Iraq are preparing for a big change in their ground rules when the Status of Forces Agreement (Sofa) comes into force on ... Read more...

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US, UK failing to monitor flood of arms into Iraq: Amnesty


September 17th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.17 (ANI): Human rights watchdog Amnesty International has charged both the United States and the United Kingdom with flooding Iraq with weapons, and this has led to an increase in ... Read more...

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UK military to have long-term role in Iraq, says its commander


July 15th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): The British military is likely to have a long-term role in Iraq, a top commander said on Monday. Major-General Barney White-Spunner, who is in charge of British ... Read more...

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Iran upping support for militants in Iraq: US


April 25th, 2008 - 11:30 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 25 (DPA) Iran has been increasing its support for militants in Iraq and terrorism throughout the Middle East, the top US military officer said Friday. Admiral Michael Mullen, the ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 Iraqi soldiers, policemen refuse to fight Basras Shia militias


April 4th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by admin
New York, Apr 4 (ANI): Over 1,000 Iraqi soldiers and policemen have either refused to fight or simply abandoned their posts during the inconclusive assault against Shia militias in Basra last ... Read more...

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34 killed in Iraq violence


March 29th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, March 29 (DPA) At least 34 people were killed and 38 wounded in separate incidents as the Shia militia Mahdi Army continued heavy clashes with Iraqi forces, witnesses and security sources ... Read more...

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Al-Maliki extends deadline for Shia militia’s surrender


March 28th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, March 28 (DPA) Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki extended Friday the deadline until April 8 for the Shia militia to lay down weapons, media reports said. Al-Jazeera news channel said al-Maliki, ... Read more...

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At least 63 killed, as many injured in Iraqi violence


March 23rd, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Baghdad, March 23 (DPA) At least 63 people were killed Sunday, including Iraqi soldiers and members of the same family, while 63 were injured in separate incidents across Iraq, officials and media ... Read more...

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Three US soldiers, eight Iraqi troops killed in attacks


February 20th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, Feb 20 (DPA) Three US soldiers were killed when a bomb struck their vehicle in northwestern Baghdad while elsewhere eight Iraqi soldiers were killed while trying to detonate rockets, the US ... Read more...

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