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2010-08-18 08:45:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading Authorities, Inc., one of the nation's largest and most prominent lecture agencies and event firms, is proud to announce its representation of General Stanley McChrystal, USA (Ret.), the former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan.

2008-10-15 13:00:00

Coalition forces killed al-Qaida in Iraq's second-in-command during an operation earlier in October in Mosul, the U.S. military command announced Wednesday. Abu Qaswarah, known as Abu Sara, who was killed during an Oct.

2008-08-21 12:00:51

U.S. military success in Iraq has translated into success against al-Qaida's ability to get followers and cash, an independent terrorist tracking group says.

2008-08-13 18:00:16

By Robert H. Reid Associated Press BAGHDAD -- A female suicide bomber blasted an Iraqi convoy north of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing two people but narrowly missing a provincial governor in the second suicide attack by a woman in Diyala province in as many days. Gov.

2008-07-30 09:00:11

By Kim Gamel Associated Press BAGHDAD -- U.S.-backed Iraqi troops sealed off Baqouba and staged house-to-house searches Tuesday as they began a new offensive in Diyala province in the latest bid to clear al-Qaida in Iraq from its last major belt near the capital.

2008-07-30 06:00:25

By Nicholas Spangler and Laith Hammoudi, The Miami Herald Jul. 30--BAGHDAD -- Iraqi infantry, supported by artillery, the Iraqi air force and U.S. forces, on Tuesday began what was described as a major operation in Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad.

2008-07-16 15:00:19

By ALEXANDRA ZAVIS By Alexandra Zavis Los Angeles Times BAGHDAD One minute, Salam Munim was waiting patiently among a crowd of recruits, eager to join the Iraqi army's next major offensive against Sunni Arab insurgents in his home province of Diyala.

2008-07-16 09:00:30

By Sebastian Abbot Associated Press BAQOUBA, Iraq -- Scattered sandals and overturned bicycles were all that remained hours after suicide bombers struck the Saad military camp.

2006-09-05 02:16:37

(Corrects date of Anfal campaign to 1988 from 199

2006-09-05 00:22:03

By Ibon Villelabeitia BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United States and Iraq hope to sign an agreement by next week to hand operational command of Iraq's new army to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Iraq said on Monday, after wrangles on wording had held up the accord.


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