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2008-07-22 12:00:13

By Joseph Morton, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 22--WASHINGTON --The United States can build a "new kind of partnership with Iraq" and refocus its foreign policy on fighting terrorists in Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a joint statement issued Monday from Iraq by Sens.

2008-07-22 09:00:30

U.S. Sen. Barack Obama traveled to Jordan Tuesday, where he was expected to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Iraq and Iran with Jordanian leaders. Obama, the likely Democratic U.S. presidential nominee, is to meet privately in Amman with Jordan's King Abdullah and then join Sens.

2008-07-22 09:00:12

By Brian Murphy and Qassim Abdul-Zahra Associated Press BAGHDAD -- Face to face with Iraq's leaders, Barack Obama gained fresh support Monday for the idea of pulling all U.S. combat forces from the war zone by 2010.

2008-07-22 00:00:20

BAGHDAD _ Sen. Barack Obama received a fresh boost Monday to his troop withdrawal plan from the Iraqi government, which directly affirmed for the first time that it shares Obama's goal of pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq by the end of 2010.

2008-07-21 08:44:37

U.S. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., arrived in Iraq Monday for talks with U.S. and Iraqi officials and to meet U.S. troops, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said. Obama, the presumptive Democratic Party presidential candidate, is to meet with U.S. Army Gen.

2008-07-20 15:00:02

By JOHN E MULLIGAN With Sen. Jack Reed at his side, the presidential candidate meets with an Afghan official not far from where Osama bin Laden escaped after 9/11. Sen. Barack Obama landed in Kabul yesterday on an extraordinary wartime fact-finding mission with a strong political dimension.

2008-07-20 12:00:20

By Peter Nicholas and M. Karim Faiez Los Angeles Times KABUL, Afghanistan -- Barack Obama met with U.S.

2008-07-20 09:00:12

Likely U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama had breakfast with U.S. troops in Afghanistan Sunday before meeting with the the country's president. Sen.

2008-07-18 18:00:20

WASHINGTON _ Barack Obama will spend next week touring the Middle East and Western Europe, a trip that has galvanized much of the world's attention because of his charisma, race and family background and the 180-degree shift he's promising from the Bush administration's foreign policy.

2008-07-15 15:00:00

By John E Mulligan As Sen. Barack Obama prepares to travel to Iraq with Sen. Jack Reed, Republicans question whether the Democratic candidate has softened his stance on a troop withdrawal. WASHINGTON -- As he prepares for his first trip to Iraq as a Democratic presidential candidate, Sen.

Word of the Day
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.