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2005-12-15 12:48:06

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Egypt has repeatedly offered to train tens of thousands of Iraqi forces but Washington ignored this offer and chose instead to criticize Cairo for not doing enough, Egypt's envoy to the United States said.

2005-07-28 12:58:16

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Sam Bodman has removed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's lobbyist in Washington from the Energy Department's top advisory board, administration officials said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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