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2006-03-22 15:16:03

By Steve Holland WHEELING, West Virginia (Reuters) - President George W. Bush urged Iraqi leaders on Wednesday to settle differences and form a unity government and for Iraqi troops to get ready to defend their country, in a reflection of U.S. impatience.

2006-03-20 16:29:53

By Tabassum Zakaria CLEVELAND (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Monday he understands that unrelenting violence in Iraq has shaken Americans' confidence but pledged the United States will not abandon the country as the fourth post-invasion year begins.

2006-03-20 16:02:17

By Tabassum Zakaria CLEVELAND (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Monday he understands that unrelenting violence in Iraq has shaken Americans' confidence but pledged the United States will not abandon the country as the fourth post-invasion year begins.

2006-03-11 14:48:29

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, in his latest push to counter rising opposition to the Iraq war as it nears its third anniversary, said on Saturday he believes the country can avoid an all-out civil war because of the increased capability of Iraqi troops.

2006-03-11 10:23:32

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With the Iraq war nearly 3 years old and showing no sign of letting up, President George W. Bush said on Saturday he hoped to have Iraqi forces control more territory than U.S. troops by year's end.

2006-03-09 15:33:32

By Vicki Allen and Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraqi forces, not American troops, would deal with a civil war if one erupts in Iraq and U.S. troop cuts remained possible despite a recent surge in violence, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Thursday.

2006-03-09 12:45:00

Iraqi security forces, not U.S. troops, should be the ones to try to deal with any civil war in Iraq, U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Thursday.

2006-03-03 08:15:28

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has asked the United States for more information about an alleged secret plan by Saddam Hussein to defend Baghdad against the 2003 U.S. invasion, the government said on Friday.

2006-02-28 14:17:11

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - America's backing for President George W. Bush's handling of the war in Iraq has tumbled to an all-time low, and the vast majority of troops fighting there want out within the next year, new polls showed on Tuesday.

2006-02-16 08:20:00

By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - At least 1,333 British servicemen and women have developed mental health problems after serving in Iraq, the Ministry of Defense said on Thursday, as veterans' groups warned the number could be higher.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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