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2006-06-12 20:36:10

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the House of Representatives on Monday introduced a resolution they said would be the springboard for a thorough debate on the Iraq war, but Democrats decried it for dealing broadly with the war on terrorism instead focusing on Iraq.

2006-06-09 12:51:03

By Ibon Villelabeitia and Fredrik Dahl BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was still alive and tried to escape from a stretcher when American troops reached his hideout where war planes had dropped two 500-pound bombs that killed him, the U.S. military said on Friday.

2006-06-07 18:31:11

By Akiko Fujita TACOMA, Washington (Reuters) - A U.S. Army officer said on Wednesday that fighting in the war in Iraq would make him "party to war crimes" and he would not go. First Lt.

2006-05-29 09:18:27

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Charges will be brought against U.S. Marines if an investigation into the alleged killing of unarmed Iraqi civilians uncovers wrongdoing, the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said on Monday. Marine Gen.

2006-05-28 19:01:21

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The killing of Iraqi civilians by U.S. Marines has done more damage to America's aims in Iraq than the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal, a Democratic congressman and vocal war critic said on Sunday. Rep.

2006-05-26 11:18:30

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair appealed on Friday for more international support for Iraq and urged quick reform of world bodies such as the United Nations, World Bank and IMF to tackle future crises like Iraq.

2006-05-26 09:26:01

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair urged the world on Friday to stand by a new democratic Iraq and called for major reform of bodies such as the United Nations, World Bank and IMF to help tackle world crises.

2006-05-18 09:16:50

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four U.S. soldiers and their Iraqi interpreter were killed on Thursday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb northwest of Baghdad, the U.S. military said in a statement.

2006-05-16 07:13:58

By Bernd Debusmann, Special Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. forces in Iraq, locked in a war that cannot be won by military force alone, are facing a weapon that tends to favor insurgents -- time. The war is in its fourth year and public support is waning.

2006-05-11 03:47:21

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent BERLIN (Reuters) - German lawmakers formally launched an investigation into the security services on Thursday that will delve into sensitive areas of cooperation with the United States, including over the Iraq war.


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