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2008-07-15 15:00:07

President George Bush said the United States is fighting a war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan and has the patience and determination to succeed in both.

2008-07-09 15:00:13

The major party presidential candidates are fine-tuning their plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq, their campaigns say, now that Baghdad wants a timetable. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., says he wants U.S. combat troops pulled out of Iraq carefully, while Sen.

2008-07-09 12:00:17

The United States is against a schedule to withdraw troops from Iraq, the White House said, despite Iraqi officials wanting a plan as part of a security pact.

2008-07-07 09:00:35

Bush's Iraq report ignored by U.S. media WASHINGTON, July 3 (Xinhua) -- There's little media reaction to a new Bush administration report touting "progress" in Iraq, U.S. Media Research Center said Thursday.

2008-07-01 09:00:17

Militants killed more U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan in June than in Iraq for the second straight month, after a run of headline- grabbing insurgent attacks that analysts say underscore the Taliban's growing strength.

2008-06-20 06:00:34

By Charles Levinson BASRA, Iraq -- In the oil-rich deserts of southern Iraq, a rusted pipeline snakes through piles of burning garbage, lakes of raw sewage and slums controlled by hostile militias. Mundal Mayali, a local councilman, points to the pipeline and sighs.

2008-06-16 09:00:20

By NATASHA T METZLER By Natasha T. Metzler The Associated Press ARLINGTON Republican presidential candidate John McCain met Sunday with Iraq's foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari.

2006-09-01 12:34:35

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Violent deaths among civilians in Iraq may have fallen by a quarter last month, statistics indicated on Friday, despite a bloody week in Baghdad that ended with 70 dead in a series of explosions late on Thursday.

2006-09-01 10:58:08

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, who heads an independent panel charged with taking a fresh look at U.S. policy in Iraq, met the most senior Sunni leaders in the Iraqi coalition government on Friday.

2006-09-01 09:13:35

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, who heads an independent panel charged with taking a fresh look at U.S. policy in Iraq, met one of the most senior Sunni leaders in the Iraqi coalition government on Friday.


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