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2008-09-10 09:00:41

Integrated energy major Royal Dutch Shell has reached an agreement with the Iraqi government to capture and use gas in the Basra region, in a deal worth up to $4 billion, according to the Financial Times.

2008-09-09 12:00:04

Some 8,000 U.S. military personnel will be rotated out of Iraq without replacement during the next several months, U.S. President George Bush said Tuesday.

2008-09-09 09:05:00

Some 8,000 U.S. troops will be returning home from Iraq without replacement during the next several months, U.S. President George Bush said Tuesday.

2008-09-09 09:00:04

By Ben Feller Associated Press WASHINGTON -- President Bush will keep roughly the same number of U.S. forces in Iraq through the end of the year and pull about 8,000 troops home by February, a drawdown that's both slower and smaller than long anticipated.

2008-09-06 00:00:01

By Patrick Cockburn THE UNITED States has spied extensively on Iraq's Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki, and other Iraqi government leaders, the American investigative journalist Bob Woodward has revealed.

2008-09-05 21:00:02

A newspaper article about Bob Woodward's new book on U.S. President George W. Bush that cites spying on Iraqi leaders was "incomplete," the White House said.

2008-09-02 06:00:04

By Charles Levinson BAGHDAD -- The U.S. military turned over control of Iraq's Anbar province, once the country's most dangerous, to the Iraqi government Monday in a landmark step toward the withdrawal of more American troops.

2008-08-29 09:00:25

By ROBERT H REID By Robert H. Reid The Associated Press BAGHDAD A senior official in Nouri al-Maliki's government was in custody Thursday, suspected of ties to Iranian-backed Shiite militias and of plotting a June bombing that killed 10 people, including four Americans, Iraqi authorities said.

2008-08-29 00:00:30

By TRISTAN NICHOLS Defence Reporter A civil engineer from Widewell has been presented with one of the US Army Corps of Engineers' highest honours.


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  • 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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