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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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