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2006-01-29 10:14:46

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Two car bombs targeting churches in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk killed at least four people on Sunday, a police official said. Colonel Burham Taher said the blasts at two churches also wounded nine people.

2006-01-02 12:20:28

By Mariam Karouny and Gideon Long BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's oil exports hit their lowest level since the war, according to figures released on Monday, heightening a sense of crisis as fuel supplies grow scarce and political leaders struggle to form a government.

2006-01-01 12:06:34

By Chalak Abdullah RAHINAWA, Iraq (Reuters) - Security forces in Iraq shot dead four people protesting against a recent hike in fuel prices on Sunday, police said, after rioters set cars and petrol stations on fire near the northern oil city of Kirkuk.

2005-12-31 08:54:16

By Waleed Ibrahim and Gideon Long BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq started trucking fuel from its main oil refinery in the north to cities across the country on Saturday to ease a crisis that has triggered panic buying and long queues at petrol stations.

2005-12-27 12:15:54

By Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi political leaders will meet the president in his Kurdish homeland over the next few days to prepare the ground for the formation of a new government, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

2005-12-27 10:05:05

By Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi political leaders will meet the president in his Kurdish homeland over the next few days to prepare the ground for the formation of a new government, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

2005-12-25 09:00:42

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombs struck Iraqi police and army patrols and destroyed an American tank in Baghdad on Sunday as fresh street protests over election results kept up tension that has soured the mood after a peaceful ballot 10 days ago.

2005-12-15 14:58:25

By Alister Bull KIRKUK (Reuters) - An Iraqi official in the disputed city of Kirkuk accused Kurds of cheating in Thursday's election, saying thousands had been bussed in to swell the Kurdish vote. Kurds denied the charge.

2005-12-15 12:34:54

By Alastair Macdonald and Luke Baker BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Undeterred by scattered violence, Iraqis voted in overwhelming numbers in an election on Thursday, with minority Sunni Arabs who boycotted the last poll determined not to miss out on power again.

2005-12-15 11:14:17

By Alastair Macdonald and Luke Baker BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Undeterred by scattered violence, Iraqis voted in overwhelming numbers in an election on Thursday, with minority Sunni Arabs who boycotted the last poll determined not to miss out on power again.


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