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2005-10-15 06:20:33

By Mariam Karouny and Hiba Moussa BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Millions of Iraqis walked to vote in a historic referendum on Saturday, casting ballots on a new constitution designed to reshape the country after Saddam Hussein, but which many fear may tear it further apart.

2005-10-15 03:04:40

By Mariam Karouny and Hiba Moussa BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqis flowed to the polls in an historic referendum on Saturday, with up to 15 million voters set to decide on a controversial new post-Saddam Hussein constitution that backers hope will unite the torn country.

2005-10-15 01:36:25

By Mariam Karouny BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqis headed to the polls in an historic referendum on Saturday, with up to 15 million eligible voters deciding on a controversial new post-Saddam Hussein constitution that its backers hope will unite the torn country.

2005-10-06 06:55:10

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Gunmen shot dead five Iraqi Oil Ministry security guards who were driving to the northern city of Kirkuk on Thursday, police said. Lieutenant Jawaad Abdullah said they were shot in the town of Uthaim south of Kirkuk.

2005-09-15 13:10:05

By Marie-Louise Moller UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Home-grown units could replace some of the foreign troops in Iraq by the end of this month but no timetable exists for a pullout of U.S.-led forces, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said on Thursday.

2005-09-03 07:21:44

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - All exports of Iraq's Kirkuk crude oil through a major pipeline to Ceyhan on Turkey's Mediterranean coast were stopped on Saturday after a bomb blast set the pipeline on fire, an oil ministry source said.

2005-08-30 03:52:55

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Gunmen have killed a security official in Iraq's North Oil Company and a companion traveling with him in a car, a police source said on Tuesday.

2005-08-26 04:11:46

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Insurgents sabotaged an exporting oil well in Iraq on Friday, stepping up pressure on the U.S.-backed government struggling to steer Iraq through a political crisis over a draft constitution.

2005-08-20 07:39:00

By Luke Baker and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. concessions to Islamists on the role of religion in Iraqi law marked a turn in talks on a constitution, negotiators said on Saturday as they raced to meet a 48-hour deadline under intense U.S. pressure to clinch a deal. U.S.

2005-08-20 10:27:20

By Luke Baker and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. diplomats have conceded ground to Islamists on the role of religion in Iraq, negotiators said on Saturday as they raced to meet a 48-hour deadline to draft a constitution under intense U.S. pressure. U.S.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.