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2006-04-03 04:40:06

By Sue Pleming BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United States and Britain stepped up pressure on Iraq's leaders on Monday to break their deadlock over a new government and prime minister as quickly as possible to avoid civil war and take the country forward. U.S.

2006-04-03 05:04:58

By Sue Pleming BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United States and Britain stepped up pressure on Iraq's leaders on Monday to break their deadlock over a new government and prime minister as quickly as possible to avoid civil war and take the country forward. U.S.

2006-04-03 03:38:24

By Sue Pleming BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The United States and Britain stepped up pressure on Iraq's leaders on Monday to break their deadlock over a new government and prime minister as quickly as possible to avoid civil war and take the country forward. U.S.

2006-04-02 03:01:44

By Sue Pleming and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw made a surprise visit to Baghdad on Sunday to press Iraqi leaders to form a new government and avert a civil war.

2006-04-01 15:37:36

By Mariam Karouny BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Leaders of Iraq's ruling Shi'ite Alliance bloc called publicly for the first time on Saturday for Ibrahim al-Jaafari to step down as prime minister to break weeks of deadlock over a national unity government. A U.S.

2006-03-27 18:04:54

By Omar al-Ibadi and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's ruling parties demanded U.S. forces cede control of security on Monday as the government launched an inquiry into a raid on a Shi'ite mosque complex that ministers said saw "cold blooded" killings by U.S.-led troops. U.S.

2006-03-27 12:39:37

By Omar al-Ibadi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's ruling Shi'ite alliance on Monday urged U.S. forces to return control of security to Iraqis after what it called the cold-blooded killing of unarmed people in a Baghdad mosque during a U.S.-Iraqi raid.

2006-03-25 09:02:39

By Nick Olivari BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador urged Iraq's divided leaders to rein in militias on Saturday as political blocs struggled again to break a deadlock on forming a unity government that they hope can avert civil war.

2006-03-24 09:43:43

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi leaders were holding their first formal talks in several days on Friday as Washington kept up pressure on them to form a national unity government that can avert civil war.

2006-03-24 07:17:01

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi leaders were holding their first formal talks in several days on Friday as Washington kept up pressure on them to form a national unity government that can avert civil war.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.