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  • Iraq says Baghdad conference a success Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 13 minutes ago
    Iraq signaled that world powers and neighboring states, including Washington and its adversaries Iran and Syria, had agreed in Baghdad it was in everyone's interest to stop sectarian violence spreading in the region.
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  • Bloodshed warning for Iraq neighbors Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Delegates from the U.S., the U.N. Security Council and Iraq's neighbors -- including Iran -- gathered Saturday, with officials searching for common ground on efforts to stabilize Iraq and ease growing rifts in the region.
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  • Bush OKs 4,400 extra troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    President Bush has approved a request to deploy 4,400 additional U.S. troops to Iraq, officials said.
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  • Agencies Tangle on Efforts to Help Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 10 6:28 PM
    As violence in Iraq crescendoed last year, President Bush summoned his secretaries of agriculture, commerce and energy to Camp David in June to meet with his national security team. During a two-hour afternoon discussion in the main lodge, the president urged the three secretaries to become more...
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  • Securing Iraq Votes, One at a Time Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 10 6:42 PM
    Rep. Jerry Nadler was the only lawmaker at a meeting of all House Democrats on Thursday to stand up and declare that he could not support a compromise plan to fund the Iraq war with a timeline to end the conflict. So some party leaders had written him off even as he joined House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...
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  • Pelosi Cautions Bush Not to Veto an Iraq Bill Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 10 4:43 PM
    The House speaker challenged President Bush over his threat to reject an Iraq spending bill if it calls for a troop withdrawal.
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  • Iran: U.S. 'intelligence failure' led to botched Iraq mission Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 10 3:25 PM
    U.S. officials have made mistakes in Iraq because they are "suffering from intelligence failure" and are only fanning the violence by keeping troops there, Iran's deputy foreign minister said Saturday.
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  • Bush seeks $3.2B for extra Iraq forces Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 4:38 PM
    President Bush asked Congress on Saturday for $3.2 billion to pay for at least 4,000 extra combat support troops and military police forces that commanders told the president they need in Iraq.
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  • Iraq calls on neighbors to help end violence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 2:33 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, addressing a meeting at which U.S. officials sat down with adversaries from Iran and Syria, urged Iraq's regional rivals on Saturday to stop supporting insurgents in the country.
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  • Iraq begs neighbours to help halt fighting Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 2:38 PM
    Iraq begged its neighbours Saturday to cut off cross-border shipments of cash and weapons to extremist groups, at a Baghdad conference where the United States and Iran held rare direct talks.
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  • Obama: U.S. must leave Iraq if no reform Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 3:22 PM
    Illinois Sen. Barack Obama on Saturday said the U.S. will have to abandon it's efforts in Iraq, regardless of the costs, if serious reforms are not made by the Iraqi government.
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  • Bush asks 3.1 bln dlr domestic cut for more US military cops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 3:45 PM
    US President George W. Bush has asked Congress to cut 3.1 billion dollars from federal programs to finance 2,200 more military police for Iraq, a White House spokesman said Saturday.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,190 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 3:58 PM
    As of Saturday, March 10, 2007, at least 3,190 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,572 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Iraq calls for crackdown on extremists' support system Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 10 12:26 PM
    Iraq's prime minister warned that terrorism in his country could spread across the globe and urged the international community to break up networks fueling the violence.
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  • Bush approves 4,400 more troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 1:25 PM
    President George W. Bush has approved adding 4,400 more U.S. troops to a force buildup already ordered to try to bring security to Iraq, the White House said on Saturday.
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  • Bush sends new Iraq budget request to US Congress Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 12:33 PM
    It will cost about $3 billion to send extra U.S. troops to Iraq in support of the 21,500 already being deployed under President George W. Bush's reworked war strategy, the White House said on Saturday.
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  • Turkish army could hit Kurdish rebels in Iraq: general Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 12:18 PM
    Turkish armed forces could strike at any moment against Kurdish rebels Ankara says are sheltering over the border in Iraq, the country's army commander said Saturday.
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  • U.S. Strategy Undermined Iraq's Women: Report Open this result in new window
    OneWorld.net via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 10:51 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 10 (OneWorld) - The United States' four-year-old occupation of Iraq has considerably worsened the lives of the country's women, charges a new report from an international human rights group.
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  • WP: U.S. agencies tangle on Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 49 minutes ago
    A gulf has emerged between idealistic U.S. officials, some of whom have never visited Iraq, and embassy staffers who see the problems there every day.
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  • U.S., Iran hold direct talks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 48 minutes ago
    In their first direct talks since the Iraq war began, U.S. and Iranian envoys traded harsh words and blamed each other for the countrys crisis Saturday at a one-day international conference that some hoped would help end their 27-year diplomatic freeze.
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  • In Shift, U.S., Iran Meet On Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 10 10:12 AM
    BAGHDAD, March 10 -- After months of trading accusations, U.S. and Iranian officials sat in the same room Saturday at a much-anticipated regional conference on finding ways to end Iraq's sectarian violence and prevent a wider conflict.
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  • Maliki urges others to stay out of Iraq conflict Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 9:08 AM
    Iraq's prime minister urged regional rivals on Saturday to stop using Iraq as a battlefield to fight out their proxy wars, addressing a meeting at which U.S. officials sat down with adversaries from Iran and Syria.
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  • U.S. And Iranian Envoys Talk In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    U.S. and Iranian envoys spoke directly with each other Saturday about Iraq's security, trading harsh words and blaming each other for the continuing violence at a one-day international conference that could ease their 27-year diplomatic freeze.
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  • Iraq militants threaten to kill German hostages Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 8:54 AM
    A militant Islamist group in Iraq has threatened in a videotape showing two purported German hostages to execute them if the Berlin government fails to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.
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  • Maliki Seeks Aid for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 10 7:42 AM
    Prime minister warns envoys that Iraq's growing sectarian bloodshed could spill across Middle East.
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  • Results of Iraq meeting "positive": Iraqi FM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 8:37 AM
    Talks at a security conference of Iraq's neighbours and the permanent members of the UN Security Council were "positive and constructive", Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Saturday.
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  • Iran blames US for Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 7:58 AM
    Iran's envoy to regional peace talks in Baghdad rebuffed allegations that his country was fomenting violence in Iraq and instead blamed the fighting on the presence of US forces.
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  • Iraq urges neighbours to halt terror as bombs kill 35 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 6:28 AM
    Iraq made an impassioned plea on Saturday for its neighbours, including Iran and Syria, to halt their alleged support for violent extremists, as insurgent attacks slaughtered at least 35 more Iraqis.
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  • Bush seeks even more troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
    President Bush, facing a Democratic proposal to set a deadline for a U.S. withdrawal from Iraq, proposed Saturday to send even more troops.
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  • Iraq insurgents warn on killing in video Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 6:50 AM
    An Iraqi insurgent group threatened to kill a German woman and her son kidnapped in Iraq unless Germany withdrew its troops from Afghanistan within 10 days, according to a video posted by the group on Saturday.
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  • US envoy warns Iraq's neighbours Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 6:55 AM
    The US ambassador to Iraq warned the strife-torn country's neighbours on Saturday not to give support or weapons to the violent factions fighting in its sectarian war.
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  • Iraq urges neighbours to cut support for terror Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 5:19 AM
    Iraq issued an impassioned plea on Saturday for 16 regional and world powers, including neighbours Iran and Syria, to forge a common front against terrorism and to bring an end to support for violent extremists.
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  • Iraq urges Middle East to unite against terror Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 4:06 AM
    Iraq has urged 16 regional and world powers, including its neighbours Iran and Syria, to forge a common front against terrorism and end their alleged support for violent extremists.
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  • U.S. and Iran Talk While Iraq Asks for Help Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 10 3:57 PM
    American and Iranian officials met Saturday in Baghdad as part of a regional conference on Iraqi security. The United States ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad, said he exchanged views with Iranian delegation "directly and in the presence of others" at the meeting.
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  • Iran, U.S. Blame Each Other for Iraq's Conflict at Conference Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 10 1:50 PM
    March 11 (Bloomberg) -- Delegates from Iran and the U.S. today blamed each other for the conflict in Iraq at a conference in Baghdad aimed at forging international cooperation on steps to end the killings and attacks in the country.
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  • Iraq urges Middle East powers to unite against terror Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 1:45 AM
    Iraq has urged envoys from 16 regional and world powers -- including the United States and its arch foes Iran and Syria -- to forge a common front against international terrorism.
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  • Iraq says Baghdad conference a success Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 16 minutes ago
    Iraq signalled that world powers and neighbouring states, including Washington and its adversaries Iran and Syria, had agreed in Baghdad it was in everyone's interest to stop sectarian violence spreading in the region.
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  • Bush Asks Congress to Shift $3.2 Billion to Support Iraq Troops Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 10 1:34 PM
    March 10 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush asked Congress to revise his emergency spending request for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to pay for as many as 4,400 more troops to support the deployment of additional combat forces.
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  • Iraq premier asks regions help in curbing violence Open this result in new window
    The State - 14 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD Addressing representatives of 13 nations and three international groups, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki opened a much-anticipated conference Saturday with a plea to Iraqs neighbors to back his efforts to control the violence engulfing the country.
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  • Envoys gather to discuss Iraq, region Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 12:58 AM
    A one-day meeting bringing together officials from the U.S., Iraq's neighbors and other world powers opened Saturday, with delegates looking to sharpen efforts to stabilize Iraq and ease growing rifts in the region.
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  • Iraq militants threaten to kill German hostages Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 1:52 AM
    A militant Islamist group in Iraq has threatened to execute two purported German hostages if the Berlin government fails to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, in a videotape message on Saturday.
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  • Iraq backs off reports of Qaeda chief arrest Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 10 1:57 AM
    An Iraqi military spokesman said on Saturday a senior Al-Qaeda official had been arrested but would not confirm reports that the prisoner is the head of the so-called "Islamic State of Iraq."
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  • Iraq Says Neighbors Can Play Positive Role in Country's Security Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    At a regional security conference in Baghdad, Iraqi leaders focused on the positive role Iraq's neighbors can play in improving security, but they also warned the country must not be used as a battleground for international conflicts.
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  • Iraq stories in pictures Open this result in new window
    The State - 32 minutes ago
    Sgt. Ron Huff recently returned home from Iraq armed with images that told a story. Through photographs of soldiers, buildings and various locations, Huff takes you through a journey he took more than one time.
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  • Fort Pierce pilot able to return from Iraq duty for son's birthday Open this result in new window
    The Palm Beach Post - 28 minutes ago
    Paul Daigle had just completed his first deployment in Iraq and was home for barely two weeks when his son was born.
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  • Forced To Flee Iraq: One Family's Story Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Mar 10 4:21 PM
    As its middle classes flee, Iraq is losing skills, open minds and perhaps the hope of renewal. One family's story.
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  • Iraq says Baghdad conference a success Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - 9 minutes ago
    Source: Reuters By Mariam Karouny BAGHDAD, March 11 (Reuters) - Iraq signalled that world powers and neighbouring states, including Washington and its adversaries Iran and Syria, had agreed in Baghdad it was in ...
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  • Iraq summit offers U.S., Iran icebreaker Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 09 10:49 PM
    Washington is sending a veteran Middle East hand. Tehran's envoy is a British-educated diplomat considered one of Iran's top analysts of the West. Combine that with a flexible agenda and a matchmaking Iraqi host and the international gathering Saturday to help steer Iraq's future also appears as a prime opportunity for some icebreaking overtures between Iran and the United States.
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  • Kucinich demands withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Antonio Express-News - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a Democratic presidential hopeful, made an impassioned call to immediately pull troops out of Iraq as he spoke at a Saturday afternoon stop in San Antonio.
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  • Insurgent leader nabbed in Iraq raid Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 09 11:08 PM
    The shadowy leader of the Islamic State of Iraq, an al-Qaida-inspired group that challenged the authority of Iraq's government, was captured Friday in a raid on the western outskirts of Baghdad, an Iraqi military spokesman said.
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  • Bush Seeks $3.2B for Extra Iraq Forces Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 10 2:32 PM
    President Bush asked Congress on Saturday for $3.2 billion to pay for at least 4,000 extra combat support troops and military police forces that commanders told the president they need in Iraq. The extra troops are in addition to the 21,500-troop...
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  • Iraq group 'holding two Germans' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 10 7:08 AM
    A militant Islamist group in Iraq threatens to kill two German hostages if Berlin does not pull out of Afghanistan.
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  • Iraq pleads for regional help to tackle sectarian violence Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 10 5:02 PM
    Countries bordering Iraq could do more to help restore stability to the war-torn country and stop the violence from spreading throughout the Middle East, Iraqi officials told a regional conference in Baghdad on Saturday.
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  • Iraq conference centres on stability Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Mar 10 4:39 PM
    By Steve Negus, Iraq CorrespondentThe Baghdad conference brought together US and Iranian officials on Saturday, in a rare event that could lead to further contacts between the two governments. I met with them directly and I met with them in front of others and spoke to them across a table as well.
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  • Dems garnish Iraq withdrawal bill Open this result in new window
    Newsday - Mar 10 5:16 PM
    Democrats seeking votes for their Iraq-withdrawal plan have stuffed the bill that contains it with billions of dollars for farms, flu preparedness, New Orleans levees, home heating and other causes.
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  • Reports of Progress In Iraq Challenged Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 09 7:54 PM
    President Bush on Tuesday cited "encouraging signs" of military and political progress in Iraq as his new strategy gets underway. On Wednesday, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice noted that "things are going reasonably well." And on Thursday, Rice's special coordinator for Iraq, David M....
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  • Clinton to Back Iraq Deadline Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 09 7:54 PM
    A vote on the Democratic-sponsored Iraq resolution expected to hit the Senate floor next week will mark the first time Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) has embraced a legislative deadline for withdrawing from the war-torn nation, a step she has consistently resisted to this point.
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  • Bush: More Troops Needed in Iraq and Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    WSYR 9 Syracuse - 2 minutes ago
    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) - President Bush is asking Congress for three-point-two (b) billion dollars to pay for 82-hundred more U-S troops that commanders say are needed in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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  • Four Years Ago: Questions We Raised About Coming Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - 33 minutes ago
    NEW YORK Four years ago this wek, E&P carried the following article by Ari Berman, then an intern here, following President Bush's final major press conference before he launched the invasion of Iraq.
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  • Iraq's PM appeals for international help Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Mar 10 5:16 PM
    AS BOMBS continued to wreak devastation on Baghdad yesterday, Iraq's prime minister appealed for international help.
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  • Media urge action at Iraq talks Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 10 3:56 AM
    Observers in the Middle East's media believe regional talks in Baghdad involving the US, Iran and Syria could represent a real chance for a new beginning in Iraq.
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  • Brief US-Iran encounter at Iraq talks Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 24 minutes ago
    A security conference in Baghdad called by Iraq's government has led to a brief US-Iranian encounter, according to US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad.
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  • General Seeks More Troops for Northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 09 7:53 PM
    The U.S. commander for northern Iraq called for reinforcements yesterday, citing a rise in sectarian attacks and other violence in his region as Iraqi and American forces focus on securing Baghdad.
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  • Brief US-Iran encounter at Iraq talks Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 39 minutes ago
    Saturday's security conference in Baghdad hosted by Iraq's government led to a brief US-Iranian encounter, according to US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad.
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  • Video of German hostages in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 25 minutes ago
    German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has expressed shock over an internet video showing two German hostages and death threats by kidnappers who seized them in Iraq last month.
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  • Iraq invasion wasn't all about oil? Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    Many Indians, including respected foreign policy analysts, believe that the US invaded Iraq and ousted Saddam Hussein in 2003 simply to grab his oilfields. "Its all about oil," they said.
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  • Obama urges reforms in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Mar 10 6:33 PM
    Senator Barack Obama has said the US will have to abandon its efforts in Iraq, regardless of the costs, if the Iraqi government does not make serious reforms.
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  • Iran tells US to set timetable for Iraq exit Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Mar 10 4:46 PM
    Iranian officials have demanded a timetable for US troop withdrawal from Iraq as they attended a rare meeting with American diplomats in Baghdad.
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  • President Asks Congress For More Iraq Troops Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- President Bush is asking Congress for three-point-two billion dollars to pay for four-thousand extra troops in Iraq. In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Bush says commanders have requested the extra combat support and military police personnel.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,190 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 10 3:58 PM
    As of Saturday, March 10, 2007, at least 3,190 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
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  • China, Iraq discuss Al Ahdab Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    Iraq and China have opened talks over a $1.3bn contract to develop the Al Ahdab oil field that was originally signed back in 1997 under the regime of Saddam Hussein, reported the AFP citing a Chinese oil industry publication.
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  • Iraq international talks 'positive' Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 10 2:30 PM
    High level talks over the future of Iraq have been described as 'positive'.
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  • BG spearheads move to tap Iraq's riches Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Mar 10 4:43 PM
    The British oil and gas explorer could become the first major Western energy company to invest in Iraq.
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  • Bush approves more troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    U.S. President George W. Bush has approved sending 4,400 additional American soldiers to Iraq, as part of his Iraq security plan, media reports said Saturday.
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  • Biden says political solution needed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa Delaware Senator Joe Biden says a political solution -- not a military one -- is needed in Iraq. Biden, who is seeking the Democratic...
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  • Biden says political solution needed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KWWL Iowa - 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa Delaware Senator Joe Biden says a political solution -- not a military one -- is needed in Iraq.
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  • Bush approves 4,400 more troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Deccan Herald - 15 minutes ago
    President George W Bush has approved adding 4,400 more US troops to a force buildup already ordered to try to bring security to Iraq, the White House said today.
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  • Iraq begs neighbours to help halt fighting Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 10 12:30 PM
    Iraq begged its neighbours Saturday to cut off cross-border shipments of cash and weapons to extremist groups fighting on its territory, as insurgents slaughtered dozens more Iraqis.
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  • Iraq begs neighbours to stop bloodshed Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Mar 10 12:20 PM
    IRAQ called on its neighbours to cut off cross-border shipments of cash and weapons to extremist groups fighting on its territory, as insurgents slaughtered dozens more Iraqis.
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  • House Dems face uphill battle over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 09 5:41 PM
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, her party deeply divided and holding only a narrow majority, faces long odds in passing legislation that would bring troops home from Iraq before the 2008 presidential election.
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  • Local Marine Dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WNEP 16 Pennsylvania - Mar 10 6:25 PM
    A Marine Reservist from Lackawanna County died Friday, one day after being wounded by a roadside bomb in Iraq, the Department of Defense reported.
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  • Scandal of treatment for wounded Iraq veterans Open this result in new window
    The Observer - Mar 10 4:12 PM
    A shocking picture of neglect and the appalling treatment of wounded British troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan emerged last night in a remarkable series of letters from soldiers' families obtained by The Observer.
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  • U.S. and Iran meet to discuss Iraq's stability Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Mar 10 12:20 PM
    Conference could be start of ending 28-year diplomatic freeze U.S. and Iranian envoys spoke directly to each other about how to end Iraq's violence, meeting at an international conference in Baghdad and opening limited but potentially significant contacts that could ease their nearly 28-year diplomatic freeze.
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  • Cut supplies to extremists, Iraq begs Open this result in new window
    Adelaide Now - Mar 10 12:20 PM
    IRAQ called on its neighbours to cut off arms and cash shipments to extremists fighting on its territory, as insurgents slaughtered dozens more Iraqis.
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  • Iraq Insurgents Warn on Killing in Video Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 10 8:18 AM
    An Iraqi insurgent group threatened to kill a German woman and her son kidnapped in Iraq unless Germany withdrew its troops from Afghanistan within 10 days, according to a video posted by the group on Saturday. The video, from a previously unknown...
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  • Top general in Iraq: U.S. must talk to insurgents Open this result in new window
    Daily Bulletin - Mar 10 5:16 PM
    BAGHDAD - America's new top general in Iraq said Thursday that force alone cannot halt the violence and the U.S. must talk to insurgent groups - an old idea that's been tried before but has in the past faltered in the complex web of Iraqi politics.
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  • Over 3,500 PKK members active in northern Iraq: Turkish commander Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 10 6:29 PM
    Turkish Land Forces Commander General Ilker Basbug estimated that around 3,500 to 3,800 members of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) were located in the north of Iraq, especially in regions close to the Turkish border.
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  • Weighing a Containment Strategy for Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 10 8:23 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday , March 10, 2007 If troop increases fail to control the insurgency, what is the next step for U.S. forces in Iraq? Military and political analysts outside the government are focusing on ways to keep the violence from spreading beyond Iraq's borders.
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  • Iraq war opposed Open this result in new window
    Goshen News - 35 minutes ago
    Art Gish has seen firsthand what the Iraq war looks like. And he doesnt want to see it or have anyone else see it ever again. Gish is a member of the Christian Peacemakers Team, a group devoted to nonviolence throughout the world.
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  • Obama: No good options for Iraq Open this result in new window
    KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - 22 minutes ago
    DUBUQUE, Iowa Illinois Senator Barack Obama (ber-AHK' oh-BAH'-muh) says the U-S will have to pull its troops from Iraq if the Iraqi government does not make serious reforms.
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  • Lava's long journey from Iraq to U.S. Open this result in new window
    The Auburn Citizen - 50 minutes ago
    Books about dogs are popular reads. Marley and Me, for example, spent more than a year at the top of the best seller list. Books about the Iraq war, including the newly released In an Instant: A Family's Journey of Love and Healing by Bob and Lee Woodruff, are also big sellers.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,189 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 09 4:54 PM
    As of Friday, March 9, 2007, at least 3,189 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,572 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Top Republican says this is Iraq's last chance Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 09 4:18 PM
    Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned Iraq on Friday that President George W. Bush's decision to send more American troops into the country is "their last chance to get it right."
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  • US-Iran hold 'direct' talks; Iraq urged for international help to end chaos Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 10 10:30 AM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - U.S. and Iranian envoys exchanged direct talks Saturday on efforts to end Iraq's violence and bolster its government, opening limited but potentially significant contacts that could ease their nearly 28-year diplomatic freeze.
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  • Bush Iraq plan costs begin to balloon Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 09 2:25 PM
    President Bush's troop buildup in Baghdad apparently will be bigger and more costly and perhaps last longer than it seemed when he unveiled the plan in January as the centerpiece of a new Iraq strategy.
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  • In Baghdad, Friends and Adversaries Meet on How to Pacify Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 10 2:20 AM
    March 10 (Bloomberg) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called on neighboring states to help confront terrorism in his country, at today's opening of an international conference on bringing peace to Iraq.
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  • Americans Back Iraq Study Group Advice Open this result in new window
    Angus Reid - 35 minutes ago
    (Angus Reid Global Monitor) - Many adults in the United States believe their government should adopt some of the recommendations of the Iraq Study Group, according to a poll by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research.
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  • Dems stuff Iraq plan with pet projects Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 09 2:44 PM
    Democrats seeking votes for their Iraq-withdrawal plan have stuffed the bill it's in with billions of dollars for farms, flu preparedness, New Orleans levees, home heating and other causes.
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  • Iraq summit raises hopes of U.S.-Iran thaw Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Mar 10 12:31 AM
    Delegates meet in Baghdad for regional conference, paving way for direct talks on the side. BAGHDAD Like a frustrated in-law trying to reconcile a feuding couple, Iraq is hoping for a thaw in U.S.-Iran relations when representatives of the countries meet in Baghdad today.
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  • Bush revises spending request to provide money for more troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNews - 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) - President George W. Bush asked Congress on Saturday for US$3.2 billion to pay for 8,200 more troops needed in Afghanistan and Iraq on top of the 21,500-troop buildup he announced in January.
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