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Iraq to thrash out regional differences on day two of summit (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 04:37:40 GMT

Iraq is expected to thrash out differences with its neighbours on Friday's day two of a summit which has seen world leaders vow to rescue the war-torn country from bloodshed and bankruptcy.

Republicans focus on Iraq in debate (USA Today)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 03:50:50 GMT

Most of the Republican presidential hopefuls stood by President Bush's policy in Iraq while trying to grab a piece of Ronald Reagan's popular legacy Thursday in their first face-to-face debate of the 2008 campaign.

No immediate debt relief for Iraq (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 02:36:34 GMT

Saudi Arabia said it is still negotiating with Iraq over writing off billions of dollars owed it by the war-torn country, and major creditors Kuwait and Russia failed to offer immediate debt relief — a key goal of an ambitious blueprint launched Thursday to stabilize Iraq.

Projectile Bomb Attacks Hit Record High in Iraq (Washington Post)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 03:42:58 GMT

BAGHDAD -- Attacks in Iraq involving lethal weapons that U.S. officials say are made in Iran hit a record high last month, despite efforts to crack down on networks supplying the armor-piercing weapons known as explosively formed projectiles, according to a senior U.S. commander.

Clinton Changes Tone on Iraq (Washington Post)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 03:46:24 GMT

As Democrats in Congress search for new ways to bring an end to the conflict in Iraq while producing a funding bill that President Bush will sign, the front-runner for the party's presidential nomination yesterday endorsed legislation that would revoke the administration's authority to wage the war.

Iraq glimpses for April 2007 (USA Today)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 01:36:17 GMT

A look at some of the U.S. servicemen who were killed in Iraq in April.

Pelosi weighs revised Iraq bill (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 02:40:50 GMT

Defiant Democratic leaders in the House are considering a proposal that would pay for the Iraq war at least through July but could cut off funding after that if the Iraqi government does not meet certain political and security goals, congressional officials said Thursday.

Republicans serve up strong rhetoric on Iraq (USA Today)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 03:50:00 GMT

Republican presidential contenders voiced staunch support for President Bush's controversial policies in Iraq Thursday night, while having almost nothing else positive to say about the record their party has forged in the White House and Congress over the past six years.

Republicans back Iraq war in first debate (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 02:30:20 GMT

Republican White House contenders offered strong support for the military mission in Iraq but voiced qualms about the Bush administration's management of the war during a quiet first debate on Thursday.

Death of a top al-Qaeda in Iraq figure confirmed (USA Today)
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Fri, 04 May 2007 02:07:45 GMT

U.S.-led forces killed a top al-Qaeda in Iraq figure linked to kidnappings of Christian Science Monitor reporter Jill Carroll and other Westerners, the military said Thursday.