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Senate Dems plan new round of Iraq votes (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 13 Jun 2007 04:32:45 GMT

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday the Senate will face another round of votes on the Iraq war before the July Fourth recess, a strategy intended to show that Democrats are not giving up on efforts to bring troops home.

Turkish Premier Opposes Move on Militants in Iraq (New York Times)
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Wed, 13 Jun 2007 03:23:06 GMT

Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a strong public stance against his own country?s military incursion into northern Iraq to fight Kurdish rebels.

Democrats to revive Iraq war timetables (CNN.com)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 23:23:50 GMT

Senate Democrats will once again try to impose timetables for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday.

U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,510 (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 23:51:28 GMT

As of Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at least 3,510 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 2,871 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

US Democrats preview new Iraq showdown (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 22:29:56 GMT

Anti-war Senate Democrats Tuesday plotted a new showdown with US President George W. Bush over Iraq, but admitted they had erred by making supporters think they could end the war.

Iraq PM complains about neighbours to Negroponte (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 20:14:25 GMT

Embattled Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Tuesday complained to visiting US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte that regional interference was hindering the political process in Iraq.

LeAnn Rimes surprises injured Iraq vet with new Chevy (USA Today)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 19:41:17 GMT

Iraq veteran Peter Reid has gotten a boost from LeAnn Rimes.

Turkish PM signals opposition to Iraq attack (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 18:38:22 GMT

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Tuesday indicated he would resist calls from the influential military for an incursion into neighbouring northern Iraq to pursue Turkish Kurd rebels taking refuge there.

PM says fight against PKK is in Turkey, not Iraq (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 18:15:13 GMT

Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Tuesday that Turkey should focus on battling Kurdish guerrillas at home rather than in northern Iraq.

Iraq's parliament speaker says he'll sue (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Tue, 12 Jun 2007 19:03:40 GMT

Iraq's parliament speaker warned on Tuesday he will take his case to court if lawmakers stick to their decision to replace him, complaining that the 275-seat legislature acted irresponsibly in voting to remove him.