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Report of Turkish raid in Iraq disputed (USA Today)
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Thu, 07 Jun 2007 04:02:16 GMT

Hundreds of Turkish soldiers crossed into northern Iraq on Wednesday pursuing Kurdish guerrillas who stage attacks on Turkey from hideouts there, Turkish security officials and an Iraqi Kurd official said.

Iraq war veteran loses protest appeal (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 07 Jun 2007 03:55:16 GMT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An Iraq war veteran who was recommended for a general discharge because he wore his uniform to a protest lost his appeal Wednesday for a new hearing.

Insurgent Group Announces Truce With Al-Qaeda in Iraq (Washington Post)
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Thu, 07 Jun 2007 03:14:15 GMT

BAGHDAD, June 6 -- A Sunni insurgent group that waged a deadly street battle last week against the rival group al-Qaeda in Iraq in a Sunni neighborhood of west Baghdad announced Wednesday that the two forces had declared a cease-fire.

Oil rises above $71 on Turkey Iraq raid (CNN.com)
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Thu, 07 Jun 2007 03:19:23 GMT

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- Oil prices held firm above $71 a barrel on Thursday, nearing their highest in nine months after a raid by Turkish troops into northern Iraq revived Middle East geopolitical jitters.

Bush war adviser was skeptical on Iraq (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Thu, 07 Jun 2007 03:04:58 GMT

Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute, picked by President Bush as his White House war adviser, said Wednesday he had been skeptical of Bush's decision to send thousands more U.S. troops into Iraq.

Iraq bill pension provision questioned (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 06 Jun 2007 22:51:58 GMT

The top Democrat and Republican on the Senate Finance Committee asked two airlines Wednesday to outline the benefits they will get from a provision extending them pension relief that was put into the Iraq war spending bill at the last minute.

California lawmakers push for vote on Iraq war (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 06 Jun 2007 22:32:36 GMT

California lawmakers took their second step in as many days on Wednesday into the foreign policy arena by backing a bill that would allow the state's voters to call for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq.

Turkish officials: Troops enter Iraq (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 06 Jun 2007 20:28:32 GMT

Hundreds of Turkish troops crossed into northern Iraq early Wednesday to chase Kurdish guerrillas who attack Turkey from bases there, Turkish security officials said. One official said the troops had returned to their bases by the end of the day, but Turkey's foreign minister denied they had ever entered Iraq.

Turkey denies major incursion into N.Iraq (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 06 Jun 2007 21:18:33 GMT

Turkey denied a report on Wednesday it had launched a major incursion into northern Iraq to crush Kurdish rebels, but a military source said troops had conducted a limited raid across the mountainous border.

White House denies reports of Turkish incursion into northern Iraq (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Wed, 06 Jun 2007 19:40:12 GMT

The White House denied reports Wednesday that Turkish troops had launched a cross-border raid to strike Kurdish rebel bases in Iraq's northern highlands.