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Bush warns against hasty Iraq withdrawal (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 03:38:15 GMT

US President George W. Bush cautioned Saturday that a hasty withdrawal from Iraq would damage US national security, as Senate Democrats reportedly reached a deal that would force soldiers to spend more time at home.

Protestors in Washington demand end to Iraq war (AFP via Yahoo! News)
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 04:24:12 GMT

Thousands of angry protestors including the families of dead US soldiers marched in Washington Saturday demanding an end to the war in Iraq, the return of US troops, and the impeachment of President George W. Bush.

U.S. expands Anbar model to Iraq Shiites (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 03:59:23 GMT

American commanders in southern Iraq say Shiite sheiks are showing interest in joining forces with the U.S. military against extremists, in much the same way that Sunni clansmen in the western part of the country have worked with American forces against al-Qaida.

Iranian ambassador: U.S. points fingers to cover failures in Iraq (CNN.com)
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 03:05:47 GMT

As a way to draw attention from American shortcomings in Iraq, the U.S. is accusing Iran of trying to destabilize the war-torn country, the Iranian ambassador to Iraq told CNN.

Online Fervor Over the Iraq War Hits the Streets With a Big Thud (Washington Post)
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 04:06:30 GMT

I hope you enjoy today's biased coverage of this weekend's Iraq war demonstrations.

160 arrested as thousands march against Iraq war in Washington (CNN.com)
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 03:25:00 GMT

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several thousand protesters marched Saturday from the White House to the Capitol to demand an end to the Iraq war, and at least 160 people were arrested when they jumped a barricade at the foot of the Capitol steps.

Accord on Iraq War Slips Further Away (Washington Post)
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Sun, 16 Sep 2007 00:38:42 GMT

When Army Gen. David H. Petraeus last week proposed withdrawing more than 20,000 U.S. troops from Iraq, some congressional Democrats nodded their heads and saw it as a positive, if insufficient, step forward. Some wanted to take credit. After all, they reasoned, the drawdown, the benchmarks report,...

Fewer Foreigners Crossing Into Iraq From Syria to Fight (Washington Post)
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Sat, 15 Sep 2007 23:48:08 GMT

The number of foreign fighters entering Iraq from Syria has decreased noticeably in recent months, corresponding to a similar decrease in suicide bombings and other attacks by the group al-Qaeda in Iraq, according to U.S. military and intelligence officials.

Few see an end in sight to Iraq war (AP via Yahoo! News)
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Sat, 15 Sep 2007 22:45:53 GMT

Outside a Brooklyn art gallery, Kristy Knight threw her arms in the air in exasperation when she was asked about the war in Iraq, which has her angry, frustrated and flatly disbelieving President Bush.

Sadr Loyalists Withdraw From Iraq's Leading Alliance (Washington Post)
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Sat, 15 Sep 2007 23:33:45 GMT

BAGHDAD, Sept. 15 -- The followers of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr will withdraw from Iraq's leading political alliance, a spokesman for the group said Saturday.