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Sunni lawmaker linked to 2007 parliament bombing, Iraq officials say - Los Angeles Times Sun, 22 Feb 2009 21:46:29 GMT

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Sunni lawmaker linked to 2007 parliament bombing, Iraq officials say
Los Angeles Times, CA
The April 2007 blast, which killed a fellow parliament member, came at the height of Iraq's sectarian bloodshed and coincided with the start of the major US-Iraqi security push that included the deployment of 30000 additional American forces to Iraq. ...
Iraq MP 'aided parliament bomber' BBC News
Iraq accuses Sunni lawmaker of bomb attacks Reuters
Iraq Seeks Arrest of Lawmaker in Parliament Bombing Voice of America
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US and Iraq launch new bid to eradicate al Qaeda - Reuters Sun, 22 Feb 2009 15:01:53 GMT

AFP

US and Iraq launch new bid to eradicate al Qaeda
Reuters
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - US and Iraqi forces have launched a new military campaign they hope will put an end to a stubborn insurgency in restive Nineveh province, seen as a final holdout for Sunni Islamist militants, officials said on Sunday. ...
Dozens held in north Iraq raids BBC News
US, Iraqi forces launch anti-al-Qaida offensive The Associated Press
Iraq arrests dozens of 'terrorists' in Mosul AFP
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Analysis: Obama faces split opinion on Iraq future - The Associated Press Sat, 21 Feb 2009 22:10:17 GMT

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Analysis: Obama faces split opinion on Iraq future
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces split opinions within the military on whether to make the speedy withdrawal from Iraq he championed as a candidate. Obama's top generals in Baghdad are pressing for an elongated timetable. ...
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Abu Ghraib now a humane prison, Iraq officials say - CNN Sun, 22 Feb 2009 14:06:00 GMT

Telegraph.co.uk

Abu Ghraib now a humane prison, Iraq officials say
CNN
By Arwa Damon BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- The notorious Iraq prison once called Abu Ghraib has reopened under Iraqi government control. And the Ministry of Justice has launched a public-relations campaign to show it has changed since the days when prisoners ...
Video: Abu Ghraib Reopens With New Name AssociatedPress
Fresh Paint and Flowers at Iraqi House of Horrors New York Times
Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, renamed, reopens Reuters
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On budget, Obama faces 'trickiest public relations challenge of ... - USA Today Sun, 22 Feb 2009 19:20:12 GMT

Washington Post

On budget, Obama faces 'trickiest public relations challenge of ...
USA Today
It's the word that the Obama administration, as the Associated Press puts it, "wants to cut the federal deficit in half by the end of his first term, mostly by scaling back Iraq war spending, raising taxes on the wealthiest and streamlining government. ...
Obama Plans to Slash US Budget Deficit by 2013 Bloomberg
Obama aims to halve deficit by 2013 Reuters
Obama's first budget aims to cut away at deficit Newsday
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FACTBOX-Military and civilian deaths in Iraq - Reuters Sun, 22 Feb 2009 12:01:21 GMT

Washington Times

FACTBOX-Military and civilian deaths in Iraq
Reuters
The IBC says on its website the figure underestimates the true number of casualties. The US-led military coalition toll includes casualties from Iraq and the surrounding area where troops are stationed. (Writing by David Cutler, London Editorial ...
US starts to leave key Iraq bases Washington Times
Iraq: Boys with Toys eNews Park Forest
US soldier killed in Iraq Xinhua
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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4247 - The Associated Press Sun, 22 Feb 2009 23:30:22 GMT

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4247
The Associated Press
22, 2009, at least 4247 members of the US military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action. At least 3411 military personnel died as a ...

| Middle East Iraq: US Medic Guilty of Murder - New York Times Sat, 21 Feb 2009 06:08:50 GMT

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| Middle East Iraq: US Medic Guilty of Murder
New York Times, United States
By AP A United States Army medic was convicted of murder on Friday for his involvement in the 2007 killings of four Iraqi prisoners whose bound and blindfolded bodies were found in a Baghdad canal. A military court in Germany sentenced the medic, ...
US soldier guilty of Iraq murder BBC News
Army medic gets life in killing of 4 Iraqis CNN International
Grandmother: Ill. soldier conviction 'devastating' Chicago Tribune
Deutsche Welle - Voice of America
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In Dire Need, War’s Widows Struggle in Iraq - New York Times Mon, 23 Feb 2009 03:30:35 GMT

In Dire Need, War’s Widows Struggle in Iraq
New York Times, United States
Now, Nacham Jaleel Kadim, 23, lives with her remaining daughter in a trailer park for war widows and their families in one of the poorest parts of Iraq’s capital. That makes her one of the lucky ones. The trailer park, called Al Waffa, or “Park of the ...

Obama decision on Iraq troops 'soon': US military - AFP Sun, 22 Feb 2009 17:00:43 GMT

Baltimore Sun

Obama decision on Iraq troops 'soon': US military
AFP
Obama last week approved an extra 17000 soldiers for Afghanistan, having been asked for near twice that number, confirming that Washington's focus was shifting from Baghdad to Kabul as the security situation in Iraq improves. "There is no doubt that we ...
Worldview: Afghanistan is no Iraq, except it requires a calculated ... Philadelphia Inquirer
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