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Obama’s Iraq Plan Has December Elections as Turning Point for Pullout - New York Times Thu, 26 Feb 2009 02:22:26 GMT

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Obama’s Iraq Plan Has December Elections as Turning Point for Pullout
New York Times, United States
By PETER BAKER and THOM SHANKER WASHINGTON — President Obama’s planned Iraq troop drawdown would leave the bulk of American forces in place until early next year while some combat units would remain in place in new roles even beyond a declared August ...
Video: Obama: No Longer Hide Price of Wars AssociatedPress
Obama to deliver address on Iraq Friday Reuters
Some US forces will face combat after Iraq pullout The Associated Press
Christian Science Monitor - Washington Post
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Manhunt targets Iraq lawmaker whose plane was turned back - Los Angeles Times Wed, 25 Feb 2009 22:02:16 GMT

BBC News

Manhunt targets Iraq lawmaker whose plane was turned back
Los Angeles Times, CA
The strange case erupted Sunday when Moussawi announced that Daini, a frequent critic of Maliki's government and opponent of the US presence in Iraq, was a key suspect in the April 2007 bombing of the national parliament. At a news conference, ...
Iraq hunts fugitive MP in parliament bombing AFP
Better security lifts housing market in Iraq USA Today
Iraqi Sunni Lawmaker in Hiding as Police Seek His Arrest Voice of America
BBC News - WZTV
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Iraq Museum Reopens - Washington Post Wed, 25 Feb 2009 07:17:07 GMT

Daily Star - Lebanon

Iraq Museum Reopens
Washington Post, United States
Iraq's restored National Museum has reopened in Baghdad nearly six years after thieves carried away priceless antiquities in the chaos after US forces invaded Iraq. The museum holds artifacts from many centuries of human civilization. ...
Iraq: PM calls to diversify revenues International Herald Tribune
Italy plans virtual Baghdad museum The Associated Press
Chain of command concerns raised in Iraq USA Today
Daily Star - Lebanon - Newsday
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Iraq - Dallas Morning News Wed, 25 Feb 2009 08:34:52 GMT

Xinhua

Iraq
Dallas Morning News, TX
Britain's justice secretary overturned an order Tuesday that would have forced the government to make public the formal minutes of two contentious Cabinet discussions held before the US-led invasion of Iraq. The minutes detail advice the Cabinet was ...
Iraq Attack Wounds US Soldiers, Kills Interpreter Voice of America
US Soldier Killed as Two Iraqi Policemen Fire on Troops in Mosul Washington Post
Iraq Accuses 12 Policemen in a String of Killings New York Times
Los Angeles Times - Christian Science Monitor
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Puerto Rico decides to ship wild monkeys to Iraq - The Associated Press Wed, 25 Feb 2009 23:00:50 GMT

Straits Times

Puerto Rico decides to ship wild monkeys to Iraq
The Associated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico has found an unlikely solution to ease its surplus of pesky wild monkeys: ship them to Iraq. About a dozen patas monkeys will fly across the Atlantic on a commercial carrier in upcoming weeks, courtesy of the ...
Puerto Rico decides to ship wild monkeys to Iraq The Associated Press
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S Korea to sign construction agreement with Iraq - Xinhua Wed, 25 Feb 2009 10:32:41 GMT

Earthtimes (press release)

S Korea to sign construction agreement with Iraq
Xinhua, China
SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- A South Korean construction association said Wednesday that the South Korean government plans to sign a preliminary deal with the Iraqi government to cooperate in the reconstruction program. The agreement calls on the South ...
South Korea: Korea, Iraq sign oil deal worth $3.5 billion ISRIA (subscription)
S. Korea, Iraq sign reconstruction deal United Press International
South Korea Signs $3.55 Billion Iraq Oil Field Accord Bloomberg
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British Justice Secretary vetoes Iraq minutes release - Xinhua Wed, 25 Feb 2009 14:55:08 GMT

guardian.co.uk

British Justice Secretary vetoes Iraq minutes release
Xinhua, China
25 (Xinhua) -- British Justice Secretary Jack Straw vetoed publication of the minutes of key cabinet meetings held in the run-up to the Iraq war in 2003, the BBC reported Wednesday. Straw said he would use a clause in the Freedom of Information Act to ...
World Briefing | Europe Britain: Secrecy on Iraq Maintained New York Times
Iraq Cabinet minutes: 'Jack Straw should not be his own judge' Times Online
Straw blocks publication of pre-Iraq war discussion Reuters
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - The Associated Press
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Afghanistan and Iraq - What If? - New York Times Wed, 25 Feb 2009 20:01:10 GMT

New York Times

Afghanistan and Iraq - What If?
New York Times, United States
Dexter Filkins sees Iraq through the prism of the other American conflict: Afghanistan. KABUL–In their quiet moments, aid workers call it “the tragedy:” the billions of dollars that never arrived here. The troops that landed somewhere else. ...
Dexter Filkins: No End In Sight In Afghanistan NPR
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Plea Likely in US From Iraq Terror Suspect - Washington Post Wed, 25 Feb 2009 18:34:49 GMT

Plea Likely in US From Iraq Terror Suspect
Washington Post, United States
By Del Quentin Wilber A Dutch national accused of planting roadside bombs to kill US troops in Iraq is expected to plead guilty today, ending the first prosecution of an alleged Iraqi insurgent in a US courtroom. Wesam al-Delaema, 36, was indicted by a ...

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4251 - MLive.com Thu, 26 Feb 2009 01:55:58 GMT

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4251
MLive.com, MI
25, 2009, at least 4251 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 3415 military personnel died as a ...