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Hussein Spokesman Convicted in Iraq - New York Times Wed, 11 Mar 2009 17:02:47 GMT

Voice of America

Hussein Spokesman Convicted in Iraq
New York Times, United States
By MARC SANTORA BAGHDAD — Tariq Aziz, the senior aide to Saddam Hussein who gained international renown as the public face of Iraq during the Persian Gulf war in 1991, was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Wednesday for crimes against humanity. ...
Video: Ex-Saddam aide Tariq Aziz gets 15 years in jail - 11 Mar 09 Al Jazeera
Tariq Aziz guilty of Iraq murders BBC News
FACTBOX-Iraq's former Deputy PM Aziz sentenced to 15 years Reuters
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Bomber Kills Dozens in Iraq as Fears of New Violence Rise - New York Times Wed, 11 Mar 2009 04:06:20 GMT

guardian.co.uk

Bomber Kills Dozens in Iraq as Fears of New Violence Rise
New York Times, United States
While overall violence in Iraq remains the lowest since the American invasion, both recent attacks were against Iraqi soldiers operating with relatively high security, suggesting much planning and coordination. The worry among some Iraqi military ...
Maliki says Iraq forces can cope after US withdrawal Reuters UK
Car bomb kills 4 Iraqis in N Iraq Xinhua
FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, March 11 Reuters
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Obama picks US ambassadors to Iraq, Afghanistan - Reuters Wed, 11 Mar 2009 22:06:47 GMT

Straits Times

Obama picks US ambassadors to Iraq, Afghanistan
Reuters
WASHINGTON, March 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama is choosing diplomat Christopher Hill to serve as US ambassador to Iraq and Lieutenant General Karl Eikenberry as ambassador to Afghanistan, the White House said on Wednesday. ...
Obama names envoys to Afghanistan, Iraq The Associated Press
Obama Nominates Ambassadors for Iraq, Afghanistan Voice of America
Obama taps new ambassadors for Iraq, Afghanistan Chicago Sun-Times
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IRAQ and AFGHANISTAN: 'Good medicine, bad places' - Los Angeles Times Thu, 12 Mar 2009 02:00:08 GMT

Boston Globe

IRAQ and AFGHANISTAN: 'Good medicine, bad places'
Los Angeles Times, CA
A memorial service for the 210 US medics, corpsmen, doctors and nurses killed in Iraq and Afghanistan was held Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery. "Their motto was 'good medicine, bad places,' " Dr. S. Ward Casscells, assistant Defense secretary ...
Pentagon honors medics killed so far in wars The Associated Press
Remembrance Ceremony Honors Fallen Military Medics Blackanthem.com
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Iraq attacks not due to Obama pullout: White House - AFP Wed, 11 Mar 2009 00:45:31 GMT

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Iraq attacks not due to Obama pullout: White House
AFP
WASHINGTON (AFP) — The White House dismissed suggestions that two recent bloody attacks in Iraq were a reaction to President Barack Obama's decision to pull out most combat troops by August next year. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said security ...
Video: US, UK Troops to Begin Iraq Pullout by Sept. The Associated Press
Obama Spokesman Says US Committed to Keeping Iraq Stable Bloomberg
Editorial: A 'responsible' exit strategy for Iraq MLive.com
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Talking With Taliban a Tricky Proposition - Voice of America Wed, 11 Mar 2009 20:11:02 GMT

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Talking With Taliban a Tricky Proposition
Voice of America
The United States used a similar approach, with some success, in Iraq. But trying to replicate the Iraq strategy in Afghanistan is a tricky proposition. Recent statements from Obama administration officials, including the president himself, ...
Video: Afghanistan welcomes Obamas Taliban initiative RT
Obama's Daring Tour D'Horizon: The New President Engages Multiple ... Huffington Post
Worldview: Quick Taliban deal unlikely Philadelphia Inquirer
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Iraq to open doors to Australian wheat - ABC Online Thu, 12 Mar 2009 01:41:38 GMT

The Associated Press

Iraq to open doors to Australian wheat
ABC Online, Australia
By Online parliamentary correspondent Emma Rodgers Australia and Iraq have agreed to strengthen economic ties in a number of areas, including more sales of wheat. Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is visiting Australia for the first time and met with ...
Iraqi PM Says Deadly Bombings 'Lapse' After Peaceful Period FOXNews
Iraqi PM says terrorists are losing capability The Associated Press
Iraq's PM in Canberra on official visit The Age
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Iraq inaugurates oil deal with China's CNPC - Reuters Wed, 11 Mar 2009 13:44:27 GMT

Monday Morning

Iraq inaugurates oil deal with China's CNPC
Reuters
By Ahmed Rasheed WASIT, Iraq, March 11 (Reuters) - Iraq inaugurated a $3 billion oil project on Wednesday with the Chinese National Petroleum Company (CNPC), activating the country's first major oil deal with a foreign firm since the fall of Saddam ...
China starts oil field project in Iraq China Daily
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Baghdad hopes to boost oil production Monday Morning
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Marine from Ocala dies in Iraq - Orlando Sentinel Wed, 11 Mar 2009 22:25:38 GMT

WNCT

Marine from Ocala dies in Iraq
Orlando Sentinel, FL
An Ocala man serving as a Marine in Iraq died in what was described as a "non-hostile incident," US Department of Defense officials said today. Lance Cpl. Patrick A. Malone, 21, died Tuesday in Anbar province. Details were not immediately available, ...
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Camp Lejeune Marine killed in non-hostile incident MiamiHerald.com
Corps Sees Dramatic Spike in Suicides Military.com
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Iraq electricity min to visit US, seeks GE changes - Reuters Wed, 11 Mar 2009 13:01:29 GMT

Iraq electricity min to visit US, seeks GE changes
Reuters
By Aseel Kami BAGHDAD, March 11 (Reuters) - Iraq's electricity Minister Karim Waheed will visit the United States next week and seek a lengthening of the payment schedule of a huge General Electric deal, as low oil prices squeeze Iraq's reconstruction ...