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Protests, Questions Mark 6th Anniversary of Iraq Invasion - Voice of America Fri, 20 Mar 2009 16:11:46 GMT

Seattle Post Intelligencer

Protests, Questions Mark 6th Anniversary of Iraq Invasion
Voice of America
By VOA News Iraq is marking the sixth anniversary of the US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein, with some questioning whether recent security improvements will hold as US troops begin to withdraw. Supporters of the Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr ...
News Analysis: Iraq prepares for post-US occupation era Xinhua
Brits and Americans enjoy package tour - in Iraq AFP
Adventure Travelers, Your Tour Bus Is Now Boarding for Basra New York Times
Reuters - AFP
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Hundreds rally in Japan on Iraq war anniversary - AFP Fri, 20 Mar 2009 16:15:37 GMT

FOXNews

Hundreds rally in Japan on Iraq war anniversary
AFP
TOKYO (AFP) — Hundreds of Japanese demonstrated in Tokyo to call for an early withdrawal of US troops from Iraq on Friday, the sixth anniversary of the US-led invasion. The around 500 protesters also called for the withdrawal of international troops ...
Video: `Future gens will pay for Iraq war` RT
A Day of Protests, Against Iraq War and AIG New York Times
Iraq War 6 Years Later: Success But No 'Victory' FOXNews
Xinhua - Huffington Post
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Op-Chart The States of Iraq and Afghanistan - New York Times Fri, 20 Mar 2009 19:24:13 GMT

Op-Chart The States of Iraq and Afghanistan
New York Times, United States
SINCE the first anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, we have compiled charts on the state of the country for the Op-Ed page every three months. Now, on the sixth anniversary of the invasion, it seems appropriate to include data from the conflict in ...
Vigils planned for anniversary of Iraq invasion Daily Camera
On comeback trail despite setbacks GulfNews
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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4260 - Fresno Bee Fri, 20 Mar 2009 23:17:55 GMT

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4260
Fresno Bee, CA
AP As of Friday, March 20, 2009, at least 4260 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. ...

UN asks Europe to copy Germany and take Iraq refugees - International Herald Tribune Fri, 20 Mar 2009 14:33:33 GMT

Spiegel Online

UN asks Europe to copy Germany and take Iraq refugees
International Herald Tribune, France
By Stephanie Nebehay The United Nations praised Germany on Friday for taking in 122 vulnerable Iraqi refugees, and urged other European countries to follow suit. Flown to Hanover from Syria on Thursday, they are the first refugees to move to Germany ...
On the Sixth Anniversary of the War in Iraq, Time to Focus on Refugees Human Rights First
100 Iraqi Christians Begin New Life in Germany Christian Post
1st group of Iraq refugees arrive to Germany Alsumaria
AFP - Spiegel Online
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Iditarod cruel to dogs? Consider the ongoing slaughter in Iraq - Los Angeles Times Fri, 20 Mar 2009 18:00:32 GMT

Iditarod cruel to dogs? Consider the ongoing slaughter in Iraq
Los Angeles Times, CA
Anchorage Daily News outdoors columnist Craig Medred, who has been covering the 1000-mile race, turned the spotlight elsewhere in a column earlier this week: Iraq. Medred quoted from a story in the New York Times on the canine slaughter occurring ...

Iraqi budget woes force security hiring freeze - The Associated Press Fri, 20 Mar 2009 19:22:59 GMT

The Southern Ledger

Iraqi budget woes force security hiring freeze
The Associated Press
UMM QASR, Iraq (AP) — The drop in oil prices has forced Iraq's military and police to put recruiting on hold even as the US hands over more responsibility for protecting the country. The freeze is stalling efforts to hire Sunni ex-insurgents and has ...
Midland soldiers insist Iraqis can go it alone Birmingham Post
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CACI Faces Abu Ghraib Torture Suit - Washington Post Fri, 20 Mar 2009 05:49:42 GMT

The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

CACI Faces Abu Ghraib Torture Suit
Washington Post, United States
CACI International, a provider of intelligence-gathering services for the US government, must face a lawsuit by four former detainees who say they were tortured at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. US District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee in Alexandria denied the ...
CACI Must Face Suit Alleging Torture at Abu Ghraib Bloomberg
Judge: Abu Ghraib detainees can sue Va. contractor The Associated Press
Rare Victory for Torture Victims: Lawsuit Can Continue The Washington Independent
CNN International - WMDT
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Brownback to block Iraq nominee - Washington Times Fri, 20 Mar 2009 01:53:08 GMT

Washington Times

Brownback to block Iraq nominee
Washington Times, DC
Sam Brownback of Kansas threatened Thursday to take advantage of a Senate rule to block the confirmation of Christopher Hill as US ambassador to Iraq on the grounds that Mr. Hill misled him in promising to raise human rights in talks with North Korea. ...
Brownback threatens to block Iraq nominee Lawrence Journal World
Obama's Iraq envoy pick gets key senator's support Reuters
Lugar signs off on Iraq ambassador nomination The Associated Press
Foreign Policy - International Herald Tribune
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RPT-Iraq urges foreign states to accept Iranian rebels - Reuters Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:03:29 GMT

Al-Arabiya

RPT-Iraq urges foreign states to accept Iranian rebels
Reuters
By Mohammed Abbas BAGHDAD, March 19 (Reuters) - Iraq has appealed to foreign countries to accept members of an Iranian opposition group, which has been based in Iraq for about two decades but which Baghdad sees as a terrorist group and a diplomatic ...
'MKO members have no place in Iraq' PRESS TV
Iraq Urges Foreign States to Accept MKO Terrorists Fars News Agency
US shoots down Iranian UAV near Iraq's tense Camp Ashraf NCR-Iran.org (press release)
London Informer - NCR-Iran.org (press release)
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