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UN recommends bringing Iraq closer to ending 1990s sanctions - Reuters Wed, 19 Jun 2013 00:21:44 GMT

UN recommends bringing Iraq closer to ending 1990s sanctions
Reuters
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday recommended bringing Iraq one step closer to ending all U.N. sanctions imposed on Baghdad more than two decades ago after former leader Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait ...
Iraq Moves Troops To Syrian BorderAl-Monitor
Ban calls for end to sanctions against IraqOman Daily Observer

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Obama: Syria is not Iraq - USA TODAY Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:44:26 GMT

The Atlantic Wire

Obama: Syria is not Iraq
USA TODAY
President Obama says the U.S. has "serious interests" in Syria, but he is aware of the pitfalls of over-involvement in the civil war there. "It is very easy to slip slide your way into deeper and deeper commitments," Obama told Charlie Rose of PBS ...
Obama: Syria Isn't Another IraqThe Atlantic Wire

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Suicide attacks on Shiite mosque kill dozens in Iraq - Fox News Tue, 18 Jun 2013 12:55:22 GMT

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Suicide attacks on Shiite mosque kill dozens in Iraq
Fox News
The coordinated blasts were the latest in a string of attacks that has hit Iraq, reviving fears the country is headed back toward the widespread sectarian bloodshed that pushed it to the brink of civil war in 2006 and 2007. Two police officers said the ...
Iraq suicide blast kills 11 at Baghdad mosqueCBS News
Twin Suicide Attacks Kill 29 in IraqVoice of America
15 Die in Iraq Bomb AttacksNew York Times
Yahoo! News -CNN International -Sky News
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Obama aide: No 'rush to war' in Syria (as in Iraq) - USA TODAY Sun, 16 Jun 2013 15:14:25 GMT

Obama aide: No 'rush to war' in Syria (as in Iraq)
USA TODAY
A top aide to President Obama said Sunday that U.S. policy in Syria has to be dictated in part by what happened in Iraq. White House chief of staff Denis McDonough, speaking on CBS' Face The Nation, referred to Iraq in saying of Syria: "We've rushed to ...

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Australia 1-0 Iraq: World Cup qualifier – as it happened - The Guardian Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:46:31 GMT

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Australia 1-0 Iraq: World Cup qualifier – as it happened
The Guardian
72 min: Kruse gets behind Iraq down the right to win a corner. From the set piece, Cahill gets a header on target, but there's no power behind it. Iraq struggle to clear, though, and they're pinned back for a couple of minutes. Australia fail to create ...
Australia books World Cup berth with win over IraqFOXSports.com
Australia beat Iraq 1-0 to qualify for 2014 World CupTimes of India
Socceroos beat Iraq 1-0 at ANZ Stadium to clinch World Cup 2014 spotPerth Now
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Sectarian Violence Rises Sharply In Iraq - NPR Tue, 18 Jun 2013 11:23:05 GMT

Sectarian Violence Rises Sharply In Iraq
NPR
More than 2,000 people have been killed in Iraq since April. That's as high as it's been since the sectarian war of 2006 and 2007. Many people compare the recent violence to that conflict, but there are some key differences. Copyright © 2013 NPR.

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Ron Paul: 'Obama's Syria policy looks a lot like Bush's Iraq policy' - RT Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:10:12 GMT

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Ron Paul: 'Obama's Syria policy looks a lot like Bush's Iraq policy'
RT
Did the White House's remarks about Syrian President Bashar al-Assad using chemical weapons sound familiar? Former congressman Ron Paul says the build up to a likely strike on Syria reminds him of the days before the invasion of Iraq. Paul, the ...
Cameron: Syria won't be another IraqTelegraph.co.uk
US seeks Iraq scenario for Syria: Ron PaulPress TV
Talk of no-fly zone in Syria recalls Iraq effortYahoo! News
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Australia book World Cup place with victory over Iraq - The Guardian Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:33:50 GMT

The Guardian

Australia book World Cup place with victory over Iraq
The Guardian
Australia claimed their ticket to Brazil but fans' nerves were kept jangling in a manner befitting of the Socceroos' often tortured World Cup history. Only seven minutes were left on the clock when Josh Kennedy, a peripheral figure throughout this ...


Protest group calls on Socceroos fans to chant 'Peace for Iraq' - The Guardian Tue, 18 Jun 2013 06:03:08 GMT

The Guardian

Protest group calls on Socceroos fans to chant 'Peace for Iraq'
The Guardian
A copy of the flyer, seen by Guardian Australia, says: "We ask that at the end of the game you show solidarity and compassion with the people of Iraq by chanting at the end of the game 'Peace for Iraq'. If this was done it is highly likely that word of ...


Obama: I'm Not Dick Cheney, and Syria Isn't Iraq - New York Magazine Tue, 18 Jun 2013 08:23:23 GMT

New York Magazine

Obama: I'm Not Dick Cheney, and Syria Isn't Iraq
New York Magazine
NSA leaker Edward Snowden summarized many people's feelings toward President Obama when he said he had “believed in Obama's promises,” but after the election, "He continued with the policies of his predecessor.” In a 45-minute interview with Charlie ...

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