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US death toll in Iraq at two-year high
Tue, 03 May 2011 08:18:35 GMT
With at least eleven confirmed deaths, April has become the deadliest month for American forces stationed in war-ravaged Iraq in nearly two years.

'US keeps MKO terrorists armed in Iraq'
Sun, 01 May 2011 05:48:33 GMT
US troops have allowed the Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) to secretly keep weapons inside their camp in Iraq, a defected member of the group says.

13 Iraqis die in day of deadly blasts
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 22:22:20 GMT
At least 13 people have been killed and several others wounded in separate bombing attacks across Iraq.

US soldier killed in Iraq operation
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 10:34:42 GMT
An American soldier has died in an operation in southern Iraq, despite the United States' claim that it is no longer involved in combat actions in the country.

Separate attacks kill 17 in Iraq
Fri, 29 Apr 2011 00:43:20 GMT
A bomb explosion inside a Shia mosque in central Iraq has killed 10 people and injured 30 others, while 7 others were killed in separate attacks in the country.

'US helped al-Qaeda jailbreak in Basra'
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 04:14:26 GMT
An Iraqi investigative committee has confirmed that US forces were involved in the escape of a dozen al-Qaeda members from a prison in the southern city of Basra.

Iraqis demand end to US military stay
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 05:45:15 GMT
Thousands of people have assembled to wage protest rallies in northern Iraq, demanding an end to the extended US military presence in their country.

'14,025 Iraqis missing since 2003 war'
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 04:45:38 GMT
Iraq's Human Rights Ministry has revealed that over 14,000 Iraqis have gone missing since the 2003 US-led invasion of the country.

US base in Iraq under rocket attack
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 15:57:46 GMT
Security sources say a Untied States military base in eastern Iraq has come under a second rocket attack in less than a week.

Maliki: No plans to extend US presence
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 08:28:05 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says Baghdad has no plans to extend the presence of US troops in the country beyond December 2011.

Sulaymanieh unrest claims 10th victim
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 03:42:38 GMT
Another Kurdish protester has died of his fatal gunshot wounds, marking the 10th victim of the two-month unrest in Iraq's northern autonomous Kurdistan region.

Two US troopers died in Iraq
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 14:37:34 GMT
The American soldiers have dies in an operation in southern Iraq, despite the United States claim that it is not involved in combat operations in the country anymore.

Iraq raps Saudi-backed Bahrain crimes
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 08:07:58 GMT
Iraqi demonstrators have poured to the streets of the capital Baghdad in protest at the Saudi-backed repression of anti-government protesters in Bahrain.

'Iraqi women sexually abused at US base'
Sat, 23 Apr 2011 07:53:06 GMT
A number of female Iraqi interpreters have accused an American contractor of sexual harassment at a base in the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad.

Maliki: Iraq can handle its own security
Thu, 21 Apr 2011 23:24:04 GMT
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has told the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff that Baghdad is ready to take control of the country's security measures.

Top Kurdish leader offers to resign
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 18:43:45 GMT
A top politician in Iraq's Kurdistan region has offered to resign from the party leadership following weeks of anti-government protests in the semi-autonomous region.

Iraq's Sadr slams Baghdad protest ban
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 16:51:20 GMT
Iraq's influential cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has taken a swipe at the government, insisting that imposed ban on public protests in Iraqi capital of Baghdad is “undemocratic”.

'US seeking to prolong presence in Iraq'
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 12:58:58 GMT
An Iraqi lawmaker has unveiled a secret US military initiative which he says is aimed at extending the presence of US troops in Iraq beyond December 2011.

'MKO defectors offered suicide option'
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 12:04:46 GMT
A Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) defector says any member of the terrorist group who wishes to leave has no choice but to commit suicide with a cyanide pill.

Ex-MKO members recount ordeal in Iraq
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 06:32:33 GMT
Three defected members of the terrorist group Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) have given an account of their ordeal during their stay at Camp Ashraf in Iraq.

31 injured in Iraq's Sulaymanieh
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 16:17:42 GMT
At least 31 people have been injured in fresh clashes that erupted between protesters and security forces in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.

Iraqi police: Four civilians killed
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:26:25 GMT
At least four civilians have been killed and five others, including three policemen, wounded in separate attacks across Iraqi cities, police have said.

Iraq: MKO presence violates constitution
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 11:19:27 GMT
Iraq's foreign minister says his country will not allow the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) to use Iraq's soil as a launchpad to conduct its terrorist activities.

Iraq unveils MKO's hidden weaponry
Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:11:18 GMT
Iraqi security forces say they have managed to discover a hidden munitions depot inside the terrorist Mujahedin Khalq Organization's (MKO) Camp Ashraf in Diyala province north of Baghdad.

150 hurt in north Iraq protest rally
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 17:14:05 GMT
Around 150 people have been injured in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan after security forces opened fire on a group of demonstrators protesting against the two ruling parties.

9 killed in Baghdad's Green Zone blasts
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 06:35:15 GMT
At least nine people have lost their lives and 23 others have been wounded after two car bombs exploded in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, security officials say.

Clashes injure 35 in Iraq's Kurdistan
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 23:37:47 GMT
Clashes between police and protesters in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region have left at least 35 people injured, including seven policemen, reports say.

Iraqis protest against Komalah presence
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 02:09:46 GMT
A group of Iraqi people have protested against the presence of the terrorist group Komalah in the country following Baghdad's clampdown on the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MKO) terrorists.

One dead, 16 injured in Iraq blasts
Thu, 14 Apr 2011 04:22:11 GMT
At least one civilian has been killed and 16 others, including three children, have been injured in a car bomb blast in the northeast of the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad, police say.

Mortar attack jolts US base in Iraq
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 11:22:54 GMT
A mortar attack has rocked a US military base in southern Iraq, with the number of possible casualties still unknown.

Iraqi Kurds mark Saddam's massacre
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 10:26:59 GMT
Iraq's Kurdistan marks the official anniversary of Saddam's genocidal "al-Anfal Campaign" against the Kurdish population, amid reports that collaborators of the massacre still work for regional officials.

US urges Iraq to facilitate MKO move
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 03:38:17 GMT
The United States has called for a "negotiated plan" to facilitate the move of the Iraq-based terrorist group Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) to another country.

Iraq blasts kill six, injure 12
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 12:57:45 GMT
Bomb explosions around Iraq have left at least six people, including three policemen, dead and 12 others wounded, security sources have announced.

EU concerned over MKO in Iraq
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 07:28:54 GMT
The European Union has voiced concern over clashes between Iraqi forces and residents of Camp Ashraf belonging to the terrorist group Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO).

Iraq detains six MKO terrorists
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 14:37:27 GMT
Iraqi security forces have detained six members of the terrorist Mujahedin-e-Khalq Organization (MKO) in Camp Ashraf located north of the capital Baghdad.

Ten killed, 36 injured in Iraq blasts
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:01:32 GMT
At least 10 people have been killed and 36 others wounded in separate bombing attacks in Iraq, says an interior ministry official.

Video: US troops fire on Iraqi detainees
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 05:43:47 GMT
Amateur footage recently posted on the internet shows American troops firing live ammunition on Iraqi prisoners during a riot in a US detention facility in Iraq back in 2005.

Separate attacks kill six in Iraq
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 02:22:11 GMT
Six Iraqis, including government employees, have been killed and four others wounded in separate attacks in the capital city of Baghdad, officials say.

US soldier killed in Iraq
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 20:47:04 GMT
An American soldier has been killed in northern Iraq, bringing the total death toll to over 4,440 since it invaded Iraq in 2003, a report says.

Iraqi Kurdistan arresting clerics
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 13:00:54 GMT
The government of the semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan has arrested dozens of the northern region's outspoken religious leaders.

Two killed for reporting on Bahrain
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 18:47:05 GMT
Gunmen have ambushed a car in southern Baghdad, killing a journalist and a rights activist for reporting on the anti-government protests in Bahrain.

Sadr vows to fight US overstay
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 12:38:46 GMT
Iraq's influential cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has warned that resistance against US forces will increase if the occupiers fail to leave by their deadline at the end of 2011.

Iraqis demand withdrawal of US troops
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 08:03:18 GMT
Tens of thousands of Iraqis have taken to the streets of the capital Baghdad to protest the presence of US troops in the war-torn country.

US urges Iraq to treat MKO humanely
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 07:13:23 GMT
The US government has called on Iraq to treat members of the terrorist Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) residing at Camp Ashraf humanely.

Ten killed in clashes at MKO Iraq base
Fri, 08 Apr 2011 16:36:17 GMT
Ten people have been killed in clashes between Iraqi security forces and members of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) in the central province of Diyala.

Blast kills 2, injures 4 near Baghdad
Fri, 08 Apr 2011 05:33:59 GMT
At least two civilians have been killed and four others wounded in a bombing attack northwest of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, a local security source says.

US eyes prolonged presence in Iraq
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 22:23:26 GMT
Months before the United States is due to complete its withdrawal from Iraq, Washington has launched a campaign to prolong its presence in the country.

Pentagon chief to meet Iraqi PM
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 13:13:14 GMT
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates has arrived in Baghdad to meet with Iraq's high ranking officials during an unannounced visit to the war-torn country.

Opposition boycotts Kurdistan parliament
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 19:52:23 GMT
Opposition parties In Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region have boycotted the parliament's scheduled discussion for this year's budget.

Separate attacks kill 9 in Iraq
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 13:23:53 GMT
Nine people have been killed in separate attacks in the Iraqi capital and the country's restive north while a bombing in the south has left two injured.


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