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Iraq Issues New Law Giving Baathists Jobs Back
Sunday, February 03, 2008 8:10:00 PM
Thousands of former members of Saddam Hussein's Baath party will get their old jobs back under a new law announced on Sunday, a move Washington sees as vital to the country's stability.   Full Story

Female Bombers Kill 72 at Baghdad Pet Markets
Friday, February 01, 2008 8:28:00 PM
BAGHDAD–Female suicide bombers killed 72 people in attacks blamed on al Qaeda at two popular Baghdad pet markets on Friday, the city's worst attacks in six months, dealing a blow to Iraq's hop ...   Full Story

Bomb at Baghdad Pet Market Kills 14
Friday, February 01, 2008 8:02:00 AM
BAGHDAD–At least 14 people were killed when a bomb hidden inside a box of birds exploded at a popular pet market in central Baghdad on Friday, police said, the latest strike at one of the capital' ...   Full Story

Bush to Seek $70 Billion in Partial 2009 War Funding
Monday, January 28, 2008 6:52:00 PM
WASHINGTON–The Bush administration will ask the U.S. Congress next week for $70 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and related operations for part of the 2009 fiscal year, the Pentagon s ...   Full Story

Australia Says Iraq Withdrawal Won't Hurt U.S. Ties
Saturday, January 26, 2008 8:23:00 PM
NEW YORK–Australia will not be swayed from the new government's pledge to withdraw troops from Iraq by the middle of this year, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said Friday before a trip to Washingt ...   Full Story

Blast in Iraq's Mosul Kills 15, Wounds 132
Thursday, January 24, 2008 8:10:00 AM
BAGHDAD–At least 15 people were killed and 132 wounded when a building used by militants to store weapons and tonnes of explosives blew up in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, senior secu ...   Full Story

Suicide Bomber Kills 15 at Iraq Funeral
Monday, January 21, 2008 8:07:00 PM
A suicide bomber killed 15 people and wounded 10 others on Monday at a funeral near the volatile northern Iraqi oil refinery city of Baiji, security officials said.   Full Story

Power Cuts and Water Shortages Hit Chilly Iraq
Monday, January 14, 2008 8:13:00 PM
BAGHDAD—Iraq's government on Monday blamed neighbouring countries, a gasoline shortage and sabotage for power cuts that have left people shivering ...   Full Story

Iraq Lets Baathists Go Back to Work, U.S. Pleased
Saturday, January 12, 2008 8:30:00 PM
BAGHDAD–Iraq's parliament voted on Saturday to let thousands of members of Saddam Hussein's Baath Party return to government jobs, winning praise from Washington for achieving a benchmark step ...   Full Story

Bush Hails Iraq Progress After Desert Update
Saturday, January 12, 2008 6:52:00 PM
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait–President George W. Bush said on Saturday that America's new strategy had reversed Iraq's descent into mayhem and the United States was on track to complete the withdrawal ...   Full Story

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