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US eyes new aid to Iraq to curb insurgent march

US eyes new aid to Iraq to curb insurgent march WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is preparing to send new aid to Iraq to help slow a violent insurgent march that is threatening to take over the nation’s north, … Continue reading

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Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results

Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results WASHINGTON (AP) – Ten years and $60 billion in American taxpayer funds later, Iraq is still so unstable and broken that even its leaders question whether U.S. efforts to rebuild … Continue reading

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Obama announces total Iraq troop withdrawal

Obama announces total Iraq troop withdrawal WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama on Friday declared an end to the Iraq war, one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history, announcing that all American troops would be withdrawn … Continue reading

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7 pulled from Iraqi mosque, killed execution-style

7 pulled from Iraqi mosque, killed execution-style BAGHDAD (AP) – Gunmen wearing military uniforms pulled seven people from a Sunni mosque south of Baghdad and then shot and killed them execution-style, officials said Tuesday, raising the death toll to 70 … Continue reading

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Despite formal combat end, US joins Baghdad battle

Despite formal combat end, US joins Baghdad battle BAGHDAD (AP) – Days after the U.S. officially ended combat operations and touted Iraq’s ability to defend itself, American troops found themselves battling heavily armed militants assaulting an Iraqi military headquarters in … Continue reading

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