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March 26 2005,1280,-4893826,00.html
Official: Iraq Gov’t May Be Formed Soon
Guardian – UK
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – A car bomb struck a US military patrol Saturday in the Iraqi capital, killing two American soldiers and injuring two others, and a Marine …
Australia edges Iraq 2-1 in friendly
SYDNEY, Australia (AP) — Substitute Ahmad Elrich scored in the 73rd minute Saturday to give Australia a 2-1 win over Iraq in an international friendly soccer …
Three US soldiers killed in Iraq
Sify – India
Iraq: Three US soldiers were killed in Iraq as security forces said they had arrested 120 suspects Saturday on suspicion of planning attacks on the country’s …
Official: Iraq Gov’t May Be Formed Soon
ABC News – USA
… Rep. David Dreier, D-CA, during a US congressional delegation visit to the Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq Saturday, March 26, 2005. …
Memorial services for Rochester soldier killed in Iraq
San Jose Mercury News – USA
ROCHESTER, Minn. – Memorial services are scheduled today in Iraq and Washington state for the Minnesota soldier killed in Baghdad this week. …
Socceroos edge past Iraq
Special Broadcasting Service – Australia
Ahmed Elrich scored the winning goal with his first touch as a disappointing Australia narrowly scraped past a gallant Iraq 2-1. In one of the few shining …
US probe unveils new Iraq jail abuse claims
Scotsman – UK
Records previously released by the army have detailed abuses at Abu Ghraib, outside Baghdad, and other sites in Iraq, as well as at sites in Afghanistan and …
Three US Soldiers Killed in Iraq, Military Says (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
March 26 (Bloomberg) — Three US soldiers were killed and two others wounded in Iraq in the last 24 hours in two separate incidents, the US military said today …

Violence in Iraq kills at least 21, ends quiet week
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – USA
BAGHDAD — A string of suicide bombings and armed attacks across central and northern Iraq on Thursday and Friday left at least 21 people dead, officials said. …
Socceroos bounce Iraq – Australia
Australia has secured a 2-1 victory over Iraq in their spirited friendly international at Telstra Stadium on Saturday night. Marco …

Deadly day in Iraq as political talks continue
Boston Globe – USA
… ‘’It is not acceptable that two months on from the elections, that Iraq does not have a transitional government yet,” Saleh said. …
Insurgent attacks kill 23 in Iraq
Indianapolis Star – USA
BAGHDAD — Insurgents launched a spasm of deadly attacks, killing 17 Iraqi security forces in four separate car bombings, gunning down five Iraqi women working …,2933,151576,00.html
Insurgents Launch Violence Across Iraq
FOX News – USA
… Saleh (search), said Friday that negotiators are intensifying efforts to bring in the country’s Sunni Arabs, believed to form the core of Iraq’s rebellion. …

Families of Dead Seek Accountability in Iraq Blunder
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – CA,USA
… They were hauling jet fuel across one of the most dangerous roads in Iraq on a day when the insurgency was exploding. The trucks had no armor. …
Rochester’s Travis Bruce: A fatal return to Iraq duty
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – MN,USA
Bruce, 22, was killed early Wednesday morning in Iraq by a rocket-propelled grenade as he stood on a rooftop in Baghdad guarding an Iraqi police station …
Iraq parliament to reconvene
Daily Telegraph – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
IRAQ’S parliament will reconvene on Wednesday to vote in a speaker as negotiations between Kurds and Shiites on forming a new governing coalition drag on …

South Korea ruling party debates Iraq troop numbers
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
SEOUL – South Korea’s ruling party is debating whether the country should scale back the number of its troops in Iraq around August, a party official and a …
A quiet week in Iraq ends as string of attacks kill 15
International Herald Tribune – France
BAGHDAD A string of suicide bombings and armed assaults across central and northern Iraq left at least 15 people dead, officials said. …
Wave of violence across Iraq leaves 21 dead
Independent – UK
By Kim Sengupta. Suicide bombers killed 15 Iraqi soldiers, a senior commander was assassinated and five women were murdered in an …
US guards discover 600-foot tunnel in key Iraq prison before …
Boston Globe – USA
… AP) US military guards discovered a 600-foot tunnel dug with makeshift tools leading out of the main prison facility for detainees in Iraq before anyone had …
Assassination, attacks overshadow Iraq political talks
New Zealand Herald – New Zealand
Almost two months after an election, politicians from Iraq’s main parties, the Shi’ite alliance and the Kurds, pursued talks to form a government but were …

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