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  1. News - World

    Al-Qaeda's Iraq head, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, defiant over Syria bid

    Posted Jun 17th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... to stop claiming control over the organisation's Syria affiliate, according to a message purportedly from him that was posted online. The statement by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who heads ... of the most effective rebel factions in Syria. Its head, Abu Mohammad al-Golani, has rejected the takeover attempt by al-Baghdadi. Al-Qaeda's global leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has tried to end ...

  2. News - World

    New wave of bomb attacks kills 56 in Baghdad and Mosul

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:54pm by AFP

    ... Shaab and southern Abu Dshir neighborhoods, each of which killed six people. Other blasts hit the neighbourhoods of Mashtal, Baladiyat and Ur in eastern Baghdad, the southwestern Bayaa ...

  3. Business - China Business - CONSTRUCTION

    Chinese firms 'must try harder' for Iraq deals

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... according to an infrastructure lawyer. Daniel Tain, an Abu Dhabi-based partner and specialist construction and engineering lawyer at the London law firm Pinsent Masons, estimated that Iraq ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Soft side of counter-insurgency wins half the battle

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by BENJAMIN OSTROV

    ... of the insurgents. Al-Qaeda in Iraq, then led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, overplayed its hand, attacking people at Shiite mosques, leading to the Anbar Awakening, or the Sons of Iraq, in 2005. The American ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraqis say Americans are gone, but problems remain

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad People of Baghdad say they were glad to see the 'invaders' leave, but the bombings continued Americans are gone, but Iraq'sproblems remain Abu Mohammed loudly laments that problems in Iraq, from violence to unemployment, have not improved since US forces departed a year ago. "Whether the occupation was here or not, for us, ...

  6. Residents bear brunt of standoff in Fallujah

    Posted Oct 26th 2004, 12:00am by Borzou Daragahi

    ... Borzou Daragahi in Abu Ghraib Some say a US ground offensive could not be worse than their 'living death' A long-simmering confrontation between the US and the guerillas holed up ... of the Muslim Scholars' Association, a hardline clerical group. US officials say their attacks against suspected hideouts of Tawhid wal Jihad- the Unity and Holy War group led by Abu Musab ...

  7. High voter turnout won't curb attacks by insurgents

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Foreign Editor Hopes the unexpectedly high voter turnout in Iraq's elections would deal a blow to efforts by insurgents to destabilise the country have been dampened by continued attacks. Capitalising on the concerns, the group headed by Iraq's most wanted extremist, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, has threatened to wage a holy war against the country's leaders ...

  8. Out of Iraq

    Posted Sep 16th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Ryan

    ... as sports minister, is known to have tortured Iraqi Olympic athletes for underperforming. It's also the world of Abu Ghraib prison, a place where dissenters are sent and thousands disappear: ...

  9. A pat on the back, but no new tack on Iraq

    Posted Dec 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as a flaw, for example when he twice refused to accept Mr Rumsfeld's offer to resign over the abuse of prisoners at the Abu Ghraib jail in Iraq. Showing a softer side of his personality ...

  10. 7 Years and counting

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... affiliated regional leaders. Meanwhile, the US may have painted itself as a liberating force at the beginning of the wars, but its reputation was soon tarnished by scandals like Abu Ghraib- ...




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