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Deadly Iraq bombings target market, politicianupdated: Sat Sep 06 2008 22:58:00

At least six people were killed and 50 wounded in a suicide car bombing Saturday at an outdoor market in northern Iraq, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.

Car bomb targets controversial Shiite politicianupdated: Fri Sep 05 2008 17:47:00

The politician known for providing false information to the United States about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq was the target of a suicide car bombing Friday, Iraq's Interior Ministry said.

Iraqi panel condemns member's arrest by U.S.updated: Thu Aug 28 2008 14:37:00

An Iraqi panel that oversees the activities of former Baathists is denouncing the arrest of one of its senior members by the U.S. military, which says the man is an Iranian-backed Shiite militant involved in a bombing that killed four Americans. Chalabi's Short-Lived Comebackupdated: Fri May 16 2008 14:00:00

Delivering services to Sadr City was helping the controversial Iraqi figure rebuild a political base -- until the U.S. and Iraqi governments declared him off limits After Maliki, Few Good Alternativesupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 13:35:00

With sentiment growing that Iraq's Prime Minister needs to be replaced, the potential successors inspire little confidence

Roadside bombs kill 4 U.S. soldiers in Iraqupdated: Mon Dec 11 2006 04:43:00

The U.S. military said Monday that four American soldiers were killed and three wounded by two roadside bombs Sunday in Baghdad as suspected sectarian violence cost another 51 Iraqis their lives.

Iraqi chief cites progress in forming Cabinetupdated: Mon May 08 2006 04:36:00

Prime Minister-designate Nuri al-Maliki said Tuesday that progress is being made in forming a coalition government for the violence-torn country.

Deaths, debate rage on after 3 yearsupdated: Mon Mar 20 2006 01:16:00

On the third anniversary of the Iraq war, more than 2,300 U.S. troops have died, tens of thousands of Iraqis have been killed and a fledgling democratically elected government is trying to hold the country together.

U.S., Iraqi officials take sides on civil war debateupdated: Sun Mar 19 2006 12:35:00

On the third anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, officials from the war-torn nation and the United States differed on whether there is all-out civil war there.

Iraq officials: Shiite-led alliance wins electionupdated: Fri Jan 20 2006 02:21:00

Iraq's most powerful Shiite Muslim alliance, led by religious parties, won the most seats but not a clear majority in the nation's first constitutional parliament, election officials said Friday.

Iraq oil minister resigns over gas hikesupdated: Mon Jan 02 2006 10:21:00

Iraqi Oil Minister Ibrahim Bahr Al-Ulum announced Monday he had resigned in protest over higher gas prices.

CNNMoney: Iraqi oil minister quitsupdated: Mon Jan 02 2006 08:52:00

Keeping a promise he made two weeks ago, Iraqi Oil Minister Ibrahim Bahr Al-Ulum announced Monday that he had resigned his post in a protest over higher gas prices.

Chalabi denies supplying false WMD informationupdated: Wed Nov 09 2005 09:14:00

Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Chalabi said Wednesday that he did not supply false information to the Bush administration about Saddam Hussein having weapons of mass destruction in the run-up to the Iraq war.

Seven Iraqis killed in car bombing in Baqubaupdated: Wed Nov 09 2005 07:18:00

Seven Iraqis were killed and four others injured Wednesday when a suicide car bomb exploded in Baquba, north of Baghdad.

Searching for saviors in strange placesupdated: Mon Oct 24 2005 12:39:00

You remember Ahmad Chalabi. He was once the Bush Administration's favorite Iraqi exile.

Convoy attack kills Chalabi bodyguardupdated: Sun Jul 31 2005 02:51:00

A bodyguard of Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Ahmed Chalabi was killed Sunday and three others wounded in an attack on their convoy south of Baghdad, a city emergency police official said.

Suicide bomber kills at least 8 in Baghdadupdated: Wed Jul 20 2005 07:04:00

A suicide bomber wearing a vest packed with explosives blew himself up outside an Iraqi army recruitment center in Baghdad, killing at least eight people and wounding 28 others, police said.

Iraqi lawmakers OK Cabinet for new governmentupdated: Thu Apr 28 2005 02:45:00

In a milestone move, Iraq's National Assembly chose a new government Thursday following three months of political wrangling in the wake of historic elections.

CNNMoney: Wolfowitz elected World Bank Presidentupdated: Thu Mar 31 2005 14:10:00

As expected, the 24 executive directors of the World Bank unanimously voted Thursday to elect Paul Wolfowitz president.

Ability to unify Iraq is Al-Jaafari's aceupdated: Tue Feb 22 2005 21:53:00

With an endorsement from Iraqis who participated in last month's election, the Shiite-backed United Iraqi Alliance won the right to nominate the country's next prime minister.

Shiite coalition nominates al-Jaafari for prime ministerupdated: Tue Feb 22 2005 07:29:00

The United Iraqi Alliance, Iraq's main Shiite political coalition, has nominated Ibrahim al-Jaafari to be the country's next prime minister, a top political official has said.

Shiite alliance wins plurality in Iraqupdated: Sun Feb 13 2005 06:43:00

Iraqi leaders began looking ahead to forming a National Assembly and filling top posts after the release of "final uncertified" election results.

Officials dispute report Chalabi faces arrestupdated: Sat Jan 22 2005 15:49:00

Top Iraqi officials disputed reports that former Iraqi exile leader Ahmed Chalabi would be arrested, a day after the interim defense minister said an apprehension was to happen soon.

Tight Iraq election security includes weapons banupdated: Sat Jan 22 2005 09:48:00

Extraordinary security measures, including a ban on weapons, restrictions on who may drive and a curfew, will be in place before and during elections on January 30, a top Iraqi official said Saturday.

Iraqi minister: Chalabi will be arrestedupdated: Sat Jan 22 2005 00:10:00

Iraq's interim defense minister said former Iraq exile leader Ahmed Chalabi will be arrested Saturday and handed over to Interpol to face bank fraud charges in Jordan.

U.S. official: Saddam trial won't start this yearupdated: Fri Sep 24 2004 14:09:00

The war crimes trial of deposed Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein won't begin any time soon because deteriorating security is hampering information-gathering in the case, a senior U.S. official said Friday.

Chalabi survives convoy attackupdated: Wed Sep 01 2004 04:20:00

Suspected insurgents fired mortars near the meeting of Iraq's new 100-member National Council and ambushed a convoy of Iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi on his way to the session.

Accused Ahmed Chalabi returns to Iraqupdated: Wed Aug 11 2004 13:27:00

Controversial politician Ahmed Chalabi returned to Iraq on Wednesday to face an arrest warrant accusing him of counterfeiting.

Chalabis: Charges 'ridiculous'updated: Mon Aug 09 2004 09:01:00

Former Iraqi exile leader Ahmed Chalabi and his nephew, the head of the war crimes tribunal, say they will return to Iraq to face what they have called "ridiculous" criminal charges.

Deal to disband Iraq militias announced updated: Mon Jun 07 2004 02:06:00

Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi announced a deal Monday to disband nine militias.

Chalabi pleased with Tenet's resignationupdated: Thu Jun 03 2004 06:28:00

One-time U.S. ally Ahmed Chalabi shed no tears over the resignation of CIA Director George Tenet Thursday.

Sources: Chalabi told Iran that U.S. broke its code updated: Wed Jun 02 2004 09:20:00

One-time U.S. ally and Iraqi émigré leader Ahmed Chalabi told an Iranian official that the United States had cracked Iran's secret communications code, sources confirmed to CNN Wednesday.

Chalabi blames Tenet for feud with U.S.updated: Sun May 23 2004 15:01:00

Ahmed Chalabi, the former Iraqi exile who worked closely with the White House before the Iraq war, blamed CIA Director George Tenet Sunday for recent allegations that have apparently caused his standing with the Bush administration to plummet.

Lawmakers clash on Iraq at hearingupdated: Fri May 21 2004 14:13:00

As Pentagon generals looked on, lawmakers clashed at a House hearing on Iraq Friday, sparring over the prisoner abuse controversy and recent criticism of President Bush.

Chalabi suspected of giving U.S. secrets to Iranupdated: Fri May 21 2004 01:20:00

U.S. intelligence officials on Friday said Ahmed Chalabi, a member of the Iraqi Governing Council with ties to senior Pentagon officials, gave intelligence secrets to Iran so closely held in the U.S. government that only "a handful" of senior officials know them.

Chalabi's fall from graceupdated: Thu May 20 2004 22:09:00

As the United States moved toward war with Iraq, exiled opposition leader Ahmed Chalabi was one of America's best friends -- the beneficiary of millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars for his Iraqi National Congress, with easy access to top officials in Washington.

U.S. mililtary raids Chalabi's homeupdated: Thu May 20 2004 11:57:00

U.S. military personnel and Iraqi police Thursday raided the compound of the Iraqi National Congress and the nearby home of Iraqi Governing Council member Ahmed Chalabi, formerly a close adviser to the Pentagon.

U.S. military raids Chalabi's homeupdated: Thu May 20 2004 11:53:00

U.S. military personnel and Iraqi police Thursday raided the compound of the Iraqi National Congress and the nearby home of Iraqi Governing Council member Ahmed Chalabi, formerly a close adviser to the Pentagon.

Chalabi blames Baathists for raidupdated: Thu May 20 2004 06:05:00

Iraqi Governing Council member Ahmed Chalabi said the raid on his compound Thursday was engineered by Baathists who control the Iraqi police and who are now protected by the Coalition Provisional Authority.

Chalabi's Baghdad compound raidedupdated: Thu May 20 2004 04:21:00

Iraqi Governing Council member Ahmed Chalabi said a raid on his compound Thursday was engineered by Baathists who control the Iraqi police and who are now protected by the Coalition Provisional Authority.

Iraqi tribunal to try Saddam Husseinupdated: Wed Apr 21 2004 00:47:00

Iraqi leaders have set up a tribunal to try ousted dictator Saddam Hussein and other members of his Baathist regime, a spokesman for the Iraqi Governing Council said Tuesday.

Crafting a constitution in Iraqupdated: Thu Apr 15 2004 14:55:00

The explosion of violence in Iraq has temporarily shifted the issue of "nation-building" off the front page. It has replaced that issue, instead, with the more pressing question of whether Iraq can be saved from utter chaos.

Chalabi joins call for direct elections in Iraqupdated: Fri Jan 23 2004 18:49:00

A leading member of the Iraqi Governing Council called Friday for nationwide direct elections in Iraq, echoing a growing number of voices in the country seeking elections before the United States hands over sovereignty July 1.

Fortune: The War Over The Peace A fierce fight for a new Iraq is taking place in ... Washingtonupdated: Mon Apr 28 2003 00:01:00

The images are of a historical piece, strung across time and geography by enduring, elemental emotions. When the statues of megalomaniacs tumble--think of Feliks Dzherzhinsky in front of KGB headq...

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