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Ahmed Rasheed

Ahmed Rasheed

    Iraqi Parliament's Sunni leader killed at mosque
    Iraqi Parliament's Sunni leader killed at mosque
    The head of the Iraqi Parliament's biggest Sunni Muslim bloc was killed at a mosque on Friday, officials said, an assassination which could...
    Iraq PM: US agrees to withdraw troops by 2011
    Iraq PM: US agrees to withdraw troops by 2011
    Iraq and the United States have agreed that a planned security pact will require all US troops to leave by the end of 2011, Prime Minister Nuri...
    Iraq's al-Sadr threatens to scrap ceasefire
    Iraq's al-Sadr threatens to scrap ceasefire
    Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr threatened on Tuesday to end a truce he imposed on his militia last year, raising the prospect of worsening violence...
    Hands up! Satirical paper takes aim at Iraq's woes
    Hands up! Satirical paper takes aim at Iraq's woes
    An Iraqi man stands with his hands up in surrender, surrounded by an American soldier, Iraqi security forces, a militiaman, an al-Qaeda fighter and...
    Iraq court upholds Chemical Ali's death sentence
    Iraq court upholds Chemical Ali's death sentence
    An Iraqi appeals court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence against Saddam Hussein's cousin, widely known as Chemical Ali, for masterminding a...
    Five Britons abducted in Iraq, 10 US troops killed
    Five Britons abducted in Iraq, 10 US troops killed
    Gunmen in police uniforms kidnapped five Britons from a government building in Baghdad on Tuesday and the deaths of 10 U.S. soldiers were announced, making May the deadliest month this year for the U.S. military....
    Dozens killed in Iraqi car bombings
    Dozens killed in Iraqi car bombings
    Multiple car bombs exploded at about the same time and killed at least 40 people in a mainly Shi'ite town north of Baghdad on Thursday, officials...
    Suicide bombers kill 61 in Iraqi town
    Suicide bombers kill 61 in Iraqi town
    Two suicide bombers killed 61 people and wounded 150 when they blew themselves up at a crowded market in Iraq's Shi'ite Muslim town of Hilla on...
    Saddam appeals controversial death sentence
    Saddam appeals controversial death sentence
    Lawyers for Saddam Hussein and two former aides sentenced to death lodged appeals on Sunday, the Iraqi prosecutor said, following a trial slammed...
    Brother-in-law of Saddam trial judge killed
    Brother-in-law of Saddam trial judge killed
    A brother-in-law of the judge trying Saddam Hussein for genocide was shot dead by gunmen while driving in western Baghdad, police said on Friday....
    Saddam ejected after trial starts with new judge
    Saddam ejected after trial starts with new judge
    The new chief judge in Saddam Hussein's genocide trial ejected the ousted Iraqi leader from the courtroom for refusing to sit down moments after...
    Saddam to wait until October to know his fate
    Saddam to wait until October to know his fate
    The trial of Saddam Hussein and seven of his top lieutenants for crimes against humanity was adjourned on Thursday to October when the verdict...