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American soldier dies in Iraq

The U.S. military says an American soldier has died of a non-combat related injury in Iraq. A military statement says the soldier assigned to Multi-National

Bombings taint American promise to remove all combat troops from Iraq

President Obama’s aim to pull all US combat troops out of Iraq over the next 12 months looks optimistic after yesterday’s attacks. The violent echo 

Baghdad blasts kills dozens

At least six bomb and mortar attacks have hit mostly high-profile central Baghdad targets in quick succession, killing at least 50 people and injuring more 

Australian contractor killed in Iraq

An Australian security contractor and a British colleague have been shot dead in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone. Former Australian Defence Force member Darren Hoare, 

Afghan war will exceed cost of Iraq, say experts

AS THE US expands its involvement in Afghanistan, military experts are warning that it is taking on security and political commitments that will last at 

British and Australian contractors killed in Iraq

BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities arrested a British contractor on murder charges over the shooting deaths early Sunday of a British and an Australian contractor in 

UN mission in Iraq extended for a year

The Security Council voted unanimously on Friday to extend the U.N. civilian mission in Iraq, commending the country’s efforts to strengthen democracy but stressing the 

Dog that was mascot for troops in Iraq will not be brought to Britain

Sandbag, a dog who became a mascot for British troops serving in Iraq, will remain there after the Government rejected a campaign for him to be brought back to Britain.

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,331

As of Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009, at least 4,331 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 

Afghanistan, Iraq made Australia Islamist target

Australia’s military involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has made it a prime target for Islamic extremists, including home-grown militants intent on waging domestic jihad, experts