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Iraqi militia commander vows to avenge deaths in US strike

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BAGHDAD — The leader of an Iran-backed Iraqi militia has vowed to retaliate against America for the deaths of four of his men in...

Rumsfeld, a cunning leader who oversaw a ruinous Iraq war

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WASHINGTON — Calling Donald H. Rumsfeld energetic was like calling the Pacific wide. When others would rest, he would run. While others sat, he...

Among Iraqis, the name Rumsfeld evokes nation’s destruction

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BAGHDAD — When he heard on the news that Donald Rumsfeld had died, Ali Ridha al-Tamimi and his wife sat down with their four...

Donald Rumsfeld, a cunning leader undermined by Iraq war

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WASHINGTON — Calling Donald H. Rumsfeld energetic was like calling the Pacific wide. When others would rest, he would run. While others sat, he...

Egyptian, Jordanian and Iraqi leaders meet in Baghdad

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BAGHDAD — Egypt's president arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on a first official visit to the country in over 30 years, for tripartite talks...

Rocket falls near Iraqi base housing US troops, no one hurt

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BAGHDAD — At least one Katyusha rocket fell close to the perimeter of a military base that hosts U.S. troops in northern Iraq on...

Analysis: Subdued Iran vote will still impact wider Mideast

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran's presidential election on Friday, though likely more a coronation for a hard-line candidate long cultivated by Supreme Leader...

Iraqi officials: Explosion at Baghdad restaurant kills 3

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BAGHDAD — An explosion at a crowded restaurant in a northwestern Baghdad neighborhood on Thursday killed three people and injured 16, according to two...

Tensions rise in Baghdad after arrest of militia commander

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BAGHDAD — Tensions mounted in Iraq's capital on Wednesday after the arrest of a militia commander on terrorism charges, prompting a dangerous showdown by...

Iraqi protesters take to streets, decry targeted killings

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BAGHDAD — Hundreds of Iraqis took to the streets in Baghdad on Tuesday to protest what they say is the impunity of those behind...