Iraq, US sign pact on troops withdrawal deadline

2008-11-17 18:46:25

Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari and US ambassador Ryan Crocker signed a long-awaited accord on Monday requiring Washington to withdraw its forces within three years.

Gates says US reluctant to alter Iraq troop draft

2008-10-22 08:59:30

Washington does not want to alter a draft security pact with Iraq, despite demands for change from Baghdad where the document failed to win support from Iraqi political leaders, US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Tuesday.

Thousands march in Baghdad against US pact

2008-10-18 17:28:21

Thousands of followers of anti-American cleric Moqtada al-Sadr took to the streets on Saturday in a demonstration against a pact that would allow US forces to stay in Iraq for three more years.

US troops 'to leave Iraq in three years'

2008-10-16 16:36:21

The US has apprently agreed to remove all of its combat troops from Iraq by 2011.

Bush to announce 8,000 troops to return from Iraq

2008-09-09 07:22:06

President Bush plans to keep the number of US troops in Iraq near the current level through the end of the year and will pull home about 8,000 US troops by February, when the next president will be in charge of wartime decision-making.

Iraq says US sought troop presence to 2015

2008-08-27 21:11:04

The United States asked Iraq for permission to maintain a troop presence there to 2015, but US and Iraqi negotiators agreed to limit their authorization to 2011.

Iraqi leader insists on deadline for troop pullout

2008-08-26 10:34:09

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki dug in his heels Monday on the future of the US military in Iraq, insisting that all foreign soldiers leave the country by a specific date in 2011 and rejecting legal immunity for American troops.

Iraq, US eye troops withdrawal by end of 2011

2008-08-23 08:57:16

Iraq and the US negotiators have reached a draft agreement on a proposed withdrawal timetable and other issues on the US military presence in Iraq beyond 2008, CNN reported Friday.

US, Iraq close in on deal for pullout of US troops

2008-08-22 16:03:50

Demonstrators take to the streets in Sadr City to protest the visit of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, in Baghdad August 21, 2008.

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,145

2008-08-21 09:39:45

As of Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008, at least 4,145 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

Report: Iraq contracts have cost at least $85B

2008-08-13 15:39:17

Military contracts in the Iraq theater have cost taxpayers at least $85 billion, and when it comes to providing security, they might not be any cheaper than using military personnel.

US marine killed in attack in Iraq, two injured

2008-08-13 15:29:50

A US marine was killed and two others were injured when their unit came under small-arms fire from an "enemy force" in Iraq's western province of An bar, the US military said on Wednesday.

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