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World 22 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

U.S. military upbeat on Baghdad clampdown

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Violence in Baghdad has declined in the past two weeks and all but ended in some formerly deadly neighbourhoods, the U.S. military said in a cautiously upbeat report on Tuesday on a major security clampdown in the city.

World 30 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bombs kill 40 in Iraq despite security clampdown

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombs killed more than 40 people in Iraq on Wednesday morning, including 24 at a market in Baghdad, where insurgents defied a U.S.-backed security clampdown in its fourth week.

World 30 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Bombs kill 40 in Iraq despite security clampdown

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombs killed more than 40 people in Iraq on Wednesday, including 24 at a market in Baghdad, where insurgents defied a U.S.-backed security clampdown in its fourth week.

World 03 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

China bans new foreign TV channels in clampdown

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will forbid any new foreign-owned TV channels from entering the country, according to a report on Wednesday, expanding an industry clampdown and placing plans by Disney and Viacom on indefinite hold.

World 03 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

China bans new foreign TV channels in clampdown

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will forbid any new foreign-owned TV channels from entering the country, according to a report on Wednesday, expanding an industry clampdown and placing plans by Disney and Viacom on indefinite hold.

AseanPlus News 07 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Palestinians vow revenge for clampdown

B>JERUSALEM:/BIslamic Jihad vowed yesterday swift revenge for the recent Israeli army clampdown on militants as US Secretary of State Colin Powell and UN chief Kofi Annan urged both sides to seek reconciliation.

World 17 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Israel cuts some contacts, begins W.Bank clampdown

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel suspended all security contacts with the Palestinians and began sealing off biblical Bethlehem in a West Bank clampdown on Monday after gunmen killed three settlers in the deadliest attack on Israelis in months.

World 17 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Israel cuts some contacts, begins W.Bank clampdown

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel suspended all security contacts with the Palestinians and began sealing off biblical Bethlehem in a West Bank clampdown on Monday after gunmen killed three settlers in the deadliest attack on Israelis in months.

World 18 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Israel freezes contacts, launches West Bank clampdown

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel suspended all security contacts with the Palestinians and sealed off biblical Bethlehem in a West Bank clampdown on Monday after gunmen killed three settlers in the deadliest attack on Israelis in months.

World 18 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Israel freezes contacts, launches West Bank clampdown

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel suspended all security contacts with the Palestinians and sealed off biblical Bethlehem in a West Bank clampdown on Monday after gunmen killed three settlers in the deadliest attack on Israelis in months.