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Iraq Combat Mission Gets Green Light

OTTAWA - One by one, Conservative MPs in the House of Commons led by Prime Minister Stephen Harper voted late Tuesday to join the war in Iraq, passing a controversial motion that clears the way for Ca...
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Baird Vows $10M In Aid For Iraq Victims

OTTAWA - The groundwork for Canada's combat mission in Iraq was already being laid Monday, even as the government and the opposition clashed in the House of Commons about how necessary it is and how e...
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Kurds To Baird: We Need Weapons

IRBIL, Iraq - Peshmerga Brig-Gen. Magdeed Haki motioned towards a dark blur on the horizon about a kilometre from his searing hot, windblown perch atop a sandbagged, orange-dirt bunker in northern Ira...
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Baird Backs U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq

OTTAWA - The Harper government says it fully supports U.S. airstrikes against Islamic extremists in northern Iraq, but a Canadian woman just back from the embattled region says Ottawa could be doing m...