Topic: Adam Ereli
The auction house has removed the ancient jewelry, which is claimed by Iraq, from a Monday sale to cooperate with an investigation into whether they were stolen from Iraq.
The pact sets out a three-year timetable for US troop withdrawal. A public referendum on it will be held in July.
Wednesday's vote on a security pact to allow US troops to remain in Iraq for three more years is being seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Maliki's performance.