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2006-07-25 11:21:18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Tuesday the United States would boost the presence of U.S. troops and Iraqi security personnel in Baghdad in an effort to curb the violence in the capital. Bush told reporters he and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki discussed the plan at a meeting at the White House. He said forces would be moved to the capital from other areas of the country. "Our military commanders tell me that this deployment will better reflect the...

2006-07-25 07:34:45

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will consider adding more U.S. and Iraqi troops in Baghdad and other ways to counter surging violence when they meet at the White House on Tuesday. Bush and Maliki will consider new approaches to quelling the bloodshed in and around the capital after Maliki's security plan for the region proved a disastrous failure. "One of the first challenges, obviously, is to go ahead and find...

2006-07-24 11:53:06

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will consider adding more U.S. and Iraqi troops in Baghdad and other ways to counter surging violence when they meet at the White House on Tuesday. Bush and Maliki will consider new approaches to quelling the bloodshed in and around the capital after Maliki's security plan for the region proved a disastrous failure. "One of the first challenges, obviously, is to go ahead and find...

2006-07-10 06:27:08

By Lutfi Abu Oun and Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki pleaded for Iraqis to "unite as brothers" on Monday as deadly bomb blasts rocked Baghdad, a day after 60 people were killed in a dramatic escalation of sectarian violence in the city. "Our destiny is to work together in brotherhood to defeat terrorism and insurgency," he told the Kurdish regional parliament in northern Iraq. "We have no choice but to defeat those who want to return us to the black...

2006-07-10 01:50:06

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two car bombs killed seven civilians and wounded 17 on Monday when they exploded almost simultaneously in a Shiite area of the Iraqi capital, police said. Earlier, police said it was unclear whether there was one explosion or two. The bombs came a day after Shiite gunmen rampaged through a Sunni district killing at least 40.

2006-07-06 06:35:58

By Khaled Farhan KUFA, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber blasted two coaches carrying Iranian pilgrims outside a Shiite Muslim shrine in Iraq at dawn on Thursday, killing 12 people and wounding 41, police and health officials said. The attack came a day after the U.S. military warned that al Qaeda's new leader in Iraq could order new car bombings after the killing of his predecessor Abu Musab al-Zarqawi a month ago. The bomber drove his car between the two Iranian coaches as...

2006-03-14 07:51:10

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi police said they found 27 bodies with gunshot wounds in southeast Baghdad on Tuesday, raising the number of victims of killings in the capital since Monday morning to at least 80. Police said they appeared to have been killed in the last few days. The unusually high number of violent death comes two days after car bombs ripped through a Shi'ite militia stronghold in Baghdad, killing 52 people in the latest wave of sectarian bloodshed.

2006-02-21 10:14:43

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The casualty toll from a car bomb attack in Baghdad on Tuesday has climbed to at least 21 dead and 25 people wounded, police sources said.


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