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Latest 23 November 2006 Sadr City bombings Stories

2006-08-18 11:50:48

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi government announced a two-day vehicle ban in parts of Baghdad on Friday, fearing an attack on a major Shi'ite religious festival amid unrelenting sectarian bloodshed in the capital that has killed thousands.

2006-08-02 07:15:16

By Omar al-Ibadi and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Thousands of Shi'ite civilians charged with guarding neighborhoods in Iraq marched through Baghdad on Wednesday in a show of force likely to stir passions in a country ravaged by sectarian violence.

2006-07-14 05:51:05

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A bomb planted in the street killed at least seven people and wounded five as they left a Sunni mosque in northern Baghdad after Friday prayers, police said. Further details of the incident at the Ismail al-Qubaisi mosque were not immediately available.

2006-07-10 02:09:33

By Lutfi Abu Oun and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two car bombs blasted a Baghdad area that is a stronghold of Shiite militia fighters on Monday, a day after gunmen stormed through a Sunni area and killed over 40 in a dramatic escalation of sectarian violence in the city.

2006-07-07 06:22:35

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bomb blasts rocked two Sunni mosques in Baghdad shortly after noon prayers on Friday, killing at least five people and wounding nine, police said.

2006-07-05 23:51:46

KUFA, Iraq (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded early on Thursday at a Shi'ite Muslim shrine near the holy city of Najaf, south of Baghdad, killing seven people, mostly pilgrims from neighboring Iran, police said.

2006-07-01 04:18:48

By Ali Jasim and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb tore through a market in a poor Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Saturday, killing 60 people and wounding 80 in the bloodiest attack in Iraq for three months, police and Interior Ministry sources said.

2006-07-01 03:20:00

By Ali Jasim BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb tore through a crowded market in a poor Shi'ite district of eastern Baghdad on Saturday, killing 35 people and wounding 48 in the bloodiest attack in the capital for weeks.

2006-07-01 03:15:32

By Ali Jasim BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb tore through a crowded market in a poor Shi'ite district of eastern Baghdad on Saturday, killing 35 people and wounding 48 in the bloodiest attack in the capital for weeks.

2006-04-30 02:49:37

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A bomb planted inside a minibus exploded in Baghdad's Shi'ite Sadr City neighborhood on Sunday, wounding seven people, police sources said. Sunni insurgents have stepped up bombings of buses in recent weeks, stirring already high sectarian passions.


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