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2008-08-03 00:00:13

By The Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) - Just months after Americans repaired a sewage treatment plant in southern Baghdad, insurgents attacked the facility and killed the manager. Looters took care of the rest.Nearly three years later, the plant remains an abandoned shell.

2008-06-25 09:00:42

By HANNAH ALLAM By Hannah Allam McClatchy News Service BAGHDAD A bomb hidden in a meeting room killed two U.S. soldiers and two American government employees Tuesday at a local council office in the Baghdad district of Sadr City, according to the U.S. military. U.S.

2006-09-05 09:43:57

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - British troops may be gone from Iraq by the end of 2007 as local security forces assume greater responsibility, President Jalal Talabani said on Tuesday, but Britain's foreign minister stressed no timetable had been set.

2006-06-14 11:16:24

By Omar al-Ibadi and Ibon Villelabeitia BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's prime minister launched a security crackdown against al Qaeda in Baghdad on Wednesday but extended an olive branch to Sunni rebels who want to join the political process in a twin strategy to ease violence.

2006-06-14 07:39:37

By Omar al-Ibadi and Ibon Villelabeitia BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Clashes erupted between gunmen and Iraqi troops and a car bomb killed two people on Wednesday as the government launched a security clampdown to root out al Qaeda militants in Baghdad.

2006-06-14 04:44:08

By Omar al-Ibadi and Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Clashes broke out between insurgents and Iraqi security forces and a car bomb killed at least two people in Baghdad on Wednesday as the government launched a security clampdown to root out al Qaeda militants.

2006-06-14 02:51:51

By Omar al-Ibadi and Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi troops set up extra checkpoints and a tank patrolled a violent area in Baghdad on Wednesday, but there were few signs of a major crackdown announced by the government to root out militants. U.S.

2006-06-09 03:20:06

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped a senior official of Iraq's oil ministry in Baghdad on Thursday after he left work, police and oil ministry sources said on Friday. The incident happened the same day U.S.

2006-05-29 03:04:14

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces have captured a senior aide of al Qaeda leader in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in Baghdad, a Defense Ministry spokesman said on Monday.

2006-04-23 03:29:40

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi police found the bodies of six young men, bound and with bullet holes in their heads, on Sunday in Baghdad's violent Sunni district of Adhamiya, where sectarian tensions sparked fierce gun battles last week.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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