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2006-04-20 08:04:06

By Omar al-Ibadi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Even if Iraqi leaders finally break the deadlock over a new government, they will have their work cut out stabilizing Baghdad trouble spots like Adhamiya, where sectarian tensions fueled fierce gun battles this week. The U.S.

2006-04-18 06:30:00

Snipers held rooftop positions as masked Sunni Arab insurgents said they were gearing up for another open street battle with pro-government Shiite militiamen in Baghdad's Adhamiya district on Tuesday.

2006-04-17 16:30:00

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - About 50 insurgents mounted a brazen attack on Iraqi forces in Baghdad on Monday, prompting U.S. troops to provide support in a battle that lasted seven hours, a U.S. military spokesman said.

2006-04-17 13:06:41

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - About 50 insurgents mounted a brazen attack on Iraqi forces in Baghdad on Monday, prompting U.S. troops to provide support in a battle that lasted seven hours, a U.S. military spokesman said.

2006-04-17 01:31:26

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Fighting broke out overnight in the Sunni Arab district of Adhamiya in Baghdad after gunmen attacked a police station, police and Interior Ministry sources said on Monday.

2006-04-17 00:29:37

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Heavy clashes erupted overnight in the Sunni Arab district of Adhamiya in Baghdad and heavy casualties were feared, residents said on Monday.

2006-02-24 16:45:47

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked Sunni mosques in two districts of Baghdad on Friday, defying a curfew intended to break a three-day cycle of sectarian violence. Residents said there were heavy clashes in the southern Saidiya district and at Aadhamiya in the north.

2006-02-23 09:57:57

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - When Hussei

2006-02-23 05:53:09

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces clamped down in the tense and unusually empty streets of Baghdad on Thursday to try and prevent any slide into sectarian civil war after the bombing of a major Shi'ite shrine in Samarra.

2005-12-15 02:55:20

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gulf War veteran Hadi Mishaal leant on a crutch and struggled across an unusually quiet Baghdad to vote, hoping Iraq's polls will provide what Saddam Hussein never did -- help with his spinal injury and a pension. "I am trying to get to the voting station.


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