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2005-09-02 10:24:05

By Sebastian Alison BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqis mourned on Friday and buried more of the 1,000 killed in a stampede, but while the country struggles to come to terms with the tragedy, a march aimed at reconciling Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims did not go ahead.

2005-09-02 05:14:27

By Maher Nazih BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqis on Friday mourned and buried some of the 1,000 killed in a stampede, struggling to come to terms with the tragedy which may after all draw Iraq's divided Sunnis and Shi'ites closer Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims planned a joint demonstration in Baghdad as a show of unity between the communities, a sign the stampede could become a catalyst for reconciliation between Iraq's two biggest religious communities.

2005-08-31 21:22:44

By Mariam Karouny and Mussab Al-Khairalla BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Funerals for some 1,000 Iraqis killed in a stampede during a religious festival start at dawn across Baghdad on Thursday as the nation mourns a tragedy which has overshadowed the daily bloodshed of war.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").