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2008-10-13 09:00:15

The Associated Press BAGHDAD Suicide car bombers struck twice Sunday in the northern city of Mosul, killing at least six people and wounding dozens of others, U.S. and Iraqi officials said. A car bomb killed seven other people in Baghdad.

2008-09-14 09:00:13

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA By Christopher Torchia The Associated Press BAGHDAD Gunmen abducted and killed four employees of an Iraqi television station who were filming a program Saturday about the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

2008-06-28 00:00:51

By The Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) - A suicide bomber attacked a meeting of pro- government Sunni sheiks west of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 23 people, including three U.S. Marines. At least 18 more people died in a car bombing in the northern city of Mosul.

2006-08-04 05:39:31

HADHAR, Iraq (Reuters) - Ten people, including three Iraqi policemen, were killed on Friday by a suicide bomber in Hadhar, a town 90 km (55 miles) south of Mosul, a police source said.

2006-08-01 04:55:48

By Ahmed Rasheed and Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombs killed at least 43 people on Tuesday, including 23 Iraqi soldiers, in the latest blow to the new government's efforts to inspire confidence in the country's security forces.

2006-08-01 02:31:28

By Ahmed Rasheed and Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombs killed at least 40 people on Tuesday, half of them Iraqi soldiers, in the latest blow to the new government's efforts to inspire confidence in the country's security forces.

2006-07-21 07:43:43

BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S. forces killed two suspected militants as well as two women and a child in a raid in the Iraqi city of Baquba on Friday, the military said. Police officers and neighbors said six members of one family were killed when U.S. helicopters rocketed their house.

2006-03-23 08:07:48

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 25 people, most of them policemen, were killed when a suicide car bomber blew himself up outside the headquarters of the Iraqi police's major crimes unit in Baghdad, the Interior Ministry said.

2006-03-23 05:32:37

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 15 people, most of them policemen, were killed when a suicide car bomber blew himself up outside the headquarters of the Iraqi police's major crimes unit in Baghdad, the Interior Ministry said.

2006-02-23 04:12:56

BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - A bomb targeting an Iraqi army patrol killed 11 people and wounded 21 in the city of Baquba, northeast of Baghdad, on Thursday, an army source said. Civilians and troops were among the casualties in the blast in the city center.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.