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By Robert H. Reid Associated Press BAGHDAD -- A female suicide bomber blasted an Iraqi convoy north of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing two people but narrowly missing a provincial governor in the second suicide attack by a woman in Diyala province in as many days. Gov.
By Kim Gamel Associated Press BAGHDAD -- U.S.-backed Iraqi troops sealed off Baqouba and staged house-to-house searches Tuesday as they began a new offensive in Diyala province in the latest bid to clear al-Qaida in Iraq from its last major belt near the capital.
By Nicholas Spangler and Laith Hammoudi, The Miami Herald Jul. 30--BAGHDAD -- Iraqi infantry, supported by artillery, the Iraqi air force and U.S. forces, on Tuesday began what was described as a major operation in Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad.
U.S. and Iraqi forces were on the move Tuesday in Diyala province against al-Qaida in Iraq and local Shiite fighters, Iraqi military officials said.
By ALEXANDRA ZAVIS By Alexandra Zavis Los Angeles Times BAGHDAD One minute, Salam Munim was waiting patiently among a crowd of recruits, eager to join the Iraqi army's next major offensive against Sunni Arab insurgents in his home province of Diyala.
By Sebastian Abbot Associated Press BAQOUBA, Iraq -- Scattered sandals and overturned bicycles were all that remained hours after suicide bombers struck the Saad military camp.
By ROBERT H REID By Robert H. Reid The Associated Press BAGHDAD A female suicide bomber concealing explosives beneath her black robe struck outside a government complex northeast of Baghdad on Sunday, U.S. and Iraqi officials said. At least 15 people died and 40 were wounded.
By Habib al-Zubaidi HILLA, Iraq (Reuters) - A bomb apparently left on a parked bicycle blasted a crowd of young Iraqi men outside an army recruiting office early on Wednesday, killing 12 people and wounding 38, police said.
By Alister Bull BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Almost 2,000 bodies were taken to Baghdad's morgue in July, the highest tally in five months of rising sectarian bloodshed which has forced the United States to boost troop levels in the capital to head off a civil war.
By Alister Bull BAGHDAD (Reuters) - About 60 bodies a day were brought to Baghdad's morgue last month, underlining the increase in sectarian bloodshed since an attack in February on a major Shi'ite shrine.
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