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2006-07-10 01:21:10

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in a mainly Shiite Muslim district of east Baghdad on Monday, causing many casualties, police said, a day after Shiite gunmen killed more than 40 people in a Sunni district in the west of the capital.

2006-07-10 01:40:10

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in a mainly Shi'ite Muslim district of east Baghdad on Monday, killing at least two and wounding 10, police said, a day after Shi'ite gunmen rampaged through a Sunni district killing at least 40.

2006-07-09 07:25:12

By Lutfi Abu Oun BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Militia gunmen went on the rampage in a Sunni district of Baghdad on Sunday, killing dozens of people in the bloodiest of many outbreaks of sectarian violence that have raised fears of civil war.

2006-07-09 05:45:00

Dozens of people were gunned down by rampaging militia gunmen in a Sunni district of Baghdad on Sunday, police said, in the bloodiest such incident of sectarian violence that has raised fears of civil war.

2006-07-09 04:56:31

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Up to 40 people, including women and children, were killed on Sunday when Shiite gunmen went on a rampage against residents in predominantly Sunni districts of Baghdad, Interior Ministry and police sources said.

2006-07-09 03:07:43

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi troops raided a Shiite mosque in southeastern Baghdad on Saturday night after receiving a tip-off that a suspected "terrorist cell leader" was hiding inside and detained 20 people, the U.S. military said.

2006-07-08 13:20:57

By Lutfi Abu Oun BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. and Iraqi forces with armored vehicles surrounded a Shi'ite mosque in southeastern Baghdad after dark on Saturday in what appeared to be the latest operation against Shi'ite militias, police said. There was no immediate comment from the U.S.

2006-07-07 12:30:00

U.S.-led forces arrested a regional commander for a pro-government Shi'ite militia suspected of smuggling surface-to-air missiles and spying for Iran, the U.S. military said on Friday.

2006-07-07 08:29:51

By Ahmed Rasheed and Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Attacks on mosques after Friday prayers killed 11 people in Iraq and 40 were killed or wounded in a Baghdad raid on Shi'ite fighters that the U.S. military said netted a top militant wanted for kidnap and murder.

2006-07-07 08:02:15

By Ahmed Rasheed and Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed in bomb attacks on Sunni and Shi'ite mosques after noon prayers in Baghdad and north of the capital on Friday, police said.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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