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2008-07-05 09:00:10

The Associated Press BAGHDAD Gunmen on a motorcycle assassinated an official of Iraq's biggest Shiite party Friday in the southern city of Basra, police said.

2008-06-30 09:02:25

By From news reports A truck bomb detonated Sunday by remote control north of Baghdad killed six police officers and a member of a local group of Sunni volunteers who have turned against the insurgents, the police said.

2008-06-25 09:00:42

By HANNAH ALLAM By Hannah Allam McClatchy News Service BAGHDAD A bomb hidden in a meeting room killed two U.S. soldiers and two American government employees Tuesday at a local council office in the Baghdad district of Sadr City, according to the U.S. military. U.S.

2008-06-25 06:02:24

By Alissa J. Rubin An explosion apparently caused by a bomb in a district council building in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad killed two American soldiers, at least six Iraqis and two civilians working for the U.S. military on Tuesday, the American command said.

2008-06-24 18:01:54

BAGHDAD _ A bomb hidden in a meeting room killed two U.S. soldiers and two American government employees Tuesday at a local council office in the Baghdad district of Sadr City, according to the U.S. military.

2008-06-24 09:00:05

U.S. officials said two U.S. soldiers and a pair of embassy employees were among six people killed Tuesday from a bomb blast in Baghdad's Sadr City area.

2008-06-19 18:00:09

BAGHDAD _ Iraqi security forces met little resistance Thursday on Day 1 of the government's crackdown in the southern city of Amarah as they sought to disarm gunmen loyal to the militant Shiite Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr.

2008-06-18 09:00:03

By ROBERT H REID By Robert H. Reid The Associated Press BAGHDAD A car bomb ripped through a busy commercial street in a Shiite area of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 51 people and wounding scores more in the deadliest blast in the capital in more than three months.

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2008-04-25 18:15:00

Radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called for an end to Iraqi bloodshed on Friday and said his threat of an "open war" applies only to U.S.-led foreign troops - stepping back from a full-blown confrontation with the government over a crackdown against his followers.

2006-09-04 08:32:00

BASRA (Reuters) - A roadside bomb blasted a British patrol near the southern Iraqi city of Basra on Monday, killing two soldiers and seriously wounding a third, a British military spokesman said.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.