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2006-08-17 08:01:13

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. troops are patrolling the streets in some Baghdad neighborhoods on foot in a new bid to win the trust of Iraqis, an unusual sight for many residents more used to seeing them travel in armored vehicle convoys.

2006-08-17 03:05:17

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. troops are patrolling the streets in some Baghdad neighborhoods on foot in a new bid to win the trust of Iraqis, an unusual sight for many residents more used to seeing them travel in armored vehicle convoys.

2006-08-16 12:49:03

By Alister Bull BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Security forces battled armed gangs and insurgents in two Iraqi cities on Wednesday as bomb attacks killed 21 in the capital, highlighting the precarious task facing U.S.-led forces trying to stem sectarian violence.

2006-08-16 10:32:11

By Alister Bull BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Clashes erupted in two of Iraq's largest cities on Wednesday while bomb attacks killed 21 in the capital, highlighting the precarious security situation as U.S. and Iraqi forces try to stem sectarian violence.

2006-08-16 08:12:56

By Alister Bull BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Clashes erupted in two of Iraq's largest cities on Wednesday and a bomb killed eight in the capital, highlighting the precarious security situation as U.S. and Iraqi forces try to stem sectarian violence.

2006-08-16 06:24:14

By Alister Bull BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Clashes erupted in two of Iraq's largest cities on Wednesday and a bomb killed eight in the capital, highlighting the precarious security situation as U.S. and Iraqi forces try to stem sectarian violence.

2006-08-13 12:45:34

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Up to 25 people were killed and 75 wounded in multiple attacks in a majority Shi'ite area in southern Baghdad late on Sunday, police said.

2006-08-09 14:05:10

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three U.S. soldiers were killed in action in the restive Iraqi province of Anbar on Wednesday, the U.S. military said. The three were assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Armoured Division, the military said in a statement.

2006-08-08 03:48:21

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four separate roadside bomb attacks killed at least 19 people in Baghdad on Tuesday, police sources said, as U.S. troops made new efforts to try to rid the capital of powerful militias and defeat insurgents.

2006-08-08 02:02:34

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three separate roadside bomb attacks killed at least nine people in Baghdad on Tuesday, police sources said, as U.S. troops made new efforts to curb violence in the capital, seen as the key to Iraq's stability.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.