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2006-08-07 23:51:41

By Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three separate roadside bomb attacks in Baghdad on Tuesday killed at least nine people, Iraqi police sources said. Two of the blasts targeted police and the third was aimed at one of Baghdad's busiest bus stations, said the sources.

2006-08-07 01:23:49

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. and Iraqi forces raided a suspected death squad in mostly Shi'ite east Baghdad early on Monday, the U.S. military said, and a police source said they fought with militia there for several hours.

2006-08-06 12:33:14

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. troop reinforcements have begun arriving in Baghdad to help Iraqi forces try to regain control of the streets amid worsening sectarian violence that U.S. generals fear is pushing the country toward civil war.

2006-08-06 07:59:49

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. troop reinforcements have begun arriving in Baghdad to help Iraqi forces try to regain control of the capital's streets amid worsening sectarian violence that U.S. generals fear is pushing the country toward civil war.

2006-08-03 10:10:59

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. troops opened fire on a convoy carrying supporters of radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr at a checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday, wounding at least 16 people, Iraqi police said. The U.S. military said it was checking the report and had no immediate comment.

2006-08-03 09:30:46

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed and 32 wounded by a roadside bomb that exploded among street vendors in central Baghdad on Thursday, a police source said.

2006-08-03 09:31:13

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed and 32 wounded by a roadside bomb that exploded among street vendors in central Baghdad on Thursday, a police source said.

2006-08-03 07:22:03

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed on Thursday in a roadside bomb in Al-Amin, an eastern district of Baghdad, a police source said. A further 14 were wounded. The casualties appeared to be civilians, rather than members of the security forces, the police source said.

2006-08-01 11:33:47

By Ahmed Rasheed and Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombings and shootings killed up to 61 people in Iraq on Tuesday, including at least 26 soldiers, undermining the government's attempts to show it can suppress unremitting violence.

2006-08-01 11:03:47

By Ahmed Rasheed and Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombings and shootings killed up to 58 people in Iraq on Tuesday, including at least 26 soldiers, undermining the new government's attempts to show it can suppress the unremitting violence.


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