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2006-07-19 01:02:00

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Five people were killed and 22 wounded in a triple bomb attack on Wednesday near central Baghdad's Technology University, police said. Following a car bomb blast, two bombs planted nearby exploded a few minutes later, apparently targeting a crowd that gathered at the scene.

2006-07-19 00:37:45

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least three people were killed and nearly 20 wounded in a triple bomb attack on Wednesday near central Baghdad's Technology University, police said. Following a car bomb blast, two bombs planted nearby exploded a few minutes later.

2006-07-18 07:31:55

By Khaled Farhan KUFA, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber pulled his van into a busy market on Tuesday, lured labourers with job offers and blew himself up, killing scores in one of the worst attacks in Iraq since the new government was installed in April.

2006-07-17 08:36:41

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen killed over 50 people in an attack around a crowded market in a violent town near Baghdad on Monday, one of the bloodiest incidents in Iraq this year. Local officials and residents in Mahmudiya, as well as the U.S.

2006-07-17 02:45:49

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 42 people were killed and 33 wounded when a car bomb exploded in a market in the town of Mahmudiya south of Baghdad on Monday, police sources said. Police had earlier reported that gunmen had attacked the market.

2006-07-14 09:07:44

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked an Iraqi army checkpoint in northern Iraq on Friday, killing 12 soldiers and wounding one, Iraqi army Major General Anwar Hamad Ameen said.

2006-07-13 08:54:00

By Hamid Fadhil SAMAWA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq took full control of a province from foreign troops for the first time since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion on Thursday, but clashes in Baghdad underlined the security challenges facing the new government.

2006-07-11 12:35:00

A senior lawmaker warned on Tuesday Iraq was descending into civil war after gunmen in a Sunni area of Baghdad killed 10 people on a minibus returning from a Shi'ite funeral in a fresh bout of sectarian violence.

2006-07-11 08:46:58

By Ibon Villelabeitia and Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A senior lawmaker warned on Tuesday that Iraq was descending into civil war after gunmen in a Sunni area of Baghdad killed 10 people on a minibus returning from a Shi'ite funeral in a fresh bout of sectarian violence.

2006-07-11 07:47:48

Ibon Villelabeitia and Aseel Kami BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A senior lawmaker warned on Tuesday that Iraq was descending into civil war after gunmen in a Sunni area of Baghdad killed 10 in an ambush on a minibus returning from a Shiite funeral.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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