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2009-12-04 06:45:00

POMONA, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Modern Conflict Studies Group (MCSGroup) announces the January 29, 2010 release of the new simulation board game Battle for Baghdad.

2009-03-16 12:59:15

Iraqi soccer player Heidar Kazem was shot and killed by a rival fan after scoring a goal in game played south of Baghdad, local reports said. The international soccer news Web site Goal.com cited unspecified local reports indicating Kazem was taken to a hospital after the Sunday incident in Hilla, about 60 miles south of Baghdad, but died en route. The Web site said reports indicated Kazem had just scored a goal for Sinjar against Buhayra when it is believed an angry rival fan took out a gun...

2008-06-18 03:00:31

BAGHDAD - Murtadha Abdul Zahara is in his final year of high school and must take examinations to begin college next year. The problem is he hasn't been to school since March 23; it has been closed because of violence between Shiite Muslim militants and U.S.

2006-08-27 03:25:17

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside the offices of the state-run newspaper al-Sabah in Baghdad on Sunday, killing two people, wounding 20 and causing extensive damage to the building, police said.

2006-08-20 05:41:04

By Alister Bull BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 15 people died and 200 were hurt in Baghdad on Sunday in attacks on pilgrims gathering in their hundreds of thousands for a sacred Shi'ite festival.

2006-08-20 04:37:35

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Attacks in Baghdad against pilgrims gathering for a major Shi'ite religious event on Sunday killed at least 15 and wounded more than 200, the Iraqi Health Ministry said.

2006-08-20 02:36:13

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Police arrested three gunmen who fired on pilgrims in Baghdad on Sunday, Iraqi state television said, as hundreds of thousands massed for a sacred Shi'ite festival in which 1,000 died in a stampede last year.

2006-08-19 01:02:03

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi government ordered all vehicles off the streets of the capital, fearing a possible attack on thousands of Shi'ite pilgrims gathering in Baghdad on Saturday to mark the death of a revered 8th Century imam.

2006-08-16 03:50:00

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - "Take cover!" yelled Captain Ryan Nystrom as gunshots rang out. The leader of the 14th U.S. Cavalry "Crazy Horse" platoon and his men crouched behind a low wall, trying to figure out where the two "pop pop" sounds had come from.

2006-08-01 04:28:25

By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Kiosk-owner Abu Fadhil surveyed charred bodies after the second major bomb attack on his street in five days and came to the conclusion that he could never leave his life in the hands of Iraqi security forces. "We should carry guns to protect ourselves.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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