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2008-08-05 09:00:19

By Kim Gamel Associated Press BAGHDAD -- A roadside bomb killed two U.S. soldiers in a predominantly Shiite area in Baghdad on Monday, the first deadly attack against American troops in the capital in nearly a month.

2008-08-04 21:00:09

CAIRO, Egypt - Al-Qaida confirmed Sunday the death of a top commander accused of training the suicide bombers who killed 17 American sailors on the USS Cole eight years ago.

2008-08-04 00:00:07

By The Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) - More than 1,000 Sunni Arabs and Turkomen rallied Saturday against Kurdish demands to incorporate the oil-rich area around Kirkuk into their autonomous region, on the eve of a special session of parliament aimed at defusing the crisis.The dispute over Kirkuk and its vast oil wealth has blocked passage of legislation providing for provincial elections this year, a major U.S.

2008-08-03 18:00:06

BAGHDAD _ Despite intense U.S. pressure, Iraqi legislators Sunday failed to reach an agreement to solve an increasingly bitter dispute over the oil-rich northern city of Kirkuk.

2008-08-03 12:00:02

By Robert H. Reid Associated Press BAGHDAD -- More than 1,000 Sunni Arabs and Turkomen rallied Saturday against Kurdish demands to incorporate the oil-rich area around Kirkuk into their autonomous region on the eve of a special session of parliament aimed at defusing the crisis.

2008-08-03 03:00:08

Within its evening newscasts on 2 August, Al-Sharqiyah Television highlighted the ongoing talks among various Iraqi parliamentary blocs on the disputed paragraphs of the Provincial Council Election Law in anticipation of the 3 August parliamentary session.

2008-08-01 09:00:20

Three Iraqi soldiers on patrol were killed and another was injured Friday in a bomb blast southwest of Kirkuk. A Kirkuk police source told KUNA that the incident occurred in the Al-Rashad area. Iraqi police also reported finding the bodies of a man and woman west of Kirkuk.

2008-07-29 18:00:22

By Kim Gamel BAGHDAD - Suicide bombers, including at least three women, struck Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad and Kurdish protesters in the northern city of Kirkuk on Monday, killing at least 57 people - a brutal reminder that mass gatherings remain vulnerable despite vast gains in security.

2008-07-29 09:00:15

By Kim Gamel Associated Press BAGHDAD -- Suicide bombers, including at least three women, struck Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad and Kurdish protesters in the northern city of Kirkuk on Monday, killing at least 57 people -- a brutal reminder that mass gatherings remain vulnerable despite vast improvements in security.

2008-07-28 12:00:03

BAGHDAD _ Four explosions struck Monday morning in Baghdad and the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, including three by female suicide bombers. At least 46 people were killed and more than 200 were wounded, security officials said.


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