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2006-08-30 12:02:06

By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombers killed nearly 50 Iraqis on Wednesday, mostly in Baghdad, but the top U.S. commander said a security drive in the capital was making progress and local forces could largely be running Iraq within 12 to 18 months.

2006-08-15 02:51:00

MOSUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber attacked the offices of a top Kurdish political party on Tuesday in Mosul and a number of casualties were feared, a police source said.

2006-06-27 04:30:21

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Tuesday, killing at least three people, police said. Police Brigadier Adel Zein al-Aabeddine also said 21 people were wounded.

2006-06-27 03:37:07

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding nine, police said. Ambulances rushed to the scene of the blast at a petrol station amid gunfire, witnesses said.

2006-06-27 03:18:26

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - A bomb exploded in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Tuesday and many casualties were feared, police said. Ambulances rushed to the scene of the blast at a petrol station amid gunfire, witnesses said.

2006-06-24 05:53:15

By Mussab Al-Khairalla BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is expected to present a national reconciliation plan to parliament on Sunday aimed at defusing the Sunni insurgency and tackling sectarian violence, political sources said.

2006-06-13 15:39:55

By Steve Holland and Omar al-Ibadi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said during a surprise trip to Baghdad on Tuesday he was encouraged by Iraq's new government but warned of difficult times ahead, as al Qaeda in Iraq vowed retaliation for the death of its leader.

2006-06-13 14:05:58

By Steve Holland and Omar al-Ibadi BAGHDAD (Reuters) - President George W. Bush made a surprise visit to Baghdad to try to bolster the new government of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Tuesday, days after U.S. forces killed al Qaeda's chief in Iraq.

2006-06-13 02:30:02

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Six apparently coordinated bomb attacks killed at least 14 people in the northern Iraqi oil hub city of Kirkuk on Tuesday, police and hospital sources said.

2006-06-13 01:24:41

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Seven apparently coordinated bomb attacks killed at least 24 people in the northern Iraqi oil hub city of Kirkuk on Tuesday, police and hospital sources said.


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