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Latest Ninawa Governorate Stories

2008-10-13 09:00:15

By MARY BETH SHERIDAN By Mary Beth Sheridan The Washington Post BAGHDAD The Iraqi government on Sunday ordered security forces to increase protection of Christians in northern Iraq, where hundreds have fled their homes in recent days after a wave of killings and threats.

2008-10-13 09:00:15

The Associated Press BAGHDAD Suicide car bombers struck twice Sunday in the northern city of Mosul, killing at least six people and wounding dozens of others, U.S. and Iraqi officials said. A car bomb killed seven other people in Baghdad.

2008-10-12 00:00:02

NEWS IN BRIEF :: IRAQ At least 3,000 Christians have fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in the past week, after shootings, evictions and kidnap attempts by Sunni Muslim extremists.

2008-09-14 09:00:13

By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA By Christopher Torchia The Associated Press BAGHDAD Gunmen abducted and killed four employees of an Iraqi television station who were filming a program Saturday about the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

2008-09-09 09:00:15

By PHILLIP ROBERTSON By Phillip Robertson The Associated Press MOSUL, Iraq Lt. Christopher Hanes knew something was wrong as soon as he stepped into the Friends bakery.

2008-06-28 00:00:51

By The Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) - A suicide bomber attacked a meeting of pro- government Sunni sheiks west of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 23 people, including three U.S. Marines. At least 18 more people died in a car bombing in the northern city of Mosul.

2006-08-15 10:01:24

By Ibon Villelabeitia BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed nine people outside the offices of a Kurdish political party in northern Iraq on Tuesday and clashes between gunmen loyal to an anti-American Shi'ite cleric and Iraqi soldiers killed six in the south.

2006-08-15 07:58:03

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated a truck rigged with explosives outside the offices of a top Kurdish political party on Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, killing nine people and wounding 36, police said.

2006-08-04 12:28:50

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Heavily armed insurgents battled U.S. and Iraqi troops in the restive northern city of Mosul on Friday where at least four policemen, including a top officer, and four militants were reported killed.

2006-08-04 08:12:01

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Heavily armed militants fought gunbattles with U.S. and Iraqi troops in the restive northern city of Mosul on Friday in which four policemen, including a top officer, and four insurgents were reported killed.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.