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2006-03-12 13:29:38

By Lutfi Abu Oun and Ibon Villelabeitia BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombs exploded in crowded markets in a Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Sunday, killing 40 people in one of Iraq's bloodiest days for weeks as Washington urged leaders to form a coalition to avert a slide to civil war.

2006-03-10 10:11:02

By Ibon Villelabeitia BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The American ambassador to Iraq pressed the country's divided leaders to end a political deadlock that has stalled the formation of a grand coalition Washington sees as its best hope for a troop withdrawal.

2006-03-09 10:24:53

By Mariam Karouny BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's first parliament since elections in December looked likely to convene on Sunday, but there was no sign of a breakthrough in the political deadlock that is delaying formation of a government of national unity.

2006-03-09 06:05:49

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A roadside bomb killed six people and wounded eight on Thursday in Baghdad's western Amriya district, a Sunni insurgent stronghold, police and hospital officials said. Police said the target of the bomb had been an Iraqi army patrol. No soldiers were among the casualties.

2006-03-09 03:33:19

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A roadside bomb killed six people and wounded eight on Thursday in Baghdad's western Amriya district, a Sunni insurgent stronghold, police and hospital officials said. Police said the target of the bomb had been an Iraqi army patrol. No soldiers were among the casualties.

2006-03-09 02:49:51

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A roadside bomb killed six people and wounded eight in Baghdad's western Amriya district on Thursday, police and hospital officials said. Another police source said two had been killed, one of them a child, and seven wounded.

2006-03-08 11:54:16

By Mussab Al-Khairalla BAGHDAD (Reuters) - When Abu Kathim found a note outside his front door next to a large jar of blood, he knew it was the last day he would spend in his home.

2006-03-08 12:25:29

By Lutfi Abu Oun BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The bodies of 18 men, bound, blindfolded and strangled, were found in a Sunni Arab district of Baghdad, apparent victims of sectarian turmoil gripping Iraq and threatening the formation of a coalition government.

2006-03-08 07:43:04

By Lutfi Abu Oun BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The bodies of 18 men -- bound, blindfolded and strangled -- were found in a Sunni Arab district of Baghdad, apparent victims of the sectarian turmoil gripping Iraq that threatens the formation of a coalition government.

2006-03-08 06:46:44

By Lutfi Abu Oun BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The bodies of 18 men -- bound, blindfolded and strangled -- were found in a Sunni Arab district of Baghdad, apparent victims of the sectarian turmoil gripping Iraq that threatens the formation of a coalition government.


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