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2008-11-13 09:25:00

An Iraqi soldier opened fire on U.S. forces in northern Iraq, killing two and wounding six before he was fatally shot by U.S. troops, military officials said. A U.S. military spokeswoman said the Iraqi soldier opened fire on the American soldiers unprovoked as soldiers were in a courtyard at the post in Nineveh province. Iraqi officials said the soldier fired on the troops after having words and a physical confrontation, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. After the Iraqi soldier began...

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. Two Iraqi soldiers were killed by snipers in separate attacks Sunday in the capital's Yarmouk district, police said. The first attack in Mosul occurred when a suicide car bomber attacked a U.S. patrol, the U.S. military said. There were no...

2008-10-03 09:00:10

Urgent: Suicide bombers kill 7 at two Shiite mosques in Baghdad BAGHDAD, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- Suicide bombers struck two Shiite mosques in southern Baghdad on Thursday, killing seven worshippers and wounding 14 others, an Interior Ministry source said. (c) 2008 Xinhua News Agency - CEIS. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-02 09:00:10

Suicide bombers struck two Shiite mosques Thursday, killing at least 20 worshipers during early morning prayers in two areas of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said. The attacks occurred as Muslims were marking the end of the Ramadan fasting month. A suicide car bomber killed nine people and wounded 30 at a Shiite assembly hall in the Zafaraniya district, while a teenage boy detonated a device at a mosque in New Baghdad, killing 12 and wounding 26, sources told KUNA, the Kuwaiti news agency....

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. The attacks came even though the U.S. has boosted efforts to recruit and train women for Iraq's police force and enlist them to join Sunnis fighting al-Qaida. Insurgents increasingly use female bombers...

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. The attacks came even though the U.S. has stepped up efforts to recruit and train women for Iraq's police force and enlist them to join Sunnis fighting al-Qaida. Insurgents...

2008-07-16 15:00:19

By ALEXANDRA ZAVIS By Alexandra Zavis Los Angeles Times BAGHDAD One minute, Salam Munim was waiting patiently among a crowd of recruits, eager to join the Iraqi army's next major offensive against Sunni Arab insurgents in his home province of Diyala. Then, he said, he was engulfed in blood, smoke and dust. Using a familiar tactic, two bombers blew themselves up minutes apart Tuesday among recruits at an Iraqi army base in the eastern suburbs of Baqouba, killing at least 28 people...

2008-07-07 18:00:03

A SUICIDE car bomb hit two diplomatic vehicles entering the Indian Embassy in Kabul this morning, killing 40 people and injuring 141 others. The bomber struck as two diplomatic vehicles entered the embassy. Danish Karokhil, the head of the independent Pajhwok news agency, said: "The target was the diplomatic vehicles. "They were trying to get inside the embassy when the suicide car bomber attacked them. "There are many people killed and wounded, the police guards protecting the...

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. Both attacks happened in Sunni Arab areas where al-Qaida in Iraq has been active. They appeared to be part of a campaign by both Sunni and Shiite extremists to undermine U.S. efforts to shore up local administrations and...