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2006-08-29 23:43:28

HILLA, Iraq (Reuters) - A bomb outside an Iraqi army recruiting center in the city of Hilla, south of Baghdad, killed at least three people and wounded 25 on Wednesday, a police source said. A second police officer put the death toll at five.

2006-08-28 02:32:49

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The death toll from a suicide bombing outside Iraq's Ministry of Interior on Monday climbed to 13, police sources said. The attack by a suicide bomber in a car also wounded 35 people.

2006-08-27 02:59:34

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb in central Baghdad killed five people and wounded 10 on Sunday, police said. The blast, which shook central Baghdad and sent columns of black smoke into the air, took place on Saadoun Street, a busy commercial area, police said.

2006-08-27 00:33:12

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside the offices of the state-run newspaper al-Sabah in Baghdad on Sunday, killing two people and wounding 20 others, police said. Police said the car was parked in a lot outside the building and more than 20 cars were destroyed or on fire.

2006-08-26 15:16:10

DUBAI (Reuters) - A little known Iraqi Islamist militant group said on Saturday it had kidnapped a Turkish employee of a Turkish firm and demanded Ankara sever its ties with Baghdad's government for his release.

2006-08-19 01:02:03

By Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi government ordered all vehicles off the streets of the capital, fearing a possible attack on thousands of Shi'ite pilgrims gathering in Baghdad on Saturday to mark the death of a revered 8th Century imam.

2006-08-16 12:33:09

By Alister Bull BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda wants to build a political operation in Iraq to broaden its campaign against the U.S.-backed government, a top U.S. general said on Wednesday.

2006-08-16 12:30:00

Al Qaeda wants to build a political operation in Iraq to broaden its campaign against the U.S.-backed government, a top U.S. general said on Wednesday.

2006-08-10 06:48:13

NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people and wounded more than 90 on Thursday near one of Shi'ite Islam's most revered sites, the Imam Ali shrine in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf.

2006-08-08 02:24:21

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two roadside bombs killed at least 10 people and wounded 69 in a Baghdad market, police said. The blasts took place in the busy al-Shurja market in central Baghdad.


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