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2006-07-11 05:21:47

By Miral Fahmy DUBAI (Reuters) - A group led by al Qaeda in Iraq released gruesome footage of two corpses it said were U.S. soldiers killed in June, and dedicated the video to an Iraqi girl who U.S. soldiers are accused of raping and killing. U.S. commanders condemned the video as "barbaric." The film, issued by the Mujahideen Shura Council in Iraq and posted on an Islamist Web site on Tuesday, showed the bodies of two Western-looking men dressed in camouflage uniforms. It was not...

2006-07-11 03:16:10

By Miral Fahmy DUBAI (Reuters) - A group led by al Qaeda in Iraq released gruesome footage of two corpses it said were U.S. soldiers killed in June, and dedicated the video to an Iraqi girl who U.S. soldiers are accused of raping and killing. U.S. commanders condemned the video as "barbaric." The film, issued by the Mujahideen Shura Council in Iraq and posted on an Islamist Web site on Tuesday, showed the bodies of two Western-looking men dressed in camouflage uniforms. It was not...

2006-07-10 23:30:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An al Qaeda-led group released a video on Monday showing gruesome footage of two U.S. soldiers killed in June and links the killings to a rape and murder case that has outraged Iraqis, according to a group that monitors extremists' Web sites. The video, issued by the Mujahideen Shura Council in Iraq shows the mutilated corpses of the two American soldiers the group claimed to have abducted June 19, the SITE Institute said in a statement on its Web site. The video is...

2006-07-10 06:27:08

By Lutfi Abu Oun and Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki pleaded for Iraqis to "unite as brothers" on Monday as deadly bomb blasts rocked Baghdad, a day after 60 people were killed in a dramatic escalation of sectarian violence in the city. "Our destiny is to work together in brotherhood to defeat terrorism and insurgency," he told the Kurdish regional parliament in northern Iraq. "We have no choice but to defeat those who want to return us to the black...

2006-07-10 03:23:12

By Lutfi Abu Oun and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two bombs blasted a Baghdad area that is a stronghold of Shiite militia fighters on Monday, a day after gunmen stormed through a Sunni area and killed over 40 in a dramatic escalation of sectarian violence in the city. Twelve people were killed and 62 wounded, police said, in the blasts in east Baghdad, 200 meters (yards) apart, near a telephone exchange in the Talbiya district. It is a bastion of the Mehdi Army militia of...

2006-07-10 02:09:33

By Lutfi Abu Oun and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two car bombs blasted a Baghdad area that is a stronghold of Shiite militia fighters on Monday, a day after gunmen stormed through a Sunni area and killed over 40 in a dramatic escalation of sectarian violence in the city. Police said at least seven people were killed and 17 wounded in the blasts in east Baghdad, 200 meters (yards) apart near a telephone exchange in the Talbiya district. It is a bastion of the Mehdi Army...

2006-07-09 15:38:30

By Lutfi Abu Oun and Ross Colvin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Shi'ite militiamen stormed through a Sunni Arab district of Baghdad on Sunday, shooting dozens in the city's bloodiest street killings yet and raising new fears Iraq is on the brink of sectarian civil war. As evening fell two car bombs exploded near a Shi'ite mosque in northeastern Baghdad, killing 19 people and wounding 59, police said. Gunfire rattled across two Sunni neighborhoods. Gunmen killed at least 42 people in the...

2006-07-09 12:03:00

By Lutfi Abu Oun BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Shi'ite militia gunmen stormed through a Sunni Arab district of Baghdad on Sunday, shooting dozens in the city's bloodiest street killings yet and raising new fears Iraq is on the brink of sectarian civil war. As evening fell two car bombs exploded near a Shi'ite mosque in northeastern Baghdad, killing 17 people and wounding 45, police said. Gunfire rattled across two Sunni neighborhoods. Gunmen killed at least 42 people in the western Jihad...

2006-07-09 12:00:00

By Lutfi Abu Oun BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Shi'ite militia gunmen stormed through a Sunni Arab district of Baghdad on Sunday, shooting dozens in the city's bloodiest street killings yet and raising new fears Iraq is on the brink of sectarian civil war. As evening fell two car bombs exploded near a Shi'ite mosque in northeastern Baghdad, killing 17 people and wounding 45, police said. Gunfire rattled across two Sunni neighborhoods. Gunmen killed at least 42 people in the western Jihad district, the...

2006-07-09 05:45:00

By Lutfi Abu Oun BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Dozens of people were gunned down by rampaging militia gunmen in a Sunni district of Baghdad on Sunday, police said, in the bloodiest such incident of sectarian violence that has raised fears of civil war. The shooting began in an area close to a Shiite mosque in mainly Sunni west Baghdad, where a car bomb killed three people late on Saturday. Houses were also burning, police added. Police and politicians from the once-dominant Sunni Arab minority put...


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