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2006-07-02 04:59:05

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq on Sunday named Saddam Hussein's eldest daughter and his first wife on a list of 41 "most wanted" in connection with terrorism. Saddam's daughter, Raghd, has taken a leading role in organizing her father's legal defense for crimes against humanity. She is believed to spend much of her time in neighboring Jordan. Her mother Sajida is also on the list topped by former Saddam deputy Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri and including the new head of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu...

2006-07-01 15:51:27

By Ali Jasim and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden appeared to warn Iraq's majority Shi'ite Muslims they were not safe from al Qaeda's new leader in the country after a car bomb devastated a Baghdad market on Saturday, killing more than 60 people. "It is not possible that many southerners violate, alongside America and its allies, Ramadi, Falluja, Mosul ... and that their areas remain safe from retaliation," a voice like that of the Saudi-born Sunni Islamist said...

2006-07-01 15:06:01

By Inal Ersan DUBAI (Reuters) - Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden warned Iraq's Shi'ite majority on Saturday of retaliation over attacks on Sunni Arabs and that his group would fight the United States anywhere in the world. Bin Laden, making his second Internet broadcast in two days and one of his strongest comments on sectarian divisions in Iraq, also warned the world community to stay out of Somalia, where Islamists have fought their way to power in Mogadishu. "We will fight...

2006-07-01 10:33:07

By Ali Jasim and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb tore through a market in a poor Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least 62 people and wounding 114 in the bloodiest attack in Iraq for three months, police and Interior Ministry sources said. It came a day after Osama bin Laden urged al Qaeda followers to avenge the killing of their leader in Iraq and hours before new Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki arrived in Saudi Arabia on a mission to...

2006-07-01 05:12:19

By Ali Jasim and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb tore through a market in a poor Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Saturday, killing 62 people and wounding 114 in the bloodiest attack in Iraq for three months, police and Interior Ministry sources said. It came a day after Osama bin Laden urged al Qaeda followers to avenge the killing by U.S. troops of their leader in Iraq. Around the same time as the bombing, a Sunni Arab member of parliament and seven of her guards...

2006-07-01 04:18:48

By Ali Jasim and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb tore through a market in a poor Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Saturday, killing 60 people and wounding 80 in the bloodiest attack in Iraq for three months, police and Interior Ministry sources said. Around the same time, a Sunni Arab member of parliament and seven of her guards were abducted in the city, colleagues said. Police said the market bomb went off in mid-morning as a police patrol was passing a parked car...

2006-07-01 03:20:40

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen kidnapped a Sunni Arab lawmaker and seven of her bodyguards in Baghdad on Saturday, parliamentary sources said. Taiseer Najah al-Mashhadani is a member of the Iraqi Accordance Front, the largest parliamentary bloc of the Sunni minority community. No more details were immediately available. Al Qaeda's in Iraq's leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who was killed in a U.S. air strike last month, had threatened members of the Sunni community against joining the...

2006-07-01 03:20:00

By Ali Jasim BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb tore through a crowded market in a poor Shi'ite district of eastern Baghdad on Saturday, killing 35 people and wounding 48 in the bloodiest attack in the capital for weeks. A Sunni Arab member of parliament and seven of her bodyguards were abducted by gunmen in the northeast of the capital, colleagues said. Police said the market bomb went off as a police patrol was passing a parked car in the Sadr City district, a stronghold of the Mehdi...

2006-07-01 02:16:56

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb attack at a crowded market in a poor Shi'ite district of eastern Baghdad killed 33 people and wounded 42 on Saturday, police sources said. It was the bloodiest attack in the capital for weeks. The parked car detonated as a police patrol passed, causing casualties among the police and civilians at the market in Sadr City.

2006-07-01 01:49:36

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb attack on a police patrol in eastern Baghdad on Saturday killed three people and wounded 10, including police and civilians, police said. The explosion, apparently in a parked car, went off close to a crowded market in the poor Shi'ite district of Sadr City. The new national unity government of Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has imposed a security clampdown on the capital for the past three weeks. The U.S. military said on Friday the number of...


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