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Suicide Attack Kills 19 at Iraqi Police Academy

Posted February 19th, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraqi security officials say a car bomb blast outside a police academy in Baghdad has killed at least 19 recruits and officers and wounded more than 26 in the deadliest attack for weeks in the capital. Police say a suicide bomber detonated his car as the recruits exited the compound’s security barriers in northeastern Baghdad […]

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Suicide Attack Kills 18 at Iraqi Police Academy

Posted February 19th, 2012 at 8:45 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi security officials say a car bomb blast outside a police academy in Baghdad has killed at least 18 recruits and officers and wounded more than 26 in the deadliest attack for weeks in the capital. Police say a suicide bomber detonated his car as the recruits exited the compound’s security barriers in northeastern Baghdad […]

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Suicide Attack in Iraq Kills 15

Posted February 19th, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi police say a suicide bomber has killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 20 others in an attack on a police academy in Baghdad. Security sources say the bomber blew himself up Sunday at the entrance to the academy. Hospital officials confirmed the casualties. The blast breaks a period of relative calm […]

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US Urges Iranian Dissidents to Decide on Move to Iraqi Transit Center

Posted February 7th, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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The Obama administration is urging a group of Iranian dissidents living in northeastern Iraq to make a decision about moving to a new transit center near Baghdad as part of a U.N.-backed process of resettling them in third countries. U.S. State Department official Daniel Fried says U.S. and Iraqi officials discussed the proposed transit center […]

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Iraq’s Sunni-backed Iraqiya Alliance to End Parliament Boycott

Posted January 29th, 2012 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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An Iraqi political alliance backed by many Sunnis says it will end a month-long boycott of parliament, easing a political crisis that has exposed deep sectarian divisions in Iraq’s national unity government. Iraqiya spokeswoman Maysoon al-Damluji said Sunday the alliance’s lawmakers will resume attendance of parliamentary sessions this week for the first time since mid-December […]

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Car Bomb Kills 31 in Shiite Neighborhood of Baghdad

Posted January 27th, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say at least 31 people were killed Friday when a car bomb exploded near a funeral procession in a mainly Shi’ite neighborhood of the Iraqi capital. Hospital workers say at least 60 people were wounded in the suicide bombing in the neighborhood of Zafaraniyah. The blast went off near where mourners had gathered […]

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Car Bomb Kills 28 in Shiite Neighborhood of Baghdad

Posted January 27th, 2012 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a car bomb has killed at least 28 people in a predominantly Shi’ite neighborhood of the Iraqi capital. Hospital officials say at least 60 people were wounded in the suicide bombing, which happened early Friday in the eastern Baghdad neighborhood of Zafaraniyah. Several police officials said the blast happened near where mourners […]

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Car Bomb Kills 26 in Shiite Neighborhood of Baghdad

Posted January 27th, 2012 at 4:35 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a car bomb has killed at least 26 people in a predominantly Shi’ite neighborhood of the Iraqi capital. Hospital officials say at least 50 people were wounded in the blast, which happened early Friday in the eastern Baghdad neighborhood of Zafaraniyah. More than 200 people have been killed in attacks in the […]

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Marine Spared Jail Time in Iraq Killings

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 7:05 pm (UTC-5)
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The last Marine to face a court martial in the deaths of 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians was spared any jail time for his role in the killings that brought international condemnation of American troops. In the military courtroom at Camp Pendleton, Califorinia, Staff Sergeant Frank Wuterich expressed remorse and his sorrow for the deaths. But […]

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Car Bombs Kill 10 in Iraqi Capital

Posted January 24th, 2012 at 4:20 am (UTC-5)
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Four car bombs have exploded in mainly Shi’ite areas of the Iraqi capital, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 70 others. Authorities say the first blast Tuesday in Baghdad’s Sadr City hit a group of laborers waiting for work. The bombing killed at least eight people and wounded more than 20 others. […]

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