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Attacks Across Iraq Kill Over 30

Posted September 9th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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((new death toll, info grafs 1, 3 & 4) Iraqi authorities said Sunday a series of at least 10 attacks across the country have killed more than 30 people and left scores of others wounded. Officials say the deadliest attack took place near Balad, north of Baghdad, when gunmen and a bombing killed 11 soldiers […]

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Blasts Across Iraq Kill 18

Posted September 9th, 2012 at 4:25 am (UTC-5)
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Bombings and other attacks across Iraq Sunday have killed at least 16 people and left others wounded. Iraqi officials say the deadliest attack took place near Balad, north of Baghdad, when gunmen and a bombing killed 11 soldiers and wounded several others. Farther north at a police recruitment center near the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, […]

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Britain’s Ex-PM Blair Rejects Tutu’s Charge On Iraq War

Posted September 2nd, 2012 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair has rejected a call by South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu that he and former U.S. President George W. Bush should go on trial for starting the war in Iraq. The outspoken bishop wrote in the British newspaper The Observer that the two leaders acted on a false premise in […]

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Tutu: Bush, Blair Should Face Trial for Iraq Actions

Posted September 2nd, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu says former U.S. president George W. Bush and former British prime minister Tony Blair acted like “playground bullies” when they decided to invade Iraq in 2003, and should face trial for their actions. In a scathing assessment of the pair in Britain’s Observer newspaper, Tutu wrote “they have driven us to the […]

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Al-Qaida Affiliate Claims Iraq Attacks

Posted July 25th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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Al-Qaida’s affiliate in Iraq has claimed responsibility for the deadliest day of violence to hit the country in more than two years. The Islamic State of Iraq said in a statement posted on jihadist websites that it was behind the wave of attacks that struck at least 15 cities Monday, killing at least 115 people […]

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Death Toll in Iraq Attacks Hits 115

Posted July 24th, 2012 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say at least 115 people have now died after Monday’s massive string of attacks across the country. A car bomb exploded late Monday near a cafe in a Shi’ite neighborhood in the capital, Baghdad, killing at least five people and wounding 24 others. The wave of coordinated bombings and shootings wounded more than […]

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Attacks Kill 110 Across Iraq

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 11:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of coordinated bombings and shootings has killed at least 110 people in the deadliest day of violence in that country in more than two years. Officials say the violence that struck 15 cities Monday also wounded more than 200 people. The last time the casualty toll reached that high was […]

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Attacks Kill 110 Across Iraq

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of coordinated bombings and shootings has killed at least 110 people in the deadliest day of violence in that country in more than two years. Officials say at least 110 people died and more than 200 others were wounded in violence that shook more than 15 cities Monday. The last […]

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Attacks Kill 106 Across Iraq

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings and shootings has killed at least 106 people and wounded more than 200 others across the country. Insurgents carried out the coordinated attack in at least 15 cities Monday. It was Iraq’s bloodiest day since May 10, 2010 when more than 100 people were killed. The worst attack […]

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Attacks Kill 103 Across Iraq

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings and shootings has killed at least 103 people and wounded nearly 200 others in one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq this year. The worst attack was in Taji, 20 kilometers north of Baghdad, where nearly 40 people were killed and scores more wounded. A series of explosions […]

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