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Attacks Kill 91 Across Iraq

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 6:00 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings and shootings has killed at least 91 people and wounded 172 others on the deadliest day in Iraq this year. Authorities said the attacks Monday included gunmen killing at least 15 Iraqi soldiers at a military base in northeastern Iraq as well as a series of explosions in […]

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Attacks Kill 50 Across Iraq

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings and shootings has killed at least 50 people and wounded 112 others on one of the bloodiest days in Iraq this year. Authorities said the attacks Monday included gunmen killing at least seven Iraqi soldiers at a military base in northeastern Iraq as well as a series of […]

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Attacks Kill 39 Across Iraq

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 3:55 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings has killed at least 39 people and wounded 74 others. Authorities said the attacks Monday included a car bomb exploding in the capital, Baghdad, as well as a series of explosions in the northern city of Kirkuk. Other deadly attacks targeted Taji, just north of Baghdad. There was […]

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Car Bombings Kill Dozens in Iraq

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Car bombings in two southern Iraqi cities have killed at least 16 people and wounded dozens more. Two explosions killed 10 people and wounded 36 more Sunday in Mahmoudiya, about 30 kilometers south of Baghdad. Minutes later explosions killed six people and wounded at least 15 others in a crowded market in Madain. The violence […]

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Rights Group: Iraqi Draft Law Violates Free Speech

Posted July 12th, 2012 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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A leading human rights group says an Iraqi draft law would restrict free speech in violation of international law and pose a threat to journalists, whistleblowers and peaceful activists. In a new report, Human Rights Watch said the cybercrimes law includes vague provisions that allow Iraqi authorities to punish speech they believe is a threat […]

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US: Iranian Dissident Group Must Complete Move From Iraqi Base

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 12:55 am (UTC-5)
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The United States has warned an Iranian dissident group that time is running short for it to vacate its Iraqi exile camp. A U.S. counter-terrorism official, Daniel Benjamin, said Friday the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran, also known as the Mujahedeen-e Khalq, or MEK, must complete its move from Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad, by […]

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Car Bomb Kills 7, Wounds 20 in Iraq

Posted July 6th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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At least seven people have been killed and another 20 wounded when militants blew up a car packed with explosives in Iraq. The blast occurred Friday in Ramadi, the capital of the mostly Sunni Anbar province. Although violence in Iraq has eased since the end of the war, last month more than 237 people were […]

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Iraq Attacks Kill 40

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Bombings across Iraq Tuesday killed at least 40 people and wounded nearly 100 others. The bloodiest attack was in the southern Iraqi city of Diwaniya, where a bomb hidden in a vegetable truck exploded at a crowded market, killing 25 people. Authorities declared a partial curfew in the city. Earlier Tuesday, at least four people […]

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Iraq Attacks Kill 36

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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Bombings in several Iraqi cities have killed at least 36 people and wounded nearly 100 others. The bloodiest attack Tuesday was in the southern city of Diwaniya, where a truck bomb in a crowded market killed at least 25 people. Authorities have declared a curfew in the city, some 150 kilometers south of Baghdad. Elsewhere, […]

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Truck Bomb Kills 25 in Southern Iraq

Posted July 3rd, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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A truck bomb has exploded in a crowded market in southern Iraq, killing at least 25 people and wounding at least 50 others others. The attack Tuesday happened in Diwaniya, about 150 kilometers south of Baghdad. Shortly after the blast, authorities declared a partial curfew in the city. Earlier Tuesday, at least four people died […]

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