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Tight security for Iraq Shi'ite rite
Tight security for Iraq Shi'ite rite
Thousands of Iraqi Shi'ites flocked to holy sites on Tuesday to observe a religious rite amid tight security days after a bomber killed at least 35...
US militia and cleric's forces fight in holy city
US militia and cleric's forces fight in holy city
The United States military on Wednesday accused fighters loyal to a rebel cleric of firing on American forces from one of Shia Islam's holiest...
Radical Iraq cleric threatens suicide attacks
Radical Iraq cleric threatens suicide attacks
The United States-led coalition in Iraq was on Friday threatened with suicide attacks as leading Shiite and Sunni clerics warned troops against...
'Today war has been launched on Islam'
'Today war has been launched on Islam'
Officials caught two suspects red-handed in the deadly attacks in Karbala on Tuesday, a spokesperson for the Polish forces responsible for security...
Pilgrims flee Iraq city as gun battles rage
Pilgrims flee Iraq city as gun battles rage
Local authorities began evacuating hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from the Iraqi city of Karbala on Tuesday as a battle raged between Iraqi...
Suicide attack kills dozens near Shi'ite shrine
Suicide attack kills dozens near Shi'ite shrine
A suicide attack near a Shi'ite shrine killed at least 36 people on Monday in the central Iraqi city of Karbala, a health official said.
Iraq PM declares 'final war' on al-Qaeda
Iraq PM declares 'final war' on al-Qaeda
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki declared "final war" on al-Qaeda on Friday after dozens of people including a police chief were killed in bomb...
Nine killed in Mehdi Army clashes in Iraq's Karbala
Nine killed in Mehdi Army clashes in Iraq's Karbala
Nine people were killed, including several civilians, in clashes between United States soldiers and militia fighters in Iraq's holy Shi'ite city of...
Car bomb kills scores near Iraqi shrine
Car bomb kills scores near Iraqi shrine
A suicide car bomber detonated his payload on a crowded street near a revered Shi'ite shrine in the Iraqi city of Karbala on Saturday, killing at...
Iraq troops fight militias as car bomb hits Baghdad
Iraq troops fight militias as car bomb hits Baghdad
Iraqi security forces fought Shi'ite militias in several southern cities on Wednesday as the embattled government tried once more to impose its...
Bombers strike as Shi'ite pilgrimage starts
Bombers strike as Shi'ite pilgrimage starts
Two suicide car bombers killed 10 people when they struck checkpoints south of Baghdad on Monday on a road used by thousands of Iraqi Shi'ite...
Tight security for Shi'ite pilgrimage in Iraq
Tight security for Shi'ite pilgrimage in Iraq
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Shi'ite pilgrims descended on the holy city of Karbala on Monday amid tight security following a spate of bomb...

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