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US rocket strike near Baghdad hospital wounds 20
US rocket strike near Baghdad hospital wounds 20
The United States military fired rockets at a target near a major hospital in eastern Baghdad on Saturday, wounding 20 people and damaging a number...
More than 900 killed in Iraq's Sadr City clashes
More than 900 killed in Iraq's Sadr City clashes
More than 900 people have been killed in clashes between militiamen and security forces in Baghdad's Sadr City, which broke out last month, a...
Green Zone blasted under cover of storm
Green Zone blasted under cover of storm
Militants bombarded Baghdad's Green Zone with rockets on Sunday, taking advantage of the cover of a blinding dust storm to launch one of the...
Iraq's al-Sadr tells fighters to observe truce
Iraq's al-Sadr tells fighters to observe truce
Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr pulled back from confrontation with the government on Friday, asking his followers to continue to observe a...
Cleric al-Sadr threatens 'open war' on Iraq govt
Cleric al-Sadr threatens 'open war' on Iraq govt
Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Saturday threatened an "open war" against the Iraqi government unless it halted a crackdown by Iraqi and United...
Battles kill 13 in Sadr City, blockade eased
Battles kill 13 in Sadr City, blockade eased
United States and Iraqi forces killed 13 gunmen in clashes and air strikes overnight in the Baghdad stronghold of cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who said...
Deadly fighting in Baghdad as Iraq marks Saddam's fall
Deadly fighting in Baghdad as Iraq marks Saddam's fall
Iraq on Wednesday marked the fifth anniversary of the fall of Saddam Hussein's iron-fisted regime with the nation still in turmoil, the capital...
Fighting rages in Baghdad Shi'ite bastion
Fighting rages in Baghdad Shi'ite bastion
Fierce fighting raged on Tuesday as United States and Iraqi forces battled heavily armed Shi'ite militiamen in their Baghdad bastion of Sadr City...
Iraq's al-Sadr to disband militia if clerics give order
Iraq's al-Sadr to disband militia if clerics give order
Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr will consult senior religious leaders and disband his Mehdi Army militia if they instruct him to, a senior...
Clashes in Baghdad Shi'ite bastion kill 20
Clashes in Baghdad Shi'ite bastion kill 20
Clashes between militiamen and United States forces in the Iraqi capital's Shi'ite bastion of Sadr City killed at least 20 people and wounded 52...
Gunmen kidnap 42 students in Iraq
Gunmen kidnap 42 students in Iraq
Gunmen kidnapped 42 university students near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Sunday, police said, in one of the biggest mass abductions in the...
Iraq death toll surges in March
Iraq death toll surges in March
The number of Iraqis killed in March climbed to 1 082, mostly civilians, the highest monthly figure since August, amid a spike in violence...

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