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  • Ramadan bombings kill at least 38 in Iraq

    Ramadan bombings kill at least 38 in Iraq
    BAGHDAD — A wave of explosions tore through overwhelmingly Shiite cities south of Baghdad shortly before the Muslim faithful broke their Ramadan fasts on Sunday, killing at least 38 people, authorities said.
  • Car bombs in Iraq kill at least 65 people

    Car bombs in Iraq kill at least 65 people
    BAGHDAD -- Car bombs around Iraq killed at least 65 people Monday as the country's worst wave of violence since U.S. troops withdrew a year and a half ago continued. The attacks that occurred by busy commercial streets in Shiite and Sunni areas followed...

    Bombing kills scores of pilgrims in southern Iraq

     
    A suicide bomber killed at least 55 Shiite Muslim pilgrims Saturday in southern Iraq in the latest violence that has shaken the nation since U.S. forces withdrew in December.

    Three explosions kill at least 7 in southern Iraq

     
    Iraq: At least seven people were killed when three bombs hidden in motorcycles exploded in Basra, Iraq.

    IRAQ: Nouri Maliki's uneasy alliance with Muqtada Sadr's movement

     
    The Iraq Shiite militia-turned-political movement nominally led by cleric Muqtada Sadr is paradoxically becoming Iraq Prime Minister Nouri Maliki’s most dangerous political adversary as well as his most necessary ally.