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BAGHDAD — Car bombs struck Shiite neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital and a northern city Thursday, killing 16 people, while gunmen in Baghdad shot dead the brother of a Sunni lawmaker, officials said. The attacks followed a wave of bombings...
BEIRUT — At least 41 people died Thursday on the third straight day of pitched fighting between Iraqi security forces and Sunni Arabs, as Prime Minister Nouri Maliki warned the country was in crisis. The national police battled back Sunni fighters...
-------------------- The Insurgents David Petraeus and the Plot to Change the American Way of War Fred Kaplan Simon & Schuster: 400 pp, $28 -------------------- Everyone knows — or thinks they know — about the influence exerted by the...
Culture MonsterLooking at the various ways that classical music is used in diplomatic circles; it was discovered among the U.S. State Department cables recently released via WikiLeaks....
Babylon & BeyondTwo brothers of the Syrian Catholic denomination were working as blacksmiths in their workshop in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Monday when gunmen stormed their workplace. Both were shot dead, police said, part of an apparent campaign against......
Babylon & BeyondOsama Nujeifi, a leading but controversial figure in the Iraqiya coalition, was elected speaker of the Council of Representatives last month with 227 of 295 votes. His election marked a first step in implementing an agreement that ended an eight-month.......
Babylon & BeyondNew developments have surfaced in the case of Taimour Abdulwahab Abdaly, a 28-year-old Iraq-born Swedish suicide bomber who died in a botched attack on central Stockholm on Dec. 11, in revenge for what he called Sweden's "war on Islam." This......
Culture MonsterSeveral years ago, Washington civil rights attorney Susan Burke invited Philadelphia artist Daniel Heyman to accompany her on an extraordinary mission. She was traveling to the Middle East to interview Iraqi detainees who were tortured and victimized in...
10/31/06 pardon the bizarre typing but these german keyboards are crazy. I have arrived in leipzig and am waiting a couple of hours before continuing to kuwait. all is well so far. no real sleep yet as the plane is crammed with weapons, bags, and boots....
The Defense Department last week identified the following U.S. military personnel who died in Afghanistan and Iraq: Francisco X. Aguila, 35, of Bayamon, Puerto Rico; corporal, Army. Aguila died of noncombat-related injuries Tuesday in Kabul, Afghanistan....
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterYoung, lonely and struggling to make a mark. The U.S. military Sunday presented a profile of foreign fighters, who are blamed for about 90% of the suicide bombings that have claimed thousands of lives in Iraq. It was based on interrogations of 48 men...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA bomber walked undetected into a funeral Monday evening and blew himself up, killing as many as 17 others and injuring nine in a predominantly Sunni village near Tikrit, police said. The explosion in Hajaj village killed Iraqis attending a funeral for...
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