UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 22, 2008.
The Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra played its first significant performance in years Wednesday in Baghdad, U.N. officials said.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007.
Today is Tuesday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2006 with 131 to follow.
Today is Monday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2005 with 131 to follow.
Today is Sunday, Aug. 22, the 235th day of 2004 with 131 to follow.
The United Nations Thursday marked the first anniversary of the terrorist bombing of its Baghdad headquarters that killed 22 people.
The U.N. human rights commissioner said Friday he was shocked by the deaths of over 40 Iraqi civilians allegedly killed in a U.S. air strike on a wedding party.
Despite pleas from the United States, the United Nations and the Red Cross will scale back their presence in Iraq, the Washington Post reported Thursday.
Al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for bombing the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad last week, a report said Monday.