Bombings throughout Iraq kill at least 40; Anbar fighting kills 21

BAGHDAD, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Attacks across Iraq, including three bombings in Baghdad, killed at least 40 people, while fighting in restive Anbar province killed at least 21, police said.

Iraq: Execution-style killings signal return of Shiite death squads

BAGHDAD, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- The growing number of dead men found in the streets and canals of Baghdad, mostly shot in the head, some bearing the marks of torture, is stirring fears that the Shiite death squads who slaughtered hundreds, possibly thousands, of Sunnis during the dark days of Iraq's sectarian bloodbath are back in business.

Dozen killed in string of bombings throughout Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- A series of apparently coordinated bombings occurred throughout Baghdad Wednesday, killing 37 people and wounding more than 80 others, police said.

Funeral in Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad hit by bombs

BAGHDAD, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Scores of people were killed Saturday in bombings in Baghdad, most of them in an attack on a funeral in the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City, officials said.

Baghdad struck by wave of coordinated bomb attacks, 65 die

BAGHDAD, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- At least 65 people died and many more were injured in a series of coordinated bombings in Baghdad during rush hour Wednesday, police said.

Eight dead, nearly three dozen injured in bombing, shooting in Iraq

BAGHDAD, May 28 (UPI) -- Eight people died Tuesday in Iraq in the latest of a series of violent sectarian incidents that have left dozens dead and more than 200 injured, officials said.

12 dead, 18 injured in Baghdad car bombs

BAGHDAD, May 16 (UPI) -- Multiple car bomb explosions killed at least 12 people and injured 18 others Thursday in Baghdad, officials said.
Bombs, attacks kill at least 50 in Baghdad

Bombs, attacks kill at least 50 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, March 19 (UPI) -- Bombings and other attacks Tuesday in mainly Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad killed at least 50 people and wounded 160 others, Iraqi officials said.

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Six car bombs kill at least 15 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Six car bombs shook Baghdad's Shiite neighborhoods Sunday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 62 others, police said.
Family wants Moqtada Sadr arrested

Family wants Moqtada Sadr arrested

LONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Baghdad is called on to take action against Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr for his alleged role in the death of a Shiite religious leader in 2003, his family says.

Mehdi Army dissolving, reports say

BAGHDAD, June 26 (UPI) -- The Mehdi Army of Moqtada Sadr is evolving into a clandestine movement following Iraqi military operations targeting the group, intelligence suggests.

Blasts in Mosul, Baghdad kill eight

MOSUL, Iraq, June 25 (UPI) -- Three U.S. soldiers and an interpreter died in a roadside bombing in northern Iraq and two more U.S. troops died in Baghdad's Sadr City, officials said.

Al-Qaida finished in Iraq, author claims

BAGHDAD, June 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. and Iraqi military and strategic success in Iraq has sounded the death knell for al-Qaida, a conservative columnist writes.

Two GIs among six dead in Sadr City blast

BAGHDAD, June 24 (UPI) -- U.S. officials said two U.S. soldiers and a pair of embassy employees were among six people killed Tuesday from a bomb blast in Baghdad's Sadr City area.

Maliki to extend raids to Diyala province

AMARAH, Iraq, June 23 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki pledged Monday to expand military operations targeting Shiite militias to central Diyala province.

Four convoys hit in separate Iraq bombings

BAGHDAD, June 12 (UPI) -- Two government and two police convoys were bombed Thursday in Baghdad, killing at least three Iraqis, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.

WSJ waves Mission Accomplished banner

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The United States is winning in Iraq as its enemies are losing strength and democracy gains a foothold, an editorial in The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday.

Iran: Maliki in Tehran for reconstruction

TEHRAN, June 9 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met with top officials in Tehran during the weekend to discuss Iraqi reconstruction issues, Iranian media reported Monday.

Car blast kills 1, wounds 6 in Iraq

BAGHDAD, June 7 (UPI) -- A booby-trapped car exploded in Baghdad's Rusafa area Saturday, killing one person and injuring six others, an Iraqi medical official said.

Iraqi forces resilient in Sadr City

BAGHDAD, June 6 (UPI) -- The Iraqi military confiscated weapons caches in Baghdad's Sadr City and incorporated Sunni paramilitary forces into watch groups, the U.S. military said.

Forensic experts investigate found corpses

BAGHDAD, June 6 (UPI) -- Iraqi forensic experts are investigating the discovery of several bodies in eastern Baghdad, U.S. officials say.

Sadrist MP blocked from leaving Sadr City

BAGHDAD, June 5 (UPI) -- A lawmaker with the Sadrist Movement of rebel Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr said Iraqi troops prevented her motorcade from leaving Sadr City Thursday.

Iraqis denounce U.S. troops agreement

BAGHDAD, May 31 (UPI) -- Thousands of people across Iraq protested a government proposal to extend the presence of U.S. troops in the country, officials say.

Obama, McCain each claim Iraq as advantage

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- The campaigns of Sens. John McCain and Barack Obama each say they have the advantage on the Iraq war, again center stage in the U.S. presidential race.
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