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  • Attacks kill 29 people in Iraq

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of attacks across Iraq on Tuesday killed at least 29 people, mostly members of the security forces, while a Sunni lawmaker escaped an assassination attempt, officials said. Police officials say the deadliest of Tuesday's attacks took place at night when a suicide bomber...

  • Militants launch social support in an Iraqi city

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's al-Qaida-inspired militants who took over the city of Fallujah are now trying to show they can run it, providing social services, policing the streets and implementing Shariah rulings in a bid to win the support of its Sunni Muslim population. Gunmen in ski masks and...

  • Iraq papers protest killing of well-known reporter

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi newspapers have not printed Sunday's edition to protest the killing the previous day of a well-known radio journalist by a guard of the country's Kurdish president. The strike was called for by the Iraqi Journalists Syndicate just hours after the death of Radio Free...

  • Wave of attacks across Iraq kills 28 people

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of attacks north and west of Baghdad on Friday, including two suicide bombings, killed at least 28 people, mainly members of security forces, and wounded dozens, Iraqi officials said. In the first of the attacks, a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden truck into a...

  • Iraqi families drop claims of unlawful killings

    LONDON (AP) — Lawyers representing Iraqi families say they concede there is insufficient evidence to back their claims that British soldiers unlawfully killed civilians in southern Iraq in 2004. Britain's Al-Sweady Inquiry is investigating claims that up to 20 Iraqis were tortured and killed...

  • Suicide attack at cafe in Iraqi capital kills 12

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber struck a Baghdad cafe overnight as customers watched a football game on television, killing at least 12 people and wounding 38, Iraqi officials said Thursday. The attack in the western Washash neighborhood took place late Wednesday night, two police officers...

  • Monday meme: What women worry about

  • Iraq passes law legitimizing spousal rape as American feminists try to 'Ban Bossy'

    Women in Iraq are up in arms over a new law that gives husbands the right to force their wives to have sex with them whenever they want. Two dozen women protested the new law, which also allows girls as young as nine to be married and automatically grants husbands custody. The protest took...

  • Mark Pryor: Military service gives GOP opponent Tom Cotton a 'sense of entitlement'

    One of the most vulnerable Democrats in the Senate my have just gotten more vulnerable. In an interview aired Wednesday morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., said his GOP opponent, Rep. Tom Cotton, feels entitled to the seat because of his service as an Army infantry...



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