Iraq War NewsBlast Kills 28 During Police Raid in Baghdad
: "BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A powerful blast destroyed a house in western Baghdad during an overnight raid by police, flattening several nearby buildings and killing at least 28 people including seven policem...
"In The US News: Iraq NewsIraq Govt. Mission: Luring Voters to Polls
: "Print this story. BAGHDAD, Iraq - It seems like mission impossible: How will Iraq's interim government lure people to vote in the January election amid a deadly insurgency targeting polling stati...
[in Tuscaloosa News]
"In The US News: Iraq News30 die as rebels hit Iraqi troops, cops
: "An Iraqi man injured in a car-bomb explosion is brought into a hospital in Samarra on Tuesday. A suicide bomber detonated his car in the center of the city, wounding 10 people, including three childre...
[in Denver Post]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsKRAKOW, Poland (AP) A Polish woman held hostage in Iraq...
: "KRAKOW, Poland (AP) A Polish woman held hostage in Iraq for nearly a month was terrified of being rescued by US troops because she believed any military-style
[in Boston Globe]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsSpeeches, Iraq could recast Bush's image
: "That distinction, which pollsters and analysts blame on public discontent over the war in Iraq, comes as Bush begins drafting two major speeches that could
[in Houston Chronicle]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsUneasy agreement in fight over role of clerics in new Iraq
: "BAGHDAD, Iraq â?? Top Shiite Muslim leaders, who are expected to wield the most power after next month's parliamentary elections, are locked in a dispute over whether the new Iraq should be a cons...
[in The Seattle Times]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsAl-Zarqawi's Group Claims Iraq Attack
: "In a statement posted on an internet web site, al-Zarqawi's al-Qaida in Iraq said one of its members carried out the suicide attack near Abdel Aziz al-Hakim's office Monday that killed 15 people and w...
"In The US News: Iraq NewsIraq Signs First Postwar Oil Field Contract
: "The ministry awarded last week the contract to develop Khormala Dome oil field, northwest of the Iraqi oil rich city of Kirkuk, to Britain's D.P.S, Turkey's Avrasya, and Iraq's K.A.R. (In a stor...
[in Morning Star]
"In The US News: Iraq NewsA Look at U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq
: "web sites ) declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 1,187 U.S. military members have died, according to AP's count. That includes at least 931 deaths resulting from hostile action, ac...
"In The US News: Iraq NewsBin Laden Says Fighting in Iraq Muslims' Duty -- Web
: "By Miral Fahmy DUBAI (Reuters) - An audio tape purportedly from al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden urged Muslims to wage holy war against U.S. forces and the government in Iraq, saying they would be c...
"In The US News: Iraq NewsAbu Musab al-Zarqawi Claims Credit For Failed Assassination Attempt On Shiite Leader Abdel Aziz al-Hakim
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's terrorist group, al-Qaida in Iraq formerly Tawhid and Jihad, has claimed credit for the failed assassination attempt on top Shiite leader Abdel Aziz al-Hakim that killed 15 and wounded 50. The statement was posted to an internet website.
The group of Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assassination attempt against the leader of Iraq's largest Shiite Muslim party that killed and wounded dozens of people.
"On Monday morning, one of the lions of the martyrdom seekers brigades, belonging to the military wing of al-Qaida in Iraq launched an attack in order to wipe out one of the symbols of treason for the Americans," the statement said.
It added that "We tell you Hakim that if one arrow missed you we have many more arrows."
Tipped by: Chad at In The Bullpen (Crossposted to The Jawa Report). Chad has more to say on this.
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