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Sadr City Violence

Sadrist politician blames Maliki for recent Baghdad blasts

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

A prominent Shia politician from the Sadrist political bloc has blamed the Iraqi government for failing to protect religious sites in Baghdad followin...

Iraq: Stop Killings for Homosexual Conduct

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

The killings -- committed without evidence or trial, on the basis of prejudice and whim -- violate standards in Sharia law for legality, proof, and privacy.

4 Americans, 6 Iraqis Killed In Sadr City Bombing

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — A bomb exploded inside Sadr City's district council building Tuesday, killing 10 people, including four Americans working to restore l...

US GIs in Iraq Suffer Worst Week of '08

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — A roadside bomb killed an American soldier in Baghdad on Saturday, capping the bloodiest week for U.S. troops in Iraq this year. Clash...

Hundreds Flee Fight in Shiite Stronghold

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Hundreds of people fled fighting in Baghdad's Shiite militia stronghold Monday as U.S. and Iraqi forces increased pressure on anti-Ame...