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UPDATED ON: Saturday, July 25, 2009
18:17 Mecca time, 15:17 GMT
At least four people have been killed and 12 wounded after a car bomb exploded outside the offices of a Sunni Arab political party in the western Iraqi city of Fallujah, a police officer said. (more…)

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UPDATED ON: Saturday, July 25, 2009
18:17 Mecca time, 15:17 GMT
At least four people have been killed and 12 wounded after a car bomb exploded outside the offices of a Sunni Arab political party in the western Iraqi city of Fallujah, a police officer said. (more…)

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By SAM DAGHER

Published: July 15, 2009

BAGHDAD — At least six people were killed and 25 wounded when a suicide truck bomber struck Wednesday near a police checkpoint in the city of Ramadi west of Baghdad, according to local officials. (more…)

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By McClatchy-Tribune News Service

BAGHDAD –  Bombers killed nearly 40 people Thursday in Iraq, half of them at a meeting of tribal sheiks in Anbar province, where the United States and tribal forces had been thought largely to have defeated Sunni Muslim insurgents.

Details of the Anbar bombing were sketchy, but U.S. officials confirmed that American service members were among the casualties.

The attack came just days before the United States was to turn Anbar security over to the Iraqis. That plan is now on hold, American officials said. (more…)

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