Gunmen rampage through Baghdad district, kill 30: police: Gunmen firing rocket-propelled grenades and machineguns rampaged through a Sunni enclave in a mainly Shi'ite district in Baghdad on Friday, killing 30 people and setting mosques and homes ablaze, Iraqi police said.
Another 26 killed as U.S. occupation continues: A double suicide attack killed 22 people and wounded 45 at a market in a Shi'ite district in the northern city of Tal Afar, near the Syrian border, police said.
6 Sunnis burned alive, police say: Shia militia grabbed six Sunnis, doused them with kerosene and burned them alive Friday in what is believed to be revenge for deadly car bombings and mortar attacks in Baghdad's largest Shia district.
British soldier killed in Iraq : The soldier, a member of the Parachute Regiment, was shot during the operation in Basra and taken to a nearby military hospital where he later died.
Baghdad toll exceeds 200 : The death toll from a series of bombs in Sadr City, a poor Shia area of Baghdad, has reached 202. An estimated 250 people were wounded in Thursday afternoon's attacks.
Shiites Warn of Government Withdrawal : A powerful legislative bloc loyal to firebrand Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr threatened to withdraw from the government if Iraq’s prime minister attends a scheduled meeting with President Bush in Jordan next week.
Bush Visit Threatens to Fracture Iraqi Government: As the death toll from a series of devastating car bombs in a Shiite district here rose today to more than 200, a powerful legislative bloc loyal to firebrand Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr threatened to withdraw from the government if Iraq’s prime minister attends a scheduled meeting with President Bush in Jordan next week.
Iraqi president to seek Iranian help: Seeking to assert itself as a regional power, Iran said on Tuesday it had also invited Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to join the summit. But on Thursday, apparently after either Baghdad or Damascus had rejected the offer, Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said a three-way meeting was "not on the agenda".
Sunni mosques attacked after deadly Baghdad bombings: Just a few hours before the attack, Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's political group threatened to quit the national unity government if Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki meets US President George W. Bush in Jordan on November 29. At least four Sunni mosques were attacked by militias in western Baghdad.
Iraq Blast Kills 22 in North; Baghdad Toll Now 202: A car bombing killed at least 22 people in the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar as the death toll rose to 202 in yesterday's Baghdad explosions, the deadliest coordinated attacks since the U.S.-led invasion of March 2003.