Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Iraq War News Updates -- March 10, 2009

Mourners at a funeral on Sunday in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad carried the coffin of a victim of a bomb attack. Kahtan al-Mesiary/Reuters

33 Dead In Suicide Attack On Iraq Tribal Leaders -- Yahoo News/AP

BAGHDAD – A suicide bomber struck tribal leaders touring a market in a Sunni area west of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing as many as 33 people in the second major attack in the capital area in two days.

The bombing was part of a spike of violence that comes as the U.S. military begins drawing down its forces.

The bomber detonated an explosives belt as the tribal leaders were walking through the market in the town of Abu Ghraib, accompanied by security officials and journalists, according to the Iraqi military.

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More News On Iraq

'Dozens dead' in Baghdad bombing -- BBC
Car Bomb Kills Two In Christian Village In Iraq -- Nasdaq
Rocket Attack on Last British Base in Iraq Kills 1 -- FOX News
Bomber Kills Dozens in Iraq as Fears of New Violence Rise -- New York Times
Historic Events Indicate Progress in Iraq -- U.S. Department Of Defense
Violence Down, But Many Still Can't Go Home - Christian Science Monitor
Iraqis' Dream of Moving to America Fades - Los Angeles Times
Most of US Withdrawal From Iraq Planned for 2010 -- Voice Of America
Further U.S. withdrawal from Iraq unlikely this year: U.S. general -- China View
US sees only modest troop cuts in Iraq this year -- Reuters
British forces to withdraw from Iraq from April -- Yahoo News/Reuters
US to Contribute ‘Adequate Force’ for Iraq Election Security - U.S. Department Of Defense
Army Reserve Iraq Role to Continue Despite Afghanistan Mission - U.S. Department Of Defense
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,256 -- FOX News
FACTBOX: Military and civilian deaths in Iraq -- Reuters

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