Friday, July 31, 2009

Iraq War News Updates -- July 31, 2009

The most devastating attack was in the district of Al-Shaab,
where a car bombing killed 21 people. Photo AFP.

29 Killed In Bombings Near Baghdad Mosques -- Yahoo News/AP

BAGHDAD – Bombs exploded near five Shiite mosques in Baghdad, killing at least 29 people, in an apparent coordinated attack that targeted worshippers leaving Friday prayers, Iraqi police and hospital officials said.

The bombings shattered a period of relative calm in the Iraqi capital, raising to at least 303 the number of Iraqis killed in what has been one of the least deadly months for both Iraqi civilians and U.S. troops since the war began. Seven American troops have been killed — the lowest monthly total since the war started in March 2003, according to an AP tally.

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More News On Iraq

Baghdad Shiite mosques bombed, 28 killed -- AFP
28 killed in bombings at Baghdad mosques -- L.A. Times
Deaths in Iraq mosque bombings -- Al Jazeera
Bombs near mosques across Baghdad kill at least 26 -- Reuters
Baghdad mosques hit by car bombs -- BBC
Iraqi Troops Blocked by Iranian Exiles -- Wall Street Journal
Death toll reaches 12 in Iraqi refugee camp violence -- CNN
Iraqi security forces kill 6 and wound 300 in raid on refugee camp -- Times Online
Medical team visits Iranian exile camp in Iraq -- USA Today
Bomb in Iraqi Political Party Office Kills 8 -- Voice of America
Explosions in Iraqi Political Office Kill at Least 5 -- New York Times
Britain Initiates Iraq War Inquiry -- Washington Post
Britain's legacy in Iraq: Basra -- CNN
Britain ends troop presence in Iraq after six years -- AFP
Iraq lauds U.S. withdrawal as fear of violence looms --
Memo says Iraqi forces competent; U.S. can leave -- San Francisco Chronicle
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,329 -- Washington Post

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