A prominent exiled Shiite Muslim leader who had just returned to Iraq was reportedly hacked to death by a mob while meeting Thursday with other clerics at a Najaf mosque. Continue reading →
The American 101st Airborne Division encircled the Shiite holy city of Najaf on Sunday, seizing a critical airfield. Continue reading →
Coalition troops advancing toward Baghdad battled against Iraqi forces early Friday local time near the central town of Najaf, some 100 miles south of the Iraqi capital. Continue reading →
In what may be the largest clash yet in the Iraq war, a ground battle between Iraqi forces and the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment east of the city of Najaf left up to 300 Iraqi combatants dead, according to defense officials. Continue reading →
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