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Suicide Bombers Attack Two Baghdad Mosques

Two suicide bombers detonated explosives near two mosques in Baghdad as Shiite worshippers were celebrating the end of Ramadan, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 50, said police.

Nation May 20

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Iraqi Army Moves Into Sadr Militia Stronghold

About 10,000 Iraqi police and soldiers on Tuesday entered Sadr City in Baghdad -- formerly the scene of weeks of fighting between militants loyal to Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and Iraqi and U.S. forces -- meeting little resistance.

Iraq's electoral commission awarded the Shiite alliance a slim majority of seats in the new National Assembly on Thursday, giving the party a powerful voice as the parliament takes up the issues of choosing new leaders and drafting a constitution.

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