As the United States launched a new assault against Shiite forces near Najaf Thursday, a suicide bomber killed one U.S. soldier and five Iraqi civilians in a brazen attack on the heavily fortified safe zone in Baghdad.
A building where supplies for chemical munitions were produced, according to the U.S. military, blew up in Baghdad on Monday, killing two soldiers and wounding five others.
Insurgents fired 12 mortars at a U.S.-run prison in Baghdad prison Tuesday, killing 22 detainees and injuring 92, coalition military officials said.
A car bombing nearly leveled a hotel in central Baghdad Wednesday night, killing at least seven and wounding more than 27, three days before the anniversary of the start of the Iraq war.
A suicide attacker detonated a car packed with explosives in a crowd of Iraqis outside a Baghdad army recruiting center Wednesday, killing at least 47 people in the second bombing in two days targeting Iraqis working with U.S. occupation forces.
A car bomb killed dozens of people when it exploded Tuesday morning at a police station south of Baghdad where people were lined up to apply for jobs.
A pickup truck loaded with 1,000 pounds of plastic explosives detonated at the main gate of the coalition headquarters in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 60 others.
A bomb blast ripped through a crowded, upscale restaurant hosting a New Year's Eve party in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, killing eight people and injuring some 30 others.
Several explosions from an apparent mortar or missile attack rocked central Baghdad Tuesday, with some of those blasts coming from within the highly protected compound where the U.S.-led administration has its headquarters.
The United Nations will temporarily withdraw its international staff from Baghdad while it assesses the security situation there, a U.N. spokesman announced Thursday.
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