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Officials say suicide attacks kill at least 8 troops, wound 14 in restive western Iraq

Officials in Iraq say suicide attacks against security forces in a restive western city have killed at least eight security personnel.A police officer says two suicide bombers rammed their explosives-laden cars into security checkpoints leading to the military operation command in the city of Ramadi on Wednesday, killing five soldiers and three police officers. He says 14 people were wounded in that attack.A medical official confirmed causality figures. Both spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information.In December, al-Qaida-inspired militants took control of parts of Ramadi, the provincial capital of Sunni-dominated Anbar province, and the downtown of nearby Fallujah. Since then, Iraqi government security forces and allied Sunni tribal militia have been struggling to dislodge the militants....

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  1. Iraqi police say city center of Fallujah falls fully into hands of al-Qaida-linked group

    The head of police in Iraq's Anbar province says the city center of Fallujah has fallen completely into the hands of fighters from the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State ...

  2. McCain, Graham blast Obama for Al Qaeda-related takeover of Fallujah , call situation 'predictable'

    Republican senators on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for Al Qaeda affiliates over-running parts of Iraq, including the city of Fallujah, which the United ...

  3. Al Qaeda-linked militants capture Fallujah during violent outbreak

    After fighting in a bloody three-day war, Al Qaeda-affiliated militants captured the western city of Fallujah, and raised its flag over government buildings in the c...

  4. Iraq PM urges residents to expel Al Qaeda from Fallujah

    Iraq's prime minister on Monday urged residents and tribes of Fallujah to "expel" Al Qaeda militants from this western city to avoid an all-out battle -- remarks tha...

  5. Kerry vows support for Iraq government in Fallujah , but won't send US troops

    In his first remarks since Islamic militants with Al Qaeda ties overran the Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry promised support ...

  6. Iraq's al-Qaida-inspired militants embark on social support activities to win Sunnis' hearts

    Iraq's al-Qaida-inspired militants who took over the city of Fallujah are now trying to show they can run it, providing social services, policing the streets and imp...

  7. Officials: Suicide bomber kills 4 Iraqi troops near Fallujah ; attacks elsewhere kill 4 people

    Officials say a suicide bomber has killed four Iraqi troops west of Baghdad while attacks elsewhere in the country killed four people.Police officials say the bomber...

  8. What is the Obama administration doing about Fallujah ?

    House Committee questions Al Qaeda resurgence in Iraq

  9. Bombings, clashes in Iraq kill at least 42

    Bombings targeting shoppers across central Iraq and clashes near the militant-held city of Fallujah killed at least 42 people Thursday, authorities said.No one claim...

  10. Iraq War veterans feel sting of reversals in hard-won Fallujah

    The image of two charred American bodies hanging from a bridge as a jubilant crowd pelted them with shoes seared the name Fallujah into the American psyche. The brut...

  11. Official: Iraqi troops battle al-Qaida-linked militants in western village near Fallujah

    An official says fierce clashes have erupted between Iraqi special forces and al-Qaida-linked militants in a village in western Anbar province.Provincial spokesman D...

  12. Rep. Duncan Hunter outraged as Al Qaeda takes over Fallujah

    Congressman says Obama 'abandoned' what veterans fought for

  1. Iraqi lawmaker says deputy prime minister escapes assassination attempt west of Baghdad

    An Iraqi lawmaker says the country's deputy prime minister escaped an assassination attempt in which militants dressed as soldiers opened fire at his convoy west of ...

  2. Iraq election official says no voting in areas of Sunni province engulfed in clashes

    An Iraqi electoral official says there will be no balloting in parts of the Sunni-dominated Anbar province engulfed in clashes between security forces and al-Qaida-i...

  3. Explosion, clashes kill 15 soldiers in Iraq

    Officials in Iraq say an explosion at a booby-trapped house and ensuing clashes with militants have killed 15 soldiers west of Baghdad.Police officials say the blast...

  4. Officials in Iraq say booby-trapped house explosion, clashes kill 15 soldiers west of Baghdad

    Officials in Iraq say an explosion at a booby-trapped house and ensuing clashes with militants have killed 15 soldiers west of Baghdad.Police officials say the blast...

  5. Another American mass murder

    Talking Points 4/3

  6. Iraq PM says he won't order assault on Fallujah

    Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Sunday he would not order a military assault on the city of Fallujah on the grounds that he wanted to spare the city more bl...

  7. Iraqi prime minister calls on people in western city of Fallujah to 'expel' al-Qaida fighters

    Iraq's prime minister is urging residents and tribes of Fallujah to "expel" al-Qaida militants from this western city to avoid an all-out battle.Nouri al-Maliki's me...

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