Friday, October 06, 2006

Ramadan violence in Iraq continues

Oct 3, 2006 - Baquba: (Photo) The bodies of Shi'ite family members lie on the road after they were killed by suspected insurgents. Four Shi'ite family members and their driver were travelling with their belongings to move to another place when killed by gunmen after being stopped on the road. +
Oct 6, 2006 - Baghdad: Two U.S. soldiers died from combat wounds they received on Oct 4 while operating in Anbar province, the U.S. army said in a statement on Thursday.

(Photo) The Iraq war could be heading to its decisive moment: a battle for the capital Baghdad that already has turned dramatically bloodier for American soldiers and carries enormous stakes for the country's future.
Oct 6, 2006 - Baghdad: Bodies of Mohammed Sangawy, a parliamentary member from the Kurdish Alliance, and his driver were found within hours of their kidnapping by gunmen in northern Baghdad.
Oct 6, 2006 - Basra: One Danish soldier died from wounds suffered during fighting.
Oct 4, 2006 - Baghdad: A series of bomb blasts went off in rapid succession in a shopping district in a mainly Christian neighborhood of Baghdad, killing 16 people and wounding 87, police said.

An Iraqi girl walks by as U.S. soldiers from Alfa company 1-17 battalion of the 172th Stryker brigade combat team stand guard during a patrol, in eastern Baghdad, Monday, Oct. 2, 2006. The U.S. military have been performing scout missions aimed at preparing security operations to stop sectarian violence in the capital


An Iraqi family waves to the Marines of Charlie Company 1st Tank Battalion along Highway 6. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Paul L. Anstine II)

Practicing the ancient art of arm wrestling in Iraq.

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Andres M. Reyes greets Iraqi children while on a patrol in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Reyes is from Company K, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. Department of Defense photo by Cpl. Brian M Henner.

Iraqi children show Navy Seaman Samuel L. Blanco how old they are between a combat patrol in Husayba, Iraq Sept. 23. Blanco and the Marines of Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment paused the patrol to spend time with the kids. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Ray Lewis.

In the news: + Bombing Trial Highlights India's Hindu-Muslim Divide ++++ Al-Qaida Urges 'Month of Jihad' ++++ General Clark: Hanging Saddam would cause chaos ++++ Saudis back lower oil prices ++++ Spate of Violence Mars Ramadan in Iraq ++++ NATO Beats Taliban in Battle, Works to Win War

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