Sunday, August 27, 2006

Understanding Iraq in 2 news stories

August 25th:
The past two weeks have seen a 41 percent decline in violent attacks across Baghdad, Iraq, according to a top coalition officer supporting Iraqi forces.

August 27th:
BAGHDAD (AFP) - A series of deadly suicide bombings and shootings across Iraq killed at least 59 people in a brutal response to premier Nuri al-Maliki's attempts to stitch his wounded country back together.

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