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Bombings and shootings kill 28 across Iraq

BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - At least 28 people were killed in bombings and shootings across Iraq on Thursday, police said. Full story

Gunmen shoot dead 13 police, soldiers in Iraq strikes

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Militants ambushed a minibus carrying Iraqi soldiers and in a separate attack opened fire on a checkpoint in the north of the country, killing at least thirteen people in total on Wednesday, police said. Full story

Al Qaeda militants flee Iraq jail in violent mass break-out

BAGHDAD/MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - Hundreds of convicts, including senior members of al Qaeda, broke out of Iraq's Abu Ghraib jail as comrades launched a military-style assault to free them, authorities said on Monday. Full story

Suicide bomber attacks Iraq army convoy, killing 25

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber attacked an Iraqi army convoy in the northern city of Mosul early on Monday, killing at least 22 soldiers and three passers-by, police said. Full story

Bomb attack kills seven in northern Iraq tea house: police, medics

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - A bomb blast in a teahouse in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul killed at least seven people on Wednesday, police and medics said. Full story

Iraq attacks kill at least 21 as violence surges

Attacks around Iraq have killed at least 21 people, the latest in a spike of insurgent violence aimed at destabilizing the country and undermining the government, officials said Monday. Full story

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