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Monday, July 23, 2012

Operation Desert Storm 20 years later! Iraq has been made safe for Democracy - Libya and Syria are right behind!

Editors' Note: With 1.5 million Iraqis dead, and millions more maimed, and millions rendered destitute by Western Democracy, I'm sure the Iraqi people must be thrilled to have gotten rid of Saddam Hussein, and the Libyan people of Muammar Gaddafi, and I'm sure the Syrian people will embrace their 'Rebel' Liberators with open arms and never long for the days of Assad. Operation Desert Storms I and II have indeed been rip roaring successes, MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! Be sure to check out the stories at the bottom to see the wonderful face of DEMOCRACY in Iraq...

A series of blasts and shootings has brought the single-day death toll for brutal attacks across Iraq to 107 victims, including 13 Iraqi soldiers. With 268 more wounded, the attacks signal the worst outbreak of violence in the country this year.
And 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012...
On early Monday morning, unidentified gunmen attacked an Iraqi military base in the town of Udaim. The terrorists arrived in three vehicles and opened fire on soldiers, reportedly killing 13 of them, Reuters reports. In one of the latest incidents, roadside bombs struck northeast Iraq, leaving 11 dead. Two car bombs went off in Baghdad, killing at least 11 and leaving 73 wounded. Seven bomb attacks also struck the town of Taji, North of the Iraqi capital, claiming 32 victims – 14 of whom were police officers – and wounding 48 more. Another bout of five explosions shook the northern city of Kirkuk as well as the town of Hussainiya close to Baghdad, leaving another nine dead. There have been other car bombs explosions, some of them close to check points. Police report an attack in Diyala province has claimed six victims, while five more were killed in the town of Khan Bani Saad.

Sowing sectarian strife

Iraqis gather at the scene following a truck bomb in a crowded market in the central Iraqi city of Diwaniya that killed at least 25 people on July 3, 2012, the latest victims of a spike in nationwide violence medical and security officials said. (AFP Photo/Str)03.07, 16:118 comments

Death toll rises to 40 in Iraq blast, at least 75 wounded - police

Two car bombs in a busy market went off in the southern Iraqi city of Diwaniya on Tuesday, killing 40 and wounding at least 75 according to police.
Iraqi security personnel inspect the site of a car bomb attack, which killed Shi'ite pilgrims who were making their way to a religious festival, in Baghdad June 13, 2012 (Reuters/Saad Shalash)13.06, 11:2527 comments

Multiple attacks across Iraq kill over 70 – police (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

A series of bomb attacks across Iraq have left at least 73 people dead and over 200 injured, say Iraqi police. Multiple explosions in Baghdad targeted a Shia Muslim procession in the latest escalation of sectarian violence in the country.
Smoke billows following a blast near the Iranian embassy in Baghdad on the outskirts of the Iraqi capital's heavily-fortified Green Zone on March 29, 2012 (AFP Photo / Ali Al-Saadi) 29.03, 15:128 comments

Blasts rock Baghdad as Arab Summit touches upon Syria

Several explosions have happened at the edge of the fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, where an Arab League summit with ten heads of state is taking place. The location was apparently hit by mortar shells.
Iraqis inspect the site of a car bomb in the central town of Hilla, south of the capital, on March 20, 2012, which killed two people and wounded 31 others. (AFP Photo / STR)20.03, 11:1229 comments

Dozens killed as terror blasts hit Iraqi cities (VIDEO)

At least 51 people have been killed in a string of explosions targeting police in more than 10 Iraqi cities, government and hospital sources told Reuters news agency.
Iraqis inspect a destroyed car following a blast in central Baghdad (AFP Photo / Sabah Arar)05.03, 14:59

Out of control: 26 policemen killed in Iraq

A gang of Al Qaeda-linked militants in a Sunni Iraqi town have attacked police, kidnapping and shooting officers as law enforcement seem unable to handle the violence in the country.
An Iraqi soldier stands amid the destruction following two blasts in Kirkuk on January 15, 2012, targeting the houses of two police officers in the northern multi-ethnic city, 240 kms north of the capital Baghdad (AFP Photo / MARWAN IBRAHIM)15.01, 18:014 comments

Series of deadly blasts hit Iraqi city (PHOTOS)

Six people died and more than a dozen were injured when a volley of explosions hit the Iraqi city of Ramadi on Sunday.
Baghdad : A boy walks past by a bus damaged from shrapnel after a booby-trapped motorcycle exploded near a group of day labourers waiting to pick up work, on January 5, 2012 in the Shiite district of Sadr City, north of Baghdad. (AFP Photo/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)05.01, 11:167 comments

Wave of blasts rocks Shiite areas across Iraq

Five bombs have rocked Shiite areas in Baghdad and southern Iraq, killing at least 78 and wounding more than a hundred. One more bomb was defused by police in the area where the first two blasts occurred.
A soldier stands guard near a burnt vehicle after a bomb attack in Alawi district in central Baghdad December 22, 2011 (REUTERS / Saad Shalash)22.12.2011, 14:0218 comments

Worst violence in months hits Baghdad

Reports are emerging of a series of blasts in Baghdad which are believed to have killed at least 72 people in an apparently coordinated attack. Nearly 200 people were wounded, according to a spokesman for the Iraqi Health Ministry.

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