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    A double car bombing and a shooting killed 34 Shiite Muslims on pilgrimage in Iraq on Monday, the deadliest in a wave of attacks across the country that left at least 65 dead. It was the bloodiest day of violence in nearly two months.

  • Shiite pilgrims march on their way to Karbala for Arbaeen in Baghdad on Dec. 31, 2012. Each year, hundreds of thousands converge on the southern city of Karbala to mark the end of the forty day mourning period following the anniversary of the 7th-century death of the Prophet Muhammad's grandson, Imam Hussein. Many pilgrims travel on foot and the mass gatherings are frequently attacked despite tight security. (Associated Press)

    Blasts aimed at Iraqi Shiites, police kill 23

    Insurgents launched a wave of attacks across Iraq on Monday, primarily targeting Shiite communities and pilgrims and killing at least 23 people, officials said.

  • ** FILE ** People clean up the aftermath of a bomb blast on the Zahra Shiite mosque in the Hurriya neighborhood of Baghdad on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Three car-bomb explosions rattled separate Shiite religious sites in Iraq's restive capital late Tuesday, killing and wounding scores of people, police said. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

    Wave of attacks in Iraq kills at least 43 people

    Back-to-back explosions tore through tents housing Shiite pilgrims in southern Iraq on Thursday, the deadliest in a wave of bombings that killed at least 43 people nationwide, officials said.

  • Wave of attacks in Iraq kills at least 43 people

    Back-to-back explosions tore through tents housing Shiite pilgrims in southern Iraq Thursday in the deadliest of a wave of bombings that killed at least 43 people nationwide, officials said.

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