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A pair of bombs hit an Iraqi army patrol in north Baghdad, killing five security personnel and injuring 10 other people, security and medical officials said.
A car packed with explosives and a roadside bomb went off back-to-back outside a municipal building north of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 37 people and wounding 54, Iraqi police and a hospital doctor said.
A triple bombing killed 27 people and wounded scores outside a police station Thursday, heightening tensions in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, which already was on edge after a string of kidnappings and attacks against security officers.
A European Parliament official warned Tuesday that members of the Iranian opposition living in Iraq remain in danger, and he will propose that they all be relocated to other countries.
A U.N. spokesman on Thursday said 34 people were killed in an Iraqi army raid last week on a camp of Iranian exiles and the bodies of 28 are still at Camp Ashraf.
"Back to Our Future: How the 1980s Explain the World We Live in Now _ Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Everything" (Ballantine Books), by David Sirota: Ah, the 1980s. Those carefree years spent spinning the gears of Rubik's Cubes, popping Pac-Man cartridges into Atari consoles, slipping on legwarmers or parachute pants, and checking out the latest episodes of "Family Ties," "Diff'rent Strokes" or "Knight Rider."
Thousands marched on government buildings and clashed with security forces Friday in cities across Iraq in an outpouring of anger that left 11 people dead — the largest and most violent anti-government protests in the country since political unrest began spreading in the Arab world weeks ago.
The first roughly 300 pages of "Known and Unknown" cover Donald Rumsfeld's story up to his second term as secretary of defense, and general readers without a dog in the fight will find this part to be the book's most enjoyable and entertaining.
Intelligence officials say foreign fighters have been slipping back into Iraq in larger numbers recently and may have been behind some of the most devastating attacks this year, reviving a threat the U.S. military believed had been almost entirely eradicated.