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Attacks Across Iraq Kill at Least 39

10 cities around Iraq hit by insurgent bombings, gunmen

(Newser) - Insurgents killed at least 39 people in a wave of attacks against Iraqi security forces earlier today, gunning down soldiers at an army post and bombing police recruits waiting in line to apply for jobs, officials said. The violence, which struck at least 10 cities across the nation, highlighted militant... More »

SADDAM'S VP HANGS

Taha Yassin Ramadan is executed, despite protests of lack of evidence

(Newser) - Saddam’s loyal vice president was hanged today for the same crimes as his boss. Taha Yassin Ramadan became the fourth to be executed in Iraq for the 1982 massacre of Shias in the city of Dujail. Ramadan’s original sentence of life in prison was found on appeal to... More »

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