Meanwhile, a U.S. military statement says troops killed eight suspected Al-Qaeda militants and captured six in air and ground raids in Taji, north of Baghdad.
(AP, AFP, Reuters)
On The Verge Of Civil War
The Imam Al-Mahdi Army on parade (epa)
HAS THE CONFLICT IN IRAQ BECOME A CIVIL WAR? Many observers have concluded that the tit-for-tat sectarian violence that emerged after the February 2006 bombing of a mosque in Samarra has become a full-blown civil war.... (more)