20 Jan '14, 2pm

Bombings kill 21 people in Iraq

Bombings kill 21 people in Iraq

BAGHDAD — A series of bombings in central Iraq killed 28 people on Monday, as a government official claimed that al-Qaida-linked fighters have dug in to a city they seized last month and possess enough heavy weapons to storm into the country's capital. The bombings, mainly in Baghdad targeting marketplaces and court buildings, came as the army presses an all-out offensive announced Sunday to retake the area, but has come up against heavy resistance. Since late December, members of Iraq's al-Qaida branch — known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — have taken over parts of Ramadi, the capital of the largely Sunni western province of Anbar. They also control the center of the nearby city of Fallujah, along with other non-al-Qaida groups that also oppose the Shiite-led government. "The weapons that were brought inside Fallujah are huge and advanced and frankly enough...

Full article: http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20140120/NEWS08/3012...

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  1. 27 Jan '14, 4am

    love to open a used car lot there! buss is booming!

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