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Iraq Attacks Kill 73 As Gunmen Make Gains In Anbar

Another round of violence exploded in Iraq, taking the lives of 73 people. It's so sad, but not unexpected.

Via AFP:

A wave of attacks in Iraq, including car bombs in Baghdad, killed 73 people on Wednesday as militants took more territory from security forces in crisis-hit Anbar province.

The twin setbacks for authorities, grappling with Iraq's worst period of unrest since the country emerged from a sectarian war that killed tens of thousands, come just months before a parliamentary election.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon and other diplomats have urged Iraq's leaders to seek political reconciliation to resolve nationwide violence and the standoff in Anbar.

But Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has ruled out dia...

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