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Iraq bombings target reconciliation meeting, killing 26

Publié par carmion le 10/12/2009

Liz Sly

"Reporting from Baghdad - A triple bombing aimed at a reconciliation meeting in Ramadi, the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, killed at least 26 people and wounded dozens Sunday, highlighting fears that insurgents are regrouping in what was once the epicenter of their revolt. "The blasts occurred amid growing concerns that crucial national elections scheduled for January may have to be postponed if lawmakers fail to agree soon on a new election law. "The midday bombings targeted the Anbar provincial council's headquarters during a meeting between representatives of the Shiite Muslim-led government and local members of the Awakening movement, a Sunni Muslim group that turned against the insurgency in 2006." Read on...
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"Iraq bombings target reconciliation meeting, killing 26", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2009. Consulté le 23/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/iraq-bombings-target-reconciliation-meeting-killing-26