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Four Car Bombings Across Iraq Kill 17

Insurgents reasserted themselves in a spasm of deadly attacks after days of reported setbacks, killing 17 Iraqi security forces in four separate car bombings, gunning down five Iraqi women working for American troops and assassinating a senior Iraqi military official, authorities said Friday. In an effort to counter support for the insurgency among minority Sunni Arabs, the interim government’s deputy prime minister, Barham Saleh, said negotiators had intensified efforts to include the Sunnis in the still-to-be-formed government. But the attempt has caused delays in agreeing on a new leadership, prompting public frustration. Full Story

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