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Iraq violence rages on but US coalition optimistic

Iraq has been hit by more bomb attacks and murders as commanders from the US-led coalition in the country expressed cautious optimism that a plan to restore peace to Baghdad was working. Violence continued around the country Wednesday, killing at least four civilians and an army officer and wounding six police, while six bodies were also found. Last month, before Baghdad’s latest security plan got fully underway, there were a record number of insurgent attacks, but coalition commanders said that August was expected to buck the upward trend. Full Story

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