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Overnight Iraq violence kills 16 soldiers, police

Violence has reached a level not seen since 2008, when Iraq was just emerging from a period of brutal sectarian killings.

Al Qaeda strikes fear into Iraq's govt-backed Sunni militia

Iraqi security officials blame the surge in violence partly on a lack of cooperation from Sahwa fighters.

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Al-Qaeda owns up blasts that killed 30 in Iraq

The statement was signed by the Islamic State of Iraq,a Sunni militant group linked to al-Qaeda.

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