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Deaths of Iraqis in July Lower Than in May, June

May 17, 2018
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BAGHDAD, Aug. 1 — The death toll for Iraqi civilians and members of Iraq’s security forces fell to 851 last month, less than in the previous two months, according to Iraqi government figures.

(Washington Post — 2 August, 2008)
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BAGHDAD, Aug. 3 — Iraqi lawmakers on Sunday failed to settle a dispute over the oil-rich city of Kirkuk and pass a provincial elections bill viewed as vital for national reconciliation, despite intense pressure from the United States and the United Nations.

(Washington Post — 4 August, 2008)
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Roadside bombs killed two U.S. soldiers and at least nine Iraqis Monday in Baghdad and surrounding areas, officials said. (MSNBC — 5 August, 2008)
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Twelve American soldiers died in July, the lowest number killed in a single month since the war began in 2003. (New York Times — 1 August, 2008)
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A truck bomb exploded during rush hour Sunday on a busy commercial street in northern Baghdad, killing at least 12 people and wounding about two dozen, Iraqi police and health officials said. (MSNBC — 3 August, 2008)
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June was the deadliest month for U.S. troops in Afghanistan since the war there began in late 2001, as resilient and emboldened insurgents have stepped up attacks in an effort to gain control of the embattled country.

(Washington Post — 1 August, 2008)
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