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  • 25 killed, 40 wounded in Baghdad market blast

    July 3, 2012 6:23 AM

    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi authorities say at least 25 people have been killed and scores wounded by a vegetable truck that exploded in a market in in a Shiite city south of Baghdad. Qadisiyah provincial council chairman Jubair al-Jabouri says the blast came around 10 a.m. in a vegetable and... more »
  • Acadiana Soldier Looks Back at War in Iraq

    December 15, 2011 9:44 PM

    After nearly nine years, the Iraq war officially came to an end Thursday. Top military officials lowered the flag used by U.S. forces in Baghdad, signifying the withdrawal of troops. Staff Sergeant Jaime Angelle, of Breaux Bridge, was one of those soldiers. He just returned to the U.S. from Baghdad... more »
  • Obama: Iraq War is Ending, Baghdad to Chart Future

    August 28, 2010 4:10 PM

    VINEYARD HAVEN, Mass. (AP) - President Barack Obama said the withdrawal ofD THUNDERSTORMS. ps from Iraq means "the war is ending" and Baghdad is in position "to chart its own course." Obama used his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday to highlight Tuesday's formal end to U.S. combat missions in... more »
  • LA National Guard unit is in charge at Camp Liberty in Baghdad

    June 14, 2010 12:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana National Guard unit is in charge at Camp Liberty in Baghdad, Iraq. Sgt. Tresa L. Allemang, a guard spokeswoman in Iraq, says in an e-mail that the 199th Brigade Support Battalion, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, took over garrison command earlier this month. Lt.... more »
  • La. Guard Troops Moving to Baghdad

    May 27, 2010 9:25 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Louisiana National Guard troops will provide security in the International Zone in Baghdad. 1st Battalion, 141st Field Artillery Regiment, known as the Washington Artillery, has about 400 soldiers in Iraq. Based at Jackson Barracks in New Orleans, the unit has been providing convoy escort services from... more »

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