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Diminished violence in Baghdad holding (AP)
Populux | October 27, 2006 at 06:37 amby
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By SAMEER N. YACOUB, Associated Press Writer 27 minutes ago BAGHDAD, Iraq - The five-day trend toward diminished violence in the Iraqi capital was holding Friday, the Muslim day of prayer, as a curfew kept vehicles off the streets through the middle of the day. The quiet in Baghdad followed a day of bloody house-to-house fighting outside a chaotic city to the north in which 43 people were killed. The U.S. military said Friday that the fighting between Sunni insurgents and Iraqi police near Baqouba ...