Here are the latest developments out of Iraq:
Baghdad residents live in fear as chaos and violence grip the city.
Civil war rages with 68 killed in Baghdad.
Iraq security forces report significant al-Qaida capture.
Responding to a dubious CBS News poll
putting his ratings at an all time low, President Bush denies threat of civil war in Iraq.
National Intelligence Director John Negroponte says civil war in Iraq could spark regional battle.NEWSLINEThe government said on Tuesday 379 people had been killed and 458 wounded in violence since the destruction of the Golden Mosque in Samarra, one of Iraq's four holiest Shi'ite shrines.NEWSBYTESunni-Shi'ite tension terrifies Baghdad residents
BAGHDAD, Feb 28 (Reuters) -- Fear of sectarian violence still grips many Baghdad residents after a wave of blood-letting set off by last Wednesday's bombing of a major Shi'ite shrine.Civil War Looms With 68 Killed in Baghdad
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Sunnis and Shiites traded bombings and mortar fire against mainly religious targets in Baghdad well into the night Tuesday, killing at least 68 people a day after authorities lifted a curfew that had briefly calmed a series of sectarian reprisal attacks. At least six of...Iraq erupts into fresh violence
(Aljazeera.Net) -- A series of attacks targeting Iraq's Shia majority have killed 58 people and wounded 180 as fears grow that a new wave of sectarian violence may be unleashed across the country.Iraq security claims al-Qaida capture
(Aljazeera.Net) -- Iraqi security forces say they have captured a senior al-Qaida figure.Terrorist Leader Among the Dead
JEDDAH, 1 March 2006 (Arab News) -- The leader of the Al-Qaeda network in Saudi Arabia was among the five terrorists gunned down in a shootout in Al-Yarmouk district in Riyadh on Monday, said the Interior Ministry. Fahd Faraj Al-Joweir, 36, who was trained in Afghanistan and had taken charge of the network in the Kingdom after Moroccan Younis Al-Hayari, the former commander in the Arabian Peninsula, was killed in a shootout in Riyadh on July 3.Baghdad Hit by Deadly Car Bombs
BAGHDAD, Feb. 28 (washingtonpost.com) -- Explosions in Baghdad killed more than 40 people Tuesday, police and witnesses said, as the spate of violence that began with the bombing of a revered Shiite mosque last week continued.Bush denies civil war threat in Iraq
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- President George W. Bush, hit by polls showing America's support for the Iraq war at an all-time low, denied on Tuesday Iraq was sliding into civil war, despite the worst sectarian strife since a U.S.-led invasion.At Least 75 Dead in String of Bombings in Baghdad
(NYT) -- The latest wave of bombings, some aimed at Shiite areas, threatened to heighten sectarian tension again.Spy Chief: Iraq May Spark Regional Battle
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A civil war in Iraq could lead to a broader conflict in the Middle East, pitting the region's rival Islamic sects against each another, National Intelligence Director John Negroponte said in an unusually frank assessment Tuesday.ALSO SEEA Look at Deadliest Days in Iraq in 2006
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