Saturday, September 23, 2006



*BAGHDAD - A car bomb killed 26 people and wounded 29 others when it exploded in Baghdad's Shi'ite slum of Sadr City, police said.

*NAJAF - Gunmen shot dead Fadhil Abu Seybi, the head of a local tribe and a member of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI), a prominent Shi'ite party. Police said Abu Seybi was killed outside his home in the holy city of Najaf, 160 km (100 miles) south of Baghdad.

*MAHMUDIYA - Police found five bodies bearing signs of torture and bullet wounds, in different parts of the small town of Mahmudiya just south of Baghdad, police said.

George Bush says Iraq is the Most Important Thing Evah. He's sure fucking it up.