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Deadly bombs in northern, central Iraq

At least 22 people have died and dozens have been wounded in the latest wave of insurgent attacks in Iraq aimed at undermining the government's authority. (Aug. 16)

Deadly day of Iraqi bombings

Insurgents killed at least 44 people in a wave of attacks against Iraqi security forces on Sept. 9, gunning down soldiers at an army post and bombing police recruits. The

violence, which struck at least 11 cities and wounded nearly 240

people, highlighted militant attempts to sow havoc in the country and

undermine the government.