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10 killed in double bombing in Baghdad

A damaged police truck is towed away from the site of a suicide bomb attack at the town of Taji, north of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber has rammed his explosives-laden car into an army checkpoint north of Baghdad, killing and wounding scores of people, police said. AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed

Iraqi officials say back-to-back explosions in a Shiite district of Baghdad have killed at least 10 people and wounded 35.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Car bomb explosion kills 3 south of Baghdad

People inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in al-Mouafaqiyah, a village inhabited by families from the Shabak ethnic group, near the city of Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Three car bomb explosions in Iraq’s north on Monday, killing and wounding scores of people, police said. AP

Iraqi officials say a parked car bomb has killed three people and wounded 21 south of Baghdad. A police officer says Monday’s explosion took place in a busy street in the southern city of Hillah where local government offices are located. He says some Shiite pilgrims were there making their way to the nearby city of Karbala to mark the 7th century death of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Hussein.

Posted: December 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Blasts in Baghdad, northern Iraqi cities kill 30


Bombings struck several areas in Baghdad and to the north Thursday, killing at least 30 people in the first major attacks in Iraq in nearly a month. The violence stoked fears that insurgents were trying to undermine confidence in the Shiite-led government amid rising sectarian tensions.

Posted: April 19th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Al-Qaeda in Iraq says it was behind Baghdad blasts


An Al-Qaeda front group in Iraq has claimed responsibility for the wave of terrifying attacks that rocked Baghdad last week and killed 69 people.

Posted: December 27th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »