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Suicide bombing in Iraq kills 5 army recruits

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An Iraqi police official says a suicide bombing near a military base in the country’s north has killed five army recruits.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Gunmen attack police HQ in Iraq, kill 8 policemen

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Iraqi officials say gunmen have attacked a police brigade headquarters north of Baghdad, killing the commander and seven policemen and wounding 15.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suicide attack in Baghdad cafe kills 12 people

People inspect the site of a car bomb explosion at a commercial street in al-Ameen district in southeastern Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, March 16, 2014. A series of car bomb attacks targeting commercial areas and a restaurant killed and wound scores of people, Saturday in Iraq's capital, Baghdad, authorities said. AP

A suicide bomber struck inside a Baghdad cafe overnight where customers were watching a football game on TV, killing at least 12 people and wounding 38, Iraqi officials said Thursday.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iraq suicide bombing death toll rises to 50

Civilians inspect the site of a massive bomb attack in Hillah, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, March 9, 2014. A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint in southern Iraq on Sunday, killing and wounding scores of people, police said. Iraq has seen a spike in violence since last April, with the death toll climbing to its highest levels since the worst of the country’s sectarian bloodletting in 2006-2008. The U.N. says 8,868 people were killed in 2013, and more than 1,400 people were killed in January and February of this year. (AP Photo/Str)

A suicide bombing at a crowded checkpoint south of the Iraqi capital killed 50 people and wounded more than 150, police and a doctor said Monday, raising the toll from the day before.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iraq: Suicide car bomb kills at least 9

Iraqi security forces inspect a car destroyed after a car bomb attack in the Jamila neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. A string of car bomb attacks hit commercial areas in Baghdad on Thursday, said Iraqi officials.  AP PHOTO/KARIM KADIM

Officials say a suicide car bomber rammed his vehicle into a security checkpoint in southern Iraq, killing nine.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Mortar attack against Iraqi town kills at least 22

Civilians inspect the site of a car bomb attack in the eastern Ur neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. AP

A mortar attack struck a busy area in a mainly Shiite town south of Iraq’s capital Thursday, killing at least 22 people and wounding more than 50, authorities said.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Car bombings kill at least 33 people in Iraq

Civilians inspect the site of a car bomb attack in the eastern Ur neighborhood of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. AP

Officials say a wave of car bombs in Baghdad and areas to the south has killed at least 33 people.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bombings kill at least 22 in Iraqi capital

Smoke rises after a parked car bomb went off at a commercial center in Khilani Square in central Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. AP

Multiple bombings rocked central Baghdad on Wednesday, striking mainly near the heavily fortified Green Zone where key government offices are located and killing at least 22 people, Iraqi officials said.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Car bombings in Iraq kill at least 10 people

A man looks at a burned police vehicle in the main street of Fallujah after clashes between Iraqi security forces and al-Qaeda fighters in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.  AP PHOTO

Iraqi officials say car bombings in and near Baghdad have killed at least 10 people.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Official: Iraqi troops, militants clash in west

Mourners and Sunni gunmen chant slogans against Iraq's Shiite-led government during the funeral of a man killed when clashes erupted between al-Qaida gunmen and Iraqi army soldiers on Friday, his family said, in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. AP

An official says fierce clashes have erupted between Iraqi special forces and al-Qaeda-linked militants in a village in western Anbar province.

Posted: January 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iran offers to help Iraq fight against al-Qaeda

Gunmen patrol during clashes with Iraqi security forces in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. AP.

A senior Iranian military official says Iran is ready to help Iraq battle al-Qaeda “terrorists” in the neighboring country’s Sunni-dominated western Anbar province.

Posted: January 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bombings kill 20 in Iraq’s capital

A man looks at a burned police vehicle in the main street of Fallujah after clashes between Iraqi security forces and al-Qaeda fighters in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014.  AP PHOTO

A new wave of bombings hit Iraq’s capital, Baghdad, killing at least 20 people Sunday, officials said, the latest assault by militants who have been fighting Iraqi security forces and allied tribes in the country’s west.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Iraq city falls fully into hands of al-Qaeda group

Mourners and Sunni gunmen chant slogans against Iraq's Shiite-led government during the funeral of a man killed when clashes erupted between al-Qaeda gunmen and Iraqi army soldiers on Friday, his family said, in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014.  AP

The city center of Iraq’s Fallujah has fallen completely into the hands of fighters from the al-Qaeda-linked Islamic State in Iraq and Levant, police said Saturday, yet another victory for the hardline group that has made waves across the region in recent days.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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