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Baghdad Bombings

Sophia Jones

'Life Continues': Baghdad Residents Remain Resilient Amid Bombings

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 03.30.2015 | World

BAGHDAD -- If it wasn’t for a phone call from his wife asking to meet up for lunch, Baleeg Nasr likely would have died when a massive car bomb deton...

Dozens Killed In Bombings Across Baghdad

AP | VIVIAN SALAMA | Posted 04.09.2015 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Baghdad's decade-old nightly curfew ended after midnight Sunday, hours after bombs exploded in and around the Iraqi capital, killing ...

Wave Of Car Bomb Attacks Hit Baghdad

AP | By SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.12.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants unleashed a wave of car bombings in Iraq on Tuesday, killing at least 34 people and sending thick, black smoke into the Bag...

Series Of Deadly Explosions Hit Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of car bombs hit commercial areas and marketplaces in mainly Shiite areas of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 17 peopl...

Bomb Blasts Kill 13 Near 'Green Zone'

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2014 | World

Four bombs struck near Baghdad's heavily-fortified "Green Zone" and a busy square in the center of the capital on Wednesday, killing at least 13 peopl...

Wave Of Attacks Rock Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of bombings hit mainly Shiite commercial areas in and outside Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 35 people, Iraqi official...

Wave Of Explosions Claims Dozens Of Lives In Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A new wave of bombs tore through Baghdad on Monday, officials said, killing at least 55 people. Most of the blasts were car bombs deto...

Bombs Explode In Baghdad Markets, Killing 21

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 11.26.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Bombs ripped through outdoor markets in and near Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 23 people and wounding dozens, the latest in a ...

Wave Of Evening Bombs Kills Dozens In Baghdad

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB and ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 11.03.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A series of coordinated evening blasts in Baghdad and other violence killed at least 67 people in Iraq on Tuesday, officials said, the...

Baghdad Bombings Claim Dozens Of Lives

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 10.27.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Car bomb blasts and other explosions tore through mainly Shiite districts around Baghdad during morning rush hour Wednesday in a day o...

Wave Of Car Bomb Blasts Hit Baghdad

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- A wave of car bombs hit the Iraqi capital on Thursday, killing 33 people and wounding dozens, the latest attacks in a months-long surge in ...

Wave Of Car Bomb Attacks Hit Baghdad

AP | By SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 09.27.2013 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — More than a dozen explosions, mainly from car bombs, ripped through marketplaces, parking lots, a cafe and rush-hour crowds in Iraq o...

Bombs On Outskirts Of Baghdad Kill 6

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 09.20.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Bombings and shootings in Iraq killed 13 people on Sunday, as the death toll from a coordinated wave of late-night car bombings and ot...

Series Of Bomb Attacks In Iraq Kills At Least 42

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.24.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A series of evening bombings near markets in and around Baghdad and other blasts north of the capital killed at least 42 people and wo...

Baghdad Mosque Bombing Kills At Least 26

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Two suicide bombers targeted a Shiite mosque in Baghdad on Tuesday, one blowing himself up at a nearby checkpoint while the other slip...

Baghdad Hit By Wave Of Deadly Attacks

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.18.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Insurgents sent a bloody message on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion, carrying out a wave of bombings across t...

Baghdad Bombings Kill 22

AP | BUSHRA JUHI | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings and shootings around Iraq killed 22 people and wounded more than 50 on Thursday, authorities said, as a spike in violence ma...

Wave Of Car Bombings Kill 14 In Baghdad

AP | By SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 03.24.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- A wave of car bombings hit the Iraq capital on Tuesday, killing 14 people and wounding more than 70 as violence surges in the country amid ...

BLOODY THURSDAY: Iraq Bombings Kill Dozens

Posted 03.05.2012 | World

(Reuters) - Bomb attacks in mainly Shi'ite Muslim areas of Iraq killed at least 73 people and wounded scores on Thursday, police and hospital sour...

69 Killed, Dozens Injured In Series Of Baghdad Blasts

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — A terrifying wave of bombs tore through mostly Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 69 people and evoking fea...

Twin Blasts At Music Store Kill At Least 32, Wound 71

AP | By BUSHRA JUHI | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- The death toll from a twin bombing in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad rose on Friday to 32 – the worst violence to hit Iraq since Pr...

Yanar Mohammed -- Iraqi Women's Vigilant Champion

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.06.2011 | World
Marcia G. Yerman

Although the focus of many media reports has been on Egypt's Tahrir Square, there is another Tahrir Square that demands our attention -- the one in Baghdad.

Al-Maliki Asks For 'Patience' Following Deadly Baghdad Bombings

AP | CHELSEA J. CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's Western-backed government – facing intense pressure to address security lapses after suicide bombings killed 127 people i...

The Bombings in Iraq: Mission Definitely Not Accomplished

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Andy Ostroy

Sunday's bombings, and those in August at the Foreign and Finance Ministries, prove that there is no victory in Iraq any more than there were WMD and ties to al-Qaeda.

Al-Qaida Claims Responsibility For Deadly Baghdad Blasts

AP | CHELSEA J. CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Al-Qaida's umbrella group in Iraq claimed responsibility Thursday for coordinated Baghdad bombings this week that killed 127 people an...