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Baghdad Violence

Officials: Car Bomb In Baghdad Shopping Area Kills At Least 27

AP | Posted 10.06.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say car bomb in a Baghdad shopping area has killed 27 people....

String Of Deadly Explosions Rock Baghdad

AP | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — String of explosions rocks Iraqi capital, killing at least 15 people....

Day Of Car Bombings Kill At Least 23 Across Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A new series of car bombings in and around Baghdad on Monday killed at least 23 people, officials said, as Iraq's Shiite-led governme...

18 Dead After Militants Storm Iraq Gov't Office

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2014 | World

BAGHDAD, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Six suicide bombers burst into an Iraqi ministry building, took hostages and killed at least 18 people including themselve...

Militants Storm Government Office In Baghdad

AP | By SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 04.01.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen and suicide bombers staged a brazen assault on a government building in Baghdad on Thursday, officials said, killing two peopl...

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...

Bombings In Iraq Leave 95 Dead In Single Day

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 07.19.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's wave of bloodshed sharply escalated Monday with more than a dozen car bombings across the country, part of attacks that killed ...

Blasts And Shootings Kill At Least 59 In Iraq

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN and ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Insurgents in Iraq unleashed a relentless wave of attacks from before dawn until late at night Thursday, killing 59 people and woundin...

Saddam Missed

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.05.2012 | World
Jeff Danziger

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Roadside Bombs Explode Near Busy Market

AP | MAZIN YAHYA | Posted 10.02.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Bombings and drive-by shootings killed 12 people across Iraq on Thursday, officials said, in the latest series of small but recurrent ...

The Halloween Horror: One Year Since Baghdad Cathedral Attack

Pierre Whalon | Posted 01.02.2012 | Religion
Pierre Whalon

One year ago, at least five men penetrated the light security in front of Baghdad's largest church and, over two hours, murdered 46 men, women and children, wounding 60 others.

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...

Baghdad Blasts Kill At Least Ten

AP | By SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- A string of explosions targeting security officials – and people who rushed to the scene to help the injured – killed at least ...

U.S. Review: Iraq Deadlier Now Than A Year Ago

AP | By LARA JAKES | Posted 09.29.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- Frequent bombings, assassinations and a resurgence in violence by Shiite militias have made Iraq more dangerous now than it was just a year...

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.

Car Bomb Kills 7 In Iraqi Capital

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A car bomb exploded Friday at a market south of Baghdad in a region that was once the scene of frequent attacks on Shiites, killing se...

Iraq: Bombs kill more than 30 in Baghdad, Mosul

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bombing tore through a line of recruits waiting to enter a police academy as multiple blasts struck Iraqi security forces Mo...

Al-Sadr's followers refuse to disband militia in Iraq

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Followers of hardline cleric Muqtada al-Sadr raised the stakes Sunday in the showdown with Iraq's government, refusing to disband thei...