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Iraq Bomb

More Violence In Baghdad

AP | By SINAN SALAHEDDIN and VIVIAN SALAMA | Posted 10.23.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 42 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a de...

Iraq Out Of Control: More Bombings Kill Dozens

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say army troops backed by airstrikes have retaken a town that had been seized by al-Qaida linked militants in a mainl...

Iraq Bomb Goes Off Near Church During Christmas Mass

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 02.24.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants in Iraq targeted Christians in three separate Christmas Day bombings in Baghdad, killing at least 37 people, officials said...

This Iraqi Police Officer Took An Enormously Brave Action

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

An Iraqi police officer saved numerous lives when he hugged a suicide bomber who was detonating an explosives belt near dozens of Shiite pilgrims, acc...

Wave Of Bombings Kills Dozens

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 09.13.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A wave of coordinated blasts that tore through overwhelmingly Shiite cities shortly before the breaking of the Ramadan fast and other ...

Iraq Bomb Attack Kills Dozens

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2013 | World

(Corrects byline) By Mustafa Mahmoud KIRKUK, Iraq, July 12 (Reuters) - A bomb attack on a tea house in the ethnically m...

Bomb Near Iraqi Mosque Kills 3 Sunni Worshippers

AP | BY SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials say a bomb explosion near a Sunni mosque near Baghdad has killed three worshippers and wounded seven. Police say that...

Dozens Killed In Iraq Bombings

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 09.30.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- A series of coordinated bombings shattered Shiite neighborhoods and struck at Iraqi security forces Sunday, killing at least 26 in attacks ...

Wave Of Iraqi Bombings Kill Dozens

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 11.09.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's fugitive Sunni vice president was sentenced Sunday to death by hanging on charges he masterminded death squads against rivals i...

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 ...

Car Bombs Kill 20 In Iraq

AP | LARA JAKES and BUSHRA JUHI | Posted 09.30.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — A double bombing struck at an upscale neighborhood Iraq's capital Tuesday, killing at least 21 even though police stopped three attack...

Deadly Baghdad Bus Bomb

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2012 | World

(Adds background) BAGHDAD, July 10 (Reuters) - A bomb in a bus killed three people and wounded 14 in Baghdad, hospital and police sour...

Deadly Blast Kills Policeman In Baghdad

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.02.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi officials say a bombing has killed a traffic policeman and wounded eight other people in western Baghdad. Police officials say the M...

Bomb Kills 9 Young Soccer Players And Fans In Southern Iraq

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | World

BAGHDAD, June 25 (Reuters) - Nine young soccer players and fans were killed when a bomb exploded near a pitch in southern Iraq, health officials sai...

Deadly Blast Rips Through Baghdad Market

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.22.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Two bombs exploded in an open-air market in Baghdad on Friday, killing at least 14 people in the latest round of spiraling violence si...

Al Qaeda Attacks Shiite Pilgrimage

AP | KAY JOHNSON and SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Two car bombs in Iraq's capital killed at least 26 people Saturday on the last day of a Shiite pilgrimage already hit by multiple bomb...

Wave Of Bomb Attacks Kills 53 In Iraq

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | World

By Kareem Raheem BAGHDAD, June 13 (Reuters) - Bombers struck at Shi'ite pilgrims celebrating a religious festival in Ba...

Bomb Rips Through Crowded Baghdad Restaurant

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Bombs exploded at a crowded Baghdad restaurant and a near police patrol Thursday, among attacks that killed at least 18 people and wounded ...

Roadside Bombs Injures Pilgrims

AP | MAZIN YAHYA | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi officials say a roadside bomb blast outside Baghdad has injured 24 Pakistani pilgrims. Their bus overturned as it headed to a Shiite ...

Bomb Kills At Least 53 Shiite Pilgrims In South Iraq

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and NABIL AL-JURANI | Posted 03.15.2012 | World

ZUBAIR, Iraq — A bomb tore through a procession of Shiite pilgrims heading toward a largely Sunni town in southern Iraq on Saturday, killing at ...

Iraqi PM: Bomb Was Targeting Me

AP | REBECCA SANTANA and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 02.02.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's prime minister said Saturday that a bombing earlier this week inside Baghdad's Green Zone was an assassination attempt against ...

Bomb Near Baghdad Liquor Store Kills At Least 7

AP | MAZIN YAHYA | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A bomb blast near a Baghdad liquor store Monday evening killed seven people and injured another 18, Iraqi medical and police officials...

Bombs Rock Iraq Holy City

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB and SAAD ABDUL-KADIR | Posted 11.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Back-to-back bomb blasts ripped through one of the holiest cities in Shiite Islam Sunday, killing at least 10 people in a community st...

Pre-Down Blast Kills Five In Baghdad

AP | By SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 11.23.2011 | World

BAGHDAD, -- Iraqi officials say five people have been killed in a series of blasts in western Baghdad. Police officials say five bombs were planted e...

Suicide Bomb Kills Dozens In Iraqi Mosque

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 10.28.2011 | World

By LARA JAKES, Associated Press BAGHDAD -- A suicide bomber blew himself up inside Baghdad's largest Sunni mosque Sunday night, killing 29 people d...