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Deadly Blasts Rock Baghdad's Shiite Neighborhoods

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 12.29.2016 | World

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three blasts killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50 in predominantly Shiite Muslim districts of Baghdad on Tuesday, po...

No One Wants to See ISIS Defeated More Than Muslims

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 07.06.2016 | World
Dean Obeidallah

ISIS is neither about the tenets of Islam nor helping Muslims. It's about power: militants will slaughter as many people as possible -- especially Muslims -- to achieve that which they so desperately crave. So let's be clear about one thing: No one wants to see ISIS defeated more than the Muslims who bury loved ones daily because of the horror ISIS is waging upon them.

ISIS Claims Truck Bomb Kills At Least 60 South Of Baghdad

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 03.07.2016 | World

A truck bomb at an Iraqi checkpoint south of Baghdad killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 70 on Sunday, medical and security officials said...

ISIS Market Bombing In Baghdad Kills At Least 70 People

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.03.2017 | World

BAGHDAD, Feb 28 (Reuters) - A twin suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 70 people in a Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Sunday in the deadlie...

ISIS Car Bombing Kills Dozens In Iraq

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 01.04.2017 | World

BAGHDAD, July 18 (Reuters) - More than 100 people were killed in a suicide car bombing at a busy market in an Iraqi town on Friday, in one of the dead...

Suicide Bomber Kills 5 In Iraqi Kurdish Capital

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2015 | World

By Isabel Coles ARBIL, Nov 19 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives blew himself up in the capital of Iraq...

Code Pink Aims To Rally Public Against U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine & Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Code Pink won national attention during the presidency of George W. Bush for its high-profile protests against the Iraq War. On Monday e...

Iraq Elections: No End to Violence

Adil E. Shamoo | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
Adil E. Shamoo

Despite his failure to heal the country's stark sectarian divides, Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki is nearly guaranteed a third term at the helm after the latest elections.

This Country Is Accused Of Barrel Bombing Civilians And No, It's Not Syria

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

Iraq's government is dropping barrel bombs and may also be targeting a hospital in its battle with militants in the conflict-hit city of Fallujah, Hum...

A Bug on the Windshield

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Chicago, Chicago! My kind of town, but not this. Young black men in Chicago have to know their legal rights; that's simply the way it works. These guys obviously did.

A Wave Of Violence Sweeps Iraq

Posted 12.17.2013 | World


Iraqi Police Still Using Phony Bomb Detectors

Agence France Presse | Ammar Karim | Posted 07.03.2013 | World

A policeman in Baghdad knows the bomb detector he uses is fake, and will do virtually nothing to save anyone's life, but he has his orders."If I were ...

Iraq Police HQ Hit By Deadly Tanker Bomb Attack

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2013 | World

TIKRIT, Iraq, April 1 (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed and 17 others wounded on Monday when insurgents detonated an oil tanker packed wi...

PHOTOS: Editors' Picks Of The Week

Posted 01.09.2012 | World

From the rage-filled protest photos of the Arab Spring to the shots of demonstrators in Guy Fawkes masks occupying anything and everything, the events...

Bombs in Baghdad

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Denselow

With a rerun of Afghan elections dominating the headlines, the road to January's Iraqi elections may prove equally bloody unless the Sunnis feel they are getting a fair slice of the power cake.

Iraq, Syria Recall Ambassadors In Deepening Rift

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraq and Syria have both recalled their ambassadors in a deepening rift over claims Damascus was harbouring militants who bombed Baghdad....

Hey, Bing! This is Bing! Good Start, Babe!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

ComScore, which measures these things, put out a press release today that indicates that my brother, Bing the Search Engine, is off to a pretty good start.

Obama Went to Iraq and Visited... the Airport. Was it the Sandstorms or the Rising Shitstorm?

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Scahill

it is hard not to wonder about the "coincidence" of Obama's visit being confined to the airport and coming in the midst of a rising tide in violence in Iraq over the past several days.

24 Killed, 45 Injured In Bombings And Shootings Across Iraq

Washington Post | Mary Beth Sheridan and Qais Mizher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A car bomb exploded in a market in southern Baghdad late Friday afternoon, killing at least 14 people and prompting an outburst of sectarian rioting, ...

The Bomb That Changed Iraq Forever

New York Times | Yusra al-Hakeem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Dozens of bombs blew up in Iraq every day, hundreds of sirens went off, tearing through the silence of the nights and the noise of the days, torn body...

Iraq Violence Claims Over 40 Lives

Reuters | Paul Tait | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At least 42 people were killed in violence across Iraq on Tuesday, including 14 mourners from one family when a roadside bomb hit a bus in a southern ...

3 US Soldiers Killed In Iraq Blast

MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three U.S. soldiers were killed Tuesday night in northwestern Baghdad when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device, the military sa...

Roadside Blasts Kill 5 US Soldiers In Iraq

Reuters | Michael Holden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Five American soldiers were killed in roadside bombings in Iraq on Friday, the U.S. military said on Saturday, while Iraqi police detained 22 suspects...