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Iraq Bombing

ISIS Car Bombing Kills Dozens In Iraq

Reuters | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.17.2015 | 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 dea...

Suicide Bombing Kills 24 Near Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 02.23.2015 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated his payload among a group of pro-government Sunni militiamen near the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday, ...

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 ...

Triple Suicide Bombing Kills Scores In Iraq

AP | Posted 12.12.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A triple suicide bombing Sunday killed at least 58 people in Iraq as a roadside bomb killed the police chief of the western Anbar pro...

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


Iraq Car Bombs Kill Dozens

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 10.27.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of car bombings in Baghdad, an explosion at a market and a suicide assault in a northern city killed at least 62 ...

Iraq Suicide Bombing Kills 35 In Busy Cafe

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber slammed his explosive-laden car Sunday night into a busy cafe in Iraq's capital, part of a day of violenc...

Bombing Claims 12 Lives In Kirkuk

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- BAGHDAD (AP) — A bomb ripped through a crowd of Sunni worshippers coming out of a mosque in northern Iraq after prayers at the start of a...

Death Toll Soars In Day Of Iraq Bombings

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BAGHDAD — BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say the death toll from a suicide bomb attack on Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad has risen sharply, increa...

Iraq Funeral Bombing, Other Attacks Kill 62

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Two suicide bombers, one in an explosives-laden car and the other on foot, struck a cluster of funeral tents packed with mourning fami...

Dozens Killed In Iraq Attacks

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 11.15.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- A wave of car bombings and other attacks in Iraq killed at least 58 people in mostly Shiite-majority cities on Sunday, another bloody remin...

Dozens Killed In Mosque Bombing As Sectarian Violence Persists In Iraq

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A bomb hidden inside an air conditioner exploded Friday at a Sunni mosque packed with worshippers northeast of Baghdad, the deadliest ...

Bomb, Mortar Attacks Kill 15 In Iraq

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A series of attacks across Iraq on Sunday killed 15 people, including a random shooting and the killing of a judge, authorities said. ...

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 ...

Blast Kill At Least 19 North Of Baghdad

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide attacker and a car bombing killed at least 19 people and wounded 38 in separate attacks Friday targeting Shiites north of Ba...

Bloody Day In Iraq Leaves At Least 56 Dead

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Insurgents unleashed a new wave of attacks on Tuesday in Iraq, killing at least 49 people, officials said, the latest in a surge in vi...

Iraqi Bomb Hits Minibus Full Of Shiite Pilgrims, At Least 3 Dead

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber blew himself up among a group of demonstrators complaining about lack of security in an ethnically disputed northern ...

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...

Bombs Kill More Than 60 In Iraqi Capital

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 07.27.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A coordinated wave of car bombings tore through mostly Shiite areas of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 66 people and maiming nearl...

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...

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 ...