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Iraq Bombs

Car Bombs Explode Across Baghdad

AP | By SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.07.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militan...

Christmas Day Bombings Kill Dozens In Iraq

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 12.26.2013 | World

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

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 ...

Suicide Bomber Drives Into Primary School Playground

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Ziad al-Sinjary MOSUL, Iraq, Oct 6 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives into the playground of a prima...

Bloody Day In Iraq Leaves At Least 76 Dead

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.17.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Bombs ripped through Sunni areas in Baghdad and surrounding areas Friday, killing at least 76 people in the deadliest day in Iraq in m...

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 ...

String Of Bombings In Iraq Kill At Least 23, Wound Dozens

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 05.29.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A series of car bombings in Iraq struck five Shiite mosques as worshippers were emerging from Friday prayers, killing at least 23 peop...

Wave Of Bombings Kills 17 Across Iraq

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 11.14.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Insurgents unleashed a new wave of bombings across Iraq early Wednesday targeting security forces and civilians, and killing 17 people and ...

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 ...

Bombs Kill 4 And Judge Shot In Iraqi Violence

AP | BUSHRA JUHI | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Bombers killed four people in two Iraqi cities and gunmen assassinated a judge, officials said Sunday, as al-Qaida's affiliate ramped ...

Deadly Blasts Target Market, Police Station

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Three bombs planted on motorcycles went off in quick succession near a market and police station in central Iraqi town Friday, killing...

Baghdad Bombs Kill 11 People, Including 4 Teenagers

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Bombs targeting the homes of Shiite cleric and a member of a Sunni militia that fights al-Qaida killed at least 11 people, including four t...

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 ...

Bombs Hit Busy Bird Market

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Three bombs struck near simultaneously at a busy bird market in eastern Baghdad on Friday morning, killing five people and wounding do...

Latest Wave Of Bomb Attacks Hits Iraq

AP | MAZIN YAHYA | Posted 03.11.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Three schoolboys were among at least 10 people killed in Iraq on Tuesday, extending a wave of bloody attacks that have rocked the coun...

New Wave Of Bombs Kills At Least 17 In Iraq

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and YAHYA BARZANJI | Posted 03.10.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Three car bombs exploded Monday evening in the Iraqi capital and killed at least 17 people, authorities said. At least one appeared to...

Third Day Of Attacks Against Shiites In Iraq

AP | By SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- A roadside bomb targeting Shiite pilgrims killed two people and wounded eight others south of Baghdad on Saturday, Iraqi officials said. T...

Roadside Bombs Target Shiite Pilgrims In Iraq

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) - Roadside bombs killed two Shiite pilgrims amid a string of explosions in Baghdad on Friday, the day after the country's deadliest secta...

Another Day Of Violence Kills 10 In Iraq

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 01.03.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — U.S. plans to station troops across the Mideast after withdrawing from Iraq amount to occupying other Islamic countries, Iraq's most o...

Slew Of Attacks Kill At Least 25 In Iraq

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Attacks aimed at Iraqi police, including two in which assailants slammed explosives-packed cars into police stations, killed 25 people...

Wave Of Violence Kills Dozens In Iraq

AP | REBECCA SANTANA and HAMID AHMED | Posted 10.15.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A relentless barrage of bombings killed 63 people Monday in the most sweeping and coordinated attack Iraq has seen in over a year, str...

Baghdad Blasts Kill Scores, Over 200 Hundred Wounded

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Rapid-fire bombings and mortar strikes killed 76 people and wounded more than 200 across Baghdad's myriad neighborhoods Tuesday, demon...

Lovelorn Iraqi Men Take Out Their Frustration With Homemade Bombs

New York Times | Rod Nordland | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It goes like this: Boy meets girl. They exchange glances and text messages, the limit of respectable courting here. Then boy asks girl's father for he...

"Lob Bombs": US's New Biggest Worry In Baghdad

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq — U.S. forces may be close to unlocking the mystery of who is behind a deadly innovation in Iraqi insurgents' weapons, a "lob...

Eugene Robinson: Iraq's Surging Violence

Washington Post | Eugene Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Has anyone noticed that Iraq, supposedly transformed into an oasis of peace and tranquility by George W. Bush's troop surge, is growing less peaceful ...