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Iraq Killings

UN: 2014 Was The Deadliest Year For Civilians In Iraq Since 2007

Reuters | Posted 01.02.2015 | World

BAGHDAD, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Violence in Iraq in 2014 killed at least 12,282 civilians, making it the deadliest year since the sectarian bloodshed of ...

UN Chief Says Reports Of Massacre In Iraq Are 'Deeply Disturbing'

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 08.16.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Evidence shows that the Islamic militants who massacred scores of captured Iraqi soldiers "almost certainly" committed war crimes, U.N...

Another Big Blow For Iraq

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi cities that were strongholds of Sunni insurgents during the U.S. war in the country are battlegrounds once more after al-Qa...

Study: Half A Million Iraqis Killed Since U.S.-Led Invasion

Agence France Presse | KERRY SHERIDAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Nearly half a million people have died from war-related causes in Iraq since the US-led invasion in 2003, according to an academic study published in ...

Wave Of Bombings Leaves Dozens Dead In Iraq

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 08.10.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A wave of car bombings rocked central and northern Iraq on Monday, killing at least 57 people and extending the deadliest eruption of ...

Gunmen Kill 4 Sunni Fighters In East Iraq

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.29.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Iraqi security officials say gunmen have killed four anti-al-Qaida fighters in an attack on a security checkpoint in an eastern province. ...

Rockets Kill 5 U.S. Soldiers In Iraq

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Five American soldiers died Monday when a barrage of rockets slammed into a base in a Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad – the large...

Iraqi Kills Daughter Recruited As Al Qaeda Bomber

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — When police came hunting for a 19-year-old woman they believed had been recruited by al-Qaida to be a suicide bomber in a town north o...

13 Bullet-Riddled Bodies Found West Of Baghdad

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Gunmen in Iraqi army uniforms abducted and killed 13 people whose bodies were found Monday with gunshot wounds to the head, including ...