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Iraqi Officials: Mortar Rounds Land Near Holy Shiite Shrine In Samarra

AP | Posted 08.30.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials: 3 mortar rounds land near gate of holy Shiite shrine in Samarra, wounding 9....

Iran Vows To Defend Shiite Muslim Holy Sites In Iraq

Reuters | Posted 08.17.2014 | World

By Ghazwan Hassan BAGHDAD, June 18 (Reuters) - Iran's president vowed on Wednesday to defend Shi'ite holy sites in Iraq, where Sunni ...

Iraq: Militants Accidentally Set Off Own Car Bomb, At Least 21 Dead

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 04.12.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say militants accidentally set off their own car bomb at a training camp north of Baghdad, leaving 21 of their number...

Explosions Across Iraq Claim Dozens Of Lives

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | World

By Kareem Raheem and Aseel Kami BAGHDAD, March 20 (Reuters) - At least 26 explosions struck cities and towns across Iraq on Tuesday, k...

Iraqi Interpreter For U.S. Army Shot Dead By Own Family Over Job

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) -- An Iraqi interpreter for the U.S. military was gunned down on Friday by his son and nephew north of the capital after he refused their...

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...

Iraqi Official: 6 Killed By US Helicopter Were Allies

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers north of Baghdad on Saturday, pushing the U.S. death toll in the five-year conflict to ...