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More Violence In Baghdad

AP | By SINAN SALAHEDDIN and VIVIAN SALAMA | Posted 08.23.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 42 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a de...

Officials: Car Bomb In Baghdad Shopping Area Kills At Least 27

AP | Posted 08.06.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say car bomb in a Baghdad shopping area has killed 27 people....

String Of Deadly Explosions Rock Baghdad

AP | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — String of explosions rocks Iraqi capital, killing at least 15 people....

Day Of Car Bombings Kill At Least 23 Across Baghdad

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 02.03.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A new series of car bombings in and around Baghdad on Monday killed at least 23 people, officials said, as Iraq's Shiite-led governme...

Bomber Kills 12 At Iraqi Army Recruiting Center

AP | By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 03.10.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's government is holding off on waging an all-out offensive to retake two key cities from al-Qaida because of fears that civilian...

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...

Baghdad Mosque Bombing Kills At Least 26

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Two suicide bombers targeted a Shiite mosque in Baghdad on Tuesday, one blowing himself up at a nearby checkpoint while the other slip...

Suicide Bomber Kills 7 Inside Baghdad Mosque

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2013 | World

BAGHDAD, June 18 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Shi'ite mosque in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, killing at least seven worshi...

Baghdad Bombings Kill 12 Civilians

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.15.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — The first group of exiles from an Iranian opposition group have moved to Albania from a former U.S. military base near Baghdad as part...

Dozens Killed In Suicide Attack At Baghdad Cafe

AP | By SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 06.19.2013 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Mortar shells and bombs targeted worshippers shortly after noon prayers on Friday at two mosques north of Baghdad, killing nine peopl...

Roadside Bombs Explode Near Busy Market

AP | MAZIN YAHYA | Posted 10.02.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Bombings and drive-by shootings killed 12 people across Iraq on Thursday, officials said, in the latest series of small but recurrent ...

Suicide Bomber Kills 7 At Baghdad Checkpoint

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 02.24.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — The political party loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr called Monday for the dissolution of Iraq's parliament and new elec...

Bombs Rip Through Baghdad Market

AP | BUSHRA JUHI | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Three bombs ripped through a sprawling Baghdad market Sunday, killing eight people at the beginning of a Muslim religious holiday and ...

Twin Bombings Target Baghdad Music Store, Kill 18

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 12.27.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A twin bombing killed 18 people Thursday in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad – the deadliest attack to rock Iraq since President...

Bomb Near Baghdad Liquor Store Kills At Least 7

AP | MAZIN YAHYA | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A bomb blast near a Baghdad liquor store Monday evening killed seven people and injured another 18, Iraqi medical and police officials...

Baghdad Blasts Kill At Least Ten

AP | By SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- A string of explosions targeting security officials – and people who rushed to the scene to help the injured – killed at least ...

Blasts Rip Through Western Baghdad, Killing 40

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 08.23.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Four bombs ripped through Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad Thursday evening, killing at least 40 people in the worst violence the capit...

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...

Bombs Target Iraqi Cleric's Office, Killing Scores

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The bloodiest day of the year in Iraq left at least 69 people dead in a series of bombings in mainly Shiite areas Friday – conce...

Without National Reconciliation, Iraqi Democracy is a Mirage

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

The Iraqi elections prove only that the country is at a critical crossroads and that sectarianism continues to be a major threat.

Baghdad Bombs: Death Toll Rises To 17

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A string of deadly blasts shattered an early round of voting in Iraq Thursday, killing 17 people and highlighting the fragile nature o...

Baghdad Bombings Spark Changes In Iraqi Army

AP | CHELSEA J. CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's Western-backed government – facing intense pressure to address security lapses after suicide bombings killed 127 people i...

Baghdad Bombing: Eleven Iraqis Sentenced To Death

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — An Iraqi court Thursday sentenced 11 people to death by hanging after convicting them of carrying out the August bombings of two gover...

Al-Qaida Linked Group Claims Responsibility For Baghdad Attacks

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD AP - An al-Qaida linked group claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings in the heart of Baghdad that killed at least 155 people as ...

Farouq Omar Muhei, Iraqi man, Reunites With Lucky Dog After Baghdad Blast

AP | HAMID AHMED | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Liza is one lucky dog. And so, it turns out, is her family. The ginger-colored mutt stranded alone atop the bombed-out ruins of her Ba...