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Baghdad Bombing

Iraq To Overhaul Baghdad Security To Stop Bombings

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — In a story Nov. 25 about security in Baghdad, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of Iraq's Interior Ministry spokesma...

Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 19 Outside Baghdad Mosque

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2014 | World

BAGHDAD, Oct 19 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 19 at a funeral in Baghdad on Sunday as an ambush halted Iraqi forces' advance on a key northern c...

Report: Suicide Bombing In Baghdad Kills At Least A Dozen

AP | Posted 12.13.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Police officials in the Iraqi capital say a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint in a predominantly ...

More Violence In Baghdad

AP | By SINAN SALAHEDDIN and VIVIAN SALAMA | Posted 10.23.2014 | 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 10.06.2014 | 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 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...