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Iraq Elections: No End to Violence

Adil E. Shamoo | Posted 07.29.2014 | World
Adil E. Shamoo

Despite his failure to heal the country's stark sectarian divides, Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki is nearly guaranteed a third term at the helm after the latest elections.

This Country Is Accused Of Barrel Bombing Civilians And No, It's Not Syria

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

Iraq's government is dropping barrel bombs and may also be targeting a hospital in its battle with militants in the conflict-hit city of Fallujah, Hum...

A Bug on the Windshield

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Chicago, Chicago! My kind of town, but not this. Young black men in Chicago have to know their legal rights; that's simply the way it works. These guys obviously did.

A Wave Of Violence Sweeps Iraq

Posted 12.17.2013 | World

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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 ...

Iraq Suicide Bombing Kills 35 In Busy Cafe

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.20.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber slammed his explosive-laden car Sunday night into a busy cafe in Iraq's capital, part of a day of violenc...

Bombing Claims 12 Lives In Kirkuk

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.15.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- BAGHDAD (AP) — A bomb ripped through a crowd of Sunni worshippers coming out of a mosque in northern Iraq after prayers at the start of a...

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...

Iraq Funeral Bombing, Other Attacks Kill 62

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 11.21.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Two suicide bombers, one in an explosives-laden car and the other on foot, struck a cluster of funeral tents packed with mourning fami...

Dozens Killed In Iraq Attacks

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 11.15.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- A wave of car bombings and other attacks in Iraq killed at least 58 people in mostly Shiite-majority cities on Sunday, another bloody remin...

Dozens Killed In Mosque Bombing As Sectarian Violence Persists In Iraq

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A bomb hidden inside an air conditioner exploded Friday at a Sunni mosque packed with worshippers northeast of Baghdad, the deadliest ...

Bomb, Mortar Attacks Kill 15 In Iraq

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A series of attacks across Iraq on Sunday killed 15 people, including a random shooting and the killing of a judge, authorities said. ...

Wave Of Bombings Kills Dozens

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 09.13.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A wave of coordinated blasts that tore through overwhelmingly Shiite cities shortly before the breaking of the Ramadan fast and other ...

Blast Kill At Least 19 North Of Baghdad

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 09.04.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide attacker and a car bombing killed at least 19 people and wounded 38 in separate attacks Friday targeting Shiites north of Ba...

Bloody Day In Iraq Leaves At Least 56 Dead

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Insurgents unleashed a new wave of attacks on Tuesday in Iraq, killing at least 49 people, officials said, the latest in a surge in vi...

Iraqi Bomb Hits Minibus Full Of Shiite Pilgrims, At Least 3 Dead

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber blew himself up among a group of demonstrators complaining about lack of security in an ethnically disputed northern ...

Series Of Bomb Attacks In Iraq Kills At Least 42

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.24.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A series of evening bombings near markets in and around Baghdad and other blasts north of the capital killed at least 42 people and wo...

Bombs Kill More Than 60 In Iraqi Capital

AP | ADAM SCHRECK and SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 07.27.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A coordinated wave of car bombings tore through mostly Shiite areas of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 66 people and maiming nearl...

Bomb Near Iraqi Mosque Kills 3 Sunni Worshippers

AP | BY SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials say a bomb explosion near a Sunni mosque near Baghdad has killed three worshippers and wounded seven. Police say that...

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 ...

Fighting Between Iraqi Army, Tribesmen Leaves 38 Dead

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 06.24.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — With Sunni gunmen beginning to confront the Shiite-led government's security forces head-on in northern and western Iraq, fears are gr...

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...

Iraq Police HQ Hit By Deadly Tanker Bomb Attack

Reuters | Posted 05.31.2013 | World

TIKRIT, Iraq, April 1 (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed and 17 others wounded on Monday when insurgents detonated an oil tanker packed wi...

Iraq Bombings Kill 36, Wound Dozens

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — Car bombs struck two outdoor markets and a group of taxi vans in Shiite areas across Iraq on Friday, killing at least 36 people and wo...

Wave Of Attacks Kill Dozens In Iraq

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber driving a vehicle packed with explosives blew himself up outside the offices of a major Kurdish party in northern Ira...