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Iraq Suicide Bombing

Iraq Suicide Car Bombing Kills At Least 21 In Baghdad

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 07.22.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide driver rammed his explosive-laden car into a police checkpoint in the Iraqi capital killing 21 people, including more than ...

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...

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...

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...

Wave Of Deadly Attacks Kill Dozens In Iraq

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 08.22.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bombing inside a Shiite mosque during evening prayers and other attacks north of Baghdad killed 23 people in Iraq on Saturda...

Suicide Bombing Kills 22 In Iraq

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber detonated explosives at a Baghdad cafe crowded with young people late Thursday, killing at least 26 and wounding doze...

Dozens Killed In Suicide Bombing At Iraqi Military Base

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives detonated the vehicle near an Iraqi military base as soldiers changed shifts no...

Suicide Bombing Kills 15 At Iraqi Funeral

AP | MAZIN YAHYA and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 08.18.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber in Iraq detonated his explosive belt in funeral tent packed with mourners for a Shiite tribal leader Monday, killing ...

Double Bombing Kills At Least 12

AP | MAZIN YAHYA | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Two bombs that exploded in swift succession killed 14 people Wednesday near a crowded restaurant in a mid-sized city in Iraq's north, ...

Suicide Car Bombing Kills 19 Near Baghdad

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 01.27.2012 | World

By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA -- The Associated Press BAGHDAD (AP) - A suicide bomber slammed a car packed with explosives into the gate of a prison north ...

Day After Major Suicide Bombing, Twin Bombings Kill Another 17 In Sadr City

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 12.13.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Two explosions in a Shiite neighborhood of eastern Baghdad killed 17 people and wounded around 50 others Thursday night, Iraqi officia...

Suicide Bomb Kills Dozens In Iraqi Mosque

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 10.28.2011 | World

By LARA JAKES, Associated Press BAGHDAD -- A suicide bomber blew himself up inside Baghdad's largest Sunni mosque Sunday night, killing 29 people d...

Suicide Bomber Kills 8 At Iraqi Mosque

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 06.28.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber disguised as a worshipper blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque north of Baghdad Thursday and killed eight people, a...

Suicide Bombs Kill 33 In Iraq

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Suicide bombers in a crowded Baghdad commercial district and Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit killed as many as 33 people Sunday as...

Baghdad Suicide Bombings Target Embassies, Kill Dozens

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Suicide attackers detonated three car bombs in quick succession near foreign embassies in Baghdad on Sunday, killing more than 40 peop...

Iraq Suicide Bomb Kills 13 In Attack On Government Building In Anbar Province

AP | SAAD ABDUL-KADIR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide car bomb exploded Thursday outside the gate of the main government compound in the capital of Iraq's Anbar province, killing...

Bombs in Baghdad

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Denselow

With a rerun of Afghan elections dominating the headlines, the road to January's Iraqi elections may prove equally bloody unless the Sunnis feel they are getting a fair slice of the power cake.

Terrence Barnich: State Department Official Among 3 Americans Killed In Iraq

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A roadside bomb blasted a U.S. convoy west of Baghdad, killing three Americans, including a top reconstruction official who once heade...

The Source

Nick McDonell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nick McDonell

War has many definitions in Iraq. This is why it is possible to hear that the war is winding down, and then wake up to the news that 150 Iraqis were killed in coordinated suicide attacks across Baghdad.

Iraqi Bombings Spark Fear Of Insurgent Push

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — It's been a season of jarring flashbacks in Iraq: a spate of major suicide bombings, including more than 145 dead over two days of blo...

Two Suicide Bomb Attacks Kill 78 in Iraq

AP | BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Suicide bomb blasts tore through crowds waiting for food aid in central Baghdad and inside a roadside restaurant filled with Iranian p...

Iraqi Child Suicide Bombers In Training Arrested: Iraqi Forces

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraqi forces arrested four children, all under 14, who are allegedly linked to al-Qaida and training to become suicide bombers, an Iraqi general said....

Suicide Attack On Iraq Tribal Leaders Kills More Than 30

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber struck Sunni and Shiite tribal leaders touring an outdoor market after a reconciliation meeting in a Baghdad suburb T...

(Female) Suicide Bombers

Courtney E. Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Courtney E. Martin

Since 2003 Iraq has experienced over 50 suicide bombings carried out by women. It is no longer justifiable for the media to act aghast when another woman turns up with blood on her hands.

Iraq Bombings Kill Scores, Wound Hundreds in Baghdad, Kirkuk

AP | SELCAN HACAOGLU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Female suicide bombers struck a Shiite pilgrimage in Baghdad and a Kurdish protest rally in northern Iraq on Monday, killing at least ...