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Militants kill 10 Iraq policemen in checkpoint attacks
Sectarian tensions in Iraq have been amplified by the conflict in neighboring Syria, where mostly Sunni rebels are fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad who is backed by Shi'ite Iran. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the ...
Police killed as violence continues in Iraq
At least four police killed in Iraq violence
Attacks Kill 16 in Iraq, 8 Police Kidnapped
Iraq death toll stirs fears of civil war
The death toll in Iraq from four consecutive days of violence has reached at least 140 people, stirring fears that rising sectarian conflicts could lead the country into civil war. Many Iraqis were in mourning on Sunday amid simmering tensions between ...
Border crossing to Iraq offers lifeline
A border crossing between the Kurdish region of northern Iraq and Syria has become a lifeline for thousands of Syrians. About 150 people cross the river every day, seeking refuge or to buy essential supplies, carrying what they can back to their homes.
Iraq's Yazidis in Crossfire In Baghdad
There are more than 500,000 Yazidis in Iraq, the majority of whom live in the Nineveh and Dohuk provinces (in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq). About 20,000 Iraqi Yazidis have emigrated to Europe, mostly settling in Germany and Switzerland. The Lalish ...
Deadly Iraq violence spills into fourth day
Deadly violence in Iraq has spilled into a fourth day, with reports that seven more people killed and three more injured, amid fears over a new round of sectarian bloodshed. Two police officers were killed on Saturday after an improvised device ...
Scores killed in Iraq mosque bombing
The violence raises the spectre of tit-for-tat killings common during the height of sectarian violence in Iraq that killed tens of thousands of people, and comes at a time of festering sectarian tensions between Iraq's Sunni minority and Shia majority ...
Deadly sectarian attacks strike Iraq
In Iraq's north, a suicide bomber driving an explosives-rigged vehicle killed two soldiers and wounded three in Mosul, while a car bomb wounded two police officers. The attacks came as Nouri al-Maliki, Iraqi prime minister, blamed sectarianism for the ...
Bombs targeting Sunnis kill at least 76 in Iraq
BAGHDAD — Bombs struck Sunni districts in Baghdad and surrounding areas Friday, killing at least 76 people in the deadliest day in Iraq in more than eight months, officials said, as a spike in violence has created fears that the country could be on ...
Sectarian Violence Kills 11 in Iraq - VOA
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It was a violent day in Iraq Saturday with at least 11 people killed and 10 policemen kidnapped as hatred simmers between the ruling Shi'ite majority and the Sunni minority. Gunmen broke into the home of an anti-terrorism policeman in the Baghdad ...
Gunmen kill 9 in Iraq, 8 police kidnapped
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen killed an anti-terrorism policeman and his family in Baghdad on Saturday, while kidnappers abducted eight policemen guarding a post on Iraq's main highway to Jordan and Syria, the latest in a wave of violence to grip the country.