Bombings, Shooting Kill 11 in Iraq
Bombs and a shooting targeted a marketplace and off-duty policemen in Iraq on Saturday, killing at last eleven people in the latest attacks by militants seeking to destabilize the country. Iraq has been experiencing one of its deadliest waves of ...
Bombs target football players, spectators in Iraq
Bombs hit Iraq funeral and football stadium, killing 22
Bomb blasts claim 22 lives in Iraq
Iraq violence leaves several dead
The surge in unrest comes as Iraq grapples with a prolonged political deadlock and months of protests by the Sunni Arab community alleging discrimination at the hands of the Shia-led authorities. Analysts warn that the political standoff may persist ...
Iraq: Blasts Kill at Least 22 as Militant Attacks Rise
New York Times
A series of bombs near a bakery, at a funeral, inside a senior police officer's car and at a football stadium killed at least 22 people across Iraq on Friday, the police and medics said. There has been a rise in militant attacks since the start of the ...
Marketplace bombing, shooting kill 7 in Iraq
Health officials confirmed the casualties. All spoke anonymously because they were not allowed to brief reporters. The new violence came a day after a series of deadly attacks that left 19 dead. Violence has been on the rise in Iraq recently amid ...
Bombs in Iraq kill 19 people
BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombs in Iraq targeting a checkpoint run by government-allied Sunni militiamen, a Shiite tribal leader's funeral and a soccer field killed at least 19 people on Friday, in the latest strikes by militants seeking to destabilize the ...
Seven die in bomb attack and shooting in Iraq
Seven people have been killed in two separate attacks in Sunni-majority areas of Iraq, officials said today. Police said four people died and 12 others were injured when a bomb exploded in an outdoor market in the western Baghdad suburb of Abu Ghraib.
Mounting violence in Iraq erodes progress on human rights – UN report
UN News Centre
27 June 2013 – The recent wave of violence in Iraq is taking a toll on human rights in the country, according to a United Nations report out today which recommends that the Iraqi Government implement measures in a range of areas, including police ...
Iraq: Bombs Kill at Least 18 People
New York Times
Bombs exploded in coffee shops and other sites across Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 18 people, the police and medics said. In north and south Baghdad, two blasts tore through cafes, killing eight people, the police and medics said. Two other ...
Hero solider Neil Preece slashed himself after horror of Iraq
A former soldier slashed himself across the stomach during horrifying night terrors when he thought he was fighting in Iraq. Trooper Neil Preece is among a growing number of ex-services staff suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder... and he has ...
Bombs Hit Checkpoint in Western Iraq, Killing 15
(BAGHDAD) — Bombs in Iraq targeting a checkpoint run by government-allied Sunni militiamen and a Shiite tribal leader's funeral killed at least 15 people on Friday, in the latest strikes by militants seeking to destabilize the country. Iraq is in the ...