Bomb kills 12 soccer players, fans in Iraq
Concerns that Iraq may lapse back into full-scale sectarian conflict have mounted in recent months amid tensions fuelled by the civil war in neighboring Syria, where mainly Sunni rebels are fighting to overthrow a leader backed by Shi'ite Iran.
Attacks across Iraq kill six
Bombing kills 12 soccer players, fans in Iraq
Bomb at football pitch kills teenagers in Iraq
Head of Iraq's Kurdistan region to stay in office for 2 more years
Leader of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government Massoud Barzani is set to remain in power for another two years as lawmakers voted to postpone presidential polls amid rows in the Kurdish parliament. “The Kurdish parliament approved ...
Iraq Kurds delay presidential polls over row
Former British soldier slashes himself after Iraq horror
The US and Britain invaded Iraq in blatant violation of international law in 2003 under the pretext of finding weapons of mass destruction (WMD) allegedly stockpiled by former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. No WMDs, however, were ever discovered in Iraq.
Hero solider Neil Preece slashed himself after horror of Iraq
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 ...
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 ...
Bombs hit Iraq funeral and football stadium, killing 22
RAMADI, Iraq (Reuters) - 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, police and medics said. The violence is part of a trend of ...
Terrorists are attacking all groups in Iraq to foment civil war: Hussein Dabsh
"They don't discriminate against any Iraq whether you're a Christian a Muslim a Kurd; whether you are an Arab, whether you are a Shia, whether you are a Sunni you are going to be targeted because they have a greater idea in mind and that idea is to put ...
Iraq checkpoint hit by deadly blasts
At the height of Iraq's insurgency in 2006-07, Anbar was in the grip of al-Qaeda's local affiliate, the Islamic State of Iraq, which has been regaining strength in the Sunni heartland in recent months. Iraq's Sunni minority has felt sidelined since the ...
Bombs target soccer players, spectators in Iraq
Police and medics said the bomb was planted inside a coffee shop in central Baghdad and killed four young men who had gathered to watch an under 20s international match between Iraq and Chile on television. Twin roadside bombs exploded near a ...