Iraq: Third Day of Funeral Bombings
New York Times
A double bombing at a Sunni funeral in Baghdad killed 14 people on Monday, officials said. It was the third day in a row in which funerals were attacked in the Iraqi capital. Officials said Monday's blasts hit near a mourning tent for one of four ...
Bombs at Sunni Funeral in Iraq Kill 14
Bombs At Sunni Funeral in Iraq Kill 15
Dozens more dead in Iraq as wave of sectarian violence continues
Bomber Hits Sunni Funeral as Attacks Mount in Iraq
New York Times
BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt in a funeral tent filled with Sunni mourners in Baghdad on Sunday evening, killing 16 people and wounding 35 others, police officials said. It was the latest episode of near-daily violence in Iraq.
Only Known Iraq Billionaire Hires Women After Hussein
Faruk Mustafa Rasool first saw a mobile phone in 1998 while he was lying in a London hospital bed recovering from quadruple heart bypass surgery. Ignoring his doctors' advice to rest, he started figuring out how to bring the device to his native Iraq.
Votes Being Counted In Kurdish Regional Elections In Iraq
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The Daily Star
Bomb hits Iraq ambulance carrying pregnant woman
MOSUL, Iraq (AFP) – A bomb exploded near an ambulance taking a pregnant woman to hospital in Iraq on Monday, wounding her and killing two people, police and a doctor said. The blast near the northern city of Mosul also wounded the ambulance driver ...
Iraq: Two Explosions In Kirkuk
Terrorist Groups Rise in Iraq
In late August 2005, the Imam Musa al-Kadhim Shrine in Baghdad fell under a mortar attack that left seven people dead and dozens wounded. The attack, for which an al-Qaeda-linked group claimed responsibility, was just one part of the events that ...
Iraq struggles to keep Syria's war out
Commander of al-Qaeda in Iraq and Syria has been killed
Abu-Abdallah al-Libi, a top commander of al-Qaeda front group The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has been killed on Sunday in Idlib in northwestern Syria, Al Arabiya television reported. The Free Syrian Army denied responsibility for Libi's death.
Al Qaeda ramps up attacks in Iraq
Top commander of al-Qaeda front group in Iraq and Syria killed in Idlib
Profile: Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant
Pakistan, Iraq See Uptick In Suicide Bombings
To try to understand what's behind the rise in gruesome attacks, Steve Inskeep talks to Vali Nasr, who is the dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He has served as a senior adviser to the U.S. special representative for ...
Gunmen Attack Shiite Family Near Baghdad, Kill 3
Officials say gunmen have broken into the home of a Shiite family in a Sunni-dominated area south of Baghdad and killed family members. Two police officers say the militants attacked the house in the town of Youssifiyah early on Monday morning, killing ...
Iraq's miracle baby: Child delivered after bomb hits mother in labor
A Syrian-Kurdish refugee woman hamgs out her laundry on a clothesline outside a tent provided by the UNHCR at the Quru Gusik refugee camp in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq. (SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images). Please support our site by enabling ...