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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Six killed in Iraq violence

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 07:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad Violence has markedly increased in Iraq this year Attacks in Iraq killed at least six people including a local council member on Sunday, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence plaguing the country. Security forces have in recent weeks carried out some of their biggest operations since the 2011 withdrawal of US forces, but analysts ...

  2. News - World - IRAQ

    Baghdad car bombs kill eight as violence spirals

    Posted May 30th 2013, 03:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad Attacks in Iraq, including car bombs in Baghdad, killed eight people on Thursday, the latest in a surge of violence that has left 160 dead in a week ... and pronouncements, the violence has intensified. On Thursday morning, a car bomb in northeast Baghdad killed four people and wounded a dozen more, while another vehicle packed with explosives went off ...

  3. News - World - IRAQ

    24 dead in Iraq mosque suicide bombing

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 02:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... days ahead of Shiite commemorations. The unrest is the latest in a surge in nationwide violence which comes as the country grapples with months of protests by its Sunni Arab minority, tensions ... Sunni Arab city of Tikrit, militants fired on day labourers waiting near a grain silo, killing two and wounding four, officials said. Iraq has suffered an upsurge in violence since the beginning ...

  4. News - World - IRAQ

    At least 28 killed in wave of Baghdad area bombings: officials

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 07:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad A wave of bombings mostly targeting Shiite areas in and around Baghdad killed at least 28 people Sunday as surging violence spurred concerns Iraq is falling ... and diplomats say the government has not done enough to address underlying domestic problems fuelling the violence. At least 10 bombs exploded from around mid-day onwards across Baghdad, targeting ...

  5. News - World - IRAQ

    Rush-hour bombs kill 19, injure 30 in Baghdad

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 05:02pm by AFP

    ... into the sectarian violence that left tens of thousands dead in 2006 and 2007. The blasts, which also hit a restaurant and a market for vehicle spare parts, struck during the morning rush hour. The attack ... (ISIL) are typically blamed for violence in the capital. Troops make slow progress in Anbar ISIL has also been involved in fighting security forces in Anbar province, a mostly Sunni desert region ...

  6. News - World - IRAQ

    At least 112,000 civilians killed in decade-long Iraq conflict

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 03:40pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... in the country, accounting for 48 per cent of all deaths, while the conflict was bloodiest between 2006 and 2008. It noted that violence remains high, with annual civilian deaths of between four and five ...

  7. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraq funeral bomb kills 12 as November unrest claims 950

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Baghdad

    ... violence ahead of elections. The violence, Iraq’s worst protracted period of unrest since it emerged from a gruesome Sunni-Shiite sectarian war, has sparked fears the country is slipping back ... them as traitors and often target them for attacks. His father was a leader in the Sahwa, and a sheikh of the Arakiya tribe. Violence west of Baghdad on Sunday also killed four other people, ...

  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Baghdad attacks kill 16 as Iraq presses Anbar assault

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 07:55pm by AFP

    ... militant-held areas of Anbar province. The latest bloodshed comes amid a surge in violence that left more than 1,000 people dead last month, the worst such figure in nearly six years, as security forces ... in a gun attack on their checkpoint. Violence has surged across Iraq in recent months, with more than 1,000 people killed nationwide in January, the highest such figure since April 2008, according ...

  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Baghdad hit by deadly bomb blasts

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 04:56pm by AFP

    ... Baghdad early on Wednesday, killing at least 24 people in the latest bout of bloodshed to rock Iraq. The violence, which left 65 others wounded, comes amid a protracted surge in violence just ... measures in areas hit by attacks, in many cases barring journalists from filming video or taking photographs at bombing sites. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the violence ...

  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Six car bombs hit Baghdad as US lawmakers slam Maliki

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baghdad Five people killed as bombings follow spate of attacks in Iraqi capital on Wednesday that left 33 dead Six car bombs ripped through Baghdad killing five people on Thursday, hours after American lawmakers criticised the slow pace of political reconciliation which they blamed for high levels of violence. The blasts, which mostly targeted ...




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