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  • Sep 18, 2014
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New wave of bomb attacks kills 56 in Baghdad and Mosul

Another wave of car bombs hit Shiite neighbourhoods of Baghdad and a suicide bomber targeted soldiers in a northern city in attacks that killed at least 56 across Iraq yesterday.

Monday, 28 October, 2013, 3:27am

Baghdad holds funerals for 28 killed in park suicide bomb

Baghdad residents held funerals on Saturday for victims of a suicide bombing that killed 28 people in a city park, even as authorities pressed operations against militants to stem growing violence.

24 Aug 2013 - 8:53pm

24 dead in Iraq mosque suicide bombing

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a Shiite mosque north of Baghdad on Saturday, the deadliest in a series of attacks that left 24 people dead nationwide days ahead of Shiite commemorations.

23 Jun 2013 - 2:00pm

UK soldiers’ families can sue over Iraq deaths

Britain’s highest court says the families of several soldiers killed or injured in Iraq can sue the government for failing to protect them.

19 Jun 2013 - 7:10pm

Al-Qaeda's Iraq head, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, defiant over Syria bid

The leader of al-Qaeda's Iraq arm defiantly has rejected an order from the terror network's central command to stop claiming control over the organisation's Syria affiliate, according to a message purportedly from him that was posted online.

17 Jun 2013 - 5:32am

Film Review: 'Bekas' shows Iraq in a good light

What's fascinating about Bekas isn't just its sentimental look at Kurdish life under Saddam Hussein.

13 Jun 2013 - 8:46am

Bombs and battles hit northern Iraq, more than 70 dead

Insurgents attacked cities across Iraq on Monday with car bombs, suicide blasts and gun battles that killed more than 70 people in unrest that has deepened fears of a return to civil war.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Gunmen kill 14 travellers in ambush at fake checkpoint in Iraq

Gunmen ambushed a group of travellers at a fake checkpoint at a remote desert site in western Iraq yesterday and killed at least 14 of them, according to Iraqi officials, in what appeared to be the latest blow in sectarian violence gripping the country.

6 Jun 2013 - 1:49am

Al-Qaeda poison gas workshops busted, Iraq officials say

Iraq's defence ministry said it had broken up an al-Qaeda cell that was working to produce poison gas at two locations in the capital for future attacks at home and abroad.

2 Jun 2013 - 7:58am

Chinese firms 'must try harder' for Iraq deals

Mainland infrastructure firms are well positioned to bid for the construction of natural gas-fired power plants in Iraq, but they need to work harder to catch up with Western rivals that have had a head start, according to an infrastructure lawyer.

13 May 2013 - 3:31am