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Iraq: Twin attacks kill at least 22, wound at least 70 in Baghdad, say Police

June 09, 2016 12:59 pm

The explosion, which targeted a commercial street, comes as Iraqi forces are trying to dislodge Islamic State militants from Falluja

Iraq: Series of bomb blasts kills at least 20 in Baghdad

May 30, 2016 2:58 pm

Shortly after the bombs hit, the extremist Islamic State claimed responsibility for two of the explosions.

Iraq twin blasts: Death toll from Islamic State bombing of Baghdad market now at 73

February 29, 2016 7:46 am

In a statement circulated online, Islamic State said it was responsible for the blasts: "Our swords will not cease to cut off the heads of the rejectionist polytheists, wherever they are," it said, using derogatory terms for Shi'ite Muslims.

Iraq officials: Suicide bombing at Baghdad service kills 17

November 13, 2015 6:15 pm

The official says the bomber detonated his explosives' vest on Friday at the service in the southwestern Baghdad suburb of Hay al-Amal. At least 43 people were wounded.

Iraq: 2 suicide attacks in Baghdad kill at least 21 people

September 17, 2015 5:07 pm

Both attacks were carried out by bombers on foot, wearing explosives-laden vests, two police officers said.

Iraqi fighter jet drops bomb over Baghdad, kills 12 people

July 06, 2015 7:12 pm

The plane-one of several Sukhois used by Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State group-was returning to base when the accident happened.

Iraq: IS reduces water supply to government areas in Anbar

June 04, 2015 3:57 pm

Abdul-Ghani said there would be no immediate effect on Shiite areas in central and southern Iraq, saying water is being diverted to those areas from the Tigris River.

Bombings kill 11 people in Iraq's capital, say officials

June 03, 2015 8:22 pm

Medical officials confirmed the death tolls. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to journalists.

ISIS militants kill 25 Iraqi Yazidis in Syria

May 03, 2015 11:51 am

Tens of thousands of Yazidis fled in August when the Islamic State group captured the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar.

Twin car bombings in Baghdad kill at least 11

March 30, 2015 5:21 pm

Two policemen were among the dead and at least 26 people were wounded in the attack.