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52 killed in series of attacks across Iraq


September 9th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 9 (IANS) A series of bombs and gunfire attacks across Iraq Sunday left some 52 Iraqis dead and more than 200 others injured, in what appeared to be ... Read more...

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21 executed in a day in Iraq


August 29th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 29 (IANS/AKI) Iraq Tuesday carried out 21 executions for terrorism-related crimes, the justice ministry said.There were three women among those executed. Iraq has executed 91 people so far ... Read more...

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Eight killed in separate attacks in Iraq


August 27th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 26 (IANS) Eight security personnelmembers were killed in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in and near Baghdad Sunday, police said.In Baghdad, gunmen attacked the building of a local ... Read more...

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15 die in Iraq


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) Fifteen soldiers were among 17 people killed in Iraq Monday in attacks against security forces, police said.Militants attacked the soldiers' base near Dhuluiyah town in Salahudin ... Read more...

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9,000 Syrian refugees reach Iraq


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 22 (IANS)Iraq's Kurdish region has received up to 9,000 Syrian refugees looking to flee their homeland following ongoing violence, Xinhua quoted a Kurdish official as saying."The camps, which ... Read more...

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‘Al Qaeda infiltrating Syria via Iraq’


July 5th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 5 (IANS) Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari Thursday said Al Qaeda terrorists have infiltrated Syria via Iraq to carry out terror attacks, RIA Novosti reported."We have reliable data ... Read more...

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Interpol red corner notice against fugitive Iraqi vice president


May 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 8 (IANS) Interpol issued Tuesday a red corner notice against fugitive Iraqi Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, a Sunni, over alleged terrorist acts."At the request of Iraqi ... Read more...

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Three killed, nine injured in Iraq


April 30th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 30 (IANS) At least three people were killed and nine injured Sunday in separate attacks in Iraq, police said.In eastern province of Diyala, two policemen were killed and ... Read more...

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Five of a family killed in Iraq


March 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 11 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen shot dead five members of a family in an Iraqi town, an interior ministry source said Sunday.Gunmen broke into the house of a ... Read more...

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UAE foreign minister visits Iraq


February 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 16 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan Thursday arrived here on an official visit.He was received by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.The UAE minister ... Read more...

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Two anti-Al Qaeda women gunned down in Iraq


January 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 28 (IANS) The wife and daughter of an anti-Al Qaeda leader in Iraq were Saturday gunned down inside their house, Xinhua reported.Gunmen stormed the house of Sheikh Dhiyab ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 53 in Iraq


January 15th, 2012 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 53 people were killed and over 135 wounded in a suicide bomb attack which targeted Shiite pilgrims in Iraq's Basra city Saturday as hundreds ... Read more...

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Two dead, nine hurt in four bomb attacks in Iraq


December 25th, 2011 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 25 (IANS) At least two policemen were killed and nine civilians wounded in four bomb attacks in Iraq, police said.A roadside bomb went off near a police patrol ... Read more...

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U.S. officially ends nearly nine-year-long war in Iraq


December 15th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday officially ended the U.S.-led war in Iraq during a highly symbolic ceremony in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. It brings to ... Read more...

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Biden pays surprise visit to Iraq


November 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 29 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden paid a surprise visit to Iraq Tuesday, the national al-Iraqiya TV channel reported.An Iraqi foreign ministry official told Xinhua that Biden ... Read more...

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‘Only 17,000 US soldiers left in Iraq’


November 25th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 24 (IANS) The US is continuing to draw down its troops in Iraq as scheduled, as there are only 17,000 US troops remaining in Iraq besides ... Read more...

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One killed in sticky bomb attack in Iraq


November 21st, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 21 (IANS) A civilian was killed when a sticky bomb attached to his car blew up in eastern Iraq, officials said.The incident took place in Diyala province's Himreen, ... Read more...

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11 executed in Iraq


November 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 17 (IANS/AKI) Eleven people were executed Thursday in Iraq for their involvement in terrorist activities, the justice ministry said.Among those executed was a Tunisian national who detonated a ... Read more...

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US soldier killed in Iraq


November 16th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 16 (IANS) A US soldier was killed during a military operation in Iraq, the US military said."A US service member was killed Monday while conducting operations in ... Read more...

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2 killed, 16 injured in attacks in Iraq


November 13th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 13 (IANS) Two people were killed and 16 others, including 13 Iranian Shiite pilgrims, were injured Sunday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central Iraq, police said. ... Read more...

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Four bomb blasts in Iraq


November 7th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 6 (IANS) A civilian was killed and at least 15 others were wounded in four coordinated bomb explosions at a marketplace in downtown Baghdad Sunday, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Mass grave of 40 found in Iraq


September 10th, 2011 - 6:26 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Sep 10 (IANS) Iraqi police have found a mass grave containing 40 dead bodies, Xinhua reported.The grave was found in the central Salah ad Din province Friday, said ... Read more...

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Osama vengeance: Al Qaeda vows 100 attacks in Iraq


August 21st, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 21 (IANS) An Al Qaeda-linked group has vowed to launch 100 attacks in Iraq to avenge the death of terror mastermind Osama bin Laden, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Nine killed, 21 injured in Iraq


August 8th, 2011 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 21 wounded in separate bomb and gunfire attacks in Iraq's eastern and central regions Sunday, Xinhua reported.In Iraq's eastern province of ... Read more...

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Temperatures reach 52 degrees Celsius (125.6 Fahrenheit) in Iraq


August 2nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Extreme weather in Iraq where temperatures reached 52 degrees Celsius (125.6 degrees Fahrenheit) on early Tuesday afternoon, forecasters said.With a humidity of five percent and winds with a ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda suspect killed in Iraq


July 26th, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 26 (IANS) Three people including a terror suspect were killed and 18 injured in a car bomb explosion in northern Iraq, Xinhua reported Tuesday.The car bomb exploded ... Read more...

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US soldier dies in non-combat incident in Iraq


July 19th, 2011 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 19 (IANS) An American soldier has died in a "non-combat incident" in Iraq, the US military said here."A US service member died Sunday in a non-hostile incident in ... Read more...

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10 killed, 70 injured in bomb attacks in Iraq


July 16th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 16 (IANS) At least 10 people have been killed and 70 injured in a series of bomb attacks since Friday in Iraq's Karbala city during a major Shiite ... Read more...

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US hands over Saddam’s two half-brothers to Iraq


July 15th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 15 (IANS) Iraq Friday said the US military has delivered 196 prisoners to Iraqi authorities, including two half-brothers of former president Saddam Hussein.The 196 people had been detained ... Read more...

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900 bodies found in mass grave in Iraq


July 7th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 7 (IANS) Iraqi authorities have dug up a mass grave with some 900 bodies, believed to be Kurds killed under late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's regime in 1980s, ... Read more...

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25 killed in twin car bomb blasts in Iraq


June 21st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 21 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 34 others injured Tuesday morning in two car bomb explosions in a central Iraqi city, Xinhua reported.The blasts occurred ... Read more...

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Sunni leader assassinated in Iraq


June 6th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 6 (IANS) A leader of Iraq's Sunni paramilitary group has been gunned down by unidentified assailants near the capital city of Baghdad, Xinhua reported.The convoy of Sheik Majid ... Read more...

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Two U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq


April 24th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Two American soldiers were killed in southern Iraq, a military statement said Saturday."Two U.S. service members were killed yesterday (Friday) while conducting operations in southern Iraq," the statement ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill tribal leader, woman official in Iraq


February 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 16 (IANS) In two separate incidents in Iraq, unidentified gunmen killed a Sunni Arab tribal leader and a government official in central and northern parts of the country ... Read more...

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American service member killed in northern Iraq


January 17th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- An American service member was killed in northern Iraq on Monday morning, the U.S. military confirmed, but few details were immediately released.A statement from U.S. Forces - Iraq ... Read more...

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