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6 killed in Iraq violence


August 25th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 25 (IANS) A total of six people including a local official were killed and five others injured Saturday in separate gun and bomb attacks in Iraq, police said.... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank opens branch in Iraq


July 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 25 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) Wednesday opened its branch in the Iraqi capital.ADIB is now poised to support and guide UAE in Iraq and its ... Read more...

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12 killed in Iraq bombings


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 23 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 37 injured in separate bombing incidents in Iraq Sunday, Xinhua reported.A total of six people were killed and 13 ... Read more...

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Six killed, over 50 wounded in Iraq bombing


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 22 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 52 others injured Friday in a car bombing in the Iraqi capital, Xinhua reported.The blast took place at a ... Read more...

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20 killed, 125 wounded in Iraq car bombing (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 4 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 125 others wounded Monday in a suicide car bombing here in the Iraqi capital, Xinhua reported.The attack took place ... Read more...

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Iran not to pursue n-bomb production


May 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 31 (IANS) Affirming that Iran was not after nuclear weapons, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said enriching uranium to 20 percent was his country's right.Ahmadinejad said related countries should ... Read more...

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Russian bikers held in Iraq for spying


May 24th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS) Four Russian bikers travelling through Iraq have been arrested on charges of spying in the country, and face up to 10 years in jail if found ... Read more...

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US to judge Iran’s deal with IAEA on action


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) The potential deal between Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog on nuclear inspection was a "step forward", said the White House Tuesday while stressing that the ... Read more...

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Iran not to retreat on nuke programme (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat "an iota" from its right to develop nuclear energy despite Western-led sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that ... Read more...

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Iran not to retreat an iota from its rights


May 12th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat an iota from its rights under pressure of sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that this (Iranian) nation ... Read more...

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Iran hopeful over Baghdad n-talks: Minister


April 30th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi is hopeful that the next round of nuclear talks between the country and the world powers would be fruitful, ISNA news ... Read more...

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Two killed, 11 injured in Iraq blasts


April 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 26 (IANS) Two people were killed and 11 others injured in two separate bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Thursday.A booby-trapped car was detonated in Al-Hurriyah district ... Read more...

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50 killed, hundreds injured in Iraq attacks (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 23 (IANS) At least 50 people were killed and hundreds wounded Thursday in a series of bomb and gun attacks across the Iraqi capital, police said.The violence targeted ... Read more...

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20 killed, 64 wounded in attacks in Baghdad


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 23 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 64 wounded Thursday in a series of bomb and gun attacks across the Iraqi capital, authorities said.A booby-trapped car exploded near ... Read more...

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31 killed in Iraq car bombing (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 27 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed and 60 others injured Friday in a suicide car bombing that targeted a funeral procession in Baghdad, Xinhua reported.An interior ... Read more...

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22 killed in Iraq car bombing


January 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 27 (IANS) At least 22 people were killed and 35 others injured in a suicide car bombing that rocked Baghdad Friday, Xinhua reported.An interior ministry official said the ... Read more...

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60 dead in attack on Iraqi Shias, bombings (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 5 (IANS) A suicide bomber Thursday detonated his explosives among Shia pilgrims in southern Iraq, killing at least 36 people and injuring 72 others. Another 24 people were ... Read more...

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10 killed in Baghdad bombings


January 5th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 5 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in bombings in the Iraqi capital Thursday, the interior ministry said.The first explosion took place among a crowd of construction ... Read more...

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63 killed in Iraq violence (Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 22 (IANS) At least 63 people were killed and some 185 were wounded in a spate of bomb attacks across Iraqi capital Baghdad Thursday morning, an interior ministry ... Read more...

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All US troops out of Iraq


December 18th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Dec 18 (IANS) The last batch of American combat forces in Iraq crossed into neighbouring Kuwait Sunday morning, said the US military.The exit marked the completion of the ... 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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13 killed in Iraq car bombing


November 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 28 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 28 others wounded Monday when a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into a prison near the Iraqi capital, ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq’s twin blasts


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 3 (IANS) At least six people were killed in two back-to-back roadside bomb blasts near the Iraqi capital Baghdad late Sunday, Xinhua reported.Two members of the Sunni paramilitary ... Read more...

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Thousands of Iraqis protest against foreign intervention


September 17th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr gathered in the center of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Friday to protest against foreign intervention in the country, ... Read more...

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Russia condemns terrorist bombings in Baghdad


June 25th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS) Russia Friday condemned the recent terror attacks in Iraqi capital Baghdad, Xinhua reported.In a statement, Russian Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the series of crimes, which killed ... 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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13 killed, 74 injured in series of blasts in Baghdad


May 22nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least 13 people were killed and 74 others were injured on Sunday in a series of explosions that ripped through the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, Aswat al-Iraq ... Read more...

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Seven die in Iraq bomb attack


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 22 (IANS) Seven people were killed and 10 others wounded Sunday in a suicide bomb attack near the Iraqi capital, Xinhua reported.The fatalities occurred when the bomber detonated ... Read more...

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Car bomb attack kills nine in Baghdad


May 4th, 2011 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 4 (IANS) Nine people were killed and 30 others were injured in a car bomb attack in the Iraqi capital Tuesday, Xinhua reported.Several cars and shops were also ... Read more...

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Briton gets life sentence in Iraq for killing two


February 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 28 (IANS) An Iraqi court Monday sentenced a British contractor to life imprisonment for killing two of his colleagues in Baghdad, Xinhua reported."The court issued a verdict of life imprisonment ... Read more...

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Car bombs rock Iraqi city of Karbala, 12 dead, 150 wounded


January 24th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by BNO News
KARBALA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Two car bomb explosions rocked the Iraqi holy city of Karbala on Monday morning, killing at least twelve people and injuring scores of others, Aswat al-Iraq news ... Read more...

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Car bomb kills 10, wounds 38 in Iraqi city of Karbala


November 8th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten people were killed and 38 were wounded on Monday as a car bomb exploded in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, police and medical sources ... Read more...

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Coordinated terrorist attacks across Baghdad kill 74, injure more than 300


November 3rd, 2010 - 3:44 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- At least 74 people were killed and more than 300 others were injured on Tuesday when a series of blasts struck targets across the Iraqi capital of ... Read more...

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Pope deplores Baghdad church bloodbath


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 2 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI Monday called for an end to the "absurd and ferocious violence against Christians in Iraq".He was speaking after more than 50 people died in ... Read more...

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Robin Williams set to make his Broadway debut


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor Robin Williams is set to make his Broadway debut in Rajiv Joseph's "Bengal Tiger at Baghdad Zoo" where he will play a role of Bengal tiger.The ... Read more...

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