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Eight killed in Iraq violence


August 16th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and nine injured in separate incidents of bomb explosions and gunfire attacks in central and northern Iraq Tuesday, Xinhua reported.Two ... Read more...

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63 killed in Iraq as violence escalates


August 15th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least 63 people were killed and over 260 injured in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq Monday.The attacks occurred in seven provinces of central ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq bomb blasts


August 4th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 3 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 15 injured as two roadside bomb blasts rattled an Iraqi city Wednesday, Xinhua reported.The blasts occurred in capital ... 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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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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100 Iraqi security officials face arrest warrants


September 17th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mosul (Iraq), Sep 17 (DPA) Arrest warrants were issued Friday for 100 Iraqi security officials, in both the police and army, accused of torturing detainees in prisons in the northern Iraqi city ... Read more...

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Basra remains cordoned off after massive blasts kill 45


August 8th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Basra (Iraq), Aug 8 (DPA) Basra was placed under tight security measures Sunday with much of the southern Iraqi city's streets being cordoned off for a second day, after blasts the previous ... Read more...

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22 killed in Iraq violence


July 28th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karbala/Mosul (Iraq), July 28 (DPA) Two attacks Wednesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul left at least six people dead, including a young girl, and wounded several others. According to security officials ... Read more...

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Seven security officials killed in Iraq violence


July 26th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mosul (Iraq), July 25 (DPA) Seven people, all of them police officers and security guards, were killed Sunday in violent incidents in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, officials said. A bomb killed ... Read more...

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Lebanese Shias mourning death of leader Fadlallah (Lead)


July 4th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, July 4 (DPA) Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, the leading Shia cleric in Lebanon and a figure seen as being a spiritual mentor to Hezbollah, died Sunday aged 75. Fadlallah was admitted ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq violence


June 30th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 30 (DPA) Six people were killed and two others injured in related violent events in the Iraqi city of Heit, police sources said Wednesday. A clash between police and gunmen in ... Read more...

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18 killed, 86 injured in attacks across Iraq


June 18th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 18 (DPA) At least 18 people were killed and 86 injured Friday in separate attacks across Iraq, police sources said. Seven people were killed and 48 injured when a car bomb ... Read more...

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UK dismisses reports of backing Iranian terror group


June 17th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17(ANI): The UK has dismissed reports that it supported an exiled terror group, which planned terrorist acts in Iran."We made clear we condemn all terrorism everywhere. The Government firmly ... Read more...

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Air Arabia takes off to Najaf


June 6th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 6 (IANS/WAM) Air Arabia has announced launching of its service from Sharjah to the Iraqi city of Najaf. Najaf is the first destination of the low-cost carrier in Iraq. Flights ... Read more...

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Three suspected terrorists captured in Iraq


May 19th, 2010 - 3:16 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Three suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) criminal associates were captured on Tuesday, U.S. Forces in Iraq said.Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and U.S. advisors conducted a joint security ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader and three suspected terrorists captured


May 18th, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Iraqi Security Forces arrested an al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) leader from eastern Mosul and three suspected criminal associates on Monday, U.S. Forces in Iraq said.ISF and U.S. ... Read more...

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At least 12 killed in Iraq triple bombing (Lead)


March 30th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Karbala, March 29 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed and 32 injured in a triple bombing in the central Iraqi city of Karbala Monday, medics and witnesses said. The first bomb targeted ... Read more...

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Iraqi Security Forces arrest al-Qaeda in Iraq leader and eight additional suspects


March 16th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested one suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) leader for eastern Mosul, and eight other suspects, U.S. Forces said Monday.ISF and U.S. advisors searched ... Read more...

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Five Al Qaeda men arrested in Iraq


March 9th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mosul (Iraq), March 9 (DPA) Five suspected Al Qaeda members were arrested Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, a police source said. "Three of the suspects admitted to firing mortar shells ... Read more...

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33 killed in Iraq bombings days before elections


March 4th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 4 (DPA) The Iraqi city of Baquba was hit by four bomb blasts Wednesday, police said - including one targeting ambulances carrying the wounded from the two earlier attacks. Police and ... Read more...

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29 killed in Iraq bombings (Lead)


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 3 (DPA) At least 29 people were killed and 42 injured Wednesday when the north-eastern Iraqi city of Baquba was hit by four bomb blasts, police said. The attacks came amid ... Read more...

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12 killed in Iraq blast (Lead)


February 19th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 18 (DPA) At least 12 people were killed and 20 injured when a suicide bomber struck in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi Thursday, police told DPA. The attack took place ... Read more...

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10 killed in Iraq bomb blast


February 18th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 18 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed and 15 injured in a bomb blast in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi Thursday, al-Jazeera reported. The TV station said the attack ... Read more...

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Eight killed in US raid in Iraq


February 12th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 12 (DPA) Eight people were killed and one person was injured during a military operation by Iraqi and US forces in the southern Iraqi city of Amara, the city's governor ... Read more...

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42 killed, 100 injured in attacks in Karbala (Second lead, changing dateline)


February 6th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Karbala (Iraq), Feb 5 (DPA) At least 42 people were killed and 100 injured Friday in two attacks targeting Shias in the southern Iraqi city of Karbala, in the third such deadly ... Read more...

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20 killed, 75 injured in Iraq blasts


February 5th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Karbala (Iraq), Feb 5 (DPA) At least 20 people were killed and 75 injured Friday in two blasts targeting Shias in the southern Iraqi city of Karbala, al-Arabiya news channel reported. Pilgrims are ... Read more...

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25 pilgrims killed in Iraq bombings (Second Lead)


February 4th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Karbala (Iraq), Feb 3 (DPA) At least 25 people were killed and more than 100 injured Wednesday in the latest deadly bombings to target Shia Muslim pilgrims flocking to the southern Iraqi ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 41 pilgrims in Iraq (Lead)


February 1st, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 1 (DPA) At least 41 Iraqi Shiite Muslim pilgrims were killed and 106 wounded in Baghdad Monday when a woman detonated explosives strapped to her body, police said. Military spokesman Qassim ... Read more...

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Toll in Iraq bombing rises to 27


January 15th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 15 (DPA) At least 27 people were killed and 111 injured in a series of explosions that hit the southern Iraqi city of Najaf, medics said Friday as they updated ... Read more...

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30 killed, 50 injured in twin Iraq bombings


December 30th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 30 (DPA) At least 30 people were killed and 50 injured when two suicide bombers struck the western Iraqi city of Ramadi Wednesday, police said. Qassim Mohammed, the governor of the ... Read more...

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Abhay Deol’s first production to start off


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:16 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Forbidden Films, Abhay Deol's production house, is going to start shooting its first film, "Basra', in January 2010. The film, directed by Navdeep Singh (of "Manorama– Six Feet Under' fame), will ... Read more...

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One dead, 46 injured in twin Iraq bombings


November 25th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 25 (DPA) At least one person was killed and 46 injured when two bombs exploded in the central Iraqi city of Karbala Wednesday, doctors said. Witnesses said the first bomb badly ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills Iraqi policeman, injures eight


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 22 (DPA) A man detonated explosives packed into his car as he approached a police checkpoint north of the western Iraqi city of Falluja Sunday, killing a policeman, authorities said. Health ... Read more...

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3 killed in bomb explosion in Iraq


November 17th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Nov 17 (DPA) At least three people were killed and two injured Monday when a bomb exploded in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, police said. The bomb tore through a street ... Read more...

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