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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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Seven killed in Iraq violence


August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and four injured Tuesday in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said.In Baghdad, two Iraqi ... Read more...

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U.S. teacher shot dead by student in Iraq


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by BNO News
SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq (BNO NEWS) -- An American teacher who worked at a Christian school in northern Iraq was shot dead by a teacher on Thursday, according to media reports on Friday. The ... Read more...

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13 killed in Iraq bomb attacks (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Jan 26 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and eight injured in separate bomb and gunfire attacks in Iraq Thursday, said police.In northern Iraq, three people were killed ... Read more...

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Six killed in Iraq violence


December 5th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 5 (IANS) At least six people were killed and nine injured in separate bomb attacks in north and central Iraq Sunday.In northern Iraq, two civilians were killed and ... Read more...

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Turkey launches military operations in northern Iraq


October 21st, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
ANKARA, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Turkey on Thursday launched a military operation against Kurdish rebels in southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, officials said on Friday.The announcement comes after clashes ... Read more...

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Iran to release detained US hikers


September 13th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said two US men jailed in Iran for illegally entering the country and later charged with espionage will be freed in ... Read more...

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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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Russia condemns Iraq terror attacks


August 16th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS / RIA Novosti) Russia has condemned a string of terrorist attacks that killed at least 66 people and injured 230 across Iraq Monday."We resolutely condemn these ... 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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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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Lt. Gen. Campose is 12 Corps commander


June 6th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Lieutenant General Philip Campose, a Mechanised Infantry officer, has taken over as the new commander of the Jodhpur-based 12 'Konark' Corps, an army press release ... Read more...

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Twelve dead in two bomb blasts in northern Iraq


April 29th, 2011 - 5:21 am ICT by BNO News
DIYALA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Two separate bomb attacks on Thursday left at least 12 people dead and many injured in northern Iraq, the Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.In Diyala province, a ... Read more...

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Two dead in clashes between Iraqi and Kurdish forces in northern Iraq


April 25th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by BNO News
KIRKUK, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Two people on Monday were killed due to clashes between the Iraqi army and Kurdish security forces in northern Iraq, the Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.The fire ... Read more...

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40 people injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in northern Iraq


April 19th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
ARBIL, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- At least 40 people on Monday were injured in clashes between protesters and security forces in two northern Iraqi cities, Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.In Arbil, a ... Read more...

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Iraqis stage demonstration after Gates ‘US military to stay for years’ remark


April 10th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad, Apr 10 (ANI): Thousands of Iraqis staged protest demanding an end to the American military presence in their country, a day after US Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates suggested that American ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill family of seven in northern Iraq


March 28th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSUL, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A group of unknown gunmen killed a family of seven in northern Iraq on Monday morning, local media reported, citing security sources.The Aswat al-Iraq news agency cited ... Read more...

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Russia’s foreign minister cautions world leaders on military action against Gaddafi


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, March 2 (ANI): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on world powers to focus on using UN Security Council sanctions to end the impasse in Libya, rather than launching ... 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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Iraq suicide blast toll rises to 33


February 13th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tikrit (Iraq), Feb 13 (IANS) The death toll in a suicide bomb attack on Shia pilgrims near the holy city of Samarra in northern Iraq rose to 33 Sunday, Xinhua reports."Our latest ... Read more...

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Iran begins trial of Amricans held for spying


February 6th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) The trial of the three Americans held in Iran for spying began Sunday in an Iranian court.The details of the proceedings were not known, but according to local ... Read more...

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At least 7 killed in plane accident in northern Iraq


February 5th, 2011 - 3:16 am ICT by BNO News
SULAIMANIYA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane on Friday crashed at an airport in the northern city of Sulaimaniya, the Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.The cargo plane crashed during landing at ... Read more...

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Suicide bombings kill at least ten people in central Iraq


January 20th, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by BNO News
DIYALA, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Two suicide car bomb attacks on Wednesday killed at least 10 people in central Iraq within hours of each other, Aswat al-Iraq news agency reported.The two suicide ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 45, injuries 150 at Iraqi recruiting center


January 18th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by BNO News
TIKRIT, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber on Tuesday killed at least 45 people and injured 150 others at a recruiting center in northern Iraq, local media reported.The terrorist attack took ... 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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Three American troops die in central and northern Iraq


January 15th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Three American service members were killed in two separate incidents in central and northern Iraq on Saturday morning, the U.S. military confirmed, but few details were immediately released.A ... Read more...

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US woman held for spying in Iran (Lead, Changing dateline)


January 6th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) An American woman has been held in Iran after spy equipment was found hidden in her teeth, a media report said Thursday.Customs officials detained the 55-year-old woman, identified ... Read more...

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Iraqis extradited to Britain, jailed for honour killing


November 11th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Two Iraqi men, who fled to their home country after killing their cousin in 2006 for falling in love with a man disapproved of by her family, were ... Read more...

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Ex-Saddam aide, Iraq Foreign Minister Aziz sentenced to death


October 26th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 26 (ANI): Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's foreign minister Tariq Aziz has been sentenced to death by hanging for persecuting members of Shiite religious parties under the former regime.Iraq's High Criminal ... Read more...

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Four Iraqi soldiers among six killed in attacks


September 21st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kirkuk (Iraq), Sep 21 (DPA) Six people were killed, four of them Iraqi soldiers, in separate attacks in northern Iraq Tuesday, military sources said. Some 250 km north of Baghdad in the city ... Read more...

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Iran ‘holds back’ release of one of three US hikers held for over a year


September 11th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 11 (ANI): An Iranian official has said that the release of Sarah Shourd, one of three Americans held in the Evin prison for over a year on spying charges, ... Read more...

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Sarah Shourd To Be Released On Saturday, Says Iran


September 10th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tehran, Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Shourd, one of the three detained US hikers who were held since last July, is set to be released by Iran. A spokesman from ... Read more...

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Iran to release one of three US hikers held for over a year


September 10th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 10 (ANI): Iran would reportedly release one of the three American hikers, Sarah Shourd, held in the Evin prison for over a year on spying charges.Sarah Shourd, Shane Bauer ... Read more...

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Two soldiers killed in Iraq violence


August 13th, 2010 - 8:28 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 13 (IANS) Two Iraqi soldiers were killed and five security personnel wounded in three attacks, including a suicide car bombing, in central and northern Iraq, police said. A suicide car bomber ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq violence


July 31st, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 31 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 23 wounded in separate attacks in Iraq Saturday, police said. In western province of Anbar, a fuel tanker was blown up near ... Read more...

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