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#Baghdad

# baghdad - Sunday 5 January, 2014

US pledges help to Iraqi forces in Al-Qaeda battle but insists "it is their fight"
# Iraq
# Iraq

US pledges help to Iraqi forces in Al-Qaeda battle but insists "it is their fight"

Jan 5th 2014, 10:25 AM 5,873 Views 76 Comments

Iraq lost control of Fallujah to Al-Qaeda-linked fighters, a city where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents.

# baghdad - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Iraq suffers worst year of violence since 2008
# 2013
# 2013

Iraq suffers worst year of violence since 2008

Jan 1st 2014, 2:31 PM 5,909 Views 64 Comments

Iraq Body Count, an NGO, said that around two-thirds of deaths occurred in the second half of 2013.

# baghdad - Friday 27 December, 2013

'I didn't see any signs of fear,'- The man who oversaw Saddam's execution speaks
# Saddam Hussein
# Saddam Hussein

'I didn't see any signs of fear,'- The man who oversaw Saddam's execution speaks

Dec 27th 2013, 3:18 PM 20,429 Views 54 Comments

In an exclusive interview with AFP, Mowaffak al-Rubaie talks about the process of putting the Iraqi dictator to death.

# baghdad - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Car bomb targeting Christmas mass in Baghdad leaves 17 dead
# Iraq
# Iraq

Car bomb targeting Christmas mass in Baghdad leaves 17 dead

Dec 25th 2013, 11:34 AM 4,601 Views 21 Comments

A further 34 were injured in the attack, which happened in the Dura area of the Iraqi capital.

# baghdad - Monday 7 October, 2013

Woman caught planting bomb near Iraqi primary school
# Iraq
# Iraq

Woman caught planting bomb near Iraqi primary school

Oct 7th 2013, 3:04 PM 6,188 Views 34 Comments

The attempted bombing came a day after suicide bombers attacked a primary school and a nearby police station in northern Iraq, killing 18 people, including 10 children.

# baghdad - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Suicide bombers target Iraqi primary school in day of multiple attacks
# Iraq
# Iraq

Suicide bombers target Iraqi primary school in day of multiple attacks

Oct 6th 2013, 7:25 PM 4,386 Views 35 Comments

Ten children were killed in the school attack with suicide bombers also targeting pilgrims at a Shrine as over thirty people died across the country.

# baghdad - Monday 30 September, 2013

Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks
# Iraq
# Iraq

Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks

Sep 30th 2013, 11:52 AM 2,416 Views 50 Comments

850 people have been killed in September alone as a result of Iraq violence.

# baghdad - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Over 620 people have died in Iraq in July, its deadliest month in 2013
# Iraq
# Iraq

Over 620 people have died in Iraq in July, its deadliest month in 2013

Jul 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,502 Views 22 Comments

Another 1,395 people were also wounded through to yesterday, according to AFP figures based on reports from security and medical sources as violence spirals in the country.

# baghdad - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for freeing militants from Iraqi prisons
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for freeing militants from Iraqi prisons

Jul 23rd 2013, 5:52 PM 3,590 Views 17 Comments

Over 40 people were killed in assaults on the jails that freed militants including top leaders.

# baghdad - Monday 20 May, 2013

Bombings kill 13 at Iraq Shiite mosques
# Iraq
# Iraq

Bombings kill 13 at Iraq Shiite mosques

May 20th 2013, 8:00 PM 2,749 Views 17 Comments

Two deadly bombings at places of worship in Baghdad today mark the latest in a string of attacks targeting both Sunni and Shiite areas.

# baghdad - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings

May 15th 2013, 8:23 PM 4,070 Views 18 Comments

11 bombings struck Baghdad, as well as the cities of Kirkuk and Tarmiyah.

# baghdad - Friday 26 April, 2013

Wave of violence kills more than 180 in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Wave of violence kills more than 180 in Iraq

Apr 26th 2013, 9:53 AM 3,497 Views 28 Comments

Sectarian violence erupted three days ago when demonstrations were held in Sunni areas over their treatment by the Shiite-majority authorities.

# baghdad - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Two bloody days in Iraq: 125 people killed and 270 wounded
# War
# War

Two bloody days in Iraq: 125 people killed and 270 wounded

Apr 24th 2013, 7:26 PM 4,934 Views 26 Comments

The violence began with clashes at a protest site in northern Iraq after security forces moved in.

# baghdad - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Iraq holds first polls since US pullout as attacks spike
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraq holds first polls since US pullout as attacks spike

Apr 20th 2013, 2:28 PM 3,685 Views 42 Comments

14 election candidates have been killed since campaigning began.

# baghdad - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing

Apr 18th 2013, 9:46 PM 8,404 Views 32 Comments

It is believed that three children are among the dead.

# baghdad - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

10 years ago today: Saddam's statue topples in Baghdad
# Iraq
# Iraq

10 years ago today: Saddam's statue topples in Baghdad

Apr 9th 2013, 9:38 AM 4,556 Views 41 Comments

It was on April 9, 2003, that the 12-metre-tall statue of Saddam Hussein was pulled down from Firdos Square.

# baghdad - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Suicide bomber kills at least 20 in Iraq election tent attack
# Iraq
# Iraq

Suicide bomber kills at least 20 in Iraq election tent attack

Apr 6th 2013, 2:39 PM 2,161 Views 3 Comments

The bomber detonated his explosives as a Sunni candidate for the provincial council was hosting lunch for supporters in a large hospitality tent pitched next to his house.

# baghdad - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

More than 50 dead and 171 wounded in Iraq attacks
# Baghdad
# Baghdad

More than 50 dead and 171 wounded in Iraq attacks

Mar 19th 2013, 10:32 AM 2,746 Views 7 Comments

The car bombs were set off as the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq is marked.

# baghdad - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Blasts targeting mainly Shiite areas kill 21 in Baghdad
# Iraq
# Iraq

Blasts targeting mainly Shiite areas kill 21 in Baghdad

Feb 17th 2013, 6:30 PM 15,370 Views 10 Comments

Three car bombs struck the Sadr City slum, while others exploded in Ameen, Al-Husseiniya, Kamaliyah and Karrada.

# baghdad - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Wave of attacks kill at least 39 in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Wave of attacks kill at least 39 in Iraq

Sep 9th 2012, 12:04 PM 1,951 Views 15 Comments

Soldiers at an army post and police recruits waiting in line to apply for jobs were killed in a series of deadly attacks.

# baghdad - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes
# Iraq
# Iraq

Baghdad: 14 killed as car bombs explode within minutes

Jul 31st 2012, 1:58 PM 1,138 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, media group reports shooting dead of TV presenter in Mosul.

# baghdad - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Iraq blacklists Chevron over oil deal with Kurds
# Oil
# Oil

Iraq blacklists Chevron over oil deal with Kurds

Jul 24th 2012, 4:31 PM 2,390 Views 0 Comments

Iraq says it won’t do any deals with the US oil giant until it terminates work with the Kurds.

# baghdad - Monday 23 July, 2012

Bombings and shootings kill 82 in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Bombings and shootings kill 82 in Iraq

Jul 23rd 2012, 10:22 AM 1,499 Views 9 Comments

The attacks in Baghdad and towns close to the capital came a day after the leader of Al Qaeda in the country said that it was returning to areas from which it had retreated before US soldiers left last year.

# baghdad - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq

Jun 13th 2012, 9:05 AM 564 Views 0 Comments

Shiite pilgrims were attached in this latest wave of sectarian violence

# baghdad - Monday 5 March, 2012

Disguised gunmen kill 25 police in western Iraq
# Iraq
# Iraq

Disguised gunmen kill 25 police in western Iraq

Mar 5th 2012, 10:19 AM 517 Views 1 Comment

The killings began with an attack on a suburban checkpoint and the kidnapping of two police commanders from their homes in the western Iraqi city of Haditha earlier this morning.

# baghdad - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Suicide bomber kills 18 in Baghdad blast
# Iraq
# Iraq

Suicide bomber kills 18 in Baghdad blast

Feb 19th 2012, 1:28 PM 862 Views 2 Comments

A suicide bomber detonated explosives as a group of police recruits left their academy in Baghdad, killing 18 people.

# baghdad - Friday 27 January, 2012

Dozens killed in bombing at Baghdad hospital
# Iraq
# Iraq

Dozens killed in bombing at Baghdad hospital

Jan 27th 2012, 10:14 AM 461 Views 2 Comments

A car bomb exploded as a funeral procession passed near the hospital, killing 28 people and injuring at least 60 others.

# baghdad - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

11 killed in Baghdad double bombing
# Iraq
# Iraq

11 killed in Baghdad double bombing

Jan 24th 2012, 8:29 AM 390 Views 0 Comments

Two car bombs exploded in the Iraqi capital today as post-US withdrawal violence surges.

# baghdad - Monday 9 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Jan 9th 2012, 8:04 PM 5,651 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s fix: Calls to negotiate a second bailout, Gardaí investigate woman’s death in nursing home, and which celebrity chef has been a very naughty boy?

Car bombs kill 16 in Iraqi capital
# Iraq
# Iraq

Car bombs kill 16 in Iraqi capital

Jan 9th 2012, 7:06 PM 1,068 Views 5 Comments

The latest bout of sectarian violence to hit Baghdad has left sixteen people dead: more than 90 people, most Shiite Muslims, have been killed in less than one week.

# baghdad - Thursday 5 January, 2012

At least 24 killed in Baghdad explosions
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 24 killed in Baghdad explosions

Jan 5th 2012, 9:34 AM 441 Views 1 Comment

The bombings come amid increasing sectarian tensions following the withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq.

# baghdad - Friday 23 December, 2011

Iraq VP blames Prime Minister for violence
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraq VP blames Prime Minister for violence

Dec 23rd 2011, 1:23 PM 1,097 Views 1 Comment

As violence in Iraq escalates, the already-fragile governing coalition is on shaky ground.

# baghdad - Thursday 22 December, 2011

At least 60 killed in spate of Baghdad bombings
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 60 killed in spate of Baghdad bombings

Dec 22nd 2011, 1:49 PM 814 Views 1 Comment

At least 14 bombs have exploded in the city this morning, marking the worst violence seen in Iraq for several months.

Dozens dead in spate of Baghdad bombings amid Iraqi political turmoil
# Iraq
# Iraq

Dozens dead in spate of Baghdad bombings amid Iraqi political turmoil

Dec 22nd 2011, 8:27 AM 493 Views 3 Comments

It’s feared a political spat between the country’s two senior politicians could lead to a re-emergence of sectarian violence.

# baghdad - Monday 28 November, 2011

At least 19 killed in suicide attack at Iraqi jail
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 19 killed in suicide attack at Iraqi jail

Nov 28th 2011, 11:00 AM 364 Views 0 Comments

A car packed with explosives is driven into the gate of a prison in Taji, raising questions about Iraq’s future after the US withdraws.

# baghdad - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

23 killed in Baghdad bomb attacks
# Bombings
# Bombings

23 killed in Baghdad bomb attacks

Oct 12th 2011, 11:18 AM 93 Views 0 Comments

Successive bomb attacks targeting police officers in Iraq raises more questions about vulnerability of the country’s security forces.

# baghdad - Friday 30 September, 2011

Bomb kills 17 at Shiite funeral south of Baghdad
# Iraq
# Iraq

Bomb kills 17 at Shiite funeral south of Baghdad

Sep 30th 2011, 6:04 PM 104 Views 3 Comments

A car bomb exploded near a mosque south of Baghdad in Iraq today where mourners had gathered for a funeral.

# baghdad - Monday 15 August, 2011

At least 56 dead as dozens of Iraqi cities targeted in bombings
# Iraq
# Iraq

At least 56 dead as dozens of Iraqi cities targeted in bombings

Aug 15th 2011, 10:39 AM 139 Views 1 Comment

The scope of the violence emphasised the still dangerous ability of insurgents to coordinate and carry out attacks despite repeated crackdowns by Iraqi and US forces.

# baghdad - Friday 15 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
From The Daily Edge
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 15th 2011, 7:00 PM 2,299 Views 8 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.