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Deadliest attack took place in Baghdad's Shia northern Shaab neighbourhood

A series of bombings hit Shia areas of Baghdad this month

Iraqi policeman dies saving pilgrims from suicide bomber as attacks rise

Although five people were killed and 10 wounded, police say the casualties would have been far higher if Ayyub Khalaf had not wrapped his arms around the terrorist to shield others from the blast

Gun attack at gas pipeline on Iraq-Iran border leaves 18 dead

15 Iranians and three Iraqis were killed during the gun rampage near Baquba

Iraqis make their way through the flooded streets of Baghdad after last week’s storm. Many people have criticised the response from central and provincial authorities

Ten years after the invasion: Iraq helpless under rain of terror

Saddam Hussein may have gone but, for many poor Iraqis, little has improved. Now a devastating flood has left villagers homeless and there is precious little government support

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Iraq is being rocked by the deadliest wave of bloodshed to hit the country in five years

Twelve children killed in Iraq school bomb blast

Car bombs have struck an elementary school and a police station in northern Iraq, killing 12 children, officials have said.

Suicide bomber pushes Iraq death toll up to 41

Iraq's interior ministry spokesman says a suicide bomber has blown himself up among Shiite pilgrims in northern Baghdad, the deadliest in a series of attacks that have killed 41 people.

Aftermath of a car bombing in Kirkuk, northern Iraq, on Wednesday

Exclusive: Iraq still using bogus bomb detectors – and thousands pay the price

More than 4,500 people have been killed since the conviction of UK businessman, James McCormick, in April

A policeman examines a vehicle used as a car bomb in Baghdad's Sadr City

Iraq: Wave of car bombs across Baghdad kills at least 51

Day of terror in Iraqi capital as attacks on Shi'ite Muslim areas continue to escalate

Nine killed in Iraq car bomb blasts

Three car bombs have killed at least nine people in Iraq.

People inspect the site of a car bomb attack in Sadr City, Baghdad, as a co-ordinated wave of bombings tore through Shia Muslim areas in and around the Iraqi capital

Dozens killed in wave of bombings across Baghdad

Iraq's worst wave of violence for five years continues

Iraq's day of terror as at least 47 die in bombings and gun violence

Baghdad and Baquba were the worst hit areas of Sunday's attacks

An Iraqi officer inspects the site of a car bomb near Karbala

US condemns Baghdad car bombings on Shia neighbourhoods

State Department says attacks consistent with those carried out by al-Qa'ida in Iraq

An Iraqi officer inspects the site of a car bomb near Karbala

At least 69 killed as deadly Baghdad bombings mark end of Ramadan

A string of car bombs were detonated in and around Baghdad while people celebrated the end of Ramadan yesterday, killing at least 69 people and wounding 140 more.

Iraqis remove the stones of a wall destroyed in a car bombing outside Ahl al-Bayya' mosque on 29 July 2013 in south-eastern Baghdad

Iraq car bombs: At least 60 dead as rush-hour attacks hit Baghdad and nearby cities

Scores more wounded as surge of attacks revive fears of return to widespread sectarian bloodshed

Guards stand at a cell block at the renovated Abu Ghraib prison, now renamed Baghdad Central Prison and run by Iraqis

At least 25 soldiers killed in Iraq prison attacks amid jailbreak attempts

Two attacks on jails in Baghdad and a car bombing against a northern patrol lead to devastating losses for Iraq security forces

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