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
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Monday 20 September 2010
Three car bombs tore through Baghdad and the former insurgent stronghold of Fallujah yesterday, killing at least 36 people and breaking a period of relative calm in Iraq since the end of Ramadan. The violence was the worst since the number of American troops in the country dropped below 50,000.
Sunday 19 September 2010
A car bomb near an office of Iraq's National Security Ministry and another near a popular restaurant killed at least 10 people in the Iraqi capital today and wounded dozens, security sources said.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Iraqi officials said at least six people were killed and 35 were wounded in two separate attacks in Baghdad today.
Monday 06 September 2010
Twelve people were killed yesterday when suicide bombers attacked a military headquarters in Baghdad – two weeks after an attack on the same base pointed to the failure of Iraqi forces to plug even the most obvious holes in their security.
Wednesday 18 August 2010
A suicide bomber blew himself up in Baghdad yesterday killing 61 people who had queued for hours to join the Iraqi army just two weeks before American forces prepare to pull out of the country.
Monday 16 August 2010
Drive-by shootings and a spate of bombings killed 11 people and wounded dozens in Iraq yesterday.
Friday 06 August 2010
Gunmen stormed a Baghdad money exchange and killed three people yesterday, the latest in a spate of brash daylight robberies of banks or financial centres in the Iraqi capital.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
A bomb explosion has killed six people including five civilians in a Shiite slum in eastern Baghdad, Iraqi police and health officials said today.
Monday 26 July 2010
Four people were killed today when a car bomb exploded in front of the Baghdad office of Arabic-language satellite TV channel Al-Arabiya, Iraq police said.
Monday 19 July 2010
More than 40 anti-al-Qa'ida militiamen were killed and dozens wounded by a suicide bomber yesterday as they collected their pay cheques at a base near Baghdad.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
The sister of murdered British aid worker Margaret Hassan claimed that the man accused of her murder went missing just before his retrial.
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