15 Iranians and three Iraqis were killed during the gun rampage near Baquba
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Sunday 28 April 2013
Soldiers are deserting a beleaguered Iraqi army as it struggles to keep its hold on the northern half of Iraq in the face of escalating hostility from Sunni Arabs and Kurds who dominate in the region.
Saturday 27 April 2013
It was the summer of 2003, and it was my first day in Iraq. I was exhausted, I'd been up all night during the long, dangerous drive across the desert from the Jordanian border. My senses were reeling from the assault of experiences: a new city, tanks on the streets, gunfire in the distance, palm trees, constant danger, and the sulphurous smell that hung over Baghdad – like the fumes of hell, I remember thinking.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Two car bombings in Iraq have killed nine people and wounded 27, a day after dozens were killed in a spate of attacks across the country.
'As I led him to the gallows, I hoped Saddam Hussein would show remorse. There was nothing' - Dr Mowaffak al Rubaie on the dictator’s last moments
Monday 08 April 2013
Man who held senior job in post war Iraq tells Paul Martin of dictator’s last moments
Sunday 24 March 2013
America’s new top diplomat, John Kerry, made an unannounced visit to Iraq at the weekend to lobby the country’s leadership to tackle Iranian flights over its territory, which the US believes are being used to ferry arms to the regime of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad.
Friday 01 March 2013
Five people were killed and dozens of others injured when two car bombs exploded at a livestock in southern Iraq, an official said today.
Sunday 17 February 2013
As Pakistan's embattled Shia community vented their fury at a deadly bomb attack in Quetta by Sunni militants, eight car bombs were exploding in Shia neighbourhoods in Iraq, killing 28 people.
Sunday 03 February 2013
A suicide bomber driving a car and gunmen disguised in police uniforms killed at least 33 people in the Iraqi city Kirkuk on Sunday when they tried to storm the police headquarters.
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Attack had the hallmarks of al-Qa'ida in Mesopotamia and is aimed at fuelling tensions
Thursday 03 January 2013
A car bomb explosion tore through a crowd of Shiite pilgrims returning home from a religious commemoration, in Iraq killing at least 20, officials say.
Monday 31 December 2012
Three people have been killed and 21 others injured by a car bomb blast south of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said today.
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