Deadliest attack took place in Baghdad's Shia northern Shaab neighbourhood
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Saturday 14 July 2012
This Jewish- Palestinian romance brings a generous spirit to a legacy of distrust
Wednesday 13 June 2012
A coordinated wave of car bombs struck Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad and several other cities today, killing at least 65 people and wounding more than 200 in one of the deadliest days in Iraq since US troops withdrew from the country.
Saturday 09 June 2012
A military judge refused yesterday to drop eight of the 22 charges against Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified diplomatic cables and army logs to the WikiLeaks website. Earlier the judge had ordered the government to hand over confidential documents outlining its huge damage control exercise.
Thursday 07 June 2012
Saddam Hussein's trusted personal secretary, once No. 4 on the US most-wanted list in Iraq, was executed by hanging today, the Iraqi
Justice Ministry said.
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Is there a market for Saddam Hussein's autobiography? His eldest daughter Raghad thinks so. Now living in exile in Jordan, she's hawking the handwritten manuscript around publishers. Details of their contents or composition are unknown, but Raghad's lawyer, Haitham Nabil al-Harsh, told an Arab news channel: "These are the only real memoirs Saddam Hussein wrote by hand, and they will be released as soon as we find a publishing house."
Wednesday 23 May 2012
Downing Street declined today to discuss the UK's contingency plans in the event of a military confrontation between Israel and Iran, amid reports that ministers have asked law officers to examine whether any British involvement would be legal.
Thursday 19 April 2012
Bombings struck several areas in Baghdad and to the north, killing at least 30 people in the first major attacks in Iraq in nearly a month.
Monday 16 April 2012
In a rare show of unity, Iran and the world's big powers hailed their first nuclear meeting in more than a year as a key step towards further negotiations meant to ease international fears that Tehran may weaponise its nuclear programme.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
We are told that big girls don't cry, but we know that master golfers do. Bubba Watson's uncontrollable sobbing when he holed the putt that won him the US Masters was quite something. First his caddy, and then his mother, offered a strong shoulder for Bubba to blub on, the emotional release of victory after four days of toiling proving too much for him.
Thursday 29 March 2012
A terror suspect has come a step closer to returning to the UK after winning a Court of Appeal battle against the Government's decision to strip him of his British nationality.
Thursday 22 March 2012
Al-Qa'ida's front group in Iraq claimed yesterday that it was behind a wave of attacks that killed 46 people across the country on Tuesday.
Tuesday 20 March 2012
A torrent of bombings and shootings ripped across eight Iraqi cities today targeting police and Shiite pilgrims and killing 46 people.
Friday 24 February 2012
Simultaneous early morning attacks across Iraq killed at least 60 people and wounded dozens more yesterday, in one of the bloodiest days of violence since US troops pulled out in December.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Simultaneous early morning attacks on mostly Shi'ite targets across Iraq killed at least 60 people and wounded dozen today in one of the bloodiest days of violence since U.S. troops pulled out in mid-December.
Monday 20 February 2012
It's always heartening when a drama finds a way to hint at backstory without having someone just sit down and dictate the character notes at you.
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