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 31 December 2012
Three people have been killed and 21 others injured by a car bomb blast south of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said today.
Saturday 01 December 2012
Manning is charged with sending thousands of classified Afghanistan and Iraq war logs and 250,000 diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks
Saturday 27 October 2012
A bombing near a playground and other insurgent attacks killed 18 people including several children in Iraq today, challenging government efforts to promote a sense of stability by preventing attacks during a major Muslim holiday.
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Eight civilians have been killed and 24 others injured in separate attacks in Shiite neighbourhoods of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said today.
Monday 01 October 2012
A BBC documentary to be aired tonight claims that the security company G4S was sent warnings not to employ an armed guard in Iraq days before he murdered two colleagues.
Sunday 30 September 2012
Bombings and shootings killed more than 32 people across Iraq on Sunday, underscoring the government's struggle with a stubborn insurgency more than nine months after the last U.S. troops withdrew.
Sunday 12 August 2012
Next week, young Iraqi musicians make their international concert debut in Britain. Paul Bignell reports on the obstacles they faced
Friday 10 August 2012
A suicide bomber driving a truck attacked a Shi'ite mosque near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul as Friday prayers ended, killing at least five people and wounding 70, police and health officials said.
Monday 06 August 2012
International action is urgently required to save the world's imperilled historic shipwrecks from the ravages of commercial fishing, experts have warned.
Monday 06 August 2012
Archaeologists want sunken vessels to be given the same levels of protection as threatened marine ecosystems
Monday 23 July 2012
Bombings and shootings ripped across Iraq today, killing at least 106 people in the deadliest day this year. The coordinated attacks in 13 cities sent a chilling warning that al-Qa'ida is still a threat in the security vacuum created by a weak government in Baghdad and the departure of the US military seven months ago.
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