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

17 die in Iraq bombing and attack

Seventeen people have been killed in two separate attacks in a province of north-eastern Iraq which was once an al-Qa'ida stronghold, officials said today.

Roadside bomb kills two in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say a roadside bomb targeting a security patrol has killed one policeman and a passer-by in western Baghdad.

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Millions flock to Baghdad shrine

Millions of Shia Muslims have flocked to a Baghdad shrine to commemorate the death of an eighth-century saint.

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22 killed in Iraq suicide bombings

Suicide bombers detonated two explosive-laden vehicles early today near a government compound south of Baghdad, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens.

Regular flights to Baghdad resume

Austrian Airlines has resumed flights to Baghdad after 21 years, becoming the first major Western carrier offering a regular service to the Iraqi capital. The Austrian Airlines plane touched down yesterday afternoon at Baghdad International Airport.

Many killed in series of blasts in Iraq

A rapid-fire series of explosions in and around Baghdad killed 13 people today, including seven people who died when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd of police officers, officials said.

Guards and al-Qa'ida prisoners are killed in Baghdad jailbreak skirmish

Eighteen people, including a senior Iraqi counter-terrorism official and an al-Qa'ida leader, died in a battle between inmates and security officers during a jailbreak attempt in Baghdad yesterday.

Officials: Iraqi judge, wife and daughter killed

Iraqi officials say a judge, his wife and daughter have been killed when their house was blown up.

Scores killed in Baghdad car bombings

At least nine people were killed and 23 injured when suicide bombers detonated two cars packed with explosives outside Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone today, officials said.

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Iraqis demand $1bn from US for 'damage to Baghdad'

The local authorities in Baghdad are demanding that the United States pay $1bn (£619m) in compensation and apologise for the damage caused to the city by blast walls.

'I'm a dead man' – the Briton facing execution in a Baghdad jail

As Danny Fitzsimons awaits trial for murder, Terri Judd hears his parents' concerns

Car bombs kill 10 in Baghdad

A flurry of morning bombs killed 10 people and wounded 34 around Baghdad, police said, in what one Iraqi official called an attempt to undermine security ahead of a much anticipated meeting of Arab heads of state in two months.

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