Deadliest attack took place in Baghdad's Shia northern Shaab neighbourhood
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Thursday 30 December 2010
The trial of a British security contractor charged with killing two colleagues during an argument opened in Baghdad yesterday.
Saturday 04 December 2010
Authorities say bombings near a revered Shiite Muslim shrine in northern Baghdad have killed eight Iranian pilgrims.
Thursday 11 November 2010
The United States is facing a decisive political defeat in Iraq over the formation of a new government, as its influence in the country sinks lower than at any time since the invasion of 2003.
Wednesday 03 November 2010
The death toll from a series of bomb blasts in mainly Shi'ite areas of Baghdad yesterday has reached 64 with 360 wounded, Iraq's health minister said.
Wednesday 03 November 2010
Rapid-fire bombings and mortar strikes killed 62 people and wounded 180 across Baghdad's mostly Shiite neighbourhoods yesterday night, calling into question the ability of Iraqi security forces to protect the capital.
Monday 01 November 2010
A French Airbus carrying politicians, businessmen and journalists landed at Baghdad airport yesterday, blazing a trail for the first, sustained commercial flights from Europe to the Iraqi capital since the first Gulf war in 1990.
Sunday 24 October 2010
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Monday 11 October 2010
Relatives of six British soldiers murdered in Iraq by an armed mob spoke of their "devastation" yesterday after the only two men charged over the killings were acquitted by a court in Baghdad.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
A judge has postponed the trial of two Iraqi men accused of killing six British military policemen in 2003.
Tuesday 21 September 2010
More than 600 ancient artefacts smuggled out of Iraq, recovered and lost again have been found among kitchen supplies stored at the Prime Minister's office.
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.
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