Deadliest attack took place in Baghdad's Shia northern Shaab neighbourhood
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Monday 16 August 2010
Drive-by shootings and a spate of bombings killed 11 people and wounded dozens in Iraq yesterday.
Friday 06 August 2010
Gunmen stormed a Baghdad money exchange and killed three people yesterday, the latest in a spate of brash daylight robberies of banks or financial centres in the Iraqi capital.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
A bomb explosion has killed six people including five civilians in a Shiite slum in eastern Baghdad, Iraqi police and health officials said today.
Monday 26 July 2010
Four people were killed today when a car bomb exploded in front of the Baghdad office of Arabic-language satellite TV channel Al-Arabiya, Iraq police said.
Monday 19 July 2010
More than 40 anti-al-Qa'ida militiamen were killed and dozens wounded by a suicide bomber yesterday as they collected their pay cheques at a base near Baghdad.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
The sister of murdered British aid worker Margaret Hassan claimed that the man accused of her murder went missing just before his retrial.
Monday 12 July 2010
The second of Buxton Festival's own opera productions, Peter Cornelius's comedy The Barber of Baghdad, was last given a professional outing in these islands in Wexford in the mid-1970s.
Thursday 08 July 2010
Militants struck across Baghdad yesterday, killing 40 people, including 32 in a suicide bombing that targeted pilgrims commemorating a revered Shia saint.
Tuesday 22 June 2010
A roadside bomb apparently aimed at a senior Transport Ministry official missed its target and killed two bystanders instead, Iraqi officials said today.
Monday 21 June 2010
Two suicide car bombers struck a crowded area outside a state-run bank yesterday in Baghdad, killing nearly 30 people in the latest attack targeting a high-profile part of the capital.
Saturday 19 June 2010
The United Nations refugee agency is investigating claims that Iraqi asylum seekers were assaulted by British officials on a plane taking them back to Iraq.
Friday 18 June 2010
British authorities tonight rejected claims that Iraqi asylum seekers were mistreated before being deported to Iraq.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
Ministers faced a wave of anger last night after ordering the forcible return of failed asylum-seekers to Baghdad despite the violence that continues to plague the Iraqi capital.
Wednesday 26 May 2010
Masked gunmen killed 15 people in an armed robbery on a gold jewellery market in Baghdad yesterday, reinforcing a sense of unease that the improvement in security over the last couple of years might be reversed.
Monday 17 May 2010
A cross-sectarian coalition led by secularist former Prime Minister Iyad Allawi held its two-seat win in Iraq's March 7 election after a recount of votes cast in Baghdad, elections officials said yesterday.
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