Iraqi officials announced that 41 people have been killed and 105 injured in the suicide bomb attack perpetrated at a small football stadium in a village near Baghdad
Fearful politicians and diplomats are fleeing the Green Zone as demonstrators protest against what they see as a symbol of Iraq’s corrupt elite. Patrick Cockburn reports that the area could be overrun, and the army is unlikely to defend it
'They were just handing the trophy to the winners, the suicide attacker blew himself up in the crowd'
The Isis operative was reportedly captured in a raid last month
The answers to Chris Maume's really quite hard questions
The trio were the first Americans in many months to be kidnapped
The men, who have not been named, were seized from an apartment in Baghdad’s Dora suburb
The identities of the kidnapped Americans are not yet known
Roadside device goes off outside Shi'ite mosque before bomber detonates explosives vest inside
Chalabi's information about WMDs in Iraq is believed to have been major driving force behind the invasion
A police training facility was simultaneously targeted by mortar attacks in the Iraqi capital
While the war with Isis rages just 25 miles away and the threat of kidnap is all too real, Iraq's gold medal-winning female cycling team continues to ride its own race. Cathy Otten hits the road with them
Car bombs have struck an elementary school and a police station in northern Iraq, killing 12 children, officials have said.
More than 4,500 people have been killed since the conviction of UK businessman, James McCormick, in April
Day of terror in Iraqi capital as attacks on Shi'ite Muslim areas continue to escalate
Iraq's worst wave of violence for five years continues