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Car Bombs Kill 16 in Iraq

Posted January 22nd, 2013 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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A wave of car bombings in and around the Iraqi capital has killed at least 16 people. The blasts Tuesday included an attack near an army base in Taji, 25 kilometers north of Baghdad, which killed six people and wounded at least 20 others. Another car bomb killed five people, including two soldiers, near a […]

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Car Bombs Kill 7 in Iraq

Posted January 17th, 2013 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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Bomb attacks across Iraq have killed at least seven people, one day after the deadliest wave of violence to hit the country this year. A pair of car bombs exploded Thursday in Dujail, about 60 kilometers north of Baghdad, killing seven and wounding at least 32 others. Another car bomb caused casualties in the southern […]

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Wave of Attacks in Iraq Kill 29

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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A wave of attacks in Baghdad and northern Iraq killed at least 29 people Wednesday, the deadliest violence to take place this year in a country increasingly divided along sectarian lines. A suicide bomber killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 100 by detonating a vehicle packed with explosives outside the offices of […]

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Suicide Bombings Kill 19 in Northern Iraq

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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Suicide bombers have detonated cars packed with explosives in northern Iraq, killing at least 15 people in Kirkuk and four others in the town of Tuz Khurmatu. In Kirkuk, officials say one of the blasts Wednesday struck outside the offices of the Kurdistan Democratic Party. A separate bomb exploded nearby. More than 100 people were […]

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Suicide Bombings Kill 12 in Northern Iraq

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 3:05 am (UTC-5)
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Suicide bombers have detonated cars packed with explosives in northern Iraq, killing 10 people in Kirkuk and two others in the town of Tuz Khurmatu. In Kirkuk, officials say the blast Wednesday happened outside the offices of the Kurdistan Democratic Party. More than 100 people were wounded. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills Iraqi Sunni MP

Posted January 15th, 2013 at 10:20 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has killed an influential Sunni lawmaker and one of his bodyguards in Iraq’s western Anbar province, where thousands have been holding daily protests against Shi’ite Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Ifan Saadoun al-Essawi died Tuesday when his attacker, posing as a construction worker, approached the lawmaker at a project site and blew himself […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills Iraqi Sunni MP

Posted January 15th, 2013 at 7:55 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a Sunni lawmaker has been killed in a suicide bombing in western Anbar province. Ifan al-Issawi died Tuesday when a suicide bomber detonated explosives in the restive city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad. The attack comes amid rising anti-government protests, mostly by Sunnis, that have rocked Iraq since December. Many Sunnis are […]

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Bombings Kill 6 in Iraq

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 6:40 am (UTC-5)
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Bombings in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and north of the city have killed at least six people and wounded 14 others. Four of the victims Thursday died in a blast near a bus stop in Baghdad’s mainly Shi’ite Hurriyah neighborhood. The explosion destroyed several vehicles and damaged nearby buildings. Amateur video captured shortly after the […]

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Car Bomb Kills 4 in Iraqi Capital

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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A car bomb has exploded in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing at least four people and wounding 14 others. The blast Thursday near a bus stop in the mainly Shi’ite Hurriyah neighborhood destroyed several vehicles and damaged nearby buildings. Amateur video captured shortly after the blast showed multiple cars engulfed in flames. There was no […]

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Iraq Car Bomb Kills at Least 20

Posted January 3rd, 2013 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraqi authorities say a car bomb has killed at least 20 Shi’ite Muslim pilgrims on their way home from a religious procession in the country’s south. Police said Thursday’s attack at a busy bus station in the town of Musayyib hit the pilgrims as they were returning from Iraq’s shrine city of Karbala, where they […]

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