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Attacks Across Iraq Kill 46 Ahead of Arab Summit

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A wave of near simultaneous suicide attacks and car bombings in eight Iraqi cities killed at least 46 people and wounded more than 200 Tuesday, just days before Baghdad is to host the first Arab League summit in a generation. Bombs struck Shi’ite pilgrims in the holy city of Karbala, rocked the northern oil hub […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 38

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 4:50 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous bombings in nearly a dozen Iraqi cities has killed at least 38 people and wounded 160. Iraqi police say car and roadside bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Kirkuk, and the holy Shi’ite city of Karbala. It is unclear who was targeted by the […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 38

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous bombings in nearly a dozen Iraqi cities has killed at least 38 people and wounded 160. Iraqi police say car and roadside bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Kirkuk, and the holy Shi’ite city of Karbala. It is unclear who was targeted by the […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 29

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous bombings in nearly a dozen Iraqi cities has killed at least 29 people and wounded more than 100. Iraqi police say car and roadside bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Kirkuk, and the holy Shi’ite city of Karbala. There are few details so far […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 29

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 2:40 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous bombings in nearly a dozen Iraqi cities has killed explosions in several Iraqi cities has killed at least 29 people and wounded more than 100. Iraqi police say car and roadside bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Kirkuk, and the holy Shi’ite city of […]

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Bomb Blasts Across Iraq Kill 26

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 1:55 am (UTC-5)
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A series of near simultaneous explosions in several Iraqi cities has killed at least 26 people and wounded dozens of others. Iraqi police say bombs went off early Tuesday in a number of places, including Baghdad, Karbala, and Kirkuk. There are few details so far on the attacks which come on the heels of the […]

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Iraqi Militia Frees US Man After 9 Months in Captivity

Posted March 17th, 2012 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A militia loyal to Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr said Saturday it had freed a former U.S. soldier after holding him hostage for more than nine months, and handed him over to the United Nations mission in Iraq. The American, identified as Randy Michael Hultz, was shown on the Iraqi television along with two Iraqi […]

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Gunmen Kill 27 Iraqi Policemen in Haditha

Posted March 5th, 2012 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi police say gunmen wearing military uniforms opened fire on two checkpoints in the western town of Haditha early Monday, killing at least 27. The victims include two top police commanders who were kidnapped from their homes and executed. At least one of the gunmen was killed. Haditha is under a curfew while police investigate. […]

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Attacks Kill 50, Wound 200 in Iraq

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of attacks across the country has killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others in one of the deadliest days this year. Most of the deaths Thursday came in Baghdad, where several bombs exploded including one in the city’s mainly Shi’ite Karradah district that killed nine people […]

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Attacks Kill 22 in Baghdad

Posted February 23rd, 2012 at 2:10 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a string of attacks in the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 22 people. The worst of the violence Thursday was a bombing in the city’s mainly Shi’ite Karradah district, which killed nine people and wounded 24 others. Officials said there were at least two other explosions in Baghdad, with attacks reported […]

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