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Bombs Kill 44 in Iraqi Cities as Shi’ite Pilgrims Gather

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi authorities say bombs have exploded in several cities as Shi’ites gathered for annual religious processions, killing at least 44 people and wounding many others. They said four bombs targeted Shi’ite pilgrims in and around Baghdad, killing at least 18 people, while two car bombs killed at least five people in the mainly Shi’ite town […]

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Bombs Kill at Least 31 People in Baghdad, Hilla

Posted June 13th, 2012 at 2:20 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi authorities say several bombs exploded in Baghdad and the central city of Hilla early Wednesday, killing at least 31 people and wounding many others. They said four bombs targeted Shi’ite pilgrims who were gathering in the Iraqi capital for an annual procession in honor of a revered Shi’ite imam. At least least 18 people […]

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23 Killed in Iraq Blast

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 8:55 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a car bomb attack in central Baghdad has killed at least 23 people and wounded more than 65. The Monday morning blast in the Baab al-Muadham neighborhood damaged an office for a Shi’ite religious affairs foundation that manages religious and cultural sites. It was the deadliest single attack in months in the […]

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18 Killed in Iraq Blast

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a car bomb has exploded in central Baghdad, killing at least 18 people and wounding 50. The Monday morning blast in the Baab al-Muadham neighborhood damaged an office for Shi’ite religious affairs that manages religious and cultural sites. The explosion follows a series of attacks that killed 17 people in Baghdad last […]

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8 Killed in Blast in Iraq

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 5:45 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a car bomb has exploded in central Baghdad, killing at least 8 people and wounding 35. The Monday morning blast happened outside an office for Shi’ite religious affairs in the Baab al-Muadham neighborhood.

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Al-Qaida in Iraq: Wave of Bombings Just the Start

Posted April 20th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Iraq’s al-Qaida branch is promising a wave of bombings that wrecked havoc across Baghdad and other cities Thursday is just the beginning. A statement issued by the Islamic State of Iraq and posted on militant websites Friday said the group was targeting security forces in retaliation for what it called an anti-Sunni campaign that involved […]

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Bombings Kill 35 in Baghdad, Northern Iraq

Posted April 19th, 2012 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings has hit the capital and cities in the north, killing at least 35 people and wounding more than 100 others. Authorities said many of the attacks Thursday – a mix of car bombs and roadside bombs – appeared to target security forces. In and near Baghdad, multiple blasts […]

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Bombings Kill 24 in Baghdad, Northern Iraq

Posted April 19th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings has hit the capital and cities in the north, killing at least 24 people and wounding more than 60 others. Authorities said many of the attacks Thursday – a mix of car bombs and roadside bombs – appeared to target security forces. In Baghdad, multiple blasts killed at […]

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Bombings Kills 18 in Baghdad, Northern Iraq

Posted April 19th, 2012 at 3:35 am (UTC-5)
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Iraqi officials say a wave of bombings has hit the capital and cities in the north, killing at least 18 people and wounding more than 30 others. Authorities said many of the attacks Thursday – a mix of car bombs and roadside bombs – appeared to target security forces. In Baghdad, multiple blasts killed at […]

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Iraqi Kurdistan Halts Oil Exports, Defies Baghdad

Posted April 1st, 2012 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region has halted oil exports, accusing the central government in Baghdad of failing to pay the oil companies working in the oil-rich area. Kurdistan’s Ministry of Natural Resources said Sunday that “there have been no payments for 10 months.” But officials in Baghdad have said more than $500 million have been approved […]

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