Baghdad blasts

Baghdad blasts kill at least 28

Baghdad blasts kill at least 28

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for what was the deadliest attack to hit the capital since mid-October but the Islamic State jihadist group has claimed nearly all such bombings.

Dec 31, 2016, 12:52 PM IST

Islamic State claims responsibility for Baghdad blasts that killed 31

Islamic State claimed responsibility for a bomb attack that killed 31 people on Sunday in Baghdad`s Shi`ite Sadr City district.

Feb 28, 2016, 21:02 PM IST

Deadly Iraq blasts kill 65, mark 10 yrs since US invasion

Insurgents unleashed deadly attacks on Tuesday against Shiite areas in Baghdad, killing at least 65 people and wounding dozens, highlighting increasing sectarian tensions in Iraq a decade after the war began.

Mar 19, 2013, 14:20 PM IST

Al Qaeda in Iraq says it was behind Baghdad blasts

An al Qaeda front group in Iraq has claimed responsibility for the wave of attacks that rocked Baghdad last Thursday and killed 69 people.

Dec 27, 2011, 12:34 PM IST

Baghdad blasts toll rises to 32 dead

Violence in Iraq is increasing with the approach of the end of the year deadline for US troops to withdraw.

Oct 28, 2011, 16:14 PM IST

Iraq forces on alert after Baghdad blasts kill 53

The overall death toll of 53 was the highest for Iraq since November 02.

Jan 28, 2011, 12:26 PM IST

Baghdad blasts: Clinton condemns multiple bombings

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton today condemned the multiple bombings in Baghdad that killed more than 20 people and left dozens injured.

Jan 27, 2010, 11:26 AM IST

US military warned Iraq of possible Baghdad blasts

The US military says it warned Iraqi officials about possible attacks in Baghdad the same day that bombers struck government sites in the country`s capital last week.

Dec 14, 2009, 17:13 PM IST

Iraq blasts: Security chief sacked; Qaeda claims responsibility

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has sacked Baghdad`s security chief over a string of coordinated car and truck bombings claimed by an al Qaeda group that killed 127 people.

Dec 10, 2009, 09:23 AM IST

Special envoy to visit Iraq after Baghdad blasts: UN

A United Nations special envoy will visit Baghdad on Sunday to make preliminary findings on security in the Iraqi capital after two sets of bombings there killed 250 people, a UN spokesman said.

Oct 31, 2009, 16:18 PM IST

Baghdad blasts: 61 security force members held

More than 60 security force members including 11 officers have been arrested over twin bombings in Baghdad that killed 153 people, Army spokesman General Qasim Atta said on Thursday.

Oct 29, 2009, 17:40 PM IST

Baghdad blasts: 10 security officers detained

Ten police and military officers are being held for questioning in Wednesday`s coordinated attacks in central Baghdad, which left around 100 dead and 1,200 injured, media reports said on Thursday.

Aug 20, 2009, 15:37 PM IST