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Baghdad blasts targeting Shiites kill 12

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 13:36

Nine bombings mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad killed at least 12 people on Wednesday, officials said, as Iraq suffers its worst violence in years.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 14:20

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.

Al Qaeda in Iraq says it was behind Baghdad blasts

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 27, 2011, 12:34

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

Baghdad blasts toll rises to 32 dead

Last Updated: Friday, October 28, 2011, 16:14

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

Iraq forces on alert after Baghdad blasts kill 53

Last Updated: Friday, January 28, 2011, 12:26

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

Baghdad blasts kill Iraqi policeman, wound 7

Last Updated: Monday, November 15, 2010, 15:42

Police say policeman died when a roadside bomb struck a patrol in Baghdad.

Over 100 dead in Baghdad blasts

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 03, 2010, 09:56

More than 100 people were killed in a series of car bombings and explosions that rocked Baghdad.

Baghdad blasts: Clinton condemns multiple bombings

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 27, 2010, 11:26

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

US military warned Iraq of possible Baghdad blasts

Last Updated: Monday, December 14, 2009, 17:13

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.

13 suspects arrested in Baghdad blasts: Iraq

Last Updated: Sunday, December 13, 2009, 23:08

Iraq`s top security chiefs said Sunday that the US military had warned them in advance about an imminent attack but the tip came too late to act on before last week`s deadly Baghdad bombings against government sites.

Iraq blasts: Security chief sacked; Qaeda claims responsibility

Last Updated: Thursday, December 10, 2009, 09:23

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.

Iraqi leaders come under fire over Baghdad blasts

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 09, 2009, 10:11

Iraqi leaders were set to come under fire Wednesday, having failed to prevent a spate of attacks in Baghdad that killed 127 people, the third major set of bombings to hit the capital since August.