Baghdad bombings

IS claims Baghdad bombing that killed at least 27

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 27 people in a Shiite-majority area of Baghdad on Saturday.

Oct 15, 2016, 17:18 PM IST

Iraq interior minister submits resignation after deadly blast

Iraqi Interior Minister Mohammed Ghabban Tuesday announced that he had submitted his resignation to the prime minister following a bombing in Baghdad that killed more than 200 people.

Jul 05, 2016, 20:01 PM IST
39 killed in suicide bombings in Iraq

39 killed in suicide bombings in Iraq

At least 39 people were killed as two suicide bombers attacked an Iraqi army headquarters in the province of Anbar.

Mar 01, 2016, 17:55 PM IST

Car bombings in Iraq kill at least 34 people

Two car bombings in Iraq, including one where a suicide attacker drove a Humvee into a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government Shiite militiamen, killed at least 34 people today, authorities said.

Oct 28, 2014, 00:53 AM IST

Jihadists claim blasts as Iraq rallies behind Christians

The Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for deadly Baghdad bombings, as the Christians they drove out of Mosul grieved for their lost homes and uncertain future in Iraq.

Jul 20, 2014, 23:22 PM IST

Iraq attacks kill 14 as 2014 toll tops 4,000

Attacks across Iraq killed 14 people today, the latest in a months-long surge in violence that has left more than 4,000 people dead this year.

May 28, 2014, 19:16 PM IST

Iraq forces kill 19 as unrest spikes ahead of polls

Iraqi security forces said they killed 19 militants while attacks elsewhere in the country left three people dead today, as violence spikes ahead of parliamentary elections.

Apr 07, 2014, 21:31 PM IST

Seven killed in Baghdad bombings

At least seven people were killed and 32 others wounded in four bomb attacks in Iraq`s capital Baghdad Saturday, police said.

Mar 16, 2014, 04:53 AM IST

Iraq forces battle to retake town from militants

Iraqi forces fought on Friday to retake part of a northern town and areas seized by gunmen, in the latest instance of authorities losing ground to militants, an official said.

Feb 14, 2014, 17:35 PM IST

Car bombs kill nine civilians in Iraqi capital

Iraqi officials say a string of car bombings has hit commercial areas in Baghdad, killing at least nine people.

Feb 06, 2014, 19:10 PM IST

Market bombing, spate of attacks kill 40 in Iraq

Attacks, including bombs that exploded in a market near a church in Baghdad, killed at least 40 people across Iraq on Wednesday, officials said.

Dec 25, 2013, 15:52 PM IST

Six killed as gunmen attack media offices in Iraq

At least two staffers and four suicide bombers were killed Monday in an attack against two media offices in Iraq`s Salahudin province, Xinhua reported.

Dec 24, 2013, 02:45 AM IST

Three killed in Iraq violence

Three people were killed and 12 wounded in separate incidents of violence in Iraq Tuesday, police said.

Nov 20, 2013, 11:07 AM IST

Iraq death toll from Baghdad bombings rises to 26

Violence across Iraq, including a spate of evening bombings against markets and cafes in Baghdad, killed at least 26 people and a dozen militants, officials said on Monday.

Nov 18, 2013, 15:45 PM IST

Iraq death toll for September nears 1000: UN

The death toll for Iraq in the month of Septembet hit the whopping figure of 797, said the UN mission in Iraq on Wednesday.

Oct 02, 2013, 14:22 PM IST

Baghdad car bombings: 32 Shia pilgrims killed, 68 injured

At least 32 people were killed and 68 injured in two separate car bomb blasts which targeted Shiite pilgrims at the end of a major Shiite religious ritual.

Jun 16, 2012, 19:33 PM IST

Baghdad bombings: At least 18 killed, 53 wounded

A series of bombings in the Iraqi capital struck a crowded restaurant, a police patrol and several other targets, killing 18 people and wounding 53.

May 31, 2012, 18:24 PM IST

Baghdad bombings: 11 Iraqis sentenced to death

A court sentenced 11 Iraqis on Thursday to death by hanging for planning and carrying out massive truck bombings in Baghdad last August that killed 95 people and wounded more than 1,000.

Jan 14, 2010, 15:58 PM IST

Iraqi PM asks for patience after Baghdad bombings

Iraq`s PM is calling on Iraqis to stand by their security forces following a string of attacks in Baghdad.

Dec 09, 2009, 18:22 PM IST

29 killed in Baghdad bombings: Iraqi police

Bombs exploded near five Shiite mosques in Baghdad, killing at least 29 people, in an apparent coordinated attack that targeted worshippers leaving Friday prayers, Iraqi police and hospital officials said.

Jul 31, 2009, 23:38 PM IST