Last Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014, 17:28
Forty children from northern Iraq`s Yazidi minority are reported to have died as a result of a jihadist attack on the Sinjar region, the United Nations Children`s Fund said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 11:34
With Sunni militants advancing on Iraqi capital Baghdad and the twin attacks on Karachi airport, an Indo-Canadian author and expert on South Asian politics says Pakistan`s fight against insurgent groups is getting harder while the country is "not that effective" in confronting them, given the complexities and contradictions of its policies.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 20:41
The al Qaeda-inspired group that captured two key Sunni-dominated cities in Iraq this week vowed today to march on to Baghdad, raising fears about the Shiite-led government`s ability to slow the assault following the insurgents` lightning gains.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 18:43
A wave of attacks across Iraq, including twin car bombs in an ethnically mixed tinderbox city, killed 21 people on Wednesday as a year-long surge of violence showed no signs of a let-up.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 19:50
Bombings and shootings killed at least 12 people in Iraq on Wednesday, most of them police or soldiers, as the count drags on from an April 30 general election.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 14:12
A car bomb exploded at a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing eight people, among them three police, an officer and a doctor said.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 16:17
At least eight policemen were killed and ten others injured Sunday in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq`s Kirkuk Governorate province, a police source said.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 18:09
Attacks killed eight people across Iraq Thursday, a day after bombings, shootings and shelling left 46 people dead, part of a surge in bloodshed with elections due within weeks.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 20:00
Iraqi officials say gunmen have killed seven Sunni construction workers northeast of Baghdad.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 09:41
At least 41 people were killed and 22 others wounded in the latest wave of violent attacks across Iraq, police said Friday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 17:39
Latest in the spate of attacks in Iraq, a suicide bomber rammed and detonated his explosive-laden tanker into the police headquarters in Muqdadiyah, in the restive Diyala province near Baqouba, killing seven cops and hurting 14 others, reports said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 14:32
Gunmen and suicide bombers driving explosives-rigged vehicles launched a wave of coordinated attacks in Iraq`s Anbar province overnight, killing 25 police and three civilians, officials and medics said on Wednesday.
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