Iraq attack

Islamic State kills 33 execution-style in Syria; 22 in Iraq attack

At least 33 people have reportedly killed execution-style by ISIS gunmen in eastern Syria, according to a monitoring group.

Apr 06, 2017, 17:52 PM IST

Iraq suicide attack: Death toll plunges to seven including five policemen

The death toll in a suicide attack carried out on Sunday against an Iraqi security checkpoint close to Iraq`s Najaf city has increased to seven, including five policemen, according to the local police command.

Jan 02, 2017, 01:43 AM IST

Suicide attack kills at least 16 at Iraq wedding, say officials

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at a wedding gathering in a town west of the Iraqi capital on Thursday, killing at least 16 people, officials said.

Nov 18, 2016, 00:26 AM IST

IS gun, suicide bomb attacks kill 12 in Iraq's Tikrit

IS seized Tikrit in June 2014, but the city has largely been spared the attacks that have plagued other parts of the country since its recapture last year.

Sep 25, 2016, 02:21 AM IST

Suicide bomber kills 10 north of Baghdad: Officials

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle near a checkpoint north of Baghdad on Monday, killing 10 people, officials said.

Jul 25, 2016, 13:33 PM IST

Attack on Shiite shrine north of Baghdad kills 26: Officials

Iraqi police and hospital officials say an attack carried out by multiple suicide bombers on a Shiite shrine north of Baghdad has killed 26 and wounded 52.

Jul 08, 2016, 05:23 AM IST

Seven dead in raid on Iraqi gas plant claimed by IS

The attack on the Taji plant, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of the capital, was launched at dawn.

May 16, 2016, 01:23 AM IST

IS says American suicide bomber carried out Iraq attack

The Islamic State jihadist group said Tuesday that an American was among four suicide bombers who carried out attacks against Iraqi security forces in the Baiji area north of Baghdad.

Aug 20, 2015, 02:25 AM IST

Islamic State claims Iraq suicide bombing that killed 38

The Islamic State group on Friday claimed it carried out a suicide bombing south of Baghdad that targeted Sunni fighters who oppose the jihadists, in which 38 people were killed.

Dec 26, 2014, 22:47 PM IST

40 Yazidi children reported dead after Iraq attack: UN

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.

Aug 05, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Iraq Sunni militant group vows to march on Baghdad

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.

Jun 12, 2014, 20:41 PM IST

Iraq attacks kill 12 as vote count goes on

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.

May 14, 2014, 19:50 PM IST

Car bomb kills eight in central Iraq

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.

Apr 24, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

Eight Iraqi policemen killed in suicide bomb attack

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.

Apr 13, 2014, 16:17 PM IST

Iraq attacks kill eight on invasion anniversary

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.

Mar 20, 2014, 18:09 PM IST

Gunmen kill 7 Sunni workers in Iraq

Iraqi officials say gunmen have killed seven Sunni construction workers northeast of Baghdad.

Dec 10, 2013, 20:00 PM IST

41 killed in violent attacks in Iraq

At least 41 people were killed and 22 others wounded in the latest wave of violent attacks across Iraq, police said Friday.

Nov 30, 2013, 09:41 AM IST

Iraq violence: Suicide bomber rams tanker into Police HQ, 7 cops killed

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.

Nov 06, 2013, 17:39 PM IST

Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 28 in Iraq

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.

Oct 23, 2013, 14:32 PM IST

Attacks kill 8 policemen in western Iraqi town

Iraqi officials say shootings and a suicide bombing targeting security checkpoints have killed eight policemen in a remote western town.

Oct 23, 2013, 08:53 AM IST