Iraq attacks

Attacks including suicide bombings kill 46 in Iraq

Attacks including suicide bombings kill 46 in Iraq

The violence comes as Iraqi forces prepare for an operation to retake Mosul, the last IS-held city in the country.

Oct 15, 2016, 22:10 PM IST

US journalist admits faking story about Iraq attack

Veteran journalist Brian Williams, the popular host of NBC`s nightly prime time newscast, has apologised after admitting that he made up the story he told about travelling in a helicopter that was attacked during the 2003 Iraq invasion.

Feb 06, 2015, 04:23 AM IST

Series of attacks kills at least 36 in Iraq

A series of bomb and mortar shell attacks in and around Baghdad killed at least 36 people, Iraqi officials said on Thursday, in an assault that underscored the threat posed to the Iraqi capital by marauding Islamic militants that have seized large parts of the country.

Sep 19, 2014, 02:02 AM IST

Iraq attacks and shelling kill 33

Violence across Iraq, including shelling of the conflict-hit city of Fallujah, killed 33 people Tuesday, as politicians haggle over forming a new governing coalition after April elections.

Jun 03, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

Iraq election candidate kidnapped as attacks kill 16

Militants kidnapped an Iraqi election candidate Sunday as attacks in Baghdad and northern Iraq killed 16 people and officials prepared to announce the results of last month`s vote.

May 19, 2014, 01:10 AM IST

49 killed, 69 injured in Iraq attacks

As many as 49 people were killed and 69 wounded Monday in a wave of violent attacks witnessed across Iraq, including battles with insurgent groups in Anbar province, security and medical sources said.

May 13, 2014, 02:28 AM IST

At least 15 killed in Iraq``s Anbar province

At least 15 people were killed and 26 others wounded in separate attacks across the Iraqi province of Anbar Sunday, police said.

Apr 28, 2014, 01:37 AM IST

37 killed, 86 injured in Iraq violence

As many as 37 people were killed and 86 injured in a wave of attacks in different parts of Iraq Thursday.

Apr 11, 2014, 00:47 AM 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

52 killed in Iraq violence

A total of 52 people were killed and 32 others wounded Thursday in violent attacks across Iraq, including 40 militants killed in a single battle with Iraqi forces, police said.

Apr 03, 2014, 22:45 PM IST

Iraq attacks kill 15 as UN warns of `divisive` polls

The attacks came on the second day of campaigning for April 30 parliamentary polls, Iraq`s first since March 2010.

Apr 03, 2014, 03:23 AM IST

Attacks in Baghdad area kill 21 people

Bombings mainly targeting Shiite areas of Baghdad and attacks on security force checkpoints in and around the capital killed at least 21 people Wednesday, officials said.

Mar 06, 2014, 01:54 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

Attacks push Iraq death toll to 26: Officials

The protracted surge in nationwide unrest, coupled with a deadly standoff in Anbar province between security forces and anti-government fighters, has left more than 850 people dead so far this month.

Jan 27, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

Iraq attacks kill at least 18, including army general: Police

At least 18 people were killed in attacks across Iraq on Sunday, including a military general in a bombing in the northern city of Mosul, police and medical sources said.

Dec 30, 2013, 09:55 AM 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

27 killed in Iraq attacks

At least 23 people and four suicide bombers were killed and 14 wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq Monday, police said.

Dec 24, 2013, 07:58 AM 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

Wave of attacks kill 70 people in Iraq

Baghdad: A double car bombing and a shooting killed 34 Shiite Muslims on pilgrimage in Iraq on Monday, the deadliest in a wave of attacks across the country that left at least 70 dead. It was the bloodiest day of violence in nearly two months.

Dec 17, 2013, 01:31 AM IST