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Post-election wave of Iraq attacks kills 74

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 14:30

A post-election wave of attacks across Iraq, including car bombings in Baghdad and a northern city, killed at least 74 people, officials said Thursday.

Quick fixes unlikely for Iraq after election: Experts

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 17:50

Strong election results may deliver a third term for incumbent premier Nuri al-Maliki, but few of Iraq`s intractable problems, from brutal violence to fragile sectarian ties, appear closer to resolution, experts say.

Iraq election candidate kidnapped as attacks kill nine

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 20:49

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

Barack Obama hails Iraq`s embrace of `right to vote`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 21:13

President Barack Obama on Thursday praised Iraq`s parliamentary elections, saying the vote demonstrated the country`s enthusiastic embrace of democracy despite "enormous challenges." 

Fifty killed in bomb attack ahead of elections in Iraq

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 06:40

Fifty people were killed on Monday as suicide bombers attacked a political rally and Iraqi police and soldiers cast their votes early for a national election in two days` time, authorities and witnesses said.

Five key questions on Iraq`s election

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:31

Five key questions about Iraq`s general election on Wednesday. 9,039 candidates from 277 political blocs are standing for a seat in the 328-strong parliament.

Key players in Iraq`s election

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 12:30

Five key questions about Iraq`s general election on Wednesday. 9,039 candidates from 277 political blocs are standing for a seat in the 328-strong parliament.

Iraq election rally bombing toll rise to 33

Last Updated: Saturday, April 26, 2014, 06:54

At least 33 people were killed and 90 others wounded in a series of bombing attacks at a parliamentary election rally in Iraq`s capital city of Baghdad Friday, an interior ministry source said.

Statement says ISIL responsible for Baghdad attack, 31 dead and over 50 injured

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 21:34

A powerful jihadist group claimed a dual bombing at a Shiite political rally in Baghdad on Friday, according to a statement posted on jihadist forums, just days before national elections.

Iraq attacks kill 8 at start of election campaign

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 22:19

A series of attacks north of Baghdad killed eight soldiers on Tuesday as Iraq`s election campaign officially kicked off ahead of the April 30 nationwide vote.

Iraq election rivals meet in political ice breaker

Last Updated: Sunday, June 13, 2010, 17:16

The leaders of rival pol alliances battling to run Iraq took a step toward ending dispute.

Two winning candidates disqualified: Iraq officials

Last Updated: Monday, April 26, 2010, 19:14

An Iraqi election official says a special court tasked with reviewing election-related complaints has disqualified two winning candidates from the March 7 parliamentary election.