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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

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

Iraq 'nets 40 IS operatives' in major swoop

Iraq's intelligence service said on Thursday it detained 40 members of the Islamic State group as part of a major operation in Baghdad and Diyala provinces.

Dec 25, 2015, 00:42 AM IST

Bomb attacks in Iraq`s Diyala kill at least 33: Police

Three explosions, two of them suicide bombings, killed at least 33 people near Baquba, the capital of Iraq`s restive eastern province of Diyala on Monday, police and medics said.

Aug 11, 2015, 02:31 AM IST

Iraq football pitch blasts kill four: Reports

Bombs went off during a local football game in Iraq`s restive Diyala province on Monday, killing at least four people, security officials said.

Jul 28, 2015, 08:37 AM IST

Iraq football pitch blasts kill four: security sources

 Bombs went off during a local football game in Iraq's restive Diyala province today, killing at least four people, security officials said.

Jul 28, 2015, 06:42 AM IST

Car bomb kills at least 5 in Iraq town of Khalis

A car bomb blast claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group killed at least five people in the Iraqi town of Khalis on Tuesday, officials said.

Jul 15, 2015, 06:19 AM IST

Ten Iraqi policemen, eight prisoners killed in jail break north of Baghdad

Ten Iraqi policemen and eight prisoners were killed late on Friday as dozens of inmates escaped from a prison holding 300 people charged with acts of terrorism, a security official and a police source said on Saturday.

May 09, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Iraq to probe massacre of 70 civilians

The governor of Iraqi province of Diyala announced on Tuesday that a high-level security committee will be formed to investigate what he called the human horrific massacre involving more than 70 civilians, including women and children, in a village.

Jan 27, 2015, 23:54 PM IST

Iraqi security forces recapture villages near Iran border

Iraqi security forces and pro-government militias took control of about two dozen villages from Islamic State fighters in the eastern province of Diyala near the border with Iran, security sources and local officials said on Monday.

Jan 27, 2015, 01:35 AM IST

Iraq police crack down on kidnappings in east

Police operations in Iraq's eastern region of Diyala have led to three hostages being freed and the dismantling of several extortion gangs, the local police chief said on Sunday.

Dec 15, 2014, 00:59 AM IST

6 killed as Iraq civilian volunteer centre shelled

Mortar rounds on Sunday smashed into a central Iraq recruitment centre for civilians volunteering to fight a militant offensive, killing six people, police and a doctor said.

Jun 15, 2014, 13:09 PM IST

Iraqi airstrike kills seven Kurdish security forces in Diyala: Police

At least seven members of the Kurdish security forces were killed in an airstrike in Iraq`s northeastern province of Diyala on Saturday, police said. The secretary general of the Kurdish security forces said however that only two people had died near the town of Jalawla in what he described as shelling, and that it was not yet clear whether Iraqi forces or militants were responsible.

Jun 15, 2014, 11:30 AM IST

Militants seize two areas of Iraq`s Diyala: Officers

Militants seized two strategic areas of Diyala province northeast of Baghdad, late on Thursday after security forces withdrew, officers said.

Jun 13, 2014, 03:46 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