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IS car bombing kills at least 12 civilians in Iraqi capital

IS car bombing kills at least 12 civilians in Iraqi capital

Sep 06, –  Shortly after the attack, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement posted online. A car bomb ripped through a bustling commercial area of central Baghdad overnight, killing at least 12 civilians, Iraqi officials said on Tuesday. The explosives-laden pick-up truck was left in a parking lot in […]

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Deadly attack stokes Iraq Shia pilgrimage fears

Deadly attack stokes Iraq Shia pilgrimage fears

Dec 12, – “There were one person killed and four wounded when mortar rounds hit an area on the western side of the city” shortly after midnight, a police colonel said. A deadly mortar attack Friday near the Iraqi city of Karbala stoked security concerns as millions of Shiite pilgrims gathered for one of the […]

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Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Wave of bomb blasts rock Iraqi capital, killing 30

Oct 07, –   Attacks on anti-Qaida fighters earlier in the day claimed another five lives. The attacks are the latest in a surge of bloodshed that has roiled Iraq for months, heightening worries that the country is returning to the widespread sectarian killing that marked the years following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. A wave […]

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