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The violence at the prison comes after al-Qaeda’s Iraqi front group announced a campaign to regain territory and said it aimed to help its jailed members escape.
Salaheddin provincial deputy More >
Sept. 9: Insurgents kill at least 82 people in a wave of attacks, gunning down soldiers at an army post and bombing police recruits waiting in line to apply for jobs.
- Aug. 16: A blistering string of bombings and More >
In the west of the city, a car bomb targeted a market in More >
At least 23 people have been killed in a string of attacks in northern Iraq, with several soldiers among the victims.
Twelve people were killed in a succession of car bombings in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, about 250 kilometres north of Baghdad, police sources said.
The deaths included seven police recruits killed when a car bomb targeted them More >
US President Barack Obama has imposed new economic sanctions targeting Iran’s oil export sector and a pair of Chinese and Iraqi banks accused of doing business with Tehran.
In a statement released by the White House on Tuesday, Obama said the new measures underlined the United States’ determination to force Tehran “to meet its international More >
TWIN car bombs in Baghdad have killed 12 people and wounded at least 27 others, while another attack west of the capital left two people dead, security and medical officials say.
The latest violence brings the number of people killed in attacks across Iraq in July to at least 271, according to an AFP tally based on security and medical More >
BAGHDAD — Bombings and shootings ripped across Iraq on Monday, killing at least 106 people in the deadliest day in more than two years. The coordinated attacks in 15 cities sent a chilling warning that al-Qaida is slowly resurging in the security vacuum created by a weak government in Baghdad and the departure of the U.S. military seven months More >
A CO-ORDINATED wave of car bombs has struck Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad and several other cities, killing at least 70 people and wounding more than 200 in one of the deadliest days in Iraq since US troops withdrew from the country.
The bloodshed comes against a backdrop of political divisions that have raised tensions and threatened to provoke a More >