Iraq

November 13, 2013

Shiite pilgrims gather in Karbala Tuesday to commemorate the anniversary Imam Hussein's death (Ali al-Saadi/AFP)
08:26 GMT

Three coordinated bombings killed at least 8 Shiite pilgrims north of Iraq's capital Wednesday. 10 others were reported wounded.

November 11, 2013

An Iraqi youth makes a belt especially for the annual Shiite Muslim commemoration of Ashura with the saying embossed in Arabic that reads, "Labaik ya Hussein" or " In your service Hussein." (Image credit: AFP)
15:28 GMT

Attacks across Iraq have left seven people dead and wounded fifty people.

November 10, 2013

Turkey's Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu landed in Baghdad Sunday to renew "chilled" ties with Baghdad (Courtesy of World Bulletin)
10:17 GMT

Turkey's Foreign Minister landed in Baghdad Sunday for two days of meetings with officials to renew "chilled" ties with Iraq.

November 5, 2013

Sunni tribal militias known as the Sahwa have been increasingly targeted by Sunni militants who see them as "traitors" due to their cooperation with US military efforts in the country. Many Sahwa received direct salaries from the US military (Saad Shalash/Reuters)
16:33 GMT

Attacks throughout Iraq Tuesday left 10 people dead, bringing this year's death count to more than 5,500.

November 4, 2013

Iraq's Kirkuk province has been a target of many suicide bombing attacks this year (Ako Rasheed/Reuters)
13:17 GMT

11 people died in a series of attacks targeting security officials and building in northern Iraq Monday.

November 2, 2013

raqis gather following an explosion at a bus station on October 27, 2013, in the the Mashtal district of the capital Baghdad. (Image credit: AFP)
15:28 GMT

According to a report by the United Nations, 979 people were killed in Iraq in October 2013.

October 31, 2013

An Iraqi woman looks into a blood stained car of two women shot dead in central Baghdad earlier this month. [presstv]
12:37 GMT

Several attacks in Iraq up the death toll for the month of October. Three women executed and three others dead from explosions.

October 30, 2013

Iraqis look at the remains of a vehicle following an explosion at a small bus station . (Image credit: AFP)
18:35 GMT

Iraqi medical and security officials have said that attacks in Sunni-majority areas of Baghdad and outside the capital left nine people dead and more than 20 others wounded.

 An F-16 I fighter jet lands during an event staged for the media. (Image credit: AFP)
17:37 GMT

The United States is aiming to help the Iraqi government battle an increasing threat from Al-Qaeda linked terror groups with military sales and intelligence sharing, a US official said Wednesday.

An Iraqi woman walks across the debris following an explosion at a bus center on October 27, 2013, in the the Mashtal district of the capital Baghdad, as eight car bombs exploded in Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad province. (AFP)
08:12 GMT

12 people -- including nine Iraqi troops -- were killed after twin suicide bombers attacked a group of soldiers and Sahwa militia men in the central Iraqi town of Tarmiyah late on Tuesday.

October 29, 2013

Iraq's PM Nuri al-Maliki cites the war in neighboring Syria as the reason for escalating violence in his country (Courtesy of Foreign Policy)
14:09 GMT

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki travelled to Washington Tuesday to seek assistance and arms to mitigate countrywide violence.

October 28, 2013

Iraqis look at the remains of a vehicle following an explosion on October 27, 2013, in the Mashtal district of the capital Baghdad. (Image credit: AFP)
17:59 GMT

Authorities in Iraq have said that five people have been killed west of Baghdad as a result of a bombing and an ambush of a police checkpoint.

October 27, 2013

Iraqis look at the remains of a vehicle following an explosion on October 27, 2013, in the the Mashtal district of the capital Baghdad. [SABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images]
15:36 GMT

A series of car blasts hit 8 different areas in and around Baghdad on Sunday killing at least 49 people and wounding more than 90, pushing the October death toll from Iraq violence past 600.

Sunni militants targeted Baghdad's Shiite neighborhood Husseiniyah earlier this year (Courtesy of Voice of America)
07:55 GMT

At least sixteen people were killed in multi-car bomb explosion in Baghdad Sunday that targeted five Shiite neighborhoods throughout the Iraqi capital.

October 26, 2013

A fighter in Iraq. Violence in Iraq has seen levels not seen since 2008.(Image credit: AFP)
17:05 GMT

Gunmen broke into the home of two Sahwa fighters in Baghdad. The men killed the two fighters and all of their family members. A total of seven people were killed.