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Mosul is considered one of the most dangerous areas in Iraq (File Archive)
11:26 GMT
At least 12 soldiers were killed in northern Iraq Thursday by militants armed with automatic weapons.

April 16, 2014

Two suicide bombers in Ramadi targeted the Anbar provincial capital's government headquarters (File Archive/AFP)
13:55 GMT
Two suicide bombers in Iraq's Ramadi left at least five people dead on Tuesday, and other violence was also reported in the country's Saba Al Bur area.
The trench will be 17 kilometers, or 19.6 miles when completed (Safin Hamed/AFP)
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The autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq is digging a trench along its border with Syria in order to prevent militants from the neighboring civil war from entering its territory.

April 15, 2014

Fallujah has been under the control of anti-government fighters since January (File Archive/AFP)
20:14 GMT
A prominent army officer and seven others died in Iraq Tuesday.
Iraqi authorities cite security concerns as the reason behind closing the prison (File/AFP)
15:00 GMT
The notorious prison which was brought to the world's attention when U.S. military personnel committed grave human rights violations against detained Iraqis, has been closed.
The Iraqi army has been battling al-Qaeda linked militants since December 2013. (AFP/File)
07:11 GMT
Iraqi Water Resources Minister Muhanad al-Saadi said in a statement on Monday that militants have “completely closed the gates of the Fallujah dam since Sunday morning.”

April 13, 2014

Oil is a big contribution to Iraq's economy (File/AFP)
15:00 GMT
Iraq's Ministry of Oil is planning to export 300 oil barrels internationally.
A suicide car bomb killed at least seven policemen in Kirkuk Sunday (File Archive/AFP)
11:52 GMT
At least a dozen people were killed in Iraq Sunday from bomb attacks in Kirkuk and Sulaiman Bek.

April 12, 2014

Saleh al-Mutlaq was left unhurt after the attack in Baghdad (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT
Deputy PM Saleh al-Mutlaq escaped from an assassination attempt, alleges an Iraqi lawmaker accompanying him on a trip to Abu Graib.

April 10, 2014

More than 3,000 people have died in Iraq from violent attacks since the beginning of 2014 (Ali Al Saadi/AFP)
07:25 GMT
Violent attacks in mostly Shiite areas in Iraq left at least 34 people dead Wednesday.

April 9, 2014

Since 2013, violence has been escalating in Iraq. (AFP/File)
10:12 GMT
A series of car bombs hit Baghdad's Shiite neighborhoods on Wednesday, killing at least 13 people according to officials.
The plant will support the expansion of the Zubair oil field near Basra
09:55 GMT
Alstom, a global leader in power generation, has secured a contract worth nearly 400 million euros ($549 million) from Eni Iraq BV to build a 740 MW1 Zubair gas-fired power plant, near Basra in southern Iraq.

April 8, 2014

The neighboring war in Syria has had a significant "spillover effect" into Iraq (File Archive/AFP)
12:35 GMT
At least 12 civilians died in attacks throughout Iraq and Baghdad killed 25 militants in the capital Tuesday.
Iraq's elections are set to take place on April 30 (Mohammed Sawaf/AFP)
11:40 GMT
Some areas of the Sunni-dominated Anbar province will not have ballot stations for the upcoming parliamentary elections due to "security concerns."

April 7, 2014

Iraqis will vote for parliament members on April 30. (AFP/File)
19:37 GMT
Iraqi security forces have killed 19 militants as violence continues ahead of elections.
Sattar poses with his The Voice Arabia winning trophy! (Image: Facebook)
14:15 GMT
The Voice Arabia judge Kazem El Saher denied rumors that his sons and him paid money to get people to vote for Sattar Saad.
Majed at the Mouawad press conference in Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
10:42 GMT
Majed Al Mohandes became the new face of luxury jewelry and watches brand Mouawad.

April 6, 2014

Iraq's elections are set to take place on April 30 (Mohammed Sawaf/AFP)
13:20 GMT
At least 10 people were killed in Iraq on Sunday in attacks south of Baghdad and in the northern provinces.
Anbar Province is a hotbed for al Qaeda activity. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
At least 15 soldiers have died in a blast and clashes with al Qaeda-linked militants near Fallujah.

April 5, 2014

Areas around Baghdad have been rocked by violence in the past months. Violence has hit a record high since 2008. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
The Iraqi government has stepped up security measures before elections scheduled for later this month.