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A number of bombs exploded in commercial areas in Baghdad. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
September 04, 2015 - 08:02 GMT
A least 11 people have lost their lives and more than two dozen sustained injuries after a series of bomb explosions ripped through commercial districts in and around Baghdad.
US Secretary of State John Kerry made the comments while speaking with CNN's Christian Amanpour on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
September 03, 2015 - 14:57 GMT
Washington's top diplomat acknowledged for the first time a need for acting forces on the ground in Syria to combat Daesh, but reiterated Obama's stance that American troops would not be deployed in the war-torn country.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (C) addresses the Turkish Parliament during a debate as the parliament. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Turkey's parliament will discuss a motion to extend military operations in Iraq and Syria.
The men were reportedly working at a construction site in Baghdad when they were kidnapped. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
Over 18 Turkish workers were kidnapped Wednesday by masked men in military uniforms during a raid in Baghdad.
Pro-government fighters and Iraqi troops continue to clash with Daesh in Anbar province. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Over 12 Iraqi soldiers were killed after being hit by mortar shells during clashes with Daesh militants in Anbar province.
The majority of fatalities occurred in and around Baghdad and in Diyala province. (AFP/File)
September 02, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Violence in Iraq killed 1,325 people during the month August, according to the UN.
Iraqi policemen are seen on patrol inside a military base in Baghdad, on June 11, 2014, after the declaration of a state of emergency by the government. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
September 01, 2015 - 12:34 GMT
The new strategy will address the recent bombings across Iraq’s violence-wracked capital.
It is still unclear when the executions took place. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2015 - 11:44 GMT
Four Iraqi Shia fighters believed to be from the Popular Mobilization forces were chained up and burned alive in a new video released by Daesh extremists.
The civilians were reportedly kidnapped by Daesh for protesting against the militant group. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Hundreds of people were abducted in Iraq's western province of Anbar by Daesh militants, according to local media outlets.
Army officers take position in Iraq. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
August 30, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Five Iraqi army officers were killed on Saturday by a roadside bomb planted on the border between Iraq and Jordan, according to an Iraqi military source.
Iraqi police and internal security forces stop cars at a checkpoint in central Baghdad on July 24, 2012. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
August 28, 2015 - 16:31 GMT
A bomb detonated in eastern Baghdad on Friday in a suspicious car that had been taken to a police station.