Development In Iraq

December 23, 2013

Officials held a funeral procession on Sunday for Mohammed Al Karoui, one of the soldiers who was killed in the Anbar operation Saturday (STR/AFP)
10:59 GMT

Four officers and two soldiers were killed west of Baghdad Monday after mortar rounds hit an Iraqi army base.

December 21, 2013

Iraqi army recruits parade during a graduation ceremony near Baghdad. [Getty Images]
10:48 GMT

Five senior Iraqi officers, including a major general, and 10 soldiers were killed on Saturday in clashes with insurgents in the west of the country, military sources reported.

December 20, 2013

Iraqi men inspect the site of a bomb attack that went off outside a cafe in Baghdad's Bayaa neighborhood. [presstv.ir]
15:37 GMT

At least eight people have been killed and more than 20 others wounded after two bomb attacks hit a northern Iraqi town, security sources said.

December 19, 2013

Iraqi security forces stand at the site of a bomb attack. [presstv.ir]
11:23 GMT

A suicide bomber detonates an explosives belt among Shiite pilgrims in Iraq, killing 10 people, while militants shoot dead a family of five, security officials say.

December 18, 2013

Afghan President Hamid Karzai addresses media representatives during a press interaction in New Delhi on December 14, 2013. [AFP]
22:43 GMT

Iraq urges Afghanistan to move forward with a security deal with the US after Afghan President Hamid Karzai stalls efforts.

More than 40 were killed in Baghdad Monday, many of whom were on their way to the Shiite holy city of Karbala. [aim]
01:40 GMT

At least eight Shia Pilgrims are dead after attacks that included a bombing in the Baghdad province

December 16, 2013

Two car explosions in Al Bayaa and Al Nahda have already caused several injuries (File Archive/AFP)
08:06 GMT

Suicide bomb attacks throughout Iraq--in Baiji and Baghdad-have left at least 17 people dead thus far.

December 15, 2013

Gunmen murdered a female TV presenter in northern Iraq on Sunday. [yourmiddleeast]
20:49 GMT

The death toll for journalists in Iraq has increased after another media figure was killed in Mosul. This time, a female TV presenter was shot in the Northern Iraq.

December 14, 2013

Bomb attacks Saturday targeted an outdoor market in the capital's southeastern suburbs (File Archive/AFP)
12:30 GMT

Bombings and shootings in Iraq's capital left six dead Saturday.

December 12, 2013

KAI is expected to deliver a T-50IQ, a variant of a T-50 supersonic aircraft, to Baghdad between 2015 and 2016 (Courtesy of Air International)
09:31 GMT

Iraq has signed a $1.1 billion deal with South Korea to purchase 24 multi-role light fighters

December 10, 2013

A blaze engulfs a car at the scene of an explosion in the Shiite Muslim Al-Amin district of Baghdad on December 8. [AFP]
19:31 GMT

The death toll in Iraq climbs to record highs after a suicide bomber killed 11 and wounded 20 people at a Shi'ite Muslim funeral.

Iraqi SWAT forces stand guard outside Camp Ashraf, home to exiled Iranian opposition members. [AFP]
18:27 GMT

UN looks to Iraq to guarantee safety of several Camp Ashraf residents who were abducted after an attack that killed over 50 people.

December 9, 2013

Cafe owners and security officials recently attended a training on how to recognize and prevent suicide bombings in and around their workplaces. Suicide bombs are a daily occurrence in the country (Ahmad Al Rubaye/AFP)
11:03 GMT

Bomb attacks in the capital and north of Baghdad killed at least 15 in Iraq Monday.

December 8, 2013

The predominantly Shi'ite Amil neighborhood of Iraq's capital has been the target of many bombing attacks over the past years (File Archive)
09:08 GMT

At least five people were killed from a bomb that detonated in an outdoor market in Iraq's capital Baghdad.

Selling alcohol in Iraq is a dangerous business, with liquor store workers facing bombings, shootings and robberies. [GettyImages]
05:43 GMT

Militants have claimed the lives of nine people after an attack on alcohol shops in Baghdad in what continues to be a rise in death toll for Iraq.