Development In Iraq

December 8, 2013

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.

People inspect site of a car bomb attack in Iraq. [presstv]
04:30 GMT

Iraqi authorities say two separate bombings in the northern Baghdad region have killed at least four people and wounded over twenty more.

December 5, 2013

Security officials examine a car after a bomb in Kirkuk Wednesday (Reuters)
06:44 GMT

Nine people were killed in northern Iraq Wednesday as part of a a coordinated, massive attack on a shopping mall.

December 3, 2013

Suicide bomb attacks have become so prevalent throughout Iraq that cafe owners recently attended a training on how to prevent such attacks from happening in or nearby their shops (AFP)
12:34 GMT

A suicide and mortar attack on a government compound in Iraq's northern town of Tarmiya left 9 people dead and 17 wounded Tuesday.

December 2, 2013

Two senior security officers were wounded when sticky bombs attached to their cars exploded near Sulaimaniyah city in Iraq's self-ruled Kurdish region (File Archive)
12:47 GMT

Bombing in Iraq and the country's self-ruled Kurdish region left senior officials

An Iraqi cafe owner injured in an bomb attack attends a seminar for owners. [resources1]
04:42 GMT

After a rise in suicide bomber attacks in local cafes, owners attend a security held anti-suicide bomber seminar to learn about ways to prevent the attacks.

December 1, 2013

Suicide car bombs and related attacks throughout Iraq killed nearly 950 in November alone (File Archive/AFP)
11:46 GMT

Nearly 950 people were killed in attacks in Iraq during the month of November alone according to recently released statistics.

Iraqi interior ministry security forces man a checkpoint in central Baghdad on November 27, 2013 (AFP)
08:22 GMT

A suicide bomber targeting the funeral of a prominent Sunni sheikh killed at least 10 people and injured more than 25 in the northern Iraqi town of Muqdadya, 80 km northeast of Baghdad, on Sunday morning.

November 30, 2013

More than 50 people were killed, execution-style, in Sunni majority areas of Iraq on Friday. (AFP/File)
05:47 GMT

According to security officials, more than 50 people were killed in mass executions in Iraq on Friday after violence struck Baghdad and other Sunni-majority parts of the country.

November 28, 2013

Car bombs in Iraq's capital targeted Sahwa officers, who are considered traitors by Al Qaeda due to their cooperation with the US military (File Archive/AFP)
12:21 GMT

At least fifteen people have been killed in Iraq Thursday in another day of multiple attacks throughout the country.

November 27, 2013

Suicide car bombs killed at least four in Ramadi Wednesday morning (File Archive/AFP)
08:54 GMT

Multiple attacks in Iraq Wednesday morning have already left 11 people dead.

November 26, 2013

UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has publicly criticised Iraq's execution record. (AFP/File)
10:41 GMT

Despite having its justice system slammed by the UN human rights chief, the Iraqi government has executed 11 people convicted of being involved in "terrorist attacks", an official said Tuesday.

Suicide car bombs in Baghdad have become a daily occurrence in the Iraqi capital (File Archive/AFP)
07:05 GMT

Syria's conflict is "fueling terrorism" and sectarian tensions in Iraq, with jihadists exploiting Baghdad's weak security operation and political deadlock to strengthen al-Qaeda presence nationally and regionally.

November 25, 2013

French ambassador to Baghdad Denys Gauer at a meeting marking the visit of a French trade delegation to Iraq in the heavily fortified Green Zone of the Iraqi capital on November 25, 2013. [AFP]
16:53 GMT

France is ready to help Iraq in its war against terrorism, French Ambassador in Baghdad, Denis Gauer, said in a word delivered during an Iraqi-French meeting on investment and business Monday.

November 22, 2013

Iraqi men clean the rubble at the site of a blast that took place the previous day outside a cafe in Baghdad's Bayaa neighborhood on November 21, 2013. [Getty Images]
13:45 GMT

At least 48 people have been killed in a fresh wave of attacks, including bombings and a shooting incident, across Iraq.