Development In Iraq
December 25, 2013
At least 14 people were killed on Wednesday morning after a car bomb targeted a church in southern Baghdad.
Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for killing five journalists in a suicide bombing that targeted a news channel office.
December 24, 2013
While riding in a convoy, Iraqi Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi was targeted in a failed bombing attempt that injured two guards and the vehicle.
Iraq on Tuesday ordered the closure of its border with ally Syria in a bid to speed up Baghdad's massive military hunt for Al Qaeda operatives. The defence minister's convoy was also targeted by militants - he remained uninjured, but two of his guards were wounded.
A wave of violence swept Iraq on Monday, with six soldiers left dead after an attack on a military base near Baghdad. A satellite TV station in Tikrit was also the scene of clashes, and was set fire to after gunmen left the building.
December 23, 2013
Militants attacked an Iraqi television station north of Baghdad Monday.
Four officers and two soldiers were killed west of Baghdad Monday after mortar rounds hit an Iraqi army base.
December 21, 2013
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
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
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
Iraq urges Afghanistan to move forward with a security deal with the US after Afghan President Hamid Karzai stalls efforts.
At least eight Shia Pilgrims are dead after attacks that included a bombing in the Baghdad province
December 16, 2013
Suicide bomb attacks throughout Iraq--in Baiji and Baghdad-have left at least 17 people dead thus far.
December 15, 2013
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
Bombings and shootings in Iraq's capital left six dead Saturday.