Development In Iraq
July 11, 2013
At least 14 people were killed when gunmen overran an army checkpoint and shot at security officials as they were breaking their fast on the first day of Ramadan
July 9, 2013
Two days of violence in Iraq killed 31 people, police and doctors said Monday, the latest in a wave of unrest in which more than 190 people have died in just eight days.
July 8, 2013
Surge in violence worsens as 21 people are killed across Iraq on Monday
July 5, 2013
Shiite mosque target of a suicide bomb attack as sectarian violence continues to wreck Iraqi cities
July 3, 2013
A series of bomb attacks and shootings targeting Shiite-dominated areas have left more than 100 people dead and at least 280 wounded on the first two days of July
July 1, 2013
Eight men who were previously affiliated with the Sunni militant group Al Qaeda were taken from their homes during a dawn raid and executed on Monday morning.
At least 12 people were killed, most of them boys under the age of 16, when a bomb exploded at a football pitch in Baghdad
June 28, 2013
Sanctions on Iraq, which were imposed after the dictator invaded Kuwait in the 1990s, have been reduced.
June 25, 2013
Twin car bomb attack leaves at least 10 dead at a protest camp north of the Iraqi capital Baghdad
At least 10 vehicles exploded in well populated places across Iraq on Monday evening, killing at least 30 people and injuring dozens. The attacks, may of them targeting Shiites, come as many of Iraq's Shiite prepared to celebrate a religious festival.
June 23, 2013
Three vehicles exploded in northern Iraq on Sunday, including a suicide attack, killing at least four people and injuring 51, according to police officials.
June 20, 2013
As Iraq faces an upsurge in violence, citizens of Anbar and Nineveh provinces vote in provincial elections that were postponed for two months due to security concerns.
June 19, 2013
The head of a provincial political party was killed in a suicide bombing on the eve of regional elections in the Nineveh province, northern Iraq
June 18, 2013
Fifteen people were killed following midday prayers at a Shiite Muslim religious hall in Baghdad on Tuesday. The month of May has been the deadliest month in Iraq since 2008.
June 17, 2013
Three bomb attacks in Iraq including a blast inside a roadside restaurant killed 12 people on Monday, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has left nearly 2,000 dead since the beginning of April.