Journalist killed at Baghdad checkpoint

Suadad al-Salhy An Iraqi journalist was shot dead at a checkpoint in Baghdad on Saturday, causing outrage and forcing Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki into a personal intervention.

Baghdad bombings kill dozens

Aftermath: The site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad.

Duraid Adnan Bomb blasts in markets, shopping areas and auto repair shops in largely Shiite neighbourhoods of Baghdad, killing at least 45 people and wounded dozens more.

Deadly clashes near Baghdad

Armed Iraqi men protest in Ramadi.

Azhar Shallal Deadly clashes broke out in the Ramadi area on Monday and mosques called for "jihad" as security forces sought to dismantle Iraq's main anti-government protest site, an AFP journalist said.

Wave of Baghdad car bombs kills 65

A wave of bombings in Baghdad province has killed 65 people and wounded 190, officials say, pushing the death toll for July past 500.

Bomb blasts in markets across Baghdad kill 23 people

Sameer N. Yacoub Bombs ripped through outdoor markets in and near Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 23 people and wounding dozens, the latest in a deadly wave that has hit Iraq in recent months, officials said.

At least 66 dead as bombs tear through Baghdad


Adam Schreck and Sinan Salaheddin A coordinated wave of car bombings has torn through mostly Shi’ite areas of Baghdad, killing at least 66 people and maiming nearly 200 as insurgents step up the bloodshed roiling Iraq.

Baghdad bombings kill at least 11

A series of bombings in the Iraqi capital have struck a crowded restaurant, a police patrol and the homes of two policemen, killing 11 people and wounding 25, officials said.

18 dead in Baghdad blasts, assault

Prashant Rao A string of bombings kills 18 in Baghdad.

Baghdad vigil for church dead

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RAW VISION: Hundreds of Lebanese and Iraqis hold a candlelight vigil to express their solidarity with those targeted in an attack in a Baghdad church.

Multiple bombings rock Baghdad

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Bombs and mortar shells tear through mostly Shiite neighbourhoods of Baghdad, killing scores of people.

Car bombings cause Baghdad carnage


At least 57 people were killed and nearly 250 wounded in coordinated car bombings in Shiite districts across Baghdad on Tuesday, an interior ministry official said.

Bloodbath after gunmen seize Baghdad cathedral

BAGHDAD: Thirty-seven Christians, including two priests, were killed in a siege at a Baghdad cathedral that ended when it was stormed by US and Iraqi forces, witnesses and officials said.

No fanfare as the saviour of Baghdad flees

KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT - DECEMBER 14: U.S. Army soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division walk to a waiting bus as they leave customs for a ride to the airport to fly back to Fort Hood from Kuwait after exiting from Iraq on December 14, 2011 at Camp Virginia, near Kuwait City, Kuwait. America's military continues its pullout of Iraq by the end of this year, after eight years of war and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein.

Martin Chulov Not only the US military is leaving Baghdad. Sheikh Mustafa Kamal is also packing his bags.

Baghdad blasts tear apart Iraq's hopes for progress


Martin Chulov Attacks killing at least 60 people in Baghdad have been dreaded and predicted in Iraq.

Suicide blasts rock Baghdad

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Explosions hit Baghdad just before the announcement came that Saddam Hussein's cousin had been hanged.

Blasts wreck Baghdad buildings

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Coordinated bombings across Baghdad kill at least 35, bringing the number slain in the last five days to more than 100.

Hillary Clinton dodges shoe during Las Vegas speech

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Dan Whitcomb A woman threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton on Thursday as the former secretary of state was delivering a speech at a Las Vegas hotel, but Clinton dodged it and continued with her remarks, a US Secret...

Cirque du Clinton: Hillary dodges a shoe

Duck and cover: Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton ducks as an object is thrown on stage in Las Vegas.

A woman rushed past security and threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton as she gave a speech in Las Vegas.

Iraq electoral commission resigns en masse

Raheem Salman The entire board of Iraq's electoral commission quits in protest against political interference, casting doubt on a nationwide vote scheduled for next month.

Iraqi women protest against proposed Islamic law in Iraq

Suadad al-Salhy About two dozen Iraqi women demonstrated in Baghdad against a draft law approved by the Iraqi cabinet that would permit the marriage of nine-year-old girls and automatically give child custody to...