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Suspect in Seattle stolen plane incident
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Inspire Middle East
Suicide car bomb kills and maims in Sadr City
Blast comes as the French President Francois Hollande visits the Iraqi capital
Dozens of people have been killed in Iraq following multiple attacks in Baghdad and across the country.
A car bomb explosion near a hospital in central Baghdad has left at least nine people dead.
Videos of Adil Faraj practising his debut dance routine on stage at the Al-Hussein Cultural Center in Amman, Jordan Adil Faraj died in the attack on the Iraqi capital’s Karada shopping district , the
Scores of funerals in Baghdad following massive car bombing Death toll rises to250 Interior minister offers resignation Mourners gather in central Baghdad for one of the victims of Saturday night’s
Carnage on a Saturday evening in Baghdad.
Two separate bombings in Baghdad have killed more than 20 people and wounded at least 70.
Iraqi security forces have opened fire on protesters who stormed the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad.
More than 70 people have been killed and over 140 wounded in a day of attacks in Baghdad. A car bomb went off in the Shi’ite Sadr City on Tuesday
Two blasts have rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad – killing dozens of people and injuring more than 90. A suicide bomber – believed to be a woman –
Iraqi police say the devices were detonated in the north, west and Sadr City areas of the Iraqi capital. There are dozens of dead and injured.
Three bombs have been detonated around the Iraqi capital Baghdad killing as many as 25 people and wounding scores.
Protesters in Baghdad have left the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone after invading the heavily-fortified district to stage a 24-hour rally against
It was a protest that took the Iraqi security forces by surprise. As hundreds of supporters of a prominent Shi’ite cleric invaded Baghdad’s Green
Hundreds of supporters of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have stormed the Iraqi parliament in protest at MPs’ failure to convene for a vote on
Hundreds of supporters of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed Baghdad’s Green Zone on Saturday and some entered the Iraqi parliament in
US Defence Secretary Ash Carter is in Baghdad to discuss tactics with Iraqi leaders on how to intensify pressure on ISIL in the strategic city of Mosul.
Amateur footage captures the moment a suicide bomber struck a football match in a town south of Baghdad. The game had just finished and trophies were
Counting the cost in Iraq after dozens die in three attacks over two days