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Death toll in Baghdad blasts surpasses 200

Shiites, Sunnis and Christians have gathered to pray for the victims of two bomb attacks in Baghdad.

Shiites, Sunnis and Christians have gathered to pray for the victims of two bomb attacks in Baghdad.

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At least 80 killed, scores wounded in twin Baghdad bombings

More than 80 people were killed and several hundred wounded when two bombings hit a shopping area and a popular market in Baghdad in the early hours of Sunday (July…

More than 80 people were killed and several hundred wounded when two bombings hit a shopping area and a popular market in Baghdad in the early hours of Sunday (July…

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ISIL 'loses 2,500 fighters' in battle for Fallujah

Iraqi troops are continuing to battle ISIL militants in pockets of the city of Fallujah, days after the government declared the centre had been liberated.

Iraqi troops are continuing to battle ISIL militants in pockets of the city of Fallujah, days after the government declared the centre had been liberated.

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Baghdad rocked by a series of car bombs

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.

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.

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ISIL truck bomb kills 70, wounds at least 60, south of Baghdad

The ISIL militant group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Iraq which has killed at least 60 people, medical and security officials

The ISIL militant group has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Iraq which has killed at least 60 people, medical and security officials

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Dozens dead as ISIL claims responsibility for Baghdad bomb blast

The militant group Islamic State says it carried out a truck bomb attack in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, which killed more than 60 people. The bomb

The militant group Islamic State says it carried out a truck bomb attack in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, which killed more than 60 people. The bomb

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Deadly car bomb attacks in eastern Iraq kill dozens

At least 42 people have been killed and many more injured in two bomb attacks in eastern Iraq. A car bomb targeted a crowded marketplace near the

At least 42 people have been killed and many more injured in two bomb attacks in eastern Iraq. A car bomb targeted a crowded marketplace near the

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Search continues for victims in Iraq after huge suicide bomb

Recovery workers in Iraq have been searching for more victims among the debris following Friday’s massive car bomb at a busy market. Officials say at

Recovery workers in Iraq have been searching for more victims among the debris following Friday’s massive car bomb at a busy market. Officials say at

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ISIL claims responsibility as Iraq suicide bomb 'kills more than 100'

More than 100 people are reported dead in a suicide car bombing at a busy market in Iraq. ISIL said it was behind the blast in the mainly Shi’ite

More than 100 people are reported dead in a suicide car bombing at a busy market in Iraq. ISIL said it was behind the blast in the mainly Shi’ite

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Iraq hit by bomb blast and prison escape

A car bomb has rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least seven people and wounding more than a dozen others. No group immediately claimed

A car bomb has rocked the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing at least seven people and wounding more than a dozen others. No group immediately claimed

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Battle for Iraq's largest oil refinery far from over

It looks like the battle for control of the town that is home to Iraq’s largest oil refinery is far from over. Latest footage from the area shows

It looks like the battle for control of the town that is home to Iraq’s largest oil refinery is far from over. Latest footage from the area shows

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British jets hit ISIL targets in Iraq for second day

Britain launched a second day of airstrikes against Islamic militant (ISIL) targets in Iraq on Wednesday (October 1) Six Tornado fighter planes

Britain launched a second day of airstrikes against Islamic militant (ISIL) targets in Iraq on Wednesday (October 1) Six Tornado fighter planes

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Kerry in Iraq to seal alliance against Islamic State militants

The US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Iraq to build support against Islamic State militants. It is the start of a tour of the Middle

The US Secretary of State John Kerry has arrived in Iraq to build support against Islamic State militants. It is the start of a tour of the Middle

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US military video said to show airstrike against Islamic State

America’s military has released video of what it says is an airstrike against Islamic State fighters in Iraq. The footage, purportedly shot on

America’s military has released video of what it says is an airstrike against Islamic State fighters in Iraq. The footage, purportedly shot on

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At least 19 die as explosions rip through Baghdad

At least 11 people died in twin explosions in the Utaifiya district of Baghdad on Monday night (August 25), while a blast the following morning in

At least 11 people died in twin explosions in the Utaifiya district of Baghdad on Monday night (August 25), while a blast the following morning in

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Iraq: US air strikes back Kurd push to retake Mosul dam

Kurdish fighters backed by US air strikes have launched a major offensive in northern Iraq against Islamic State militants. The Peshmergas are

Kurdish fighters backed by US air strikes have launched a major offensive in northern Iraq against Islamic State militants. The Peshmergas are

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Obama authorises 'targeted' US airstrikes in Iraq

As Islamist militants seize more territory in northern Iraq, forcing people from religious minorities to flee, President Barack Obama has warned of

As Islamist militants seize more territory in northern Iraq, forcing people from religious minorities to flee, President Barack Obama has warned of

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Islamic State makes gains in Iraq

Militants from the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) have seized control of Iraq’s biggest dam, another oil field and three more towns.

Militants from the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) have seized control of Iraq’s biggest dam, another oil field and three more towns.

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Sectarian violence claims more lives in Iraq

Residents of Baghdad could be seen inspecting the damage inflicted by two car bombs in two Shiite neighbourhoods. The blasts killed 23 people and

Residents of Baghdad could be seen inspecting the damage inflicted by two car bombs in two Shiite neighbourhoods. The blasts killed 23 people and

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Iraqi Christians flee Mosul after Jihadist ultimatum

Christians from the ancient community of Mosul in northern Iraq have fled the city after being given a deadline of Saturday afternoon to convert to

Christians from the ancient community of Mosul in northern Iraq have fled the city after being given a deadline of Saturday afternoon to convert to

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Dozens killed in series of Baghdad car bombs

A series of car bombs in Baghdad have killed at least 26 people, according to local police and medics. The five blasts targeted mainly Shi’ite

A series of car bombs in Baghdad have killed at least 26 people, according to local police and medics. The five blasts targeted mainly Shi’ite

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Sunni militants seize Iraq's largest oil refinery

Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are understood to have taken control of Iraq’s largest oil refinery. An official from

Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant are understood to have taken control of Iraq’s largest oil refinery. An official from