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Deadly attack near Iraq Shia mosque

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 19:28
related places: Baghdad

Two explosions near a Shia mosque in the Iraqi capital Baghdad have killed at least 35 people, officials say.
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America's oldest ally in from the cold

Sunday, September 8th 2013, 23:01
related countries: France France, United States United States

How US and France healed wounds inflicted by Iraq
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Blair: Iraq made UK timid over Syria

Friday, September 6th 2013, 10:26
related countries: Syria Syria, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Tony Blair says the aftermath of the Iraq war made the UK "hesitant" to intervene in Syria - and criticises Ed Miliband for voting against the government.
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Deadly attack on Shia family in Iraq

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 11:09
related places: Baghdad

An attack on a Shia family living near Baghdad has left at least 16 people dead, Iraqi officials say.
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Deadly bombs hit Baghdad Shia areas

Tuesday, September 3rd 2013, 23:04
related places: Baghdad

At least 60 people are killed in a series of car bomb attacks and shootings in mainly Shia districts of Iraq's capital Baghdad, officials say.
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Soldiers before Iraqi deaths inquiry

Monday, September 2nd 2013, 9:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

British soldiers have begun giving evidence at a public inquiry into claims Iraqi detainees were mistreated and unlawfully killed in 2004 after a notorious battle.
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Deadly clashes at Iran exile camp

Sunday, September 1st 2013, 23:57
related countries: Iran Iran

Violence erupts at an Iraqi camp for dissident Iranians, who blame Iraqi forces for the reported deaths of dozens of residents.
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VIDEO: Sectarian tensions rise in Iraq

Saturday, August 31st 2013, 3:51

A string of bomb attacks in Iraq has left scores of people dead in the past week, prompting fears that sectarian tensions are spiralling out of control.
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Iraq car bomb 'kills 16' at market

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 19:08
related places: Samarra'

At least 16 people were killed in a car bomb attack on a market in the Iraqi city of Samarra, officials say.
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Baghdad hit by deadly bombings

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 20:28
related places: Baghdad

A series of bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad has killed at least 68 people and wounded dozens more, police and medical sources say.
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VIDEO: Baghdad hit by deadly bombings

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 10:14
related places: Baghdad

A series of co-ordinated bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad has killed at least 44 people and wounded dozens more, police and medical sources have said.
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Iraq suffers wave of bomb attacks

Sunday, August 25th 2013, 21:32

Bomb attacks across Iraq kill at least 46 people, police and medical sources say, with the deadliest blasts in Baquba and Baghdad.
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Suicide bomb hits busy Baghdad park

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 21:15
related places: Baghdad

A suicide bomber kills at least 25 people and wounds dozens in Baghdad, amid a fresh surge of violence across Iraq.
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VIDEO: Syrian refugees in 'exodus'

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 18:24
related countries: Syria Syria

Thousands of refugees from Syria are crossing the border into Iraqi Kurdistan.
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Syria refugees flood Iraqi Kurdistan

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 18:31
related countries: Syria Syria

Thousands pour over Syria's border into Iraqi Kurdistan, the UN says, in one of the biggest waves of refugees in the Syrian conflict.
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VIDEO: 'Chaotic' scenes at Syria border

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 14:49
related countries: Syria Syria

Thousands pour over Syria's border into Iraqi Kurdistan, the UN says, in one of the biggest waves of refugees in the Syrian conflict.
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VIDEO: Thousands of refugees leave Syria

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 12:26
related countries: Syria Syria

Thousands of refugees from Syria are pouring over the border into Iraqi Kurdistan, the UN refugee agency says.
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How Baghdad attack put UN aid missions at risk

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 0:37

How Baghdad deaths changed UN policy on aid missions
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Wave of deadly bombings hits Baghdad

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 13:17
related places: Baghdad

At least 33 people are killed and scores more wounded in Baghdad in the latest series of bombings to hit Iraq, officials say.
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Iraqi city hit by double bombing

Wednesday, August 14th 2013, 21:04
related places: Baghdad

Two bombs have exploded in the Iraqi city of Baquba, north-east of the capital Baghdad, killing at least 14 people, police say.
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Deadly bomb attack hits Iraq cafe

Monday, August 12th 2013, 18:42
related places: Balad

A suicide bomb at a cafe in the central Iraq town of Balad leaves at least 16 people dead and wounds another 35, officials say.
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VIDEO: US condemns Iraq Eid attacks

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 13:10
related countries: United States United States

The US condemns the latest bombings and shootings in Iraq in which more than 60 people were killed during celebrations marking the end of Ramadan.
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US condemns Iraq Eid attacks

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 8:29
related countries: United States United States

The US condemns the latest bombings and shootings in Iraq in which more than 60 people were killed during celebrations marking the end of Ramadan.
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Deadly Eid bomb attacks strike Iraq

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 4:56
related places: Baghdad

Bombers strike in Baghdad and elsewhere in Iraq during celebrations for the Eid al-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan, killing dozens.
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VIDEO: Deadly Eid blasts strike Iraq

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 0:23

More than 60 people are reported to have been killed in a wave of bomb attacks in Iraq, as people celebrated the Eid al-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan.
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Iraq's uncertain future amid wave of violence

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 17:30

Iraq's uncertain future amid wave of violence
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Iraqi Kurd leader in Syria warning

Saturday, August 10th 2013, 16:43
related countries: Syria Syria

The president of Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region threatens to intervene to defend the Kurdish population caught up in Syria's unrest.
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VIDEO: Iraq tension raises civil war fear

Friday, August 9th 2013, 6:59

More than 1,000 people died in attacks across Iraq during July, making it the bloodiest month in years and prompting concerns that the country is heading for civil war.
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Baghdad rocked by car bombings

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 21:09

A series of car bombs in and around the Iraqi capital Baghdad leaves at least 41 dead, the latest round in a wave of violence this year.
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'Over 1,000' killed in Iraq in July

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 12:26
related places: Baghdad

Casualty figures released by the United Nations mission in Baghdad suggest 1,057 Iraqis were killed in July, making it the deadliest month in years.
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Wave of deadly car bombs hits Iraq

Monday, July 29th 2013, 14:13
related places: Baghdad

A wave of car bombs hit the capital, Baghdad, and other areas, killing at least 51 people in mostly Shia areas, officials say.
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Suicide bomber kills police in Iraq

Sunday, July 28th 2013, 8:13

A suicide bomber kills eight Kurdish police in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu after targeting a convoy, local officials say.
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Dozens dead in violence across Iraq

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 21:04
related places: Baghdad

At least 31 people are killed in another wave of violence across Iraq, officials say, most in a blast at a cafe and in shootings at a fake roadblock.
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Policemen killed in Iraq attack

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 10:27
related places: Mosul

Gunmen open fire on a police headquarters near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, killing nine police officers, officials say.
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Al-Qaeda claims Iraq mass jailbreaks

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 15:48

Al-Qaeda has said it was behind deadly raids on two Iraqi jails, which freed hundreds of inmates, including senior leaders of the militant group.
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AUDIO: Iraq jailbreak 'could lead to war'

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 7:19
related places: Baghdad

Sharmine Narwani and Rami Ruhayem analyse the news that hundreds of inmates have escaped from two Iraqi prisons after gunmen stormed two jails near Baghdad.
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Mass 'al-Qaeda' jailbreaks in Iraq

Monday, July 22nd 2013, 17:54
related places: Baghdad

Hundreds of Iraqi inmates break out of two prisons near Baghdad after gunmen launch a military-style assault, killing at least 20 security forces personnel.
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Baghdad hit by deadly car bombings

Saturday, July 20th 2013, 20:12
related places: Baghdad

A series of car bombings kills at least 30 people in mainly Shia areas of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.
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Iraq mosque bomb attack 'kills 20'

Friday, July 19th 2013, 13:30

A bomb blast in crowded Sunni mosque in central Iraq has killed at least 20 people, police say, in the latest of a recent surge of attacks on mosques.
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Wave of deadly bombings hits Iraq

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 20:47

A new wave of bomb attacks kills has killed at least 34 people in the north and south of Iraq, according to police and medics.
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Dozens dead in Iraq bombs

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 23:33
related places: Baghdad

Two bomb explosions near Sunni mosques in the Iraqi capital Baghdad kill at least 21 people while three die in a funeral attack, officials say.
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Deadly bomb attack hits Kirkuk

Friday, July 12th 2013, 22:53
related places: Kirkuk

At least 38 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a bomb attack in a cafe in Iraq's northern city of Kirkuk, officials say.
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Iraq hit by fresh wave of violence

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 20:34

Bomb and gun attacks across Iraq kill more than 30 people, many of them members of the security forces, in the past day, officials say.
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Total cleared of Iraq oil corruption

Monday, July 8th 2013, 15:49
related countries: France France

A French court acquits oil company Total and its chief executive on charges of corruption in the UN's oil-for-food programme in Iraq.
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Baghdad mosque suicide bomb kills 15

Friday, July 5th 2013, 19:13
related places: Baghdad

At least 15 people have died in a suicide bomb attack targeting a Shia mosque in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say.
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Attacks across Iraq leave 14 dead

Wednesday, July 3rd 2013, 17:03
related places: Baghdad

At least 14 people are killed in a series of attacks across Iraq, bringing to 123 the death toll from bombings and shootings since Monday.
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Wave of Iraq bombings kill dozens

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 18:39
related places: Baghdad

At least 40 people have been killed in a series of bombings across Iraq, most of them targeting Shia market areas in the capital Baghdad.
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Deadly attack strikes Iraq mosque

Monday, July 1st 2013, 21:44

A suicide bomb attack targeting a Shia mosque kills at least 22 people in a town north-east of Iraq's capital on Monday, police say.
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Bomb blasts kill Iraq militiamen

Friday, June 28th 2013, 14:13

At least 10 people are killed in twin bombings in the western city of Ramadi, in attacks apparently targeting Sunni militiamen.
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Baghdad cafes hit by deadly bombings

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 23:49
related places: Baghdad

At least 16 people have been killed in a series of bombings that struck crowded cafes in and around the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, officials say.
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US Marine's murder case overturned

Thursday, June 27th 2013, 1:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marine

A US military court overturns the conviction of a Marine found guilty in the 2006 murder of an Iraqi civilian found shot dead in a ditch.
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Twin suicide bombings hit Iraq camp

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 11:43
related places: Baghdad

At least 10 people are killed in Iraq after two suicide bombers targeted a protest camp north of the capital, Baghdad, officials say.
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Dozens killed in Baghdad attacks

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 6:26
related places: Baghdad

A series of car bomb explosions in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, kills more 30 people and injures dozens more, local officials say.
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Deadly attack on Iraq Shia mosque

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 20:05
related places: Baghdad

A suicide bomber kills at least 14 people at a Shia mosque north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, after three other attacks leave nine dead.
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Families win Iraq deaths damages bid

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 12:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Families of soldiers killed in Iraq can sue the government for negligence and bring damages claims under the Human Rights Act, the Supreme Court rules.
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Australia, Iran & S Korea in World Cup

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 14:43
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Australia, South Korea and Iran qualify from the Asian Football Confederation for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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Deadly bomb attacks hit Baghdad

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 14:05
related places: Baghdad

At least 31 people are killed in a double suicide bomb attack at a Shia mosque in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
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VIDEO: Wave of car bombings hits Iraq

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 18:00

A wave of car bombings across central and southern Iraq has killed at least 30 people, police and medics say.
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VIDEO: Wave of car bombings hits Iraq

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 14:33

At least 20 people have been killed in a wave of car bombings across central and southern Iraq, police and medics say.
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Wave of car bombings hits Iraq

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 13:42

At least 30 people have been killed in a wave of car bombings across central and southern Iraq, police and medics say.
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Dozens killed in day of Iraq attacks

Monday, June 10th 2013, 21:13
related places: Baghdad

At least 70 people have been killed and many more wounded in a series of bombings and suicide attacks in northern and central Iraq, officials say.
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Iraq bomber kills Iranian pilgrims

Friday, June 7th 2013, 20:15
related countries: Iran Iran

A suicide bomber rams a car packed with explosives into a bus in north-eastern Iraq., killing at least 10 Iranian Shia pilgrims.
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Men jailed over Debenhams boy rape

Thursday, June 6th 2013, 16:53
related places: Saddam

An intelligence officer during Saddam's Iraqi regime is one of two men jailed for 15 years for raping a boy in a Manchester department store's toilets.
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Iraqis killed at fake checkpoint

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 13:56

At least 14 people have been killed at a fake security checkpoint manned by gunmen in western Iraq, officials say.
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The opinion pollsters who dodged mortar fire and militias

Wednesday, June 5th 2013, 0:26

The Brit who took public opinion surveys to war-torn Iraq
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New life in Iraq's 'Garden of Eden'

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 23:25
related places: Saddam

Restoring the wetlands drained by Saddam
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VIDEO: Iraqi Kurdistan women self-immolate

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 20:22

Doctors in the Kurdistan region of Iraq say they are seeing hundreds of cases of women self-immolating each month which are often the result of domestic violence, social injustice and discrimination.
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Iraq uncovers 'chemical weapon plot'

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 15:18

The authorities in Iraq say they have uncovered an al-Qaeda plot to use chemical weapons, as well as to smuggle them to Europe and North America.
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