Google map sightseeing
easy as never before.
world places:  
world regions:  
loading

News: Iraq

We have started to collect the most important news related to Iraq in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Iraq – overview

Iraq: news

Fears over rising Iraq bomb toll

Thursday, August 16th 2007, 16:25

Iraq's interior ministry says at least 400 people died in Tuesday's deadly bombing - but the figure is disputed.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq bomb death toll reaches 250

Wednesday, August 15th 2007, 19:00

Iraqi officials say some 250 people died in bombings near Mosul - the deadliest such attack since the 2003 war.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Deadly Iraq sect attacks kill 200

Wednesday, August 15th 2007, 11:48
related places: Baghdad

At least 200 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks on members of a Kurdish sect in northern Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Somalia plans for a "Green Zone"

Wednesday, August 15th 2007, 10:22
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Baghdad, Mogadishu

Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, is to have a Green Zone similar to the one in Baghdad, says the prime minister.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US launches new offensive in Iraq

Monday, August 13th 2007, 14:49
related countries: United States United States

US troops in Iraq begin a new operation against both Shia and Sunni insurgents, the US military says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Marine freed in Iraq killing case

Sunday, August 12th 2007, 23:44
related countries: United States United States

Clemency for US marine jailed for eight years for his role in the murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdaniya.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraqi PM calls for crisis summit

Sunday, August 12th 2007, 19:28

Prime Minister Nouri Maliki calls Iraq's main political factions together to try to break the political paralysis.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq explosion kills US soldiers

Sunday, August 12th 2007, 12:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Four US soldiers die during fighting south of Baghdad, while a separate joint US-Iraq raid is reported in Sadr City.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bomb kills southern Iraq governor

Saturday, August 11th 2007, 16:28

A powerful roadside bomb kills the governor and police chief of the southern Iraqi province of Diwaniya.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN approves wider Iraq mission

Friday, August 10th 2007, 16:15

The United Nations Security Council approves a resolution calling for a greater UN mandate in Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Blast hits market in north Iraq

Friday, August 10th 2007, 11:40
related places: Kirkuk

A car bomb kills at least seven people and injures many others at a busy market in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Marine's Iraq charges dropped

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 22:15
related countries: United States United States

Murder charges are dropped against a US marine accused of killing three Iraqis in Haditha in 2005.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Security tight for Iraq pilgrims

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 14:46
related places: Baghdad

Thousands of pilgrims converge in Baghdad on one of Shia Islam's holiest shrines, amid a big security operation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran urges US pull-out from Iraq

Thursday, August 9th 2007, 14:03
related countries: United States United States

Iran's vice-president tells visiting Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki a US troop withdrawal will improve Iraq's security.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US raid kills 30 Iraq 'militants'

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 18:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US and Iraqi forces say they killed 30 militants in Baghdad, part of an alleged network smuggling arms from Iran.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UK minister enters interpreters row

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 13:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government says it will "look again" at the case of 91 Iraqi interpreters over their claim for asylum in the UK.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq PM Maliki in Iran for talks

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 10:05
related countries: Iran Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki arrives in Iran for talks which are expected to focus on security and co-operation.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN urged to withdraw Iraq staff

Wednesday, August 8th 2007, 0:34

UN workers should be pulled out of Iraq until their security can be guaranteed, the body's staff union says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq vows to oust Kurdish rebels

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 19:03
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey and Iraq agree to "expend all efforts" to end the presence of the separatist PKK in northern Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Jordanians open schools to Iraqis

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 13:29

Jordan announces that all Iraqi children in the country will be able to go to state schools for the first time.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq power system 'near collapse'

Tuesday, August 7th 2007, 12:44

The pressures on the electricity and water systems in Iraq are worse than ever this summer, officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cabinet setback as Iraqi MPs quit

Monday, August 6th 2007, 19:55

Five Iraqi MPs announce a cabinet meeting boycott, leaving the unity government without Sunni members.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US 'loses track' of Iraq weapons

Monday, August 6th 2007, 17:57

The Pentagon has lost track of 190,000 AK-47s and pistols given to Iraqi security forces, an official report says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Blast rocks northern Iraqi town

Monday, August 6th 2007, 8:38

A suicide truck bomb kills 28 people in the north Iraqi town of Tal Afar while a bomb kills nine in Baghdad, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US 'kills' key Iraq shrine bomber

Sunday, August 5th 2007, 13:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Samarra'

US troops say they have killed an al-Qaeda leader behind attacks on an important Shia shrine in Samarra.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US soldier jailed for 110 years

Sunday, August 5th 2007, 0:06
related countries: United States United States

A US soldier is sentenced to 110 years over the rape and murder of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and her family.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraqi leaders honour footballers

Saturday, August 4th 2007, 15:34

Iraqi leaders honour the national football team a day after its return from victory in the Asian Cup.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Marine jailed over Iraq murder

Friday, August 3rd 2007, 20:18
related countries: United States United States

A US marine is sentenced to 15 years in prison for the murder of an Iraqi civilian during a raid near Baghdad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq celebrates football victory

Friday, August 3rd 2007, 19:29
related places: Baghdad

Iraq's national football team arrives back in Baghdad to be congratulated on their unexpected Asian Cup victory.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraqi progress 'disappoints' US

Friday, August 3rd 2007, 17:33
related countries: United States United States

US Defence Secretary Robert Gates expresses disappointment at the lack of political progress in Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US marine guilty of Iraq murder

Thursday, August 2nd 2007, 21:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A US marine sergeant is found guilty of murder and conspiring to murder an Iraqi civilian near Baghdad in 2006.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US marine guilty over Iraq plot

Thursday, August 2nd 2007, 20:44
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A US marine is found guilty of kidnapping and conspiring to murder an Iraqi civilian near Baghdad in 2006.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN resolution on bigger Iraq role

Thursday, August 2nd 2007, 6:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US and UK circulate a draft UN resolution, which would broaden the organisation's role in Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Rice seeks Mid-East peace boost

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 14:26
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Arab

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is in Israel to hold talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Car bombs kill dozens in Baghdad

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 13:51
related places: Baghdad

At least 67 people are killed and some 100 wounded in two bombings in Baghdad, Iraqi police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Saudis back US Middle East plans

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 13:22
related countries: Israel Israel, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

Saudi Arabia says it would be keen to attend an Arab-Israeli peace conference proposed by the United States.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Cheney insists Iraq surge working

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 6:42
related countries: United States United States

US Vice-President Dick Cheney says the recent increase of US troops in Iraq has improved security there.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Corruption 'mars Iraq rebuilding'

Monday, July 30th 2007, 14:51
related countries: United States United States

Corruption and mishandling of projects are hampering reconstruction efforts in Iraq, a US report warns.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US envoy accuses Saudis on Iraq

Monday, July 30th 2007, 6:33
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United States United States

US ambassador at the UN Zalmay Khalilzad says Saudi Arabia is undermining efforts to stabilise Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq celebrates football victory

Sunday, July 29th 2007, 17:41
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Iraqis take to the streets to celebrate their Asian Cup victory, firing guns into the air despite a government ban.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Morale-boosting final awaits Iraq

Saturday, July 28th 2007, 12:23
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
related places: Jakarta

Iraq's players bid to lift their war-weary fans by winning the Asian Cup final against Saudi Arabia in Jakarta.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US troops battle Kerbala militia

Friday, July 27th 2007, 12:54
related countries: United States United States

Nine people are killed in fighting between a joint force of US and Iraqi troops and Shia militias in Kerbala.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US admits delay to Iraqi weapons

Friday, July 27th 2007, 3:35
related countries: United States United States

The US admits it has failed to deliver nearly two thirds of the weapons it promised to the Iraqi army.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq refugee summit offers help

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 21:53
related countries: Jordan Jordan

A summit on the millions of Iraqi refugees uprooted by war has pledged to help them with their difficulties.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Baghdad market bomb kills 25

Thursday, July 26th 2007, 21:10
related places: Baghdad

A car bomb explodes in a busy shopping district in central Baghdad, leaving at least 25 people dead.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq bombs strike football fans

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 23:03
related places: Baghdad

At least 50 people die in two car bomb attacks in Baghdad, as fans celebrate a national football victory.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iran 'ready for more Iraq talks'

Wednesday, July 25th 2007, 13:45
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Iran says it would consider holding higher-level talks with the US, a day after a landmark meeting in Baghdad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US accuses Iran after Iraq talks

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 16:32
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iran has increased support for militia groups in Iraq in recent months, the US ambassador in Baghdad says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Car bomber hits busy Iraq market

Tuesday, July 24th 2007, 10:10
related places: Baghdad

A suicide car bomb kills at least 22 people in a crowded market in the Iraqi town of Hilla, south of Baghdad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Car bombings rock Iraqi capital

Monday, July 23rd 2007, 18:51
related places: Baghdad

At least 16 people have been killed in four car bomb blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq 'football' gunfire kills two

Sunday, July 22nd 2007, 0:04
related places: Baghdad

At least two people are killed in Baghdad by gunfire to mark Iraq's quarter-final victory in the Asian Cup.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Aziz back in prison after check

Saturday, July 21st 2007, 19:17
related places: Baghdad, Saddam

Saddam-era minister Tariq Aziz returns to jail near the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, after suffering a fall.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Baghdad minibus blast kills five

Saturday, July 21st 2007, 13:05
related places: Baghdad

A bomb kills five people on a Baghdad minibus as conflicting reports come in of a deadly overnight air strike.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Denmark ends secret Iraq airlift

Friday, July 20th 2007, 15:19
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Denmark ends the evacuation of some 200 Iraqis who it feared faced danger for their links to its troops in Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Danish army evacuates Iraqis

Friday, July 20th 2007, 6:46
related countries: Denmark Denmark

Denmark's military secretly evacuates about 200 Iraqi aides and translators who had been helping its troops.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Four US soldiers killed in Iraq

Thursday, July 19th 2007, 8:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Four US soldiers and their Iraqi interpreter are killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Baghdad, the US military says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US marine guilty of Iraq killing

Thursday, July 19th 2007, 2:47
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

A US marine is found guilty of kidnapping and conspiring to murder an Iraqi civilian near Baghdad last year.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US Senate rejects Iraq troop vote

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 16:56
related countries: United States United States

Democrats fail to force a vote on a US troop withdrawal from Iraq, following an all-night Senate debate.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US captures 'top Iraqi insurgent'

Wednesday, July 18th 2007, 12:49
related countries: United States United States

US forces say they have arrested a senior member of al-Qaeda in Iraq, named as Khaled Mashhadani.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US wants fresh Iran talks on Iraq

Tuesday, July 17th 2007, 16:28
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran

The US says it wants to have another meeting with Iran over Tehran's alleged support for sectarian militias in Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Gunmen kill 29 villagers in Iraq

Tuesday, July 17th 2007, 15:15

Gunmen wearing military uniforms kill 29 villagers in Iraq's Diyala province, security officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US Senate locked in Iraq battle

Monday, July 16th 2007, 23:21
related countries: United States United States

The US Senate resumes debate on the Iraq war, as it considers legislation that could lead to a troop withdrawal.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq oil city blasts kill dozens

Monday, July 16th 2007, 16:47
related places: Kirkuk

At least 85 people are killed and scores are wounded in bomb attacks in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

PM Maliki defends Iraq progress

Saturday, July 14th 2007, 15:58
related countries: United States United States

Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki shrugs off US criticism of slow progress saying it is understandable in the face of violence.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Republicans press Bush over Iraq

Saturday, July 14th 2007, 7:26

Two Republican senators add to pressure on President Bush with a new plan on Iraq troop withdrawal.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

NY Times reporter killed in Iraq

Friday, July 13th 2007, 16:24
related places: Baghdad

A New York Times reporter is shot dead in Baghdad, the day after two Reuters employees were killed.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US House votes for troop pullout

Friday, July 13th 2007, 3:48
related countries: United States United States

President Bush comes under more pressure as the US House of Representatives sets an Iraq pullout deadline.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

page 46/68

This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.


Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.


Copyright © 2005 maplandia.com. All rights reserved. | news | faq | contact us | RSS | XHTML & CSS