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

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 »

Bush says US can succeed in Iraq

Thursday, July 12th 2007, 22:27
related countries: United States United States

President Bush says the US can still succeed in Iraq, as a report finds limited success by Baghdad in meeting US goals.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bush to give 'mixed' Iraq report

Thursday, July 12th 2007, 10:45

The White House is expected to give Congress an interim report on progress in Iraq showing mixed results.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN concerned over US Iraq policy

Thursday, July 12th 2007, 1:51
related countries: United States United States

UN chief Ban Ki-moon tells the BBC he is concerned about where US policy on Iraq might be heading.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq 'vendetta attack' kills 11

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 19:25
related countries: United States United States

Insurgents in Iraq kill at least 11 people by locking them into a house and blowing it up, the US military says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bush tries to bolster Iraq plan

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 16:43

The White House tries to shore up support for its Iraq strategy, under fire from two more Republican Senators.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Ex-Iraq MP and son convicted

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 14:41

An Iraqi court convicts a fugitive former Sunni Arab member of parliament and his son of corruption.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Vicar flees Baghdad after threats

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 11:57
related places: Baghdad

The vicar of Iraq's last Anglican parish flees the country after threatening leaflets appear in Baghdad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

German mother 'released in Iraq'

Wednesday, July 11th 2007, 9:13
related countries: Germany Germany

A German woman held hostage with her son in Iraq has been freed, the German foreign minister says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Baghdad mortar attack kills three

Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 22:12

Three people are killed in a mortar attack on the Green Zone in central Baghdad, Iraqi police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Bush urges Iraq support

Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 19:14

President Bush says he understands US upset on Iraq but says Congress must allow time for the "surge" to work.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US Senate steps up Iraq pressure

Tuesday, July 10th 2007, 8:47
related countries: United States United States

President George W Bush faces fresh pressure over his Iraq policy as the US Senate debates war funding.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq fears Turkey troop build-up

Monday, July 9th 2007, 18:59
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari says Turkey has massed 140,000 troops along its border with Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US Iraq chief warns of long war

Monday, July 9th 2007, 17:20
related countries: United States United States

The head of US forces in Iraq, Gen David Petraeus, says fighting the insurgency could take decades.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Sadr attacks Iraq PM in Shia rift

Sunday, July 8th 2007, 19:57

Iraqi Shia leaders linked to radical cleric Moqtada Sadr attack their former ally, Prime Minister Nouri Maliki.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Fijian died in Iraq accident

Sunday, July 8th 2007, 14:01
related countries: Fiji Fiji, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British soldier who died in an accident in Basra on Friday is named as a 23-year-old Fijian national.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraqi PM slams 'heinous' bombers

Sunday, July 8th 2007, 10:59

Iraq's PM Nouri Maliki says Saturday's bombing in northern Iraq, which killed 130 people, was a "heinous crime".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iranians visit captives in Iraq

Saturday, July 7th 2007, 16:04
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Iranian officials pay their first visit to five nationals detained since January by US forces in northern Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq market truck bomb kills 105

Saturday, July 7th 2007, 15:03

A truck bomb devastates a market in northern Iraq, killing 105 people and injuring 240 others, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Six US soldiers killed in Iraq

Saturday, July 7th 2007, 4:51
related countries: United States United States

The US military announces the recent deaths of six more American soldiers in combat operations in Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Charge over UK bomb attempts

Friday, July 6th 2007, 21:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Glasgow, London

UK police charge an Iraqi doctor in connection with failed bombings in London and Glasgow airport.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US investigating Falluja claims

Friday, July 6th 2007, 21:21
related countries: United States United States

The US Navy is examining "credible allegations" of wrongdoing by US marines in Falluja, Iraq, in 2004.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Clashes in south Iraq kill five

Friday, July 6th 2007, 13:05

Clashes between the Iraqi police and militiamen loyal to Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr leave five people dead.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Blast kills Iraq wedding guests

Friday, July 6th 2007, 11:35
related places: Baghdad

At least 15 members of a Baghdad wedding party are killed and 27 injured in a car bomb attack.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Baghdad killings 'rise sharply'

Thursday, July 5th 2007, 10:29
related places: Baghdad

The number of bodies found in Baghdad increases in June despite a security drive in the capital, Iraqi police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Australia 'has Iraq oil interest'

Thursday, July 5th 2007, 9:50
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia admits that securing oil is an important factor behind its continued military presence in Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq checkpoint attack kills 15

Wednesday, July 4th 2007, 19:58

At least 15 people are killed in a suicide car bombing at a checkpoint east of the Iraqi city of Ramadi, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraqi cabinet backs draft oil law

Tuesday, July 3rd 2007, 18:16

Iraq's government submits a key bill on how to share the country's oil wealth to parliament, the PM says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraqi Kurds 'tortured prisoners'

Tuesday, July 3rd 2007, 16:05

Human Rights Watch gives details of torture and abuse in prisons in the Kurdish area of northern Iraq.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Monday, July 2nd 2007, 11:37
related countries: Iran Iran, Lebanon Lebanon, United States United States

The US military says Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah were behind an attack in Karbala that killed five soldiers.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq civilian deaths 'dropping'

Monday, July 2nd 2007, 9:40

Iraq's civilian death toll falls in June to its lowest level since February, the Iraqi government says.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US-led raids 'kill 26' in Baghdad

Saturday, June 30th 2007, 14:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US-led forces say they have killed 26 militants in Baghdad's Shia stronghold but Iraqis report civilian deaths.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US troops charged with murder

Saturday, June 30th 2007, 8:51
related countries: United States United States

The US military charges two of its soldiers with the murder of three Iraqis earlier this year in the Iskandariya area.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

UN closes Iraq WMD inspectorate

Friday, June 29th 2007, 21:43

The UN closes down the inspections programme set up to monitor Saddam Hussein's arsenal.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq Sunnis to boycott government

Friday, June 29th 2007, 17:38

Iraq's main Sunni Arab bloc will boycott cabinet meetings because of legal action against one of its ministers.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Five US soldiers killed in Iraq

Friday, June 29th 2007, 10:37
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

Five US soldiers are killed in an attack on their patrol in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, the US military has said.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Israel model for Iraq, says Bush

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 23:56
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Bush

US President George W Bush asks for patience over Iraq - hailing Israel as a model for defining success there.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Baghdad blast kills at least 20

Thursday, June 28th 2007, 10:11
related places: Baghdad

A car bomb kills at least 20 people at a bus station during morning rush hour in Baghdad, police say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Turkish general seeks Iraq raids

Wednesday, June 27th 2007, 17:45
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The head of Turkey's armed forces asks for guidelines for an incursion into northern Iraq to fight Kurdish guerrillas.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Warrant issued for Iraqi minister

Tuesday, June 26th 2007, 10:21

An arrest warrant has been issued for Iraq's culture minister on terrorism charges, Iraqi officials say.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Baghdad blast kills Sunni leaders

Monday, June 25th 2007, 17:13
related places: Baghdad

A number of senior Sunni tribal leaders are among those killed in a suicide attack on a hotel in Baghdad.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraqis 'unable to hold US gains'

Monday, June 25th 2007, 8:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Baghdad

US commander of operations north of Baghdad says Iraqi forces are unable hold areas taken from insurgents.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

US troops 'tighten' Baquba grip

Sunday, June 24th 2007, 14:35
related countries: United States United States

US troops fighting al-Qaeda militants in Baquba say they now control a large section of the Iraqi insurgent stronghold.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

'Chemical Ali' sentenced to hang

Sunday, June 24th 2007, 10:54

Saddam Hussein's cousin and two others are sentenced to death in Iraq for the murder of Kurds in a 1988 campaign.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Iraq attacks kill seven US troops

Saturday, June 23rd 2007, 16:05
related countries: United States United States

At least seven US soldiers are killed in roadside explosions and attacks in Iraq, officials say.
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