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Bomb attacks at markets in Baghdad kills 21


Bombs ripped through outdoor markets in and near Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 21 people and wounding dozens, the latest in a deadly wave that has hit Iraq in recent months, officials said.

Bombings kill 35 in south and central Iraq


A new wave of insurgent attacks, mostly car bombs targeting Shiite-dominated cities in central and southern Iraq, killed at least 35 people on Sunday, officials said.

Nine killed in Iraq violence as oil pipeline bombed


Attacks in Iraq killed nine people including three police Tuesday, while militants bombed a major pipeline carrying oil to Turkey, halting exports, officials said.

1,000 killed in Iraq in the month of July


Violence killed around 1,000 people in July, government and United Nations figures show, making it Iraq’s deadliest month since 2008 when the country was emerging from a bloody sectarian conflict.

Iraq officials: Evening attacks on Shiites kill 24


Evening attacks against Shiites in Iraq killed at least 24 people and wounded 49, Iraqi officials said on Friday, in the latest attempt by insurgents to exacerbate the country’s renewed sectarian tensions.

Iraq attacks on Shiites kill 113 in three days

A bombing on Baghdad’s southern outskirts killed seven people Wednesday, the latest in a three-day wave of bloodshed targeting Shiite Muslims that has left 113 dead amid fears Iraq is slipping back into all-out sectarian war.

Iraq attacks kill 41 as unrest surges

Attacks north of Baghdad have left 41 dead as the UN said more than 2,500 were killed in the past three months, highlighting concerns that Iraq is slipping back into all-out war.

Market bomb, shooting kill seven in Iraq


Iraqi officials say a bomb has gone off in an outdoor market in west Baghdad, one of two attacks in Sunni-majority parts of the country that have left seven dead.

Car bomb in Baghdad Shiite suburb kills 4

Iraqi officials say a car bomb in a Shiite suburb of Baghdad has killed four people and wounded 12 others. Two police officers say the parked car bomb went off early morning today in Hussainya and killed four civilians.

John Kerry arrives in Iraq on unannounced visit


US secretary of state John Kerry is in Iraq on an unannounced visit to urge Iraqi leaders to stop Iranian overflights of arms and fighters heading to Syria and to overcome sectarian differences that still threaten Iraqi stability 10 years after the American-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.

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