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Wave of Iraq attacks kills at least 15


Militants struck with nine car bombs and a shooting in six different Iraqi cities and towns on Sunday, killing at least 15 people and wounding 42, officials said.

With the latest violence, at least 2

Car bomb kills seven, wounds 20 in central Iraq: Police

A bomb in a parked car killed seven people and wounded 20 on Friday when it exploded in the central Iraqi city of Ramadi, police and hospital sources said.

The blast in Ramadi, 100 km (60 miles) west

Iraq bomb attacks kill 21, wound scores


Bombings in and around Baghdad killed at least 21 people and wounded over 100 on Thursday, health and security sources said, the latest attacks in a bloody month that have stoked fears Iraq could retu

Iran, big powers agree to hold more nuclear talks in June


Iran and world powers agreed to meet again in Moscow in June for more talks to try to end the long-running dispute over Tehran's nuclear programme, but there was scant progress to resolve the main sti

Al-Qaeda claims Iraq parliament attack

Al-Qaeda's front group in Iraq claimed a suicide car bomb against parliament in November which it said targeted Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and MPs, in a statement published on Monday.

The Islamic

Iraq war death toll at 162,000: NGO


Around 162,000 people, almost 80 per cent of them civilians, were killed in Iraq from the start of the 2003 US-led invasion up to last month's withdrawal of American forces, a British NGO said on Mond

Bombs kill 57 as Iraq mired in political crisis


A wave of attacks in Baghdad on Thursday killed 57 people as Iraq faced a political crisis, with its vice-president accused of running death squads and the premier warning he could break off power-sharing.

Iraq PM moves to oust deputy as US forces leave


Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called on lawmakers on Sunday to withdraw confidence from one of his deputies, a Sunni Arab who described him on television as 'worse than Saddam Hussein'.


U.S. withdrawal in Iraq rolls into final act


American soldiers signed over their last military base to Iraqi officials on Friday with the U.S. troop pullout drawing to an swift end nearly nine years after the invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein.

Suicide car bombers kill 11 at Baghdad police stations

Two suicide attackers detonated their explosives-packed vehicles just minutes apart at police stations in Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people, security officials said.

At least 42 others

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