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Baghdad (Iraq)

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  • Attacks across Iraq leave at least 29 dead

    Attacks across Iraq leave at least 29 dead
    BAGHDAD — A group of suicide bombers launched a brazen assault on a police station north of Baghdad, killing eight policemen, the deadliest in a string of attacks across Iraq on Monday that killed at least 29 people, official said. There was no...
  • Car bomber hits Baghdad cafe, kills dozens

    BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber slammed his explosive-laden car into a busy cafe in Iraq's capital late Sunday, a day in which violence across the country killed 45 people, authorities said. The bombing at the cafe in Baghdad's primarily Shiite Amil...
  • Wave of car bombs kills dozens in Iraq

    Wave of car bombs kills dozens in Iraq
    BAGHDAD — A new wave of car bombs hit Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens, officials said. It was the latest in a series of coordinated attacks targeting civilian areas that has killed hundreds...
  • Bombers kill 41 at Shiite rituals in Iraq

    Bombers kill 41 at Shiite rituals in Iraq
    BAGHDAD — A suicide attacker and twin bomb blast Thursday targeted Shiites marking a somber religious ritual in Iraq, killing at least 41 people and wounding more than 100, officials said. The ritual, known as Ashoura, is observed every year...
  • Scholar fights to keep Jewish artifacts from returning to Iraq

    Scholar fights to keep Jewish artifacts from returning to Iraq
    WASHINGTON — Harold Rhode still recalls the euphoria he felt a decade ago after finding thousands of dripping, moldy artifacts of Iraq's once-vibrant Jewish community in the flooded basement of Saddam Hussein's intelligence service headquarters in...
  • Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign

    Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign
    Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...
  • Ramadan bombings kill at least 38 in Iraq

    Ramadan bombings kill at least 38 in Iraq
    BAGHDAD — A wave of explosions tore through overwhelmingly Shiite cities south of Baghdad shortly before the Muslim faithful broke their Ramadan fasts on Sunday, killing at least 38 people, authorities said. The bombings were part of a surge of...
  • Iraq bombing kills 17 at Sunni mosque; Ahmadinejad wraps up visit

    Iraq bombing kills 17 at Sunni mosque; Ahmadinejad wraps up visit
    BAGHDAD -- A bomb ripped through a full Sunni mosque in central Iraq during midday prayers Friday, killing at least 17 people in the latest outburst of deadly violence targeting worshipers during the holy month of Ramadan. Suicide attacks, car...
  • U.N.: 1,000 killed in Iraq in July, highest monthly toll in 5 years

    U.N.: 1,000 killed in Iraq in July, highest monthly toll in 5 years
    BAGHDAD — More than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in July, the highest monthly death toll in five years, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim figure that shows the rapidly deteriorating security as sectarian tensions soar nearly two years...
  • Wave of bombings leaves 52 dead in and around Baghdad

    BAGHDAD -- A wave of car bombings, mainly targeting cafes and markets around the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, Saturday killed 52 people out celebrating the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, officials said. Violence has been on the rise across Iraq...
  • Attacks across Iraq kill at least 46 people

    Attacks across Iraq kill at least 46 people
    BAGHDAD — Insurgents in Iraq killed at least 46 people in numerous attacks scattered around the country Sunday, striking targets as varied as a coffee shop, a wedding party convoy and a carload of off-duty soldiers. The attacks are part of a...