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Iraq

Over 30 killed, 140 wounded in Iraq suicide bombing
At least 35 people have been killed and 147 wounded when a suicide bomber driving a minibus detonated the vehicle filled with explosives in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla.

09.03.2014 09:24

PM Maliki accuses Qatar and S. Arabia of waging war on Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Maliki has accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of declaring war on Iraq and supporting global terrorism. The Iraqi leader blamed the two countries for orchestrating the latest wave of bloody violence to hit Iraq this year.

09.03.2014 04:57

Iraq death toll tops 700 in February – UN
Over 700 people were killed in violence in Iraq this February with the capital city of Baghdad worst affected by the wave of violence.

01.03.2014 11:05

Wave of bombings kills at least 53 in Iraq
A motorcycle rigged with explosives exploded near a second hand market in Sadr City, Baghdad, killing at least 42 people and wounding 51. Two other bombs in the capital targeted minibuses bringing laborers home from work.

27.02.2014 19:17

US military plans steep cutbacks, roils ranks
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s reported plan to scale back the US Army to its smallest numbers since World War II, as well as slashing pay and perks for service personnel, promises to be an uphill battle in Congress.

24.02.2014 09:01

Four years after ‘Collateral Murder,’ Lockheed unveils new cameras for Apache helicopters
The United States is outfitting hundreds of armed Apache helicopters with new technology more advanced than what’s available on other rotorcraft, and the Pentagon says the upgrades will allow chopper gunners to strike targets with unmatched accuracy.

21.02.2014 17:29

Protests continue over use of Shannon Airport in Ireland
​When most people think about rendition or the Second Iraq War, they tend to focus on aggression and human rights abuses perpetrated by the United States or United Kingdom. But what about those lesser-known States who acted as their facilitators?

20.02.2014 10:52

At least 49 killed in Iraq in string of bombings
At least 49 people have been killed and over 100 wounded in a series of bomb blasts in the capital Baghdad and the city of Hilla in central Iraq, police and medics said.

18.02.2014 11:45

Global terrorism, insurgency attacks surge 150% in 5 years – report
The number of terrorist and insurgency attacks worldwide has increased by more than 150 percent since 2009, driven in large part by suicide attacks in Iraq and an ongoing civil war in Syria.

14.02.2014 09:52

Contractors flood into Iraq to give Al-Qaeda a run for the money
The rapidly developing Al-Qaeda incursion is forcing the Iraqi government not only to buy more American weapons and supplies, but also to payroll an army of mercenaries and private contractors, previously hired by the US Defense Department.

04.02.2014 06:20

Preparation fire: Iraqi army kills 50 militants in Fallujah artillery, air strikes
Iraqi government forces have killed 50 militants in artillery and airstrikes as they continue their preparations to storm the anti-government insurgents’ stronghold in the Anbar province city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad.

03.02.2014 02:58

Under siege: Iraqi military prepares raid on militant-held Fallujah
The Iraqi army is preparing to raid the city of Fallujah to end a month-long standoff with al-Qaeda-linked militants controlling Anbar province, officials said. The anti-govt militants inside the city were sent a “final warning” to lay down their weapons.

01.02.2014 21:34

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