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Suicide bombings kill 18 in cities north of Baghdad

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There is still no immediate claim of responsibility of the attacks which killed at least 18 and wounded more than 30

KIRKUK, Iraq (Nov. 6, 2016) — Suicide bombings killed at least 18 people and wounded more than 30 in two cities north of Baghdad on Sunday, November 6, officials said.  Continue reading Suicide bombings kill 18 in cities north of Baghdad

ISIS bombings near Baghdad mall kill at least 13 people

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The bombings are the latest in a series of deadly attacks at Baghdad shopping centers this year that have been claimed by ISIS

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Sept. 10, 2016) — Two bomb blasts outside a shopping mall in central Baghdad claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS or IS) group killed at least 13 people, security and medical officials said on Saturday, September 10.  Continue reading ISIS bombings near Baghdad mall kill at least 13 people

Death toll from Baghdad blast rises to 292

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BLAST. Iraqis visit the site of a suicide truck bomb attack in Karada district in central Baghdad, Iraq, July 6, 2016. Photo by Ali Abbas/EPA

Health Minister Adila Hamoud says the identities of 177 people killed in the bombing are still undetermined, while 115 bodies have been handed over to families

BAGHDAD, Iraq (July 7, 2016) — A Baghdad bombing claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group killed 292 people, the health minister said on Thursday, July 7, raising the toll of what was already one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq.  Continue reading Death toll from Baghdad blast rises to 292

At least 250 killed in Baghdad blast

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PRAYER VIGIL. Iraqis take part in a prayer vigil at the site of a suicide truck bomb attack in Karada in central Baghdad, Iraq, 06 July 2016. Photo by Ali Abbas/EPA

Health Minister Adila Hamoud says the bombing killed 250 people and wounded 200

BAGHDAD, Iraq (July 7, 2016) — A Baghdad bombing claimed by the Islamic State (ISIS) group killed at least 250 people, officials said, raising the toll of what was already one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq.  Continue reading At least 250 killed in Baghdad blast

94 dead in triple Baghdad car bombings claimed by ISIS

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ISIS BLAST. Iraqis look at the damage following a car bomb attack in Sadr City, a Shiite area north of the capital Baghdad, on May 11, 2016. Photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP

The attacks come as the Iraqi government is locked in a political crisis

BAGHDAD, Iraq (May 12, 2016) — Three car bombs in Baghdad, including a huge blast at a market in a Shiite area, killed at least 94 people on Wednesday, May 11, the bloodiest day in the Iraqi capital this year. Continue reading 94 dead in triple Baghdad car bombings claimed by ISIS

ISIS truck bomb kills 47 south of Baghdad

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ISLAMIC STATE ATTACK. Iraqi emergency responders inspect debris at the site of a truck bomb that exploded at a crowded checkpoint, in the Iraqi city of Hilla, south of Baghdad on March 6, 2016. Photo by Haidar Hamdani/AFP
The Islamic State claims responsibility for the deadly attack on a crowded checkpoint

HILLA, Iraq (Mar. 7, 2016) — A suicide truck bomb attack claimed by the Islamic State group killed 47 people at a crowded checkpoint south of Baghdad Sunday, March 6, the deadliest such attack in Iraq this year.

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