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Threat to evacuate US diplomats from Iraq raises fear of war

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Washington has made preparations to withdraw diplomats from Iraq after warning Mit could shut its embassy, two Iraqi officials and two Western diplomats said,...

Iraqi protesters wounded

Dozens of Iraqi protesters were wounded in Baghdad and other cities in clashes with security forces trying to clear blocked roads, security and medical...

Seven die in Iraq protests

Seven people were killed when Iraqi security forces used live fire and teargas on demonstrators in Baghdad, security and medical sources said, in renewed...

Iraq anti-government movement gains momentum

Thousands of Iraqis protested in Baghdad’s central Tahrir Square for a fifth day, angered by reports of security forces killing demonstrators in Kerbala and...

As caliphate crumbles, Islamic State lashes out in Iraq

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Two days after Iraqi forces launched a new push against Islamic State in Mosul, bomb blasts ripped through a marketplace in central...

Iraqis want crackdown on ‘sleeper cells’ after huge Baghdad bomb

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The death toll from a suicide bombing in a Baghdad shopping district rose above 175 on Monday, fueling calls for security forces...

More than 22 killed, 70 wounded, in two bombings in Baghdad

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More than 22 people were killed and 70 wounded in two separate bombings on Thursday in Baghdad, one targeting a commercial street...

Bombings kill 77 in Baghdad

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At least 77 people were killed and more than 140 wounded by three bombings in Baghdad on Tuesday, extending the deadliest spate...

Three bombings in Baghdad kill 63

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Three bombings killed at least 63 people and wounded more than 100 in Baghdad on Tuesday, police and medical sources said, extending...

Baghdad attacks signal Iraqi forces stretched thin against Islamic State

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Islamic State's deadliest attacks for months in and around Baghdad could be a sign that Iraqi forces are stretched thin after recent...

Twin suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

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A twin suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 70 people in a Shi'ite district of Baghdad on Sunday in the deadliest...

32 dead in Baghdad bomb blast

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At least ??23?? people were killed and 68 others wounded when three bombs went off in mainly Shi'ite neighborhoods in central Baghdad...

Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills 37 people

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A wave of bomb attacks around Baghdad killed 37 people and wounded dozens more on Tuesday, as at least seven explosions struck...

Turkey, Lebanon restart Baghdad flights after shooting, Gulf waits

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Turkish Airlines and Lebanon's Middle East Airlines (MEA) resumed flights to Baghdad on Thursday after halting them earlier in the week when...

Regional airlines suspend Baghdad flights after airplane shooting

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Airlines from at least three countries suspended flights to Baghdad on Tuesday after bullets hit an airplane operated by budget carrier Dubai...

Islamic State launch gunboat attack on river-side town

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Islamic State fighters attacked a riverside town north of Baghdad on Monday with gunboats and a car bomb, killing 17 people and...

Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills 27 people

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At least 27 people were killed in a wave of bombings in mostly Shi'ite Muslim areas of Baghdad on Saturday, police and...

Bodies found north of Baghdad as Sunni insurgents turn on each...

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Residents of a town north of Baghdad found 12 corpses with execution-style bullet wounds on Monday following fighting between rival Sunni insurgents...

Iraq parliament delayed for five weeks, general killed near Baghdad

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Iraq's new parliament put off its next session for five weeks on Monday, extending the country's political paralysis amid a Sunni Islamist...

Sectarian genie is out of the bottle from Syria to Iraq

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As jihadists storm through the Sunni heartlands of Iraq towards Baghdad, where a Shi'ite government they regard as heretic clings on, they...

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