Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack in a crowded Baghdad market on Thursday, killing at least 32 people in Iraq’s first big suicide bombing for three years, authorities said, describing it as a possible sign of the reactivation of Islamic State. Islamic State claimed early on Friday that two of its men blew themselves… Read More At least thirty-two dead following twin suicide bombing at market in Baghdad
At least 27 people were killed and 64 wounded in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday, the deadliest attack so far this year in the Iraqi capital, an interior ministry official said. Two men detonated explosives vests in Aviation Square, a commercial district and gathering point for day laborers seeking work, scores… Read More Dozens dead, scores injured as double suicide bomb attacks hit Baghdad
A suicide truck bomb blew up at a checkpoint in the south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people and wounding more than 60, police sources said. They said the bomber detonated his explosives among other vehicles waiting to be searched at the checkpoint, setting some of them on fire.… Read More Seventeen dead, dozens injured in suicide truck bombing in Baghdad
A car bomb blast in southern Baghdad killed at least seven people and wounded 20 on Tuesday, police and medical sources said. The explosion hit the mostly Shi’ite neighborhood of Abu Dsheer.
Two bombs claimed by Islamic State killed 25 people in central Baghdad on Saturday, as fighting intensified in the northern city of Mosul where government forces are trying to rout the jihadists from their last major stronghold in the country. The blasts, including one suicide attack, tore through a busy market in the Sinak neighborhood,… Read More Bomb attacks in Baghdad kill 25
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a commercial street of Baghdad on Sunday, killing seven and wounding 28, police sources said, as Islamic State steps up attacks in Iraq. The ultra-hardline Sunni group claimed the attack in Iskan, a mostly Shi’ite district in the west of the Iraqi capital. The militants’ Amaq news agency… Read More Seven dead, dozens injured as suicide bomber attack commercial street in Baghdad
Five explosions in and around Baghdad killed at least 12 people on Saturday and wounded 27 others, police and medical sources said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Islamic State regularly targets civilian areas and security forces in the capital. The ultra-hardline insurgents have lost ground in the past year to U.S.-backed government… Read More Explosions in Baghdad leaves 12 dead, several injured
Nearly 120 people were killed and 200 wounded in two bombings overnight in Baghdad, most of them in a busy shopping area as residents celebrated Ramadan, police and medical sources said on Sunday. The attack on the shopping area of Karrada is the deadliest since U.S.-backed Iraqi forces last month scored a major victory when… Read More Double bombings kill about 120 in Baghdad