At least thirty-five dead, dozens injued following suicide bomb attack in Iraqi city of Sadr

A suicide bomber killed at least 35 people and wounded dozens in a crowded market in the Sadr City neighbourhood of Baghdad on Monday, the eve of the Eid al-Adha festival, security and hospital sources said. More than 60 people were wounded, a police source said. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, the group’s… Read More At least thirty-five dead, dozens injued following suicide bomb attack in Iraqi city of Sadr

At least thirty-two dead following twin suicide bombing at market in Baghdad

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

No casualties following attack on British diplomatic vehicle in Baghdad

A British diplomatic vehicle was hit by an explosive device on Tuesday on the airport road in Baghdad but no one was injured, the British Embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad said. “We can confirm that one British Embassy Baghdad vehicle was struck by a roadside IED this morning in Baghdad. There were no casualties,”… Read More No casualties following attack on British diplomatic vehicle in Baghdad

One dead, several injured following bomb attacks on buses in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

One person was killed and at least 24 wounded when bombs hit two crowded passenger buses in Iraq’s oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Thursday, officials said. The two devices exploded as the buses drove through the city center around 7 p.m. (1600 GMT), police sources said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Iraq’s… Read More One dead, several injured following bomb attacks on buses in Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Two dead, twenty injured as bomb attack hits market in Iraq’s Diyala province

​At least two people were killed and 20 were wounded after a bomb went off on Saturday at a market in the Iraqi town of Khalis in Diyala province, security sources said. No further details were immediately available on who was targeted or who was responsible for the blast, which happened a before sunset when… Read More Two dead, twenty injured as bomb attack hits market in Iraq’s Diyala province