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1 hr ago | The Daily Star
Iraqi protestors carry a mock coffin symbolising the "dead conscious of the parliament" as they shout anti-government slogans during a demonstration ahead of Iraq's upcoming parliamentary elections, on April 19, 2014 in Baghdad's Fardus Square.
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6 hrs ago | Al Bawaba
According to an AFP tally, violence has killed more than 460 people in Iraq this month alone and upwards of 2,700 this year.
6 hrs ago | ABC News
Police say the deadliest was outside the southern city of Samawah when two car bombs exploded simultaneously in a commercial area, killing seven civilians and wounding 17. The Shiite city is located 370 kilometers southeast of Baghdad.
Wounded Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans Yancy Baer and Chris Rosebrock bicycle down the Hai Van Pass in central Vietnam as part of a recent six-day, 320-mile trip to raise money for Vietnam veterans who want to return for the first time since the war, but who cannot afford to make the trip.
As many as 23 people were killed and 40 wounded in bombings and gunmen attacks across Iraq Saturday, security sources said.
Friends of Mustafa Mounir, 19, chant slogans against the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant , while carrying his flag-draped coffin during his funeral procession in Najaf, 100 miles south of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, April 18, 2014.
Iraqi Kurds have pledged not to give in to pressure from Baghdad on their right to develop and export oil on their own and their share from the country's oil royalties.
Iraqi police say two bombs planted on a street full of shoppers in Baghdad have killed four people and wounded eight.
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A woman walks with her child through the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the crowded commercial area of Karrada, in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, April 18, 2014.
A member of the Islamist Syrian rebel group Jabhat al-Nusra fires during clashes with Syrian forces in eastern al-Ghouta, near Damascus April 8, 2014.
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Iraqi officials say a bomb planted on a street full of shoppers in the capital, Baghdad, has killed three people and wounded five.
Thirty-three people were killed and 36 wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq on Wednesday ahead of the country's first parliamentary elections since the withdrawal of U.S. troops in late 2011.
The U.S government says its criminal case against a former Blackwater security guard is in jeopardy as a June 11 trial looms on charges stemming from the shootings of dozens of Iraqi citizens in an incident in Baghdad nearly seven years ago.