Baghdad, Iraq News
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3 hrs ago | The Common Ills
Violence continues today in Iraq. National Iraqi News Agency reports 1 person was shot dead in Almajooah al-Thaqafiyah , a Tharthar roadside bombing left 1 Iraqi soldier dead and two more injured , an Oraibi home invasion left 1 Department of Nineveh Water employee dead and his wife injured , an attack on a Yarmouk checkpoint left 1 security force ... (more)
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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star
TOKYO: Iraq is keen to see oil shipped via pipeline from the northern Kurdish region, but any exports must be approved by Baghdad, Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Hussain al-Shahristani said after flows on the pipeline began Friday.
12 hrs ago | Atlas Shrugs
The West must understand that if it means to go into Muslim countries and remove secular governments that protected their religious minorities, that every contingency must be for those minorities.
16 hrs ago | CBC News
Mourners carry the coffin of their relative, who was killed in an attack in the town of Yusfiya, during a funeral in Najaf, 160 km south of Baghdad on Tuesday.
18 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News
This photo of Dec 15, 2013 provided by a participant at a special service at New Montefiore Cemetery in West Babylon, New York, shows damaged Torah scroll fragments on display before they were buried in a religious ceremony at the cemetery.
22 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
A Reno man has been placed on probation and fined $1,000 for shooting a golfer whose errant ball broke a bedroom window at his home.
A series of suicide bombings and car and roadside bombs across Iraq killed at least 17 people on Monday, medical and police sources told Reuters news agency.
An Iraqi policeman looks at a damaged vehicle after a car bomb attack in Baghdad Dec. 16, 2013.
Damaged Torah scroll fragments found in a flooded Baghdad basement have been buried in a religious ceremony at a suburban New York cemetery.
Police officials say the Monday night attack took place in the southern Baghdad suburb of al-Rasheed as a group of Shiite pilgrims were walking to the holy Shiite city of Karbala.
At least four Iraqi police officers were killed and four others wounded when a car bomb exploded outside a police station in Baiji, authorities in Tikrit told CNN.
A group of suicide bombers launched a brazen assault on a police station north of Baghdad, killing eight policemen, the deadliest in a string of attacks across Iraq that killed at least 38 people on Monday, official said.
An Iraqi man inspects a minibus damaged in a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Dec. 16, 2013.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Vietnam pressing the communist country on democratic and economic reforms and offering U.S. assistance to protect its maritime borders.
Suicide attacks and bombings across Iraq killed at least 21 people on Monday, medical and police sources said, the latest in a series of attacks that has brought violence in Iraq to its highest level in five years.
MOSUL: Gunmen murdered a female TV presenter in northern Iraq yesterday, making her the sixth journalist killed in less than three months, while other attacks left 18 dead, officials said.
Workers load humanitarian aid from United Nations onto a plane for Syrian families, in Arbil airport, about 350 km north of Baghdad, December 15, 2013.