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Gunmen traveling in 10 black SUVs seized a senior Sunni politician who had previously been jailed on terrorism charges from his home in Baghdad, police officers said Saturday.
Residents look at damage at the site of car bomb attacks in Baghdad's Karaada district, yesterday.
Mi-35 helicopter gunships and Su-25 fighter-bombers were hastily added in June to a multibillion-dollar arms deal that had been signed before militants from the Islamic State stormed through northern and central Iraq, eventually driving the crumbling Iraqi army to the gates of Baghdad.
The clean-up begins at the site of one of the car bombs that struck in the Baghdad neighborhood of Karrada.
BAGHDAD: Two suicide car bombs exploded seconds and a few hundred metres apart in a busy area of central Baghdad Thursday, killing at least 13 people, police and medical sources said.
In this Monday, March 30, 2009 file photo Sahwa, or Awakening Council members stand guard at a checkpoint in the Azamiyah area of north Baghdad, Iraq.
"When they came in June and drove out the army, things became normal quickly. I didn't see any reason to flee," he said, sitting in St. Georges Syriac Catholic Church in Bartella, a dusty flyspeck Christian village less than 20 miles from Mosul.
In congressional testimony as far back as November, U.S. diplomats and intelligence officials made clear that the United States had been closely tracking the al Qaida spinoff since 2012, when it enlarged its operations from Iraq to civil war-torn Syria, seized an oil-rich province there and signed up thousands of foreign fighters who'd infiltrated ... (more)
Iraqi officials say a double car bombing in central Baghdad has killed 21 people and wounded 33, hours after lawmakers elected the country's new president.
An Iraqi child walks through a displacement camp Saturday, June 28, in Khazair, Iraq.
Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum was named Iraq's new president on Thursday hours after an attack on a prison convoy killed dozens of people, brutally underscoring the challenges faced by the country's leaders as they struggle to form a new government.
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Iraqis displaced from parts of the country which are now controlled by Sunni jihadist from the Islamic State receive aid from people of the southern holy city of Nafaf on July 14, 2014.
A Montgomery County Detention Facility corrections officer has been arrested for allegedly having sex with an inmate.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down, senior Iraqi politicians said Wednesday, underlining his determination to defy even his top ally to push for a third term in office and further exacerbating the country's political crisis.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 09:40 am
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