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Suicide bombings kill 18 in cities north of Baghdad

Nov 06, 2016 - 6:32 PM

There is still no immediate claim of responsibility of the attacks which killed at least 18 and wounded more than 30

ISIS claims suicide attack on Iraq police that killed 47

Jun 02, 2015 - 10:43 PM

ISIS claims a suicide attack on an Iraqi police base north of Baghdad that killed at least 47

LAMENTATION. Iraqi mourners attend the funeral of security forces members who were killed the previous day in a suicide attack on an Iraqi police base north of Baghdad that killed at least 37 people, on June 2, 2015 in the holy Shiite city of Najaf in southern Iraq. Photo by Haidar Hamdami / AFP

Obama rules out sending troops as cleric calls Iraqis to arms

Jun 14, 2014 - 11:33 AM

We will not be sending US troops back into combat in Iraq but I have asked my national security team to prepare a range of other options that could help support Iraqi security forces the US president says

Heavy clashes, suicide bombings kill 36 in north Iraq

Jun 07, 2014 - 1:11 PM

Violence is running at its highest levels since 2006 2007 when tens of thousands were killed in sectarian conflict between Iraq s Shiite majority and Sunni Arab minority