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Terrorist attack in Iraqi Balad kills 40 people

Terrorist attack in Iraqi Balad kills 40 people

At least 40 people were killed as a result of terrorist attack at Shiite shrine in a city of Balad located 58 miles north of Iraqi capital. According to the the Al Mayadeen broadcaster, 75 people were wounded. The Sayyid …

Death toll in Baghdad twin blasts rises to 165

Death toll in Baghdad twin blasts rises to 165

According to INA News Agency, the death toll in Baghdad twin blasts has risen to 165 people, Sputin reports. The attack, which claimed the lives of many children and injured hundreds of people, occurred early on Sunday …

Iran cancels flights to Baghdad due to unrests

Iran cancels flights to Baghdad due to unrests

Iran cancels all flights to the Iraqi capital after demonstrators broke into the heavily-fortified government complex in the Green Zone in Baghdad, Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Saeed Ohadi says, Press …

Baghdad declares state of emergency, city's gates closed

Baghdad declares state of emergency, city's gates closed

Supporters of Shi'ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed Iraq’s parliament on Saturday, bursting into the capital’s fortified Green Zone, where other key buildings are located, the Washington Post …

Suicide bomber detonates bomb after football match

Suicide bomber detonates bomb after football match

29 people have been killed in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad after a suicide bomber blew an explosive device, France-Presse citing the police. The incident occurred after a football match in the village of Al-Asriyan about 07.00 PM …

Another explosion in Baghdad

Another explosion in Baghdad

At least seven people have been killed and another 15 have been injured as a result of another explosion in the capital of Iraq, Reuters reports. According to the agency, a car with a bomb explodedin a suburb of Baghdad, Tass …

Media: hostages taken in Baghdad shopping mall

Media: hostages taken in Baghdad shopping mall

A group of armed men have seized the hostages in a shopping center in Baghdad, BBC reports. Seven people have been killed as a result the incident, France-Presse reports. It is reported that the militants blew up a car in al-Jadida and …

Twelve killed in Baghdad explosion

Twelve killed in Baghdad explosion

12 people became victims of terrorist attacks in Baghdad and its suburban areas today, sources in the region report. Five security force officers and one civilian were killed in a militant attack at a checkpoint 25 kilometers north of …

Russia proposes US to coordinate actions against IS

Russia proposes US to coordinate actions against IS

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview with RT network proposed to coordinate air strikes with ground forces operations against the militants of Islamic State. "We established what we call an …

Moscow, Damascus, Tehran and Baghdad begin joint fight against IS

Moscow, Damascus, Tehran and Baghdad begin joint fight against IS

A four-sided military information center for the fight against the terrorist group Islamic State was created today by Russia, Syria, Iran and Iraq. According to sources, representatives of the General Staffs of the four armies were included in …

Turkish workers kidnapped in Baghdad

Turkish workers kidnapped in Baghdad

16 Turkish construction workers were kidnapped in Baghdad this morning by unknown persons in masks and military uniforms, the security services reports. The Turkish Foreign Ministry confirmed the information about the capture of 16 people in Baghdad …

10 Turkish nationals kidnapped in Baghdad

10 Turkish nationals kidnapped in Baghdad

Unidentified persons kidnapped 10 Turkish nationals in Baghdad. According to preliminary data, all the abductees are employees of one company, Trend reports. …

Islamic State claims responsibility for  attacks in Baghdad

Islamic State claims responsibility for attacks in Baghdad

Today the banned terrorist organization Islamic State took responsibility for the previous night’s attack in Baghdad, which resulted in 15 people dead. A corresponding message was posted by the terrorists on their microblog …