Latest Terrorism in Iraq Stories
By Kim Gamel Associated Press BAGHDAD -- Suicide bombers, including at least three women, struck Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad and Kurdish protesters in the northern city of Kirkuk on Monday, killing at least 57 people -- a brutal reminder that mass gatherings remain vulnerable despite vast improvements in security.
By ROBERT BURNS Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, a deputy commander of the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division and U.S. military command for the Baghdad area, speaks with an Iraqi farmer Tuesday.
By Sebastian Abbot Associated Press BAQOUBA, Iraq -- Scattered sandals and overturned bicycles were all that remained hours after suicide bombers struck the Saad military camp.
Signs are emerging that Iraq has reached a turning point. Violence is down, armed extremists are in disarray, government confidence is rising and sectarian communities are gearing up for a battle at the polls rather than slaughter in the streets.
The U.S. military said two U.S. Marines were killed Tuesday in a suicide bombing at a police checkpoint near Ramadi in central Iraq. The bomb, which was concealed in a truck, also injured two dozen people, including three children and four Iraqi police officers, officials told CNN.
By Ibon Villelabeitia and Mussab Al-Khairalla BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq said on Sunday it had arrested the country's second most senior figure in al Qaeda, "severely wounding" an organization the U.S. military says is spreading sectarian violence that could bring civil war.
By Ibon Villelabeitia and Mussab Al-Khairalla BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq said on Sunday it had arrested the second most senior figure in al Qaeda, "severely wounding" an organization the U.S. military says is intent on plunging the country into sectarian civil war.
By Ibon Villelabeitia BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. and Iraqi forces have arrested the second most senior figure in al Qaeda in Iraq, National Security Adviser Mowaffak al-Rubaie said on Sunday. "I can say al Qaeda in Iraq is severely wounded," he told a news conference.
By Mussab Al-Khairalla BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. and Iraqi forces have arrested the second most senior figure of al Qaeda in Iraq and killed 20 fellow militants, Iraq's national security adviser said on Sunday, claiming a major victory over the insurgents.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A bomb exploded in a central Baghdad market on Wednesday, killing 24 people and wounding 35, police and Interior Ministry sources said.
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