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Nothing will 'quickly or easily' stop Islamic State bombings in Baghdad, US military warns

Washington Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The director of the Pentagon agency devoted to stopping improvised bombings is in Baghdad this week meeting with Iraqi officials, but U.S.
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Sadr's supporters take to streets again for protest

Press TV - ‎17 hours ago‎
Supporters of Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have taken to the streets in Baghdad and Basra to call for economic and political reforms and end to corruption.

IED explosion in southern Baghdad, five casualties

Iraqi News - ‎9 hours ago‎
(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad - A source in the Ministry of Interior informed that and IED explosion in southern Baghdad toady morning killed one army man and injured four others.

Living With Death in Baghdad

New York Times - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
When I was growing up in Baghdad, my favorite part of the city was Karrada, the neighborhood on the eastern bank of the Tigris where a bomb went off on July 3, killing at least 250 people.
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Iraq Hit by Heatwave as Temperatures Soar to 120 Degrees Fahrenheit

NBCNews.com - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
For Baghdad residents like shopkeeper Basheer Hamza, 43, there's little hope of escape. "When I entered into my shop in the morning I felt like I was entering a sauna," he said.

No exit: Safety failures turned Baghdad bombing into inferno

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
BAGHDAD (AP) - Dozens of men were watching a soccer match at the "Smile" cafe when the blast hit in the street below.
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Baghdad just suffered Iraq's worst terror attack since the US-led invasion, and we've already forgotten

PRI - ‎Jul 16, 2016‎
And on Wednesday, another suicide car bombing, also in Baghdad, killed at least 10 people at a police checkpoint. As people around the world pray for Nice, Baghdad journalist Sahar Issa says Iraqis "are the best people who can feel for the victims" of ...
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IED blast in northern Baghdad, five casualties

Iraqi News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad - “A blast in northern Baghdad, which was targeted on a police patrol, left four policemen injured while it killed one,” informed a source in the Ministry of Interior.

Stalled death sentences spur debate in Iraq

Al-Monitor - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
BAGHDAD - The Karrada blast, which killed about 300 Iraqis on July 3, brought attention to the thorny issue of the convicted terrorists who have spent years on death row awaiting execution.
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Pentagon will provide new assistance to Iraq after Baghdad bombings

Washington Post - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
BAGHDAD - Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter promised Iraqi officials new assistance Monday to stave off bombings by the Islamic State after the group carried out its most deadly attack ever on central Baghdad earlier this month. The Pentagon chief ...
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Sadr supporters return to Baghdad streets despite government pleas

ABC Online - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Thousands of supporters of powerful Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have filled a central Baghdad square, disregarding government pleas to scrap protests it said would distract from the war against Islamic State.

Iraqi Militia Foils Terrorist Imminent Operation with Missiles on Baghdad

Asharq Al-awsat English - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Moreover, member of the Parliament's Security and Defense Committee Mohammed al-Karbouli expressed for Asharq Al-Awsat his surprise that Baghdad's operation command had no role in revealing this terrorist operation, which was hindered by Saraya ...

Waverton Primary School pupils head to 'Old Baghdad'

ChesterChronicle.co.uk - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Pupils of Waverton Community Primary School have entertained parents and friends with a production of Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits.

To liberate Khalidiya from ISIS, reinforcements from Baghdad arrive in Ramadi

Iraqi News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
(IraqiNews.com) Anbar - Head of Khalidiya District Council, Ali Dawood, in a statement issued to the press has said that military reinforcements from Baghdad have arrived in eastern Ramadi and are all set to close in on Khalidiya island and press for ...

Explosion in western Baghdad kills police officer

Iraqi News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad - A source in the Ministry of Interior informed that a police officer was killed after the vehicle he was travelling exploded in western Baghdad. According to information shared by the source, it was revealed, “An adhesive ...

Sniper attack in southern Baghdad, three casualties

Iraqi News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad - A source in the Ministry of Interior stated that a sniper attack on the army in southern Baghdad resulted in three casualties. According to information shared by the source, it was stated, “This morning, a sniper opened fire ...

Tigris Operations: Car used in Karrada bombing equipped with explosives near Baghdad

Iraqi News - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Iraqis take part in a prayer vigil at the site of a suicide truck bomb attack in Karrada district in central Baghdad, Iraq, 06 July 2016.

Iraq's Hezbollah Brigades Official Hails Tehran's Support for Baghdad

Tasnim News Agency (press release) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A senior official with Iraq's Hezbollah Brigades praised Iran for supporting the Iraqi people and hailed its major role in recent advances of the Arab nation against foreign-backed militants, including Daesh (ISIL or ISIS) Takfiri ...

Market in north of Baghdad catches fire

Iraqi News - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
(IraqiNews.com) BAGHDAD- A source in the police announced on Monday that the fire broke out inside a popular market in Shula, north of Baghdad. Revealing details the source said, “Fire broke out inside a popular market in Shula district and a result of ...
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