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Dozens die in fresh Baghdad bomb blasts
At least 36 dead in four car bomb blasts and mortar strikes in Shia areas of Iraqi capital.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2014 22:16 GMT
Baghdad rocked by bombs during Shia festival
At least 33 killed in three attacks in the Iraqi capital, as Shia Muslims celebrated Eid al-Ghadir.
Last updated: 14 Oct 2014 00:13 GMT
Dozens killed in Baghdad car bombs
At least 47 people die in three blasts with the Iraqi capital on edge as government battles the Islamic State group.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 05:07 GMT
Iraqis fear sectarian violence in Baghdad
As violence edges closer to the capital, scores of Iraqis are desperately trying to leave the country.
Last updated: 30 Jun 2014 11:05 GMT
Iraq's Sadr calls for emergency government
Leader of powerful Shia group Mahdi army says "new faces" needed to tackle ISIL-led Sunni rebellion in country's north.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2014 05:45 GMT
Iraq's parliament prepares for new government
Move comes as Sunni rebels continue to capture vast chunks of country's north, keeping neighbours on high alert.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2014 20:59 GMT
Sunni rebels seize more towns in Iraq
Fighters led by ISIL capture more territory as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki comes under growing pressure.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 08:56 GMT
Iraqi Shia groups rally in show of power
Thousands parade across country after powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr calls on supporters to turn out in force.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 04:30 GMT
Iraq Shia worshippers killed in suicide blast
At least 19 killed as bomber blows himself up at mosque entrance in capital Baghdad.
Last updated: 27 May 2014 18:27 GMT
Baghdad motorbike bomb kills dozens
At least 31 killed by blast in market selling used bikes in Shia area, in worst of latest attacks in Iraqi capital.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 19:20 GMT
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