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    UN: Iraq violence kills at least 1,100 in February

    World | March 01, 2015 15:05 IST

    Baghdad: The U.N. mission to Iraq says violence in the country claimed the lives of at least 1,100 Iraqis in February, including more than 600 civilians.In a statement Sunday, the U.N. Assistance Mission in Iraq

  • 1273 people killed in iraq violence in october un

    1273 people killed in Iraq violence in October: UN

    World | November 01, 2014 18:37 IST

    Baghdad: A total of 1,273 Iraqis were killed and 2,010 others were injured in terrorist attacks and violence in October in Iraq, according to a statement issued Saturday by the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq

  • iraq violence with prayer on their lips families of

    Iraq violence: With prayer on their lips, families of abducted Indians wait

    India | June 20, 2014 11:15 IST

    New Delhi: Manjeet Singh last called up home 10 days ago before he was abducted. He, along with 39 other Indian nationals, was kidnapped by Sunni militants in Mosul in northern Iraq that is in

  • india doing its best to free indians in iraq swaraj

    India doing its best to free Indians in Iraq: Swaraj

    India | June 19, 2014 14:46 IST

    New Delhi: India said Thursday that it was doing its "very best" to ensure the release of the 40 Indians abducted in Iraq, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi closely monitoring the situation.The government said it

  • iraq crisis baghdad asks us to launch air strikes against

    Iraq crisis: Baghdad asks US to launch air strikes against militants

    World | June 19, 2014 8:44 IST

    Baghdad: According to reports by the BBC, Baghdad has formally called on the United States to launch air strikes against jihadist militants. "We have a request from the Iraqi government for air power," confirmed top

  • iraq crisis ready to pay ransom to bring back abducted

    Iraq crisis: Ready to pay ransom to bring back abducted Indians, says Badal

    India | June 19, 2014 8:57 IST

    New Delhi: With the fate of the abducted Indians in Iraq still unknown, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has said that his government is even ready to pay a 'ransom' to bring the Indians

  • government confirms the kidnapping of 40 indian workers in

    Government confirms the kidnapping of 40 Indian workers in Iraq

    World | June 18, 2014 16:42 IST

    New Delhi: The Indian government said Wednesday that 40 Indian workers stranded in Iraq have been kidnapped.The external affairs ministry said the Indians worked for a Turkish construction company and mostly belonged to the country's

  • in touch with indian nurses trapped in iraq govt

    In touch with Indian nurses trapped in Iraq: Govt

    India | June 17, 2014 11:36 IST

    New Delhi: The government today said it was in touch with the Indian nurses stranded in violence-hit Tikrit town in Iraq and assured every possible help to Indian citizens in the trouble-torn country.  Following a

  • 52 killed in iraq violence

    52 killed in Iraq violence

    World | April 03, 2014 23:44 IST

    Baghdad: A total of 52 people were killed and 32 others wounded Thursday in violent attacks across Iraq, including 40 militants killed in a single battle with Iraqi forces, police said.The deadliest incident occurred near

  • 48 killed in iraq violence

    48 killed in Iraq violence

    World | February 06, 2014 7:43 IST

    Baghdad : At least 48 people were killed and 119 others wounded in violent attacks across Iraq Wednesday, mostly in the capital city of Baghdad, authorities said.A series of bomb explosions rocked the Iraqi capital

  • 15 killed in fresh violence in iraq

    15 killed in fresh violence in Iraq

    World | December 02, 2013 11:06 IST

    Baghdad : At least 15 people were killed and 49 wounded in separate violent attacks in Iraq Sunday, police said.The deadliest attack occurred in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala where 10 people were killed and

  • four killed in iraq violence

    Four killed in Iraq violence

    World | November 25, 2013 7:38 IST

    Baghdad : At least four people were killed and six injured in separate bombing and shooting incidents in Iraq Sunday, police said.In Iraq's Salahudin province, an engineer working for a local electricity department was killed

  • 30 killed 50 wounded in iraq violence

    30 killed, 50 wounded in Iraq violence

    World | November 22, 2013 9:55 IST

    Baghdad: As many as 30 people were killed and some 50 wounded in separate incidents of shootings and bomb attacks in Iraq on Thursday, including a deadly minibus bombing, police and an official said.The deadliest

  • 27 killed in iraq violence

    27 killed in Iraq violence

    World | November 08, 2013 9:15 IST

    Baghdad : As many as 27 people were killed and about 70 injured in shooting and bombing incidents witnessed in different parts of Iraq Thursday.At least 15 people, mostly soldiers, were killed and 45 wounded

  • 13 killed in iraq violence

    13 killed in Iraq violence

    World | October 26, 2013 11:04 IST

    Baghdad : At least 13 people were killed and 24 others wounded in violent attacks across Iraq Friday, police said.Two civilians were killed and six others were wounded when a roadside bomb struck a popular

  • 17 killed in iraq violence

    17 killed in Iraq violence

    World | September 25, 2013 9:18 IST

    Baghdad : At least 17 people were killed and 20 wounded in bombings and shootings in Iraq Tuesday, police said.Iraqi army forces backed by helicopters clashed with an Al Qaeda militant hideout in the Himreen

  • iraq violence directly linked to events in syria

    'Iraq violence directly linked to events in Syria'

    World | September 24, 2013 9:18 IST

    Moscow : Recent terror attacks in Iraq have been "directly linked" to the events in neighbouring Syria, the Russian foreign ministry said Monday."It is important to strike the extremists back in their attempt to increase

  • 44 killed in iraq violence

    44 killed in Iraq violence

    World | September 16, 2013 7:35 IST

    Baghdad: At least 44 people were killed and 133 others got wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq Sunday, police and official sources said.Three people were killed and 12 others wounded when a roadside bomb

  • 45 killed 63 injured in iraq violence

    45 killed, 63 injured in Iraq violence

    World | September 12, 2013 11:02 IST

    Baghdad: As many as 45 people were killed and 63 wounded in a wave of violent attacks across Iraq Wednesday, the government and police sources said.At least 30 people were killed and 55 injured when

  • 25 killed in iraq violence

    25 killed in Iraq violence

    World | September 05, 2013 10:01 IST

    Baghdad: Twenty-five people were killed and 17 wounded in separate bombing and shooting incidents in central and northern Iraq, police said Wednesday.A clash erupted when gunmen attacked a checkpoint manned by fighters of a government-backed