• kerry warns of potential instability in iraq

    Kerry warns of potential instability in Iraq

    World | Aug 16, 2013, 09:57 AM IST

    Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry Thursday warned of potential instability in Iraq due to a convergence of persistent violence at home and an ongoing conflict in neighbouring Syria."Iraq sits at the intersection of

  • random shooting bombings kill 15 across iraq

    Random shooting, bombings kill 15 across Iraq

    World | Aug 05, 2013, 09:24 AM IST

    Baghdad, Aug 5: A series of attacks across Iraq on Sunday killed 15 people, including a random shooting and the killing of a judge, authorities said.Violence has been on the rise in Iraq all year,

  • gunmen raid newspaper offices in baghdad

    Gunmen raid newspaper offices in Baghdad

    World | Apr 02, 2013, 04:22 PM IST

    Baghdad, Apr 2: Iraqi officials say gunmen broke into the offices of four independent newspapers in Baghdad and stabbed and beat five employees there.A police officer said on Monday that the assailants some wearing military

  • six killed in iraq violence

    Six killed in Iraq violence

    World | Mar 09, 2013, 07:30 AM IST

    Baghdad, March 9: At least six people were killed and 11 wounded in separate shooting and bombing incidents that occurred in Iraq's Salahuddin province Friday, police said.Five members of the Awakening Council group were killed

  • 50 dead in iraq attacks ahead of arab summit

    50 Dead In Iraq Attacks Ahead Of Arab Summit

    World | Mar 21, 2012, 08:04 AM IST

    Baghdad, Mar 21: A wave of attacks killed 50 people in more than a dozen Iraqi cities today, the anniversary of the US-led invasion of the country and just days before Baghdad hosts a landmark