World | Associated Press | Saturday June 28, 2014
State media say more than 1,200 Chinese workers who had been trapped in the embattled northern Iraqi city of Samarra have been evacuated to Baghdad.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 13, 2014
Militants were gathering Friday for a new attempt to take the Iraqi city of Samarra, home to a revered Shiite shrine whose 2006 bombing sparked a sectarian war, witnesses said.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 5, 2014
At least six policemen were killed and 45 people were injured Thursday when dozens of Sunni militants took control of six districts in the Iraqi city of Samarra, an official said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Militants seized the city council headquarters in the Iraqi city of Samarra and took employees hostage on Tuesday, officials said, the second such attack in recent months.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 10, 2014
A car bomb mistakenly went off in a militant compound north of Baghdad on Monday, killing 21 insurgents including a suicide bomber, an anti-Qaeda militia leader and a police officer said.
World | Reuters | Monday October 21, 2013
A suicide bomber driving a minibus blew himself up outside a cafe in a mainly Shi'ite Muslim district of the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 38 people, police and medics said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 22, 2013
The UN warned on Sunday against retaliatory attacks in Iraq after two blasts killed 73 people in a Shiite area of Baghdad, a day after a Sunni mosque bombing.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 5, 2013
A 92-year-old Iraqi farmer married a woman 70 years his junior in a village north of Baghdad, he said today, voicing happiness at getting hitched alongside two teenage grandchildren who also tied the knot.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 22, 2013
Gunmen executed seven Iraqi anti-Qaeda militiamen and wounded one at a checkpoint they were manning northeast of Baghdad on Friday, officials said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 23, 2013
A suicide bomb at a funeral in a Shiite mosque in north Iraq killed at least 42 people on Wednesday, the latest in a spate of deadly violence amid a political crisis engulfing the country.