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Sameer N Yacoub

Sameer N Yacoub

    Car bombs kill 17 and wound several in Baghdad
    Car bombs kill 17 and wound several in Baghdad
    Although there was no immediate claim of responsibility, blame is likely to fall on Sunni insurgents such as al-Qaeda's local franchise. The...
    Last-chance Iraq security operation appears ready
    Last-chance Iraq security operation appears ready
    Violence raked Baghdad on Monday as an Iraqi general took charge of the security operation in the capital and Iraqi police and soldiers manned new...
    Gunmen massacre 20 from Baghdad bus station
    Gunmen massacre 20 from Baghdad bus station
    Gunmen stormed a bus station north-east of Baghdad on Wednesday and seized 24 people, killing all but four of them, authorities said.
    Al-Qaeda threatens diplomats in Iraq
    Al-Qaeda threatens diplomats in Iraq
    Sunni-led insurgents killed six Iraqi police at a checkpoint on Friday and fired a mortar round that struck a home outside the capital, killing a...
    Leading clerics denounce Iraq election
    Leading clerics denounce Iraq election
    Iraq's leading Sunni Muslim clerics said on Wednesday the landmark elections lack legitimacy because large numbers of Sunnis did not participate in...
    Iraq explodes into violence
    Iraq explodes into violence
    A car bomb ripped through a crowded line of shops and cafés near a police station in central Baghdad on Tuesday where many Iraqis had...
    Iraq car bomb kills four
    Iraq car bomb kills four
    A car bomb exploded on Tuesday at an Iraqi National Guard checkpoint outside the city of Baqouba, killing at least four guardsmen and wounding six...