Ammar Karim

44 Iranian exiles killed in Iraq

Iraqi officials deny allegations that they killed the Iranian exiles in an offensive on Sunday.

Iraq forces on alert after deadly Baghdad blasts

Iraqi security forces were on alert on Friday after a massive car bomb ripped through a funeral ceremony in a Shiite district of Baghdad.

Iraqi parties break off coalition talks

Iraq's two main political blocs broke off coalition talks on Monday, dampening hopes of an end to a five-month-long post-election impasse.

Iraq looks for answers after deadly attacks

Iraq security forces faced charges of negligence on Tuesday after a devastating wave of attacks blamed on al-Qaeda killed 110 people the previous day.

Bombs leave trail of death in Iraq

Six bombs rocked Baghdad, killing at least 35 people on Tuesday, the second time the capital has come under attack in three days.

Dozens killed as bombs rock Baghdad

Five powerful car bombs rocked Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 127 people, including women and students.

Baghdad bombings raise political tensions

The latest bomb attacks in Baghdad have increased pressure on Nuri al-Maliki, who is already in the cross-hairs of former Shi'ite allies.

Iraq holds senior officers after day of carnage

Iraq detained 10 senior security officers and tightened security across Baghdad on Thursday after two truck bombs in the capital killed 95 people.

Dozens killed as violence spikes in Iraq

Iraq was on Thursday engulfed by a wave of violence, with attacks killing 23 people a day after a massive bomb slaughtered 40 civilians.

Black Monday for Iraq as spate of car bombings kill 34

A spate of car bombings in Baghdad killed at least 34 people and wounded nearly 140 on Monday, security officials said, updating an earlier toll.

More than 20 killed in Iraq violence

At least 23 people were killed in bomb attacks and shootings around Iraq on Monday as United States troops announced the discovery of a mass grave with the bodies of 14 men bound and shot in the head. The deadliest attacks were in Baghdad, where at least 19 people were killed in two car bombings.

Iraqis mock US soldiers (and themselves) on YouTube

United States soldiers are lampooned, police officers are shown as buffoons and Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr is irreverently cheered by penguins ... Iraqis are turning more and more to YouTube to express their dark-edged humour. The main butt of send-ups posted by Iraqis on the popular internet video site is, as one might expect, the US military.

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