Ammar Karim

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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.

Iraqi tycoon, son in bloody kidnapping

One of the wealthiest men in Iraq and his son were kidnapped from their luxury home in a bloody abduction that saw their five bodyguards murdered and laid out in the front garden -- each with a bullet wound to the head, police said on Friday. The kidnapping comes amid a spree of hostage-taking over the past months of both foreigners and of large numbers of Iraqis.

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