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US confirms Americans were abducted in Baghdad

Embassy, State Department reveal efforts to locate missing civilians, with Iraqi official saying they were kidnapped at interpreter's home.Ari Yashar, 1/18/2016, 12:29 PM

Report: Three Americans kidnapped in Baghdad

As yet unnamed militia abducts three US citizens according to sources, with State Department saying it is working to find them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2016, 10:58 PM

20 killed in series of bombings near Baghdad

20 dead and dozens wounded in bombing at a cafe in the Iraqi town of Muqdadiyah. ISIS believed to be responsible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2016, 2:44 AM

Bombings near Shi'ite mosque kill six: officials

Nineteen wounded in bomb blast as ISIS battle for Iraq continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2015, 1:49 PM

21 Killed in String of Baghdad Bombings

A string of bomb explosions, including two suicide attacks, kill at least 21 in Shiite-dominated neighborhoods of Iraqi capital.Ben Ariel, 7/13/2015, 3:15 AM

Iraqi Warplane Accidentally Bombs Baghdad

At least seven dead after plane malfunctions over eastern Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2015, 12:40 PM

ISIS Claims Blasts at Upscale Baghdad Hotels

ISIS claims responsibility for car bombings at two upscale Baghdad hotels that killed at least nine people.Ben Ariel, Canada, 5/29/2015, 9:17 PM

Dual Bombs Blast Baghdad Hotels

Car bombs rip through upscale hotels in center of Iraqi capital, leaving at least 9 dead and dozens others wounded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2015, 11:32 AM

Blasts in Baghdad Kill at Least 3

Car bombs explode near two of the Iraqi capital's most high-profile hotels, killing at least three people and wounding 13.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2015, 1:45 AM

Baghdad Blasts Targeting Shia Pilgrims Kill Six

Bomb blast and mortar shells target Shia worshippers heading to Baghdad shrine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2015, 9:09 PM

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Baghdad Attack

ISIS claims responsibility for car bomb attack in Baghdad that killed at least 19 people, says it was targeting a Shiite militia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2015, 3:46 AM

UN Employee Kidnapped in Iraq

A United Nations employee abducted northeast of Baghdad, says spokeswoman for the UN mission in the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2015, 2:46 AM

US Carries Out Second 24-Hour Blitz Against ISIS

Coalition unleashes 22 airstrikes over past 24 hours, targeting Islamic State positions north and west of Baghdad.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2015, 9:23 PM

Car Bombs Kill Eight in Baghdad

Bombings mark resurgence of explosions in the capital since ISIS took over in 2014.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2015, 11:49 AM

Supporting Israel - in the Middle of Baghdad

How's that for hasbara? Anonymous activist posts video declaring his support for Israel and the IDF - in the middle of Iraq's capital city.Ari Soffer, 2/18/2015, 6:36 PM

Defeating 'Ugly' ISIS With Shoes

Zippers, shoelaces and trash - these are the weapons of a Baghdad artist and professor, whose personal battle is to embarrass the jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/30/2015, 7:08 AM

Bombings in Iraq Leave 34 Dead

At least 34 people were killed and dozens injured following two bomb blasts in and around Iraq's capital Baghdad.Cynthia Blank, 10/27/2014, 10:52 PM

Car Bombs Kill 38 in Shiite Areas of Baghdad

A series of car bombs targeting Shiites killed 38 Saturday. Reports of another murdered journalist and US airstrikes also in the region.Cynthia Blank, 10/12/2014, 2:56 PM

ISIS Within a Mile From Baghdad

Christian aid group warns that Islamic State fighters are only a mile away from Iraq's capital.Hillel Fendel, 10/3/2014, 2:12 AM

Report: ISIS Islamists at the Gates of Baghdad

Reports Monday said that Islamist fighters for ISIS, the Islamic State, was barely a mile outside Baghdad, Iraq's capital.Yaakov Levi, 9/29/2014, 4:33 PM

Report Claims 'Israeli Drone' Downed over Iraq

Lebanese reports say that the Hermes-class drone fell in the skies over Baghdad. Israel has not yet commented.Moshe Cohen, 8/28/2014, 10:19 AM

ISIS Cutting Off Baghdad in Strategic Victories

Reports indicate ISIS within six miles of Baghdad; captured two cities linking to Shi'ite south, town to east and air base to north.Ari Yashar, 6/27/2014, 12:42 PM

Obama Backpedals, Sends Troops to Iraq

Over 500 soldiers said to be deployed to Persian Gulf to fight ISIS in Iraq, despite statements promising 275 men - or none at all.Tova Dvorin, 6/17/2014, 11:38 AM

U.S. Beefs Up Security at Baghdad Embassy

United States beefs up security at embassy in Baghdad in wake of takeover of cities by Islamists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2014, 4:15 AM

Islamist Pincer Move Tightens the Noose on Baghdad

Lightning-fast takeover sees cities captured in a matter of hours Friday, in systemic front moving toward Baghdad.Tova Dvorin, 6/13/2014, 1:29 PM

Baghdad: Bombs Kill 28 Shia Pilgrims

Pilgrims are often targeted by Sunni fighters during the Imam Kadhim commemorations.Arutz Sheva , 5/22/2014, 9:08 PM

Car Bombs Kill 16 in Baghdad

Four bombs that struck the Iraqi capital hit several mostly Shiite neighbourhoods.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/9/2014, 1:40 PM

Bombings in Iraq Kill At Least 30 People

A series of bombings in Baghdad kills at least 30 people in one day.Tova Dvorin, 2/6/2014, 1:12 AM

Report: Iran Arming Hezbollah Through Iraq

In an effort to avoid Israeli strikes, Tehran using Iraqi national airport to arm Shia terrorist group, Kuwait newspaper claims.Tova Dvorin and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2013, 9:27 PM

48 Dead in Iraq Truck Bombing

Truck bomb explodes in fruit and vegetable market in Baghdad, killing 48; over 15 killed in other attacks throughout city.Tova Dvorin , 11/22/2013, 9:53 AM

Iraq: 7 Members of One Family Killed

Attacks in Iraq killed 10 people on Saturday, seven of them from the same family.Elad Benari, 10/27/2013, 1:48 AM

At Least 42 Killed in Baghdad Car Bomb Attacks

In a familiar pattern of violence, more than a dozen car bombs ripped through majority-Shia neighborhoods.Ari Soffer, 9/30/2013, 1:45 PM

At Least 60 Dead in Weekend Attack in Iraq

At least 60 people were killed after terrorists hit a funeral in a mainly Shiite Muslim district of Baghdad.Arutz Sheva, 9/23/2013, 4:13 AM

Iraq 'Invites' Iran to Seize US Embassy in Baghdad

Iraq allegedly has agreed to allow 50,000 Iranian Basij militia to help suppress riots against the government and seize the US embassy.Chana Ya'ar, 2/10/2013, 9:14 AM

ADL Slams Comparison of Exile Camp to Auschwitz

Lawmakers accused US, Iraqi leaders of being responsible for atrocious conditions of Iranian exiles, with one making comparison to AuschwitzRachel Hirshfeld , 8/5/2012, 4:09 PM

Baghdad Bombings Kill 78

A wave of bombings by Sunni insurgents killed 78 in predominantly Shiite neighborhoods; the second such attack following the US pullout.Gabe Kahn., 1/6/2012, 10:13 AM

US Formally Ends Iraq War

The United States declares a formal end to the Iraq War Thursday in Baghdad.Chana Ya'ar, 12/15/2011, 2:40 PM

Iraq: 29 Killed in Mosque Suicide Bombing

At least 29 people were killed and 38 were wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up inside Baghdad’s largest Sunni mosque. Elad Benari, 8/29/2011, 5:17 AM