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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.

Car Bombs Kill 38 in Shiite Areas of Baghdad

ISIS Within a Mile From Baghdad

Christian aid group warns that Islamic State fighters are only a mile away from Iraq's capital.

ISIS Within a Mile From Baghdad

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.

Report: ISIS Islamists at the Gates of Baghdad

Report Claims Another 'Israeli Drone' Downed over Iraq

Lebanese reports say that the Hermes-class drone fell in the skies over Baghdad. Israel has not yet commented.

Report Claims Another 'Israeli Drone' Downed over Iraq

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.

ISIS Cutting Off Baghdad in Strategic Victories

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.

Obama Backpedals, Sends Troops to Iraq

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.

U.S. Beefs Up Security at Baghdad Embassy

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.

Islamist Pincer Move Tightens the Noose on Baghdad

Baghdad: Bombs Kill 28 Shia Pilgrims

Pilgrims are often targeted by Sunni fighters during the Imam Kadhim commemorations.

Baghdad: Bombs Kill 28 Shia Pilgrims

Car Bombs Kill 16 in Baghdad

Four bombs that struck the Iraqi capital hit several mostly Shiite neighbourhoods.

Car Bombs Kill 16 in Baghdad

Bombings in Iraq Kill At Least 30 People

A series of bombings in Baghdad kills at least 30 people in one day.

Bombings in Iraq Kill At Least 30 People

Report: Iran Arming Hezbollah via Iraq to Avoid IAF Strikes

In an effort to avoid Israeli strikes, Tehran using Iraqi national airport to arm Shia terrorist group, Kuwait newspaper claims.

Report: Iran Arming Hezbollah via Iraq to Avoid IAF Strikes

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.

48 Dead in Iraq Truck Bombing

Iraq: 7 Members of One Family Killed in Another Day of Violence

Attacks in Iraq killed 10 people on Saturday, seven of them from the same family.

Iraq: 7 Members of One Family Killed in Another Day of Violence

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.

At Least 42 Killed in Baghdad Car Bomb Attacks

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.

At Least 60 Dead in Weekend Attack in Iraq

Report: Iraq PM '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.

Report: Iraq PM 'Invites' Iran to Seize US Embassy in Baghdad

ADL Slams Comparison of Iranian Exile Camp to Auschwitz

Lawmakers accused US, Iraqi leaders of being responsible for atrocious conditions of Iranian exiles, with one making comparison to Auschwitz

ADL Slams Comparison of Iranian Exile Camp to Auschwitz

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.

Baghdad Bombings Kill 78

US Formally Ends Iraq War

The United States declares a formal end to the Iraq War Thursday in Baghdad.

US Formally Ends Iraq War

Iraq: 29 Killed in Suicide Bombing Inside Mosque

At least 29 people were killed and 38 were wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up inside Baghdad’s largest Sunni mosque.

Iraq: 29 Killed in Suicide Bombing Inside Mosque