Tag Archives | Attacks

Suicide Bomber Kills Scores of Shia Pilgrims in Hilla

By John Lee. A suicide truck bomb has killed more than 80 people, most of them Iranian Shia pilgrims, in the city of Hilla, 60 miles (100km) south of Baghdad. The Islamic State group (IS, ISIS, ISIL, Daesh) has claimed responsibility for the attack. The pilgrims were on their way back to Iran from the […]

Baghdad Bombing ignites Demand for Better Security

By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Baghdad’s residents are demanding beefed-up security measures and an international investigation into the gruesome July 3 bombing that rocked Baghdad’s busy Karrada district, killing almost 300 people and injuring 200 more. The death toll […]

Video: Iraq Mourns Victims of Baghdad Bombing

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Iraqis on Tuesday mourned more than 200 people killed in a Baghdad suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, as the grim search for bodies at the site of the attack continues.

Politicians to Blame for Baghdad Terror Attacks?

By Omar al-Jaffal, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News.v Are Iraq’s Politicians to Blame for Baghdad Terror Attacks? On May 11, the Iraqi capital was the scene of three terror attacks, each bomb targeting different areas on both sides of the Tigris River […]

Video: Rare IS Bombings in Southern Iraq

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Islamic State group carried out rare attacks in Iraq’s deep Shiite south Sunday, killing at least 33 people with twin suicide car bomb blasts in the city of Samawa:

Video: ISIL Kills Scores in Attacks Across Iraq

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Roadside bombs near Iraq’s capital kill at least 70 while military comes under assault in Abu Ghraib and near Fallujah. Rob Matheson reports:

Bomber Targets Kirkuk Oil Company

By John Lee. A suicide bomber has killed a police officer and an employee of the Kirkuk Oil Company (KOC), and wounded four others, according to a report from Shafaaq. The attack happened on the main road between Kirkuk and Debes. Kirkuk Provincial Council recently changed the name of North Oil Company (NOC) to Kirkuk […]

Video: Twin Blasts in Anbar Kill Dozens

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. More than 20 Iraqi soldiers and the fighters supporting them have been killed in twin suicide attacks. ISIL fighters are being blamed for the twin attacks. They’re the latest casualties in the battle […]

Video: Iraq Bomb Kills at Least 19

From AFP Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. At least 19 people were killed and 43 wounded when a car bomb exploded near a market on Tuesday in the Iraqi capital’s eastern district of Baghdad al-Jadida, a predominantly Shiite area that has […]

Car Bomb Kills 120

By John Lee. A car bomb has killed an estimated 120 people and injured at least 130 at a busy market in the predominantly Shia town of Khan Bani Saad, north of the Baghdad. The Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL) group has said it was behind the attack, adding that one of its members drove […]

Three Dead in Explosion near Kuwaiti Border

By John Lee. Three Iraqi civilians were reportedly killed on Wednesday when a booby-trapped truck exploded near the Kuwaiti border in Iraq. The Kuwaiti news agency KUNA quoted a local Iraqi official as saying that the explosion happened at a garage near the main road about 12 km (7.5 miles) north of the Safwan border […]