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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 […]

Basrah Suicide Attack

A suicide bomber killed at least five police officers when he rammed a car laden with explosives` into a compound in Basrah. The attack on 13 June also left several more people injured. Suicide bombings are a favoured tactic of violent jihadi and predominantly Sunni terrorist organisations. This bracket includes groups such as the Islamic […]

Weekly Security Update for 2nd February 2011

Overview Last week saw considerable violence in Iraq, particularly in Baghdad. There was also a spate of attacks in Mosul and two especially bloody bombings in Karbala. Over 100 fatalities and up to 250 injuries were recorded in total around the country. There was also an increase in targeted shootings in the capital, resuming a […]

ISX Index Drops on Security Deterioration

The Iraqi Stock Exchange (ISX) index dropped slightly on Monday by 0.04% after the recent explosions that rattled the Iraqi capital, to close at 91.2 points as share prices of 12 firms out of a total 27 that traded in Monday’s session went down. Baghdad had been hit by a series of car bombing attacks […]