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Video: Baghdad Security Criticised after Suicide Attacks

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. People in Iraq’s capital of Baghdad say they have lost faith in their police force after several suicide attacks claimed by ISIL on Sunday. A man blew himself up at a market in […]

21 Dead In Baghdad Suicide Attack

By Simon Kent. The self declared Islamic State have claimed an attack over the weekend in Baghdad at a checkpoint in Kadhimiyah, a district in Baghdad home to a major Shia mosque. The bombing occurred in heavy traffic near the Adnan checkpoint and wounded around 35 others. Since losing significant territory in Iraq, the so […]

Video: Triple Suicide Attack hits Kurds

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A triple suicide attack tore through a Kurdish compound in eastern Iraq, killing at least 29 members of the security forces and wounding 88, according to hospital and security officials. A roadside bomb […]

Weekly Security Update for 22nd September 2011

Levels of violence rose in Iraq over the past week. Conditions are still quieter than July and June but they have been gradually worsening over the course of September. Last week saw a series of brutal attacks, mainly in the central region, affecting Baghdad and the provinces of Anbar and Babil. Mosul in the north […]

Weekly Security Update for 23rd June 2011

Overall, levels of violence fell in Iraq over the past week, but the rate of weekly incidents has continued to fluctuate in recent months and the improvement is likely to be temporary. There have been three recent suicide attacks, targeting provincial government buildings and the police. Two of these attacks have taken place in the […]