Tag Archives | Attacks

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 […]

UN Convoy Attacked in Baghdad

A United Nations convoy of three vehicles travelling from the Baghdad International Airport to the International Zone was hit with at least one explosion on Sunday. No UN personnel were killed or injured in the incident and all proceeded safely back to the UN Compound. One of the vehicles sustained serious damage. The Special Representative […]

Video: Intelligence Building Attacked in Kirkuk

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. This was the scene a little earlier at the mall, you can see fire and smoke billowing from the building. Information is still coming into us, but we understand one gunman has been […]

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Video: Deadly Car Bomb Rocks Kirkuk

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A car bomb targeted an Iraqi police intelligence office in the ethnically-mixed northern city of Kirkuk. The explosion was followed by a firefight between militants and security forces at the scene:

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11 Killed, 28 Wounded in Separate Attacks in Iraq

According to police, at least 11 people were killed and 28 more wounded in the latest violent wave of attacks in Iraq on Monday. Xinhua News, quoting an anonymous police source, said that three people were killed and 20 others injured when a car bomb exploded in a market in the Tall Afar area west […]

Video: Iraq Sees Worst Violence in Years

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Tribal chiefs in Iraq have issued a dire warning about the country's future after the latest wave of sectarian violence. Sunni leaders in Ramadi say there'll be all out war if Iraq doesn't […]

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Ceyhan Pipeline Still Closed

By John Lee. Reuters reports on Friday that exports of Iraqi crude oil through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline have still not resumed following a bomb attack on Monday. A spokesman for the Iraqi oil ministry had said repairs to the pipeline would be completed by Thursday afternoon. On Friday, six tankers were said to be waiting […]

Video: Suicide Bombers Target Kurds

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Suicide bombers killed four people in attacks on Kurdish security forces and a Kurdish political office in north Iraq on Wednesday, while seven more people including a gunman died in other unrest, officials said: […]

Akkas Attack - KOGAS Sticks to Schedule

By John Lee. The Korean Gas Corporation (KOGAS) said on Wednesday that an attack on its operations at the Akkas gas field in Anbar will not delay its plans to start commercial production in September 2015. A spokesman for the state-run company told Platts: "There was no major damage to the facilities at the field, […]