Dozens killed in attack on Shiite shrine north of Baghdad

Dozens killed in attack on Shiite shrine north of Baghdad

  Islamic State group extremists attacked a Shiite shrine north of Baghdad, killing 30 people, just days after one of the deadliest ever bombings in the country, a security spokesman said Friday. The overnight attack on the Sayyid Mohammed shrine in Balad, which involved suicide bombers and gun and mortar fire, also wounded 50 people, […]

Bomb attacks kill scores in central Baghdad

Bomb attacks kill scores in central Baghdad

  At least 120 people were killed in two separate bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital Sunday morning, Iraqi officials said. In the deadliest attack a car bomb hit Karada, a busy shopping district in the centre of Baghdad, killing at least 115 people and wounding near 200, according to police and hospital officials. The […]