Wednesday, 04 September 2013 06:15

IRAQ NEWS SUMMARY - Sept. 1

           Forces of the military, supported by SWAT, attacked Camp Ashraf in the north of Baqubah, killing at least forty members of the Mujahideen al-Khalq and injuring dozens of others. The camp was shelled intensely with mortar shells for over an hour before the army stormed…
Monday, 02 September 2013 10:43

IRAQ NEWS SUMMARY - AUG. 31

         Government forces stormed the Sagheer mosque in New Baghdad district, Baghdad, and opened fire with silenced weapons on innocent people while they were praying, killing five and fatally wounding three others.          Peaceful anti-government protests took place in the provinces of Najaf, Karbala, Maysan, Qadisiyah, Dhi…
Hundreds of citizens took to Nidhal Street in central Baghdad, after being prevented from reaching Tahreer Square, demanding the abolition of lawmakers' pensions, as well as high-ranking government officials. A number of demonstrators told NINA on Saturday morning, Aug. 31, that about 1500 demonstrators gathered in Nidhal Street, between the…
Saturday, 31 August 2013 09:08

Iraq News Summary - AUG. 28

          A chain of explosions shook the capital Baghdad today, killing at least 60 people and injuring over 257 others.          22 car bombs were reported to have gone off separately throughout Baghdad, in the districts Kadhimiyah, Huriyah, Jamila, Sadr City, New Baghdad, Sha'b, Biya', Sayyidiyah,…
Monday, 12 August 2013 21:39

Iraq News Summary - AUG. 10

In the last day of Eid al-Fitr today, sixteen car bombs struck across Iraq, mostly in Baghdad, killing about a hundred people and injuring about three hundred others.           A car bomb in Kadhimiyah district, Baghdad, killed four people and injured fourteen others. A car bomb in Sayyidiyah district, Baghdad,…