Violence in Iraq hit a nearly two-year peak in July, with 325 deaths reported, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
At least 17 people died Tuesday when two car bombs exploded in central Baghdad, police in the Iraqi capital said.
Suspected al Qaeda militants clashed with Iraqi forces Thursday, in attacks that began two days after a wave of violence across Iraq.
The number of dead in a wave of attacks across Iraq on Monday has risen to 103, authorities said Tuesday, making it the deadliest day in the country this year, according to a CNN count. The attacks wounded 267 people, they said.
Attackers detonated car bombs and roadside explosives in at least a dozen attacks across Iraq on Monday as at least 82 people were killed and more than 180 wounded in one of the bloodiest days since the withdrawal of U.S. military forces in December, authorities said.
Iraq fights to raise awareness of Autism amid logistical and cultural obstacles. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports.
Bombs in Shiite areas of Iraq claimed the lives of 25 people Sunday, the second day of the Muslim holy month Ramadan. An Iraqi soldier and a policeman also died in separate incidents.
A series of deadly attacks rips through central Iraq, killing dozens.
A suicide bomber blew up his car in central Iraq on Friday, killing 11 people including himself, and wounding 37 others, police officials said.
A man wearing an explosive vest blew himself up Thursday inside a barber shop in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, killing at least five others along with him and wounding 20, police said.
Gunmen fatally shot three Iraqi officials Wednesday in a series of separate attacks in and around Baghdad, police said.
A series of bomb blasts killed at least 37 people across Iraq on Tuesday, including 30 in an explosion at a vegetable market in Diwaniya, police officials said.
Four Awakening Council members were killed and four others were wounded Friday when gunmen attacked a checkpoint in Diyala province, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.
A series of attacks in and north of Baghdad left five dead and 22 wounded Thursday, Iraqi police said.
Two bombs exploded southeast of Baghdad on Wednesday, authorities said, killing at least eight people in the latest wave of bloody attacks in Iraq this month.
Ten people were killed in Iraq on Monday and more than 30 were wounded in separate bombings north and south of Baghdad, police officials said.
President Obama's embattled pick to be ambassador to Iraq withdrew his nomination Monday, a day before facing an uncertain vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
A string of seven car bombs exploded in central Iraq, killing dozens.
Two car bombs targeted Shiite pilgrims Saturday in Baghdad, killing at least 32 people and injuring 68 others, police said.
Casualties from Wednesday's wave of attacks across Iraq rose to 93 people dead and 312 wounded, the Interior Ministry said Thursday, making it the deadliest day in the country since the United States withdrew its troops in December.
A suicide bomber detonated his car next to a government building in Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 18 people and wounding 125, police said.
A series of explosions in a three-hour period shook several areas in Baghdad on Thursday morning, leaving at least 14 people dead and dozens injured, Iraqi police said.
A bus full of Shiite pilgrims from Pakistan was struck by a roadside bomb Sunday in Iraq, leaving 24 wounded, officials said.
Three roadside bombs exploded Friday in quick succession at an outdoor pet market in Baghdad, killing five people and wounding 31 others, police officials said.
A notorious prison in Baghdad's Green Zone is still open despite the Iraqi government having said more than a year ago it was closed, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
Four people died and another 11 were wounded in a pair of apparently coordinated bomb blasts Thursday in Baghdad, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.
To Iraqi artist Hanaa' Malallah her shoes are weapons of mass destruction that appear in many of her works.
Iraq foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari discusses the reintegration of Iraq into the Arab regional environment.
A series of explosions rocked Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 31 people and leaving more than 50 others injured, Iraq's interior ministry said.
A series of videos appeared online Saturday purporting to show Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, the highest-ranking member of Saddam Hussein's regime to evade capture, deriding Iraq's current leadership.
Violence in Iraq killed 112 people in March, the lowest monthly death toll since the U.S-led invasion in 2003, officials said Monday.
An Iraqi woman who died in California after a brutal beating was laid to rest in her native country Saturday.
The Arab League summit kicked off in Baghdad Thursday, a gathering that signals the political emergence of post-war democratic Iraq.
A car bomb killed a police officer and wounded two others in western Baghdad on Tuesday, police said, despite tight security ahead of this week's Arab League summit in the Iraqi capital.
CNN's Arwa Damon reports on security preparations ahead of this week's Arab Summit in Baghdad.
The body of an Iraqi woman, whose brutal beating death may have been a hate crime, will be flown home for burial.
Iraq is placing big stakes on the success of this week's Arab League summit in Baghdad.
CNN's Arwa Damon looks at the status of Iraq ahead of the Arab summit in Baghdad.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide, will attend this week's Arab Summit in Baghdad, Iraqi state television reported Sunday.
A militant group with links to al Qaeda claimed responsibility for a deadly wave of bombings across Iraq, strikes designed to undermine government security plans for the upcoming Arab League summit.
A spate of car bombings rocked Iraq on Tuesday, the ninth anniversary of the U.S. invasion and days before the nation hosts a meeting of Arab leaders.
Iraq may reactivate long-idle pipelines to get its oil to world markets if tensions over neighboring Iran result in the closure of the Strait of Hormuz, a government spokesman said Sunday.
The man identified Friday by sources as the U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians betrayed no animosity toward civilians in a different war zone, according to an account posted on the U.S. Army's website that describes a firefight in Iraq in January 2007.
The murky abduction account of an American -- who no one appeared to even know had gone missing in Iraq until he resurfaced -- is raising questions about everything from his name to the circumstances surrounding his reported kidnapping.
Gunmen stormed a mayor's office in northern Iraq Monday, killing five security guards, police said.
A Kurdish student shot and killed his American teacher at a Christian school in the northern Iraqi city of Sulaimaniya, then turned the gun on himself, the local mayor said Thursday.
A series of attacks across the Iraqi capital left seven people dead and nine wounded Tuesday, while another attack killed a local leader and wounded his guard in Falluja.
The U.S. Army said Sunday it has identified the remains of the last missing U.S. service member unaccounted for in Iraq.
The Islamic State of Iraq has claimed responsibility for Thursday's attacks in that country that killed dozens of people and wounded hundreds more.
A series of explosions and shootings killed 44 people and injured more than 200 in Baghdad and elsewhere Thursday morning, Iraqi police said.
Iraq's fugitive vice president rips the U.S., Iraq's prime minister and Iran in an exclusive interview with CNN.
At least 60 die in Iraq in suicide strikes that targeted Shiites and renewed fears of sectarian violence.
Iraq's Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi denied terrorism charges against him Monday, calling them "politically motivated" in a televised speech broadcast from the semiautonomous Kurdish region in the north.
Violent overnight attacks in Iraq killed nearly two dozen people Sunday.
About 400 members of an exiled Iranian opposition group who are the first to leave a long-term camp in Iraq under a U.N. plan criticized their treatment and the conditions at the new temporary site Saturday.
A leader of an exiled Iranian opposition group said Thursday that members living in a long-standing camp in Iraq are ready to begin moving to a new temporary site, under a plan agreed to with the United Nations.
Gunmen assassinated an Iraqi army general on Tuesday in one of several incidents that left at least four people dead and 28 wounded, according to government officials.
Exxon Mobil is being shut out of bidding on the next round of oil and gas exploration contracts in Iraq because of its decision to sign an exploration deal with Kurdistan's regional government in the northern part of that country.
Turkish fighter jets targeted suspected Kurdish militants in overnight airstrikes along the country's border with Iraq, the military said Sunday.
A human rights group expressed alarm Thursday at the pace of executions in Iraq and called for Iraqi authorities to abolish the practice.
The Iraq War ended in December, and veterans and other citizens throughout the country have begun clamoring for local parades to celebrate the return of our Iraq veterans -- yet only one city in the nation, St. Louis, has held one.
On a day when New York City threw a parade to celebrate the New York Giants for their Super Bowl victory, at least one veterans' group is using the occasion to ask: What about a parade to honor the soldiers who fought in Iraq?
The deteriorating situation in Iraq is leading some analysts to worry that the country may not be able to meet its lofty goals for rapidly ramping up oil production.
Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi has lashed out at Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, predicting that Iraq could soon return to widespread sectarian violence that could require the return of U.S. forces.
Iraq's VP says"Al-Maliki is pushing my country to reach a turning point with deeply sectarian dimension."
The U.S. Defense Department cannot account for about $2 billion it was given to cover Iraq-related expenses and is not providing Iraq with a complete list of U.S.-funded reconstruction projects, according to two new government audits.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen details the latest Baghdad bombing that has killed dozens.
A powerful political bloc in Iraq ended its boycott of the country's parliament on Sunday, describing the move as a "gesture of goodwill."
As recent bloodshed raises fears of renewed sectarian violence in Iraq, U.S. Vice President Biden has been calling Iraqi leaders in an apparent attempt to soothe political tensions, the White House said Saturday.
Sunny skies, a large billowing U.S. flag and an appreciative crowd greeted hundreds of Iraq war veterans who marched Saturday in St. Louis in a first-of-its-kind "welcome home" ceremony.
A suicide car bomber targeting a Shiite funeral procession in Baghdad killed dozens Friday, the latest attack in a country engulfed by political crisis and an uptick in violence.
CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports on how political infighting could lead to sectarian strife in Iraq.
CNN's Fareed Zakaria leads a conversation looking back at whether the war in Iraq was worth it.
A U.S. military judge sentenced a Marine squad leader charged with alleged war crimes in Iraq to a maximum of 90 days in prison and a reduction in pay and rank.
A winter storm slammed the East Coast all the way from Maine down to D.C., leaving massive drifts of snow and skull-cracking cold. Power grids collapsed. Citizens wrapped themselves in layers of fleece like the townsfolk from "Dr. Zhivago."
Contractors in Iraq say they are mired in red tape. CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
Iraq's human rights situation is worse now than it was a year ago, a new report claims. CNN's Fred Pleitgen explains.
Gunmen attacked an Iraqi police checkpoint Sunday morning, leaving five people dead, authorities said.
Prosecutors have yet to decide whether they will seek the death penalty in their murder case against Itzcoatl Ocampo, a 23-year-old Iraq war veteran accused of stabbing four homeless men to death in California, Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said Tuesday.
Gunmen stormed a home in a small town south of Baghdad early Wednesday, killing a local leader and three of his sons, police said.
The killing of an Iraqi journalist has left many living in fear of speaking out. Jomana Karadsheh reports.
Activists in Iraq claim that the government there is silencing them. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports from Baghdad.
Two explosions killed 12 people in Iraq on Monday, authorities said.
A suicide bomber killed at least 30 outside the city of Basra. Jomana Karadshe reports.
Iraq's army, seen by some as a weapon against the people, is targeted by rocket attack. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports.
At least 12 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in car bomb attacks on two predominantly Shiite areas in Baghdad Monday, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said, the latest incidents in a wave of sectarian violence.
Recent terrorist attacks in Iraq are apparently aimed at widening the sectarian divide. CNN's Jomana Karadsheh reports.
At least three explosions struck Friday near Baghdad's Green Zone, where a parade to mark Iraq's Army Day was taking place, witnesses said.
Attackers killed at least 60 people in Iraq on Thursday in strikes that targeted Shiites and renewed fears of sectarian violence, authorities said.
Nature abhors a vacuum, but terrorism relishes one. And Iraq appears to be offering new space for al Qaeda and other militant groups as political rivalries and sectarian animosities deepen.
Following the U.S. troop withdrawal, Iran is flexing its military muscle both inside Iraq and in critical waters.
Jury selection begins Thursday for a Marine accused in the 2005 killings of 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha, the last person to be tried in a case that became a lightning rod for critics of the war.
Iraq's civilian death toll lingered at more than 4,000 for the third straight year in 2011, a sign of the country's "persistent low-level conflict," according to a public online database.
A Turkish airstrike on the border with Iraq killed 35 people who are now thought to have been smuggling cigarettes, a senior Turkish lawmaker said Thursday.
Anthony Cordesman from the Center for Strategic and International Studies gives his perspective on Iraq's current climate.
Three security contractors, two of them American veterans and one from Fiji, have been freed in Iraq almost three weeks after they were detained by the Iraqi Army, U.S. Rep. Peter King said Wednesday.
Home is the hardest place to find for children of immigrants, but for us, nothing hits closer to home than when a bomb goes off in Baghdad. Last week, just days after American troops pulled out of Iraq, 63 people died and 176 were wounded in Baghdad.
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