At least 20 people were wounded, some critically, in a double bombing Friday in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, police said.
The American military footprint in the volatile northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk has all but disappeared ahead of a year-end deadline to withdraw, raising questions about the security of a small contingent of State Department employees and contractors staying behind.
Three U.S. soldiers detailed the shooting death of their platoon leader for an Iraqi judge Sunday in an effort to preserve a case that will be tried months after U.S. troops have left the country.
Dozens are killed in Kut, Iraq, after a car bomb and roadside bomb explode on a busy commercial street.
A car bomb exploded outside a Catholic church in central Kirkuk, Iraq, early Tuesday, wounding at least 20 people, authorities said.
Bombings in three restive Iraqi cities over the last 24 hours killed five people and wounded several others, police told CNN.
An Iraqi Interior Ministry officer was killed and two intelligence officials were badly wounded Friday in Baghdad -- the latest in a string of attacks on government officials in recent weeks, ministry officials said.
Twenty-seven people were killed and 84 wounded in three blasts in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Thursday, officials said.
Gunmen set off bombs and stormed three jewelry stores in Baghdad on Monday, killing four people and stealing gold and cash in what government officials said may have been a heist to raise money for insurgents.
Two civilians were killed and 35 people were wounded when a car bomb exploded in central oil-rich Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Wednesday morning, police said.
At least seven people were killed and 68 others were wounded after three car bomb explosions Wednesday in Iraq's oil-rich northern city of Kirkuk, said Jamal Taher, police chief.
At least 37 people were wounded Saturday in attacks in the Iraqi capital and the northern city of Kirkuk, authorities said.
Gunmen stormed an outdoor market Tuesday in northern Iraq, killing seven people and robbing several jewelry stores, police said.
A series of violent attacks claimed the lives of four people in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, police said Friday. Among the dead were a baker, a policeman and an imam.
The Iraqi parliament has voted to pass a revised election law. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Christopher Hill said Sunday that American officials were extremely relieved that Iraq's parliament passed a long-awaited election law.
Iraq's parliament on Sunday passed a long-awaited election law that the government said will allow national elections to take place in January.
Iraqi parliament members adjourned on Saturday without reaching an accord on a controversial new elections law, and the lawmakers could make another try to forge and pass legislation tomorrow.
A Kurdish member of Iraq's parliament said Monday that the United States is pressuring the "highest levels of the Kurdish leadership" to accept a compromise that would dictate how national elections would be held in January.
The Iraqi government vows to improve security after suicide attack. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
The fate of Iraq's national elections hung in the balance Thursday as the nation's lawmakers failed to convene for an official session and adopt an election law, a move that could spark a delay in the upcoming vote.
The Kurdish bloc in the Iraqi parliament intends to boycott the vote on a proposed election law if the oil-rich province of Kirkuk is banned from voting in next year's national elections, two Kurdish lawmakers said.
Iraq's parliament failed Wednesday to reach agreement on a new electoral law, but the parliament speaker said it would not affect the date of the general election scheduled for January.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki heads to the White House on Tuesday to meet President Barack Obama with the need for a timely election in Iraq dogging him.
At least eight members of an Iraqi family were killed and a child was wounded Wednesday in a bombing in the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, local police said.
At least four people were killed and 32 wounded as six Baghdad-area churches were bombed within 24 hours, officials told CNN.
Iraqis celebrated in the streets Tuesday for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from their cities and towns under an agreement signed last year with the U.S. government.
The death toll from Saturday's suicide truck bombing in northern Iraq -- the deadliest single attack this year -- has risen to 80, a police official said.
A suicide truck bombing near a Shiite mosque killed at least 67 people and wounded at least 200 Saturday in a city close to Kirkuk, Iraq, an official with Kirkuk police said.
A 15-year-old boy shot and killed a prominent Sunni Arab parliament member and killed three more when he tossed a hand grenade into a Baghdad mosque on Friday, an Interior Ministry official said.
Two attacks on Christian families in the city of Kirkuk on Sunday evening left three people dead and two others wounded, police said.
What should President Obama do to build on what is widely acknowledged to be Iraq's fragile peace?
The Kirkuk region -- where police say a suicide bomber killed 55 at a restaurant on Thursday -- is a key battleground in a power struggle among Kurds and other elements in Arab-dominated Iraq.
More than 50 Iraqis killed by bomber in Kirkuk during Eid Al Adha holiday. CNN's Michael Ware reports.
A suicide bomber killed at least 55 people Thursday at a restaurant in northern Iraq where Arab and Kurdish politicians were working on ways to ease tensions.
A suicide bomber in northern Iraq attacked a restaurant Thursday, killing at least 55 people and wounding 109, a local police official said.
A U.S. soldier was killed Saturday when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in the southeastern Iraqi province of Maysan, the U.S. military said.
Coalition forces in Baghdad have killed the man believed to be the mastermind of recent bombings in the Iraqi capital, the U.S. military said.
Parliament breaks the deadlock on an electoral law by postponing resolution on the key sticking point of Kirkuk
At least 22 police officers and Awakening Council members were killed in an ambush southwest of Diyala Wednesday, a U.S. military official said.
Four female suicide bombers and a gunman killed at least 70 people and wounded almost 300 others during a string of attacks in central Baghdad and Kirkuk on Monday, officials said.
Explosions tore through a Shi'ite pilgrimage in Baghdad and a Kurdish rally in northern Iraq, killing at least 43 people and wounding scores more
Iraq's president has rejected the recently passed provincial elections law, his office said on Wednesday -- a move that appears to doom what has been touted as all-important legislation for the country.
Three prominent tribal leaders, including the head of Saddam Hussein's Sunni tribe and two others who had been working for national reconciliation, were killed over the past 24 hours in northern Iraq.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is in Tehran, Iran, meeting with the Iranian president. CNN's Morgan Neill reports
ITN's Nick Paton Walsh reports on the military operations against al Qaeda in Iraq.
Six Iraqis were killed Saturday when a U.S. helicopter fired on a small gathering at what may have been a pro-U.S. group's checkpoint, officials said.
Forced out by Saddam Hussein, Kurds are returning to Kirkuk, Iraq. CNN's Morgan Neill reports.
Turkish troops cross into Iraq during a visit by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. CNN's Alphonso Van Marsh reports.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday that improvements in security in Iraq have provided a window of opportunity in which political reconciliation should take place.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made an unannounced visit Tuesday to Kirkuk in the oil-rich Kurdish region
Chaos and violence keep $1 trillion worth of oil in the ground near the Iraqi city of Kirkuk. CNN's Morgan Neill reports.
A regional leader of radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's movement and his family died when an explosion went off as they were sleeping in their home in southern Iraq, police said.
Cholera deaths at a Baghdad orphanage and deteriorating water and sewage systems are spurring fears of a larger outbreak of the killer disease, the United Nations children's agency said.
Turkey says an Iraqi offer to help control Kurdish rebels is too little and takes too long. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports
Gunmen kidnapped 10 tribal sheiks in Baghdad as the men were heading home Sunday after meetings with Iraqi officials on the nation's contentious reconciliation process, an Interior Ministry official said.
The deputy police chief in the northern Iraqi town of Kirkuk escaped unharmed when a bomb exploded near his convoy Saturday in central Kirkuk, but one of his bodyguards was killed, police said.
A 40-year-old woman who lived in the southern Baghdad outskirts has died of cholera, the 12th death in Iraq from a recent outbreak of the disease, an Iraqi Health Ministry spokesman said Thursday.
Blast in Kirkuk kills dozens
A suicide truck bomber ripped through a busy commercial district in Kirkuk on Monday afternoon, leaving a large crater surrounded by dozens of mutilated bodies, police and military officials said.
Rebuilding Iraq's police
Gunmen attacked the house of a senior Baquba police official Friday, killing at least 14 people, a Diyala province security official said.
A suicide truck bombing in the northern city of Tal Afar last week is the deadliest single attack since the Iraq war began in 2003, a high-ranking Iraqi Interior Ministry official said Monday as a new death toll for the blast surfaced.
Six explosions rocked this oil-rich city in northern Iraq on Monday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 37, a Kirkuk police official told CNN.
Explosions and gunfire in the Iraqi capital and the northern city of Kirkuk claimed 35 lives Wednesday.
Iraqi police found 83 bodies in Iraq over the weekend, an official with Baghdad emergency police said.
Just hours after a suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Iraq, U.N. chief Kofi Annan said Monday that the nation is in "grave danger" of falling into civil war.
Four car bomb attacks in less than three hours in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Sunday left at least 23 people dead and 66 wounded, police told CNN.
Former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein has been taken to the hospital after suffering from the effects of a hunger strike, launched in protest of his ongoing trial, the chief prosecutor in his trial said.
U.S. and Iraqi soldiers have launched an operation outside the oil-rich city of Kirkuk to rout out al Qaeda terrorists blamed for killing dozens of Iraqi soldiers and police in recent weeks.
The head of Iraq's Olympic Committee, Ahmad el Kijiye, was kidnapped Saturday along with at least 30 of his co-workers by gunmen dressed in army uniforms, Iraqi police said.
Bombs killed eight people in Baghdad, including seven at Ismail Al-Qubaisi Mosque at 2:30 p.m. after Friday prayers. Five people were wounded.
Attacks around Iraq on Monday claimed five lives and wounded at least 31 people, officials said.
ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff and his cameraman were in serious but stable condition Sunday after both were wounded by a roadside bomb north of Baghdad, ABC officials said.
About 350 Arab and Turkmen demonstrators took to the streets of Kirkuk on Thursday, protesting preliminary results of the Dec. 15 parliamentary election and condemning what they claim are Kurdish attempts to control the city, according to Kirkuk Police Chief Torhan Abdul Rahman.
Insurgents in Iraq killed four people and wounded 17 others Saturday in three separate attacks, officials said.
A suicide bombing killed 18 people and wounded 28 others Tuesday in the northern city of Kirkuk, Iraqi police said.
Deadly violence coinciding with the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan left 27 Iraqis dead Wednesday in Musayyib, Baghdad and Kirkuk.
More than 20 Iraqis have been killed in a third day of increasing violence in Baghdad and across the country.
Insurgents killed three members of a leading Sunni Arab party on Friday in southern Mosul -- grabbing them off the street, lining them up against the wall of a mosque and shooting them, officials said.
The American death toll this week in Iraq rose to 27.
Bombs in three Iraqi cities killed 30 people and wounded about 75, authorities said Sunday.
Armed conflict rattled Iraq Tuesday, resulting in the deaths of at least 30 people in Kirkuk, Ramadi and near Baquba.
Sunni Arabs -- many of whom boycotted Iraq's elections -- began talks Thursday with members of the panel writing the country's new constitution, officials said.
Insurgents killed 18 people Thursday in attacks on police in three Iraqi cities, authorities said.
A blast near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk killed 12 Iraqi security personnel trying to defuse a roadside bomb Wednesday, officials said.
In the deadliest single insurgent attack of the Iraq war, a suicide car bombing killed 125 people Monday in Hilla where police recruits were waiting to get physicals, Iraqi government and health officials said.
An Italian journalist kidnapped earlier this month in Baghdad has appeared in a videotape aired on Italian TV and urged her fellow citizens, government and her companion to do all they can to end the occupation of Iraq.
A mortar attack Saturday on an Iraqi voter registration site north of Baghdad killed an Iraqi civilian and wounded eight others, a U.S. Army spokesman said.
Deadly insurgent attacks that have come to typify the persistent warfare in Iraq have left at least seven people dead in two volatile regions north of Baghdad.
A suicide car bomb detonated Saturday in front of the Iraqi national guard headquarters in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing 19 people and wounding 67 others, including guardsmen and recruits, Iraqi officials said.
Fighting and a suicide bombing killed at least 40 people across Iraq in weekend violence.
Fighting and a suicide bombing killed at least 40 people across Iraq in weekend violence.
The abductors of an Egyptian hostage in Iraq have given his Saudi employer 48 hours to prove the company has left Iraq, the Arabic-language news network Al-Jazeera reported Thursday.
American soldiers held back from helping Iraqi police in their battle against the Mehdi Army in Najaf on Thursday morning, but later U.S. commanders agreed to resupply the police with ammunition, according to a senior U.S. military officer.
Violence marked the start of the weekend in Iraq as two Iraqi civilians were killed in an attack on Mosul's city hall and five were wounded by a roadside bomb in Baghdad on Saturday, the U.S. military said.
South Korea has canceled plans to send 3,000 troops to the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk due to security concerns, and is working with the United States to decide on a more suitable location for its troops to be deployed.
A car bomb attack on a police station Monday killed eight police officers and wounded 35 others, including two children, in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, the U.S. military said.
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