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Iraq arrests 66 suspected terrorists

KARBALA, Iraq, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Iraqi security forces arrested 66 members of an al-Qaida affiliate planning attacks against Shia Muslims, a security chief said.
69,000 Iraqis killed between 2004 and 2011

69,000 Iraqis killed between 2004 and 2011

BAGHDAD, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Violence in Iraq peaked in 2006 when terrorism and insurgency cost the lives of 21,539 Iraqis, a government spokesman said Wednesday.

Suicide bomber kills 18 police in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Eighteen people were killed and 29 others were injured Sunday by a suicide bombing attack on a Baghdad police station, police said.

Church massacre hangings affirmed

BAGHDAD, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Iraq's top court affirmed death sentences for gunmen who attacked a Christian church in 2010, killing and wounding dozens of people, a spokesman said Thursday.

Iraq: Two vehicle blasts leave one dead

KIRKUK, Iraq, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- A car bomb killed an employee of Iraq's North Oil Co. while a police officer was injured in a motorcycle blast near Kirkuk, police said Thursday.

Iraq denies execution order

BAGHDAD, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Iraq's Foreign Ministry denied news reports Wednesday execution orders have been issued for three Saudis close to the kingdom's royal family.

Five blasts kill child in Baquba, Iraq

BAQUBA, Iraq, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Five explosions in Baquba, Iraq, left one child dead and six people injured Wednesday, security officials said.

Iraq adopts law defining terrorism

BAGHDAD, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- The Iraqi Council of Ministers has approved a law defining "crimes of terrorism," intended to promote stability and security, government officials said.

Iraqi ministry hit by suicide car bomber

BAGHDAD, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- A suicide car bomber hit a security checkpoint at Iraq's Interior Ministry Monday in Baghdad, killing several people and wounding many others, officials said.

Lawmaker: Reparations 'draining' Iraq

BAGHDAD, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- An Iraqi lawmaker said Kuwait is "draining" Iraq's budget because of reparations payments stemming from Iraq's 1990 invasion.

Turkey mourns 24 soldiers killed by PKK

ANKARA, Turkey, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Turkey mourned the 24 Turkish soldiers killed in a Kurdistan Workers' Party attack, and the government attacked the militant group's bases in northern Iraq.

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Violence in Kirkuk, Baghdad claim victims

BAGHDAD, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Attacks in Baghdad and Kirkuk killed at least three people and injured at least 16 others, officials in Iraq said.

Eight die in attacks across Iraq

BAGHDAD, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Eight people were killed and eight others, including a police officer, were injured in attacks across Iraq, security officials said Wednesday.
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