Apr 15, 2021 06:01 PM IST
Explosions in the Iraqi capital have become less frequent in the past few years, particularly following the defeat of the Islamic State group in 2017. In January, twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital, killing more than 30 people and wounding dozens.
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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Suicide bombings have been rare in the Iraqi capital since the defeat of Islamic State in 2017. The last took place in January 2018.
- Jun 09, 2020 08:35 AM IST
The military said the rocket was launched from an area to the south of the airport and there were no reported damages or casualties.
- May 06, 2020 01:13 PM IST
The military said it found a rocket launcher with a timer in a rural area in western Baghdad, and there were no reported damages or casualties.
- Mar 02, 2020 08:35 AM IST
One missile landed near the U.S. Embassy, the sources said.
- Jan 16, 2020 09:54 AM IST
Two US military officials quoted by the paper said the Pentagon wanted to resume these operations in order to pick up the fight against the Islamic State group.
- Jan 03, 2020 01:55 PM IST
"US citizens should depart via airline while possible, and failing that, to other countries via land," the embassy said in a statement.
- Jan 01, 2020 08:40 AM IST
Esper's announcement is the latest move by Washington to step up its defences in the region since US President Donald Trump in May 2018 pulled out of a multinational nuclear deal with Iran and re-imposed crippling economic sanctions.
- Dec 09, 2019 01:02 PM IST
Security forces found a rocket launcher and several rockets in a search of the area, the statement said.
- Nov 21, 2018 02:32 PM IST
"OPEC and non-OPEC producers will work together to restore balance to oil prices and supplies to make sure prices stay stable," he told journalists at an oil exploration conference in Baghdad.
- Jan 15, 2018 12:20 PM IST
"Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in Tayyaran Square in central Baghdad," said General Saad Maan, spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, which includes the army and the police.
- Oct 30, 2017 08:32 AM IST
The airline, also known as Saudia, will depart from the Red Sea city of Jeddah barely two weeks after Saudi budget carrier flynas made the first commercial flight from Riyadh to Baghdad since 1990.
- May 18, 2016 07:38 AM IST
The four separate bombings were a further challenge to the beleaguered government of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who is struggling to prove that his forces can maintain security in Baghdad and elsewhere.
- Feb 23, 2016 08:44 PM IST
Releasing its 18th annual Quality of Living Survey, Mercer said that despite recent security issues, social unrest, and concern about the region's economic outlook, European cities continue to offer some of the world's highest quality of living.
- Jun 23, 2013 08:16 AM IST
A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Shi'ite mosque in northern Baghdad killing at least 12 people during evening prayers, police and medics said, in the deadliest of a series of attacks that claimed more than 30 lives across Iraq on Saturday.
- Dec 04, 2012 06:46 AM IST
Austria's capital offers its residents the best quality of life of any city in the world and Baghdad the worst, according to the latest global survey from consultant group Mercer.
- Nov 17, 2012 11:11 AM IST
An Iraqi official said today Baghdad will recommend that Arab states use oil as a weapon to exert pressure on Israel and countries that back it, particularly the United States, over the Gaza crisis.
- Oct 11, 2012 06:01 AM IST
Chinese oil companies have invested billions of dollars into Africa over the past decade, developing relationships with oil producing countries such as Angola, Congo and South Sudan.
- Aug 01, 2012 03:26 AM IST
Twin car bombs hit Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 19 people, and security forces foiled a separate attack on a police station by two suicide bombers who hoped to blackmail the authorities into releasing al Qaeda prisoners.
- Jul 23, 2012 02:22 PM IST
A string of bomb attacks across Iraq killed at least 50 people on Monday and wounded 144 more, police and hospital sources said, in one of the bloodiest days in the past weeks.
- May 24, 2012 03:00 PM IST
IRAN-NUCLEAR-BAGHDAD-TEHRAN:Iran talks with world powers hit snag over sanctions
- May 21, 2012 02:26 PM IST
The UN nuclear watchdog chief began talks in Tehran on Monday, Iranian media said, after voicing hope for a deal to investigate suspected atomic bomb research - a possible breakthrough that Iran may count on to ease sanctions and deflect threats of war.
- May 15, 2012 04:56 PM IST
Closely-watched talks between Iran and the UN nuclear agency went into their scheduled final day today, with Tehran's envoy quoted as saying that so far the meeting had been "good."
- Apr 04, 2012 03:00 PM IST
Iran wants crucial nuclear talks with world powers to take place in Baghdad instead of Istanbul as had been mooted, according to a statement from Iraq welcoming the proposal.
- Mar 29, 2012 06:56 PM IST
Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Thursday hosted Baghdad's first Arab League summit in two decades, a meeting dominated by Syria's crisis.