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At least 10 people were killed and 20 others injured in a suicide bomb attack near Iraq's central Babil province on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported.
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A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden car into a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday morning, killing at least 11 people, officials said, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the run-up to next week's parliamentary elections.
Iraqi officials say a suicide attack on a police checkpoint south of the capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 10 people and wounded 18. A police officer says the bomber drove his explosives-laden car into the checkpoint at the entrance of the southern city of Hillah, about 95 kilometers south of Baghdad.
Sectarian violence has been on the rise over the past 18 months, with more than 2,750 being killed in 2014 alone.
At least 15 people, including a candidate for the upcoming parliamentary election, were killed and more than 30 others wounded in two violent attacks in Iraq Wednesday, police said.
A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed criminal charges against a former Blackwater security guard whose actions allegedly triggered the shootings of dozens of Iraqi citizens at a traffic circle in Baghdad nearly seven years ago.
The U.S. Justice Department is considering charging a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard with murder over his alleged role in a 2007 massacre of unarmed civilians in Baghdad, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday.
A soldier who allegedly murdered two deaf, mute and unarmed Iraqi brothers seven years ago is scheduled to be in court at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Wednesday for a pretrial hearing that could lead to his court-martial and a possible life sentence in a military prison.
Iraqi authorities say a car bomb has killed six people belonging to an ethnic minority in the country's north.
Sahim Omar Kalifa's critically acclaimed short film Baghdad Messi continues to gather the awards, with a new win at the Beauvais Film Fest in France.
Turkey is meddling in Iraqi affairs and is using the pipeline via its territory to exert political pressure on the government in Baghdad, a consultant with close ties to the Iraqi Oil Ministry said.
Election posters showing Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and parliamentary candidate Faleh al-Khazali are seen in the southern port city of Basra, on April 21, 2014.