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HILLA, Iraq: A car bomb exploded at a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing eight people, as Iraq struggles with daily violence ahead of an election next week.
At least 25 people were killed and 35 others wounded in attacks across Iraq Thursday, police said.
A street in the Washington Heights neighborhood in upper Manhattan has been renamed in honor of a soldier from the neighborhood who was killed in Iraq .
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.
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.
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.
Iraqi authorities say a car bomb has killed six people belonging to an ethnic minority in the country's north.
Two high-profile attorneys will clash on Wednesday when a military hearing begins to determine whether Sgt.
We gather tonight knowing that this generation of heroes has made the United States safer and more respected round the world.
Osama al-Nujaifi is the Speaker of Parliament in Iraq and the head of the Mottahiddon list.
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.
The impact of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan can be seen not only in the social, economic and political situations of these areas but also in the environments in which these wars have been waged.
Police say gunmen have attacked a polling station in northern Iraq, killing 10 guards.