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At least three policemen have been killed as gunmen launched an attack on their station in the north of Iraq, media quoted local officials as saying.
7 hrs ago | Big News Network.com
Scores of people were killed in Iraq Friday, in a day marked by several bombings including two outside a Sunni Muslim mosque in the Iraqi city of Baquba after Friday prayers, killing at least 43 worshipers in one of the deadliest attacks in a month-long surge in sectarian violence.
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"His shadow is still following Iraqi society everywhere," says Iraqi Kurdish photographer Jamal Penjweny whose series "Saddam is Here" attempts to capture this thought.
The top UN official in Iraq on Friday urged the Iraqi leaders to better protect civilians following a wave of bombings across the country in recent days, a spokesman told reporters here.
Organization founder James Wasson said the group is still working to collect names of service members and honor them with a sign hung in their hometown.
At least 15 people were killed Saturday in Baghdad and Anbar provinces, police said, in what appeared to be a continuation of sectarian violence.
BAGHDAD Gunmen killed an anti-terrorism policeman and his family in Baghdad on Saturday, while kidnappers abducted eight policemen guarding a post on Iraq's main highway to Jordan and Syria, the latest in a wave of violence to grip the country.
Iraqi authorities say gunmen have broken into the house of an anti-terrorism police officer in the southern suburbs of Baghdad, killing five people including him and his sleeping family.
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People gather at the site of a bomb attack in Baquba, about 50 km northeast of Baghdad, May 17, 2013.
Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad's Sadr City May 16, 2013.
The most feared and effective rebel group battling President Bashar Assad, the Islamist Nusra Front, is being eclipsed by a more radical jihadi force whose aims go far beyond overthrowing the Syrian leader.
Despite Iraq being rich in natural resources and the US pouring money into its economy for over a decade, Iraqi infrastructure is constantly failing and the people are forced to beg, as RT's Lucy Kafanov reported from the war-torn country.
Bombs struck Sunnis leaving a mosque and attending a funeral in Iraq, killing dozens on Friday as tensions between Sunnis and Shiites fester.
In Basra, mourners on Friday carried the coffin of Mohammed Aboud , who they say was killed by a sniper fire near the shrine of Sayida Zeinab outside the capital of Damascus five days before.