Iraqi minister speaks out on plane-landing denial
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's transportation minister is speaking out after a flight that his son missed out of Beirut was stopped from landing in Baghdad.
Suicide car bomb, attacks kill at least 42 in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint Sunday in southern Iraq, the deadliest of a series of attacks that killed 42 people, officials said. The violence, which comes a few weeks before scheduled elections, is the latest by insurgents bent on destabilizing the country.
Suicide bomber uses Iraq police Humvee in attack
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide bomber in a stolen police Humvee passed through a military checkpoint in Iraq before detonating his explosives, part of a series of assaults across the country Saturday that killed seven people, authorities said.
Bombings, clashes in Iraq kill at least 42
BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombings targeting shoppers across central Iraq and clashes near the militant-held city of Fallujah killed at least 42 people Thursday, authorities said.
Airline: Iraq stops landing over official's son
BEIRUT (AP) — Iraqi authorities on Thursday denied permission to a plane belonging to Lebanon's national carrier to land in Baghdad after a son of an Iraqi minister missed the flight, Middle East Airline said in a statement.
Officials say attacks kill 7 around Iraqi capital
BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials in Iraq say separate attacks around the country's capital, Baghdad, have killed at least seven people.
Series of car bombs hits Baghdad, killing 17
BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of car bombs hit commercial areas and marketplaces in mainly Shiite areas of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people, officials said.
Militants storm local council HQ in Iraq, kill 6
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say militants have stormed a government building in a city north of Baghdad, killing at least six people.