Gunmen kill 7 Iraqi soldiers in central Iraq
23 May. 201311:53 AM ET
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen killed at least seven soldiers in central Iraq on Thursday, officials said, in the latest episode of violence to hit the country in a particularly bloody month.
Iraqi premier orders army shake-up after attacks
22 May. 201310:10 AM ET
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister has ordered a shake-up of his military command after a weeklong spike of militant attacks that has killed nearly 300 people, by far the highest toll since the U.S. withdrew its forces in late 2011, an official said Wednesday.
Car bomb, other attacks kill 20 in Iraq
21 May. 20134:13 PM ET
BAGHDAD (AP) — A car bomb exploded as Sunni worshippers were leaving a mosque after evening prayers Tuesday in Baghdad, the deadliest in a string of attacks that killed at least 20 people nationwide in a week of the most sustained sectarian violence in the country since U.S. troops withdrew more than a year ago.
Attacks kill 95 in Iraq, hint of Syrian spillover
20 May. 20135:25 PM ET
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's wave of bloodshed sharply escalated Monday with more than a dozen car bombings across the country, part of attacks that killed at least 95 people and brought echoes of past sectarian carnage and fears of a dangerous spillover from Syria's civil war next door.