Baghdad

Type: City
Name: Baghdad
Country: Iraq
Latitude: 33.330002
Longitude: 44.439999
population: 5,672,516
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 3 reports

3 Iraqi soldiers killed in suicide bombing

At least three Iraqi soldiers were killed Saturday in a suicide car bombing south of Iraq's capital, police said, dealing a deadly blow to the military in that area for a second straight day as government forces fight ISIS militants across the countr ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 10 reports

Suicide Bomber Strikes Checkpoint South Of Baghdad

A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives has killed at least 11 people and wounded 30 in a town just south of Baghdad.Police and medical sources said the attack on August 30 targeted a major checkpoint at a northern entrance to the town of ... [Published Radio Free Europe - 31 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 45 mins ago - 3 reports

US operations in Iraq costing $7.5m a day as Obama deliberates strategy | World news

America’s newest war in Iraq has cost over half a billion dollars so far, according to Pentagon estimates, all before President Barack Obama decides upon a strategy [1]against Islamic State (Isis) militants. Rear Adm John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 2 reports

Iraqi town holds out against militant onslaught

BAGHDAD -- As Islamic militants rampage across northern Iraq, seizing vast swaths of territory and driving hundreds of thousands of people from their homes, the Shiite Turkmens living in the hardscrabble town of Amirli have decided to stay and fight.The ... [Published Erie Times-News - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 9 reports

Disputed Kurdish Tanker Goes Dark off Texas

A tanker near Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has disappeared from satellite tracking, the latest development in a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse between Baghdad and the Kurds.The AIS ship tracking system used by the U.S. ... [Published Maritime Executive - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Kurds, Baghdad, Iraq
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 3 reports

US shuns tribal leaders who claim to have spies in IS

Sheikh Ali Hatem al-Suleiman, head of the Dulaimi tribe that dominates the Sunni heartland Anbar province, speaks during an interview in Erbil, Aug. 15, 2014.  (photo by REUTERS) Author: Julian Pecquet Posted August 29, 2014Iraqi tribal leaders on the ... [Published AlMonitor - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Enhanced Russia-Iraq ties pull more U.S. attention to Baghdad: diplomat

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.MOSCOW, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Russia's readiness to offer discounts on arms sales to Iraq has prompted the United States to step up military-technoligical cooperation with Baghdad, Iraqi ambassador to Russia Ismieal Shafiq ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Baghdad, Iraq, United States
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

Kurdish Forces Pound Islamic State Militants Northeast of Baghdad

About a two hour's drive northeast of Baghdad, in Diyala province, Kurdish pershmerga are pounding the town of Sadiyah. They're trying to wrest back control of the town from Islamic State militants who captured Sadiyah more than a week ago. They're ... [Published boston.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 4 reports

What to Do About ISIS

Start by recognizing where ISIS came from. The U.S. and its junior partners destroyed Iraq, left a sectarian division, poverty, desperation, and an illegitimate government in Baghdad that did not represent Sunnis or other groups. Then the U.S. armed and ... [Published ZNet - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Iraqi Kurdistan oil shipments hit 8 million barrels

World Bulletin/News DeskIraqi Kurdistan has shipped over 8 million barrels of oil from the Turkish port of Ceyhan since May, sources and energy officials said, as the autonomous region employs new tactics to establish independent oil sales in defiance ... [Published World Bulletin - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Baghdad, Seizures
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

ISRAEL DRONE CRASH NEAR BAGHDAD AIRPORT, IRAQ

TEHRAN, Aug 28 (NNN-FNA) -- An Israeli Hermes drone crashed in the vicinity of Baghdad Airport, Iraq on Wednesday.This is the second such loss in less than three days after another Israeli pilotless drone of the same model was shot down by Iranian troops ... [Published NAM News Network - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: Drone, Baghdad, Iraq, Israel
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Third Israeli Drone Crashes in Iraq

The sources said the Zionist regime’s drone had fallen down somewhere close to Baghdad Airport.Al-Mayadeen News Network said a team from the US embassy in Iraq immediately went to the scene and collected remains of the drone.The report said Iraqi army ... [Published Islam Times - Aug 28 2014]

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"Thus we find another branch of the Shahi ruler in northern part of Afghanistan beyond the Hindukush. Veka is said to have conquered the earth, the markets and the forts by his eight-fold forces, suggesting that he must have himself gained success against the Arab rulers of southern Afghanistan"
"The suicide bomber drove his car into the checkpoint and blew up the car in middle of vehicles waiting to be searched" the officer said...
He explained that "the United States is serious in providing all forms of support to Iraq, which is linked to the formation of the new government to be a government of national partnership with a national program to achieve a change in the old policies and promotes the concept of reconciliation."
An intelligence source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The Army helicopters, in coordination with military intelligence, directed 4 airstrikes on gatherings of the Islamic State in the Hamza village of Alam district south of Tikrit, burning and destroying 20 vehicle and killed all terrorists were in these vehicles./ End"

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Death toll of victims of the suicide attack on ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 22 mins ago]
Suicide Bomber Strikes Checkpoint South Of Baghdad [Published Radio Free Europe - 32 mins ago]
Here's How The Rules Of Engagement Save Lives I... [Published Business Insider - 38 mins ago]
The Hindu History of Afghanistan [Published Speaking Tree - 1 hour ago]
Arlesey to mark 100th anniversary of the First ... [Published Bedfordshire on Sunday - 1 hour ago]
5 killed, 20+ wounded south of Baghdad [Published Aswat al Iraq - 1 hour ago]
Kerry's proposed solution to Islamic State is v... [Published Digital Journal - 1 hour ago]
7 killed in suicide bomb attack near Baghdad [Published China.org.cn - 1 hour ago]
Bombings kills 13 in Iraq [Published Rediff Realtime News - 1 hour ago]
Inside Fallujah: Crowded Cemeteries, Flattened ... [Published Middle East Online - 1 hour ago]
Suicide bomber kills at least 11 people south o... [Published Reuters UK - 2 hours ago]
Suicide bomber kills at least 11 people south o... [Published Reuters: Top News - 2 hours ago]
Kerry, Nujaifi Discuss Latest Developments In T... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 2 hours ago]
Suicide attack kills soldiers near Baghdad [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 2 hours ago]
Kerry, Nujaifi Discuss Latest Developments In T... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - 2 hours ago]
Suicide bomber targets Iraqi forces, killing seven [Published Middle East Eye - 2 hours ago]
3 Iraqi soldiers killed in suicide bombing [Published WDSU New Orleans - 2 hours ago]
13 killed in suicide bombing attacks in Iraq [Published The Hindu - 2 hours ago]
Ritholtz's Reads: Virtual Reality and How to Ge... [Published Bloomberg View - 2 hours ago]
10 Weekend Reads [Published The Big Picture Blog - 2 hours ago]
Air strikes destroy 20 vehicles, kill all terro... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 2 hours ago]
Army war planes inflict heavy losses to the (IS... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 2 hours ago]
Suicide Bomber storms an Army checkpoint south ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 2 hours ago]
Suicide bomber targets Iraqi forces, killing seven [Published Press Trust of India - 2 hours ago]
Israeli drone downed in Iraq [Published Middle East Monitor - 3 hours ago]
Obama's difficult balancing act in Iraq [Published Middle East Monitor - 3 hours ago]
Bombings kills 13 in Iraq [Published South Carolina Enquirer-Herald - 3 hours ago]
Air strikes to the (IS) sites south of Baghdad [Published National Iraq News Agency - 3 hours ago]
Sectarian violence again grips Baghdad [Published Live 5 WCSC - 3 hours ago]
Will Iraq’s Sunnis Stay Loyal to ISIS? [Published Daily Beast - 3 hours ago]
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10 Weekend Reads [Published The Big Picture Blog - 2 hours ago]
The weather outside looks delightful — perfect for the beach, boat or BBQ, Before you head off to your fun in the sun, check out our longer form weekend readings: • Edward Snowden: The Untold Story ( Wired ) • Paul Graham on Money vs. Wealth: How to ...
Kiron Sarkar Weekly Report 8.30.14 [Published The Big Picture Blog - 4 hours ago]
In spite of the increased geopolitical tensions, oil prices (Brent) have not risen by as much as normally would be the case. Prices are still being impacted by Libya as it increases its production and exports (though internal fighting has increased, ...
Safety concerns in Iraq [Published CNN.com - Video - 7 hours ago]
As violence rises, the mood in Baghdad is one of fear and apprehension, as Jomana Karadsheh reports. ...
Iraq Crisis: Will Sunni Tribes of Besieged Fall... [Published Informed Comment - 10 hours ago]
By Mustafa Habib|Fallujah|via Niqash.org Recently most of the attention has been on northern Iraq. But military action in western Iraq has been going on for months, after areas came under control of Sunni Muslim extremists and other anti-government ...
Iraq: BWA sends aid to displaced Iraqi Christians [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
Source: Baptist World AidCountry: Iraq The ruins of Saint Elijah's Monastery founded in 595 AD south of Mosul The Baptist World Alliance (BWA) sent an initial sum of US$20,000 to assist with Christians displaced inside Iraq. Funds given by the BWA will ...
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Kurdish forces pound Islamic State militants no... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 28 2014]
Iraq urges global action against Islamic State,... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 24 2014]
German aid for Iraq as Foreign Minister arrives... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 16 2014]
Car bomb attacks kill 21 in Baghdad [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 31 2014]
Iraqi soldiers recapture district near Baghdad ... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 20 2014]
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Crisis in Iraq: Oil and troubled water [Published Platts - News - Aug 19 2014]
Minister of Health of Iraq Invites Internationa... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 22 2014]
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