Baghdad

Type: City
Name: Baghdad
Country: Iraq
Latitude: 33.330002
Longitude: 44.439999
population: 5,672,516
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 4 reports

Army commander killed in Iraq helicopter crash

World Bulletin / News DeskA senior army commander was killed on Tuesday in a helicopter crash in the western city of Ramadi, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said.In a statement, the ministry said that the helicopter carrying Gen. Hassan Karim Khudeir crashed ... [Published World Bulletin - 4 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 2 reports

Sales of dollar by the CBI rise on Wednesday's session.

BAGHDAD / Nina /-- Sales of dollar by the Central Bank of Iraq and purchases of other foreign currencies rose at today's meeting to/ 218 million and / 728 / thousand dollars, after hitting on yesterday the level of / 203 million / 461 / thousand dollars ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 47 mins ago]
First reported 53 mins ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 1 reports

Two soldiers killed in car bomb blasts in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, April 16 (KUNA) -- Two soldiers were killed on Wednesday in two booby-trapped car blasts in Anbar province, west of Baghdad.The two booby-trapped vehicles exploded near the Headquarters of Anbar Operations, in northern Ramadi, a security source ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 53 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Two civilians killed, nine others wounded in a popular market northwest of Baghdad

BAGHDAD / NINA / Two civilians were killed and nine others wounded on Wednesday 16, April when a roadside bomb exploded in a popular market area Sab'a Bour area, northwest of Baghdad.A police source said the blast caused material damage to the market. ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 26 reports

Iraq Shuts Down Abu Ghraib Prison

Wathiq Khuzaie/ (BAGHDAD) -- The Iraqi prison formerly known as Abu Ghraib has been shut down, perhaps permanently.Iraq's justice ministry announced on Tuesday the "complete closure of Baghdad Central Prison...and the removal of the inmates in cooperation ... [Published KNSS Radio - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 9 reports

Abu Ghraib: Notorious prison closed over security concerns, Iraq officials say - Middle East

An Iraqi flag flies over a guard tower at the Abu Ghraib prison Tuesday. The complex was reopened under Iraqi control and holds hundreds of convicts. Nearby shop owners hope the prison becomes an economic stimulus to the war-torn area. Travis J. Tritten ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Two civilians killed, six others wounded by a roadside bomb exploded in al-Radhwaniya area southwest of Baghdad

BAGHDAD / NINA / Two civilians were killed and six others were wounded on Tuesday by a roadside bomb in the area of al-Radhwaniya southwest of Baghdad.A police source said that an explosive device was placed on the side of the road in al- Radhwaniya exploded, ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 6 reports

Iraq: Militants take control of Fallujah dam as car bombs rock Baghdad

Minister Muhanad al-Saadi said in a statement on Monday that The move has blocked major source of water for the country’s central and southern areas. seized the dam several weeks ago. They had cut the flow of water but reopened it when water accumulated ... [Published Albawaba - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 3 reports

Gunmen kill a civilian , wound another west of Baghdad

BAGHDAD / NINA / A civilian was killed and another wounded on Tuesday 15, April in armed attack west of Baghdad.A security source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "Unidentified gunmen opened fire on two civilians were in a car in the Abu ... [Published National Iraq News Agency - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: Baghdad, killing, Iraq
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

From Beirut to Baghdad: The Regional Impact of the Syrian Conflict

Time : 5pm - 6:30pmLocation : Brookings Doha Center, Doha, QatarAfter three years of conflict, fighting in Syria shows no sign of abating, with official talks in Geneva between the Assad regime and opposition forces coming to a halt. Over 140,000 Syrians ... [Published IloveQatar.net - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Syria, Conflict, Beirut, Baghdad
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

3 civilians killed, 6+ wounded south of Baghdad

4/14/2014 6:10 PMBAGHDAD/ Aswat al-Iraq: Interior Ministry sources reported today the killing of three civilians and wounding six more in a bomb blast, south of Baghdad.The sources told Aswat al-Iraq that the bomb exploded in Mahmoudiya area.No other ... [Published Aswat al Iraq - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 3 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Eight Police Killed in Suicide Car-Bomb Attack in Iraq

BAGHDAD At least eight police officers died Sunday and 10 other people were wounded in a suicide car-bomb attack in the oil-producing city of Kirkuk, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, while elsewhere in the country 13 people died in violent ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 14 2014]
Entities: Car Bomb, Suicide, Iraq

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Safi confirmed "the importance of the foundation's approach to finance some of the Iraqi public companies to rehabilitate and return productive activities so as to enhance the Iraqi economy." / End
The daily bulletin issued by the Central Bank,said "The demand for dollar was ranging on today’s auction around the level of / 24 million and / 925 / thousand dollars which sold in cash./End"
...senior official at the Justice Ministry was quoted as saying that "the prisoners were secretly transferred over the past two weeks," adding that "the government received assured intelligence of internal and external entities scheming to break into the prison and free dangerous prisoners, many of them leaders and warlords affiliated with terrorist organisations, most notably Al-Qaeda."
Then she heard "through a friend that a gentleman was building his dream home in Jacks Hill and that, all things being equal, he may sell"

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Gunmen kill a civilian northern Baghdad [Published National Iraq News Agency - 4 hours ago]
Army commander killed in Iraq helicopter crash [Published World Bulletin - 4 hours ago]
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Iraq says Abu Ghraib prison closed [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5 hours ago]
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The end of Abu Ghraib [Published JUST READ! - 8 hours ago]
Iraq announced on Tuesday that it has closed the infamous Abu Ghraib prison, amid security concerns following the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) gained control of a strategically important dam on the Euphrates River south of Fallujah earlier ...
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Iraq shuts infamous Abu Ghraib prison over secu... [Published The Malaysian Insider - 20 hours ago]
Iraq has closed Abu Ghraib prison, made infamous by Saddam Hussein's regime and US forces, due to security concerns following a mass breakout last year, the justice ministry said today.The country is suffering a protracted surge in violence that has claimed ...
Iraq: Militants close dam as Iraq violence kill... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 14 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Iraq 04/14/2014 19:44 GMT BAGHDAD, April 14, 2014 (AFP) - Militants have closed all gates of a Euphrates River dam they control in Iraq, blocking a major water source, a minister said on Monday, while violence killed ...
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Suicide bomber attacks army checkpoint in in Iraq [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 26 2014]
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Civilians die in Baghdad bombing [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Mar 09 2014]
Dozens killed in Baghdad blasts [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 18 2014]
Seven car bombs across Baghdad kill at least 13 [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 06 2014]
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