Three bombs have been detonated around the Iraqi capital Baghdad killing as many as 25 people and wounding scores. A number of those killed were Shi'ite Muslims on an annual pilgrimage to the city.
Email. May 2, 20164:26 PM ET. Heard on All Things Considered. NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Loveday Morris, Baghdad bureau chief at the Washington Post, about Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters flooding the city's green zone and the Shiite cleric's return.
The largest blast, from a parked car bomb in the Saydiya district of southern Baghdad, killed six and wounded 18. Meanwhile, explosives planted on the ground in Tarmiya, 25km north of Baghdad, killed two and wounded six, and a roadside bomb in Khalisa, ...
Over the weekend, protesters broke through the walls surrounding the Green Zone. Rachel Martin talks to James Jeffrey, ex-U.S. ambassador to Iraq, about what the storming of Parliament means.
Hundreds of supporters of Shi'ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have stormed Baghdad's Green Zone and entered the parliament building after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, two Reuters witnesses say.
Protesters leave Baghdad's Green Zone after storming parliament: A protest organizer urged people to give political decision-making a chance and said they would return Friday.
Iraqi Officials: Car Bombing in Baghdad Kills at Least 13 Shiite Pilgrims Commemorating Death Anniversary of Revered Shiite Imam.
Protesters were withdrawing from Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday after breaking into the fortified area and storming Iraq's parliament in an unprecedented security breach the day before.
BAGHDAD (AP) - Officials say a car bombing has killed at least 13 Shiite pilgrims commemorating the death anniversary of a revered Imam in Baghdad. A police officer says the parked explosives-laden car detonated shortly after midday in Baghdad's ...
Bombs in Baghdad kill 14, including some Shiite pilgrims. Iraqi men inspect the site of car bomb attack in the Saydiya district of southern Baghdad, Iraq May 2, 2016. REUTERS/Khalid al Mousily. RSS; Follow; Email; Print; Share. Reuters. loading ... you ...
A suicide car bomber has killed at least 13 people and wounded more than 40 others in an attack near a group of Shi'ite pilgrims in Baghdad. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast at a market in the southeastern Nahrawan district ...
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Turmoil in Baghdad is a phrase too often seen and heard in the media since 2003. This weekend was no different, when anti-government protesters stormed the Iraqi parliament building Saturday, sending lawmakers fleeing for safety.