Tag Archives: Baghdad

Four, killed, 48, wounded, Baghdad, protests

At least four killed and 48 wounded in Baghdad protests

11 November, 2019 5:28 pm 5:28 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Four people were killed and 48 wounded early on Thursday when Iraqi security forces shot live fire and tear gas canisters at protesters near two key bridges in Baghdad, security and medical sources said. The cause of death was live fire and tear gas canisters aimed directly at the head, the sources … Read More


Violent protests: Iraqi PM announces cabinet reshuffle, 3-day mourning

10 October, 2019 3:12 am 3:12 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Wednesday announced a cabinet reshuffle, declared three days of national mourning and said those who shot protesters would be punished as he sought to quell anti-government unrest that has roiled Iraq for days. Authorities fear that violence, which has killed more than 110 people, mostly … Read More

Deadly, clashes, break out, Iraq, Baghdad

Deadly clashes break out again in Iraq, 11 killed in capital

10 October, 2019 10:20 am 10:20 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Clashes between police and protesters killed 11 people in Baghdad on Saturday in a new flare-up of anti-government unrest, as security forces deployed in their hundreds to keep demonstrations away from central squares in the Iraqi capital. Police and medical sources reported the casualties after days of violence around anti-government protests, bringing … Read More

Iraqi, authorities, lift, Baghdad, curfew, death toll, rises, 72, unrest

Iraqi authorities lift Baghdad curfew as death toll rises to 72 in days of ...

10 October, 2019 12:09 pm 12:09 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi authorities lifted a days-long curfew in Baghdad on Saturday that anti-government protesters had defied, as the toll from four days of violent unrest rose to 72 killed and hundreds injured. Traffic ran as normal through the Iraqi capital and streets and main squares were otherwise quiet. Concrete barriers blocked off areas … Read More

Seven, killed, blast, Baghdad, mosque

Seven killed in blast at Baghdad mosque

06 June, 2019 5:01 pm 5:01 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A bomb blast killed seven people at a Muslim mosque in eastern Baghdad on Friday and wounded more than 20, police sources said. The explosion took place in the Baladiyat neighborhood. A senior police source said that either a suicide belt or improvised explosive device had been used in the attack, for … Read More

Baghdad Baghdad workshop looted artifacts Iraq

At Baghdad workshop, search for Iraq’s looted artifacts gets serious

01 January, 2019 10:59 pm 10:59 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Before Islamic State militants were dislodged from Iraq in 2017, they stole thousands of ancient artifacts. Most are still missing, and an international team of archaeologists is turning detective to recover as many as possible. In 2014 and 2015, during its occupation of most of the country, the militant raided and wrecked … Read More

White House, national security team, Pentagon, Iran, Baghdad, US Embassy

White House asked for options to strike Iran

01 January, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home to the US Embassy, a source familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The source … Read More

Ghaus-ul-Azam Hazrat Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani’s Urs continues in Baghdad

12 December, 2018 11:41 am 11:41 am

BAGHDAD (92 News) – Urs celebrations of Ghaus-ul-Azam Hazrat Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani are underway in Baghdad. Hundreds of thousands devotees from Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and Arab countries, are present in Baghdad to pay respect to the great pious figure. Shaykh Syed Khalid Abdul Qadir Mansoor Al Jilani, custodian to the shrine of Ghaus-ul-Azam Hazrat … Read More

Urs preparations for Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani begin in Baghdad

12 December, 2018 9:10 pm 9:10 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – The Urs preparations for Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani has been begun in Baghdad on Sunday. As per details, thousands of people throng the shrine of Harzat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jilani (RA) situated at in Baghdad as the Urs celebrations. A large number of visitors are arriving in Baghdad to participate … Read More

CJCSC Gen Zubair Hayat visits shrine of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jillani

09 September, 2018 12:31 am 12:31 am

BAGHDAD (92 News) – Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat and his wife visited the shrine of Hazrat Sheikh Abdul Qadir Jillani in Baghdad on Friday. He offered his Friday prayers at the shrine and prayed for the solidarity of the country. The CJCSC recited Darood-o-Salam on his arrival at … Read More

Blasts kill at least 17 in Baghdad: police, medics

09 September, 2016 9:32 pm 9:32 pm

BAGHDAD – Three blasts killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50 in predominantly Shi’ite Muslim districts of Baghdad on Tuesday, police and medical sources said. A suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest in a commercial street in the eastern Baghdad al-Jadida area of the Iraqi capital, killing nine people and wounding more than … Read More