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By PBS NewsHour
In one of the deadliest attacks in Iraq in the past six months, a suicide bomber killed at least 55 people and wounded 120 Thursday in a crowded restaurant in Kirkuk, a city in northern Iraq.
Three bombings struck Baghdad Monday morning in separate attacks that killed at least 20 people. The bombings came two days before a planned vote on a security pact that would allow U.S. troops to stay in the country for three…
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a crowd of Iraqi army recruits in the country's troubled Diyala province Tuesday, killing at least 28 people according to Iraqi police and military.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki asked world leaders Thursday "to end the international sanctions that were imposed on Iraq because of the previous regime and to write off debts" that are an "impediment against reconstruction and development."…
Afghan security forces engaged in a firefight with Taliban fighters in the capital city of Kabul Wednesday, blowing up a home and reportedly killing two militants and a woman and child inside. Two analysts assess the security situation in Afghanistan.
Pakistan's National Assembly elected Yousaf Raza Gilani, a top official in slain opposition leader Benazir Bhutto's party, as prime minister Monday. Gilani then ordered the release of dozens of judges detained by President Pervez Musharraf.
Two bombings killed at least 73 people and wounded scores more in separate blasts in Baghdad pet bazaars Friday, ending a relative lull in violence in the Iraqi capital. Stephen Farrell, a New York Times correspondent in Baghdad, provides an…
Bombs attached to two women killed at least 60 people and wounded scores more in separate blasts Friday morning on Baghdad pet bazaars, ending a relative lull in violence in the Iraqi capital.
Two truck bombs exploded in Algiers, Algeria, Tuesday, causing heavy damage to U.N. offices and killing more than 31. A branch of terror group al-Qaida claimed responsibility. Experts assess what the attacks mean for Algeria, Northern Africa and the West.
The North African wing of al-Qaida is suspected of detonating twin car bombs that killed as many as 67 people near U.N. buildings in the Algerian capital Tuesday.
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