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Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a bomb attack in Basra, 420km southeast of Baghdad. Photograph: Reuters

Attacks across Iraq targeting mainly Shia Muslims killed at least 30 people today, intensifying fears of a descent into all-out sectarian war.Ten yea(...)

More than 1,000 people were killed in violence in Iraq in May, making it the deadliest month since the sectarian slaughter of 2006-07, the United Nati(...)

Iraqi Sunni Muslims take part in an anti-government demonstration in Falluja, 50 km (31 miles) west of Baghdad, earlier this month. Photograph: Mohanned Faisal/Reuters

The United Nations on has called on Iraq to suspend use of the death penalty after authorities executed 21 people on the same day following th(...)

Former president George Bush: “I’m comfortable with what I did,” he said. “I’m comfortable with who I am.” Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Former US president George W Bush, one of the most controversial presidents of the modern age, has said he is comfortable with(...)

Suicide bomb attacks have been on the rise since the beginning of the year as the Syrian war exacerbates Iraq's own security situation by giving a boost to the local wing of al-Qaeda, Islamic State of Iraq or ISI. Photograph:  Ali Arkady/Getty Images

A suicide bomber drove an oil tanker packed with explosives into a local Iraqi government compound today, killing at least nine people, mostly poli(...)

Iraqis examine damage inflicted on their house by a car bomb attack in AL-Mashtal district in Baghdad last Tuesday. Car bombs and a suicide blast hit Shi'ite districts of Baghdad and south of Iraq’s capital, killing at least 50 people on the 10th anniversary of the invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein. REUTERS/Mohammed Ameen

On March 19th, 2003, the United States, under President George W Bush, and with the support of Britain and a number of other states, led an inv(...)

A woman and a child injured in  an alleged chemical weapons attack, are treated at a hospital in the Syrian city of Aleppo today. Photograph: George Ourfalian/Reuters

Syria's government and rebels accused each other of launching a deadly chemical attack near the northern city of Aleppo today in what would, i(...)

Iraqi policemen examine the remains of a car bomb in Baghdad's Sadr City today. Photograph: Qahtan al-Sudani/Reuters

Car bombs and a suicide blast hit Shia districts of Baghdad and south of Iraq's capital today, killing at least 50 people on the 10th anniversa(...)

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