Gunmen allegedly affiliated with Al-Qaeda executed eight young Shiites but spared Sunnis after rounding up a group of men near a northern Iraqi town, a police official and a local politician said.
- 12 August, 2012 -- Iraq attacks kill 14
Gunmen allegedly affiliated with Al-Qaeda on Sunday executed eight young Shiites near a northern Iraq town hit by shootings a day earlier, while six people died in other attacks nationwide.
- 8 August, 2012 -- Iraq attacks on Shiites and lawyers kill 21
A car bomb targeting Shiite Muslims in Iraq and the shooting of a lawyer and his family left 21 people dead on Wednesday, after Al-Qaeda warned it would target lawyers and retake territory in a new campaign.
- 13 June, 2012 -- Wave of car bombs kills 63 during Iraq pilgrimage
Coordinated car bombs struck mainly Shiite pilgrims in several Iraqi cities Wednesday, killing at least 63 people and wounding dozens more in one of the deadliest attacks since U.S. troops withdrew from the country.
- 19 April, 2012 -- Blasts in Baghdad, northern Iraqi cities kill 30
Bombings struck several areas in Baghdad and to the north Thursday, killing at least 30 people in the first major attacks in Iraq in nearly a month. The violence stoked fears that insurgents were trying to undermine confidence in the Shiite-led governm...
- 5 January, 2012 -- Scores killed in Iraq bombings targeting Shiites
An apparently coordinated wave of bombings targeting Shiite Muslims killed at least 78 people in Iraq on Thursday, the second large-scale assault by militants since U.S. forces pulled out last month.