Middle East

  • Security forces inspect the local headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party after a bomb attack in Kirkuk, Iraq, January 16, 2013.
  • Firefighters look for survivors at the local headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party after a bomb attack in Kirkuk, Iraq, January 16, 2013.
  • Iraqi civil defense personnel inspect a damaged building after a suicide attack in Kirkuk, Iraq, January 16, 2013.
  • A wounded man is transported on a stretcher to receive treatment after a suicide attack in Kirkuk, 250 kilometers north of Baghdad, January 16, 2013.

Wave of Attacks Hits Iraq

Published January 16, 2013

Attacks in Baghdad and northern Iraq killed at least 29 people Wednesday, the deadliest violence to take place this year in a country increasingly divided along sectarian lines.


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