Middle East

  • Residents look at a pool of blood after a car bomb attack in Karbala, south of Baghdad, April 29, 2013.
  • Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Karbala, south of Baghdad, April 29, 2013.
  • Street cleaners remove debris after a car bomb exploded in Diwaniya province, south of Baghdad, April 29, 2013.
  • Iraqi security forces personnel inspect the site of a bomb attack in Najaf, south of Baghdad, April 25, 2013.
  • Civilians inspect aftermath of car bomb attack in Husseiniyah area of northeastern Baghdad, Iraq, April 25, 2013.

Car Bombs Rock Southern Iraq

Published April 29, 2013

Car bombs have exploded in predominantly Shi'ite areas of central and southern Iraq, killing at least 18 people. Iraq has seen a surge in violence in the past week.


You May Like

Israelis Quietly Expand Enclave in Palestinian District of Jerusalem

Estimated 500 settlers, armed or protected by paramilitary police, live in Silwan among 50,000 Palestinians More

Video US, Iran Face Similar Challenges in Syrian Fight Against IS

Both Washington, Tehran back fighters battling Islamic State militants in Iraq -- but in Syria they support opposing sides in country’s civil war More

China Boosts Efforts to Help Afghan, Regional Stability

Observers say China’s increased regional involvement are due to concerns that Afghan instability and the presence of anti-China militants in Pakistani border areas could fuel Xinjiang troubles More