Middle East

  • Smoke rises after a car bomb attack in front of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in central Baghdad, Sept. 18, 2013.
  • People inspect the aftermath of a car bomb explosion at a commercial street in Baghdad's eastern neighborhood of Mashtal, Sept. 16, 2013.
  • Bombing victims are taken for burial in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, Sept. 15, 2013.
  • Iraqi security forces inspect wrecks of destroyed cars at the site of a car bomb attack in Basra, Sept. 15, 2013.
  • People look at the site of a car bomb attack at a vegetable market in Basra, Sept. 15, 2013.
  • Mourners grieve during the funeral of victims who were killed in a Sunni mosque after two roadside bombs in Baquba, Sept. 13, 2013.
  • Shi'ite women react during a mass funeral for victims of bomb attacks on a Shi'ite mosque in Baghdad, Sept. 12, 2013.
  • A man inspects the aftermath of a car bomb attack at the Karrada neighborhood of Baghdad, Sept. 4, 2013.

Recent Attacks in Iraq

Published September 19, 2013

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