Baghdad

  • Iraq: Orphanage providing a ray of hope amidst violence July 8, 2014

    An orphanage in Baghdad is giving a glimpse of hope in the midst of violence. Children of dead militants or suicide attackers and those of victims are peacefully living together after their lives were torn apart. ...
  • Iraq crisis: Need to balance both sides and work for peace, says E Ahamed June 19, 2014

    Former MoS for External Affairs minister E Ahamed on Thursday said that the government cannot afford to upset the ISIS even as they deal with the Iraq government to ensure a safe passage for the kidnapped victims. "We need to balance both sides and work for peace in the region...
  • Iraq unrest: Islamist militants advance to a new target, Baquba city June 18, 2014

    Islamist militants continue their murderous advance across Iraq with a new target: the city of Baquba, less than 40 miles north of Baghdad. ...
  • Iraq crisis: ISIL captures city near Syria June 17, 2014

    Even as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) continues to capture territory near the Syrian border, armed Khurdish forces in the northern city of Kirkuk tries their best to keep Sunni militants at bay. ...
  • Iraq War 10th anniversary: Watch the iconic moments of the conflict March 17, 2013

    Sunday, March 17, marks 10 years since the beginning of the Iraq war, during which the NATO forces overthrew the regime of Saddam Hussein after a brutal conflict. ...
  • Watch: Female suicide bomber in Baghdad kills 40 January 5, 2009

    The incident took place outside a Baghdad mosque. ...
  • Meet Baghdad's speed freaks and their pimped out rides July 8, 2008

    The streets of Baghdad still aren't safe but that is not stopping people from driving around in flashy cars. ...
  • Iraq: Fear culture leads to new survival methods July 28, 2007

    Baghdad (Iraq): Four years after Saddam Hussein was overthrown, Iraqis are again living in fear. The fear of being kidnapped or killed is so severe that some Iraqis long for the days of Hussein's tight grip on the country. In Baghdad, some people are downplaying their appearance and making an...
  • Iraq: School attendance down by 60 pc May 23, 2007

    Baghdad (Iraq): There is some disturbing news out of Iraq about the impact of the war on children. Violence - and the fear of violence - has cut school attendance by almost 60 per cent. ...