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‘Emo’ killings raise alarms in Iraq

By Lara Jakes / AP BAGHDAD: Young people who identify themselves as so-called Emos are being brutally killed at an alarming rate in Iraq, where militias have distributed hit lists of victims and security forces say they are unable to stop crimes against the subculture that is widely perceived in Iraq as being gay. Officials and …


Bombs kill six as Iraq says 70,000 dead 2004-2011

By W.G. Dunlop / AFP BAGHDAD: Car bombs in Iraq killed six people on Wednesday as authorities released figures showing nearly 70,000 people died in violence from 2004 to 2011, markedly fewer than numbers from other sources. The latest bloodshed comes a month before Baghdad hosts an Arab summit, the first such non-emergency Arab meeting to …


Rapid attacks across Iraq kill 50 people

By Qassim Abdul-Zahra and Sameer N. Yacoub / AP BAGHDAD: A rapid series of attacks spread over a wide swath of Iraqi territory killed at least 50 people on Thursday, targeting mostly security forces in what appeared to be another strike by Al-Qaeda insurgents bent on destabilizing the country. The apparently coordinated bombings and shootings unfolded …


Baghdad attacks kill 21 in worst day in a month

BAGHDAD: Attacks mainly targeting security forces in Baghdad, including two suicide car bombs minutes apart on police stations, killed at least 21 people in the capital’s deadliest day in more than a month. The violence, in which more than 70 people were wounded, showed insurgents’ ability to plan and carry out coordinated attacks on well-secured …


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