Killed Eating Ice-cream: Children and the Elderly Targets for Terror in Baghdad
It's not plausible at this point to envision ISIL taking control of Baghdad
, but they can make Baghdad
so miserable that it would threaten the legitimacy of the central government,'' said Richard Brennan, an Iraq expert with RAND Corporation and former Department of Defense policymaker, using an acronym for the Islamic State group.
According to AP, police officials said a car bomb went off at night in a commercial street in al-Ameen district in southeastern Baghdad
, killing four people and wounding 13.
A source at the Interior Ministry's Baghdad
Operations Command told KUNA that seven Iraqis were killed and 23 others wounded when a car bombing attack took place at the southeastern New Baghdad
: Bombings in Iraq, including a series of blasts mainly targeting some areas of Baghdad
, killed at least 29 people and wounded 70 yesterday, security and medical officials said.
With much of the country's manufacturing, finance and commerce concentrated in and around Baghdad
, our new service will play a central role in linking the city with the broader business community.
A release states that it will be "a new blog supplementing The Times' Reach of War coverage by providing insights and stories about daily life in Baghdad
and what it is like living outside the Green Zone.
Sullivan, vice director for strategic plans and policy within the Joint Chiefs of Staff, delivered a briefing in which he warned that al-Qaeda hoped to "revive the caliphate," with its capital in Baghdad
forces in Baghdad
and Anbar province is necessary to bring down the toxic levels of violence there.
Iranian interference" is coded language for Abdul Aziz al-Hakim and his party, the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution, which is Bush's strongest ally in Baghdad
Just this week, 7,000 Assyrians left Baghdad
for Northern Iraq.
If we were doing this in Baghdad
, we would be dead by now," he said.