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Gunmen open fire at anti-govt demonstrators in Baghdad's Khilani Square; 15 including two policemen killed, 60 wounded
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Gunmen open fire at anti-govt demonstrators in Baghdad's Khilani Square; 15 including two policemen killed, 60 wounded

The attack came a day after a string of suspicious stabbing incidents targeting demonstrators left at least 13 wounded in Baghdad's Tahrir Square

Iraq protests: 18 killed, hundreds injured as masked security forces open fire on protesters in Shiite holy city of Karbala
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Iraq protests: 18 killed, hundreds injured as masked security forces open fire on protesters in Shiite holy city of Karbala

Iraqi security forces wearing masks and black plainclothes opened fire at protesters in the Shiite holy city of Karbala in Iraq on Tuesday, killing 18 people and wounding hundreds

Minibus bombing outside holy city of Karbala kills 12 and injures five, say Iraqi security officials
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Minibus bombing outside holy city of Karbala kills 12 and injures five, say Iraqi security officials

A bomb exploded on a minibus packed with passengers outside the Shiite holy city of Karbala, killing 12 people and wounding five others, Iraqi security officials and the state news agency said

More than 30 dead, 100 wounded in Iraq's Karbala as stampede breaks out at Shiite shrine
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More than 30 dead, 100 wounded in Iraq's Karbala as stampede breaks out at Shiite shrine

It is Iraq's deadliest stampede in recent history during Ashura, whose commemorative marches had previously been targeted by Sunni extremist groups

Shiite pilgrims in Iraq's Karbala hail 'revenge' against IS
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Shiite pilgrims in Iraq's Karbala hail 'revenge' against IS

Almost 20 million Shiites converge on Karbala each year for Arbaeen, many on foot and others on chartered buses, from across Iraq and abroad, especially neighbouring Iran.

Iranian police seizes 100,000 fake Iraq visas, arrest six ahead of November's Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen
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Iranian police seizes 100,000 fake Iraq visas, arrest six ahead of November's Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen

Iranian police have seized 100,000 fake visas for Iraq and made six arrests ahead of the huge annual Shiite pilgrimage of Arbaeen in November, newspapers reported.

Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions today; Durga Puja immersion postponed in several parts of city
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Security stepped up in Kolkata for Muharram processions today; Durga Puja immersion postponed in several parts of city

Elaborate security arrangements were made in Kolakata on Sunday for mourning processions by Shia Muslims on 10th of Muharram, the first month of Islamic calendar, police said.

Twin attacks in South Iraq kills 52; 91 injured in Islmaic State-claimed attack
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Twin attacks in South Iraq kills 52; 91 injured in Islmaic State-claimed attack

The toll makes it the deadliest Islamic State attack in Iraq since pro-government forces drove the jihadists out of second city Mosul in July.

Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi troops near Karbala
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Islamic State claims responsibility for attack on Iraqi troops near Karbala

A statement from the Islamic State group claims responsibility for an attack on Iraqi troops outside Karbala that left one dead.

Iraq's intelligence officials: Foiled Islamic State plan to attack Shia shrines in Karbala, Najaf
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Iraq's intelligence officials: Foiled Islamic State plan to attack Shia shrines in Karbala, Najaf

Iraqi intelligence officials say they have foiled an attempt by the Islamic State group to attack revered Shia shrines and the sect's spiritual leader.

Islamic state claim 29 lives in central Iraq as major counter-terrorism operation happened in Mosul
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Islamic state claim 29 lives in central Iraq as major counter-terrorism operation happened in Mosul

At least 29 people were killed and dozens wounded in two suicide attacks by Islamic State in Karbala and Babylon regions of Iraq

Iraq: Suicide attack kills 18 in Ain al-Tamer town of Karbala
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Iraq: Suicide attack kills 18 in Ain al-Tamer town of Karbala

Five attackers armed with suicide vests, rifles and grenades killed 18 people in Iraq's oasis town of Ain al-Tamer, southwest of Baghdad, local officials said on Monday.

MJ Akbar's visit to Karbala signals India's commitment to a stable, unified Iraq
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MJ Akbar's visit to Karbala signals India's commitment to a stable, unified Iraq

The issue of Indians who had been taken hostage by IS in Iraq in 2014 will also find a mention in Akbar's talk with Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Eshaiqer Al-Jafari

Truck bomb explodes at crowded checkpoint near Baghdad, kills 47 and leaves 72 wounded
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Truck bomb explodes at crowded checkpoint near Baghdad, kills 47 and leaves 72 wounded

A doctor at Hilla hospital said at least 11 of the 72 wounded in the attack near Baghdad were in a very serious condition.

Seven injured in a clash over Muharram procession in UP
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Seven injured in a clash over Muharram procession in UP

Seven people were on Tuesday injured after members of one community clashed and indulged into brick batting with the other community during Muharram.

Gunmen shoot dead 14 travelers in Iraq ambush
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Gunmen shoot dead 14 travelers in Iraq ambush

Officials said the 14 victims of Wednesday's attack were shot in the head. They said the dead included police and soldiers, as well as civilian residents of the overwhelmingly Shiite Karbala.

Car bomb in Iraq kills 20 Shiite pilgrims
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Car bomb in Iraq kills 20 Shiite pilgrims

A car bomb explosion tore through a crowd of Shiite pilgrims returning home on Thursday from a religious commemoration, killing at least 20 and reinforcing fears of renewed sectarian violence, according to Iraqi officials.

Wave of attacks in Iraq kills at least 30 people
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Wave of attacks in Iraq kills at least 30 people

Officials say a wave of bombings in two Shiite Iraqi cities south of Baghdad has killed at least 30 people and wounded up to 110 others.

Images: A day after the clash at New Delhi's Jor Bagh
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Images: A day after the clash at New Delhi's Jor Bagh

New Delhi's upscale Jor Bagh witnessed a violent clash between the police and devotees on Sunday evening. The reason: an out-of-bound mosque on a disputed property.

Coordinated explosions kill 10 in Iraqi city
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Coordinated explosions kill 10 in Iraqi city

Two local police and hospital officials put the death toll at 11. The number of wounded people ranged from 40 to as high as 90.