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
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
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
It is Iraq's deadliest stampede in recent history during Ashura, whose commemorative marches had previously been targeted by Sunni extremist groups
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
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
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.
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.
A statement from the Islamic State group claims responsibility for an attack on Iraqi troops outside Karbala that left one dead.
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.
At least 29 people were killed and dozens wounded in two suicide attacks by Islamic State in Karbala and Babylon regions of Iraq
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.
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
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 people were on Tuesday injured after members of one community clashed and indulged into brick batting with the other community during Muharram.
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.