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Iraq Forces Move to Capture Last ISIS Stronghold

SHAFAQNA - Iraqi federal troops continued their push to regain control over a Syrian-Iraqi-Turkish triangle border area where an oil pipeline was used by the Kurdish region to export oil to the Turkish port of Ceyhan, federal military command…

12 people killed as car bomb explodes at Shia neighborhood in Baghdad

SHAFAQNA - A car bombing has struck a busy market area in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi officials say. The explosives-laden car went off at the wholesale Jamila market in Baghdad's Shia district of Sadr City on Monday…

Massive bombings strike heart of Baghdad

SHAFAQNA - Two bomb explosions have hit the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing a total of at least 27 people and injuring 100 others. The first blast took place outside a popular ice cream shop in the predominantly Shia district of Karrada…

Daesh car bomb attack kills at least 4, injures several in Baghdad

SHAFAQNA - At least four people have been killed and several others sustained injures in a car bomb attack claimed by the Daesh Takfiri group in the Iraqi capital Baghdad. According to security and medical sources, the explosion took place…

Bomb attack kills 31 in Baghdad café

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SHAFAQNA - A bomb attack at a café in the north of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 31 people. The bombing occurred at the Beiruti Café on Wednesday, also leaving an unknown number of people wounded. Iraqi security…

At least 17 killed in southern Baghdad truck bombing

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SHAFAQNA - At least 17 people have been killed and some 60 more injured after an explosive-laden truck exploded at a security checkpoint in southern Baghdad. Local police said on Wednesday night that the incident occurred when the…

At least 11 killed, Injured in explosion in southern Baghdad

SHAFAQNA - A source from the Ministry of Interior revealed that two people were killed and nine others were injured in a bomb blast that rocked an area near a popular market in southern Baghdad early on Monday morning. “This morning, an…

Silence over Daesh genocidal campaign against Shia Muslims in Iraq

SHAFAQNA - Daesh aka ISIL massacred over 40 people and wounded 58 more in a suicide bombing at a funeral in east Iraq on Monday. The attack took place in Muqdadiya, northeast of the capital city Baghdad, in a neighbourhood predominantly Shia…