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Islam in Iraq

More than 5,000 civilians killed in Iraq this year

Source : Trend / 18 Jul 2014

At least 5,576 Iraqi civilians have been killed this year in violence, the United Nations said on Friday in the most detailed account yet of the impact of months of unrest culminating in an assault by Sunni militants through the north of the country, Reuters reported.

 

July deadliest month of 2013 for Iraq

By AFP / 24 Jul 2013

Attacks mainly targeting Iraqi security forces killed 16 people on Tuesday, officials said, bringing July’s death toll to 626, the highest monthly figure in a year marked by spiraling violence.

Another 1,395 people were wounded through July 23, according to AFP figures based on reports from security and medical sources.

The second-deadliest month of the year so far was May, when 614 people died in attacks and 1,550 were wounded. More than 2,800 people have been killed so far in 2013.

 

Iraq violence unabated; 460 killed in April

By AFP / 2 May 2013

Violence in Iraq rose sharply in April, killing 460 people according to AFP figures, as May started off with attacks that left 13 people dead yesterday, including six police and four anti-Qaeda fighters.

 

Baghdad: A Center of Learning

By Saulat Pervez / 8 Apr 2013

When we think of Baghdad today, we imagine a war-torn, ravaged city. However, Baghdad has a rich history which the present should not obscure. From the eighth century to the thirteenth century, Baghdad was a metropolis known for intellectual and material prosperity, showcasing numerous libraries, research institutions, thriving universities, magnificent homes, and flourishing businesses.

 
 

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