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car bombing in Hilla, Iraq, 28 Feb 2005
People gather near the scene and sift through the wreckage after a suicide car bombing in Hilla, Iraq Monday Feb. 28, 2005 in this image from television. A suicide car bomber detonated explosives amid a crowd of people south of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 106 and wounding 133, police and witnesses said.
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NEWBURGH -- After years of working to secure a visa for the Iraqi interpreter who aided his unit while he served in Iraq, former army Sergeant Vincent Lang worked alongside ... Sergeant Lang was stationed in a town called Hilla, outside of Babylon, and tasked with retraining guards at a prison.
Algiers: Up to 6,000 Africans who fought for the Daesh group in Iraq and Syria could return home, the African Union's top security official warned Sunday, ... Backed by a US-led coalition, Iraqi forces gradually retook control of all territory lost to the jihadists, declaring on Saturday that the country was now ...

Blindfolded and handcuffed men are lead to custody after being arrested in Hillah, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. The Iraqi security forces arrested three men during a recent security operation in the city who they suspected of members of Daesh. Human Rights Watch said in a report ...
FILE - In this April 5, 2015, file photo, blindfolded and handcuffed men are lead to custody after being arrested in Hillah, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. The Iraqi security forces arrested three men during a recent security operation in the city who they suspected of members of the ...
chemical experts inspect the site of a suicide truck bomb attack, at a petrol station in the city of Hilla, south of Baghdad, Iraq on November 25, 2016. ... It was the scene of deadly violence in mid-October when Iraqi forces retook it from Kurdish control in response to a Kurdish independence referendum.
Scenes of the aftermath of blowing up the Korek Telecom office by unidentified gunmen in Hillah city, Iraq. Photo: Courtesy of Korek ... The peshmerga sent 6,000 reinforcements to the disputed area on Thursday night to counter a buildup of Iraqi forces and Iranian-backed Hashd al-Shaabi. In the latest ...
Hilla, Iraq (AFP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up in a market in the town of Musayyib, south of Baghdad, on Friday killing at least 20 people, ... It was during Ramadan last year that IS carried out its deadliest ever attack in the Iraqi capital with a truck bomb that set two shopping arcades ablaze, also in ...
Nearly 100 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a massive suicide truck bomb blast at a petrol station south of Iraq's capital Baghdad, according to police and medical sources. The target of Thursday's attack near the town of Hilla appeared to be Shia Muslim pilgrims returning from the annual ...
WASHINGTONVILLE - The Iraqi man risked his life to help American soldiers in the wake of the 2003 U.S. invasion, and for years afterward he and his ... hired in June 2003 to assist Lang's unit, which was stationed in a town called Hilla and tasked with rebuilding the local jail and training its Iraqi guards.
NEWBURGH -- After years of working to secure a visa for the Iraqi interpreter who aided his unit while he served in Iraq, former army Sergeant Vincent Lang worked alongside ... Sergeant Lang was stationed in a town called Hilla, outside of Babylon, and tasked with retraining guards at a prison.
Algiers: Up to 6,000 Africans who fought for the Daesh group in Iraq and Syria could return home, the African Union's top security official warned Sunday, ... Backed by a US-led coalition, Iraqi forces gradually retook control of all territory lost to the jihadists, declaring on Saturday that the country was now ...
Blindfolded and handcuffed men are lead to custody after being arrested in Hillah, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. The Iraqi security forces arrested three men during a recent security operation in the city who they suspected of members of Daesh. Human Rights Watch said in a report ...
FILE - In this April 5, 2015, file photo, blindfolded and handcuffed men are lead to custody after being arrested in Hillah, about 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. The Iraqi security forces arrested three men during a recent security operation in the city who they suspected of members of the ...
Blindfolded and handcuffed men are led to custody after being arrested in Hillah, Iraq, on April 5, 2015. AP ... Baghdad -- Thousands of people suspected of having ties to the Islamic State group are facing widespread rights violations in Iraqi custody, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. The New ...
chemical experts inspect the site of a suicide truck bomb attack, at a petrol station in the city of Hilla, south of Baghdad, Iraq on November 25, 2016. ... It was the scene of deadly violence in mid-October when Iraqi forces retook it from Kurdish control in response to a Kurdish independence referendum.
Iraq: In the shadow of the Imam Hamza mosque in the region of the ancient kingdom of Babylon, a carpet market that was once ... An Iraqi man waves a carpet at his textile workshop in the Iraqi city of Hilla, south of Baghdad.

Early in 2003, I was booked on a 10-day tour of Iraq. I was due to ... The itinerary included Hillah, Samarra, Ur, Babylon and Nineveh. Nineveh!
An Iraqi man weaves a carpet at his textile workshop in the Iraqi city of Hilla in this file photo.(AFP). Related Articles. Thousands of Iraqis detained in Kirkuk by Kurds during their rule · Iraq increases oil exports from south to make up for Kirkuk shortfall · Daesh on verge of collapse in Iraq. AL-HAMZA: In the ...
As the Iraq war began, suicide bombings started to become more common ... 2005: Early in the year, the Iraqi city of Hillah experienced a ...
Architecture has been historically deployed as a tool to construct and concretize legacies. Whereas only a few built edifices have left a large ...
Gunfire and explosions rang out Monday as Iraqi forces moved to wrest a ... to Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region to the north and east of the city. .... Ali Hilla, a member of a Shiite militia stationed in Tuz Khurmatu, said his ...
MARYAM BEIK, Iraq: Thousands of Iraqi troops were locked in an armed ... In the mainly Shiite city of Hilla, south of Baghdad, the offices of a ...
Iraqi forces and Hashd al-Shaabi are in a standoff with peshmerga over ... Korek Telecom provides mobile services across Iraq, not just the ...
... organizations in Hillah at the time. She was idealistic and really motivated to be there, and had been working in a relatively stable part of Iraq.
With the liberation of the Hawija city center, Iraqi forces are closer to ousting the Islamic ... town of Riyadh, as well as the surrounding areas of Hilla, Sadiya, and others. ... Hawija is the last IS stronghold in northern Iraq after the jihadist group ...
... people on street 60 in Hillah, leaving five killed and the sixth wounded," the ... A monthly count by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), ... security members, paramilitary groups and civilians since the Iraqi ...
And in the halls of power in Baghdad, even the most senior Iraqi ... Iran's influence in Iraq is not just ascendant, but diverse, projecting into ..... and employees of The New York Times from Diyala Province, Hilla and Najaf.
Hilla, Iraq (AFP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up in a market in the ... The bombings in Baghdad come as Iraqi forces fight to retake the last ...
Saudi Arabia behind Iraq's Hillah terrorist attack: Scholar ... of the city of Hillah, located 120 kilometers southeast of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, ...
Correction: 25/11/2016: An earlier version of this story stated that the death toll had surpassed 100. Our sources in Iraq now say the toll is 97.
The explosion tore through a gas station and restaurant, killing over 100 people, most of them Iranian pilgrims returning from Karbala.
At least 47 people have died after a fuel tanker was blown up at a checkpoint near Hilla, a city south of the Iraqi capital Baghdad. Thirty-nine of the dead were civilians, the rest police, one report said. Dozens were injured in the blast. The attack happened shortly after noon local time (0900 GMT) while ...
Iraq: suicide bombing in Hilla kills at least 60 people ... on Sunday on a strategic highway near Hilla, 90km from the Iraqi capital, reports said.
Scheduled to come online in 2018, the factory will be located southwest of the capital Baghdad, between Al Hillah, Najaf and Karbala, in what is known as the country's ... Iraq is also hoping Saudi Arabia will foot the bill of Mosul's reconstruction after the Iraqi Army liberated the city from Daesh control.
... 2015, left, and Ashley Judd in Beverly Hilla, Calif. on July 25, 2017. ... Iraq's prime minister says troops have driven IS militants from the town ...
This combination photo shows Actors, Rose McGowan at a premiere in Los Angeles on April 15, 2015, left, and Ashley Judd in Beverly Hilla, ...
... people on street 60 in Hillah, leaving five killed and the sixth wounded," the ... A monthly count by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), ... security members, paramilitary groups and civilians since the Iraqi ...
Can you tell us how your view of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan evolved ... the 101st Airborne had liberated Karbala and then Hillah along Route 1. ... had been briefed down in Kuwait--that the Iraqi Army would stay intact, ...
... of Shi'a pilgrims in the city of Hilla killed 26 people and wounded 85, police and ... Iraqi security forces cordoned off the area of the blasts and set up checkpoints ... Members of Iraq's Shi'a majority are often targeted by Sunni ...
Raised in al-Hillah, in Babil, Iraq, she is the daughter of an Arab Shia father who grew up in Baghdad and a Turkmen Sunni mother who grew ...
Osama bin Laden legacy continues to haunt 15-year-old boy in Iraq ... existence still has an overwhelming impact on the life of a young Iraqi boy. ... near the city of Hilla south of Baghdad, had to leave their hometown after ...
Fighting its way from Najaf, through Karbala and Hillah, the Division ultimately ... In 2003, the 101st Airborne Division started the "Joint Iraqi Security ... the new Iraqi Army - whom the Division then handed over control of Iraq.
NOC is a state company under Iraq's Ministry of Oil. ... Nineveh, Erbil, Baghdad, and Diyala provinces as well as in parts of Hilla and Kut. ... (KRG) Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani and Iraqi Premier Haider al-Abadi, the KRG ...
He served in the 325th military intelligence Battalion and was stationed in Hillah, Iraq. On Aug. 27, 2003, he volunteered for a convoy and was ...
"The President's gardens" is written by famed Iraqi writer, poet, academic and ... Al-Ramli's book is a modern-day story of life amid war in Iraq. ... war takes a reader on a journey from Mosul to Hilla and from Basra to Baghdad.
In addition, the Shia-dominated Iraqi government and the Kurdish authorities ... against whole villages, is taking place in parts of northern and central Iraq. ... and towns in areas south of Baghdad and in northern Hilla province.
And in the halls of power in Baghdad, even the most senior Iraqi Cabinet officials ... Iran's influence in Iraq is not just ascendant, but diverse, projecting into .... Raad Fadhil al-Alwani, a merchant in Hilla, another southern city, ...
Basra, Iraq -Our investigation of the man who tortured Kurds at the Nugra ... "We were children at the time bringing soft drinks from Hillah.
Hilla, Iraq (AFP) - A suicide bomber blew himself up in a market in the ... The bombings in Baghdad come as Iraqi forces fight to retake the last ...


 

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