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 Sunni neighborhoods in Baghdad, Iraq

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ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – A car bomb went off near a Shia mosque in a southern suburb of Kirkuk while unidentified gunmen attacked a liquor store in a predominantly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad, security sources and witnessed said on Thursday. The security situation in Kirkuk has significantly ...
At the same time, the U.S. Army led efforts to restore basic security in predominantly Sunni neighborhoods in and around Baghdad. That meant young men abandoning AQI and supporting U.S. efforts to deconstruct the terrorists. For a time (until President Barack Obama withdrew U.S. forces from Iraq at the ...

Many Iraqi Kurds, for example, are Sunni, but that doesn't mean they share the same political vision as most Sunni in Baghdad. ..... Abu Haidar, 59, a former army general who is now a realtor, is a longtime resident of Ghazaliya, a mixed Shiite-Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad where renewed sectarian tensions are rising.
“Asa'ib is not just kidnapping people in Ma`alif, Ameriyya, Ghazaliyya, Kahdraa', Dora, and Saidiyya,” said the man, referring to majority-Sunni neighborhoods in Baghdad. “A good friend, a member of Asa'ib in Diyala, told me that when they're in the company of military and the police, they [Asa'ib] give the ...
Proud Sunni neighborhood writhes under Iraq's Shiite security forces. By By Patrick J. McDonnell. Jul 20, 2014 | 5:00 AM. | Baghdad. Proud Sunni neighborhood writhes under Iraq's Shiite security forces. Iraqi Sunni Awakening fighters escort a tribal leader into the Abu Hanifa mosque in Baghdad's Adhamiya neighborhood ...
For the next six months, I drove a Humvee around a Sunni neighborhood in south Baghdad called Dora, and then down the highway to Karbala and .... Strongholds controlled by Shiite political parties and foreign embassies rose up over abandoned houses, while entire Sunni neighborhoods were shut in ...

“It is fair to say that nowadays there is only fear in us,” said Muthan al-Ani, a Sunni who sells household appliances and lives in the majority Sunni neighborhood of Ameriya in western Baghdad. “The only worry I have now is if they arrest me, what will my wife and child do without me? I know that even if they ...
Other parked car bombs went off in quick succession in the Shia neighbourhoods of New Baghdad, Habibiya, Sabaa al-Bour, Kazimiyah, Shaab, Ur, Shula as well as the Sunni neighborhoods of Jamiaa and Ghazaliyah. Police officers said 44 people were killed and 139 wounded. In the evening, a roadside ...
Ahmed Saadawi's prize-winning 2013 novel Frankenstein in Baghdad belongs to this group of Shelley-influenced texts. Jonathan .... Shia neighborhood] they spoke of him as a Wahhabi [considered an extreme sect of Sunni Islam], in Adamiya [a predominately Sunni neighborhood] as a Shiite extremist.
Forty percent of Baghdad's middle class fled, but Balqees's family stayed. Each week, when they left their Sunni neighborhood to go the market, they were shot at. “I would go with my friends and we would just laugh as we ran past the gunfire,” Balqees said, sounding a bit shocked by the memory, “I swear, ...
At the same time, the U.S. Army led efforts to restore basic security in predominantly Sunni neighborhoods in and around Baghdad. That meant young men abandoning AQI and supporting U.S. efforts to deconstruct the terrorists. For a time (until President Barack Obama withdrew U.S. forces from Iraq at the ...
Although there are large Sunni neighborhoods inside the city, these places are not where the bomb attacks targeting Shiite areas typically originate from. Following the mass sectarian cleansing of 2005 to 2008, the Sunnis of Baghdad are careful not to draw further violence onto themselves. Their areas are ...
Many Iraqi Kurds, for example, are Sunni, but that doesn't mean they share the same political vision as most Sunni in Baghdad. ..... Abu Haidar, 59, a former army general who is now a realtor, is a longtime resident of Ghazaliya, a mixed Shiite-Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad where renewed sectarian tensions are rising.
He fought alongside U.S. troops battling Al Qaeda militants on the streets of Adhamiya, one of Baghdad's most treacherous districts during the long American-led occupation. Now he is ready to take up arms against the Iraqi government that he once fought to preserve. "We are prepared to fight and die," ...
For the next six months, I drove a Humvee around a Sunni neighborhood in south Baghdad called Dora, and then down the highway to Karbala and .... Strongholds controlled by Shiite political parties and foreign embassies rose up over abandoned houses, while entire Sunni neighborhoods were shut in ...
“It is fair to say that nowadays there is only fear in us,” said Muthan al-Ani, a Sunni who sells household appliances and lives in the majority Sunni neighborhood of Ameriya in western Baghdad. “The only worry I have now is if they arrest me, what will my wife and child do without me? I know that even if they ...
“My husband is a Sunni, but he has nothing to do with insurgents,” said his wife, Zahra Kareem Alwan, holding her sobbing daughter on her hip in a school in Adel, a Sunni neighborhood in western Baghdad where families took temporary refuge. Boxes of water were stacked in a corner. Last week, the ...

At the same time, the U.S. Army led efforts to restore basic security in predominantly Sunni neighborhoods in and around Baghdad. That meant ...
Securing the Iraqi capital won't be easy, but keeping Baghdad safe from ... Although there are large Sunni neighborhoods inside the city, these ...
A suicide car bomber exploded in the Sunni neighborhood of al-Jamia in western Baghdad, killing 12 people and wounding 31 others.
Women wait for free food being distributed to break their fast in Baghdad's Shiite ..... a mixed Shiite-Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad where renewed sectarian ...
Women wait for free food being distributed to break their fast in Baghdad's Shiite ..... a mixed Shiite-Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad where renewed sectarian ...
(Baghdad) – Government-backed militias have been kidnapping and .... said the man, referring to majority-Sunni neighborhoods in Baghdad.
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Talk to any young man in Baghdad's mostly Sunni neighborhood of Adhamiya and you'll hear the same story: as tensions ...
He fought alongside U.S. troops battling Al Qaeda militants on the streets of Adhamiya, one of Baghdad's most treacherous districts during the ...
In poor neighborhoods like Sadr City and New Baghdad, rawboned ... abandoned houses, while entire Sunni neighborhoods were shut in by blast walls. ... As a young man from a mixed family living in a Sunni neighborhood ...
... in the majority Sunni neighborhood of Ameriya in western Baghdad. ... The walls surrounding Sunni neighborhoods in Baghdad were built by ...
Large portions of Baghdad have become Shiite in recent months, .... hip in a school in Adel, a Sunni neighborhood in western Baghdad where ...
At the same time, the U.S. Army led efforts to restore basic security in predominantly Sunni neighborhoods in and around Baghdad. That meant ...
Western diplomats and military officers I spoke to in Baghdad insist that .... at his home in Yarmouk, a mostly Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad, ...
A suicide car bomber exploded in the Sunni neighborhood of al-Jamia in western Baghdad, killing 12 people and wounding 31 others.
Women wait for free food being distributed to break their fast in Baghdad's Shiite suburb of .... Left: Em Salam, 58, lives in the Sunni neighborhood of Adhamiya.
He fought alongside U.S. troops battling Al Qaeda militants on the streets of Adhamiya, one of Baghdad's most treacherous districts during the ...
... in the majority Sunni neighborhood of Ameriya in western Baghdad. ... The walls surrounding Sunni neighborhoods in Baghdad were built by ...
The attack occurred in the evening when a booby-trapped car detonated at the Amal-Shaabi thoroughfare in the predominantly Sunni neighborhood of Ameriyah in western Baghdad, the source said on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-Car bomb) - - - -
... APA reports quoting Xinhua. The attack occurred in the evening when a booby-trapped car detonated at the Amal-Shaabi thoroughfare in the predominantly Sunni neighborhood of Ameriyah in western Baghdad, the source said on condition of anonymity.
The Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi formed an al-Qaeda affiliate in the summer of 2003 that carried out spectacularly deadly bombings in Baghdad, including the August 7, 2003 attack on the Jordanian embassy, and the strike on the headquarters ...
BAGHDAD - Attacks across Baghdad, including an explosion at a weapons warehouse that set off munitions and sent a plume of smoke over the Iraqi capital, killed 15 people Friday and wounded more than 50.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of attacks across Baghdad, including one that hit a weapons warehouse and set off munitions sending a huge plume of smoke over the Iraqi capital, killed 15 people and wounded over 50 on Friday, according to Iraqi officials.
They had been friends," Um Ibrahim said at her small vegetable stall at a marketplace in the mainly Sunni neighborhood of Ghazaliyah in western Baghdad. "We used to have difficulties in our life before the invasion, mainly due to the embargo on Saddam ...
... over Mosul, IS's capital in Iraq. By seizing Fallujah, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has calculated that the government will take away IS's foothold in the Sunni Anbar province, and prevent it from staging attacks in Baghdad, about 40 miles ...
Iraqi forces are at the entrance of Fallujah, seemingly set to end a brutal two-year reign by the self-declared Islamic State (IS).
... over Mosul, IS's capital in Iraq. By seizing Fallujah, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has calculated that the government will take away IS's foothold in the Sunni Anbar province, and prevent it from staging attacks in Baghdad, about 40 miles ...
Regime security efforts are also more serious in Banias and Latakia, where Sunni neighborhoods erupted into armed rebellion in 2011-2012, which was not the case in Jableh and Tartus.
I monitored daily Baghdad attack patterns for more than a decade as a threat analyst working for security companies in Iraq, and two conclusions about the current wave of violence immediately stand out to me.
Although there are large Sunni neighborhoods inside the city, these places are not where the bomb attacks targeting Shiite areas typically originate from.
A car bomb in nearby Shi'ite Sadr City killed at least 28 dead and 57 wounded, and another car blew up in the mixed Shi'ite-Sunni neighborhood of al-Rasheed, south of the capital, killing six and wounding 21, the sources said. Prime Minister Haider al ...
Later Wednesday, a suicide bomber detonated in a busy square in the Shiite neighborhood of al-Kadhimiya in Baghdad, killing 17 people, and a suicide car bomber exploded at a checkpoint manned by Shiites in the Sunni neighborhood of al-Jamia, killing ...
ISIS, a Sunni terror group, has claimed responsibility for a number of attacks in Iraq in recent weeks, including one last month east of Baghdad in which more than two dozen people were killed. Attack at funeral kills 6 people in Iraq; ISIS claims ...
The staggering devastation of Ramadi and fear of mines pushed Khansa al-Dulaimi to leave Ramadi in April 2015 and seek refuge in Baghdad. Dulaimi rented a small apartment in the predominantly Sunni neighborhood of Adhamiya, while her husband fled ...


 

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Baghdad neighborhoods:
        adhamiya
        al‑amel
        al‑rashid
        amariyah
        azamiyah
        babil al‑sharji
        baladiyat
        central
        dora
        downtown
        fadhil
        ghadeer
        ghazaliyah
        haifa street
        jihad
        karkh
        karrada
        khadamiya
        khamsa
        mansour
        mashtal
        muwasalat
        new baghdad
        rai
        rusafa
        shaab
        sheikh omar
        shiite
        shurta
        sunni
        waziriya
        zafaraniya

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Baghdad's Sunni neighborhoods