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Suicide bomber targets mosque in Kabul's Green Zone

Jun 03, 2020 - 12:43 AM

The latest attack in the Afghan capital comes after 7 civilians were killed in the north of the country in a roadside bomb blast authorities blamed on the Taliban

LATEST ATTACK. In this file photo, Muslims offer prayers at the start of the Eid al-Fitr festival which marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at the Wazir Akbar Khan mosque in Kabul on May 24, 2020. File photo by Wakil Kohsar/AFP

Rockets hit Iraq's Green Zone, U.S.-led coalition leaves base

Mar 26, 2020 - 5:55 PM

Other Iraqi bases and foreign embassies, particularly the American mission, have been targeted in more than two dozen rocket attacks since late October that have prompted fears of a proxy war on Iraqi soil

GREEN ZONE. Members of the Iraqi security forces look on as municipal workers clear cement blocks at the al-Sinek bridge, connecting the Iraqi capital Baghdad's Sinek district to the Salhiyeh district neighboring the high-security Green Zone, which hosts government offices and foreign embassies, in Baghdad on February 12, 2020. File photo by Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP

Iraq PM sacks commander after Green Zone breach – statement

May 05, 2016 - 6:54 AM

The removal of Staff Lieutenant General Mohammed Ridha may indicate that security forces will take a harder line against demonstrators who are expected to protest later this week

TAKEOVER. Iraqi protesters wave national flags as they gather inside the parliament after breaking into Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" on April 30, 2016. Photo by Haiar Mohammed Ali/AFP

Protesters quit Baghdad's Green Zone after unprecedented breach

May 01, 2016 - 8:40 AM

UPDATED The breach gives Iraqis access to places they are rarely allowed to enter

TAKEOVER. Iraqi protesters wave national flags as they gather inside the parliament after breaking into Baghdad's heavily fortified "Green Zone" on April 30, 2016. Haiar Mohammed Ali/AFP