Gulf Times - Karbala
Iraqi protesters rally after night of arson attacks

Iraqi protesters rally after night of arson attacks

Iraqi anti-government protesters again hit the streets Wednesday, angered by an activist's death and an attempt on the life of a popular TV satirist.

Iraq protests spread after four killed outside Iran consulate

Iraq protests spread after four killed outside Iran consulate

Four protesters were shot dead early Monday outside the Iranian consulate in Iraq's holy city of Karbala where demonstrators vented their anger at what they see as Tehran's meddling in their country's politics.

Suicide attack kills 18 near near Karbala, Iraq

Suicide attack kills 18 near near Karbala, Iraq

Five attackers armed with suicide vests, rifles and grenades killed 18 people in the Iraqi oasis town of Ain al-Tamer, near Karbala, local officials said Monday.