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November 25, 1973: Marathon airline hijacking over Iraq

On November 25, 1973 three members of the Arab Youth Organization for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked a KLM flight over Iraqi airspace.

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November 23, 2006: Car bombs target Shia Muslims in Iraq

On November 23, 2006 a series of car bombings struck Sadr City, a Shia dominated slum in Baghdad, killing 202 people and wounding another 250.

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November 14, 2012: Multiple attacks in Iraq on Islamic new year

On November 14, 2012 ISI planted three bombs simultaneously in Kirkuk, killing at least five people in one of several violent incidents on the Islamic new year

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November 8, 2016: ISIS massacre in Iraq

On November 8, 2016 ISIS massacred more than 300 people in the town of Hammam al Alil, just outside of the Iraqi city of Mosul

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October 27, 2003: Car bomb hits the International Red Cross in Iraq

On October 27, 2003 Iraqis detonated car bombs outside the ICRC HQ and five police stations across Baghdad, killing 40 and wounding 200

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July 16, 2005: Suicide bombers create deadly inferno in Iraq

On July 16, 2005 a suicide bomber attacked a crowded market in a town south of Baghdad, killing 100 and wounding 150.

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July 12, 2016: ISIS executes four doctors in Iraq

On July 12, 2016 ISIS terrorists executed four Iraqi doctors in that country’s Nineveh province after they refused to join the group

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June 18, 2004: Terrorists target military recruits in Iraq

On June 18, 2004 an apparent suicide car bomber targeted an Iraqi army recruitment centre in Baghdad, killing 35 people and wounding another 145

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June 9, 2016: Suicide bombers attack Kiwi soldiers in Iraq

On June 9, 2016 ISIS claimed an attack near a military camp in northern Baghdad where 106 New Zealand soldiers were stationed

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June 1, 2004: Kurdish political party targeted in Iraq bombing

On June 1, 2004 a car bomb tore through the Baghdad offices of the Kurdish political party PUK, killing 26 and wounding several others.