On July 16, 2005 a suicide bomber attacked a crowded market in a town south of Baghdad, killing 100 and wounding 150.
On June 20, 2009 a suicide bomber exploded his device at the mausoleum to Ayatollah Khomeini killing two and wounding eight
On June 10, 2014 up to 670 prisoners from Badush prison in the Iraqi city of Mosul were killed by ISIS
The decision to name some groups as terrorist is often a very biased one: it is important to see why certain groups are labeled as such
On this day in 2018, a member of Quetta’s Shia Hazara community was killed and another was injured in what was suspected to be a targeted killing.
On this day in 2013 at least 79 people were killed and another 180 injured in a bomb attack in a predominantly Shia Muslim part of the Pakistani city of Quetta
On this day in 2011 a suicide bomber in Iraq killed at least 27 people and wounded a further 20 in an attack on a bus carrying Shia pilgrims.
Today is a bit of a departure, but just a bit: I want to talk about Iran. You know, that country in the Middle East which everyone thinks is public enemy #1!
On this day in 2018, a rare terrorist attack occurred when three men killed one person and wounded two in a bomb/knife assault against a Shia mosque.
On this day in 2010, three suicide car bombs hit the centre of Iraq’s capital city, Baghdad, killing at least 42 and injuring more than 200 others.