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  • Iraq: Ramadan Ends with Wave of Attacks, Dozens Killed

    08/10/2013 10:24:20 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 20 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11/8/13 | Elad Benari
    A wave of bomb attacks hit Iraq over the weekend, as people celebrated the Eid al-Fitr festival marking the end of Ramadan, with more than 60 reported dead. The BBC reported that 11 bombs targeted both Shiite and Sunni areas of the capital, Baghdad, hitting cafes, markets and restaurants in at least nine different districts. A bomb also killed at least 10 people in Tuz Khurmato, north of the capital. This Ramadan in Iraq is thought to have been one of the deadliest in years, with more than 670 people killed. Most of the violence in the past six months...