BAGHDAD - Thousands of police backed by helicopters patrolled Iraq's holy city of Karbala on Friday, assigned to prevent attacks against hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslims observing an annual pilgrimage, officials said.

Topics:  baghdad    thousands   iraq   karbala   shiite muslims   helicopters   police   holy city   
BING NEWS:
  • Al Qaeda Militants Capture US Black Hawk Helicopters In Iraq
    Ths shocking takeover of Mosul took place months after Al Qaeda-linked fighers took over another Iraqi town ... and federal police forces to retreat over bridges to the eastern bank of the Tigris River, which divides the city. For three days, residents ...
    06/9/2014 - 11:54 pm | View Link
  • Miami Martial Law Drill: Machine Gun Fire & Black Hawk Helicopters Invade Miami Skyline
    The streets and skies of Miami turned into what sounded like an Iraqi war zone or the streets of ... now in America that they’re preparing for? A recent police, emergency management and National Guard drill in Ohio targeted ‘disgruntled 2nd Amendment ...
    01/25/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Helicopters, police guard Iraqi holy city pilgrims
    BAGHDAD – Iraqi officials say police have deployed tens of thousands of troops to prevent attacks on Shiites observing an annual pilgrimage to Karbala, sending helicopters to hover over the holy city to look out for insurgents. Bombings during another ...
    07/5/2012 - 10:53 pm | View Link
  • Helicopters, police guard Iraqi holy city pilgrims
    BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of police backed by helicopters patrolled Iraq's holy city of Karbala on Friday, assigned to prevent attacks against hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslims observing an annual pilgrimage, officials said. Bombings at another ...
    07/5/2012 - 9:53 pm | View Link
  • Pakistan troops take out 24 militants after claims they fired warning shots at American military helicopters
    The government said late last month it would cease military operations in Bajur for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, but reserved the right to retaliate against insurgent activities. Army spokesman Maj. Gen. Athar Abbas said factors including persistent ...
    09/15/2008 - 9:53 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • 1st Cavalry Division History
    On 23 July 2003, the mission of the 1st Cavalry Division became a reality with the announcement of the Department of Defense that during the period of January to May ...
    02/22/2017 - 1:29 am | View Website
  • International News | Latest World News, Videos & Photos ...
    Yahoo!-ABC News Network | © 2017 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved.
    02/21/2017 - 9:08 am | View Website
  • U.S. News | Latest National News, Videos & Photos
    Get the latest breaking news across the U.S. on ABCNews.com
    02/21/2017 - 6:24 am | View Website
  • News: Breaking stories & updates
    Latest breaking news, including politics, crime and celebrity. Find stories, updates and expert opinion.
    02/20/2017 - 12:58 pm | View Website
  • Iraqi Army
    The Iraqi Army, officially the Iraqi Ground Forces, is the ground force component of the Iraqi military, having been active in various incarnations throughout the ...
    02/19/2017 - 9:35 pm | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News