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IS Launches Twin Attacks on Baghdad Outskirts

Islamic State militants launched twin suicide attacks on the western and eastern outskirts of Baghdad on Sunday, killing dozens of people. The extremists carried out a double bombing in Baghdad’s northeastern Shi’ite suburb of Sadr city, killing at least 24 people. In a surprise assault hours earlier, three suicide bombers and gunmen riding pick up trucks stormed into Abu Ghraib, just 25 kilometers west of downtown Baghdad. Shi’ite leader Moqtada al Sadr called upon his followers to...

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