Overall situation in Iraq improving: UN envoy
People's Daily Online
There is ground for " cautious optimism" in Iraq, Ad Melkert, who is UN Secretary- General's special representative for Iraq, said on Tuesday. "In most of what I have witnessed in Iraq there is ground for cautious optimism, provided that determined ...
UN envoy cautiously optimistic on Iraq
UN expresses 'cautious optimism' on Iraq
Iraq will need sustained support to face pressing challenges – UN
Foreign investment begins to pour into Iraq
WASHINGTON - Foreign investment is beginning to pour into Iraq this year, fueled by a growing confidence in the country's stability. By Ahmad Al-Rubaye, AFP/Getty Images Iraqi workers install pipes at a sewage station in Sadr ...
Fiery Iraqi Cleric's Political Party Puts On New Face
Fox News (blog)
Iran strikes across border into Iraqi Kurdistan
A border dispute between Iran and the Kurdish region of Iraq underwent a significant escalation this week, as Iranian Revolutionary Guards crossed the border to engage with guerrillas of the PJAK, Party for a Free Life in Kurdistan. ...
IRGC calls for Iraq's move against PJAK terrorists
Iran Invades Iraq
Iran's cross-border raids on Kurdish rebels upset Iraqis
Christian Science Monitor
Iraq executions could be put on hold
But it is the planned execution of former defense minister Sultan Hashim that has threatened to widen political and sectarian rifts at a time while Iraq's divided coalition government seems to be struggling for survival and embroiled in the decision ...
Iraqi deal in the works to suspend execution of Saddam-era officials
Amnesty urges Iraq to halt Saddam-era executions
Iraq officials asked to halt death penalty
China, Iraq to boost trade ties, joint oil exploration efforts: report
China and Iraq have pledged to boost trade ties and step up cooperation in oil exploration, power generation and other fields, China state media has reported. The countries signed two agreements on economic cooperation and training during a visit to ...
Hu calls for closer ties with Iraq
'US suspicious of China-Iraq ties'
Iraq, China, signs MOUs for economic and technical coopeation
Iraq Army recruits women to inspect women at checkpoints
Officials said the Iraq Army and police were recruiting young women for field missions. They said many of the recruits, in a program overseen by the US military, have been stationed at checkpoints and inspect female pedestrians for explosives. ...
Al-Qaeda claims Iraq suicide attacks
Al-Qaida Iraq group claims recent deadly attacks
Al-Qaeda claim Iraq suicide attacks
Coverage of Wars — A Photojournalist's Perspective
New America Media
As the US prepares to drawdown its troops from Afghanistan this month, the beginning of a complete withdrawal from America's longest war by 2014, many still draw comparison of the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan with the Vietnam War, ...
Adding up human costs of Iraq and Afghanistan wars
Defining the Force and Mission
MILITARY: Oceanside native collecting U.S. troop graffiti from Iraq, Afghanistan
US shouldn't abandon friends in Iraq
Lawrence Journal World
“They will be hunted down and killed,” says Kirk Johnson, who worked as an aid official in Iraq during the Bush administration. He then founded the List Project to help Iraqis who worked for American organizations. Both Sunni and Shiite militia groups ...
US mustn't abandon Iraqi allies
Tariq Alhomayed: Egypt's liberals as delusional as Iraq's Sunnis!
Today the liberals of Egypt are devoting themselves to conflict after the fall of the Mubarak regime, in the same way that the Sunnis of Iraq devoted themselves to delusion after the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime. ...