9 more Iraq, Afghan war veterans joining Congress
Detroit Free Press
She lost her first election, but six years later gave it another try and now is one of nine veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who will serve in next year's freshman class in the of House of Representatives. Veterans' groups say the influx of ...
At renovated Iraq shrine, Shiites mark a holy day
Detroit Free Press
KARBALA, Iraq — It is the most impassioned day of the year for Shiite Muslims — Ashoura, when one of the faith's most revered figures, Imam Hussein, was martyred in battle. Hundreds of thousands of Shiites who flocked to his resplendent, gold-domed ...
Shiites mix Ashura rituals with politics in Iraq
Iraqi Kurds send more troops into standoff with Iraq army
ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurdish region has sent reinforcements to a disputed area where its troops are involved in a standoff with the Iraqi army, a senior Kurdish military official said, despite calls on both sides for dialogue to calm the ...
Iraq speaker reports 'progress' in Arab-Kurd row
Iraq: army, Peshmerga in stand-off at Kirkuk
Iraq Speaker Says 'Significant Progress' on Arab-Kurd Row
Middle East Online
Turkey, Iraq exchange sharp rhetoric with Syria as backdrop
Salt Lake Tribune
Tayyip Recep Erdogan, the Turkish prime minister, said this week that recent clashes in the north of Iraq between Iraqi government forces and the Peshmerga, who report to the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government, "could be an oil feud as well as a ...
Talks to defuse Iraq army-Kurdish standoff make little headway
Turkey, Iraq engage in war of words
Arabs and Kurds Must Bridge Cultural, As Well As Political, Divides in Iraq
Discipline, Not Democracy, for Afghanistan and Iraq
The U.S. government formally values the human right to be free from indefinite detention without charge, except in certain cases such as when the practice is useful for securing its own interests in Afghanistan and Iraq, writes Glenn Greenwald. An ...
Iraq to be quizzed on background of Alps massacre family as detectives ...
Mr al-Hilli's father, industrialist Kadhim, left Iraq in the Seventies with his wife, Fasiha, and two sons, Saad and Zaid, now 53. The al-Hilli brothers were said to have been involved in a dispute over £820,000 left by their father in an account in ...
French Alps Shooting Probe to Seek Details from Iraq
Iraq again on the front lines of energy
Nearly a decade ago, Iraq was in flames as the United States staged its second invasion of the country. The war not only toppled Saddam Hussein, it also led to a gradual rebirth of the country's oil and gas sector, which was crippled by conflict and ...
Iraq Boost Oil Exports
Iraq exports 2.622m bpd of crude oil in October
In Iraq 'king's day' up for debate
More than half a century after Iraq's monarchy was toppled in a violent coup, Iraqis are coming to grips with a controversial part of their history that some consider the country's golden age. July 14, when King Faisel II and members of his family were ...
'Conflict Zone': Iraq, Afghanistan wars through the lens
A new exhibit of images from the front lines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, captured by some of the world's leading combat photographers and journalists, is on display at the S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. While many of the 65 ...
Iraq's oil exports increase 1.1 percent in October
The Seattle Times
Iraq's oil exports have climbed steadily since last year, thanks to a handful of international oil companies operating in Iraq and to the inauguration of new export terminals in the Persian Gulf early this year. Iraq holds the world's fourth largest ...
Iraq October oil exports and revenues up slightly