Bombing Kills 4, Wounds 11 in Iraq
An explosion at a shop selling CDs killed 4 people in a town northeast of the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday. Police officials say a bomb hidden in a plastic bag exploded near the shop Saturday afternoon in the town of Qazaniyah. Eleven people were ...
Three killed in Iraq bombing
Iraq, Kurds, Turks and oil
SNAKING their way from Kirkuk, a city 240 kilometres (150 miles) north of Baghdad, through Kurdistan and across Turkey's eastern region of Anatolia to the Mediterranean are pipes that once carried 1.6m barrels a day (b/d) of Iraqi oil to the global ...
In Iraq, Exxon oil deal foments talk of civil war
Will Kurdistan's Energy Wealth Lead to the Next Iraq War?
Iraq president Jalal Talabani suffers a stroke
Iraq confirms arrest of minister's bodyguards
BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities said Friday that they have arrested 10 bodyguards of the country's Sunni finance minister in a terrorism-related sweep, the first official confirmation in a case that is inflaming the nation's simmering political and ...
Iraq without key mediator as new crisis looms
Iraq PM Warns against Return to Sectarian Strife
Raid on Sunni minister flares tension in Iraq
Iraq stops militants from smuggling arms into Syria
... Colonel Sadeq Rissan said. Meanwhile, Iraq's head of the 15th border security Brigade, Colonel Saleh Jalu Mur'i said the army has “arrested infiltrators from different nationalities on the Iraqi and the Syrian side of the border in addition to ...
Iraq denies any interest in luring Maradona
Sydney Morning Herald
Iraq's soccer federation categorically denied any interest in hiring former Argentine great Diego Maradona to coach its national team. "There's no negotiation between the Iraqi soccer federation and Diego Maradona, and we don't have any intention of ...
Iraq denies it wants Diego Maradona as coach
Diego Maradona on verge of becoming Iraq's national coach
Iraq doesn't want Maradona at all
Iraq finance minister says staff members kidnapped
Finance Minister Rafia al-Issawi leveled the charges just hours after Iraq's ailing president was flown to Germany for medical treatment following a stroke. The 79-year-old president, Jalal Talabani, is widely seen as a unifying figure who is able to ...
Iraq authorities say 10 of Sunni finance minister's bodyguards arrested on ...
Iraq's President Talabani leaves for treatment in Germany after stroke
Iraqi President to Get Care in Germany
Christian Science Monitor
Violence in Iraq spikes. Are US security interests in jeopardy?
Christian Science Monitor
Violence in Iraq from July to October hit its highest level in two years, a discouraging sign that – one year after the last US military vehicles exited the country – prompts questions about whether the situation on the ground in Iraq jeopardizes ...
Purple Heart for Falmouth Marine wounded in Iraq
(AP) — Marine Sgt. Brian J. Nelson doesn't often think about that night in late September 2006 when he and four others led a convoy back to base in Anbar province, Iraq. An explosion halted their trek across the desert terrain. ''It's instantaneous ...
Iraq Daily Oil Output Exceeds 3.2 Million Barrels, Minister Says
Iraqi crude production will exceed 3.2 million barrels a day in December, Iraqi Oil Minister Abdul Kareem al-Luaibi said today in Cairo. That compares with output of 3.17 million barrels a day in November, according to the Organization of Petroleum ...
Iraq targets 4m bpd oil output for 2014
CORRECTED-Iraq says to withold payments for Kurdish oil
BAGHDAD Dec 21 (Reuters) - Iraq will not pay oil companies operating in Kurdistan because the autonomous region has failed to export the volume of crude it pledged, a spokesman for Hussain al-Shahristani, Iraq's deputy prime minister for energy, said ...