Iraq's al-Qaida claims responsibility for attack on Shiite-led government ...
BAGHDAD — An al-Qaida front group in Iraq claimed responsibility for a bloody attack on a government compound in the Islamist militants' former stronghold west of Baghdad last month and vowed more attacks on the Shiite-led government as it tries to ...
Al-Qaida claims attack on Iraqi government center
Iraq's Endless Political Crises
Reuters The recent decision by the largely Sunni Iraqiya party to end its boycott of parliament would seem like an end to Iraq's crisis. It isn't. At best, it is a lull. The crisis that engulfed Baghdad before the last American soldier had even left ...
Decoding Iraq's Sectarian Rivalries
Iraq's parliament reconvenes as Sunni-backed lawmakers end their boycott
Iraqi VP predicts return to violence
Middle East turmoil draws Turkey and Iraqi Kurds closer
By Jon Hemming | ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Upheaval in the Middle East and mutual economic interests are drawing together two unlikely partners; rising powerhouse Turkey and an entity whose name Turkish leaders hardly dare mention - Kurdistan, ...
Kurds Seize on Iraqi Crisis to Advance Bid for Oil, Land
WINNING: Iraq The Ancient Punching Bag
Barzani: Kurds are not obliged to play a mediating role to solve Iraq issues
Iraq becomes dollar source for sanctions-hit Iran, Syria
Iraq, which shares porous borders and political ties with both countries, is emerging as an important source of dollars for them. Sales of dollars in currency auctions held by Iraq's central rose as high as $400 million on some days in December from a ...
Iranian, Iraqi officials stress expansion of economic relations
Iraq to host first Arab summit since revolts
BAGHDAD — Iraq is to host an Arab summit on March 29, the first since the Arab Spring that swept away several dictators and brought Islamists to the fore, a senior Arab League official said on Wednesday. The last time Baghdad hosted a regular summit ...
Iraq's preparations to host Arab Summit assessed - Bin Hilli
Iraq to Host Arab Summit on March 29
Arab League summit set for March 29 in Baghdad
Alleged Squatters Have Yard Sale of Iraq War Vet's Possessions
ABC News (blog)
The wife of a soldier returning from his third deployment in Iraq is “sick” that alleged squatters took over her house and sold off her possessions in a yard sale. Hollie Burbank was relocating her family from Splendora, Texas, to the military base of ...
Squatters Take Over Iraq Vet's Home
Soldier comes home from Iraq to find his belongings in yard sale
Cops: Squatters Arrested At Iraq Vet's Home, Sold His Possessions
Iraq executes 17 after UN rebuke
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq executed 17 people on Wednesday, days after UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay criticized Baghdad for carrying out a large number of executions and questioned the fairness of its judicial proceedings.
Iraq executes 17 people days after UN rebuke
Iraq executes 17 people in one day, 51 this year
Iraq Executes 17 In One Day, 51 This Year
Forget Iran, Iraq Is Threatening Oil Prices
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The deteriorating situation in Iraq is leading some analysts to worry that the country may not be able to meet its lofty goals for rapidly ramping up oil production. Violence in Iraq is a big problem, especially for the people ...
Crude Awakening - by Ben Van Heuvelen
Sydney Morning Herald
Drones Over Iraq: When Is A Pullout Not A Pullout? – OpEd
Now it seems the world is sold a withdrawal from Iraq which was not quite what it seemed as presented by the Panetta-Obama-fest in the Baghdad, Fort Bragg speeches of just six weeks ago. At Fort Bragg: “The war in Iraq will soon belong to history …
Iraq Says US Needs its Permission for Drones
Time for a new kind of foreign policy professional
Iraq hits out over US drone flights
FEATURE-Iraq becomes dollar source for sanctions-hit Iran, Syria
Dollars bought in Iraq central bank auctions * Then transferred via wire to Iran, Syria * Economic, political ties with Iraq have grown * But some money changers, business find risks too high * High forex reserves shield Iraq's financial system By ...