Iraq dreaming of Brazil 2014
It is almost ten years since war returned to Iraq, and although the situation has improved since then, the country remains plagued by high levels of violence. Hardly ideal conditions for sport to thrive, but football has retained its strong roots and ...
FIFA set to decide over Iraq qualifiers
FIFA weighs letting Iraq host World Cup qualifiers
Kansas City Star
Bomb kills one, wounds 14 in Iraq: sources
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and 14 others wounded on Saturday when a sticky bomb exploded near a vegetable market in Iraq's mainly Sunni Salahuddin province, local security and hospital sources said. The explosion occurred in the ...
Roadside bomb kills 2 policemen in Iraq
Iraq political blocs accuse PM of dictatorship
By Mohamad Ali Harissi (AFP) – 3 hours ago BAGHDAD — Key political factions accused the premier of moving towards a dictatorship with the arrest of Iraq's electoral commission chief, a charge the prime minister denied on Saturday.
Iraq's Sadr slams 'Maliki arrest' of election head
Iraq: Sadrists And Kurds Denounce Election Commission Arrests
Maliki's 'calculations' Plunge Iraq Deeper Into Political Tension
Iraq halts plans to cut zeros off dinar currency-cabinet
Cabinet says stops plans to redenominate dinar "until further notice" * Iraq has over 30 trillion Iraqi dinars in circulation * Plan to trim zeros not seen as a priority By Aseel Kami BAGHDAD, April 12 (Reuters) - Iraq has decided to hold off on a plan ...
Iraq halts plans to redemoninate dinar
Iraqi dinar casualty of Iran, Syria sanctions
Iraqi dinar casualty of Iran, Syria sanctions – Demand for dollar rises
Iraq probes possible Arab summit corruption
Baghdad hosted Iraq's first Arab summit in 22 years on March 29, and it was preceded by two days of meetings of foreign and economy ministers. Authorities spruced up the capital for the landmark event, spending as much as $500 million to upgrade ...
New York Times
A Veteran's Death, the Nation's Shame
New York Times
An American soldier dies every day and a half, on average, in Iraq or Afghanistan. Veterans kill themselves at a rate of one every 80 minutes. More than 6500 veteran suicides are logged every year — more than the total number of soldiers killed in ...
The Cutting Edge
Iraq suggests Exxon deals with Kurds could stand
By ADAM SCHRECK Iraq may be open to letting Exxon Mobil Corp. keep some of its disputed oil deals in the self-ruled Kurdish region if they and similar contracts meet Baghdad's approval, the country's top energy official said Thursday.
Iraq's oil curse
Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Iraq suggest Exxon deals with Kurds could stand
Iraq: Gunmen kill 5 in attack on police
BAGHDAD – Gunmen traveling in cars without license plates opened fire on a police patrol in Iraq on Thursday, killing two officers and three others. The attack south of Kirkuk also wounded five people, including three policemen, said Brig. Gen.
Iraq: Blast kills Shiite mayor, 4 family members
Six killed in Iraq attacks
Stan Giles: Iraq war will have lasting effects on our soldiers
Knoxville News Sentinel
1, the Iraq war finally concluded. For the first time in two decades, Iraq is officially free of US involvement. We arrived in 1991 in a New Year's Eve-like show of fatal fireworks, and the last American soldier exited in time for Christmas.