Iraq arts fest: more words, less song and dance
BABYLON, Iraq – Poetry has returned to the Triangle of Death. But dancing and singing are being left behind. In this dusty southern community, home to the renowned archaeological site of Babylon and ravaged by modern-day sectarian fighting, ...
Iraq Oil Output Beating Iran Ends Saddam Legacy
By Nayla Razzouk and Anthony Dipaola on May 11, 2012 Iraq, seeking to more than double oil output by 2015, is poised to overtake Iran as OPEC's second- largest producer by the end of the year as sanctions hobble crude production in its Persian Gulf ...
OPEC boosts oil production for seventh month on Iraq
ENERGY MARKETS REPORT INCLUDING: Iraq have upped their June Basra Oil Selling ...
Iraq orders militant freed
Baghdad (CNN) -- An Iraqi court has cleared a Lebanese militant once held by US forces in the deaths of five US soldiers, saying there wasn't enough evidence against him, an official with Iraq's judicial council told CNN. Ali Mussa Daqduq's case will ...
Administration struggling to prevent release of Hezbollah commander in Iraq
US Republicans want answers in Iraq-Hezbollah case
The Daqduq Fiasco
Appeals court revives Iraq contractor torture cases
After the military invasion of Iraq in 2003, the United States hired contractors from US-based CACI and L-3 to provide translators and help conduct investigations. In 2004, photographs emerged depicting the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison.
Iraq's fugitive VP has medical checks in Turkey
ANKARA — Iraq's Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi, who faces trial in absentia in Baghdad on charges of running a death squad, has undergone "routine" medical checks in Turkey, his office said on Friday. Hashemi, who is the subject of a Red Notice ...
Iraq's fugitive VP wants new court in terror case
EU, Iraq Sign Partnership & Cooperation Agreement
(RTTNews) - The European Union and Iraq signed a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement on Friday, marking the first ever such framework agreement between Baghdad and the 27-member European bloc. While Catherine Ashton, the High Representative for EU's ...
EU, Iraq sign first-ever partnership deal
EU, Iraq ink first partnership agreement
EU, Iraq Sign Partnership, Cooperation Agreement
Iran Presses for Official to Be Next Leader of Shiites
New York Times
NAJAF, Iraq — As the top spiritual leader in the Shiite Muslim world, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has instructed his followers on what to eat and how to wash, how to marry and to bury their dead. As a temporal guide, he has championed Iraqi ...
Famed Shiite clerics meet in wax
Famed Shiite clerics meet in wax in Iraq
Wax Museum in Iraq for Famed Shiite Clerics
GHSU graduate, Iraq veteran earns award for compassion
The Augusta Chronicle
By Tom Corwin As a soldier in Iraq, Dr. Catherine Mary “Katie” Cook encountered death and oversaw the respectful handling of the remains of the fallen. It stuck with her, and it was her dignified treatment of dying patients that helped her earn the top ...
UN News Centre
Despite concerns, Iraq making progress on path to stability – UN envoy
UN News Centre
Despite some predictions in the wake of the United States troop withdrawal from Iraq, the Middle Eastern country is making progress on its path to stability, according to the United Nations envoy there. “Everybody at the beginning of the year was a ...
Iraq vet overcomes PTSD to earn degree
San Antonio Express
By Jennifer R. Lloyd The rustle of graduation gowns and the cheers of family members at John Lira's two university commencement ceremonies this weekend are very different from the sounds that haunted him when he returned from tours in Iraq with the ...