Two Iraq Car Bombs Kill 21
Wall Street Journal
BAGHDAD—A double bombing struck at an upscale neighborhood in Iraq's capital Tuesday, killing at least 21 even though police stopped three attackers storming a counterterror unit, as the government strained to control al Qaeda-based chaos gripping the ...
Total's Kurdistan oil deal angers Iraq
PARIS/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - French oil major Total (TOTF.PA) has bought a 35 percent stake in two exploration blocks in Iraq's Kurdistan region, drawing an angry response from the Iraqi government which has tried to bar companies from dealing directly ...
Total to hunt for oil in Iraq's Kurdish north
Total buys Kurdistan oil stakes, challenging Iraq
Total Follows Exxon, Chevron Into Kurdistan Region of Iraq
New Iran sanctions also hit banks in China, Iraq
By Jamie Crawford. President Barack Obama announced new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's oil Tuesday as well as banks in China and Iraq, warning that Tehran faces "growing consequences" for refusing to answer international questions about its nuclear ...
Obama's New Iran Sanctions Target Energy, China, Iraq Banks
Iran Sanctions: Obama Orders New Penalties On Banks In China And Iraq
New Iran Sanctions Hit Banks In China, Iraq
UN News Centre
Iraq says will force out Iran dissident group
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq on Tuesday told an Iranian dissident group that was given a base in Iraq by Saddam Hussein but is now out of favor with a government that is close to Iran that it must move out of the camp immediately or be forced to leave.
Bombs kill 21, underlining Iraq chaos
Iraq: Time expiring for Iranian opposition group
UN envoy urges Iraq to avoid violence in relocating Iranian exiles from camp
If You Liked the Iraq War, You'll Love Romney's Foreign Policy
Huffington Post (blog)
But when George W. Bush took office he surrounded himself with a cadre of foreign policy Neo-Cons who left the country unprepared for 9/11 and then sent the country careening into the worst foreign policy disaster in half a century: the War in Iraq ...
The Sunni Terror Threat Beyond Iraq
Wall Street Journal
By ROBIN SIMCOX. Imagine that an al Qaeda franchise emerged in a war-scarred nation with a fragile government. Imagine that this franchise launched sophisticated, coordinated attacks every four to six weeks, killing dozens—sometimes even ...
Iraq's Prime Minister Maliki eyes early elections
Foreign Policy (blog)
By Crispin Hawes. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki is losing patience with his fractious coalition and is trying a number of tactics to force it into line, including ceding concessions on some contentious issues designed to win over Sunni factions ...
'Iraq After The Americans' Part 2: Al Jazeera Reports
The United States withdrew its troops from Iraq at the end of 2011, but nearly a decade of war may have left a terrifying legacy in the country. According to some residents of Fallujah, American weapons are behind a shocking spike in the number of ...
Dallas Cheerleaders, Hollywood Beckon to Iraq War Heroes: Books
Lucky for Bravo squad, the bloody firefight it won in Iraq was shot by an embedded TV team. The footage went viral, America went wild and the boys went home for two weeks of orchestrated patriotism. The last leg of their victory tour, a Dallas Cowboys ...
Iraq's new violence leaves some US military members questioning war; others ...
SAN DIEGO — Just months after the U.S. military departed, violence in Iraq is increasing. Hundreds of people have died in recent weeks in bombings and drive-by shootings, some claimed by al-Qaida insurgents. How do the U.S. troops who fought in Iraq ...