Iraq Officials: Gunmen With Silencers Kill General
Iraqi officials say gunmen with silenced weapons killed an army Brigadier General just outside Baghdad, while two civilians died in separate attacks elsewhere in the country. Police and medical officials said Monday the gunmen shot dead Brig. Gen.
Gunmen kill Iraq border forces general
Iraq Army General Killed
Iraq seeks to curb frontier spillover from Syria crisis
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's military is trying to staunch spillover from Syria's crisis, tightening border controls as its troops exchange fire with gunmen, rockets hit a frontier patrol and Syrian army shells land on an Iraqi border town. Iraq's army ...
Shades of Afghanistan in the Levant
Burgers come to Baghdad: Iraqis embrace fast food
Azad al-Hadad, managing director of a company called Kurdistan Bridge that brought the restaurants to Iraq, said he and his fellow investors decided to open them because they couldn't find decent fried chicken and burgers in Iraq. He called the ...
Tensions high between Iraqi forces, Iranian exiles
BAGHDAD — A group of Iranian exiles that has for years clashed with the Iraqi government said they were attacked Monday by military forces as they prepared to take the latest necessary step toward being resettled outside the country. A statement by ...
Tensions High Between Iraqi Forces, Iranian...
Abdul-Muhsen Khazal Dead: Iraqi General Killed Near Baghdad
(AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed). BAGHDAD — Iraq's communication minister has resigned to protest interference by the premier in the work of his ministry, another sign of disarray in the country's leadership. The minister, Mohammed Allawi, said he sent a ...
Iraq minister quits over PM's 'interference'
Iraqi minister steps down after row with PM
Iraq minister resigns over 'political interference'
Iraq war veteran awarded new home in Cibolo
KSAT San Antonio
On his third deployment, Del Rio lost both of his legs in an IED attack in Iraq that he said cost him half of his men that day. “Your are a shining star in the Helping a Hero family,” said Meredith Iler, who founded the organization. Iler described how ...
If You Liked Iraq, You'll Love Iran
Huffington Post (blog)
Five years ago there was considerable media speculation that the United States was about to bomb Iran to stop its nuclear program. Despite the hype, it was clear that was not going to happen. Times have changed. Now a war with Iran is not imminent, but ...
Survey: Legal arms trade worth $8.5 billion
The Small Arms Survey 2012 said the increase from the last estimate of $4 billion is due to several factors — large-scale government spending especially during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, increased purchases of small arms and ammunition from ...
Small arms trade grows to $8.5 billion a year: survey
Iraq officials: Gunmen with silencers kill general
The Associated Press
Abdul-Muhsen Khazal in the Sunni town of Taji, just north of the capital. In Haditha, a roadside bomb went off near an army patrol, killing one civilian and wounding four soldiers, said Mohammed Fathi, a provincial spokesman in Iraq's western Anbar ...