Iraq executes 21, flouting UN calls to halt use of death penalty
Los Angeles Times
In a single day, Iraq has executed 21 people for terrorism offenses, officials told reporters Tuesday, repeating an activity that has outraged the United Nations and human rights groups in the past. Iraqi officials told several news outlets that among ...
Iraq announces 21 people executed in one day
Iraq announces 21 executions in single day
Iraq executes 21 in single day
7 Killed in Attacks Targeting Iraq Security...
Attacks targeting Iraqi security forces on Tuesday killed seven people, including six soldiers, authorities said. Security forces are a top target for insurgents seeking to destabilize Iraq and undermine its government. Police officials said the first ...
Nine Iraqi soldiers killed in north Baghdad attacks
3 killed in attacks targeting Iraq security forces
Tensions High Between Iraqi Forces, Iranian Exiles
The exiles, also known by their Farsi name Mujahedeen-e-Khalq, have lived for decades at their sprawling settlement in northeast Iraq, known as Camp Ashraf. The group seeks the overthrow of Iran's clerical leaders, and was given sanctuary in Iraq by ...
Of Camp Ashraf, UN Now Says Light Injuries on Both Sides, Let's Go to Video?
Tensions high between Iraq, MEK
The National Interest Online
Iraq at the Crossroads
The National Interest Online
Iraq's prime minister Nuri al-Maliki has been threatening to hold early elections, which currently are scheduled to take place late in 2013. While few believe that he would call for elections this year, some analysts predict that he might do so early ...
3 Killed in Attacks Targeting Iraq Security Forces
Abdul-Muhsen Khazal Dead: Iraqi General Killed Near Baghdad
Iraqi minister steps down after row with PM
Kurdistan warns Baghdad it will halt oil exports again
BAGHDAD, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Iraq's Kurdistan regional government threatened to stop its share of national oil exports again at the start of September, claiming Baghdad has continued to hold off on payments to oil companies, as the two sides continue a ...
New surge of Syrian refugees flee to Iraq's Kurdistan
Profit From Marathon's Latest Moves In Kurdistan
Iraq Oil & Gas 2012
Food World News
Iraq in burger boom as fast food finds friends in Baghdad
They see Iraq as an untapped market of increasingly adventurous eaters where competition is low and the potential returns are high. “We're fed up with traditional food,” said government employee Osama al-Ani as he munched on pizza at one of the packed ...
Baghdad Sees Rise in Restaurants Inspired by US Chains
American Fast Food Popular in Iraq
Desmond Tutu quits summit with Blair over invasion of Iraq
The retired archbishop, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his campaigning against apartheid, said that he had withdrawn from the event because he believed the former Prime Minister had supported the invasion of Iraq "on the basis of ...
Archbishop Tutu refuses platform with Tony Blair over Iraq
Desmond Tutu quits seminar in protest over presence of Tony Blair
Archbishop Desmond Tutu pulls out of event with Tony Blair because of Iraq War
Iraq Awards Turkey's UB Holding Steel Plant Rehabilitation
Iraq's cabinet agreed to award Turkey's UB Holding a project to rehabilitate a steel plant in the south of the Persian Gulf country, according to an official at the Iraqi Ministry of Industry and Minerals. The government will sign the contract with UB ...
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 ...
Anglican priest's mission: Get treasured Torah scrolls out of Iraq
Salt Lake Tribune (blog)
Today, seven Jews are left in Iraq, and White would like to see the scrolls moved to Israel or to an American Jewish organization, the article says, but the Iraqi government wants to hold on to “its vast collection of Jewish artifacts and Torah scrolls ...