In Iraq, scenes of hope and fear seven months after US troops' departure
BAGHDAD — Past the Army checkpoints, the razor wire, sandbags, blast walls, machine-gun towers, camouflage netting and war-smashed buildings, the sleek white Hummer 2 stretch limo rolled through Baghdad like a little slice of Vegas. On the crumbling ...
Iraq vet from western NY writes vivid war memoir
Wall Street Journal
"The Crazy" is Castner's name for the pressing, constricting feeling in his chest that started after he returned from Iraq, where he commanded Air Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal units during two tours in 2005 and 2006. Each time the Crazy hit him ...
Iraq sees wave of attacks on security forces
Pakistan Daily Times
Iraq sees wave of attacks on security forces. BAGHDAD: A wave of brazen attacks killed dozens of Iraqi soldiers, police and anti-Qaeda militiamen in recent days, but security forces say it pales in comparison with the worst years of violence in the ...
Iraq MP survives roadside blast
Drive-by Shootings in Iraq Kill 5 Security Troops
Iraq summons Turkey envoy to protest over visit
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq made a formal protest to Turkey's envoy in Baghdad on Friday after the Turkish foreign minister made a surprise visit to an oil-rich Iraqi city claimed by both the central government and the country's autonomous Kurdistan region.
Meshing politics and business in Iraq
Iraq: Turkey Accused of Interference
Kurdistan: In the 'other Dubai', an economic boom
Iraq blocks US extradition for Hezbollah commander
FILE - In this July 2, 2007 file photo, U.S. military spokesman Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Bergner speaks during a press conference in Baghdad, Iraq, near a poster of a senior Lebanese Hezbollah operative Ali Mussa Daqduq. The U.S. believes Daqduq is a top ...
Iraq rejects US extradition for senior Lebanese Hezbollah operative
Iraq accuses Turkey of interfering in affairs
ANKARA, Turkey — Iraq on Thursday accused Turkey of interfering in its internal affairs after Turkey's foreign minister paid a surprise visit to a northern Iraqi city seen as a testing ground for whether Iraq's sectarian leaders can ever reach ...
Iraq Kurdistan oil export restart may be temporary
LONDON (Reuters) - Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan plans to halt oil exports on August 31 if the central government does not make all outstanding payments, which could mean the proposed increase in Iraq's overall shipments to world markets ...
Iraq boosts oil output but trouble brews
Kurdistan To Restart Oil Exports In Gesture To Baghdad
Total buys Kurdistan oil stakes, challenging Iraq
Casualties mount in Iraq
BAGHDAD — A double bombing struck at an upscale neighborhood Iraq's capital on Tuesday, killing at least 21 even though police stopped three attackers storming a counterterror unit, as the government strained to control al-Qaida-based chaos gripping ...
U.S. concerned over Iraqi threats to force Iran dissidents from camp
UN chief tells Iran exiles in Iraq to leave camp, prepare for refugee resettlement
UN Chief Tells Iranian Exiles in Iraq to Move
Al-Qaida entrenched? July is bloodiest month in Iraq in 2 years
Sunni insurgents often attack Shiite targets to try to reignite sectarian violence that killed tens of thousands of people in 2006-2007, pushing Iraq to the brink of civil war. The insurgents have launched at least one major assault a month since U.S ...
Violence in Iraq reached nearly 2-year peak in July
The 'Islamic State of Iraq'
Iraq's new violence leaves some US military members questioning war; others ...
Echoes of war in contemporary Iraq
The scars of war remain in Fallujah, Iraq. Fallujah was once considered the most dangerous city in Iraq for the U.S. military. Now, the city is struggling to rebuild after the Americans' pullout. At Abu Zahra Restaurant, Ahmed Attiya said, “I prefer ...
Did the US Cause Fallujah's Birth Defects?