Christian Science Monitor
Iraq's fugitive VP convicted as attacks kill 92
BAGHDAD – Iraq's fugitive Sunni vice president was sentenced Sunday to death by hanging on charges he masterminded death squads against rivals in a terror trial that has fueled sectarian tensions in the country. Underscoring the instability, insurgents ...
Renewed Tensions in Iraq
Questions grow over Iran's influence in Iraq
Iraq's Sunni VP on his death sentence: 'Unjust, political and illegitimate'
Sydney Morning Herald
French police chase Iraq lead in hunt for Hilli family's killers
The link is one of three lines of inquiry by investigators, who appear convinced that the Hilli family fell victim to a planned assassination. Last night concern was growing for Zainab, the Hillis' seven-year-old daughter, who survived despite being ...
Relatives reveal heartbreak over Alps murders as prosecutors outline main ...
French police: Murdered Brits did not have "tourist profiles"
Alps shooting: Saad al-Hilli family 'heartbroken'
British Foreign Secretary William Hague in Iraq for talks with senior politicians
LONDON — Britain's foreign secretary has arrived in Baghdad for talks with senior politicians, vowing to help Iraq on its “path to stability.” The Foreign Office said Wednesday that William Hague will meet officials including Prime Minister Nouri al ...
Britain's Foreign Minister in Iraq for Talks
William Hague pledges the UK will support Iraq
Iraq Opens Controversial Refugee Camp to Diplomats
Iraq offered foreign diplomats on Tuesday a rare glimpse at a camp that is the new temporary home of an Iranian exile opposition group that has a long-running feud with Baghdad, winning from the envoys cautious praise of the conditions there.
Iraq Awards Two Contracts Valued at $365 Million to Build Homes
Iraq's Kurdistan-based Kar Engineering & Construction Co. signed a $185 million deal to build 2,016 units in northern Baghdad, the president of the Baghdad investment committee said today. The project, a compound called Ibn Fernas, will be finished ...
Britain's foreign minister in Iraq for talks
Iraq is enduring one of its bloodiest periods since the U.S. troop pullout last year. Hague condemned as "appalling terrorist attacks" a series of bombings that killed more than 100 people earlier this week. Britain was a key U.S. ally in the 2003 ...
Japan beat Iraq 1-0 after Kagawa scare
SAITAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Japan survived severe early pressure from Zico's Iraq to beat them 1-0 at home on Tuesday, taking a significant step towards qualifying for the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil. Ryoichi Maeda steered in a point-blank header ...
Soccer-Japan beat Iraq 1-0 after Kagawa scare
Group success / Maeda's strike helps Japan edge Iraq, extend lead in Cup ...
WCup qualifier: Japan beats Iraq 1-0
The Daily Star
Iran wants Iraq, Venezuela in 'contact group' on Syria
The Daily Star
TEHRAN: Iran on Tuesday hailed Egypt's aims in putting together a new "contact group" on the Syrian crisis, but said it wanted to expand the initiative to include its allies Iraq and Venezuela. Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdolahian was quoted ...
West, allies seek Iraq-style war in Syria: Analyst
Senior MP Urges Inclusion of Iraq, Algeria, Pakistan in Syria's Contact Group
Saudi steers citizens away from Syrian "jihad"
Iraq Is 'Hell on Earth' for Gays
With hostile families, militias and even police on the hunt for gay people, conditions in Iraq are worse than in Saudi Arabia and Iran, the BBC reports. Especially worrisome is the government's involvement in what the Beeb describes as a national ...
Viewpoint: Iraqi gays in 'hell on earth'
Iraq's anti-gay witch hunt
Wall Street Journal
Syria's War Animates Zealots in Iraq
Wall Street Journal
Among all of Syria's neighbors, Iraq has accepted the least number of Syrian refugees, taking in an estimated 16,000 out of a total of more than 234,000 as of Sept. 4, according to the United Nations. Most have gone to Iraq's northern self-ruled ...
Iraq-Turkey Relations Worsen as Turkey Won't Hand Over VP
Turkey and the unity of Iraq
Assessing Iran's influence in Iraq