Iraq lawmakers pick commission for next elections
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament selected on Thursday the ninth and final member of the country's new election commission that is to be in charge of the upcoming provincial and general elections. The 2013 provincial and the 2014 general vote are ...
Militants attack Iraq jail, free prisoners
TIKRIT (Reuters) - Militants attacked a prison in the Iraqi city of Tikrit late on Thursday, freeing dozens of inmates and clashing with security guards in the surrounding area, security sources and an eyewitness said. The prison, which housed several ...
Bombs, gunfire in deadly prison outbreak in Iraq
Over 200 detainees escape in Iraq prison break
Militants seize control of Iraq prison
Voice of America
UN: Syrian Refugee Exodus to Reach 700000
Voice of America
The UNHCR is appealing for $500 million in donor funding to cope with the basic needs of Syrian refugees pouring into Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, and Turkey. Syrian Refugees by Country. Jordan: 94,454; Turkey: 87,774; Lebanon: 79,811; Iraq: 29,441. Source: ...
'Overwhelmed' aid agencies seek $340M to help refugees flooding out of Syria
With numbers still rising, UN and partners seek $488 million to aid Syrian ...
Syria Refugees Could Reach 700000, UN Warns
US Troops Deployed in Iraq Again
The New American
A unit of U.S. Army Special Operations soldiers was recently deployed to Iraq and more U.S. soldiers may soon be on their way, according to a New York Times report on the impact the civil war in neighboring Syria is having on Iraq's "fragile society ...
Iraq War vets open Patriot Cigars in Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- At the end of the day - sometimes as late as midnight, when the temperature cooled to the 90s in the northern desert of Iraq - Jacob Ives and Kirk Chalmers would light up cigars and talk about their plans after leaving the Army.
New York Times
Iraq and its role in Syria
By Samuel Burke. This week countless leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York are joining in condemnation of Bashar al-Assad's brutal regime. Yet Assad hangs on to power, thanks to strong support from a handful of nations – among ...
Syrian War's Spillover Threatens a Fragile Iraq
Iraq okays aid, to launch relief campaign
The Daily Star
Iraq says Shell denies oil talks with Kurdistan
Baghdad angry over reports Shell in talks -govt sources. * Shell says that in time it wants to work in all of Iraq. BAGHDAD, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Iraq said on Wednesday that Royal Dutch Shell has denied starting talks with Iraqi Kurdistan to sign energy ...
Iraq Says Shell Denies Talks With Kurds on Energy Projects
Iraq to Pay Kurdistan Oil Producers Next Week, Hawrami Says
A long-term oil law, the making or breaking of Iraq [Kurdish Globe, The (Iran)]
Iraq's Vice President al-Khozae UN General Assembly Speech Full Transcript ...
Iraq's Vice President Khodair al-Khozae spoke to the General Assembly of the United Nations about the country's latest improvements and the situation in the Middle East, including Syria. Full Transcript: "In the Name of God the Most Merciful the Most ...
At UN, Iraqi Vice President warns of dangers of providing arms to parties in ...
Kaka back in Brazil squad after 2-year absence for exhibitions against Japan ...
SAO PAULO — Kaka is back in the Brazilian national squad for the first time since the 2010 World Cup. The playmaker was selected Thursday despite playing sparingly with Real Madrid. Coach Mano Menezes picked Kaka in a squad for exhibitions last year, ...
Kaka included in Brazil squad to face Iraq and Japan
Brazil recall Kaka to face Japan, Iraq
Kaka included in Brazil squad to face Iraq & Japan
US general charged with sex crimes
The Seattle Times
DURHAM, N.C. — An Army brigadier general who served five combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan has been charged with forcible sodomy, multiple counts of adultery and having inappropriate relationships with several female subordinates, two U.S. defense ...
Ex-US commander in Iraq, Afghanistan charged with sexual abuse