Iraq prison break kills 10 guards, 2 inmates
"Everything is under control now. Our security forces are chasing the escaped prisoners and have already recaptured some," al-Assi said in a telephone interview. Iraq has been struggling to keep terror suspects behind bars since U.S. forces turned over ...
Al Qaeda suspects escape Iraq prison in deadly break
Dozens Escape in Deadly Iraqi Prison Break
Al Qaeda convicts break out of jail in Iraq
AP Interview: Iraq proposes two-stage plan to bring Syrian opponents together ...
UNITED NATIONS — Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari proposed a two-stage plan Friday to bring both sides of the Syrian conflict together to discuss a political transition in hopes of ending the 18-month war that has killed more than 30,000 people.
AP Interview: Iran opposition chief sees rebirth
The group has also complied with demands that more than 3,000 of its once-armed members abandon their base in Iraq near the Iranian border for a camp outside Baghdad, an essential step to ending their decades-long presence in Iraq. The U.S. decision ...
Iraq Lawmakers Pick Commission for Next Elections
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 expected to shape ...
Iraq parliament picks commission for next election
Blair could have prevented Iraq war: Annan
LONDON — Former prime minister Tony Blair was the only person capable of turning George Bush against the 2003 Iraq invasion, ex-United Nations chief Kofi Annan claimed in an interview published Saturday. Annan argued in an interview published in the ...
Blair could have stopped Iraq invasion, says Kofi Annan
The National Interest Online
Welcome Iraq into the Neighborhood
The National Interest Online
Despite the 2011 withdrawal of American forces from Iraq, the United States continues to maintain military ties with Iraq. But recent revelations of Iraqi support for Iranian policies suggest it may be time to reassess military cooperation. U.S ...
Iraq okays aid, to launch relief campaign
Oman Daily Observer
BAGHDAD — Iraq's cabinet yesterday decided to provide humanitarian aid to war-torn Syria and launch a relief campaign via the Iraqi Red Crescent, government spokesman Ali al Dabbagh said in a statement. The cabinet decided “to provide humanitarian ...
New Allen West ad features Murphy's 2003 mug shot; Murphy camp raises ...
Palm Beach Post
Murphy's campaign responded by bringing up the 2003 incident in Iraq in which then-Lt. Col. West fired a gun near the head of an Iraqi detainee during an interrogation. Military prosecutors charged West with assault and he potentially faced 11 years in ...
Iraq PM declines invitation to visit Turkey
Ties between Iraq and Turkey have been marred by a flurry of disputes this year, most recently Ankara's refusal to extradite Iraqi Vice President Tareq Al Hashemi, who has been sentenced to death in absentia by an Iraqi court. In August, Al Maliki ...
New York Times
Iraq Shrugs off Calls to Reconsider Death Penalty
Iraq has executed nearly 100 people so far this year, a big increase over previous years that has intensified concern about whether defendants are receiving fair trials in a country where the United States has spent billions of dollars trying to reform ...
Iraq Death Penalty Reconsiderations Dismissed
In US Exit From Iraq, Failed Efforts and Challenges