Iraq: Militants' jailbreak an inside job
San Francisco Chronicle
Baghdad --. Iraqi officials said Saturday that a jailbreak where al Qaeda-linked militants escaped death row had help from inside, further tarnishing state authority and raising new concerns over corruption. A day after the escape in Tikrit, Saddam ...
Iraq official says jailbreak that killed 20 was inside job
Iraq security forces searching for escapees
Al Qaeda convicts break out of jail in Iraq
Iraq Floats Plan to Get Syrian Opponents Talking
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. Zebari said in an ...
Iran, Turkey vying for influence in Iraq
WASHINGTON – As Turkey's Kurdish problem becomes more serious, Ankara is looking to the Kurdish area of northern Iraq not only to help contain the attacks originating there, but also to increase its military presence as a way of impeding Iran's growing ...
Kofi Annan: Tony Blair could ultimately have stopped Iraq war
Tony Blair could have stopped the Iraq war had he decided to walk away from a partnership with the US, the former UN secretary general Kofi Annan has claimed. In an interview to launch his memoirs, Annan said he had reflected on what would have ...
Annan: Blair could have prevented Iraq War
'Tony Blair could have stopped Iraq war': Former UN chief Kofi Annan claims ex ...
Iran condemns US for taking group off terror list
It fought in the 1980s alongside Saddam's forces in the eight-year Iran-Iraq war but disarmed after the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. The State Department delisted the group on Friday, meaning that any assets the MEK has in the United States are ...
Iran Condemns MEK Terror Group Delisting
Iraq prison break kills 10 guards, 2 inmates
Relatives of former governor Mohammed al-Wailie, carry his coffin during his funeral in Basra, Iraq, Sept. 28. Gunmen shot dead the former governor, Mohammed al-Wailie, as he was driving his car in the city center, the police said. (Photo: Nabil al ...
Realty company works with Iraq war veteran couple to stay in home
Bailey isn't just an ordinary boxer; she's a service dog who helps Horton with her post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms that she's been experiencing since her tour in Iraq with the Marines. "We're just trying to reason. We really just want ...
Shooting scene: 'It looked like Iraq out here'
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Thursday marked John Gillis' last day of work after 23 years as a setup machinist at Insty-Bit Inc, a machine shop that for the past 15 years has leased space from Accent Signage Systems, the business it sits next to in Minneapolis' Bryn Mawr neighborhood.
First Coast News
Iraq veteran with PTSD desperate to find his missing dog
First Coast News
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- After weeks of searching an Iraq veteran from Jacksonville is still desperately looking for his therapy dog he believes was stolen nearly 40 days ago. Sgt. Kenneth Chambers says he last saw his Australian Shepard/Blue Heeler Mix, ...
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 ...