Iraq executes 42 convicts in last two days
Iraq has executed 42 prisoners convicted of terrorism-related charges in the last two days, the Justice Ministry has said, defying international condemnation of its extensive use of the death penalty amid escalating violence. The ministry said on ...
Iraq executes 42 'terrorists', including woman, as violence worsens
Iraq Executes 42 Terrorism Convicts
Iraq Hangs 42 Convicted on Terrorism Charges
Is Al Qaeda operating freely in Iraq?
5,740 Iraqis have been killed so far this year. Almost 1,000 died during the past month according to the United Nations Assistance Mission to Iraq. In the last year Al-Qaeda has resurged in Iraq, carrying out attacks in Baghdad and surrounding provinces.
Iraq hangs 42 'terrorists,' including one woman
According to Navi Pillay, the United Nations' representative for human rights, Iraq sees "numerous convictions based on confessions obtained under torture and ill-treatment, a weak judiciary and trial proceedings that fall short of international ...
Cops Are Now Less Cautious Than Soldiers In Iraq
The shooting on Capitol Hill of Miriam Carey, an unarmed woman who refused police commands to stop her car, was a familiar situation for any veteran of the Iraq War, with one significant difference — rather than moving through a progressive escalation ...
Human rights: persecution in Syria, Pakistan and Iran, censorship in Sudan, Iraq
European Parliament (press release)
Parliament passed three separate resolutions on Thursday, condemning violence and persecution against Christians in Syria, Pakistan and Iran, calling for protection for journalists and free access to the internet in Sudan and condemning acts of ...
New York Daily News
Vet's Iraq photos find home in Queens
New York Daily News
A desolate stretch of highway north of Basra, Iraq, couldn't be farther from the tidy lobby of a humble Queens apartment building at 47-09 Skillman Ave. But thanks to landlord James Eisenberg's taste in art — and commitment to veterans — that wartime ...
Iraq executes dozens of terrorism convicts despite international criticism
Iraq's Justice Ministry on Thursday defended the executions, claiming that they had been appealed "more than one time" and that appellate judges had reviewed the accuracy of the verdicts. According to the ministry, all 42 inmates had been convicted of ...
Iraq signs $6 billion refinery contract with Swiss firm
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq has signed a $6 billion contract with Swiss company Satarem to build and operate a 150,000 barrels per day (bpd) oil refinery in the southern province of Maysan, the prime minister said on Thursday. Domestic demand for fuel is ...
Iraq inks $6bn refinery deal
Swiss Satarem to Build $6 Billion Refinery in Iraq
Why U.S. is losing Iraq and why Iran can't afford to
In 1980, Shiite Iraq, led by Sunni Saddam Hussein, invaded Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's Shiite Iran. A subsequent battlefield reversal forced an Iraqi retreat and stalemate on Iraqi soil. In 1982, Iraq sought a cease-fire -- rejected by Khomeini and ...
Iraq hangs 42
BAGHDAD: Iraq's Justice Ministry says authorities have executed 42 people, including a woman, over the past two days. They were all convicted on terrorism-related charges. Thursday's announcement shows Baghdad's determination to carry out capital ...