Deadly car bomb explodes in Iraq
More than 6,000 people have been killed in violence across the country so far this year, as Iraq's sectarian balance comes under acute strain from the civil war in neighbouring Syria. "I stopped my car to buy sweets for my kids from a nearby shop when ...
Car Bomb at Central Iraq Market Kills 17
Car bomb at Iraq market kills 17
Iraq car bomb targeting shoppers kills 17
New York Daily News
United Nations Human Rights Chief Condemns Mass Executions in Iraq
New York Times
GENEVA — The United Nations human rights chief, Navi Pillay, on Friday condemned Iraq's execution of 42 prisoners over two days this week, denouncing such mass executions as “obscene and inhuman” and warning that they undermine efforts to reduce ...
Iraq executes 42 people in one week
Iraq executes 42 convicts in last two days
Iraq Carries Out 42 Executions In Single Week
Iraq car bomb targeting shoppers kills 13
Samarra (Iraq) (AFP) - A car bomb exploded in a crowded street in a city north of the Iraqi capital on Saturday, killing 13 people and wounding 32, police and a doctor said. The dead included seven women and a six-year-old child, the doctor said. The ...
Iraq and Kurdistan: Double standards
“Keep safe!” the presenter of the Dutch radio program I visited in Amsterdam said to me as a farewell. We had been speaking live on radio about the bomb attack in Erbil, and the influx of thousands of refugees. I had tried to make clear that Erbil ...
13 killed, 32 injured in north Iraq car bomb
At least 13 people have been killed and 32 others injured after a car bomb exploded in Iraq's northern city of Samarra. The blast took place in a crowded street on Saturday as people were shopping for Eid al-Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice, holiday ...
US Role in Chemical Attacks During the Iran-Iraq War
Public Radio International
According to Foreign Policy magazine, the US decided to give critical intelligence to Iraq when it looked like Iran might score a decisive victory, toward the end of 1987. "And the US knew Saddam would respond with chemical weapons," says Shane Harris, ...
Car Bomb Kills 17 at Central Iraq Market
More than 5,000 people have been killed in Iraq since attacks began accelerating in April following a deadly security crackdown against a Sunni protest camp in the northern town of Hawija. Meanwhile in the country's north, gunmen broke into a family's ...
Shadow Government: Redux: Why Afghanistan Could Go the Way of Iraq
Foreign Policy (blog)
President Barack Obama campaigned on ending the Iraq war. He could not have conveyed any more clearly that irrespective of consequences, the U.S. military was leaving Iraq. His administration put in place an arbitrary "end of combat operations" in ...
Iraq: UN urges death penalty moratorium following execution of 42 people in ...
UN News Centre
“Large-scale executions of the sort that have been carried out on a number of occasions over the past two years in Iraq are not only obscene and inhuman, they are most probably in contravention of international law,” the spokesperson for the Office of ...
UK Forced to Take Back Muslim Detained for Terror Plot in Iraq
Alleged explosives expert Hilal Al-Jedda was given asylum in this country in 1992 but returned home during the Iraq war where he was accused of plotting atrocities against coalition forces. He was stripped of his British passport but appealed and ...