Militants target Iraq security forces in checkpoint attacks
RAMADI, Iraq (Reuters) - Militants killed at least 22 members of the security forces in Iraq on Tuesday, mostly in attacks on police and military checkpoints, with the western Anbar province bearing the brunt of the violence, sources said. No group ...
Many dead in attacks on Iraq checkpoints
Iraq Tips Toward the Abyss
Iraq: Wave of deadly checkpoint attacks hits Anbar
Iraq Vet's Family Considering Gravestone Options
The family of a slain Iraqi war veteran wants her towering SpongeBob SquarePants headstone returned to her final resting place while the cemetery officials that removed it say that's the only thing they won't do, leaving both sides at an apparent ...
Iraq veteran's SpongeBob SquarePants headstone removed from cemetery
Ohio cemetery, family of Iraq war veteran to meet on removal of SpongeBob ...
Cemetery orders removal of Iraq veteran's SpongeBob SquarePants ...
Cemetery removes Iraq War vet's SpongeBob SquarePants headstone
An Iraq War veteran's towering SpongeBob SquarePants headstone has been removed from her final resting place because officials at the historic Cincinnati cemetery deemed it inappropriate for their traditional grounds. The headstone of Kimberly Walker ...
Family of Iraq war veteran whose SpongeBob gravestone was removed ...
CINCINNATI — Officials at a cemetery that removed a slain Iraq war veteran's towering SpongeBob SquarePants headstone say the woman's family is considering alternate solutions. The two sides met Tuesday, and cemetery President Gary Freytag says ...
Suicide, militant attacks kill at least 16 in western Iraq
Ramadi, IRAQ (Reuters) - Suicide and militant attacks in Iraq's western province of Anbar killed at least 16 members of the security forces late on Tuesday, police sources said. At least 35 security forces were wounded, the sources said. (Reporting by ...
MSNBC Guests Compare Obamacare Rollout to Iraq War, Katrina: 'Not a Whiff of ...
Former George W Bush communications director Nicolle Wallace and National Journal columnist Ron Fournier critiqued President Barack Obama's spectator-like handling of the Affordable Care Act rollout on Tuesday's Morning Joe, alternately comparing it to ...
Foreign Policy (blog)
US Could've Prevented 'Bloodletting' in Iraq: Retired Gen. John Allen
Foreign Policy (blog)
Speaking at a conference in Washington, the newly-retired four-star general said if U.S. forces had remained in the country, Iraq may not be unravelling to the extent that it is today. "We weren't there long enough to provide the top cover for the ...
Iraq: dozens killed as suicide car bomb hits Baghdad cafe
A suicide bomber drove a minibus into a busy cafe in Baghdad on Sunday night, during a day of violence that left at least 45 dead across Iraq. The man rammed his vehicle into the cafe in Amil, a primarily Shia area, killing at least 35 people and ...
Coordinated attack in Iraq kills 7 policemen
Coordinated Attack in Iraq Kills 5 Policemen
Bomber kills 35 in Iraq
Kurdish Concern over Iraq's Growing Military
AUSTIN, Texas—Over the coming days Iraq is expected to receive a new batch of Mi-28 “Night Hunter” attack helicopters from Russia and other advanced weapons purchased from the United States. This has worried Iraq's autonomous Kurds in the north, who ...
An Ongoing Exodus: Syrian Kurds Flee to Northern Iraq
Kurdish rebels "ready to re-enter Turkey from Iraq"
A Mesopotamian odyssey
The Economist (blog)
While parts of Iraq are desert, two waterways feed lush farmland and swathes of marsh full of water buffalo. The Greeks called it Mesopotamia, meaning “between the rivers”. Some of the earliest agriculture began here, and the Euphrates and Tigris have ...