Foreign Policy (blog)
US Rules Out a New Drone War in Iraq
Foreign Policy (blog)
For weeks, Iraqi officials have been publicly floating the idea of using American drones to hit the increasingly lethal al-Qaeda-affiliated militants on their soil. But the ordinarily drone-friendly Obama administration is apparently in no mood to open ...
James McCormick's fake bomb detectors 'still used in Iraq'
Fake bomb detectors are reportedly still being used in Iraq, months after a British conman was jailed for selling them. James McCormick was told by Judge Richard Hone that he had blood on his hands as he was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role ...
Exclusive: Iraq still using bogus bomb detectors – and thousands pay the price
Fake bomb detectors based on golf ball finders 'still being used at ...
Iraq: Deadly Bomb Blast Hits Soccer Field
A bomb exploded near a soccer field while teenagers were playing south of Baghdad, the deadliest of three attacks that left eight dead in Iraq on Thursday, according to authorities. The blast struck in Madain, a mixed town of Sunni and Shiite Muslims ...
Can Iraq ever escape cycle of violence?
Iraq's Months of Sectarian Violence May Lead to a Civil War
Iraq terror deaths reach 1000
Senators threaten cuts in Iraq aid over attacks on Iranian exiles
Two senators warned Iraq on Thursday that it could face a sharp cut in aid if it continues to fail to protect unarmed Iranian dissidents after a deadly attack on a refugee camp north of Baghdad last month. Sen. Robert Menendez, New Jersey Democrat and ...
Rapprochement with US Reinforces Iran Hand in Iraq
Reality show targets youth in violence-rattled Iraq
You don't often hear "reality show" and "Iraq" in the same sentence. But one that takes place in the Middle Eastern country is aimed at promoting diversity and peacekeeping among youth. The TV show, called "Salam Shabab" -- or "peace youth" in Arabic ...
The Daily Star
Nasdaq Helps Set Up Iraq Erbil Bourse After Qatar Sale
(Corrects spelling of company name in headline.) Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. (NDAQ) is helping to set up a trading system for the Erbil Stock Exchange, which Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region plans to start operating by June, the new bourse's chairman ...
Iraq's Kurds Watch out for bad neighbours
Iraq Kurdish party wins local vote
Iraq president's party comes third in Kurdish polls
Iraq violence fueled by sectarian politics, Syrian strife
Iraqi leaders must find a compromise between sectarian forces in order to counter spillover from a raging civil war in Syria that's contributing to a rise in violence not seen since the aftermath of the U.S. invasion, analysts say. More than 6,000 ...
Syrian jihadists wreak havoc as violence spreads into Iraq
Random, savage and relentless violence is once more a reality in this part of Iraq, with almost daily bombings and killings stirring ghosts of a time, not long ago, when Anbar province was almost lost to al-Qaida and when hopes for a civil and stable ...
Syrian jihadists accused of spreading 'brutal influence' in Iraq to set up ...
Ancient City Discovered Beneath Mound in Northern Iraq
Archeologists from Germany's University of Leipzig have discovered an ancient city called Idu hidden beneath a mound in northern Iraq. According to the archeological findings, Idu was under the control of the Assyrian Empire about 3,300 years ago, then ...
Ancient city unearthed in Iraq may be 3300 years old
Ancient city uncovered in Iraq
Incredible examples of ancient writing found in lost city in Iraq
New York Times
Once-Calm Area of Iraq Is Shaken by Bombings
New York Times
Published: September 29, 2013. BAGHDAD — Several explosions, some of them from suicide bombers, struck the heart of Iraq's northern Kurdish region on Sunday, setting off chaos and gunfights in the streets of the capital, Erbil. World Twitter Logo.
Bombings in Iraq aren't just killing Iraqis – they're also helping Syria's Assad
Regional Security Boosts Archeology in Northern Iraq
At least 40 killed, dozens wounded in Iraq funeral bombing