Iraq: Spate of suicide bombings against civilians are crimes against humanity
These latest attacks are war crimes and are part of a widespread attack against civilians in Iraq that amounts to crimes against humanity,” said Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui Amnesty International's Middle East and North Africa Deputy Programme Director.
Al-Qaeda Claims Iraq Kurd Attack
Oil-Rich Kurds Squeezed in Iraq
Marathon Oil approved for oil development in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
New York Times
Iraq suicide blasts kill 27, many of them children
BAGHDAD Suicide car bombers attacked an elementary school and a police station in a small northern Iraqi village on Sunday while another on foot detonated his payload among Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad, killing at least 27 people including children, ...
Iraq: 9 Dead in Attacks on Eatery, Security Forces
Bomber Kills 13 Children At Iraq School Playground
33 Dead in Iraq Suicide Bombings; Attack at School
Iraq: Coordinated blasts in Baghdad, other attacks kill 45 as al-Qaida claims ...
BAGHDAD — A string of attacks across Iraq, including a coordinated wave of evening bombings in Baghdad, killed at least 45 people Monday as al-Qaida claimed responsibility for a recent spate of rare suicide attacks in the relatively peaceful Kurdish ...
New York Times
Iraq: Outburst of Bombings Sweeps Through Baghdad Neighborhoods
New York Times
Twelve explosions hit Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad within 40 minutes on Monday, killing at least 37 people and wounding more than 100, security and medical officials said. In one attack in the Husseiniya area in northern Baghdad, a homemade bomb ...
Syrian Kurdish Refugees Fear Harsh Winter in Northern Iraq
Voice of America
The U.N. refugee agency estimates that in the past two months, about 63,000 Syrians have entered the Kurdish region of Iraq, bringing the total number of refugees there to at least 220,000. Most of them are ethnic Kurds. William Tall, the chief UNHCR ...
Outside View: Why U.S. is losing Iraq and why Iran can't afford to
HERNDON, Va., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- At times in U.S. history its leaders failed to "get the message" of a national security threat, suffering dire consequences as a result. Prior to World War II, the United States had broken the Japanese code but failed to ...
44 killed, 123 wounded in violent attacks across Iraq
BAGHDAD, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- At least 44 people were killed and 123 others wounded in separate violent attacks across Iraq on Monday, including a wave of deadly bombings in the capital city of Baghdad, police and Interior Ministry officials said. The ...
Nine more people die in Iraq violence
Central Pennsylvania's fallen in Afghanistan and Iraq: updated
An Army Ranger from Carlisle in his fourth deployment was killed Sunday in Afghanistan while aiding a fellow wounded Ranger. Sgt. Patrick C. Hawkins, 25, who was assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, at Fort Benning, Ga., was ...
War was 'devastating to America' - and Iraq
The result, as Republican Congressman Paul Ryan remarked at a 2007 hearing on the Iraq war, was that while Democrats talked a good game "about how much we are spending on war as opposed to children's health insurance or education programs or ...
Iraq Suicide Blasts Kill 33, Including Children at Elementary School
Wall Street Journal
BAGHDAD—Deadly attacks in Iraq killed at least 33 people on Sunday, including a dozen children slain when a suicide bomber detonated the explosives-laden car he was driving near their elementary school in the north of the country, officials said.