Attacks across Baghdad and northern Iraq kill 70
Baghdad (CNN) -- At least 70 people have been killed in another wave of the horrifying daily violence that is threatening to unravel Iraq, police officials around the country said. More than 40 were killed in Baghdad Monday, many of whom were on their ...
We Broke Iraq And We're Still Paying For The Damage
Wave of attacks leave 65 dead in Iraq
Dozens of Iraqis Killed in Attacks
A Wave Of Violence Sweeps Iraq
In 2009, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki stood before lawmakers and experts at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., and proclaimed, “Today, Iraq has become a peaceful, democratic country that relies on its democratic institutions.” At ...
Damaged Torah scrolls, salvaged in Iraq, buried in NY
"This project is somewhat reflective of the new Iraq," said Lukman Faily, the Iraqi ambassador to the U.S. "We are saying we would like to share and preserve the history and the heritage of the Jews, of the Christians, of the Muslims." The artifacts ...
Damaged Torah scrolls from Iraq buried in NY
Damaged Torahs found in Iraq buried in N.Y.
Violence grips Iraq in day of deadly bombings
At least 92 people have been killed and 161 wounded in a string of deadly attacks across Iraq, security sources told Al Jazeera, in attacks mostly targeting Shia Muslims, who mark a big religious festival next week. No one has claimed responsibility ...
There's So Much Violence In Iraq The Tragedy Has Become Easy To Ignore
In late November, Prashant Rao, the Baghdad bureau chief for Agence France-Presse, found himself with a terrible, familiar problem. The daily story he had to write on the news in Iraq -- a typical one by that country's standards, full of death and ...
Exclusive: US Fingers Iranian Commandos for Kidnapping…
Foreign Policy (blog)
U.S. intelligence officials believe that Iranian commandos took part in a deadly attack on a compound of dissidents inside Iraq and then spirited seven members of the group back to Iran, highlighting Tehran's increasingly free hand inside Iraq in the ...
Scores killed in Iraq bloodshed ahead of Shi'ite holy day
TIKRIT (Reuters) - Suicide bombers and gunmen killed scores of people in Iraq on Monday in attacks mostly targeting Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims and official buildings ahead of a major Shi'ite ritual next week. Al Qaeda-linked Sunni Muslim militants have ...
Attacks across Iraq leave at least 29 dead
Los Angeles Times
BAGHDAD — A group of suicide bombers launched a brazen assault on a police station north of Baghdad, killing eight policemen, the deadliest in a string of attacks across Iraq on Monday that killed at least 29 people, official said. There was no ...
Sectarian Attacks Kill 65 in Iraq
Voice of America
There was no claim of responsibility for the attacks, but insurgent groups, mainly al-Qaida and other Sunni militants, frequently target members of Iraq's Shi'ite majority, whom they consider to be apostates. Hundreds of thousands of Shi'ite pilgrims ...