Christian Science Monitor
Iraq market bombings kill 9, wound 23
(CNN) -- Two roadside bombs exploded at an outdoor market in northern Iraq Friday, killing nine people and wounding 23 others, police said. The blasts occurred in quick succession in Tuz Khurmatou, according to Tikrit police officials. The city is ...
Iraq violence more than doubles in 2013: is country headed off the cliff?
Bombs, shooting kill at least 14 in northern Iraq: police
Attacks kill 20 in Iraq
Iraq veterans find the war at home is with red tape
Los Angeles Times
Iraq veterans find the war at home is with red tape. Ari Sonnenberg, an Iraq war veteran who served three tours, is haunted by what he saw during the war and frustrated by getting the runaround from the benefits section of the VA. "I was losing my mind ...
Suicide attacks kill dozens in Iraq
Suicide bombings in Iraq have killed at least 36 people in attacks targeting Shia pilgrims ahead of a major holy day next week, police said. Two years after US troops withdrew from Iraq, violence is at its highest level since 2006-7, when strife ...
Suicide Bombers Attack Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq
String of suicide blasts kills pilgrims in Iraq
Double Bombing Kills 6 in Iraq
Iraq vet 'live'-tweets a turning point
Washington Post (blog)
I tapped through to the user's own Twitter page and saw that J.R. Salzman, a 34-year-old Iraq vet and champion log roller who lives in Wisconsin, had just “live”-tweeted an event that happened exactly seven years ago in Iraq. I relived the experience ...
Iraq Vet Plans To Open Vet-Run, Military-Style Gym
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Twenty-eight-year-old Derek Weida lost his right leg after being shot while on patrol in Iraq. “I was thinking, 'There's a good chance I could die out here.' And I obviously came really close,” Weida said. He struggled with what to ...
Iranian deported to Iraq to sue Swedish police »
He has admitted he said he was from Iraq at first, because he thought it would increase his chance of being granted asylum. In truth, he hailed from southern Iran, where he was among the Arab minority among the Persians. While Sweden's Migration Board ...
Better and Safer Roads in Iraq will Boost Regional Trade, Save Lives and ...
World Bank Group
WASHINGTON, December 19, 2013 – A new project will reduce traffic fatalities by nearly 25 percent on two transport corridors connecting Iraq to its northern, southern and western neighbors and beyond. The US$355 million Iraq Transport Corridors Project ...
NYT Replays Its Iraq Fiasco in Syria
Exclusive: Much like the Iraq WMD fiasco in 2002-03, the New York Times has taken sides in the conflict in Syria and is ignoring evidence that undercuts its indictment of the Assad regime as the guilty party in the Aug. 21 Sarin attack outside Damascus ...
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 ...
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 ...
Violence grips Iraq in day of deadly bombings
Shiite Pilgrimage Is Target of Attacks in Iraq
Bombings kill 10 Shiite pilgrims in Iraq