Militants in Iraq storm TV station; anchor among dead
(CNN) -- A news anchor and four other people were killed on Monday in a suicide bombing after armed militants stormed a TV complex in Tikrit, Iraq, police said. The violence unfolded when a car bomb exploded outside Salaheddin TV and the local offices ...
Al-Qaeda group claims attack on Iraq station
Attacks in Iraq kill 20 as government hunts al-Qaeda
As Violence Rises, Journalists in Iraq Face Renewed Risks
Christmas a day of terror for Christians in Iraq, say human rights groups
While millions of Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Christmas, a dwindling number of believers in Iraq will be forced to mark the birth of Christ in private, if at all. Christians are afraid to put up a Christmas tree or other ...
Syria's Assad 'has secret Iraq oil lifeline'
It also highlights a previously undisclosed role of Egypt, Iraq and Lebanon in Assad's supply chain, despite those countries' own restrictions on assisting his government. There was no evidence that the Iraqi or Egyptian governments were involved in ...
Report Reveals Assad's 'Secret Iraq Oil Lifeline'
For Iraq's Kurds, Baghdad Holds Key to Energy Boom
Wall Street Journal
Today, this vibrant capital of Kurdistan, a semiautonomous region in Iraq, is peaceful as expectations of an energy windfall are creating a boom and helping to refashion a traditional society and an ancient landscape. Hoteliers including Hilton and ...
Iraq's Kurds, Baghdad holds key of energy boom
America and the Kurds
Oil flow from Turkey-N. Iraq oil pipeline to begin soon
Attacks across Iraq kill at least 26 people
BAGHDAD - A new wave of attacks across Iraq including an assault on a TV station killed at least 26 people on Monday, officials said, as the government pressed on with its offensive to hunt down al-Qaida-linked militants in the country's volatile ...
Iraq's Defense Minister Unhurt in Roadside Bombing
Officials say a roadside bombing has targeted Iraq's acting defense minister who was unharmed in the explosion, which wounded two of his guards. A police officer says the minister, Saadoun al-Dulaimi, was travelling in a six-vehicle convoy when the ...
Bomb hits Iraq defence minister's convoy, wounds two
Hurriyet Daily News
Such camps have proliferated in areas near the border with neighbouring Syria, where a brutal civil war has bolstered militant groups and fuelled violence in Iraq, Askari said at the weekend. Speaking to AFP, he said aerial photographs and other ...
At least 20 people killed in attacks across Iraq: police
Two years after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, violence is at its highest levels since the sectarian bloodshed of 2006-7, when tens of thousands of people were killed. Al Qaeda-linked Sunni militants have recently stepped up attacks on Iraqi ...
Top-ranking officers killed in Iraq ambush
At least 18 military servicemen were killed in an ambush in western Iraq, including several top-ranking officers, security sources have told Al Jazeera. The killings took place on Saturday in the Huran valley of the Sunni Muslim-dominated province of ...
18 Soldiers in Iraq Are Killed During Raid on Rebel Group's Training Camp
Iraq violence more than doubles in 2013: is country headed off the cliff?
Attacks in Iraq Kill 17, Including Military Leader
Shi'ites finish Arbaeen pilgrimage in Iraq under tight security
Iraq's Shi'ite-led government has tightened security for Arbaeen and an earlier ritual, Ashura, in recent years, but a peaceful event was especially important this year for Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki ahead of April parliamentary elections. "We ...
Attacks kill 2 Shia pilgrims in Iraq's Karbala
Shiites pack Iraq shrine city for mourning rituals