Christian Science Monitor
Iraq troops arrest leading Sunni MP in violent raid
The Iraqi army this week launched a major operation in desert areas of Anbar, a province that makes up a third of Iraq's territory and is populated mainly by Sunnis, to flush out al Qaeda-linked militants who have gained a foothold there. Another ...
Iraq security forces arrest MP in deadly raid
Ramadi, Iraq, under curfew after major Sunni lawmaker's arrest
Deadly Shootout and Arrest in Iraq Set Off Sunni Protests
New York Times
US weapons to help Iraq fight al Qaeda
Jen Psaki, spokeswoman of the US State Department, confirmed the missile deal, adding that the US was also delivering surveillance drones to Baghdad. "The United States is committed to supporting Iraq in its fight against terrorism through the ...
US sending missiles, drones to help Iraq government fight al Qaeda
US Sends Arms to Aid Iraq Fight With Extremists
US sends Hellfire missiles to Iraq
Christmas attacks show security challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan
In Iraq, a car bomb exploded outside a church in southern Baghdad just as worshipers were leaving a Christmas Day service, killing many. In another attack Wednesday, a car bomb went off at an outdoor market where many Christians shop, police said.
US sending missiles, drones to help Iraq fight militants
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has begun sending Hellfire missiles and surveillance drone aircraft to Iraq to help the government battle an expanding threat from local Al Qaeda-affiliated militants, U.S. officials said, the first such ...
Deadly bombings target Christians in Iraq
BAGHDAD -- Militants in Iraq targeted Christians in three separate Christmas Day bombings in Baghdad, killing at least 37 people, officials said Wednesday. In one attack, a car bomb went off near a church in the capital's southern Dora neighborhood ...
Christmas bombers target Christians in Iraq
Iraq is enduring its deadliest violence in years, reviving memories of the sectarian bloodshed between Sunni and Shia Muslims that killed tens of thousands in 2006-07. The day's deadliest incident occurred in the Doura district of southern Baghdad when ...
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 ...
US condemns Christmas attacks that kill 37 Christians in Iraq
Al-Qaeda group claims attack on Iraq station
Christmas bombings kill 34 in Iraq
12 killed in raid to arrest Sunni MP, attacks in Iraq
RAMADI, Iraq, Dec. 28 (Xinhua) -- Twelve people were killed and 27 wounded in Iraq in violent attacks and an operation by security forces to arrest a Sunni lawmaker, police said. In an incident, up to five were killed and 17 wounded in a clash between ...
U.S. Rushes Weapons to Iraq Amidst Bloody Sectarian Conflict Set Off by 2003 ...
A series of attacks in Iraq over Christmas left at least 42 people dead and dozens more wounded. As Iraq faces its worst violence in years, the United States has rushed a new shipment of Hellfire missiles to help the Iraqi government fight militants ...
US Reportedly Sending Arms To Iraq Amid Worst Violence in Years
The United States is supplying Iraq with arms and surveillance technology to combat al-Qaeda-backed insurgents amid worsening violence, the New York Times reported Thursday, two years after the last American combat troops left the country.