UN News Centre
Iraq: UN assists thousands after flooding along Tigris River basin
UN News Centre
Items such as heaters, jerry cans, blankets and mattresses, shown in this 2009 photo at a UNHCR depot in Erbil, Iraq, are needed for distribution to flood-affected people along the Tigris River Basin. Photo: UNHCR Erbil Office/Iraq. Print. 7 February ...
Flooding In Iraq Triggers UN Assistance
Iraq 10 Years On: Was It Worth It? Debate From Goldsmiths College
Huffington Post UK
The bitter divisions over the Iraq war were reopened on Thursday evening, almost exactly a decade after the invasion. Panelists were asked 'was it worth it?' paving the way for a passionate debate at a packed Goldsmith's College in London. They ...
Hurriyet Daily News
Despite US opposition, oil trade with Iraq is legal, PM Erdoğan says
Hurriyet Daily News
Turkey will continue its oil trade with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in northern Iraq, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdoğan has said, while confirming the trade as legitimate. Turkey is supporting its neighbor in its need to trade and buying ...
US: Iraq's oil wealth good for region
The Door of Opportunity is Open in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq
North of Iraq to export oil to Turkey
War Contractor Fined for Late Reports of 30 Deaths
The U.S. Department of Labor has fined a private security contractor $75,000 for failing to file timely reports on the deaths of workers in Iraq as required by law. The Sandi Group, based in Washington D.C., delayed telling the Labor department that 30 ...
The Demonization of the Iraq War Ensures No Syria Intervention
National Review Online (blog)
The United States does not want to get dragged into another intractable Middle Eastern conflict. Americans are tired of war. My colleagues Michael Gordon and Mark Landler have revealed how Obama blocked an attempt last summer by Hillary Clinton to ...
Glass Houses in the Middle East
Service & Sacrifice: Vietnam to Iraq, 42 years of service
Command Sergeant Major Gregg Peck is the longest serving enlisted soldier in the Tennessee National Guard. He has achieved the highest rank possible for an enlisted soldier and has served three combat tours dating back to the 1970s and Vietnam.
Blurring the Blame for the Iraq War
Exclusive: The myth that bad intelligence led to the Iraq War won't die, but the evidence is clear that President George W. Bush decided to invade after 9/11, though Iraq had nothing to do with the attack, and intel was assembled to sell the invasion ...
How the Iraq war was sold
Rand Paul's misquote of John McCain's '100 years' in Iraq
Washington Post (blog)
(John Huff — AP). “When candidate John McCain argued in 2007 that we should remain in Iraq for 100 years, I blanched and wondered what the unintended consequences of prolonged occupation would be. But McCain's call for a hundred year occupation ...
US judge throws out Iraq lawsuit over UN aid program
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday dismissed Iraq's lawsuit accusing dozens of companies of conspiring with Saddam Hussein's regime to frustrate the United Nations' oil-for-food program, and depriving Iraqi citizens of roughly $10 billion ...
Myanmar; DRC; Islamic Summit; Iraq; Liberia
Myanmar: The SG yesterday welcomed a joint statement issued by Myanmar's Peacemaking Committee and the delegation of the Kachin Independence Organization in China, in which they agreed to work on an overall framework for de-escalate the violent ...