Syrian army, rebel clashes bring conflict to Iraq doorstep
Insurgents seized control of half of the northeastern Syrian town of Yaarabiya, including a border post with Iraq, in a battle with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad on Friday and early Saturday, the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human ...
Syria fighting sparks tension on Iraq border
Wounded Syria soldiers 'treated in Iraq'
Wounded Syria soldiers treated in Iraq
Iraq monthly death toll down in February
The country's precarious sectarian and ethnic balance has come under growing strain from the conflict in neighboring Syria, which is whipping up tensions between Shi'ite and Sunni Muslims in Iraq and the wider Middle East. The figures showed 88 ...
The Guardian (blog)
Ten years on, the case for invading Iraq is still valid
The Guardian (blog)
Iraq shocked liberals into the notion that they should stay out of the affairs of others. Of itself, this need not have been such a momentous step. A little England or isolationist policy can be justified on many occasions. There are strong arguments ...
From Iraq to Hofstra's basketball team, the remarkable story of Jody Card
Jody Card arrived in Iraq in 2010 with an M4 assault rifle under one arm and a basketball under the other. His goal was simple: Use the first to survive so he could come home and use the second. "I stood out like a sore thumb," Card said of the ...
Will Iraq be next to have an Arab Spring?
These days, though, the target of their ire is not Iraq's former occupiers, but the democratic Iraqi government that took over in their place. The Sunnis, who make up around a third of Iraq's 33 million population, now chant that the Shia-dominated ...
Iraq: Bombings Kill at Least 22
New York Times
A series of bombings struck Baghdad, the capital, and towns to the south on Thursday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens in mainly Shiite areas. The deadliest attack occurred around sunset when a pair of bombs exploded nearly simultaneously ...
Iraq ten years on The slow road back
Car bombs in Iraq kill five
Middle East Iraq hit by series of deadly attacks
Coleen Rowley: Ten years after Iraq
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Ten years ago, I made the ultimately futile effort of writing to FBI Director Robert Mueller warning that he needed to tell the truth about the Bush administration's unjustified decision to preemptively invade Iraq and the likelihood it would prove ...
Voice of America
Iraq finance minister resigns amidst sectarian tensions
Iraqi protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in the city of Samarra on March 1, 2013 demanding the ousting of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki. Protests have been staged in Sunni-majority areas of Iraq in recent weeks, calling for the resignation ...
Iraq's Sunni Finance Minister Quits as Protests Grow
Iraq PM warns of Syria crisis spillover
Syria Civil War: U.S.-Backed Iraq Government Attacks U.S.-Backed Syrian Rebels
Iraq war verdict: Iran is the winner
More important, and less investigated, is the effect Iraq has had on the world since the war began. That is the subject of my BBC Radio 4 documentary, in which I speak to people closely involved in the military intervention and the occupation that ...
Tales Of Iraq's Reconstruction, La Salle Students Get An Insider's View
Peter Van Buren (photo) can sound like a cynic, with his tales of billions spent in Iraq on projects such as sheep for widows and art shows that provided little more than photo ops for U.S. officials, but the reason he gave at LaSalle for writing and ...