Iraq shuts border post after Syrian rebels seize frontier
The conflict has put pressure on the already precarious sectarian and ethnic balance in Iraq. Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, a Shi'ite Muslim, says his government has a policy of non-interference in Syria, even though his interests are aligned ...
Syria fighting sparks tension on Iraq border
Syrian violence spills into Iraq
Iraq shuts border crossing point with Syria: Iraqi security source
Al-Sweady inquiry opens into Iraq abuse allegations
Allegations that British soldiers killed 20 unarmed civilians and abused others detained after a battle with Shia insurgents north of Basra in 2004 – the most serious allegations made against British soldiers in Iraq – are the subject of a public ...
Al Sweady Inquiry Into Iraq War Abuse Claims
Inquiry opens into Iraq abuse allegations
Separate attacks in Iraq kill four
BAGHDAD: Three separate attacks in Shia-dominated areas on Sunday in central Iraq have killed at least four people and wounded 14, officials said. The deadliest was in the Husseiniya area northeast of Baghdad, where three roadside bombs went off ...
Bomb attacks in Shiite-dominated areas in Iraq kill 4, wound 11, officials say
Suicide bomber hits Iraq Shiite shrine city of Karbala
Four killed in Iraq bomb attacks
RPT-Kurd political equation unbalanced by Iraq president's absence
SULEIMANIYA, Iraq, March 4 (Reuters) - A photograph of two presidents hangs on the walls of government offices in Iraqi Kurdistan; one is Kurdish President Masoud Barzani, the other his rival turned ally Iraqi President Jalal Talabani who now lies in a ...
Lessons from Iraq a decade after war
In March 2003 the US and UK decided to invade Iraq and topple Saddam Hussein. Much has happened since, most notably the wave of Arab spring revolutions that might eventually have cast him from power without intervention. But 10 years on, the US, ...
Ten years on from the war, how the world forgot about Iraq
Ten years on, the case for invading Iraq is still valid
4 Killed in Iraq Blasts
Voice of America
... near the shrines of Imam Hussein and Imam Abbas. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Sunni Muslim militants in Iraq frequently attack the country's majority Shi'tes to inflame sectarian tensions and undermine the Shi'ite-led government.
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 ...
Baghdad says ship seized in Yemen belongs to Iraq
Iraq says a ship loaded with weapons and missiles, which has been seized by Yemen, belongs to Baghdad, despite Yemeni claims that it belongs to Iran. Baghdad said on Sunday that Iraq's Ministry of Defense sent the shipment to Yemen's Mukala port as ...
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
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 ...
Will Iraq be next to have an Arab Spring?
Iraq's Sunni Finance Minister Quits as Protests Grow
Iraq PM warns of Syria crisis spillover