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Suicide bomber kills 22 in Iraq election attack
A decade after the U.S.-led invasion, Iraq is still struggling with political instability and violence that in recent weeks has killed at least 10 candidates who had planned to run in forthcoming local elections. The vote is due to be held across the ...
Suicide Bomber Kills 20 at Political Rally in Iraq
Iraq: UN envoy condemns attack that killed dozens on election rally
Suicide bomber attacks Iraq campaign meeting
Tony Blair and Iraq: The damning evidence
Hitherto unseen evidence given to the Chilcot Inquiry by British intelligence has revealed that former prime minister Tony Blair was told that Iraq had, at most, only a trivial amount of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and that Libya was in this ...
Kerry to press Turkey on Israel ties, Syrian border, Iraq
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will press Turkey on Sunday to quickly normalize relations with Israel, keep its border with Syria open to refugees and improve ties with Iraq, a senior U.S. official said. Kerry arrived in ...
Iraq executing more people than it has for almost a decade, says Amnesty report
Iraq is executing more people than it has done for almost a decade. The country now has the third highest number of executions in the world, according to a report to be published this week. The country, which saw the biggest rise in confirmed killings ...
After Iraq, Climbing Out of the Moral Abyss
Iraq war. (Photo: Joao Silva / The New York Times)The only message our children will take away from the war in Iraq is that if you repeat a boldfaced lie enough, it will someday become accepted truth. And as a corollary, saving face is much more ...
Editorial: Cost of war requires honest accounting
Christian Science Monitor
Iraq: At least 22 wounded, 60 injured in election-related suicide bombing
Christian Science Monitor
A decade after U.S. and Western troops swept into Iraq to remove President Saddam Hussein, Iraq is still struggling with violence, sectarian tensions and political instability among its main Shi'ite, Sunni and ethnic Kurdish components. Additional ...
Suicide bomber kills 20 at Iraq political rally
Violence is expected to surge in the lead up to Iraq's provincial elections on April 20. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but such attacks are the hallmark of al-Qaida militants seeking to undermine confidence in the Shiite-led government.
Iraq: Bomb at Baquba political rally kills at least 25
The polls will be the latest in Iraq since a March 2010 parliamentary election, and the first since the withdrawal of US forces at the end of 2011. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130406/iraq-bomb-at-baquba-political-rally-kills-at-least-22 ...
Attacks in Iraq Kill 3 Soldiers, 5 Civilians
A series of bombs exploded Friday in Iraq, killing eight people in attacks that targeted members of both Sunni and Shiite Muslim sects, police said. In the first incident, attackers detonated a bomb as an army vehicle was traveling through the western ...
Kurdish regional govt hurts Iraq integrity: Zayd al-Isa
It is a huge blow to the integrity and the sovereignty of Iraq because it will ultimately lead to disintegration and fragmentation of Iraq and it actually demonstrates and reflects the wholehearted and strenuous attempts by the Kurdish Regional ...