Thirteen killed, 10 police kidnapped in Iraq violence
RAMADI, Iraq (Reuters) - Suspected Sunni Muslim militants killed four state-backed Sunni fighters in Iraq on Saturday, security sources said, apparently viewing them as collaborators with the Shi'ite-led government of a nation plagued by sectarian hatred.
Attacks Kill 16 in Iraq, 8 Police Kidnapped
Sectarian violence erupts anew in Iraq
Many killed in string of Iraq attacks
Attacks kill 16 people in Iraq, 8 policemen kidnapped on road to Syrian ...
Tensions have been worsening since Iraq's minority Sunnis began protesting what they say is mistreatment at the hands of the Shiite-led government, including random detentions and neglect. The mass demonstrations, which began in December, have ...
Deadly Iraq violence spills into fourth day
Deadly violence in Iraq has spilled into a fourth day, with reports that seven more people killed and three more injured, amid fears over a new round of sectarian bloodshed. Two police officers were killed on Saturday after an improvised device ...
Iraq attacks leave 8 dead
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen killed the entire family of an anti-terrorist policeman in Baghdad and a Sunni cleric in the Shiite-majority south on Saturday, part of a wave of attacks across Iraq that left eight dead, said officials. The attacks follow three ...
Scores killed in Iraq mosque bombing
The violence raises the spectre of tit-for-tat killings common during the height of sectarian violence in Iraq that killed tens of thousands of people, and comes at a time of festering sectarian tensions between Iraq's Sunni minority and Shia majority ...
bombs strike Sunni areas in Iraq, killing 76
BAGHDAD – Bombs struck Sunni areas in Baghdad and surrounding areas Friday, killing at least 76 people in the deadliest day in Iraq in more than eight months, officials said, as a spike in violence has raised fears the country could be on the path to a ...
Deadly sectarian attacks strike Iraq
In Iraq's north, a suicide bomber driving an explosives-rigged vehicle killed two soldiers and wounded three in Mosul, while a car bomb wounded two police officers. The attacks came as Nouri al-Maliki, Iraqi prime minister, blamed sectarianism for the ...
8 killed, 8 policemen kidnapped in Iraq's violence
RAMADI, Iraq, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Eight people were killed in separate attacks across Iraq on Saturday, while gunmen kidnapped eight policemen in the western province of Anbar, the police said. In western Iraq, two people were killed in clashes between ...
Ten Years After Invasion, Iraq Continues to Import Oil Products
Center for Research on Globalization
Former Iraqi oil minister Issam al-Jalabi says that although Iraq is an oil-rich country, it still imports petroleum products from abroad to meet its needs 10 years after the US-led invasion of the country. Jalabi, an international energy expert, told ...
Bombings kill dozens of Sunnis in Iraq
Baghdad (CNN) -- Bombs struck Sunnis leaving a mosque and attending a funeral in Iraq on Friday, killing dozens amid festering tensions between Sunnis and Shiites. At least 40 people were killed and 46 others wounded Friday in two roadside explosions ...