Gunmen Kill 7 Iraqi Soldiers in Central Iraq
Gunmen killed at least seven soldiers in central Iraq on Thursday, officials said, in the latest episode of violence to hit the country in a particularly bloody month. The first skirmish took place in the early hours of Thursday when militants attacked ...
Syria's Civil War Fuels Violence in Iraq
Strife in Iraq
Iraq violence kills 11
'There was no Muslim terrorism in the UK until Iraq' – Oxford imam
But the Muslim community in the UK had never known such brutal terrorist attacks until the UK's previous government drew Britain into overseas conflicts in countries like Iraq and Afghanistan, and started “slavishly following” US policies, Dr. Hargey ...
Ken Livingstone: we were warned that Iraq "would make Britain a target"
Snake attacks kill at least 60 in southern Iraq
A sudden spate of snake attacks has citizens in Sayid Dkheel, a city in southern Iraq in a “dangerous” situation. Large numbers of deadly snakes have and continue to invade the city as a rise in weather temperature sees them looking for a cooler spot ...
Gazprom Tenders to Drill 6 Oil Wells at Iraq's Badra Field
Russian state oil producer OAO Gazprom Neft (SIBN.RS) has issued a new tender to drill six oil wells at the Badra oil field in eastern Iraq, the company said on its website. Gazprom has set June 13, 2013 as a closing date for receiving offers. The ...
Iraq to Simplify Visa Procedures For Foreign Oil Workers
Faisal Abdullah, the spokesman for energy affairs for Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Hussain al-Shahristani, told Al-Monitor that Shahristani held a meeting with the general director of the Department of Nationality in the Ministry of Interior and the ...
The Iraq War Wasn't Inevitable
The American Conservative (blog)
He recites the usual bills and resolutions (the Iraq Liberation Act! UNSCR 1441!) as if these vindicated or authorized the horrible decision to invade. The Bush administration did attempt to make Hussein seem uniquely deserving of regime change by ...
Letter: Bush haters see only what they want on Iraq
bombings continue across Iraq
Attacks in Iraq have killed at least 20 people and wounded more than 100 others, a day after a series of bombings killed 77 people across the country, officials have said. In the latest incident, a car bomb exploded near a Sunni mosque on Tuesday in ...
Sectarian attacks in Iraq stoked by spillover from Syrian war
Attacks in Iraq kill over 40, sectarian tensions high
All-Out Civil War in Iraq?
11 killed, 26 wounded in attacks in Iraq
BAGHDAD, May 23 (Xinhua) -- A total of 11 people were killed and 26 others wounded in separate attacks in Iraq on Thursday, the police said. Unidentified gunmen armed with rocket-propelled grenades and assault rifles attacked a checkpoint manned ...
Iraq's demand for Hello Kitty keeps one Aleppo factory open as others close doors
In opposition-controlled Aleppo, once the economic heart of Syria, few businesses have survived the war, which has reduced entire neighborhoods to rubble amid fighting, scud missile attacks, airstrikes, and artillery bombardment. Most of the factories ...
Will Arab Spring states follow the Iraq path?
As Iraq squirms, a legitimate concern arises: will Arab Spring nations go down same path? It has been 10 years since the ultra-socialist, Pan-Arabist Baath regime in Iraq was brought down by the Americans. Yet the spectre of the Baathists still looms ...