Day-long attacks kill more than 70 in Iraq
No group claimed responsibility for the day-long attacks, most of them in northern Iraq, but officials blame much of the violence that has killed nearly 2,000 people since April on Sunni Islamist insurgents linked to al Qaeda's local wing. The ...
Iraq hit by wave of bombings; dozens dead
Bombs, Ambush Kill 9 People in Iraq
Al Qaeda, Sunni insurgents exploit Iraq's sectarian woes
Iraq Increasingly Drawn Into Syrian Battlefield
Signs are growing that stretches of Iraq and Syria are morphing into a single battlefield for militants, exacerbating Iraq's slide into renewed deadly chaos a year and a half after U.S. troops pulled out. Iraqi border posts along the Syrian frontier ...
Car Bombings in Central, Northern Iraq Kill Dozens
Wall Street Journal
A member of Iraq security personnel inspects the site of a car bomb attack Monday in the Diyala province north of Baghdad. Attackers initially targeted marketgoers early in the morning, then turned their sights on police posts after sunset. Security ...
UN News Centre
Following violent clashes in Iraq, Ban stresses need for dialogue, reconciliation
UN News Centre
11 June 2013 – Voicing concern over the upsurge of violence in Iraq, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called today on all parties to redouble their efforts to support reconciliation and end sectarian violence. In a statement, Mr. Ban's spokesperson said ...
UN chief appeals for dialogue, reconciliation in Iraq
UN chief calls for dialogue to overcome crisis in Iraq
Close to 60 killed in attacks across Iraq
Baghdad (CNN) -- A rash of bombings and other attacks shook the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, Diyala province, and the Baghdad area on Monday, killing at least 57 people and injuring many others, authorities said. In Mosul, police appeared to have been ...
Soccer-Japan sign off with win to end Iraq's World Cup bid
June 11 (Reuters) - Asian champions Japan finished their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 1-0 win over Iraq in Doha on Tuesday that ended the West Asian nation's slim hopes of joining them in Brazil. Iraq enjoyed plenty of possession and created ...
Late Japan winner knocks out Iraq
Soccer-Japan plan to make Iraq suffer for 'Agony of Doha'
Japan Halts Iraq‚Äôs World Cup Dream
Cancer-stricken Iraq war veteran faces eviction over 'street family'
A former Marine whose doctor reportedly says he only has four months to live in a fight against bone cancer is now taking on another challenger: his landlord, who is looking to evict him from his Arizona apartment. Robert Lorentz, a 37-year-old Iraq ...
36 dead, dozens injured in Iraq car bomb attacks
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks -- as has been the case for much of the violence in recent weeks -- but coordinated car bombings in civilian areas are frequently the work of al Qaeda's front group in Iraq, known as the ...
Iraq: Dozens of People Killed in Wave of Bombings
New York Times
A wave of car bombings rocked central and northern Iraq on Monday, killing at least 57 people, the police and officials said, and extending the deadliest eruption of violence to hit the country in years. In Diyala Province, three parked car bombs ...
Are Cross-Sectarian Alliances Possible in Iraq?
Basically, the parties that previously attempted to rise above sectarian considerations in Iraq, and parties that are currently seeking to make a new attempt, are all part of the sectarian problem in Iraq. Their current and previous alliances and ...