Fears of civil war in Iraq after 1000 are killed in a month
By Patrick Markey, Reuters. BAGHDAD - More than 1,000 people were killed in violence in Iraq in May, making it the deadliest month since the sectarian slaughter of 2006-07, the United Nations reported on Saturday, raising fears of a return to civil war.
Gunmen Kill 3 Syrian Truck Drivers in Iraq
Gunmen in Iraq killed three Syrian truck drivers Sunday morning on a main highway linking Baghdad to Syria and Jordan, police officials said. They said the gunmen stopped the trucks near the remote western town of Rutba, then killed the drivers and ...
Several killed in attacks in western Iraq
Gunmen kill 3 Syrian truck drivers on highway in western Iraq
Over 1000 killed: Iraq sees deadliest month in 5 years, UN says
Still feeling the fallout from Iraq
The United States has been desperate to involve others in its imperial projects, and the concept of "coalition" was all-too-often a fig-leaf in Iraq and Afghanistan. The most toe-curlingly embarrassing footage pre-Iraq war was that of Tony Blair trying ...
Iraq claims foiling al-Qaeda nerve-gas plot
Iraq's defence ministry has said that it has intercepted an al-Qaeda cell working to produce poisonous gas for attacks within the country as well as in Europe and North America. The group of five men built two facilities in Baghdad to produce sarin and ...
Iraq arrests five in 'al-Qaeda chemical weapons plot'
Iraq forces raid suspected terror cell making chemicals for gas weapons
Al Qaeda in Iraq Caught Plotting Nerve Gas Attack in the United States
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Over 7000 Syrian refugees return from Iraq as security improves
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - More than 7,000 Syrian refugees in Iraq have crossed back to the rebel-held Syrian border town of Albu Kamal in recent weeks due to better security there, an Iraqi official said on Sunday. The reverse flow coincides with a lull in ...
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Iraq says Qaeda poison gas cell busted in Baghdad
Iraq's defense ministry said on Saturday that it has broken up an Al-Qaeda cell that was working to produce poison gas at two locations in the capital for future attacks at home and abroad. The group of five people built two facilities to produce sarin ...
Ingraham: 'Iraq is in flames today' because of Clinton's no-fly zone
Conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Sunday suggested the no-fly zone President Bill Clinton imposed on Iraq had left the country “in flames today.” During a panel discussion on Fox News Sunday, Ingraham disagreed with Republicans who wanted to ...
PKK fighters set up camp in northern Iraq
Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have arrived in northern Iraq as part of a peace deal with Turkey. The pact, which was signed in March, ended a decades-long conflict that killed about 40,000 people. Al Jazeera's Omar Al Saleh reports from the Iraqi border ...
'7 more killed in Iraq violence'
At least seven people have been killed and five others kidnapped in separate incidents in Iraq's western province of Anbar, according to Iraqi security officials. On Sunday, gunmen killed three Syrian truck drivers and torched their vehicles near the ...
3 Syrian truck drivers, 3 Iraqis killed in western Iraq