Bombs hit Iraq funeral and football stadium, killing 22
RAMADI, Iraq (Reuters) - A series of bombs near a bakery, at a funeral, inside a senior police officer's car and at a football stadium killed at least 22 people across Iraq on Friday, police and medics said. The violence is part of a trend of ...
Iraq: Blasts Kill at Least 22 as Militant Attacks Rise
Bombs hit Iraq checkpoint, funeral and soccer field
Bombs in Iraq Kill 19 People
Minister Says Iraq Isn't Heading to Civil War
More than 2,000 people have been killed in bombings and other violent attacks in Iraq since the start of April, raising fears the nation is returning to the widespread sectarian-charged bloodshed that pushed it to the brink of civil war in 2006 and 2007.
Bombs Hit Checkpoint in Western Iraq, Killing 15
(BAGHDAD) — Bombs in Iraq targeting a checkpoint run by government-allied Sunni militiamen and a Shiite tribal leader's funeral killed at least 15 people on Friday, in the latest strikes by militants seeking to destabilize the country. Iraq is in the ...
Citigroup Opens in Iraq to Tap $1 Trillion of Oil Spending
Citigroup Inc. (C), the U.S. lender scaling back in some emerging markets, said it's seeking to benefit from an estimated $1 trillion of infrastructure spending in Iraq as the country rebuilds roads and bridges after the war. The third-largest U.S ...
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Citi Eyes Iraq
Wall Street Journal
Despite substantial concerns about an upswing in political instability and violence—2,000 people have been killed since April, in the largest burst of violence in the last five years—economic projections show signs of hope. Iraq has become the second ...
Iraq Investment Booming, Economic Future Bright
No End in Sight for Iraq Oil Row
As banks eye Iraq, Citi plans office in Baghdad
Iraq: Iran's Economic Gateway To the World Omar al-Shaher
The Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) said on Monday, June 24, 2013, that 72% of Iran's exports go to Iraq, and revealed that Iraq's imported goods from Iran increased by nearly 15% this year.
Breakthrough: UN reduces Saddam-era sanctions on Iraq
After recognizing improved Iraq-Kuwait relations, the U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously voted to ease sanctions against Baghdad. Sanctions were imposed on Iraq after Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in the 1990's. The embargo on Iraq fell ...
Iran hails easing of Iraq sanctions
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Saddam-era curbs against Iraq eased
At least 22 killed as bombs tear through coffee shops in Iraq
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombs exploded in busy coffee shops and at other targets across Iraq late on Thursday, killing at least 22 people, police and medics said. In north and south Baghdad, two blasts tore through cafes where scores of young men had ...
Dozens killed in Iraq cafe blasts
Violence has grown in Iraq since the start of the year, claiming more than 1,000 people in May alone, making it the deadliest month since the sectarian turmoil of 2006-07. Fighters, including al-Qaeda's Iraqi affiliate, have been recruiting from the ...
UN Security Council eases some sanctions on Iraq over 1990 invasion of Kuwait
UN News Centre
27 June 2013 – Welcoming progress on resolving pending issues from Iraq's 1990 invasion of its smaller neighbour Kuwait, including finding Kuwaiti or third-country nationals, the United Nations Security Council today eased some of its sanctions against ...