Iraq's Kurdish Parliament Extends Leader's Term
The parliament of Iraq's Kurdish region voted Sunday to extend the term of its leader by two years, a sign of internal conflicts in the oil-rich, semi-autonomous Iraqi area. Regional parliament spokesman Tareq Juhar told The Associated Press that a ...
Violence surges in Iraq as rows persist
Iraq: 3 attacks kill 25, some anti-al-Qaida forces
Iraq attacks kill 41 as unrest surges
Jeffrey Goldberg Talks US Intervention In Syria, Iraq (VIDEO)
"i tend to think we have a responsibility in Iraq, we have a responsibility in Afghanistan," Goldberg opined. "I'm dispositionally an interventionist, but I'm not an interventionist if I don't think America can handle an extended intervention. You can ...
Middle East Online
Iraq's Maliki discusses oil project in Russia
Lukoil said that Maliki and Iraqi Oil Minister Abdelkarim al-Luaybi met the its chief executive, Vagit Alekperov, to discuss Lukoil's participation in West Qurna 2 oilo field. Lukoil and Norway's Statoil won the right to develop a section of Qurna ...
Iraq expected to boost Lukoil's oil production
Lukoil President Meets With Iraq's PM Al-Maliki In Moscow
Deputy Secretary Burns' Travel to Iraq
US Department of State (press release)
Deputy Secretary Bill Burns traveled June 28-30 to Baghdad, Iraq for meetings with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and other Iraqi leaders. These meetings allowed them to discuss the full range of bilateral and regional issues, including the ongoing ...
Editorial: Beleaguered Iraq is 'open' to U.S. military assistance
Iraq: Gunmen kill 8 anti-al-Qaida Sunni fighters
The government-allied militiamen, or Sahwa, joined forces with U.S. troops to fight al-Qaida. They are a frequent target for al-Qaida in Iraq, which considers them traitors. The town, a former insurgent stronghold, is 30 kilometers (20 miles) north of ...
Iraq: 2 attacks kill 17, some anti-al-Qaida forces
BAGHDAD (AP) — Two attacks north of Baghdad Monday killed 17 people, including members of a Sunni militia that fights al-Qaida, officials said, in the latest of a growing surge of insurgent strikes that are plaguing Iraq. The first attack illustrated ...
Iraq's Baby Noor: An unfinished miracle
He fears further complications. He knows there is little chance of a normal life for her here in war-ravaged Iraq. The girl, like her homeland, is struggling. Hope for the future is fading. She is strong, the doctor says. But it is very hard for her in ...
The Daily Star
Iraq/Jordan/Turkey: Syrians Blocked from Fleeing War
Human Rights Watch
Iraq, Jordan, and Turkey have either closed numerous border crossings entirely or allowed only limited numbers of Syrians to cross, leaving tens of thousands stranded in dangerous conditions in Syria's conflict-ridden border regions. Only Lebanon has ...
Jordan, Iraq, Turkey turn away refugees
Jordan, Turkey, Iraq 'risk turning Syria into an open-air prison'
Iran futsal team trounces Iraq 12-3 in Asia tournament
National Iranian men's futsal team has recorded another striking victory this time against Iraq at the group stage of the 2013 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in South Korea. Iranians crushed the Iraqi squad 12-3 in a match played at the Songdo ...
Bomb kills 12 soccer players, fans in Iraq
Concerns that Iraq may lapse back into full-scale sectarian conflict have mounted in recent months amid tensions fuelled by the civil war in neighboring Syria, where mainly Sunni rebels are fighting to overthrow a leader backed by Shi'ite Iran.