Bomb, gun attacks across Iraq kill at least 44
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bombers and gunmen attacked policemen and a wake in Iraq among other targets, killing at least 44 people across the country on Thursday, in the latest burst of violence that has raised concerns about a return to civil strife. Gunmen ...
Series of deadly attacks strike Iraq
Iraq Attacks Leave 31 Dead, Mostly Security Forces
Bomb, Gun Attacks Across Iraq Kill At Least 32
Gunmen in western Iraq kill 14 at Ramadan meal
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunmen overran an Iraqi army checkpoint and opened fire on a trailer packed with policemen breaking their Ramadan fast, killing 14 in the country's restive western Anbar province, authorities said Thursday. The attack happened at ...
Bombs targeting mourners kill 10 in Iraq: officials
BAQUBA, Iraq (AFP) – A car bomb followed by a suicide bombing targeting people mourning a Shiite man killed 10 people and wounded 22 in Iraq on Thursday, police and a doctor said. The car bomb ripped into mourners at a funeral tent in Muqdadiyah, ...
Raids kill 16 in Iraq's restive western province
BAGHDAD (AP) — Insurgents launched two days of bloody assaults on security force posts in Iraq's restive Anbar province, killing at least 16 at the start of the holy month of Ramadan, authorities said Thursday. The killings are the latest in a wave of ...
In Iraq, the Bomb-Detecting Device That Didn't Work, Except to Make Money
Few of the tales of graft and theft that emerged from the Iraq War—U.S. troops being sold $45 six-packs of soda or entire pallets of vacuum-sealed U.S. currency disappearing into the night—can match that of James McCormick, whose exploits were so ...
Iraq offers 3 oil fields to India on nomination basis
Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily, on Thursday, said Iraq had offered three discovered oil fields to India on nomination basis. The Middle-Eastern country, according to Mr. Moily, also expressed its willingness to fill up the shortfall ...
Iraq offers 3 discovered oil blocks to India
Iraq finds three new oil fields, offers India development deal
Moily's field day in Iraq: 3 blocks without bidding
Memories vivid at Iraq torture centre turned museum
SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq (AFP) – Kamiran Aziz Ali grimaces and leans forward, his hands behind his back, re-enacting the moment in January 1990 when Saddam Hussein's henchmen flung him into a jail cell in the "Red House". "I am still in pain," Ali says.
What Egypt Can Learn From Iraq, and Vice Versa
In the first point, Egypt offers a lesson to Iraq and, in the second, Iraq offers a lesson to Egypt. Together, they point to the direction U.S. policy should take. Events in Egypt show that majoritarian democracy doesn't work in transitional societies ...
Iran, Iraq React Differently to Morsi's Fall
Iraq veteran to represent Bucs at All-Star week
Mittman, of New Palestine, Ind., was injured in a roadside bombing in Iraq in 2005 while serving as an adviser to the Iraqi Ministry of the Interior, losing complete vision in his left eye and most in his right. The explosion left him without a nose ...
Iraq's Shiite prime minister seeks alliances with Sunnis
Sectarian rivalries across the region have combusted in the heat of the Syrian civil war, and Iraq has been caught in the middle. Iraq's Shiite majority lives mainly in the eastern part of the country, closer to Iran, which has supplied weapons and ...