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UN envoy warns that battlefields in Iraq and Syria are merging
UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. envoy to Iraq is warning that the violence in Iraq can no longer be separated from the civil war in neighboring Syria because "the battlefields are merging." Martin Kobler told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that "Iraqi ...
UN Envoy: Iraq and Syrian Conflicts Are Merging
Iran dissidents in Iraq, accused of rights abuses, slam UN envoy
Iraq in 'crucial phase' amid rising sectarian violence, UN envoy tells ...
Police: Attacks around Iraq kill 9 people
SHARECONNECT 8 TWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. BAGHDAD (AP) — Attacks across Iraq killed nine people on Monday, including a 10-year-old boy out swimming with friends, in the latest in a surge of violence rocking Iraq during the Muslim holy month of ...
Dozens dead in series of Iraq attacks
Blasts Across Iraq Kill at Least 40 Amid a Surge in Attacks
Wave of Bombings, Shootings Kill 38 in Iraq
Iraq Attacks Make For Deadly Start To Holy Month
BAGHDAD (AP) — Ramadan this year is shaping up to be the deadliest in Iraq since a bloody insurgency and rampant sectarian killings pushed the country to the edge of civil war in the wake of the U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein.
Iraq: Bomb explodes near Sunni mosque, killing 6
Flamenco, car bombs and a 'happy' future of Iraq
Sectarian tensions threaten to tear Iraq apart
Looking Into Iraq's Rear-View Mirror
In this February interview with the Combat Studies Institute at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., Major Amanda Warren, an Army logistician, talks of her 2011 deployment to Iraq. She didn't have the logistician's standard marching orders to “git thar fustest with ...
Celebratory fire turns Iraq football win into nightmare
BAGHDAD (AFP) – Thirteen-year-old Moqtada went outside his house to set off fireworks after a victory by Iraq's football team, but ended up a victim of celebratory gunfire, with a bullet lodged in his back. When Iraq beat South Korea in the U-20 World ...
Jon Stewart to be honored by Iraq and Afghanistan veterans group
Washington Times (blog)
Comedian Jon Stewart will be awarded the the 2013 Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) Civilian Service Award in November at the IAVA Heroes Gala in New York. “Stewart has been a great friend to the veteran community,” reads a release ...
Eni, Iraq agree to cut Zubair output goal
Oil & Gas Journal
Infrastructure and supply constraints have combined with security problems to hamper development throughout Iraq and have caused the government to lower its production goal for 2017 from nearly 12 million b/d to about 9.5 million b/d. The lower target ...
Eni targets 850000 bpd from Iraq
Italy's Eni says amended contract for Iraq oil field
45 die as carnage in Iraq continues
A car bomb near a bakery killed nine people and injured 42 in the city of Kut in eastern Iraq, while another car bomb wounded two police officers to the north of the city of Hilla. In a market in the holy city of Karbala, a car bomb killed four people ...
Violence in Iraq's Diyala province causes concern
Iraq's Diyala province, most known for its religious and ethnic diversity, is once again witnessing violence and breaches of security. Armed groups have become active in the past months, pushing the province's residents to request that security forces ...
Iraq seeks to bar top officials from dual citizenship
Iraq's cabinet sent a draft law to parliament on Tuesday that would bar top government officials and officers in the security forces from holding dual citizenship, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's spokesman said. Under the proposed law, ministers, MPs ...