Iraq Attacks Make for Deadly Start to Holy Month
(BAGHDAD) — 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. Suicide ...
Bomb attack kills seven in northern Iraq tea house: police, medics
Flamenco, car bombs and a 'happy' future for Iraq
Officials: Attacks in Iraq target cafes, swimmers kill 10 people; surge of ...
Chilcot inquiry presses for release of Iraq war documents
The Chilcot inquiry into the way Britain went to war in Iraq in 2003 remains locked in dispute with the government over its refusal to release official documents, including notes between Tony Blair and George W Bush, it made clear on Wednesday. In a ...
Officials: Bombing in Iraq targets swimmers at a stream, killing 4 people
Officials: Bombing in Iraq targets swimmers at a stream, killing 4 people. Published July 17, 2013. Associated Press. BAGHDAD – Iraqi officials say a bombing targeting a stream where youngsters had sought refuge from the summer heat has killed four ...
UN envoy warns that battlefields in Iraq and Syria are merging
Martin Kobler told the U.N. Security Council that Iraqi armed groups have an increasingly active presence in Syria. As a result, he said, the Syrian conflict is no longer just spilling over into Iraq, but Iraqis are reportedly taking arms against each ...
UN: Iraq may be headed down violent path
Exiting UN Envoy Says Iraq, Syrian Conflicts Merging
Iraq stumbling onto 'dangerous path'
Iraq's Sex Trade Thrives
For three years, Hamid tried to work in nightclubs in Syria and Lebanon; however, she returned to Iraq following the outbreak of unrest there. She told Al-Monitor that she works "in a network that comprises close to 40 prostitutes who work in a ...
Dozens dead in series of Iraq attacks
Our correspondant said Islamic State of Iraq and other al-Qaeda affiliated groups are launching attacks in Ramadan to create more chaos and destabilise the country. "Different groups, some of them fighting with each other, launching these attacks not ...
Wave of bombings, shootings leave 38 dead in Iraq
Blasts Across Iraq Kill at Least 40 Amid a Surge in Attacks
Iraq bombings target Shiite communities, leave at least 38 dead during Ramadan
Officials: Attacks kill 10 people in Iraq
Seattle Post Intelligencer
BAGHDAD (AP) — Attacks in Iraq targeting diners in two cafes and swimmers in a stream killed at least 10 people on Wednesday, as violence surges during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Violence in Iraq is now at its deadliest level in half a decade, ...
Celebratory fire turns Iraq football win into nightmare
BAGHDAD // 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. Baghdad erupted with the sound of gunshots, fired ...
UN envoy accuses Iran group's leaders in Iraq of rights abuses
"A significant number of residents have reported to U.N. monitors that they are not free to leave the camp, to participate in the resettlement process offered by UNHCR, to contact family members outside Iraq, or to have contact with other relatives ...
MKO committing rights violations: UN
UN failure in Iraq is also an EU failure
UN Envoy: Mujahedin-e Khalq Leaders Abusing Followers in Iraq
Iraq in 'crucial phase' amid rising sectarian violence, UN envoy tells ...
UN News Centre
16 July 2013 – Iraq's transition towards democracy and prosperity is in a crucial phase, the top United Nations official in the country told the Security Council today, warning today that with violence spiking, perpetrators are taking advantage of the ...