Nearly 50 killed in Iraq bombings
By Kareem Raheem. BAGHDAD | Tue Jul 2, 2013 3:46pm EDT. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 45 people were killed in bomb attacks across Iraq on Tuesday, most of them in busy markets and commercial areas of the capital Baghdad, police and medics said.
Bombs, clashes kill at least 56 in Iraq, officials say
Sectarian fears as Iraq bombs kill dozens
Iraq's Booming Economy Lures Western Banks
Last week banking giant Citigroup (C) revealed plans to dip its toes into a volatile market that was unthinkable just years ago: Iraq. By becoming the first U.S. lender to establish a physical presence in once-war torn Iraq, Citi is hoping to ...
Iraq's Booming Economy Lures Western Banks Despite Security Risks
Iraq's Baby Noor: Donors, soldier step up so a 'miracle' is not unfinished
(CNN) -- Col. Kevin Brown stood tall and proud and often ventured "outside the wire" with his soldiers in Baghdad. Under the sizzle of the Iraqi sun, I watched him meticulously pin medals on their uniforms. When he retired in 2011, he walked the ...
Wall Street Journal
Opening a New Era in US-Iraq Relations
Wall Street Journal
Last week, the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to lift international trade and financial sanctions on Iraq that have been in effect since Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in the 1990s. Iraq's exit from Chapter VII of the U.N. Charter ...
Triple Attacks In Iraq Kill 25, Including Anti-Al Qaeda Forces In Baghdad
Also Monday, the United Nations mission to Iraq said last month's violence claimed the lives of 761 Iraqis and wounded 1,771 others. The statement said Baghdad province had the most casualties, with 258 people killed and 692 injured. It was followed by ...
IG: Iraq reconstruction holds harsh lessons for US
Marine Corps Times
For more than nine years, Bowen has served as the U.S. watchdog on the ground in Iraq. Over the course of 34 trips to Iraq, Bowen has produced 390 audits and inspections, yielding 86 convictions for fraud and other crimes and has recovered more than ...
Iraq: Attacks North of Baghdad Kill at Least 25 People
New York Times
Three attacks north of Baghdad on Monday killed at least 25 people, officials said, in the latest in a growing series of insurgent strikes. Eight Sunni Muslim militiamen were snatched from their houses in the town of Mishahda, about 20 miles north of ...
Iraq: 2 attacks kill 17, some anti-al-Qaida forces
Violence surges in Iraq as rows persist
Over 30 people die in another day of carnage in Iraq
Iraq War veteran seeks to oust Rep. Steve King
Washington Times (blog)
An Iraq War veteran will formally kick off his campaign Tuesday to unseat Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican who is one of the most vocal social conservatives in Congress. The Des Moines Register reported that Jim Mowrer, a 27-year-old Democrat, filed ...
Iraq War Veteran Challenges Steve King #IA04
Iraq War Veteran To Challenge Steve King
Steve King Sees Challenge for Seat From Iraq War Veteran
Syrian refugees set up home in Iraq's Domiz camp – in pictures
More than 160,000 Syrian refugees are seeking safety in Iraq, most of them in the Kurdish region. Domiz refugee camp, the only Iraqi camp for Syrian refugees, is severely overcrowded and about 90,000 refugees are scattered around nearby towns. With the ...
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 ...