Council on Foreign Relations
Military experts warn US losing leverage, gains in Iraq as violence escalates
WASHINGTON – As violence and political turmoil tear through a war-wrecked Iraq, military experts are warning Congress that Al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist cells are regrouping and working together not only in Iraq but in the entire region to undo a ...
Officials: Bomb attacks in Iraq kill at least 12 people, raising fears of ...
Al-Qaeda in Iraq (aka Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria)
More bloodshed is inevitable in Iraq
Blast halts Iraq oil exports to Turkey
BAGHDAD (AFP) – A bomb hit a pipeline carrying oil from Iraq to Turkey on Sunday, stopping exports, a police officer and a senior official from the North Oil Company said. The official said a maintenance team was sent to conduct repairs. There have ...
Pipeline blast in northwest Iraq halts oil flow to Turkey
Bomb attack halts oil flow through Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline: Iraq officials
Return of fighting hits Iraq exports
Kurdish security forces killed in Iraq attack
A suicide bomber has killed eight Kurdish security forces personnel in northern Iraq, officials say. The bomber blew up a car in the town of Tuz Khurmatu, near the city of Kirkuk, on Sunday beside a three-vehicle convoy of intelligence forces, the ...
8 Kurdish security patrol members killed in Iraq suicide attack
Suicide bomber kills eight Kurdish security forces personnel in Iraq
Car bomb kills 8 Kurdish police in northern Iraq
Even without troops, the US can assist troubled Iraq
“WHAT WE were looking for was an Iraq that was secure, stable and self-reliant, and that's what we got here, so there's no question that was a success,” said President Obama's then-deputy national security adviser, Denis McDonough, in describing an ...
10 killed in Iraq attacks
Suicide bomber kills eight police in northern Iraq
TIKRIT, Iraq (AFP) – A suicide bomber killed eight Kurdish police in northern Iraq, a district official and a doctor said. The bomber blew up a car beside a three-vehicle police convoy in the town of Tuz Khurmatu, also wounding nine officers, district ...
Bomb attacks kill 12 people in Iraq
Security forces and civilians inspect the scene of a car bomb attack near a mosque in Kirkuk, 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday July 26, 2013. Attacks on civilians and government forces have escalated across Iraq recently. More ...
Iraq suicide bomber kills eight Kurdish police personnel
According to violence monitoring group “Iraq Body Count,” more than 4000 people have been killed by militants in Iraq this year, of which more than 800 were killed in July alone. The mounting violence from Syria's civil war has had a catastrophic ...
Suicide Attack In Northern Iraq Targets Police Convoy
Meanwhile, an official with Iraq's North Oil Company said July 28 that a bomb attack late on July 27 has halted the flow of oil through the Kirkuk-Ceyhan pipeline. The attack occurred near the city of Mosul. The official said it would take about 72 ...
SAS sniper in inquiry over Iraq 'murder'
The case is the first murder inquiry involving a member of the special forces to form part of the wider Iraq Historical Allegations Team (Ihat) inquiry. The sergeant, a trained sniper known only as Soldier N, was the key prosecution witness in the ...
Is Iraq doomed?
There are complex issues regarding the three primary groups who inhabit the current borders of Iraq – the Kurds, the Sunni Muslims and Shia Muslims – the latter two being the predominate elements in conflict as the Kurds have begun to function, in the ...