New York Times
Sectarian Attacks Return With a Roar to Iraq, Rattling a Capital Already on Edge
New York Times
Across the country, the sectarianism that almost tore Iraq apart after the American-led invasion in 2003 is surging back. The carnage has grown so bloody, with the highest death toll in five years, that truck drivers insist on working in pairs — one ...
Al-Qaeda Looks to Build Support Among Iraq's Sunnis
Syrian Kurds continue to flee to Iraq in their thousands
For more than two years the war has raged without serious impact on Kurdish communities in Turkey and northern Iraq. All the while, most Syrian Kurds have endeavoured to remain neutral as rebel groups, backed by increasing numbers of jihadists, have ...
Hungry and scared, Syrian refugees flood Iraq
UNHCR: Syrian refugees flooding into Iraq
Syria: UN experts arrive in Damascus, refugees arrive in northern Iraq
Hungry and scared, thousands enter Iraq from Syria
QURU GUSIK, Iraq (AFP) – Faced with brutal violence and soaring prices, thousands of Syrian Kurds have poured into Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, seeking respite from privation and fighting between Kurdish fighters and jihadists. The sudden influx ...
Iraq Wants Jewish “Trove,” But not Jews
Some fifty-three percent of Americans told the Gallup Poll last spring they regarded the Iraq war as a mistake. The numbers were not evenly divided. The vast majority of Democrats (73%) say it was a mistake while only a minority (30%) of Republicans agree.
Iraq Officials Say Bomb Attacks Kill 4 in Baghdad
More than 3,000 people have been killed in violence over the past few months, raising fears that Iraq could see a new round of widespread sectarian bloodshed similar to that which brought the country to the edge of civil war in 2006 and 2007. Join the ...
Syrian War Fueling Attacks by Al Qaeda in Iraq, Officials Say
Iraq seeking US drones to curb al-Qaida threat
Iraq premier warns of weapons smuggled from Syria
Iraq backs Egypt crackdown on Morsi supporters
BAGHDAD (AFP) – Iraq's premier backed the Egyptian military crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a statement Sunday, the latest Arab leader to back the operation. Nuri al-Maliki appealed for "self-restraint" but said Baghdad ...
Syrian refugees pour into Iraq as Baghdad asks US for military help
With refugee numbers from the war in Syria totalling 3 million in the region, the latest arrivals in Iraq, which has increasingly been destabilised by the war in its neighbour, have raised renewed concern about Baghdad's ability to deal with the ...
Bomb hits Iraq's main commodity port, traffic unaffected
BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - A truck bomb exploded at Iraq's main commodities port near the oil-exporting southern city of Basra, wounding four people on Saturday, but officials said shipping traffic at the Umm Qasr docks was not affected. Umm Qasr port ...
Traffic unaffected at Iraq's Umm Qasr port after truck bomb
Blast strikes Iraq's major commodities port
Blast rocks Umm Qasr commodities port in Iraq: port employees
Iraq al-Qaeda fighters radicalise Syria conflict
In a film clip apparently released on behalf of Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham, an al-Qaeda group, fighters charge in slow motion into a hail of bullets as they push towards a northern Syrian air base later captured by rebels. “The spark has begun ...
Weapons from Syria turning up in Iraq
Fresh violence prompts Iraq to urge US to take a more active role in Middle East
8 killed, 14 injured in fresh wave of Iraq violence
Human Rights Watch
Iraq seeks assistance from US amid resurgence of violence and a renewed ...
WASHINGTON – A resurgence of violence and a renewed threat from al-Qaida have recently revived flagging U.S. interest in Iraq, officials said Friday as Baghdad asked for new help to fight extremists less than two years after it forced American troops ...
Egypt looking depressingly like Iraq