Thousands of Syrian refugees flee to Iraq
ARBAT, Iraq — Thousands of refugees crossed the Iraqi border Monday, escaping escalating violence between extremist groups and Kurdish militias in northeastern Syria and creating what some officials call a "crisis situation" in Iraqi Kurdistan. "We do ...
Syrian Kurd exodus to Iraq raises prospect of cross-border action
Syria: Thousands Flee to Iraq
Syrian refugees pour into Iraq as Baghdad asks US for military help
Iraq Hangs 17, Mostly for 'Terrorism'
Iraq executed 17 prisoners on Monday, all but one convicted for "terrorism," shrugging off calls from international human rights organizations to reconsider the use of capital punishment. In a statement posted on its website, the Justice Ministry said ...
17 executed in Iraq, ministry says
Iraq executes 17 people
17 convicts hanged in Iraq
UN says thousands of Syrians fleeing to Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — In a mass exodus, around 30,000 Syrians have fled their homeland's bloody civil war over the past five days and streamed across the border into neighboring Iraq's northern self-ruled Kurdish region, the U.N. refugee agency said Monday.
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 ...
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
Thousands Of Syrians Flee To Iraq; Crisis Feared
BAGHDAD (AP) — Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds swarmed across a bridge into neighboring Iraq's northern self-ruled Kurdish region over the past few days in one of the biggest waves of refugees since the rebellion against President Bashar Assad ...
21000 Syrians Flee Into Iraq in Last 4 Days
Since last Thursday, an estimated 21,000 people have crossed into the Kurdistan region of Iraq—10,000 just on Saturday alone. The United Nations says it expects the influx to continue dramatically in the coming days, making this one of the largest ...
UN: Over 20000 Syrian refugees cross into Iraq
GENEVA - More than 20,000 Syrian refugees have entered northern Iraq since Thursday in one of the largest crossings in the more than two-year-old conflict and the influx is continuing, the United Nations said on Monday. Syrians began pouring into the ...
Almost 30000 Syrian Refugees Enter Iraq Since Thursday: UN
Washington Free Beacon
GENEVA (Reuters) – An estimated 29,000 Syrian refugees have entered northern Iraq since Thursday in one of the largest crossings in Syria's two-year-old conflict and the influx is continuing, the United Nations said on Monday. Syrians fleeing fighting ...
Large Kurdish exodus from Syria into northern Iraq
Thousands of Syrian Kurds continued to flee their homelands, mostly in northeastern Syria, bound for Iraq's northern autonomous Kurdish region, the UN refugee agency said on Monday. Those fleeing were mostly women, children and the elderly.