Attacks Kill Scores in Iraq as Violence Surges
New York Times
BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-laden car near a funeral tent packed with mourners and another bomber on foot blew himself up nearby in a Shiite part of Baghdad on Saturday, killing at least 72 people and wounding more than 120, ...
Iraq Violence Leaves 60 Dead
96 killed in Iraq suicide bombings targeting Shiites
Iraq: Funeral bombings, police station and other attacks leave 83 dead
Assault on Iraq Funeral, Other Attacks Kill 96
Two suicide bombers, one in an explosives-laden car and the other on foot, struck a cluster of funeral tents packed with mourning families in a Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad, the deadliest in a string of attacks around Iraq that killed at least 96 ...
NCR-Iran.org (press release)
Iraq is lost
Marking the end of the combat mission in a speech at Fort Bragg (the same location where George W. Bush had declared war in 2003), President Barack Obama emphasized repeatedly that he was fulfilling his 2008 campaign pledge of an Iraq pull-out, while ...
Massacre of 52 Iranians at exile camp in Iraq draws international attention
Iraq denies holding 7 Iranian dissidents
Envoys urge UN probe of massacre at Iranian exile camp in Iraq
Iraq: Bombs Kill Worshipers at Mosque Near Samarra
New York Times
Two bombs hidden inside air-conditioners exploded Friday in a Sunni mosque packed with worshipers north of Baghdad, killing at least 18 people. The attack took place on the outskirts of the city of Samarra. The deputy head of the municipal council ...
Iraq's Kurds vote for local parliament in test for their key parties
IRBIL, Iraq — Voters in Iraq's Kurdish north cast ballots Saturday in local parliamentary elections, with smaller parties hoping to challenge the self-rule region's longtime political establishment. The election for the Kurdistan Regional Government's ...
Voters Go To Polls In Iraq's Kurdish Region
Reformists hold out hope as Iraq's Kurdistan votes for parliament
Iraq's Kurds vote amid rows, regional tensions
Bombs inside Sunni mosque in Iraq kill 15: police, medics
Iraq's delicate sectarian balance has come under growing strain from the civil war in neighboring Syria, where mainly Sunni rebels are fighting to overthrow a leader backed by Shi'ite Iran. Both Sunnis and Shi'ites have crossed into Syria from Iraq to ...
Shell restarts Iraq's Majnoon oil field
BASRA: Royal Dutch Shell has restarted production at Iraq's Majnoon oil field, one of four giant fields core to the country's plans to boost output and avoid a slowdown in exports this year. The Anglo-Dutch major, in charge of operations at the ...
Shell tests giant Iraq oilfield, eyes 190000 bpd
Funeral bombing, other attacks in Iraq kill 65
BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi police say at least 54 people have been killed and more than 70 wounded in an attack on a funeral in a Shiite part of Baghdad. Police say a suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a crowded funeral tent, and a ...
A dozen police officers killed in attacks across Iraq
According to the United Nations, more than 5,000 people have been killed in acts of violence so far this year in Iraq, 800 of them in August alone with Baghdad Province worst hit." About a dozen police officers have been killed in several attacks in ...
Veteran who served in Iraq, Afghanistan charged in Chester Co. baby's death
CHESTER An Iraq War veteran whose military service ended last year has been charged in the death of a Chester County baby girl who died Friday after suffering injuries while in his care this week. Jeffrey Todd Bradley, 27, has been charged with ...