Bomber Hits Sunni Funeral as Attacks Mount in Iraq
New York Times
BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt in a funeral tent filled with Sunni mourners in Baghdad on Sunday evening, killing 16 people and wounding 35 others, police officials said. It was the latest episode of near-daily violence in Iraq.
Bombings in northern Iraq kill 18, wound 72
Suicide Bomber Hits Iraq Sunni Funeral, Killing 16
Suicide bomber kills 12 in Iraq
Bombings in Northern Iraq Kill 2, Wound 37
Iraqi officials say two separate bombings, including a suicide car bomb attack, have killed two security force members and wounded 37 people in the country's north. Kirkuk Police Brig. Gen. Anwar Mohammed Qadir said a suicide bomber rammed his ...
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 ...
Obama's leadership on Syria understands our Iraq War hangover
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UN warns against revenge attacks after Iraq blasts kill 73
“Retaliation can only bring more violence and it is the responsibility of all leaders to take strong action not to let violence escalate further,” Gyorgy Busztin, the UN secretary general's deputy special representative for Iraq, said in a statement ...
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 ...
The Daily Star
Massacre of 52 Iranians at exile camp in Iraq draws international attention
Initially, it was a massacre that much of the world greeted with silence. While controversy raged about chemical weapons in Syria, in neighboring Iraq 52 Iranians living in an exile camp were killed. Relatives of the victims say Iraqi-backed forces ...
Envoys urge UN probe of massacre at Iranian exile camp in Iraq
Iraq denies holding 7 Iranian dissidents
Iraq denies holding seven Iranian dissidents
Middle East Online
Votes Being Tallied In Iraqi Kurdistan
Vote-counting is under way in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, following regional parliamentary elections on September 21. Officials have put the turnout at 73.9 percent in voting that transpired without major incident. One man was reported shot to ...
With eyes on greater autonomy, Iraq Kurds vote in their first election in four ...
Iraq's Kurds vote for local parliament in test for their key parties
Economy booms in Iraq's Kurdistan as other parts struggle with violence
Obamacare: More Unpopular Than the Iraq War
Power Line (blog)
In the gym this afternoon, I saw a Fox News show where they mentioned a poll that had Obamacare 30-something % favorable and 60% unfavorable. That got me wondering how Obamacare polls compared with the Democrats' bete noir, the Iraq war.
Iraq Is Witness to Rise Of Terrorist Groups
In late August 2005, the Imam Musa al-Kadhim Shrine in Baghdad fell under a mortar attack that left seven people dead and dozens wounded. The attack, for which an al-Qaeda-linked group claimed responsibility, was just one part of the events that ...
Iraq Violence Leaves 60 Dead
Voice of America
In another development, voters in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region cast ballots in parliamentary elections on Saturday. The dominant parties — President Jalal Talabani's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan and regional President Massoud Barzani's ...