UN: Iraq sees highest annual death toll in years
BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations said Wednesday that violence claimed the lives of 7,818 civilians in Iraq in 2013, the highest annual death toll in years. Over eight months of escalated violence has sparked fears that the country may be returning to ...
More Guns Will Not Save Iraq
Sunni militants storm Iraq police stations to free prisoners
Iraq suffers its deadliest year since 2008
Iraq Had Its Most Violent Year Since 2008 — And The Future Could Be Much ...
Violence in Iraq surged in 2013 to its worst level in five years, figures released Wednesday showed, fuelled by discontent among the Sunni Arab minority and the civil war in neighbouring Syria. Bombs tore through markets, cafes, football fields and ...
Maliki under fire as Iraq violence continues
Several car bombs have hit Shia neighbourhoods in Iraq's capital Baghdad killing at least five people, bringing to 23 the number of people killed in the last 24 hours. The series of bombings on Tuesday come as Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ...
Secret pre-Iraq War talks between Blair and Bush to be published
Tony Blair and George Bush exchanged voluminous correspondence prior to the start of military operations in Iraq. Now, the UK is moving to declassify details of the talks for an inquiry into Britain's involvement in the conflict, British media reported.
British government will reportedly declassify Bush-Blair talks from Iraq War ...
Exclusive: Private talks between Tony Blair and George Bush on Iraq war to be ...
Secret Iraq War Talks Between Tony Blair And George Bush 'To Be Published'
Sean Azzariti, Iraq war vet, first to legally buy pot
Sean Azzariti (@Seanazzariti) January 1, 2014. Sean Azzariti is an Iraq war veteran who has been an activist for the legalization of weed, saying marijuana helps alleviate his symptoms from post-traumatic stress disorder, according to multiple news ...
Iraq War vet makes Colorado's first pot purchase
Iraq War Vet Is The First Person To Buy Pot Legally In Colorado
Iraq vet with PTSD makes Colorado's first legal recreational pot purchase
MPs quit over Anbar violence
Four people died on Tuesday in clashes between Iraq's security forces and gunmen in Ramadi, following the forced closure of the site. The camp has been an irritant to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's Shia-led government since protesters set it up a ...
Hurriyet Daily News
Iraq suffers worst year of violence since 2008
Hurriyet Daily News
Violence in Iraq surged in 2013 to its worst level in five years, fuelled by widespread discontent among the Sunni Arab minority and Syria's civil war, figures released Wednesday showed. Bombs tore through markets, cafes, football fields and mosques, ...
Iraq suffers highest death toll in five years
According to figures released on Wednesday by Britain-based non-governmental organization Iraq Body Count (IBC) which tracks violence in Iraq, 9,475 civilian deaths were recorded in Iraq in 2013. Iraq recorded 10,130 deaths in 2008, according to IBC.
Drawn Back Into Iraq
New York Times
When President Obama announced the full withdrawal of American troops from Iraq in October 2011, he said, “After nearly nine years, America's war in Iraq will be over.” Two months later, welcoming soldiers home, he spoke of the country's “extraordinary ...
No military aid to Iraq
Iraq War vet first to buy pot in Colorado
Sean Azzariti, an Iraq War veteran who lobbied for legalizing marijuana, was the first person to buy the recreational drug when Colorado's pot stores opened January 1. Loading… Post to Facebook. Iraq War vet first to buy pot in Colorado on USATODAY ...