61 killed in latest wave of Iraq attacks
The United Nations said 2013 was the deadliest year in Iraq since 2008, with almost 8,000 people killed, most of them civilians. Fears of all-out sectarian war have increased since violence broke out in Anbar province in recent days. Much of the ...
Scores die in multiple Iraq attacks
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Militants Unleash Wave of Violence in Iraq, Killing Dozens
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Militants launched lethal and coordinated car bombings in Baghdad on Wednesday, killed truck drivers outside the city and detonated explosives at a funeral tent in a village during one of the deadliest outbreaks of violence in Iraq so far ...
Inside Iraq: Two years after US withdrawal, are things worse than ever?
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- On a bitterly cold December morning in 2011, we watched as the last U.S. troops crossed the border into Kuwait, ending America's war in Iraq. More than 100 vehicles were in that convoy, snaking its way across the desert and ...
Bombings in Iraq Striking Markets, Funeral Kill 41
Sunni leader said Iraq followed US advice in crisis
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Attacks by Al-Qaeda militants kill at least 75 people in Iraq
The deadliest attack occurred inside a funeral tent in the town of Buhruz, in the restive Diyala province in central Iraq, AFP reported Ahmed al-Azzawi, a doctor at the main hospital in the nearby provincial capital of Baquba as saying. The blast ...
How Will Iraq Play Out in 2016?
At Real Clear World, John Lott writes that “Any Republican seeking nomination for the 2016 presidential election should at a minimum be willing to admit Iraq was a mistake.” At The Atlantic, Conor Friedersdorf takes this, agrees with it, an adds an ...
Military Probes Photos of Marines Allegedly Burning Bodies in Iraq (Graphic)
“The actions depicted in these photos are not what we expect from our service members, nor do they represent the honorable and professional service of the more than 2.5 million Americans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan,” the Defense Department ...
Marines investigate photos allegedly showing burning bodies in Iraq
US Marines probing validity of Iraq War photos
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Iraq bomb blasts kill dozens amid worst violence in five years
Two years after U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq, violence has reached levels seen in 2006 and 2007, when tens of thousands of people died. Reuters and The Associated Press contributed to this report. Related: Who are the Islamic State of Iraq and the ...
Bomb Attacks in Iraq Kill 73
Voice of America
Monthly Iraq civilian deaths, Nov., 2012 to Dec., 2013, UNAMI. Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Saleh Muhamed al-Mutlaq told VOA's Persian service in an interview late Tuesday that a more inclusive government would be helpful to establish more stability in ...
At least 44 people killed in wave of bombings across Iraq
BAGHDAD – A wave of bombings across Iraq striking busy markets and a funeral north of Baghdad killed at least 44 people Wednesday, authorities said, as the country remains gripped by violence after Al Qaeda-linked militants took control of two cities ...
Christian Science Monitor
Maliki calls for world's help as bombs rock Iraq
Christian Science Monitor
Violence in Iraq has been on the rise, with the 2013 death toll reaching levels not seen since the height of the Iraq civil war in 2006-07. According to the BBC, nearly 8,000 civilians and just over 1,000 security forces were killed in Iraq last year ...