Iraq Says It Intends to Make 3 New Provinces
Iraq's Shiite-led government said Tuesday it had decided in principle to create three new provinces from contested parts of the country in an apparent attempt to address Sunni grievances and counter the expansion of the Kurdish self-rule region. One of ...
Iraq launches offensive to purge al Qaeda militants controlling Ramadi
Iraq Again Uses Sunni Tribesmen in Militant War
Iraq hangs 26 convicted on terror charges
Failed Talks With Militants Prompt Many to Flee in Iraq
New York Times
“I went out and I saw dozens of gunmen patrolling the streets — no police or any sign of government employees,” he said, adding that militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria were in control. He went home, gathered his family and his ...
London barman attempts citizen's arrest on ex-UK PM Blair over Iraq 'war crimes'
Ever since visiting a website devoted to arresting Blair, Garcia said he has “fantasized” about making a citizen's arrest against the former premier for “crimes against peace” in Iraq. “I had been waiting for the opportunity after seeing the website ...
Bartender places Tony Blair under citizen's arrest for unprovoked war against Iraq
Barman tried to arrest Tony Blair for invading Iraq
Barman tries to 'arrest' Blair for Iraq war crimes
Iraq executes 26 people for 'terrorism' offences
Violence in Iraq has surged in the past year to its highest levels since the Sunni-Shi'ite sectarian bloodshed that peaked in 2006 and 2007 when tens of thousands of people were killed. Iraq hanged at least 151 people in 2013, up from 129 in 2012 and ...
Iraq Warns Militants Possess Major Firepower
Since late December, members of Iraq's al-Qaida branch — known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — have taken over parts of Ramadi, the capital of the largely Sunni western province of Anbar. They also control the center of the nearby city ...
Violence In Iraq Goes From Bad To Worse
Iraq bombings: 13 killed, dozens hurt
Fears of all-out sectarian war have increased since fighting broke out recently to the west of Baghdad in Anbar province, where al Qaeda-backed militants and Iraq's security forces have been battling for control of Falluja and Ramadi. The violence ...
Bombings kill 28 people in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of bombings in central Iraq killed 28 people on Monday, as a government official claimed that al-Qaeda-linked fighters have dug in to a city they seized last month and possess enough heavy weapons to storm into the country's ...
Iraq: Jihadists fight off Maliki's army, hold onto western cities
FALLUJAH, Iraq, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is having a tough time trying to dislodge al-Qaida forces who hold much of the western cities of Fallujah and Ramadi because his army doesn't seem to be up to the task, despite emergency ...
Times of India
Iraq hangs 26 people for 'terrorism' offences
Times of India
BAGHDAD: Iraq has hanged 26 people convicted of "terrorism" offences, the justice ministry announced on Tuesday, pursuing a practice of mass executions despite international criticism. All those executed on Sunday were Iraqi nationals. Among them was ...