McClatchy Washington Bureau
Poll: Grim assessment of wars in Iraq, Afghanistan
WASHINGTON — As two of the nation's longest wars finally end, most Americans have concluded that neither achieved its goals. Those grim assessments in a USA TODAY/Pew Research Center poll underscore the erosion in support for the invasions of Iraq ...
More Now See Failure than Success in Iraq, Afghanistan
Poll: More see failure rather than success in Iraq, Afghanistan
Armed men storm government building in Iraq
Armed men have assaulted an office of Iraq's transportation ministry in northeast Baghdad, killing at least 20 people and briefly taking a number of civil servants hostage, security officials have said. The attack was mounted by eight armed men, said ...
6 gunmen killed as police retake Iraq ministry, security sources say
Suicide bombers storm Iraq ministry building, 24 killed
Militant assault on Iraq ministry building kills 24
Iraq picture may not be as bleak as it seems
Editor's note: Ben Connable is a senior international policy analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation. The views expressed are his own. Over the past month, al Qaeda affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has made a concerted ...
Voice of America
Iraqi Jews Seek to Prevent Return of Religious Artifacts to Iraq
Voice of America
Iraq's Jews once numbered about 150,000 and the archive offers a glimpse at the life of one of the most important Jewish communities of the Middle East, which dates back thousands of years, but was driven out in the 20th century amid Arab nationalism ...
Iraq police storm Baghdad ministry building to end hostage crisis
It is likely to raise fresh concerns about the capabilities of Iraq's security forces amid fears that the polls on 30 April could be partially delayed, as was the case for provincial elections in April 2013. Police at the scene said six militants ...
Iraq says Syria war spillover hinders oilfields, pipelines
Spillover attacks from the civil war in Syria have hindered development of Iraq's gas and oil reserves and a major pipeline to the Mediterranean has been blown up dozens of times, Iraq's top energy official said on Tuesday. Violence in Iraq climbed ...
Public Radio International
Iraq hires law firm to target buyers of "illegal" Kurdish oil
Iraq's oil ministry instructed legal firm Vinson and Elkins about two months ago to pursue anyone who buys oil pumped down the pipeline to the Turkish city of Ceyhan, near the Mediterranean, a senior Iraqi oil official said. "This is not a game. Anyone ...
Young entrepreneurs in Erbil, Iraq, are making a killing
INTERVIEW-Turkey seeks Baghdad consent over N. Iraq oil deals, not blessing
Bulgaria to Open Consulate in Erbil, Iraq
Iraq and Iran plot oil revolution
Iraq is poised to flood the oil market by tripling its capacity to pump crude by 2020 and is collaborating with Iran on strategy in a move that will challenge Saudi Arabia's grip on the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries. "We feel the world ...
Iraq, Iran plot to challenge Saudi domination of OPEC
Iraq Plans to Triple its Oil Output Capacity By 2020
Beware Saudi Arabia! Iran, Iraq Plan To Join Forces And Crash The World's Oil ...
Withdrawal from Iraq Has Made it a Safe Haven for al Qaeda
Washington Free Beacon
The full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq in 2011 and spillover from the civil war in neighboring Syria has again presented al Qaeda with the prospect of erecting a safe haven in Iraq, experts said on Wednesday. The complete pullout of American ...
Iraq releases rare 'ISIL chief' photo
Iraq is Paying A Heavy Price for the Destabilization of Syria: UN and Silence
The 1001 lives of al-Qaeda in Iraq
Americans Can Be Proud of What Was Achieved in Iraq
Wall Street Journal
Iraq has returned to the headlines, with parts of Ramadi and Fallujah again under al Qaeda control. American servicemen and women who helped liberate these cities are understandably frustrated. Is everything they accomplished in Iraq unraveling? No, it ...