Suicide Bomb Trainer in Iraq Accidentally Blows Up His Class
New York Times
BAGHDAD — If there were such a thing, it would probably be rule No. 1 in the teaching manual for instructors of aspiring suicide bombers: Don't give lessons with live explosives. In what represented a cautionary tale for terrorist teachers, and a ...
Iraq speaker escapes assassination bid
Iraq: 21 Die as Militants Accidently Blow Themselves Up
Suicide bomb instructor accidentally kills more than 20 pupils
Suicide Bomb Instructor Accidentally Kills Iraqi Pupils
New York Times
The militants belonged to a group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, which is fighting the Shiite-dominated army of the Iraqi government, mostly in Anbar Province. But they are also linked to bomb attacks elsewhere and other ...
The Iraq War Never Ended - By Jacopo Ottaviani
According to the latest report by the U.N. Assistance Mission for Iraq, a total of 7,818 civilians and 1,050 security forces died in violent attacks across Iraq in 2013 -- making last year the bloodiest in Iraq since 2008. As the Syrian Civil War ...
Shiite militias in Iraq begin to remobilize
BAGHDAD — Scores of bodies have been dumped in Iraq's canals and palm groves in recent months, reminding terrified residents of the worst days of the country's sectarian conflict and fueling fears that the stage is being set for another civil war. In ...
Iraq's Sectarian Slide
Senate moves to prevent return of Jewish archive to Iraq
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON -- Some lawmakers are trying to prevent the return to Baghdad of a cache of Iraqi Jewish community records, which were seized by the U.S. military during the Iraq war and occupation. The Senate on Thursday unanimously backed a bipartisan ...
Safeguarding Iraq's Jewish Archive
Iran Plans to Offer Better Oil Exploration Terms Than Iraq
Iran will offer international companies better oil contracts than OPEC-rival Iraq as the Islamic republic seeks long-term investment to revive its energy industry, a government adviser said. The fifth-largest Organization of Petroleum Exporting ...
Foreign Policy (blog)
We Did Not 'Lose' Iraq
Foreign Policy (blog)
In late December, the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) seized considerable territory in the predominantly Sunni Anbar province. Its gains included neighborhoods in the city of Fallujah, the site of an epic U.S. battle against al ...
Iraq: Calls for peaceful resolution in Anbar
EU concerned by Iraqi political fault lines
EU voices deep concern over security situation in Iraq
Should the US intervene in Syria? What Iraq can't teach us
Rather, the member of the subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia was railing against continued U.S. involvement in Iraq – a country which he claims does not do enough to fight Al-Qaida. He directed his frustration in particular at Brett McGurk ...
Is the U.S. powerless to stop the spread of al Qaida?
25 Alleged Al Qaeda die in Iraq when truck bomb detonates prematurely
Fox News Latino
At least 25 alleged members of the Al Qaeda terrorist network died when a truck bomb they were loading with explosives in a village north of Baghdad blew up prematurely, a police official told Efe on Monday. The official said the presumed terrorists ...
Doctor to release findings on toxic dust from Iraq
There are new developments coming this week in a story CBS News has been reporting on since last spring. A mysterious lung illness is affecting veterans who were exposed to open burn pits, which the U.S. military used in Iraq and Afghanistan to torch ...