Iraq: Suicide bombing tutor kills himself and 20 pupils in training camp gaffe
A suicide bombing instructor killed himself and 20 of his pupils in Iraq when he accidentally set off explosives during a training session, it's emerged. The incident happened at an insurgents' camp near Samarra, around 100km north-west of the capital ...
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Could US Forces Have Prevented the Violence in Iraq?
Signing a security agreement with Iraq likely wouldn't have prevented the resurgence in al Qaida and the ongoing violence, a Defense official said Tuesday. "I do think that the idea that if we had negotiated a follow-on settlement with the Iraqis, and ...
Militants accidentally set off own car bomb at training camp in Iraq, leaving ...
In the city of Mosul to the north, meanwhile, the speaker of parliament — one of the most prominent Sunni officials in Iraq — escaped unhurt from a roadside bomb attack on his motorcade. Car bombs are one of the deadliest weapons used by the Al Qaeda ...
Suicide bomb instructor accidentally kills more than 20 pupils
The militants belonged to a group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, 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 ...
Kurdish Scholar's Book Studies US Policy Towards Iraq, Kurdistan
This captivating book looks into the evolution of US foreign policy towards Iraq at the supra-national (global), national (Arab Iraq) and sub-national (Iraqi Kurdistan) levels. The book contends that US policy towards Iraq has two major dimensions: The ...
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15 Iraq troops killed as militants attack barracks
BAGHDAD -- Militants in Iraq attacked military barracks in a remote area in the country's north and killed 15 troops overnight, officials said Tuesday, the latest blow to the government's efforts to achieve stability. According to two police officials ...
Iraq near implosion as 'bad years' come back
The Japan Times
As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry hurried to his helicopter ready to take off at the end of a visit to Iraq last year, it was becoming clearer that the Americans had lost control of a country they wished to mold to their liking. Kerry's departure ...
Iraq: 21 militants kill selves with own car bomb
Iraq: 21 militants kill selves with own car bomb. Masked anti-government gunmen hold their weapons as they pose for a group picture before going on patrol in Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq, Feb. 8, 2014. AP. Shares. Tweets; Stumble. Email ...
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 ...
Suicide Bomb Instructor Accidentally Kills 22 Students in Iraq
Suicide-bomb Iraqi security forces and civilians gather at the site of a car bomb explosion in the industrial Camp Sarah district of central Baghdad on February 6, 2014. Six car bombs ripped through the Iraqi capital today, mostly targeting Shiite ...