Iraq: Suicide Bomber Kills Prominent Tribal Sheik
Iraqi police say a suicide bomber in western Iraq has killed a prominent pro-government tribal sheik as well as six of his militiamen. Police chief of the town of Haditha, Col. Farouq al-Jughaifi, said Friday that the bomber rammed his explosives-laden ...
Baghdad motorbike blast, other attacks kill 52 in Iraq
Motorbike blast kills 52 in Iraq
Several Bombings Leave Dozens Dead in Iraq
Iraq denies reports it bought weapons from Iran
The Iraq government Tuesday denied reports that it had signed contracts to buy weapons, ammunition or other military equipment from Iran but the White House nevertheless pressed for answers at the highest levels. Iraq's Ministry of Defense said ...
Under US Pressure, Iraq Denies Iran Arms Deals
Iraq Signs $195 Million Arms Deal With Iran
US raises concern with Iraq on reports of arms deal with Iran
Books|The Madness of War Told in the First Person
New York Times
“You can't describe it to someone who wasn't there,” says a Marine who's served in Iraq, “you can hardly remember how it was yourself because it makes so little sense. And to act like somebody could live and fight for months” there “and not go insane ...
International Business Times
Exclusive: Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran - documents
The agreement was reached at the end of November, the documents showed, just weeks after Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki returned from lobbying the Obama administration in Washington for extra weapons to fight al Qaeda-linked militants. Some in ...
Iran, Iraq Sign Secret $195 Million Arms Deal, Causing Alarm In Washington
Iraq signs deal to buy arms, ammunition from Iran
Avoiding misuse of U.S. arms sold to Iraq
Iraq's budget problems go beyond Erbil-Baghdad crisis
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq, however, refuses to do this. For their part, the Kurdish forces argue that the central government is disregarding the constitution, which grants the region the authority to supervise its own resources, and that Baghdad is ...
Iraq: 'This is war,' say Kurds in oil fight with Baghdad
Iraq aims to raise crude oil exports to 3.4 million b/d in 2014: official
Amid Erbil-Baghdad Budget Row, Kurds Control the Water Taps
OPEC Oil Output Rises In February, Led By Iraq
OPEC's oil output has risen further in February from December's 2-1/2-year low, due to more shipments from Iraq and Angola, and further upward creep in Iranian exports, a Reuters survey found on Friday. Output from the Organization of the Petroleum ...
State Department pressing Iraq for answers after report of arms deal with Iran
The State Department raised "serious" concerns Monday following a report that claimed Iraq has struck a $195 million arms and ammunition deal with Iran, in possible violation of a U.N. embargo. Reuters reported Monday afternoon that documents reviewed ...
Bombings and shootings kill 26 around Iraq
In western Anbar province, where government forces are fighting rebellious Sunni tribes and an al Qaeda splinter group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, three soldiers were killed and 18 others wounded when a car bomb rammed into the entrance ...
Iraq bombers target crowds and council HQ
Iraq: Baghdad Car Bombing Kills at Least 15 People
15 killed, 82 wounded in separate attacks across Iraq
International Business Times
What's behind Iran and Iraq's 'boosted' military cooperation?
This deal came after the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki appeared to have failed in his attempts to procure additional arms from the United States for fighting, what he calls extremist Sunnis in the western territories of Iraq. Firstly, this arms ...
Will Iraq Break A UN Arms Embargo On Iran?
US Missing the Boat on Halting Iraq Arms Sales
Middle East Mysteries Latest Installment: Is Iraq Buying Arms From Iran?
Comrades say Marine heroism tale of Iraq veteran was untrue
After his death in 2004 in Fallujah, Sgt. Rafael Peralta became perhaps the most lionized Marine of the Iraq war. Shot in the head during an intense firefight, the story went, the infantryman scooped a grenade underneath his body seconds before it ...