Iraqi women protest against proposed Islamic law in Iraq
The legislation goes to the heart of the divisions in Iraq since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003, as Shi'ite Islamists have come to lead the government and look to impose their religious values on society at large. It describes girls as ...
Suicide Car Bomb, Attacks Kill at Least 42 in Iraq
Iraq suicide bomb attack leaves dozens dead in Hilla
Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 45 at Checkpoint in Southern Iraq
Maliki: Saudi and Qatar at war against Iraq
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of supporting fighters in Iraq and effectively declaring war on the country. The rare direct attack on the Sunni Gulf powers, comes with Iraq embroiled in its worst prolonged period of ...
Saudi slams 'irresponsible' terror charges by Iraq PM
Exclusive: Iraq's Maliki accuses Saudi Arabia of supporting 'terrorism'
Saudi slams 'irresponsible' terror accusations by Iraq PM
Bombings, Clashes in Iraq Kill at Least 42
Bombings targeting shoppers across central Iraq and clashes near the militant-held city of Fallujah killed at least 42 people Thursday, authorities said. No one claimed responsibility for the string of bombings that began Thursday afternoon, mostly ...
Saudi Arabia and Qatar in 'war on Iraq': Maliki
Baghdad (AFP) - Saudi Arabia and Qatar are supporting militant groups in Iraq and have effectively declared war on the country, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said as nationwide violence left 15 dead Saturday. The rare direct attack on the Sunni Gulf ...
Plane refused entry to Iraq after minister's son misses boarding
(CNN) -- A minor furor has broken out on social media after reports a Middle East Airlines (MEA) flight was refused entry to Baghdad because an Iraqi minister's son had been left behind in Lebanon. Various media outlets have reported that Mahdi al ...
Iraq jet turns back to collect minister's son
Airline: Iraq stops landing over official's son
Baghdad motorbike blast, other attacks kill 52 in Iraq
It was not clear who was behind the bombing but violence against Shi'ites is often blamed on the Sunni Muslim Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), an al Qaeda-linked group. Baghdad has been hit by wave after wave of bombings since April as the ...
Wave of bombings kills at least 53 in Iraq
Several Bombings Leave Dozens Dead in Iraq
Iraq: Suicide Bomber Kills Prominent Tribal Sheik
Protests Call Iraq's New Family Law 'Legalization of Pedophilia'
“The law deprives women of their dignity and human rights and deepens the sectarianism in Iraq,” says Hanaa Edwar, who heads the Al-Amal Association that strives to improve the socioeconomic situation of Iraqi people. The outrage against the draft ...
Pro-Iranian Shiites to Legalize Marrying 9-Year-Old Girls in Iraq
About two dozen Iraqi women demonstrated on Saturday in Baghdad against a draft law approved by the Iraqi cabinet that would permit the marriage of nine-year-old girls and automatically give child custody to fathers. “On this day of women, women of ...
Was the Iraq War worth it? Veterans with ties to Wisconsin units weigh in
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
In the past year, violence has spiked in Iraq, with the latest attacks killing dozens on Sunday. And as lawlessness reigns over parts of Anbar province, where many of Smith's 1,200 Marines were stationed during one of the most violent periods of the ...
Dozens killed in Iraq minibus suicide bombing
A suicide bomber driving a minibus packed with explosives has killed at least 45 people and wounded more than 150 others in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla. Dozens of cars were set ablaze, with passengers trapped inside, after the attacker detonated ...