Armed men seize Iraq's Samarra city council
Nouri al-Maliki, Iraq's prime minister, says the surge is a spillover from the civil war in neighbouring Syria but critics say his own policies are at least partly to blame for reviving an insurgency that climaxed in 2006-07. 355. Source: Agencies ...
Gunmen storm government complex in Iraq's Samarra
9 Slain in assault on city hall in Iraq
Gunmen storm govt complex in Iraq
The Week Magazine
No, the Iraq War does not give Putin the right to invade Ukraine
The Week Magazine
ugene Robinson at The Washington Post argues that the invasion of Iraq has left the U.S. with a "credibility problem" in condemning Russia's military intervention in Ukraine. By invading a country ostensibly to protect its own interests, he says ...
America Is Ironically Lecturing Russia About Not Invading Other Countries
Coyne: NATO must block Putin from expanding Russian empire
Obama thrust into fabled role as leader of the 'West'
Iraq war veteran's service dog stolen from car in Montrose
HOUSTON -- An Iraq war veteran visiting Houston from Massachusetts has been reunited with her service dog after he was snatched from a car over the weekend. Blanka Stratford left her Havanese named Spencer in her parked car on Fargo Street in ...
Iraq war veteran reunited with service dog after theft
Iraq War Veteran Searches for Stolen Service Dog
New York Daily News
United Nations reports 703 deaths in Iraq during February
New York Daily News
BAGHDAD -- The United Nations said Saturday that violence across Iraq in February killed 703 people, a death toll higher than the year before as the country faces a rising wave of militant attacks rivaling the sectarian bloodshed that followed the U.S ...
Violence in Iraq Killed 703 in February, UN Reports
Iraq death toll exceeds 700 in February: UN
Six members of security forces killed in Iraq
Daily News Egypt
Are We Witnessing the Break Up of Iraq?
Huffington Post Canada
Two years after the complete withdrawal of American troops from Iraq, the stability of the country is threatened once again. 2013 marked the bloodiest year of conflict since 2008 with nearly 8,000 civilians and over 1,000 members of security forces ...
Iraq forces battle militants, other violence kills 10
Iraq deputy premier warns of humanitarian catastrophe in Anbar
26 killed in fresh bout of violence across Iraq
Rouhani deepens Iran's ties with Iraq
Zarif, who has traveled to Baghdad twice in the past six months, said, “Iran and Iraq have historic and solid ties that are based on religious, political, geographical and cultural commonalities, and we are very happy that we have put behind us a short ...
Iraq looks East in foreign policy
Shortly after Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov left Baghdad last month, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited on Feb. 23. These two visits seem to be the culmination of Iraq's path toward opening up to the East, which is embodied by growing ...
Iraq to hold int'l anti-terrorism meeting
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 ...
Iraq: Suicide Bomber Kills Prominent Tribal Sheik
Wave of bombings kills at least 53 in Iraq
Bombings kill at least 31 in Iraq, officials say
Improving the lives of detainees in Iraq
ICRC (press release)
In this film, we follow ICRC staff as they visit Suleymanieh Central Prison in Northern Iraq and explain the nature of their work. The ICRC has been working in places of detention in Iraq since 1980. In 2013, it visited nearly 40,000 people in 74 ...
Militants storm local council HQ in Iraq, kill 6
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say militants have stormed a government building in a city north of Baghdad, killing at least six people. Police officers say two suicide bombers first blew themselves up on Tuesday at the entrance to the local council ...