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 ...
The Iraq War Doesn't Justify What Russia Is Doing In Ukraine
My suggestion that the United States make Russia pay a stiff financial price for its invasion of Crimea drew more than a few howls in the comments section and over social media. By far the most common retort has been “but the United States invaded Iraq!
America's staggering hypocrisy in Ukraine
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
Suicide bombers attack Iraq city council HQ, kill five
Gunmen storm govt complex in Iraq
Iraq jet turns back to collect minister's son
A passenger plane flying from Lebanon to Iraq turned back after the Iraqi transport minister's son missed the flight and phoned Baghdad to stop the aircraft from landing, Middle East Airlines (MEA) has said. Marwan Salha, the acting chairman of MEA ...
Airline: Iraq stops landing over official's son
Lebanese airline says Iraq denied landing for its plane over minister's son ...
Row as Iraq minister's son 'forces' flight turnaround
Voice of America
Security Experts: Iraq Needs US Help in Combating Increasing Violence
Voice of America
Iraq is seeing its worst violence in recent years. The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq reports that nearly 9,000 people were killed in 2013. Some regional security experts in Washington believe that to tackle this bloodbath, the United ...
Maddow tells Jon Stewart: Iraq will haunt US until we know why Bush really ...
The U.S. cannot escape from its sins in Iraq until it honestly accounts for its reasons for invading the Middle Eastern nation, said MSNBC host Rachel Maddow. She explained to Jon Stewart on Wednesday night's “Daily Show” that she made a new ...
Sky News Australia
Bombs kill 26 people in Iraq
Levels of violence rose to their highest in years in 2013, when nearly 8,000 civilians were killed. Security forces are battling Sunni Muslim insurgents in the western province of Anbar, where militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL ...
Bombings Kill at Least 30 in Iraq
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
Book World: In Phil Klay's 'Redeployment,' engrossing short stories about the ...
This character, who has recently traded the real bullets of Iraq for the rhetorical bullets of Amherst College (where he takes classes like “Punishment, Politics, and Culture”), has seen his share of wartime horrors. But that doesn't stop him from ...
The Long Road Home
Reminder From A Marine: Civilians And Veterans Share Ownership Of War
In Iraq, Celebration and Then Violence
New York Times
While Iraqis were enjoying the victory of the national soccer team with celebratory gunfire, gunmen took advantage of the sounds of the shooting and opened fire on three police checkpoints in Baghdad, killing seven officers, according to police sources ...