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 ...
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 ...
Airline: Iraq stops landing over official's son
Row as Iraq minister's son 'forces' flight turnaround
Lebanese airline says Iraq denied landing for its plane over minister's son ...
Bombings and Shootings in Iraq Leave 22 Dead
A series of bombings in central Iraq and two shootings in the country's north left 22 dead on Thursday, adding to the death toll in what has been the deadliest year in the country since 2008. A dozen bombs exploded in central Iraq, including four car ...
Bombings Kill at Least 30 in Iraq
Iraq violence kills 10, including senior officer
Violence kills eight in Iraq
US-Iraq Business Week Strengthens Economic Ties
US Department of State (press release)
The United States hosted a top level Iraqi interagency delegation to participate in the March 3-7 Iraq Business Week activities in Washington D.C. Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Rowsch Shaways led a 30+ member public and private sector delegation to ...
Crimea Moves Draw Comparisons to US in Iraq, Nazis in Europe
Voice of America
WASHINGTON — While Moscow still claims the troops who have taken control of much of Crimea are local self-defense forces, their activities have drawn comparisons with Nazi Germany's occupation of Poland and Czechoslovakia, and with the U.S. invasion ...
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
Iraq: Suicide Bomber Kills Prominent Tribal Sheik
Several Bombings Leave Dozens Dead in Iraq
9 Slain in assault on city hall in Iraq
Fox News Latino
In the last few hours at least 28 people, most of them police officers and extremists, have been killed in attacks north of the Iraqi capital, some of them launched by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant against several checkpoints. Iraq is ...
Suicide bombers attack Iraq city council HQ, kill five
Gunmen storm government complex in Iraq's Samarra
Iraq returns as world's fastest-growing oil exporter
LONDON, March 5 (Reuters) - Iraq is reclaiming its rank as the world's fastest-growing oil exporter, cushioning consumers from Libyan supply outages for now and, perhaps, reviving OPEC market share rivalries down the road. Despite worsening violence ...
The Week Magazine
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!
Crimea is “Putin's Iraq”
No, the Iraq War does not give Putin the right to invade Ukraine
Globe Trot: Iraq's Anbar Province continues to unravel
Researchers link Iraq dust with some vets' lung problems
Researchers at Stony Brook University in New York have coined the term “Iraq-Afghanistan war lung injury” to describe respiratory symptoms developed by some veterans — and they have duplicated the problem in mice, using dust from Camp Victory in ...