Iraq suicide bomb attack leaves dozens dead in Hilla
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, a militant group, has been behind many of the bombings. The Iraqi government is battling the Islamist group in the western province of Anbar, where the group holds territory in the cities of Falluja and Ramadi.
Suicide Car Bomb, Attacks Kill at Least 42 in Iraq
Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 45 at Checkpoint in Southern Iraq
Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 45 in 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 ...
Exclusive: Iraq's Maliki accuses Saudi Arabia of supporting 'terrorism'
PM Maliki accuses Qatar and S. Arabia of waging war on Iraq
Saudi Arabia and Qatar in 'war on Iraq': Maliki
Voice of America
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 ...
Bombings Kill 10 in Iraq
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 ...
Was the Iraq war worth it? Veterans weigh in
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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 Iraq war, Smith is asked: Was it worth it? "The easy political answer is to say, 'Of course it was ...
Suicide bomber kills 34 at Iraq police checkpoint
(CNN) -- A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives killed at least 34 people and wounded 121 others at a police checkpoint in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla, police officials said on Sunday. Iraq has been beset with political and ...
Soldier surprises children in return home
Then in walked Thomas Geanuracos, still dressed in his Air National Guard fatigues, fresh from a six-month deployment to Iraq, surprising Jordyn and her 3-year-old brother Christian. "Daddy! Daddy!" Jordyn and Christian shouted as they ran into their ...
Suicide car bomb kills at least 22 in Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint in southern Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 22 people, officials said. The attack, which comes a few weeks before scheduled elections, was the latest by ...
Suicide bomber kills 32 in car blast in Iraq
A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint in the city of Hillah, southern Iraq, the attack was the deadliest in a series of bombings that have killed 42 people in total, officials said. The blast struck the ...
Scientists shocked to find coral reef in murky waters off Iraq
Los Angeles Times
A team of divers from the Freiberg University of Mining and Technology in Germany and the Marine Science Center at the University of Basrah in Iraq captured video footage of the murky waters where the Shatt al-Arab river flows into the northwestern ...