Iraq Shuts Down the Abu Ghraib Prison, Citing Security Concerns
New York Times
BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government said Tuesday that it had closed the Abu Ghraib prison, the site of a notorious prisoner abuse scandal during the American occupation of Iraq, because of fears that it could be overrun by Sunni insurgents who have gained ...
Iraq closes Abu Ghraib prison amid security concerns
Iraq's Infamous Abu Ghraib Prison Temporarily Closed
Iraq: Abu Ghraib Prison Closure Not Permanent
28 killed in violence across Iraq
(CNN) -- A car bomb went off in the restive northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Sunday, killing nine people, while 10 others were killed in clashes there, security officials said. The explosives-laden car targeted a joint security patrol of the Iraqi army ...
Iraq car bomb kills at least 16 people
Deadly car bombings hit northern Iraq
Series of Bombings Kills More Than 20 Across Iraq
Christian Science Monitor
The big test facing Iraq
Christian Science Monitor
Hoshyar Zebari, Iraq's foreign minister, looks out the cockpit window of a military helicopter at the thin blue waterway below – the site of one of the fiercest battles in modern history. The Russian-made chopper, part of Iraq's tiny Air Force, winds ...
Violence surges in Iraq's Anbar province
Iraq: The Road to Chaos
36 killed, 53 wounded in violent attacks across Iraq
ELECTIONS IN IRAQ AND UNCERTAINTY
The ban on campaigning before the April 30 national elections in Iraq was lifted on April 1 and the campaign season started. However, the ongoing security problems and political instability prevents political parties from properly executing their ...
Schumer Takes Pitch for Parade for Iraq, Afghanistan Vets to SI
Sen. Charles Schumer took his push for a ticker-tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars to Staten Island Wednesday. NY1's Amanda Farinacci filed the following report. He's calling for a hero's welcome, New ...
The wars' toll on female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
Call for NYC Parade for Iraq and Afghanistan Vets
Councilmen push for parade for war veterans
Iraq Shutters Abu Ghraib Prison
Iraq's government has closed the notorious Abu Ghraib prison, citing security concerns in the increasingly restive area of the country. Justice Minister Hassan al-Shimmari announced that its 2,400 inmates had been relocated to other jails in the ...
Iraq Kurds press states to recognise genocide
Erbil, Iraq - Twenty-six years have passed since Saddam Hussein's campaign of mass killings against the Kurds in northern Iraq. Yet to date, no governments except for Iraq's have officially recognised the campaign as constituting a genocide. Saddam ...
Calls Grow Louder for Kurdish Independence from Iraq
Kurdish president: totalitarian political culture fragmenting Iraq
Ankara getting ready for worst case scenario in Iraq
Hurriyet Daily News
One would have hoped that time would have helped Iraq's young democracy to mature. Unfortunately, it seems the country is heading to general elections in a political landscape more fragmented than in the previous 2005 and 2010 elections and with a rise ...
Bilbray Would Have Voted for Iraq War, but Considers Snowden a 'Hero'
Washington Free Beacon
“We are sending more sons and daughters out and we can't even respect the ones that come before us,” she said at an anti-Iraq war event in 2007. She also said she believes Edward Snowden—who fled to China and Russia after leaking huge amounts of ...
Bombings Kill at Least 16 People in Northern Iraq
Bombings targeting security forces in northern Iraq killed at least 16 people Sunday, authorities said, as the country prepares for a crucial election later this month. In the deadliest attack, an explosives-laden parked car exploded as a joint Iraqi ...
Iraq's deputy prime minister survives assassination attempt, officials say
Iraq: Official disputes assassination allegation
Iraqi deputy PM escapes assassination attempt