Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers
BAGHDAD – Militants launched a brazen attack on a military base in a restive area in northern Iraq on Thursday, killing at least 10 soldiers and wounding 12, officials said. The morning attack at the base outside the city of Mosul, about 225 miles ...
Islamist militants kill 30 in attacks around Iraq
Violence surges in Iraq's Anbar province
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 Closes Abu Ghraib Prison, But Not For Long
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 ...
Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits, attacks kill 21
The violence comes as Iraq suffers a protracted surge in bloodshed that has killed more than 2,650 people this year despite wide-ranging security operations against militants. In Baladruz, northeast of Baghdad, policeman Raad Kadhim Hattab threw his ...
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
Iraq must end dependence on oil—former planning minister
Asharq Alawsat English
Baghdad, Asharq Al-Awsat—Iraq's economy must diversify to reduce its decades-long reliance on oil as the main contributor to its GDP, said the country's former planning minister, despite a recent uptick in oil production leading to expectations that ...
Militants launch attack on military base in northern Iraq, killing 10 soldiers ...
U.S. News & World Report
Mourners chant slogans against the al-Qaida breakaway group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), while carrying a flag-draped coffin of Shawki Rahim during his funeral procession in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq ...
The Daily Star
Iraq's draft child marriage law seen as political stunt - and sign of times
Iraq's own clerical establishment does not back the bill, making its chance of success very slim. Critics say the draft is all about short-term political advantage, as Shi'ite Islamist parties compete with each other for votes in the run-up to April 30 ...
Child marriage law stokes fears of looming theocracy in Iraq
Iraq, Please Don't Legalize Marriage for 9-Year-Olds
Hugs, tears as Iraq vet surprises daughter, 7, in Lancaster school after 19 ...
A second later, and Akira, 7, was wrapped in the arms of her daddy, U.S. Army specialist Jean Carlos Luna, who returned Thursday after 19 months in Iraq. The children in Akira's first-grade classroom at Price Elementary School cheered for the soldier.
The wars' toll on female Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
Female veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan have returned from war facing heightened family and emotional strains compared with their male counterparts. A report by The Washington Post's Stephanie McCrummen about of a military sexual assault case ...
Schumer Takes Pitch for Parade for Iraq, Afghanistan Vets to SI
Call for NYC Parade for Iraq and Afghanistan Vets
Schumer: Afghanistan, Iraq War Veterans Deserve NYC Parade