Dozens killed as blasts hit Iraq poll rally
A series of bombs has exploded at a campaign rally for a Shia group in Iraq's capital ahead of the country's parliamentary election, killing at least 37 people and wounding scores others, police said. Friday's explosions struck as some 10,000 people ...
Sectarian strife threatens Iraq ahead of election
Iraq car bomb attack kills 10 people
Iraqi Militants Stage Political Rally, Then Bombs Go Off
Iraqi helicopters hit convoy in Syria
Sunday's raid was the It was the first time Iraq's military has said it carried out an attack in Syria. "The army struck eight tanker trucks in Wadi Suwab inside Syrian territory as they were trying to enter Iraqi territory to provide the (jihadist ...
Iraq's Never-Ending War
TURKEY BEGINS HUMANITARIAN AID TO IRAQ
As Iraq violence grows, US sends more intelligence officers
Iraq braces for more election violence
Baghdad, Iraq - The huge crowd was distracted by a skydiver when the first bomb went off, necks craned towards the sky as he threw leaflets down at them, a first for a Baghdad election rally. "I was staring up - everybody was - and it was just as he ...
Traveling Iraq War memorial arrives in GR
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A traveling Iraq War memorial arrived in Grand Rapids Sunday afternoon. The Eyes of Freedom exhibit on Operation Iraqi Freedom arrives in Grand Rapids. (April (The Eyes of Freedom memorial to Operation Iraqi Freedom ...
Iraq War memorial honors soldiers in Grand Rapids
US voters cast votes in Iraq election: 'It's amazing'
Because Merza is an Assyrian Christian, a minority group in Iraq, she was allowed to choose a select number of at-large parliament seats, while Sunni and Shiite Muslims must vote for candidates where their families have geographical ties. Because of ...
Iraq: Allawi blames government for flooding
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According to press reports, members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, which is battling the government for control of the western province of Anbar, closed several gates on the Fallujah dam late last week, causing flooding in areas ...
Violence In Iraq Mars Runup To Election
Violence In Iraq Mars Runup To Election. April 27, 2014 8:03 AM ET. Listen to the Story. Weekend Edition Sunday. 3 min 19 sec. Playlist; Download. Next week, Iraqis go to the polls. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Ned Parker, Reuters Baghdad bureau chief, ...
What We Left Behind
When the last American soldiers left Iraq, at the end of 2011, the bloody civil war between the country's Sunni and Shiite sects had been stifled but not resolved. Now the sectarian violence had returned, with terrifying intensity. For more than a year ...
Saudi Arabia attempts to destabilize Iraq: Iraqi MP
Column: Iraq's 'Second' Most Important Elections
Insurgents expected to prevent two cities in Iraq taking part in elections
Attack on Shiite Campaign Rally Kills 31 in Iraq
An al-Qaida breakaway group, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, claimed responsibility for the attack. It said in a statement posted on a militant website that the bombings aimed to avenge what it called the killing of Sunnis and their forced ...
Terrorist attacks claim five lives in northern Iraq
Iraq polls: Parties vie for spoils of Basra
You can hardly turn a corner in Basra without seeing a campaign poster for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Iraq. Colourful banners with candidates' pictures and their party slogans are all over the city. But most of them hang beside dirty roads ...