Violence mars build-up to Iraq election
At least 36 people have been killed and 60 injured in a suicide bombing in eastern Iraq, two days before the country heads to the polls in the first nationwide elections since the 2011 withdrawal of US forces. Polling stations across the country was ...
Violence Kills Nearly 50 in Iraq Ahead of Key Vote
Iraq gears up for bitter, bloody election battle
Pentagon quietly sends more intelligence officers to Iraq
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 ...
Militants Pose Threat on Eve of National Elections in Iraq
New York Times
Falluja — and the rest of Anbar Province — perhaps more than any other locale in Iraq, embodies the lengths the United States went to tame a bloody insurgency unleashed by its invasion. But now, much of the region is again beyond the authority of the ...
Iraq: Falluja's Faustian Bargain
Iraqi helicopters hit convoy in Syria
A Widening War: Iraq Intervenes in Syria With Helicopter Gunships
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 ...
20 killed as bombers attack police and troops voting in Iraq
Sunni Muslim militants, mostly disguised in army and police uniforms, struck at polling centers around Baghdad and northern Iraq as militants tried to disrupt Iraq's fourth national election since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003. A curfew begins on ...
Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 25 in Kurdish town
An Iraqi officer shows his inked finger after casting a vote at a polling center in Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, April 28, 2014. Iraqi officials say suicide bombers have targeted polling centers as soldiers and security forces cast ballots ahead of ...
Experts: U.S. Has Leverage to Promote Democracy in Iraq
Washington Free Beacon
Iraq's parliamentary election on Wednesday will be the first without the aid of U.S. forces to monitor polling stations and deter violence. American forces fully withdrew from Iraq in 2011 after officials failed to secure an agreement that would have ...
Iraq to vote amid spiralling violence
Baghdad, Iraq – With violence targeting civilians on the rise and the government battling rebels just 65kms from the capital, Iraqis will vote in parliamentary elections on Wednesday and, lacking any obvious challenger, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ...
Traveling Iraq War memorial opens in GR
A ceremony to open the Eyes of Freedom exhibit at Michigan Cremation and Funeral Care in Grand Rapids. (April 28, 2014). GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — A traveling Iraq War memorial opened to the public in Grand Rapids Monday. The Eyes of ...
Attacks on polling places leave 26 dead in Iraq
Fox News Latino
The communications chief of the Electoral Commission, Aziz al Khakani, told Efe that participation was "massive" and that 742 polling places were open across Iraq. About 1 million police officers and soldiers will be deployed to guarantee security at ...
Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 25 in Kurdish town, taking to nearly 50 the day's ...
Iraq Election: What Voters in Kirkuk Say