Option No. 3 for Iraq: Three divisions
BAGHDAD — Iraq's parliament met briefly Tuesday with a view to start forming a new government, and with the focus on whether Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki can stay in power. Another looming question, though, is should this war-torn country be divided ...
Sunnis, Kurds shun Iraq parliament
The 'Sons of Iraq,' Abandoned by Their American Allies
As Iraqi Violence Rages, Lawmakers Fail to Reach Deal on New Government
300 more US troops headed to Iraq
WASHINGTON - The U.S. is sending another 300 troops to Iraq to beef up security at the U.S. Embassy and elsewhere in the Baghdad area to protect U.S. citizens and property, officials said Monday. The new injection of manpower brings the total number of ...
Obama sending 200 American troops to Iraq to secure US Embassy, airport
Obama authorizes 200 more troops for Iraq
Iraq Reinforcements: Return of the '5 O'Clock Follies'?
New York Times
Envoy Says Iraq Can't Wait for US Military Aid
SHARE. WASHINGTON — Iraq is increasingly turning to other governments like Iran, Russia and Syria to help beat back a rampant insurgency because it cannot wait for additional American military aid, Baghdad's top envoy to the U.S. said Tuesday.
Iraq Must Not Come Apart
Iraq crisis: Republicans see ISIS as threat to America, Dems not as much
Iraqi ambassador: Baghdad turning to Iran, Russia for military aid after ...
Putin's Pilots Set to Fly Over Iraq
The Russian assistance to Iraq is not a strategic decision by Moscow to commit to a long-term security relationship with Iraq, the sources said, but rather a limited measure to address the ISIS crisis. It's also a convenient way to draw a public ...
Iraq Warplanes: When Subsonic is Faster than Supersonic
Russian Jets and Experts Sent to Iraq to Aid Army
Russia's Military Bid in Iraq
New York Times
For Iraq, Potential Leader With a Tarnished Past
New York Times
At first championed by the Bush administration's neoconservatives as a potential leader of Iraq, Ahmad Chalabi ended up persona non grata, effectively barred from the wartime American Embassy here. Now, in an improbable twist of fate, Mr. Chalabi is ...
Iraq war booster may become country's next prime minister
Iran Ready to Send Arms to Iraq to 'Fight Against Terrorism'
MOSCOW - Tehran has not received any request from Iraq to supply it with weapons but would be ready to do so if asked, a senior Iranian official said on Tuesday. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, a deputy foreign minister, said during a visit to Moscow that ...
UPDATE 2-Iran says ready to provide Iraq with arms to fight "terrorism"
Iran deputy FM: US wants to create a 'second Ukraine' in Iraq
On Russia's growing involvement in Iraq
Mortars Fired at Samarra Mosque Stoke Fears of Renewed Iraq Civil War
Not the gates of Baghdad – which militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) - have vowed to overrun – but the gates of one of Shiite Islam's holiest sites, and a potential trigger for all-out civil war. Sign up for breaking news alerts ...
Iraqi Kurds to Vote on Independence
The partition of Iraq lurched closer to reality on Tuesday when the head of the country's already quasi-autonomous Kurdish region publicly declared he would schedule a referendum on independence. Polls and previous votes indicate that the measure is ...
Kurdistan and the future of Iraq
Obama, Free Iraq's Kurds
What Iraq's Kurds want, and why it may get complicated
Iraq Instability And Oil Prices
With the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) jihadist militant group gaining ground, Iraq is currently the center of Middle East instability. The central grievances that have led to this crisis are national policies that appear to discriminate ...
Oil Prices Soar as Iraq Tumbles Into Chaos
WTI Trades Near Three-Week Low Before Supply Data; Brent Steady
Oil market slides on profit...
US sending more troops to Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- The United States is increasing its military presence in Iraq, ordering 300 more troops to the violence-ravaged nation, the Pentagon announced Monday. The new troops will provide security for the U.S. Embassy, the Baghdad airport ...