'Low-Grade' Nuclear Material Is Seized by Rebels in Iraq, UN Says
New York Times
LONDON — Iraq has notified the United Nations that Sunni militants seized nuclear material from a university in the northern city of Mosul last month as they advanced toward Baghdad, the nuclear regulatory body of the United Nations said Thursday.
Iraqi 'Terrorist Groups' Have Seized Nuclear Materials
UN agency: Seized Iraq nuclear material is no risk
UPDATE 4-Seized nuclear material in Iraq "low grade" - UN agency
It's Hellfire missiles — not F-16s — that Iraq is ready to use now
Militants with the Islamic State, an Al Qaeda offshoot, have taken control of broad swathes of Iraq over the last two months, and Iraq's military has done little to stop them. Surely, the thinking goes, some well armed American-built fighter jets would ...
'Terrorist Groups' Seize Uranium Compounds, Iraq Tells UN
UNITED NATIONS — Insurgents have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to "stave off the threat of their use by terrorists." Nearly 88 pounds of uranium ...
Iraq loses control of chemical weapons depot to ISIS militants
Exclusive: Iraq tells UN that 'terrorist groups' seized nuclear materials
Isis seizes former chemical weapons plant in Iraq
Islam, Iraq and Syria
Last month it returned to Iraq, leading a charge by Sunni insurgents towards the capital, Baghdad. Since Mr Baghdadi's declaration of a caliphate on June 30th SIC has captured more land in Iraq, secured a new chunk of Syria around the eastern city of ...
Why Iraq Is More Stable Than You Think
What Life Is Like in Iraq's City of Mosul Under ISIS Rule
'Terrorist Groups' in Iraq Have Seized Nuclear Materials, Iraq's UN Ambassador ...
More than 50 bodies, including 2 children, found in Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- Iraq witnessed another violent day Wednesday as the country's security and political crises deepen. More than 50 unidentified bodies were found in the predominantly Shiite town of Alexandria on Wednesday, Iraqi security officials ...
Christians Flee Iraq for Safety
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The violence in Iraq is hastening the end of nearly 2,000 years of Christianity there as the few remaining faithful flee Islamic State militants, archbishops from Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk said on Wednesday. War and sectarian ...
Will Christians Go Extinct in Iraq? Numbers Suggest Possibility
ISIL has added a lucrative new business line in Iraq: oil smuggling
ISIL, the business-minded Islamic army threatening Baghdad, has established a new flow of revenue since seizing a large swath of Iraq—an estimated $1 million-a-day oil smuggling business. According to an investigation by Iraq Oil Report (paywall ...
ISIL Is Taking Iraq's Black Gold to the Black Market
Iraq to split in three: So why not?
(CNN) -- Iraq is tearing itself apart. Its government has lost control of large parts of the country; intercommunal violence is rife and al Qaeda is resurgent. A description not of 2014 but 2006 -- and a situation that led Joseph R. Biden, then a U.S ...
On the Road to Samarra, Glimpses of Iraq's New Fractured Reality
Iraq Leader Says Kurds Aiding Sunni Extremists
Iraq PM calls Kurd city 'base for terrorism'
Iraq's Kurds demand PM Maliki's resignation
The ethnic and sectarian tensions that threaten to tear Iraq apart flared Wednesday as the prime minister accused the Kurdish self-rule region of harboring the Sunni militants who have overrun much of the country, and 50 bodies were discovered dumped ...
Iraq crisis: Accusations fly between Kurdish leaders and Baghdad hampering co ...
Iraq's Kurds say will boycott Cabinet meetings
Iraq's Kurds to boycott Cabinet meetings, call for PM to step down
Misidentifying the Conflict in Iraq and Syria
Brookings Institution (blog)
With the June 10 capture of the city of Mosul by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a debate promptly reopened in the American media over America's role in the fate of post-Saddam Hussein Iraq. Typifying one side of the debate was former ...
Weapons from Iraq used in Islamists' offensive against Kurds in northern Syria
Jihadi fighters using weapons brought from Iraq capture Kurdish areas in ...