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 ...
Iraq VP to US: Stay Out of Our Civil War
Sunni Tribes to Fight Until Iraq's Maliki Goes, Chief Says
Iraq delays formation of a new government, as country veers further toward ...
Floodgates open as ISIS takes over swaths of both Syria and Iraq
(CNN) -- After three years of seesaw battles with the regime, Syrian rebels now face another daunting challenge: fending off radical Sunni militants who are taking over swaths of the country. The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has gained ...
Someone Is Launching Airstrikes on Iraq, But No One Knows Who
Extremists in Iraq need a history lesson: Phillips
ISIS Destroys Mosques and Shrines in Iraq: Pictures
Remains of long-lost temple discovered in Iraq
The column bases were found in a single village while the other finds, including a bronze statuette of a wild goat, were found in a broad area south of where the borders of Iraq, Iran and Turkey intersect. [See Photos of the Life-Size Statues & Other ...
Lost City: Remains of Ancient Temple Discovered in Iraq
Iraq: 'Terrorists' Seize Ex-Chemical Weapons Site
Iraq's U.N. Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a letter that "armed terrorist groups" entered the Muthanna site on June 11, detained officers and soldiers from the protection force guarding the facilities and ...
Iraq tells UN 'terrorist groups' seized former chemical weapons depot
Iraq says chemical weapons, including sarin, seized by Islamic State
Iraq: Islamic State militants seize chemical weapons site
ISIS Set to Destroy Biblical History
It has been closed for years for restoration, ever since it was looted along with many of Iraq's other institutions in the wake of the culturally oblivious American-led invasion of 2003. But the Mosul Museum was on the verge of reopening, at last, and ...
Saudi jails four over plan to fight in Iraq
A Saudi court has sentenced four people to jail terms for trying to go to Iraq to join the fighting there and for supporting al-Qaeda's operations abroad, state news agency SPA has said. The four, one of whom was sentenced in absentia, were given ...
Mortar Bombs Land in Saudi Arabia Near Iraq Border
Three shells fired from Iraq strike Saudi territory
UPDATE 2-Mortar bombs land in Saudi Arabia near Iraq border
Iraq War Vet Lived to See Birth of 'Burn Pit' Registry for Ill Troops
A new federal registry of U.S. troops and veterans possibly sickened by toxic smoke in Iraq and Afghanistan has gathered nearly 11,000 eligible names -– including the ill airman who inspired the site but expected to die before it launched. “What I ...
Senators want more on US Iraq plans
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey did not soothe senators' concerns about the U.S. approach in Iraq following a closed-door briefing Tuesday. Afterward, Republicans accused the Obama administration of ...
Senators frustrated after closed-door Iraq briefing
Senators criticize White House for lack of clarity in Iraq
US Senator Blasts Obama's Handling of Iraq Crisis
Taking aim at ISIS: Women train with AK-47s to defend the streets of Baghdad
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- With one hand, Zahra Hassan clutches a purse that matches her red blouse and skirt trimmed in blue. In the other, she holds an AK-47. Peering through her blue veiled hijab, the traditional Muslim head cover, the petite 25-year ...
How Iran is pushing US aside in Iraq
(CNN) -- United States leaders have rightly said that defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and resolving Iraq's deepening civil war will require urgent political change in Baghdad. But the military assistance that Iran and Russia are speeding ...