What Life Is Like in Iraq's City of Mosul Under ISIS Rule
When Sunni extremists seized control of Iraq's second-largest city, many feared the militants would brutally brandish their new-found power and exert a reign of horror on the residents of Mosul. One month later, it appears that most in the city are far ...
Floodgates open as ISIS takes over swaths of both Syria and Iraq
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ISIL boss, former US prisoner in Iraq
Exclusive: Iraq tells UN that 'terrorist groups' seized nuclear materials
Nearly 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of uranium compounds were kept at Mosul University, Iraq's U.N. Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim told U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in the July 8 letter obtained by Reuters on Wednesday. "Terrorist groups have ...
Isis seizes former chemical weapons plant in Iraq
'Terrorist Groups' in Iraq Have Seized Nuclear Materials, Iraq's UN Ambassador ...
Iraq: 'Terrorists' Seize Ex-Chemical Weapons Site
More than 50 bodies, including 2 children, found in Iraq
Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- More than 50 unidentified bodies were found in the predominantly Shiite town of Alexandria on Wednesday, Iraqi security officials said. Two children were among the dozens of bodies found in different parts of the town. Details ...
Iraq's Maliki accuses Kurds of hosting ISIS
Someone Is Launching Airstrikes on Iraq, But No One Knows Who
Iraq PM calls Kurd city 'base for terrorism'
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On the Road to Samarra, Glimpses of Iraq's New Fractured Reality
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SAMARRA, Iraq — About 20 miles beyond the northern gates of Baghdad, on the way to the embattled city of Samarra, site of one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, the road empties out as if some invisible barrier has been passed. From this point on ...
After Losing Iraq, Is Maliki Going to Lose His Job?
Political deadlock in Iraq's National Assembly, Baghdad's parliament, means that it may be until after mid-August before it tries to elect a speaker, two vice presidents, and a new prime minster, which are steps in forming a new government following ...
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 ...
Iraq: The Disaster Waiting to Happen
Iraq's minorities under fire
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 ...
Dozens of blindfolded bodies found in Iraq
Sunni fighters seized control of large parts of northern and western Iraq last month, sweeping towards Baghdad in the most serious challenge to the Shia-led government of Nouri al-Maliki, the prime minister, since the withdrawal of US forces in 2011.
Fears grow over long-term hit to Iraq oil
As the Sunni insurgency has stalled and its fighters have looked to consolidate their gains, fears about a hit to Iraq's oil production have faded. So has the oil price. Crude has dropped $5 a barrel since mid-June, with ICE August Brent slipping below ...
Oil now cheaper than when Iraq insurgency began after price falls for 9th ...
Brent Crude Prices At pre-Iraq Crisis Levels
Shocking: ISIS militants smash Iraq tombstones with sledgehammers (VIDEO)
ISIS militants in Iraq have been filmed ruthlessly smashing centuries-old graves to pieces in the city of Mosul. The shocking video footage was posted online this week. Iraq loses control of chemical weapons depot to ISIS militants. It shows rebels in ...