Revenge and reprisals in Iraq?
The rights group accuses government forces, volunteers and Shia fighters of burning and looting dozens of Sunni villages in northeastern Iraq. Its latest report focuses on the town of Amerli, in the aftermath of an offensive to drive out fighters ...
The US provided air cover for Iraqi militias accused of later burning down ...
Iraq: Militia Attacks Destroy Villages, Displace Thousands
Iraqi militias have destroyed villages and displaced thousands, NGO says
War is Boring
Iraq drops hundreds of thousands of leaflets on Mosul promising liberation
“After Tikrit, Anbar, and after Anbar, Mosul,” Hadi al-Amiri, the head of Iraq's Badr Organization, a prominent Shiite armed group that has emerged as a powerful player on the battlefield, said in an interview Tuesday near the front lines in Salahuddin.
US, allies conduct 13 air strikes in Iraq, Syria
What next for Iraq?
Mosuli Refugees Train to Retake Iraq's Second Largest City
The race to protect antiquities in Iraq, Syria
CAIRO — The Islamic State's wanton destruction of priceless antiquities in the Middle East has triggered a global mobilization to safeguard these treasures, ranging from calls for airstrikes to special protections for untouched sites. Iraq's tourism ...
French president calls for preservation of Iraq, Syria art
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Tragic Delusions: Neocons' Never-Ending Iraq Fairy-Tale
The National Interest Online
Old myths never die. So it is with the fable that neoconservatives and liberal interventionists alike keep telling: that President Bush left Iraq in pretty good shape in 2008 before President Obama's withdrawal of U.S. troops in 2011 created a ...
Life under Isis: Sunnis face an even bleaker future in Iraq if the militants ...
US, eyeing Iranian arms in Iraq, warns on sectarian tensions
US 'concerned' if heavy Iranian arms used in Iraq
Why these pro players are willing to play basketball in Iraq for $20K a month
Washington Post (blog)
“They are good role models and have great influence on our local players in terms of mentality, technical skills and morale,” Abdel Jabbar Ibrahim, a 60-year-old fan of the “Police Club,” a team that represents Iraq's interior ministry, told the Journal.
Iraq mission extension, expansion motion to go to House next week
Prime Minister Stephen Harper says the government will present a motion in the House of Commons next week to extend and expand the current military mission in Iraq. But while he mentioned expanding the current mission, Harper wouldn't say whether that ...
Canada to extend and expand Iraq military mission
Canada to Extend and Expand Iraq Mission
Government to request 'extension and expansion' of Iraq mission: Harper
US Returns Dozens Of Looted Artifacts To Iraq
The operation netted most of the items now being returned to Iraq, including ancient swords, clay reliefs and glass vessels, along with a door knocker and water urn belonging to former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. One item was found on Craigslist.
Stolen Artifacts Returned to Iraq
US returns cache of looted antiquities to Iraq
Iraq confident it can protect artifacts returned by US
American Volunteers Help Kurds Fight ISIS in Northern Iraq
As more than 100 Kurdish troops prepared to move in, they were joined by half a dozen volunteers. They were Americans — not working on behalf of the U.S. military but volunteers to the cause of battling the militants. They had just arrived in northern ...
ISIS Executes Own Fighters For Allegedly Texting Kurds To Surrender In ...
In northern Iraq, casualties as Kurds push back Islamic State (+video)
Destruction of Iraq's ancient artifacts a 'cultural genocide' say researchers
For archaeologist Clemens Reichel, the destruction of ancient sites like Korsabath, Hatra, Nimrud and the Mosul Museum by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a painful revisitation after studying the catastrophic loss inflicted on Iraq's ...
ISIS fighters fleeing Iraq in drag
Images show ISIS desecrating church in Iraq
ISIS defaces churches in Iraq as assaults on Christian communities continue
March 19 marks two gloomy anniversaries: the 12th anniversary of U.S. invasion of Iraq and the 5th anniversary of the NATO intervention in Libya. Both overthrew Arab dictators; both left the local people in such horrific straits that many of them look ...