Iraq bans MPs accused of corruption from travelling
"This matter caused an earthquake in parliament," he told the Reuters news agency. The scandal comes at a critical time for Iraq as its armed forces gear up to recapture the northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL ...
Iraq Prime Minister Issues Travel Ban for Some Lawmakers
Iraq PM Bans Travel for Some Lawmakers
Iraq PM orders probe into corruption allegations over weapons deals
Captain Khans Commander in Iraq: The Khan Family Is Our Family
Her first encounter with that philosophy in action had been during a field training exercise in September of 2003, several months before her unit, the 201st Forward Support Battalion, deployed to Iraq. A sergeant had ordered her to dig a foxhole after ...
Iraq war resisters who fled to Canada ask Justin Trudeau to allow them to stay
It's been more than a decade since Joshua Key chose to cross into Canada rather than continue as a US soldier in the Iraq war. But, at times, he still feels as though he's fighting a war – one he describes as “a war against my post-traumatic stress ...
Islamic State conflict: RAF bombs Saddam palace in north Iraq
A palace built by Saddam Hussein which was being used as a training centre for so-called Islamic State (IS) has been bombed by UK and coalition forces,. The Ministry of Defence said the former dictator's complex in Mosul, north Iraq, was a "major" IS ...
ISIS Aggravates Violence in West while Losing Control in Syria, Iraq
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In Iraq, UNICEF Ambassador Ewan McGregor urges help for children 'ripped from their homes'
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2 August 2016 – Just back from crisis-riven northern Iraq, where he visited refugee camps for Iraqi and Syrian families and children, actor Ewan McGregor, an Ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for more action to save ...
Actor Ewan McGregor says children in Iraq at risk of death, sex abuse, traffickers
Ewan McGregor in tears after visiting Iraq refugee camp
Ewan McGregor visits Iraq and makes refugee plea
Finally, a Realistic Iraq War Novel
Thirteen years have passed since Roy Scranton was deployed to Iraq as an enlisted artilleryman in the U.S. Army. He's since co-edited Fire and Forget, a collection of short stories about Iraq and Afghanistan and written a non-fiction book about facing ...
An Electrical Fire May Have Sparked a Mini-Volcano in Iraq
Every once in a while, we get some truly strange “volcano” news. This would count as strange: In Kirkuk, Iraq, video was captured of a “mini-volcano” appearing underneath a house (see below). The “eruption” was small, maybe a foot or two across with ...
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First person extradited from Iraq to U.S. died in Cincinnati
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Metin Atilan, the first person extradited from Iraq to the United States to face federal criminal prosecution, died last month in a suburb of Cincinnati. Atilan, 56, died July 15 in Blue Ash along with a 39-year-old woman, according to the Hamilton ...
UN Calls Iraq's Accelerated Death Sentences 'Unjust'
The UN in Iraq has found "a consistent failure to respect due process and fair trial standards, including a reliance on torture to extract confessions," Al Hussein added. Iraq's justice system has repeatedly been criticized for a lack of transparency ...
UN rights chief expresses concern about Iraq's fast-tracking of executions
UN says accelerating death sentence in Iraq risks greater injustice
UN warns that Iraq runs risk of executing innocents in post-Karrada anti-terror crackdown
Is Steve Jabar an Iraq war hero or common thief?
Their case goes to trial this week, and it has garnered headlines from Day One because of Jabar's history in Iraq and ties to powerful people. Just last year, former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge wrote to the court and said it would be ...