Sunday: 107 Killed, 484 Wounded; Hashemi Condemned to Death
President Obama is expected to tout the end of American military involvement in Iraq, but a prominent tribal leader who helped end the Iraq War is now asking Obama, “Why did you leave Iraq to Iran?”
Iran has resumed shipping military equipment to Syria over Iraqi airspace in a new effort to bolster the embattled government of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, according to senior American officials.
South African Nobel Peace Prize Winner says former leaders should face international criminal court for war crimes
Washington is desperately supporting the Iraqi dictatorship in a bid to maintain its influence
Condoleezza Rice was asked if the war in Iraq was worth it? .... [Iraq] "becoming for instance the fourth-largest purchaser of American military equipment in the Middle East. That’s called a strategic trade-up....."
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Recent remarks by Sir John Sawers, who heads Britain’s MI6 (the Secret Intelligence Service that is Britain’s CIA counterpart), leave us wondering if Sawers is preparing to “fix” intelligence on Iran, as his immediate predecessor, Sir John Scarlett,
A series of blasts and shootings has brought the single-day death toll for brutal attacks across Iraq to 89 victims, including 13 Iraqi soldiers.
Since pragmatism and compromise is used for foreign relations and has been an unmitigated disaster, the best strategy to reassert the U.S.'s role in Iraq and a long term strategy to win the War on Terrorism can be drawn from a lesson from the past.
One has a designated prayer room. Another frisks patrons at the entrance, requiring them to check their pistols, like coats in a fancy restaurant. They are good places to escape the desert heat, and in a conservative Islamic culture, they are one of
“History will vindicate us” — UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, at George W. Bush’s side, 2003. Blair is "a leader of conviction of passion of moral clarity and eloquence" — Bush, immediately afterwards.
Turkish warplanes have bombed Kurdish rebel hideouts deep inside northern Iraq, and Kurdish rebels killed one policeman and wounded three others in a roadside bomb attack inside Turkey on Sunday, authorities said. The military said on its website
Iraqi police are under orders to shut down a number of foreign and local media outlets across the country, reports Iraqi journalist rights group.
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki believes a contract between US oil giant ExxonMobil and Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region is dangerous and could lead to "wars," his spokesman told AFP. ExxonMobil signed an oil exploration deal with the Kurdistan regi
The United States warned an Iranian dissident group on Monday to follow through on plans to close a base in Iraq founded under Saddam Hussein, saying it was "gravely mistaken" to believe there was any other option. The State Department urged the g
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch telephoned then-British Prime Minister Tony Blair on March 11, 2003 — 8 days before the U.S. invasion of Iraq — and urged him not to do anything that could delay the start of the conflict.
Two car bombs in Iraq's capital killed at least 26 people Saturday on the last day of a Shiite pilgrimage already hit by multiple bombings.
Iraq is unstable with a brutal dictatorship and bloody sectarianism
Then, reports of other attacks flooded in from around the country — Samarra, Kirkuk, Mosul, Falluja, Ramadi, Hilla — and by midday officials said more than 90 people were dead and at least 260 were wounded.
The fate of Ali Mussa Daqduq has been vexing American officials since last December, when the United States was forced to hand him over to Baghdad after failing to secure a custody deal ahead of the U.S. military's withdrawal from the country.
But not an actual criminal. Presidents Reagan and H. W. Bush gave $ billions to prop up the corrupt Hussein dictatorship. Clinton imposed crippling sanctions, killing thousands — probably tens of thousands — of civilians. W. Bush tried to bomb Baghda
The Foreign Office lost an appeal against an order by the information commissioner, Christopher Graham, to disclose records of the conversation between the two leaders on 12 March 2003. Graham’s order was made in response to a freedom of information
American military drones are returning to the skies above Iraq more than five months after U.S. troops withdrew from the country. But this time, the drones will be operated by members of the Iraqi navy and will provide overwatch for the country's
More Arbitrary Arrests, Security Forces Attacking Media Workers
The U.S. government used depleted uranium, a known carcinogen and cause of birth defects, during strikes on Fallujah during the 2003 Iraq War, and generations of Iraqis and the families of American servicemen are living with the devastating consequen
Iraq suffered significant bomb attacks in multiple cities today, leaving at least 69 dead and 176 more wounded.
Iraq's parliament sent a letter to the cabinet telling it not to interfere in monetary policy, in a skirmish over central bank independence that reflects concerns over the extent of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's influence.
“How can you make a war on terror when you are actually the terrorist?” (Unknown.)
The individual codenamed “Curveball,” who lied about Saddam Hussein having Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs), has now come clean on British television.