The case is Saleh v. Bush, and it was filed in an attempt to hold former President Bush and members of his administration responsible and liable for the damages incurred when Iraq was attacked by the USA and some of its allies in 2003.
Over 500 Detainees Escaped
Al Qaeda claimed responsibility on Tuesday for simultaneous raids on two Iraqi prisons and said more than 500 inmates had been set free in the operation, one of its most brazen in Iraq.
Today’s attacks focused on a group of Turkmen demonstrators in Tuz Khormato and football players near Baghdad. Shi’ite pilgrims and security officials were also targeted. At least 53 people were killed and 142 were wounded across the country.
May was Iraq's deadliest month in nearly five years, with more than 1,000 dead – both civilians and security personnel – in a rash of bombings, shootings and other violence.
Millions live in constant fear, refugees do not return home, and the economy is destroyed. The Christian community, some 1.2 million persons before 2003, has been nearly wiped off the Iraqi map. Other minorities have likewise disappeared.
More than 1,000 people were killed in violence in Iraq in May, making it the deadliest month since the sectarian slaughter of 2006-07, the United Nations said on Saturday, as fears mounted of a return to civil war.
Is Sectarian Civil War Up and Running Again?
A recent tide of sectarian tensions that erupted into the worst violence seen in Iraq in five years is testing the government of Prime Minister al-Maliki, whose ability to contain the crisis could hinge on a conflict raging beyond his control in Syri
What do Libya, Somalia, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan have in common? Although it’s true that the United States has conducted recent military interventions in all of them, the more fundamental answer is that they are all artificial countries.
'The civil war in Iraq has already begun': Politician claims conflict... will be 'worse than Syria' ...
Sectarian Violence Caps Another Ugly Month
The hunger for power and control knows no ideology.
"Iraqi authorities have suspended 10 television networks in response to their coverage of the killing of dozens of Sunni demonstrators by the Iraqi Army last week.
Soldiers are deserting a beleaguered Iraqi army as it struggles to keep its hold on the northern half of Iraq in the face of escalating hostility from Sunni Arabs and Kurds who dominate in the region.
In Baghdad, a suicide bomber entered a pool hall at a mall in Amiriya where he killed 27 people and wounded 50 others.
At least 75 Iraqis were killed and 356 more were wounded in a series of attacks across the country.
A roadside bomb killed an Iraqi provincial elections candidate and three other people north of Baghdad on Sunday, bringing the number of candidates killed in attacks to 14, officials said.
An Iraqi official says the country has forced an Iranian plane headed to Syria to land in Baghdad so authorities could search it for arms. It's the third inspection in as many days.
The accounting of the financial cost of the nearly decade-long Iraq War will go on for years, but a recent analysis has shed light on the companies that made money off the war by providing support services as the privatization of what were former U.S
The De-Baathification law and the notorious use of that law by Shi’ite politicians to ban Sunni opponents from office has been a long-standing thorn in the side of sectarian relations in Iraq. That could be coming to an end, per a move by the cabinet
Greg Palast is a New York Times bestselling author and fearless investigative journalist whose reports appear on BBC Television Newsnight and in The Guardian.
On what otherwise would have been a relatively peaceful day, a suicide bomber using a tanker bomb was able to cause a significant amount of casualties at a police base in northern Iraq.
In 1990, Murray Rothbard suggested the Iraq War at that time had the purpose of RAISING the price of oil. The idea was to stop Saddam from cheating on OPEC. Iraq had the capacity to flood the market with oil, break the price, and reap big revenues.
“Why should we hear about body bags and deaths … I mean, it’s not relevant, so why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that …” (Former First Lady, Barbara Bush, Good Morning America, 18th March 2003)
Syria’s civil war is increasingly threatening to destabilize neighboring Iraq, widening a sectarian divide in a nation still reeling from the messy aftermath of the U.S.-led invasion a decade ago.
On March 20th, 2003, one day after the United States and a "Coalition of the Willing" began its military assault of Iraq, China's Foreign Ministry released a statement condemning the war.