BP and ExxonMobil have both ordered staff to leave Iraq, and China is considering pulling some of its 10,000 workers from projects following the turmoil caused by jihadist rebel group ISIS, which has rocked the country and threatened security.
The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when it appeared that the Islamist fanatics of ISIS would overrun Baghdad, has passed. And the second thoughts have begun.
President Obama's announcement that the US is sending 300 "advisors" back to Iraq to stave off the rising Sunni insurgency was couched in assurances that "American forces will not be returning to combat in Iraq" – but who really believes that?
The White House meeting sounded more like a listening session for the top Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate about options for helping Iraq's embattled Shiite government halt the lightning advance of Sunni Islamist fighters toward Bagh
Saddam Hussein brutally– but effectively– clamped down on sectarian violence and Islamic extremism in Iraq– and served as a counterweight to Iran's regional ambitions. This delicate balance was thrown into chaos by the 2003 Iraq War.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wants to turn the tables on those who are questioning President Barack Obama's handling of the draw down of troops in Iraq.
Amid an increasing number of surveillance overflights, US airmen in the region around Iraq are on standby to launch airstrikes against Iraq as soon as they given the go-ahead by President Obama.
With Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters, flags and emblems everywhere, there is no mistaking who controls the north Syria city of Raqa. Iraqi, Saudi and to a lesser extent Tunisian fighters and clerics call the shots.
The wall-to-wall coverage of the disintegration of Iraq ought to carry this credit: This bloodshed was made possible by the generosity of British and French imperialists.
Iraq was saved from ignorant subhuman barbarism by a gentlewoman named Gertrude at the time that the civilized nations of the world were, in a quite advanced and sophisticated manner, slaughtering their young men in a project now called the First Wor
Chaos is spreading in Iraq as the militant jihadi group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) and its affiliated members launch operations throughout the country, and Syria's civil is still grinding on
Agency Lacks Intelligence on Where to Find Potential Targets
Existing Authorizations Are Still in Place
The rapid territorial gains in Iraq of the Al Qaeda splinter group ISIS in recent days has seized the attention of American news followers, many of whom don't realize that ISIS's rise in Iraq started back in January, when it took over at least parts
MEGYN KELLY: In your op-ed, you write as follows: 'Rarely has a U.S. president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many.' But time and time again, history has proven that you got it wrong as well, sir.
Iraqi government forces battled Sunni rebels for control of the country's biggest refinery on Thursday as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki waited for a U.S. response to an appeal for air strikes to beat back the threat to Baghdad.
ExxonMobil has carried out a "major evacuation,'' and BP had evacuated 20 percent of its staff, the head of Iraq's state-run South Oil Company said Wednesday.
The Fall of Iraq - What You Aren't Being Told
As stories circulated of Iraqi cities falling to Sunni militia groups, I was struck by the words of Former Marine Staff Sgt. Keith Widaman, who spent a tour in Iraq: "When I left in April 2009, I said, 'In five years there'll be a civil war.'"
Jihadi extremists and Sunni tribes have commandeered north Iraq and are fighting Iran-backed Shia militiamen and volunteers within 50 miles of Baghdad.
By Julie Wilson: Monday, the USS Mesa Verde equipped with 550 Marines entered into the Persian Gulf in preparation for a possible operation in Iraq.
As in recent days, there is a lot of news to cover.
Saudi Arabia warned Wednesday of the risks of a civil war in Iraq with unpredictable consequences for the region, after Sunni militants seized large areas from Shiite-led government forces.
Because when it comes down to it (as we explained here), all that matters is the resources...
The situation in Iraq is serious, and is probably going to get worse before it gets better.
The group, led since 2010 by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, now controls vast swathes of land across Iraq and Syria
Some 5,000 Iranians have pledged online to defend Iraq's Shiite Muslim holy sites against Sunni extremists who are waging war against the Baghdad government, a report said on Tuesday.
Events in Iraq are changing by the hour, now that US combat boots are "on the ground", expect them to change even faster.
At least 339 people were killed today and 91 more were wounded. This figure includes 200 militants that the Iraqi government says were killed in Anbar province.
Steinitz: Cooperation Would 'Soften' US Position on Iran