August 25, 2013
11 people were killed across Iraq on Sunday as gunmen killed five policemen in Nineveh province and car bombs struck the north of Baghdad.
August 24, 2013
At least 25 people were killed and fifty wounded in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Friday, following a suicide explosion in a busy park.
August 23, 2013
The Syrian conflict has attracted jihadists from around the Muslim world. The West and Western-friendly countries fear that with Assad's downfall Syria may befall the same fate as Afghanistan in the 1980s, becoming a safe haven for Islamists and a launchpad for deadly attacks abroad.
August 20, 2013
The government of Iraqi Kurdistan has imposed a daily quota of 3,000 Syrians, in order to cope with the huge influx of refugees entering the country.
August 19, 2013
Society here seems to hang by a thread. Fighting continues and it is unclear who’s on what side. Checkpoints litter the city. The country is polarized in a way unimaginable.
August 18, 2013
Officials from Iraqi Kurdistan and NGO officials are struggling to deal with the major influx of Syrian refugees that has flooded the border over the weekend. Over 17,000 refugees have tried to enter Iraq this weekend alone, according to the authorities.
12 people, including policemen and soliders, were killed after rogue gunmen opened fire across the country on Saturday.
August 17, 2013
A bomb explosion on the Iraqi-Turkish pipeline has halted the flow of crude oil to the Mediterranean port of Ceyhan in Turkey.
August 15, 2013
The explosion close to Baghdad’s “Green Zone,” a highly-fortified area housing Western embassies including the U.S. mission to Iraq, was one of five that took place early on Thursday
August 14, 2013
Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki said in a speech on Wednesday that he will ensure that the militants suspected of being involved in the wave of bombings that killed more than 60 Iraqi civilians over Eid Al Fitr weekend are brought to justice.
Iraqi crude sales hit a 16-month low in July as exports along a northern pipeline stalled even as production rose, the oil ministry said on Wednesday.
August 13, 2013
In a dispute largely over revenue sharing, Kurdistan’s crude exports through a pipeline controlled by the Iraqi central government dried up last year. Now, Kurdistan has found a new "alternative".
A series of violent attacks across Iraq killed five people on Tuesday morning, according to Iraqi officials.
August 12, 2013
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an al-Qaeda front group, on Sunday claimed a wave of attacks that reportedly killed 74 people and injured hundreds in Iraq during the Eid al-Fitr holiday a day earlier.
August 11, 2013
Attacks which left 61 dead in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Saturday have been heavily criticized by the U.S.