Development In Iraq
A suicide car bomber in Iraq killed at least 12 people after driving his bomb-laden vehicle into a security checkpoint in southern Iraq, one day after a man driving a stolen police vehicle wounded 14 people in Anbar province.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki accused Saudi Arabia and Qatar of destabilizing Iraq vis-a-vis supporting militant groups during an interview broadcast Saturday.
March 7, 2014
Fighting in Fallujah, a city in Iraq held by anti-government fighters, continues as government forces seek to take back the city.
March 6, 2014
At least 24 people have been killed in a series of attacks targeting Shia neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and security forces’ checkpoints, officials say.
March 5, 2014
At least 12 people have been killed in Baghdad from nine bombs that detonated Wednesday morning.
March 4, 2014
Gunmen dressed in military uniforms have stormed the city council and court house compound in northern Iraq, wounding nearly 25 people and taking several more hostage, according to officials.
March 2, 2014
At least six security force officials were killed in northern and western Baghdad Sunday in a series of attacks targeting the personnel in the predominantly Sunni Arab areas of the capital.
At least 703 people were killed in Iraq in February, representing a slight decrease in comparison to previous months.
February 26, 2014
Iraq denied that it signed a deal with Iran for weapons and ammunition on Wednesday
February 25, 2014
Bombs and gunfire blanketed Baghdad Tuesday, leaving at least eight dead and 22 wounded.
February 20, 2014
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is in Iraq on Thursday discussing "regional issues" with Baghdad.
February 19, 2014
Iraqi government forces on Wednesday recaptured a strategic district in the restive Anbar province from Al-Qaeda-affiliated militants.
Steven Dale Green, a former American soldier jailed for raping an Iraqi teenager and executing the girl and her family in 2006 died in an apparent suicide in prison.
February 18, 2014
At least 19 people have been killed from 10 separate car bombs in central Iraq Tuesday.
Iraq’s powerful Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday described Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as a “tyrant” who heads a “corrupt” government and suppresses his opponents.