(BAGHDAD) — Iraqi officials say attacks across the country have killed 11 people, including three Pakistani Shiite pilgrims. Police officials say the deadliest among Wednesday’s attacks was in the town of Khalis, where a suicide bomber struck a group of Iraqi Shiite pilgrims, killing six and wounding 16. Show More Summary
(Iraqi Prime Minister in the Flag: Truthout.org) Christians in Iraq are now afraid to openly celebrate Christmas in 2013. Read this report from ASSIST News Service: “Violence-Weary Iraqi Christians Can’t Celebrate Christmas in Peace” Response: There was a time when there were over one million Christians in Iraq and they were free to decorate […]
Christians across the Middle East are routinely targeted, but Catholics in Iraq are under asking what will have to happen for their plight to be noticed: Warning that a Middle East empty of Christians would be “just like the Taliban,”...Show More Summary
U.S. intelligence officials believe that Iranian commandos took part in a deadly attack on a compound of dissidents inside Iraq and then spirited seven members of the group back to Iran, highlighting Tehran's increasingly free hand inside...Show More Summary
Defense and aerospace contractors are experiencing two significant headwinds. We could describe the first as secular — the long-term draw down of forces as U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan reach their questionably successful conclusions.
So, here we’ve finally arrived: “Bob Dylan’s 10 Best Songs,” the Iraq Invasion of long-form rock journalism. Uncalled for and utterly unwinnable, contending with a thousand-song catalog so rich, varied, mysterious, and fraught with social and artistic context that the very notion of its distillation courts nothing less than madness. Why not rank Shakespeare’s 10 [...]
Blue Falcon, Kimberly Rivera, the baby machine who went to Canada while on her mid-tour leave from Iraq leaving a trail of babies every where she went, is finally out of jail after serving 7 1/2 months of her ten month sentence. Her lawyer, the equally portly James Branum, trampled several people getting to the […]
Iraqis loyal to Muqtada al-Sadr, the well-known anti-American Shiite cleric, are fighting in Syria in support of the Assad regime, according to the opposition. Maj. Maher al-Naimi, a spokesman for the rebel Free Syrian Army, told the Arabic newspaper, Asharq Al-Awsat: “There are armed groups coming to Syria to support the regime’s army. This was [...]
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BAGHDAD (AP) — A double car bombing and a shooting killed 34 Shiite Muslims on pilgrimage in Iraq on Monday, the deadliest in a wave of attacks across the country that left at least 65 dead. It was the bloodiest day of violence in nearly two months.
Greta Van Susteren visited a Syrian refugee camp in Iraq with Reverend Franklin Graham and his aid organization, Samaritan’s Purse, this weekend. Van Susteren documents the trip on Gretawire, writing, “Perhaps the best part of my job...Show More Summary
The former president was hardly the cowboy of popular imagination, nor did he rely so heavily on his deputy, Dick Cheney.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Authorities in Iraq say a double car bomb attack has killed 23 Shiites pilgrims just south of Baghdad.
(BAGHDAD) — Authorities in Iraq say a double car bomb attack has killed 23 Shiites pilgrims just south of Baghdad. Police officials say the Monday night attack took place in the southern Baghdad suburb of al-Rasheed as a group of Shiite pilgrims were walking to the holy Shiite city of Karbala. Show More Summary
BAGHDAD (AP) — A group of suicide bombers launched a brazen assault on a police station north of Baghdad, killing eight policemen, the deadliest in a string of attacks across Iraq that left at least 47 people dead on Monday, official said.
A newly married Iraq War veteran was tragically run over and killed while trying to help a stranded motorist on Saturday night. The motorist was also killed. William Riley Knight was on his way to a hotel with his new bride Nikki after their wedding reception in Indiana when they spotted a car that had... Show More Summary
Chaldean Patriarch Raphael I Louis Sako told reporters in October, “The situation in Iraq has worsened. People are dying in bomb blasts, homes are being destroyed.” The leader of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq asked the West, “If they … Continue reading ?
Suicide attacks and bombings across Iraq killed at least 54 people today, medical and police sources said. It’s the latest in a series of attacks that has brought violence in Iraq to its highest level in five year.
After more than 10 years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Pentagon's research group has announced a new system that could help U.S. troops and multinational forces communicate — a problem that frequently plagued the countries' cooperation in...
At least 65 people killed in a string of deadly attacks, as most violent year since 2006-2007 bloodletting continues.