New York, March 11, 2014--A suicide bombing targeting a police checkpoint in Iraq's Babylon province on Sunday killed dozens of Iraqis, including two journalists, according to news reports. Muthanna Abdel Hussein and Khaled Abdel Thamer were cameramen for the state-run Al-Iraqiya TV station....
Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas claimed his political opponent Tom Cotton, a veteran of the 101st Airborne who did tours of duty in both Iraq and Afghanistan, has a sense of entitlement from his military service. "I think it's part of this sense...Show More Summary
This is a continuation of my conversation with Faisal Saeed Al Mutar, who I met just months after he arrived in the United States for the first time from Iraq. Both of us grew up in Middle Eastern countries where non-belief can often...Show More Summary
The short memory of Condoleezza RIce
Republicans blocking a minimum wage increase (which is to say, basically all the Republicans in Congress) might want to reflect on what happened in 2006: Republicans might have overcome those hurdles [war in Iraq and the botched response to Hurricane Katrina] in Missouri and Montana had it not been for the minimum wage issues there. Those […]
Sgt. Joshua Hansen, struck nine times by IEDs, has received a Bronze Star for his service in Iraq, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. A spokesman for the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs confirmed the details to Yahoo News. “I have the greatest admiration for combat veterans," Terry Schow, executive director of the Utah Department of [...]
Submitted by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute, Officially, US debt stands at more than $17 trillion. In reality, it is many times more. The cost of the US invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq may be more than six trillion dollars. President Obama’s illegal invasion of Libya cost at least a billion dollars and left that country devastated. Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia on Monday rejected accusations by Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki that Riyadh and Qatar are funding Sunni Muslim insurgents his troops are battling in Iraq’s western Anbar province. Maliki’s remarks to France 24 television late on Saturday appeared to play to Iraqi fears of meddling by Sunni Arab states as he tries to […]
The Iraqi prime minister says Qatar and Saudi Arabia are inciting and encouraging terrorism in his country.
The reminders of how senseless and ineffective our Iraq invasion was occur almost daily. A suicide bomber driving a truck loaded with explosives attacked a security checkpoint in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla on Sunday, killing at least 45 people and wounding more than 100, security officials said. More than 30 cars waiting at […]
"If you have anything nice to say about Palestinians, don't say it here." -- a colleague warned Air Force Lt. Col. Karen Kwiatkowski when she shared an office with neoconservatives plotting the Iraq War at the Pentagon in 2002
Nearly eleven years later, the residual effects of United States military occupation are still being felt in Iraq. Some of the worst effects are felt as a result of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, who the US hand-picked to control...Show More Summary
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint Sunday Suicide Car Bomb, Attacks Kill At Least 42 In Iraq - -
A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint Sunday in southern Iraq, the deadliest of a series of attacks that killed 42 people, officials said. The violence, which comes a few weeks before scheduled elections, is the latest by insurgents bent on destabilizing the country. The blast struck the entrance […]
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint Sunday in southern Iraq, the deadliest of a series of attacks that killed 42 people, officials said. The violence, which comes a few weeks before scheduled elections, is the latest by insurgents bent on destabilizing the country.
BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint in southern Iraq on Sunday, killing at least 22 people, officials said. The attack, which comes a few weeks before scheduled elections, was the latest by insurgents bent on destabilizing the country.
At least 12 people killed at a security checkpoint near the southern Shia Muslim city of Hillah, officials say.
This week was consumed with the drama in Crimea, where 30,000 Russian troops provoked a tense standoff. Right on cue, the usual Beltway suspects whose foreign policy acumen gave us that glorious and tidy success, the Iraq war, sprang into action. Show More Summary
Saudi Arabia and Qatar have declared “war on Iraq” as they are providing “limitless” support for militant groups in the war-torn country, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said in an interview broadcast Saturday. The two Gulf monarchies “are attacking Iraq through Syria and directly. They absolutely staged a war on Iraq as they staged a […]
Iraqi prime minister accuses Riyadh and Doha of declaring war against his country in rare direct attack on Gulf states.