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Violence in Iraq

Triple Bombings In Baghdad Kill 72 In Worst Violence So Far This Year

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 05.17.2016 | World

BAGHDAD, May 17 (Reuters) - At least 72 people were killed and more than 140 wounded by three bombings in Baghdad on Tuesday, police and medical sourc...

Women Raped & Tortured In Iraqi Prisons: Report

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2014 | World

BAGHDAD, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Iraqi authorities are detaining thousands of women illegally and subjecting many to torture and ill-treatment, including ...

Joshua Hersh

There's So Much Violence In Iraq The Tragedy Has Become Easy To Ignore | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

In late November, Prashant Rao, the Baghdad bureau chief for Agence France-Presse, found himself with a terrible, familiar problem. The daily story he...

Top Iraq Military General Says 2011 U.S. Pullout Is Too Soon

BBC News | Hugh Sykes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Iraq's top army officer has criticised as premature the planned US troop withdrawal by the end of next year....

Has There Really Been a Policy Change in Iraq?

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

There haven't been any results in Iraq, either because President Obama hasn't tried hard enough, or because his efforts have failed.

Commanders In Iraq Challenge Petraeus On Pullout Risk

Inter Press Service | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON, Feb 17 (IPS) - CENTCOM Commander General David Petraeus and Multinational Force Iraq (MNF-I) Commander General Ray Odierno have submitted ...

Iraqi Elections: Thousands Of Women Defy Conservative Attitudes And Run For Office | SAM DAGHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- Amal Kibash, a candidate for the Baghdad provincial council, is running a bold and even feverish campaign by most standards. With elections...

The Debt We Owe Iraqi Interpreters

Christian Science Monitor | Michael Breen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

New Haven, Conn. - The Iraqi pointed at me, pointed at his watch, and mimed an explosion. He'd been shouting frantically since he arrived at our small...

Iraq Reporter Reflects: Are We Winning? Do They Want Us There?

McClatchy | Corinne Reilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was hard to see exactly what was happening from the back seat of the beat-up armored Mercedes that was taking me to Baghdad International Airport. ...

NPR Journalists' Car Bombed In Baghdad | By Ivan Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An NPR correspondent and three members of NPR's Iraqi staff narrowly survived an apparent assassination attempt in Baghdad on Sunday after a hidden "s...