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Iraq Death Toll

Violence In Iraq Killed At Least 1,420 In August

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

(Adds two bombings in Baghdad Monday night) BAGHDAD, Sept 1 (Reuters) - At least 1,420 people were killed in Iraq in August as sectari...

Violence Killed More Than 5,500 Civilians In Iraq This Year: UN

AP | Posted 07.18.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Violence in Iraq has killed more than 5,500 civilians over the first six months of the year, the U.N. said Friday in a new report tha...

U.N. Says Violence In Iraq Killed 799 In May Alone

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 06.01.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — Violence has claimed the lives of 799 Iraqis in May, the highest monthly death toll so far this year, the United Nations said on Sund...

UN: Iraq Sees Highest Annual Death Toll In Years

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 03.03.2014 | World

BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations said Wednesday that violence claimed the lives of 7,818 civilians in Iraq in 2013, the highest annual death toll i...

Joshua Hersh

There's So Much Violence In Iraq The Tragedy Has Become Easy To Ignore

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

UN: Violence Kills Nearly 1,000 In Iraq In October

AP | Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BAGHDAD — BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations says that 979 Iraqis died in attacks in October, a monthly death toll that is exactly the same as ...

Study: Half A Million Iraqis Killed Since U.S.-Led Invasion

Agence France Presse | KERRY SHERIDAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Nearly half a million people have died from war-related causes in Iraq since the US-led invasion in 2003, according to an academic study published in ...

Violence Leaves Nearly 1,000 Iraqis Dead In September

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- The U.N. mission in Iraq says nearly 1,000 Iraqis have been killed in violence throughout September – down from July's monthly death ...

Other Crises Overshadow Horror In Iraq

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — A resurgence of violence and a renewed threat from al-Qaida have recently revived flagging U.S. interest in Iraq, officials said Fr...

Iraq Sees Highest Monthly Death Toll In Years

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 10.01.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- More than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in July, the highest monthly death toll in five years, the U.N. said Thursday, a grim figure tha...

More Than 500 Iraqis Killed So Far In May

Agence France Presse | W.G. Dunlop | Posted 07.28.2013 | World

Violence in Iraq has killed more than 500 people in May, AFP figures showed on Tuesday, as authorities struggled to contain a wave of unrest that has ...

Bomb Kills 9 Young Soccer Players And Fans In Southern Iraq

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | World

BAGHDAD, June 25 (Reuters) - Nine young soccer players and fans were killed when a bomb exploded near a pitch in southern Iraq, health officials sai...

Number Of Iraqis Killed In Violence Grows

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 08.02.2012 | World

BAGHDAD — Official figures show a slight increase in the number of Iraqis killed in violence for the last two months. Figures released by the D...

Iraq Syndrome

Robert Koehler | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Robert Koehler

The failure of the Iraq war is the failure of all wars, past and future: national policy grounded in the dehumanization of a people. Iraq Syndrome may be our best hope in thwarting the power of the war consensus.

AP: U.S. Military Casualties in Iraq Highest Since November 2009

AP | Posted 06.30.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD -- The U.S. military says an American soldier has been killed while conducting military operations in southern Iraq. The fresh death brings t...

More Troops Lost To Suicide Than Combat In Iraq, Afghanistan For Second Year In A Row

CQ Weekly | John Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the second year in a row, the U.S. military has lost more troops to suicide than it has to combat in Iraq and Afghanistan....

How Many Iraqis Did We 'Liberate' From Life on Earth?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Is there a man or woman in America today who is willing to stand at noon in the public square and claim that demands to invade and occupy other people's countries have anything to do with human liberation?

Iraq Mourns Over 150 Victims Of Bombing, Amidst Fear Of More Attacks

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's government made progress on a new election law that could ease tensions and pledged tighter security Monday after suicide bombi...

85,000 Iraqis Killed 2004-2008

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD -- At least 85,000 people lost their lives from 2004 to 2008 in Iraq's violence, according to the first official report by the Iraqi governmen...

Truck Bomb Kills At Least 19 In Northern Iraq

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Kurdish lawmakers demanded the government step up security in northern Iraq after a suicide truck bomb flattened a neighborhood in a s...

Iraq Civilian Deaths Are Highest Since April

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD (Reuters) The number of civilians recorded killed in violence in Iraq shot up to 393 in August, its highest level since April, after a spate ...

After the White House: A Retirement Plan for President Bush

Dr. Stephen Forman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Stephen Forman

As President Bush leaves the White House and returns to Texas, we can only hope for him what we want for ourselves; to learn from our mistakes and to do good in the world with the time.

Iraq: Key Figures Since The War Began

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.S. TROOP LEVELS: _October 2007: 170,000 at peak of troop buildup....

Officials: Iraqi Councilman Killed Two U.S. Soldiers

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An Iraqi city council member opened fire on U.S. forces outside Baghdad on Monday, killing two soldiers, U.S. officials said. Two U.S. soldiers were ...

Shout It Out: There's Still a War Going On!

R.T. Eby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
R.T. Eby

The media have stopped covering the war. Bush has given up trying to accomplish his mission. Meantime, PFC George Delgado may very well have been the 4,000th American death in the war.