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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...

UN: Over 800 People Killed In Iraq In August

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 09.01.2013 | World

BAGHDAD -- More than 800 people were killed in Iraq in violence throughout August, the UN said Sunday. That was down somewhat from July, but still one...

Iraq at the UN: Mission Accomplished?

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

More than 20 years after sanctions were imposed on Iraq for Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, the UN Security Council lifted most restrictions, symbolically closing what Baghdad calls a "dark chapter" in its history.

UN Lifts Key Sanctions Against Iraq

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council gave a unanimous vote of confidence Wednesday to the significant strides Iraq has taken by lifting 19...

New UN Report Shows the US Combo of Torture and Impunity Thrives in Iraqi Prisons

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeremy Scahill

Iraqi authorities widely use torture to interrogate prisoners and extract confessions without fear of consequence. Sadly, the US doesn't have the credibility to confront these crimes.