US President Barack Obama urged Iraqis on Monday to quickly form an inclusive government to unite against Islamic militants, warning "the wolf`s at the door" and that US airstrikes can only accomplish so much.
With Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters, flags and emblems everywhere, there is no mistaking who controls the north Syria city of Raqa.
Iraqis today defied a rash of militant attacks to vote in the country`s first elections since US troops withdrew, with premier Nuri al-Maliki proclaiming "certain" victory as he cast his ballot.
At least four people were killed on Saturday in a car bomb near a bus stop in south of Baghdad.
A measure to provide special visas for Iraqis who risked their lives to help the United States is heading to President Barack Obama.
The UN mission in Iraq says nearly 1,000 Iraqis have been killed in violence throughout September, down from July`s monthly death toll but still among the highest recently.
Attacks killed four people in Iraq on Friday, officials said, as Muslims marked the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan which has been one the bloodiest in years.
The federal government has issued less than a quarter of the 25,000 visas created for Iraqis who helped American efforts during the Iraq War and the programme is set to end this year.
Nine Iraqis were jailed over a failed plot to assassinate ex-US leader George Bush senior in 1993.
Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has been vehemently opposed to presence of US forces in Iraq.
New Delhi: An unidentified ship with over 25 Pakistani and Iraqi nationals on board has been detained off the coast of Lakshadweep by security agencies after it illegally entered Indian waters.
Calvin Gibbs is among five Stryker soldiers charged with premeditated murder.
The men confessed to being members of Islamic Army, a Sunni militant group.
A suicide bomber on a
motorcycle targeting a US military convoy in central Iraq
killed two civilians and wounded five other people today, a
security official said.
Authorities have discovered
the bodies of nine firefighters and five civilians who were
kidnapped by Al-Qaeda, an Iraqi police colonel said on Thursday.
Many Iraqis were unaware on Friday that Tony Blair was facing a public grilling in London, and those who had heard of the Chilcot inquiry thought it came too late to benefit their war-wracked country.
An Iraqi police spokesman says
five Iraqis were killed and eight injured after their minibus
collided with a US military vehicle that was travelling in the
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