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Iraq

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Top Iraq Articles

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  • AP Analysis: At Mideast forum, hopes for future amid chaos

    Against a backdrop of Iraq and Syria in flames, Middle Eastern political and business leaders sought to focus on a future of growth and investment for a region that for long has lagged behind. But present-day reality proved rather difficult to ignore,...
  • 27 essential Memorial Day books

    27 essential Memorial Day books
    Memorial Day is meant to give Americans a time to remember the veterans and fallen soldiers of our many wars. The Los Angeles Times’ Book section has chosen these 27 books – novels and nonfiction, some stories absurd, others painful – as...
  • Marine reserve unit reflects 10 years after Iraq tour

    Keith Wightman can tell how much time has passed since his only child was killed in Iraq by looking at a blue spruce he planted in the Marine's honor. The once 3-foot-tall tree in Wightman's yard now stands at 12, maybe 15 feet tall. "The 10 years...
  • Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq War

    Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq War
    Veterans of the Iraq War have been watching in frustration as Republican presidential contenders distance themselves from the decision their party enthusiastically supported to invade that country. Some veterans say they long ago concluded their...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Norwich Bulletin (Conn.), May 19, 2015 On May 20— or, rather, in the wee hours of May 21, the time at which insomniacs and odd-shift workers are most...
  • Islamic State loyalists claim Saudi mosque attack that killed 21

    A suicide bomber unleashed a blast in a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia as worshippers commemorated the birth of a revered saint, killing at least 21 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest attack seen in the kingdom in more than a decade....
  • IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists

    Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning, and imposing their strict interpretation of Islam, activists said Friday. The...
  • Today in History

    Today is Saturday, May 23, the 143rd day of 2015. There are 222 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 23, 1945, Nazi official Heinrich Himmler committed suicide by biting into a cyanide capsule while in British custody in...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Senate passes trade bill sought by Obama on bipartisan vote In a victory for President Barack Obama, the Senate passed bipartisan legislation Friday night to strengthen the administration's hand in global trade talks, clearing the way for a highly...
  • Islamic State militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists

    Islamic State militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists
    Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning, and imposing their strict interpretation of Islam, activists said Friday. The...
  • Echoes of Iraq war sound in 2016 presidential race

    Echoes of Iraq war sound in 2016 presidential race
    Every war casts a long shadow, from the heroism of the Greatest Generation to the dark ambiguities of Vietnam. It was inevitable, then, that the 2016 presidential candidates would be confronted with the war in Iraq. Twelve years on, the broad...