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  • Iraq's fracture adds to pain of Gold Star families

     
    From Sunday's print column When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the......
  • Iraq tells U.N. 'terrorist groups' seized former chemical weapons depot

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iraq's government has lost control of a former chemical weapons facility to "armed terrorist groups" and is unable to fulfill its international obligations to destroy toxins kept there, the country's U.N. envoy told the United...
  • China dismisses claims of links to hackers targeting Iraq experts

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - China on Tuesday disputed claims by CrowdStrike, a U.S. security firm, that a group of hackers it calls "Deep Panda" is linked to unnamed Chinese government officials, saying the firm was merely seeking publicity. "Chinese...
  • Worried who else might hear it, US weighs what advisers can tell Iraq

    WASHINGTON The United States finds itself confronting a delicate issue as it opens two joint operations centers in Iraq to help that nation's forces battle Sunni Muslim extremists who've seized much of the countryside: How much information can U.S....
  • Turkey's Erdogan asks Parliament to approve talks with Kurds

    ISTANBUL Turkey's powerful prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, launched parliamentary debate this week on a new law that would open formal negotiations with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party to end a 30-year armed rebellion. He tied the move to...
  • Too early to call Kurdistan an oil El Dorado: Total CEO

    PARIS (Reuters) - French oil major Total , which rattled Baghdad two years ago by signing a deal with Kurdistan, says it is too early to predict whether the semi-autonomous Iraqi region may turn into an important oil player. As violence threatens the...
  • Mortar bombs land in Saudi Arabia near Iraq border

    RIYADH (Reuters) - Three mortar bombs landed inside Saudi Arabia on Monday close to its northern border with Iraq, where Islamist militants have grabbed land in a lightning advance, officials said. The mortars caused no casualties but will stoke security...
  • Islamic State rounds up ex-Baathists to eliminate potential rivals in Iraq's Mosul

    BAGHDAD/MOSUL Iraq (Reuters) - One night last week, Islamic State militants in an SUV with tinted windows pulled up at the home of a former Iraqi army officer, one of the men they see as an obstacle to their goal of establishing a caliphate from Iraq to...
  • Iraq militants' advance casts shadow over Baghdad neighborhood

    Iraq militants' advance casts shadow over Baghdad neighborhood
    From his barbershop, Dhai Rahmeh recalled the dark days of 2006-07, when sectarian death squads stalked the streets, forcing thousands to flee his neighborhood, Ghazaliya. The once-sleepy residential district was soon transformed into one of the Iraqi...
  • Summer test for 'Islamic State' call to young European radicals: EU official

    MILAN (Reuters) - The long summer break will test the ability of the militant "Islamic State" group led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to draw radical Islamist students in Europe to fight in Iraq and Syria, an EU official said in Milan on Tuesday. In Oslo, U.S....
  • Iraq parliament balks at resolving leadership crisis

    Expectations that Iraq’s new parliament would soon resolve a leadership crisis were dashed  Monday when deeply divided lawmakers pushed back a meeting scheduled for Tuesday. Officials initially announced that the next parliamentary session had...