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Iraq: Officials find 53 bullet-riddled bodies with tied up hands and blindfolds

Jul 10, 2014

Iraq: Officials find 53 bullet-riddled bodies with tied up hands and blindfolds

BaghdadIraqi officials discovered 50 bodies, many of them blindfolded and with their hands bound, in an agricultural area outside a city south of
Iraq PM says Kurdish Arbil becoming a base for 'Islamic State' militants

Jul 10, 2014

Iraq PM says Kurdish Arbil becoming a base for 'Islamic State' militants

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Wednesday the Kurdish-controlled city of Arbil was becoming an operations base for
Turkey's Kurds prefer peace prospects at home to perilous statehood in Iraq

Jul 10, 2014

Turkey's Kurds prefer peace prospects at home to perilous statehood in Iraq

reverberate across the region. Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), long locked in a dispute with the central government in Baghdad over oil revenues, is
Fifty-three blindfolded bodies found in Iraq as political leaders bicker

Jul 10, 2014

Fifty-three blindfolded bodies found in Iraq as political leaders bicker

BAGHDAD Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces found 53 corpses, blindfolded and handcuffed, south of Baghdad on Wednesday as Shi'ite and Kurdish
Israel to Iraq: How the FIFA World cup is affecting middle east's conflicts

Jul 09, 2014

Israel to Iraq: How the FIFA World cup is affecting middle east's conflicts

World Cup matches on a Turkish channel.In the Iraqi capital Baghdad, fans have shunned cafes as a World Cup viewing option. Cafes have become favorite
ISIL has seized former chemical weapons site: Iraq? tells UN

Jul 09, 2014

ISIL has seized former chemical weapons site: Iraq? tells UN

, confirming an earlier claim by Washington.In a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon dated 1 July and made public Tuesday, Baghdad's UN Ambassador Mohamed
Islamic State rounds up ex-Baathists to eliminate potential rivals in Iraq's Mosul

Jul 09, 2014

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
Iraq tells U.N. "terrorist groups" seized former chemical weapons depot

Jul 09, 2014

Iraq tells U.N. "terrorist groups" seized former chemical weapons depot

.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, made public on Tuesday, Ambassador Mohamed Ali Alhakim said the Muthanna facility north of Baghdad was seized on June 11. He
Islamic State claims <b>Baghdad</b> bombs; parliament to meet Sunday

Jul 09, 2014

Islamic State claims Baghdad bombs; parliament to meet Sunday

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamist militants claimed responsibility for suicide bombings in Baghdad, and there were signs the deadlock paralysing Iraq
Iraq parliament delayed for five weeks, general killed near <b>Baghdad</b>

Jul 08, 2014

Iraq parliament delayed for five weeks, general killed near Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's new parliament postponed its next session for five weeks on Monday, extending the country's political paralysis in the