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Iraq violence: Serial bombings kill 69 on Eid

Aug 11, 2013

Iraq violence: Serial bombings kill 69 on Eid

A wave of car bombings targeting those celebrating the end of Ramadan across Iraq killed 69 people on Saturday, a bloody reminder of the inability of Iraqi authorities to stop violence threatening to spiral out of control. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Iraq Violence #Shia-Sunni conflict #Serial car bombings
More than 700 people died due to religious violence in Pak since 2012

Jul 18, 2013

More than 700 people died due to religious violence in Pak since 2012

At least 717 people were killed and 1108 injured in 203 targeted violence against religious communities in Pakistan since January last year, a report released by a Congress established independent commission has said. #Pakistan #Taliban #NewsTracker #Shia-Sunni conflict #Religious violence in Pakistan
Sunni mosques bombed in Iraq, 23 killed

Jul 14, 2013

Sunni mosques bombed in Iraq, 23 killed

Two bomb attacks near Sunni mosques in the Iraqi capital killed at least 23 people who had gathered to pray after breaking their daily fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Saturday, police and medics said. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Shia-Sunni conflict #Sunni mosques
Suicide bomber targets Iraq grocery market, kills 13

Jun 10, 2013

Suicide bomber targets Iraq grocery market, kills 13

At least 13 people were killed when two car bombs and a suicide attacker targeted a grocery market in a mainly Shi'ite Muslim town north of Baghdad, police and local officials said on Monday. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Shia Sunni #Shia-Sunni conflict #Iraq suicide bomber
String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Jan 17, 2013

String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

The eruption of violence follows nearly two weeks of relative calm, and threatens to enflame rising tensions among Iraq's ethnic and sectarian groups. #NewsTracker #Iraq #Shia-Sunni conflict #Shiit Muslims

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String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Jun 19, 2014

Dionne: Dick Cheney is shameless

The infinitely valuable Yiddish word "chutzpah" is defined as "shameless audacity" or "impudence." It's singularly appropriate for the astonishing op-ed piece that former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz published in The Wall Street Jo... #Iraq #Iran #Barack Obama #Dick Cheney #Tim Russert #Wall Street Journal
String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Jun 17, 2014

Pincus: Getting past the old myths about Iraq

Let's examine Iraq through a lens that former Sen. J. William Fulbright, D-Ark., called "old myths and new realities." Old myth : The threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is the result of President Obama's policies, which left u... #George W. Bush #Syria #Saddam Hussein #Iraq #Baghdad #Barack Obama #United Kingdom #Stephen J. Hadley #Nouri al-Maliki #Library of Congress #Baath Party
String of bomblasts in Iraq kill 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims

Jul 13, 2014

Iraq's political impasse persists

Erbil, Iraq - The takeover of key oil fields in northern Iraq by Kurdish government forces and the ongoing conflict with Sunni Arab fighters have plunged Iraq’s prospects of forming a new government into further uncertainty. Tensions are mounting as ... #Iraq #Baghdad #Kirkuk #Nouri al-Maliki