(BAGHDAD) — The United Nations said Saturday that violence across Iraq in February killed 703 people, a death toll higher than the year before as the country faces a rising wave of militant attacks rivaling the sectarian bloodshed that followed the U.S.-led invasion.
The figures issued by the U.N.’s mission to Iraq is close to …
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(BAGHDAD) — One of Iraq‘s most influential Shiite clerics, Muqtada al-Sadr, says he has decided to quit politics, distancing himself from any political movement that uses his name.
Al-Sadr has made such announcements before, but the current declaration comes only two months before national parliamentary elections. Sadrists hold 40 …
21 terrorist recruits are killed in an explosives demonstration near Baghdad. But it’s not likely to make a dent in the powerful group’s capabilities
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Human Rights Watch calls for urgent reforms
After a protracted turf battle, the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria finds itself on the outs. That will likely make things even more dangerous
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One of the top American commanders during the 2006-07 Sunni Awakening sees parallels in today’s fight and cause for cautious optimism
Tribal militias are fighting to regain ground recently taken by al Qaeda-linked rebels
International Criminal Court receives huge dossier of allegations relating to British conduct during war in Iraq