BAGHDAD — Iraq's Sunnis, long dissatisfied with the Shiite-led
government, seek more power, respect and a bigger share of oil
wealth in upcoming elections. But disunity among their political
leaders and the sheer force of Shiite numbers threaten to derail
NAJAF, Iraq — The graves stretch some 10 miles into the desert,
in what may be the largest cemetery in the world.
BAGHDAD — Iraq's prime minister Thursday asked Turkey to respect
its sovereignty and stop cross-border military operations against
Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq even as his Turkish counterpart
emphasized his right to take action against terrorism.
BAGHDAD — Twenty families who were sent into exile in Iran by
Saddam Hussein after a failed uprising returned Thursday to Iraq,
another sign of Baghdad's warming relations with Tehran.
BAGHDAD — A suicide bomber detonated himself among mourners at a
funeral in western Iraq on Monday, killing six people and wounding
16 in a region that has grown increasingly violent during the past
BAGHDAD — The re-election strategy for Iraqi Prime Minister
Nouri al-Maliki took shape Thursday as he unveiled a broad alliance
for January's parliamentary voting that includes prominent Sunni
clans who joined the fight against insurgents.
Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean that someone's not
after you. Over the past few months, a lot of writers have dusted
off Richard Hofstadter's classic 1964 essay on the paranoid style
in American politics just so they can explain away the loony rumors
and conspiracy theories coming …
BAGHDAD — U.S. aircraft and Iraqi patrols combined in a massive
manhunt Thursday after the escape of 16 prisoners — including five
al-Qaida-linked inmates awaiting execution — who apparently crawled
through a bathroom window in a makeshift jail on a former compound
of Saddam Hussein's.
LOS ANGELES - "Mad Men" and "30 Rock" led a pack of Emmy winners
who successfully defended their titles Sunday, but the snappy
ceremony and a star turn by host Neil Patrick Harris made the
evening far from a rerun.
BAGHDAD — A Black Hawk helicopter crashed at a major American
air base in Iraq, killing one U.S. service member and injuring 12
others, the military said Sunday.
BAGHDAD — Abu Ghraib prison inmates rioted for a second straight
day Friday to demand better conditions, setting fire to mattresses
and seizing an assault rifle from a guard before the situation was
brought under control, authorities said.
There are jobs in heaps of metal
BAGHDAD — Iraq has deployed thousands of reinforcements along
its border with Syria to prevent insurgents from crossing the
desert frontier, as the government said Friday it has provided
Syria with evidence linking Iraqis there to bombings.