Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter
Connect your Digital Journal account with Facebook or Twitter to use this feature.
Connect
Log In Sign Up

Iraq News

UN Security Council denounces persecution of Iraqi Christians

New York - The United Nations Security Council has denounced militant persecution of Christians and other minorities in Iraq, warning such actions can be considered crimes against humanity.
In the Media by AFP - 2 comments

Jihadists claim Baghdad blasts as Iraq rallies behind Christians

Baghdad - The Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for deadly Baghdad bombings, as the Christians they drove out of Mosul grieved for their lost homes and uncertain future in Iraq.
In the Media by Jean Marc Mojon (AFP)

Op-Ed: The defilement of Iraq's secular society

The Islamic States assault on the centuries old Christian community in the Iraqi city of Mosul also constitutes a wider assault on Iraq's secular society.
In the Media by Paul Iddon - 3 comments

Op-Ed: Christians are under siege in the Middle East

Mosul - As the world turns their attention to the continued tragedy of more war and death in Gaza, Christians in the Middle East are fleeing like Palestinians from Israeli bombs.
In the Media by Ben Morris - 1 comment

Op-Ed: Be wary of lesser evil theories Mr. Oren

Israel is no stranger to realpolitik necessities when it comes to the often hostile Middle Eastern region. However its former ambassador to the US Michael Oren has formulated quite a peculiar argument regarding the 'Islamic State' ripping apart Iraq.
In the Media by Paul Iddon - 3 comments

Iraq president home after 18-month convalescence: party

Sulaimania - Iraqi President Jalal Talabani flew back to his Kurdish fiefdom of Sulaimaniyah Saturday after more than 18 months in Germany for medical treatment, sources in his Patriotic Union of Kurdistan said.
In the Media by AFP

Christians flee jihadist ultimatum in Iraq's Mosul

Mosul - Hundreds of Christian families fled their homes in Mosul Saturday as a jihadist ultimatum threatening their community's centuries-old presence in the northern Iraqi city expired.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Jihadist ultimatum sparks Christian exodus from Iraq's Mosul

Kirkuk - Thousands of Christians abandoned their homes and belongings to flee the Iraqi city of Mosul Friday following an ultimatum by jihadists who overran the region last month and proclaimed a caliphate.
In the Media by Marwan Ibrahim (AFP)

Iraq parliament elects speaker as Tikrit push falters

Baghdad - Iraq's sharply divided parliament has elected a speaker in a step forward in the delayed government formation process, while a renewed push by Iraqi forces to recapture Tikrit from militants ended in retreat.
In the Media by W.G. Dunlop (AFP)

Iraq parliament elects speaker as Tikrit push falters

Baghdad - Iraq's sharply divided parliament elected a speaker Tuesday in a step forward in the delayed government formation process, as a renewed bid to recapture Tikrit from militants ended in retreat.
In the Media by W.G. Dunlop (AFP)

Militants press Iraq assault, political deadlock set to drag on

Baghdad - Iraq's flagging government formation process seemed set to drag on Tuesday as police and tribesmen were battling an assault that could bring militants a step closer to Baghdad.
In the Media by Ammar Karim, Salam Faraj (AFP)

Militants press Iraq assault, political deadlock set to drag on

Baghdad - Police and tribesmen battled an assault on Monday that could bring militants a step closer to Baghdad, as Iraq's flagging government formation process seemed set to drag on.
In the Media by Ammar Karim, Salam Faraj (AFP)

Op-Ed: The ayatollah's secular struggle

The highest ranking Shia cleric in Iraq is undoubtedly the Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. His views and statements shouldn't be misinterpreted or misrepresented at such a pivotal moment in Iraq's modern history.
In the Media by Paul Iddon - 2 comments

Iraq MPs fail again as militants gain ground

Baghdad - Iraq's fractious parliament met Sunday and again failed to make any progress toward forming a new government, even as militants gained ground north of Baghdad in a renewed drive.
In the Media by Ammar Karim (AFP)

Dust storm strikes blow to key Iraq parliament session

Arbil - Deep divisions among Iraqi politicians pose major challenges for the government formation process, but on Sunday, another was added to the mix: the weather.
In the Media by AFP

Iraq must make progress on govt or face 'chaos': UN

Baghdad - Iraqi politicians must move forward on forming a government or risk the country descending into "chaos", the UN's envoy said on Saturday, a day before lawmakers were scheduled to meet.
In the Media by AFP

Iraq's Sunnis pick parliament speaker as battles rage

Baghdad - Iraq's Sunni Arab politicians picked a candidate for the post of parliamentary speaker on Saturday, an achievement that could revive stalled efforts to form a new government after April polls.
In the Media by W.G. Dunlop (AFP)

Op-Ed: ISIS 'frequent fighters' and oil money fueling combat successes

Baghdad - ISIS is getting some of its ‘frequent fighters’ from the Taliban and other jihadi groups. It’s also getting big money, quite enough to manage the loyalties of Sunni tribes, from captured oil to fund its war.
In the Media by Paul Wallis - 5 comments

Iraq fights assault as Baghdad-Kurd row escalates

Ramadi - Iraqi forces battled a militant attack on the key city of Ramadi Friday while Baghdad accused the Kurds of seizing oil fields, further dashing hopes politicians could unite to save Iraq from break-up.
In the Media by AFP

FBI details 2007 Blackwater killings

Washington - Blackwater guards fired dozens of shots into cars and people, an FBI expert testified, in an example of the brutality of the 2007 killings that left 14 Iraqis dead in Baghdad.
In the Media by AFP

Iraq's Kurds demand PM Maliki's resignation

Baghdad - Iraq's Kurds said Thursday Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki was "hysterical" and not fit to run the country, further dimming the prospect of a new leadership uniting to face jihadist fighters.
In the Media by Prashant Rao (AFP)

West in push to stop flow of jihadists

Paris - Europe and the United States are drawing up a new wave of anti-terror measures to try to stop the growing number of would-be jihadists from going to fight in Syria and Iraq.
In the Media by Michel Moutot, Fiachra Gibbons (AFP)

Iraq PM accuses Kurds of harbouring militants

Baghdad - Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Wednesday accused Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region of harbouring jihadists, further ratcheting up tensions despite calls for leaders to unite against a Sunni militant offensive.
In the Media by Mohamad Ali Harissi (AFP)

Iraq forces find 53 corpses south of Baghdad

Hilla - Iraqi security forces found the bodies Wednesday of 53 men who had been bound and executed in a confessionally mixed province south of the capital, police and medical officials said.
In the Media by AFP

'Terrorist groups' seize former chemical weapons site

New York - The Iraqi government has told the United Nations that militants have seized one of Saddam Hussein's former chemical weapons factories, confirming an earlier claim by Washington.
In the Media by AFP - 1 comment

Iraq delays key parliament session as fightback falters

Baghdad - Iraqi leaders postponed forming a government for more than a month Monday as they delayed a crucial parliament session despite widespread calls to unite amid the country's worst crisis in years.
In the Media by Mohamad Ali Harissi (AFP)

Iraq analysing jihadist sermon video for authenticity

Baghdad - Iraqi forces are analysing an online video that purports to show a brutal jihadist group's leader delivering a sermon in the militant-held city of Mosul, a spokesman said on Sunday.
In the Media by AFP

Iran backs Maliki as Iraq PM but open to change

Tehran - Iran said Sunday it supports Nuri al-Maliki's bid to stay on as Iraq's premier but that it is ready to back any other candidate chosen by parliament in Baghdad.Maliki's "State of Law coalition won first place in the last legislative elections...
In the Media by AFP

'Caliph' sermon at Iraq mosque a show of confidence, say experts

Baghdad - The first appearance of self-proclaimed "caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a video shot in an Iraqi mosque illustrates the extent of his jihadist group's control and confidence, experts say.
In the Media by Prashant Rao (AFP)

Jihadist 'caliph' demands obedience in unprecedented appearance

Baghdad - Self-proclaimed caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made an unprecedented appearance in the Iraqi city of Mosul, which his forces helped capture last month, and ordered Muslims to obey him, according to a video posted Saturday.
In the Media by Prashant Rao (AFP)
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 50 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Iraq


Iraq Image

Euphrates River near Basra  Iraq. There are two major rivers  the Tigris and Euphrates  run through ...
Christiaan Briggs
Euphrates River near Basra, Iraq. There are two major rivers, the Tigris and Euphrates, run through the center of Iraq, flowing from northwest to south-east
image:84704:0::0
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
image:67529:2::0
UN headquarters  Iraq.
United Nations Photo/flickr
UN headquarters, Iraq.
image:102587:1::0
BBC publish image of Iraqi dead when reporting on Syria.
Fair use
BBC publish image of Iraqi dead when reporting on Syria.
image:116108:0::0
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
image:67534:2::0
A file image grab taken from a video uploaded on YouTube on August 23  2013 allegedly shows a member...
, YouTube/AFP/File
A file image grab taken from a video uploaded on YouTube on August 23, 2013 allegedly shows a member of Ussud Al-Anbar (Anbar Lions), a group affiliated to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), holding up the black and white Islamist flag
image:192948:0::0
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
image:67533:3::0
Masked Sunni Muslims gunmen take position with their weapons during their patrol in the city of Fall...
© Reuters
Masked Sunni Muslims gunmen take position with their weapons during their patrol in the city of Falluja, 70 km (43 miles) west of Baghdad, February 26, 2014
image:176838:0::0
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
image:67523:0::0
On March 16  1988  at the height of the Iraq-Iran war  at the direction of dictator Saddam Hussein  ...
Sa.vakilian
On March 16, 1988, at the height of the Iraq-Iran war, at the direction of dictator Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi Air Force unleashed chemical warfare upon the Kurds, an ethnic group, in the Iraqi city of Halabja. At least 5,000 people were killed in that attack and many thousands more suffered permanent physical, emotional and mental disabilities
image:134498:1::0
Internally displaced persons in Iraq receive little  if any  governmantal support.  Hassan  who is b...
Samer Muscati/Human Rights Watch
Internally displaced persons in Iraq receive little, if any, governmantal support. Hassan, who is blind, fled his home in Taji, north of Baghdad, moving to Chikook with his wife and few belongings. He has no plan of moving back to his former neighborhood.
image:84386:0::0
A poster for the party of Ayad Allawi  the former interim prime minister  takes centre stage.
Al Jazeera English
A poster for the party of Ayad Allawi, the former interim prime minister, takes centre stage.
image:65323:0::0
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
image:67551:5::0
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protes...
Thousands of people gathered in St. Jamestown in downtown Toronto at Wellesley and Ontario to protest the government's policies on immigration. Many also promoted the ideologies of socialism and communism, while a group performed music.
image:67553:4::0
Turkish warplane taking off
Reuters video capture
Turkish warplane taking off
image:68808:0::0
Iraqi Humvees.
Eric Harris, U. S. Air Force
Iraqi Humvees.
image:189320:0::0
Naiel Thejel Ganeen  a leader of the Sabian Mandaean community  was kidnapped in 2006 and held for n...
Samer Muscati/Human Rights Watch
Naiel Thejel Ganeen, a leader of the Sabian Mandaean community, was kidnapped in 2006 and held for nine days of torture, and repeatedly referred to as an infidel. He was released after kidnappers received a $40,000 ransom, but is left with a scarred arm suffered from shrapnel in a mock execution.
image:84385:0::0
US troops in Iraq.
The U.S. Army/flickr
US troops in Iraq.
image:87680:0::0
Untitled
CIA
image:144247:0::0
MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicles sit on the parking ramp at Balad Air Base  Iraq
Staff Sgt. Tony R. Tolley / U.S. Air Force
MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicles sit on the parking ramp at Balad Air Base, Iraq
image:164396:0::0

Latest News
Top News

Buy an ad on DigitalJournal.com

Corporate

Help & Support

News Links

copyright © 2014 digitaljournal.com   |   powered by dell servers