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At least 67 killed in Iraq violence
At least 67 killed in Iraq violence

Attacks mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Iraq killed at least 57 people on Monday, and security forces killed 10 militants.

At least 67 killed in Iraq violence
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US poised to sell Iraq $2 bn in military equipment

The Pentagon has informed the US Congress of a possible sale of $2 billion worth of military equipment to Iraq.

US poised to sell Iraq $2 bn in military equipment
Attacks including series of bombings kill 33 in Iraq
Attacks including series of bombings kill 33 in Iraq

Violence including an apparently coordinated series of bombings that struck central and southern Iraq on Sunday killed 33 people.

Attacks including series of bombings kill 33 in Iraq
Militants target Iraq security forces as 40 killed
Militants target Iraq security forces as 40 killed

Militants killed 25 Iraqi security forces members in a wave of attacks on Thursday, and 15 people died in other attacks, including 10 in twin bombings targeting mourners.

Militants target Iraq security forces as 40 killed
Iraq attacks kill 41 as unrest surges
Iraq attacks kill 41 as unrest surges

Attacks north of Baghdad left 41 dead on Monday as the UN said more than 2,500 were killed in the past three months, highlighting concerns that Iraq is slipping back into all-out war.

Iraq attacks kill 41 as unrest surges
Seven dead in renewed Iraq attacks
Seven dead in renewed Iraq attacks

Three car bombs, including a suicide attack, a mortar round and a shooting killed at least seven people Sunday, most of them in northern Iraq where analysts fear tensions could trigger all-out conflict.

Seven dead in renewed Iraq attacks
Iraq attacks push May death toll past 600
Iraq attacks push May death toll past 600

Attacks in Iraq, the deadliest of which struck Baghdad, killed 32 people on Thursday, pushing the death toll for this month above 600 and sparking fears of all-out sectarian conflict.

Iraq attacks push May death toll past 600
Iraq to restore ancient arch to woo back tourists
Iraq to restore ancient arch to woo back tourists

Iraqi authorities have contracted a Czech firm to carry out a 10-month restoration of the ancient Arch of Ctesiphon as part of a plan to boost tourism to the once-popular site.

Iraq to restore ancient arch to woo back tourists
Wave of Iraq attacks kills 58
Wave of Iraq attacks kills 58

Attacks in the Baghdad area and northern Iraq killed 58 people on Monday, the latest in a wave of violence that has raised fears of a return to sectarian conflict in the country.

Wave of Iraq attacks kills 58
'War on mosques' rages in Iraq
'War on mosques' rages in Iraq

A "war on mosques" -- deadly attacks by militants on Sunni mosques and Shiite places of worship called husseiniyahs -- using weapons ranging from bombs to mortar rounds is raging in Iraq.

'War on mosques' rages in Iraq
Bush 'comfortable' with decision to invade Iraq
Bush 'comfortable' with decision to invade Iraq

Former US president George W. Bush says he remains "comfortable" with the decision to invade Iraq, even as a new spate of bloody violence hit the country and rocked politics in Baghdad.

Bush 'comfortable' with decision to invade Iraq
Iraq votes in test of stability as violence spikes
Iraq votes in test of stability as violence spikes

Iraqis voted on Saturday in the country's first polls since US troops departed, a key test of the country's stability in the face of a spike in attacks that has claimed more than 100 lives.

Iraq votes in test of stability as violence spikes
Iraq forces cast ballots ahead of provincial polls
Iraq forces cast ballots ahead of provincial polls

Iraqi soldiers and policemen cast their ballots for provincial elections on Saturday, a week ahead of the main vote that comes amid an uptick in violence and a long-running political crisis.

Iraq forces cast ballots ahead of provincial polls
Ten years on, Iraq haunts US response to Syria, Iran
Ten years on, Iraq haunts US response to Syria, Iran

Ten years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, the searing memory of what became a deeply unpopular war has made Washington policy makers reluctant to use even limited force in Syria or Iran.

Ten years on, Iraq haunts US response to Syria, Iran
Iraqi Christians fear fate of departed Jews
Iraqi Christians fear fate of departed Jews

After 10 years of attacks on Iraqi Christians, Monsignor Pios Cacha wonders if the ancient community's days are numbered.

Iraqi Christians fear fate of departed Jews
Al-Qaeda offshoot claims Baghdad bombings
Al-Qaeda offshoot claims Baghdad bombings

Al-Qaeda's front group in Iraq has claimed a wave of bombings targeting Shiite areas of Baghdad that killed at least 21 people Sunday.

Al-Qaeda offshoot claims Baghdad bombings
Eddie Ray Rout, suspect in the shooting and killing of former Navy SEAL Sniper Chris Kyle. ©REUTERS
Ex-Marine charged with famed US sniper's death

An Iraq war veteran believed to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder has been charged with killing a former Navy SEAL whose exploits in the same conflict were detailed in a best-selling book.

Ex-Marine charged with famed US sniper's death
New Iraq parliament up in air amid political row
New Iraq parliament up in air amid political row

For weeks, Iraqi MPs have been locked in a political crisis that has stalled progress on key decisions including one affecting their own offices in a future parliament complex.

New Iraq parliament up in air amid political row
Iraq to close border with Jordan, protests block highway
Iraq to close border with Jordan, protests block highway

Iraq will close its border with Jordan on Wednesday due to anti-government protests that have blocked the main highway linking the two countries, a military official said.

Iraq to close border with Jordan, protests block highway
Iraq agrees to extend oil pipeline through Jordan
Iraq agrees to extend oil pipeline through Jordan

Iraq and Jordan agreed on Monday to extend an oil pipeline to the Red Sea city of Aqaba for the export of Iraqi crude, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said after a fleeting visit to Amman.

Iraq agrees to extend oil pipeline through Jordan