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A former Blackwater security guard says he decided to tell the truth about his role in the shooting of 32 Iraqi civilians in a Baghdad square because he wants to move on with his life, even though it might mean he probably will go to prison.
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In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014 photo, a generator owner inspects his community generator that was destroyed after a bombing in Fallujah, 40 miles west of Baghdad, Iraq.
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The United States plans to sell 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq in a $700 million deal, officials said Tuesday, as Washington tries to help Baghdad retake ground captured by Sunni militants.
As part of their psychological war to create a medieval-style caliphate, the Islamic State has released a new shocking video showing scenes of mass executions, warning Iraqi soldiers and others who dare to resist that they will be rounded up and killed.
Iraq's Kurdish region has the right to keep selling oil as long as the Baghdad government keeps cutting its budget, the head of the Kurdish parliament's energy committee said on Tuesday, as an oil cargo off Texas was set to be seized at Baghdad's request.
Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant destroyed a bridge north of Baghdad that Iraqi forces used as a key supply line.
A month after the founding of the so-called Caliphate in Iraq and Syria, it's richer, better armed, more durable-and dangerous-than ever before.
FRONTLINE producer Martin Smith just arrived in Baghdad after a long absence since his last film " Gangs of Iraq " in 2007.
An electrician works on the roof of a shop in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. In the background is the Crooked Minaret on Feb. 4, 2003.
Dorothy Martus didn't wear a polka-dot head scarf, she didn't have a theme song named after her and... Iraqis inspect the remains of the grave of the Nebi Yunus, or prophet Jonah, in Mosul on July 24. Members of the jihadist Islamic State allegedly demolished the historic site.
The United States as a great Power is facing a large number of challenges in the Muslim world, and Israel's Gaza campaign is endangering both American diplomacy there and the very security of the U.S. Given the series of setbacks for the U.S. in the Middle East, in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Egypt, Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu could scarcely ... (more)
Iraqi police found 17 bullet-riddled bodies in different areas of Baghdad, officials said Monday, raising fears of more sectarian bloodletting at a time of soaring tensions as other attacks around the capital killed 10 people.
Lawyers for Blackwater security guards argued Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.
The attorneys say the suppressed evidence consists of photographs of eight spent shell casings that would fit an AK-47 - the weapon of choice used by insurgents and Iraqi authorities.
Two police officers and a morgue official say the bodies were dumped in the streets and discovered late Sunday and early Monday.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:23 am
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