Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Iraq Travel News

News on Iraq Travel continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

13 min ago | WNYC-AM New York

Alawites to Yazidis: A Guide to Religious Communities in the Middle East

Iranians shout slogans during a protest against the Sunni Arab militants offensive led by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Iraq on June 24, 2014 in Tehran.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel

4 hrs ago | Religion News Service

Pope to Iraqi president: a I appeal to you with my heart full of paina

Pope Francis has written to the president of Iraq, calling for an end to the "brutal suffering of Christians and other religious minorities" and urging political leaders to end the humanitarian crisis in the country.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel, Christian Music, RNS, Pope Benedict XVI

4 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Yerevan Moves To Facilitate Iraqi Armenian Immigration

Iraq -- The wreckage of a car belonging to Islamic State militants lies along a road after it was targeted by a US air strike at the entrance to the Mosul Dam, northern Iraq, August 21, 2014 The government approved on Thursday measures designed to make it easier for Iraqi Armenians to take refuge in Armenia or become its dual citizens following the ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: World News, Asia, Armenia, Iraq, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel, Europe Travel, Armenia Travel

6 hrs ago | Politico

Action could boost Iraq vote pressure

The rising numbers of U.S. airstrikes and troops deploying to Iraq could increase pressure on a Congress that has so far been reluctant to hold a vote on military action there.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Robert Scott, Barbara Lee

7 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

Daily Mail Comment: An atrocity that must shake the West awake

Horrific: There are scarcely words in the lexicon of disgust adequate to describe the images of a US journalist being beheaded by this depraved Islamist maniac apparently speaking in a British accent There are scarcely words in the lexicon of disgust adequate to describe the images of a US journalist being beheaded by a depraved Islamist maniac, ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Middle East Travel, Travel, Middle East, Israel Travel, Israel Travel, Sport Movies, Dawn!, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Iraq

11 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

U.S.: Dearborn cleric popular with ISIS fighters owes $250K for fraud

A cleric in Dearborn popular with supporters of the militant group ISIS owes a quarter of a million dollars in restitution and other costs stemming from his fraud convictions, according to newly filed court records.

Comment?

Related Topix: Metal, Isis, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Travel, Middle East Travel, Detroit, MI

15 hrs ago | Groong

BAKU: Iraqi Embassy In Azerbaijan: 'We Urge Our Citizens And Yezidi...

IRAQI EMBASSY IN AZERBAIJAN: "WE URGE OUR CITIZENS AND YEZIDI KURDS NOT TO VISIT NAGORNO-KARABAKH APA, Azerbaijan Aug 20 2014 [ 20 August 2014 14:43 ] Baku.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Asia Travel, Azerbaijan Travel, Europe Travel, Middle East Travel, Armenia Travel,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Switched

Pope Francis: A 'Homebody' Out in the World Who Has Never Been to the United States

"Following Francis" is a monthly blog on the latest happenings of Pope Francis. It is prepared exclusively for The WorldPost by Sebastien Maillard, Vatican Correspondent for La Croix, Rome Pope Francis is back in Rome after a five-day trip to Korea.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel, World News, China, Asia, Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Politico

Pentagon weighs more troops to Iraq

The Pentagon is considering sending about 300 more troops to Iraq to enhance security for State Department facilities in Baghdad, a U.S. official told POLITICO Wednesday, bringing the total number of uniformed Americans there to about 1,000.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel, Iraq, World News

WGAL-TV Lancaster

U.S. defies ISIS threats with Iraq airstrikes

The United States resumed airstrikes Wednesday against ISIS targets in Iraq, a day after the jihadist militants released a video showing the beheading of an American journalist.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Autos

The Telegraph

Humans of NY goes global

Aug. 19: When Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind the enormously popular website Humans of New York, landed this month in Arbil, Iraq, he had no idea that chaos was about to engulf the city.

Comment?

Related Topix: Books, Humans of New York, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel, Jordan, NY

The Star Online

Italy PM Renzi to visit Baghdad, Erbil on Wednesday

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will travel to Iraq on Wednesday, visiting the capital Baghdad and the Kurdish city of Erbil before flying back to Rome the same day, his spokesman said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Travel, Middle East Travel

Hindustan Times

18 stranded Punjabis send SOS from Iraq

A group of 52 Indians, including 18 Punjabis, stranded in Iraq's Basra city has appealed to the government for their early evacuation.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Middle East Travel, India,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Mail

I fear our panic stricken politicians are leading us into another...

Amid the rising tide of horror stories coming from Iraq, there seems to be little constructive thought emerging from Western politicians on how to solve the political and humanitarian issues that confront the country.

Comment?

Related Topix: Travel, Middle East Travel

CBC News

ISIS says it has beheaded U.S. journalist missing since 2012

Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., is shown in a May 2011 file photo. Islamic State of Iraq and Syria insurgents released a video on Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley, who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago.

Comment?

Related Topix: Rochester, NH, Travel, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Middle East Travel

New Hampshire Public Radio -

British MP Say Iraq's Future Is Up To Iraqis

Journalist Suzanne Kianpour tweeted this photo of a refugee telling MP Rory Stewart, "don't need water, need weapons," as airstrikes at the Mosul Dam were audible in the distance.

Comment?

Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Travel, Middle East Travel

Times Herald

Voices: Iraqis mellow at the mall

BAGHDAD a?? The line of cars was several blocks long, as motorists waited patiently to be searched so they could enter the parking lot.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel

Common Dreams

Majority of Self-Identified Democrats Back Obama's Bombing of Iraq

Over half of respondents in a poll released here Monday by the Pew Research Center and USA Today said they approved of the airstrikes, which appear to have helped reverse some of the gains made by ISIS fighters against Kurdistan's pesh merga earlier this month.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Liberal Political News

Star Tribune

Officials say Iraqi army clashes with militants outside city of Tikrit

Clashes broke out Tuesday between Iraqi security forces and militants on the outskirts of Tikrit, a local official and a resident said, a day after the Iraqi and Kurdish troops backed by U.S. airstrikes dislodged Islamic militants from a strategic dam in the country's north.

Comment?

Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Travel, Middle East Travel

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

U.S. airstrikes critical in Mosul Dam capture

U.S. airstrikes helped Kurdish and Iraqi forces take control of Mosul Dam on Monday, fighting back ISIS militants who had seized the dam, President Obama told reporters.

Comment?

Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Iraq, World News, Middle East, Middle East Travel, Natural Disasters, Flood

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••