Corruption is getting worse in three Middle Eastern countries that underwent Arab Spring uprisings partly prompted by public desire to end shady dealings, according to an international watchdog group. Transparency ...
Source: Agence France-Presse Country: Iraq 12/08/2013 14:14 GMT by Salam Faraj BAGHDAD, December 8, 2013 (AFP) - A wave of bombings mostly targeting Shiite areas in and around Baghdad killed at least 35 people Sunday as surging violence ... FULL ARTICLE AT Relief Web
WASHINGTON — A police intelligence headquarters and a shopping mall were attacked this past Wednesday in the northern Iraq city of Kirkuk, which killed 11 people and wounding at least 70 others. Reuters reported that two suicide bombers took hostages in ... FULL ARTICLE AT Accuracy in Media
Iraq’s top diplomat has warned that the toxic proliferation of extremist groups among Syria’s rebels raises the prospect of a jihadist-ruled territory at the heart of the region. FULL ARTICLE AT The Lebanon Daily Star
Bahrain, Algeria and Iraq, countries with dubious human rights records or a history of violent internal conflict, have recently become new buyers of Canadian-made guns and ammunition, an analysis of federal government data shows. FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Canada
We're nearing the end of season three, and this nailbitingly taut episode, set between Washington and Iraq, set up what's sure to be an explosive final run SPOILER ALERT: This blog is for people watching the third series ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
A wave of bombings mostly targeting Shiite areas in and around Baghdad killed at least 35 people Sunday as surging violence spurs concerns Iraq is falling back into all-out conflict.
The blasts, including seven car bombs, are the latest in ... FULL ARTICLE AT Japan Today
Iraq (pronounced /ɪˈræk/ or /iˈrɑːk/; Arabic: العراق Al-ʾIrāq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جمهورية العراق (help·info) Jumhūrīyat Al-ʾIrāq, Kurdish: كۆماری عێراق, Komara Iraqê), is a country in Western Asia spanning most of the northwestern end of the Zagros mountain range, the eastern part of the Syrian Desert and the northern part of the Arabian Desert. It shares borders with... Full Article At Wikipedia.org