Iraqi authorities have struggled to quell a surge in violence — mostly from insurgent attacks and bombings — that engulfed the country following a deadly security crackdown on a Sunni protest camp in April.
[...] the level of bloodshed has soared to heights ... FULL ARTICLE AT Seattle Post Intelligencer
Iraqi authorities have struggled to quell a surge of violence that has swept across the country following a deadly security crackdown on a Sunni protest camp in April.
[...] the level of bloodshed in the country has soared to heights unseen ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
The Sunni militia group, known as the Sahwa, had joined forces with U.S. troops at the height of the Iraq war to fight al-Qaida.
[...] it has been a target for Sunni insurgents, who call its members traitors. FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
Police officials said gunmen in two speeding cars opened fire on the stores in the northern neighborhood of Waziriyah, killing nine people and wounding four others.
In the western city of Ramadi, capital of the Sunni province of Anbar, gunmen ... FULL ARTICLE AT Seattle Post Intelligencer
Police officials said a bomb went off Saturday afternoon at an outdoor market in the northern city of Mosul, killing two shoppers and wounding 15 others.
The militia, known as the Sahwa, had joined forces with U.S. troops at ... FULL ARTICLE AT Seattle Post Intelligencer
A former staffer for U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah was charged with lying about being injured in the Iraq war to collect disability benefits.Prosecutors on Thursday filed a 15-count indictment accusing Gilbert Prado of West Valley City ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Wichita Eagle
The Iraq War, also known as the Second Gulf War, the Occupation of Iraq, or Operation Iraqi Freedom, is an ongoing military campaign which began on March 20, 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by a multinational force now led by and composed almost entirely of troops from the United States and United Kingdom.
Prior to the war, the governments of the U.S., U.K, and Spain claimed that Iraq's alleged... Full Article At Wikipedia.org