Images testify to atrocities in Iraq

| Mar 21, 2014

Images testify to atrocities in Iraq

The video shows a male corpse lying in the dirt, one end of a rope tied around his legs, the other fastened to the back of an armored Humvee. Men in Iraqi military uniforms mingle by the vehicle. Someone warns there might be a ...

Feb 20, 2014

Legacy of carnage and ruin

by William Pfaff

This is probably the last year of the three-decades-long U.S. effort to establish permanent American strategic bases in the Muslim Middle East and in Muslim Asia. The U.S. departure will leave behind much carnage and ruin.

Iraqi PM slammed over 'insanity' of suicide bombings

Feb 6, 2014

Iraqi PM slammed over 'insanity' of suicide bombings

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki came under fire from U.S. lawmakers Wednesday for the slow pace of political reconciliation and his government’s links to Iran, which were said to have fueled a wave of suicide bombings. Lawmakers in the House of Representatives gathered to ...

Al-Qaida breaks with Syria group in mounting feud

Feb 4, 2014

Al-Qaida breaks with Syria group in mounting feud

Al-Qaida’s central leadership has broken with one of its most powerful branch commanders in an apparent attempt to stem the deadly infighting that has erupted in Syria among the militant Islamic factions trying to bring down President Bashar Assad. More broadly, Monday’s announcement appeared ...

More than 140,000 Iraqis flee Anbar as bloody clashes continue

Jan 25, 2014

More than 140,000 Iraqis flee Anbar as bloody clashes continue

More than 140,000 Iraqis have fled parts of Anbar province over clashes between security forces and al-Qaida militants, the worst displacement of civilians in years, a United Nations official said Friday. The spokesman for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, Peter Kessler, described it ...