Iraq

Iraq Kurds seize Kirkuk- Sunni militants surge toward Baghdad

Iraq Kurds seize Kirkuk- Sunni militants surge toward Baghdad

Published 12/06/2014

BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurds seized control of the northern oil city of Kirkuk on Thursday, while surging Sunni Islamist rebels advanced towards Baghdad, [more…]

Oil at three-month high on Iraq anxiety, stocks steady

Oil at three-month high on Iraq anxiety, stocks steady

Published 12/06/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - European shares held steady near 6-1/2-month highs on Thursday, with gains limited by concerns over the pace of global growth, while oil [more…]

Asian shares retreat, oil near three-month high on Iraq concerns

Asian shares retreat, oil near three-month high on Iraq concerns

Published 12/06/2014

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares slipped on Thursday after Wall Street shares stepped back from record levels while civil war in Iraq supported oil prices. [more…]

Ex-Murdoch British CEO Brooks paid official for Saddam anthrax story

Ex-Murdoch British CEO Brooks paid official for Saddam anthrax story

Published 28/02/2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks, the ex-chief executive of News Corp.'s British newspaper arm, told a London court on Friday she had paid a public [more…]

U.S. moves forward with attack helicopter sale to Iraq

U.S. moves forward with attack helicopter sale to Iraq

Published 28/01/2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration notified Congress on Monday of plans to sell 24 Apache attack helicopters to Iraq, part of an effort to [more…]

Spying plunges U.S.-German ties lower than Iraq war: Merkel ally

Spying plunges U.S.-German ties lower than Iraq war: Merkel ally

Published 16/01/2014

BERLIN (Reuters) - Relations between Germany and the United States are worse now than during the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq a decade ago, a leading [more…]

Iraq violence kills 54 in run-up to Shi’ite holy day

Iraq violence kills 54 in run-up to Shi’ite holy day

Published 16/12/2013

TIKRIT (Reuters) - Suicide bombers and gunmen killed at least 54 people in Iraq on Monday, medical and police sources said, in attacks mostly targeting [more…]

Analysis: Obama’s aversion to Mideast conflicts fuels backlash from allies

Analysis: Obama’s aversion to Mideast conflicts fuels backlash from allies

Published 26/10/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From Saudi Arabia to Israel, traditional U.S. allies in the Middle East are beginning to ask: Is America turning its back on [more…]

Baghdad cafe bombing kills at least 38

Baghdad cafe bombing kills at least 38

Published 21/10/2013

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber driving a minibus blew himself up outside a cafe in a mainly Shi'ite Muslim district of the Iraqi capital [more…]

Bombs blasts across Iraq kill 25 people

Bombs blasts across Iraq kill 25 people

Published 13/10/2013

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A series of bombs killed at least 25 people across Iraq on Sunday ahead of the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha, police [more…]