Iraq Bombings Kill 41 – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAn Iraqi police officer stands guard at the site of a car bomb in central Baghdad on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. BAGHDAD—A wave of bombings across Iraq striking … Read More

Obama’s Foreign Policy Successes Imperiled by Iraq Violence – Bloomberg

BloombergPresident Barack Obama, whose top foreign policy achievements include killing Osama bin Laden and ending the war in Iraq, now faces the prospect of a safe haven for anti-Western extremists … Read More

Iraqis Make Gains Against Militants in Key City – New York Times

New York TimesBAGHDAD — Iraqi security forces and their tribal allies made gains in heavy fighting on Sunday in Ramadi, reclaiming parts of the city from Sunni militants aligned with … Read More

Kerry vows support for Iraq government in Fallujah, but won’t send US troops – Fox News

Fox NewsIn his first remarks since Islamic militants with Al Qaeda ties overran the Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry promised support for Iraq’s … Read More

Iraq Fighters, Qaeda Allies, Claim Falluja As New State – New York Times

New York TimesBAGHDAD — Black-clad Sunni militants of Al Qaeda destroyed the Falluja Police Headquarters and mayor’s office, planted their flag atop other government buildings and decreed the western Iraqi … Read More

Deadly Shootout and Arrest in Iraq Set Off Sunni Protests – New York Times

New York TimesBAGHDAD — A raid by Iraqi security forces on the home of a prominent Sunni member of Parliament on Saturday morning in Anbar Province set off a two-hour … Read More

UPDATE 4-Christmas bombings kill 34 in Iraq – Reuters

Reuters… Print. * Car bomb kills 24 after Christmas mass. * Separate attacks on Shi’ites, police kill 10. * Al Qaeda-linked groups have targeted Christians (Adds quote and detail from … Read More

Officials: Car bomb kills 15 near Baghdad church – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a car bomb went off near a Baghdad church during Christmas Mass, killing at least 15 people. A police officer says Wednesday’s explosion … Read More

Christmas bomb attacks kill 20 in Baghdad’s Christian areas – Reuters

ReutersBAGHDAD (Reuters) – At least 20 people were killed in bomb attacks in Christian areas of Baghdad on Wednesday, including a car bomb that exploded near a church after a … Read More