iraq and the media: a critical timeline

Bush has received credible report that Al- Qaeda affiliated terrorists have been given chemical weapons by Iraq government. ... The report had been cited by Colin Powell his speech to the UN as proof that Iraqis had weapons. — Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly again promises his viewers that U.S..

un / iraq

SOUNDBITE Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, United Nations Special Representative for Iraq and Head of United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq .. I am keenly aware of the importance of continued wide-based international support, support to ensure that Iraq leaves its violent past..

islamic state's 'caliphate' in syria, iraq

On June 29, 2014, jihadists of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant proclaim a caliphate led by Abu Bakr al- Baghdadi across territory the group seized Syria and Iraq and rebrands Islamic State .. ... On Saturday, March 23, SDF announces the death of the caliphate after seizing total control..


Iranian President Rouhani visited Iraq for first time as Islamic State kept up insurgency. Rouhani visited Iraq 11-13 March, meeting President Salih and PM Mahdi and signing MoUs for joint projects involving sector, trade and infrastructure. ..

white house iraq group

White House Iraq Group was the marketing arm of White House whose purpose was to sell the invasion of Iraq to the public.. ... Card, Jr formed White House Iraq Group, or WHIG, to set strategy for each stage of the confrontation with Baghdad. ..

beyond the surge in iraq

Shiite government forces and various militias from the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq's  Badr Brigades to Sadr's Mahdi Army had won the Battle of Baghdad and carried out massive ethnic cleansing of Sunnis, along with other religious minorities, comprise the majority of the displaced people and..

the state of struggle in iraq

The nature of the future ongoing relationship between United States and Iraq has been vexed and unsettled question since 2004, when U.S L. ... For detailed discussions of U.S economic policies and actions Iraq, Schwartz, War Without End, pp 33-45, and Chapters 10-13 and Naomi Klein,  The..

wave of protests in iraq

The current events Iraq should also be seen conjunction with recent developments in the rest of Middle East, unemployment and corruption pushing wide layers back onto the streets. ..

effective governance in iraq

First, let me join others in thanking SRSG Kubis both for his report and for all the work he has done over the last three years and nine months as SRSG Iraq. ... For example, the discovery of over 200 mass grave sites demonstrates the importance of achieving justice for the victims of Da'esh..

barham saleh elected iraq president

BAGHDAD - Moderate Kurdish Barham Saleh to the post of president of Iraq Tuesday evening in parliamentary vote pitting Kurdish heavyweights against each other for the time following independence referendum.. ... The tendency to push for consensus would also satisfy both United States and PUK's..

iraq: secret detention, no recourse

The International Commission on Missing Persons, estimates that the number of missing people Iraq could range from 250,000 to one million people, with International Committee of Red Cross stating that Iraq has the number of missing people in the world.. ... Iraq's new..

‘kurdish independence plan weakens iraq

He said Islamic Republic wishes security, development and prosperity for people, parties and groups in the north of Iraq. ... secure, stable and united Iraq promotes the country's, stability and progress friendly countries to Iraq and its well-wishers must support such..

iraq: strengthen domestic violence bill

Demonstrators Baghdad call International Women's Day a day of mourning  in protest of Iraq's new draft Jaafari Personal Status Law, parental and other rights after divorce, make it easier for men to take multiple wives, and allow girls to be married from age 9. ... Iraq's Anti-Violence..

iraq liberates key district near tikrit

The commander of Iraq's federal police forces said on Tuesday that the forces recaptured Dhaba'e district south of the city of Tikrit.. ... On Monday, member of Iraqi military was killed as four assailants dressed in military uniforms attacked army headquarters in western Iraq. ..

cheney argues for war on iraq

Kissinger, that Iraq's development of advanced weaponry, its refusal to allow U.N inspectors to monitor its weapons programs and its hostility had produced imperative for pre-emptive action... ... Britain, European ally that is considered to aid pre-emptive strike against Iraq, that the..

obama’s new war in iraq

August 28, 2014 Ashley Smith analyzes the complex conflicts driving the in Middle East--and fueling the drive for U.S Iraq, possibly Syria... THE ISLAMIC State Iraq and Syria's horrifying execution of American James Foley has given Obama cover to intensify its military Iraq,..

understanding the crisis in iraq

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, --anointed by U.S and Iraq and other nearby countries--and the government of Iraq, led by its would-be strongman Prime Minister Nuri al- Maliki and sometimes-orphaned client of U.S. For the couple of years, local folks in Sunni areas of..

shadowy terrorist group emerges in iraq

new group Iraq called White Flag is coming under close scrutiny by U.S agencies amid concerns the organization could become successor to Islamic State.. White Flag is armed group operating in areas of northwestern and Iraq according to U.S defense and military officials... ..

crisis in iraq

minority position in the ruling class, represented by those like then Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, Paul Wolfowitz, wanted United States to conduct regime change Iraq and throughout the region. ... By conquering sections of Syria, ISIS amassed war chest of $2 billion that it used to..

trump: 'iran is taking over iraq'

Iran is taking over Iraq, added GOP nominee while debating his Democratic nemesis Hillary Clinton for the third and time during the campaign. ... Some of Shiite militias deployed to Iraq reportedy include members of Iran's proxy Hezbollah and other groups with bloody records of..

the end of iraq?

The Islamic State Iraq and Syria has managed to withstand the combined assault of Iraqi government forces, Shia death squads and war led by U.S government. ... THE MOST obvious thing for anyone Iraq is the extraordinary levels of violence that take place every day, even in city like..

kerry spins his record on iraq

Secretary of State John Kerry revised the historical record to say both he and Chuck Hagel, now the secretary of defense, opposed the decision to go into Iraq as senators. The president — and this is very important, all of your listeners, lot of people in the country are sitting there and saying..

invasion of iraq, 10 years later

Althought the war's tremendous costs helped to undermine U.S., Iraq and Afghanistan was financial boon for military contractors. ... Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction concluded in newly-published report that at least $8 billion of U.S spending on reconstruction was..

shiites protest iraq government

KARBALA, Iraq -- group of 5,000 Iraqi Shiite demonstrators in the city of Karbala turned the observance of Ashura into political protest against the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on Sunday, expressing wide-ranging criticisms as the country prepares for critical in early March. ..

iraq, world divided over death sentence

But the reaction to the verdicts, in the heavily fortified Baghdad and across Iraq, were testament to the bitter divisions sown by the toppling of Hussein April 2003, and to the country's spiraling descent since then into near-anarchy of insurgency and sectarian killing. ..

'sober' iraq assessment issued

In truth, it's not matter of American will that determines whether we win or lose Iraq, except Iraqi governance, and the most we can do is to support and encourage that effort.. ... U.S strategy for prevailing over the violence and worsening conditions Iraq, is for American troops..

iraq hand-over has u.n. blessing

-led of Iraq to deliver unanimous support to Iraqi and vow to help steer the country toward democratic elections next year.. ... But he added, Naturally it will take quite time before the adoption of the document will have any impact on the real change on Iraq... ..

iraq spurns palace inspections

Iraq declared it will not deal with any new resolution that contradicts what has been agreed upon with U.N., in brief announcement read on Iraqi radio... ... But there's no tolerance for that in this administration -- and he does not get it, said Judith Yaphe, Iraq expert and former..

end the sanctions on iraq

Lifting the sanctions against Iraq is the humane course of action for Bush administration. Iraq's military has been decimated leaving Israel without credible opponent to counter its aggressive designs in Middle East. ..

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