- Mosul battle: Iraqi forces edge closer to key mosque
The Great Mosque of al-Nuri is where IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed a "caliphate".
BBC News. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:18:03 GMT.
- U.S. Commander Says Coalition 'Probably' Had Role In Mosul Civilian Deaths
The senior U.S. commander in Iraq says the U.S.-led coalition "probably" had a role in the air strikes that killed scores of people in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:05:50 +0000.
- Mosul offensive: Iraq denies air strike caused civilian deaths
The Iraqi military blames so-called Islamic State booby-traps for residents' deaths.
BBC News. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:35:10 GMT.
- Iraq, US Investigate Reports of Civilian Deaths in Mosul
Iraq says it is investigating reports of more than 100 civilians killed in western Mosul but stressed there is no immediate indication that the deaths were caused by a U.S.-led coalition airstrike. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 05:41:47 -0400.
- Muddy, exhausted, and terrified: This is what it's like to flee Mosul
It's wet and miserable in northern Iraq at this time of year, and for terrified families fleeing the carnage in Mosul, a squalid refugee camp provides cold comfort.
Sophie Mcneill. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:19:42 +1100.
- IS Claims Responsibility for Car Bomb That Kills 23 in Baghdad
A car bomb has killed at least 23 people and wounded 45 more in Baghdad's southwestern Amil neighborhood, Iraqi officials said. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 02:17:48 -0400.
- Mansory Offers Wide-Body Kit for Mercedes-Benz G-Class
It’s hard to believe that the Mercedes-Benz G-class has been around for nearly 38 years. The boxy, tall, and top-heavy G-Wagen cuts an iconic stance from Beverly Hills to Baghdad. ...
Etahaney. Motor Trend. Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:00:16 +0000.
The Republic of Iraq, located in southwest Asia, is governed by a
federal government comprised of executive, legislative, and judicial
branches plus various independent commissions.
Its capital city is Baghdad, and its currency is the Iraqi Dinar.
The primary languages used in Iraq are Arabic and Kurdish, and in 2007,
Iraq's estimated population was 27,500,000. Approximately 77% of
Iraqis are Arab, 18% are Kurdish, and 5% are other ethnicities.
Click on the small Iraq map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iraq.