- Female candidates fight for rights in Iraq campaign
With fears that women's rights are being eroded in Iraq, prospective female lawmakers are determined to push women's issues to the fore of campaigning
Hurriyet. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:40:00 +0200.
- Iraq: Separate attacks kill at least 12 people
Officials say attacks in Iraq have killed at least 12 people and wounded 35 others.
Miami Herald. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 05:54 EDT.
- Violence Claims More Lives In Fallujah, Baghdad
At least 21 people were killed in Baghdad, Fallujah, and nearby areas on April 19 in bombings and months-long fighting between government forces and Al-Qaeda-linked militants.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 02:58:03 +0000.
- 1 killed, 9 wounded in suicide bomb attack in Baghdad
At least one policeman was killed and nine people were wounded in an attempt by suicide bombers to storm a religious Shiite college in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Sunday, an Interior Ministry source said.
- CPJ: Iraq Remains World Leader in Unsolved Murders of Journalists
A press freedom group says Iraq continues to lead the world in unsolved murders of journalists. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:34:13 -0400.
- Iraq shuts notorious Abu Ghraib jail
Iraq's government closes the notorious Abu Ghraib prison because of what it says are security concerns.
BBC News. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:58:47 GMT.
- Time to publish Iraq report - Clegg
It is time to "get on" with publishing the findings of the Iraq Inquiry, which began its work almost five years ago, Nick Clegg says.
BBC News. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:13:44 GMT.
- At Least 7 Killed in Iraq Suicide Attack
A suicide car bomber in northern Iraq has killed at least seven people. The bomber drove his explosives-laden vehicle into a security checkpoint northwest of the city of Kirkuk. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:00:18 -0400.
- Iraq Sunni Leader Survives Attack By Government Forces
ABU GHRAIB, Iraq, April 11, 2014 -- Dr. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:01:00 EDT.
- Difficult To Quantify, But Iraqi Gold Purchase Helped Push Gold Prices Towards $1,400: Peter Hug
(Kitco News) - Following Tuesday’s news that the Central Bank of Iraq purchased $1.56 billion of gold in March, many were left wondering why gold was not moving upwards.
By Kitco News. Forbes. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 18:21:00 GMT.
Facts About Iraq
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.
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map of Iraq.
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