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Iraq - The News from Iraq

Iraqis Flock to Vote in Face of Violence
Unfortunately, a vote in Iraq does not come without attacks by insurgents hoping to deter democracy.

Bush Ducks Flying Shoes in Iraq
Perhaps foes of President Bush will be cheering for a good solid week at this image, but the flying footwear assault at a press conference with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki turned into a melee that was no laughing matter.

Iraq's Economic Stimulus Plan
In Iraq, the dinars are going straight from the prime minister's pocket into your hands.

The 4,000th U.S. Death in Iraq
A roadside bomb killed four U.S. servicemen on March 23, 2008, pushing deaths to the latest grisly milestone.

'Chemical Ali' to Hang for Anfal Genocide
Ali Hassan al-Majid, aka Saddam's cousin, is sentenced to hang for crimes against humanity

The Story Behind Iraq's Mass Graves
As we neared the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war, yet another mass grave was discovered in a country that is pocked with crude burial sites dating back to Saddam Hussein's Baathist rule that began in 1979.

CIA World Factbook - Iraq
A primer on Iraq's leaders, geography, demographics, economy, military, infrastructure, and more.

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