Friday Aug 15
Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Al Maliki Concession, National ...
Daily News Flash with Robert Jensen on Al Maliki Concession, National Guards at Texas Border, and Another Poor Black Mother Criminalized Uprising's guest expert Robert Jensen, sitting in for Maya Rockeymoore; Jensen is an author and Professor of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, analyzes today's news headlines: Iraq's embattled Prime ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Iraqi families distraught as religious minority flees violence
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki agreed to step down on Thursday, ending a political deadlock which allowed a new prime minister, Haider al-Abadi, to take over the Iraqi government which has been in turmoil since the ISIS uprising began.
Out of control: the ISIS and the oil market
The self-declared Caliphate led by Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi now covers a land area greater than Britain and a population of over six million in Syria and Iraq, the final rail in the coffin of the Sykes Picot Pact that created the post-Ottoman Arab state system.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Maliki to Iraq: I'm not leaving
The White House says it wants to see newly-named Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi form a new government, but embattled outgoing Prime Minister Nouri al Maliki and his supporters are protesting his removal.Mana Rabiee reports.
As Iraq's PM Refuses to Step Down, US Bombs Drop In the North
The US has sent 130 military advisers to Iraq as part of its operation to deter the Sunni rebel group ISIS that has taken over large swathes of the north.
Saudi king backs new Iraqi PM
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has congratulated Haidar Al-Abadi on his nomination as the new prime minister of Iraq, replacing Nuri Al-Maliki, and expressed hope that Al-Abadi would be able to unify the Iraqi people.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Times of Oman
Abadi gains support of uneasy allies US, Iran
Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect fleeing violence in Iraq, take refuge in the southeastern Turkish town of Silopi, near the Turkish-Iraqi border crossing of Habur, August 12, 2014.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Obama: Iraq solution to take time
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take position on the front line in Makhmur, about 280km north of Baghdad, during clashes with Islamic State militants yesterday.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Iran seeks alternative to Maliki
Iraqi Yazidi families who fled violence in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, are given food at a school where they are taking shelter in the Kurdish city of Dohuk in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region, yesterday.
Four Iraqi policemen wounded in bomb explosions
The first bomb targeted a police patrol in the eastern part of the city, while the other went off in Al-Baladiyah district in the city center.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Maliki orders air force to help Kurds
Baghdad, 0 hours, 42 minutes ago Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki ordered his air force for the first time to back Kurdish forces against Islamic State fighters after the Sunni militants made another dramatic push through the north, state television reported on Monday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Common Ills
Like a bad odor, Nouri refuses to go away
Prime Minister and chief thug of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki killed 4 civilians and left eight more injured in his latest bombing of Mosul, NINA reports .
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Convert or Die
In response to a deadly ultimatum delivered by ISIS, thousands of Iraqi Christians have left their homes to seek safety from religious persecution.