Iraq

Government says Iraqi murder allegations against its troops a conspiracy

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LONDON - Allegations British troops unlawfully killed up to 20 Iraqi men at an army camp in 2004 were part of a conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, the British government told a public inquiry into the deaths on Wednesday.

Iraq insurgents use water as weapon after seizing dam 11 Apr 2014

FALLUJA, Iraq - Insurgents in Iraq have added water to their arsenal of weapons after seizing control of a dam in the west of the country that enables them to flood certain areas and prevent security forces from advancing against them.

At 'Donkey Springs', bombers choke off Iraq oil exports 10 Apr 2014

MOSUL/BAGHDAD - Militants whose bombs have shut Iraq's main northern oil export pipeline for 40 days are preventing repairs, threatening to extend an outage that is already the longest since the days of sanctions in the 1990s.

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Drugmaker GSK investigates alleged bribery in Iraq 07 Apr 2014

LONDON - Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, already facing corruption accusations in China, is now investigating allegations of bribery in Iraq, the British company said on Sunday.

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Drugmaker GSK investigates alleged bribery in Iraq 07 Apr 2014

LONDON - Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline, already facing corruption accusations in China, is now investigating allegations of bribery in Iraq, the British company said on Sunday.

At least 20 Iraqi soldiers killed in attacks 05 Apr 2014

FALLUJA, Iraq - At least 20 Iraqi soldiers were killed on Saturday, most of them upon entering a house rigged with explosives northwest of the capital, security officials said.

Militants attack Iraq army battalion headquarters near capital 03 Apr 2014

BAGHDAD - Militants attacked the headquarters of an Iraqi army battalion south of Baghdad overnight, killing at least 12 soldiers and bringing their fight against the government closer to the capital.

Militants attack Iraq army battalion headquarters near capital 03 Apr 2014

BAGHDAD - Militants attacked the headquarters of an Iraqi army battalion south of Baghdad overnight, killing at least 12 soldiers and bringing their fight against the government closer to the capital.

U.N. warns of increasing militant links between Iraq, Syria 28 Mar 2014

UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations on Thursday warned about Islamist militant networks increasingly forging links across the border of Syria and Iraq, which is fuelling sectarian tensions in a region that has suffered from years of bloodshed.

Police raid suspected militants in Istanbul, five wounded 26 Mar 2014

ISTANBUL - Turkish special forces raided buildings in Istanbul used by suspected members of an Islamist militant group active in neighbouring Syria and Iraq late on Tuesday, leaving three policemen and two suspects wounded, police said.

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