Nico Walker is currently in federal prison for bank robbery. That's given him plenty of time to write his semi-autobiographical novel Cherry, which has received glowing advance reviews.
Quil Lawrence. NPR. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:32:00 -0400.
BAGHDAD (AFP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday (Aug 13) defended his stance on US sanctions against Iran in the face of harsh criticism from Tehran and its allies in Baghdad.
Straits Times. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 03:10:35 +0800.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has cancelled a visit to Iran, his press office said Sunday, as the premier came under strong Iranian criticism over his stand on renewed US sanctions against Tehran. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 09:54:27 -0400.
The man accused of shooting Colorado Springs Police Officer Cem Duzel last week is a refugee from Iraq who has been in the United States since 2012, racking up a host of charges during that time.
Blair Miller. ABC News. Mon, 06 Aug 2018 23:43:04 GMT.
The order, which stops short of an outright ban, came after data from the fitness app Strava highlighted the exercise routes of users on American military bases in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Thomas Gibbons-neff. New York Times. Mon, 06 Aug 2018 21:56:19 GMT.
An Iraqi court on Monday sentenced a French man and a German woman to life in prison in the latest punishments handed down for belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group.
The Local. Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:46:40 +0200.
Because she is an illegal alien who came to the United States 21 years ago, a woman whose husband served in the Marine Corps and later went to Iraq as a member of the National Guard is slated to be deported Friday.
Newsmax. Thu, 02 Aug 2018 23:10:35 EDT.
A POLICE colonel and his brother were killed when unidentified militants opened fire on them on a road between Iraq's Baghdad province and al-Dujail in Salah ad Din province on 31 July, Iraqi News reported. ...
Janes 360. Thu, 02 Aug 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
Official Russian delegation consisting of officials from the Russian ministries of defense and of industry and trade will pay a visit to Baghdad, Haidar Mansour Hadi added
Tass. Sun, 22 Jul 2018 16:59:06 +0300.
Canada will assume command of a NATO training mission in Iraq for its first year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 11 Jul 2018 04:12:10 EDT.
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.
Click on the small Iraq map shown at right to display a full-size
map of Iraq.