- Kirkuk: Iraqi forces seize largest oil fields near disputed city
It is the latest in a series of moves by Baghdad after Iraqi Kurds voted for independence.
BBC News. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:43:44 GMT.
- Iraqi forces seize Kirkuk from Kurds after independence vote
Iraqi Government forces capture the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk with a bold offensive marking the most decisive action Baghdad has taken to quash the Kurds' bid for independence.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 06:26:44 +1100.
- Oil prices rise amid Iraq tensions
Crude prices rise as Iraqi forces capture territory from Kurds and the US mulls sanctions on Iran.
BBC News. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:54:42 GMT.
- ISIS frees prisoners as it loses grip on Mosul
March 12, 2017 5:00 AMBAGHDAD • The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has released dozens of prisoners held in jails in the districts of Mosul that remain under its control, residents said yesterday.
Straits Times. Sun, 12 Mar 2017 05:00:00 +0800.
- Islamic State Leader Baghdadi Believed To Have Fled Mosul, Hid In Desert
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has fled his base in Mosul and left behind lower-level operatives to fight the battle for control of the city, U.S. and Iraqi officials said on March 8.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 09 Mar 2017 02:54:43 +0000.
- Mansory Offers Wide-Body Kit for Mercedes-Benz G-Class
It’s hard to believe that the Mercedes-Benz G-class has been around for nearly 38 years. The boxy, tall, and top-heavy G-Wagen cuts an iconic stance from Beverly Hills to Baghdad. ...
Etahaney. Motor Trend. Fri, 23 Dec 2016 16:00:16 +0000.
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.