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Iraq Officials Say Suicide Attack Kills Politician
Iraqi officials say a suicide attack has killed a local political leader and four of his relatives in northern Iraq . A police officer said Wednesday that a suicide bomber blew himself up late the previous night inside Younis al-Rammah's guesthouse
Kurds Fight for Place in Syrian Civil War
Over the past year, some Kurds began openly calling for an officially autonomous region in Syria similar to that of northern Iraq . Vehicles sporting license plates reading "Rojava Kurdistan," or "western Kurdistan," have become more common
Sunni Governor Escapes Assassination in Iraq
Iraq officials say 2 killed in failed assassination attempt on Sunni governor in northern Iraq
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reminder of the nation's continued insurgency. In all, officials said extremists launched 10 attacks in Baghdad and in northern Iraq , in Kirkuk, Samarra, Dibis and Taji. Additionally, mortars were fired into the northern cities of Beiji and Saddam
Ed Kashi: Parallel Lives
by all this time away from my family. Students from Bahirka, a collective town for displaced people from all over northern Iraq from the Anfal campaign, play on fallen Iraqi tanks in the town of Shera Swars in Arbil, Iraq, April 18, 2005
Jim Sciutto Leaving ABC News to Become Chief of Staff to the U.S. Ambassador to China
Polk Award and Overseas Press Club award for his work from Myanmar. He won Emmy awards in 2004 and 2005, covering northern Iraq , and was nominated for several other Emmys including for his reporting live under fire during the school siege in
U.S. To Transfer Camp Victory in Baghdad to Iraqi Control
posed by insurgents. However, two violent attacks in northern Iraq on Thursday killed 20 Iraqis and left 32 wounded of the pullout. The big U.S. air base at Balad in northern Iraq was transferred to Iraqi control last week. The installation
U.S. Withdrawal from Iraq Continues: Air Base at Balad Turned Over to Iraqis
The most significant base to recently be turned over to Iraqi control was the giant U.S. air base at Balad in northern Iraq . It had long served as a major air hub for US forces in Iraq. Brigadier General Bradley Becker, the deputy commanding
Analysis: What Iraq Drawdown Means for Troops, Obama, U.S.
announcement comes on the very same day that Turkey has invaded Northern Iraq , saying it will send 10,000 troops to hunt the PKK Turkey is now considering creating a buffer zone in Northern Iraq . In the US, and around the world, some are worried
U.S. Hikers Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal's Families Appeal to Iran to 'Show Compassion'
territory. They denied the Iranian charges of spying and insisted they were only hiking, not spying, in a scenic area of northern Iraq and mistakenly crossed the Iranian border. Bauer and Fattal's families today issued a statement after receiving
Report: Iran Sentences U.S. Hikers Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal to 8 Years in Jail for Spying, Illegal Entry
They denied the Iranian charges of espionage and insisted they were only hiking, not spying, in a scenic area of northern Iraq and mistakenly crossed the Iranian border. Shourd was forced to leave her two friends behind when she was released
Verdict for American Hikers in Iran Will Be Issued Within One Week, Judge Announces
They have denied the Iranian charges of espionage, insisting they were only hiking, not spying, in a scenic area of northern Iraq near the Iranian border. Their mothers were allowed to visit over a year ago. Shourd was forced to leave her two
ABC News Announces New Correspondent Assignments
number of honors. He won Emmy awards in 2004 and 2005 for Best Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast, covering northern Iraq for the “Iraq: Where Things Stand.” He was also nominated for Emmy Awards in 2008 for his reporting from Myanmar
Sunday Spotlight: Inside 'Homeland'
having gotten close to his captor's son. A drone missile hit and destroyed part of a compound in the mountains of northern iraq . For that son to be killed among children in a drone strikes, we felt that's something that may take somebody andmissile hit and destroyed part of a compound in the mountains of northern iraq . For that son to be killed among children in a drone strikes, we felt that's something that may take somebody and think
The Major Conflict in Northern Iraq
Overseas now and in Northern Iraq near the border with Turkey a major battle is under way between offensive began on Thursday. ABC's Terry McCarthy reports now from Northern Iraq on this conflict that risks causing. More problems for the USOverseas now and in Northern Iraq near the border with Turkey a major battle is under way between Turkish forces and members of a Kurdish rebel group who are fighting. For their own state in southeastern Turkey. The Turkish military says -- killed more than a hundred rebels since the offensive began on Thursday. ABC's Terry McCarthy reports now from Northern Iraq on this conflict that risks causing. More problems for the US mission in Iraq. The Kurdish north of Iraq had been peaceful.
Where Things Stand: Northern Iraq
like Baghdad and Mosul here they live in peace economy is growing everyone has a job and they're free to come to the market because shopping here. Without fear of being blown up. I'm Terry McCarthy for ABC news revealed Northern Iraq .fear of being blown up. I'm Terry McCarthy for ABC news revealed Northern Iraq .
Deadliest Attack in Months in Iraq
At least 200 people were killed in a series of truck bombings in northern Iraq .
Bombings in Iraq
As many as 500 people were killed in a bombing in northern Iraq .
Signed Orders Submitted in Saddam Trial
Prosecutors allege that Saddam ordered the execution of Kurds in Northern Iraq .
American Hikers in Iran Closer to Freedom?
They denied the Iranian charges of espionage from the get go insisting there hiking not spying and a scenic area of Northern Iraq near the Iranian border. Their mothers were allowed to visit the prisoners in Iran over a year ago. Last Septembergo insisting there -- hiking not spying and a scenic area of Northern Iraq near the Iranian border. Their mothers were allowed to visit the prisoners in Iran over a year ago. Last September short was