24 dead in new wave of Iraq attacks BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — Officials say 10 apparently coordinated car bombs and a shooting across Iraq have killed at least 24 and wounded dozens.
June 16, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Iraq Qaeda leader rebuffs move to end dispute with Syria group: SITE RIYADH (Reuters) - An audio recording attributed to the head of al Qaeda in Iraq suggests he has rebuffed efforts by the group's global leader Ayman al-Zawahri to end a dispute with the movement's Syrian wing, the SITE Monitoring group reported on Saturday. Al Qaeda in Iraq announced in April it had united with Syria's Nusra Front in a new group called the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ...
June 15, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Iraq slashes production plan, but doubts remain BAGHDAD, June 14 (UPI) -- Iraq has formally lowered its controversial oil production target by one quarter, apparently recognizing it was way too ambitious. But industry analysts say that even the scaled-down plan may still be beyond Baghdad's reach because of shale oil.
June 14, 2013 - UPI
President Bush in Times Online Some say the gains we are making in Iraq come too late,Mr Bush said. "They are mistaken. It is never too late to deal a blow to al-Qaeda. It is never too late to advance freedom. And it is never too late to support our troops in a fight...
Robert Byrd in Salon The people are becoming more and more aware that we were hoodwinked, that the leaders of this country misrepresented or exaggerated the necessity for invading Iraq,Byrd said.