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  • Ex-vice president of Iraq captured, turned over to U.S.

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Taha Yassin Ramadan, a former Iraqi vice president known as "Saddam's knuckles" for his ruthlessness against regime enemies, was captured by Kurdish fighters Tuesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and turned over to U.S. forces.
  • Al-Qaida affiliate declares 'emirate' in Aleppo

    ISTANBUL One week after radical Islamists in Iraq declared a "caliphate" spanning the Iraqi-Syria border with its capital in Mosul, Al Qaida's affiliate in Syria, Jabhat al Nusra, said it is setting up an "emirate" in rebel-held parts of Aleppo. Nusra...

    Expansion of 'secret' facility in Iraq suggests closer U.S.-Kurd ties

    IRBIL, Iraq A supposedly secret but locally well-known CIA station on the outskirts of Irbil's airport is undergoing rapid expansion as the United States considers whether to engage in a war against Islamist militants who've seized control of half of Iraq...

    Trudy Rubin: Iraqi leader must step aside

    Having ignored Iraq since 2009, the Obama team is now desperately trying to devise a way to prevent its total collapse and to roll back the jihadi state newly established on a third of Iraqi territory. The only slim hope of doing either requires the...

    Bruised Iraqi army leans on Shi'ite militias, volunteers

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi soldier says he abandoned the army last week in despair. And while he still plans to fight he will not rejoin the unit he deserted in the western city of Ramadi. Instead, he wants to sign up as a volunteer, alongside tens...