US Preparing To Evacuate Embassy Staff In Iraq

By: Monday June 16, 2014 6:45 am

As Iraq descends further into chaos the US embassy in Baghdad is preparing to evacuate embassy staff. There is little doubt that if ISIS fighters take control of Baghdad they will target the US embassy. The staff will be moved to Jordan or other consulates in the country not under direct threat. President Obama has [...]

 

Protesters Shot, Arrested, Beaten – In Libya? No, Iraq

By: Friday February 25, 2011 11:48 am

Even with the al Maliki government imposing a curfew on Baghdad, raiding organizers offices, and warning that protests might be the site of car bombs or might be the work of “Saddamists” and “Al Qaeda,” thousands gathered in the streets across Iraq to demand clean water, food, electricity and an end to corruption.

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