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MADRID, 13 January 2011 (IRIN) - Asma Al-Haidari, an Amman-based Iraqi human rights analyst and advocate, says the phenomenon of enforced disappearances in Iraq touches the whole population, irrespective of age, gender, ethnicity or religious belief.

The number of missing persons in Iraq...

January 13, 2011

ANKAWA, 23 December 2010 (IRIN) - Hundreds of Iraqi Christihttp://web.globalexchange.org/gx/countries/mideast/iraq/manage_addProduct/NGO_SITE/article_factoryans are fleeing to the northern semi-autonomous Kurdish region and particularly the town of Ankawa, which has become a safe haven for the...

December 23, 2010

(Reuters) - An alliance of Iraq's Shi'ite political blocs picked Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Friday to head the next government, a step toward ending a political stalemate that left Iraq without a new government for more than six months.

Despite the nomination...

Rania El Gamal
October 1, 2010

UNITED NATIONS —  Iraq's foreign minister urged the United States on Monday to take a more active role in breaking the deadlock over formation of a new government, saying the nearly seven-month election stalemate has not only left the country in limbo but hurt its economy. Hoshyar Zebari...

JOHN DANISZEWSKI and EDITH M. LEDERER (AP)
September 27, 2010

The war in Iraq has taken a heavy toll on children, many of whom saw their own family members kidnapped, tortured and executed during the brutal sectarian fighting from 2006 to 2008. More recently, orphanages are filling up with children left without parents after...

Kelly McEvers
August 13, 2010

During the most violent years of the Iraq war, American commanders believed that neighboring Iran was behind insurgent attacks — a way to keep the country unstable. As U.S. forces slowly depart Iraq, officials say Iran is moving toward a more soft-power approach, trying...

August 3, 2010

As a student, former Military Intelligence Officer and veteran, I've spent the last six years studying political violence and its causes. Simply put, when the process of dialogue between disputing parties breaks down, and the aggrieved party is denied recourse through...

T.J. Buonomo
June 18, 2010

 

Since 2003, more than 4,300 American...

T.J. Buonomo
June 9, 2010

 

We chose to write this blog together as father and daughter, Veterans for Peace member and Iraq Veterans Against the War National Advisory Committee member, psychologist and oil expert to answer the question: how can service members and veterans help to bring to an end the war in...

By Antonia and Joseph Juhasz
March 21, 2010

L to R: Conor Curran; Fred Ptucha, Vietnam War veteran from Santa
Rosa; and Josh Stieber - all members of Veterans For Peace.

Stand up and repeat these words in marching cadence:

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By Nadya Williams
January 26, 2010