Top United Nations officials are calling on Government of Iraq to impose a moratorium on the use of the death penalty after a new UN report found an alarming rise in executions carried out by the country since capital punishment was restored in 2005. A report published on Sunday, 19…
BAGHDAD - At least 70 of Sunni worshipers were killed during a militant raid on a rural mosque in central Iraq on Friday, a retaliation attack that security officials said had followed the attempted assassination of a local Shiite militia leader. It was not immediately clear who carried out the…
In pursuing of al-Maliki's war against Iraqi people, especially in the uprising provinces; the current government is raining high explosive barrel bombs on civilians in defiance of international calls that urged to end the conflict in Iraq and to stop the notorious indiscriminate use of barrel bombs and other weapons…
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said "Maliki's government-backed militias" in Iraq involved with killing Sunni civilians during the last five months.  In a report issued on last Thursday, HRW said such acts occurred in the capital Baghdad and the two provinces of Diyala and Hilla., building its conclusions on witnesses and…
More than 1,700 people were killed, mainly civilians, and no less than 2000 others wounded in Iraq in last July, the United Nations said Friday, making it one of the deadliest months of the year. The civilian casualities were mostly due to indiscriminate shelling the civilian areas carried out by…
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