Middle East

  • People inspect the site of a car bomb attack in Baghdad, Aug. 13, 2014.
  • Iraqi security forces stand guard during a pro-government demonstration supporting Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, in Baghdad, Aug. 13, 2014.
  • Pro-government supporters of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, chant slogans during a demonstration in Baghdad, Aug. 13, 2014.
  • An Iraqi man inspects the site of a car bomb attack in central Baghdad's busy commercial Karradah neighborhood, Aug. 13, 2014.
  • Iraqi security forces stand guard during a demonstration in support of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, in Baghdad, Aug. 13, 2014.
  • U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Gautambhai Patel operates a forklift to get pallets consisting of food and water to displaced citizens near Sinjar, Iraq, Aug. 11, 2014. (U.S. Department of Defense)
  • Service member volunteers prepare a pallet of food and water before loading it onto aircraft for air drops near Sinjar, Iraq, Aug. 11, 2014. (U.S. Department of Defense)
  • U.S. Air Force Captains Andrea Delosreyes, Trent Parker and Airman 1st Class Kevin Haggith, 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, KC-135 Stratotanker aircrew, head to their aircraft for in-air refueling for F-16 Fighting Falcons completing missions over Iraq, Aug. 11, 2014. (U.S. Department of Defense)
  • Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence from forces loyal to the Islamic State in Sinjar town, get help from a member of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) near the Syrian border town of Elierbeh of Al-Hasakah Governorate
  • Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters take position as they monitor the area from their front line position in Bashiqa, a town 13 kilometers north-east of Mosul, Aug.12, 2014.

Events in Iraq

Published August 13, 2014


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