Another death sentence for Iraq's 'Chemical Ali'
Los Angeles Times, CA
Darko Vojinovic / AP "Chemical Ali," whose real name is Ali Hassan Majid, had previously been convicted and sentenced to death for the killings of tens of thousands of Kurds in northern Iraq in the late 1980s, and for a 1991 crackdown on Shiites in ...
Iraq's "Chemical Ali" given third death sentence
Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' sentenced to death for third time
Iraq's 'Chemical Ali' gets 3rd death sentence
Debating the Iraq exit
March 3, 2009 | On Friday, President Obama told the country that he will bring the Iraq war to an end. In a speech to the Marines at Camp Lejeune, NC, Obama said that he would withdraw all combat brigades by Aug. 31, 2010, and withdraw all troops by ...
Video: Obama: combat in Iraq to end in 2010
Obama on Iraq Timetable: There's Always a Plan B
Partial Peace, Looming War
The Associated Press
Iraq motorcycle bomb kills three, wounds 16
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A motorcycle bomb placed outside a mosque killed three people and wounded 16 in northern Iraq's volatile Diyala province Monday, police said. The blast in Khalis, 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad, underscored the challenges Iraqi ...
Iran's Rafsanjani Visits Iraq
Talabani: Iraq wants Iranian opposition camp out
Report: Former Iranian president to visit Iraq
US soldier killed in Iraq
... adding that the incident is under investigation. The latest death raised the toll of the US soldiers who have been killed in Iraq to 4254 since the US-led invasion in Iraq in March 2003, according to media count based on Pentagon figures.
Obama's plan for Iraq pullout is met with joy and worries
Iraq death toll rises but still lower overall
US Soldier Killed In Iraq
High price of democracy in Iraq
In saying that the provincial elections in Iraq are a turning point (We will leave Iraq a better place - British general, 2 March), Lieutenant-General John Cooper ignores the price paid for this fragile progress. At least two estimates - by the ...
British commander says democracy rooted in Iraq: report
Iraq will be left 'a better place' when army leaves
VICTORY IN IRAQ - ALMOST
Washington's Short-Term View of Iraq
Washington Post Blogs, DC
The Current Discussion: The Obama administration has finally set a date for withdrawing US troops for Iraq. If ethnic strife returns there, raising again the specter of civil war, should the US send troops back in? The promise of a withdrawal of US ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4254
The Associated Press
As of Monday, March 2, 2009, at least 4254 members of the US military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action. ...
Blackwater founder, CEO resigns
The State Department has decided not to renew Blackwater/Xe's contract in Iraq when it expires in May, a State Department official told CNN in late January. That followed a refusal by the Iraqi government to renew the firm's operating license because ...
Xe tries to leave history of Blackwater behind
(Adds background, detail, quotes)
Scandal-Ridden Blackwater CEO Steps Down
The Miami Herald
Iraq: Mission Accomplished
Washington Times, DC
President Obama constantly bemoans all the troubles he says he inherited from George Bush, but has never given President Bush due credit for the US victory in Iraq. The former president's name was conspicuously absent from Mr. Obama's remarks Friday ...
Team Obama's clues on Afghan goals
Gates: Obama More Analytical Than Bush
Obama Caves to the Oil Companies.
4th Stryker Brigade returning to Iraq sooner
Seattle Post Intelligencer
The Defense Department says the 4th Stryker Brigade at Fort Lewis will deploy to Iraq this fall several months ahead of the original schedule. The Army said Monday the deployment was moved up to replace the 5th Stryker Brigade, also based at Fort Lewis ...
Key Iraq Training Units Still Being Developed
Officials Announce Upcoming Iraq, Afghanistan Deployments
4000 from 4th SBCT to deploy to Iraq