New Zealand Herald
Murky origins of Iraq attacks stir foreboding
By Mohammed Abbas BAGHDAD, April 14 (Reuters) - A series of bombings and clashes between Sunni militias and Shi'ite-led government forces have stirred a sense of foreboding in Iraq ahead of a national election and the withdrawal of US troops. ...
Signs of extremists' resurgence in Iraq
Sunni Insurgents Claim Blast That Killed 5 US Troops
Iraq accuses media of provoking strife
US troops 'might stay in N Iraq'
BBC News, UK
US combat troops may stay in northern Iraq after a deadline for them to pull back by the end of June has passed, the top US commander in the area has said. Col Gary Volesky said his soldiers would stay in Mosul and other nearby cities where al-Qaeda ...
Gates: ‘Last gasp' remark on al-Qaida in Iraq was mistake
Commander: US Troops Could Remain in Iraqi City Beyond June 30
US troops could stay in Mosul past June deadline
Soldier's lawyer says no evidence of Iraq slayings
The Associated Press
VILSECK, Germany (AP) — The lawyer for a US Army master sergeant accused of hatching a plan to kill four bound and blindfolded Iraqis in 2007 continued Tuesday to suggest that there was no physical evidence the killings even happened. ...
US soldier charged with civilian murder in Iraq
US soldier from Iraq faces court martial
3rd GI faces trial over detainee deaths
Tsongas: Iraq timetable on track
Boston Globe, United States
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas, who returned home Saturday from a six-day trip to Iraq and Afghanistan, says US military officers and Iraqis are committed to meeting the Obama Administration's timetable for withdrawing American combat forces by the end of ...
Hall visits Iraq, Afghanistan
Another $77.1 Billion for the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars
Will Obama vacate Iraq?
NCR-Iran.org (press release)
Associations and Communities across Iraq and Iran urge lifting of ...
NCR-Iran.org (press release), UK
Camp Ashraf, north of Baghdad in Iraq, is home to approximately 3500 residents who are members of the main Iranian democratic opposition movement, the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). They are regarded as ‘protected persons’ under ...
Shell in talks with Chinese on Iraq venture
AP , 04.14.09, 03:50 AM EDT Royal Dutch Shell is talking to Chinese oil companies about a possible bid to develop oil fields in Iraq, CEO Jeroen van der Veer said Tuesday. "We are in the process of forming partnerships for certain bids, ...
Shell partners with Chinese for Iraq oil bid
Shell Studies Iraqi Oil-Field Investment With China
Shell in talks with Chinese firms for Iraq oil field bid: CEO
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4273
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
AP AP As of Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at least 4273 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. ...
Georgia soldier faces hearing in Iraq slayings
The Associated Press
(AP) — An Army sergeant charged with murder shouted "My career's over, just kill me," as soldiers pinned him to the ground after he shot and killed two fellow US soldiers in Iraq, members of their unit told a military judge Monday. ...
Soldiers Slain Iraq
Seven Months After Local Soldier Was Murdered in Iraq, Details ...
US soldier on trial for comrades' deaths
Iraq Tries to Prove Autonomy, and Makes Inroads
New York Times, United States
The country’s emerging foreign policy was outlined in a speech that Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki gave two weeks ago to the Arab League conference in Doha, Qatar, underscoring Iraq’s Arab and Muslim identity, signaling that it is not following in ...
Iraq, Russia agree on military cooperation
Soldier killed in Iraq 'ready to finally grow up'
Gautier, 22, was killed in Iraq last week when a suicide bomber detonated a truck loaded with explosives near a police station where he was. His body was returned to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Sunday, along with the bodies of four other US ...