Suicide Attack Kills at Least 15 in Iraq
New York Times, United States
It was the second attack on security forces in Iraq in two days, punctuating a spike in bombings that has killed more than 70 people this month, including five American soldiers who died in a suicide truck bombing in northern Iraq last Friday. ...
Suicide blast hits Iraq army base
Iraq: Suicide bomber kills 15 Iraqi soldiers
Suicide bomber kills 16 Iraqi soldiers in Anbar province
Iraqi-born insurgent jailed for 25 years in US
WASHINGTON (AFP) — A US federal judge Thursday sentenced an Iraqi-born Dutch citizen to 25 years in prison for conspiring to kill Americans in Iraq in the first case of its kind, the US Justice Department said. Wesam al-Delaema, who made demonstration ...
Bomber will get final sentence from Dutch judge
Dutch man sentenced in first Iraq terror prosecution
Earthtimes (press release)
US sergeant gets life for detainee murders in Iraq
VILSECK, Germany (AFP) — A US soldier was jailed for life Thursday for the "execution-style" murder of four prisoners in Iraq, a court martial here said. US Master Sergeant John E. Hatley had also been found guilty Wednesday of conspiracy to kill the ...
US soldier gets life for murder of Iraq prisoners
Iraq soldier says he gave conflicting accounts
World Briefing | Middle East Iraq: US Soldier Pleads Not Guilty in ...
New York Times
Gates Takes His Case for Military Budget on the Road
New York Times, United States
“For too long, there was a belief, or a hope, that Iraq and Afghanistan were exotic distractions that would be wrapped up relatively soon,” Mr. Gates told a sometimes skeptical audience of officers and civilians at the Army War College here in ...
Gates eyes quick relaunch of US Army-vehicle revamp
Gates cautious on changing 'don't ask, don't tell'
More on Robert Gates's rationale
Kurds, Arabs Maneuver Ahead of UN Report on N. Iraq
Washington Post, United States
By Ernesto Londoño BAGHDAD, April 16 -- Kurdish and Arab politicians in northern Iraq are preparing for a potentially long and bruising fight over disputed areas as they await the release of UN reports expected to propose joint administration of Kirkuk ...
Kurds anxious over US withdrawal
Iraq's Minorities Issue Joint Statement on Kurdish Expansion Plans
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4273
By AP As of Thursday, April 16, 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. ...
Executions main cause of civilian death during Iraq war
AP - April 16, 2009 12:33 AM ET BAGHDAD (AP) - A new study suggests executions, not bombings, have been the leading cause of civilian deaths during the Iraq war. The study has appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine, and looked at civilian ...
Iraq air raids hit mostly women and children
The Weapons That Kill Civilians — Deaths of Children and ...
Report: US Air Strikes in Iraq Kill Mostly Women, Children
Army sergeant killed squad leader in Iraq, soldier testifies
Los Angeles Times, CA
Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich also shot and killed another sergeant at their base in Iraq in the incident last year, according to testimony at a military court hearing. Associated Press Ft. Stewart, Ga. -- A US Army sergeant, his face lighted by the muzzle ...
Defense: Charged soldier fired in self-defense
Sergeant accused of killing two soldiers
US soldier says he saw Sgt. chase, shoot comrade
Urgency grows for Iraq to fight without US help
By Michael Christie BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's urgent need for weaponry to tackle an expected increase in insurgent attacks when US forces withdraw means it may have to shift away from buying US arms, Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said. ...
Iraq asks Eni, Repsol, Nippon to resubmit oil bids
By Aref Mohammed BAGHDAD, April 16 (Reuters) - Iraq has asked oil firms Nippon Oil of Japan (5001.T), Eni (ENI.MI) of Italy and Repsol (REP.MC) of Spain to resubmit bids for developing the Nassiriya oil field, Oil Minister Hussain al-Shahristani said ...
* Minister says OPEC expects high demand for crude in summer