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US Aircraft Opens Fire on Sons of Iraq Members - Washington Post Fri, 03 Apr 2009 11:04:06 GMT

Times Online

US Aircraft Opens Fire on Sons of Iraq Members
Washington Post, United States
By Ernesto Londoño BAGHDAD, April 3 -- An American military aircraft opened fire Thursday night on Sons of Iraq members who were allegedly spotted placing a roadside bomb north of Baghdad, the US military said Friday. The incident, which killed one ...
US plane fires on Sons of Iraq members United Press International
US in Iraq kills Sunni paramilitary planting bomb The Associated Press
Sunni paramilitary leader released from Iraq jail Los Angeles Times
AFP - Washington Post
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Mystery Surrounds Death of Iraq-Based US Marine - FOXNews Fri, 03 Apr 2009 15:27:00 GMT

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Mystery Surrounds Death of Iraq-Based US Marine
FOXNews
A mystery is brewing surrounding the suspicious death of a US Marine Corps member who was found dead at an Iraq-based military facility from a single shot to the back of the head, according to WPLG. The United States Department of Defense announced the ...
Mysterious death in Iraq of Kendall Marine is probed MiamiHerald.com
Marines say Iraq stable but in critical phase WRAL.com
‘Nonhostile’ Iraq death examined Marine Corps Times (subscription)
CBS 4 - MiamiHerald.com
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Ex-Blackwater Workers May Return to Iraq Jobs - New York Times Sat, 04 Apr 2009 02:24:42 GMT

Ex-Blackwater Workers May Return to Iraq Jobs
New York Times, United States
By ROD NORDLAND BAGHDAD — Late last month Blackwater Worldwide lost its billion-dollar contract to protect American diplomats here, but by next month many if not most of its private security guards will be back on the job in Iraq. ...
Triple Canopy gets Blackwater account in Iraq World Tribune
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Old Alliances Shift After January Vote - Washington Post Sat, 04 Apr 2009 01:45:35 GMT

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Old Alliances Shift After January Vote
Washington Post, United States
By Anthony Shadid RAMADI, Iraq -- In the wake of clashes this week that pitted government forces against US-backed Sunni fighters in Baghdad, the divergent views of two of the fighters' leaders brought to light two visions of the direction Iraqi ...
Popular, pro-US Iraqi aims to redraw political map The Associated Press
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US military deaths in Iraq war at 4265 - Forbes Sat, 04 Apr 2009 00:26:55 GMT

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4265
Forbes, NY
By AP , 04.03.09, 08:16 PM EDT As of Friday, April 3, 2009, at least 4265 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 ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4264 MiamiHerald.com
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4264 The Associated Press
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Korean SK yet to cancel oil deal with Iraq's Kurds - Reuters Fri, 03 Apr 2009 14:08:28 GMT

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Korean SK yet to cancel oil deal with Iraq's Kurds
Reuters
ARBIL, Iraq, April 3 (Reuters) - South Korea's SK Energy (096770.KS) has not revoked its contract with Iraq's Kurdish region, which the Baghdad government says the firm must doif it is to be considered for oil exploration tenders. ...
Iraq penalises two S Korean oil firms for Kurd deal AFP
2 Firms Fail to Pass Iraq Oil Deal Screening Korea Times
SKorean firms vow to continue oil exploration in Iraq AsiaOne
Forbes - Xinhua
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Local police agencies refusing to hire embattled Iraq vet - Press-Enterprise Sat, 04 Apr 2009 02:15:12 GMT

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Local police agencies refusing to hire embattled Iraq vet
Press-Enterprise, CA
By SONJA BJELLAND Former Riverside police Officer Jose Luis Nazario Jr., acquitted in August of killing detainees while serving as a Marine in Iraq, will not be returning to the force. "He's no longer a candidate for employment," said Police Chief Russ ...
Trial of Marine accused of murdering Iraqi continues today Los Angeles Times
Tape: Marine tormented by killing of Iraq prisoner San Jose Mercury News
IRAQ: 'I will not answer any questions,' former Marine tells court ... Los Angeles Times Blogs
San Diego Union Tribune - Los Angeles Times
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NC Sen. Burr delays vote on Iraq veteran's confirmation - MiamiHerald.com Fri, 03 Apr 2009 16:59:04 GMT

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NC Sen. Burr delays vote on Iraq veteran's confirmation
MiamiHerald.com, FL
Richard Burr of North Carolina is delaying the nomination vote and swearing-in of injured Iraq veteran Tammy Duckworth for a top post in the Veterans Affairs administration. "Senator Burr has had plenty of time to ask questions of her," Jon Soltz, ...
Senator stalls Duckworth's nomination The Associated Press
Questions on assets arise for nominee Honolulu Advertiser
Sen. Burr Delays Duckworth Confirmation Vote Progress Illinois
ArmyTimes.com - KITV.com
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Falsehoods in Iraq shooting unpunished - USA Today Thu, 02 Apr 2009 04:26:27 GMT

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Falsehoods in Iraq shooting unpunished
USA Today
By Matt Kelley, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — The top security official at the US Embassy in Iraq refused to punish Blackwater security guards for making false statements about an unjustified 2005 shooting in Baghdad because he didn't want to lower the morale ...
World Briefing | Middle East Iraq: New US Security Contractor New York Times
Lawsuit targets Xe over Iraq shootings San Jose Mercury News
US replaces Blackwater for some Iraq security The Associated Press
CNN - United Press International
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World Briefing | Middle East Iraq: US Attacks Tribal Fighters - New York Times Sat, 04 Apr 2009 02:18:57 GMT

World Briefing | Middle East Iraq: US Attacks Tribal Fighters
New York Times, United States
By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON American aircraft fired on four armed men, thought to be members of an Awakening Council, after they were seen placing a roadside bomb in Taji, north of Baghdad, the military said. One of the men was killed, two were wounded and ...