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Roadside bombers in Iraq attacked - Los Angeles Times Sat, 04 Apr 2009 06:36:47 GMT

Straits Times

Roadside bombers in Iraq attacked
Los Angeles Times, CA
They are believed to be members of the Sons of Iraq group. Associated Press Baghdad -- A US aircraft fired on suspected Sunni paramilitary fighters planting a bomb, killing one and wounding two, the US said Friday -- the latest sign of trouble in a ...
US Aircraft Opens Fire on Sons of Iraq Members Washington Post
US plane fires on Sons of Iraq members United Press International
US in Iraq kills Sunni paramilitary planting bomb The Associated Press
Washington Post - Washington Post
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US marine dies in non-combat incident in Iraq - Xinhua Sat, 04 Apr 2009 16:28:13 GMT

MiamiHerald.com

US marine dies in non-combat incident in Iraq
Xinhua, China
BAGHDAD, April 4 (Xinhua) -- A US marine died due to non-combat related incident in western Iraq on Friday, the US military said on Saturday. A military statement said the incident took place in Anbar province without giving further details, ...
US Marine dies in non-combat incident in Iraq The Associated Press
Mystery Surrounds Death of Iraq-Based US Marine FOXNews
Bullet to head killed Marine MiamiHerald.com
United Press International - istockAnalyst.com (press release)
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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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Goalkeeper scores Iraqi Olympic committee post - The Associated Press Sat, 04 Apr 2009 19:50:14 GMT

The Southern Ledger

Goalkeeper scores Iraqi Olympic committee post
The Associated Press
BAGHDAD (AP) — A retired soccer goalkeeper who was once briefly detained by US forces has been elected to head Iraq's new National Olympic Committee, ending a drama that nearly prevented the country from competing in the Beijing Games. ...
Iraq elects new national Olympic committee Philippine Star
Retired goalie to head Iraqi Olympic committee AFP
Goalkeeper elected to head Iraqi Olympic committee The Associated Press
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Ex-Blackwater Workers May Return to Iraq Jobs - New York Times Sat, 04 Apr 2009 02:24:42 GMT

New York Times

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. ...
Blackwater murderers to return to Iraq? PRESS TV
Triple Canopy gets Blackwater account in Iraq World Tribune
Ex-Blackwater employees may work for new contractor< Stars and Stripes
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Iraqi police: 2 gay men killed in Baghdad slum - The Associated Press Sat, 04 Apr 2009 17:01:08 GMT

The Associated Press

Iraqi police: 2 gay men killed in Baghdad slum
The Associated Press
Homosexual acts are punishable by up to seven years in prison in Iraq. The two men were believed killed Thursday by relatives who were shamed by their behavior, said the official. Police said they suspected the killings were at the hands of family ...
Gays killed in Baghdad as clerics urge clampdown Reuters
Six Gay Men Found Dead In Baghdad Slum On Top Magazine
Six gay men murdered in Iraqi slum PinkNews.co.uk
The Associated Press
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Iraq plans to open Saddam museum - AFP Sat, 04 Apr 2009 13:15:54 GMT

AFP

Iraq plans to open Saddam museum
AFP
BAGHDAD (AFP) — Iraq plans to open a museum filled with toppled dictator Saddam Hussein's weapons, statues, paintings, furniture and artefacts, officials told AFP on Saturday. The items collected and catalogued in the six years since the US-led ...
Saddam’s bed awaits daring honeymooners Times Online
NEWS in BRIEF: Iraq plans to open Saddam museum Peninsula On-line
Dinner with a despot - an invitation declined Brisbane Times
Al-Arabiya
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Antiwar activists split over Obama's Afghanistan policy - Christian Science Monitor Sat, 04 Apr 2009 18:59:07 GMT

First Post

Antiwar activists split over Obama's Afghanistan policy
Christian Science Monitor, MA
Lawmakers and others who were against the Iraq war generally support the president. But they worry about another 'quagmire.' Washington - The anti-war movement that helped elect Candidate Obama is in the early throes of a debate over whether to ramp up ...
Equal Time: Bring an end to ‘triple evils’ by abandoning war Atlanta Journal Constitution
Obama’s war in Afghanistan Dickinson Press
Obama Abroad: In Some Ways, Much Like Bush Town Hall
Common Dreams (press release) - Virginia Tech Collegiate Times Online Edition
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No job with Riverside police for former Marine on Iraq detainee ... - Press-Enterprise Sat, 04 Apr 2009 03:41:11 GMT

Times Online

No job with Riverside police for former Marine on Iraq detainee ...
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 ...
Tape: Marine tormented by killing of Iraq prisoner San Jose Mercury News
IRAQ: Fallouja hero now on trial for murder Los Angeles Times
IRAQ: 'I will not answer any questions,' former Marine tells court ... Los Angeles Times Blogs
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Black funeral banners belie Iraq's peaceful trends - Los Angeles Times Sat, 04 Apr 2009 22:52:47 GMT

Black funeral banners belie Iraq's peaceful trends
Los Angeles Times, CA
I want their help to leave Iraq," he says in a loud voice. His brother Bassam agrees: "We are soldiers. We were serving the country, but because of this incident we will leave Iraq." The men around them nod somberly, all of them had left Dora. ...