Iraq rules out extension of US withdrawal dates
Washington Post, United States - Tim Cocks
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq will not extend withdrawal deadlines for US troops set out in a bilateral accord, ending months of speculation about whether US combat troops would stay beyond June in bases in the restive northern city of Mosul. ...
Sunni militia leader held in Iraq
Iraq sticking with US withdrawal plan despite attacks
Iraqi forces arrest US-allied militia leader
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4284
May 3, 2009 4:20 PM (15 mins ago) By AP, AP As of Sunday, May 3, 2009, at least 4284 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 ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4284
Iran shells Kurdish rebel positions in north Iraq
Washington Post, United States - Sherko Raouf, Tim Cocks, Robert Woodward
SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) - Iran shelled Kurdish rebel positions in a remote area of northern Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdistan region Saturday, a spokesman for the Kurdish Peshmerga border guards said. "They fired shells at the mountain area of ...
Video: New Kurdish party forms in Iraq
Iranian Helicopters Fire At Kurdish Villages In Iraq
Iran helicopters strike Iraq Kurd villages
New York Times
Babylon Ruins Reopen in Iraq, to Controversy
New York Times, United States - Steven Lee Myers
By STEVEN LEE MYERS BABYLON, Iraq — After decades of dictatorship and disrepair, Iraq is celebrating its renewed sovereignty over the Babylon archaeological site — by fighting over the place, over its past and future and, of course, over its spoils. ...
Iraq to reopen ancient city of Babylon
Iraq issues warrants for trade chiefs over corruption
Reuters - Ahmed Rasheed, Waleed Ibrahim
By Ahmed Rasheed and Waleed Ibrahim BAGHDAD, May 3 (Reuters) - Iraq has issued warrants for the arrest of some trade officials on corruption charges, including the head of the Iraqi Grain Board which imports millions of tonnes of wheat and rice each ...
Iraqi trade officials face charges
Gunfight Breaks Out as Iraqi Soldiers Try to Arrest Trade Officials
Iraq: oil exports, revenues increased in April
He says he expects exports to reach 1.9 million barrels per day in May. Iraq is struggling to boost oil exports as plummeting prices have forced the country to slash spending plans. Oil revenues account for about 95 percent of Iraq's revenue.
Iraq April Oil Exports 1.82MB/d, Up 0.33% On Month
Iraq oil exports rise to 1.821 million barrels per day
Wild boars killed in Iraq over swine flu fears
CNN - Jomana Karadsheh
By Jomana Karadsheh BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Three wild boars were put to sleep in Iraq on Friday because of swine flu fears, a zoo official said. The decision to kill the 10-year-old wild boars in Baghdad was a precautionary measure by the government to ...
Iraq culls three wild pigs at Baghdad zoo
In Baghdad, Iraqis fear return of sectarian bloodshed
Swine flu-free Iraq fears US contamination
War artist Arabella Dorman paints Iraq
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom - David Harrison
Paintings by war artist Arabella Dorman of British soldiers in Iraq are to go on show at an exhibition in London. By David Harrison She came under rocket and mortar attack, almost got killed while spending a penny, and was a "sitting duck" for the ...
Video: David Cameron on MPs' expenses
Iraq says it's open for business again
Iraq: 'Basra is now worse than when the British troops arrived'
Los Angeles Times
In Iraq's Anbar province, the Awakening grapples with a new role
Los Angeles Times, CA - Liz Sly, Caesar Ahmed
By Liz Sly Reporting from Ramadi, Iraq -- At the pink mansion that is home to Anbar Awakening leader Ahmed abu Risha, the talk these days has shifted from how to fight Al Qaeda in Iraq to more mundane matters such as balancing a budget. ...
Senators Accuse Pentagon of Delay in Recovering Millions
New York Times, United States - James Glanz
The letter also said that the Army had almost completely failed to move away from the monopolistic nature of the logistics contract that has paid the contractor, now called KBR, $31.3 billion for logistics operations in Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan. ...
Report: Senators seek answers on KBR overcharges