Iraq condemns Iranian shelling of Kurd villages
Reuters - Tim Cocks, Janet Lawrence
BAGHDAD, May 5 (Reuters) - Iraq summoned Iran's ambassador to condemn Iranian shelling of villages in its northern Kurdistan region, the Iraqi government said on Tuesday, warning of "negative consequences" if attacks continue. ...
Video: New Kurdish party forms in Iraq
Iraq says kills over 30 militants in new strike
Iraq protests Iran air raid on Kurd villages
UN revises refugee guidelines to show Iraq safer
Washington Post, United States - Laura MacInnis
By Laura MacInnis GENEVA (Reuters) - Violence in Iraq has waned enough for the United Nations to stop recommending that most Iraqis get automatic refugee status abroad, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said on Tuesday. ...
UN changes asylum guidelines following improved Iraq security
UNHCR: Security improved in 10 Iraqi provinces
UNHCR revises guidelines for Iraqi asylum claims
FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, May 5
* KIRKUK - A body of a man was found in southern Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, police said. * KIRKUK - Gunmen wounded an official from the oil police in central Kirkuk, police said. * MOSUL - Gunmen killed a civilian near his home in ...
PM: Iraqis need help with intelligence gathering
US in Iraq says it holds fewer than 12000 prisoners
Blasts rock Oil Ministry, refinery in Iraq
2 Northern California soldiers killed in Iraq
San Jose Mercury News, USA
AP The Department of Defense says Army Spc. Jake Velloza and Spc. Jeremiah McCleery died after being shot by enemy forces in Mosul, Iraq on May 2. The 22-year-old Velloza was from Inverness in Marin County, the 24-year-old McCleery from Portola in ...
Soldier from Inverness is killed in Iraq
Calif. man whose father lives in Sparks killed in Iraq
Soldier From Plumas County Killed in Iraq
iraq war deaths
Dubuque Telegraph Herald, IA
AP As of Monday, May 4, 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 killed in action. ...
KBR Connected to Alleged Fraud, Pentagon Auditor Says
Washington Post, United States - Ellen Nakashima
By Ellen Nakashima KBR, the Army's largest contractor in Iraq and Afghanistan, is linked to "the vast majority" of suspected combat-zone fraud cases that have been referred to investigators, as well as a majority of the $13 billion in "questioned" or ...
Senators Accuse Pentagon of Delay in Recovering Millions
Pentagon auditor cites heavy fraud by contractor
US army fraud scrutiny
Iraq security at risk in crackdown on militias who fought al-Qaeda
Times Online, UK - James Hider
Iraq's impressive security gains over the past 18 months are looking increasingly fragile as the government cracks down on US-backed Sunni militias who turned on al-Qaeda. Government forces arrested another commander of the so-called Sunni Awakening ...
Sunni militia leader held in Iraq
Still Unfinished Business
2 US soldiers killed in Iraq
House Dem fires warning shot to Obama on war
San Francisco Chronicle, USA
Echoing fights with former President Bush over Iraq, Obey included language requiring the Obama administration to issue a progress report on five benchmarks to Congress before its next budget request in February 2010. Funding is not conditioned on ...
Obama Rebuffed on Funds to Close Guantanamo
US House Democrats push war bill to $94.2 billion
Obey on Obama, Leo Durocher, Nixon
Iraqi Report on Corruption Cites Prosecutors' Barriers
New York Times, United States - Sam Dagher, Yahya Barzanji
By SAM DAGHER BAGHDAD — Iraq's main anticorruption watchdog has no shortage of cases, as its new report makes clear: embezzlement of $80 million; tampering with government tea imports; the theft of 50 Italian-made Beretta pistols; procuring forged ...
Iraq issues warrants for trade chiefs over corruption
Iraqi trade officials face charges
Iraq to arrest Trade Ministry officials
The Southern Ledger
Toby Keith: Obama Doing ‘Great Job' By Sending More Troops To ...
CNSNews.com, VA - Nicholas Ballasy
David Petraeus did a “wonderful job” as the commander who oversaw all coalition forces in Iraq. When asked whether President Obama made the right decision to escalate the troop levels in Afghanistan and to vow to pull out of Iraq in 19 months, Keith, ...
Lobbyists eye Iraq measure
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