Iraq should rethink death penalty resumption-UN
Reuters - Tim Cocks, Waleed Ibrahim, Robert Woodward
By Tim Cocks BAGHDAD, May 6 (Reuters) - The United Nations urged Iraq on Wednesday to reconsider its resumption of the death penalty and said more than 100 prisoners on death row may not have had fair trials. A UN official, who declined to be named, ...
UN urges Iraq to halt death penalty
Iraq urged to stop death penalty
Some US-backed Iraqi fighters desert posts
Prosecutor: Stress no excuse for Iraq slayings
The Associated Press
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A prosecutor on Wednesday told jurors the slaying of an Iraqi family, including a teen daughter who was raped, was premeditated and asked the panel to convict an ex-soldier of crimes that could bring him the death penalty. ...
Jury out in case of US soldier accused of Iraq rape, killings
Trial for soldier accused of raping and killing a 14-year-old ...
Defense rests case in ex-soldier's trial
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
Iran 'continues PJAK bombings in Iraq'
Voice of America
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
Canadian firm announces major oil discovery in Iraq
OTTAWA (AFP) — Canadian oil exploration firm Heritage Oil on Wednesday announced a major oil discovery in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq, estimated to contain up to 4.2 billion barrels. The Miran West field holds between 2.3 to 4.2 billion ...
STOCKS NEWS EUROPE-Heritage Oil soars after big Iraq find
Kurdish Conundrum: No Way Out for Northern Iraqi Oil
Oil find in northern Iraq
Turkish strikes on Iraq killed 10 PKK rebels: agency
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish air strikes against suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) bases in northern Iraq last week killed 10 suspected militants, the state-run Anatolian news agency said Wednesday. The strikes in Iraq's Zap and Avasin-Basyan ...
Turkish air strike kills 10 PKK terrorists, destroys bases in N. Iraq
PKK terrorist organization receives blow in Iraq, Syria
At Least 10 Kurdish Rebels Killed In Turkish Air Raid In Northern Iraq
The Southern Ledger
Army won't seek second court-martial against Watada
Honolulu Advertiser, HI - William Cole
By William Cole The Army today said it has given up efforts to retry 1st Lt. Ehren Watada on three charges for refusing to deploy to Iraq in 2006, but has not made up its mind about two other court-martial charges or the possibility of administrative ...
Army's case against Watada ends, his lawyers say
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 ...
MARIN CO.: FOOTBALL COACH REMEMBERS LOCAL MAN KILLED IN IRAQ
North Bay Soldier Killed in Iraq
Schwarzenegger Honors Fallen Marin Co. Soldier
Bernanke Backed Rate Cuts Tied to Bubble
Washington Post, United States - Neil Irwin
The economy was weak at the time, due in part to uncertainty about the Iraq war, and Bernanke and his colleagues feared the nation was at risk of deflation, a dangerous cycle of falling prices. "I would like to caution against the situation where we ...
Fed, Bernanke mulled unconventional options in '03
Greenspan, circa 2003: When in doubt, be vague
FOMC 2003 Transcripts: Bernanke Willing to Lower Rate to Zero
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 ...
US in Iraq says it holds fewer than 12000 prisoners
Iraq rules out extension of US withdrawal dates
Blasts rock Oil Ministry, refinery in Iraq