Iraqi trade official snared on graft charges
BAGHDAD, May 9 (Reuters) - The brother of Iraq's trade minister was arrested on suspicion of corruption at a checkpoint in the south of the country, officials said on Saturday. Sabah Mohammed al-Sudany, who worked as an aide to his brother, ...
Iraq To Follow $60 Billion Investment 'Road Map'
Iraq Parliament plans to question Al Maliki
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki calls for anti-corruption ...
General Sees a Longer Stay in Iraq Cities for US Troops
New York Times, United States
By ELISABETH BUMILLER WASHINGTON — The top American general in Iraq said Friday that one-fifth of American combat troops would stay behind in Iraqi cities even after the June 30 deadline that the United States and Iraq had set for the departure. ...
FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, May 9
Odierno Says US 'On Track' for Withdrawal in Iraq
Roundup of Daily Violence in Iraq-Saturday 9 May 2009
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4287
Washington Post, United States
By AP AP -- As of Saturday, May 9, 2009, at least 4287 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. ...
Iraq Oil Ministry denies deal to export Kurd oil
"So far no deal has been concluded between the two parties," spokesman Asim Jihad told Reuters the same day that the Kurdistan Regional Government said it would begin exporting oil from its Tawke field on June 1 through an Iraq-Turkey pipeline. ...
Iraq Kurds to start Tawke crude exports June 1
Iraq's Kurds to start oil exports in June
KRG set for June oil exports
Ex-soldier convicted in Iraq rape, 4 slayings
The Associated Press
(AP) — A former soldier's life will be in the hands of a western Kentucky jury after the panel convicted him of raping and murdering a 14-year-old girl and killing her family in Iraq. The 12 jurors were scheduled to reconvene Monday to weigh the ...
Ex-soldier could face death over Iraq murders, rape
Ex-US soldier guilty of Iraq deaths
Ex-US soldier guilty of Iraq rape
Father reads enlistment oath to son from Iraq
Chicago Tribune, United States
His father was at Camp Al Asad in Iraq, and the two were linked Friday through a live webcam that the Army dubbed "Operation Turner." Brett Turner is currently studying fire science management at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo. ...
Father, serving in Iraq, administers enlistment oath to son
A first: Afghan war fund overtakes Iraq outlay
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
By Ann Scott Tyson WASHINGTON - Funding for the war in Afghanistan in next year's proposed Pentagon budget for the first time surpasses the outlay for Iraq, demonstrating a shift in priorities that Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates seeks to execute in ...
In Afghanistan conflict, Pentagon considers structural changes
Afghan war costs to overtake Iraq in 2010: Pentagon
Obama budget allocates $130 billion for 2 wars
Injured major completes marathon
BBC News, UK
A soldier who lost the use of both his legs in Iraq has finished the London Marathon, almost two weeks after he crossed the starting line. Major Phil Packer was told he would never walk again, but walked the 26-mile course on crutches a few miles a day ...
Disabled Soldier on Crutches Finishes Marathon in 13 Days
Major Phil Packer to complete London Marathon
Last in the marathon, but still a winner
Blackwater, now Xe, era ends in Iraq
United Press International
Chairman of Blackwater USA Erik Prince is sworn in prior to testifying before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on private security contracting in Iraq in Washington on October 2, 2007. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch) | Enlarge ...
Blackwater era ending in Iraq
US security firm Blackwater ends Iraq operation
Blackwater Baghdad operations end
Iraq should rethink death penalty resumption-UN
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
Concerns Mount on Preparedness of Iraq's Forces
Iraq urged to stop death penalty