New York Times
Iraq holds state funeral for murdered lawmaker
By Waleed Ibrahim BAGHDAD, June 13 (Reuters) - Iraq buried a murdered Sunni Muslim leader on Saturday in the first formal state funeral held by the government since the US-led invasion in 2003. Harith al-Ubaidi, head of the biggest Sunni bloc in ...
Iraq holds state funeral for MP
Iraq blames al-Qaida for Sunni killing
Iraqi Lawmaker Is Buried in State Funeral
US Embassy: 2 more US contractors released in Iraq
The Associated Press
1 lifted the immunity that had been enjoyed by American contractors in Iraq for much of the six-year war. The move was provoked by outrage over a deadly September 2007 shooting in Baghdad involving another North Carolina security firm, ...
2 more US contractors released from Iraqi custody
New York Times
US soldier killed in bomb attack in Iraq
A military statement gave no further details about the incident, but said the soldier is assigned to Multi-National Corps - Iraq (MNC-I) which is the Tactical Unit responsible for command and control of operations in Iraq. About 4312 US soldiers have ...
US mil: American soldier killed by bomb in Iraq
Bomb blast kills US soldier in Iraq
Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Saturday 13 June 2009
The Southern Ledger
NJ guard soldiers welcomed home from Iraq
Philadelphia Inquirer, PA
By Edward Colimore Blackhawk helicopters flew over the Statehouse, artillery boomed, and cheering crowds lined the streets yesterday as more than 2800 New Jersey National Guard soldiers officially ended their Iraq deployment and marched to their ...
Video: Parade Welcomes NJ Troops Home From Iraq
Troops in NJ are welcomed home from Iraq
NJ GUARD RETURNS FROM IRAQ
Earthtimes (press release)
Dutch football to take off in Iraq thanks to Akram
By Stuart Condie, AP Sports Writer JOHANNESBURG — Dutch football is likely to become a whole lot more popular in Iraq thanks to Nashat Akram. The Netherlands' national league lags behind those of England, Spain, Italy and Germany in terms of ...
For Iraq, football is the only war in town
Funnyman Colbert is serious about the Iraq war
Los Angeles Times, CA
Raymond Odierno this week it was both the least and the most important moment in his four-night sojourn in Iraq. The Comedy Central star gave up a thick head of hair, and shelved his beloved blow-dryer. America won't soon forget the shtick -- Colbert ...
Troops in Iraq hailed by Bush on 'Colbert Report'
The TV Watch Bob Hope's Spirit, but No Cheesecake
After Iraq broadcasts, can Stephen Colbert declare “Mission ...
Pressure builds to produce result against Iraq
By Raf Casert, AP Sports Writer JOHANNESBURG — In bad need of credit and momentum ahead of next year's World Cup, South Africa's Bafana Bafana must make the most of Sunday's Confederations Cup opener against Iraq. Entering the World Cup as rank ...
South Africa prepares for unfamiliar challenge of Iraq
South Africa v Iraq
South Africa all set to start party against Iraq
Voice of America
5 US contractors in Iraq cleared in colleague's killing
Los Angeles Times, CA
But Iraqi officials say two of the American security contractors remain in custody on drug-related charges, and that the other three will still face weapons and documents charges. Baghdad -- Five US security contractors arrested in Baghdad have been ...
Iraq says frees 3 of 5 arrested US contractors
Iraq releases three of five US contractors
Iraq Clears 5 US Contractors in Killing of American Businessman
US Marines will exit Iraq by spring of next year
Christian Science Monitor
By Gordon Lubold | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor Washington - They are considered the "soldiers of the sea," but US Marines have been deployed to landlocked Anbar Province in western Iraq since 2003. Gen. James Conway, commandant of the ...
Marine chief: Troops out of Iraq by spring
Marines will come out of Iraq by spring 2010
US Marines out of Iraq by spring 2010: general
Milutinovic, Soccer's Happy Nomad, Has Deadly Serious Job in Iraq
New York Times, United States
Hassan Ammar/AP Since winning the 2007 Asian Cup, Iraq has lost its way through a maze of coaching changes, complacency and government interference that led briefly a year ago to the suspension of its soccer federation by FIFA. ...
Nomadic Bora says Iraq is his toughest challenge
How the Lions of Mesopotamia brought a sense of unity to Iraq
Iraq's "Lions" eye crucial first Cup game