Iraq karate coach shot and killed
BBC News, UK
The US commander in Iraq suggested last week that troops might delay their imminent departure from Mosul because of continued insurgent attacks. But Gen Ray Odierno now says he feels "more comfortable" with the situation. US troops will now pull back ...
US envoy to Iraq calls for talks
Coach of Iraqi Karate Team Is Shot Dead
FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, June 19
Day for South Africa and Iraq, Spain chase records
By Mike Collett JOHANNESBURG, June 20 (Reuters) - Hosts South Africa or Asian champions Iraq will join Spain in the semi-finals when Group A of the Confederations Cup is decided on Saturday. Spain are already assured of a place in the last four after ...
Video: South African police trained in crowd control techniques
South Africa looking to upset Spain's record run
Iraq-New Zealand preview
Op-Chart The States of Iraq and Afghanistan
New York Times, United States
Another is the inflow of fighters across the border — it's a notoriously difficult thing to measure, but the Pentagon figured out how to do it in Iraq. As for Iraq, despite various horrible attacks, this year has not seen a reversal of previous ...
Senate Approves War Funding Bill After Obama Presses Democrats
US Congress approves money for IMF, wars in Afghanistan, Iraq
Risk rises on Iraq oil deals after industry revolt
By Ahmed Rasheed and Simon Webb BAGHDAD/DUBAI, June 19 (Reuters) - A revolt in Iraq's state-run oil sector and rising domestic pressure on its oil minister have added more risk to deals for the super giant fields that big oil firms plan to vie for ...
Firms chasing Iraq oil contracts on 'level field': minister
Iraqi oil director wants to scrap deals
Iraq says it won't delay first postwar oil bidding
Iraq going ''all out'' to reach Confed Cup semis
Bora Milutinovic believes his Iraq side still have a good chance of progressing to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup despite failing to win either of their opening two games. The Asian champions are currently third in Group A with one point and ...
Iraq looking back for inspiration at Confederations Cup
Iraq v New Zealand
'Intelligent' Iraq can do it, says Bora
Iraq confident about security after US troops leave towns
Washington Post, United States
TOKYO (Reuters) - Iraq is confident its security forces can manage alone after US soldiers pull out of towns and cities this month, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said on Friday. Concerns have arisen about Iraqi security forces' ability to ...
Iraqi FM Confident About Security After US Withdrawal
Zebari:Iraq concerned about Iran instability
Iraqi FM confident of security after US urban pull-out
Earthtimes (press release)
Iraq Seeks to Reduce Debt to Kuwait for 1990 Invasion
Voice of America
By Margaret Besheer Iraq's UN Ambassador told the Security Council Thursday that his government hopes to reduce or cancel the remaining $25.5 billion it owes Kuwait in compensation for Saddam Hussein's 1990 invasion. Ambassador Hamid al-Bayati says his ...
Iraq asks UN to cut reparations to Kuwait, others
Iraq taking over security in cities from US
Iraq, with right conditions, has potential to flourish, says ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4316
The Associated Press
As of Friday, June 19, 2009, at least 4316 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 nine military civilians killed in action. ...
Brown Says Iraq Panel Can Hold Some Open Hearings
New York Times, United States
Britain's last major military units are set to withdraw from Iraq by July 30. Above, soldiers pulled out of Basra at the end of April. By JOHN F. BURNS LONDON — Under fire for impaneling an inquiry into the Iraq war that many critics condemned as a ...
UK may allow public hearings in Iraq war inquiry, Brown says
Falconer backs public Iraq probe
Alastair Campbell backs Gordon Brown over secret Iraq inquiry
Iraq forms committee after prisoner abuse reports
Most of Iraq's jails are run down and badly overcrowded and the release into Iraqi custody this year of thousands of people held by the US military since its 2003 invasion is putting further strain on the system. This week, jailed supporters of ...
Video: Iraq to investigate 'prison abuse' - 18 Jun 09
Surge has worked, moving Iraq beyond our control
Iraq Has Muted Reaction to Iran Election Result