Iraq's Maliki wins backing for US trainers, but no immunity
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Nuri al-Maliki on Tuesday won more backing from the political blocs in his power-sharing government to negotiate on plans to keep US troops in Iraq as military trainers, but without granting them immunity if they commit ...
Iraqis Say No to Immunity for Remaining US Troops
'No need' for US troop immunity post-2011: Iraq leaders
Iraqi political leaders discuss U.S. training mission
Iraq awards $518 mln oil expansion deal to Leighton
BAGHDAD, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Iraq's cabinet awarded a $518 million contract for an oil export expansion project to Leighton's Singapore-registered Leighton Offshore Pte Ltd, an Iraqi government spokesman said. Leighton is the Australian unit of Germany ...
Iraq awards oil project to Australian firm
Prolonged presence of US troops in Iraq vital for Iraq, region's stability
Iraq announces $US518M Leighton contract
W Iraq Hostage Crisis Ends: 3 Dead
(BAGHDAD) — Gunmen disguised as police officers seized control of a police station in western Iraq Monday morning, killing at least three people and taking dozens more hostages before Iraqi forces swept in and ...
Iraq hostage standoff comes to a bloody end
Insurgents Take Police Hostage in Western Iraq
Iraq police station standoff ends after security forces storm building
War in Numbers
ABC News (blog)
With a new report this week, one organization is attempting to highlight the toll the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have taken in human terms. More than 2 million service members have deployed overseas – almost half have deployed more than once. ...
Study: A fifth of war veterans have mental health issues
Link Savoie: Honor fallen Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans now
Don't skimp on mental health care for veterans
US adds al Qaeda in Iraq's emir to list of designated terrorists
Long War Journal
The US government today has added the leader of al Qaeda's affiliate in Iraq to the list of specially designated global terrorists and offered a $10 million reward for information leader to his capture. ...
US puts al-Qaida in Iraq leader on terrorist blacklist, offers $10 million bounty
State Department Sanctions Al Qaeda In Iraq Leader
US puts $10 million bounty out for Al Qaeda leader in Iraq, Ibrahim Awwad ...
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4477 Tuesday, according to Associated Press ...
By AP, As of Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011, at least 4477 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. ...
After Deadly Attacks in Iraq, Iran Lays Low While US Plans Withdrawal
By Jennifer Griffin & Justin Fishel A failed Improvised Rocket-Assisted Missile attack on a US military outpost in eastern Iraq led an explosives team to this nearby weapons cache in July. Analysis indicates that the 107mm rockets are unique to Iranian ...
Rep. Hunter asks that combat awards be upgraded to Medal of Honor
Los Angeles Times
Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine), who served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Marine officer, has asked the new secretary of Defense to consider upgrading the medals given to several service personnel for combat bravery to Medals of Honor. ...
MILITARY: Hunter continues press for more Medal of Honor recipients
Congressman calls for Pentagon review, upgrades to Medal of Honor
SD Marine Could Receive Medal of Honor
Rumsfeld's battle with Al Jazeera
Foukara asked Rumsfeld whether, in hindsight, the Bush administration had sent enough troops into Iraq to secure the borders of the country, and whether that made the United States culpable in the death of innocent Iraqis. Foukara said people in the ...
'Do you want to yell or do you want an interview?' Donald Rumsfeld's explosive ...
Donald Rumsfeld's Hate-Love-Hate Relationship with Al Jazeera
A Furious Donald Rumsfeld Refuses To Answer Questions In Al Jazeera Interview ...
Panel warns U.S. may repeat contracting mistakes in future wars
"The Obama administration is about to see a major surge of contractors there in Iraq --17000 contractors, 5500 private security contractors -- as the military goes away," said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah. "Are we just playing a little bit of a shell ...
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