Christian Science Monitor
Gates pleads for 'critically urgent' funds for State Department's work in Iraq
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates told a Senate committee Thursday that everything the United States has accomplished in Iraq is potentially at risk if the State Department does not get the money it has requested to fund its work in ...
Iraq war: why US military withdrawal might not happen in 2011
Gates says funding cut could put gains in Iraq at risk
Expect a Longer Stay in Iraq, Says Democratic Congressman
IRAQ: At least two protesters dead
Los Angeles Times
Kurdish security guards opened fire Thursday on a crowd of protesters calling for political reforms in northern Iraq, killing at least two, officials told the Associated Press. The demonstration in Sulaimaniyah was the most violent in a wave of ...
Two Iraqi protesters killed amid unrest in normally peaceful Kurdistan
One Killed in Northern Iraq Protest
One person dead, 33 wounded in northern Iraq protest
Colin Powell demands answers over false Iraq intel: report
LONDON — Ex-secretary of state Colin Powell called on the CIA and Pentagon to explain how he was given unreliable information which proved key to the US case for invading Iraq, The Guardian reported Wednesday. Powell's landmark speech to the United ...
Colin Powell: Why'd We Strike Out With “Curveball?”
German Foreign Minister: CIA Knew 'Curveball's' WMD Intel Was Questionable
Powell questions handling of Iraqi defector
In Belgium, Beer and Frites Honor Political Failure
New York Times
Belgians are not sure, but a lighthearted mood prevailed Thursday as Belgium overtook Iraq's record in trying to form a government: 249 days and counting. To mark the occasion, 249 people planned to strip naked in Ghent (though ...
Belgium takes a world record – in political dysfunction
Rudderless Belgium's 'chips revolution' on the march
Belgium Weighs New Government Proposal
Car Bomb Attack Leaves 13 Dead In Northern Iraq
Diyala province was earlier considered to be the hotbed of al-Qaeda insurgency in Iraq, but the security situation improved after the introduction of US-backed local anti-al-Qaeda groups known as Awakening Councils. Awakening Council, or Sahwa as it is ...
Car bomb blast kills 13 in Iraq
Death toll rises to 8 in Iraq's suicide attack against police
Iraq car bomb kills 'at least 13'
Iraq Exports 2.163 Million B/D Of Oil In Feb-SOMO Chief
Wall Street Journal
BAGHDAD (Dow Jones)--Iraq has exported 2.163 million barrels a day of crude oil this month to Feb. 17, the same rate as the previous month, head of the state oil marketing company, or SOMO, said Thursday. ...
Baghdad wants U.S. to pay $1 billion for damage to city
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's capital wants the United States to apologize and pay $1 billion for the damage done to the city not by bombs but by blast walls and Humvees since the US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein. The city's government issued ...
Iraq Seeks US Payment For Damages To Baghdad
Iraqis demand $1bn from US for 'damage to Baghdad'
Baghdad Wants US Apologies and Restitution for Damage Done
WorleyParsons Wins Contract For Rumaila Oil Field In Iraq
Wall Street Journal
AU) said Friday that it has been awarded a design and early-stage engineering contract for the development of the giant Rumaila oil field in Iraq. Worleyparsons said the contract, awarded by BP PLC (BP.LN) and its partners PetroChina and Iraq's State ...
WorleyParsons wins $US100m Iraq contract
Names of the Dead
New York Times
The Department of Defense has identified 4427 American service members who have died since the start of the Iraq war. It confirmed the death of the following American this week: EVANS, Lashawn D., 24, Specialist, Army; Columbia, SC; First Infantry ...
Fort Riley Soldier Dies in Iraq
SC soldier killed in Iraq in noncombat incident
Former enemies partner for Iraq's future
President requests $671 billion for DoD in 2012
Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Overall, the Defense Department budget is declining, with funding for overseas contingency operations dropping by $41.5 billion, due mainly to military operations winding down in Iraq, officials said. The president is asking Congress for $671 billion ...
Iraq to face problems without US military: Gates
Gates: U.S. Keen on Keeping Some Troops in Iraq After 2011
Gates: US has 'interest' in keeping troops in Iraq