US military deaths in Iraq war at 4439
Atlanta Journal Constitution
AP As of Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at least 4439 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. ...
KBR Managers Got Kickbacks From Subcontractor in Iraq, Kuwait, US Says
KBR Inc. (KBR) managers in Iraq and Kuwait took $45000 in kickbacks from a dining facility subcontractor from late 2002 through 2003, the US said in a lawsuit. Terry Hall, who was KBR's regional food ...
US Files Countersuit Against KBR, Alleging Kickbacks
U.S. government countersues KBR
USDOJ: United States Files Counterclaims Against KBR Alleging False Claims and ...
Kansas City Star
Deadly Bombing in Iraq's Kirkuk
Voice of America
Tensions have been high in the ethnically divided region, where Kurds and Arabs have been feuding for control. On Friday, at least 20 people were wounded in a car bombing in the city. Overall, violence has declined in Iraq from the height of sectarian ...
Iraq 'to let armed Iranian security teams guard Shiite pilgrims'
Car bomb kills 2, wounds 35 in Iraq's Kirkuk
Two killed, eight wounded in Iraq's violence
Iraq's Sadr Calls for Mass Rally to Support Bahraini Shiites
By Kadhim Ajrash - Wed Mar 16 15:33:28 GMT 2011 Moqtada al-Sadr, a leading Shiite Muslim cleric in Iraq, called on his followers in Baghdad and Basra to march in support of Shiite protesters in Bahrain, said an Iraqi lawmaker who is close to al-Sadr. ...
Iraq against Bahrain intervention
Parliament speaker calls on Iraq to take a stand on Bahrain
AP Interview: Senior US diplomat says budget fight could squander military's ...
Kansas City Star
Vet suing over 'Hurt Locker' says film hurt him
An Iraq war veteran who claims he is the basis for "The Hurt Locker" writes in a court filing that the film has subjected him to ridicule and doubts about his bomb disposal prowess. Sgt. Jeffrey Sarver states that the Oscar-winning film relies heavily ...
Iraq Vet Files The Hurt Locker Legal Papers From Afghanistan
Iraq war veteran suing over 'Hurt Locker' tells court film damaged credibility
Olympians lobby Congress with contest
AP WASHINGTON -- Carlos Leon was a 20-year-old Marine sergeant when he broke his neck in a 2005 diving accident shortly after returning from duty in Iraq. A program that's run jointly by the US Paralympics and the Veterans Administration helped him ...
Trial begins in hammer killing of Iraq War veteran
Victorville Daily Press
Neiman, served three tours in Iraq before he joined Charter Communications where his father works. Acosta's sister, Debra Lucero, testified that Acosta began to argue with her after she asked him, “Are you doing dope?” Acosta then grabbed the hammer ...
Shadow of Iraq could leave Libya rebels in dark
Well, the shadow of Iraq does loom large over Libya. But in a profound irony, Libya could, if the US and its allies fail to act, end up reminding us of the western attitude to Iraq in 1991, when the US abandoned the fast-advancing rebels in the wake of ...
Libya: Iraq all over again?
Libya: Barack Obama is in no hurry to see Gaddafi go
Opinion: Why rush to war over Libya?
Private firms fighting wars - Loach
The Press Association
Director Ken Loach has spoken out about the "big, big consequences" of using private security firms in war zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan. His latest film, Route Irish, tells the story of two private security contractors working in Iraq. ...
Route Irish - Interview with Liverpudlian MARK WOMACK
Ken Loach and Mark Womack Interview for Route Irish
Bristol film and cinema review: Route Irish and Q&A with Ken Loach, Watershed
Fred Meyer relents, gives Iraq war vets back pay, benefits
BEAVERTON -- Joe Aispuro has won a year long battle with Fred Meyer for a pay raise since returning from active duty in Iraq with the Oregon National Guard. "I'm entitled to get any raises that I would have earned had I not ...
Fred Meyer agrees to pay some veterans' back pension benefits and pay increases