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An Arab Spring Fails to Bloom for Iraq Youths - New York Times Thu, 14 Apr 2011 01:25:04 GMT+00:00

AFP

An Arab Spring Fails to Bloom for Iraq Youths
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Inspired by the democratic uprisings around the Arab world to push for change, young lawmakers in Parliament are running up against an ossified political elite still dominated by the exiles who followed American tanks into Iraq ...
Iraq restricts protests to three Baghdad stadiumsAFP

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Army Chief Dempsey Willing to Keep US Troops in Iraq Past 2011 - Bloomberg Wed, 13 Apr 2011 21:36:01 GMT+00:00

Army Chief Dempsey Willing to Keep US Troops in Iraq Past 2011
Bloomberg
The US Army's new chief of staff said he would support keeping American troops in Iraq beyond December if requested by Iraqi leaders. “It would certainly be in our interest to see Iraq remain on its ...

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Senior US military official in Iraq advocates keeping some troops longer - Christian Science Monitor Wed, 13 Apr 2011 17:40:29 GMT+00:00

AFP

Senior US military official in Iraq advocates keeping some troops longer
Christian Science Monitor
Followers of radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr walk over a makeshift US flag during a rally marking the eighth anniversary of the fall of the Iraqi capital to American troops in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, April 9. Al-Sadr has threatened to reactivate ...
US army may not help in future Iraq crises: officialAFP
No region safe in Iraq, US warnsUPI.com
Kurdistan Cannot Decide on US TroopsRudaw
The Canadian Press -CRIENGLISH.com -Newser
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There's No Quick Fix for Veterans - Huffington Post (blog) Thu, 14 Apr 2011 00:27:59 GMT+00:00

Mother Jones

There's No Quick Fix for Veterans
Huffington Post (blog)
I have friends and family, responsibilities and passions that keep me moving, but the time I spent in the Army and in Iraq are what continue to define me. Many current and former service members feel the same way. The act of participating in war casts ...
War is Killing MassachusettsOpen Media Boston
Start building toward 150 years of peaceNashua Telegraph
US Out of Iraq. Really.Antiwar.com
Xinhua -The Batavian -Strategy Page
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Hospital officials: Iraqi forces forcibly removed Iranian dissidents from hospital - The Canadian Press Wed, 13 Apr 2011 17:40:00 GMT+00:00

CBS News

Hospital officials: Iraqi forces forcibly removed Iranian dissidents from hospital
The Canadian Press
At least 17 patients, some of whom were described by a doctor as in critical condition at Baqouba public hospital, were taken back to Camp Ashraf in Iraq's eastern Diyala province late Tuesday by security forces. The camp residents are Iranian exiles ...
Iranian Group Seeks US Shield After Iraqi RaidNew York Times
Iraqi MP: US Supporting MKO to Impose Pressure on IranFars News Agency
Deadline Set For Iranian Dissidents To Leave IraqRTT News
Alsumaria -AFP -ISNA
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No Arab summit in Iraq! - Kuwait Times Wed, 13 Apr 2011 22:18:35 GMT+00:00

The Canadian Press

No Arab summit in Iraq!
Kuwait Times
By Muna Alfuzai, Staff Columnist Although the Arab Summit in Iraq in was due to take place in March, the recent turbulence in the region has made that impossible, so the summit has now been postponed until May. Now, Bahrain's Minister of Foreign ...
GCC states ask to cancel Arab Summit in IraqAl-Bawaba
Bahrain's foreign minister says Gulf states ask Arab League to cancel Iraq summitThe Canadian Press
Arab League confers deferring Baghdad SummitAlsumaria
Ahram Online -The Media Line -MEMRI (blog)
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Out of War, Out of Luck: For Veterans, Skills Learned In Service Don't ... - Huffington Post Wed, 13 Apr 2011 23:14:01 GMT+00:00

Out of War, Out of Luck: For Veterans, Skills Learned In Service Don't ...
Huffington Post
WASHINGTON -- When Eric Smith, 26, returned home after his second tour in Iraq serving as a Navy medic, he didn't expect to have a difficult time finding work. While on tour, Smith had worked as a physician's assistant in the intensive care unit (ICU), ...
Government increases hiring of veterans, but unemployment rate is still highWashington Post

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Camp Ashraf residents can return to Iran: Iranian ambassador - Tehran Times Thu, 14 Apr 2011 00:57:42 GMT+00:00

Kansas City Star

Camp Ashraf residents can return to Iran: Iranian ambassador
Tehran Times
“These persons can travel to Iran or any other country if they are willing to do so and if no criminal case has been filed against them in Iran or Iraq. They will also be given passports,” Ambassador Hassan Danaiifar told ISNA in an interview published ...
Lawmakers back decision to expel MKO from IraqZawya
US Troop Presence in Iraq May Extend Beyond 2011US Navy SEALs Blog & Information (blog)
Compulsory transfer of the wounded from the hospitalNCR-Iran.org (press release)
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330 Days: the Uncensored War in Iraq - Sacramento Bee Wed, 13 Apr 2011 14:11:31 GMT+00:00

330 Days: the Uncensored War in Iraq
Sacramento Bee
NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Never before have civilians been able to fully appreciate a soldier's perspective of the military campaign in Iraq. Powerful images of war, from suffering and ...
330 Days: the Uncensored War in IraqPR Newswire (press release)

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Chris Young To Take Piece Of Home Tour To Iraq - RTT News Wed, 13 Apr 2011 20:23:15 GMT+00:00

RTT News

Chris Young To Take Piece Of Home Tour To Iraq
RTT News
(RTTNews) - Chris Young is set to embark overseas on a series of special performances for the soldiers in Iraq and Kuwait. The aptly named Piece of Home Tour consists of five shows from April 13 to April 17. Young told theboot.com that this tour is ...

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