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Iraqi unity deal looks shaky amid feuding - Los Angeles Times Thu, 12 May 2011 00:04:12 GMT+00:00

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Iraqi unity deal looks shaky amid feuding
Los Angeles Times
The rift, though unlikely to send Iraq back into sectarian violence, does have Iraqi and Western analysts concerned that the country will continue on a dysfunctional path as American troops move to complete their withdrawal by year's end, ...
Iraqis to Talk About Asking Some US Troops to StayNew York Times
Iraq's Maliki inches toward U.S. troop decisionWashington Post
Iraq PM opens door to longer US troop presenceAtlanta Journal Constitution
MiamiHerald.com -Seattle Post Intelligencer -Huffington Post
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Texas: Former General in Iraq to Run for Senate - New York Times Thu, 12 May 2011 02:21:07 GMT+00:00

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Texas: Former General in Iraq to Run for Senate
New York Times
Ricardo Sanchez, who oversaw coalition forces in Iraq before retiring after the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal, is running for the Senate as a Democrat. General Sanchez announced the decision on his Facebook page on Wednesday and will file campaign ...
Retired Iraq commander to seek Texas Senate seatReuters
Former Iraq commander Ricardo Sanchez announces run for Texas Senate seatLos Angeles Times
Iraq war general seeks Texas victory for DemocratsAFP
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Pentagon Trying to Avoid Across-the-Board Cuts - Wall Street Journal Wed, 11 May 2011 23:22:23 GMT+00:00

Politico

Pentagon Trying to Avoid Across-the-Board Cuts
Wall Street Journal
The Pentagon is offering new clues on how it plans to meet a White House goal of trimming the military budget by $400 billion over the next decade as it winds down the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Speaking at an investment conference ...
In the Shadow of Bin Laden: The California ConnectionHuffington Post (blog)
Revamped security team's challengePolitico

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Detained Hikers to Stand Trial in Iran - Berkeley Daily Planet Wed, 11 May 2011 23:42:07 GMT+00:00

Reuters

Detained Hikers to Stand Trial in Iran
Berkeley Daily Planet
Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, both 28, along with Sarah Shourd, 32, were arrested on July 31, 2009, while hiking in Iraq's Kurdistan region near the Iran border. Shourd, who was released last September, and the families of Fattal and Bauer say the ...
Trial of American Hikers Charged With Espionage in Iran Is Unexpectedly DelayedNew York Times
IRAN: American hikers' trial delayed -- again -- without explanationLos Angeles Times
US hopes hiker trial delay is 'positive omen'AFP
Minneapolis Star Tribune -Telegraph.co.uk -Bellingham Herald
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Mental Health Care for Veterans: So Bad It's Unconstitutional - TIME (blog) Wed, 11 May 2011 12:10:08 GMT+00:00

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Mental Health Care for Veterans: So Bad It's Unconstitutional
TIME (blog)
14, 2010, three days before he took all their lives despite frequent VA care / Courtesy of the family The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq potentially got a lot more costly Tuesday. That's because a three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ...
More than Half of Recent War Vets Treated by VA Are Struggling With Mental ...ProPublica
VA Mental Health Care is So Bad, It's UnconstitutionalPsychCentral.com (blog)
Judge orders VA to reform mental health care, cites 'unchecked incompetence'Nextgov
National Journal -San Diego Union Tribune -The Bay Citizen
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Iraq: US should leave by end of 2011 - Press TV Thu, 12 May 2011 01:05:35 GMT+00:00

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Iraq: US should leave by end of 2011
Press TV
Iraq says the remaining US troops should leave Iraq by the end of 2011 while Washington has embarked on a campaign to extend its military presence in the country. Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Wednesday that the United States will ...
FM Underscores Iraq's Key Role in RegionFars News Agency
Iranian FM meets Iraqi officials amid Bahrain crisisTehran Times
Iran FM to visit IraqISNA
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UPDATE 2-DNO's Iraq export income outweighs profit fall - Reuters Wed, 11 May 2011 12:02:44 GMT+00:00

UPDATE 2-DNO's Iraq export income outweighs profit fall
Reuters
The company said it will receive the long-awaited payment from a $243 million pot that Iraq's central government sent last week to Kurdish officials for exporters in Iraqi Kurdistan including DNO, Genel Enerji and Sinopec (600028.SS). ...
DNO gets Iraq cash as profit slumpsUpstream Online
DNO International Gets $110M From KRG For Tawke ExportsZawya

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Ex-Army General Faces 10 Years in Bribe Plea - Courthouse News Service Wed, 11 May 2011 22:00:43 GMT+00:00

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Ex-Army General Faces 10 Years in Bribe Plea
Courthouse News Service
(CN) - A retired Army major admitted to laundering money when serving in Kuwait during the Iraq war, as part of a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme over bottled-water contracts. Charles Bowie Jr. pleaded guilty in San Antonio's District ...
USDOJ: Former US Army Major Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering Charge Related ...7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Retired Army major pleads guilty in bribery caseHouston Chronicle
Retired Army Major Pleads Guilty in Corruption ProbeWall Street Journal

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Bhel deal to deepen India's commercial ties with Iraq - Livemint Wed, 11 May 2011 18:51:02 GMT+00:00

Day Press News

Bhel deal to deepen India's commercial ties with Iraq
Livemint
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) signed a provisional `1500 crore deal with the government of Iraq earlier this month, the latest of several efforts by state-owned companies to engage with oil and gas-rich countries in West Asia that have well over ...
Iran, Iraq, Syria to sign agreement on natural gas pipeline to Europe: officialPeople's Daily Online
Iraq, Syria Eager for Cooperation with Iran in Building Joint Gas PipelineFars News Agency
Iran, Iraq, Syria to sign natural gas pipeline agreementMiddle East North Africa Financial Network
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Wife of man shot by Pima County SWAT tells story - FOX11AZ.com Wed, 11 May 2011 18:51:29 GMT+00:00

Wife of man shot by Pima County SWAT tells story
FOX11AZ.com
New details are emerging in the case of an Iraq war vet shot and killed by Monday the Pima County sheriff's department admitted the man did not fire at them first. Tuesday, his wife gave her side of the story. "As soon as we opened the door they were ...
SWAT team fired 71 shots in raidArizona Daily Star

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