Last British troops slated to leave Iraq
BAGHDAD — British defense officials announced Wednesday that the country is officially ending its military mission in Iraq on Sunday, concluding an unpopular eight-year operation that led to the deaths of 179 British military personnel. ...
UK's eight-year military presence in Iraq to end on Sunday
Britain announces troop withdrawal from Iraq, Afghanistan
UK operation in Iraq set to end
Iraq donkey named Smoke now at home in Nebraska
Seattle Post Intelligencer
After traveling more than 6000 miles from Iraq, Smoke the Donkey, who became a friend and mascot to a group of US Marines living in Iraq's Anbar Province nearly three years ago, takes up residence in eastern Nebraska. Photo: Nati Harnik / AP Smoke, ...
Marines' donkey mascot comes to US after Iraq rescue
Smoke The Donkey travels more than 6000 miles from Iraq to new home in eastern ...
Colonel Brings Home Donkey From Iraq
Terror 'franchises' of Bin Laden pose major global threat despite his death
By AP, They kidnap Westerners in the deserts of Africa, turn Western-born Muslims into radicals, send bombs to the United States from Yemen and mount bloody attacks in Iraq and Pakistan. These homegrown terror groups worldwide are informally dubbed ...
Opinion: Marine reflects on the sacrifices that brought down bin Laden
Al-Qaida's Iraqi leader captured
Arrest: The Iraqi army has arrested the alleged military leader of al-Qaeda's offshoot in Iraq and three of his acolytes. Source: AP THE Iraqi army has arrested the alleged military leader of al-Qaeda's offshoot in Iraq and three of his acolytes. ...
Qaeda 'military leader' in Iraq arrested: ministry
Iraqi Army Says It Detained Local Al-Qaeda Military Leader
Iraqi forces capture four al Qaeda militants
Cleveland News - Fox 8
Hudson Iraq War Vet in Coma Following Accident
Cleveland News - Fox 8
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Iraq war veteran from Hudson remains in critical condition at the Ohio State Medical Center following a possible hit-and-run early Sunday morning. According to a police report ...
OSU student from Hudson in coma after apparent hit-and-run
SPOTLIGHT: Clinton home for former Iraq contractor
Patrick Elkins doesn't dwell on the roadside bomb that nearly took his life in Iraq almost four years ago. He would rather concentrate on his accounting classes at Richland Community College and the ...
Iraq, Afghanistan wars spawn new disease
DENVER, May 18 (UPI) -- Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are at risk of a new disease researchers say they have named Iraq-Afghanistan War lung injury. Dr. Anthony Szema of Stony Brook University Medical Center and Dr. Cecile S. Rose of National Jewish ...
New York Times
Anger Lingers in Iraqi Kurdistan After a Crackdown
New York Times
In February, students staged pro-democracy demonstrations Sulaimaniya, in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, calling officials corrupt and repressive. By TIM ARANGO and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT SULAIMANIYA, Iraq — The protesters are gone from the central ...
Reason Online (blog)
Iraq War Veteran, Jose Guerena, Killed by Arizona SWAT Team
Guerena, who joined the Marines in 2002 and served two tours in Iraq, was killed just after 9 am May 5. Guerera had just gone to bed after working a 12-hour shift at a local mine when his home was invaded as part of a multi-house crackdown ...
Drug Warriors Gun Down Young Father
Iraqi Leaders Divided Over US Troop Withdrawal
US troops are expected to leave Iraq at the end of 2011. But up to this point there is a visible division among Iraqi leaders on this topic. Some, especially those who have a history of anti-American resistance such as the group of Muqtada al-Sadr want ...
US troops face increasing dangers from Shiite militias in southern Iraq
US troops in Iraq: US, Maliki weigh possible extension
US Troops in Iraq 2011 Have an Exit Problem