Iraq, Iran Sign Power Deal
Wall Street Journal
AMMAN—Iraq signed an initial agreement to buy natural gas from former foe Iran to fuel power plants, a spokesman for the Iraqi electricity ministry said Monday, as the government seeks to ease the electricity shortages that last year ...
Attacks kill 5 people in Iraq's disputed Kirkuk Province
6 killed, 27 wounded in Iraq's violence
Iraq says ready to buy Czech-made combat jets
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Documentary Follows W. Va. National Guard Troops in Iraq
The Last Mission: Establishing the Rule of Law in Iraq will premier on Tuesday on West Virginia Public Broadcasting. MORGANTOWN -- The United States has about 47000 troops in Iraq and many of them are from West Virginia. A local filmmaker traveled with ...
WV PBS documentary follows WV National Guard Battalion in Iraq
Film about W.Va. National Guard unit's work building democracy in Iraq debuts ...
Boehner warns failure to support Iraq risks losing country to extremism
The Hill (blog)
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday warned that a failure to sustain support for Iraq risks losing the fledgling democracy to extremism. Even as the Obama administration hopes to withdraw US troops by year's ...
CNA May Face Criminal Probe on Iraq Insurance, ProPublica Says
CNA Financial Corp. (CNA), the Chicago- based insurer, may face a criminal investigation tied to its failure to pay benefits to the survivors of Iraqi translators killed while working for the US, ...
California guardsmen training in Iraq
NY plea agreement could shed light on arms trade
Wall Street Journal
AP ROCHESTER, NY — A German gun dealer's plea agreement in a federal arms trafficking case could shed light on the illicit global arms trade, including irregularities in US-backed shipments of assault rifles to Iraq. But Karl Kleber's (CLAY'-bers) ...
Australian troops at risk of HIV from Iraq
SYDNEY, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Australian soldiers and contractors in Iraq might have been exposed to blood-borne diseases such as HIV or hepatitis, as staff at Defense's main hospital unit in the Middle East failed to sterilize surgical equipment properly ...
Soldiers at risk after Middle East Defence hospital fails to sterilise equipment
Kuwait trumps Iraq Gulf harbour plan with its own huge industrial port
BAGHDAD // A dispute over a new industrial port on the Arabian Gulf has deepened animosity between Iraq and Kuwait that dates to Saddam Hussain's invasion of the smaller country in 1991, but has in recent years become an economic issue. ...
Kuwaiti port on Bubiyan Island: Playing with fire
4 from NATO, 2 from U.S. killed by blasts in Afghanistan, Iraq
Two US soldiers died over the weekend in an explosion in Iraq, the Los Angeles Times reported. The US military declined to provide details on the attackin central Iraq, which includes the Baghdad area. The deaths brought the number of Americans killed ...
Russia should stay high on alert after NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan
Authorities Launch Probe After Stowaway Found at New York Harbor
A shadowy man suspected of fighting against US soldiers in Iraq has sparked a far-flung terror probe after entering New York Harbor as a stowaway aboard a freighter and taking up residence in a fenced-off Port Authority warehouse, The Post has learned. ...
Minnesota Public Radio
Departure ceremony for Red Bulls set for May 27
Redwood Falls Gazette
A yellow ribbon marks the Redwood Falls National Guard Armory to honor local soldiers deployed to Iraq and Kuwait this month. By Joshua Dixon, Staff Writer About 2400 Soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard are scheduled to depart in May. ...
2400 Minn. Guardsmen deploying for Kuwait