Iraq signs deal with US group to update major port
The Seattle Times
advertising. BAGHDAD — Iraq on Tuesday signed a $14 million deal with a U.S. consortium to modernize a major port in the country's southern province of Basra in a move aimed at developing key infrastructure neglected during years of war and sanctions.
Iraq official says country searched Syria-bound Iranian plane for weapons
The unprecedented move appeared to be an attempt to ease U.S. concerns that Iraq is allowing Iran to fly military supplies to help Syrian President Bashar Assad battle rebel forces in his country's civil war. Iraqi government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh ...
Iraq checks Syria-bound Iran plane for arms, finds none
Purported Saddam aide: Iraq's invasion helped Iran
CAIRO (AP) — The highest-ranking member of Saddam Hussein's ousted regime purportedly said the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Baghdad has ultimately served to make Iraq beholden to Iran. In an online interview, a man claiming to be fugitive Izzat Ibrahim ...
Iraq seeing signs of Iran's influence
Iraq: Ten Years, a Million Lives and Trillions of Dollars Later
Ten years ago today the debate over the Iraq War came to Congress in the form of a resolution promoted by the Bush administration. The war in Iraq will cost the United States as much as $5 trillion. It played a role in spurring the global financial crisis.
Congressman Kucinich: Iraq - Ten Years, a Million Lives and Trillions of ...
'Endgame' and Iraq, by Michael Gordon and Bernard Trainor
America in Iraq: War, Injustice and Endless Occupation
Iraq: The High Price of Amnesia
Sins of omission can be every bit as serious as sins of commission. The country's failure to have a reckoning with the tragedy of Iraq is the outstanding case in point. President Barack Obama bears the main responsibility for that; many others have ...
Zain Iraq aims for stock market float in Baghdad by early 2013
IPO likely to be single listing on Iraq bourse. * Zain's stake to fall to 51 pct from 76 pct if IPO fully subscribed. By Matt Smith. DUBAI, Oct 2 (Reuters) - Iraqi mobile phone company Zain Iraq plans to go ahead with a long-delayed stock market ...
Globe and Mail
Iraq official: Violence near northern city kills 5
A senior police official in the city, Brig. Gen Sarhat Qadir, says three street sweepers stumbled onto a bomb on Tuesday morning as they were trying to empty a garbage bin in the nearby village of Zab. The blast killed the three workers. Kirkuk is ...
Iraq explosions shatter Shiite areas
Iraq suffers deadliest day in nearly a month
Sky News Australia
Socceroos squad to face Iraq
Sky News Australia
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has kept faith with the bulk of his under-pressure squad for this month's vital World Cup qualifier against Iraq in Doha. But the German has put his senior players on notice, saying they need to provide better guidance for ...
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck names 22-man squad to face Iraq in World Cup ...
Holger Osieck backs Socceroos against Iraq in Doha
Australia retains aging squad for crucial World Cup qualifier vs Iraq
New York Times
Iran's Master of Iraq Chaos Still Vexes US
New York Times
It was Qassim Suleimani, the shadowy commander of Iran's paramilitary Quds Force, who calmly explained that he was the “sole authority for Iranian actions in Iraq,” according to an account the Iraqi official later provided to American officials in Baghdad.
Pentagon finds funding to continue Iraq training
The money will also allow the U.S. to continue a separate program that trains Iraq's counterterrorism forces. The funding is a temporary solution while officials seek a longer term fix in the 2013 budget bill. Congress has left Washington until after ...