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As Iraq, Afghan wars end, private security firms adapt - Chicago Tribune Sun, 21 Oct 2012 13:13:29 GMT

As Iraq, Afghan wars end, private security firms adapt
Chicago Tribune
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On a rooftop terrace blocks from the White House, a collection of former soldiers and intelligence officers, executives and contractors drink to the international private security industry. The past decade - particularly the U.S ...

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In Iraq, blasts kill 11, gunfire claims 6 - Philadelphia Inquirer Sun, 21 Oct 2012 07:05:45 GMT

The Nation

In Iraq, blasts kill 11, gunfire claims 6
Philadelphia Inquirer
The bombings, which happened within about a minute of each other, appeared be aimed at intimidating Iraq's Shiites, who are a frequent target of Sunni insurgents. Police said at least 11 people were killed and 35 were wounded. The blasts struck about ...
Twin Iraq blasts kill eight in Baghdad Shi'ite districtReuters
Roadside bomb, shootings kill at least 17 in IraqLansing State Journal
11 Killed and 48 Hurt in Baghdad Market BlastsNew York Times
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Look what we won in Iraq ... - WND.com Sun, 21 Oct 2012 21:56:33 GMT

WND.com

Look what we won in Iraq ...
WND.com
In recent weeks, Maliki concluded a $4.2 billion dollar arms deal with Moscow that includes some 30 Mi-28 attack helicopters and 42 Pantsir-S1 surface-to-air missile systems while discussions continue for Iraq to acquire MiG-29 fighter jets and armored ...
UAE firms push for investments into IraqXinhua
Turks en route to Saudi after Iraq issues visasAl-Arabiya
Iraq urges US to speed up arms deliveriesPress TV
Bangkok Post
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Bad weather halts Iraq southern oil exports - Reuters Sun, 21 Oct 2012 11:18:05 GMT

AFP

Bad weather halts Iraq southern oil exports
Reuters
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Bad weather offshore has completely halted oil exports from Iraq's southern oilfields, with rough seas preventing tankers reaching port, and the stoppage may continue through Tuesday, Iraq oil port sources said on Sunday.
Bad weather stops south Iraq oil exportsAFP
Iraq southern oil exports halted by bad weather: port sourcesCNBC.com
Iraq heading for record oil exportsAl-Bawaba

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Jordan disrupts major al-Qaeda terrorist plot - Washington Post Sun, 21 Oct 2012 18:31:48 GMT

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Jordan disrupts major al-Qaeda terrorist plot
Washington Post
The Jordanian government's statement said its intelligence service had broken up a cell that had been planning the attacks since June, arresting 11 people described as “supporters” of al-Qaeda in Iraq. The group had intended to use explosives and ...
Jordan claims to have thwarted al-Qaida inspired terror campaignThe Guardian
Jordan says it foils al-Qaida-linked terror plot9NEWS.com
Huge al-Qaeda attack foiled, says JordanThe Age
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Exxon seeks to quit flagship Iraq oil project [Aswat al-Iraq] - Equities.com Sun, 21 Oct 2012 19:10:40 GMT

Moneycontrol.com

Exxon seeks to quit flagship Iraq oil project [Aswat al-Iraq]
Equities.com
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Exxon Mobil wants to leave its giant oilfield project in southern Iraq, diplomatic sources said, in a move likely to aggravate the country's internal tensions and hamper Baghdad's ambitious energy expansion plans. The desire of ...
Exxon Nears Sale of South Iraq StakeWall Street Journal
Exxon seeks to quit flagship Iraq oil projectReuters
Iraq not informed about Exxon move on West Qurna: sourcesChicago Tribune
DailyFinance -Al-Monitor
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Iraq: The shield of Shiite Islam - Town Hall Sat, 20 Oct 2012 04:20:26 GMT

Commentary

Iraq: The shield of Shiite Islam
Town Hall
Iraq: Today, the al-Maliki government called for the US to speed up its weapons deliveries, as the two countries near a deal on a second set of 18 F-16s, days after Baghdad signed $4.2 billion in arms deals with Moscow. The contracts with Russia made ...
Iraq presses US for faster arms deliveriesBoston.com
Iraq says signs contract for 18 F-16 fighter jetsChicago Tribune
Don't Just Worry About Iranian Influence in IraqCommentary
Washington Post
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Canadian judge says there is enough evidence to extradite terror suspect to ... - Fox News Sat, 20 Oct 2012 17:02:36 GMT

Globe and Mail

Canadian judge says there is enough evidence to extradite terror suspect to ...
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EDMONTON, Alberta – A judge ruled Friday there is enough evidence to extradite a Canadian man to the United States to face charges that he helped coordinate Tunisian jihadists believed responsible for separate suicide attacks in Iraq in 2009 that ...
Edmonton terrorism suspect ordered extradited to NY for Iraq bombing trialGlobe and Mail
Sayfildin Tahir Sharif, Iraqi-born Canadian citizen, faces extradition to the USGlobalPost
'Candid Camera' terrorist to be extradited to U.S.Niagara Falls Review

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Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq are just like senseless war in Vietnam - Ravalli Republic Sun, 21 Oct 2012 18:34:20 GMT

NPR

Wars in Afghanistan, Iraq are just like senseless war in Vietnam
Ravalli Republic
Now, we have the asinine quagmire of Iraq and Afghanistan. The government of Afghanistan, if you can call it that, has even asked the U.S. to leave. Why in the name of humanity can't our government see how insulting these ungrateful warring people are ...
Myths of Iraq and AfghanistanChicago Tribune

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UK Defense Agency Loses Appeal Over Iraq Death Negligence - Businessweek Fri, 19 Oct 2012 15:09:07 GMT

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UK Defense Agency Loses Appeal Over Iraq Death Negligence
Businessweek
The U.K. Ministry of Defence lost an appeal to avoid a negligence lawsuit by the family of a soldier killed when his lightly armored vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb while he was on patrol in Iraq in 2006. Private Lee Ellis' sister and daughter ...
British court rules families of soldiers killed in Iraq can sue government for ...Washington Post
Families of soldiers killed in Iraq can sue MoD for negligence, judges ruleTelegraph.co.uk
Families of Iraq soldiers can claim for damagesThis is Plymouth
Clacton and Frinton Gazette -BBC News -Sky News
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