Iraq court hands Sunni VP 2nd death sentence
The verdict was the second death sentence for Tariq al-Hashemi in less than two months, and is likely to stoke further resentment among Iraq's minority Sunni Muslims against the Shiite-led government. The sentence is unlikely to be carried out any time ...
Fugitive Sunni Iraq VP sentenced to death on second charge
Fugitive Iraq VP handed second death sentence
Iraq Sentences Fugitive VP to Death ... Again
Report: $800 million is snuck out of Iraq each week
Christian Science Monitor
Abdul Basit Turki al-Sae'ed, now Iraq's acting central bank governor, is simultaneously the head of the country's Supreme Audit Board. In September, he led an audit of central bank currency auctions that convinced him that $800 million is "transferred ...
Obama's Iraq ambassador: I wanted troops to remain in Iraq
Iraq opens biggest trade fair in 20 years
Iraq Sets April 2013 for Elections Nationwide, Except for Kirkuk
Iraq War veteran challenges military on injury benefits
WASHINGTON — Tanya L. Towne was wearing her full “battle rattle” when she got injured preparing for war. Now the Pentagon must explain why that should be treated differently from a combat-related injury. What happens next will put the Defense ...
Iraq Vets Help With Rescue, Recovery in NYC
I peer-pressured my partner, Marvin Avilez, into going out there,” said Meijer, 24, who served in Iraq during 2010 and 2011. “When the road ended, we hopped out. On the way, we found a dude wading in the water, pulling a row boat. He was a former ...
Iraq Awards Markez $150 Million Contract to Build 800 Homes
Iraq, which holds the world's fifth-largest oil reserves, is seeking foreign investment to help rebuild an economy and infrastructure damaged by years of conflict, sanctions and lack of investment. In March 2010, the government approved a plan to build ...
Iraq violence drops off sharply in October
The Daily Star
BAGHDAD: Levels of violence in Iraq last month dropped off dramatically despite a string of attacks over the Eid al-Adha Muslim holiday that were claimed by Al-Qaeda, figures released on Thursday showed. Monthly casualty tolls compiled separately by ...
Al-Qaida in Iraq claims responsibility for deadly attacks during Eid al-Adha ...
US: Iraqi audit points to huge money laundering
Sunni extremists: We set off bombs in Iraq, more to come
Thousands support Iraq War vet's push to change in-state tuition policy
Raeford, N.C. — An Iraq War veteran who says she was denied in-state tuition at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke delivered more than 145,000 signatures to an online petition to the UNC Board of Governors Thursday in an effort to bring ...
Ex-soldier seeks change in how UNC treats veterans
Justice Department sues Reston contractor, alleges it provided unqualified ...
The Justice Department sued a Virginia-based contractor Wednesday, accusing the company of submitting false claims for unqualified guards under a $10 million contract to provide security in Iraq. Triple Canopy, a private security company based in ...
Feds: Defense firm put untrained guards in Iraq
United States Sues Contractor for False Claims Under Contract for Security in Iraq
Watchdog Cites Iraq Corruption
Wall Street Journal
Corruption remains one of the main obstacles to democratic progress and development in Iraq, with almost $800 million flowing out of the country illegally each week, according to a U.S. watchdog's quarterly report to Congress Tuesday. The report by the ...
Officials: Attacks in Iraq kill 4 people
US report says Iraqi auditors believe up to $800M is sent out of Iraq ...
Iraq: Report on Money-Laundering
Iraq Violence Surges Amid Corruption, US Report Finds
Bowen's report provides an independent assessment of Iraq's troubles and progress a week before the U.S. presidential election, after a campaign in which the timing and extent of the troop withdrawal that ended in December has become a point of ...
Time to Get Tough on Iraq
FEATURE-Syria turmoil stirs Iraqi tribal sympathies, hopes
Conflict inflicting collateral damage on Iraq