Iraq War Contractor Ordered to Pay $85 Million
A jury on Friday ordered an American military contractor to pay $85 million after finding it guilty of negligence for illnesses suffered by a dozen Oregon soldiers who guarded an oilfield water plant during the Iraq war. After a three-week trial, the ...
Jury finds Iraq war contractor responsible for soldiers' diseases, orders $85 ...
US jury awards troops $85 million over Iraq chemical exposure
Updated: KBR verdict: $85 million awarded to 12 Oregon soldiers; KBR guilty of ...
Iraqi tourist sector hurt by Iran's currency pain
NAJAF, Iraq — The plunge in Iran's currency is proving bad for business in neighboring Iraq. Yousif Jassim Mohammed would know. The Iraqi merchant's gift shop sits on prime real estate opposite the gold-domed Imam Ali shrine in Najaf, one of the ...
Iraq War veteran challenges military on injury benefits
Kansas City Star
... served 17 years in the New York Army National Guard before her 2009 medical discharge. “She represents a lot of folks who were called up for Iraq and Afghanistan and who got hurt,” Towne's attorney, Scott MacKay, said in a telephone interview Thursday.
Living Differently in Iraq
CounterPunch writers file regularly from Israel, Gaza, the West Bank, Afghanistan, Iraq, Mexico, Venezuela, South Africa, India. On the Middle East, indeed, no site offers more resolute, consistent coverage of the monstrous war waged by Israel, the U.S ...
Iraq's Sunni vice president Tariq al-Hashemi sentenced to death again
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 term
Iraq court hands Sunni VP 2nd death sentence
Obama's Iraq ambassador: I wanted troops to remain in Iraq
Foreign Policy (blog)
Obama's former ambassador to Iraq, who served during the withdrawal of U.S. forces, was in favor of keeping some troops in the Iraq past the 2011 withdrawal date, he told The Cable in an interview today. COMMENTS (0) SHARE: Twitter. Reddit. Bookmark ...
Gulf Keystone resumes pumping of Iraqi Kurdish oil
Iraq to have provincial vote in April
Report: $800 million is snuck out of Iraq each week
EFG Hermes eyes Turkey, Iraq, Libya after sealing JV
LONDON Nov 2 (Reuters) - Egyptian investment bank EFG Hermes aims to expand into Turkey, Iraq and Libya and plans to grow its asset management arm by 50 percent after the completion of its joint venture with Qatar's QInvest, it said on Friday.
Hurriyet Daily News
UPDATE 1-Turkey signs $350 mln Iraq oil drilling deal
Iraqi deals despite tensions with Baghdad. * Turkey plans public offerings of state energy companies. * Ankara warns ENI over Cyprus exploration plans. By Orhan Coskun. ANKARA, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Turkey has signed a $350 million deal on drilling 40 oil ...
Turkey inks Iraq deals amid political tensions
Turkey signs $350 million Iraq oil drilling deal
Dispatches From the Edge: Turkey Haunted by Hubris
WARPLANES: Iraq Gets Some Interceptors Real Quick
Iraq is buying some of those that the Czech Air Force could not afford to buy (and have been sitting in storage for the last 6-7 years) as well as 24 new ones. Iraq will have several L-159s in use by early next year and these will be the first jet ...
Christian Science Monitor (blog)
War crimes and the fantasy of 'controlling' Syria's rebels
Christian Science Monitor (blog)
“There has to be a representation of those who are on the front lines fighting and dying today to obtain their freedom," she said. Yes, certainly, those are the people who will shape a post-Assad Syria. And the failure of the US reliance on exiles in ...