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Iraq's Sunni VP receives new death sentence
U.S. News & World Report
BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi court handed the country's fugitive Sunni vice president a new death sentence on Sunday after finding him guilty of ordering his bodyguards to attack Shiite pilgrims, the latest verdict in a trial that has fueled resentment ...
Iraq court hands fugitive vice president fourth death sentence
Iraq's Sunni VP receives 3rd death sentence
Mosul Focus of Iraq Violence
Hearing begins for US soldier accused in Afghanistan massacre
SEATTLE – The U.S. soldier accused of carrying out one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is due to appear in a military courtroom Monday, where prosecutors will for the first time lay out their case that he slaughtered 16 people ...
Trial opens for Sgt. Robert Bales in Afghanistan killings
The News International
Iraq war contractor, Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR), ordered to pay $85 million ...
Portland, OR, United States (4E) – A federal jury in Portland, Oregon has ordered Iraq war contractor Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR) to pay 12 soldiers $85 million in damages for allegedly exposing them to toxins that caused them illnesses. In its ...
Iraq War contractor ordered to pay National Guardsmen $85M over toxic ...
Troops win $85m in Iraq health risk case
Jury finds Iraq war contractor responsible for soldiers' diseases, orders $85 ...
In Iraq, A Mom Marine's Urge to Serve
“When we got word that we were gearing up to go into Iraq, I wanted to be part of defending our country,” she says, her vehemence undiminished as she recalls September 2002. Her job was to write the orders to fill the billets for Marines being sent ...
Globe and Mail
Syria rebels capture oilfield near Iraq
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights' chief Rami Abdul-Rahman says rebels overran the al-Ward oilfield in the province of Deir el-Zour near the border with Iraq on Sunday. Omar Abu Leila, an activist in the area, says the field was ...
Syrian rebels capture oilfield, as opposition in Qatar for unity talks
Land mine left over from Iran-Iraq war explodes, killing 6 and injuring 1 in ...
TEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian semi-official news agency reports an explosion from a land mine left over from the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s has killed six people and injured one. The Sunday report by Mehr says the explosion happened on Saturday, during a ...
Iraq energy situation is precarious
According to the International Energy Agency's (IEA) report Iraq Energy Outlook, energy consumption in 2010 was 38 million tonnes of oil equivalent (mtoe) where about 84 per cent oil, 15 per cent gas and one per cent hydroelectric. It is understandable ...
Iraq's signature dish, masgoof, back on the menu
An Iraqi vendor grills cut-open carp used in Iraq's signature dish "masgoof" in the capital Baghdad on October 5. More and more Iraqis are venturing out to restaurants like Khadra, on the banks of the Tigris river snaking through Baghdad, where the ...
Iraq's signature dish "masgoof" is back
Fars News Agency
Mordechai Kedar: Iran has Defeated the US in Iraq
The Jewish Press
In March 2003, the forces of the international coalition, under the leadership of the United States, invaded Iraq to bring to an end the dictatorial regime of Saddam Hussein, and to rid the world of the danger from his chemical weapons, which he had ...
US Think Tank: Iran Preventing Turkey's Hegemony over Iraq, Syria
US foreign policy challenges: Iraq
Iraq war veteran challenges military on injury benefits
The Seattle Times
Iraq war veteran challenges military on injury benefits. The Defense Department is being taken to task over a rule that an injury during combat training doesn't qualify a veteran for the enhanced benefits provided for combat injuries. By Michael Doyle ...