Iraq abuse inquiry was a 'cover-up', whistleblower tells court
Louise Thomas, 45, left the Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) in July because she thought it was not a genuine investigation but a "face-saving inquiry", she told the court on Tuesday. Her evidence came at a preliminary hearing in advance of a ...
A Year After US Troops Withdraw From Iraq, Fog of War Thickens
Robert McNamara, former secretary of defense under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson and chief architect of the Vietnam War, once recalled his experience with Vietnam as a kind of fog. "What the fog of war means," he said, "is that war is so complex it's ...
Iraq urges release of Palestinians in Israel jails
BAGHDAD -- Iraq's prime minister has called on the international community to demand an immediate release of Palestinian and Arab prisoners held in Israeli jails. Nouri al-Maliki's statement on Tuesday came at the start of a two-day conference in ...
Iraq hosts conference on Palestinian prisoners
Iraq to host conference on Palestinian, Arab prisoners
Iraq holds conference on prisoners jailed in Israel
Top al-Qaeda commander in Iraq escapes from prison
A police official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the man -- identified as Ali Farhan -- fled the anti-terrorism prison in the city of Fallujah, located roughly 69 kilometers (43 miles) west of Baghdad, on Tuesday, the Aswat al-Iraq news ...
FACTBOX-A look at Al Qaeda in Iraq
Recruitment of women by al-Qaeda disturbs Iraq government
Iraq to forgive debt of terrorism victims
Wounded Iraq, Afghanistan Troops Increase As Pentagon Says Afghan War Will ...
WASHINGTON -- In a grim marker of the human cost of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the Pentagon reported Monday that active-duty American troops were hospitalized in the United States at three times the peacetime rate -- with mental health injuries ...
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Iraq seeks around 1 mln tons more gasoil for 2013
Iraq's State Oil Marketing Company (SOMO) is seeking nearly 1 million tons of gasoil on behalf of the country's electricity ministry to supply power stations in 2013, a tender document showed on Tuesday. SOMO is tendering for 1,260 metric tons a day of ...
Helmick: Iraq was worth it
“My sense is the not only could Iraq be a leader in the region, and they are that now, they could be 'the' leader in the region,” said Frank Helmick, now the vice-president for corporate strategy at the Reston, Va.-based SOS International. As the ...
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Senior clerics wade into Iraq-KRG dispute
Iraq's most senior Shia cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, entered Iraq's latest Arab-Kurdish dispute on 5 December, calling for both parties to "stay away from bloody conflicts". The central Iraqi government's formation of the Tigris (Dijla ...
How Juniors Beat the Majors In Iraq's Oil Boom (NYSE:XOM, NYSE:CVX, NYSE ...
Iraq eying 3.7m bpd oil output in 2013
REFILE-Iraq says Vitol apologises for Kurdish oil purchase
Hidden victims of the Iraq war
Rounaq's situation, according to Zainab Shakir, the Iraq country director for Women for Women International, typifies the problems women face a year after the war officially ended. With government institutions demolished in the wake of the US invasion ...
Bulgaria to Open Iraq Embassy in January
This has been agreed during an official visit to Sofia by the influential Shiite poltician, who was pivotal in drafting Iraq's constitution and now chairs the Iraq' parliament's Foreign Relations Committee. In an interview for the Bulgarian National ...