Iraq finance minister says staff members kidnapped
Finance Minister Rafia al-Issawi leveled the charges just hours after Iraq's ailing president was flown to Germany for medical treatment following a stroke. The 79-year-old president, Jalal Talabani, is widely seen as a unifying figure who is able to ...
Ailing Iraq leader in Germany, succession scrap looms
Iraq's President Talabani leaves for treatment in Germany after stroke
Iraqi President to Get Care in Germany
Marines: Purported Iraq War vet guarding Central Valley school didn't actually ...
San Jose Mercury News
Former Marine guards Calif. school. HUGHSON, Calif. -- A former Marine applauded for voluntarily showing up to guard a central California elementary school apparently misrepresented his service history. Craig Pusley showed up for a second day of guard ...
Marine Vet of Iraq War Guards Calif. School
Marine veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan on self-imposed duty in front of a ...
Iraq Veteran Volunteers To Guard Central Valley Elementary School
Diego Maradona on verge of becoming Iraq's national coach
Diego Maradona is on the verge of becoming the coach of Iraq and wants to take the country to the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil, according to one of the Argentinian's representatives. Maradona, who is acting as a consultant for the UAE club Al Wasl, ...
Report: Maradona could coach Iraq
Maradona keen on Iraq post, says World Eleven
Maradona Agrees to Coach Iraq National Soccer Team, Nacion Says
Iraq's Finance Minister Accuses 'Militia Force' of Kidnapping Guards, Members ...
Iraq's Finance Minister Accuses 'Militia Force' of Kidnapping Guards, Members of His Staff. BAGHDAD December 20, 2012 (AP). Mideast Iraq.JPEG. AP. Iraqi Presidential security stand guard next... View Full Caption. Iraqi Presidential security stand ...
The Daily Star
Troops gone, US increasingly sidelined in Iraq
A year after U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq, American officials and their vehicles have all but disappeared from the streets of Baghdad. When U.S. officials emerge from their fortresslike embassy compound, they are clearly no longer the de facto rulers ...
Chinese embassy in Iraq reopens visa service
Iraq's gold holding quadrupled between Aug and Oct - IMF data
Iraq quadrupled its gold holdings to 31.07 tonnes over the course of three months between August and October, data from the International Monetary Fund showed on Thursday. The IMF's monthly statistics report showed the country's holdings increased by ...
Iraq, Kurds, Turks and oil
SNAKING their way from Kirkuk, a city 240 kilometres (150 miles) north of Baghdad, through Kurdistan and across Turkey's eastern region of Anatolia to the Mediterranean are pipes that once carried 1.6m barrels a day (b/d) of Iraqi oil to the global ...
In Iraq, Exxon oil deal foments talk of civil war
Iraq Official Says President Talabani Had a Stroke
More than two dozen dead in second day of Iraq violence
China the frontrunner to buy Exxon out of Iraq oil
BEIJING/LONDON, Dec 20 (Reuters) - China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has emerged as the frontrunner to take over Iraq's West Qurna-1 oilfield from Exxon Mobil, a move that would diminish Western oil influence in Iraq a decade after the U.S.-led ...
Iraq War veteran in Sacramento State recruiting class
Sacramento, CA – A former member of the United States Marine Corps who was deployed to Iraq is part of the Sacramento State football team's 2013 recruiting class. Offensive lineman Justin Aysse, who played at Long Beach City College, has signed a ...
Iraq's Oil Surge Could Threaten the Saudis
Though there was no major dissension at OPEC's Dec. 12 meeting in Vienna, there were signs that Saudi Arabia and Iraq are headed for a face-off over how much oil to pump. Before the start of the meeting, Abdul Kareem Al-Luaibi, Iraq's oil minister ...