2 Wounded as Iraq Protesters Are Dispersed by Security Force
New York Times
BAGHDAD (AP) — Gunshots wounded at least two people on Sunday at demonstrations in western Iraq when bodyguards and security forces protecting a senior Sunni politician opened fire to disperse protesters, a local official said. The casualties were the ...
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Iraq's battle with al-Qaeda continues
Iraq is being hit once again by a wave of attacks claimed by groups linked to al-Qaeda. The armed group was forced back after Sunni tribesman turned against them to fight alongside US forces. But many now many fear al-Qaeda is making a return. In an Al ...
Hundreds pay final respects to Iraq War veteran Tyler Ziegel
Peoria Journal Star
The crowd stretched to the sidewalk at Mason Funeral Home by the time Tyler Ziegel's visitation began at noon Sunday, and guests continued to arrive. Within the hour, hundreds stood in the slow-moving line as visitors took their time to pay respects to ...
Two hurt as protesters attack Iraq deputy PM
Iraqi deputy prime minister Saleh al-Mutlaq (C) attends a press conference in Baghdad on July 6, 2011. Two people were wounded when security forces opened fire to disperse protesters who attacked Mutlaq on Sunday, forcing him to flee a rally he was ...
Norquist: Obama wants to count leaving Iraq as budget cut
Norquist then pointed out the disingenuous nature of the few “spending cuts” the president has offered, in that Obama is “willing to save $1 trillion by not occupying Iraq for the next decade. He wanted to count that like not continuing the War of 1812 ...
Iraq official: Bodyguards fire shots to disperse angry Sunni protesters; 2 wounded
Bodyguards for a senior Iraqi Sunni politician opened fire to disperse angry anti-government demonstrators and two people were wounded in the country's west, where Sunnis angry over their perceived second-class treatment by the country's Shiite-led ...
Homeless Iraq, Afghanistan war veterans increase
Pensacola News Journal
More than 300 veterans wait in line for the VA Gulf Coast Homeless Veteran Stand Down earlier this year. The event provided services and information to local homeless veterans and families of veterans. The number of homeless veterans from Iraq and ...
The Voice of Russia
Iraq Deputy PM roughed up
The Voice of Russia
... also punched and stripped of his jacket. His bodyguards had to fire in the air to save him. Tens of thousands of Sunni Muslims have been demonstrating in towns and cities across Iraq against counter-terror laws which are widely perceived as anti-Sunni.
Could Iraq's protests lead to a whole new state? Sunnis look for secession
The protests were triggered by last week's arrest of the bodyguards of Iraq Finance Minister Rafi al-Issawi. Government sources told Al-Akhbar that the bodyguards had confessed to carrying out bombings on the minister's personal orders. Whether true or ...