Iraq Deplores 'Currency Attack' as Dollars Flow to Syria, Iran
Iraq's central bank said it's under a “currency attack” as traders buy US dollars in daily auctions and resell them on the black market in Syria and Iran, which face hard currency shortages due to sanctions. Demand for the greenback at the central bank ...
Iraqi central bank sees spike in demand for dollars as neighboring countries ...
Iraq War's legacy: One Marine's five-year battle with PTSD
After serving four years as a Marine including two deployments to Iraq, Brian Scott Ostrom, now 27, returned home to the US in 2007 with a severe case of post-traumatic stress disorder. “The most important part of my life already happened. ...
Iraq's Kurds unwilling to hand Hashemi to Baghdad
By Jon Hemming | ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region is unwilling to hand over Iraqi Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi despite a formal demand from the central government that he be sent to Baghdad to face charges of running ...
Iraq: Gunmen Kill Iraqi Police, Mayor in Ambushes
Shiite pilgrims make their way to Iraqi holy city amid tight security
Bomb attacks kill 10 in Iraq, including 3 schoolboys
Two Iraq War Movies Not to Miss
So it is not surprising that the most recent Iraq War is still looking for its movie. The Hurt Locker was both awful as a film (plot? beginning, middle and ending?) and had nothing to do with Iraq besides using it as a marketing tool, as well as being ...
The End of 'My Generation's' War
US overlooks the true tolls of its wars
Court: Workers' Comp Bars Iraq Convoy Drivers' Suit Against KBR, Halliburton
By Terry Baynes | January 12, 2012 A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected a lawsuit brought against KBR Inc. and Halliburton Co. by the families of two convoy drivers killed in a 2004 insurgent attack in Iraq. The US Court of Appeal for the 5th ...
KBR Won't Face Trial in Convoy Driver Deaths, Court Rules
Republican Iraq War Vet Fights for His Brother's Right to Marry in NH: VIDEO
In a new clip from HRC, Craig Stowell, a US Marine Iraq war veteran, argues for his brother's right to marry in New Hampshire as the legislature considers repeal of the marriage equality law there. In a video posted on YouTube, Calvin Stowell described ...
Marine Fights For Gay Brother's Right To Marry
Giving Iraq War Veterans the welcome home they deserve
They turned to Facebook, creating a group titled Make January 28th Welcome Home the Heroes from Iraq Day to help them spread the word. They have garnered a TV news interview, an army of social media volunteers, (1600 members to the group in about 24 ...
Area Couple Helping Organize Parade For Iraq War Vets
Help Honor Iraq Vets
St. Louis to welcome troops back from Iraq
Iraq Vet With Alleged Link to Terror Group Held
Prosecutors say Baxam, who served four years with the Army in Iraq and South Korea, was attempting to reach Somalia, where he intended to join al-Shabaab and live under Sharia law. US officials say the al-Qaida-linked group is responsible for ...
Former US soldier, Iraq veteran charged with aiding Al Shabaab
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Marine testifies in Sgt.'s Iraq deaths trial
A squad mate of a Marine sergeant on trial for killing unarmed women and children in Iraq says if he had to do it again he would have leveled one house where the group gunned down six people, including a man in a wheelchair. Former Sgt. Hector Salinas ...
Marines saw only silhouettes during Iraq shooting
US troops 'told to lie' about Iraqi killings
Marine testifies he did not identify targets
Obama's bold move out of Iraq
The last American troops officially left Iraq before Christmas, mostly completing an American withdrawal by the end of 2011 which few thought possible when then-candidate Barack Obama promised it or even when then-President George Bush formally ...
Thompson: Looking back on Iraq part of looking forward
Panderer-in-Chief: Why Obama's National Security Record Is Weak and Dangerous