International Business Times
Prosecutor says Iraq war vet killed transients for "thrill"
SANTA ANA, California (Reuters) - An Iraq war veteran charged in the stabbing murders of four Orange County, California homeless men made an initial court appearance on Wednesday as a prosecutor accused him of killing for a "thrill. ...
Judge postpones arraignment for Iraq war vet accused of killing homeless men
Iraq vet charged with killing 4 California transients
Prosecutors say veteran killed homeless for thrill
Iraq Political Leaders Seeking Maliki's Ouster
Wall Street Journal
By SAM DAGHER BAGHDAD—Iraq's political crisis escalated Wednesday as two groups within the government's ruling coalition met to discuss the possibility of ousting Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, amid a surge in violence. In Baghdad, Ayad Allawi, ...
Sunni-backed Allawi says Maliki risks splitting Iraq
Allawi: Iraq Heading Toward Sectarian War
Iraq's Allawi threatens to work on replacing PM, if political blocs fail to ...
Iraq's oil minister urges Iran to keep vital Strait of Hormuz oil passage open
BAGHDAD — Iraq on Wednesday urged Iran not to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz, where most oil exports from the Gulf to the West pass, arguing that exporters have an interest in a stable world economy. Iran is threatening to shut down the strait ...
OPEC president Iraq wants Hormuz assurance from Iran
Iraq urges Iran to keep oil flowing – OPEC chief to visit Tehran – Baghdad ups ...
Veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan wars struggle to find jobs
Veterans of the military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan put years of their lives on hold to serve the nation. Now, as they try to transition back into civilian life, a record number of them are unable to find work. The US government reports that 13 ...
Jaco: Welcome Home Iraq Veterans
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Female vets struggle to find work
Shelby County Reporter
Iraq vets invited to State of the Union address
Congressman Spencer Bachus (AL-6) is urging Members of Congress to invite Iraq war veterans to attend next Tuesday's State of the Union Address in the US Capitol. In a bipartisan letter Wednesday, Congressman Bachus and Representatives Jeff Miller (FL) ...
Alabaster veteran to attend State of Union
Iraq Says 2012 Oil Output to Reach 3.4 Million Barrels a Day
18 (Bloomberg) -- Iraq, the third-largest oil producer in OPEC, will boost output capacity this year to 3.4 million barrels a day and export capacity to 2.6 million barrels, Oil Minister Abdul Kareem al-Luaibi said. Exports will benefit from a new ...
New Iraq oil exports by Jan. 31
Exclusive: Iraq to lift oil exports 400000 bpd through March
Iraq To Up Export Capacity By 900000 B/D In Few Days-Oil Minister
Wars lessons being applied to ease combat stress
In the latest high-profile criminal case involving an Iraq war veteran, a former Camp Pendleton Marine is accused of killing four homeless men in California. His family said he was never the same after his 2008 deployment. In Washington state, an Iraq ...
Marine combat units stay together after deployments to ease combat stress
Turning to Nature After Returning from Iraq
Huffington Post (blog)
This spring marks my five-year anniversary of coming home from Iraq. It has been an incredible journey, and one I'm thankful that I've lived all the way through. Iraq was a tough place to live. America after a year in Iraq may qualify as a tougher ...
Iraq Vice-President of Baghdad Provincial Council arrested for terrorism charges
An Iraqi police source reported, on Wednesday, that a special force arrested Vice-President of Baghdad Provincial Council Riyad Al Adad for terrorism charges. “A special force stopped, this morning, the convoy of Vice-President of Baghdad Provincial ...
Iraq issues arrest warrants for 120 MKO members
During his remarks, Maliki described the MKO as a “terrorist” group and said the it has committed terrorist acts in Iraq and Iran for many years. He also reiterated the Iraqi government's decision to expel the members of the group and to bring an end ...
Iran's dangerous game in Iraq by Ali Hussein Bakeer*