Iraq's Sunni-backed lawmakers return to parliament
BAGHDAD – Iraq's parliament reconvened Tuesday after Sunni-backed lawmakers ended their boycott to protest alleged persecution of Sunni officials, a development that could restore some stability in the war-ravaged country. Last month the Sunni-backed ...
Iraqiya Bloc, Iraq Sunni Backed-Lawmakers, End Parliament Boycott
The Daily Star
Iraq Lawmaker Janabi Says No Rules Prevent Exxon-Kurdistan Deal
31 (Bloomberg) -- Iraq's legislation doesn't prevent oil companies from signing deals with the central government and with semi-autonomous authorities in the North, as in the case of Exxon Mobil Corp., said Adnan al-Janabi, chairman of the nation's Oil ...
Top Iraq Lawmaker: Oil Min Has No Authority To Blacklist Exxon
Baghdad no legal ground to cancel Exxon deal-lawmaker
Crude Awakening - by Ben Van Heuvelen
New York Daily News
Iraq veterans reveal horrors of war at NY forum
New York Daily News
By Joanna Molloy / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Crowds cheer Iraq veterans, but they revealed a darker side to war at the Intersections International event. A new battle has begun for veterans who gathered in Manhattan for a dialogue with civilians just 40 days ...
Obama plays down Iraq drone presence as he confirms Pakistan strikes
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday played down the use of US drones in Iraq, saying the program was very limited and focused mainly on protecting the US embassy in Baghdad. The program has outraged senior Iraqi officials, said The New York ...
US president admits to use of drones in Pakistan, Iraq
Obama acknowledges drone strikes; Amnesty seeks legal basis
Civilian Deaths Due to Drones Are Not Many, Obama Says
Iraq, Kuwait Seek To Mitigate Risk Of Hormuz Blockade
Wall Street Journal
LONDON (Dow Jones)--Iraq and Kuwait officials said Tuesday they are stepping up efforts to mitigate a threat to block the Strait of Hormuz amid escalating tensions between Iran and the West. Speaking on the side of a Chatham House energy conference, ...
Iraq Delays Energy Licensing to May After Amending Offers
31 (Bloomberg) -- Iraq postponed its next licensing round for energy-exploration rights by more than a month to May 30, the head of the Oil Ministry's licensing department said, delaying bidding for the second time this year. The two-day round had been ...
Iraq oil bid delay seen as positive
Iraq again delays energy exploration auction
Iraq delays 4th energy round to May 30-31-official
Iraq detains 16 vice presidential guards
Hashemi is hiding in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq after the Baghdad authorities issued a warrant for his arrest in mid-December on charges of running a death squad. The Kurdistan authorities have so far declined to hand him over to ...
Iraq Security Forces arrest 16 of Hashemi's bodyguards
Hashemi worried about Iraq's future
Iraqi VP predicts return to violence
LA-based Jewish foundation offers $200000 in financial literacy grants to vets
The Los Angeles-based Jewish Community Foundation is setting aside $200000 to help veterans as they return from Iraq and Afghanistan. "With tens of thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans returning home, the Foundation believed it was vitally ...
Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Announces Total of $200000 ...
Pinoy workers banned from Iraq as DFA raises alert level to 3
(UPDATED 11:00 am) - Amid the recent bombings in Iraq, the Philippine government on Wednesday raised the alert level there to "3," encouraging voluntary repatriation of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in affected areas. The Philippine Department of ...
Government raises alert level 3 in Iraq
DFA raises alert level 3 in Iraq
Alert level up in Iraq, down in Yemen—DFA
Obama downplays US drone use in Iraq
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama downplayed a recent report about the use of US drones in Iraq, indicating that the unmanned aircraft are mainly used for embassy surveillance. Obama said during an online event on Monday that a New York Times story ...
US Drones Patrolling Its Skies Provoke Outrage in Iraq
Drones Over Iraq: When is a Pullout not a Pullout?
Iraq hits out over US drone flights