Mass. Iraq vet with PTSD finds new life at sea
By Jay Lindsay AP / February 25, 2012 BOSTON—The danger he faced in Iraq was constant, and that's reflected in how Erick Valiente remembers the M-16 rifle he took on patrol. "That was my right hand, pretty much," said the former Marine infantryman.
Al-Qaida in Iraq warns of looming war with Shiites
By LARA JAKES AP BAGHDAD -- A spokesman for al-Qaida in Iraq said Friday that a Sunni Muslim war against Shiites in Iraq is inevitable and threatened relentless waves of attacks like the one a day earlier that killed at least 55 people.
Al Qaeda in Iraq warns of looming war with Shiites
Why the US should reverse course on Iraq
US lawmakers upset over Iraq buying basmati rice from India
PTI Houston, Texas: US Congress members from the largest rice-growing states are on warpath, asking Iraq to resume buying US long-grain rice, instead of from India. "We liberated their country for one thing," said Texas representative Ted Poe.
Congress members urge Iraq to buy US rice
Accused terrorist in Iraq facing US charges
US military prosecutors have submitted charges, including murder and espionage, against a Lebanese Hezbollah commander allegedly responsible for killing five US soldiers in Iraq, a Pentagon official said Friday. The case against Ali Musa Daqduq is ...
Prosecutors charge accused Lebanese terrorist in Iraq
Fars News Agency
Iraq says Arab summit to be held on schedule
Summit set for March 29 * Iraq Qaeda threatens new wave of attacks against Shi'ites By Yara Bayoumy BAGHDAD, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said on Saturday an Arab League summit would take place as scheduled in Baghdad next ...
Al Qaeda says it is behind Iraq attacks
Deputy FM Stresses Iraq's Readiness to Host Arab Summit
One problem will not freeze Iraq on Arab, int'l arena - PM
Iraq pledges curbs on foreign labour
BAGHDAD — Iraq has pledged to curb numbers of unskilled migrant labourers in a bid to cut high levels of domestic unemployment and reduce illegal immigration, Baghdad's labour minister said on Saturday. Tens of thousands of workers from around the ...
Iraq Pledges Curbs on Foreign Labor
Iraq's Sadr terms Maliki a 'dictator'
The News International
BAGHDAD: Anti-US cleric Moqtada al-Sadr attacked Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as a “dictator” hungry for acclaim, a statement and officials from his movement said on Saturday. The charge, from a key member of Maliki's unity government, ...
Mass. Iraq Vet With PTSD Finds New Life At Sea
by AP BOSTON (AP) — The danger he faced in Iraq was constant, and that's reflected in how Erick Valiente remembers the M-16 rifle he took on patrol. "That was my right hand, pretty much," said the former Marine infantryman. "I don't think I ever let ...
Iraq Stops US Rice Buys; Farmers Angry
23, 2012 (DAYTON, Texas) — The talk of the day among Ray Stoesser and other rice farmers is Iraq's decision not to buy US rice, a stinging move that adds to a stressful year punctuated by everything from drought to unusual heat.
Farmers Furious After Iraq Stops Buying US Rice
Middle East Online
Once Qaeda stronghold, Iraq's Madain seeks tourism revival
Middle East Online
By Sammy Ketz - MADAIN (Iraq) Suspected of being a biological weapons site under Saddam Hussein and later an Al-Qaeda stronghold, an Iraqi town wants to return to its previous status as a centre for archaeology and tourism. Madain, a town of some 7000 ...