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Iraq militia frees US hostage after 9 months - Reuters Sat, 17 Mar 2012 19:50:48 GMT

Kansas City Star

Iraq militia frees US hostage after 9 months
Reuters
In brief remarks to Iraqi journalists hastily convened to witness his release, Michaels said he had deployed to Iraq in 2003 and initially served there as a soldier for 15 months. He remained in Iraq "in a civilian capacity from then until June of 2011 ...
Iraq: Iran warned against sending arms to SyriaKansas City Star
US man released to UN after being held in IraqUSA TODAY
US man captured by militia in Iraq released to UNAtlanta Journal Constitution

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Afghan Suspect Spoke With Pride of Saving Lives - BusinessWeek Sun, 18 Mar 2012 02:26:26 GMT

CBC.ca

Afghan Suspect Spoke With Pride of Saving Lives
BusinessWeek
By Peter Robison and James Nash on March 17, 2012 Robert Bales, the US Army staff sergeant suspected of killing 16 Afghan civilians, was a decorated veteran who once spoke with pride about saving the lives of noncombatants in the Iraq war.
Former Captain: Afghan Shooting Suspect Showed 'Valorous Conduct' In BattleNPR (blog)
Sgt. Robert Bales: Details emerge on soldier charged with killing Afghan villagersChristian Science Monitor
Money, career woes plagued Afghan killings suspectBoston.com
CNN -Washington Post
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suspect showed different side in Iraq - CNN International Sat, 17 Mar 2012 04:51:50 GMT

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suspect showed different side in Iraq
CNN International
In the February 2009 article, Bales was described as a participant in an attempt by the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment to recover a helicopter that had been shot down in Iraq, killing both pilots. The ensuing battle -- which succeeded -- left 250 ...
Afghan Shooting Suspect Bales Arrives at US PrisonBloomberg
Afghan Attack Suspect Is IdentifiedWall Street Journal
Shock to neighbors of soldier in Afghanistan massacre casemsnbc.com (blog)
WFMZ Allentown -Los Angeles Times
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Search finds no trace of Iraq vet's missing mother - San Francisco Chronicle Sat, 17 Mar 2012 23:56:22 GMT

CBS News

Search finds no trace of Iraq vet's missing mother
San Francisco Chronicle
Abel Gutierrez was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and had not been the same since he returned from a tour in Iraq. Gutierrez was deployed to Iraq and Kuwait twice between 2005 and 2010. Relatives said after the second tour he woke up ...
Gilroy police: Iraq War veteran likely shot mother in Mustang before killing ...San Jose Mercury News
Iraq War Vet Kills Sister and Himself in CaliforniaFox News
Police Knew CA War Vet Had GunsABC News
Los Angeles Times -CBS News
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Iraq: Iran warned against sending arms to Syria - WGME Sat, 17 Mar 2012 18:52:41 GMT

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Iraq: Iran warned against sending arms to Syria
WGME
BAGHDAD (AP) -- A spokesman says Iraqi leaders have told Iran it cannot ship weapons to Syria through Iraq. Iraqi government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh on Saturday said the Iranian ambassador in Baghdad has been warned against shipping arms through ...
US wants Iraq to stop arms reaching Syrian gov'tSacramento Bee
Iraq militia frees US hostage after 9 monthsFocus News
Iraq tells Iran no arms to Syria to cross its territoryThe Daily Star

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Kurds say Exxon still working in North Iraq - Reuters Sat, 17 Mar 2012 12:53:17 GMT

Arab News

Kurds say Exxon still working in North Iraq
Reuters
By Shamal Aqrawi | ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil (XOM.N) has not suspended its work in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, an aide to the region's president said on Saturday, after Baghdad said Exxon had frozen its Kurdish deal.
Iraq Says Exxon Freezes Kurdistan Oil DealWall Street Journal
Exxon Told Iraq It Froze Kurdish Contracts, Al-Luaibi SaysBloomberg
Kurds say Exxon still working in N. IraqArab News

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Iraq killings said to target 'emos' for nonconformist style - Los Angeles Times Fri, 16 Mar 2012 20:18:56 GMT

AFP

Iraq killings said to target 'emos' for nonconformist style
Los Angeles Times
Unconventional youths who call themselves "emos" have reportedly been threatened or killed in a recent round of attacks in Iraq, where some see their long hair and alternative style as gay. Though "emos" are known as a specific subculture that mixes ...
Advocates: Iraq's government failing to safeguard young Iraqis in targeted ...Washington Post
Emo kids get shot in IraqThe Express Tribune (blog)
Al-Qaida group in Iraq claims police killingsKansas City Star
Huffington Post -Human Rights Watch -AFP
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War Is Brain-Damaging - New York Times Sat, 17 Mar 2012 20:45:55 GMT

New York Times

War Is Brain-Damaging
New York Times
FIVE years ago I saw a television report about Iraq war veterans in California who were being treated for a new kind of brain injury. I was stunned to watch a female soldier who could no longer recognize her daughter. So I tracked down the therapist ...
Rep. Rangel marks ninth anniversary of the Iraq WarThe State Column
The high emotional cost of combatSan Jose Mercury News
Times In-Depth: Erie veterans struggle with the wounds of warGoErie.com

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Islamists claim Iraq attack that killed at least 27 - Reuters Fri, 16 Mar 2012 09:57:28 GMT

AFP

Islamists claim Iraq attack that killed at least 27
Reuters
DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iraqi Islamist group linked to al Qaeda claimed responsibility for attacks in western Iraq on March 5 that killed dozens of policemen, a statement posted on Islamist websites said late on Thursday. Gunmen disguised as police raided ...
Qaeda claims Iraq police academy attack: SITEAFP
The Growing Dangers of Iraqi FrustrationThe Atlantic
Qaeda claims Iraq police attackThe Nation, Pakistan
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Iraq backs idea of Arab peacekeepers: deputy minister - AFP Sat, 17 Mar 2012 17:25:00 GMT

AFP

Iraq backs idea of Arab peacekeepers: deputy minister
AFP
BAGHDAD — Iraq's deputy foreign minister voiced support on Saturday for the idea of peacekeeping forces manned exclusively by Arab League troops but stopped short of backing a Qatari proposal to deploy one in Syria. Labid Abbawi's remarks come ahead ...

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