Iraq leaders meet to resolve political crisis
San Francisco Chronicle
Baghdad -- Leaders from nearly all of Iraq's top political blocs called Saturday for a solution to a crisis pitting the Shiite-led government against Sunnis and Kurds, saying the dispute threatens the country's national interests.
Vets navigate tough new terrain _ the job market
He served one tour in Iraq and a second in Afghanistan. But the Army veteran is having a harder time back home navigating a calmer but uncertain terrain — the job market. On this spring day, Saldana is roaming the aisles of a noisy ballroom in the ...
Veterans Return to an Unwelcoming Job Market
Montague and Capulet as Shiite and Sunni
New York Times
Knit throughout are the little details of life in Iraq. An American general makes a cameo. Staccato machine-gun fire provides background noise. When the sexual imagery from the Queen Mab speech by Mercutio in Shakespeare's original was deemed too ...
Turkey and Iraq Trade Barbs in Growing Diplomatic Spat
Wall Street Journal
By JOE PARKINSON ISTANBUL—A rolling diplomatic spat between Turkey and Iraq's government is heightening regional strains, as Baghdad and Ankara accuse one another of stoking sectarian strife. The two countries this week summoned each others' top ...
Hard-line Iraqi cleric urges political unity
Iraq's Sadr Meets Kurdish Leader, Aims to End Dispute
Iraq's Sadr to meet with chief of Kurdish region
Iraq's Shahristani: dispute with Kurds an internal affair
By Alister Bull | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A simmering dispute between Iraq's central government and the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan is an internal affair, a top Baghdad official said on Thursday, in an implicit rebuff of US efforts to broker a ...
Iraq: Explosions Rip Through Cafe Northeast Of Baghdad, Killing 9 And Wounding 21
Iraq violence: Eight killed in Baquba cafe bomb attacks
Mother, three children shot dead in east Iraq
Photo brings Iran's plans for Iraq into sharp focus
Greater Dandenong Weekly
A PUBLIC relations stumble between Tehran and Baghdad has intensified speculation that one of Iran's most senior clerics is about to extend his power - and Iran's theocratic system - into Iraq. On his return from a visit to Tehran, Iraqi Prime Minister ...
Babacan: Problem in Iraq Stems from Baghdad
Iranian cleric may lead Iraq's Shiites
'And Then They Came Home:' Marine turned filmmaker documents own experiences ...
LOS ANGELES — An ex-Marine filmmaker whose unit carried pocket digital cameras into some of the worst fighting in Iraq is using that footage, and post-war interviews, to open viewers' eyes about combat and help himself deal with the lasting emotional ...
Portland Marine vet producing Iraq war film
Feds: Soldier sold stolen arms on eBay from Iraq
By Arelis R. Hernández, Orlando Sentinel A US Army soldier with connections to Orlando sold stolen arms to buyers on eBay while he was deployed in Iraq in 2010, according to Homeland Security investigators. Fidel Ignacio Cisneros is accused of ...
Norris Burkes: From Iraq, the unutterable prayer
On Easter morning, 2009, I was the chaplain in the Air Force Field Hospital in Balad, Iraq, when three patients from a Black Hawk UH-60L were wheeled into our emergency room. The first patient had shrapnel in her right eye and a broken left hand, ...