New York Times
Period of Relative Calm in Iraq Is Brought to End by Fatal Bomb Blasts
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Bomb blasts aimed largely at security forces in western and central Iraq killed six people and wounded several more on Sunday, a relatively violent day after a few weeks of calm across the country. Just a few years ago, the day's toll would ...
4 killed in bombings in Iraq
Iraq cop training at risk
Suicide bomber, car bombs hit Iraq security forces
Iraq Oil Output Beating Iran Ends Saddam Legacy
By Nayla Razzouk and Anthony DiPaola on May 13, 2012 Iraq, seeking to more than double oil output by 2015, is poised to overtake Iran as OPEC's second- largest producer by the end of the year as sanctions hobble crude production in its Persian Gulf ...
Iraq Oil Output Beating Iran Ends Saddam Legacy: Energy Markets
Baghdad set to pass Tehran with oil output
Iraq to surpass Iran oil output, but faces Kurd problem
In Iraq, car perk overrides promises to public
The Associated Press
By LARA JAKES, AP – 5 hours ago BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's lawmakers have hightailed it out of town for a six-week vacation without following through on promises to cancel a pricey perk for free armored cars that they approved for themselves in the annual ...
Iraq War vet talks about why he wants to return his medals during NATO summit
He wound up spending all of 2005 in Iraq as a gunner on a convoy whose mission was to search for roadside bombs. For his service, he received 11 medals. But now he wants to give them all back. Dawn Turner Trice Bio | E-mail | Recent columns Related ...
Colin Powell on the Bush Administration's Iraq War Mistakes
Colin Powell reflects on lessons from the battlefield to the halls of power-including the mistakes of the Iraq War, his infamous UN speech, and the crimes at Abu Ghraib. On the evening of Aug. 5, 2002, President Bush and I met in his residence at the ...
How Iraq is Using Reality TV and Facebook to Inspire a Generation of Peacemakers
Nareen, an 18-year-old Iraqi whose last name has been withheld for safety reasons, starred in Iraq's first youth reality TV show called Salam Shabab to compete for the title of becoming an “Ambassador of Peace” last year. Salam Shabab is a competitive ...
New York Times
Marine and her bomb-sniffing dog honored
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Through two tours of duty in Iraq, Sgt. Rex was by Leavey's side. Photo: Seth Wenig / AP New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, left, keeps his distance from combat dog Sgt. Rex while greeting former Marine Cpl. and Purple Heart recipient Megan Leavey, ...
Yankees honor Marine and bomb-sniffing dog before game against Mariners
Reunited soldier, dog honored at Stadium
Lessons from civilian courts
Albany Times Union
During his second tour, this time in Iraq, his best friend was killed by an roadside bomb. Some military justice insiders argue the way Miller's case was handled, which mirrors changes in civilian law for troubled veterans, should become more common as ...
Officer: Military could learn from civilian courts
In military-rich battlegrounds, Obama targets new group: veterans
President Obama has wound down America's war in Iraq, ordered the operation that killed Osama bin Laden and set in motion the end of US combat operations in Afghanistan. He also has focused particular attention on veterans and military families, ...
Helping vets: 'The system is broken'
Iraq seeks bidders to start work on giant port
BASRA, Iraq May 12 (Reuters) - Iraq has issued a tender for the building of a breakwater in the Gulf, the country's state port company said on Saturday, the first stage of construction in a giant $6 billion port scheme shelved under former dictator ...
Iraq Invites Bids to Build Breakwater for Basra Port