American History: Hurricane Katrina, Iraq and the Great Recession
Voice of America
02 May 2012 American History: Hurricane Katrina, Iraq and the Great Recession TO DOWNLOAD the MP3 of this story, click on the MP3 link in the upper right corner of the page. Double-click any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's ...
Regime Change in Syria: We Should Learn the Lessons of Iraq
However, Iraq -- rather than Libya -- is the better analogy. The US has less of a strategic interest in Syria than in Libya. Syria isn't a major oil exporter, unlike Libya (site of one of the world's top ten largest proven oil reserves).
America, Syria Desperately Needs Your Muscle
US ranks lower than Iraq, Afghanistan on this list
So why is the premature birth rate higher in the US than in countries like Iraq and Afghanistan? Howson says it's largely because women are having babies later in life, the increased use of fertility drugs and more C-sections and inductions.
Iraq Seeks to Purchase Wheat, White Sugar, Powdered Milk
Iraq plans to buy 50000 metric tons of wheat from all origins, with a bid deadline for May 13, according to Fawziyeh Hameed, Trade Ministry spokeswoman. The Middle East country is also seeking to buy 25000 tons of white sugar from Brazil, ...
Army Will Reshape Training, With Lessons From Special Forces
New York Times
Ray Odierno, to institutionalize many of the successful tactics adopted ad hoc in Afghanistan and Iraq. As the Army shrinks by 80000 troops over the next five years, General Odierno is seeking ways to assure that it is prepared for a broader set of ...
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Iraq civilian deaths climb in April: govt figures
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The number of civilians killed in violence in Iraq rose slightly in April, according to government figures released on Tuesday. The worst incident occurred on April 19, when more than 20 bombs struck cities and towns across Iraq, ...
Iraq fugitive VP charged with murdering six judges
Trial of Iraq's fugitive Sunni VP to open Thursday
Middle East Online
Kuwait / Iraq: Two accords signed and more to follow
Middle East Confidential
After the US invasion of Iraq and the ousting of Saddam Hussein, the new Iraqi government is getting the country back on its heels and it is trying to encourage investments into the country despite daily bombings. A joint Iraqi-Kuwaiti committee was ...
Iraq, Kuwait ask UN to repair border markers – Talks ongoing on missing POWs ...
Deputy premier asserts Iraq's desire to solve problems with Kuwait
Iraq's media freedom deteriorating: NGO
BAGHDAD — Violence against journalists and restrictions on media have worsened in the past year in Iraq, a local rights group said, in a country already thought to have among the least press freedoms in the world. The Journalism Freedoms Observatory ...
The Daily Star
Najaf offers hope for Iraq investment boom
The Daily Star
By Serena Chaudhry, Aseel Kami NAJAF, Iraq: With its sweeping highway, solar-powered street lights and plethora of hotels, the Shiite holy city of Najaf is a beacon for investment in Iraq, outshining other areas where projects have been slow to take ...
Iraq war veteran, Shawn Cox, stabbed in the neck after trying to stop a robber
"It went by so quick but in my head it took so long," said Whitely. 29-year-old Shawn Cox, an Iraq war veteran, is the man in the blue shirt who tackles the robber. The woman ends up stabbing him in the neck . Man gets cut in neck.