US senators cut funds for Iraq police training program
Proposed US aid for Afghanistan, Pakistan also cut * Egypt aid slashed to pay for bailing out US NGOs By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - A US Senate panel on Tuesday voted to eliminate funding for a police training program for Iraq, ...
Foreign aid bill clears Senate panel
Leahy Recommends Spending Cuts For Afghanistan, Iraq
Senate panel votes to cut aid for Pakistan, Egypt
The Associated Press
Ryan Crocker, ambassador to Afghanistan, to leave
The Associated Press
By MATTHEW LEE, AP – 1 minute ago WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Crocker, the unflappable diplomat who became the civilian face of America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan over two administrations, is stepping down as ambassador to Afghanistan and retiring from ...
Ryan Crocker to leave post as US ambassador to Afghanistan
US ambassador to step down from Kabul post
US ambassador to Afghanistan 'plans to quit'
US Army more selective on recruits, re-enlistments
San Jose Mercury News
By Lolita C. Baldor AP In sharp contrast to the peak years of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, the Army last year took in no recruits with misconduct convictions or drug or alcohol issues, according to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Iraq buys US drones to protect oil
By Jim Michaels, USA TODAY BAGHDAD - The United States has agreed to sell unarmed surveillance drones to Iraq's navy as part of an effort to help protect that nation's oil exports amid growing tensions in the Persian Gulf and to strengthen US-Iraqi ...
Iraq turns to US drones to protect oil platforms
Iraq seeks drones to protect oil facilities
Iraq earns $8.8 billion from oil sales in April
Iraq says Kurdish oil deals need Baghdad approval
By SINAN SALAHEDDIN Iraq's central government warned authorities in the semiautonomous Kurdish region on Monday that their oil deals with Turkey must have Baghdad's approval. The statement came a day after Iraqi Kurds announced a deal with Ankara that ...
Iraq Warns Turkey To Halt Kurdistan Pipeline Deal
Iraq warns northern Kurdish region that its oil deals with Turkey must have ...
Kurdish Oil Pipeline Could Split Iraq
Iraq and Iran swap remains of 111 soldiers killed in 1980-1988 war
BAGHDAD — An Iraqi official says Iraq and Iran have exchanged the bodies of 111 soldiers killed during the two countries' 1980-1988 war. Mahdi al-Tamimi, an official in Iraq's Human Rights Ministry, says the remains of 98 Iranians and 13 Iraqis were ...
Iraq and Iran swap remains of 1980-1988 war dead
Iranians criticize US 'crimes' in Iraq while praising IAEA
Los Angeles Times
"The IAEA's opposition to the US false claim over Iraq helped the agency steer clear of Washington so that the UN agency's officials could not be considered as accomplice to the crimes committed by the US statesmen in Iraq," Iran's official Islamic ...
Iraq steadily emerging from isolation
Iran nuclear talks step in Iraq's re-emergence
Dust storm shuts Iraq airport ahead of nuclear talks
Iraq Plans to Spend $9.8 Billion on Roads, Housing by 2016
Iraq plans to spend $9.8 billion on roads, bridges and housing through 2016 as the war-torn country's budget doubles on higher oil production, according to the construction and housing minister. The current annual budget is $112 billion, ...
Iraq Budgets $4 Billion For Housing Needs
Denmark's Phoenix Signs Contract to Build, Run Iraq Pipe Plant
Denmark's Phoenix International A/S signed a contract to build and operate an $86 million pipeline factory in southern Iraq, company and government officials said. The plant will produce pipes for transporting oil, natural gas and water, Rene Koch, ...
In Chicago, Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans Put NATO's Endless War on Trial
Huffington Post (blog)
When the history of our time is written, people will try to explain to each other how the country in which leading Democrats provided crucial support for taking the country into a fraudulent war in Iraq became the country in which Connecticut voters ...
Iraq-Afghanistan vets are saying no to NATO in Chicago
Veterans Throw Medals Into the Street as Protest Against Wars in Iraq and ...
"No NATO, No War": US Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Return War Medals at ...