Obama highlights end of Iraq war during Memorial Day commemoration
Los Angeles Times
By Kathleen Hennessey WASHINGTON-- Paying tribute to dead soldiers and their families, President Obama said Monday that the nation had reached a "milestone” of relative peace, noting the end of the Iraq war and plans to end America's role in the Afghan ...
Obama pays tribute to US troops on Memorial Day
Iraq, Afghanistan vets filing for disability benefits at highest rate in history
Obama calls treatment of Vietnam War veterans "a disgrace"
Iraq set to auction new oil, gas blocks
By Ahmed Rasheed | BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq will auction 12 new oil and gas exploration blocks this week in a fourth energy bidding round, as it seeks the rapid expansion of a sector vital to its economy, but tough contract terms mean Baghdad may ...
FOCUS: Oil Firms Line Up For Iraq's Fourth Bid Round
Millions in global aid for Iraq sits unspent
16 hours ago • Lara Jakes - AP BAQOUBA, Iraq -- Outside the crumbling elementary school, goats feed on trash strewn across the front yard. Inside, the ceiling is rotting, toilets don't work and students scrunch hip-to-hip behind narrow desks.
The Associated Press
Microsoft appoints first official Iraq distributor
The Associated Press
By SINAN SALAHEDDIN, AP – 1 hour ago BAGHDAD (AP) — Microsoft Corp. said Monday it has appointed a local company to distribute its products in Iraq, calling the move a sign of progress for the country. Microsoft's manager of Business Development for ...
Microsoft moving into Iraqi market
Microsoft appoints first authorized distributor for Iraq, says executive
Iraq Stock Exchange Seeks Broader Investor, Add Liquidity
The Iraq Stock Exchange (BBOB) General Index has tumbled 21 percent since reaching the highest in at least two years on Oct. 4. It was little changed today at 116.20. There are 86 listed companies on the exchange, from industries including banking, ...
Pilgrims wounded in Iraq bombing
Baghdad (CNN) -- A bus full of Shiite pilgrims from Pakistan was struck by a roadside bomb Sunday in Iraq, leaving 24 wounded, officials said. The incident took place near Falluja, west of Baghdad, police and hospital officials said.
Millions of dollars in aid to Iraq still unspent
Iraq Bomb Injures 24 Pakistani Pilgrims Near Baghdad
Officials: Iraq bomb injures 24 Pakistani pilgrims
Iraq to Buy 3 Million Tons of Wheat as Production Declines
Iraq expects its wheat production to fall this year by as much as 16 percent to 1.5 million metric tons because of a drought, forcing it to boost imports to 3 million tons, said Grain Board Director General Hassan Ibrahim. “Unfortunately, there is a ...
Iraq says drought to blame for higher wheat import need
Iraq War Vet Spends Day Raising Money for Wounded Soldiers
KRIS Corpus Christi News
CORPUS CHRISTI - Instead of spending her Memorial Day at the pool, veteran Connie Rendon, who was wounded while serving in Iraq spent all day raising money for the Impact Players Organization. Rendon says the Texas-based foundation is dedicated to ...
Oops, BBC: Iraq photo to illustrate Houla massacre?
But isn't that post-Saddam Iraq? Photographer Marco di Lauro who took the shot grabbed by the BBC says he nearly “fell off his chair” after finding the picture on the network's website with a caption reading: “Photo from Activist.
BBC News uses 'Iraq photo to illustrate Syrian massacre'
BBC mistakenly uses image of Iraq in Syrian massacre story