Congress considers pick for US ambassador to Iraq
The Associated Press
By DONNA CASSATA, AP – 6 minutes ago WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and Republicans pressed ahead on President Barack Obama's choice for US ambassador to Iraq, even though a top GOP lawmaker has "grave concerns" about the nomination of Brett McGurk.
Iran steps in to prop up Iraq's Maliki
UPI/Olivier Douliery/Pool BAGHDAD, June 5 (UPI) -- Amid a surge of bombings in Iraq, Iran appears to be getting concerned about growing efforts to unseat Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, whom Tehran helped to power. Even fellow Shiites are saying Maliki ...
Iran rallies to aid of Iraq's embattled leader
Post-Occupation Iraq Losing Appeal
Iraq War veteran sues anti-war landlord who denied him a home
After viewing the apartment, Morgan, who served in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, received a voicemail from Roberts telling him, “it probably would be better for you to look for a place that is a little bit less politically active and ...
Veteran says anti-war landlord refused to rent apartment due to military service
Vet's lawsuit called rare, but sign of times
Mass. veteran alleges housing discrimination
Iraq Leaders Call for Calm After Bombing Kills 25
AINA (press release)
The attacks came amid a dispute between the two Muslim endowments which manage Iraq's religious landmarks over a shrine north of Baghdad, and during a protracted political standoff that has raised sectarian tensions in a country racked by brutal ...
Car bomb kills 18 in Baghdad
20 killed, 125 wounded in Iraq car bombing
Police: Suicide attack kills 15 in Iraq
CIA Preps Iraq Drawdown
The CIA will dramatically reduce its presence in Iraq the agency disclosed Monday. Plans are in place to cut its numbers to 40 percent of wartime levels, when the 700 agency personnel in the country made the Baghdad post the world's largest CIA ...
CIA Drawdown in Iraq Raises Security Concerns
CIA Prepares Iraq Pullback
Now the CIA joins the Obama retreat from Iraq
New York Times
Oil Output Soars as Iraq Retools
New York Times
BAGHDAD — Despite sectarian bombings and political gridlock, Iraq's crude oil production is soaring, providing a singular bright spot for the nation's future and relief for global oil markets as the West tightens sanctions on Iranian exports.
Iran Backs Iraq's Thamir Ghadhban to Head OPEC, Shahristani Says
Iraq, Iran to coordinate oil stance at key Opec meeting
Iran, Iraq Boost Energy Cooperation
Washington Times (blog)
MILLER: Iraq vet jailed two weeks for guns
Washington Times (blog)
By Emily Miller First Sergeant Matthew Corrigan fought insurgents in Iraq with weapons provided by the US Army, but the nation's capital saw fit to throw him in jail for two weeks simply because he failed to register three personal guns and some ...
Chevron Readies For New Iraq Auction; Exxon Out On Kurdish Deal
 In addition to this, the cost of operating facilities in the new blocks is expected to be higher than it is in other places in Iraq because of the underdeveloped infrastructure and security issues. The government has also toughened its position on ...
How Iraq's Power Struggles Impact All Mideast Oil
Carving Up Iraq, Barrel by Barrel
By: Denise Natali posted on Tuesday, Jun 5, 2012
Supreme Court rejects Blackwater Iraq shooting appeal
By James Vicini | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by four Blackwater Worldwide security guards who argued prosecutors made improper use of their statements to investigators in charging them with killing 14 Iraqi ...
Ex-Blackwater Guards Lose Bid to End Iraq Shooting Cases
Blackwater Iraq shooting appeal rejected
Iraqi Kurdistan sees oil output at 2 mln bpd by 2019
Output in Kurdish-run northern Iraq has fallen sharply to an estimated 50000 to 60000 bpd after exports were halted in March amid a dispute with the central government in Baghad over oil-revenue sharing. "We think we can go to 2 million by 2019," ...
Boom times in Kurdistan