Final US audit of reconstruction effort in Iraq says billions of dollars ...
WASHINGTON — After years of following the paper trail of $51 billion in U.S. taxpayer dollars provided to rebuild a broken Iraq, the U.S. government can say with certainty that too much was wasted. But it can't say how much.
Auditors say billions likely wasted in Iraq work during war
Iraq Rebuilding Risked Billions in Funds, Auditor Finds
Soldiers returning from Iraq, Afghanistan should have annual PTSD screenings ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Institute of Medicine recommended Friday that soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan undergo annual screening for post-traumatic stress disorder and that federal agencies conduct more research to determine how well the ...
Study Calls For Yearly PTSD Screenings For Iraq, Afghanistan War Vets
Kansas City Star
Iraq veteran seeks reunion with life-saving dog
More than once, a bomb-sniffing dog saved Logan Black's life in Iraq. Now the former U.S. Army sergeant wants to be reunited with his old partner, Diego, as the 8-year-old yellow Labrador retriever nears retirement age.
Kansas City veteran hopes for reunion with dog that saved his life in Iraq
Syria ambassador to Iraq, Nawaf al-Fares, defects from Assad's regime
In highest-level diplomatic defection to date, Nawaf al-Fares, says he's joining opposition over massacre of civilians.
Syria's Iraq ambassador has defected
Syrian envoy to Iraq defects
Syrian ambassador to Iraq abandons Assad regime, defects (+video)
Obama's Iraq Legacy
Obama's first key move was to slow down his promised withdrawal from Iraq dramatically. He said he would get all combat formations out of Iraq within sixteen months of becoming president. Instead, nineteen months later, the United States still had ...
Iraq Raises August Crude Prices To All Buyers - SOMO
Wall Street Journal
Iraq has raised the official selling prices of its crude oil in August to all buyers, the State Oil Marketing Organization, or SOMO, said Friday. Price for Basra Light crude for delivery to Europe in August was raised by $1.20 a barrel to $3.20 a ...
Washington's power play is endangering the lives of Iranian dissidents in Iraq
The Hill (blog)
In the furious debate about Iran, let us not forget that there are lives at stake right now. Those who wish to appease the mullahs in Tehran must not be allowed to forget that thousands of innocent refugees are caught in the crossfire.
USCCAR to US Officials: "Thank You for Not Forgetting Our Loved Ones in Iraq"
Iraq: After Saddam and war, musicians look to home
BAGHDAD — With as many as 15 concerts scheduled in an evening it used to be hard to decide which.
Iran and Iraq back plan for Syria-led transition: Annan
c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_03_syria(3).jpg International mediator Kofi Annan, the special envoy to Syria for the United Nations and the Arab League, said on Wednesday Iran and Iraq supported a plan for a political transition in ...
Annan: Iran, Iraq Back Peace Plan for Syria
Iraq shares concern over Syrian issue: Annan
Annan in Iraq for Talks on Peace Plan for Syria