New York Times
US sends Hellfire missiles to Iraq
BAGHDAD (AP) —The U.S. has sent Hellfire air-to-ground missiles to Iraq's air forces, which is using them in an ongoing campaign against the country's branch of al-Qaida, officials in Washington and Baghdad said Thursday. Two Iraqi intelligence ...
US Sends Arms to Aid Iraq Fight With Extremists
US expedites delivery of missiles, drones to Iraq amid violence
US sending missiles, drones to help Iraq fight militants
Christmas attacks show security challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan
In Iraq, a car bomb exploded outside a church in southern Baghdad just as worshipers were leaving a Christmas Day service, killing many. In another attack Wednesday, a car bomb went off at an outdoor market where many Christians shop, police said.
Christmas bombers target Christians in Iraq
Iraq is enduring its deadliest violence in years, reviving memories of the sectarian bloodshed between Sunni and Shia Muslims that killed tens of thousands in 2006-07. The day's deadliest incident occurred in the Doura district of southern Baghdad when ...
Deadly bombings target Christians in Iraq
US condemns Christmas attacks that kill 37 Christians in Iraq
Militants in Iraq storm TV station; anchor among dead
'West has created a monster in Iraq and they are still not admitting it'
Iraq has not reached the bottom yet, but sooner or later people will get tired of being misled by their politicians, Sabah Al-Mukhtar, president of the Arab Lawyers Association, told RT. Go to RT's special project on our Iraq page. RT: We've heard the ...
US sending missiles drones to Iraq
A shipment of 75 Hellfire missiles was sent to Iraq last week and 10 ScanEagle reconnaissance drones are scheduled to be delivered by March, the New York Times reported Wednesday. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki warned Sunday ...
Alaska Supreme Court Denies Permanent Fund Dividend To Soldier Deployed ...
They were supposed to go for a year, but the year turned into 16 months, with some of the brigade's soldiers unexpectedly going back to Iraq after arriving home in Alaska. The deployment went from August 2005 to November 2006. The brigade received the ...
Iraq to Buy Hellfire Missiles, ScanEagle Drones
The U.S. is sending more missiles and unarmed drones to Iraq to help the government there fight an increasingly deadly insurgency. The Shiite-led government of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki will receive 75 AGM-114 Hellfire air-to-ground missiles ...
US Reportedly Sending Arms To Iraq Amid Worst Violence in Years
The United States is supplying Iraq with arms and surveillance technology to combat al-Qaeda-backed insurgents amid worsening violence, the New York Times reported Thursday, two years after the last American combat troops left the country.
Iraq gets Hellfire missiles, US arms dealers get a merry Christmas
Los Angeles Times
Now, you'll recall that we liberated Iraq from the clutches of evildoer Saddam Hussein because he was supposed to have weapons of mass destruction. Turns out he had only regular weapons — though he had lots of them, which some of his ungrateful ...
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