Paul Walker secretly bought Iraq war veteran engagement ring worth $9000
Paul Walker secretly bought an Iraq war veteran a $9,000 engagement ring for his wife-to-be after overhearing the couple say the piece was too expensive for them. The Fast & Furious actor, who died in a car crash over the weekend, was in a Santa ...
Paul Walker remembered for diamond ring gift to Iraq war vet, wife
Paul Walker secretly bought $9K wedding ring for Iraq vet
Actor Paul Walker Did Something Extraordinary for an Iraq War Vet and His ...
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Iraq Police Storm Mall, Kill Gunmen After Standoff
Iraqi police stormed a mall in a northern city that al-Qaida gunmen used to launch an attack on a nearby police station, killing three militants and ending an hourslong standoff as attacks elsewhere left seven dead Thursday, authorities said. Militants ...
Attack on intelligence HQ in northern Iraq kills six
Iraq police storm mall, end deadly siege
Co-ordinated attack in Kirkuk leaves several dead as violence in Iraq escalates
Kurds' Oil Deals With Turkey Raise Fears of Fissures in Iraq
New York Times
ISTANBUL — The sharp, dry mountains that run between Turkey and Iraq have long marked a front line in the battle between the Turkish government and Kurdish separatists where cross-border attacks took many lives on both sides.
Iraq Controls Kurdish Oil Exports Under New Accord, Luaibi Says
Assault on Office, Other Attacks Kill 24 in Iraq
Iraq, Kurds close to deal on oil exports, revenue
Iran ready to help boost Iraq security, stability: Zarif
In a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Tehran on Thursday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif praised the growing cooperation between Iran and Iraq. “We should try to forge bilateral relations in all areas, particularly in ...
Iranian supreme leader says no limit for ties with Iraq
Iraq: Maliki faces criticism at home over Iran visit
Iran wants better ties with Iraq
UNICEF (press release)
As winter sets in, essential supplies arrive for Syrian refugee children in Iraq
UNICEF (press release)
Two truckloads of supplies came from Turkey, which UNICEF will assemble into complete kits to be distributed in the refugee camps in northern Iraq. There are about 208,000 Syrian refugees in Iraq – a third of them children. “Preparing the camps for ...
Syrian refugees face harsh winter in Iraq
Iran-Iraq ties boost Middle East security: Rafsanjani
“The deeper the ties between Iran and Iraq, the more sustainable security will be in the region,” said Ayatollah Rafsanjani in a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Tehran on Thursday. The Iranian official further expressed concern ...
How Do Soldiers Prepare for Deployment to a War Zone?
Slate Magazine (blog)
My first trip to Iraq was with the original invasion in February 2003. I was serving at this time in 1/75 Ranger Battalion in Savannah, Ga. With the political buildup to the war progressing, my section knew that a deployment was coming, but we didn't ...
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News Analysis: Turkey moves to expand energy supply from Iraq
ANKARA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Turkey has yet to quell the concerns of Iraq's central government over a recent interim deal it signed with the autonomous Kurdish region as Ankara tries to tap into oil and gas reserves in northern Iraq. To avoid a backlash ...
Turkey's weak poker face in tensions with Iraq
Kurdistan pipeline exports imminent despite Baghdad outcry
Turkish mediation on oil "scratch" in Iraqi sovereignty, MP
Scholar fights to keep Jewish artifacts from returning to Iraq
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — Harold Rhode still recalls the euphoria he felt a decade ago after finding thousands of dripping, moldy artifacts of Iraq's once-vibrant Jewish community in the flooded basement of Saddam Hussein's intelligence service headquarters in ...
No holds barred: Will the US allow Iraq to steal a Jewish treasure?
Petrochina's Deal With ExxonMobil on Iraq Is a Win-Win
On Thursday, PetroChina announced a deal with ExxonMobil to acquire a 25% stake in the West Qurna-1 oil field project in southeastern Iraq. With an estimated 43 billion barrels of recoverable reserves, West Qurna is estimated to be the second largest ...
PetroChina to buy large stake in ExxonMobil field in Iraq