In Iraq, 'No Retreat' Protests Turn Deadly
New York Times (blog)
It was the first time that one of the antigovernment protests that have roiled Iraq for more than a month has led to deadly confrontation between the protesters, who are mostly Sunni opponents of Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki, and government forces.
Violence Erupts at Iraq Rally; 5 Protesters Killed
Iraq troops kill four in clashes with Sunni protesters
Several killed in clashes in Iraq's Fallujah
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Iraq cuts gold holdings by a quarter in Nov-IMF
(Corrects throughout to show Iraq cut holding in November, not December). * Russia has world's 6th largest gold holding. * IMF revised up Iraq's additions in Sept, Oct. NEW YORK, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Iraq cut its gold holdings by a quarter to 29.9 tonnes ...
Iraq cuts gold holdings by a quarter in Dec - IMF
Iraq: Investigation needed as troops shoot anti-government protesters
Iraq must immediately investigate the killings of protesters in accordance with international standards, Amnesty International said today after several people died when troops in the city of Fallujah fired on anti-government demonstrators who had ...
Iraq War Hangs Over A Top White House Appointment
The new White House chief of staff, Denis McDonough, shares with his boss a key political experience: Both were shaped by the bitter domestic debate around the Iraq War. But while President Barack Obama made his name as an opponent of the war, ...
How to Listen
Obama taps Stillwater native Denis McDonough as chief of staff
In Mali, Shades of Iraq
American Spectator (blog)
When France entered the world's newest war against terrorism, French officials boldly declared that the ragtag radical Islamists they planned to oust from northern Mali would scatter in the face of a modern fighting force. But two weeks later, reality ...
QC Iraq vet was in the line of fire
Quad City Times
Maya Best didn't wait for the Pentagon's OK this week to enter combat zones in Iraq. She was there in 2007. The Florida native who lives in Milan said that as a battalion signal officer, she often went into the line of sniper fire to set up antennas to ...
Is the heat of combat in Iraq or Afghanistan any place for a woman?
Congresswoman Jokes About Receiving Iraq War Injuries in Bar Fight: 'You ...
Ex-POW Jessica Lynch: Rule on women in combat 'good news'
New York Law Journal (registration)
Heroic Judges of Iraq
New York Law Journal (registration)
I was part of a small group invited by the Iraqi courts to help train 15 Iraqi judges on the role of the judiciary in adjudicating international credit disputes. By way of background, Iraq has created a special International Commercial Court with ...
Graphic: Civilians Still Die in Bloody Iraq
On Dec. 31, 2012, 15 separate bombing and shooting attacks struck 13 different cities and towns across Iraq. It was a bloody day at the end of a bloody year. According to U.K.-based iraqbodycount.org, in 2012 more than 4,500 civilians died as a result ...
Ex-Iraq contractor from Texas gets prison, fraud
SAN ANTONIO—A former Texas co-owner of a development company has been sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison for submitting nearly $1.3 million in fake invoices for Iraq reconstruction. Prosecutors in San Antonio say 33-year-old Jill Ann Charpia in August ...
Iraq: At least 4 killed in Fallujah clashes
Anti-government protests have been going on in Iraq since December, with the Sunni minority in Iraq protesting what they view as unfair treatment by the Shiite-led government. Sunni cleric Mohammed al-Dulaimi urged protesters to exercise restraint, ...