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Iraq closes border with Jordan on key highway that has been hit by anti ...
BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities citing security concerns closed the country's only border crossing with Jordan on Wednesday, cutting a key route through a part of the country where anti-government protests have been raging for weeks. Residents of Anbar ...
Iraq PM's foes demand he face questioning in parliament
Iraq shuts Jordan border crossing over Sunni protests
Iraq: UN envoy calls for demonstrations to be carried out peacefully and with ...
US troop plan in Afghanistan follows Iraq playbook
U.S. News & World Report
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's the same debate, the same numbers and practically the same plan, but the White House is working harder to keep troops in Afghanistan than it did in similar but failed discussions in Iraq in 2011. Security remains shaky in both ...
Wounded Iraq, Afghanistan vets cycling to Keys
Most of the cyclists are medically retired service members, like retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Brian Scheifer, 29, who broke his spine in a Humvee roll in a training exercise in California between his third and fourth deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq ...
KBR, Guilty In Iraq Negligence, Wants Taxpayers To Foot The Bill
WASHINGTON -- Sodium dichromate is an orange-yellowish substance containing hexavalent chromium, an anti-corrosion chemical. To Lt. Col. James Gentry of the Indiana National Guard, who was stationed at the Qarmat Ali water treatment center in Iraq ...
Thousands protest in Shiite provinces in southern Iraq
(CNN) - Thousands of government supporters demonstrated in at least five Shiite provinces in southern Iraq on Tuesday, opposing protests by thousands of people in mainly Sunni provinces that have gone on for more than two weeks. The demonstrations ...
Iran to extend gas pipeline to Iraq, Syria
"A 56-inch pipeline is to be laid from Assaluyeh (near the South Pars gas field in southern Iran) to the Iran-Iraq border to feed three Iraqi power plants running on gas," Press TV reported ministry's spokesperson as saying. A tripartite meeting will ...
Why Iraq Oil Production Must Stay High
Iran plans to extend gas pipeline to Iraq, Syria
A Decade Later, Contractor Pays Out Millions for Iraq Prisoner Abuse
They also tried to blame the government for the inmates' treatment, “These plaintiffs bring claims seeking money damages for their detention and treatment while in the custody of the U.S. military in the midst of a belligerent occupation in Iraq,” L-3 ...
Contractor Settles Case in Iraq Prison Abuse
Iraq: Virginia contractor pays $5.28m to tortured Abu Ghraib inmates
Ex-Iraq inmates receive $US5.2m settlement
Iraq Protests Present Muslim Brotherhood With Opportunity
The Muslim Brotherhood in Iraq has for years struggled to find a footing amongst many sectarian parties, but recent protests in Sunni cities have given them an opportunity, writes Mustafa al-Kadhimi. Five Million State Employees Drag Down Iraqi Economy ...
Postcard from... Lalish, Iraq
The conical temple at Lalish, in Iraq's Kurdish mountains, is the holiest site in the Yazidi religion, a secretive sect influenced by Zoroastrianism and Sufi Islam. It is here they believe the universe began. The Yazidis, whose numbers have dwindled to ...
Vitol Fails to Buy Forties Crude; Iraq Halts Ceyhan Exports
Vitol Group failed to buy North Sea Forties crude for a third day. Statoil ASA again offered cargoes of Ekofisk and Oseberg blend without finding a buyer. Iraq halted exports via the Turkish port of Ceyhan because of a fault on a pipeline, according to ...