Doctor: Phoenix VA ignores mandate to prioritize Iraq, Afghanistan vets
Phoenix (CNN) -- Some veterans injured in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan are being made to wait for months in the Phoenix Veterans Affairs Health Care System despite a national mandate they be given priority access to medical care, a VA doctor told CNN.
CRUELLY IGNORED: Iraq, Afghanistan veterans unable to get help in Phoenix ...
Injured Iraq, Afghanistan War Veterans Waiting Months for Care Despite ...
Despite Bloody Conflict, Iraq's Leader Looks Likely To Keep Power
Iraq's election didn't make a huge splash in the U.S., but the results of the April 30 vote were released this week, and the outcome has important ramifications for Iraq and the wider region. Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's party came out way ahead ...
'Our man in Iraq' turning into the one U.S. removed
Iraq's future looks more like Kurdistan
The incumbent digs in
Iraq's Kurds Start Exporting Oil Unilaterally
Iraq's self-ruled northern Kurdish region on Thursday started exporting crude oil to the international market through the Turkish port of Ceyhan despite objections from the central government in Baghdad, Turkey's energy minister said. The Iraqi ...
UPDATE 3-Iraqi Kurdistan defies Baghdad to load first pipeline oil sale
Infighting a Boon to Iraq Bonds as Cash Pile Swells: Arab Credit
An unintended consequence of Iraq's political strife is cheaper borrowing costs for the government. The yield on Iraq's January 2028 bond tumbled 101 basis points this year to 6.64 percent today, within three basis points of the lowest since March 2013 ...
Attacks in Iraq Kill at Least 29 People
A wave of suicide and car bomb attacks in Iraq killed at least 29 people and wounded dozens more on Thursday, officials said, as political rivals prepared to launch negotiations on forming a new government after last month's national elections. No ...
Shia pilgrims killed in Iraq bombings
Over 30 killed in series of attacks on pilgrims in Iraq capital
Baghdad bombings target Iraq Shia pilgrims
'Ajax in Iraq' at Miles Memorial Playhouse
Los Angeles Times
Sophocles and post-traumatic stress disorder commingle in “Ajax in Iraq” at the Miles Memorial Playhouse, to dazzling, disturbing effect. In its riveting Los Angeles premiere, playwright Ellen McLaughlin's potent assault on sexual abuse in the military ...
US, Britain warn of kidnap threat to oil workers in south Iraq
Basra, which has a Shi'ite majority, has been affected by the rise in violence that has shaken Iraq over the last year and a half. Several Sunni residents in Basra province have been killed in recent months, including a candidate in last month's election.
Iraq: Ban welcomes initial parliamentary election results
UN News Centre
19 May 2014 – Welcoming the announcement of the initial results of Iraq's Council of Representatives election, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today looked forward to the final tally and subsequent timely formation of a new government.
Maliki's bloc leads in Iraq election
Iraq's Maliki 'set to win elections'
Iraq: PM's group is biggest election winner
Jihadists trying to establish Islamic state on border of Syria and Iraq
Jihadists trying to establish Islamic state on border of Syria and Iraq. Violence in Deir al-Zor escalates as Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant launches new attempt to establish state in border area that it can control. By Haaretz | May 21, 2014 ...
ISIL seeks Islamic state on Syria-Iraq border
Jihadists seek Islamic state on Syria-Iraq border
Jihadists look to form extremist state along Syria-Iraq border
Iraq's Kurdish region starts exporting crude oil through Turkey without ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
BAGHDAD — Iraq's self-ruled northern Kurdish region on Thursday started exporting crude oil to the international market through the Turkish port of Ceyhan despite objections from the central government in Baghdad, Turkey's energy minister said. The ...