Iraq in ruins: Post-war life overshadowed by crumbling infrastructure, corruption, poverty
Despite Iraq being rich in natural resources and the US pouring money into its economy for over a decade, Iraqi infrastructure is constantly failing and the people are forced to beg, as RT's Lucy Kafanov reported from the war-torn country.
Thu May 16, 2013
Turkish Daily News
Iraq energy blues with the United States
Up until two days before Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's departure for the U.S. to meet with President Barack Obama on May 16, it was not 100 percent clear whether Turkish Energy Minister Taner Y ld z would be in the official delegation for the visit.
Wed May 15, 2013
Sunni Muslim states must send troops to Syria
As President Barack Obama struggles to define America's position in Syria, events threaten to overtake his deliberations.
The former veep knows all about misleading the public.
Dick Cheney has never been short on chutzpah. Jumping aboard the GOP scandal-mongering machine, the former vice president appeared on Fox News and declared to Sean Hannity that President Barack Obama and his aides "lied" about the attack in Benghazi last September that left four Americans dead.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Pordland Mercury
There can be few things as sickening as being torn from sleep by the banshee howl of a foreign infant.
Fake bomb detectors 'still in use'
Peers have been told fake bomb detectors which were at the centre of a fraud case involving a Somerset man are still being used in Iraq.
The Papillion Times
Turkey: oil search deal reached in northern Iraq
David Cookson, Bruning's chief of staff, downplayed the settlement, saying such fines happen all the time.
Mon May 13, 2013
Re-visiting Kashmir issue and why there's no going back
The Kashmir issue still exists today due to the creation of Pakistan as a result of the partition of the country in 1947.
Wed May 08, 2013
13th Airport Show closes on successful note
The 13th Airport Show, which concluded on Wednesday after a three-day run, has been a resounding success with both the exhibitors and visitors benefitting from the amazing portfolio of innovative technologies and products showcased at the B2B event and from the expertise shared by aviation industry experts and thought-leaders at the inaugural ... (more)
Iraq to rebuild rail system as reconstruction gathers pace
In a shabby, rusty train that had just left Baghdad for the southern city of Basra, Riyadh Saleh moved restlessly from carriage to carriage, searching for a comfortable, air-conditioned seat.
Sun May 05, 2013
Iraq oil minister visits to boost energy ties
Iraqi exports of oil to Korea are on track at 200,000 barrels per day under term contracts, but Korea should reopen direct flights and lift its travel ban to further strengthen ties, the Middle East country's oil minister said during his visit here last week.
The Indianapolis Star
Tim Landwerlen: Why I'm cycling across the country
Tim Landwerlen is no stranger to a challenge. He joined the Marines right after graduating from Ben Davis High School 13 years ago.
Sat May 04, 2013
Qatar Airways to showcase success at ATM
DOHA/DUBAI: Qatar Airways, one of the leading carriers in the Mena region, is expected to make important announcements, about the most awaited opening of Hamad International Airport and the airlines' expansion plans, at the upcoming Arabian Travel Market in Dubai, a press statement said yesterday.
Exclusive: Syrian aid in crisis as Gulf states renege on promises
James Cusick is political correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.
Naples Daily News
Letter: Answers, please
Forget Fox News. I want to know what happened. A host nation is responsible for protecting the embassy and its personnel.
Fri May 03, 2013
Black Watch: Any veteran watching this performance will recognize every scene
Black Watch is a drama presented by the National Theater of Scotland, focusing on the titular regiment of the British Army in their deployment to Northern Iraq in support of the American offensive on Fallujah.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Papillion Times
Iraq, Shell officially kick off major gas project
A project intended to produce long-term results for the Benson business district has been nothing but a short-term headache for many local establishments east of 60th Street.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
OP-ED: U.S. Getting Snookered Again the the Middle East on Syria; Where Is the Arab League?
It was only a few years ago that many of us were demanding to know what we were doing helping to finance and fight wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with no clearly defined national interests of our own and with trillions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of men and women thrust into the conflicts that remain unresolved.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
8,000 Years After its Advent, Agriculture is Withering in Southern Iraq
This spring, National Geographic Young Explorer Julia Harte is traveling along the Tigris River from Southern Iraq to Southeastern Turkey, documenting ancient sites and modern communities along the river before they are transformed by the IlA su Dam, an 11 billion-cubic-meter hydroelectric dam that will generate 2 percent of Turkey's power.
Swatch sees double-digit China growth for mid-range
Several Swiss watchmakers admitted this month that demand for upmarket pieces had gone down due to the government's crackdown on illegitimate gifting and conspicuous consumption.