Iraq Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Blackwater Guards to Be Tried for Killing 14 IraqisRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Drudge Retort

    One of the darkest episodes during the U.S. occupation of Iraq last decade is finally resulting in the prosecution of private American security guards who killed more than a dozen Iraqi civilians in a single incident.


  2. Notorious Abu Ghraib prison shuts down amid increasing Iraqi violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Russia Taday

    ... Tuesday that 2,400 inmates had been moved from the facility to other high-security prisons in central and northern Iraq, where the situation outside prison walls is more secure. Abu Ghraib is located to the west of central Baghdad, in an ...


  3. Iraqi Families Flee Possible Anbar OffensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Weekday Magazine

    Rescuers help a victim following a mortar attack on the western city of Ramadi, the provincial capital of Anbar province on April 15. In Iraq, more than 1,000 families are reported to have fled the city of Fallujah ahead of possible government air strikes targeting Islamist militants.


  4. Abu Ghraib prison is closed, Iraq saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | UPI

    The Abu Ghraib prison on Baghdad's outskirts, site of a notorious prisoner abuse scandal, is closed because of fears it could be overrun by Sunni insurgents, the Iraq government said Tuesday.


  5. Iraq's Kurds dig trench to block militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Daily Star

    The 3-meter-wide trench is to stretch along 17 kilometers of the Iraq-Syria border.


  6. Ex-U.S. defense secretary knows accuracy of his tax return is unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Reuters

    ... and having paid an accounting firm to prepare his return, he said. Rumsfeld had a key role in the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 and in the buildup to that war assessed intelligence on Baghdad's supply of weapons of mass destruction by creating three ...


  7. These six men are changing the game of golf for the betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 |

    ... went pro. Talk about the luck of the Irish! After that, I settled into American life, until 9/11 happened. We invaded Iraq in 2003, and I started to get sick and tired of reading and watching so much bad press about American soldiers. I grew up in ...


  8. Senior official, seven others killed in Iraq violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Al Bawaba

    Lieutenant General Hassan Karim Khudayr was killed while flying his helicopter after the aircraft experience a "technical defect" malfunction while landing north of Baghdad, according to defense minister reports. It is not clear at what exact time the accident occurred.


  9. The boundaries of Boston StrongRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Miami Herald

    ... were killed as al-Shabab jihadists caromed through Mogadishu, Somalia. And hours before the marathon on April 15, Iraq was wracked by multiple car bombs - at least 30 dead, as many as 350 injured by some reports, all on just one violent day in a ...


  10. National Poetry Month, 2014 Poet and Mystic, Rabi'a al-BasriRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 |

    ... from Basra) was a Sufi Muslim mystic who wrote of her love and devotion to God. She lived in Basra in what is now Iraq in the 8th Century CE. Born into poverty, Rabi'a was sold into slavery after her father's death. It is said that after working ...


  11. Iraq closes notorious prison over security issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Tehran Times

    Iraq's justice minister says authorities have closed down a notorious prison west of Baghdad over security concerns.


  12. Nouri's many failuresRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Common Ills

    Thug and prime minister of Iraq continues his assault on Anbar by killing civilians in Falluja.


  13. Iraq shuts infamous Abu Ghraib prison over security fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Indian Express

    ... notorious torture centre under now-executed dictator Saddam Hussein, with an estimated 4,000 detainees perishing there. Iraq has closed Abu Ghraib prison, made infamous by Saddam Hussein's regime and US forces, due to security concerns following a ...


  14. Baghdad buttresses defenses ready for wholesale Al Qaeda assault on cityRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Free Republic

    The Iraqi army began buttressing its defense lines on April 12 to save parts of the capital city of Baghdad from the approaching danger of falling to al Qaeda's Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant .


  15. MachismoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | OpEdNews

    ... would be a natural as a soldier. He was in the first wave of American boys entering Baghdad. Daniel had been home from Iraq for eight years when his new girlfriend found him hanging against the garden wall of her townhouse. He had tied a new, ...


  16. Historical viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | The Chatfield News

    ... concludes a story on Spring Valley graduate, Howard Keck, who took work with the Turkish Petroleum Co. near Bagdad, Iraq, in the 1920s. His sister, Verna Keck Steffens of Racine, saved his letters and the Iraq newspapers he had sent home. Monday, ...


  17. Iraqis await elections with a heavy heartRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Le Monde diplomatique

    ... of stability for which many Iraqis dream, but rather the stabilizer itself. Once over, the slow sense of entropy in Iraq may well accelerate. A Maliki victory will shatter the country's already fractious politics, intensifying violence. The ...


  18. Top officer dies in helicopter crash as violence kills 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Daily Star

    ... A senior army officer died when his helicopter crashed due to a malfunction, the defence ministry said, as violence in Iraq killed seven people on Tuesday. The heightened unrest has been driven mainly by widespread anger among the Sunni Arab ...


  19. Army General Upholds Manning's Prison Sentence In WikiLeaks CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... and battlefield accounts. The trove included a 2007 video of a U.S. Apache helicopter firing at suspected insurgents in Iraq, killing a dozen people, including two Reuters news staffers. Manning's request for leniency followed an application for a ...


  20. Painting over the rotRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | QandO

    I've been watching the media circus surrounding the resignation of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.