Iraq Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Ex-Blackwater guards guilty in Iraq shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Channel3000

    ... deliberating Sept. 2 after a trial that lasted more than two months. Seventy-one witnesses testified, including 30 from Iraq, the largest group of foreign witnesses to travel to the United States for a criminal trial, Machen's statement said. "I ...

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  2. 4 ex-Blackwater guards guilty of deadly Iraq shootingRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Central Ohio

    A federal jury Wednesday convicted four former Blackwater security guards of a 2007 shooting that killed 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians and wounded 17 others as a U.S. diplomatic convoy drove through Baghdad. Nicholas Slatten, who fired the first shots in crowded Nisoor Square, was found guilty of first-degree murder.

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  3. Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers OK fighters for SyriaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... of care given to least 15 inmates who died over the past five years while being held at New York City's... IRBIL, Iraq (AP) - Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and ...

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  4. Murder Verdict Against Blackwater Guard for Shameful Iraq FirefightRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    Four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors were found guilty Wednesday with regard to the unprovoked 2007 firefight that left 14 Iraqis dead. After a 2 1/2-month-long trial , Nicholas Slatten was found guilty of murder while Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard were found guilty of voluntary manslaughter and firearms violations.

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  5. 4 Former Blackwater Security Guards Guilty of Iraq KillingsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    A U.S. jury has found four former Blackwater security guards guilty in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad. Nicholas Slatten was found guilty of first-degree murder.

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  6. US jury reaches verdict in Blackwater guards trialRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    A U.S. jury reached a verdict Wednesday in the case of four former Blackwater security guards on trial in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqi citizens in the heart of Baghdad. The verdicts were to be read during a late-morning court session.

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  7. Video: Jury finds former Blackwater guards guilty in Iraqi shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, and a federal judge ordered them immediately to jail. In an overwhelming victory for prosecutors, a jury found Nicholas Slatten guilty of first-degree murder.

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  8. Blackwater Baghdad Shootings Yield Guilty VerdictsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong. The men claimed self-defense, but federal prosecutors argued that they had shown "a grave indifference" to the carnage their actions would cause.

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  9. Rolling Stone Goes to the BarricadesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | BizzyBlog.com

    ... among Obama's "accomplishments" are really slim. What follows are three of the worst examples. It celebrates "Troops in Iraq today: 1,600," as ISIS nears Baghdad . In 2009, I wrote, given that the war was won under Bush 43, Iraq had become Obama's ...

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  10. ISIS Threatens Iraq's Priceless Cultural HeritageRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KIII

    There's been no shortage of news coverage of the atrocities carried out by ISIS against the people of Iraq and Syria, from beheadings to massacres to selling kidnapped women into sexual slavery. What's less well known is the devastation the Sunni extremist group is wreaking on Iraq's priceless cultural heritage.

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  11. Four former Blackwater guards found guilty in shooting of IraqisRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... self-defense, thinking that a car bomber was approaching. The lengthy case was a point of contention in relations with Iraq. In 2009, a U.S. judge threw out the charges on the grounds that evidence was improperly obtained. During a 2010 trip to ...

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  12. Jury reaches verdict in Blackwater guards trialRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

    In this Sept. 25, 2007 file photo, an Iraqi traffic policeman inspects a car destroyed by a Blackwater security detail in al-Nisoor Square in Baghdad, Iraq.

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  13. Iraqi Kurds authorize sending fighters to KobaniRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Army Times

    Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region voted Wednesday to authorize sending Kurdish fighters known as peshmerga to help defend the embattled town of Kobani in Syria, where fellow Kurds are facing an onslaught by militants of the Islamic State group. Kurdish officials said an unspecified number of fighters would be sent through Turkey to support their ethnic brethren in a battle playing out just across the Turkish border.

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  14. COLUMN-Why the world shouldn't write off the Iraqi Army just yetRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... campaign going? What are its prospects for success over the next few months to several years? Is it promising in both Iraq and Syria? My answer is a guarded yes, especially for Iraq (the Syria strategy is incomplete and will take longer to develop). ...

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  15. High school students in U.S., Lebanon discuss onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... court system or the way they derived time." "This conversation is very timely with regard to everything happening in Iraq today," Social Studies Department Head at Sagesse Dany Kfouri said, in reference to the country's deteriorating security ...

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  16. Two Ten-Dollar Wars On WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    ... and children for around $10 per person to recruit new militants to the Islamic State. ISIS has even set up shop in Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, to auction off abducted women. Reports from community leaders reveal that ISIS is forcing women to ...

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  17. Blackwater trial: Four American mercenaries found guilty over 2007...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... his stake in the firm in 2010, blaming "politics" in Washington and a failure to "appreciate" the work it had done in Iraq. Blackwater's employees were linked to 195 shooting incidents between 2005 and 2008 while conducting international operations. ...

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  18. Accountability for Military ContractorsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Commentary Magazine

    That took long enough. Back in 2007 Blackwater contractors opened fired in Baghdad's Nisour Square, claiming they were under attack from insurgents.

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  19. Priests Race to Preserve Ancient Manuscripts From Destruction By ISISCNSRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    In a plot reminiscent of the Monuments Men , a small group of Benedictine and Dominican priests are engaged in a last-ditch attempt to save ancient manuscripts in Iraq from being destroyed by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria . Fr. Columba Stewart, OSB, executive director of the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library in Collegeville, MN, told CNSNews.com about the museum's urgent attempts to preserve manuscripts containing "the deeper history of centuriesa in some of the more isolated regions" of Iraq where the people "continued to actually copy books by hand until very, very recently."

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  20. Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... flown over Aleppo by the Islamic State group last week, according to the country's information minister. Lawmakers in Iraq's largely autonomous Kurdish region Wednesday authorized peshmerga forces to go to neighboring Syria and help fellow Kurds ...

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