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Saudi Arabia to reopen border with Iraq after 27 years

Added: 15.08.2017 21:30 | 4 views | 0 comments

Arar crossing to reopen for transportation of goods after Riyadh establishes joint trade commission with Baghdad.

From: www.aljazeera.com

| Iraq sends workers home as 'ungodly' heat grips Middle East

Added: 10.08.2017 16:47 | 37 views | 0 comments


Power networks struggle in Baghdad and building work halted in Riyadh, while high humidity affects coastal cities
While Europe does battle with a , the Middle East is enduring a summer so brutal that even those accustomed to Baghdad’s searing August are labelling it “ungodly”.
As temperatures rose towards 51C on Thursday, Iraq’s government declared a mandatory holiday, allowing civic servants to shelter at home.

U.S. court tosses murder conviction of ex-Blackwater guard

Added: 06.08.2017 15:50 | 21 views | 0 comments

A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the murder conviction of an ex-Blackwater security guard and ordered three of his former colleagues to be re-sentenced in the high-profile prosecution stemming from the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Why killing terrorist leaders doesn't necessarily wipe out their organizations

Added: 05.08.2017 13:50 | 12 views | 0 comments


Amid recent speculation about the fate of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi, U.S. officials were quick to say they had no idea whether Baghdadi was dead or alive.
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis, nevertheless, told reporters the deaths of such extremist leaders inevitably represent substantial...

From: www.latimes.com

Conviction, sentences upended in Blackwater case

Added: 05.08.2017 4:34 | 38 views | 0 comments

August 05, 2017 11:34 AM
WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - A federal appeals court on Friday (Aug 4) threw out lengthy prison sentences for three former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors and ordered a new trial for a fourth involved in a deadly 2007 shooting in Baghdad that became a symbol of unchecked, freewheeling US power in Iraq.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Blackwater sniper's murder conviction overturned

Added: 05.08.2017 1:51 | 12 views | 0 comments

A federal appeals court judge overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a security contractor involved in the 2007 shooting in Baghdad's Nusoor Square at the height of the Iraq War -- a deadly encounter that left 17 people dead.

From: rss.cnn.com

U.S. court tosses murder conviction of ex-Blackwater guard

Added: 05.08.2017 1:16 | 24 views | 0 comments

A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the murder conviction of an ex-Blackwater security guard and ordered three of his former colleagues to be re-sentenced in the high-profile prosecution stemming from the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Ex-Blackwater contractor gets murder conviction tossed by federal appeals court

Added: 04.08.2017 21:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

A federal appeals court Friday overturned a former Blackwater security contractor's first-degree murder conviction in connection with a 2007 shooting that killed 14 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out, other sentences overturned

Added: 04.08.2017 19:32 | 14 views | 0 comments


A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard sentenced to life in prison in the killings of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians in a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007.
The court also ordered resentencings for three others convicted...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Ex-Blackwater guard to face new trial for shooting

Added: 04.08.2017 18:52 | 9 views | 0 comments

Three-judge panel orders new trial of Nicholas Slatten for his role in 2007 Baghdad shooting that left 14 Iraqis dead.

From: www.aljazeera.com

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