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2010-08-20 09:48:00

Welcomes Continuing Strategic Relationship with the United States WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq's Representative to the United States, Qubad J. Talabani, released the following statement today: "As the last U.S. combat brigade departs Iraq, the people of the Kurdistan Region convey their deepest gratitude to each and every member of the U.S. military who fought to bring freedom and democracy to our people. Iraqis -- and Kurds in...

2010-08-12 14:53:00

Calls for Continuing U.S. Involvement in Kurdistan Region of Iraq WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an address to the World Affairs Council in Denver, Qubad Talabani, the U.S. Representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government, praised the strong strategic relationship between the United States government and the KRG, and called for continued U.S. involvement in the Kurdistan Region. "This month, we will see the largest departure of U.S. forces since the liberation. How...

2010-04-14 17:57:00

CHAMCHAMAL, Iraq, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recently recovered bodies of more than 100 children who were killed during Saddam Hussein's reign were buried Tuesday in the Kurdish town of Chamchamal. The children had been detained in an internment camp in 1988 during a wave of arrests and attacks on the Kurds known as the "Anfal" campaign. Approximately 180,000 people died or disappeared during the campaign, in which villages were razed and civilians were executed or displaced....

2009-12-07 21:19:00

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defense Solutions Holding, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DFSH), announced the appointment of Iraqi national Kassem Talabani to lead business development activities in Iraq. Last week, Defense Solutions announced that the firm is expanding operations to assist other firms to contract directly with commercial and government organizations in Iraq. "Kassem Talabani is well known to Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, to the Prime Minister, and other...

2009-09-28 08:02:45

Despite efforts in Washington to invite business investments in Iraq, the country remains split on the notion and mired in infrastructure problems, reports say. On one hand, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has publicly expressed his view that an Iraqi-American business conference scheduled for next month in Washington needs to be a success. On the other hand, we are not after shock therapy, Sami al-Araji, chairman of Iraq's national investment commission, told The New York Times in a story...

2009-06-29 17:41:00

A statement from Qubad Talabani, the representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government to the United States WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released by Qubad Talabani, the representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government to the United States: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is deeply grateful to the United States and the U.S. military for their role in liberating Iraq, and partnering with us as we build our federal democracy. Thanks to...

2008-10-07 18:00:13

Iraq and the United States are close to reaching a security agreement on a continued U.S. military presence in that country, the Iraqi foreign minister said. Still unresolved, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said, is the issue of granting to U.S. soldiers immunity from prosecution, the Los Angeles Times reported. Speaking Tuesday at a news conference in Baghdad with Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte, Zebari said the sides were nearing a deal but tough decisions must be made...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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