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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.
Israeli soldiers who underwent "unnecessary" testing as part of the army's efforts to find an anthrax vaccine around the time of the 1991 Gulf War were not sufficiently advised of the risks, according to an AFP report on Wednesday citing a declassified Israeli report.
Gulf War syndrome is real and afflicts about 25 percent of the 700,000 U.S. troops who served in the 1991 conflict, a U.S.
Twenty-five percent of veterans who fought in the Gulf War suffer from a legitimate illness caused by an exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study.
By Kim Gamel Associated Press BAGHDAD -- The number of Iraqi security forces killed in September rose by nearly a third to 159 compared with the same period last year, The Associated Press figures showed Tuesday. U.S. troop deaths for the same period fell by nearly 40 percent to 25.
["From Iraq" programme, moderated by Suhayr al-Qaysi, interviews Iraqi Electricity Minister Dr Karim Wahid - date not given; recorded] Dubai Al-Arabiya Television in Arabic at 1630 gmt on 12 September carries a new 25-minute episode of its "From Iraq" programme moderated by Suhayr al-Qaysi in the Dubai studio.
By Ben Feller Associated Press WASHINGTON -- President Bush will keep roughly the same number of U.S. forces in Iraq through the end of the year and pull about 8,000 troops home by February, a drawdown that's both slower and smaller than long anticipated.
By CHELSEA J CARTER By Chelsea J. Carter The Associated Press The drawdown of Marines from the former Sunni insurgent stronghold of Anbar will take time because there is still much work to be done, a top U.S. commander said Sunday.
By Patrick Cockburn Iraqi forces to take charge of urban areas next June The United States is moving towards ending its military control of Iraq by agreeing to withdraw combat troops from Iraqi cities and towns by next June and from the rest of Iraq by 2011, according to Iraqi and American negotiators.
A study of U.S. Air Force women deployed in Iraq and other areas found 80 percent suffer fatigue, fever, hair loss and difficulty focusing, researchers said.
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