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2014-04-12 12:20:03

PARIS, April 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, the leader of the Iranian opposition called on Western countries to predicate their relations with the regime on the resolution of the human rights issue in Iran, especially abolishing executions, ending torture and suppression and accepting respect for the freedom of speech. Maryam Rajavi was the Keynote speaker of the first international gathering of Iranian youth associations, which was held in Paris. The...

2014-04-11 16:21:16

ABU GHRAIB, Iraq, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Saleh Mutlaq, chairman of Iraq's Al Arabiya Coalition and currently deputy prime minister of Iraq, survived an armed attack on his convoy at the entrance to the al Anbar governorate this morning. One of Dr. Saleh's bodyguards was seriously injured, as were two soldiers with the 9th Division of the Iraqi Army, which initiated fire against Mutlaq's convoy. State-controlled Iraqi news stations are reporting that Mutlaq...

2014-04-09 23:23:32

The Avantcare Foundation has announced Back To Life, a military veteran alcohol abuse assistance project. The unique direct-to-soldier program is designed to meet the needs of service members with drinking problems and empower them in the fight against alcohol and in restoring their lives. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Avantcare Foundation's $500,000 veteran alcohol abuse project features Last Call Program's Sobrexa. In the Avantcare Foundation announcement for its Back To...

2014-04-09 16:40:09

The punishing psychological toll endured by military personnel in war zones has been extensively documented for years by researchers, perhaps more than ever in the wake of recent military engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. But there has been a troubling dearth of research examining the mental health toll exacted on the large numbers of civilians who work with the military in war zones. Sociologists Alex Bierman, an assistant professor at the University of Calgary, and Ryan Kelty, an...

2014-04-09 08:25:22

BRUSSELS, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Iranian opposition leader Maryam Rajavi urged the international community and the EU to put human rights front and center in their dealings with the Tehran regime. Rajavi, who heads the opposition National Council of Resistance of Iran made the call during a meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Scores of senior members of the European Parliament from different political groups...

2014-04-04 23:29:52

Give an Hour, a national nonprofit organization providing no-cost mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities, is offering services to anyone affected by the shootings at Fort Hood. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Give an Hour™ (http://www.giveanhour.org), a national nonprofit organization providing mental health services, at no-cost, to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their...

2014-04-02 04:20:24

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4b6wm/iraq_and) has announced the addition of the "Iraq and Kurdistan: Drilling & Oilfield Services Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k4b6wm/iraq_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The potential scale of the Iraqi oil & gas sector is unprecedented in modern times and...

2014-03-27 23:22:45

Give an Hour, a national nonprofit organization providing no-cost mental health services to members of the military, veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, their loved ones, and their communities, is hosting a series of inspiring events in Washington, D.C., April 6-8, 2014, under the banner A Celebration of Service. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Give an Hour™ (http://www.giveanhour.org), a national nonprofit organization providing no-cost mental health services to members of the...

2014-03-26 16:23:00

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sterling Global Operations (SGO), a global stability operations company, has expanded its Kurdistan operations center to support the company's oil and gas industry projects, demining activities, and other work in Kurdistan and Iraq. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130205/CL54289LOGO-b SGO also has established a 200,000 square-foot regional logistics hub near Erbil for equipment storage, vehicle maintenance and employee...

2014-03-25 12:22:11

SEATTLE, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE:BA) partnered with the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation (Iraqi Airways) and U.S.-based non-profit organization Another Joy Foundation to transport a consignment of toys on board the airline's newly delivered Next-Generation 737-800. The shipment is part of Boeing's Humanitarian Delivery Flights program and includes boxes of dolls, toy cars and trucks that Another Joy Foundation will distribute to underprivileged children in Iraqi...


Latest Iraq Reference Libraries

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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2009-03-06 14:58:59

The White-tailed Lapwing or White-tailed Plover (Vanellus leucurus) is a species of wading bird found in Iraq, Iran and southern Russia. Birds from Iraq and Iran are mostly resident, but Russian birds are migratory and winter in south Asia, the Middle East and northeast Africa. It thrives in inland marshes. This medium-sized lapwing has long legs and a fairly long bill. The adult is slim and erect. It has a brown back and foreneck, paler face and gray breast. It has long yellow legs, a...

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'