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2013-10-16 11:33:08

A scientific study calculating Iraqi deaths for almost the complete period of the US-led war and subsequent occupation published in PLOS Medicine this week reports that close to half a million Iraqi deaths are directly or indirectly attributable to the conflict. A team of researchers from Iraq and the US led by Amy Hagopian, of the University of Washington, conducted a survey in 2000 households across Iraq and used the data to estimate death rates for the two year-period before the war began...

2013-10-13 00:20:13

DUBAI, UAE, October 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stirling Group, a market leader in Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) and support services serving the Middle East and Africa oil and gas industry, has been appointed as the exclusive distributor for Drager safety products and fixed gas detectors in Iraq. Since May 2013, Stirling Group has been supplying Drager products to clients in Iraq, including Kurdistan. (Photo:...

2013-10-10 23:02:49

Gift goes to help returning Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families recover from Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Yesterday the Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program received a $100,000 private donation to support its clinical, education and research to help Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families recover from Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury – the “invisible...

2013-10-09 08:20:23

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The US Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR) deplores the failure by the White House to hold the Iraqi government of Nouri al-Maliki accountable for the September 1 massacre of 52 defenseless residents of Camp Ashraf, members of principal opposition People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK). The State Department has maintained that it "has no credible information indicating that the Government of Iraq was or is...

2013-10-01 16:23:53

LONDON, October 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major conference in the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe, in Strasbourg, on Monday, September 30, EU, U.S. and UN were called upon to intervene immediately to secure release of seven residents of Camp Ashraf who are taken hostage. The event was organized by the British Parliamentary Committee for Iran Freedom (BPCIF). The Iraqi forces murdered 52 residents of Camp Ashraf, all who were Iranian refugees, in mass...

2013-09-26 23:24:39

QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced it is being awarded a $20 million, firm-fixed-price contract for its TALON® IV military robots, spares and training. Reston, Va. (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 QinetiQ North America (QNA) today announced it is being awarded a $20 million, firm-fixed-price contract for its TALON® IV military robots, spares and training. The contract will support foreign military sales to Iraq. The TALON IV robot provides the Iraqi military's explosive...

2013-09-25 08:23:47

Emmy nominees applaud Easter Seals' services to military families and deliver a message of their own CHICAGO, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Easter Seals, a disability services organization, releases an inspiring video featuring this year's Emmy-nominated actors who express their gratitude for the volunteer service and sacrifice of our returning veterans. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/MM76153LOGO) This past May, Easter Seals was the featured...

2013-09-24 20:22:02

NEW YORK, September 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US and UN should act immediately to release Iranian dissidents taken hostage in Iraq Thousands of Iranians took part in a colourful and well-organized rally across from the United Nations Headquarters in New York to reject Iran's new president Hassan Rouhani, declaring that he is anything but a moderate. They urged the U.S. and the UN to act immediately to guarantee the safety and security of Iranian dissidents in Iraq and...

2013-09-23 16:22:09

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Earthcore is proud to partner with "Purple Heart Homes" and Lifetime TV's "Designing Spaces" on the upcoming "Project Homeward Bound" series. Mark your Calendars, first airing September 25(th) through 27(th), at 7:30am (ET/PT). This is an exciting 3 part series that will again, air Oct 23 through Oct 25 at 7:30am (ET/PT). Through this partnership, President and CEO of Earthcore, Carl Spadaro, donated a beautiful Isokern outdoor...

2013-09-21 12:21:59

PARIS, September 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New information about the Iranian dissidents taken hostage in Iraq reveals that an American delegation has met and talked three times with the hostages at the prison of "Golden Division" near Baghdad airport. This division is affiliated to the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Based on the same information, when a UN delegation subsequently planned to meet the hostages at this place, Iraqi police, under a new order...


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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