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2013-07-16 12:26:12

The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress' Annual Congressional Charity Golf Classic raises funds for wounded warriors to get sports rehabilitation through Disabled Sports USA's Warfighter Sports program. A new chair called, the "ParaGolfer" will be used for the first time, helping wounded warriors with limited use of their lower extremities. Additionally, PGA of America Professionals continue their partnership with local Veterans Administration hospitals and healthcare systems...

2013-06-27 23:31:40

The Corporate Whistle Blower Center says, "If a current, or former insider, or manager has significant proof a contractor providing services to the Defense Department, or the US federal government was defrauding, or charging the federal government for services never rendered involving millions of dollars in Iraq, or Afghanistan we want them to call us so we can try to explain federal whistleblower reward programs, and we really need to emphasize they need to move now, because when it...

2013-06-24 23:22:13

Iraq War veteran José Santiago uses cycling for fitness and therapy. He rides several long distance bicycling events each year, including the 2013 Face of America ride from World T.E.A.M. Sports. Centennial, Colorado (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Retired Iraq War veteran José Santiago is serious about his bicycling. Medically discharged from the Army in 2006 following seven years of service, Santiago has ridden nearly 4,000 miles on his road and mountain bikes since 2010. Diagnosed with...

2013-06-21 23:18:17

Many veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are suffering from substance abuse. Anyone who is experiencing a dependency issue should contact a detox center like Harbor Village to begin the recovery process. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 As reported by Buffalo Business First (6/18), many veterans are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with a substance abuse issue. The University of Buffalo will be conducting research as to why this is occurring. The National Institute of Drug...

2013-06-18 08:24:21

CALGARY, June 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") (TSX: OXC) today announces that on June 10, 2013 the Sakson Hilong 10 rig (2000 HP) spudded the AAS-1 well in the Hawler license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The AAS-1 well is targeting the Ain Al Safra prospect which is estimated to contain 225 MMbbl in unrisked gross (100%) prospective oil resources (risked: 44 MMbbl) based on evaluations as of March 31, 2013 made by...

2013-06-12 12:23:14

BASRA, Iraq, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BIOGH is pleased to announce that the Masterplan for the Basra International Oil and Gas Free Zone has been formally approved by the Consulting Bureau of the College of Engineering at the University of Basra, and by the Iraq General Commission for Free Zones. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/CG30814) This planning approvals milestone represents an ongoing successful collaboration, notably with the efforts of Dr. Sabah...

2013-05-30 20:21:04

BRUSSELS, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MEPs accused UN Special Representative in Iraq of deceit and demanded his resignation or dismissal Martin Kobler, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to Iraq, took part in the meeting of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee in Brussels on 29th May, in an attempt to defend his controversial record. But a large number of MEPs protested that he has attempted to...

2013-05-27 12:20:31

PARIS, May 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Targeting the victim instead of the henchman "U.S. plans to move Iranian exile group out of Iraq hit snag" (The Los Angeles Times, May 25, 2013), we wish to make the following observations in response: 1) The article refers to the "State Department's decade-long effort to find a new home" for the main Iranian opposition group, Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK). Nothing could be further...

2013-05-14 08:21:25

VANCOUVER, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - PhotoSat is pleased to announce that it has completed satellite topography mapping of WesternZagros's Garmian Block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, using stereo satellite photos from the high-resolution Pleiades 1A and 1B imaging satellites. Pleiades 1A and 1B are the world's newest 50cm resolution satellites. The satellite topography mapping consists of an elevation point every meter and contours with 1 meter elevation intervals.  Based on...

2013-05-02 16:23:15

Earnings per Share of $0.15 GENEVA, Switzerland, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE / Euronext Paris / SIX: WFT) today reported first quarter 2013 revenues of $3,837 million with net income of $117 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, excluding after-tax losses of $95 million. On a GAAP basis, our net income for the first quarter of 2013 was $22 million, or $0.03 per diluted share. The excluded after-tax losses included: $61 million of foreign exchange...


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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