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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...

2014-01-20 16:21:12

BAGHDAD, January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Iraq National Tribes Council, in coordination with a variety of national organizations, is campaigning to petition the Iraqi government to redress the humanitarian crisis facing Iranian exiles in Baghdad's Camp Liberty. The petition condemns the criminal attacks that government forces have launched against the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/Mek), which is temporarily housed in Camp Liberty. It also calls for UN...

2013-11-05 00:20:28

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued by the OIAC: Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki visited Washington, DC last week to meet with administration officials and to seek continued U.S. support for his government. Before he arrived, however, he ordered his Special Forces to attack Camp Ashraf, home to Iranian dissidents on September 1, 2013. Fifty-two were murdered, execution-style, and seven residents, including six women, were taken...

2013-11-01 16:22:55

PARIS, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrators shouted: Maliki is lying to America on the assault on Ashraf, taking seven Ashraf residents hostage, and democracy in Iraq President Obama should ask Maliki to immediately release the hostages Concurrent with the visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to White House and his meeting with President Obama, Iranians staged a mass rally in front of the White House strongly...

2013-03-01 20:20:24

Documentary to show if individual soldiers can put aside the differences of ideology and government PHOENIX, NEW YORK and SADR CITY, Baghdad, Iraq, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Shai: Arabic for "Tea." Commonly shared by friends when sitting down to speak; an excellent alternative to machine guns. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130301/CG69793) Iraq War veteran Daniel Somers is traveling back to Baghdad in order to meet with his former enemies ("insurgents")...

2012-11-28 12:24:40

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In part of his new book, "THE DANGEROUS RIGHT WING," author Richard Fults discloses/documents 'THE WORST CRIME IN AMERICAN HISTORY' from isolated, factual criminal evidence; in the public domain for years but never before connected or investigated by anyone. Fults outlines his findings: 1) In 2002, after 12 months of Bush and his neocons emphatically and repeatedly claiming that Iraq had been involved in the 9/11 attack, and intended to attack...

2012-11-08 08:28:38

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For Darron Wright, a three tour veteran of the Iraq War, America's eight-year campaign to liberate Iraq was a good war fought well. In his new book, Iraq Full Circle: From Shock and Awe to the Last Combat Patrol in Baghdad and Beyond he offers a first-hand analysis of the war. Wright was battalion operations officer for an infantry battalion from 2003-2004 operating in the dangerous Sunni Triangle. In 2005-6 he did a tour as a Brigade Executive Officer...

2012-01-27 08:28:00

SILVER SPRING, Md. and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Military Channel has acquired from Gigapix Studios the critically-acclaimed and multiple award-winning documentary BAKER BOYS: INSIDE THE SURGE. The series follows Baker Company, a squad of Army soldiers on an extended tour in Iraq. Their primary mission: attempt to dismantle Al Qaeda and the terrorist organization's infrastructure during "the Surge" that turned the tide of the war. Filmed over three months by legendary...

2011-12-16 08:00:00

Backpacks from Coalition sponsor T-Mobile also to be distributed WILTON, Conn., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looking to brighten the holidays for those severely wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes (CSAH) will be hosting a dinner at Kansas' Fort Riley on Sunday, December 18, for nearly 75 soldiers and Army veterans who will each be presented with a $500 Christmas gift check. The event, which is being conducted in partnership with the Army...

2011-12-15 15:07:00

Wounded Soldiers at Brooke Army Medical Center To Receive More Than $85,000 in Holiday Gift Checks From Coalition to Salute America's Heroes Backpacks from Coalition sponsor T-Mobile also to be distributed WILTON, Conn., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For nearly 175 soldiers recovering at San Antonio's Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) from the severe wounds they suffered in Afghanistan and Iraq, the holiday season should become a little more joyous on December 16 when each...