Latest Reconstruction of Iraq Stories

2010-01-22 09:27:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Wheeler, a former lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, was sentenced late yesterday to 42 months in prison for his participation in a wide-ranging bribery conspiracy involving the U.S.

2009-05-06 11:40:00

BAGHDAD, Iraq, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Ambassador Christopher R. Hill and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Iraq Director Christopher D. Crowley, in partnership with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Rafe H.

2008-09-20 12:00:47

Baghdad Al-Iraqiyah Television in Arabic - government-sponsored television station, run by the Iraqi Media Network - at 0813 gmt on 17 September carries a live news conference in Baghdad on "plans to providing services to the Iraqi central and southern governorates." Speaking in English, transcribed from English; in progress, an American identified as ambassador opens the news conference by saying: ..."By enabling an exchange of ideas among the various levels of government and helping provide...

2008-07-28 12:00:28

Lucrative construction projects in Iraq are ending with work incomplete and millions of dollars wasted, government regulators said.

2008-07-02 15:00:45

["People's Talk" programme, featuring an interview with Iraqi Oil Minister Dr Husayn al-Shahrastani, by Zaynah al-Alusi, in the studio - Live or recorded] Baghdad Al-Iraqiyah Television in Arabic at 1903 on 30 June carries a live or recorded interview with Iraqi Oil Minister Dr Husayn al-Shahrastani within its "People's Talk" programme.

2006-08-31 09:05:00

The U.S. government should have been quicker to employ local firms to help rebuild Iraq instead of relying on U.S. corporations whose contracts gave them no incentive to minimize costs, a U.S. official said on Thursday.

2006-08-01 23:20:45

By Kristin Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States should create a reserve force of civilian contractors to be deployed for relief and rebuilding operations as needed, the government's independent inspector for Iraq reconstruction recommended on Wednesday.

2006-07-29 23:45:12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department agency in charge of $1.4 billion for reconstruction projects in Iraq used an accounting shell game to hide cost overruns and failed to tell Congress about schedule delays, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

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