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"I know there's someone looking down who's very proud, too," she said. Corey graduated from Crestview High School last year, but hadn't set out much of a plan for his future except for knowing it likely wouldn't include higher education. "I didn't really want to do college because I don't really like School," ... Iraq war
For 18-year-old Corey Griffin, one of those moments came Wednesday as he softly repeated the oath recited by U.S. military enlistees. Inside the Air Force recruiting office, he swore to support and defend the Constitution against all enemies and to follow the orders of the president and of his ... Iraq war
Funerals and wakes are being held over the next few days for the servicemen who died in the Iraq helicopter crash that killed 7. The men ... Zanetis was a well-respected FDNY firefighter on unpaid leave while he practiced law after graduating from Stanford Law and New York University. He decided to ...
Scanlon explained that during the pursuit of her doctorate degree in geology at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, she came across ... Aircraft power plant repairer Army Spc Kathleen Scanlon works on a UH-60 Black Hawk engine in a maintenance shop at Camp Taji, Iraq, March 23, 2018.
A native son of Carmel, Indiana who served with New York City's fire department and died in Iraq has received a send-off punctuated by crisp military ... Christopher "Tripp" Zanetis was celebrated Thursday at New York University by Mayor Bill de Blasio, Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro (NY'-groh) and ...

FDNY Member Killed in Iraq Helicopter Crash Mourned at Washington Square Park .... The FDNY and New York University hosted a join memorial service for Zanetis, beginning with a procession from his former firehouse at Engine 28/Ladder 11 in the East Village to Washington Square Park, where ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region -- Baghdad has selected Al Faw Palace as the location for the American University of Iraq - Baghdad (AUIB), a facility originally ... Silliman and Iraq's Higher Education Minister Abdul Razzaq Abdul Jalel al-Essa agreed to take steps to open an American university in the capital.
In the 15 years since America's invasion of Iraq, some 300,000 Iraqis and 4,400 American soldiers have been killed (see chart). ... When he refused to back down, Iraqi forces snatched back the disputed territories that Kurds held beyond their official autonomous region (about 40% of their realm); the ...
Furat, the narrator, was a young college student studying English literature at Baghdad University, as I had. He ends up in prison for cracking a joke about the dictator. Furat hallucinates and imagines Saddamʹs fall, just as I often did. I hoped I would witness that moment, whether in Iraq or from afar.
When it comes to the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, rumors have circulated since the early months of the conflict that Washington's original name for the war was “Operation Iraqi Liberation.” After the war's architects realized that name produced the embarrassing acronym “OIL,” they quickly changed the official ...
On Friday's anniversary of the Halabja attack, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said, in a statement, “Today, our people and the world recall the hideous massacre of ... "It was one of worst crimes committed by the regime," he added, before highlighting the OPCW recognition of Iraq's new status as chemical weapons-free.
A lecturer at Brooklands College in Surrey said she saw a message on his phone saying “IS has accepted your donation” in 2016, while a Barnardo's worker helping Hassan as a child asylum seeker overheard him listening to an Arabic “call to arms” song, and another official saw the teenager watching a ...
Jonathan Zimmerman, a professor of history of education at the University of Pennsylvania, reviewed how some major textbooks handled the Iraq War for the ... Obviously they know about 9/11, but they don't know a lot past that,” said Adam Mogilevsky, a social studies teacher at Warren Early College High ...
Sulaimaniyah (IraqiNews.com) A group of civilians have found the skeleton of an unidentified creature in Qandil mountains in Iraqi Kurdistan, Shafaq News website reported. ... Biologists at Raparin University, Sulaimani, are still examining the skeleton and results of the examinations are yet to be declared.
11, 2001, out of a desire to serve her country, find adventure, stay physically fit and to help pay for college at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Almost two years later, she was in Iraq with the 32nd Military Police Company working with, and training, Iraqi police units in and around Baghdad. She was shot ...
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Authorities in Iraq have selected one of the presidential palaces as the premise for the American University in Baghdad, officials were quoted saying on Thursday. State-owned al-Sabaah newspaper quoted Ahmed al-Rubaye, director-general of the state properties department, ...

Christopher Lawrence arrives at Chula Vista police headquarters at 5 a.m. to get dressed and to prepare his patrol car before roll call. As a Camp Pendleton Marine, Lawrence was struck by a roadside bomb in Iraq and eventually lost his leg. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune).
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Kirkuk University's Kurdish students have been prevented from wearing their traditional dress on Kurdish Clothes Day. ... The missive, signed on March 5, was addressed to the deans of all the colleges of the university on March 6, two days prior to March 8 – when Kurds ...
The latest government statistics show that, in 2017, 368 Iraqi nationals were granted asylum at the initial decision stage. However, this figure ... over their borders. In recent years, much of the displacement has been at the hands of the same forces operating in both Syria and Iraq, notably the Islamic State.
Ibrahim Khalil al-Alaf, professor of modern history at the University of Mosul, told Al-Monitor that the craft was also disappearing because local and handmade goods were unable to hold their ground against foreign copper miniatures of Iraqi monuments that flood the markets and are sold at lower prices.
DALLAS — The most polarizing player in recent college basketball history follows the hostess down the hall of the dimly-lit Japanese steakhouse, where chefs juggle knives and toss shrimp toward the mouths of eager patrons, as if they were feeding animals at a zoo. Marshall Henderson decided to eat at Benihana after ...
Over the last century, Assyrians have experienced waves of persecution and genocide followed by worldwide migration, with a large population of these Iraqi Christians settling in Michigan. People in this religious and socially conservative group have made a home for themselves among Metro Detroit's ...
Iraqi officials alerted the U.S. ambassador in Iraq, who contacted the FBI, concerned the caller and letter writer was interfering with U.S. political initiatives in Iraq, Assistant U.S. ... Al-Ibraheemi moved to Beaverton and enrolled as an engineering student at Portland State University, according to court papers.
A lesbian Iraq war veteran vying to become the first Asian-American in Congress from Texas will need to win a primary runoff election if she's going to challenge incumbent Republican Rep. Will Hurd. Gina Ortiz Jones advanced Tuesday to a second round of voting May 22. It was not immediately clear who ...
BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Students and faculty at Lehigh University got the chance to meet a real princess, but for educational purposes. Doctor Nisreen El Hashemite, who hails from an Iraqi royal family, paid a visit to the campus Tuesday where she toured the genetics research labs and learned about Lehigh's ...
President Trump eviscerated George W. Bush at a campaign event over the weekend, calling his invasion of Iraq "the single worst decision ever made," and ... Speaking to Radio Sputnik, Dr. Wilson, emeritus professor of economics at Durham University and veteran Middle East expert, stressed that Trump's ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Hungary is offering university placements for 100 Iraqis, funded by the government, a Hungarian minister stated during the opening of a school in an Erbil district. ... His government offers 100 spots at Hungarian universities for Iraqi students, with all costs paid by Budapest. “There ...
(DETROIT) — A suburban Chicago couple whose 19-year-old son allegedly shot them to death at his college dormitory in Michigan raised him and their two other children well, ... The parents were slain Friday morning in Davis Jr.'s Campbell Hall room at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant.
The now-opened archives of the Iraqi Ba'th Party have already provided stunning insights into howSaddam ruled his country. ... As Angelo Codevilla, the statesman-turned-Boston University professor, has noted, “In our time, the past master in the techniques of political warfare may well have been Iraq's ...
Bloomsburg, Columbia County (WBRE/WYOU) For many of the veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, school is the next step after separating from the military but working with these vets can prove challenging for many of our local colleges and universities. Eyewitness News Reporter Morgan Parrish ...
James Eric Davis Jr., 19, is being held on $3 million bail after allegedly shooting his parents to death on the campus of Central Michigan University on March 2, 2018. ... Davis Sr. was a police officer in west suburban Bellwood and an Illinois National Guard veteran who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
They married and had their first child while Dr Sabri was at university, before moving to Australia to escape the war. But the couple ... Dr Sabri now has both her Obstetrics and Gynaecology Fellowship from Iraq in 2003 and her Australian College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Fellowship in 2011. “Having ...
On April 1, 2006 her dad, Chief Warrant Officer Michael Lee Hartwick, Jr. was killed in action in Iraq when his helicopter was shot down during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Seven years later, the Children of Fallen Patriots program started helping Haley when she started at Baylor by paying tuition fees and the ...
Iran announced on Feb. 28 it will be opening the College of Islamic Schools in Damascus, Syria, Al Arabiya reported March 2. The announcement comes a month after Iran opened several branches of the Iran-based Islamic Azad University in Lebanon, Iraq and in several Syrian cities. The opening of these ...
The Iraqi government sent to parliament a revised version of the 2018 budget bill for the fourth time Feb. 11. The budget proposal includes a new 10% tax on sales at commercial centers, restaurants and barbershops. Iraq lacks the appropriate environment to collect new taxes because sales are made in ...
They married and had their first child while Dr Sabri was at university, before moving to Australia to escape the war. But the couple ... Dr Sabri now has both her Obstetrics and Gynaecology Fellowship from Iraq in 2003 and her Australian College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Fellowship in 2011. “Having ...
Hearing their experiences of how their lives intertwined during college and in the U.S. Army was particularly interesting. ... immigrated to America settling in Reseda, California, and Josette graduated from Grant High School in June 1996 and she promptly attended California State University, Northridge.
A manhunt continued late Friday for a college student from the Chicago suburbs who authorities said fatally shot his parents on the campus of Central Michigan University. Authorities said Friday evening they had more than 100 officers from multiple agencies searching for 19-year-old James Eric Davis Jr., ...
These families fled from their homes after the Islamic State attacked the region, forcing a Christian genocide in Iraq and Syria. The painful effects of the war and the frightening escape have scarred many refugees, especially students now living in Brisbane. St Francis College art teacher Annette Andrews ...
March 1, 2018 —In Mosul, Iraq, Iraqis are rejoicing to see a return of literary culture months after their liberation from three years of Islamic State rule. ... “There's a need to rebuild people's spirits, which is even more important than rebuilding the houses and the city,” Ali Najam, a young Iraqi shopping at the ...
KRG Deputy PM Qubad Talabani touched on oil while attending a KRG Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research event on Wednesday. "We as Kurdistan Regional Government, have informed them [the Iraqi government] that Kirkuk oil can be exported through Kurdistan's oil pipes and be sold, ...
In the hot, dry border region between northern and central Iraq, Leishmania parasite infections are so common that they've been dubbed "Baghdad sores." Now, for the first time, researchers have studied the prevalence of different Leishmania species and strains in the region. Most cases of leishmaniasis in ...
We've all seen the headlines: the cost of university education in the United States has become completely debilitating. ... in the United Kingdom by the Institute of Fiscal Studies, for example, showed that median salaries for graduates at several dozen universities were lower than non-university graduates.
At top — a Cessna 208 Caravan assigned to the Iraqi air force Flying Training Wing flies over northern Iraq during a training mission. ... Seven months later, the first Iraqis arrived at the Pakistan Air Force Academy in Risalpur, where they began flying K-8 Karakorum aircraft belonging to the College of Flying ...
Yousif was a fan of the Iraqi national soccer team, and he was in the process of scouring the Internet for the names of talented Iraqi players he could pass on to ... I didn't know it at the time, but Maurice Hughes, a former player from Yavapai, a junior college in Prescott, was there watching one of his friends.
Hazim Avdal, an Iraqi refugee, stopped by "Windy City LIVE" to share his personal story of escaping the country in 2014. (WLS). wcl ... Avdal, now studying computer science at the University of Chicago, was sponsored by George and Amal Clooney and in part, through the Clooney Foundation for Justice.
Hazim Avdal, 23, is now a computer studies major at the University of Chicago. But in 2014 he and his family were forced to flee their village in Iraq, where they were part of the Yazidi religious minority, when Isis terrorists attacked. “I'm thankful I didn't lose my immediate family, but most of my friends from ...
Warda spent a great part of his talk speaking to the resilience of the Iraqi faithful, who have undergone all sorts of persecution over the past several years ... “If there is to be any future for the Christians and religious minorities of Iraq and the Middle East, there must be a change and correction within Islam.”.
Mr. Hamoudi expressed his happiness with the high level of Iraqi students' presence in Iranian universities, pointing out that 250,000 engineering students graduate in Islamic Republic of Iran annually. Deputy speaker of Iraqi parliament hoped that the Iraqi nation can reach the achievements obtained by ...


 

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