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Scott Moon, a guard with great hops, played basketball at BYU from 1989-91. He played on the same team as Nathan Call and Shawn Bradley. He was known as a leaper and won the WAC high jump with a 7 1/2 mark. He was the son of an Air Force pilot and followed in the footsteps of his father.
So Iraqi courts are meting out one-size-fits-all punishment for the perpetrator of crimes against humanity as well for as the wife of an Islamic State fighter who may have had little say in her husband's career. “Individual circumstances don't matter,” said Belkis Wille, the senior researcher for Iraq for Human ...

Born and raised in Baghdad, Raad hoped to express his country's plight through his music. Although he succeeded in making a name for himself in the city's underground hip-hop scene, “I knew if there was at least half a chance in making it with a music career, I was missing it [being in Iraq],” Raad says.
While Scanlon is only just approaching the two-year mark in her military career, she has already been a positive role model, sparking curiosity in her fellow soldiers. The people she works with are her favorite part of being in the Army, she said. “Soldiers in D Company cheer each other's successes, take ...
Her cultural background as an Iraqi-American has had an important impact on her work throughout her career, especially in her current work as an intelligence officer. She encourages fellow Arab-Americans seeking to join the military to follow her lead: “We need those different perspectives. We need that ...
Ziad Ojeili, head of the Journalistic Freedoms Observatory in Iraq, does not believe that journalists should run for election. "Journalists would lose popular support if they win, as they would become the politicians they have been criticizing for the entirety of their career," Ziad Ojeili said, though history shows ...

His younger brother by two years, who would go on to the Naval Academy and a career as a Marine aviator, spotted him in the crowd at the end of the day, .... Malcom B. Frost, the brigade commander for 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, visit Iraq Army training ranges at Kirkush Military ...
LONDON – A monster story set in Baghdad is among 13 contenders for the Man Booker International Prize for Fiction. The long list of finalists announced Monday includes Iraqi writer Ahmed Saadawi's “Frankenstein in Baghdad,” which depicts real and imaginary horrors after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
The world famous architect Zaha Hadid, one of a large community of Iraqi artists, may have settled in Europe, but the foundation of her energy and imagination can be traced to her early years within Iraq, an early recognition of her mathematical genius and the influence of scientists in her own family.
He has deployed in support of Operation Joint Guard in Bosnia, Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn in Iraq, where he specialized in police training and detention operations. A highlight of his military career, Locke served as a battalion ...
“Those considerations, together with the acknowledged difficulties that MAH would be likely to encounter in obtaining and retaining health care in Iraq, combine to outweigh the considerations favouring revocation,” he said. A spokesman for the Home Affairs minister said Mr Dutton was aware of the case, ...
According to UN statistics, about 40 percent of Iraq's population was born after the US invasion. “So I met a lot of people who were in their early 20s, just starting their careers. And they say they had a vague memory of bombs falling, and they never really understood what was going on," she says. "They just ...
Parliamentary elections for the 329-member Council of Representatives are scheduled to be held on May 12. The MPs will then choose Iraq's prime minister and president, meaning Abadi is fighting for his political career even as he rides a wave of popular support thanks to his victories on the battlefield.
In an hour-long interview, Harbaugh discussed growing up in a military family, and visiting a camp of Syrian and Iraqi refugees during his post-military career as a nonprofit executive focusing on international humanitarian work. "There's no catharsis like bringing a bunch of Iraq vets to a refugee camp for ...
Col. Robert Marks, Air Force Materiel Command surgeon, poses for a photo inside his office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Feb. 2, 2018. Col. Marks has been selected for the rank of Brigadier General to become the very first male U.S. Air Force Nurse Corps chief once he pins on his new rank in ...
I actually have a vacuum cleaner back there believe it or not just have something in the back of the car. It is kind of hard to see him go but I know he is going to a good man. I served with him in Iraq,” said RHPD Sgt. Ruben Acosta, whom Daky served with for the entire eight years he was a member of the ...
Bara'a Abdul Hadi Mudher al-Biyati is the first woman to run a shop and publishing house on al-Muntanabbi Street, home to the Iraqi capital's historic book market. Named after a 10th century Iraqi poet, al-Muntanabbi Street is the literary heart of the city, and until recently, its bookshops and stalls have been ...

Titled “Return,” the project embodies a range of the ideas Rakowitz has contemplated throughout his career: the violent disruption or erasure of cultural ... Much of the exhibition refers to histories related to the US-led invasion of Iraq (Rakowitz is Iraqi-American) although dismal records of violence in other ...
In this Jan. 26, 2018, photo, U.S. Army Sgt. Kaylin Jones, 25, stands at a guard tower on the perimeter of a small coalition outpost on the western edge of Iraq. A few hundred American troops are stationed at a small outpost near the town of Qaim along Iraq's border with Syria. Thousands of U.S. troops and ...
But now that ISIS appears to be contained, people are looking to acquire a status symbol as they face a more hopeful future and build new careers. A retailer in Iraq will charge around $3 for a run of the mill SIM card with an attached number that isn't particularly notable. The country's telecoms charge ...
Dr. Luay Al-Khatteeb is the founding director of Iraq Energy Institute, fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy (Columbia University-SIPA) and a ... Ellen has worked on a range of energy issues throughout her career, most recently as Robert Bosch fellow at the German Institute for International and ...
Former Army Sergeant Sarah Lee is a combat veteran who served a 12 month tour of duty in Iraq as part of her 8-year career as a soldier. Like so many veterans, she came home and lost her way. She said she also lost her purpose and will. “You definitely do whatever you need to get home alive, but the war does continue," ...
He wrote that he cared deeply about Iraq after spending a career trying to shape a stable, Democratic Iraqi government. He was very critical of Gen. Zuhair al-Gharbawi, who was director of Iraq's intelligence service, at the time, and said the United States supported appointing Dr. Mosdeq Al-Janabi in his ...
Nader's career as a deal broker in Iraq ran from the mid-2000s until Maliki left office in 2014, the Iraqi sources said. Nader then became an adviser to the powerful Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It is in that capacity that Nader's meetings with members of the incoming Donald ...
Coughlin's contributions throughout his 31-year career culminated as the battalion physician assistant with 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group. ... In total, Coughlin deployed overseas for combat duty in Panama, Iraq and Afghanistan and he supported strategic overseas missions in central Africa, ...
When he was sworn in as a police officer on June 1, 2007, Williams was praised for being a Marine who had received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart during deployments in Iraq. The rocky parts of Williams' career included a 30-day suspension in 2009 for saying he responded to a complaint, when in fact ...
Taking to the skies as a member of the elite Red Arrows aerobatics display team was the pinnacle of Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham's career. Born in Johannesburg, Flt Lt Cunningham landed the job after a career in the forces which had seen him complete several tours of Iraq. He joined the RAF in ...
Abdul Zhaiya, a Mosul, Iraq, native, was born in the middle of America's war on terror. At the time his father, Nizar, was an employee for NATO, and his wife, Hanan, daughter, Aysha, and son, Abdul, became a target for terrorists. Within months of Zhaiya's birth, Zhaiya's family was moved to a refugee camp ...
Emmy-winning journalist Jeff Kofman has covered some of the world's biggest news stories for ABC, CBS, and CBC, including the Arab Spring, the Libyan Revolution, the invasion of Iraq, the trapped Chilean miners, and the international war on the drug trade. Now he runs the company behind Trint, ...
It was a private party, and I wasn't there to write a story, but it was fun listening to tales from Ferrell's career. Among the highlights were stories about his time in Iraq, where he helped establish the Iraqi justice system and played a major role in the prosecution of Saddam Hussein. His "Bagdad Buddies" ...
He has had careers in the military and in public safety. Even as a family man well into his 40s, he re-enlisted in the Marines following the terrorist attacks on 9/11 because he thought the fighting shouldn't be done only by the young. DeRoche was injured in Iraq when the pickup he was riding in went under a ...
earned praise from the left-leaning filmmaker Michael Moore, an outspoken critic of the ensuing Iraq War. They also faced heavy backlash from conservatives, with Winfrey telling Oprah Magazine she'd never seen such strong pushback to a series on her program. “In the history of my career, I've never ...
“Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi gave special thanks to C-130J personnel and emphasized how essential the C-130J's role in the liberation and defeat of ISIS,” said Husni. “The support and training given by the 770th AEAS directly impacted (the liberation), saving the Iraqi population and allowed for ...
He died at Al Asad, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, according to the DOD news release. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas. His family told The Bee in December that he planned to make the Army his career. According to a press release from ...
During his career in the Iraqi army, he fought alongside Syrian forces in the Golan Heights against Israel in the 1973 Middle East war; against Kurdish separatists in Iraq's north; and against Iran in the 1980-1988 war. He lost a brother to Saddam Hussein's executioners in the 1991 Shiite uprising in southern ...
BASRA, Iraq – Ali Jayad al-Salhi, a veteran sniper in an Iraqi militia, was killed in fighting with the Islamic State group earlier this year. ... During his career in the Iraqi army, he fought alongside Syrian forces in the Golan Heights against Israel in the 1973 Middle East war; against Kurdish separatists in Iraq's ...
DeMario Mayfield feared his basketball career was over when he was arrested on suspicion of planning a robbery, but the former US college star is ... "We asked the Iraqi government to give DeMario a passport so that he could join Iraq's team," said national basketball federation secretary Khaled Najm.
As reported in an interview with Vic Carucci, Deandre Coleman explains how wearing hearing aids has positively benefited his NFL career. ... served in the U.S. Army in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, making the ultimate sacrifice for our country in Iraq in November, 2006.
Serving and former soldiers are preparing to sue the disgraced solicitor who was struck off after pursuing false claims alleging Iraqi abuse. Their move comes after the International Criminal Court in the Hague said it was still examining allegations submitted to a British inquiry by Phil Shiner, who was struck ...
Their move comes after The Hague said it was still examining allegations submitted by so-called human rights lawyer Shiner, since struck off after making millions by pursuing made-up Iraqi claims. Insiders said the troops will say their careers, marriages and health were jeopardised during an inquiry which ...
Al Ani began his career in 1950, when he was hired as a photographer by the Iraq Petroleum Company. ... of Information and Guidance, where he established a photographic department and began to travel and exhibit internationally, before moving to the Iraqi News Agency as head of photography.
Young women working in Iraq's nightclubs, casinos and even cafes often find themselves at the mercy of unscrupulous business owners and even Mafiosos, in addition to suffering from ... Yet while this woman showed courage to embark on a nontraditional career path, other women have faced obstacles.
The dossier alleged that at least 1,071 Iraqi detainees were tortured and ill-treated between March 2003 to December 2008 and named senior politicians and generals amid accusations of systematic war crimes. However Mr Shiner was earlier this year struck off after a hearing by the Solicitors Disciplinary ...
SELINSGROVE — A large calendar filled with appointments and important dates has a predominant place in Wally Blair's Monroe Township home. The reminders not only keep the lives of Blair, 40, his wife, Jasmin, and their four children, ages 9 to 17, in check, but are necessary for Blair, who is living with ...
... stole honors graduating student veterans heading to career changes ... final Army job was as an X-ray technician at Joint Base Balad in Iraq.
Thomas Friedman, who called the invasion of Iraq “the most ... One is that he has learned that it is toxic for the career of the so-called pundits, ...
Rasche singled out career officials, rather than Trump aides, for blame. ... And with Iraq's Christian population already at a low ebb — an ...
Hogir Hirori and Shinwar Kamal's Swedish-Iraqi co-production won ... Angry frictions between Kurds and non-Kurds (especially representatives of the Iraq army) in ... a busy festival career ahead plus subsequent small-screen bookings. ... of episodes taken from Berwari's two separate demining careers.
'Simpsons' animator inks tattoo for Idaho fan hurt in Iraq ... His career has taken him to Arlen, Texas, O-Town, the multiverse and a number of ...
BAGHDAD – Iraq's top court has paved the way for the self-ruled northern ... Born in Scotland, Davidson began his career with Northumbria ...


 

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