April was the deadliest month for Iraq in nearly 5 years, with more than 700 people killed in violence, the United Nations said on Thursday.
The US war in Iraq has cost $1.7 trillion with an additional $490 billion in benefits owed to war veterans, expenses that could grow to more than $6 trillion over the next four decades counting interest, a study released last week said.
A senior Iraqi lawmaker accused Ukraine of delivering low-quality Armored Personnel Carriers and breaching the delivery terms of a contract signed in 2009.
Russia will deliver attack helicopters and air-defense systems to Iraq before the summer, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Monday.
Aug - Sept 2012