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Blackwater Guards Jailed for Iraq Deaths

By John Lee. Four former Blackwater guards have been given long prison sentences over the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad's Nisoor Square in 2007. Nicholas Slatten received a life sentence for first-degree murder, while Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard were all sentenced to 30 years on multiple counts of manslaughter, attempted […]

Blackwater Guards to Face New Charges

From Jewish News One. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. New charges have been brought against former Blackwater Worldwide security guards suspected of involvement in the 2007 killing of unarmed civilians in Baghdad:

Blackwater Plans to Re-Enter Iraq

ABC News reports that the private security firm once known as Blackwater, wants to re-enter the Iraqi market. The company was forced out of Iraq after a shooting incident in which 17 civilians died, and then changed its name to Xe Services in early 2009. It is now changing its name for the second time […]