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Iraq to Seize Assets of Saddam Hussein and his Officials

By John Lee. Iraq's Commission for Accountability and Justice has reportedly completed the list of the relatives and associates of the late President Saddam Hussein (pictured), who are to have their assets confiscated. According to a report Asharq al-Awsat, the confiscation involves 52 senior officials from his former regime, and over 4,000 ex-ministers and officials […]

Indicted Firm Wins Extension of Iraq Contract

The Defense Department is being forced to extend multimillion-dollar contracts for services in Iraq, including one with a firm under criminal indictment, because losing bidders have legally challenged the companies selected as replacements, according to a report from the Washington Post. The Kuwaiti firm Agility, charged in November 2009 with overbilling food contracts worth $8.5 […]