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3 October 2007

FBI probes Blackwater shooting of 11 civilians

Author: Demetri Sevastopulo, Financial Times

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating allegations that employees of Blackwater, the US private security company, last month shot and killed 11 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad. The Iraqi government has accused Blackwater of committing a ...

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3 October 2007

US Congressional committee questions Blackwater over incidents in which Iraqis were killed

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3 October 2007

US security firm grilled about Iraq

Author: Anne Davies, Sydney Morning Herald

The private security firm, Blackwater [USA's]...reclusive chief executive Erik Prince gave evidence to a [US] congressional committee about deaths of Iraqi civilians...Mr Prince faced a barrage of questions over several incidents in Iraq..., although...

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4 October 2007

House Passes Bill to Allow Prosecution of Contractors [USA]

Author: David Herszenhorn with Philip Shenon & John Broder, New York Times

With...private contractors in Iraq facing tighter scrutiny, the House overwhelmingly approved a bill today that would bring all United States government contractors in the Iraq war zone under the jurisdiction of American criminal law... The bill was...

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4 October 2007

US House of Representatives passes bill to allow prosecution of private military contractors

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5 October 2007
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Author: AFP

La Chambre des représentants américaine a adopté jeudi une loi pour combler le vide juridique entourant les sous-traitants en Irak, alors que le FBI était chargé de l'enquête sur la société Blackwater... Par 389 voix contre 30, les parlementaires ont...

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8 October 2007

A Tougher Line on Government Contracting - Blackwater Fallout May Ripple Through Industry

Author: Zachary A. Goldfarb, Washington Post

Will Blackwater USA's travails spread to the two Northern Virginia companies who share a controversial $3.6 billion contract to provide security services in Iraq? Experts say DynCorp of Falls Church and Triple Canopy of Herndon have much to gain or...

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8 October 2007
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Author: TeleSUR

La investigación del gobierno de Nuri Al Maliki asegura que los efectivos de Blackwater no fueron atacados previamente por los iraquíes, lo que desmiente versiones de la empresa de que sus funcionarios habían actuado en “defensa propia”...[La].....

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8 October 2007

Iraq Govt. says Blackwater committed "crime", killed 17 civilians & should face trial

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8 October 2007

Iraq: Blackwater USA "Crime" Killed 17

Author: AP [USA]

An official Iraqi investigation into a deadly shooting involving Blackwater USA security guards has raised the number of Iraqis killed to 17. It also found the gunfire was unwarranted and amounted to a deliberate crime. It recommends those involved...

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