Category Archives: Casualties

Mystery surrounds death of Bay man killed in Baghdad

Mystery surrounds death of Bay man killed in Baghdad Carlie Walker | 19th May 2016 2:15 PM DEVASTATING: Hervey Bay’s Chris and Angela Betts. Chris died while working in Iraq on May 12. A TEAM of investigators from the federal … Continue reading

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Baghdad embassy shooting: Bodyguard found at scene of suspicious death en route to Australia

Baghdad embassy shooting: Bodyguard found at scene of suspicious death en route to Australia 7.30 Dylan Welch  Email Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Photo Sun McKay flew out of Iraq overnight Tuesday and plans to travel back to Australia. ABC The Australian … Continue reading

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Baghdad embassy shooting: Detained former soldier was investigated over threats, colleague says

Baghdad embassy shooting: Detained former soldier was investigated over threats, colleague says Exclusive by Defence Reporter Andrew Greene Updated about an hour ago Photo: A colleague says there was concern about Sun McKay’s behaviour for some time. (ABC) Related Story: … Continue reading

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Ex-soldier being held over embassy shooting was part of PM’s security detail

1:24pm May 14, 2016 Ex-soldier being held over embassy shooting was part of PM’s security detail By  ninemsn A selfie Sun McKay took with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. FTBA A former Australian soldier being held for questioning in Baghdad over … Continue reading

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Shooting at Australian embassy in Baghdad: contractor shot dead

Shooting at Australian embassy in Baghdad: contractor shot dead May 13, 2016 – 6:25PM David Wroe, Lindsay Murdoch On the ground in Iraq Mosul is shaping as the decisive battle in the war against Islamic State. Defence correspondent David Wroe … Continue reading

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Israel’s privatisation of a ‘shoot-to-kill policy’ against Palestinians

Israel’s privatisation of a ‘shoot-to-kill policy’ against Palestinians #Occupation Private security guards shot dead two Palestinians at Qalandiya crossing. But due to their contractor status, no one has been held accountable Israeli troops patrol the separation wall at Qalandiya, but … Continue reading

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A secretive unit of international veterans went on its first anti-ISIL mission last fall. Hours later, a Canadian was dead

A secretive unit of international veterans went on its first anti-ISIL mission last fall. Hours later, a Canadian was dead  Stewart Bell | April 29, 2016 1:35 PM ET More from Stewart Bell | @StewartBellNP . WHEATLEY, Ont. — On … Continue reading

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CIA to Pay Benghazi Contractor Glen Doherty’s Family $400K

CIA to Pay Benghazi Contractor Glen Doherty’s Family $400K By Lee Ferran Apr 20, 2016, 7:09 PM ET Courtesy Doherty Family WATCH CIA to Pay Benghazi Contractor’s Family $400K The family of Glen Doherty, a CIA contractor killed in the … Continue reading

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US Embassy Kabul’s Two New Buildings Have Hazardous Electrical Currents That Can Cause Severe Injury and Death

US Embassy Kabul’s Two New Buildings Have Hazardous Electrical Currents That Can Cause Severe Injury and Death April 13, 2016On July 24, 2009, DODIG released its report on Electrocution Deaths in Iraq (see Appendix A for the list of 18 … Continue reading

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Fontanka Investigates Russian Mercenaries Dying For Putin In Syria And Ukraine

Fontanka Investigates Russian Mercenaries Dying For Putin In Syria And Ukraine March 29, 2016 Putin In Syria Fontanka, an independent Saint Petersburg newspaper, has published an investigation into the activities and deaths of Russian “private military contractors” (PMCs) in Syria … Continue reading

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