After Long Immigration Detainment, Iraqi Man Seeks ReleaseAn Iraqi man who is accused of hiding his past as a member of an elite Iraqi military force is asking a federal judge in Minnesota to release him after 16 months in immigration custody.
Iraqi Translator Tries To Bring His Family To Minn. An Iraqi man who helped save soldiers' lives overseas is trying to bring his family to America. American soldiers helped bring Philip here last December, after he served as an interpreter for them during the war.
Iraqi Interpreter Comes To Minn. With Local Veteran's HelpThere are a lot of good stories this time of year about people giving back. But the greatest gift this holiday season may be what Twin Cities war veteran Paul Braun gave to an Iraqi man he met while overseas. The man, known as Phillip, put his life on the line to serve as an interpreter for Braun and his fellow soldiers. Braun first met Phillip, whose real name is Khalid, when he was assigned to the 34th Military Police company in Basra, Iraq in 2009.
Iraqi President Being Treated In RochesterIraqi President Jalal Talabani is in Minnesota for medical care, according to the Rochester Post-Bulletin.