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Fight for justice over Iraq chemicals ‘exposure’ – video

14 RAF airmen claim a US defence contractor’s negligence meant they were exposed to toxic chemicals during the Iraq war. But they also feel let down by Britain’s MoD. Click on the link below to watch the report http://www.channel4.com/news/fight-for-justice-over-iraq-chemicals-exposure-video

August 28th, 2013 | Posted in Blog,British Troops,Qarmat Ali Blog,Qarmat Ali News,Video & Media | Read More »

KBR Ordered to Stand Trial in Human Trafficking Case

Source: Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC August 23, 2013 After a review of the evidence, a federal court today ordered the Nepali human trafficking case against Houston, Texas-based U.S. defense contractor KBR and its Jordanian subcontractor Daoud & Partners to proceed to trial. A trial date has been set for April 14, 2014. Lead plaintiffs [...]

August 26th, 2013 | Posted in Blog,KBR Lawsuits,Texas Federal Court | Read More »

Afghanistan Reconstruction: U.S. Soldiers At Risk Because Of Private Contractors’ Fraud, SIGAR Warns

AFGHANISTAN-US-UNREST

The Huffington Post |  By Eline Gordts Posted: 07/23/2013 11:58 am EDT  |  Updated: 07/23/2013 3:56 pm EDT Thousands of simple systems that were commissioned to ward off IED attacks on troops and civilians in Afghanistan have not been installed or were put together incorrectly, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) announced in a report on Tuesday. The agency [...]

August 1st, 2013 | Posted in Blog,KBR Lawsuits,News Coverage,Qarmat Ali Blog | Read More »

KBR must face lawsuit over alleged kickbacks: court

By Jessica Dye Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:19pm EDT (Reuters) – The government can pursue “enhanced” penalties from Houston-based defense contractorKBR Inc over allegations that employees took kickbacks involving military contracts in Iraq,Afghanistan and Kuwait, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruling reinstates the government’s [...]

August 1st, 2013 | Posted in Blog,KBR Lawsuits,News Coverage,Qarmat Ali Blog | Read More »

Oregon soldiers who sued KBR seek to participate in talks between the company and the government

By Mike Francis, The Oregonian July 15, 2013 at 4:10 PM, updated July 15, 2013 at 4:21 PM Lawyers for the Oregon National Guard soldiers who successfully sued defense contractor KBR Inc. over the soldiers’ exposure to a carcinogen in Iraq have asked a federal judge to allow them to participate in negotiations between the company and the [...]

August 1st, 2013 | Posted in Blog,KBR Lawsuits,Qarmat Ali Blog | Read More »

KBR profit down in 2nd qtr, revenue tops estimates

July 25 | Fri Jul 26, 2013 1:51am IST (Reuters) – Engineering company KBR Inc reported on Thursday a decline in quarterly earnings from an especially strong quarter last year, while its revenue exceeded expectations. KBR’s second-quarter profit was $90 million, or 61 cents per share, compared with $104 million, or 70 cents per share, a year [...]

August 1st, 2013 | Posted in Blog,KBR Lawsuits,News Coverage,Qarmat Ali Blog | Read More »

Federal government doesn’t want Oregon soldiers at the table in its negotiations with KBR

By Mike Francis, The Oregonian July 26, 2013 at 9:58 AM, updated July 26, 2013 at 10:09 AM Lawyers for the federal government asked a judge in Washington, D.C., to exclude from a contract dispute case the lawyers for the Oregon National Guard soldiers who won a judgment against KBR Inc. The government’s request came in a [...]

August 1st, 2013 | Posted in Blog,KBR Lawsuits,News Coverage,Qarmat Ali Blog | Read More »

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