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FBI details 2007 Blackwater killings

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 09:54

Blackwater guards fired dozens of shots into cars and people, an FBI expert has testified, in an example of the brutality of the 2007 killings that left 14 Iraqis dead in Baghdad.

Blackwater threatened to kill US investigator in Iraq: Report

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 14:12

The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a US State Department investigator for probing the company`s performance, the New York Times reported today.

Most charges dismissed against ex-security firm ex-security firm execs

Last Updated: Saturday, February 23, 2013, 00:34

The US prosecution of five former employees of private security firm Blackwater has collapsed after the defendants said they were acting at the direction of the CIA.

Blackwater settles Iraq killings suit

Last Updated: Saturday, January 07, 2012, 08:34

The company formerly known as Blackwater has agreed to settle with the families of 4 security contractors killed in 2004 ambush.

Ex-Blackwater guards kept working in Iraq: US cable

Last Updated: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 22:02

US diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks confirm that ex-Blackwater employees kept working in Iraq with other security firms.

US lawsuit alleges Blackwater failed to pay benefits

Last Updated: Thursday, June 09, 2011, 08:51

Four former employees of Blackwater have filed a USD 60 million class action lawsuit.

Blackwater founder builds foreign force in UAE

Last Updated: Sunday, May 15, 2011, 20:41

Blackwater had paid $42 mn in fines in 2010 for training foreign forces in Jordan.

US court reinstates Blackwater Iraq shooting case

Last Updated: Friday, April 22, 2011, 23:21

A US federal judge erred in dismissing all charges against five Blackwater Worldwide security guards accused of killing 14 Iraqi civilians in 2007, an appeals court ruled on Friday.

Pak Interior Ministry denies issuing visa to US firm Blackwater

Last Updated: Sunday, March 06, 2011, 14:21

Sanaullah had earlier said that Interior Minister had issued visas to Blackwater agents.

Blackwater founder trains Somalis: Report

Last Updated: Friday, January 21, 2011, 09:41

Erik Prince has taken on a new role in helping to train troops in Somalia.

Afghanistan bans security firms, including ex-Blackwater

Last Updated: Sunday, October 03, 2010, 19:23

Afghanistan has formally banned eight foreign private security firms.

Blackwater created shell companies: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, September 04, 2010, 11:37

Blackwater Worldwide formed a web of shell companies to get govt business.