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Latest Iraq Items
BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. military said today that it accidentally killed nine Iraqi civilians during an operation targeting al Qaeda in Iraq south of Baghdad.
The Oakland International Airport did not break any laws or regulations when it denied 200 Marines and soldiers access to the passenger terminal during a layover last year from Iraq to the troops' home base in Hawaii, the Transportation Department says.
ANNAPOLIS (AP) - The name or image of a deceased member of the Armed Forces couldn't be used in some instances without relatives' permission under a bill pending in the Maryland legislature.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ridiculed President Bush yesterday for saying in his State of the Union speech Monday night that the United States is winning the war in Iraq.
Extensive military intelligence has allowed coalition forces to push al Qaeda out of numerous provinces in northern Iraq, but a top commander remained cautious, saying the terrorist group's ability to re-emerge is constant.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Shi'ite Muslims clambered aboard buses or began trekking homeward yesterday at the end of Ashoura, a 10-day ritual to cleanse the spirit and scourge the body in honor of their founding saint.
JERUSALEM — President Bush arrived in Israel yesterday to an enthusiastic welcome and said he was optimistic that a peace agreement could be reached this year.
About 151,000 Iraqis died from violence in the three years after the United States invaded, concluded the best effort yet to count deaths — one that still may not settle the fierce debate over the war's true toll on civilians and others.