It was another of those great TV moments. Embedded reports filming as the “last” brigade of American troops in Iraq cross the border into Kuwait bringing over seven years of unhappy conflict to its final, conclusive end. America was, at last, at peac
Oh,...and it is no longer called Operation Iraqi Freedom. The new name is OPERATION NEW DAWN. Gag me.
For these troops of the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, it was a moment of relief fraught with symbolism. Seven years and five months after the U.S.-led invasion, the last American combat brigade was leaving Iraq, well ahead of President
Obama’s “withdrawal” is nothing more than a publicity stunt, thousands of U.S. troops and contractors will remain in Iraq as an occupying force for years if not decades
A car bomb detonated a fuel tank in Iraq’s second-largest city, Basra, on Saturday, spreading fire through a crowded market, Interior Ministry officials said, in the worst attack of the day that marked five months since Iraqis voted for a new governm
'Today is an extremely important day,' says general; concerns still linger
Saudi Arabia and Libya, both considered allies by the United States in its fight against terrorism, were the source of about 60 percent of the foreign fighters who came to Iraq in the past year to serve as suicide bombers
The commander of US forces in Iraq said Sunday that Iraq's military is ready to take over operations in the country.
US DOD is unable to account properly for 96% of the money. Out of just over $9bn (£5.8bn), $8.7bn is unaccounted for, the inspector says.
Saddam Hussein's most loyal deputy, Tariq Aziz, has accused Barack Obama of 'leaving Iraq to the wolves' by pressing ahead with a withdrawal of combat troops in the face of festering instability and a surge in violence.
The US isn't withdrawing from Iraq at all – it's rebranding the occupation. Just as George Bush's war on terror was retitled "overseas contingency operations" when Obama became president, US "combat operations" will be rebadged from next month as "st
Seventeen months after President Barack Obama pledged to withdraw all combat brigades from Iraq by Sept. 1, 2010, he quietly abandoned that pledge Monday, admitting implicitly that such combat brigades would remain until the end of 2011.
Described as highly sensitive information, similar to this week’s Afghanistan material, consisting largely of field reports from U.S. military personnel and classified no higher than the "secret" level. Portrays U.S. forces involved in a "bloodbath,"
The US Defense Dept is unable to account for over 95% of $9.1 billion in Iraqi oil money tapped by the US for rebuilding the war ravaged nation. In a country where people complain services like electricity and clean water are sharply lacking
Suicide Bombers Hit Line of Militia Members Collecting Paychecks
The U.S. military has transferred 29 officials from Saddam Hussein's regime, including his international representative Tariq Aziz, to the Iraqi government over the past week, the country's deputy justice minister and U.S. authorities said Wednesday.
The US state department has told the BBC it believes an alleged whistle-blower obtained secret diplomatic data despite being at a field base in Iraq.
Constitutional Mandate for New Session to Be Ignored
At least 70 people have been killed in Baghdad in a wave of bombings targeting Shia Muslim pilgrims over the past three days, security sources say.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki met Tuesday with Ayad Allawi to discuss forming a new government and decide who will be prime minister. But the main Shiite, Sunni, and Kurdish factions are still negotiating.
More than twelve U.S. and Israeli warships, including an aircraft carrier, passed through the Suez Canal on Friday and are headed for the Red Sea. “According to eyewitnesses, the U.S. battleships were the largest to have crossed the Canal in many yea
A Pentagon document reveals that an Iraqi dissident reported that 50 trucks crossed the border on March 10, 2003, and that his sources in Syria confirmed they carried WMD.
Gen. Odierno Still Claims Pullout 'On Track'
CCR asked the Supreme Court to take up the case against CACI and L-3 Services (formerly Titan), two corporations whose employees participated in the infamous torture of Iraqi detainees at Abu Ghraib.
Taking the freedom message across the world to a broken country to let them know that there are those of us who care...
Freedom messages displayed in Iraq - First hand report from someone who is on the ground there...
Here are some familiar signs held by a friend who is on a humanitarian mission to Iraq.
Whistleblower website WikiLeaks.org has released a classified US military video of what it calls 'the Pentagon murder cover-up'. The 39-minute clip shows more than a dozen civilians shot dead including two Reuters journalists, Namir Nood-Eldeen and S
A Marine Corps captain and his wife skimmed $1.75 million from government contracts intended to spur economic development in Iraq, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles claims.
With all attention on Afghanistan as violence and US troop commitment there surges, the occupation in Iraq has received less attention in recent months than it has since the invasion of Iraq took place in March 2003.