In a remote corner of northern Iraq, Kurdish militants fighting Turkey thrive, protected by mountains and a complex web of relationships.
Oil prices extended gains to set a new all-time high on Monday, lifted by heightened tensions between Turkey and Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq, as well as a second wave of abductions in major oil producer Nigeria.
Former prime minister Tony Blair blamed himself and the Iraq war after his governing Labour Party suffered heavy losses in the 2005 general election, according to book extracts published Monday.
As of Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007, at least 3,840 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 3,127 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
BAGHDAD, Oct. 28 -- Eleven tribal leaders who had banded with U.S. troops to fight the Sunni insurgent group al-Qaeda in Iraq were kidnapped Sunday morning, the latest in a string of such attacks, fellow tribesmen said.
Thousands of people marched through San Francisco to call for a swift end to the war in Iraq.
Iraq reached the second qualifying round for the 2010 World Cup, tying Pakistan 0-0 Sunday in a game attended by the Iraqi parliament speaker.
BAGHDAD-Ahmad Chalabi, the controversial, ubiquitous Iraqi politician and one-time Bush administration favorite, has re-emerged as a central figure in the latest U.S. strategy for Iraq.
Even the Dalai Lama has no answers about Iraq.
Former United States secretary of state Colin Powell expressed surprise at ex prime minister Tony Blair's strong support for President George W. Bush over the Iraq war, according to book extracts published in the Mail on Sunday.