Iran agreed Sunday to join the U.S. and other countries at a conference on Iraq this week, raising hopes the government in Tehran would help stabilize its violent neighbor and stem the flow of guns and bombs over the border.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice rejected as "flat wrong" on Sunday assertions by former CIA director George Tenet that George W. Bush came into office already plotting to invade Iraq and overthrow Saddam Hussein.
President Bush will not sign any war spending bill that penalizes Iraq's government for failing to make progress, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Sunday, a fresh warning to Congress about challenging him.
An active duty U.S. Army officer has taken the unusual step of openly criticizing the way generals have handled the Iraq war, accusing them of failing to prepare their forces for an insurgency and misleading Congress about the situation here.
Iraq welcomes Iran's participation in a conference this week on regional security, Iraqi national security adviser Mowaffak al Rubaie said on Sunday
Tehran, Iran (AP) -- Iran on Sunday confirmed it will attend this week's conference on Iraq in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheik, saying its delegation will be headed by its foreign minister.
Stephen J. Hadley?s search for an ?implementation and execution manager? on Iraq and Afghanistan has provoked criticism.
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the world's major powers to support an economic and political reform package for Iraq at a conference in Egypt this week, saying this would encourage Iraqis to promote national reconciliation.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki told an Iranian envoy Sunday that the persistent attacks in Iraq are also a threat abroad, a pointed warning amid U.S. accusations that the Tehran government is stoking the violence in Iraq. The move came as Iran agreed to attend a major U.S.-backed regional conference on Iraq this week in Egypt.
With public opinion tilting firmly toward ending U.S. involvement in the war in Iraq, Rep. Wayne T. Gilchrest (R-Md.) might have expected praise for his votes that would start to bring the troops home. Instead, at town hall meetings on the Eastern Shore, the former Marine and Vietnam combat veteran...