The British company ArmorGroup International has emerged as one of the bidders for what is believed to be the largest U.S. security contract in Iraq, posing a challenge to another British firm that currently holds the job and is vying for the new contract, according to sources familiar with the...
As of Friday, May 11, 2007, at least 3,386 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 2,761 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
The U.S. commander in northern Iraq said Friday he doesn't have enough troops for the mission in increasingly violent Diyala province.
Reporters Without Borders is providing financial help to the families of journalists killed in Iraq, the advocacy group said Friday.
Debate may be raging in Washington over whether the Iraq war should end. But Capitol Hill has nothing on tiny St. Vincent College, where President Bush gave the commencement address Friday amid protests and controversy.
The top Democrat in the US Senate Friday staked out the next tussle between Congress and the White House over Iraq, arguing that political sands were shifting against President George W. Bush.
A majority of Iraq?s parliament has signed a petition for a legislative timetable governing a withdrawal of American troops from Iraq.
About 400 U.S. Army Reserve members of the 316th Sustainment Command will be leaving for Iraq, which makes it the largest group ever from the Pittsburgh area to support Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The United States hasn't yet persuaded Saudi Arabia, the Sunni power broker in the Middle East and a close U.S. ally, that it should support Iraq's Shiite-led government, a senior State Department official said Friday.
Worried Congress' support for Iraq is deteriorating rapidly, Baghdad dispatched senior officials to Capitol Hill this week to warn members one-on-one that pulling out U.S. troops would have disastrous consequences.