Senate Republican Whip Trent Lott said Monday that President Bush's new strategy in Iraq has until about fall before GOP members will need to see results.
Egypt made the most progress among developing countries in cutting deaths of children under age 5 from 1990 to 2005 while Iraq deteriorated the most, a U.S.-based charity said in a report on Tuesday.
A shortage of trucks, helicopters and other equipment -- all sent to the war in Iraq -- has hampered recovery in a U.S. town obliterated by a tornado, Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius said on Monday.
The biggest U.S. criminal case involving civilian deaths in the Iraq war is heading to court with a hearing set Tuesday for a Marine officer charged with failing to properly investigate the killings of 24 Iraqis.
The US military is now posting video clips on YouTube showing US troops in combat and insurgents being bombed in a "boots on the ground" perspective of the Iraq war, officials said Monday.
A Russian photographer was killed in Iraq by a roadside bomb that also killed six U.S. troops, the editor of the Russian edition of Newsweek magazine said Monday.
The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. Senate said on Monday there must be "significant changes" in Iraq well before the end of the year, signaling President George W. Bush could face new challenges on war policy from members of his own party.
Democratic New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee on Monday said President Bush and Congress need to work together to end their stalemate over the direction to take in Iraq.
As of Monday, May 7, 2007, at least 3,376 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 2,747 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
The House Republican leader said Sunday that GOP support could waver if President Bush's Iraq war policy does not succeed by the fall.