As of Sunday, Nov. 4, 2007, at least 3,850 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 eight military civilians. At least 3,131 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
ISTANBUL— Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to decide whether to send his army south into Iraq in an effort to destroy rebel Kurdish bases there after a meeting Monday in Washington with President Bush.
With just under two months left in the year, 2007 is on course to be the deadliest year on record for American forces in Iraq, despite a recent sharp drop in U.S. deaths.
He was one of 15 people killed or found dead across Iraq, officials said.
A "significant" fall in US air raids in Iraq has been recorded over the past few weeks, a top US air force officer told reporters on Sunday.
Iraq promised Saturday to work with its neighbors and the U.S. to combat Kurdish guerrillas who have attacked Turkey from hide-outs in the north. The border crisis overshadowed Iraq's other problems at an international conference on the country's future.
The travails of Poland's contingent in southern Iraq is a reminder that Americans are not the only targets of the militants
Long Island faces a looming health care crisis among Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans returning with serious injuries, post traumatic stress disorder and depleted bank accounts, members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars said yesterday.
Nov. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Eight Turkish soldiers taken prisoner last month by the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, were freed in northern Iraq today, in a step that may reduce the possibility of a Turkish military incursion into the Kurdish enclave.
Foreign ministers meeting in Turkey say an Iranian proposal to replace U.S. troops in Iraq would do nothing to stabilize the region.