Iraq?s shrinking Christian population now has a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church, the first in Iraq in modern times.
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.
Nov. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell from a record in New York after Kurdish fighters in Iraq freed eight Turkish soldiers, reducing concern that Turkey may attack the north of the country.
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.
BAGHDAD - With just under two months left, 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. At least 847 American military personnel have died in Iraq so far this year - the second-highest annual toll since the war began in March 2003, according to Associated Press figures.
Two carloads of gunmen ambushed Qutaiba Badir al-Din Mohammed, a top aide to Iraq's Finance Ministry, yesterday in Baghdad, killing him and his driver, police said.
With just under two months left in the year, 2007 is on course to be the deadliest year ever for American forces in Iraq, despite a recent sharp drop in U.S. deaths.
Polish soldiers patrol Samawa in southern Iraq. The death of a Polish soldier in the southern city of Diwaniyah Friday was a reminder that militants will still find ways to strike — and that Americans aren't their only targets.