BAGHDAD, Nov. 9 -- The U.S. military on Friday released nine Iranian citizens, including two described as diplomats, who had been held in American custody in Iraq for as long as three years.
Senator John McCain is making his early advocacy of the troop increase in Iraq and his push for a change in strategy there a central theme of his presidential campaign.
The head of Iraq's main humanitarian group said an 18-year-old approached him with a baby suffering from leukemia. The desperate mother said she'd do "anything" for treatment for her child -- and then offered herself up for sex.
The U.S. military on Friday freed nine Iranians held in Iraq, including two it had accused of links to Iran's elite Qods Force, signaling a possible easing of tension between the two foes over security in Iraq.
In a possible break in the U.S.-Iranian standoff in Iraq, the U.S. military on Friday released nine Iranians no longer deemed a threat, including two accused of membership in an elite force suspected of arming Shiite militias.
Nine Iranians held in Iraq on suspicion of aiding insurgents were freed by the American military in Baghdad Friday, amid growing signs that both the US and Iran are seeking to ease tensions over Iraq.
A suicide bomber wearing a vest packed with explosives killed five Sunni Arab tribal leaders in Iraq's Diyala province on Friday, police said.
King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia arrived here Friday for talks with Turkish leaders on developments in conflict-ravaged Iraq and efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
With the war in Iraq now estimated to cost the United States nearly $2 trillion over the next ten years, many taxpayers are probably wondering what happened to all that oil money that was supposed to help pay for the war.
House Democrats are planning another veto showdown with President Bush on the Iraq war. And this time, they say they won't back down.