Latest Invasion of Iraq Stories

2009-05-14 16:49:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on the Supplemental Appropriations Act for Iraq and Afghanistan, which passed the House today by a vote of 368 to 60. "History will look back at the Iraq war as a tragic miscalculation that cost America far too many lives, far too much money, and distracted us from the real fight against terrorism for far too long.

2008-09-15 06:00:03

By Stephen McGinty DURING the darkest days of his command, General David Petraeus, the US military commander in Iraq, would ponder the words of Ulysses S Grant.

2008-08-12 09:00:43

First group of Iraqi refugees leave Egypt for home CAIRO, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The first batch of Iraqi refugees in Egypt left Cairo for home on Monday, Egypt's official MENA news agency reported.

2008-07-16 00:00:06

WASHINGTON _ On the eve of a trip to foreign capitals in the Middle East and Europe, Barack Obama sharpened distinctions with John McCain over Iraq in a lengthy foreign-policy address Tuesday that left no doubt Obama intends to press forward with a policy of reducing U.S. troop commitments to Iraq.

2008-07-13 06:00:18

By Danny Hooley, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 13--Beginning tonight, TV viewers have the choice of watching two very different Iraq war dramas on Sundays.

2008-07-06 12:00:09

By Brian Murphy Associated Press The last major remnant of Saddam Hussein's nuclear program -- a huge stockpile of concentrated natural uranium -- reached a Canadian port Saturday to complete a secret U.S.

2008-06-30 12:03:07

U.S. officials had a hand in an Iraqi decision to allow five Western oil companies do to business in the country, sources say.

2008-06-30 09:00:42

By Michael R. Gordon Soon after U.S. forces toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003, General Tommy Franks surprised senior U.S. Army officers by revamping the military command in Baghdad. The decision reflected the assumption by Franks, the top U.S.

2008-03-26 18:30:00

Behind the Pentagon's closed doors, U.S. military leaders told President Bush Wednesday they are worried about the Iraq war's mounting strain on troops and their families. But they indicated they'd go along with a brief halt in pulling out troops this summer.

2008-02-03 09:00:34

By Stephanie Heinatz, Daily Press, Newport News, Va. Feb. 3--LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE -- There's one Army medic whom Air Force Maj. Melissa O'Neill can't forget.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.