Latest Iraq conflict Stories

2008-07-30 03:00:28

The San Bernardino area contains one abundant natural resource: water. Apparently, some water tables are so high that it is believed that an abundance of water lies only a few feet below ground level in several areas throughout the city.

2008-07-27 15:00:21

By The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Jul. 27--The staff of Republican presidential contender John McCain has begun stalking Barack Obama's Web site, identifying changes the Democrat has made and suggesting some of the changes are signs of the senator's shifting political positions.

2008-07-24 09:00:00

By TOM RAUM By Tom Raum The Associated Press BETHLEHEM, Pa. Republican John McCain pushed back on Tuesday against Democratic criticism that he misstated when the troop buildup ordered by President Bush began, saying elements were put in place before Bush announced the strategy in early 2007.

2008-07-22 12:00:13

By Joseph Morton, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 22--WASHINGTON --The United States can build a "new kind of partnership with Iraq" and refocus its foreign policy on fighting terrorists in Afghanistan and Pakistan, according to a joint statement issued Monday from Iraq by Sens.

2008-07-22 09:00:30

Is Barack Obama returning from his visits to Afghanistan and Iraq with perhaps an altered view on Iraq? It's hard to say, but his view of Afghanistan remains unequivocal: It is the central front in the war on terrorism; he would deploy at least 10,000 more U.S.

2008-07-21 18:00:03

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Brendan Daly or Nadeam Elshami, both of the Office of the Speaker of the House, +1-202-226-7616 WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today reacting to comments by a spokesman for the Iraqi government, following a meeting between Senator Barack Obama and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, in which the spokesman said Iraqis would like to see the withdrawal of U.S.

2008-07-21 12:00:54

[Speech by Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki at a ceremony on the inauguration of the Al-Najaf International Airport - Live] Baghdad Al-Iraqiyah Television in Arabic at 0658 gmt on 20 July carries live a report on the "proceedings of the official ceremony on the inauguration of the Al-Najaf International Airport." At the outset of the report, an Iraqi Airlines plane is seen taxiing on the runway of the Al-Najaf International Airport.

2008-07-19 12:00:23

By Terence Hunt Associated Press WASHINGTON -- President Bush and Iraq's prime minister have agreed to set a "general time horizon" for bringing more U.S.

2008-07-19 09:00:00

President Bush agreed to "a general time horizon" for withdrawing American troops in Iraq, the White House announced Friday, in a concession that reflected both progress in stabilizing Iraq and the depth of political opposition to an open-ended military presence in Iraq and at home.

2008-07-18 18:00:11

WASHINGTON _ The United States and Iraq have agreed to a "general time horizon" for further reductions of U.S. combat troops in Iraq, the White House said Friday, the first time the Bush administration has agreed to set any kind of timeline for U.S. troop withdrawals.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.