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President George Bush said the United States is fighting a war on terror in Iraq and Afghanistan and has the patience and determination to succeed in both.
The major party presidential candidates are fine-tuning their plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq, their campaigns say, now that Baghdad wants a timetable. Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., says he wants U.S. combat troops pulled out of Iraq carefully, while Sen.
The United States is against a schedule to withdraw troops from Iraq, the White House said, despite Iraqi officials wanting a plan as part of a security pact.
Bush's Iraq report ignored by U.S. media WASHINGTON, July 3 (Xinhua) -- There's little media reaction to a new Bush administration report touting "progress" in Iraq, U.S. Media Research Center said Thursday.
Militants killed more U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan in June than in Iraq for the second straight month, after a run of headline- grabbing insurgent attacks that analysts say underscore the Taliban's growing strength.
By Charles Levinson BASRA, Iraq -- In the oil-rich deserts of southern Iraq, a rusted pipeline snakes through piles of burning garbage, lakes of raw sewage and slums controlled by hostile militias. Mundal Mayali, a local councilman, points to the pipeline and sighs.
By NATASHA T METZLER By Natasha T. Metzler The Associated Press ARLINGTON Republican presidential candidate John McCain met Sunday with Iraq's foreign minister, Hoshyar Zebari.
By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Violent deaths among civilians in Iraq may have fallen by a quarter last month, statistics indicated on Friday, despite a bloody week in Baghdad that ended with 70 dead in a series of explosions late on Thursday.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, who heads an independent panel charged with taking a fresh look at U.S. policy in Iraq, met the most senior Sunni leaders in the Iraqi coalition government on Friday.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, who heads an independent panel charged with taking a fresh look at U.S. policy in Iraq, met one of the most senior Sunni leaders in the Iraqi coalition government on Friday.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.