Latest Post-invasion Iraq, 2003–present Stories

2009-08-03 06:20:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ergo (www.ergo.net) is pleased to announce that Major General James A. "Spider" Marks (U.S. Army, retired) has joined the firm as a Managing Partner. Marks comes to Ergo after a distinguished career in public service and the private sector.

2009-06-29 17:41:00

A statement from Qubad Talabani, the representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government to the United States WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released by Qubad Talabani, the representative of the Kurdistan Regional Government to the United States: The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is deeply grateful to the United States and the U.S.

2008-11-06 18:00:07

The United States has responded to changes Iraqi officials made to the pact on maintaining a U.S. troop presence in Iraq, a White House spokeswoman said. "We have gotten back to the Iraqis with a final text," Dana Perino said during a Thursday news briefing.

2008-10-01 09:00:12

By KIM GAMEL By Kim Gamel The Associated Press BAGHDAD The number of Iraqi security forces killed in September rose by nearly a third to 159 compared with the same period last year, Associated Press figures showed Tuesday. U.S. troop deaths for the same period fell by nearly 40 percent to 25.

2008-09-16 09:00:06

By Robert Burns Associated Press BAGHDAD -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday he foresees a shrinking U.S. combat role in Iraq in coming months, while the No. 2 U.S.

2008-09-01 09:00:02

By Chelsea J. Carter Associated Press SAN DIEGO -- The drawdown of Marines from the former Sunni insurgent stronghold of Anbar will take time because there is still much work to be done, a top U.S. commander said Sunday on the eve of the once violent province's transfer to Iraqi security control.

2008-08-26 06:00:00

Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said Monday that all foreign troops must leave Iraq by the end of 2011. It was the Iraqi leader's toughest public statement since the U.S. and Iraq began negotiations over a security agreement last March.

2008-08-21 21:00:09

By Qassim Abdul-Zahra; Robert Burns BAGHDAD - Iraqi and U.S. negotiators have completed a draft security agreement that would see U.S. troops leave Iraqi cities as soon as June 30, 2009, Iraqi and American officials said Wednesday.

2008-08-21 15:00:02

Text of report by Iraqi government-controlled Al-Iraqiyah TV on 21 August [Full text of joint news conference by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari in Baghdad - live] [Zebari; speaking in English, transcribed from English; in progress] - with the prime minister was positive.

2008-08-21 12:00:46

Within its morning newscasts on 21 August, Dubai-based Iraqi private Al-Sharqiyah TV reports on US Secretary of State Rice's visit to Baghdad, her talks with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, and the Rice-Zebari news conference to be held at noon.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]