- Suicide car bomb, attacks kill at least 42 in Iraq Updated: Mar-09-14 8:50 am
- Man whose family fled Iraq an Ohio student leader Updated: Mar-08-14 3:37 pm
- NY National Guard commander to discuss Iraq book Updated: Mar-08-14 5:05 am
- Militant grip transforms, terrorizes Syrian city Updated: Mar-07-14 11:47 am
- Retired sergeant reunited with war dog companion Updated: Mar-07-14 10:46 am
- Airline: Iraq stops landing over official's son Updated: Mar-06-14 12:52 pm
- Agency-by-agency summary of Obama budget Updated: Mar-04-14 11:47 am
- Ex-Blackwater contractors seek dismissal of case Updated: Mar-03-14 5:22 pm
- Iraq official says oil exports jump in February Updated: Mar-01-14 8:38 am
- Iraq contractor pleads guilty in tax case Updated: Feb-27-14 4:05 am
- Ex-lawmaker, Iraq vet launches congressional bid Updated: Feb-27-14 3:34 am
- In Yemen, a woman's life entangled with al-Qaida Updated: Feb-21-14 1:21 pm
- No parole chance, ex-soldier hangs self in cell Updated: Feb-20-14 4:19 am
- Obama, Turkish leader discuss Mideast conflicts Updated: Feb-19-14 7:00 pm
- Ex-soldier who killed Iraqi family hangs self Updated: Feb-19-14 2:07 pm
- Ex-soldier serving life in prison dies in Ariz. Updated: Feb-18-14 5:07 pm
- Attorney argues Ind. man's spy sentence too severe Updated: Feb-17-14 3:26 pm
- Iraq turns to Sunni tribes, but distrust remains Updated: Feb-13-14 1:05 pm
- Ex-soldier convicted in Iraqi death granted parole Updated: Feb-12-14 5:00 pm
- Security fears threaten US future in Afghanistan Updated: Feb-11-14 5:56 pm
- Walsh sworn in as Montana senator, replaces Baucus Updated: Feb-11-14 3:39 pm
- Imprisoned Iraqi defends insurgent activities Updated: Feb-08-14 11:02 am
- Duckworth to lead delegation to Paralympic Games Updated: Feb-08-14 10:58 am
BAGHDAD - A suicide car bomber set off his explosive-laden vehicle at a security checkpoint Sunday in southern Iraq, the deadliest of a series of attacks that killed 42 people, officials said. The violence, which comes a few weeks before scheduled elections, is the latest by insurgents bent on destabilizing the country.
FAIRBORN, Ohio - A young man whose family left the violent turmoil of Iraq has become a campus leader at a southwest Ohio college with a fast-growing international student population.
SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - The commander of the New York Army National Guard's famous "Fighting 69th" will give a talk on the book he wrote about the unit's service in the Iraq War.
BEIRUT - Once a vibrant, religiously mixed community, Syria's eastern city of Raqqa is now a shell of its former self, terrorized by hard-line militants who have turned it into the nucleus of their vision for the Islamic caliphate they hope one day to establish in Syria and Iraq.
BLOOMFIELD, Indiana - A retired Air Force sergeant from southern Indiana has been reunited with a military dog that served with him during the war in Iraq.
BEIRUT - Iraqi authorities on Thursday denied permission to a plane belonging to Lebanon's national carrier to land in Baghdad after a son of an Iraqi minister missed the flight, Middle East Airline said in a statement.
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WASHINGTON - Former security contractors charged in a deadly shooting in Iraq are asking a federal judge to dismiss the indictment against them as the case moves forward to trial.
BAGHDAD - Iraq's daily oil exports surged to 2.8 million barrels per day in February, some half million barrels more than in the previous month, as international oil companies developed fields and export infrastructure, a senior official said on Saturday.
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Federal prosecutors say a U.S. contractor who worked in Iraq has pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return.
OKLAHOMA CITY - A former state senator and Iraq War veteran is formally launching his campaign for Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District seat.
SANAA, Yemen - Abeer al-Hassani's ex-husband was famed for his beautiful voice. He used it, she says, singing poetic hymns to martyrdom and jihad to try to draw youth from their neighborhood of the Yemeni capital into joining al-Qaida. He sang at weddings of fellow members of the terror group, and held discussions with young men at local mosques.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Facing life in federal prison with no chance at parole while carrying a conviction of raping and killing a 14-year-old Iraqi girl, a former U.S. soldier hanged himself in his cell in Arizona.
TOLUCA, Mexico - The White House says President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (REH'-jehp TY'-ihp UR'-doh-wahn) have discussed Mideast conflicts in Syria, Iraq and Israel.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A medical examiner said Wednesday that a former soldier hanged himself at a federal prison where he was serving life sentences for raping and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and using a shotgun to slay her family.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A former Fort Campbell soldier convicted of raping and killing a teenage Iraqi girl and using a shotgun to kill her family has died in prison in Arizona.
INDIANAPOLIS - A lawyer for a former Indiana truck driver convicted of trying to sell U.S. secrets to Saddam Hussein's Iraqi government said Monday that the 13-year sentence the man received is too harsh and he shouldn't be serving it in a federal Supermax prison.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi officials have begun recruiting thousands of Sunni fighters on the government payroll, supplying weapons to other volunteer tribal fighters and pledging millions of dollars in aid to restive Anbar province as they try to beat back extremist Sunni jihadi militants.
OKLAHOMA CITY - A former U.S. Army lieutenant from Oklahoma convicted of killing an Iraqi prisoner has been granted parole, the Army said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Warily watching to see how many U.S. troops might remain in Afghanistan next year, American diplomats and aid workers are facing a drawdown of their own as security threats and dwindling resources limit their 12-year push to develop the mostly primitive nation.
WASHINGTON - John Walsh became the newest member of the Senate on Tuesday and faces the challenge of making his appointment more permanent.
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq doesn't consider himself a terrorist for his time battling U.S. soldiers in Iraq. Instead, he compares himself to the Americans who fought for independence from British colonial rule in the 1770s.