US combat troops are preparing to leave the last of Iraqi cities. It is a move praised by local authorities as restoring sovereignty.
Iraqis will no longer encounter the US Army in their city centres. Iraqi police and military have for some time now been patrolling with American
Iraq turns another page in its recent history today as US forces hand over to their Iraqi counterparts in towns and cities.
Just one of many
Iraqi forces are moving into position to take over the security of Iraq’s city centres as US troops prepare withdraw six years after the invasion
The exiled People’s Mujahedin of Iran — opposed to religious rule — has been seeking public attention in Europe for quite some time. A former member
At least 52 people are reported to have been killed in a bomb attack in Baghdad. The blast tore through a a market in Sadr City, a Shi’ite area of
The search for more bodies continues today in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk where a truck bomb exploded killing up to 70 men, women and children
In Iraq, a suicide truck bomber has killed at least 50 people and left up to 150 others injured. The victims were targeted as they left a Shi’ite
A new wave of deadly bombings in Iraq has dashed hopes the country might be getting to grips with insurgents. In Baghdad this morning a suicide
UK combat operations in Iraq have formally come to an end with a ceremony to remember the troops who died there over the last six years.
Hillary Clinton has called on Iraqis to settle their differences amid fears a series of suicide bombings is reigniting a sectarian war.
The US Secretary of State has made an unannounced visit to Iraq following the deadliest attack in nearly a year.
Hillary Clinton said she saw no
At least 60 people have been killed in a double suicide attack at a Shi’ite Muslim shrine in Baghdad.
More than 120 people were wounded in the
Archeologists are trying to ensure that artefacts from ancient civilisations at the Haditha Lake in the western Anbar province of Iraq, are preserved
A suicide bomber has killed 9 Sunni Arab militiamen and wounded 31 at an Iraqi army post south of the capital Bagdhad.
The men were queuing to
US President Barack Obama has told Iraqis it is time for them to take reponsibility for their own country so US troops can leave.
British troops today begin their withdrawal from the Iraqi city of Basra. Six years after they helped in the US-led invasion to topple Saddam
The first visit of a Turkish head of state to Iraq for more than 30 years has brought pledges of co-operation on disarming Kurdish separatists
An Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former US President George W Bush has been sentenced to three years in jail.
Muntazer al-Zaidi hurled
A suicide bomb blast near Baghdad has killed at least 33 people and left more than 28 others wounded.
The attacker struck a crowded market in Abu