Iraq is investigating allegations of abuse after more than 160 detainees were found locked in an Interior Ministry bunker in Baghdad, many of them beaten and malnourished and some apparently tortured.
Ahmad Chalabi's Washington met today with Don Rumsfeld in the morning and Dick Cheney in the afternoon -- I got a sneak peek Friday night over the course of a surrealistic four-hour dinner with Chalabi at Megu, a Japanese restaurant in Tribeca.
The U.S. government is not doing enough to protect nuclear weapons from terrorists and its handling of terrorism suspects is undermining America's image in the Muslim world, members of a commission that investigated the September 11 attacks said.
The US Department of Defense confirmed it had suspended the military trial of accused "Australian Taliban" David Hicks following a ruling by a US federal judge. "... pending the issuance of a final and ultimate decision by the Supreme
Ministers revealed that military units are preparing to extend Britain's role in Afghanistan when it takes command of the international peacekeeping operation next year.
President Bush hurled new criticism at Iraq war critics on Monday as he headed for Asia, accusing some Democrats of "sending mixed signals to our troops and the enemy."
An Army officer who was cleared 10 months ago in the killings of three Iraqi civilians is facing new charges in two of the deaths.
Did US troops use chemical weapons in Falluja? The answer is yes. The proof is not to be found in the documentary broadcast on Italian TV last week. It's a turkey, whose evidence is flimsy and circumstantial. But the bloggers debating it found th
There is no evidence any European Union state has housed secret CIA detention centers, but any EU country that has could face sanctions, the 25-nation bloc's top justice official said
The Iraqi woman who failed in her bid to blow herself up in an Amman hotel had three brothers killed by U.S. forces. In a response to the bombings, Jordanian officials unveiled tough new anti-terror measures.
American forces last year detained and later released an Iraqi with a name that matched one of three suicide bombers who struck Amman hotels, killing 57 people, the U.S. military said. "He was detained locally at the division detention facility*
Sunni Arab politicians stepped up demands for an end to U.S. and Iraqi military operations, claiming they threaten Sunni participation in next month's elections — a key U.S. goal. The U.S. command announced the deaths of three more American troop
A former top official in the Bush administration is suggesting that a White House memo outlining the need for hundreds of thousands of troops for the Iraq invasion was kept from the president.
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the al-Qaida in Iraq chief signaled he has the capacity and desire to export his suicide-bombing campaign outside Iraq's borders. fulfilling his stated goals of toppling pro-American Arab rulers, erecting an Islamic caliphat
More than 5,000 high school students in five of the state's largest school districts have removed their names from military recruitment lists, a trend driven by continuing casualties in Iraq and a well-organized peace movement that has urged stud
U.S. have said bombing missions, especially those in the western province of Anbar near the Syrian border, are aimed at encouraging Sunni Arabs to vote next month without fear of intimidation by insurgents opposed to the political process.
MPs organising the campaign to impeach Tony Blair believe they have enough support to force a highly damaging Commons investigation into the Prime Minister’s pre-war conduct. A renewed attempt to impeach Blair over claims he misled parliament in m
"I think it's entirely reasonable to talk about the possibility of withdrawal of troops next year but it's got to be always conditioned by the fact that we withdraw when the job is done," said Blair after talks with Iraqi Vice Presi
British troops could leave Iraq by the end of next year, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani. "We don't want British forces forever in Iraq. Within one year -- I think at the end of 2006 -- Iraqi troops will be ready to replace British forces in
Autopsy - Prisoner Died from 'Blunt Force Injuries' and 'Asphyxiation': The prisoner was then taken to a shower room, where his arms were pulled behind his back and shackled to window bars, forcing him to stand erect. Wearing an empty
Germany and other European countries that opposed the war in Iraq should do more to help there and recognize the Iraqi leadership as a legitimate and democratic government, a senior U.S. official said.
Police believe a nuclear reactor in southern Sydney was a possible target for an Islamic terror cell there. Police previously stopped and questioned three recently arrested Sydney terror suspects near Australia's only nuclear reactor last Decembe
Some 1,100 Iraqi lawyers have withdrawn from Saddam Hussein's defense team, citing insufficient protection following the slayings of two peers representing co-defendants of the ousted Iraqi leader, other members of the team in Baghdad were contin
An Iraqi woman confessed on Jordanian state television that she tried to blow herself up along with her husband during a hotel wedding reception last week, saying that the explosives concealed under her denim dress failed to detonate.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice took aim at Syria on Saturday over its human rights record, stepping up Washington's bid to isolate Damascus internationally.
President Bush strongly rebuked congressional critics of his Iraq war policy Friday, accusing them of being "deeply irresponsible" and sending the wrong signal both to America's enemy and to U.S. troops.
The highest ranking leader still at-large from Saddam Hussein's regime has died, a Baathist Web site reported Saturday. U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan met with Iraqi leaders to call for reconciliation ahead of upcoming elections.
Al-Qaeda in Iraq carried out the triple bomb attack which killed at least 56 people in Jordan's capital Amman, a statement posted on the internet says.
A CIA document shows the agency in January 2003 raised questions about an Al Qaeda detainee’s claims that Saddam Hussein’s government provided chemical and biological weapons training to terrorists—weeks before President George W. Bush and other top
Protesters led by a veterans post tried to remove a flag display placed by peace activists at a veterans cemetery, and five were charged with criminal trespass.