"There are things in the Constitution that have been overtaken by events, by time," insisted the late Rep. Henry Hyde in 2002, as the regime of Bush the Lesser prepared to invade and occupy Iraq. "Declaration of war is one of them.
It turned out that the "Iraqi troops satellite photos" were fake
Despite angry threats from PM Nouri al-Maliki against the possible demonstrations, such protests were held nationwide today, prompting the resignations of a number of local officials and violent crackdowns by the nation’s security forces
Iraqi radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Wednesday returned home in the holy Shiite city of Najaf, an official from Sadr's office said. "Sayyed Moqtada al-Sadr, head of al-Sadr movement, has arrived home in Najaf in the afternoon, coming fro
Colin Powell's ex-chief of staff said Thursday the former Secretary of State was lied to and manipulated by Vice President Dick Cheney into justifying the US invasion of Iraq.
Pentagon chief Robert Gates is telling Congress that the Obama administration is interested in having more military personnel in Iraq after 2011 than the roughly 150 who are currently scheduled to remain.
[now that we finished driving the Sunni's out] Iraq's capital wants the United States to apologize and pay $1 billion for the damage done to the city not by bombs but by blast walls and Humvees since the U.S.-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
The defector who convinced the White House that Iraq had a secret biological weapons programme has admitted for the first time that he lied about his story, then watched in shock as it was used to justify the war.
Let's ignore Iraq. It's a Democracy now. Nothing happening there. Good ...
Before the 2003 invasion of Iraq, I doubt many people in Britain knew the difference between a Sunni and a Shia. But since the civil war began in 2003, there has been considerable curiosity about the complexity of religious and political divisions in
The last Christian man in town goes to church each morning to clean the building and to remember the past. Romel Hawal, 48, was born in this town in Anbar Province back when most of the population was Christian. Now, he said, his 11-year-old son know
A suicide bomber wearing an explosives-packed vest attacked a police recruitment center in northern Iraq Tuesday, a bloody strike that killed at least 65 people and wounded 160 others.
How would you feel if this was you outside your home, and the soldier was Chinese?
January 15, 2011 marks the 20th year since the United States began to bomb Iraq. Since then millions of Iraqi people have been militarily occupied, injured, starved, killed, tortured, and imprisoned. Millions more have become internally displaced or
Anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr said his followers in Iraq were still resisting the US "enemy" with all means, including military. But he tempered his fiery words saying the new Iraqi government should be given a chance to get American forces ou
A mixture of euphoria and cautious hope greeted anti-U.S. Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Thursday, a day after his return to Iraq from exile, and many Iraqis looked to him to help stabilize their war-torn country. Hundreds of Sadr's followers i
Authors of the study found deformities in the babies are almost 11 times higher than average rates. Those deformities spiked in the first half of 2010.
It had long been speculated that comments by Glaspie had led Saddam to believe that the United States was giving them the green light to invade Kuwait if diplomacy failed.
After nearly a year fraught with political infighting, Iraq finally has a new government. The Iraqi parliament Tuesday voted in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's government, even though some vacancies remain.
Documents released by Wikileaks reveal WMD in Iraq after war uncovered by U.S. troops that include a number of chemical weapons caches that Iraqi insurgents may have used to make their own arsenals.
A new wave of Iraqi Christians has fled to northern Iraq or abroad amid a campaign of violence against them and growing fear that the country’s security forces are unable or, more ominously, unwilling to protect them.
U.S. embassy cables obtained by WikiLeaks reported a British official, Jon Day, as telling U.S. officials in 2009 that Britain had "put [secret] measures in place to protect your interests" during the inquiry into the Iraq war.
If Iraqi Govt Asks, US Likely to Stay Past 2011
The US is open to the idea of keeping troops in Iraq past a deadline to leave next year if Iraq asks for it, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said. "We'll stand by," Gates said. "We're ready to have that discussion if and when they want to raise i
Bickle is accused of smuggling about 80 AK-47 weapons from Iraq or Afghanistan, that the complaint said would be difficult or impossible to trace. "...this was possible because Navy SEALs are not searched when returning from deployments,"
Rapid-fire bombings and mortar strikes killed 76 people and wounded more than 200 across Baghdad’s myriad neighborhoods Tuesday, demonstrating the insurgents’ ability to carry out coordinated strikes from one side of the capital to the other.
Iraq's dwindling Christian community was grieving and afraid on Monday after militants seized a Baghdad church during evening Mass, held the congregation hostage and triggered a raid by Iraqi security forces. The bloodbath left at least 52 people kil
A newly released WikiLeaks document on Iraq and the new political alignment between Moqtada al-Sadr and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki both provide fresh evidence that Gen. David Petraeus’s war against Shi’ite militias in 2007-2008 was a futile
Saddam Hussein's longtime foreign minister, Tariq Aziz, was sentenced to death by hanging for persecuting members of Shiite religious parties under the former regime. Tribunal spokesman Abdul-Sahib did not say when Aziz would be put to death.
Concerned about documents released showing the former prime minister was warned by his government's chief law officer that an invasion of Iraq would be illegal the day before he privately assured Bush he would support US-led military action.