Britain and the United States appeared to have converged on "regime change" in Iraq after talks at President George W. Bush's Texas ranch in April 2002, a former ambassador to the United States has said.
Gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a house today and killed six members of the same family, including two women and a teenage girl, in a conservative rural area of Iraq, police said.
Iraqi officials say they were not surprised that soccer's world governing body suspended the country from international competition and are working on an appeal, RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq (RFI) reports.
Sunni Arab and Kurdish politicians in Iraq have warned that creating voter rolls in the country's 18 provinces based on ration cards is an unreliable method that can be manipulated, RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq (RFI) reports.
Iraq will be unable to hold a national election in January as planned, a poll official has said, heaping more uncertainty on a vote meant to cement democracy and pave the way for a partial U.S. troop withdrawal.
A bomb attack in Salahuddin Province damaged the Iraq-Turkey oil pipeline more than four days ago and the damage will take up to four more days to fix, an Iraqi Oil Ministry official said today.
Washington says that Iraq's national elections, scheduled for January, could be postponed due to a continuing dispute in Baghdad over the election law.
An official inquiry into Britain's involvement in the Iraq war begins today, promising a thorough investigation which could prove embarrassing for the government ahead of next year's election.
Iraq's fractious parliament approved an amended version of a law needed to hold a general election next year, but it deliberately sidestepped a veto by Sunni Arab Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi, lawmakers said.
The Iraqi parliament today failed to resolve an impasse threatening to delay the country's election in January, which could affect the U.S. military's plans for a partial pullout next year.
Iraq's parliament suspended efforts today to reach a deal on a law that is crucial for an election to take place in January and could affect the U.S. military' s plans for a partial withdrawal next year.
A U.S.-backed Sunni militia leader whose arrest provoked violence between Sunni fighters and forces of Iraq's Shi'ite-led government has been sentenced to death for murder and kidnapping, a court spokesman said.