Iraq Body Count
Dec 15, 2011 21:54 EST
Iraq will assume command Friday of the last US military base in the country, a day after US forces formally marked the end of their mission by bringing a divisive war to a low-key conclusion.
Dec 15, 2011 19:49 EST
US forces formally marked the end of their mission in Iraq with a low-key ceremony near Baghdad on Thursday, after nearly nine years of divisive war that began with the invasion to oust Saddam Hussein.
Nov 17, 2011 03:26 EST
The release of an official inquiry into the Iraq war will be delayed by at least six months due to debates over access to secret files, a statement on the inquiry's website has said.
Nov 16, 2011 18:15 EST
The release of an official inquiry into the Iraq war will be delayed by at least six months due to debates over access to secret files, a statement on the inquiry's website said Wednesday.
Sep 14, 2011 18:09 EDT
Iraq does not tax its citizens, but Abu Jassem al-Juburi, who runs a gas station in Mosul, still hands over a chunk of his income every month to the group that holds sway there: Al-Qaeda.
Sep 09, 2011 11:05 EDT
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Ten years after the hijacked airliner attacks on the United States, Iraqis are swamped in the violent wake of a war launched on a tenuous premise and uncertain if they are headed to democracy or dictatorship.
Sep 01, 2011 09:54 EDT
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 2,600 civilians, police and soldiers, along with 35 U.S. military personnel, have been killed in violence in Iraq since Washington formally ended combat operations a year ago, U.S. and Iraqi statistics show.
Jul 04, 2011 11:41 EDT
Iraq's government said Monday it would not reconcile with members of Al-Qaeda or anyone who has killed Iraqis, but suggested it was open to talks with those who had fought American forces.
May 02, 2011 13:13 EDT
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - There might be little to link New York and Tora Bora, Bali and Madrid, London and the holy shrines of Kerbala were it not for Osama bin Laden.
Feb 16, 2011 09:17 EST
LONDON (Reuters) - More than 92,600 civilians were killed in armed violence in Iraq from 2003 to 2008, and U.S.-led coalition forces showed higher rates of indiscriminate killing of women and children than insurgents, a study has found.
Feb 01, 2011 03:39 EST
More Iraqis were killed in attacks in January than any month since September, figures released Tuesday showed, after a surge in violence over a two week period shattered a relative calm in the country.
Jan 07, 2011 12:28 EST
Gunmen shot dead five people, including the sister of an Iraqi policeman, in their beds in a house northeast of Baghdad early on Friday, a police official said.
Jan 03, 2011 05:38 EST
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber attacked an office of the Iraqi intelligence services in a city northeast of Baghdad on Monday, wounding 28 people, officials said.
Jan 01, 2011 15:36 EST
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The number of civilians killed in violence in Iraq fell last year and December was the least deadly month of 2010, official figures showed on Saturday.
Jan 01, 2011 15:28 EST
The total number of Iraqi civilians and security force personnel killed in violence in 2010 was higher than the previous year, according to official statistics released on Saturday.
Jan 01, 2011 14:11 EST
Baghdad gunmen killed two policemen and a bomber killed a mayor's wife in northern Iraq on Saturday, security officials said.
Dec 30, 2010 15:19 EST
The number of civilian deaths this year from violence in Iraq is set to be the lowest since the 2003 US-led invasion, according to a preliminary report released on Thursday by a monitoring group.
Dec 30, 2010 02:02 EST
Iraq war monitoring group says deaths drop in 2010 but warns of lingering, low-level conflict. A British group monitoring Iraqi civilian deaths said in its annual report that the number has dropped slightly since 2009 but warned of a lingering, low-level conflict in the years ahead.
Dec 29, 2010 22:09 EST
Two suicide bombers killed four policemen in a police station in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, including an officer who oversaw a deadly raid on militants, security officials said.
Dec 29, 2010 19:10 EST
Civilian deaths from violence in Iraq are on track to be the lowest number this year since the 2003 US-led invasion, according to a preliminary report released on Thursday by a monitoring group.