Three security contractors, two of them American veterans and one from Fiji, have been freed in Iraq almost three weeks after they were detained by the Iraqi Army, U.S. Rep. Peter King said Wednesday.
Anthony Cordesman from the Center for Strategic and International Studies gives his perspective on Iraq's current climate.
At least three Iraqi soldiers were killed Friday in a suicide bombing, police officials told CNN.
A wave of bombings left 51 people dead and more than 120 wounded Thursday in various Baghdad neighborhoods, including one in which angry residents later threw stones at security forces, the Interior Ministry said.
A U.S. soldier died Sunday from injuries sustained by enemy small arms fire, the military said in a statement.
The arrest of a Navy SEAL accused of trying to sell arms smuggled from Iraq or Afghanistan has raised questions about how he managed to get 80 high-powered weapons into the U.S. through military transport.
Three Iraqi soldiers were killed and nine others -- mostly civilians -- were wounded after a bomb ripped through the Iraqi city of Baquba Friday, police officials told CNN.
More than 150 Iraqis have been killed since Friday, including three police officers who died north of Baghdad on Thursday when the bomb they were trying to defuse exploded, police said.
At least 36 people were killed in attacks across Iraq on Sunday, including 29 who died after two large car bomb explosions rocked the country's capital, officials said.
Video showing damage from one of two car bombs in Baghdad that left killed dozens of people and injured more than 100.
At least three people were killed during the past day in Baghdad, officials said late Monday.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki warned Friday of likely attacks across the country and put all local governments and security forces on high alert.
CNN's Arwa Damon asks if anything positive has flowed from the Iraq war.
Iraq is suddenly back at the top of the news.
The Iraqi government said Thursday it was not looking into renegotiating a deadline for all U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq by end of next year.
Iraqi commandos showed off skills they learned from U.S. military forces, who Saturday formally handed over control of combat operations to Iraqi security forces.
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has become the largest accidental release of oil into water in history, according to figures from the federal government.
At least 11 people were killed in attacks, mostly targeting security forces, across Iraq Thursday, said local police and the Iraqi Interior Ministry.
Two civilian drivers in northern Iraq were killed in incidents involving U.S. troops, one in an "escalation of force" shooting and the other in a head-on collision, the military said Saturday.
Iraq has signed troop withdrawal agreements that will have British and Australian troops out of the country by the end of July, Iraqi Defense Ministry said.
A leader of the Sons of Iraq anti-al Qaeda group was killed Saturday when a bomb attached to his vehicle exploded, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.
Security measures still hamper trade, but they have allowed businesses to get up and running
The United States' insistence that its troops and contractors remain immune from Iraqi law is a key obstacle to reaching a status of forces agreement, the Iraqi foreign minister said Tuesday.
Nine bombings in Iraq on Sunday wounded dozens of people and killed seven, including an official in the Interior Ministry's criminal investigation department, a ministry official said.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Tuesday his country will withdraw some of its 4,100 troops stationed in Iraq by the beginning of next year.
In January 2007, when General David Petraeus took command in Iraq, he called the situation "hard" but not "hopeless." Today, 18 months later, violence has fallen by up to 80% to the lowest levels in four years, and Sunni and Shiite terrorists are reeling from a string of defeats. The situation now is full of hope, but considerable hard work remains to consolidate our fragile gains.
"General Ali" has helped make the Lutufiyah area, once one of the most dangerous in the country, one of Iraq's safest. Can his model be replicated elsewhere?
Australian forces have completed combat operations in Iraq, ending a five-year commitment to the war.
Conditions have slowly gotten better in a small town outside Baghdad, but the calm needs constant tending by U.S. forces caught between sectarian impulses
The level of violence in Iraq has dropped within the past week to a level not seen in four years, a military spokesman said Sunday.
Iraqi and U.S. troops raided several Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad on Friday, detaining hundreds and uncovering a large cache of weapons and explosives, an Iraq Defense Ministry official said.
Thousands of Iraqi troops moved unchallenged into Baghdad's Sadr City Tuesday to seize the Shiite militia stronghold, in the largest attempt yet by the government to impose control
The leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, was arrested in the northern city of Mosul, the Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesman said Thursday
The Pentagon has agreed to cut from its budget $171 million to build police stations in Iraq after demands from Congress that the Iraqi government spend its recent oil windfall on reconstruction projects.
US military commanders are praising the recent performance of Iraqi government forces. But for many American soldiers, the picture is hardly as rosy
The U.S. Army gives grants to Iraqi small business owners. Jill Dougherty profiles a sergeant who hands out the money
In Iraq, even being a Good Samaritan can prove deadly.
Iraqi troops launch a major offensive in the southern city, where the government has had little influence in recent years
In some neighborhoods there are as many as five different security forces vying to keep the peace. Can Iraq ever unite?
A police officer was killed and five more were wounded Monday when they entered a booby-trapped house during a patrol south of Baquba, authorities said.
Two U.S. soldiers who died last month in Iraq were apparently shot to death by an Iraqi soldier during a combined U.S. and Iraqi Army operation, the U.S. military said.
An al Qaeda in Iraq leader who was suspected of helping to plan a large scale attack against coalition forces "in the near future" was killed by a U.S. air strike south of Baghdad last Friday, the U.S. military said.
More and more Sunni fighters want to be allied with -- and paid by -- the U.S. military. But they don't want to join the Shi'ite government's security forces
Turkish warplanes Sunday carried out a new round of attacks against Kurdish rebel positions in northern Iraq, Iraq's deputy minister of Kurdish regional government forces said.
Forced out by Saddam Hussein, Kurds are returning to Kirkuk, Iraq. CNN's Morgan Neill reports.
Soldiers manning a checkpoint near Baghdad stopped a wedding convoy to find that the purported bride and groom were wanted terror suspects, an Iraqi Defense Ministry official said Monday.
Moqtada al-Sadr's forces may have declared a cease-fire, but their presence in the Iraqi security forces remains a concern
On Scene: A TIME reporter fills a sandbag and tracks his small contribution to the battle in a remote corner of the war
If he knew then what he knows now, he might have made some different decisions before the start of the Iraq war in 2003, the outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told reporters Friday.
The outgoing Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says mistakes were made at the beginning of the Iraq war.
Anbar province may be a success story, but a truer test of the surge lies in troubled neighborhoods like Ghazaliyah
Iraq is on target to meet by September key political benchmarks set by the U.S. Congress, Iraqi National Security Adviser Mowaffak al-Rubaie said Sunday.
Army Sgt. Chris Tucker is a textbook case of the wear and tear of multiple deployments to Iraq and the strain this remarkably frustrating war has been on the men and women who serve in it.
The clever and deadly methods insurgents are using to counteract the U.S.-led surge -- and why they are working
Nine U.S. troops were killed in Iraq on Saturday, bringing the U.S. military death toll so far in June to 79, the military reported.
As the U.S. pursues its offensive against al-Qaeda in Iraq, one promising sign is that Sunni insurgents are helping
Poor construction, improper design, substandard materials and lack of maintenance have brought into question the usefulness of seven of eight U.S.-funded Iraq reconstruction projects.
A man Iraqi officials arrested Friday was not militant leader Abu Omar al-Baghdadi as previously claimed.
Iraqi and U.S. troops battling militants along Baghdad's volatile Haifa Street on Wednesday killed at least 30 insurgents and detained 35, according to an Iraqi Defense Ministry spokesman.
A second security guard who witnessed Saddam Hussein's execution was detained for questioning Thursday in the investigation into a cell phone video of the hanging, an aide to the Iraqi prime minister told CNN.
A high-level panel has made its recommendations on Iraq, calling the situation there "grave and dangerous," while adding "prospects can be improved." The Iraq Study Group calls for direct talks between the United States, Iran and Syria and urges moving most U.S. troops from combat to support roles by early 2008.
In an assessment for a military journal, a U.S. Army officer who advised Iraqi troops concludes the goal of having Iraq control its security "will exceed" the new army's capability "for some time to come."
The year's second-highest monthly total of bodies arrived at Baghdad's morgue in August, Iraqi authorities said, but the figures do not include people killed by bombs or other mass attacks.
Come to Iraq, and it's handy to know a second language.
Bombs killed eight people in Baghdad, including seven at Ismail Al-Qubaisi Mosque at 2:30 p.m. after Friday prayers. Five people were wounded.
The mission changes for Charlie Company seconds after the soldiers roll off the base.
Brig. Gen. General Samon Talabani, commander of the 2nd Brigade of the New Iraqi Army's 5th Division, huddles with his senior officers over a map of the Baquba area, discussing their upcoming mission.
The only Iraqi battalion capable of fighting without U.S. support has been downgraded to a level requiring them to fight with American troops backing them up, the Pentagon said Friday.
The trip was pitched to us by the U.S. military as an opportunity to see first-hand, what it calls, the future leaders of the Iraqi army.
We arrived in Baghdad this morning. Caught the first flight in from Amman, Jordan. It's a Royal Jordanian flight, but the crew is South African, because contractors are the only ones willing to take the risk.
The morning sunrise is broken by 50-caliber machine gun fire.
Dozens of insurgents were killed Saturday on the first day of Operation Steel Curtain, a U.S.-Iraqi military offensive near the Syrian border, military officials said.
An Iraqi pilot and four U.S. airmen were together aboard an Iraqi Air Force plane when it crashed in May. Their remains were buried together this week in Arlington National Cemetery.
U.S. and Iraqi troops on Tuesday launched an offensive against insurgents in the northwestern city of Tal Afar -- not far from the Syrian border.
The bodies of a dozen executed Iraqi men were found in eastern Baghdad late Sunday, bringing to at least 46 the number of Iraqis found dead in five locations across the country, police said.
Democrats praised Iraq's nationwide elections as "a great day for many."
Five days ahead of Iraq's January 30 elections, here are some facts about the balloting and the process itself.
A series of car bombs in Iraq have underlined the ability of insurgents to launch deadly attacks, just days before election.
A suicide bomber, driving a bus carrying 24 Iraqi National Guard soldiers, detonated the vehicle Sunday morning outside a coalition base near Balad, north of Baghdad, killing 18 soldiers and an Iraqi female civilian, a 1st Infantry Division spokesman has told CNN.
At least 28 people, including several Iraqi police officers, died Tuesday night when a house exploded in western Baghdad, police said.
Insurgents killed 18 Iraqi police and five Iraqi troops in attacks in three Iraq cities Tuesday, nearly a month shy of the nation's scheduled elections.
The commander of a U.S. military hospital said Thursday she hopes many of those wounded and sent here for treatment after a suicide bombing on an American base in northern Iraq will be able to return to the United States for Christmas.
The Bush administration formally canceled Iraq's $4.1 billion debt to the United States on Friday and urged others to do the same to help the country rebuild.
On the second day of increased U.S. and Iraqi security operations in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, conditions are more stable, a top U.S. commander said Wednesday.
Deadly insurgent attacks that have come to typify the persistent warfare in Iraq have left at least seven people dead in two volatile regions north of Baghdad.
A militant group said on its Web site Thursday that it had killed 11 Iraqis, but Iraqi authorities said they couldn't confirm the militants' statement the victims were members of the Iraqi national guard.
Iraqi authorities have discovered the bodies of 44 Iraqi soldiers and four drivers after they were ambushed and killed overnight near the Iraq-Iran border, an Iraqi military commander said Sunday.
A mortar attack north of Baghdad killed four Iraqi national guardsmen and wounded 80 others Tuesday, while a top official from a prominent charity was kidnapped in the Iraqi capital.
Insurgents killed at least eight Iraqi national guard members in attacks in Mosul and near the cities of Baquba and Falluja, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.
The Turkish Embassy in Baghdad said Sunday that 10 employees of a U.S.-Turkish company were kidnapped in Iraq, a day after the wife of an American held captive in Iraq pleaded for his life.
A suicide car bomb detonated Saturday in front of the Iraqi national guard headquarters in the northern city of Kirkuk, killing 19 people and wounding 67 others, including guardsmen and recruits, Iraqi officials said.
Four Iraqis were killed Saturday in separate incidents and the wife and three children of an Iraqi National Guard officer were kidnapped.
An Italian intelligence source said Tuesday that two Italian humanitarian workers from the organization Bridge to Baghdad were kidnapped in Baghdad.
The Iraqi government seemed in some confusion Sunday about whether one of Saddam Hussein's former top lieutenants was in custody.
Two car bombs exploded at almost the same time in and near Baghdad Saturday morning, wounding dozens of people and killing at least six, Iraqi police said.
Militants in Iraq claimed Saturday to have beheaded a U.S. Marine who disappeared from his post last month, but neither the military nor news organizations could confirm the report posted on three Islamic web sites.