U.S. aircraft and tanks targeted two suspected insurgent strongholds in the central Iraqi city of Fallujah Tuesday night, in a second day of attacks aimed at clamping down on insurgents.
A building where supplies for chemical munitions were produced, according to the U.S. military, blew up in Baghdad on Monday, killing two soldiers and wounding five others.
Reports of a devastating death toll from North Korean train explosions near the Chinese border took shape Friday with government officials saying several hundred were believed killed in the blast, the British ambassador to North Korea said Friday.
As many as 3,000 people were killed or injured when two trains loaded with fuel collided and exploded at a North Korean train station near the Chinese border, hours after leader Kim Jong Il had passed through, according to South…
Five suicide car bombers targeted police stations around the southern Iraqi city of Basra during Wednesday's morning rush hour, killing at least 65 people, including school children, and wounding scores more.
Insurgents fired 12 mortars at a U.S.-run prison in Baghdad prison Tuesday, killing 22 detainees and injuring 92, coalition military officials said.
Civic leaders in Fallujah joined American officials Monday in asking insurgents to surrender their heavy weapons, after a weekend of fighting in Iraq killed ten U.S. soldiers.
U.S. military and civilian officials met with leaders from Fallujah, a city ringed by U.S. Marines working to root out insurgents operating there, for the first time Friday since the siege of the central city began April 5.
The U.S. military will keep about 21,000 American soldiers, scheduled to end their tour of duty this month, in Iraq to cope with the surge in anti-occupation violence, the Pentagon announced Thursday.
Three Japanese taken hostage in Iraq were released Thursday, but violence continued there with the murder of an Iranian diplomat, renewed fighting in Fallujah and a stalemate in Najaf.
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