Shiite gunmen loyal to Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr attacked an Iraqi police station in the southern city of Najaf late Wednesday, burning police cars, looting the building and controlling it for two hours.
As part of a deal with radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, U.S. forces on Friday agreed to withdraw from the holy cities of Najaf and Kufa in Iraq, home to some of Shia Islam's most sacred shrines.
By PBS NewsHour
As the United States launched a new assault against Shiite forces near Najaf Thursday, a suicide bomber killed one U.S. soldier and five Iraqi civilians in a brazen attack on the heavily fortified safe zone in Baghdad.
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.
About 2,500 U.S. troops assembled outside the holy city of Najaf Tuesday to "capture or kill" Shiite radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, said the top U.S. commander in Iraq, Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez.
An armed siege of the home of a Shiite Muslim spiritual leader in the southern Iraqi city of Najaf has ended and tribal leaders are now in control of the city, an aide to Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani said on…
A prominent exiled Shiite Muslim leader who had just returned to Iraq was reportedly hacked to death by a mob while meeting Thursday with other clerics at a Najaf mosque.
The American 101st Airborne Division encircled the Shiite holy city of Najaf on Sunday, seizing a critical airfield.
Coalition troops advancing toward Baghdad battled against Iraqi forces early Friday local time near the central town of Najaf, some 100 miles south of the Iraqi capital.
In what may be the largest clash yet in the Iraq war, a ground battle between Iraqi forces and the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment east of the city of Najaf left up to 300 Iraqi combatants dead, according to defense…
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