A truck bomb that detonated outside a Shiite mosque in one of Baghdad's commercial centers Tuesday killed at least 78 people. A reporter gives the latest on the incident and on other developments in the country, including a new U.S.
In the year since an American missile ended the reign of al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the movement he helped foster has continued to use Iraq as a rallying cry even as Sunni opposition to the militant group…
By PBS NewsHour
President Bush defended the invasion of Iraq this week, drawing criticism from Democrats who claimed he was politcizing the Sept. 11 anniversary. Two senators debate the war and the disputed link between Iraq and al-Qaida.
In an Internet statement, the militant group al-Qaida in Iraq claimed responsibility for killing two U.S. soldiers. Terrorism experts discuss the tactics and leadership of insurgents in Iraq.
The bodies of two American soldiers who disappeared Friday after an insurgent attack on a checkpoint were discovered late Monday and showed signs of having been tortured, according to the Iraqi military.
Amid the security crackdown in Baghdad, an al-Qaida linked group has claimed responsibility Monday for abducting two U.S. soldiers from a checkpoint while the U.S. military has charged three soldiers with the murder of three detainees during an operation.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the president's trip to Iraq, a House vote on a timetable for withdrawing troops, and debate over the detention center at Guantanamo.
Hoshyar Zebari, the Iraq foreign minister talks about efforts to build a unity government, the recent violence and efforts to crackdown on militias. Zebari has served as the foreign minister of Iraq for nearly three years.
As Iraq braces for a possible rise in violence following the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad said the new prime minister's plan to rein in the various militias is a critical step to bringing…
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