More than eight years after the US invasion, Iraqis are debating whether to ask American troops to stay on past a planned withdrawal, a sensitive question that is testing its fragile power-sharing government. Kurdistan is a potential flashpoint for...
With American troop deaths in Iraq reaching a two-year high in June, U.S. military officials are blaming Iran for the violence, accusing an Iranian special forces unit of supporting the militia groups suspected of carrying out the attacks. Three U.S.
Muqtada Sadr is leading a campaign to bar US troops from cities and government buildings to pressure Baghdad and Washington to remove American forces from Iraq by year-end, officials said. Members of Sadr's political movement have asked about 10...
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U.S. forces still deployed in Iraq have suffered in June their deadliest month in three years, as Iranian-backed insurgents put the heat on them to pull out on schedule at year's end. In Kurdistan, a potential flashpoint for tensions among ethnic...