A female suicide bomber killed at least 46 Shiite pilgrims as violence intensifies ahead of elections next month.
Heading into this week's summit of Afghan allies in London, the top US general in Afghanistan said he supported President Hamid Karzai's plan to reach out to the Taliban.
On the second consecutive day of major suicide bombings in Iraq, top US Gen. Raymond Odierno says Al Qaeda in Iraq had changed focus in the past six months.
The coordinated attack in Baghdad today targeted three well-known hotels, including one often frequented by foreign journalists. Many Iraqis say the attacks are an attempt to undermine the ruling parties ahead of March elections.
A criminal court in Baghdad found the 11 defendants guilty of financing, planning, and participating in the August 19 bombings that devastated Iraq's foreign and finance ministries. They were sentenced to death in a swift trial, but can appeal the decision.
To defend itself from terrorist attacks, the US should go on the offensive with a proactive strategy, like France.
The death of Jordanian Army Capt. Sharif Ali bin Zeid alongside American CIA operatives in Afghanistan – and the fact that the attacker was a Jordanian double agent – has forced the US-Jordanian partnership into the open.
The two blasts hit government buildings in Ramadi, the provincial capital of Anbar Province, on Wednesday, leaving more than 20 people dead and nearly 60 people injured. Officials blame Al Qaeda in Iraq for the attacks.
Coordinated Baghdad bombings Tuesday killed more than 75 people and wounded more than 500 in the latest attack aimed at undermining the government ahead of a key March election.
Tuesday's coordinated Baghdad bombings left 121 dead, bringing attention to ongoing violence in Iraq's capital.