Topic: Islamic State of Iraq
US and Iraqi officials say DNA evidence proves they killed Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the key link between Al Qaeda internationally and its offshoot in Iraq, and Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, the senior Iraqi member of the group. But one analyst is skeptical.
04/19/2010 07:47 pm
Iraqi Army is being credited for finding and killing two top figures with Al Qaeda in Iraq, including leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri.
04/19/2010 06:21 pm
Iraq said Monday it had killed Abu Omar al-Baghdadi and Abu Ayyub al-Masri, allegedly two of the most senior members of Al Qaeda in Iraq. The US said DNA testing had confirmed their deaths.
04/19/2010 01:42 pm
Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, allegedly the target of a group led by 'Jihad Jane,' relies on international policing efforts to stay safe. But safeguards are shifting as European views evolve on free speech and blasphemy.
03/10/2010 02:35 pm
Iraq's Foreign Minister Hoshyar al-Zebari said Thursday that security breaches explain how a second, similar attack could take place despite the many precautionary measures implemented after devastating Aug. 19 bombings.
11/12/2009 12:00 am
The attacks underscore the security challenges after the US withdrawal from cities, particularly in the volatile areas in the north.
07/09/2009 01:00 am
Al Qaeda in Iraq appears to be exploiting instability in Iraq's government
04/23/2009 01:00 am
07/31/2008 01:00 am
The Americans are set to transfer control of the once-restive Sunni province to Iraq, but many in Anbar question just how much real power the US is willing to relinquish.
07/01/2008 01:00 am
Bombings this week in Sunni areas of Iraqi have killed more than 100 people.
04/18/2008 01:00 am