Thousands of protesters are calling for the release of journalist Mundtadhar al-Zeidi.
US forces may stay in the volatile northern city beyond the June deadline for Americans to pull back to bases.
While President Bush traveled to Baghdad Sunday to hail progress, the war is far from over in places like Mosul where US and Iraqi forces still battle insurgents linked to Al Qaeda in Iraq.
A photographer creates a living archive for Kurds.
The jewelry could belong to the treasures of Nimrud, officials say.
Many Iraqis say passage of the US-Iraqi security pact ushers in a new era in which US military power will be replaced by Iraqi political power.
While American and Iraqi fatalities dropped to their lowest levels in October, the US military reports an increase in the use of 'sticky' bombs in targeted assassinations.