War in Iraq News Articles
Rare US drone strike kills 6 in Pakistan
By HUSSAIN AFZAL and RASOOL DAWAR Associated Press PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) - A suspected U.S. drone carried out a rare missile strike in northwest Pakistan outside the country's remote tribal region on Thursday, killing six people, including at least two Afghan militants, Pakistani police and security officials said.
US Ospreys show worth in Philippines aid effort
By ERIC TALMADGE Associated Press CLARK AIR BASE, Philippines (AP) - The U.S. Marines' newest and in some quarters most controversial transport airplane is showing the world what it's got - for the sake of the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, and perhaps its own future.
White House pushes to loosen Gitmo transfer rules
By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The fate of Guantanamo detainees will be the focus of a struggle in the coming days between the White House and Congress. President Barack Obama is pushing to overcome obstacles to closing the Guantanamo Bay prison, an elusive goal since he took office.
List of remaining Guantanamo detainees
(AP) - The Pentagon does not publicly release its list of current Guantanamo Bay detainees but earlier this year turned over a list of prisoners as of January 2010 under a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. The Associated Press removed all the detainees that have been released or died since then for this list of the 164 remaining detainees, by home country, with names and spelli
Typhoon-hit town feels forgotten as aid passes by
By TODD PITMAN Associated Press MARABUT, Philippines (AP) - Helicopters crisscross the skies constantly above this typhoon-wrecked Filipino town. In the ruins below, hungry residents look up anxiously every time they pass.