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U.S. Declares End of Mission in Iraq
ABC News’ Luis Martinez, Martha Raddatz and Kristina Wong report: In a small ceremony in Baghdad today, the U.S. military formally ended its mission in Iraq after nearly nine years of war, 4,487 lives lost and more than 32,000 wounded. On...
U.S. To Transfer Camp Victory in Baghdad to Iraqi Control
On Friday the huge U.S. military base in Baghdad known as Camp Victory will be transferred to Iraqi control in the most tangible sign yet that the U.S. is nearing the end of its eight-year presence in Iraq. Built around Saddam Hussein’s grandiose and gaudy...
Vice President Joe Biden Arrives In Iraq For Surprise Visit
Vice President Biden arrived in Baghdad today for a surprise visit as U.S. troops prepare to pull out of Iraq by the end of the year. During his two day trip – his eighth visit to Iraq - Biden will spend time with troops and...
Obama ‘Thrilled’ US Hikers Have Been Freed From Iran
President Obama said today that the release of the two American hikers imprisoned in Iran for the past two years was “wonderful, wonderful news.” “We are thrilled. And I could not feel better for the families and those moms we’ve been in close contact with,”...
The Note's Must-Reads for Thursday, January 13, 2011
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News Digital News Associates and Desk Assistants Jayce Henderson,...
Vice President Biden Arrives in Baghdad to Meet with Iraqi Political Leaders
ABC News’ Karen Travers reports: Vice President Biden has arrived in Baghdad for meetings with Iraqi political leaders. This is Biden’s seventh trip to Iraq since January 2009. He traveled to Afghanistan and Pakistan already this week. Biden is scheduled...
Wikileaks Exposes Iran's Secret Revenge on Iraqi Pilots For 1980s War
Iran Has Hunted Down and Killed 182 Iraqi Pilots Who Fought in Iran-Iraq War
Finally! Iraqis Agree to Form Government Eight Months After Election
One of the longest awaited election results in history appears to be at an exhausting, and not entirely, unexpected end. Just over eight months since the March 7 national elections, Iraqi political parties finally agreed to a power-sharing deal paving the way for the formation of a new government.
Vice President Biden Lands in Baghdad To Attend Change of Mission Ceremony
ABC News' Sunlen Miller and Richard Coolidge report: Marking this week’s end of the U.S. combat mission in Iraq, Vice President Joe Biden made his fifth trip to the country as vice president, landing in Baghdad late this morning. The...