Saddam Hussein

The tomb of Iraq's deceased dictator Saddam Hussein was damaged in clashes between militants from the Islamic State radical group and government soldiers in his hometown, according to local officials Tuesday. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Saddam Hussein’s Tomb Damaged In ISIS Fighting

The tomb of Iraq’s deceased dictator Saddam Hussein was damaged in clashes between militants from the Islamic State radical group and government soldiers in his hometown, according to local officials Tuesday.

08/05/2014

A vehicle drives past the burnt out remains of an Iraqi army vehicle seen at the Kukjali Iraqi Army checkpoint, some 10km of east of the northern city of Mosul, on June 11, 2014. (credit: SAFIN HAMED/AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic State Of Iraq: We Have Old Scores To Settle With Baghdad Government

An al Qaeda splinter group has vowed to march on to Baghdad after seizing two key Sunni-dominated cities in Iraq, as the nation’s military reportedly launched its first airstrikes against the militants in one of the locations.

06/12/2014

A bullet hole is seen on the window of a shop in the Anbar provincial capital Ramadi, as clashes rage between Iraqi security forces and militants in the province on January 5, 2013. Ramadi and the city of Fallujah, both west of Baghdad, have been held by militants for days, harkening back to the years after the 2003 US-led invasion when both cities were insurgent strongholds. Iraq is preparing a "major attack" to retake militant-held Fallujah, a senior official said on January 5, spelling a new assault for the city, west of Baghdad, where US forces repeatedly battled insurgents. (Photo by AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Reversals In Hard-Won Iraqi City Vex Veterans

The image of two charred American bodies hanging from a bridge as a jubilant crowd pelted them with shoes seared the name Fallujah into the American psyche. The brutal house-to-house battle to tame the Iraqi insurgent stronghold cemented its place in U.S. military history.

01/08/2014

File photo of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney. (credit: Getty Images)

Carney: ‘Credit Is Due’ For Bush’s Decision To Send Troops To Iraq

A decade after sending troops into Iraq, former President George W. Bush is getting some credit from the Obama Administration.

03/20/2013

The tomb of Iraq's deceased dictator Saddam Hussein was damaged in clashes between militants from the Islamic State radical group and government soldiers in his hometown, according to local officials Tuesday. (credit: U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Documentary: Israeli Intel Agency Tried To Kill Saddam Hussein With Book Bomb

A new documentary reveals that an Israeli intelligence agency tried to kill former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein with an exploding book.

11/13/2012

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is interviewed by SiriusXM Patriot host David Webb at SiriusXM studios on Oct. 25, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Former Vice President Cheney Worried About Iraq’s Future

Former Vice President Dick Cheney says Iraqi leaders have progressed toward a stable society, but he’s worried about the failure of Washington and Baghdad to negotiate a “stay-behind” U.S. force there.

12/13/2011

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