Iraq is to ask the UN Security Council to renew the mandate go
Iraq's southern province of Maysan will be the next area to be transferred to the control of Iraqi forces from foreign soldiers, Iraq's foreign minister has said.
Iraq has no confirmation but is checking reports that Jordan-born al-Qaida in Iraq chief Abu Musab al-Zarqawi may have been killed during fighting in northern
Last updated: 21 Nov 2005 19:56 GMT
Iraq's interim foreign minister has told the UN Security Council his new government wanted US-led occupation troops t