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  • Bush pledges to keep U.S. troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    President Bush told Iraq's prime minister on Monday he has no plans to pull U.S. forces out of the war-torn country, in a conversation that underscored Iraqi worries that the president is being pressured to curtail America's role in the widely unpopular war.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,774 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 5:47 PM
    As of Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at least 2,774 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,207 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Running from Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Weekly Standard via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 12:15 PM
    Is jihadism growing exponentially because of Iraq?

  • Poll: U.S. support for war in Iraq at all-time low Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 16 1:42 PM
    A poll conducted for CNN over the weekend suggests support among Americans for the war in Iraq is dwindling to an all-time low. Just 34 percent of those polled say they support the war, while 64 percent say they oppose it.

  • Bush assures Maliki of US support after heightened Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 11:27 AM
    US President George W. Bush assured Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Monday of Washington's "full support" and urged him to ignore speculation that Washington could pull the plug on support for his beleaguered government.

  • Car bombs kill 30 in Iraq as Bush reassures PM Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 10:34 AM
    Car bombs killed at least 30 people in Iraq on Monday, including two near simultaneous blasts in a mixed area in Baghdad shortly before Muslims gathered at sunset to break their fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • Nation needs debate on role in Iraq, Afghanistan: forces minister Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 9:42 AM
    Britain's armed forces minister has said the country needs a national debate over the military's involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Saddam says Iraq 'liberation is at hand' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 8:36 AM
    Saddam Hussein issued an open letter Monday, saying Iraq's "liberation is at hand" and calling for an end to sectarian killings. The brother of the prosecutor in his genocide trial was shot to death at home, the latest death linked to proceedings against the deposed leader.

  • Would Defeat in Iraq Be So Bad? Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Oct 16 8:08 AM
    Viewpoint: The dominoes didn't fall after Vietnam, argues Leslie Gelb, former head of the Council on Foreign Relations, and the same might be true in Iraq.

  • Seven US troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 8:26 AM
    Seven more US troops have been killed in action in Iraq, bringing the number of American troops to have died this month to 57.

  • Bush Says any Partitioning of Iraq Would Lead to More Violence Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 16 6:31 PM
    Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush said he would reject any recommendation to partition Iraq along ethnic and sectarian lines, and he reaffirmed his confidence in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's ability to unify the country.

  • Iraq, Afghanistan Fail in U.S.-Compiled Democracy Rankings Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 16 5:57 PM
    Oct. 16 (Bloomberg) -- The governments of Iraq and Afghanistan for a third straight year received failing grades in key measures of democratic rule on a score-card of poor nations compiled by the Bush administration.

  • Five more US troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 7:43 AM
    Five more US troops have been killed in action in Iraq, bringing the number of American troops to have died this month to 55.

  • Two U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq's Kirkuk Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 7:39 AM
    Two U.S. soldiers were killed and two other American soldiers were wounded on Sunday after coming under fire in the restive province of Kirkuk in northern Iraq, the U.S. military said on Monday.

  • Shootings, bombs kill 17 across Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 16 6:10 AM
    Gunmen opened fire on a crowd of people in a bus station Monday in Iraq, killing four and wounding three others, an official said.

  • Bush Counts on Allies in Iraq, Asia to Stop Violence, Nukes Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Oct 16 4:51 PM
    Bush prods Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to take some substantive action to control the sectarian violence between Shiites and Sunni Muslims in Iraq.

  • Sectarian Killings Surge In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Oct 16 4:25 PM
    The death toll in the surge of sectarian killings in Balad swelled to 91, while violence in other parts of Iraq killed 60 others, including the brother of Saddam Hussein's chief prosecutor. Fourteen U.S. troops have also died over three days.

  • Saddam says Iraq 'liberation is at hand' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 4:55 AM
    Saddam Hussein has told his countrymen that Iraq's "liberation is at hand" and called on insurgents to be merciful with their enemy, according to an open letter obtained Monday.

  • Fun, fun, fun till Daddy took the Iraq war away Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    Bush's Iraq disaster is taking the GOP down, and his father's old pal James Baker is about to tell him what to do.

  • Stem Cells, Iraq, Security Top Issues for Missouri Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 16 3:40 PM
    All Things Considered , October 16, 2006 Stem cell research, the war in Iraq, national security and civil liberties are among the top issues for voters in Missouri.

  • Robert Greenwald: Iraq for Sale is Launched! And What a Week it Was... Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Oct 16 2:34 PM
    Saturday night brought to an end, an amazing week, with over 4,000 screenings of Iraq for Sale: The War Profiteers scheduled and more coming in every day from all over the country. The amazing work of Move-on, Democracy for America, Campaign for America's Future, Amnesty International, Code Pink, Voters for Peace, Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility, hundreds of groups and

  • Australian PM avoids censure over Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 3:10 AM
    Australia's opposition have launched an unsuccessful censure motion in parliament against Prime Minister John Howard, accusing him of sending troops to Iraq "on a lie".

  • Olney Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    OLNEY, Ill. (AP) -- A 26-year-old Illinois Marine was among two members of a reserve unit killed during combat over the weekend in Iraq, the military said Monday.

  • Three more US troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 3:10 AM
    Three more US troops have been killed in action in Iraq, bringing the number of American troops to have died this month to 53.

  • British general's remarks spur Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 1:00 AM
    A vigorous debate about how quickly Britain can pull out of Iraq has erupted following an unprecedented intervention from the head of the British armed forces, who said troops should leave soon because their presence was doing more harm than good.

  • US panel to recommend change of course in Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 16 1:30 AM
    A special panel on Iraq created by the US Congress but backed by the administration of President George W. Bush plans to propose major changes in the US strategy in the country by early next year, The Los Angeles Times reported.

  • Austin police, fire officials to train troops in Iraq; elderly couple killed in home explosion in Wylie. Open this result in new window
    Austin American-Statesman - 9 minutes ago
    Three Austin police and fire officials will be in Iraq for 10 days sharing, law enforcement and firefighting practices with U.S. military and Baghdad leaders as the nation works to restore order and government.

  • Two Texas servicemen, including one born in Canada, killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - 41 minutes ago
    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A Texas soldier and a marine born in Canada were killed during combat operations in Iraq, the military said Monday.

  • 2 GOP senators want new Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 15 10:26 PM
    Two leading Republican senators called Sunday for a new strategy in Iraq, saying the situation in getting worse and leaving the United States with few options.

  • Allies of Bush's Father Ask Baker to Push for Iraq Change Open this result in new window
    US News & World Report - Oct 16 11:05 AM
    Some friends and advisers to ex-President George H. W. Bush are urging former Secretary of State James Baker to be as forceful as possible in recommending a new course of action in Iraq for George W. Bush.

  • Iraq Study Group Urges U.S. Policy Shift Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 16 3:17 PM
    Day to Day , October 16, 2006 A U.S. government policy panel called the Iraq Study Group is reportedly preparing to recommend alternatives to the Bush administration's current policy of fighting the growing insurgency.

  • Tempe soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Oct 16 2:56 PM
    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska - The military on Monday identified a soldier assigned to the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team who was killed in Iraq.

  • Saddam letter urges united Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 16 8:17 AM
    Former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein calls on insurgents to set aside differences and fight for a united Iraq.

  • Blair faces grilling on Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Tony Blair is expected to present a vigorous defence of his policy in Iraq after recent controversy over Britain's presence in the country.

  • As Violence Escalates, President Bush Assures Iraq of U.S. Support Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Oct 16 5:21 PM
    In a fresh wave of sectarian attacks in Iraq Monday, more than 100 people were killed. Meanwhile, President Bush assured Iraqi Prime Minister Maliki that the United States has no plans to set a timetable for the removal of U.S. troops. Analysts discuss the struggle for security in Iraq.

  • Saddam Says Iraq 'Liberation Is at Hand' Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 16 9:02 AM
    Saddam Letter Says Iraq's 'Liberation' at Hand; New Slaying Linked to Trial

  • G.O.P.?s Baker Hints Iraq Plan Needs Change Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 15 9:21 PM
    The Republican co-chairman of a bipartisan commission assessing Iraq said he expected to depart from calls to ?stay the course.?

  • In Iraq, the worst is still to come Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
    In its external aspects, Iraq remains a live, occasionally explosive issue in the US and Britain, as last week's row over General Sir Richard Dannatt's thoughts on a British withdrawal showed. But the deepening chaos inside the country attracts less and less attention.

  • Young servicemembers in Iraq find shelter in MySpace Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Oct 16 5:17 PM
    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq In wars past, soldiers penned labored letters to their loved ones and eagerly awaited daily mail call for news of life back home.

  • Weekend toll in Iraq: 83 bodies Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 15 9:40 PM
    Iraqi police found 83 bodies in Iraq over the weekend, an official with Baghdad emergency police said.

  • Middle America goes sour over Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 16 5:55 AM
    US voters may abandon George Bush's party over the Iraq war, the BBC's Richard Allen Greene finds in Pennsylvania.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,766 Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 16 8:32 AM
    U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,766 Sunday, According to Count by the Associated Press

  • Aust should help Iraq from Jordan: Rudd Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 16 4:40 PM
    Australia should get out of Iraq but continue providing assistance on border security from neighbouring Jordan, Labor said.

  • Democrats Run Iraq Veterans for Congress Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 16 8:26 AM
    Morning Edition , October 16, 2006 Across the U.S. Democrats have nominated veterans of the war in Iraq to run for office. In Pennsylvania's 8th District, freshman Republican Michael Fitzpatrick faces a challenge from veteran Patrick Murphy.

  • The courts are starting to accept that the war against Iraq is a crime Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    In the early hours, two days before the attack on Iraq began, two men in their 30s, Phil Pritchard and Toby Olditch, cut through the fence surrounding the air base at Fairford in Gloucestershire and made their way towards the B52 bombers which were stationed there.

  • Mortimer B. Zuckerman: In Iraq, a Sad Litany of Failures Open this result in new window
    US News & World Report - Oct 16 7:08 AM
    How could the American public not be confused about Iraq when our leaders speak of progress but our secretary of state, Condoleezza Rice, suffers a triple humiliation, having to circle Baghdad airport for 40 minutes because of mortar and rocket fire, then being helicoptered into the city because driving the deadly bomb-strewn highway is too dangerous, and, finally, having to meet with the Iraqi

  • 91 Die in Sectarian Violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Southern Illinoisan - 58 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Four days of sectarian slaughter killed at least 91 people by Monday in Balad, a town near a major U.S. air base an hour's drive north of the capital. Elsewhere, 60 Iraqis died in attacks and 16 tortured bodies were found.

  • National Guard soldiers return from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KARK Little Rock - 49 minutes ago
    VIDEO INCLUDED - Approximately 40 soldiers with the Arkansas Army National Guard arrived home at Camp Robinson on monday afternoon, after spending a year serving in the towns Bucca and Taji, Iraq.

  • 2 GOP Senators Want New Iraq Strategy Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 16 6:28 AM
    2 Leading Republican Senators Call for New Strategy in Iraq, Saying Situation Is Getting Worse

  • Bush Rejects Partitioning Iraq, Defends N Korea Strategy Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Oct 16 3:49 PM
    WASHINGTON -(Dow Jones)- Partitioning Iraq would create a "bigger mess" there by exacerbating differences between Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds, President George W. Bush said Monday.

  • Sen. Warner takes issue with McGavick call for new Iraq panel Open this result in new window
    KOMO - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    McGavick called for the replacement of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and the creation of a bipartisan panel to propose new directions for the Iraq war.

  • Correction: Iraq-US Deaths Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Oct 16 11:46 AM
    In an Oct. 14 story listing the latest U.S. military casualties in Iraq, The Associated Press, relying on a spelling from the Department of Defense, erroneously reported the name of one casualty. The soldier was Army Private 1st Class Thomas J. Hewett, 22, of Temple, Texas, not Hewitt. He died Friday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., from ...

  • Blair seeks support for campaign in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Oct 16 6:26 PM
    Tony Blair will today appeal for public backing for the continued deployment of British troops in Iraq.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,774 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 16 4:42 PM
    As of Monday, Oct. 16, 2006, at least 2,774 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Bush opposes three-way partition of Iraq: TV interview Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 38 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - US President George W. Bush on Monday said in a television interview that he opposed dividing Iraq into a Kurdish, a Shia and a Sunni region, which he said would create even more chaos.

  • Virginia Air Force member killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRIC 8 - 57 minutes ago
    HAMPTON, Va. A 21-year-old Hampton man was killed Saturday in Iraq.

  • Prominent Republicans Blast Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 16 11:33 AM
    Day to Day , October 16, 2006 For most of President Bush's term in office, his fellow Republicans have presented a mostly united front in support of White House polices. But now, criticism of the Bush administration's Iraq policy is coming from some highly respected and powerful GOP lawmakers.

  • Moody-based airman killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    HAMPTON, Va. The Pentagon says a 21-year-old Hampton, Virginia, man based in Georgia was killed in Iraq.

  • Texans killed in the Iraq war in 2006 Open this result in new window
    WOAI - 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
    At least 45 Texas service members have died in Iraq in 2006, and at least 236 have died since the war began in March 2003, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (www.defenselink.mil). The list includes overseas casualties related to Operation Iraqi Freedom, both in combat and otherwise.

  • Iraq delays national talks amid killings Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 15 6:13 PM
    Iraq's government indefinitely postponed a much-anticipated national reconciliation conference Sunday as a two-day spree of sectarian revenge killings and insurgent bombings left at least 86 Iraqis dead.

  • Hoosier Marine KIlled In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WISH-TV Indianapolis - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    An Evansville resident serving with the United States Marines in Iraq has died. Sgt. Brock A. Babb, 40, died Oct. 15 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

  • 2 Texas servicemen killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    FORT HOOD, Texas -- A Texas soldier and Marine were killed during combat operations in Iraq, the military said Monday. Sgt. Jonathan J.

  • Special: Media battled defense officials for news on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Asahi.com - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
    During the two-and-a-half years the Ground Self-Defense Force was in Iraq for humanitarian assistance, there were a number of confrontations between officials and reporters.

  • Bush tells Iraq leader no U.S. pullout in sight Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Oct 16 9:10 AM
    President Bush personally assured Iraq's prime minister today that he has no plans to pull U.S. forces out.

  • Fort Wainwright soldier killed in Iraq is identified Open this result in new window
    Alaska Public Radio Network - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    The military Monday released the identity of the Fort Wainwright soldier who was killed in Iraq last week. 25-year-old Sergeant Nicholas Sowinski, of Arizona, died when his Stryker vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb. An Army spokesman says that happened early last Wednesday morning when Sowinski was taking part in a mounted patrol in Baghdad.

  • Indiana Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRTV Indianapolis - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- A Marine from Evansville was among two members of a Terre Haute-based reserve unit killed during combat over the weekend in Iraq, the military said Monday.

  • 91 die in sectarian violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 16 6:43 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Four days of sectarian slaughter killed at least 91 people by Monday in Balad, a town near a major U.S. air base an hour's drive north of the capital. Elsewhere, 60 Iraqis died in attacks and 16 tortured bodies were found.

  • US troops 'winning friends in Iraq' Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Oct 16 4:40 PM
    US soldiers in Iraq built "bonds of friendship" with the locals that may help win the war, Vice President Dick Cheney told returning troops today.

  • Officials release name of Stryker soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel 2 News Anchorage - Oct 16 6:43 PM
    The U.S. Army has identified the Alaska-based soldier who was killed in Iraq last week.

  • Fort Hood soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOAI - 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - A Texas soldier was killed during combat operations in Iraq when a blast occurred near his vehicle, the military said Monday. 2nd Lt. Johnny K. Craver, 37, of McKinney, died Friday in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated.

  • Santorum defends Iraq war policy Open this result in new window
    Herald Standard - 25 minutes ago
    LEVITTOWN - Embattled U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said America has avoided a second terrorist attack for five years because the 'Eye of Mordor' has instead been drawn to Iraq.

  • Blair forms plan of attack over general's Iraq criticism Open this result in new window
    Independent - Oct 16 4:26 PM
    Tony Blair will hit back today at General Sir Richard Dannatt, who warned last week that the continued presence of British troops in Iraq was "exacerbating" the country's security crisis.

  • Car bombs kill 30 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 16 1:26 PM
    Car bombs have killed at least 30 people in Iraq, including two near simultaneous blasts in a mixed area in Baghdad shortly before Muslims gathered at sunset to break their fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.

  • 91 Die in Sectarian Violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Oct 16 6:12 PM
    By STEVEN R. HURST BAGHDAD, Iraq - Four days of sectarian slaughter killed at least 91 people by Monday in Balad, a town near a major U.S. air base an hour's drive north of the capital. Elsewhere, 60 Iraqis died in attacks and 16 tortured bodies were found. The U.S.

  • For Bush, Many Questions on Iraq and North Korea Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 15 9:33 PM
    President Bush addressed the issue of his administration?s different approaches to North Korea and Iraq.

  • Baker Sees Iraq Panel Departing From Bush Strategy Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 15 9:32 PM
    The G.O.P. co-chairman of a bipartisan commission assessing Iraq said he expected to depart from calls to ?stay the course.?

  • Ingram calls for debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Herald - 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
    Adam Ingram, Armed Forces minister, yesterday called for a "national debate" on the UK's involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. He spoke as an MP, just back from Afghanistan, warned that British troops could be there for another 20 years.

  • Reid admits Iraq war has fuelled radicalism Open this result in new window
    Independent - Oct 16 4:07 PM
    John Reid, the Home Secretary, conceded last night for the first time that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have played a part radicalising young Muslims.

  • Death Toll Surges in Iraq Killings Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 16 4:32 AM
    Death Toll in a Surge of Sectarian Killings in Balad, Iraq, Swells to at Least 91

  • Local soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KESQ - Oct 16 6:02 PM
    An Army private from Hemet has died fighting in the war in Iraq. Kenny Stanton, Junior, was killed on Friday in Baghdad after an improvised explosive device blew up near his vehicle. The 20-year-old was assigned to the 57th military police company in Korea.

  • Fort Hood soldier from McKinney dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley - Oct 16 5:45 PM
    WASHINGTON Another Fort Hood soldier from North Texas has been killed in combat in Iraq.

  • 'Please be brave': Iraq turns to China for oil exploration Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Oct 16 11:40 AM
    WASHINGTON China has agreed to explore for crude oil in Iraq where American companies dare not go. An Iraqi executive said Chinese companies have dismissed security threats and plan to drill for oil in Iraq. The executive said Iraq approached China to participate in the project.

  • U.S. panel to propose policy changes in Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Oct 16 5:39 PM
    A special panel backed by President George W. Bush is to propose significant changes in the administration's strategy in Iraq by early next year, The Los Angeles Times reported on Monday.

  • Army identifies soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVA Anchorage - Oct 16 5:25 PM
    The military Monday releases the identity of the Fort Wainwright soldier who was killed in Iraq. 25-year-old Sergeant Nicholas Sowinski, of Tempe, Arizona, died when his Stryker vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb.

  • Pentagon defends detention of AP photographer in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - Oct 16 5:24 PM
    The Pentagon is brushing off a request for more information and a decision on an Associated Press photographer held for six months in Iraq without formal charges.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,766 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 15 4:50 PM
    As of Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006, at least 2,766 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,198 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Boca girl collects 2,344 beanie babies to send to children in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boca Raton News - 35 minutes ago
    Hayley Crowell of Boca Raton wanted children in Iraq to feel comforted during a time of war. So, the 11-year-old decided to collect the one thing she thought would bring peace to the children- beanie babies.

  • Fort Hood soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Oct 16 5:03 PM
    Fort Hood officials announced 2nd Lt. Johnny Keith Craver, 37, of McKinney, Texas died in Baghdad, Iraq. Craver died from injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat.

  • Breaking: Hampton airman reported killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Virginian-Pilot - Oct 16 11:58 AM
    A member of the Air Force from Hampton died Saturday in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced today. Airman 1st Class Leebenard E. Chavis was working as a turret gunner with Iraqi police near Baghdad, . . .

  • Saddam letter says Iraq's 'liberation' at hand; new slaying linked to trial Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Oct 16 11:34 AM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Saddam Hussein issued an open letter Monday, saying Iraq's "liberation is at hand" and calling for an end to sectarian killings. Meanwhile, the brother of the prosecutor in his genocide trial was shot to death at home, the latest death linked to proceedings against the deposed leader.

  • Iraq?s Christians Flee as Extremist Threat Worsens Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 21 minutes ago
    Muslim fury over Pope Benedict XVI?s remarks on Islam has brought a new level of threat to an already shrinking Christian population.

  • Death toll in Iraq sectarian fighting rises to 91 Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Oct 16 11:27 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Sunni Muslims fled across the Tigris River on Monday, trying to escape a four-day rampage of sectarian fighting in their Shiite-dominated home city of Balad north of Baghdad. At least 91...

  • Correction: Iraq-US Deaths Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Oct 16 11:37 AM
    In an Oct. 14 story listing the latest U.S. military casualties in Iraq, The Associated Press, relying on a spelling from the Department of Defense, erroneously reported the name of one casualty. The soldier was Army Private 1st Class Thomas J. Hewett, 22, of Temple, Texas, not Hewitt. He died Friday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., from injuries sustained during a Sept. 26

  • Fort Hood soldier from McKinney dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - Oct 16 4:25 PM
    WASHINGTON Another Fort Hood soldier from North Texas has been killed in combat in Iraq. The Defense Department today announced the death of 37-year-old Second Lieutenant...

  • Chillicothe man back from Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHOI - Oct 16 3:27 PM
    A Chillicothe dad is back from Iraq and reunited with his family. Navy Reservist Josh Evans returned home Monday. He was deployed for almost nine months. He spent six of those in Iraq.

  • Analysis: Iraq goes deeper into division Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 15 1:05 PM
    The Sunni Arab and al-Qaida insurgency that first shoved Iraq toward chaos three years ago clearly had taken a back seat by Sunday to the sectarian bloodletting that is sending the country spiraling toward if not deeper into civil war.

  • Australian parliament in row over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Oct 16 3:37 PM
    The Australian parliament was in uproar Monday as opposition parliamentarians applied the blowtorch to Prime Minister John Howard. The issue was Iraq, and Australia's involvement in the Iraq war.

  • Minnesota Senate hopefuls clash on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 15 2:40 PM
    Candidates in Minnesota's closely watched Senate race clashed Sunday on Iraq and tax policy, with the Republican defending his vote to authorize the war in Iraq.

  • Priest was chaplain in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Oct 16 11:06 AM
    PATERSON -- It might seem an incongruous image: A priest dressed in military fatigues, flying in a chopper over Iraq. But then you get to know the Rev. Joseph Orlandi.

  • Correction: Iraq-US Deaths Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 16 11:14 AM
    In an Oct. 14 story listing the latest U.S. military casualties in Iraq, The Associated Press, relying on a spelling from the Department of Defense, erroneously reported the name of one casualty.