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  • Along Iraq-Syria Border, a Struggle to Cover the Terrain Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 8 minutes ago
    RABIYAH, Iraq, Oct. 31 -- A convoy of U.S. Humvees streamed through the midnight darkness, following the border as soldiers scanned the endless flats with night-vision goggles. The thin earthen berm separating northern Iraq from Syria lay just a few hundred yards to their right, but what was out...

  • Iraq says it needs $100 billion in aid Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    War-ravaged Iraq needs around $100 billion in the next four to five years to recover and rebuild its infrastructure, a government spokesman said Tuesday at the opening of an international aid meeting.

  • Kerry, White House exchange words over Iraq 'bad joke' Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
    Sen. John Kerry got into a verbal sparring match today with the White House and fellow Sen. John McCain over remarks they called an insult to U.S. troops in Iraq and what Kerry called a misinterpretation of a "bad joke" about the president's leadership.

  • Bush Attacks Kerry for Remarks on Iraq Troops Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 31 6:38 PM
    President Bush had a chance to relive his victorious campaign of 2004 as he attacked Senator John F. Kerry over the war in Iraq.

  • Blair dodges defeat in vote on Iraq war inquiry Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 5:43 PM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair's government survived a potentially damaging vote in parliament on whether he should order an inquiry into how Britain joined the war in Iraq.

  • UK's Blair defeats opposition call for Iraq probe Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 3:41 PM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair, U.S. President George W. Bush's strongest ally in the Iraq war, defeated an opposition bid in parliament on Tuesday to force an inquiry into his handling of the conflict.

  • The untracked guns of Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 31 3:55 PM
    About the last thing the United States ought to be doing in Iraq is funneling weapons into black-market weapons bazaars.

  • Bush blasts former rival's Iraq comment Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 3:54 PM
    US President George W. Bush blasted Democratic Senator John Kerry for saying that those who neglect their education "get stuck in Iraq" and demanded Kerry apologize to US troops there.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 2,816 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 4:45 PM
    As of Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at least 2,816 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 2,258 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Democrats, Republicans spar over Iraq as elections loom Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 2:58 PM
    Leading Democrats and Republicans swapped charges that the other side lacks a plan for war-torn Iraq -- the issue that pundits say will likely decide next week's critical midterm elections.

  • British lawmakers reject Iraq probe Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 1:50 PM
    British lawmakers on Tuesday narrowly rejected a proposal for an immediate inquiry into the role of Prime Minister Tony Blair's government in the Iraq conflict.

  • Kerry draws Republican fire for Iraq comment Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 2:04 PM
    Democratic U.S. Sen. John Kerry drew election-year fire from President Bush and other Republicans on Tuesday for saying college students could "get stuck in Iraq" if they do not study hard.

  • Iraq PM ends U.S. blockade of militia bastion Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 1:47 PM
    U.S. troops lifted roadblocks around a Baghdad militia stronghold on Tuesday when Iraq's prime minister ordered them out, flexing his political muscle after a week of public friction with Washington ahead of U.S. elections.

  • Iraq seeks 100 billion dollars in aid Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:19 PM
    Iraq needs around 100 billion dollars in aid to develop its infrastructure, an official said, as the war-torn nation won new pledges from a donors' meeting in Kuwait.

  • Language on Iraq -- when is it civil war? Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:06 PM
    What do you call a situation where 3,000 citizens of a country kill each other every month through bombing, shooting and beheading? If the country is Iraq, it depends on who answers the question.

  • Iraq set to boost security forces: Rumsfeld Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:28 PM
    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said on Tuesday Iraq was expected to build up its security force beyond the goal of 325,000, as high levels of violence persist in the country.

  • Brit lawmakers reject Iraq investigation Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:38 PM
    British lawmakers narrowly rejected a proposal for an immediate inquiry into the role of Prime Minister Tony Blair's government in the Iraq conflict on Tuesday, after their first major debate on the military action since Saddam Hussein's ouster in 2003.

  • Ground prepared for Iran to discuss Iraq with US: Khatami Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:55 PM
    The "ground is prepared" for direct talks between Iran and the United States over the situation in war-ravaged Iraq, former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami said on British television.

  • One week from election, Democrats, Republicans spar over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:14 PM
    Leading Democrats and Republicans swapped charges that the other side lacks a plan for war-torn Iraq -- the issue that pundits predict will decide next week's critical midterm elections.

  • Local Marine Critically Wounded In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Cleveland - NewsNet5 via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 1:41 PM
    A 20-year-old Avon Lake Marine has been critically wounded in Iraq.

  • Blair scrapes through vote on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:10 PM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair's government scraped through a potentially damaging vote in parliament on whether he should order an inquiry into how Britain joined the war in Iraq.

  • White House accuses Democrat Kerry of insulting US troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 11:10 AM
    The White House and leading US Republicans accused former Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry of insulting US troops in Iraq by making recent remarks encouraging young people study hard in order to have career options other than military service.

  • Kerry remarks add fuel to intense Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 31 2:51 PM
    Debate over the Iraq war reached a new level of intensity Tuesday, with Republicans accusing Senator John Kerry of insulting rank-and-file American troops and Kerry lashing back at some of his tormentors as "assorted right-wing nut jobs."

  • Iraq deserter heads for Fort Knox to turn himself in Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 31 10:50 AM
    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AP) -- A U.S. Army soldier who fled to Canada rather than return to Iraq said Tuesday he was traveling to Fort Knox to surrender to military authorities.

  • UK's Blair faces vote over Iraq inquiry Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 9:42 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair, President Bush's strongest ally in the Iraq war, may face a damaging defeat in parliament on Tuesday over his handling of the conflict.

  • Kerry, Bush Spar Over Iraq Remarks Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 13 minutes ago
    President Bush said Sen. John Kerry owes an apology to troops after he said that those unable to navigate the country's education system "get stuck in Iraq." Kerry defended his statement as a botched joke about Bush, not the troops.

  • Blair faces possible defeat in Iraq probe vote Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 10:24 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair faced the possibility of a damaging defeat in parliament in a vote on whether he should order an inquiry into how Britain joined the war in Iraq.

  • Iraq seeks $100 billion in aid Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 8:46 AM
    Iraq needs around 100 billion dollars from donor countries to develop its infrastructure over the next five years, an Iraqi official said at the opening of a donors' meeting in Kuwait.

  • Blair faces embarrassing slap in vote on Iraq probe Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 9:04 AM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair is facing a possible embarrassing defeat in parliament, in a vote on whether he should order an inquiry into how Britain joined the war in Iraq.

  • Video games get serious, fight real-life woes like cancer, Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 9:14 AM
    Video gamers are increasingly dropping virtual swords and guns, and picking up serious subjects such as cancer or the Iraq war, injecting a dose of reality into the multi-billion dollar sector.

  • British legislators to debate possible inquiry into Blair's handling of the Iraq war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 31 7:48 AM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair faced a new test of his authority Tuesday as lawmakers held their first full-fledged debate on Iraq since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion and planned a vote calling for an immediate inquiry into Britain's role in the conflict.

  • In Iraq, this art takes courage Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 31 6:46 AM
    The members of the national dance troupe of Iraq are performers without an audience. They rehearse daily, but hardly ever put on a show.

  • Experts: Iraq Won't Change Much Under Dems Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Oct 31 5:01 PM
    Will a Democratic takeover of one or both houses of Congress in the upcoming midterm elections have a major impact on the U.S. war effort in Iraq? Maybe not, experts say, since Democrats are not united behind one Iraq policy.

  • Iraq PM orders checkpoints removed Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 7:24 AM
    Iraq's prime minister, in a very public demonstration of his influence over the U.S. military, ordered the lifting on Tuesday of a week-old cordon around the Baghdad militia stronghold of one of his key Shi'ite allies.

  • U.S. must stay until Iraq forces ready: Iraqi leader Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 7:11 AM
    U.S.-led forces should only withdraw from Iraq when local security forces are able to maintain order on their own, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said in a newspaper interview published on Tuesday.

  • Blair wins Iraq inquiry vote Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 31 5:35 AM
    LONDON, England (Reuters) -- British Prime Minister Tony Blair's Labour government defeated an opposition call in parliament for a fresh inquiry into the Iraq war on Tuesday, sparing Blair embarrassment.

  • Iraq PM orders U.S. to ease grip on Shi'ite bastion Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 5:27 AM
    Iraq's prime minister, in a very public demonstration of his influence over the U.S. military, announced the lifting on Tuesday of a week-old cordon around the Baghdad militia stronghold of one of his key Shi'ite allies.

  • Blair Defeats U.K. Opposition Demand for Iraq Inquiry (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 31 3:47 PM
    Oct. 31 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair defeated opposition demands for an inquiry into Britain's decision to go war with Iraq in 2003, avoiding renewal of a debate that could hasten his retirement.

  • Bob Woodward: Bush Misleads On Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Oct 31 3:47 PM
    Bob Woodward tells Mike Wallace that the Bush administration has not been honest about the level of violence in Iraq. The veteran reporter also reveals to Wallace that Henry Kissinger advises the Bush White House on its Iraq policy.

  • 'Civil war can be averted' in Iraq: Talabani Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 4:43 AM
    Civil war is not inevitable in Iraq, but it is confronted with an "enormous challenge", Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said in an interview with a French newspaper on the eve of a visit to Paris.

  • Neither voters nor political leaders are satisifed with Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Oct 31 2:48 PM
    Bush's commitment to remain in Iraq is a courageous one.

  • October 31: Deadly Month Is Finally Over in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 31 4:00 PM
    More than 100 members of the U.S. forces in Iraq were killed in October, making it the deadliest month for U.S. forces there since January 2005. Sectarian violence raged throughout the monthlong Ramadan, despite a beefed-up U.S. presence. This month, Vice President Cheney and others have objected to media coverage of the casualties.

  • Two more Americans die in Iraq as toll climbs Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 2:03 AM
    The U.S. military announced the deaths of two more soldiers in Iraq on Tuesday, taking October's death toll to an unusually high 103 just a week before U.S. congressional elections.

  • RAF Iraq deaths were 'avoidable' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 31 12:26 PM
    The death of two RAF men shot down by a US missile during the Iraq war was "entirely avoidable", a coroner says.

  • Dems counter Bush attack with Iraq ads Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 1:12 AM
    Campaigning for Republicans, President Bush said Monday that "terrorists win and America loses" if opponents of his Iraq policy triumph in next week's elections. Undeterred, House Democrats countered with television ads critical of the war in several competitive races.

  • What would Democrats do about Iraq? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:00 AM
    In poll after poll, prospective voters name Iraq as the No. 1 issue in the upcoming midterm elections.

  • Kerry Reloads in Dogfight Over Snipe at Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Oct 31 11:31 AM
    Massachusetts senator refuses to apologize for statements he made to California college students that if they don't do well in school, they will 'get stuck in Iraq.'

  • At-a-glance: Iraq inquiry debate Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 31 9:29 AM
    Here are the key points from the House of Commons debate over calls for an inquiry into the Iraq war.

  • Defence head avoids Iraq, Vietnam comparison Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    The chief of the Defence Force has told a Senate estimates committee he does not believe Australia and coalition forces are losing the war in Iraq, but has labelled the recent upsurge of violence as concerning.

  • Hard-luck Iraq vet struggles with preemie as $ runs low Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 42 minutes ago
    National Guard Spc. Selena Lassien has already fought in Iraq, fled a hurricane that destroyed her Louisiana home and given birth at 24 weeks to a preemie baby who needs around-the-clock care at Children's...

  • US death toll hits 103 in Iraq in October Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 31 12:53 AM
    The number of US servicemen and women killed in Iraq in October hit 103 with the announcment of the deaths of two soldiers fighting in Baghdad.

  • October U.S. death toll in Iraq hits 103 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 30 11:53 PM
    The American death toll for October climbed past 100, a grim milestone as a White House envoy turned up unexpectedly in Baghdad on Monday following a rough patch in U.S.-Iraqi ties. At least 81 people were killed across Iraq, including 33 in a bombing targeting workers.

  • Retired General on What Should Be Done in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 31 3:49 PM
    Talk of the Nation , October 31, 2006 In the second in a series on "Rethinking Iraq", Neal Conan talks with retired Lt. Gen. Jay Garner, the first American administrator to oversee the reconstruction of Iraq.

  • Iraq Exit Strategy by Arnaud De Borchgrave UPI Editor at Large Washington DC (UPI) Oct 31, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Oct 31 6:28 PM
    The Baker-Hamilton Iraq Study Group, named after part-time diplomatic illusionists James A. Baker III and Lee H. Hamilton, doesn't have an Iraq exit rabbit to pull out of the hat.

  • Kerry's Iraq gaffe throws Bush a lifeline in election battle Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
    US midterms: Statement by John Kerry seized on by George Bush as evidence of lack of patriotism over Iraq war.

  • U.S. must commit to success in Iraq, Kennedy declares Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Oct 31 6:38 PM
    GLENCOE, MINN. - The people sitting in the back room of Gert & Erma's coffee shop on Tuesday worried about the war in Iraq and American dependence on oil. But it wasn't a tough crowd for Rep. Mark Kennedy, who reminded everyone of his farming roots before touching to Winston Churchill and World War II. Kennedy, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, invoked Churchill to make the case that

  • Aussie, British army chiefs in Iraq row Open this result in new window
    The Age - Oct 31 6:07 PM
    Chief of the Australian Defence Force says he disagrees with British army chief Richard Dannatt's assessment that coalition forces are exacerbating the security situation in Iraq.

  • Bush accuses Democrats of lacking plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Oct 30 9:53 PM
    STATESBORO, Georgia (Reuters) - Weakened by the unpopular Iraq war, President George W. Bush accused Democrats of lacking a plan to win it on Monday as he opened a weeklong drive to maintain Republican control of the U.S. Congress.

  • Aussie, British army chiefs in Iraq row Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Oct 31 5:57 PM
    The Australian Defence Force chief says he disagrees with British army chief's assessment that coalition forces are exacerbating the security situation in Iraq.

  • Iraq inquiry would boost the enemy's morale, says Beckett Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    There will come a time to look at the lessons of the Iraq war, but it is not now, Margaret Beckett, the Foreign Secretary, told the Commons last night.

  • U.S. Oct death toll in Iraq rises to 103 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 30 10:25 PM
    The U.S. military on Tuesday announced the deaths of two soldiers, raising the number of troops killed in fighting in Iraq this month to 103.

  • Iraq lost battle, says Saudi study Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Oct 31 6:35 PM
    WASHINGTON -- The US war in Iraq is a "lost battle" and the violence-ravaged nation's "dire" plight seems certain to see it shatter along ethnic lines, an advisor to the Saudi government is warning.

  • Confusion over Iraq inquiry pledge Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Oct 31 5:19 PM
    The Government has been thrown into confusion after Defence Secretary Des Browne apparently pledged an inquiry into the Iraq war.

  • U.S. Envoy Arrives in Iraq as Tough Options Loom Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 30 7:53 PM
    President Bush?s national security adviser arrived in Baghdad on Monday to discuss with Iraq?s government how to pull the country back from the brink.

  • Snow Lashes Out at Kerry's Remark On Education and Iraq Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - 30 minutes ago
    Washington (AP) - The White House accused Sen. John Kerry ( website - news - bio ) on Tuesday of troop-bashing, seizing on a comment the Democrat made to California students that those unable to navigate the country's education system "get stuck in Iraq."

  • Vets, pols stick it to Kerry: Iraq remarks draw ire Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Oct 31 4:43 PM
    Massachusetts Sen. John Kerrys botched joke about students needing to study hard or risk becoming stuck in Iraq has ignited a political firestorm over the war exactly a week from the election.

  • Fort Carson soldiers fetted upon return from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Denver Daily News - 33 minutes ago
    COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) Music and speeches and hugs and tears are becoming the norm this week as thousands of Fort Carson troops return home from Iraq to cheering family and friends.

  • The Iraq vote implications for Blair Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 31 4:45 AM
    Tony Blair may - or may not - win the Commons vote on Iraq but the debate is sure to be seen as a threat to his leadership.

  • Niles West High School Grad Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Chicago - 43 minutes ago
    Relatives and friends are remembering a soldier and a loved one Tuesday night. Kraig Foyteck was killed in Iraq, just weeks before he was supposed to come home. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

  • Democrats' lack of consensus on Iraq won't matter in midterm vote: analysts Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Oct 31 3:09 PM
    WASHINGTON (CP) - U.S. Democrats may already be measuring drapes for their new congressional offices but they still don't agree on what to do about Iraq.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 2,816 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 31 4:45 PM
    As of Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2006, at least 2,816 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Pressing Lieberman Once More, Lamont Shifts Back to Iraq War Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 30 6:38 PM
    Ned Lamont put the issue of Iraq back at the forefront of his campaign as polls showed him lagging behind Senator Joseph I. Lieberman.

  • White House, Kerry square off in Iraq row Open this result in new window
    CBC - Oct 31 3:28 PM
    A week before crucial mid-term elections in the United States, the Iraq war is emerging as the most fiercely contentious issue of the campaign.

  • Bush: Democrats lack plan to win Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 30 6:08 PM
    US President George W. Bush charged that "terrorists win and America loses" if opposition Democrats win November 7 legislative elections dominated by the unpopular Iraq war.

  • Menendez sounds off on Iraq; Kean addresses blacks Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Oct 31 3:12 PM
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. - Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez on Tuesday accused his GOP challenger of not having a vision of how to handle Iraq, returning to a theme that Democrats across the country see as a key in their hopes to take control of Congress.

  • Families Say Goodbye as Fort Hood Soldiers Deploy to Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 31 6:39 AM
    Family and friends of the 1st Calvary Division at Fort Hood, Texas, said goodbye to soldiers deploying to Iraq on Monday. Renee Montagne talked to the soldiers and their families about serving in Iraq.

  • Iraq to boost security forces: Rumsfeld Open this result in new window
    The Age - Oct 31 2:22 PM
    Iraq is expected to build up its security force beyond the goal of 325,000, as high levels of violence persist in the country, the US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says.

  • 92nd MP Battalion Leaves For Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 Columbus - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    A group of soldiers from Fort Benning are on their way to Iraq. About 80 members of the 92nd Military Police Battalion said goodbye to their families Tuesday night.

  • U.S. blunders in Iraq are staggering Open this result in new window
    Whittier Daily news - 2 hours, 48 minutes ago
    I often recall a meeting in October 2003 in Baghdad with an Iraqi engineer who had a master's from Ball State University and loved America. He wanted to talk to me about corruption in reconstruction projects in Iraq.

  • Blair on Iraq hot seat, seeks to stave off inquiry vote defeat Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Oct 31 6:39 PM
    There will be "very real consequences" for British troops in Iraq if MPs defeat the government over calls for an inquiry into the war, Prime Minister Tony Blair's Office claimed today.

  • Quick guide: Violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 31 3:17 AM
    Why is Iraq so violent?

  • LA comedian bringing comedy to Iraq, taking the war back home Open this result in new window
    The San Francisco Examiner - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    LOS ANGELES - Tom Irwin is fighting the war in Iraq one joke at a time. Irwin is a comedian on a twofold mission: Keep the troops laughing while keeping the folks back home aware soldiers in distant places with names like Mosul and Fallujah don't have much to laugh about.

  • Former Manheim Central Student Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WGAL via Yahoo! News - Oct 30 7:45 PM
    A soldier who grew up in Lancaster County was killed in Iraq.

  • MPs attack Blair for 'vainglorious' approach to the conflict in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Independent - Oct 31 4:14 PM
    MPs made angry demands for an inquiry into the Iraq war as they lambasted the Government over its handling of the invasion during the first full debate on the war in more than two years.

  • Dems Counter Bush Attack With Iraq Ads Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 31 6:07 AM
    Bush Campaigns on Anti-Terror, Democrats Counter Attacks With Ads Critical of Iraq War

  • Kerry draws Republican fire for Iraq comment Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Oct 31 2:45 PM
    WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (Reuters) - John Kerry, the Democratic senator from Massachusetts, drew election-year fire from President George W. Bush and other Republicans on Tuesday for saying college students could get stuck in Iraq if they do not study hard.

  • Iraq war probe pledge despite vote Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Oct 31 2:13 PM
    The Government has promised that it would eventually hold an inquiry into the Iraq war despite seeing off an attempt by opposition parties to force an investigation.

  • British Parliament Rejects Opposition's Call For Inquiry Into Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Oct 31 2:29 PM
    (RTTNews) - British parliament on Tuesday narrowly rejected an opposition motion to hold immediate inquiry into the British government's conduct of Iraq war. The motion could only muster 273 votes while 298 MP's supported the government.

  • Blair scrapes through vote on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair's government scraped through a potentially damaging vote in parliament today on whether he should order an inquiry into how Britain joined the war in Iraq.

  • Blair caves in over calls for Iraq inquiry despite Commons victory Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - Oct 31 4:35 PM
    Tony Blair was last night forced to cave in to calls for a full inquiry into the 'monumental catastrophe' of the Iraq war. The Government survived a potentially fatal rebellion on the demands - but only after promising there would be an official probe into the conflict and its aftermath

  • Democrats, Republicans spar over Iraq as elections loom Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Oct 31 4:05 PM
    WASHINGTON -- Leading Democrats and Republicans swapped charges Tuesday that the other side lacks a plan for war-torn Iraq -- the issue that pundits predict will decide next week's critical midterm elections.

  • Troops Return Home from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KKTV 11 Colorado Springs - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Hundreds of soldiers with the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team are home from Iraq. And hundreds more are on their way. These soldiers will get to take the kids out trick or treating tonight. After they spent the last year in Iraq training Iraqi Security Forces.

  • Lifeline for Blair as he scrapes Commons vote on Iraq inquiry Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Oct 31 4:48 PM
    TONY Blair came close to suffering a damaging Commons defeat last night as a dozen Labour rebels backed Scottish and Welsh Nationalists' demands for a parliamentary inquiry into the Iraq war.

  • Blair wins Commons lifeline as he scrapes vote on Iraq inquiry Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Oct 31 4:51 PM
    TONY Blair came close to suffering a damaging Commons defeat last night as Labour rebels backed Scottish and Welsh nationalists' demands for a parliamentary inquiry into the Iraq war.

  • British legislators to debate possible inquiry into Blair's handling of the Iraq war Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 2 hours, 48 minutes ago
    LONDON Prime Minister Tony Blair is facing the prospect of a Parliament vote demanding a legislative investigation of his handling of the Iraq war.

  • Iraq has cost more than 4bn, says MoD Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 31 4:12 PM
    Britain's participation in the invasion of Iraq and its continuing military presence in the country has cost more than 4bn, according to Ministry of Defence figures.

  • Blair defeats opposition call for Iraq probe Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Oct 31 12:22 PM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair, U.S. President George W. Bush's strongest ally in the Iraq war, defeated an opposition bid in parliament on Tuesday to force an inquiry into his handling of the conflict.

  • Ministers hint at Iraq inquiry after withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 31 4:11 PM
    The government indicated last night that it would concede a high-level inquiry into the war in Iraq once British troops had been withdrawn.

  • Iraq says needs $100 bln to rebuild infrastructure Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 31 11:48 AM
    KUWAIT (Reuters) - Iraq needs around $100 billion over the next four to five years to rebuild its shattered infrastructure, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.

  • Blair faces down revolt on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Oct 31 1:33 PM
    Tony Blair today survived an all-party attempt to force him into an inquiry over his conduct over the war in Iraq and its aftermath as Labours Commons majority was slashed.