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  • Inadequate equipment, health problems face Iraq, Afghanistan veterans: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan lack proper equipment, are overstretched and face serious health problems upon their return home, according to a poll released by an advocacy group.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    As of Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at least 2,736 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 2,174 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Congress sets aside $20M to celebrate end of Iraq, Afghan wars Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 04 3:04 PM
    The military's top generals have warned Iraq is on the cusp of a civil war and that U.S. troops must remain in large numbers until at least next spring. But if the winds suddenly blow a different direction, Congress is ready to celebrate with a $20 million victory party.

  • Saudis plan security fence along border with Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 1:35 PM
    Saudi Arabia plans to put up a fence along its border with Iraq as a security measure, a senior Saudi official was quoted as saying on the Arabic-language satellite channel Al-Arabiya.

  • Inadequate equipment, health problems face Iraq, Afghanistan veterans: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 12:32 PM
    US troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan lack proper equipment, are overstretched and face serious health problems upon their return home, according to a poll released by an advocacy group.

  • Purcell Grad Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 12:40 PM
    Family members of a 1988 Purcell Marian High School graduate learned Wednesday morning that he'd been killed in Iraq.

  • Iraq police unit demobbed as bombs target minister's convoy Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 11:40 AM
    Iraq demobilized an entire police brigade suspected of links to sectarian death squads as a series of bombs exploded near a government minister's convoy, killing at least 21 people.

  • Aide of al-Qaida leader in Iraq arrested Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 11:28 AM
    An aide of the head of al-Qaida in Iraq was arrested last week, and U.S. and Iraqi forces killed or captured more than 600 suspected members of the terrorist group in September, the top U.S. military spokesman in Iraq said Wednesday.

  • Congress approves 20 million USD to celebrate victories in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 12:07 PM
    Republicans in Congress optimistically have set aside 20 million dollars for a post-war victory party once the US military tames raging insurgencies and violence in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • CBS: Death Squads In Iraq Hospitals Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 11 minutes ago
    Halting sectarian violence in Iraq has proven nearly impossible. In the most vivid evidence yet of how bad it's become, Lara Logan has exclusive details about a report that claims Baghdad hospitals have become killing zones.

  • Car and road bombs hit year high in Iraq: US military Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 8:42 AM
    The past week has seen the highest number of car bombs and roadside bombs in Iraq than at any time this year, said a US military spokesman.

  • Iraq Pulls Police Brigade Out of Service Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 04 6:20 PM
    Iraq Pulls Police Brigade Out of Service for Investigation of Suspected Ties to Death Squads

  • US books put Iraq war in the crosshairs Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 7:04 AM
    Their dust jackets are unambiguous, accusing President George W. Bush and his administration of strategic miscalculations, blunders, blindness, conspiracy and outright ineptitude in Iraq.

  • Democrats use strategy of ambiguity on Iraq: experts Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 5:51 AM
    President George W. Bush and Republicans have taken a battering over Iraq, but it's not because voters believe Democrats have a clear strategy for ending the conflict and bringing American soldiers home.

  • AWOL Iraq Vet Surrenders To Army Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Oct 04 4:33 PM
    An Army soldier who fled to Canada in protest rather than redeploy to Iraq has surrendered to military officials and faces possible desertion charges.

  • Bombs target Iraq industry minister convoy, killing 12 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 5:28 AM
    A series of bombs has exploded near the convoy of Iraq's industry minister, killing 12 people and wreaking havoc across a Baghdad neighborhood as leading politicians struggled to end the violence.

  • On every level, the Iraq war is hurting America Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Oct 04 2:25 PM
    Bush's folly in Iraq is taxing US armed forces, the economy, and democracy.

  • Fencing In Iraq Is Always A Solution By Martin Sieff UPI Senior News Analyst Washington (UPI) Oct 04 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Oct 04 6:44 PM
    Saudi Arabia's leaders don't agree with President George W. Bush that there is hope in Iraq; they are fencing off the entire country.

  • Denial, arrogance led U.S. into Iraq trap Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 3:25 AM
    If there's a lesson from Bob Woodward's latest book, State of Denial, it's that the calamity that has unfolded over the past three years in Iraq was born of a ruinous mix of arrogance and naiveté from President Bush and his key deputies.

  • Violence in Iraq leaves at least 52 dead Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 3:25 AM
    A suicide bomber unleashed a blast in a Baghdad fish market Tuesday and two Shiite families were found slain north of the capital as violence across Iraq claimed at least 52 lives.

  • 12 dead as Iraq minister escapes bomb blasts Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 3:52 AM
    Iraq's industry minister has escaped a bomb attack on his convoy but three of his bodyguards were among 12 people killed when three powerful blasts shook a Baghdad suburb, security sources said.

  • Veritas Challenges L-3 for $4.6 Billion Iraq Job (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 04 1:33 PM
    Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Veritas Capital, the second-largest private equity firm targeting U.S. defense contracts, is seeking $4.6 billion in Army translation business in Iraq, giving L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. its first competition for the work.

  • Iraq minister not present during bombing: aide Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 2:42 AM
    Iraq's industry ministry said the minister was not present when a convoy of the ministry's cars was blasted by a double bomb attack in central Baghdad on Wednesday, denying police reports that he was.

  • Marines Battle Rumor Mill in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Oct 04 1:34 PM
    HADITHA, Iraq -- Word spread quickly: A Marine search dog had escaped and was roaming the streets attacking children. But the Marines didn't have any dogs in Haditha at the time.

  • Marines Battle Rumor Mill in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 04 1:34 PM
    Rumors, Most of Them Maligning U.S. Soldiers, Are Staple of Life in Isolated Cities of Iraq

  • Iraq minister survives bomb, 9 killed: police Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 2:25 AM
    Iraq's industry minister survived a double bomb attack on his convoy in central Baghdad on Wednesday that killed at least nine people and wounded at least 51, police and Interior Ministry sources said.

  • Wheat Rises on Egypt, Iraq Imports, Drought Damage in Australia Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 04 11:31 AM
    Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Wheat prices in Chicago rose the most in four sessions as Egypt and Iraq purchased U.S. supplies and drought reduced production in Australia, the world's third- largest exporter.

  • World News : More Coverage of the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Oct 04 9:49 AM
    BAGHDAD Judges have postponed the verdict in the war crimes trial of ousted President Saddam Hussein, an Iraqi court announced Tuesday, a delay that comes amid growing concern that any ruling would sharpen Iraq's deadly sectarian divide.

  • Fort Carson honors soldier who died in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Rocky Mountain News - Oct 04 4:03 PM
    Fellow soldiers remembered 19-year-old Pfc. Nicholas Madaras as a bright young man with a sense of humor who kept their spirits high amid the carnage and chaos of Iraq.

  • Purcell grad killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Cincinnati Enquirer - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    Guy Barattieri, a major in the U.S. Army Special Forces who grew up in Pleasant Ridge and went to Purcell Marian High School, was killed in Iraq when a device exploded on the road in front of his convoy,

  • Congress OKs $20M to Celebrate End of Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Oct 04 10:29 AM
    Congress is ready to celebrate the end of Iraq and Afghanistan wars with a $20 million party they approved in this year's defense spending bill.

  • Australian PM says had to plead with Bush for Iraq intelligence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 12:14 AM
    Australian Prime Minister John Howard admitted that he was forced to plead with ally US President George W. Bush for access to secret intelligence on the war on Iraq.

  • Iraq's universities and schools near collapse Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    World: Iraq's school and university system is in danger of collapse as pupils and teachers flee from violence.

  • Political Strategists Gauge Iraq, Foley Fallout on Elections Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Oct 04 5:12 PM
    Political analysts discuss how recent revelations about the Iraq war and messages former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., sent to congressional interns may impact the upcoming midterm elections and possibly shift the balance of power in Congress.

  • Woodward Discusses New Book Critical of Administration on Iraq War Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Oct 04 5:12 PM
    Washington Post editor Bob Woodward's new book, "State of Denial", critiques the Bush administration's handling of the war in Iraq and how officials presented the need to go to war to the American public.

  • Poll: Iraq, sex scandal halt GOP momentum Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Oct 04 8:38 AM
    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- A House sex scandal and a renewed focus on the Bush administration's handling of the Iraq war has halted a rebound by Republicans hoping to keep control of the House and Senate in the Nov. 7 midterm elections, according to Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released late Tuesday.

  • Former soldier shot dead in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Oct 04 6:09 AM
    A former Scots Guards soldier is shot dead in Iraq while working for a private security firm.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,736 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 04 5:30 PM
    As of Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at least 2,736 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,730 Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 04 7:50 AM
    U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,730 Tuesday, According to Count by the Associated Press

  • Marine Killed in Iraq Returned Home Open this result in new window
    WXIA-TV Atlanta - 49 minutes ago
    A Metro Atlanta Marine killed in Iraq was brought home to his family in Fulton County on Wednesday. Video: Duffie Dixon Reports

  • Iraq Pulls Police Brigade Out of Service Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Oct 04 3:19 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi authorities pulled a brigade of about 700 policemen out of service Wednesday in its biggest move ever to uproot troops linked to death squads, aiming to signal the government's seriousness in cleansing Baghdad of sectarian violence.

  • Fort Bragg-based soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fayetteville Observer - 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
    A soldier based at Fort Bragg has been killed in Iraq, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Sgt. Joseph W. Perry, 23, of Alpine, Calif., died Monday in Muhallah, Iraq, when his mounted patrol came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations, the military said.

  • Our view on Bush's legacy: Denial, arrogance led U.S. into Iraq trap Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 03 9:22 PM
    Our view on Bush's legacy: Denial, arrogance led U.S. into Iraq trap New book details White House bungling as insurgency grew. If there's a lesson from Bob Woodward's latest book, State of Denial, it's that the calamity that has unfolded...

  • Fort Bragg-Based Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRAL-TV 5 Raleigh - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    A soldier based at Fort Bragg has been killed in Iraq, the Defense Department said Wednesday.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,730 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 03 7:50 PM
    As of Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006, at least 2,730 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 2,163 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • SC soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    (Baghdad, Iraq) October 4, 2006 - A soldier from South Carolina was killed this week in Iraq. Private first class Satieon Greenlee, 24, died in Baghdad from small arms fire. He was one of four killed.

  • Francestown soldier wounded in Iraq roadside bombing Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Oct 04 10:36 AM
    A Francestown soldier serving in Iraq was seriously wounded over the weekend in a roadside bombing.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    As of Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, at least 2,736 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.

  • Two Fort Hood Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    Fort Hood -- The Defense Department says two soldiers from Fort Hood died after their military vehicle rolled over in Iraq. Staff Sgt. Edward C. Reynolds, Junior, of Groves, Texas and Pvc. Henry Paul, of Kolonia Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, died Tuesday.

  • Hammond Soldier Killed In Action In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Chicago - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    A Chicago-area soldier has died, one of the latest casualties in the war in Iraq. CBS 2 Northwest Indiana Bureau Chief Pamela Jones reports that 27-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan Rojas from Hammond, Ind., was killed Tuesday.

  • Soldier from Pendleton killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Times and Democrat - 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
    ANDERSON, S.C. - A soldier from Pendleton has died in fighting in Iraq, the Pentagon said. Pfc. Satieon V. Greenlee, 24, was one of four soldiers killed Monday in Baghdad from small arms fire, the Defense Department said.

  • $20m plan to celebrate end of war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Oct 04 4:47 PM
    THE United States Congress has set aside $20 million (£10.6 million) to celebrate the end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Mongolia sends 7th batch of peacekeepers to Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
    More than 100 Mongolian soldiers left for Iraq on board a special flight, making them the seventh military contingent from Mongolia to support the peacekeeping mission for a six-month term, local media reported on Wednesday.

  • US sets aside £11m for Iraq 'success party' Open this result in new window
    Independent - Oct 04 4:27 PM
    What a celebration they have in mind is unclear. When the celebration will take place is also uncertain. But Republicans in Washington are so certain of the US making progress in Iraq and Afghanistan that they have set aside $20m (£11m) for a "commemoration of success".

  • 22nd Signal Brigade soldiers return safely from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Oct 04 2:06 PM
    DARMSTADT, Germany After a year in Iraq, Sgt. Derik Mead couldnt remember his age. He also botched the age of his wife, Jolina. After she corrected him, he shook his head. Its been a long time, he said with a grin.

  • Iraq's universities and schools near collapse as teachers and pupils flee Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 04 4:14 PM
    Iraq's school and university system is in danger of collapse in large areas of the country as pupils and teachers take flight in the face of threats of violence.

  • Denial, arrogance led U.S. into Iraq trap Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 03 4:58 PM
    If there's a lesson from Bob Woodward's latest book, State of Denial, it's that the calamity that has unfolded over the past three years in Iraq was born of a ruinous mix of arrogance and naivet from President Bush and his key deputies.

  • 27-year-old Stryker soldier dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel 2 News Anchorage - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
    An Alaska-based soldier has died in Iraq.

  • Iraq takes over forward base in South Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Oct 04 1:28 PM
    BAGHDAD Iraq has received responsibility for a forward operating base.

  • Fort Bragg-based soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - Oct 04 6:20 PM
    The military says a Fort Bragg soldier has been killed in Iraq.

  • Violence in Iraq Leaves at Least 52 Dead Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 04 3:49 AM
    Violence Across Iraq Claims at Least 52 Lives As Sunnis Express Concern Over New Security Plan

  • Iraq Authorities Suspend Baghdad Police Unit Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Oct 04 12:51 PM
    Iraqi authorities have suspended an entire police brigade in Baghdad because of alleged complicity with militias involved in sectarian violence. U.S. military spokesman in Iraq, Major General William Caldwell says authorities have decided to remove hundreds of police officers for re-training.

  • WAR IN IRAQ: Three scenarios, each with its own problems Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Oct 04 10:44 AM
    By Eric Black eblack@startribune.com The war in Iraq has not gone according to the plans or expectations of the Bush administration. No weapons of mass destruction. No collaboration between Saddam Hussein and Al-Qaida. It wasn't supposed to take this long, be this difficult or cost this much. The administration has pointed to success -- toppling Saddam and fostering elections -- and

  • Body count continues to grow in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    BG News - 3 minutes ago
    (AP) ­- As of yesterday at least 2,736 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 2,174 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Soldier from Alpine, Calif, killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Oct 04 4:50 PM
    A soldier from Alpine, Calif., has been killed in Iraq, the Defense Department said Wednesday.

  • A death in Iraq - Russellville native's good as gold' heart gave out Open this result in new window
    Jefferson City News Tribune - Oct 04 4:24 PM
    Chad Amos had a heart too big for this world. The 29-year-old Russellville native died 10 days ago in Tikrit, Iraq. Employed by Lear Siegler Inc., Amos worked as a foreman and mechanic, adding armor to American soldiers' vehicles.

  • Iraq Pulls Police Brigade Out of Service Open this result in new window
    The Times and Democrat - Oct 04 3:30 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi authorities for the first time pulled a brigade of about 700 policemen out of service Wednesday for investigation of suspected ties to death squads, aiming to signal the government's seriousness in cleansing Baghdad of sectarian violence.

  • Suicide Concerns for Iraq Veterans Open this result in new window
    WHEC-TV-10 - Oct 04 4:21 PM
    They say that freedom is not free, and we learned that a Finger Lakes family is paying a personal price for the war in Iraq. Post traumatic stress disorder is taking its toll on yet another generation of veterans returning home from the war zone, and a major concern is suicide.

  • Families learns two East Peoria grads died in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHOI - Oct 04 5:05 PM
    In a matter of two days, two Heart of Illinois families learned their sons died while serving in Iraq. Spc. Kris Walker and Spc. George Obourn, Jr. were originally from Creve Coeur.

  • Stryker killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVA Anchorage - Oct 04 4:28 PM
    Army officials say a Fort Wainwright soldier was killed Tuesday in Iraq. U.S. Army Alaska spokesman Major Kirk Gohlke says the soldier was killed by small arms fire in Baghdad. NO other soldiers were injured in the incident.

  • Iraq War Like Vietnam for 52% of Americans Open this result in new window
    Angus Reid - 39 minutes ago
    - Many adults in the United States observe similarities in the coalition effort and the Vietnam War, according to a poll by Opinion Research Corporation released by CNN. 52 per cent of respondents think the war in Iraq has turned into a situation like the United States faced in Vietnam.

  • Former Marine Corps chief cites concerns with Iraq, Pentagon politics Open this result in new window
    Fox 23 - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Gen. James L. Jones, once the Marine Corps' top general, did not deny reports in a new book that he told a colleague Iraq was a debacle and that Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld had emasculated the service chiefs.

  • Four US soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Oct 04 4:17 PM
    BAGHDAD - Four more US soliders were cut down by gun and shell fire in Iraq on Wednesday, in the ongoing security operation in the war-torn Iraqi capital Baghdad, a US military statement said.

  • Marine from Michigan killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 - Oct 04 3:28 PM
    DAVISBURG, Mich. -- A Marine from Michigan has died while serving in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday. Marine Capt. Justin D.

  • Car bombings soar in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Oct 04 3:31 PM
    BAGHDAD Iraq on Wednesday demobilized an entire police brigade suspected of links to sectarian death squads as a series of bombs exploded near a government minister's convoy, killing at least 21 people.

  • Former Seattle police officer killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KOMO - Oct 04 3:13 PM
    Major Guy Barattieri, who worked for the Seattle Police Department from 2001 to 2004, was killed in Iraq by an improvised explosive device.

  • Iraq Suspends Police Brigade in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    An entire Iraqi police brigade has been suspended on suspicions that some members took part in death squad killings.

  • Russellville Man Working in Iraq Dies Open this result in new window
    KCTV 5 Kansas City - Oct 04 1:50 PM
    RUSSELLVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- A 29-year-old Russellville man has died in Iraq, where he was working as a civilian to add armor to American soldiers' vehicles, his family said.

  • Iraq takes hundreds of police out of service for 'possible complicity' with death squads Open this result in new window
    Deseret Morning News - Oct 04 8:27 AM
    Iraq takes hundreds of police out of service for 'possible complicity' with death squads

  • 172nd Stryker Brigade soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Anchorage Daily News - Oct 04 1:49 PM
    A Fort Wainwright soldier assigned to the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team was killed in Iraq, a U.S. Army spokesman in Alaska said Wednesday.

  • Seattle Police Officer Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma - Oct 04 2:11 PM
    A Seattle police officer serving in Iraq has been killed.

  • Inadequate equipment, health problems face Iraq, Afghanistan veterans: poll Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Oct 04 1:47 PM
    WASHINGTON - US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan lack proper equipment, are overstretched and face serious health problems upon their return home, according to a poll released by an advocacy group Wednesday.

  • Soldier Opposed to Iraq War Turns Himself In Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Oct 04 12:07 AM
    A soldier who fled to Canada rather than redeploy to Iraq surrendered at Ft. Knox after asking for leniency.

  • Violence in Iraq leaves at least 49 dead Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 03 12:56 PM
    A suicide bomber unleashed a blast in a Baghdad fish market Tuesday and two Shiite families were found slain north of the capital as violence across Iraq claimed at least 49 lives.

  • Should we still be in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Ridgecrest Daily Independent - Oct 04 3:12 PM
    With everything that's been going on in our country, should we still be trying to save Iraq or should we be concentrating on saving our selves?

  • Two soldiers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - Oct 04 8:36 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq One soldier was killed in fighting in northern Iraq and another died in an attack on his patrol in Baghdad, the U.S. command said Wednesday.

  • GOP set up fund for Iraq victory fete Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 04 3:55 AM
    Even as the Bush administration urges Americans to stay the course in Iraq, Republicans in Congress have put down a quiet marker in the apparent hope that V-I Day might be only months away. Tucked away in fine print in the military spending bill for...

  • Paper: Millions Iraq, Afghanistan victoriy celebrations Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 04 5:44 AM
    The New York Times reports today that Republicans buried a provision in a recent military spending bill that devotes $20 million to pay for a celebration in the nations capital 'for commemoration of success' in Iraq and Afghanistan. Appropriators had...

  • Schofield soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Honolulu Advertiser - Oct 04 1:10 PM
    A Schofield Barracks soldier deployed to Iraq was killed Tuesday, the Army confirmed today. The name of the soldier is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

  • Saudis plan security fence along border with Iraq Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Oct 04 1:32 PM
    DUBAI - Saudi Arabia plans to put up a fence along its border with Iraq as a security measure, a senior Saudi official was quoted as saying Wednesday on the Arabic-language satellite channel Al-Arabiya.

  • Aide of al-Qaida leader in Iraq arrested Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Oct 04 11:59 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) An aide of the head of al-Qaida in Iraq was arrested last week, and U.S. and Iraqi forces killed or captured more than 600 suspected members of the terrorist group in September, the top U.S. military spokesman in Iraq said Wednesday.

  • Border fence with Iraq 'not a segregation wall' Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Oct 04 3:22 PM
    Riyadh: Saudi Deputy Interior Minister Prince Ahmad Bin Abdul Aziz has emphasised that the border fence, which Saudi Arabia plans to build along its border with Iraq, will not in any way be a segregation wall.

  • Army extends troops' Iraq duty yet again Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - Oct 04 10:22 AM
    WASHINGTON -- The Army is stretched so thin by the war in Iraq that it is again extending the combat tours of thousands of soldiers beyond the promised 12 months - the second such move since August.

  • Iraq police unit demobbed as bombs target minister's convoy Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Oct 04 12:02 PM
    An Iraqi calls for help at the site of three large explosions outside a market complex in southern Baghdad. Iraq demobilized an entire police brigade suspected of links to sectarian death squads as a series of bombs exploded near a government minister's convoy, killing at least 21 people.

  • Violence in Iraq leaves at least 52 dead Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 03 11:19 AM
    A suicide bomber unleashed a blast in a Baghdad fish market and two Shiite families were found slain north of the capital as violence across Iraq claimed at least 52 lives. The U.S. military, meanwhile, announced the deaths of nine soldiers and two Marines in what has been a deadly period for American forces in Iraq.

  • [ Iraq... ] Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Oct 04 11:13 AM
    IRAQ Fear of violence delays verdict for Hussein BAGHDAD -- Judges have postponed the verdict in the war crimes trial of Saddam Hussein, the court announced Tuesday, a delay that comes amid growing concern that any ruling would inflame Iraq's deadly sectarian divide.

  • N.H. Soldier Wounded In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Oct 04 11:47 AM
    A soldier from New Hampshire has been seriously wounded in Iraq. Lieutenant Scott Quilty of Francestown was hurt in a roadside bombing Sunday night. His father, also named Scott, says doctors had to amputate his son's right leg below the knee and right arm below the elbow.

  • Arkansas Engineer Battalion on the verge of Iraq mission Open this result in new window
    Piggott Times - Oct 04 4:38 PM
    Five hundred of the finest Soldiers from Arkansas, Indiana and Vermont stand ready to take on their mission in Iraq. On Saturday, September 23, the 875th Engineer Battalion stood in formation on the Fort McCoy, Wis., parade field and belted out the unit motto, ready and willing, during a deployment ceremony marking the end of their training.

  • Former Seattle police officer killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KING 5 Seattle - Oct 04 12:13 PM
    A former Seattle Police Department officer who left his job to go to Iraq was killed there on Tuesday. Guy Bartierri was working for a contractor there, although he had remained in the reserve.

  • 'Just a Comma' Becomes Part of Iraq Debate Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Oct 04 5:51 PM
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 4 -- When the president speaks, every word can be subject to scrutiny. Even the punctuation marks.