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  • Warner Downbeat After Iraq Trip Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    The Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday offered a stark assessment of the situation in Iraq after a trip there this week, saying that parts of the country have taken "steps backwards" and that the United States is at risk of losing the campaign to control an...

  • White House defends Bush 'comma' on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 6:25 PM
    The White House defended US President George W. Bush's description of the 10 months of bloody violence in Iraq since December 2005 elections as "just a comma."

  • Iraq still issue number one for US voters Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 3:41 PM
    Iraq remains the top issue for US voters ahead of next month's crucial midterm elections according to a national poll, which also found Americans surprisingly unmoved by the congressional sex scandal currently dominating Washington.

  • Sen. Warner casts dismal view of Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 3:59 PM
    Sen. John Warner on Thursday offered his darkest assessment yet of Iraq, saying the war there was "drifting sideways" without a commitment from its government to disarm militias.

  • Iraq political groups warned on militias Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 2:53 PM
    Political parties must either get rid of their militias or get out of politics, Iraq's prime minister said Thursday, in his toughest warning yet to groups blamed for the country's wave of sectarian violence.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,736 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 3:53 PM
    As of Thursday, Oct. 5, 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 2,176 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Rice makes surprise visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Oct 05 2:39 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, making an unnannounced visit to Iraq, said Thursday that its leaders had limited time to settle political differences spurring sectarian and insurgent violence.

  • Rice Makes Surprise Visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Oct 05 2:18 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, making an election-season visit to Iraq, said Thursday she will tell its leaders they have limited time to settle political differences spurring sectarian and insurgent violence.

  • Iraq entering 'decisive' six months: US General Casey Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 11:24 AM
    The US general in charge of the multinational coalition in Iraq, General George Casey, said that the next six months will be a decisive period that will determine Iraq's future.

  • 2 soldiers from Illinois, good friends, die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    Peoria-area native Army Spec. George Obourn Jr. died in Iraq, his parents and Army officials said Thursday.

  • U.S., Iraq deny al Qaeda leader killed in raid Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 05 6:21 AM
    The U.S. military and the Iraqi government denied on Thursday that al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri was recently killed by U.S. forces.

  • Warner Says Next 60 to 90 Days Key for Iraq's Future (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 05 5:01 PM
    Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said the U.S. should consider a ``change of course'' in Iraq if the government there can't stabilize the country in the next two to three months.

  • Joshuah Bearman: National Strategy for Failure in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Oct 05 5:26 PM
    Remember this: Bush Presents Plan to Win Iraq War The "plan" opened with these words of inspiration: PART I -- STRATEGIC OVERVIEW "Our mission in Iraq is clear. We're hunting down the terrorists. We're helping Iraqis build a free nation that is an ally in the war on terror. We're advancing freedom in the broader Middle East. We are removing a source of violence and instability, and

  • Purcell Grad Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 5:44 AM
    Family members of a 1988 Purcell Marian High School graduate learned Wednesday morning that he'd been killed in Iraq.

  • Rice To Iraq: Settle Differences Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Oct 05 4:13 PM
    The Secretary of State made an unannounced visit to Iraq and says she plans to discuss with the prime minister how his government will rein in the sectarian violence, and tell him that time is running out.

  • Iraq Political Groups Warned on Militias Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Oct 05 3:11 PM
    Iraq Prime Minister Warns Political Parties to Get Rid of Militias or Get Out of Politics

  • U.S. says al Qaeda leader in Iraq still alive Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 3:37 AM
    The U.S. military said on Thursday the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq was still very much alive, denying reports by some Iraqi politicians that he had been tracked down and killed.

  • How Al Qaeda views a long Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Oct 05 1:48 PM
    A letter found in Iraq shows that the group sees the war as a boon for its cause.

  • Spate of Violence Mars Ramadan in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 05 3:00 PM
    Predictions of another bloody Ramadan in Iraq have already been confirmed. Insurgents have escalated attacks against U.S. and Iraqi forces since the holy month began, particularly in Baghdad. And there has been no let-up in the sectarian blood-letting.

  • U.S. denies al Qaeda leader in Iraq slain Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Oct 05 2:30 AM
    The U.S. military on Thursday denied media reports that its forces had killed the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq.

  • A Long Road Ahead in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Oct 05 3:14 AM
    *Please Note: Archive articles do not include photos, charts or graphics. More information. DISPLAYING ABSTRACT - Rather than engage in a serious debate about America's future course in Iraq, President Bush and the Republican Congress have again opted for sound bites and partisanship.

  • U.S. denies killing al Qaeda leader in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 2:06 AM
    The U.S. military denied on Thursday reports it had killed the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, and Iraqi officials said they were awaiting the results of DNA tests on several suspects killed in a raid.

  • US, Iraq deny reports Al-Qaeda chief killed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 1:59 AM
    Iraqi and US officials denied reports that the new chief of the Al-Qaeda network in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, had been killed by US troops.

  • DNA tests will ID of slain Iraq militant Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 1:46 AM
    Iraqi officials are performing DNA tests on a slain militant to determine if he is al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the deputy interior minister said Thursday. But the U.S. military said it was "highly unlikely" the terror chief had been killed.

  • Officials: Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader probably not killed Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 05 1:36 AM
    The U.S. military is performing DNA tests on a slain militant to determine if he is the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, but U.S. and Iraqi officials said Thursday it did not appear that Abu Ayyub al-Masri had been killed.

  • Report: Iraq terror leader may be dead Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 1:26 AM
    Two Arab satellite television stations reported Thursday that the new leader of al-Qaida in Iraq may have been killed by U.S. forces during a raid near Haditha, but American officials said they had no information about the reports.

  • Soldier's death in Iraq devastates his Hollywood family Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - 15 minutes ago
    HOLLYWOOD -- In two months, he would have been safe. Army Spc. Timothy Burke, 24, was scheduled to leave Iraq in December. On Wednesday, his mother, Sharon Paulette, knew from the knock on her door he didn't make it.

  • Al-Qaeda's new Iraq chief killed: Arab TV Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 1:54 AM
    Al-Arabiya television reported that the new chief of the Al-Qaeda network in Iraq, known as Abu Ayyub al-Masri or Abu Hamza al-Muhajer, has been killed.

  • Bombings as US casualties mount as Iraq has worst week yet Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 1:48 AM
    More blasts rocked Baghdad, spreading yet more carnage during what was already Iraq's worst week for bombings since the US invasion, and as American casualties continued to mount.

  • Iraq's al Qaeda leader killed: Arabiya TV Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 12:51 AM
    Iraq's al Qaeda leader, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, has been killed, Al Arabiya television reported on Thursday.

  • Spate of Violence Mars Ramadan in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 05 5:02 PM
    All Things Considered , October 5, 2006 Predictions of another bloody Ramadan in Iraq have already been confirmed. Insurgents have escalated attacks against U.S. and Iraqi forces since the holy month began, particularly in Baghdad. And there has been no let-up in the sectarian blood-letting.

  • Sen. DeWine, Rep. Brown debate differences on economy, Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Dayton Daily News - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    Sen. Mike DeWine and Rep. Sherrod Brown quibbled over how to rally Ohio's economy and end the Iraq war during their hour-long meeting with the Dayton Daily News editorial board Thursday.

  • U.S. military denies killing al Qaeda leader in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 1:23 AM
    The U.S. military on Thursday denied reports it had killed the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq Abu Ayyub al-Masri.

  • Al Qaeda Iraq Chief Killed In Raid? Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Oct 05 10:28 AM
    Iraqi officials have ordered DNA tests on a militant killed in a raid near Haditha, Iraq, to determine if he is al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri. A U.S. military official says it's "highly unlikely" that the dead man is al-Masri.

  • U.S. military denies killing al Qaeda in Iraq leader Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 1:18 AM
    The U.S. military on Thursday denied reports that it had killed al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri.

  • U.S. forces kill al Qaeda leader in Iraq: govt source Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Oct 05 1:10 AM
    U.S. forces killed the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq, Egyptian militant Abu Ayyub al-Masri, in the western Iraqi town of Haditha on Wednesday, a government source said on Thursday.

  • CONFLICT IN IRAQ Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    SEN. JOHN W. WARNERR-Va. WASHINGTON -- Sen. John W. Warner, a staunch supporter of President Bush on Iraq, has returned from his eighth trip there with a stark, sometimes bleak, assessment.

  • Sen. Russ Feingold: The Most Outrageous Scandal? Bush's Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Oct 05 8:27 AM
    With so much attention focused on the Foley scandal, there's another story that hasn't received enough notice: escalating violence in Iraq has resulted in the reported deaths of 24 U.S. soldiers since Saturday, and the Pentagon just reported that IED attacks in Iraq are at an all-time high. Serious questions have been raised about Congressman Foley's outrageous conduct, and the actions of

  • It's been a deadly week in Iraq, share your thoughts Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Oct 05 2:49 PM
    With at least 19 members of the U.S. military killed in Iraq since last weekend, it's clear that the block-by-block battle to wrest control of Baghdad from sectarian militias is going to be tough, USA TODAY's Rick Jervis reports from...

  • Iraq Leaders Urged to Settle Differences Open this result in new window
    The Times and Democrat - 21 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned Iraqi leaders on Thursday they have limited time to settle their differences and that the escalating waves of violence are intolerable.

  • Confusion over fate of al-Qaida in Iraq leader Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 05 5:15 PM
    Iraq's most wanted man, the al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri, may have been killed in a raid in Haditha.

  • Unlikely al Qaeda in Iraq leader killed, says U.S. Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - 19 minutes ago
    Iraqi officials are conducting DNA tests on a militant killed during a U.S. raid to determine if he is the al Qaeda in Iraq leader, but the officials are insisting that it is "highly unlikely" the terror chief is dead.

  • Republican: Iraq war is 'drifting' Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - 27 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Sen. John Warner on Thursday offered his darkest assessment yet of Iraq, saying the war there was "drifting sideways" without a commitment from its government to disarm militias. Warner, a Republican, made his comments to reporters upon returning from a recent trip to the region.

  • Rice presses Iraq leaders on violence Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice made a surprise visit to Iraq yesterday, applying more pressure on the country's leaders to move quickly to deal with sectarian violence.

  • Condoleezza Rice makes surprise visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - 20 minutes ago
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, making an election-season visit to Iraq, said Thursday she will tell its leaders they have limited time to settle political differences spurring sectarian and insurgent violence.

  • Leading Republican casts dismal view of Iraq, says 'bold decisions' may be needed Open this result in new window
    KTVO-TV Kirksville - 40 minutes ago
    CAPITOL HILL A leading Senate Republican is offering his darkest assessment to date of the situation in Iraq.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq boss' ex-driver, aide arrested, officials say Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Oct 05 4:17 PM
    A former driver and personal assistant to the new leader of al-Qaida in Iraq was among 32 people arrested by U.S. and Iraqi forces during a series of raids on Sept. 28, the U.S. military acknowledged Thursday.

  • Marines and Sailors return home to Hawaii from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KHON 2 Honolulu - 19 minutes ago
    It was a happy homecoming for about 300 marines and sailors who returned today from Iraq . But the deployment came with a heavy price, that some of them still need to deal with.

  • Friends from central Illinois killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - 38 minutes ago
    CREVE COEUR, Ill. - Two friends from this central Illinois town who played together in their high school band before serving together in Iraq have been killed in action, their families said.

  • Rice in Iraq visit Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Condoleezza Rice, US secretary of state, made a surprise visit to Iraq yesterday, pressing the country's leaders to move more quickly to deal with sectarian violence, Steve Negus reports.

  • Iraq war heads for decisive fight: securing Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - 42 minutes ago
    The Iraq war could be heading to its decisive moment: a battle for the capital of Baghdad that already has turned dramatically bloodier for American soldiers and carries enormous stakes for the country's future.

  • Inadequate equipment, health problems face Iraq, Afghanistan veterans: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 7:07 PM
    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.

  • Kyl gets flak on call for more troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BizJournals - Oct 05 2:55 PM
    U.S. Senate challenger Jim Pederson on Thursday went after Republican incumbent Jon Kyl on Iraq and the Senator's call for more U.S. troops on the ground in the Middle Eastern battleground.

  • U.S. military denies killing of al-Qaida leader in Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
    U.S. military in Iraq on Thursday denied the reports saying al-Qaida leader in Iraq Abu Ayyob al- Masri has been killed by U.S. military, the pan-Arabic television channel al-Jazeera reported.

  • Iraq, Up Close: Bodies And Terror Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Oct 05 5:58 AM
    You won't find many people in Iraq who weren't pleased by Saddam's ouster but it's even harder, reports Lara Logan , to find anyone who doesn't think the situation now, for most Iraqis, is worse and still deteriorating.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,736 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Oct 05 3:53 PM
    As of Thursday, Oct. 5, 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.

  • J. Warner, other officials visit Iraq Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - Oct 05 2:53 PM
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. John W. Warner, Senate Armed Services Committee chairman, traveled to Iraq this week along with three other senators.

  • Iraq leaders urged to settle differences Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned Iraqi leaders on Thursday they have limited time to settle their differences and that the escalating waves of violence are intolerable.

  • Rancho Cucamonga soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Press-Enterprise - Oct 05 3:05 PM
    A Rancho Cucamonga soldier was killed in Iraq on Tuesday when his vehicle came under enemy attack, officials said. Staff Sgt. Daniel Isshak, 25, died on Oct. 3 in Tikrit, Iraq, according to a Defense Department news release.

  • 'In 20 years, there will be no more Christians in Iraq' Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 05 4:18 PM
    Three years after the invasion of Iraq, it is believed that half the Christians in the country have fled, driven out by bomb attacks, assassinations and death threats. So why haven't the coalition forces done more to protect them?

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 04 7:29 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. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,174 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Soldier who deployed from South Korea is killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Oct 05 2:47 PM
    SEOUL An Army military policeman who deployed to Iraq from South Korea was killed by enemy forces on Monday, according to the Defense Department. Pfc. Michael K. Oremus, 21, of Highland, N.Y., died after being shot, according to the DOD news release.

  • Memorial service honors eight killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KESQ - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    Friends and relatives of seven Marines and one sailor killed in Iraq mourned their deaths during a memorial service at Twentynine Palms. The Marines were from the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion.

  • Off to War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq Open this result in new window
    DVD Talk - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Passionate and personal, Brent and Craig Renaud's Off To War: From Rural Arkansas to Iraq (2005) is one of the better war documentaries you're likely to see. The reason: it's told from a down-to-earth perspective, balancing drama, emotion and genuine tragedy with energy to spare.

  • Senators: Iraq situation bleak Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Oct 05 1:32 PM
    Members of the Senate Armed Services Committee offered bleak assessments Thursday of the situation in Iraq and of chances of any near-term withdrawal of U.S. forces.

  • Nevada candidates for Congress differ on Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    Las Vegas Sun - Oct 05 5:42 PM
    LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada congressional candidates split largely along party lines on issues of war and security, either embracing the Bush administration's strategy in the fight against terrorism and the war in Iraq or rejecting justifications for the invasion and distrusting the president's leadership.

  • Was Al-Qaida's Leader In Iraq Killed? Open this result in new window
    Local6.com Central Florida - Oct 05 1:20 PM
    It was a possibility, but a U.S. military spokesman said Thursday it's "highly unlikely" that the new leader of al-Qaida-in-Iraq was killed in a raid by U.S. forces.

  • Confusion over fate of al-Qaida in Iraq leader after four die in raid Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Oct 05 4:18 PM
    Iraqi and US officials were plunged into confusion yesterday over reports that Iraq's most wanted man, the al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri, had been killed in a raid earlier this week in Haditha.

  • Local Soldier Killed In Iraq Violence Open this result in new window
    NBC San Diego - Oct 05 6:36 PM
    SAN DIEGO -- A local soldier is among the nearly two dozen American troops killed in Iraq since Saturday. Alpine resident Sgt. Joseph Perry, 23, was killed Monday when his patrol was attacked, officials said.

  • White House defends Bush 'comma' on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
    US President George W. Bush makes remarks at Woodridge Elementary and Middle School in Washington, DC. The White House defended Bush's description of the 10 months of bloody violence in Iraq since December 2005 elections as "just a comma."

  • Leading Republican casts dismal view of Iraq, says 'bold decisions' may be needed Open this result in new window
    KVOA Tucson - Oct 05 5:55 PM
    CAPITOL HILL A leading Senate Republican is offering his darkest assessment to date of the situation in Iraq. Senate Armed Services chairman John Warner says the war in...

  • Ohio native, ex-Seattle police officer killed in Iraq bombing Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - Oct 05 5:51 PM
    Ohio native, ex-Seattle police officer killed in Iraq bombing

  • Rice Makes Surprise Visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 05 8:13 AM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, making an election-season visit to Iraq, said Thursday she will tell its leaders they have limited time to settle political differences spurring sectarian and insurgent violence. "They don't have time for endless...

  • DNA to decide if Iraq terror head killed Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Oct 05 3:01 AM
    Iraqi officials are doing DNA tests on a slain militant to determine if he is al-Qaida in Iraq leader Abu Ayyub al-Masri, the deputy interior minister said Thursday. But the U.S. military said it was "highly unlikely" the terror chief had been killed.

  • Iraq Project Translates Into Huge Dollars Open this result in new window
    SeekingAlpha via Yahoo! Finance - Oct 05 2:59 AM
    Rob Zenilman submits: Excerpt from our One-Page Annotated News Summary: Veritas Challenges L-3 for $4.6 Billion Iraq Job Summary: Competition is heating up in Iraq for translation services.

  • California soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Oct 05 4:55 PM
    A California man serving in the Army in Iraq was fatally wounded by enemy small arms just two weeks after two other members of his battalion were killed by a roadside bomb, the Pentagon reported Thursday.

  • Soldier who skipped Iraq tour now home after year in Fort Lewis prison Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Oct 05 12:05 PM
    SAVANNAH, Ga. - Kevin Benderman spent 13 months in a military prison after skipping his Army unit's yearlong deployment to Iraq, a decision the former Fort Stewart mechanic says he doesn't regret.

  • U.S. Military `Does Not Believe' Al-Masri Killed in Iraq Raid Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Oct 05 3:57 AM
    Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. military said it ``does not believe'' al-Qaeda's leader in Iraq, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, was killed in an operation this week in al-Anbar province.

  • Iraq Purchases Hard Red Winter Wheat Open this result in new window
    Grainnet.com - Oct 05 2:35 PM
    Kansas Wheat hosted the group during a visit to Kansas City, MO. On Oct.3, private exporters reported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture export sales of 200,000 metric tons of hard red winter wheat for delivery to Iraq during the 2006/2007 marketing year.

  • Naperville Soldier Dies In Iraq A Day After Friend Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Chicago - Oct 05 4:37 PM
    In Naperville there's an apartment wreathed in patriotic bunting, but the top layer has been taken down because the family inside is in mourning. CBS 2 West Suburban Bureau Chief Mike Puccinelli reports on the latest casualty from Iraq.

  • Pryor: Press Iraq to govern so U.S. can draw down troops Open this result in new window
    Pine Bluff Commercial - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    LITTLE ROCK - Sen. Mark Pryor, recently returned from a three-day visit to Iraq, said the United States needs to pressure the Iraqi government to start handling its own affairs.

  • Arrogant US Officials Made Mistakes in Iraq, Envoy Says Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Oct 05 4:23 PM
    BAQUBA, Iraq, 6 October 2007 The US ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad, said yesterday that US officials had been arrogant and made many mistakes during efforts to rebuild Iraq after the 2003 invasion. Its important to recognize that mistakes have been made over the last few years.

  • Rice visits Iraq to urge reconciliation Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Oct 05 3:49 PM
    BAGHDAD U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Thursday made a surprise visit to Iraq, during which she urged Iraqi leaders to live up to their promise to halt the brutal wave of violence engulfing their country.

  • Perth man acquitted of Iraq kill plot Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Oct 05 2:19 PM
    A PERTH man has been acquitted of charges of conspiring to kill key members of former Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein's now-deposed regime.

  • 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.

  • U.S. Spends Billions on Iraq, Afghan Conflicts Open this result in new window
    NPR - Oct 05 7:33 AM
    News & Notes , October 5, 2006 How much is the United States spending to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan? That's a question that is often overlooked in the debate over U.S. involvement in these two countries.

  • Top al-Qaida in Iraq aide arrested; police brigade investigated Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Oct 05 6:27 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- 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.

  • Two Fort Hood Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - Oct 05 4:25 PM
    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.

  • Two Creve Coeur soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pekin Times - Oct 05 3:32 PM
    CREVE COEUR - U.S. Army Specialists Kris Walker and George Obourn Jr. were doing what they did best when they died in Iraq - helping others.

  • Former Sutherlin City Council member killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NewsSource 16 Eugene - Oct 05 3:27 PM
    A soldier from Sutherlin and former city council member has been killed in Iraq.

  • U.S. military says it is 'highly unlikely' al-Qaida in Iraq leader killed in raid Open this result in new window
    Deseret Morning News - Oct 05 10:14 AM
    The U.S. military is performing DNA tests on a slain militant to determine if he is the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, but U.S. and Iraqi officials said Thursday it did not appear that Abu Ayyub al-Masri had been killed.

  • Bardstown Guardsmen Deploy For Iraq Open this result in new window
    WAVE 3 Louisville - Oct 05 3:27 PM
    There was a final farewell Thursday afternoon for 167 Kentucky National Guardsman from Bardstown. This is the first deployment for this unit in about 40 years. Many veterans from the unit's last tour of duty in Vietnam were on hand for the goodbye. As WAVE 3's Anne Marshall reports, the soldiers of Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 138th Artillery will be providing security while stationed in Iraq.

  • Editorial: Consider Iraq when you vote Open this result in new window
    Orange Leader - Oct 05 1:53 PM
    MT. VERNON REGISTER NEWS (MT VERNON, Ill.) Virtually everything gets politicized in an election year. So its no surprise Democrats seized on a U.S. intelligence assessment that the war in Iraq is encouraging global terrorism, not reducing it.

  • Senator Says U.S. Should Rethink Iraq Strategy Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
    Senator John W. Warner of Virginia said the United States should consider a ?change of course? if violence did not diminish soon.

  • New: Military: 'Highly unlikely' al-Qaida in Iraq leader killed Open this result in new window
    Northwest Herald - Oct 05 1:42 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) The U.S. military is performing DNA tests on a slain militant to determine if he is the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, but U.S. and Iraqi officials said Thursday it did not appear that Abu Ayyub al-Masri had been killed.

  • 172nd Stryker Brigade soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVA Anchorage - Oct 05 2:54 PM
    The military has identified a Stryker Brigade soldier from Fort Wainwright who was killed this week in Iraq. The Army says Staff Sergeant Jonathan Rojas of Hammond, Indiana, was killed Tuesday by small arms fire in Baghdad.

  • Iraq Leaders Urged to Settle Differences Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Oct 05 1:36 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told Iraqi leaders on Thursday they have limited time to settle their differences and that the escalating waves of violence are intolerable.

  • Bush Promises Victory in Iraq, Safety for Schools Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Oct 05 12:36 AM
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. President Bush promised victory in Iraq and safer schools while addressing standing-room-only crowds Wednesday at fundraisers in Arizona and Colorado.

  • Al Qaida leader in Iraq 'is still alive' Open this result in new window
    China Daily - Oct 05 5:28 PM
    BAGHDAD: The US military said yesterday the leader of al Qaida in Iraq was still very much alive, denying reports by some Iraqi politicians that he had been tracked down and killed.

  • Flags to fly at half staff for Conn.-based Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Oct 05 5:59 AM
    Gov. M. Jodi Rell on Tuesday ordered U.S. and state flags to be lowered to half staff in memory of a Marine killed in Iraq, who was part of a Connecticut-based reserves unit.