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  • Pentagon team reviews Iraq war strategy: report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 8 minutes ago
    Top U.S. military leaders have begun a broad review of strategy in Iraq and other crisis areas in the Bush administration's campaign against terrorism, The New York Times reported in Saturday editions.

  • Democrats, Engaging Bush, Vow Early Action Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    Democrats promised stepped-up Congressional oversight of the war in Iraq and a resolution demanding a schedule for reducing the number of troops.

  • Nat'l Guard units face 2nd tours in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    The Pentagon is developing plans that for the first time would send entire National Guard combat brigades back to Iraq for a second tour, the Guard's top general said in the latest sign of how thinly stretched the military has become.

  • General: Iraq strategy being reviewed Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    U.S. military commanders are re-evaluating strategy in Iraq to determine what changes are needed "to get ourselves more focused on the correct objectives," the nation's top general said Friday.

  • Military Team Undertakes a Broad Review of the Iraq War and the Campaign Against Terror Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Pentagon officials stressed that the review extended well beyond Iraq, and that some unorthodox ideas on how to fight terrorism were being weighed.

  • Leader of al-Qaida in Iraq mocks Bush Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    A new recording Friday attributed to the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq mocked President Bush as a coward whose conduct of the war was rejected at the polls, challenging him to keep U.S. troops in the country to face more bloodshed.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq claims 12,000 fighters Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 6:07 PM
    The leader of al-Qaida in Iraq claimed in a new tape released Friday that his group had mobilized 12,000 fighters and was winning the war in Iraq faster than expected.

  • Iraq rows simmer beneath Washington civility Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 3:46 PM
    Prickly disagreements over Iraq have already deflated post-election promises of bipartisanship in Washington, as President George W. Bush met leaders of the next Democrat-controlled Senate.

  • Blair to give Iraq evidence to Baker Open this result in new window
    FT.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 2:05 PM
    Tony Blair will next week give evidence to the Iraq Study Group led by James Baker, the former US secretary of state, in the first indication Britain is being consulted by Washington over potential change of policy on the war.

  • Bush, top officials to discuss Iraq options with panel Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 10 1:16 PM
    President Bush will meet Monday with members of the Iraq Study Group, a panel created to assess the situation in Iraq and offer suggestions and advice, White House press secretary Tony Snow said.

  • Qaeda claims to be winning in Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 10 1:48 PM
    Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia claimed in a new audiotape to be winning the war faster than expected in Iraq and said that it had mobilized 12,000 fighters who had "vowed to die for God's sake."

  • US military chief signals changes ahead in Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 12:53 PM
    US military leaders are making their own reassessment of the course in Iraq, the top US military officer said, signaling major changes ahead with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's departure.

  • Al-Qaeda in Iraq taunts Bush, claims it's winning war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 10 11:33 AM
    A recording Friday attributed to the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq mocked U.S. President George W. Bush as a coward whose conduct of the war had been rejected by U.S. voters, challenging him to keep American troops in the country to face more bloodshed.

  • Al-Qaeda in Iraq threatens to blow up the White House Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 12:08 PM
    Al-Qaeda's Iraq chief threatened in an audio message posted on the Internet that the terror network will "blow up the White House."

  • Al-Qaeda claims it has 12,000 fighters for an Islamic Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 11:49 AM
    Al-Qaeda's chief in Iraq said he has mobilized 12,000 fighters to create an Islamic state, as outgoing US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld acknowledged difficulties in battling extremists.

  • Pentagon to Review Its Successes and Failures in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 10 11:08 AM
    Gen. Peter Pace said military leaders are taking a hard look at Iraq. But the White House said its definition of success has not changed.

  • Eagleburger to join U.S. Iraq study group Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 12:07 PM
    Lawrence Eagleburger, who briefly served as secretary of state under President George W. Bush's father, will replace Defense secretary-designate Bob Gates on the blue-ribbon study group that is expected to recommend a new U.S. approach to Iraq.

  • Al Qaeda Claims 12,000 Iraq Fighters Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 11 minutes ago
    In a new audio recording, al Qaeda in Iraq's leader, Abu Hamza al-Muhajir, crows about the Republican losses in the U.S. midterm elections. But the top U.S. general says changes in Washington won't have a direct impact on the Iraq war.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq claims it's winning war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 10:17 AM
    Al-Qaida in Iraq claimed in a new audio tape Friday to be winning the war faster than expected in Iraq and said it had mobilized 12,000 fighters who had "vowed to die for God's sake."

  • Iraq rows simmers beneath Washington civility Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 10:16 AM
    Disagreements over Iraq were already souring the post-election mood of bipartisanship in Washington, as President George W. Bush met leaders of the new Democratic controlled Senate.

  • Bush to meet with Iraq Study Group Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 10:58 AM
    President Bush and his national security team will meet Monday with members of a blue-ribbon commission trying to devise a new course for the unpopular war in Iraq.

  • Can Boot Camp Prepare Recruits For Iraq? Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 12 minutes ago
    In all, 30,000 new recruits come into the Marine Corps each year. Their average age is 19, and they almost certainly will end up in Iraq, David Martin reports it's hard to translate their U.S. training to what they will encounter in Iraq.

  • Al-Qaeda in Iraq claims to have mobilized 12,000 fighters Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 10 9:56 AM
    Al-Qaeda in Iraq claimed in a new audio tape Friday to be winning the war faster than expected in Iraq, saying it had mobilized 12,000 fighters.

  • Bush to meet with Iraq Study Group Monday Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 10:53 AM
    President George W. Bush will meet Monday with a heavyweight bipartisan panel expected to eventually make far-reaching recommendations for ending the war in Iraq.

  • Purported Iraq al Qaeda tape to U.S.: Jihad not over Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 10 8:51 AM
    A purported audio recording by the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq vows to step up the group's fight against the United States, saying, "We haven't had enough of your blood yet."

  • Elections may shift U.S. Iraq war policy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 9:27 AM
    Democratic control of Congress, public dislike for the Iraq war and the departure of Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld could open the door for a policy shift in the conflict, but early maneuvering for the 2008 presidential election could slam the door shut.

  • U.S. death toll in Iraq at 25 for Nov. Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 8:53 AM
    Al-Qaida in Iraq claimed in a new audio tape Friday to be winning the war faster than expected in Iraq and said it had mobilized 12,000 fighters, while the U.S. military reported the deaths of four more American troops.

  • Up to 150,000 dead in Iraq bloodletting Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 7:58 AM
    Iraq's health ministry has said up to 150,000 people have died since the 2003 US-led invasion, as outgoing US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld acknowledged the problems in fighting insurgents.

  • Iraq Policy Group May Bring Shift in U.S. Approach Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 10 6:11 PM
    A highly anticipated report by the Iraq Study Group is expected to make recommendations for U.S. policy in Iraq, some of which might herald a dramatic departure from current policy. There is optimism that the White House will accept the recommendations.

  • Al-Qaeda in Iraq has 12,000 fighters: chief Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 7:18 AM
    The head of Al-Qaeda's Iraq branch, Abu Hamza al-Muhajer, has said he has mobilized 12,000 fighters for a self-styled "Islamic state of Iraq," in an audio message posted on the Internet.

  • al-Qaida in Iraq Claims 12,000 Fighters Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 10 6:26 PM
    al-Qaida in Iraq Says It Has 12,000 Fighters Who Are Winning War Faster Than Expected

  • Pentagon seeking new Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 10 5:48 AM
    The Pentagon's top general said that military leaders were taking a hard look at what changes were needed in their strategy in Iraq.

  • US army 'to suggest Iraq change' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 10 3:39 PM
    US military leaders are set to recommend changes in strategy on Iraq, America's top military officer says.

  • Top general sees "good scrub" of Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 5:21 AM
    U.S. military leaders are preparing to recommend changes in Iraq strategy but the ouster of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld will not have a direct impact, the Pentagon's top general said on Friday.

  • Al Qaeda in Iraq beckons U.S. to 'stay on the battleground' Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Nov 10 3:27 PM
    The U.S. military today announced the death of four American troops as the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq purportedly told the U.S. administration to "stay on the battleground."

  • Iraq Policy Group May Bring Shift in U.S. Approach Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 10 6:34 PM
    All Things Considered , November 10, 2006 Ě A highly anticipated report by the Iraq Study Group is expected to make recommendations for U.S. policy in Iraq, some of which might herald a dramatic departure from current policy.

  • Iraq bloodletting leaves 150,000 dead since invasion Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 2:41 AM
    Iraq has said nearly 150,000 people have died since the US-led invasion, as outgoing Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld accepted his military faced difficulties in fighting extremists in the country.

  • Leader of al-Qaida in Iraq Mocks Bush Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 10 1:26 PM
    New Recording Attributed to Leader of al-Qaida in Iraq Mocks President Bush As a Coward

  • Army blamed for Iraq heat death Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 10 11:55 AM
    A coroner says that serious failures led to the Army not being able to stop a soldier dying from heat stroke in Iraq.

  • New consensus emerging on U.S. policy in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 9 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - With the Democratic capture of Congress boosting pressure for a bipartisan approach to the Iraq war, a rough consensus is emerging that could lead to a new direction and a gradual U.S. disengagement from the costly conflict. There are those on both sides of the aisle who favor giving the Iraqis firm deadlines for meeting a list of political goals, with the possibility of redeploying

  • Al Qaida in Iraq says it has 12,000 fighters Open this result in new window
    The State - 27 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt The leader of al-Qaida in Iraq claimed in a new tape released Friday that his group had mobilized 12,000 fighters and was winning the war in Iraq faster than expected.

  • Fort Lewis soldier killed in Iraq was member of Umatilla tribe Open this result in new window
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer - 14 minutes ago
    Sgt. Lucas T. White, a Umatilla tribal member and Stryker Brigade soldier, is the latest serviceman with ties to Washington to be killed in Iraq.

  • A pregnant pause in the US over Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Nov 10 12:00 AM
    Washington is in useful political limbo. After winning Congress, Democrats must prepare to work with a GOP president to decide the next steps in Iraq. The war's executor, Donald Rumsfeld, is out. His expected replacement, ex-CIA chief Robert Gates, brings a fresh view. And any week, the bipartisan Iraq Study Group will deliver proposals for the choices ahead.

  • Howard, Blair discuss Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - 44 minutes ago
    The Prime Minister John Howard had talks with the British Prime Minister Tony Blair overnight about terrorism and the way forward with the Iraq war.

  • 'Iraq al-Qaeda' welcomes US poll Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 10 9:48 AM
    A statement purportedly from the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq hailsáthe Republicans' losses in US mid-term polls.

  • Wesley Clark: Iraq a 'hopeless, spiraling failure' Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Nov 10 3:52 PM
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Using war to bring democracy to Iraq is a "hopeless, spiraling failure" that hurts the United States' power and prestige beyond its borders, retired U.S. Gen. Wesley Clark said Friday.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq claims 12,000 fighters Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 10 10:07 AM
    Al-Qaida in Iraq claimed in a new audio tape on Friday to have mobilized 12,000 fighters and said the group was winning faster than expected.

  • Bush to Meet With Group Devising New Strategy for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Nov 10 11:36 AM
    President Bush to meet with Iraq Study Group, who is devising a new course for Iraq.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq Claims It's Winning War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 10 9:57 AM
    Al-Qaida in Iraq Claims It's Winning War, Says It Has Mobilized Fighters Who 'Vowed to Die'

  • Iraq policy could also sink Australia's PM: critics Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 10:07 PM
    Australian Prime Minister John Howard, a staunch supporter of President George Bush's Iraq policy, should take heed of U.S. voter backlash as he prepares for a 2007 election, local media and critics said on Friday.

  • Three U.S. troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 11:55 PM
    Three American soldiers were killed in two separate incidents in Iraq, the military said on Friday.

  • Democrats offer to help steer new course in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 09 10:08 PM
    Democrats who will soon hold top foreign policy positions in Congress say they will use their new power to discuss future options in Iraq as well as to investigate what they regard as administration mistakes in handling the war.

  • Blair shows solidarity on Iraq: Howard Open this result in new window
    The Age - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
    Prime Minister John Howard says his British counterpart Tony Blair remains fully committed to the Iraq war. -

  • R.I. soldier killed in Iraq laid to rest Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Nov 10 3:08 PM
    A soldier from Newport who was killed in Iraq last week was buried on Friday.

  • Aussie PM: Leaving Iraq "Enormous Blow" Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 10 9:11 AM
    Leaving Iraq Would Be an "Enormous Blow" to American Prestige, Australian Prime Minister Says

  • Democrats to force change in Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 8:48 PM
    Emboldened by their congressional election triumph and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld's resignation, Democrats say they will use their new clout to force a change in Iraq policy and demand that President Bush start bringing troops home.

  • Bush to meet Iraq Study Group for war recommendations Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 10 6:01 PM
    As talks continue in Washington between US President George W Bush and the newly resurgent Democrats, there are further signs of a shift in policy on Iraq.

  • Levin to Use Top Armed Services Post to Push U.S. Iraq Pullout Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 9:07 PM
    Nov. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Democrats' takeover of the Senate puts Carl Levin, a man who's said the U.S. must begin to pull troops out of Iraq, in charge of the Armed Services Committee.

  • Real Change In Iraq Policy Is Likely To Emerge Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Nov 10 6:14 PM
    (RTTNews) - US military leaders are preparing to recommend changes in strategy on Iraq, quoting America's top military officer, BBC reported Friday. According to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen Peter Pace, commanders were having their own dialogue and would make necessary changes.

  • Guard units face possible 2nd tours in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Nov 10 4:42 PM
    Plan to include brigades from North Carolina, Florida, Arkansas, Indiana The Pentagon is developing plans that for the first time would send entire National Guard combat brigades back to Iraq for a second tour, the Guard's top general said in the latest sign of how thinly stretched the military has become.

  • Aust troops leave Darwin for southern Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 10 5:40 PM
    Troops attached to the Overwatch Battle Group left for Iraq from the Darwin International Airport last night assisted by the experience of members who have previously served in the country.

  • Bush, Cheney to discuss Iraq situation Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    President George W Bush and his national security team will meet on Monday with members of a commission trying to devise a new course for the unpopular war in Iraq.

  • North Florida soldier dies in Iraq bombing Open this result in new window
    Miami Herald - Nov 10 5:39 PM
    A soldier from this North Florida town died in Iraq from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his armored vehicle, the Department of Defense said this week.

  • German president urges Europe to do more for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Nov 10 5:22 PM
    BERLIN: German President Horst Koehler took European countries to task on Friday for not doing more to help stabilise Iraq, saying it was foolish of them to leave the United States only to secure the country.

  • Dover Family Gets A Special Message From Iraq Open this result in new window
    WMUR News 9 - 9 minutes ago
    The family of a Dover man serving in Iraq with the Air Force got a special message on Friday.

  • National Guard units face possible second tours in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 20 minutes ago
    PENTAGON Some National Guard combat brigades could be sent back to Iraq for a second tour of duty.

  • NCC class tackles problems of Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Express-Times - 16 minutes ago
    Come up with a plan for Iraq that would appease voters, ease international pressure and earn the approval of a Republican president. The Northampton Community College international relations class learned quickly that the Democratic majority in Congress is in for a difficult couple of years.

  • Rumsfeld acknowledges rocky turn in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 8:43 PM
    Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld acknowledged Thursday progress in the Iraq war has not been going "well enough or fast enough" in his first extended remarks since announcing his resignation under political pressure.

  • Pupils collect 483 pounds of candy for troops in Iraq: Soldiers use rare treats as bartering tool Open this result in new window
    The MetroWest Daily News - 35 minutes ago
    SOUTHBOROUGH -- Large cardboard boxes brimming with chocolate and sweets sit in the corner of Jen Turieo's classroom at Neary School waiting to be shipped to Iraq.

  • Soldier Critically Injured In Crash After Return From Iraq Open this result in new window
    WMUR News 9 - 24 minutes ago
    A soldier from Keene who returned to the U.S. from Iraq on Sunday was critically injured in a car crash.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq Claims It's Winning War Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 10 10:03 AM
    Al-Qaida in Iraq claimed in a new audio tape Friday to be winning the war faster than expected in Iraq and said it had mobilized 12,000 fighters who had "vowed to die for God's sake." The U.S. military, meanwhile, reported that three U.S. soldiers and...

  • Arkansas' 39th Brigade Faces Second Tours In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTHV Little Rock - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    The 39th Infantry Brigade of the Arkansas National Guard is among units being eyed by defense officials for a return deployment in Iraq. The Guard's top general in the Pentagon says the Defense Department is developing plans that for the first time would send entire National Guard combat brigades back to Iraq for a second tour.

  • Iraq puts death toll at up to 150,000 Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 10 6:23 PM
    Iraq's health ministry said yesterday that between 100,000 and 150,000 people had died since early 2004, in the latest estimate of the country's death toll.

  • Elections May Shift U.S. Iraq War Policy Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 10 6:32 AM
    Elections, Rumsfeld Departure Open Door to Change for Iraq, but Politics Could Shut It

  • Rice: Democrats won't end Iraq mission Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 6:58 PM
    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Democratic wave that won the party control of Congress did nothing to deter the Bush administration from continuing its Iraq mission until "the goal that took us to Iraq" is reached.

  • Arkansas 39th Brigade Faces Possible 2nd Iraq Tour Open this result in new window
    KATV Little Rock - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    Washington, D.C. (AP) - The 39th Infantry Brigade of the Arkansas National Guard is among units being eyed by defense officials for are turn deployment in Iraq. The Guard's top general in the Pentagon says the Defense Department ( website ) is developing plans that for the first time would send entire National Guard combat brigades back to Iraq for a second tour.

  • Australian PM says no regrets on Iraq following US election rout Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 7:02 PM
    Australian Prime Minister John Howard said he does not regret joining the US-led invasion of Iraq, despite the Bush administration's mauling in mid-term Congressional elections.

  • Iraq Soldier Sees Daughter For First Time Open this result in new window
    WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
    A Minn. national guardsman serving in Iraq gets to see his five-month-old daughter for the first time on this Veterans' Day weekend. Watch The Video More Minnesota News More Water Cooler

  • Webb's Iraq message ousts Sen. Allen Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 7:25 PM
    Democrat Jim Webb entered the race for Republican Sen. George Allen's seat wearing the scuffed, buff-colored combat boots of a son who is fighting in Iraq.

  • Nome guard soldiers return from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel 2 News Anchorage - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    Sixty National Guard soldiers returned to Alaska from Iraq Friday. The soldiers, who are stationed in Nome, were on assignment in Iraq protecting interpreters and rebuilding schools and army bases. Some of the guardsmen will receive a short leave before returning.

  • Bush, Cheney to meet on Monday with Iraq Study Group Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Nov 10 11:21 AM
    The bipartisan Iraq Study Group, led by former Secretary of State James A. Baker III and former Democratic congressman Lee Hamilton of Indiana, is expected to report its recommendations before the end of the year.

  • Bush expresses optimism for greater democracy in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - 15 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON U.S. President George W Bush expressed optimism Friday that the U.S. forces in Iraq will be successful in bringing democracy to the country as he attended the opening ceremony of a new U.S. Marines museum in Virginia.

  • Aussie PM: Leaving Iraq "enormous blow" Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 7:21 PM
    Pulling troops out of Iraq in circumstances that would be seen as a defeat would be an "enormous blow" to the reputation of the United States, Australian Prime Minister John Howard said Friday.

  • Local Marine honored for his bravery in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHEC-TV-10 - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    The day before Veterans' Day, President Bush announced a Marine corporal from the southern tier will be awarded the Medal of Honor. It's the military's highest honor and this is just the second Medal of Honor handed out in the Iraq War.

  • Marines in Iraq pause to celebrate Corps' 231st birthday Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Nov 10 3:02 PM
    CAMP TAQADDUM, Iraq Everybody loves a birthday, especially when its the birthday of everyone present. It makes me feel like part of a family, said Lance Cpl. LaRontae Skipper of Montgomery, Ala. Weve all got the same birthday. Oorah.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq's leader mocks Bush, vows more bloodshed for U.S. forces Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Nov 10 2:21 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - A new recording Friday attributed to the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq mocked President Bush as a coward whose conduct of the war was rejected at the polls, challenging him to keep U.S. troops...

  • Al Qaeda in Iraqs leader mocks Bush Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD -- A new recording attributed to the leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq mocked President George W. Bush as a coward whose conduct of the war was rejected at the polls, challenging him to keep US troops in the country to face more bloodshed.

  • U.S. m ilitary wants change of strategy in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    The top U.S. general says American military leaders are preparing to recommend changes to U.S. strategy in Iraq.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq audio tape says group has mobilized 12,000 fighters Open this result in new window
    Chicago Sun-Times - Nov 10 9:25 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt---- Al-Qaida in Iraq claimed in a new audio tape Friday to be winning the war faster than expected in Iraq, saying it had mobilized 12,000 fighters.

  • U.S. Death Toll in Iraq at 25 for Nov. Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 10 5:43 AM
    U.S. Military Death Toll in Iraq Climbs to 25 in Nov.; Security Forces Arrest al-Qaida Leader

  • Gates Has Just Two Years to Make a Difference in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 10 6:45 AM
    If confirmed as defense secretary later this year, Robert Gates will inherit America's most complex policy crisis in decades. Former Pentagon advisors and retired generals say Gates will have to come up with a creative solution fast if he hopes to salvage the situation in Iraq during President Bush's final two years in office.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq taunts Bush in new tape Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Nov 10 9:11 AM
    Al-Qaida in Iraq claimed in a new audio tape today to be winning the war faster than expected in Iraq.

  • Iraq to use Iran port for goods transit Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 18 minutes ago
    LONDON, November 11 (IranMania) - Iraqs private sector is going to use the facilities of the Imam Khomeini Port, Irans southern province of Khuzestan, for goods transit, managing director of provincial Ports and Shipping Organization announced, MNA reported.

  • For U.S. choppers, major fight in Iraq is with the weather Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Nov 10 2:08 PM
    BAGHDAD The U.S.-led coalition as well as the Iraq Air Force have been struggling maintaining their helicopter fleets amid the harsh winter. Officials said combat helicopters in Iraq require much greater maintenance than in most other countries.

  • Al Qaida in Iraq threatens to blow up White House Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - 36 minutes ago
    Baghdad: A purported audio recording by the leader of Iraq's Al Qaida wing gloated over the resignation of US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and threatened to blow up the White House.

  • McGovern says Dems need to end Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 6:10 PM
    George McGovern, the former senator and Democratic presidential candidate, said Thursday that he will meet with more than 60 members of Congress next week to recommend a strategy to remove U.S. troops from Iraq by June.

  • Iraq rows simmer beneath Washington civility Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Nov 10 3:42 PM
    Simmering disagreements over Iraq were already souring the post-election mood of bipartisanship in Washington, as President George W. Bush met leaders of the new Democrat-controlled Senate.

  • Exit polls: Iraq upsets most voters Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 5:03 PM
    How voters felt about the war in Iraq, according to exit polls conducted for The Associated Press and the networks. The poll of 13,485 voters was taken at selected precincts nationwide on Election Day and has a margin of error of plus or minus 1 percentage point.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,841 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 09 6:39 PM
    As of Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, at least 2,841 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 2,279 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • MI5 chief says Iraq war is driving British Muslims into terrorism Open this result in new window
    Independent - Nov 10 4:10 PM
    British Muslims have been driven towards extremism and terrorist acts because of the UK's part in the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the head of MI5.