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  • As Vietnam trip nears, Bush rejects Iraq link Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    President Bush travels this week to the site of an old military conflict casting a shadow over the United States and Iraq: Vietnam.

  • Cleric al-Sadr may hold Iraq's future in his hands Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
    Muqtada al-Sadr, the anti-American cleric President Bush once dismissed as the head of a "band of thugs," has emerged as one of the most powerful forces in Iraq, commanding a large militia and a growing political organization.

  • Bush's advisers adopt new tone on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    Responding to a humbling election, White House aides said Sunday that President Bush would welcome new ideas about the unpopular war in Iraq, even from Democrats he had branded as soft on terrorism.

  • Saudi Arabia: Iraq a major terror base Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 12 6:06 PM
    Saudi Arabia's interior minister on Sunday called Iraq a major base for terrorism, a sign of growing alarm over the neighboring country where U.S. forces are struggling to prevent Sunni-Shiite violence from escalating into full-scale civil war.

  • Democrats to press Bush to reduce troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    Leading Senate Democrats vowed to use their new majority in Congress to press for troop reductions in Iraq within a matter of months.

  • As Iraq unravels, many ideas but no magic bullet Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 12 5:54 PM
    As Iraq unravels, many ideas but no magic bullet

  • Violence in Iraq claims at least 159 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 5:28 PM
    The Shiite prime minister promised Sunday to reshuffle his Cabinet after calling lawmakers disloyal and blaming Sunni Muslims for raging sectarian violence that claimed at least 159 more lives, including 35 men blown apart while waiting to join Iraq's police force.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,848 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 4:40 PM
    As of Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at least 2,848 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.

  • Democrats say will push for Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 2:08 PM
    Democrats, who won control of the U.S. Congress, said on Sunday they will push to begin withdrawing American troops from Iraq in the next few months but the White House cautioned against fixing timetables.

  • Democrats to Press Bush to Redeploy Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 12 1:08 PM
    As the Iraq Study Group moves closer to providing recommendations, Democrats are attempting to use their new leverage to influence the debate.

  • Bush signals new course in Iraq as Democrats urge withdrawal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 10:47 AM
    President George W. Bush geared up to seek a new course in Iraq, which may include cooperation with Syria and Iran, as leading US lawmakers called for a withdrawal of US troops to begin within four to six months.

  • Aide: Bush open to talks, not timetables in meeting bipartisan Iraq group Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 12 10:21 AM
    Responding to a humbling election, White House aides said Sunday that President Bush would welcome new ideas about the unpopular war in Iraq but the administration opposes a Democratic timetable for bringing U.S. troops home.

  • Four British soldiers killed, three injured in Iraq attack Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 10:46 AM
    Four British servicemen have been killed and three were left badly wounded following an attack in southern Iraq, the Ministry of Defence in London said.

  • Democrats vow to push for Iraq redeployment Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 12 1:45 PM
    Leading Democrats said that they would press the Bush administration to begin redeploying troops in Iraq within months but the White House said that while it was "open to fresh ideas," the notion of any fixed timetable was not one of them.

  • Queen leads annual tribute to war dead, including those in Iraq and Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 9:40 AM
    The Queen has led thousands of veterans and war widows in solemn tribute to British and Commonwealth troops killed in two world wars and in other conflicts such as Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Blasts kill 35 at Iraq police recruit HQ Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 9:27 AM
    A pair of suicide bombs ripped through a crowd of would-be police recruits in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 35. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rebuked lawmakers for putting party and sectarian loyalty ahead of Iraq's stability, and said he was planning a sweeping Cabinet reshuffle.

  • Iraq goal same but Bush open to tweaking course Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 8:54 AM
    The United States is ready to make "course adjustments" in Iraq, and will reach out to both parties in Congress, but it has not changed its overarching goal of democracy and stability, the White House said on Sunday.

  • Iraq defends general U.S. says is sectarian Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 8:47 AM
    Iraq's Defense Ministry on Sunday rejected charges by U.S. military commanders that a general in the volatile Diyala province was targeting Sunni leaders and turning a blind eye to Shi'ite death squads.

  • Analysis: Chasm remains between Bush's, Democrats' Iraq positions Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 12 7:54 AM
    The Democrats' victory in the midterm elections largely because of concern over Iraq and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's resignation a day later have promoted talk of compromise and new ideas on the war.

  • US 'open to Iran talks on Iraq' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 12 4:52 PM
    The White House will consider talking to Iran and Syria about their role in Iraq's future, its chief of staff says.

  • Democrats and Iraq: America is waiting Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 12 7:52 AM
    Americans are waiting to hear if the Democrats have any good ideas for how to get out of Iraq without creating even wider chaos and terrorism.

  • Start U.S. Iraq withdrawal in 4-6 months: Democrats Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 6:52 AM
    Democrats, who won majorities in the U.S. Congress in last week's elections, said on Sunday they will push for a phased withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq to begin in four to six months.

  • Democrats to push for Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 12 3:51 PM
    Democrats said on Sunday they will push to begin withdrawing American troops from Iraq in the next few months. The White House cautioned again against fixing timetables.

  • Iraq war widow lays wreath at armed forces memorial in London Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 5:15 AM
    Queen Elizabeth II led solemn ceremonies for the British and Commonwealth soldiers who died in the two World Wars and in other conflicts, including Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • PM orders lawmakers to be loyal to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 4:54 AM
    Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki ordered lawmakers on Sunday to declare their loyalty to a unified Iraq not their religious sects or political parties, two members of parliament told The Associated Press.

  • WP: Iraq panel may have few good options Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 12 1:58 PM
    Those familiar with the Iraq Study Groups work predict that the panels ultimate recommendations on stabilizing the situation in Iraq will not appear novel and that there are few, if any, good options left facing the country. [!]

  • US 'open to Iran talks on Iraq' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 12 12:07 PM
    The White House will consider talking to Iran and Syria about Iraq's future, its chief of staff says.

  • The Republican Deadline In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Space War - Nov 12 5:32 PM
    by MARK N. KATZ - UPI Commentator Washington (UPI) Nov. 10 - The American public's growing unhappiness with the war in Iraq played a large role in the November 2006 elections that resulted in the Democrats retaking control of both the House and the Senate.

  • Violence in Iraq Claims at Least 159 Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 12 5:17 PM
    The Shiite prime minister promised Sunday to reshuffle his Cabinet after calling lawmakers disloyal and blaming Sunni Muslims for raging sectarian violence that claimed at least 159 more lives, including 35 men blown apart while waiting to join Iraq's police...

  • Levin Says U.S. Should Start Iraq Pullout in 6 Months (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 12 12:39 PM
    Nov. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Senator Carl Levin said Democrats will exercise their newly won control of Congress by pushing through a resolution calling for the U.S. to begin withdrawing some of its 140,000 troops from Iraq within six months.

  • Syria and Iran: Keys to Iraq Peace? Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 12 1:26 PM
    Leaders Mull Solutions to War in Iraq

  • Bush's Advisers Adopt New Tone on Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 12 4:18 PM
    Responding to a humbling election, White House aides said Sunday that President Bush would welcome new ideas about the unpopular war in Iraq, even from Democrats he had branded as soft on terrorism. As Bush planned to meet Monday with a key advisory...

  • US To Consider Talks With Iran, Syria Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 16 minutes ago
    (RTTNews) - In a reconciliatory step towards ending the sectarian violence in Iraq, the White House has shown its willingness to consider talks with Iran and Syria about the future of Iraq. In a move towards this direction, Chief-of-staff Josh Bolten told the ABC network that President George W Bush would look at all the options when he meets a panel of advisers on Monday.

  • Olmert warns US against 'premature pullout' from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 12 1:57 AM
    Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has warned the United States, in an interview, against a "premature pullout" from Iraq as US officials pondered a new strategy following a sweeping Democratic win in last Tuesday's midtern elections.

  • UK troops die in Iraq boat blast Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 12 9:48 AM
    Four UK servicemen are killed and three seriously hurt in an attack on a boat patrol in the southern Iraq city of Basra.

  • Bush hails troops as Iraq war reviewed Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 11 11:49 PM
    President Bush marked Veterans Day by praising U.S. troops who have fought oppression around the world, yet spoke only briefly about Iraq, where U.S. commanders are re-evaluating strategy.

  • Democrats to call for Iraq troop withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Democratic leaders in the Senate vowed on Sunday to use their new congressional majority to press for troop reductions in Iraq within a matter of months, stepping up pressure on the administration just as President Bush is to be interviewed by a bipartisan panel examining future strategy for the war.

  • Democrats say will push for Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 12 6:06 PM
    U.S. Democrats, who won control of the U.S. Congress, said on Sunday they will push to begin withdrawing American troops from Iraq in the next few months but the White House cautioned against fixing timetables.

  • Violence kills more than 150 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Nov 12 5:58 PM
    Shiite prime minister promises Cabinet shake up The Shiite prime minister promised Sunday to reshuffle his Cabinet after calling lawmakers disloyal and blaming Sunni Muslims for raging sectarian violence that claimed at least 159 more lives, including 35 men blown apart while waiting to join Iraq's police force.

  • Iraq's prime minister promising cabinet shakeup; More than 100 found dead Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 12 6:14 PM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - The Shiite prime minister has promised to reshuffle his cabinet after calling legislators disloyal and blaming Sunni Muslims for raging sectarian violence that claimed at least 159 more lives, including 35 men blown apart while waiting to join Iraq's police force.

  • White House leaders pledge new openness on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Nov 12 5:28 PM
    They oppose timetable for bringing troops home Responding to a humbling election, White House aides said that President George W. Bush would welcome new ideas about the unpopular war in Iraq, even from Democrats he had branded as soft on terrorism.

  • Bush to Meet With Iraq Study Group Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 12 5:52 PM
    President Bush will meet Monday with the Iraq Study Group, a bipartisan panel named by congress to make recommendations about U.S. policy in Iraq. The Iraq Study Group is co-chaired by former secretary of state James Baker and former Democratic congressman Lee Hamilton.

  • Iraq's chief justice visits NH, voices hopes for his country's future Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 23 minutes ago
    Nothing was lost in translation for the 175 people who assembled last night inside the state Supreme Court building to hear the words of Iraq's Chief Justice Madhat Al-Mahmood as he described in his native Arabic his country's journey toward independence.

  • White House pledges new openness on Iraq, but opposes timetable Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - 18 minutes ago
    Responding to a humbling election, White House aides said Sunday that President Bush would welcome new ideas about the unpopular war in Iraq.

  • Bush's Advisers Adopt New Tone On Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Nov 12 4:39 PM
    Responding to a humbling election, White House aides said Sunday that President Bush would welcome new ideas about the unpopular war in Iraq, even from Democrats he had branded as soft on terrorism. CBS News Interactive: Iraq Attacks Map

  • Richard Perle on the New Approach to War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 12 9:13 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday , November 12, 2006 The Wednesday announcement of Rumsfeld's resignation may represent the first step in a new approach to the Iraq War. Host Andrea Seabrook speaks with Richard Perle, who has served as chairman of the Defense Department's Defense Policy Board during this administration and is seen as one of the architects of the Iraq War.

  • Richard Perle on the New Approach to War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 12 9:14 AM
    The Wednesday announcement of Rumsfeld's resignation may represent the first step in a new approach to the Iraq War. Host Andrea Seabrook speaks with Richard Perle, who has served as chairman of the Defense Department's Defense Policy Board during this administration and is seen as one of the architects of the Iraq War.

  • Police recover 75 bodies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 50 minutes ago
    The Iraqi police and military reported finding 75 dead bodies in Baghdad and Baqouba on Sunday, an unusually high number even by Iraq's grim standards.

  • US considers Iran, Syria contacts for Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 12 5:45 PM
    The White House has indicated it will consider talking to Iran and Syria about the future of Iraq.

  • Violence In Iraq Claims At Least 159 Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Nov 12 3:39 PM
    The Shiite prime minister promised Sunday to reshuffle his Cabinet after calling lawmakers disloyal and blaming Sunni Muslims for raging sectarian violence that claimed at least 159 more lives, including 35 men blown apart while waiting to join Iraq's police force. CBS News Interactive: Iraq Attacks Map

  • Iraq dissenter faces court-martial Open this result in new window
    UPI - 14 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Ehren Watada, the nation's first commissioned officer to refuse deployment to Iraq, is holding on to his position even while facing a court-martial.

  • Iraq a major terrorism hub: Saudi Min Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Nov 12 6:25 PM
    Saudi Arabia's Interior Minister has called Iraq a major base for terrorism, a sign of growing concerns in the oil-rich Kingdom over its violence-plagued neighbour.

  • Blair prepares shift on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Nov 12 4:31 PM
    Four British servicemen have been killed in a bomb attack on their patrol boat in Basra, intensifying pressure on Blair to set a clear timetable for the withdrawal of troops from Iraq.

  • Four soldiers die in boat bomb as Blair prepares shift on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
    Four British servicemen were killed in a bomb attack on their patrol boat in Basra yesterday, intensifying pressure on the government to set a clear timetable for the withdrawal of troops from Iraq.

  • General: Iraq Strategy Being Reviewed Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Sun - 1 hour, 36 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.

  • Four die in Iraq on nation's day of mourning Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Nov 12 5:51 PM
    Four british servicemen were killed and three others badly wounded in Iraq yesterday when a makeshift bomb exploded near their boat as they patrolled a river in Basra.

  • US Democrats push for Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    The Age - Nov 12 2:52 PM
    Democrats, who won control of the US Congress, say they will push to begin withdrawing American troops from Iraq in the next few months. -

  • Bolton and Iraq to be first tests of bipartisan promise Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 12 6:23 PM
    The promise of bipartisan co-operation in Washington following the congressional mid-term elections came under immediate strain yesterday as the White House squared up to the Democrats over the US ambassador to the United Nations and a timetable for the phased withdrawal from Iraq.

  • Iraq prime minister plans big reshuffle Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 12 6:24 PM
    Nouri al-Maliki, Iraq's prime minister, told parliamentarians yesterday that he was planning a "comprehensive" reshuffle of ministers in his national unity government, and scolded lawmakers for failing to show their loyalty to a united Iraq.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,848 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 12 4:40 PM
    As of Sunday, Nov. 12, 2006, at least 2,848 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Levin may request withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    LANSING, Mich., Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Michigan Sen. Carl Levin, set to be the nation's lead Democratic voice on the Iraq war, may call for a withdrawal of troops, a report says.

  • Howard open to Iraq policy change Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Nov 12 5:24 PM
    PRIME Minister John Howard said today he was open to a policy change on Iraq as long as it did not hand a victory to terrorism.

  • Latest Iraq casualties sharpen poignancy of tributes Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Nov 12 5:21 PM
    EVEN before yesterday's grim news from Basra, the rising death toll of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan had charged Remembrance Sunday with renewed poignancy.

  • Democrats Put Iraq, Ethics at Top of Agenda Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 12 4:29 PM
    Democratic leaders in Congress are pledging to tackle the war in Iraq and congressional ethics as their first orders of business when their majority takes hold in January.

  • Saudi Arabian minister calls neighbouring Iraq a major base for terrorism Open this result in new window
    CNews - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - Saudi Arabia's interior minister on Sunday called Iraq a major base for terrorism, a sign of growing alarm over the neighbouring country where U.S. forces are struggling to prevent Sunni-Shiite violence from escalating into full-scale civil war.

  • Four British killed in Iraq just over an hour before war dead tribute Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II led the annual Remembrance Day service and parade in London to the countrys war dead Sunday, just over an hour after four British troops were killed in a bomb attack in Iraq.

  • Romania to keep troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Nov 12 3:06 PM
    Romania to keep troops in Iraq

  • Protesters voice concerns over war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Colony Courier-Leader - 4 minutes ago
    Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress District 26, Tim Barnwell and a group of protesters were outside one of Congressman Michael Burgess' offices in Lewisville on Oct. 5 to protest America's role in the war in Iraq. The protesters waved at traffic along I-35 and Corporate Drive while holding anti-war signs.

  • Saudi Minister: Iraq Is Terror Base Open this result in new window
    FOX 5 Atlanta - Nov 12 5:41 PM
    Saudi Arabia's interior minister has called Iraq a major base for terrorism. Prince Naif told Al Arabiya TV that the situation in Iraq is deteriorating daily, and the country has become a threat in the region.

  • Leaders reiterate UAEs support to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    ABU DHABI/DUBAI The UAE leaders yesterday reiterated support for Iraq, calling on Iraqi groups to work together for the reconstruction and developement of their country.

  • Blair to give evidence at US inquiry into Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - Nov 12 4:36 PM
    Tony Blair was accused of ignoring Parliament in favour of his links with George Bush last night after he agreed to give evidence to an American inquiry into the Iraq war

  • Bush says goals in Iraq have not changed Open this result in new window
    49 ABC News Topeka - Nov 12 6:25 PM
    Members of the new Democratic leadership are already pushing for change in America's Iraq policy, but the White House says its goals have not changed.

  • Democrats push for US Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    The Age - Nov 12 2:07 PM
    Democrats, who won majorities in the US Congress in last week's elections, say they will push for a phased withdrawal of US troops from Iraq to begin in four to six months.

  • Teenager Sends DVDs to Entertain Soldiers Serving in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids - 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
    CORALVILLE -- Soldiers serving in Iraq can't spend their weekend at a sporting event or a movie theater. Entertainment is hard to find. Now one local teenager is trying to change that.

  • White House pledges open mind on Iraq but opposes pullout timetable Open this result in new window
    Canada.com - Nov 12 6:26 PM
    US soldiers inspect the scene following a car bomb explosion in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday. Top U.S. officials are reviewing strategy in Iraq following last week's defeat by the Republicans in midterm congressional elections.

  • Medal of Honor recipients visit camp in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Nov 12 2:01 PM
    CAMP TAQADDUM, Iraq Gary L. Littrells Vietnamese-American battalion was attacked and all the leaders except for him were killed or seriously wounded.

  • Blair under renewed pressure to deliver exit strategy from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Independent - Nov 12 4:10 PM
    Tony Blair is facing renewed and angry demands to set out a timetable for the withdrawal of troops from Iraq in the wake of yesterday's deaths in Basra.

  • US 'open to Iran talks on Iraq' Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    LONDON, November 13 (IranMania) - The White House has indicated it will consider talking to Iran and Syria about the future of Iraq, BBC reported. Chief-of-staff Josh Bolten told the ABC network that President George W Bush would look at all the options when he meets a panel of advisers on Monday.

  • The press toe the line on the Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Nov 12 4:25 PM
    So much for the government's whingeing about "biased" media coverage of the Iraq war.

  • 75 Bodies Found Dumped In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Nov 12 1:28 PM
    (RTTNews) - The Iraqi police, on Sunday found 75 bodies dumped in several parts of Iraq. 25 of the bullet-riddled bodies were found dumped in several parts of Baghdad.

  • Professors, veteran debate war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    East Tennessean - 21 minutes ago
    A panel of three professors and one Iraq war veteran discussed the Iraq war in the Culp Center on Nov. 1. The debate was co-sponsored by the Philosophy and Amnesty International clubs. "We wanted to expand people's perceptions," said Hunter Bradford, philosophy club president.

  • US indicates fresh approach to Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Nov 12 5:20 PM
    TONY EASTLEY: In the United States, the White House is now signalling it's open to a fresh approach about the unpopular war in Iraq. One of the President's top aides says the Bush administration is now willing to talk about just about anything.

  • As Britain remembers it dead, four more soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - Nov 12 3:05 PM
    As Britain remembered the fallen of two world wars, the conflict in Iraq added four more names to those killed in action. They died when their patrol boat was blown apart by a hidden bomb in Basra

  • Bush open to talks amid pressure to exit Iraq Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Nov 12 2:34 PM
    Following a disastrous election and amid growing pressure for an exit from Iraq, White House aides said that President Bush welcomes input on the war, even from Democrats.

  • Romania vows not to 'abandon' Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 11 4:50 PM
    Romania has no intentions of withdrawing its troops from the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq, President Traian Basescu said Saturday, vowing to stay "because it's a dishonor to leave your allies."

  • Democrats push for Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Nov 12 2:15 PM
    DEMOCRATS, who won control of the US Congress, said today they would push to begin withdrawing American troops from Iraq in the next few months.

  • Blasts Kill 35 at Iraq Police Recruit HQ Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 12 7:47 AM
    A pair of suicide bombs ripped through a crowd of would-be police recruits in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 35. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rebuked lawmakers for putting party and sectarian loyalty ahead of Iraq's stability, and said he was...

  • Colts Honor A Hoosier Hero Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WISH-TV Indianapolis - Nov 12 5:34 PM
    By Daniel Miller News 8 @ 6:00 On this Veterans Day weekend, your Indianapolis Colts honored a Hoosier hero. Army Staff Sergeant Richard Blakley was a big Colts fan. He was killed in Iraq back in June.

  • Iraq off the agenda but on everyones minds at APEC forum Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Nov 12 5:36 PM
    A new strategy for Iraq will be the elephant in the corner this week when APEC ministers and leaders gather in Hanoi to discuss a broad range of issues affecting the 21 member nations.

  • Advice for Bush: Scrap Iraq dream, pull troops Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Nov 12 5:10 PM
    A commission of experts appointed by US President George Bush will advise him to abandon his dream of cementing a new democratic system in Iraq and instead tackle the security crisis so that the withdrawal of American troops can begin.

  • White House pledges open mind on Iraq but opposes pullout timetable Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 12 11:13 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Responding to a Republican-humbling election, White House aides said Sunday President George W. Bush would welcome new ideas about the unpopular war in Iraq, but that the administration opposes a Democratic timetable for bringing U.S. troops home.

  • Wounded in Iraq, Idaho soldiers dream of military service ends Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Nov 12 5:18 PM
    LEWISTON, Idaho A soldier from northcentral Idaho has lost out on his dream of staying in the military because of wounds suffered in in Iraq.

  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq's al-Anbar province Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 12 5:36 PM
    Three American soldiers have been killed in Iraq's volatile al-Anbar province, the military said in a statement on Sunday, raising to 30 the U.S. troops' death toll in Iraq this month.

  • US 'open to Iran talks on Iraq' Open this result in new window
    Nyngan Observer - 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
    The White House has indicated it will consider talking to Iran and Syria about the future of Iraq. A White House spokesman told the ABC network that President George Bush would look at all the options when he meets a panel of advisers today.

  • Wounded in Iraq, Idaho soldiers dream of military service ends Open this result in new window
    The Times-News - Nov 12 5:15 PM
    LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) -- A soldier from northcentral Idaho has lost out on his dream of staying in the military because of wounds suffered in in Iraq.

  • Four British soldiers killed in Iraq boat attack Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Nov 12 5:17 PM
    Four British servicemen have been killed and three others seriously injured in an attack on a patrol boat in Iraq. The wounded men were evacuated by helicopter to a hospital at the Shaibah logistics base, where they underwent surgery. Some of their injuries are thought be life-threatening.

  • A grim day in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - Nov 12 4:42 PM
    Iraq's Shiite prime minister is blaming Sunni Muslims for raging sectarian violence that has claimed at least 159 more lives. And Nouri al-Maliki is promising to reshuffle his Cabinet.

  • Nat'l Guard units face 2nd tours in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 11 3:22 PM
    The nation's citizen soldiers, already strained by long tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, could be tapped again under new plans being developed by the Pentagon.

  • Suicide bomber kills 35 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Age - Nov 12 11:38 AM
    A suicide bomber killed 35 people at a police recruiting centre, as Iraq's prime minister announced a cabinet reshuffle in an apparent response to his government's failure to rein in sectarian violence.

  • ELECTION AFTERMATH / AND WHAT COULD HAPPEN / IRAQ Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 12 7:02 AM
    What's at stake: "Our policy choices on and in Iraq will affect relations with our friends in the region ... and will embolden those who threaten domination of the region," said Judith Yaphe, an Iraq specialist at the National Defense University in...