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  • Iraq war shadows Bush visit to Vietnam Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 35 minutes ago
    President Bush opened a visit Friday to the wartime capital of this once-divided country, a trip that is stirring inevitable comparisons between the unpopular war in Iraq and the divisive conflict fought and lost in Vietnam more than three decades ago.
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  • Americans among contractors abducted in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    Fourteen security contractors, including four Americans, were abducted Thursday when a supply convoy was ambushed in southern Iraq, a U.S. military spokesman told CNN.
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  • Elections energize new debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    "American troops are caught in the midst of a civil war between Sunnis and Shiites. ... Iraqis want the U.S. to leave their country, and the presence of Western 'infidels' in Iraq inspires the terrorist groups that grow stronger every day America spends in Iraq," one editorial reads.
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  • Iraq govt orders arrest of top Sunni cleric Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
    Iraq's Shi'ite-led government ordered the arrest of the country's most prominent Sunni cleric on Thursday on suspicion of terrorism, a move that could further raise sectarian tension amid a rash of kidnappings and killings.
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  • On to Vietnam, Bush Hears Echoes of 1968 in Iraq 2006 Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    Comparisons between Vietnam and Iraq will be the unavoidable subtext of President Bush?s every move as he travels in Vietnam.
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  • With Iraq looming, Bush visits Vietnam Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
    President Bush, opening a visit Friday to the wartime capital of this once-divided country, stirred inevitable comparisons between the unpopular war raging in Iraq and the divisive war fought and lost in Vietnam more than three decades ago.
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  • Four Soldiers Killed in Iraq; 45 U.S. Deaths This Month Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 16 6:24 PM
    The U.S. military announced today that four soldiers have been killed in Iraq, bringing the total number of American deaths in the country to at least 45 this month.
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  • 14 contractors kidnapped in Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    Up to 14 people, including four American contractors, were kidnapped in an ambush of a convoy near the southern Iraq city of Nasiriyah on Thursday, ABC News reported, citing defense officials.
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  • PUZZLING OUT A SOLUTION TO OUR PROBLEMS IN IRAQ Open this result in new window
    Georgie Anne Geyer via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 5:04 PM
    WASHINGTON -- It may seem like small potatoes as the reality of Iraq goes, and as Americans and Iraqis continue to die in Iraq, but in Washington and in the discussion in general, there is a growing sophistication about the complexity of the problems we face.
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  • Civilian convoy hijacked in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 16 5:48 PM
    A convoy of civilians was hijacked in southern Iraq Thursday and up to 14 people were abducted, the U.S. military said. Four Americans were believed to be among the captives, an official said.
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  • Americans among contractors abducted in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Nov 16 4:41 PM
    Several security contractors, including four Americans, were abducted Thursday when a supply convoy was ambushed in southern Iraq, a U.S. military spokesman told CNN.
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  • Security contractors kidnapped in Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 4:57 PM
    Fourteen people, including four Americans, were abducted in an ambush on a convoy in southern Iraq, US media reported, citing defense officials.
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  • Arrest of Sunni leader sought in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 4:19 PM
    The Shiite-led Interior Ministry issued an arrest warrant Thursday for the top leader of the country's Sunni minority a move certain to inflame already raging sectarian violence in Iraq.
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  • Iraq Seeks to Arrest Sunni Cleric on Terror Charges Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 16 2:53 PM
    The arrest warrant for one of Iraq?s most prominent Sunni Arab clerics could widen the sectarian divide.
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  • Analysis: Few military options in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 2:48 PM
    Withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq? Won't work. Beef them up? We're stretched too thin.
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  • Iraq government orders arrest of top Sunni cleric Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 1:24 PM
    Iraq's Shi'ite-led government ordered the arrest of the country's most prominent Sunni cleric on Thursday on suspicion of "supporting terrorism," a move that could raise sectarian tensions further amid mounting violence.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,862 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 2:44 PM
    As of Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at least 2,862 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 2,289 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Iraq's Sunnis and Shiites are farther apart than ever Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 16 1:49 PM
    Militias are now at the root of the security problem in Iraq, but as long as the government remains helpless, each side considers them the only solution.
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  • Iraq government in crisis as staff abducted, tortured Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 10:13 AM
    Kidnappers tortured many of the dozens of hostages seized from a government building and killed some of them, a minister said, warning that Iraq no longer had an effective government.
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  • Prison for marine over Iraq death Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
    A 23-year-old US marine becomes the third to be sentenced for his part in killing an unarmed man in Iraq.
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  • India, Iran exchange views on Afghanistan, Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 10:53 AM
    India and Iran reviewed economic ties and exchanged views on developments in Iraq, Afghanistan and the region, Tehran's visiting Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said.
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  • Iraq War Shadows Bush Visit to Vietnam Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    In Visiting Hanoi, Bush Stirs Inevitable Comparisons Between Unpopular War in Iraq and Vietnam
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  • Turkey maintains pressure on Iraq to act against Kurdish rebels Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 8:54 AM
    Iraq should take "concrete steps" to curb the acivities of Turkish Kurd rebels who enjoy safe haven on its territory, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told his visiting Iraqi counterpart.
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  • Iraq gov't faces crisis as staff abducted, tortured Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 8:26 AM
    Kidnappers tortured many of the dozens of hostages seized from a government building and killed some of them, a minister said as he warned that he felt Iraq no longer has an effective government.
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  • Iraq leader feels U.S. won't shift policy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 8:10 AM
    Iraq's prime minister on Thursday said he did not anticipate any major U.S. policy shift toward Iraq but some "tactical changes" after Democrats won control of Congress, which remains sharply divided over U.S. policy in Iraq.
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  • Iraq gov't in crisis after staff abducted, tortured Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 8:00 AM
    Kidnappers tortured many of the dozens of hostages seized in a daylight raid on a government building and killed some of them, a minister said as he warned that he felt Iraq no longer had an effective government.
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  • Bush wants 'last big push' in Iraq, 20,000 extra troops Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 8:02 AM
    US President George W. Bush wants to prepare one "last big push" in Iraq, and could send in up to 20,000 extra troops to try to finally quell the spiralling violence there.
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  • Civilian Convoy Hijacked In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    A convoy of civilians traveling near Nasiriyah, in southern Iraq, was hijacked, the Pentagon says. Preliminary reports suggested there could be as many as 14 people captured, including four American contractors.
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  • Bush wants 'last big push' in Iraq, 20,000 extra troops: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 7:32 AM
    US President George W. Bush wants to prepare one "last big push" in Iraq, and could send in up to 20,000 extra troops to try to finally quell the spiralling violence there, a report said.
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  • Give clear signals on Iraq talks, Iran tells US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 7:50 AM
    Iran's top national security official has urged the United States to give a clear indication as to whether it wanted to ask the Islamic republic for talks over stabilising Iraq.
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  • Freed hostage from mass abduction wants out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 7:00 AM
    A university professor who was among dozens of people kidnapped by gunmen in a raid on a Baghdad government building says he has lost hope in the future of violence-plagued Iraq and wants to emigrate.
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  • Convoy of Civilians Hijacked in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 16 5:41 PM
    Pentagon Says Convoy of Civilians in Iraq Hijacked; Arrest Warrant Issued for Sunni Leader
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  • Joshua Scheer: Rep. Dennis Kucinich: Cut Off Iraq War Funding Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 16 5:15 PM
    In an interview with Truthdig contributor Joshua Scheer,* Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) reacts to Rep. John Murtha's failed bid for House majority leader, and explains why cutting off funding for the Iraq war is the only way to truly protect American troops. Edited Transcript: TRUTHDIG: With [Steny] Hoyer being named majority leader, what does that mean for the party and for the war in
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  • Iraq gov't in crisis after abducted employees tortured Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 5:05 AM
    Many of the hostages seized in a daylight raid on a government building in Baghdad were tortured and some killed, a minister said as he warned that Iraq no longer had any effective government.
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  • 80 Iraq kidnap victims may still be held Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 4:47 AM
    Iraq's higher education minister said on Thursday that as many as 80 kidnap victims still were still being held by their abductors, disputing government claims that most has been released.
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  • Analysis: Few Military Options in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 16 3:08 PM
    WASHINGTON -- Withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq? Won't work. Beef them up? We're stretched too thin. As President Bush, Congress and a special commission seek new approaches for the unpopular war, warnings from the top American commander in the Middle East make clear there is no simple answer.
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  • Sharp divides in Congress over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 3:27 AM
    Congress remains sharply divided over U.S. policy in Iraq, casting doubt on plans by leading senators to make a bipartisan recommendation to President Bush by January.
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  • Arrest of Sunni Leader Sought in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 16 3:11 PM
    Warrant Issued for Leader of Iraq's Sunnis; Move Could Prompt Sunni Exodus From Government
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  • U.S. kills 9 suspected Al-Qaida in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 3:45 AM
    U.S. forces killed nine suspected al-Qaida in Iraq insurgents during a raid in a rural area south of Baghdad on Thursday, and more than 1,000 Iraqi soldiers launched a military operation in northern Iraq with American air and artillery support.
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  • A role for Iran in an Iraq exit strategy Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Nov 16 2:32 PM
    Iran could be of service in trying to resolve Iraq's Sunni-Shiite sectarian war.
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  • Top U.S. general warns against troop withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 16 7:44 AM
    The U.S. military commander for the Middle East, General John Abizaid, has said that to begin a significant troop withdrawal from Iraq would hamper efforts to persuade the Iraqi government to make the decisions needed to secure the country.
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  • 'Iraq' as seen by those closest to it Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Daily News - 32 minutes ago
    An elderly Kurdish man, speaking in James Longley's documentary "Iraq in Fragments," predicts that his country will inevitably be divided into three parts. A few moments later, the voice of an unseen child casts doubt on that prophecy and asks how you cut up a country. "With a saw?"
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  • Four U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 2:22 AM
    Four more U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq, the U.S. military said on Thursday, bringing to at least 10 the number killed over the past two days in gun battles and roadside bomb blasts around the country.
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  • Hampton native killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The State - 23 minutes ago
    Debbi Rivers remembers when her son learned he was headed back to Iraq. My heart was so heavy and his heart was so heavy, Rivers said Thursday. Both he and I hugged for a little bit longer, but I didnt think he was ever coming back.
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  • St. Louis Park civilian captured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    A Minnesotan is one of four Americans believed captured by insurgents when a convoy they were escorting was hijacked in southern Iraq on Thursday. Paul Reuben, 39, had been in Iraq for about two years, working for the Crescent Security Group, a private contractor based in Kuwait that provides security services in Iraq, said his twin brother, Patrick Reuben. After receiving a call from the U.S.
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  • Abizaid warns against Iraq timetable Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 15 11:45 PM
    The top U.S. commander in the Middle East warned Congress Wednesday against setting a timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq, rejecting the arguments of resurgent Democrats who are pressing President Bush to start pulling out.
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  • Iraq Farm Sector Improvements Sought Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Nov 16 11:11 AM
    U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said Wednesday he was heartened by the interest of the nation's universities in helping boost Iraq's farm sector.
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  • About 70 freed after mass Iraq abduction Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 15 11:51 PM
    Kidnappers released about 70 people snatched in a mass abduction by suspected Shiite militiamen who answer to a key backer of the prime minister a sign the militants went too far and Iraq's leader may be yielding to intense U.S. pressure to crack down on sectarian violence.
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  • Dal LaMagna: Murtha Should Lead a House Democrat Iraq Action Group Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 16 11:15 AM
    As soon as the Democrats form and announce what I'm calling an Iraq "action" project rather than a "study" group the better. When Americans put the Democrats in charge of both houses of Congress they did so expecting a plan and action on Iraq. We know that the House has been totally occupied since the election in selecting their next majority leader. However, I hope they do not recess for
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  • Debate boils over Iraq as Bush demands policy review Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 15 11:01 PM
    The United States said it had launched a nuts and bolts review of policy in Iraq, as lawmakers angry at deepening anarchy in the country roasted the top US general in the Middle East.
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  • Senators Press for Resolution of Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 16 6:37 PM
    U.S. troop levels in Iraq and hopes for a political resolution to the violence in that country dominated the first post-election hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Wednesday. Committee members reflected voter concerns about the protracted U.S. presence in Iraq.
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  • China's football coach faces calls to be sacked after Iraq draw Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 16 12:57 AM
    Chinese national soccer coach Zhu Guanghu is facing renewed calls for his dismissal after his team's lackluster performance against Iraq in an Asia Cup finals qualifier.
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  • 2 American soldiers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 15 11:44 PM
    Two U.S. Army soldiers were killed by small-arms fire during combat operations in Iraq, the military said Thursday.
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  • RJ Eskow: A "Date Uncertain" Isn't a Plan For Iraq - And We Owe The Iraqis That Much Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 16 10:15 AM
    The Republicans haven't had a plan for Iraq since they invaded - and it shows. Polls now indicate that most Americans don't believe the Democrats have a plan , either. They're right. Like it or not, our country owes the Iraqis that much. To be fair, where the Republicans have only rhetoric ("stay the course," "win"), the Democrats actually have at least two plans. The approach in the
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  • Iraq: US Marines head for Anbar province Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 20 minutes ago
    About 2,200 US Marines are headed from their ships in the Persian Gulf to an undisclosed location in Iraq's western Anbar province to help shore up US combat power in an area riddled with insurgent violence.
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  • Iraq Leader Feels U.S. Won't Shift Policy Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 16 8:41 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Says He Does Not Anticipate Major U.S. Policy Shift Toward Iraq
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  • Convoy of Civilians Hijacked in Iraq Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Nov 16 5:28 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Pentagon said a convoy of civilians traveling near Nasiriyah was hijacked on Thursday, while earlier in the day the Shiite-led Interior Ministry issued an arrest warrant for the top leader of the country's Sunni minority. The move was certain to inflame already raging sectarian violence in Iraq.
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  • Civilian convoy hijacked in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Nov 16 5:57 PM
    Four Americans believed to be among captives A convoy of civilians was hijacked in southern Iraq today and up to 14 people were abducted, the U.S. military said. Four Americans were believed to be among the captives, an official said.
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  • Sacramento Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCRA TheKCRAChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 15 9:52 PM
    A Sacramento Marine was killed Tuesday while serving in Iraq.
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  • Convoy of Civilians Hijacked in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sioux City Journal - 34 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - The Pentagon said a convoy of civilians traveling near Nasiriyah was hijacked on Thursday, while earlier in the day the Shiite-led Interior Ministry issued an arrest warrant for the top leader of the country's Sunni minority.
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  • 14 contractors abducted in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    Iraq - Fourteen security contractors, including four Americans, were abducted Thursday when a supply convoy was ambushed in the southern town of Nasiriya.
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  • Iraq official: 80 victims still captive Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 16 7:37 AM
    Iraqs higher education minister said Thursday that as many as 80 victims from a mass kidnapping earlier this week remain in captivity, and that some of the 70 who have been freed were tortured.
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  • Iraq govt orders arrest of top cleric Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Iraq's Shi'ite-led government ordered the arrest of the country's top Sunni cleric on Thursday on suspicion of "supporting terrorism", a move that could raise sectarian tensions further amid mounting violence.
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  • General: Hold off on Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 15 8:22 PM
    Gen. John Abizaid, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, said Wednesday that setting a timetable to withdraw some U.S. troops from Iraq in four to six months would undermine the Iraqi government and boost sectarian violence.
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  • Soldier from Atlantic City dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - 22 minutes ago
    ATLANTIC CITY (AP) -- A young man from this resort city who hoped to make a career out of the U.S. Army instead gave his life for it when he was killed in Iraq.
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  • General Warns of Risks in Iraq if G.I.?s Are Cut Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 15 7:23 PM
    Gen. John Abizaid said a significant troop withdrawal from Iraq over the next six months would lead to an increase in sectarian killings.
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  • Security firm collects 112m for work in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Nov 16 6:36 PM
    A private security company has been paid more than 112 million by the Foreign Office over the past three years for work in Iraq.
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  • General: Don't leave Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Nov 16 6:11 AM
    Abizaid counsels against changing troop levels The general in charge of U.S. troops in the Mideast told Congress on Wednesday he opposes the idea of withdrawing American forces from Iraq in the near future, despite a growing chorus of Democrats and others who have called for a timetable for a phased withdrawal.
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  • Four soldiers die in boat bomb as Blair prepares shift on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 27 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.
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  • Sacramento Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    FOX 40 Sacramento - 46 minutes ago
    SACRAMENTO A Sacramento Marine killed in Iraq this week will be remembered as a fun guy who loved his family. 21 year old Lance Cpl. Timothy Brown died in combat on Tuesday.
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  • Iraq's Chief Sunni Cleric Sought on Terrorism Charges Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 16 3:22 PM
    Iraq's government has issued an arrest warrant for the country's chief Sunni cleric. Iraq's interior minister, Jawad Bolani, said on Iraqi television Thursday that Harith al-Dari, head of the Muslim Clerics Association, is being sought on charges of supporting terrorism.
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  • Local Army Officer Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 6 Richmond - 58 minutes ago
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A University of Richmond graduate has been killed in Iraq. Family members say Colonel Thomas Hold Felts died Tuesday when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad. Felts was a 1979 graduate of Richmond's Varina High School and a father of four.
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  • Civilian Convoy Hijacked in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 16 4:29 PM
    A convoy of civilians traveling near Nasiriyah, in southern Iraq, was hijacked Thursday, according to the Pentagon.
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  • Commander warns Congress against withdrawal of troops from Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Western Star - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON The top military commander in the Middle East warned Congress on Wednesday that setting a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq could jeopardize the mission, embolden terrorist groups and further destabilize the region.
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  • Iraq docus top Oscar shortlist Open this result in new window
    The Hollywood Reporter - Nov 16 3:14 PM
    The war in Iraq figures prominently among the 15 documentaries that have qualified for consideration in the feature-length docu category at the 79th Annual Academy Awards . The list, released Wednesday by the Academy's docu branch, includes Patricia Foulkrod's "The Ground Truth," which offers up the testimony of veterans of the war; James Longley's "Iraq in Fragments," in which Iraqis detail
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  • Ijamsville soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    BALTIMORE The family of a West Point graduate from Maryland says he was killed in Iraq yesterday. First Lieutenant J-Ryan Dennison graduated from the U-S Military...
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  • With Politics as Subtext, Senators Clash on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 15 7:29 PM
    Much of the first postelection hearing on the war in Iraq was filled with competing agendas and contenders for president.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,858 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 15 7:53 PM
    As of Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2006, at least 2,858 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 2,289 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Civilian convoy hijacked in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    PENTAGON The U-S military says a convoy of civilians traveling near Nasiriyah (nah-sih-REE'-uh), in southern Iraq, has been hijacked.
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  • Hostages Taken In Iraq Convoy Attack Open this result in new window
    FOX 35 Orlando - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    A convoy of civilians has been hijacked in southern Iraq and up to 14 people were abducted. The attack on a convoy of up to 19 vehicles took place at a checkpoint near Nasiriyah.
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  • Civilian convoy hijacked in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHNT-TV Huntsville - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    PENTAGON The U-S military says a convoy of civilians traveling near Nasiriyah (nah-sih-REE'-uh), in southern Iraq, has been hijacked. A Pentagon spokesman says preliminary...
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  • University of Richmond graduate killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WAVY 10 - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    RICHMOND, Va. A University of Richmond graduate has been killed in Iraq. Family members say Colonel Thomas Hold Felts died Tuesday when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.Felts was a 1979 graduate of Richmond's Varina High School and a father of four.Felts' brother-in-law John Waldrop says Felts was a career Army officer who had been in Iraq since January.Felts
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  • Contractors kidnapped in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Nov 16 5:53 PM
    FOURTEEN contractors, including four Americans who work for a security company, have reportedly been abducted in an ambush in southern Iraq.
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  • University of Richmond graduate killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRIC 8 News Richmond - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    RICHMOND, Va. A University of Richmond graduate has been killed in Iraq. Family members say Colonel Thomas Hold Felts died Tuesday when his vehicle was...
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  • Update from 2nd BCT in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 10 Now Syracuse - Nov 16 6:43 PM
    The commander of the 10th Mountain Division's 2nd Brigade Combat Team says they don't need more US troops in Iraq; they need more Iraqi troops. Colonel Michael Kershaw held a video teleconference from Camp Striker Thursday to give an update on the unit's mission. As News 10 Now's Amy Ohler explains, the brigade is making significant accomplishments in Iraq.
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  • Levin, Skelton may turn up heat on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 16 5:29 AM
    The two Democrats who will lead the Armed Services committees next year indicated Wednesday they will not relent in opposing President Bush's Iraq policies and may turn up the heat.
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  • Soldier from Atlantic City Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WPVI-TV Philadelphia - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    An Army specialist from Atlantic City has been killed in Iraq.
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  • White House conducting its own Iraq review Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 16 5:28 AM
    White House officials confirm that President Bush has ordered his aides to do their own review of the administration's Iraq policy.
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  • Analysts: Sectarian Strife In Iraq Imperils Entire Middle East Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - 33 minutes ago
    While American commanders have suggested that civil war is possible in Iraq, many leaders, experts and ordinary people in Baghdad and around the Middle East say it is already underway, and that the real worry ahead is that the conflict will destroy the flimsy Iraqi state and draw in surrounding countries. Whether the U.S. military departs Iraq sooner or later, the United States will be
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  • Update from 2nd BCT in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 10 Now Syracuse - Nov 16 6:40 PM
    The 2nd Brigade Combat Team deployed to Iraq in August. They've only been there a few months, but they're already making progress in the war-torn country.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,862 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 16 2:44 PM
    As of Thursday, Nov. 16, 2006, at least 2,862 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
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  • Gen. Abazaid: Withdrawal From Iraq Would Mean More Unrest Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - 33 minutes ago
    The top U.S. commander for Iraq told Congress Wednesday that a phased withdrawal of American troops would unleash more sectarian strife, and instead he advocated a "major change" in strategy that would beef up U.S. military teams training Iraqi forces. Gen. John P. Abizaid, chief of the U.S. Central Command, said bolstering the training effort could require a further increase in the number of
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  • Condi's Iraq surprise Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - 53 minutes ago
    In a secret end run around Cheney and Rumsfeld, the secretary of state pressed Bush to back the Iraq Study Group -- and change the course of the war.
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  • U.S. Middle East Commander Warns Against Iraq Cutoff Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - 33 minutes ago
    The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East today cautioned against beginning a phased withdrawal of troops from Iraq and recommended that current troop levels be maintained, but he said that all options remain open, including a "temporary" increase to help the Iraqi army become more effective. Army Gen. John P. Abizaid, who heads the U.S. Central Command, told a Senate panel that U.S.
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  • U.S. Plans Last Big Push In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - 34 minutes ago
    President George Bush has told senior advisers that the U.S. and its allies must make "a last big push" to win the war in Iraq and that instead of beginning a troop withdrawal next year, he may increase U.S. forces by up to 20,000 soldiers, according to sources familiar with the administration's internal deliberations. Bush's refusal to give ground, coming in the teeth of growing calls in the
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  • 'Iraq in Fragments' Open this result in new window
    Calendarlive.com - Nov 16 4:50 PM
    * Iraq war documentary amounts to ravishing portrait. Documentaries dealing with the Iraq war are as numerous as those proverbial sands of the desert, but "Iraq in Fragments" stands out, both because of where it takes us and how it takes us there.
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  • Civilian Convoy Hijacked In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Local 6 Orlando - Nov 16 6:11 PM
    Four Americans may be among as many as 14 people captured in a civilian convoy in Iraq, according to reports.
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  • Russ Feingold: A Way Out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Nov 16 5:29 PM
    On Election Day, the American people weighed in at the ballot box: They want to get our troops out of Iraq. Voters rejected the president's failed Iraq policy, putting Democrats in charge of Congress and responsible for setting a new direction for Iraq, and, most importantly, for our national security.
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  • Bush not ready to give up on Iraq victory Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 16 2:00 PM
    Has anyone told the president? Word in Washington is that the grown-ups have taken charge. Every conversation is about the terms and timing of US disengagement from Iraq. That is the polite way of saying retreat. There is, though, a snag.
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  • AL-QAEDA 'LURED US INTO IRAQ' Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - 13 minutes ago
    AL-QAEDA wanted America to invade Iraq and deliberately planted evidence in a bid to provoke the war, it was claimed last night. The stunning allegation was made by a man who says he spent seven years as a western spy inside the terror network.
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