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  • Videotape emerges amid all-out hunt for hostages in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 10 minutes ago
    U.S.-led coalition and Iraqi forces on Saturday were searching for five Western security contractors seized in southern Iraq as well as hostages taken in a mass kidnapping at a Baghdad research institute this week.
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  • Two Panels Urgently Seek Iraq Solutions Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 18 4:25 PM
    The race is on to solve Iraq. Since President Bush ordered a rush review of Iraq plans Tuesday, top officials from the State Department, the Pentagon and the CIA have huddled behind closed doors with deputy national security adviser J.D. Crouch II to pull together ideas for the president to see when...
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  • Iraq hunts for kidnapped Westerners Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 3:17 PM
    Security forces said they were getting closer to finding five kidnapped Westerners being held captive in Iraq, where British Prime Minister Tony Blair conceded the situation was a disaster.
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  • Blair's 'Iraq disaster' interview provokes storm Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 18 2:50 PM
    British Prime Minister Tony Blair provoked a storm Saturday after apparently admitting that the invasion of Iraq by the United States and Britain was "a disaster."
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,863 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 4:09 PM
    As of Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at least 2,863 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 2,291 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Searches for hostages in Iraq continue Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 10:54 AM
    Coalition forces raided a Shiite militia stronghold in Baghdad searching for dozens of Iraqi hostages Saturday and combed through rural southern Iraq where four American security contractors and an Austrian were kidnapped. Both efforts appeared to come up empty-handed.
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  • Blair 'disaster' admission over Iraq a 'slip of the tongue': official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 11:13 AM
    Downing Street moved swiftly to play down an apparent admission by British Prime Minister Tony Blair that the invasion of Iraq had been a "disaster," labelling his comments a "slip of the tongue."
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  • How Iraq Will Impact 2008 Race Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - 2 minutes ago
    It's been Bush's problem. But as the 2008 presidential election looms, contenders in both parties are sorting out their Iraq positions. What they'd do, and who they listen to.
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  • Baker met with Syrians on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 9:00 AM
    Former US secretary of state James Baker, who co-chairs a bipartisan group examining strategic options in Iraq, has reportedly met several times with Syrian officials to discuss how they might cooperate with the United States.
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  • Rice compares Vietnam, Iraq economies Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 8:33 AM
    After vigorously rejecting comparisons between the U.S. wars in Vietnam and Iraq, the Bush administration found a parallel it liked on Saturday.
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  • Britain's Brown makes surprise trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 7:17 AM
    British Finance Minister Gordon Brown, eager to boost his credentials as prime minister in waiting, flew into Iraq for the first time on Saturday and pledged an extra 100 million pounds ($188 million) to help rebuild the country.
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  • Reid says Democrats will reach out to Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 8:10 AM
    Incoming Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Saturday that Democrats will reach out to Republicans on Iraq and economic issues as he outlined the priorities for the next Congress under Democratic control.
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  • US and Iran Haggle Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - 22 minutes ago
    How far will Iran and America bend in order to stop the sectarian butchery in Iraq? Behind the scenes as we take our first tentative steps toward Tehran.
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  • Annan and Assad discuss Lebanon, Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 6:01 AM
    UN Secretary General Kofi Annan and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have discussed the situation in Iraq and Lebanon, according to a news agency.
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  • Downing Street plays down Blair 'disaster' admission over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 4:55 AM
    Downing Street has moved swiftly to dampen an apparent overnight admission by Prime Minister Tony Blair that the US-led invasion of Iraq had been a disaster.
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  • Group says it carried out Iraq abduction Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 3:40 AM
    A previously unknown group has claimed responsibility for abducting a private security team of four Americans and an Austrian in southern Iraq, according to an Iranian-run Arabic-language satellite news station.
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  • Army unit to serve third tour in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 3:16 AM
    The Army's 3rd Infantry Division, which helped lead the charge to Baghdad at the outset of the war, will return next year and become the first Army division to serve three tours in Iraq.
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  • Hunt goes on for kidnapped Westerners in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 2:53 AM
    Security forces were hunting for two Westerners kidnapped in southern Iraq after an American hostage was found dead and two others rescued in the violence-wracked country, where British Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared to concede the situation was a disaster.
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  • In pictures: Gordon Brown in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 18 11:33 AM
    Images of Chancellor Gordon Brown meeting UK troops in Basra, southern Iraq, on his first visit to the country.
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  • Can Iran and Syria help stabilize Iraq? Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 11:36 PM
    Trying to avoid the collapse of an increasingly violent Iraq, the Bush administration is under growing pressure to ask adversaries Iran and Syria for help.
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  • Britain's treasury chief visits Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 18 12:24 AM
    Britain's Treasury chief Gordon Brown made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Saturday to meet with British forces and Iraqi officials.
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  • Cheney Rejects Idea Of Iraq Withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 18 12:39 AM
    In his first public statements since the midterm elections, Vice President Cheney yesterday rejected calls for a military withdrawal from Iraq, telling a group of conservative lawyers that retreat would disappoint America's allies and embolden terrorists.
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  • Searches for Hostages in Iraq Continue Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 18 11:11 AM
    No Breakthrough Reported in Searches for Iraqi, U.S. and Austrian Hostages in Iraq
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  • Baker met Syrians to discuss Iraq cooperation: report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 11:26 PM
    Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, co-chairman of the bipartisan Iraq Study Group examining strategic options in Iraq, has met several times with Syrian officials to discuss cooperation with the United States, The New York Times reported in Saturday editions.
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  • UK's Brown makes surprise trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 11:15 PM
    British Finance Minister Gordon Brown flew into Iraq for the first time on Saturday and pledged an extra 100 million pounds ($188 million) to help rebuild the country.
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  • Hunt still on in Iraq for abducted contractors Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 17 10:50 PM
    Coalition and Iraqi troops in southeastern Iraq continued their hunt Friday night for five Western security contractors abducted the day before.
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  • Major Battle in Iraq's Baqouba Kills 18 Open this result in new window
    Freeport Journal - 22 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi and American forces fought Sunni insurgents in an hours-long street battle Saturday in the increasingly violent city of Baqouba, as residents fled indoors under the rattle of automatic weapons fire and the blasts of rocket-propelled grenades.
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  • Baker met with Syrians on Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 10:24 PM
    Former US secretary of state James Baker, who co-chairs a bipartisan group examining strategic options in Iraq, has met several times with Syrian officials to discuss how they might cooperate with the United States, The New York Times reported.
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  • Group Claims Responsibility for Iraq Kidnapping Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 18 9:26 AM
    Biggest Single Abduction of Americans in Iraq Similar to Recent Kidnappings
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  • Reid Calls for Bipartisanship, Openness, `New Results' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 18 8:54 AM
    Nov. 18 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid said his party will ``change direction'' in Congress by fostering bipartisanship, increasing transparency and oversight and seeking solutions to the war in Iraq.
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  • Brown: Iraq troops reduction in months Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Gordon Brown said last night that British troops could begin withdrawing from Iraq within a 'few months' as the government outlined the first steps in a rethink of the war on terrorism.
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  • Iraq a war not disaster: Blair's office Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 18 4:37 PM
    Tony Blair's office says comments he made in a TV interview are not an admission that going to war in Iraq had been a disaster.
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  • Searches for Hostages in Iraq Continue Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 18 11:32 AM
    Coalition forces raided a Shiite militia stronghold in Baghdad searching for dozens of Iraqi hostages Saturday and combed through rural southern Iraq where four American security contractors and an Austrian were kidnapped. Both efforts appeared to come up...
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  • Blair admits Iraq war a disaster Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - 14 minutes ago
    Basra Security forces were hunting yesterday for five Westerners kidnapped two days ago in Iraq, where British Prime Minister Tony Blair conceded the situation was a disaster.
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  • Ex-Blue Streak swimmers contribute in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Lancaster Online - 36 minutes ago
    Manheim Township's swimming program has consistently produced winning teams, outstanding swimmers and, recently, contributors to the American war effort in Iraq.
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  • Bob Cesca: President Bush: Driving Iraq Towards A Wall Of Death Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 18 7:24 AM
    "We'll succeed unless we quit," has to be one of the president's most ridiculous and dangerous statements about Iraq since, "Those weapons of mass destruction have to be around here somewhere." No wait. It was one of the most dangerous things he's said since, "It'll be just a comma." That's not it. Since, "Bring 'em on," maybe? Ah hell. There are so many stupid, dangerous and ridiculous things
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  • Iraq woes haunt Bush in Vietnam Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 18 4:21 AM
    As President Bush visits Vietnam, Brian Barron compares the current conflict in Iraq with the war in Indochina which ended in humiliation for the US.
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  • Fort Bragg soldier from Maryland killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Sun - 38 minutes ago
    A West Point graduate from Maryland who was a paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C., was killed in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Saturday.
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  • A role for Iran in an Iraq exit strategy Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Nov 18 6:49 AM
    Iran could be of service in trying to resolve Iraq's Sunni-Shiite sectarian war.
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  • Cheney says U.S. must not retreat from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 7:41 PM
    U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney insisted on Friday that America must not turn its back on Iraq, even as the Bush administration considers a course change in the war after voters vented anger over it in this month's elections.
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  • Iraq Contractor Recalls Harrowing Firefight Open this result in new window
    KMBC TheKansasCityChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 8:00 PM
    David Meredith said he went to Iraq to make money and for patriotic reasons. He never served in the military. Driving trucks is what he said he knows.
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  • Commander warns Congress against withdrawal of troops from Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Western Star - 2 hours, 40 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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  • Tracy Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCRA TheKCRAChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 7:31 PM
    Another soldier from Tracy has been killed while serving in Iraq.
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  • Is Iraq Another Vietnam? Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 18 7:39 AM
    The most impressive thing about Is Iraq Another Vietnam? (PublicAffairs, $24) is that Robert K. Brigham doesn't treat the title's question rhetorically. In this readable book, he emphasizes the military distinctions between the two conflicts: The United States does not have half a million troops in...
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  • Brown promises Iraq troop withdrawal 'within months' Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Nov 18 4:25 PM
    Gordon Brown pledged last night that British troops could begin withdrawing from Iraq within a 'few months' as the government outlined the first steps in a rethink of the war on terror.
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  • Iraq police seek seized Americans Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 18 4:51 AM
    Coalition forces raided a Shiite militia stronghold in Baghdad searching for dozens of Iraqi hostages Saturday and combed through rural southern Iraq where four American security contractors, including one from Minnesota, and an Austrian were kidnapped. Both efforts appeared to come up empty-handed.
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  • In Vietnam, Bush Talks About Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 18 5:17 AM
    As he opened a four-day visit, President Bush marveled at the sights in what was the capital city of a former bitter enemy of the U.S. and said the lesson from the Vietnam War is that it will take time for freedom to trump hatred in Iraq.
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  • Disaster? Just a slip, says Blair. Now Iraq's your problem, Gordon Open this result in new window
    Independent - Nov 18 4:22 PM
    Gordon Brown was left defending Britain's presence in Iraq yesterday as Tony Blair denied he thought that the invasion had been a "disaster". Interviewed on al-Jazeera on Friday, Mr Blair was asked if he thought that the military intervention had been "pretty much of a disaster". "It has," he replied, before blaming the difficulties on al-Qa'ida-inspired insurgents.
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  • Iraq invasion a disaster: Blair Open this result in new window
    Pakistani Newspaper - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
    LONDON, Nov 18: Tony Blair, the British prime minister, has admitted in an interview with Al Jazeera English that events in Iraq since the US-led invasion have been a "disaster".
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  • No need for Iraq policy shift: Downer Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Nov 18 4:00 PM
    THE US will not drastically change tack in Iraq or leave and allow the country to descend into chaos, Foreign Minister Alexander Downer has said.
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  • Iraq: Where It's All Heading by James Dunnigan November 19, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Strategy Page - 16 minutes ago
    Since shortly after the 2003 invasion of Iraq, some critics of the operation have suggested handing control of the country back to Saddam Hussein and his cronies, since it was obvious that only a ruthless dictator could rule such a lawless place.
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  • Iraq hunts for kidnapped Westerners Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Nov 18 3:12 PM
    Security forces were hunting for five Westerners kidnapped two days ago in Iraq, where British Prime Minister Tony Blair conceded the situation was a disaster.
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  • Congress to probe UK's claims on Iraq uranium Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Nov 18 4:37 PM
    British intelligence reports on Saddam Hussein's alleged efforts to buy uranium ore from Niger will be at the centre of new American investigations into the Iraq war by the newly elected Democrat-run Congress.
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  • Iraq a war not disaster: Blair's office Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Nov 18 5:51 PM
    Tony Blair's office said comments he made in a TV interview were not an admission that going to war in Iraq, the British leader's least popular decision in a decade in power, had been a disaster.
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  • Nation needs new options on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    News-Herald - 19 minutes ago
    The report of suspected Shiite soldiers storming the Higher Education Ministry in Baghdad and seizing about 50 people last week doesn't help the cause for liberating Iraq.
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  • AP Weblog: Things change fast in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 5:26 PM
    Associated Press writer Lauren Frayer is embedded with the Army's 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry, 172nd Stryker Brigade in Iraq. Below are reports of her experiences with the unit.
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  • Group Says It Carried Out Iraq Abduction Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 18 3:56 AM
    Iranian TV: Previously Unknown Group Claims Responsibility for Abduction of Westerners in Iraq
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  • Coagulating drug used on troops in Iraq labeled risk of deadly blood clots Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Nov 18 12:50 PM
    BALTIMORE - A blood-coagulating drug designed to treat rare forms of hemophilia is being used on critically wounded U.S. troops in Iraq despite evidence it can cause clots that lead to strokes, heart attacks...
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  • TRACY / Green Beret dies in Iraq -- possible friendly fire Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 18 8:32 AM
    A 38-year-old U.S. Army Green Beret sergeant from Tracy has been killed in Iraq in what the military is calling a possible case of friendly fire. Sgt. Tung M. Nguyen died Tuesday in Baghdad under circumstances that were under investigation, a spokesman...
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,863 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 5:37 PM
    As of Friday, Nov. 17, 2006, at least 2,863 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 2,291 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Peace vital for Iraq's prosperity Open this result in new window
    Pakistani Newspaper - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    ISLAMABAD, Nov 18 (APP): Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz Saturday while reiterating Pakistan's full support to the integrity and sovereignty of a united Iraq said peace was vital for Iraq's future, prosperity and development.
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  • Cheney rejects US 'retreat' from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 4:06 PM
    Vice President Dick Cheney insisted that US forces would not "retreat" from Iraq, despite strong pressure from Congress to set a timetable for withdrawal from the country.
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  • Approval of Bush policy on Iraq declines Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 2:54 PM
    Americans' approval of President Bush's handling of Iraq has dropped to the lowest level ever, increasing the pressure on the commander in chief to find a way out after nearly four years of war.
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  • Brown makes first visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 18 12:00 AM
    Chancellor Gordon Brown makes his first visit to Iraq, promising 100m to help rebuild the economy there.
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  • Suicide car bomb wounds seven soldiers in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 18 5:34 PM
    A suicide car bomb on Saturday struck an Iraqi army checkpoint in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, some 400 km north of Baghdad, wounding seven soldiers, local police said.
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  • 2 NYC Soldiers, Including One With Conn. Ties, Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Hartford Courant - Nov 18 12:05 PM
    Two soldiers from New York City, including one who graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, were killed this week in Iraq, military officials said.
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  • Chancellor Brown's First Trip To Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 18 11:29 AM
    Chancellor Gordon Brown has paid his first visit to Iraq to meet British troops and the country's deputy prime minister.
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  • Brown reveals 100m aid for Iraq Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 18 11:40 AM
    Chancellor Gordon Brown paid his first visit to Iraq and said he hoped to see a reduction in the numbers of British troops there within the next few months.
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  • Brown visits troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Nov 18 1:00 PM
    BRITISH finance minister Gordon Brown pledged extra reconstruction aid and said he hoped to see troop reductions within a few months during a trip to Iraq overnight, according to the BBC.
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  • Georgia-based unit will be 1st Army division to serve 3 Iraq tours Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 17 1:32 PM
    The Army's 3rd Infantry Division, which helped lead the charge to Baghdad at the outset of the war, will return next year and become the first Army division to serve three tours in Iraq. The division is one of several units totaling 57,000 troops identified for deployment in January.
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  • Briton dies in Iraq border shooting Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 18 10:42 AM
    A British security worker was killed and another injured during a struggle with Iraqi border control officers in southern Iraq, said a British military source.
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  • Firefight rages in Iraq near kidnap site Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 1:19 PM
    British ground forces and U.S. military helicopters fought with gunmen Friday in southern Iraq where four American security contractors and their Austrian co-worker were abducted in a convoy hijacking near the Kuwait border.
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  • Iraq war: Blair detractors seek probe Open this result in new window
    The Times of India - Nov 18 2:24 PM
    LONDON: Though British PM Tony Blair conceded the three-year-old invasion of Iraq had been a "disaster", he did try to control damage.
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  • Dutch Defence Minister denies abuse in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Electronic Iraq - Nov 18 2:03 PM
    Just days before a general election, Dutch Defence Minister Henk Kamp was under fire on Saturday for not making public possible abuses of prisoners by military intelligence officers in Iraq in 2003.
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  • Bush urges patience on winning Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 1:20 PM
    In a land where America suffered military defeat, President Bush urged patience for the war in Iraq Friday and tried to stiffen global resolve to challenge a nuclear-armed North Korea.
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  • Confident of Iraq PM disavows warrant Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 1:21 PM
    Top leaders in Iraq's Shiite-dominated government fell into deeper disarray on Friday, with an official close to the prime minister disavowing an arrest warrant issued against the country's most influential Sunni leader.
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  • U.S. sets deployments to maintain Iraq troop levels Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 12:46 PM
    The Pentagon on Friday announced a major rotation of U.S. forces to replace existing units in Iraq, to help maintain current force levels as the troops try to stem deadly sectarian violence.
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  • Britain's Brown visits troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Nov 18 12:09 PM
    LONDON - Britain's finance minister Gordon Brown said he hoped to see troop reductions "in the next few months" and announced extra reconstruction aid during a visit to Basra in southern Iraq Saturday.
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  • Security forces search for kidnapped Westerners in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Nov 18 2:05 PM
    BASRA Security forces on Saturday searched for five Westerners kidnapped two days ago in Iraq, where British Prime Minister Tony Blair conceded the situation was a disaster.
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  • 2 more Fort Hood soldiers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Nov 18 2:18 PM
    Sgt. 1st Class Schuyler Haynes, 40, and Spc. Mitchel Mutz, 23, both died when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle Baquba, Iraq.
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  • U.S. announces troop deployments to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 1:17 PM
    The Pentagon announced Friday that 57,000 U.S. troops, including five combat brigades, have been told to deploy to Iraq early next year a move that will maintain current force levels there.
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  • 2 more Fort Hood soldiers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Nov 18 2:17 PM
    WASHINGTON -- The Defense Department announced the combat deaths of two more Fort Hood soldiers in Iraq. The victims were 40-year-old Sergeant 1st Class Schuyler B. Haynes of New York and 23-year-old Specialist Mitchel T. Mutz of Falls City, Texas.
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  • Downing Street plays down Blair 'disaster' admission over Iraq Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Nov 18 11:27 AM
    Downing Street has moved swiftly to dampen an apparent overnight admission by British Prime Minister Tony Blair that the US-led invasion of Iraq had been a disaster.
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  • Brown visits Iraq as Blair insists: war is not a disaster Open this result in new window
    Sunday Herald - Nov 18 4:04 PM
    Gordon Brown, the man most likely to inherit Tony Blairs war legacy, made his first visit to Iraq yesterday, promising 100 million of British money and putting the emphasis on reconstruction rather than military solutions.
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  • Cheney rejects U.S. retreat from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Nov 18 2:21 PM
    WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney insisted Saturday that U.S. forces would not "retreat" from Iraq, despite strong pressure from Congress to set a timetable for withdrawal from the country.
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  • Coalition Forces Kill 11 Insurgents in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 18 9:07 AM
    Coalition forces say they have killed 11 militants and detained 24 suspected terrorists in operations across Iraq Saturday. Officials say Iraqi troops also raided the Sadr City area of Baghdad in an effort to disrupt kidnapping and terror cells.
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  • Al-Dari is an outspoken opponent of the US presence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Nov 18 12:08 PM
    Iraqi factions from different backgrounds have condemned the arrest warrant issued for Dr Harith al-Dari, head of Iraq's Association of Muslim Scholars.
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  • US hostage killed in Iraq, two others freed: Basra official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 12:54 PM
    An American hostage was found dead and two others were rescued by police, a provincial official said, a day after they were kidnapped along with another two Westerners in southern Iraq.
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  • U.S. support for Bush's Iraq policy hits new low Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Nov 18 3:07 AM
    Just 31 percent approve his handling of Iraq, days after voters registered their displeasure at the polls by defeating Republicans across the board and handing control of Congress to the Democrats.
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  • U.S. allies seek abducted guards in Iraq / Shiite area near Kuwait-Iraq border site of kidnapping Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 18 4:04 AM
    U.S. and British military forces battled gunmen in southern Iraq on Friday while searching for four American security guards and their Austrian colleague who were abducted from a supply convoy on Thursday by men wearing Iraqi police uniforms, U.S. officials...
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  • Army division to be first to serve 3 tours in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Nov 18 8:12 AM
    Washington- The Army's 3rd Infantry Division, which helped lead the charge to Baghdad at the outset of the war, will return next year and become the first Army division to serve three tours in Iraq as the military continues straining to find troops for the conflict.
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  • Bush doesn't get need for change in Iraq, Reid says Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Nov 18 3:58 AM
    Harry Reid, D-Nev., who was elected Senate majority leader Tuesday, said President Bush still has not grasped the urgent need to change course in Iraq. He vowed to press quickly for phased troop withdrawals, a more international approach to Iraq's problems and a rebuilding of the depleted U.S. military.
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  • Syria President, UN Chief Discuss Developments In Lebanon, Iraq Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Nov 18 9:13 AM
    DAMASCUS (AP)--U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan spoke with Syria's president by telephone on Saturday, discussing political developments in Lebanon and Iraq, the state-run news agency reported.
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  • Blair minister says Iraq war was 'big mistake': report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 11:36 AM
    One of Tony Blair's allies denounced the Iraq war as the British prime minister's "big mistake in foreign affairs", attacking his whole approach to international relations, British media said.
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  • Couple killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Nov 18 6:07 PM
    BASRA, Iraq: Gunmen shot dead a leading member of Iraq's most powerful Shi'ite political party and his wife as they were driving through western Baghdad yesterday.
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  • Pentagon announces units in next Iraq troop rotation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 11:53 AM
    Some 57,000 US troops have been ordered to deploy to Iraq early next year to begin the next rotation of the 144,000-strong US force there, a Pentagon spokesman said.
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  • Iraq hunts for kidnapped Westerners Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Nov 18 11:50 AM
    British troops patrol an open area in the southern city of Basra. Security forces were hunting for five Westerners kidnapped two days ago in Iraq, where British Prime Minister Tony Blair conceded the situation was a disaster.
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  • Iraq assault a disaster: Blair Open this result in new window
    The Telegraph - Nov 18 12:47 PM
    London, Nov. 18: Tony Blair gave a frank assessment of the invasion of Iraq on al Jazeera.
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  • Iran slams US military strategy in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 17 11:11 AM
    Iran slammed Washington's policies in Iraq and Afghanistan and called for a revision of strategies in the region to avert further bloodshed.
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  • BLAIR ADMITS IRAQ 'DISASTER' Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Nov 18 6:07 PM
    LONDON: Downing Street moved swiftly yesterday to dampen an admission by British Prime Minister Tony Blair that the US-led invasion of Iraq had been a disaster.
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