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  • 112 die in Iraq as bloodbath continues Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    Syria's foreign minister called Sunday for a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces to help end Iraq's sectarian bloodbath, in a groundbreaking diplomatic mission to Iraq that comes amid increasing calls for the U.S. to seek cooperation from Syria and Iran. At least 112 people were killed nationwide, following a week that had already seen hundreds of deaths.
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  • McCain says more troops needed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
    Sen. John McCain, a front-runner among GOP presidential contenders for 2008, said Sunday the U.S. must send an overwhelming number of troops to stabilize Iraq or face the possibility of more attacks in the region and on American soil.
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  • Kissinger: Iraq military win impossible Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    Military victory is no longer possible in Iraq, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said in a television interview broadcast Sunday.
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  • Syria Vows to Help Quell Violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 19 6:22 PM
    BAGHDAD, Nov. 19 -- Syria's foreign minister, in a rare visit to Baghdad by a Syrian official, on Sunday pledged cooperation in stemming the sectarian violence that threatens Iraq, even as scores of people were killed or found dead across the country.
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  • General Discusses Goals of His Return to Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 19 6:23 PM
    The commander of the Multinational Corps-Iraq said he is returning with a clearer set of expectations of what can now be accomplished.
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  • Kissinger Foresees No Military Win in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    LONDON, Nov. 19 -- Military victory is no longer possible in Iraq, former secretary of state Henry A. Kissinger told the British Broadcasting Corp. on Sunday.
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  • McCain: Send more troops to Iraq or face threat at home Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 19 5:50 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Without additional troops to ensure victory in Iraq, the U.S. could be more vulnerable to terrorist attacks at home, Republican Sen. John McCain said Sunday.
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  • McCain says more troops needed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 5:50 PM
    Without additional troops to ensure victory in Iraq, the U.S. could find itself more vulnerable to terrorist attacks at home, Sen. John McCain said Sunday.
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  • Kissinger: Victory in Iraq no longer possible Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 19 4:50 PM
    A U.S. victory in Iraq is no longer possible under the conditions the Bush administration hopes to achieve, but a quick withdrawal of American troops would have "disastrous consequences," former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said Sunday.
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  • Iraq's deputy health minister kidnapped from home Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 19 4:05 PM
    At least 24 gunmen -- some dressed as national police -- stormed the house of Iraq's deputy health minister, Ammar al-Saffar, on Sunday and abducted him, a Baghdad emergency police official told CNN.
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  • Lawmakers debate US future in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 3:37 PM
    US lawmakers wrestled with how to change the course of the war in Iraq, with top Republicans calling for more troops while Democrats demanded a prompt withdrawal of US forces.
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  • McCain Says Troops Dying for `Failed' Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 2:31 PM
    Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Senator John McCain said U.S. troops are ``fighting and dying for a failed policy'' in Iraq and must get enough reinforcements to ensure a military victory.
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  • Syria offers Iraq support amid new violence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 2:02 PM
    Syria's foreign minister offered Iraq's government support against militants in a ground-breaking visit to Baghdad on Sunday, as a suicide bombing and the kidnap of a top official added heat to sectarian frictions.
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  • Bush faces rising criticism over Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 19 12:48 PM
    Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said Sunday that a full military victory was no longer possible in Iraq.
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  • Kerry: Iraq joke won't be factor in 2008 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 12:55 PM
    Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry insisted on Sunday his "botched joke" about President Bush's Iraq policy would not undermine a possible White House campaign in 2008.
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  • Syrian Official, in Baghdad, Offers Help for Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 19 11:53 AM
    The Syrian foreign minister?s visit came on a day of deadly sectarian attacks in Iraq, including a suicide bombing in the southern Shiite city of Hilla.
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  • Shiite minister kidnapped as 54 killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 12:07 PM
    Gunmen kidnapped Iraq's deputy health minister from his home in a Sunni district of Baghdad as at least 54 people were killed in attacks across the war-torn country.
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  • Upstate N.Y. man kidnapped in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 12:47 PM
    A former soldier from western New York is among the four Americans and one Austrian who were kidnapped in southern Iraq last week, family members said Sunday.
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  • Syria says foreign troops' withdrawal key to a stable Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 11:06 AM
    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem called for a timetable for the withdrawal of foreign troops from Iraq, as the authorities announced that the suicide car bomber who killed 22 workers was a Syrian.
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  • 53 killed in Iraq as Shiite minister kidnapped Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 11:05 AM
    At least 53 people died in attacks across Iraq, including a suicide car bombing that killed dozens, and gunmen kidnapped the deputy health minister from his home in a Sunni district of Baghdad.
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  • Kissinger says U.S. victory in Iraq is impossible Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 12:29 PM
    Former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger said on Sunday it was impossible for the United States to achieve military victory in Iraq.
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  • Iraq's Shiite-led gov't angers Sunnis Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 10:45 AM
    Iraq's Shiite-led government has deeply undercut its promises to work toward sectarian reconciliation with a series of recent measures that prompted Sunni threats to leave the government and take up arms.
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  • 112 Die in Iraq As Bloodbath Continues Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    Syrian Official Urges U.S. Withdrawal Timetable to Stop Iraq Violence; 112 Killed Nationwide
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  • Suzanne Nossel: Iraq: Facing the Truth, and Then What? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
    After a few posts about how progressives can build on their recent successes at the polls, readers have had frustration with my inadequate prescriptions for Iraq policy. Well, I fess up. I can't promise to solve this any more than the Administration, the Congress, the military or the Baker-Hamilton Iraq Study Group can. But for those who demand more, here's what I can say on how I see the
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  • Syrian FM on landmark Iraq visit Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 9:00 AM
    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has arrived in Baghdad for talks with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on his first visit to Iraq since the toppling of Saddam Hussein.
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  • Kissinger calls for international conference on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 10:03 AM
    Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger has called for an international conference to thrash out the future for strife-torn Iraq.
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  • Syria Calls For U.S. Withdrawal From Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 19 6:17 PM
    In a groundbreaking diplomatic mission to Iraq, Syria's foreign minister called for a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces to help end Iraq's sectarian bloodbath. Meanwhile, at least 112 people were killed nationwide Sunday.
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  • 50 killed in attacks across Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 6:43 AM
    At least 50 people have died in attacks across Iraq, including a suicide car bombing in a mainly Shiite town that killed nearly two dozen building labourers looking for work.
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  • Iraq attacks kill 47 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 5:18 AM
    At least 47 people have died in attacks across Iraq, including a suicide car bombing that killed nearly two dozen building workers, ahead of the first visit by a Syrian foreign minister since the toppling of Saddam Hussein in 2003.
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  • US troop levels in Iraq may rise, then decline Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Nov 19 2:40 PM
    The White House appears to be leaning toward an increase of 20,000 troops in Iraq.
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  • Syrian FM to make landmark Iraq visit Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 3:41 AM
    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem is due in Baghdad for talks with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on his first visit to Iraq since the toppling of Saddam Hussein.
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  • At Least 112 Die in Attacks Across Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    Syria's foreign minister called Sunday for a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces to help end Iraq's sectarian bloodbath, in a groundbreaking diplomatic mission to Iraq that comes amid increasing calls for the U.S. to seek cooperation from Syria...
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  • 30 labourers killed in Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 2:22 AM
    A suicide car bomber posing as a contractor looking for workers has blown himself up among a crowd of labourers in a mainly Shiite city in Iraq, killing at least 22 people.
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  • UK pressures US on Iraq inquests Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 19 12:01 PM
    Britain urges the US to explain why their soldiers do not attend inquests into UK troops killed by friendly fire in Iraq.
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  • Kissinger: Iraq Military Win Impossible Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 19 4:33 PM
    Military victory is no longer possible in Iraq, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said in a television interview broadcast Sunday. Kissinger presented a bleak vision of Iraq, saying the U.S. government must enter into dialogue with Iraq's...
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  • Syrian foreign minister on two-day visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 19 2:09 AM
    Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem was due in Baghdad for talks with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on his first visit to Iraq since the toppling of Saddam Hussein, a lawmaker has told AFP.
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  • Upstate N.Y. Man Kidnapped in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 19 12:10 PM
    Relatives Say Upstate N.Y. Man, 23, Was Among the Security Contractors Kidnapped in Iraq
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  • A U.S. commander in Iraq focuses on safety Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 19 5:48 AM
    Captain Stephanie Bagley arrived in Iraq expecting to rebuild the Iraqi police force. Now her goal is not to lose another soldier.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,863 Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Nov 19 4:54 PM
    As of Sunday, Nov. 19, 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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  • Iraq's Shiite-Led Gov't Angers Sunnis Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 19 11:11 AM
    Iraq's Shiite-Led Government Angers Sunnis With Recent Actions, Endangering Reconciliation
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  • Another Stryker brigade called to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    A Stryker brigade at the Army's Fort Lewis will be among five combat brigades that will go to Iraq early next year, the Department of Defense said.
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  • Top Syrian Official Arrives in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 19 10:41 AM
    Top Syrian Official Arrives in Iraq As More Than 50 People Are Killed in Violence
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  • McCain Calls for More Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Nov 19 10:37 AM
    Senator shot down in Vietnam says Iraq is not the same -- leaving there before the job is done means the threat of terrorism will grow.
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  • More troops needed in Iraq: McCain Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 34 minutes ago
    Without additional troops to ensure victory in Iraq, the US could find itself more vulnerable to terrorist attacks at home, Republican Senator John McCain said.
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  • Kissinger: Iraq Military Win Impossible Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 19 8:26 AM
    Kissinger: Military Victory Not Possible in Iraq; U.S. Needs to Enter Dialogue With Iran
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  • Iraq faces "critical times" - Howells Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 19 5:51 PM
    Iraq is facing "critical times" but progress is being made, a Foreign Office minister said on Sunday during a trip to the southern Iraqi city of Basra.
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  • Videotape emerges amid all-out hunt for hostages in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 18 9:35 PM
    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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  • McCain says more troops needed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Nov 19 12:08 PM
    McCain, a front-running GOP presidential hopeful for 2008, said the U.S. must send an overwhelming number of troops to stabilize Iraq or face more attacks in the region and possibly on American soil.
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  • Kissinger: Military Win In Iraq Impossible Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 19 7:47 AM
    The former Secretary of State told a BBC news program that he believes military victory is no longer possible in Iraq, and called for joint U.S. talks with Iraq's neighbors, including Iran.
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  • Intervention in Iraq 'pretty much of a disaster' admits Blair, as minister calls it his 'big mistake' Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Tony Blair conceded last night that western intervention in Iraq had been a disaster. In an interview with Al-Jazeera, the Arabic TV station, the prime minister agreed with the veteran broadcaster Sir David Frost when he suggested that intervention had "so far been pretty much of a disaster".
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  • Marine's service in Iraq makes for difficult holidays Open this result in new window
    The Daily Item - 27 minutes ago
    LEWISBURG Henry Hoey's family will be celebrating Christmas alone as he spends an expected third tour in Iraq.
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  • Definition of civil war is critical to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 19 4:30 PM
    With Donald Rumsfelds exit as US defence secretary, the bipartisan Iraq Study Groups report due next month and a Democrat-controlled Congress to be sworn in, hopes are high for substantial change in the prosecution of Americas project in Iraq.
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  • Kissinger: Iraq Military Win Impossible Open this result in new window
    The San Francisco Examiner - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    LONDON - Military victory is no longer possible in Iraq, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said in a television interview broadcast Sunday. Kissinger presented a bleak vision of Iraq, saying the U.S. government must enter into dialogue with Iraq's regional neighbors - including Iran - if progress is to be made in the region.
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  • Lubbock Marine Parents Send 200 Care Packages To Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCBD-TV Lubbock - 7 minutes ago
    Instead of spending the holidays with their families, hundreds of Lubbock soldiers will be spending the holidays in Iraq.
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  • 54 killed in Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - 44 minutes ago
    baghdad At least 54 people died in attacks across Iraq yesterday, including a suicide car bombing that killed dozens, and gunmen kidnapped the deputy health minister from his home in a Sunni district here.
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  • Syria offers to help stabilize Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Syria's foreign minister, during a visit to Baghdad Sunday, said the Syrian government was ready to help stabilize Iraq.
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  • Victory in Iraq impossible, says Kissinger Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 19 4:23 PM
    Henry Kissinger, the former US secretary of state who has advised the Bush administration on the war in Iraq, on Sunday said he no longer believed a military victory was possible in the conflict.
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  • Kissinger: Military victory no longer possible in Iraq; U.S. must engage Iran Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 19 2:04 PM
    LONDON (AP) - Military victory is no longer possible in Iraq, former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger said in a television interview broadcast Sunday.
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  • Kissinger: Iraq Military Victory Impossible Open this result in new window
    Fox 12 Oregon - Nov 19 5:08 PM
    LONDON -- Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says military victory is no longer possible in Iraq. He told BBC television he doesn't believe it's possible to get sectarian violence under control and a unified Iraqi government established in an acceptable time period.
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  • At Least 112 People Killed in Iraq Sunday Open this result in new window
    KABC-TV Los Angeles - Nov 19 6:38 PM
    At least 112 people have been killed across Iraq Sunday.
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  • The Daily Mail: Iraq Is a "Disaster" Admits Blair Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    Blair's most frank admission yet over the war in Iraq came during an interview on the new Al Jazeera English television channel with Sir David Frost.
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  • Key allies turn on wounded Bush over chaos in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Independent - Nov 19 4:07 PM
    In the aftermath of the Republicans' disastrous mid-term election results, President George Bush is becoming increasingly isolated from his former political allies, who are turning on him over the failure to stem the chaos and violence in Iraq. Many have said that had they known in March 2003 what they know now they would have advised against the invasion.
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  • Former Bragg soldier kidnapped in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The News & Observer - Nov 19 1:41 PM
    A former soldier based at Fort Bragg is among four Americans and an Austrian who were kidnapped in southern Iraq last week, family members said today.
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  • McCain Says More Troops Needed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 19 9:02 AM
    Sen. John McCain, a front-runner among GOP presidential contenders for 2008, said Sunday the U.S. must send an overwhelming number of troops to stabilize Iraq or face the possibility of more attacks in the region and on American soil. "I believe the...
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  • 1 YEAR AGO: A TRAGEDY IN IRAQ: 5 fallen Michigan soldiers forever linked Open this result in new window
    Detroit Free Press - Nov 19 8:53 AM
    The convoy was returning to base, four Humvees loaded with Michigan soldiers, heading back from patrol on Nov. 21, 2005. The bomb was hidden under a dirt road about 750 yards from the Euphrates River in Habbaniyah, Iraq. The first three Humvees passed over the bomb and nothing happened. The target was the fourth.
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  • Iran's gov't allocates $1b for Iraq reconstruction Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 4 minutes ago
    LONDON, November 20 (IranMania) - The government has allocated $1bln to the five western Iran provinces bordering Iraq, to join the reconstruction process of this war-torn neighbor, MNA reported.
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  • Iraq Study Group Takes Advice from 'Expert Groups' Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 19 9:05 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday , November 19, 2006 The Iraq Study Group, whose report is supposed to come out next month, has created four different "expert working groups" to advise them.
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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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  • Military victory in Iraq impossible: Kissinger Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 19 1:02 PM
    Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger has declared military victory in Iraq is impossible.
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  • Troops should leave Iraq now: General Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Nov 19 3:39 PM
    AUSTRALIAN forces should start pulling out of Iraq immediately, but not entirely, a former Australian Army chief of staff has said.
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  • Kissinger: military victory in Iraq not possible Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Nov 19 5:43 PM
    Military victory in Iraq is "not possible", Henry Kissinger, the former US Secretary of State, claimed yesterday as he delivered a downbeat assessment of the strategy being pursued by the American-led coalition.
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  • Syrian foreign minister to begin landmark visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Nov 19 5:12 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Syria's foreign minister is beginning a landmark visit to Iraq today in what could be a major step toward restoring diplomatic relations between the two countries.
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  • Brown rallies British troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 19 12:54 PM
    British finance minister Gordon Brown is building his image as a future prime minister with high-profile photo-ops, including a pep talk to troops in Iraq.
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  • Iowa soldiers return from Iraq amid applause, embraces Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - Nov 19 5:14 PM
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa Twenty Iowa Army National Guard soldiers are back home after serving several months in Iraq. The soldiers arrived in Cedar Rapids yesterday to...
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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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  • US victory in Iraq impossible: Kissinger Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 19 12:39 PM
    It is impossible for the United States to achieve military victory in Iraq, former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger says.
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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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  • Kissinger says military victory no longer possible in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Nov 19 5:12 PM
    LONDON Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says military victory is no longer possible in Iraq.
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  • At least 112 die in attacks across Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sify News - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    Syria's foreign minister called on Sunday for a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces to help end Iraq's sectarian bloodbath, in a groundbreaking diplomatic mission to Iraq that comes amid increasing calls for the US to seek cooperation from Syria and Iran.
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  • Iowa soldiers return from Iraq amid applause, embraces Open this result in new window
    WOI-TV Des Moines - Nov 19 5:03 PM
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa Twenty Iowa Army National Guard soldiers are back home after serving several months in Iraq.
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  • More Than 50 Die in Iraq, 22 in Bombing Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 19 2:56 AM
    More Than 50 Die in Iraq, With 22 Killed by Bomber; Syria's Foreign Minister Visits Baghdad
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  • Top Syrian Official Arrives in Iraq Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Nov 19 10:43 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Syria's foreign minister arrived in Baghdad on Sunday, the highest ranking official from his country to visit since the U.S.-led war began in 2003, at a time when Syria is increasingly seen as key to helping stem the insurgency.
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  • Lawmakers debate troop levels in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WSTM-TV NBC 3 - 57 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Senator John McCain says chaos in Iraq could "follow us home" if American troops pull out.
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  • Kissinger: No Military Victory in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 19 6:32 AM
    Military victory is no longer possible in Iraq, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said in a television interview broadcast Sunday. In a wide ranging interview on British Broadcasting Corp. television, Kissinger presented a bleak vision of Iraq,...
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  • Upstate resident among security convoy kidnapped in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WSTM-TV NBC 3 - 56 minutes ago
    ALBANY, N.Y. A former soldier from western New York is among four Americans and an Austrian who were kidnapped in southern Iraq last week.
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  • Reconciliation hopes weaken in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Nov 19 4:22 PM
    Iraqs Shiite-led Government has deeply undercut its vow to work towards sectarian reconciliation with a series of recent measures, causing Sunni politicians to threaten to leave the Government and quit parliament a move that probably would lead to a full-blown civil war.
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  • Syria Calls For U.S. Timetable In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCBS-TV New York - Nov 19 2:27 PM
    Syria's foreign minister called Sunday for a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces to help end Iraq's sectarian bloodbath.
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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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  • Kerry says botched Iraq joke won't be factor in 2008 Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Senator John Kerry doesn't think his "botched joke" about Iraq policy will affect his chances at the White House in 2008.
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  • Lawmakers debate US future in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 19 10:35 AM
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - US lawmakers wrestled with how to change the course of the war in Iraq, as top Republicans called for more troops, while Democrats, soon to take control of Congress, called for a prompt withdrawal of US forces.
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  • How Iraq Will Impact 2008 Race Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Nov 19 12:47 AM
    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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  • Former N.C-Based Soldier Among Security Convoy Kidnapped In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRAL-TV 5 Raleigh - Nov 19 3:42 PM
    A former soldier based at Fort Bragg, N.C., is among four Americans and an Austrian who were kidnapped in southern Iraq last week, family members said Sunday.
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  • Pentagon Review Sees Three Options in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    Group has devised a plan that calls for cutting the U.S. combat presence in favor of a long-term expansion of the training and advisory efforts.
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  • Iraq Getting a WiMAX Network Open this result in new window
    Cellular-News.com - Nov 19 6:20 PM
    Redline Communications has announced that it will deploy the first WiMAX network in Iraq on behalf of IRAQTEL, the telecom subsidiary of Al Emaar Holding Group. Vision Valley, a specialist in systems integration, network design and implementation.
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  • Suicide Bomber Kills 22 People in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 19 1:11 AM
    Suicide Bomb Hidden in Minivan Explodes Near Crowd of Day Laborers in Iraq, Killing 22
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  • 54 killed in Iraq as Syria steps up efforts Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Nov 19 2:33 PM
    BAGHDAD Gunmen kidnapped Iraq's deputy health minister from his home in a Sunni district of Baghdad on Sunday as at least 54 people were killed in attacks across the war-torn country.
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  • Syria Calls for U.S. Timetable in Iraq Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Nov 19 1:22 PM
    By STEVEN R. HURST BAGHDAD, Iraq - Syria's foreign minister called Sunday for a timetable for the withdrawal of American forces to help end Iraq's sectarian bloodbath, in a groundbreaking diplomatic mission to Iraq that comes amid increasing calls for the U.S.
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  • Syrian minister in Iraq for talks on violence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 19 8:32 AM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Syria's foreign minister flew to Baghdad on Sunday for talks with Iraqi leaders likely to focus on Iraqi and U.S. complaints that it is doing too little to prevent Islamist fighters from crossing its border into Iraq.
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  • Kissinger: Victory in Iraq is impossible Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 19 2:15 PM
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says current circumstances in Iraq make it impossible for the United States to win a full military victory.
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  • U.S. lawmakers debate future in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Nov 19 3:03 PM
    WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers on Sunday wrestled with how to change the course of the war in Iraq, as top Republicans called for more troops, while Democrats, soon to take control of Congress, called for a prompt withdrawal of U.S. forces.
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