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  • U.S. tells auditor in Iraq to close office Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - 0 minute ago
    An obscure provision in a military authorization bill to close the inspector general's office in Iraq has generated outrage among lawmakers.

  • Leading House Republican: Iraq not a reflection on me Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
    As she fights for her political life, Ohio Republican Rep. Deborah Pryce distanced herself Thursday from the Iraq war, telling CNN Radio, "What's happening in Iraq is not a direct reflection on me."

  • Former Army dog handler returns to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 33 minutes ago
    An Army dog handler convicted of abusing detainees at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq has returned to the country with his military police unit, a spokesman said Thursday.

  • Pentagon Widens Its Battle to Shape News of Iraq War Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
    The Pentagon is reorganizing its public affairs operation in an attempt to influence news coverage, amid frustration over the tone and substance of reporting on Iraq.

  • Bush rejects Iraq timetables, but election has clock ticking Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 02 6:14 PM
    Polls show that Iraq is by far the greatest concern of people who say they're likely to vote in Tuesday's congressional elections. And, if those polls are right, voters deeply conflicted about Iraq will elect Democrats deeply conflicted about Iraq to punish Republicans who have largely backed President Bush's open-ended commitment to the fight.

  • Kerry flap sparks renewed Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    "Democratic Sen. John Kerry says he was trying to make a joke about (President) Bush earlier this week when he said that people who don't succeed in school would likely 'get stuck in Iraq'," one editorial reads.

  • 27 killed in Iraq; 40 Shiites kidnapped Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 02 5:55 PM
    At least 27 people were killed in new attacks in Iraq Wednesday, as police searched for at least 40 Shiites abducted along a notoriously dangerous highway just north of Baghdad by suspected Sunni gunmen.

  • IOC leader concerned about Iraq athletes Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 5:23 PM
    The president of the International Olympic Committee expressed concern Thursday about the plight of athletes in Iraq, citing threats to their safety and the lack of proper athletic infrastructure in the country.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 2,820 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 4:41 PM
    As of Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at least 2,820 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 2,263 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • New Exhibit On Iraq War In Town Open this result in new window
    WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 4:05 PM
    A new nationally recognized exhibit that illustrates the human cost of the Iraq War is on display at a local Penn Hills church.

  • Bush stumps for Republicans weakened by Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 3:01 PM
    US President George W. Bush launched a political rescue effort for Republicans endangered by the tide of US anger over Iraq, five days before key legislative elections.

  • Another Local Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 2:07 PM
    A U.S. Marine from Burgettstown was killed in Iraq on Wednesday.

  • U.S. troops should stay longer in Iraq: Talabani Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 10:48 AM
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said on Thursday U.S. troops should remain in Iraq for up to three more years to give Iraqi authorities more time to build up their own security forces.

  • Iraq Study Group: Blessing or Curse for Bush Administration? Open this result in new window
    Fox News - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    James Baker III, Bush family friend and longtime Washington power broker, is poised to take the Iraq debate to next level, but not everyone is looking forward to the recommendations of his Iraq Study Group.

  • Bush stumps for Republicans amid Americans' misgivings about Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 10:26 AM
    President George W. Bush embarked on a final campaign blitz before next week's midterm elections, hoping to convince voters increasingly restive over setbacks in Iraq to preserve ruling Republicans' majority in Congress.

  • Kerry apologizes for Iraq remark Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 02 9:17 AM
    Sen. John Kerry apologized Wednesday for a "botched joke" that suggested U.S. troops in Iraq are uneducated, as Republicans continued to assail him and one Democrat returned a political contribution.

  • Guard unit in Iraq sends up Kerry for joke Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    A group of Minnesota National Guard soldiers in Iraq has made a comically misspelled sign mocking Sen. John Kerry's recent comments about the education level of troops, and their handiwork is getting plenty of attention.

  • US Bechtel wraps up Iraq projects Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 02 4:03 PM
    US firm Bechtel, involved for three years in Iraq's reconstruction, pulls out amid worsening security.

  • General likens Iraq to "work of art" in progress Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 7:26 AM
    A senior U.S. general compared Iraq on Thursday to a "work of art" in progress, saying it was too soon to judge the outcome and playing down violence and friction with Iraqi leaders as "speed bumps" on the road.

  • IOC Leader Concerned About Iraq Athletes Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 02 5:46 PM
    IOC Leader Expresses Concern About Plight of Athletes in Iraq, Citing Threats to Their Safety

  • Bush: Commanders say Iraq troop level OK Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 5:09 AM
    President Bush says he has not received any request to send more American forces to Iraq and that commanders have told him the 144,000 troops already deployed are "what they can live with."

  • Iraq president: U.S. troops still needed Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 02 3:07 PM
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said on Thursday U.S. troops should remain in Iraq for up to three more years to enable the local authorities to develop their own security forces.

  • November Off to Bloody Start in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 02 3:25 PM
    Bloody October Gives Way to Violent November in Iraq With 49 People Killed or Found Dead

  • On Iraq, Support Persists in Military Communities Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 02 4:13 PM
    Polls show the war in Iraq is one of the most important issues for voters as they prepare for Tuesday's election. But while support for the war is waning nationwide, it remains strong in military communities. NPR's Adam Hochberg talked with soldiers' families near Fort Bragg, N.C.

  • Analysis: Iraq War Dominates Campaign Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 02 2:15 PM
    Analysis: Once a GOP Asset, Iraq Could Cost Republicans Control of Congress

  • Khatami urges US pullout from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 3:06 AM
    A US troop pullout from Iraq would be a "major step" towards restoring stability there, Iran's former president has said, lamenting that US policies in the Middle East have fueled radicalism worldwide.

  • Iraq policy remains top battle in Va.'s Senate race Open this result in new window
    The Virginian-Pilot - 38 minutes ago
    In 2002, Jim Webb visited Sen. George Allen and urged him not to support a war against Iraq. Webb thought he could prevail upon Allen because he had campaigned for him in 2000.

  • First Lady: World Listening to Iraq Talk Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 02 2:04 PM
    Laura Bush Cautions Americans to Speak Carefully When Debating Iraq

  • White House Dismisses Chart Of Iraq Sliding Toward Chaos Washington (AFP) Nov 01, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Nov 02 5:39 PM
    The White House Wednesday dismissed a leaked military chart that shows Iraq sliding toward "chaos" as an outdated snapshot of sectarian violence at the height of Ramadan that has since dropped sharply.

  • Kerry sorry for 'stuck in Iraq' remarks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 1:23 AM
    Fearful of damaging his own party in next week's elections, Sen. John Kerry apologized Wednesday to "any service member, family member or American" offended by remarks deemed by Republicans and Democrats to be insulting to U.S. forces in Iraq.

  • Discontent over Iraq drives US election agenda: pundits, poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 02 12:42 AM
    A new poll confirmed that widespread dissatisfaction over Iraq could spell the end of President George W. Bush's Republican Party dominance of Congress, with voters saying they expect Democrats to cut American involvement in Iraq.

  • Soldier from Newport, 23, killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Providence Journal - 2 minutes ago
    Army Sgt. Michael R. Weidemann, 23, of Newport, was killed in action in Iraq on Tuesday, the Rhode Island National Guard said yesterday.

  • Iraq, stem cells the focus of Senate debate Open this result in new window
    Minnesota Public Radio - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    Democrat Amy Klobuchar, Republican Mark Kennedy and the Independence Party's Robert Fitzgerald debated the issues last night in Rochester. The main topics were the war in Iraq and stem cell research.

  • Byron Williams: Looking at Iraq through the 70-60 Lens Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 02 11:04 AM
    Soon after the November elections we will find out the results of the bipartisan group headed by former secretary of state, James Baker and former Democratic congressman, Lee Hamilton that has been charged with conducting an assessment of the war in Iraq. Called the Iraq Study Group, they have been meeting since March, and will provide the president and Congress with an evaluation of the

  • Both parties call Iraq major issue Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - 43 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans on Sunday said a major voter turnout effort would help them stay in power after the Nov. 7 elections, while Democrats claimed momentum as they seek to tap into voter unhappiness over Iraq.

  • Debate flares over war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    ROCHESTER - With Iraq foremost on voters' minds, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kennedy declared at a debate Thursday night that "we're not finished with the job. We can't go home just yet." Troops should come home, he said, "after the terrorists can't win." DFL opponent Amy Klobuchar insisted that after a war matching World War II in length, "the solution is not more boots on the ground.

  • Newport soldier latest Rhode Island casualty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Nov 02 4:36 PM
    A soldier from Newport is the latest Rhode Island service member to die in Iraq.

  • Skokie soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Nov 02 10:46 AM
    GI hoped to be home for Thanksgiving A week ago, Army Sgt. Kraig Foyteck wore silly glasses with his buddies in Iraq in anticipation of Halloween. He loved the spooky holiday and sent snapshots of himself hamming it up for the camera to friends and family in Chicago.

  • Understanding Iraq by Lawrence Sellin UPI Outside View Commentator Washington (UPI) Nov 02, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Nov 02 5:37 PM
    The debate over the presence or absence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq has obscured another U.S. intelligence weakness. This weakness has also affected U.S. planning or execution weakness and has therefore contributed to America's current difficulties countering the insurgency in Iraq.

  • Averting Defeat In Iraq by Alon Ben-Meir UPI Correspondent New York (UPI) Nov 02, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Nov 02 5:37 PM
    Although President George W. Bush, in his most recent news conference, provided a more somber assessment about the horrifying situation in Iraq, he still insisted that the United States can win in Iraq by remaining committed to staying the course, albeit with some tactical changes.

  • Engaging Iraq's Neighbors in Dialogue Could Ease Violence, Expert Argues Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Nov 02 5:13 PM
    In the conclusion of a series on U.S. strategy in Iraq, James Dobbins, director of International Security and Defense Policy Center at the Rand Corporation, discusses how engaging Iraq's neighbors in dialogue could stabilize the war-torn country.

  • Bush Seeks to Minimize Burden of Iraq on Republicans (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 02 8:29 AM
    Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush sought on several fronts yesterday to minimize what he acknowledged was the political burden of Iraq on Republicans in the Nov. 7 congressional elections.

  • First lady: World listening to Iraq talk Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 10:21 PM
    First lady Laura Bush cautioned Wednesday that Americans discussing the war in Iraq especially politicians should be careful what they say because other countries are paying attention.

  • Veterans group seeking change of course in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinel - 26 minutes ago
    NASHVILLE - An organization of U.S. military veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is spending $480,000 in Tennessee to air a TV ad - more than any group not affiliated with a political party - that criticizes American policy in Iraq.

  • Two Marines from Metro Detroit are killed in Iraq's Anbar province Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Nov 02 2:37 PM
    Two U.S. Marines from Michigan died during combat in Iraq's Anbar province, the military said Thursday.

  • Giuliani stumps for Talent; McCaskill focuses on problems in Iraq Open this result in new window
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Nov 02 1:52 PM
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Democratic Senate candidate Claire McCaskill asserted Thursday that the United States was "stuck in the middle of a civil war" in Iraq, while former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani countered that electing her would put the country on the defensive in the war on terrorism.

  • Pentagon Cites Spike In Violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 01 8:42 PM
    Rising sectarian bloodshed has pushed violence in Iraq to its highest level in more than two years, and preventing civil war is now the most urgent mission of the growing contingent of 140,000 U.S. troops in the country, according to a new Pentagon report released yesterday.

  • November Off To Bloody Start In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Los Angeles - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
    A blood-drenched October has passed into a violent early November as a motorcycle rigged with explosives ripped through a crowded Shiite market in Sadr City on Thursday and suspected Sunni insurgent gunmen killed a Shiite dean of Baghdad University. CBS News Interactive: Iraq Attacks Map

  • Army sergeant from Newport, 23, killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Providence Journal - Nov 02 5:31 PM
    A 23-year-old Army sergeant from Newport has been killed in Iraq, the Rhode Island National Guard announced this evening. Sgt. Michael Weidemann, originally of Portsmouth, was killed Tuesday "while engaged in combat operations" in Iraq, the Guard said.

  • Bechtel Leaves Iraq After Losing 52 Workers in 3 Years Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Nov 02 6:53 AM
    Engineering firm says it has completed all of its 99 projects in Iraq, except a water treatment plant and a children hospital favored by First Lady Laura Bush.

  • November Off to Bloody Start in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Southern Illinoisan - 55 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - A blood-drenched October has passed into a violent early November as a motorcycle rigged with explosives ripped through a crowded Shiite market in Sadr City on Thursday and suspected Sunni insurgent gunmen killed a Shiite dean of Baghdad University.

  • For U.S. troops in Iraq, October was fourth-deadliest month of war Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Nov 02 4:49 PM
    Enemy forces in Iraq killed more U.S. troops in October than they had in any month in almost two years, U.S. military news releases show. October was the fourth-deadliest month on record in the 44-month-long war. But it was the third deadliest in terms of the number of troops killed by insurgents.

  • Former U.S. commander in Iraq says Abu Ghraib ruined his career Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Nov 02 1:13 PM
    Lt. Gen. Ricardo Sanchez, who served a tumultuous year as commander of all U.S. forces in Iraq, retired from the Army on Wednesday, calling his career a casualty of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal.

  • Boehner: Let's not blame Iraq woes on Rumsfeld Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 01 8:16 PM
    House Majority Leader John Boehner's call for critics to lay off Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld because the generals are responsible for the conduct of the war in Iraq has sparked outrage among Democrats.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 2,820 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 02 4:41 PM
    As of Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at least 2,820 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • With Iraq Driving Election, Voters Want New Approach Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 01 7:18 PM
    A substantial majority of Americans expect Democrats to reduce or end American military involvement in Iraq if they seize control of Congress next Tuesday.

  • N.C.-based Marine from Indiana dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    A North Carolina-based Marine from Indiana who had been in Iraq about four months was shot and killed Thursday in Iraq's volatile Al Anbar region, a Marine official said.

  • Senate Candidates Tangle On Iraq, Social Issues Open this result in new window
    WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    U.S. Senate candidates Mark Kennedy, Amy Klobuchar and Robert Fitzgerald stressed now-familiar positions on Iraq at a debate Thursday night, with Kennedy arguing for continued U.S. presence in the country and Klobuchar saying problems there won't be solved by "boots on the ground." More Election 2006 News More Political News

  • Guard Unit To Return From Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel 3000 - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
    MADISON, Wis. -- A Wisconsin National Guard unit is set to return home from Iraq this weekend. The First Battalion, 120th Field Artillery unit is expected to arrive at Volk Field in two planes, one on Saturday and one on Sunday.

  • Analysis: Iraq war dominates campaign Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 5:50 PM
    Iraq has dominated the 2006 campaign and could end up costing Republicans control of Congress. The GOP once viewed the war as a political asset. Now, Republicans are hastily distancing themselves from President Bush as Democrats fiercely challenge the administration's policies amid signs that voters trust them more than the GOP on Iraq.

  • After Fighting in Iraq, Political Activism at Home Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 02 6:33 AM
    Morning Edition , November 2, 2006 Nick Miccarelli is a member of the National Guard and has served in Iraq. Now he's fighting on a political front at home.

  • Polls Show Voters Want Change in Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 02 11:29 AM
    Day to Day , November 2, 2006 New polls show that many American voters are looking for a substantial change in the nation's Iraq policy after next week's vote. Chuck Todd, editor in chief of The National Journal's "Hotline" newsletter, talks with Alex Chadwick about the latest polling data.

  • 49 killed across Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    It's been another deadly day in Iraq as 49 more people have been killed or found dead across the country Thursday.

  • The Truth about Iraq You Won't Get from Bush/Cheney or Our Media Open this result in new window
    Blogcritics.org - 23 minutes ago
    The weird thing about Iraq is that it has no central government -- whatsoever. The official US-sanctioned 'government' sits in the Green Zone and has no power. Mostly, these officials travel overseas on our tax money, sometimes to stand next to Bush or Blair and make announcements. At one point this year the entire Iraqi cabinet was overseas. Meanwhile, outside the Green Zone, amidst the

  • Military: 'Ongoing dialogue' to free kidnapped soldier in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    More than a week after an American soldier vanished in Iraq, a US military spokesman says there's an "ongoing dialogue" to get him freed. But just who's being spoken to remains a secret, with one official calling it "inappropriate" to give details.

  • U.S. identifies missing soldier in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Nov 02 9:33 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The U.S. military confirmed Thursday that a kidnapped soldier was an Iraq-American man who was married to an Iraqi woman. Maj. Gen. William B. Caldwell identified him as Ahmed Qusai al-Taayie, a 41-year-old reserve soldier.

  • Iraq a 'work of art in progress' says US general after 49 die Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Nov 02 4:18 PM
    An American general in Baghdad called Iraq a "work of art" in progress yesterday in one of the most extraordinary attempts by the US military leadership to put a positive spin on the worsening violence.

  • US general urges Iraq patience Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Nov 02 3:32 PM
    A senior US general compared Iraq on Thursday to a work of art in progress and played down incessant violence and friction with Iraqi leaders as "speed bumps" on the road to stability.

  • Kroll to stay in Iraq as it looks to sell UK unit Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 5:31 PM
    U.S. security company Kroll has not pulled its staff from Iraq or Afghanistan but is looking to sell a UK-based subsidiary that operates in the two countries, Kroll's chief executive said on Wednesday.

  • 7 Dead, 45 Hurt in Iraq Market Bombing Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Nov 02 1:04 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Gunmen killed the Shiite dean of Baghdad University's school of administration and economics on Thursday - the 155th Iraqi academic murdered in sectarian violence and revenge attacks since the 2003 U.S. invasion.

  • Bush stumps for Republicans weakened by Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Nov 02 3:48 PM
    BILLINGS, United States : US President George W. Bush launched a political rescue effort for Republicans endangered by the tide of US anger over Iraq, five days before key legislative elections.

  • Sen. Levin says Bush needs wake-up call on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - Nov 02 1:03 PM
    The Senate Armed Services Committees top Democrat said Thursday that President Bush is totally out of touch with the situation in Iraq for claiming progress is being made in the war there.

  • Armitage acknowledges Aust's 'heavy burden' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 02 1:17 PM
    The former US deputy secretary of state Richard Armitage says no one would fault Australia if it decided to withdraw its troops from Iraq.

  • Dems' Iraq mandate is a sobering one Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
    GOP pundits claim the Democrats are in "disarray" and would be adrift if they take back Congress. But polls show their likely victory is because they stand for something -- change in Iraq.

  • Young predicts mass killings in Iraq after U.S. withdrawal Open this result in new window
    KTVF Fairbanks - Nov 02 5:45 PM
    Alaska Congressman Don Young says the United States needs what he calls a planned, slow withdraw of troops from Iraq.

  • President Bush Acknowledges Public Discontent with War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 31 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (AP) - In a somber, pre-election review of a long and brutal war, President Bush conceded Wednesday that the United States is taking heavy casualties in Iraq and said, "I know many Americans are not satisfied with the situation" there.

  • Army recruitment suffers because of war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Nov 02 5:59 PM
    THE war in Iraq has "impacted" on the ability of Britain's armed forces to take on sufficient numbers of recruits, an official report claimed today.

  • Discontent over Iraq drives US election agenda: pundits, poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 3:53 PM
    Widespread dissatisfaction about Iraq gives Democrats their best chance in years of winning back Congress, according to a poll, although party leaders cautioned against over-optimism ahead of next week's midterm elections.

  • Saudi analyst: Iran in control, Iraq a 'lost battle' Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Nov 02 11:43 AM
    WASHINGTON A leading Saudi analyst has termed the three-year, U.S.-led stabilization campaign in Iraq a "lost battle."

  • Minnesota Guard unit in Iraq behind send-up of Kerry's comments Open this result in new window
    WRGB Albany - Nov 02 4:54 PM
    A group of Minnesota National Guard soldiers on duty in Iraq has made a comically misspelled sign mocking Senator John Kerry's recent comments about the education level of troops.

  • Kerry apologizes for stuck in Iraq remark Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - Nov 02 11:48 AM
    Fearful of damaging his own party in next weeks congressional elections, Democratic Sen. John Kerry apologized to any service member, family member or American who was offended by remarks deemed by Republicans and Democrats alike to be insulting to U.S. forces in Iraq.

  • Ohio Soldier Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 38 minutes ago
    HAMILTON, OHIO (AP) -- A soldier from Hamilton in southwestern Ohio has been killed while serving in Iraq. The military says First Sergeant Ricky McGinnis was killed Thursday by a roadside bomb.

  • Now He Tells Us: Brooks of 'NYT' Says Iraq Has Always Been A Bloody Mess Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - Nov 02 4:03 PM
    NEW YORK (Commentary) In today's column for The New York Times, David Brooks reveals, referring to the history of Iraq, "Todays crisis is not three years old. Its worse now, but the crisis is perpetual. This is a bomb of a nation."

  • Poll finds Iraq, terrorism top issues with voters Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 01 4:16 PM
    Iraq and terrorism top the list of issues that Americans consider "extremely important" as the country heads into the November 7 mid-term elections, a CNN telephone poll released Wednesday found.

  • Active duty Military Urged to Complain to Congress About Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 32 minutes ago
    ATLANTA (AP) -- There's a law that protects men and women in uniform from reprisals if they want to become whistle-blowers. Now some members of the armed services are using that as a way of urging an end to the Iraq war.

  • In reversal, Kerry apologizes for remarks on Iraq soldiers Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 3:46 PM
    Top Democrat John Kerry apologized for remarks widely seen as a slight against US troops in Iraq, as the clock ticked on the Democrats' push to win control of Congress in next week's vote.

  • Iraq Bomb Kills 7 After Blockade Lifted Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Nov 02 3:16 PM
    By SAMEER N. YACOUB BAGHDAD, Iraq - In another attack against majority Shiites, a motorcycle bomb struck a crowded market in Sadr City on Thursday, killing seven people and wounding 45, police said, just two days after the U.S.

  • Iraq invasion increased extremist threat: Iran's Khatami Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 3:21 PM
    The US-led invasion of Iraq has increased the threat to the world from extremists, while Washington's attempts to impose Western-style democracy there have been a "joke", former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami said.

  • Two Utah soldiers wounded in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Salt Lake Tribune - Nov 02 12:20 PM
    Posted: 1:04 PM- Two Utah soldiers were injured near Ramadi, Iraq, on Monday when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb. Paul Laplant, of Ogden, and Daniel Baerga, of Bountiful, suffered minor injuries in the explosion and have returned to duty. The Utahns are part of the Idaho-based 321st Engineering Battalion.

  • Weapons Purchased for Security Forces Go Missing in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 37 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Several US government reports suggest much more needs to be done to improve the security environment in Iraq. One audit finds nearly one of every 25 weapons the military has bought for Iraqi security forces is missing.

  • Soldier From Newport Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC 10 Providence - Nov 02 4:27 PM
    Another soldier from Rhode Island has died in Iraq. Sgt. Michael R. Weidemann, 23, of Newport died Tuesday in Hit, Iraq after an explosive detonated near his Light Medium Tactical Vehicle, the defense department said in a news release Thursday.

  • Iraq Bomb Kills 7 After Blockade Lifted Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Nov 02 10:49 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - In another attack against majority Shiites, a motorcycle bomb struck a crowded market in Sadr City on Thursday, killing seven people and wounding 45, police said, just two days after the U.S. lifted a military blockade of the Baghdad district on the orders of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

  • Former Iran President Calls for Troop Withdrawals from Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 02 11:46 AM
    Former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami says American policies in Iraq and Afghanistan have led to an upsurge in terrorism and he called for a quick withdrawal of foreign forces from those countries. Mr. Khatami made the comments during a speech in London.

  • Vice Pres. Cheney comments on Mass. Sen. Kerry's Iraq, education remark Open this result in new window
    KGET 17 Bakersfield - Nov 02 4:45 PM
    The backlash against Mass. Sen. John Kerry was felt again Wednesday night in Montana when Vice President Dick Cheney took the stage. Cheney was in Montana stumping for incumbent Sen. Conrad Burns when he used the opportunity to comment on Kerrys statement that people who didnt study hard and do their homework would likely get stuck in Iraq.

  • On newsstands Berez heads to Iraq to film orthopedic surgeons in action Open this result in new window
    Rockland Village Soup - 33 minutes ago
    Camden: David Berez knows his is an almost macabre foresight: He knows when he arrives at an Army hospital in Iraq this week, he is all but assured of seeing more than enough of what he has been sent to find.

  • Labor's Iraq withdrawal policy delusional: Nelson Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 02 11:00 AM
    The Defence Minister has attacked Labor over its policy on Iraq, saying withdrawing troops would damage Australia's relationship with the United States.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 2,817 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 01 3:45 PM
    As of Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, at least 2,817 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 2,259 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Nevadan Among 100 Soldiers Killed in Iraq in October Open this result in new window
    KLAS Las Vegas - Nov 02 4:32 PM
    October was one of the deadliest months yet in Iraq and a Nevada soldier was among the troops killed. Army Sergeant Kenneth E. Bostic of Hawthorne was killed on Oct. 30.

  • Newport soldier latest Rhode Island casualty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLNE-TV - Nov 02 4:28 PM
    A Newport man is the latest soldier from Rhode Island to die in Iraq. The Department of Defense says 23-year-old Sergeant Michael Weidemann was killed on Wednesday after an improvised explosive device detonated near the vehicle in which he was riding.

  • Once an asset, Iraq could cost GOP control of Congress Open this result in new window
    12 News Phoenix - Nov 02 2:16 PM
    WASHINGTON - Iraq has dominated the 2006 campaign and could end up costing Republicans control of Congress. The GOP once viewed the war as a political asset.