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  • Bush, Maliki to meet on Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    U.S. President George W. Bush will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Jordan next week amid rising sectarian violence in Iraq and after Iran-Iraq summit in Tehran.
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  • Iraq, Syria resume diplomatic ties Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- After nearly a quarter-century of severed ties, Iraq on Tuesday resumed diplomatic relations with neighboring Syria -- a move seen as a possible step toward stemming some of the unrelenting violence in Iraq.
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  • Bush to meet Iraq's Maliki in Jordan Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 6:00 PM
    U.S. President George W. Bush will hold talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Jordan next week focusing on improving Iraq's fragile security, the White House said on Tuesday.
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  • Iraq vet to lead Ill. vets' affairs Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Iraq war veteran and failed congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth has a new mission: directing the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs, Gov. Rod Blagojevich announced Tuesday.
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  • Syria, Iraq restore ties to combat militants Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 10:49 AM
    Iraq and Syria restored full diplomatic relations on Tuesday after a 24-year rift in a move Iraq hopes can help stem what it says is Syrian support for militants and encourage other Arab states to rally to its aid.
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  • Petition Drive Calls for International Community to Mediate in Iraq Open this result in new window
    OneWorld.net via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 10:43 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 21 (OneWorld) - A New York-based non-profit stepped up a petition drive Tuesday aimed at pushing the Bush administration to engage the international community to bring peace to Iraq.
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  • Lebanese Murder May Weaken Push in U.S. to Engage Syria on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 13 minutes ago
    Nov. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Suspicions that Syria perpetrated the killing yesterday of Lebanese politician Pierre Gemayel will increase resistance within the Bush administration to seeking Syria's help in stabilizing Iraq, analysts said.
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  • The Iraq Window is Closing Open this result in new window
    RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 10:33 AM
    Eugene Robinson makes a mistake many on the left are making in interpreting the election results as a repudiation of the Iraq War and a desire to get out.
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  • Iraq restores ties with Syria after 26-year break Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 9:05 AM
    Iraq has announced it was restoring full diplomatic relations with Syria after a 26-year break and hailed a pledge from its western neighbour to do more to cooperate on security.
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  • McCain defiant as Iraq fires early 2008 US vote talk Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 9:34 AM
    As Americans wonder when the troops will come home from Iraq, Republican White House hopeful John McCain is laying his first big bet of the 2008 campaign: demanding more soldiers for the war.
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  • US to apply 'new set of ideas' to Iraq: official Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 8:54 AM
    The United States is preparing to apply a "new set of ideas" to rebuilding Iraq over the next two months as it seeks to overcome problems ranging from widespread violence to corruption, a senior US official involved in the effort said.
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  • United States 'trapped' in Iraq: Annan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 8:34 AM
    US forces are trapped in Iraq, United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan said, warning Washington must find the right time to leave without plunging the country deeper into chaos.
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  • Limited success for U.S. Marine snipers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 21 1:45 PM
    More than three years after the insurgency erupted across much of Iraq, sniping is proving less successful in many areas of Iraq than had been hoped.
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  • Oman FM accuses US of handing Iraq to Al-Qaeda Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 9:20 AM
    The Omani foreign minister accused the United States in comments published of delivering Iraq to the Islamic militants of Al-Qaeda and called for a change of strategy.
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  • Tom Hayden: U.S. Retreat from Iraq? The Secret Story Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 21 6:30 PM
    Special to the Huffington Post According to credible Iraqi sources in London and Amman, a secret story of America's diplomatic exit strategy from Iraq is rapidly unfolding. The key events include: First, James Baker told one of Saddam Hussein's lawyers that Tariq Aziz, former deputy prime minister, would be released from detention by the end of this year, in hope that he will negotiate
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  • Next move in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 6:20 AM
    The mission in Iraq is spiraling into failure. American voters have sent a clear message: Bring our troops home, but don't lose. That's a tall order both for resurgent Democrats, some of whom are calling for a quick withdrawal, and the bipartisan Iraq Study Group, which is presumably crafting new options.
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  • Pentagon Reviewing Three Plans For Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 21 5:32 PM
    A secret military review of the Iraq war commissioned by the Joint Chiefs of Staff has devised three alternative strategies: put more troops in Iraq, take some out but stay longer, or pull out, according to a newspaper report.
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  • Iraq debate intensifies with news of Pentagon report Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 21 5:37 AM
    President Bush said today that he has not made any decisions on troop levels for Iraq, although politicians in both parties, the Pentagon and former diplomats are increasingly weighing in with options and proposals for a rapid shift of policy in the war.
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  • Blair welcomes Syria FM's visit to Iraq as a sign for peace and progress Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 7:09 AM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair has welcomed a top Syrian politician's visit to Iraq as a sign that Damascus was becoming a force for peace and progress in the Middle East.
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  • Iraq, Kuwait hammer out key border deal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 6:30 AM
    Iraq and Kuwait have hammered out a key deal that would allow Kuwait to complete the building of a border fence and pay compensation to Iraqi farmers, officials said.
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  • U.S. wary of Iran, Syria role in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 21 5:32 AM
    The Bush administration cast a wary eye Monday on signs that Iran and Syria were taking a more active diplomatic role in Iraq, even as debate in the U.S. centered on how many troops to keep in the war.
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  • Bush pressured to come up with new Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 21 5:36 AM
    Increased pressure from Congress and high level studies commissioned by the Pentagon and the White House are prodding President Bush to significantly change strategy in Iraq for the first time since the war began in March 2003.
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  • Iraq, Syria restore ties Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 4:43 AM
    Iraq and neighboring Syria agreed to restore full diplomatic relations on Tuesday in an accord in which Syria accepted that U.S. troops should stay while the Iraqi government needed them.
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  • Syrian-Iraq relations to resume after 24 years; 100 more Iraqis killed Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 21 5:31 AM
    After nearly a quarter-century of severed ties, Iraq on Tuesday resumed diplomatic relations with neighboring Syria a move seen as a possible step toward stemming some of the unrelenting violence, which claimed another 100 lives.
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  • Seventeen killed in Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 6:17 AM
    Insurgents have killed at least 17 people across Iraq, including 11 in a series of shootings in the restive province of Diyala, security sources said.
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  • Obama urges gradual withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 21 5:07 AM
    Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, who is contemplating a run for the presidency, on Monday called for a "gradual and substantial" reduction of U.S. forces from Iraq that would begin in four to six months.
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  • American foes step into the Iraq fray Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Nov 21 2:48 PM
    Iran and Syria, long accused of enabling the violence in Iraq, are showing new interest in finding an end to the disorder.
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  • Annan sees US 'trapped' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 21 12:38 PM
    The UN chief says the US is stuck in Iraq, as he urges Syria and Iran to help bring stability to the country.
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  • Stop crying your heart out, Oasis singer tells British troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 5:22 AM
    Noel Gallagher of the British rock band Oasis has told soldiers fighting in Iraq to stop complaining when they get wounded.
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  • AWB Profit Falls 82% on Drought, Iraq Inquiry Costs (Update3) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 21 3:50 PM
    Nov. 22 (Bloomberg) -- AWB Ltd., Australia's monopoly wheat exporter, said second-half profit fell 82 percent as drought curbed farm merchandise sales and on costs associated with cutting staff and the Iraq kickback inquiry.
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  • US urges Syria to stop foreign fighters after Iraq ties restored Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 3:43 AM
    The White House has called on Syria to show commitment to "constructive engagement" with Iraq's government and stop the flow of foreign fighters across the border, after Damascus and Baghdad restored diplomatic ties.
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  • US urges Syria to stop flow of foreign fighters into Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 3:30 AM
    The White House has called on Syria to show commitment to "constructive engagement" with Iraq's government and stop the flow of foreign fighters into Iraq, after Damascus and Baghdad restored diplomatic ties.
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  • Iraq Restores Diplomatic Relations with Syria Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 21 2:41 PM
    The Iraqi government today officially restored diplomatic relations with the nation of Syria. Iraq's foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari talks with Alex Chadwick about what led to the diplomatic outreach 24 years after the countries severed ties.
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  • Court hears rare Iraq war objector case Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Nov 21 1:36 PM
    An Army medic who fled rather than serve a second tour in Iraq because he believes war is immoral is at the center of what is believed to be the first conscientious objector case of the Iraq war.
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  • Annan: U.S. trapped in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 21 2:50 AM
    GENEVA, Switzerland (AP) -- U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Tuesday that the United States was "trapped in Iraq," and urged Washington to carefully consider when would be the best time to pull out of the country so the withdrawal does not lead to a further deterioration of security.
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  • Iraq, Syria agree to restore full ties Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 12:19 AM
    Iraq and Syria agreed on Tuesday to restore full diplomatic relations after a break of nearly a quarter of a century, in a move Iraq hopes may help stem what it says is Syrian support for militants.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,865 Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Nov 21 5:09 PM
    As of Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at least 2,865 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 2,296 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Iraq, Syria restore diplomatic ties Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 12:41 AM
    Iraq and Syria announced the restoration of diplomatic ties severed 25 years ago and said they had agreed to cooperate on security matters.
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  • Iraq and Syria Restore Relations After 24-year Rift Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Nov 21 5:54 PM
    Iraq restored full diplomatic relations with Syria Tuesday in an effort to stem militant violence and garner favor with other Arab states. Experts discuss the new alliance and its possible impact.
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  • Syria and Iraq restore diplomatic ties Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 21 12:12 AM
    Iraq restored diplomatic relations with neighboring Syria on Tuesday after nearly a quarter-century of severed ties, a government spokesman said.
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  • Iraq and Syria Resume Relations After Two Decades (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 21 9:09 AM
    Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Syria will resume diplomatic relations with Iraq after more than 20 years, raising the possibility of collaboration to stem insurgency in Iraq.
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  • Debate intensifies over US troop options in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 11:41 PM
    The debate over US options in Iraq has intensified with the military reportedly inclined to temporarily increase US forces by up to 30,000 troops while expanding training for Iraqi forces.
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  • US military leans toward temporary troop build-up in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 11:22 PM
    Debate over US options in Iraq intensified with the military reportedly inclined to temporarily increase US forces by up to 30,000 troops while expanding training and advisory work for Iraqi forces.
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  • Corr - Iran's Exports To Iraq Climb 19 PCT In Seven Months Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 News - 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
    Iran's exports to Iraq have climbed 19 per cent in the first seven months of the current Iranian year (started March 21), a report said yesterday.
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  • CORR - IRAN'S EXPORTS TO IRAQ CLIMB 19 PCT IN SEVEN MONTHS Open this result in new window
    Asia Pulse via Yahoo!7 Finance - 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
    Utilities Iran's exports to Iraq have climbed 19 per cent in the first seven months of the current Iranian year (started March 21), a report said yesterday.
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  • Iraq War Vet Duckworth Gets Illinois Veterans' Affairs Post Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Nov 21 10:06 AM
    Former congressional candidate and Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth tapped director of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs.
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  • No more troops for Iraq: Beazley Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 6 minutes ago
    PRIME Minister John Howard should not contemplate sending more Australian troops to Iraq, Labor says.
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  • Syrian-Iraq relations to resume after 24 years Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 20 9:12 PM
    After nearly a quarter-century of severed ties, Iraq said Monday it will resume diplomatic relations with neighboring Syria a move seen as a possible step toward stemming some of the unrelenting violence, which claimed another 100 lives.
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  • Iraq Restores Diplomatic Relations with Syria Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 21 2:34 PM
    Day to Day , November 21, 2006 The Iraqi government today officially restored diplomatic relations with the nation of Syria. Iraq's foreign minister Hoshyar Zebari talks with Alex Chadwick about what led to the diplomatic outreach 24 years after the countries severed ties.
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  • 3 options in Iraq outlined Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinel - 12 minutes ago
    The Pentagon's closely guarded review of how to improve the situation in Iraq has outlined three basic options: Send in more troops, shrink the force but stay longer, or pull out, according to senior defense officials.
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  • Congress urged to review Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 9:28 PM
    As Democrats prepare to take control of Congress, a congressional report recommends that lawmakers re-examine U.S. policy in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • AWB abandons Iraq market ambitions Open this result in new window
    The Australian - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    AWB has effectively abandoned Iraq in the short term, declaring the once lucrative market is not a priority for its drought depleted export pool.
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  • Marines in Iraq expanding adviser teams Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 39 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON -- A step ahead of his Pentagon bosses, a colonel in Iraq's troubled Anbar province is moving Marines out of combat slots to expand U.S. teams advising Iraqi army units.
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  • Dem Congress waits for cover on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Weekly - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    Barely two weeks after they handed the Republicans their much-deserved thumpin, is it somehow unfair or unseemly to already be criticizing the Democrats for their vagueness on Iraq? Hardly.
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  • Iraq and Syria begin Mid-East shift Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 21 3:48 AM
    Restoring Iraq-Syria ties is part of a series of manoeuvres in which new diplomatic horizons in the Middle East are being tested by all sides, says Paul Reynolds
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  • Governor picks Iraq war vet Duckworth to head Veterans' Affairs Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - 36 minutes ago
    CHICAGO - Enrolling more veterans in a state health care program is a primary goal for Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth, named Tuesday to head the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs.
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  • Iraq to Restore Long-Severed Relations With Neighbor Syria Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 20 6:45 PM
    BAGHDAD, Nov. 20 -- Iraq said Monday that it would restore diplomatic ties with neighboring Syria after a break of nearly a quarter-century in an effort to solidify links with a neighbor seen as a conduit for insurgents fueling the violence in Iraq.
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  • Military veterans from Iraq, Afghanistan help bolster ranks for county police Open this result in new window
    Gazette.Net - 37 minutes ago
    The Prince Georges County police departments efforts to hire top candidates has led to an active campaign to recruit veterans, including those from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • Bush weighs next step on troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 7:36 PM
    President Bush said Monday he isn't ready to decide between rival calls to increase or scale back U.S. troops in Iraq. Unruffled by street protests against his policy, he said they were a healthy sign of democracy in this Muslim nation.
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  • Iraq and Syria Resume Diplomatic Relations After Two Decades Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 21 5:53 AM
    Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Syria will resume diplomatic relations with Iraq after more than 20 years, raising the possibility that a Sunni-led insurgency in the strife-torn country may abate.
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  • It was my duty to refuse to go to Iraq, says first American army officer facing court martial Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Nov 21 6:21 PM
    The first American army officer to face court-martial for refusing to serve in Iraq said yesterday that it was his duty to recognise and refuse "illegal" orders.
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  • Flooding in northern Iraq displaces 18,000 Open this result in new window
    UPI - 45 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Flooding in Kurdish areas in Iraq has killed at least 20 people, made 3,000 families homeless and caused large mudslides.
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  • Army secretary says shorter Iraq tours could cost lives Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Nov 21 3:47 PM
    VICENZA, Italy Yearlong deployments to Iraq may be an issue for soldiers families but shortening the tours could actually result in more casualties, Secretary of the Army Francis J. Harvey said Monday night.
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  • Iraq and Syria Resume Diplomatic Relations Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 21 6:11 AM
    Iraq and Syria say they are re-establishing full diplomatic ties, nearly a quarter century after breaking them. The announcement came amid a visit to Baghdad by Syria's foreign minister, his first since the U.S.-led invasion. The neighboring countries broke off relations in the early 1980s when Syria sided with Iran during the Iran-Iraq war.
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  • The Story Behind The Iraq Study Group Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 20 7:00 PM
    On his third trip to Iraq, in September 2005, Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-Va.) knew the American mission was imperiled.
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  • Israel backers say no need to worry as Iraq Study Group prepares report Open this result in new window
    JTA - Nov 21 3:33 PM
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 (JTA) Headed by a man who once cursed out the Jews and beset by leaks suggesting accommodation of Israels worst enemies, the study group on how to get U.S. troops out of Iraq has raised fears of new pressures on Israel.
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  • US wary as Iraq and Syria bury hatchet Open this result in new window
    Business Day - 23 minutes ago
    IRAQ and Syria restored full diplomatic relations yesterday after a 24-year rift, in a move Iraq hopes can help stem what it says is Syrian support for militants and encourage other Arab states to rally to its aid.
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  • Syria and Iraq Restore Ties Severed in the Hussein Era Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 20 5:23 PM
    Iraq agreed to restore an embassy in Baghdad after more than 20 years with no formal avenues of communication.
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  • Obama Urges Gradual Withdrawal From Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 21 5:56 AM
    Democratic Sen. Barack Obama Urges Gradual Withdrawal of U.S. Forces From Iraq
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  • Iraq war vet outruns tragedy, regains athletic drive Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 20 6:10 PM
    Kortney Clemons, who lost part of his right leg coming to the aid of a fallen comrade in February 2005, became the first Iraq war veteran to qualify for the U.S. Paralympic Games. On July 1, he became the national Paralympic champion in the "all-comers" 100-meter sprint, crossing the tape with a personal record of 15.61 seconds.
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  • Election Results Drive Demand for Change in Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 21 12:52 PM
    This month's congressional election results suggest the U.S. public is demanding a change in the U.S. strategy in the war in Iraq. But in the two weeks since the election, it is clear there is no consensus emerging among congressional and Bush administration policy makers about what to do next.
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  • Fort Wainwright remembers soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Alaska Public Radio Network - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    Fort Wainwright is preparing for thousands of Stryker Brigade soldiers to come home from Iraq over the next week. Signs welcoming the troops already line the post's gates. But before the celebration begins, the community is saying goodbye to two soldiers who won't come home. Tuesday, Fort Wainwright held a memorial for Corporal James Bridges, killed in Baghdad earlier this month; and Monday, the
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  • Syria-Iraq Resume Diplomatic Relations Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 21 3:26 AM
    Syria-Iraq Resume Diplomatic Relations After 24 Years; 100 More Iraqis Killed
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  • Syria and Iraq restore ties severed in the Hussein era Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 20 8:48 PM
    Iraq agreed to restore a Syrian embassy in Baghdad after more than 20 years with no formal avenues of communication.
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  • "Iran ready to help Iraq refurbish national grid" Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 48 minutes ago
    LONDON, November 22 (IranMania) - Iranian Minister of Energy Parviz Fattah said in Baghdad that Iran is ready to help Iraq rebuild its electricity networks, IRNA reported.
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  • Obama: Time to stop `coddling' Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Nov 21 3:34 AM
    Video: Obama's plan Amid intense speculation about whether he will run for president, Sen. Barack Obama on Monday used the spotlight to showcase his strategy for the war in Iraq, excoriating the Bush administration for its "misguided" war and describing a solution that includes dialogue with hostile nations in the region.
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  • Some S. Korean lawmakers want out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 21 5:30 PM
    SEOUL, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- A group of South Korean legislators from several parties has signed a resolution calling for immediate withdrawal of the country's troops from Iraq.
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  • Iraq and Syria restore relations Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 21 12:06 AM
    Syria and Iraq are to restore diplomatic relations, after a break of more than 20 years, it is announced in Baghdad.
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  • Critics say Medina judge should not announce daily U.S. death toll in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - Nov 21 5:12 PM
    Critics say Medina judge should not announce daily U.S. death toll in Iraq
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  • Sen. Obama: Iraq withdrawal should begin in 2007 Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 20 2:20 PM
    Sen. Barack Obama called Monday for U.S. troops to start leaving Iraq in 2007, arguing that the threat of an American pullout is the best leverage Washington has left in the conflict.
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  • Syria ouvertures to Iraq could ease US policy shift Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 3:09 PM
    A Syrian show of support for the US-backed government in Iraq energized demands that Washington talk to its long-time rival as part of a regional push to stabilize the embattled country.
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  • Iraq, Syria Restore Diplomatic Relations Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Nov 21 10:44 AM
    (RTTNews) - Iraq and Syria on Tuesday officially restored diplomatic relations after a break of 24 years. The Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari and his Syrian counterpart Walid Moallem announced on Tuesday that the two countries have reached an agreement on restoring all diplomatic ties.
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  • Syria-Iraq Resume Diplomatic Relations Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 21 5:32 AM
    After nearly a quarter-century of severed ties, Iraq on Tuesday resumed diplomatic relations with neighboring Syria _ a move seen as a possible step toward stemming some of the unrelenting violence, which claimed another 100 lives. The Iraqi and Syrian...
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  • U.S. Military October Death Toll Rises to 96 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC 24 Toledo - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - The number of American troops killed in Iraq in October reached the highest monthly total in a year Thursday after four Marines and a sailor died of wounds suffered while fighting in the same Sunni insurgent stronghold.
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  • Funeral for Local Soldier Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRIC 8 News Richmond - Nov 21 4:53 PM
    Funeral services will be held Wednesday for a local army colonel who lost his life in Iraq. Colonel Thomas Felts, 45 of Sandston, was killed by an improvised explosive device on November 14th in Baghdad.
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  • Iran, Iraq and Syria to hold talks Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 20 1:49 PM
    Iran has invited the presidents of Iraq and Syria to Tehran for a weekend summit with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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  • Iran seizes initiative on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Nov 21 3:51 PM
    Hardline Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called for an emergency three-nation summit in Tehran as he delivered a diplomatic counter-stroke to Western attempts to involve Iraqs neighbours in tackling its civil strife.
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  • Iraq Like Vietnam War for 58% of Americans Open this result in new window
    Angus Reid - 25 minutes ago
    - More adults in the United States think the coalition effort is becoming similar to the Vietnam War, according to a poll by Opinion Research Corporation released by CNN. 58 per cent of respondents believe the war in Iraq has turned into a situation like the United States faced in Vietnam, up six points since early October.
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  • Pentagon outlines 3 options in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 1:50 PM
    A Pentagon review of Iraq has come up with three options injecting more troops into Iraq, shrinking the force but staying longer or pulling out. The Washington Post quoted senior defense officials as dubbing the three alternatives "Go big, go long and go home."
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  • Hometown Hero Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC 24 Toledo - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    (Clyde, OH)--The flag was lowered at Clyde High school Monday to remember a 2002 graduate and fallen Marine: Lance Corporal Jeremy Shock. The reservist was killed in Iraq at the age of 22.
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  • Iraq president to visit Iran as another 78 killed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 20 1:26 PM
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani is to fly to Iran this weekend for talks with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, aides said, as bombers and death squads claimed another 78 lives across Iraq.
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  • Blair hails Syrian visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sunday Times - 22 minutes ago
    LONDON - British Prime Minister Tony Blair has welcomed a top Syrian politicians visit to Iraq as a sign that Damascus was becoming a force for peace and progress in the Middle East.
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  • Iraq and Syria Resume Diplomatic Relations Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 21 6:19 AM
    Morning Edition , November 21, 2006 Iraq and Syria say they are re-establishing full diplomatic ties, nearly a quarter century after breaking them. The announcement came amid a visit to Baghdad by Syria's foreign minister, his first since the U.S.-led invasion.
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  • Drug used in Iraq called 'dangerous' Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 21 4:00 PM
    BAGHDAD, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. doctors in Iraq have used an experimental blood-coagulating drug on 1,000 wounded soldiers, despite the potential for deadly side effects, a report says.
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  • Ohio Marines Betrayed in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    NBC 24 Toledo - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    (Cleveland, OH) --- Twenty Ohio Marines came home in coffins last fall, casualties of war in Iraq. In the five months since their deaths, Marine family tears have turned to anger.
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  • Polish Army Bishop Backs War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Catholic Times - Nov 21 3:53 PM
    By The Universe's Europe Correspondent Jonathan Luxmore: The Polish Catholic army bishop has given strong backing to his countrys military presence in Iraq during a funeral service for the latest soldier to be killed serving alongside British and US troops.
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  • MISSION IRAQ: SCORE Open this result in new window
    The Electric New Paper - Nov 21 2:09 PM
    Singapore's Young Lions face a do-or-die mission against Iraq in their Asian Games qualifier tonight. After failing to score against Syria in their opener, a win against Group B leaders Iraq would virtually ensure qualification into the main draw.
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  • Richard Cohen on Iraq: A 'Sorry' Case Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - Nov 21 2:06 PM
    The Washington Post columnist -- who once declared that the U.S. had "no choice" but to invade Iraq, partly for "therapeutic" reasons -- now admits things have gone wrong, and says that soldiers have a right to feel "duped" because of the "exaggerations" that led to war.
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  • Local family welcomes soldier home from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KGET 17 Bakersfield - Nov 21 3:21 PM
    A local family was relieved when they were able to wrap their arms around their soldier that made it home from the war in Iraq. Glad to be here for now, said U.S. Army Spec. Jose Orozco. I am going to spend time with the family I go back in two weeks Ive got to enjoy this.
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  • Iraq considers three-way talks with Iran and Syria Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 21 12:23 AM
    The summit, which is Tehran's idea, would focus on how the neighboring countries could help stop the sectarian bloodshed in Iraq.
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