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  • Iraq PM struggling ahead of Bush talks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 36 minutes ago
    Iraq's Shiite prime minister, struggling to prevent sectarian violence from sending Iraq into full-fledged civil war, is facing strong criticism from top Shiite and Sunni Arab leaders alike as he prepares for a summit with President Bush next week.
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  • U.S. involved in Iraq longer than WWII Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    The war in Iraq has now lasted longer than the U.S. involvement in the war that President Bush's father fought in, World War II.
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  • Report: Iraq insurgency pays its own way Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
    The insurgency in Iraq is financially self-sustaining, pulling in millions of dollars a year from illegal activities and ransom payments, The New York Times reported on its Web site Saturday.
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  • Hoyer: U.S. commitment to Iraq is finite Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    American support for the fledgling Iraqi government is not unconditional, and Iraq should expect changes in the U.S. role, incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Saturday.
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  • Bush, Iraq PM to discuss ending violence Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 5:26 PM
    Halting violent sectarian strife in Iraq, especially in Baghdad, will dominate President Bush's summit with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki next week in the Middle East.
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  • Learning From Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 25 3:33 PM
    Incorporating the hard lessons learned in Iraq into future military planning and training operations constitutes a far more practical variety of transformation than the kind proposed during the Rumsfeld era.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,873 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 4:23 PM
    As of Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at least 2,873 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 2,303 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Iraq insurgency now financially self-sustaining: NYT Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 1:53 PM
    The Iraq insurgency has become financially self-sustaining, raising tens of millions of dollars a year from oil smuggling, kidnapping, counterfeiting, corrupt charities and other crimes, The New York Times reported in Sunday editions.
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  • U.N. urges Iraq to halt slide to civil war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 2:09 PM
    A U.N. envoy urged Iraq's government on Saturday to halt a slide into civil war and stop the "cancer" of sectarianism from destroying the country.
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  • Deadly incidents in Iraq on Saturday Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 2:50 PM
    Deadly incidents Saturday in Iraq, according to police, military and morgue officials:
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  • Insurgents gun down 21 Shiites in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 10:31 AM
    Gunmen broke into two Shiite homes and killed 21 men in front of their relatives in an Iraqi village, police said Saturday, as Vice President Dick Cheney sought Saudi Arabia's help in calming Iraq after an especially violent week of sectarian violence. U.S. and Iraqi forces also killed 58 insurgents during fighting north of the capital, they said.
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  • Cheney visits Saudis amid Iraq upheaval Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 10:32 AM
    Vice President Dick Cheney arrived Saturday in Saudi Arabia for talks with King Abdullah, apparently seeking the Sunni royal family's influence and tribal connections to calm Iraq after an especially violent week.
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  • Sunni urges Arabs against Iraq gov't Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 9:48 AM
    A prominent Sunni religious leader accused in Baghdad of inciting terrorism warned Saturday that Iraq's escalating sectarian violence will spread throughout the Middle East unless the international community ends support for the Shiite-led Iraqi government.
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  • Democrats promise "new direction" in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 8:53 AM
    Democrats on Saturday promised to help "forge a new direction" in the Iraq war when they take control of the U.S. Congress in January from President George W. Bush's Republicans.
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  • Iraq PM Facing Criticism Over Bush Talks Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 25 5:00 PM
    Iraq Leader Struggles to Reduce Sectarian Violence, Hold Gov't Together Head of Bush Summit
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  • The Decline of Iraq, and the End of a Friendship Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 25 4:03 PM
    Ken Adelman was a member of Donald Rumsfeld's informal advisory group, the Defense Policy Board. He was a strong backer of the Iraq invasion and the policy of democratization in the Middle East. Now, he's changing his tune and going public. The consequence of that decision has been the end of his 35-year friendship with Donald Rumsfeld. NPR's Guy Raz offers a reporter's notebook.
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  • Dick Cheney arrives in Saudia Arabia for talks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 25 3:36 AM
    US Vice President Dick Cheney has arrived in Riyadh for talks with King Abdullah on the situation in the Middle East, particularly violence-wracked Iraq.
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  • Brent Budowsky: Sad Sunday: Iraq War Longer Than World War Two. JFK Was Right, George Bush Is Wrong Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 25 12:14 PM
    The tragic milestone has arrived, the Iraq War lasted longer than the Second World War, with the President telling us that many more days are left in his tragedy drenched in blood.. In 1957 Senator John F. Kennedy gave a major address opposing European colonial policies and the French colonial dominance of Algeria. JFK warned that these policies and practices gave aid, comfort and strength to
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  • Iraq leader struggles with sectarian violence, criticism Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Nov 25 3:16 PM
    Iraq's Shiite prime minister, struggling to prevent sectarian violence from sending Iraq into full-fledged civil war, is facing strong criticism from...
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  • U.S. Involved in Iraq Longer Than WW II Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 25 9:32 AM
    WASHINGTON -- The war in Iraq has now lasted longer than the U.S. involvement in the war that President Bush's father fought in, World War II. As of Sunday, the conflict in Iraq has raged for three years and just over eight months.
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  • Democrat Steny Hoyer Calls for Bipartisan Cooperation on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 25 10:48 AM
    Nov. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Democrats will work with President George W. Bush and Republicans in Congress to devise a new strategy in Iraq, said Representative Steny Hoyer, the party's newly elected House majority leader.
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  • Deadly incidents in Iraq on Saturday Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Nov 25 3:14 PM
    Deadly incidents Saturday in Iraq, according to police, military and morgue officials: -- Gunmen broke into two houses of families from the al-Sawed Shiite tribe in Balad Ruz northeast of Baghdad. They killed 21 men as the women and children watched.
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  • U.S. Hopes Iraq's Army Can Avoid Civil War Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 25 9:48 AM
    NPR's Scott Simon talks with Kalev Sepp, an instructor at the Naval at the Postgraduate School and a counterinsurgency adviser to U.S. commanders in Iraq, about plans to train advisors to work with Iraqi forces as the United States withdraws.
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  • Larry Arnstein: Our Wile E. Coyote Moment in Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 25 9:45 AM
    The United States has purchased a pair of used, Acme Rocket-Powered Roller Skates for $200 billion from Halliburton, who got them from Wile E. Coyote for $40. Since we like to use the stuff we purchase, we've now strapped the rocket-powered skates on, and in a desperate attempt to achieve victory in Iraq, have blasted ourselves off a cliff. This is exactly what happened to Wile E. Coyote, who
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  • U.S. tries broader approach to Iraq conflict Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 8:31 PM
    With Iraq near all-out civil war, the Bush administration is renewing efforts to break the cycle of violence there by enlisting the help of moderate Arab nations while also seeking to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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  • Fort Hood Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 11 minutes ago
    The Pentagon Friday identified a Panhandle Marine and a Fort Hood soldier as two members of the U.S. forces died in Iraq this week.
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  • Mosques torched after worst Iraq bombing Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 8:26 PM
    Gunmen bent on revenge burned mosques and homes in a Sunni enclave of Baghdad on Friday as Iraq's leaders pleaded for calm, a day after the worst bomb attack since the U.S. invasion.
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  • Funeral services this week for Waterford soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Journal Times - 11 minutes ago
    The U.S. Army and the Schiller family have announced funeral arrangements for Capt. Rhett Schiller, a 1999 Waterford High School graduate who died Nov. 16 from small arms fire during combat operations in Balad Ruz, Iraq.
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  • U.S. Involved in Iraq Longer Than WW II Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 25 10:41 AM
    The war in Iraq has now lasted longer than the U.S. involvement in the war that President Bush's father fought in, World War II. As of Sunday, the conflict in Iraq has raged for three years and just over eight months. Only the Vietnam War (eight...
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  • Iraq insurgency is self-sustaining Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 25 3:15 PM
    The Iraq insurgency has become financially self-sustaining, raising tens of millions of dollars a year from oil smuggling and other crimes, a report claims.
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  • Army Expands Training for Advisers Who Will Try to Improve Iraq?s Security Forces Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 24 7:33 PM
    Maj. Gen. Carter F. Ham has been placed in charge of an effort to better train the soldiers who are training Iraq?s military.
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  • Cheney Visits Saudis Amid Iraq Upheaval Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 25 6:46 AM
    Vice President Cheney Visits Saudi Arabia Amidst Spike in Iraq Bombings That Have Killed 215
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,873 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 25 4:23 PM
    As of Saturday, Nov. 25, 2006, at least 2,873 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
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  • Opposition repeats Iraq withdrawal call Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 25 3:00 PM
    The Federal Opposition has again called for Australian troops to be withdrawn from Iraq after a former senior SAS soldier's criticism of the conflict.
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  • New duty in Iraq awaits many GIs Open this result in new window
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Nov 25 9:52 AM
    Two things surprised Army Maj. Doug Winton when he returned here earlier this year from a 12-month tour in Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division. The first was a lack of recognition of the war by the public, almost as if the military but not the country were at war. The second was the support that he and fellow soldiers received whenever they went anywhere in uniform, a far cry from the disrespect
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  • In Iraq, Reprisals Embolden Militias Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 24 6:46 PM
    BAGHDAD, Nov. 24 -- In a wave of reprisal killings, Shiite militiamen attacked Sunni mosques in Baghdad and other parts of Iraq on Friday, defying a government curfew and propelling the country further toward full-blown civil war.
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  • Search Team Seeks Missing Iraq Vet Open this result in new window
    WXIA-TV Atlanta - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
    Gwinnett County police were investigating the disappearance of a 26-year-old Iraq war veteran Saturday. Video: Heather Thompson Reports
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  • US attempt to pull Iraq back from the brink Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Nov 25 4:19 PM
    As Iraq stood on the brink of all-out civil war yesterday, diplomats from the US and the Middle East began a round of shuttle diplomacy aimed at preventing the beleaguered country's collapse.
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  • Iraq summit to focus on ending sectarian violence Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Nov 25 5:35 PM
    Halting violent sectarian strife in Iraq, especially in Baghdad, will dominate President Bush's summit with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki next week in
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  • Cheney Arrives in Saudi Arabia to Discuss Iraq, Iran Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Nov 25 5:56 AM
    U.S. VP Dick Cheney seeks the support of Saudi Arabia's Sunni royalty in diffusing Mideast hot spots in Iraq, Iran and the Palestinian territories
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  • Cheney Visits Saudi Arabia to Discuss Iraq, Iran Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 25 4:04 PM
    Vice President Dick Cheney travels to Saudi Arabia to hold talks with King Abdullah about the deepening violence in Iraq. The two also discussed other key issues in the Middle East, such as the political crisis in Lebanon and Iran's nuclear ambitions.
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  • Carnage in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Independent - Nov 25 4:14 PM
    The orgy of sectarian killings now engulfing Iraq was threatening yesterday to bring down the country's floundering civilian government, in a crisis rapidly moving beyond the power of either American or regional diplomatic efforts to contain it.
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  • A look back at the 172nd Stryker Brigade's tour in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel 2 News Anchorage - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    From Mosul to Baghdad, the 172nd Stryker Brigade spent 16 months on the frontlines in Iraq, battling insurgents and working to keep the peace.
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  • Backdoor Diplomacy in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Nation via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 5:38 PM
    The Nation -- On Thanksgiving eve, writer and activist Tom Hayden posted an explosive article at Huffington Post about what may be elements of the US's secret diplomatic exit strategy from Iraq.
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  • United States has now been in Iraq war longer than it was in Second World War Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 25 12:36 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The war in Iraq has now lasted longer than the U.S. involvement in the war that President George W. Bush's father fought in, the Second World War .
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  • Iraq PM Struggles To Reduce Violence, Hold Government Together Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Nov 25 12:07 PM
    BAGHDAD (AP)--Iraq's Shiite prime minister, struggling to prevent widespread sectarian violence from sending Iraq into full-fledged civil war, is facing strong criticism from top Shiite and Sunni-Arab leaders alike as he prepares for a summit meeting with U.S. President George W. Bush next week.
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  • Insurgents Gun Down 21 Shiites in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 25 8:11 AM
    Gunmen broke into two Shiite homes and killed 21 men in front of their relatives in an Iraqi village, police said Saturday, as Vice President Dick Cheney sought Saudi Arabia's help in calming Iraq after an especially violent week of sectarian violence. U.S....
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  • 'SAS soldier' killed in Iraq named Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 25 1:25 PM
    A British SAS soldier who died after a raid to arrest suspected insurgents in Iraq has been named.
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  • Iraq insurgency now financially self-sustaining-NYT Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 25 1:55 PM
    Source: Reuters NEW YORK, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The Iraq insurgency has become financially self-sustaining, raising tens of millions of dollars a year from oil smuggling, kidnapping, counterfeiting, corrupt charities ...
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  • Still time to send care package to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Huntington Herald-Dispatch - Nov 25 5:33 PM
    If you would like to send a little holiday cheer to a soldier in Iraq, it's not too late -- thanks to "Boatsie's Boxes."
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  • Democrats Want Changes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 25 12:01 PM
    When leaders of America's Democratic party take charge of Congress in January they say they will press Iraq's government to take more responsibility for its own security.
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  • Hagel: U.S. should plan Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 25 4:22 PM
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., says the United States must begin planning for a phased withdrawal from Iraq. In a column written for Sunday's Washington Post, Hagel said there "will be no victory or defeat for the United States in Iraq."
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  • 6 Sunnis burned to death in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Nov 25 3:47 AM
    Shiites threaten to boycott government if Bush, al-Maliki meet A gruesome attack in which suspected Shiite militiamen seized six Sunnis and burned them to death Friday dealt a new blow to diplomatic efforts to stop Iraq's violence, even as a major Shiite political faction threatened a walkout, a move that could lead to the collapse of the government.
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  • Report: Crime helps fund Iraq insurgency Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 25 4:37 PM
    BAGHDAD, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The insurgency in Iraq is self-sustaining financially, raising up to $200 million a year from various sources, The New York Times reported Saturday.
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  • OIC call to halt Iraq bloodbath Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Nov 25 5:12 PM
    Jeddah/baghdad The Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) called yesterday for a halt to the Sunni-Shiite bloodbath in Iraq, reminding Iraqi religious leaders of their pledge to prohibit the shedding of Muslim blood.
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  • U.S. Hopes Iraq's Army Can Avoid Civil War Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 25 8:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday , November 25, 2006 NPR's Scott Simon talks with Kalev Sepp, an instructor at the Naval at the Postgraduate School and a counterinsurgency adviser to U.S. commanders in Iraq, about plans to train advisors to work with Iraqi forces as the United States withdraws.
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  • The Decline of Iraq, and the End of a Friendship Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 25 8:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday , November 25, 2006 Ken Adelman was a member of Donald Rumsfeld's informal advisory group, the Defense Policy Board. He was a strong backer of the Iraq invasion and the policy of democratization in the Middle East. Now, he's changing his tune and going public.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,871 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 4:17 PM
    As of Friday, Nov. 24, 2006, at least 2,871 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 2,303 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Incoming House majority leader says Democrats will push for new path in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON The Democrats are putting Iraq on notice. In the party's weekly radio address, incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says U-S support for the fledgling Iraqi government is not unconditional.
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  • Insurgents gun down 21 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Nov 25 6:10 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Gunmen broke into two Shiite homes and killed 21 men in front of their relatives, police said Saturday, as Vice President Dick Cheney sought Saudi Arabia's help in calming Iraq after an especially violent week.
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  • Iraq Violence `Priority' of Bush Talks With Maliki Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 1:51 PM
    Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Containing the escalating bloodshed in Iraq will be a ``priority agenda item'' when President George W. Bush meets Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Jordan next week, White House spokesman Scott Stanzel said.
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  • Carnage rises in Iraq as Shiites retaliate Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 24 6:46 PM
    Defying a government-imposed curfew, Shiite militiamen stormed Sunni mosques in central Iraq on Friday.
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  • Abdullah, Cheney Discuss Iraq Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Nov 25 4:13 PM
    RIYADH, 26 November 2006 Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and US Vice President Dick Cheney discussed here yesterday issues that affect the region, including the escalation of violence in Iraq and Israels shelling of a Gaza home recently that killed 18 people.
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  • Brzezinski Calls Idea to Boost U.S. Forces in Iraq a `Gimmick' Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Nov 25 12:28 AM
    Nov. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Zbigniew Brzezinski, a former U.S. national security adviser, said it would be ``a gimmick'' for the Defense Department to increase the number of troops in Iraq temporarily before beginning to withdraw them.
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  • Washington working on Iraq summit Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON, Nov 25: President George W. Bush, when he meets Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Jordan on Thursday, will propose calling a summit of Arab states to halt bloodletting in Iraq, official said.
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  • Sunni leader urges Arab nations to disavow support for Iraq's Shiite-led government Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Nov 25 9:38 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt - A prominent Sunni religious leader accused in Baghdad of inciting terrorism warned Saturday that Iraq's escalating sectarian violence will spread throughout the Middle East unless...
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  • Cheney eyes diplomatic swing as Iraq violence spirals Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 12:58 PM
    Deepening violence in Iraq has lent more urgency to US Vice President Dick Cheney's trip to the Middle East, which will pave the way for President George W. Bush's visit five days later.
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  • US forces 'kill Iraq insurgents' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 24 9:54 PM
    US forces say they have killed 22 militants as Iraq's president postpones a trip to Iran because of a curfew.
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  • Democrats hint at shift in Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    Dawn - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON, Nov 25: Democrats on Saturday promised to help forge a new direction in Iraq when they take control of the US Congress in January from President George Bushs Republicans.
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  • White House condemns Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 2:01 PM
    The White House condemned the latest violence in Iraq as "deplorable" while reiterating that President George W. Bush will meet with Iraqi leader Nuri al-Maliki on November 29-30 in Jordan.
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  • Sectarian clashes spawn new horrors in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Nov 25 8:45 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A gruesome attack in which suspected Shiite militiamen seized six Sunnis and burned them alive on Friday dealt a new blow to diplomatic efforts to stop the violence and raised the pressure on President Bush days before his summit with Iraq's prime minister.
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  • U.S.: Recent Iraq violence aimed at toppling gov't Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 12:53 PM
    The White House said on Friday car bombs in a Shi'ite stronghold of Baghdad that killed 202 people and retaliatory attacks afterward were brazen acts aimed at destabilizing Iraq's government.
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  • U.N. urges Iraq to halt slide to civil war Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Nov 25 11:01 AM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A U.N. envoy urged Iraq's government on Saturday to halt a slide into civil war and stop the "cancer" of sectarianism from destroying the country, warning that the carnage of this week could tear Iraq apart.
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  • Wave of retaliation sweeps Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 25 12:15 AM
    BAGHDAD Iraq's civil war worsened Friday as Shiite and Sunni Arabs engaged in retaliatory attacks after coordinated car bombings that killed more than 200 people in a Shiite neighborhood the day before. A main Shiite political faction threatened to quit the government, a move that probably would cause its collapse and plunge the nation deeper into disarray.
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  • Iraq political, social, fabric being torn apart, says UN envoy Open this result in new window
    Calcutta News - Nov 25 12:07 PM
    Continuing his denunciation of terrorist attacks in Iraq, the senior United Nations envoy to the country on Saturday called "a cancer in its body politic."
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  • Long Stints in Iraq Fracture Families Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 25 6:21 PM
    FORT STEWART, Ga. -- As a gray dawn broke, hundreds of 3rd Infantry Division soldiers gathered on a Georgia marching ground this month and listened to a long list of names of fallen comrades. Taps rose mournfully above rows of young redbud trees planted for each of the division's 317 soldiers who...
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  • Anti-U.S. cleric al-Sadr a key player in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 24 12:16 PM
    Anti-U.S. Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's bloc is threatening to withdraw support from Iraq's government if next week's planned meeting in Jordan between President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki takes place.
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  • Turkish premier warns dividing Iraq will spur civil war Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Nov 25 12:29 PM
    Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said dividing Iraq will spur a civil war.
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  • Turkish premier warns dividing Iraq will spur civil war Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Nov 25 12:22 PM
    AMMAN, Jordan -- Turkey's prime minister is warning that dividing Iraq will spur a civil war. Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on a three-day official visit to Jordan.
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  • Iraq Vet From Snellville Missing For Two Weeks Open this result in new window
    FOX 5 Atlanta - Nov 25 12:14 PM
    SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) -- Gwinnett County Police are investigating the disappearance of a 26-year-old Iraq war veteran missing for two weeks.
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  • Iraq Group a Study In Secrecy, Centrism Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Nov 25 6:02 PM
    In the history of U.S. foreign policy, there's been nothing like it: a panel outside government trying to bail the United States out of a prolonged and messy war.
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  • Cheney in Saudi Arabia to Discuss Iraq Security Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 25 7:46 AM
    U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney has arrived in Saudi Arabia for talks on issues including how to stop the sectarian violence in Iraq. Cheney is expected to ask Saudi officials to use their influence with Iraq's Sunni Arab minority to help stabilize the country.
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  • Courier News Online - Iraq leader struggles with violence Open this result in new window
    Bridgewater Courier News - Nov 25 2:59 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's Shiite prime minister, struggling to prevent sectarian violence from sending Iraq into full-fledged civil war, is facing strong criticism from top Shiite and Sunni Arab leaders alike as he prepares for a summit with President Bush next week.
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  • U.S. should add troops to prevent disaster in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily American - Nov 25 12:09 PM
    To salvage stability from what looks like inevitable chaos in Iraq, the United States needs a new strategy that produces security, political reconciliation and hope.
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  • Latest Iraq retaliation is to burn people alive Open this result in new window
    Detroit Free Press - Nov 25 2:33 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Revenge-seeking militiamen seized six Sunnis as they left Friday prayers and burned them alive with kerosene in a savage new twist to the brutality shaking the Iraqi capital, a day after Sunni insurgents reportedly killed 215 people in Baghdad's main Shi'ite district.
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  • Sunni Leader Urges Arab Nations Not To Back Iraq's Shiite-Led Government Open this result in new window
    WCSH 6 Portland - Nov 25 11:16 AM
    A prominent Sunni religious leader is calling on the international community to end its support for Iraq's Shiite-led government.
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  • Incoming House Majority Leader Says Democrats Will Push For New Path In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Nov 25 11:37 AM
    The Democrats are putting Iraq on notice. In the party's weekly radio address, incoming House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says U.S. support for the fledgling Iraqi government is not unconditional. He adds that in the days ahead Iraq should expect changes in the U.S. role.
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  • Iraq reopens debate on Vietnam Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Nov 25 12:25 AM
    New tactics favored by U.S. military officers in Iraq an influx of military advisers and a speeded-up handover to indigenous forces...
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  • U.S. laments escalation of Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 10:02 AM
    A White House official said Friday that President Bush is sticking with his plan to meet next week with Iraq's prime minister despite a threat by Shiites to boycott Parliament.
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  • 'SAS soldier' killed in Iraq named Open this result in new window
    ic Ealing.co.uk - Nov 25 2:27 PM
    A British SAS soldier who died after a raid to arrest suspected insurgents in Iraq has been named. Sergeant Jonathan Hollingsworth was shot after members of the elite regiment stormed a house in Basra. He was taken to a nearby military hospital by helicopter but later died of his injuries.
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  • Sunni leader urges Arab nations not to back Iraq's Shiite-led government Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Nov 25 10:27 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt A prominent Sunni religious leader is calling on the international community to end its support for Iraq's Shiite-led government.
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  • Turkish premier warns dividing Iraq will spur civil war Open this result in new window
    WSTM-TV NBC 3 - Nov 25 2:46 PM
    AMMAN, Jordan Turkey's prime minister is warning that dividing Iraq will spur a civil war.
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  • Democrats promise 'new direction' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 25 8:25 AM
    Source: Reuters By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Democrats on Saturday promised to help "forge a new direction" in the Iraq war when they take control of the U.S. Congress in January from ...
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  • UN envoy urges Iraq to stop slide to civil war Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 25 6:41 AM
    Source: Reuters By Claudia Parsons BAGHDAD, Nov 25 (Reuters) - The U.N. envoy to Iraq warned on Saturday that the "carnage" and "blind acts of revenge" of the past few days were tearing Iraq ...
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  • Gaining influence in Iraq is aim of summits Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Nov 25 5:14 AM
    Tehran, Iran - Iran and the United States are playing a complicated diplomatic game, jockeying for influence in Iraq as violence there spirals out of control, but there is one major wild card in dueling summits planned for coming days: Syria.
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  • Sunni leader urges Arab nations not to back Iraq's Shiite-led government Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - Nov 25 10:00 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt A prominent Sunni religious leader is calling on the international community to end its support for Iraq's Shiite-led government. Otherwise, he says,...
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  • UN chief condemns Iraq violence, appeals for calm Open this result in new window
    WSTM-TV NBC 3 - Nov 25 2:45 PM
    UNITED NATIONS Amid an upsurge of violence in Iraq, U-N Secretary-General Kofi Annan (KOH'-fee AN'-nan) is calling for calm.
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  • Government teeters amid Iraq bloodshed Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Nov 25 12:29 AM
    Iraq's civil war worsened Friday as Shiite and Sunni Arabs across the country engaged in retaliatory attacks following coordinated car bombings...
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  • White House condemns huge bomb attack in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 24 9:48 AM
    The White House said on Friday that the bombing in a Shi'ite stronghold of Baghdad that marked the deadliest attack since the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 was a "senseless act" aimed at creating instability.
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  • Vietnam a template for Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Nov 25 3:52 AM
    WASHINGTON - New tactics favored by U.S. military officers in Iraq borrow heavily from the end of another war that might seem an unlikely source for a winning strategy: Vietnam.
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