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  • Iraq urges calm ahead of Saddam verdict Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 28 minutes ago
    Iraq's prime minister on Saturday urged his countrymen to accept the impending verdict against Saddam Hussein without violence, then in the next breath declared the former dictator must get "what he deserves" with the decision that could send him to the gallows.

  • Saddam to hear fate, Iraq in tense lockdown Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    With Saddam Hussein hours from learning whether he will hang, Iraq's government imposed curfews on Sunday and has canceled army leave, fearing the historic trial verdict might trigger fresh sectarian bloodletting.

  • Iraq war backers desert campaigning Bush Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 6:21 PM
    President George W. Bush, facing bitter criticism of the Iraq war just days before key US elections, has vowed the United States is "not going to run" from the fighting.

  • War simulation in 1999 pointed out Iraq invasion problems Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 04 6:34 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A series of secret U.S. war games in 1999 showed that an invasion and post-war administration of Iraq would require 400,000 troops, nearly three times the number there now.

  • Iraq clamps down ahead of Saddam verdict Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 4:46 PM
    Iraq's prime minister on Saturday urged his countrymen to accept the verdict against Saddam Hussein without violence, then in the next breath declared that the former dictator must get "what he deserves" with the decision that could send him to the gallows.

  • Democrats take on GOP over Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 4:51 PM
    A congressional candidate said Saturday that a Democrat-led House would fight for a new direction in Iraq so U.S. troops can come home.

  • 1999 war games foresaw problems in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 4:35 PM
    The U.S. government conducted a series of secret war games in 1999 that anticipated an invasion of Iraq would require 400,000 troops, and even then chaos might ensue.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 2,828 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 4:46 PM
    As of Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, at least 2,828 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 2,268 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Bush attacks Democrats on Iraq, takes fire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 3:16 PM
    President George W. Bush vowed on Saturday to stick with the war in Iraq and Democrats said they would fight for a new course in the conflict in the final weekend of campaigning before Tuesday elections in which control of the U.S. Congress is at stake.

  • U.S. Backs Hot Line in Iraq to Solicit Tips About Trouble Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 04 4:33 PM
    Many Iraqis say they cannot get through to Iraq?s widely publicized 24-hour terrorism hot line or have seen no response to their tips.

  • Iraq braces for bloodshed as Saddam verdict looms Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 2:32 PM
    Iraq has braced itself for a violent backlash from Saddam Hussein's diehard supporters if, as expected, the ousted leader is sentenced to death on Sunday for crimes against humanity.

  • Iraq war proponents decry administration Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 2:39 PM
    A leading conservative proponent of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq now says dysfunction within the Bush administration has turned U.S. policy there into a disaster.

  • Bush hits Democrats on Iraq, takes fire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 10:52 AM
    President George W. Bush vowed on Saturday to stick with the war in Iraq and Democrats said they would fight for a new course in the conflict in a final weekend of campaigning ahead of Tuesday elections in which control of Congress is at stake.

  • Iraq waits nervously to hear if Saddam will hang Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 11:02 AM
    Iraq's prime minister said on Saturday he hoped Saddam Hussein gets "what he deserves" when judgment is delivered in his trial for crimes against humanity on Sunday, and called for calm amid fears of a violent backlash.

  • U.S. intelligence chief on unannounced visit to Iraq amid deteriorating security Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 04 10:14 AM
    Iraq canceled leave Friday for all military officers two days before an expected verdict and possible death sentence in the trial of Saddam Hussein. For the second time this week, the Bush administration sent in a top official to huddle with the Iraqi prime minister.

  • In November surprise, top cheerleaders of Iraq war abandon Bush Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 9:37 AM
    And now they have had a change of heart. Only three days before a crucial congressional election in which Republicans are poised to suffer heavy losses, top US neoconservatives, who had cheered the US invasion of Iraq, admitted that the operation may not have been that necessary, after all.

  • Fresh Iraq criticism as US elections loom Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 9:48 AM
    Battered by fresh charges of incompetence over Iraq, US President George W. Bush made an 11th-hour push for his struggling Republicans three days before key US elections.

  • Bush hits Democrats on taxes, takes fire on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 9:30 AM
    President George W. Bush warned on Saturday Democrats would raise taxes if they win control of Congress in Tuesday's elections and Democrats vowed to fight for a new course in Iraq in a final, frantic weekend of campaigning.

  • Tense Iraq awaits Saddam verdict Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 04 5:18 PM
    Stringent security measures are imposed as Iraq waits to learn if Saddam Hussein is to face the death penalty.

  • Democrats call for new direction in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 04 8:33 AM
    A congressional candidate said in her party's weekly radio address that a Democrat-led House would fight for a new direction in Iraq. A Democrat-led Congress would raise the minimum wage, exercise fiscal responsibility, enact ethic reforms and encourage stem cell research, Murphy said.

  • Democrats take on GOP over Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 8:22 AM
    A congressional candidate said Saturday that a Democrat-led House would fight for a new direction in Iraq so U.S. troops can come home. "No matter how bad Iraq gets or how many respected Americans say that our strategy is not working ... our president and his Republican Congress have promised not to change a thing if they are returned to power," Pennsylvania Democrat Lois Murphy said in her

  • U.S. churches sharply divided on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 5:34 AM
    America's churches are still sharply divided on the war in Iraq as their flocks prepare to go to the polls, although backing for the conflict has dimmed even among the once solidly supportive evangelical community.

  • Iraq Policy Losing Conservative Support Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 04 4:24 PM
    Richard Perle ? a leading neo-conservative proponent of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq ? now says U.S. policy there has failed. The Army Times and other military-oriented periodicals will publish editorials calling for Bush to fire Donald Rumsfeld.

  • Iraq braces for Saddam sentencing Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 14 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraq's prime minister yesterday urged his countrymen to accept the verdict against Saddam Hussein without violence, then in the next breath declared that the former dictator must get "what he deserves" with the decision that could send him to the gallows.

  • Iraq's leader: I hope Saddam gets what he deserves Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 04 1:49 AM
    Iraq is bracing for judges to give their verdict -- and a possible death sentence -- to Saddam Hussein at the end of his war crimes trial on Sunday.

  • The war in Iraq | S.C. support wanes as violence grows Open this result in new window
    The State - 25 minutes ago
    Support for the war in Iraq is eroding in South Carolina, a state stalwart in its backing of the military, a conservative bastion President George Bush once called his fire wall.

  • Packages prepared for troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The State - 24 minutes ago
    BEAUFORT Sudoku puzzle books, gum, granola bars, homemade fudge, peanut brittle and hand-held video games are a few of the items people think Marines deployed to Iraq might like for Christmas.

  • Games predicted Iraq woes Open this result in new window
    The State - 27 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON The U.S. government conducted secret war games in 1999 that anticipated an invasion of Iraq would require 400,000 troops and even then, chaos might ensue.

  • Iraq cancels leave before Saddam verdict Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 11:42 PM
    Iraq canceled leave Friday for all military officers two days before an expected verdict and possible death sentence in the trial of Saddam Hussein. For the second time this week, a top Bush administration official huddled with the Iraqi prime minister.

  • Tense Iraq awaits Saddam verdict Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    With Saddam Hussein hours from learning whether he will hang, Iraq's government imposed curfews on Sunday and has cancelled army leave, fearing the historic trial verdict might trigger fresh sectarian bloodletting.

  • Bush declares U.S. will defeat terrorists in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Nov 04 8:18 AM
    Good morning. Earlier this week, I spoke with Prime Minister Maliki of Iraq. We discussed the recent increase in violence in his country. Attacks have grown significantly during the first weeks of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

  • White House defends Iraq policy against critics Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 04 5:36 PM
    WACO, Texas (Reuters) - The White House defended President George W. Bush's Iraq policy on Saturday against an editorial that said Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld "must go" and comments by conservatives criticizing the handling of the war.

  • The inquest on Iraq cannot be left to the absolutists Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    Hans Blix, whose judgment on these matters has stood the test of time better than many, summed it all up in an interview with a Danish newspaper this week. If the Americans stay in Iraq the country will not be stabilised, the former UN weapons inspection chief said.

  • Paul Abrams: Laetrilizing Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 04 9:03 AM
    The Bush Administration explains the increased casualties in Iraq as being a measure of our success. Insurgents, they say, are fighting more aggressively because US troops (along with the Iraqi Army) are shrinking their territory, and thus our increased casualties show we are winning. In the 1960s there was a movement to use a 'natural' therapy called laetrile (pronounced lay'-uh-trill),

  • Iraq war remains the major issue for US elections Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Nov 04 4:10 PM
    GREELEY: United States President George W Bush vowed to stick with the war in Iraq as Democrats said they would fight for a new course in the conflict in a final weekend of campaigning ahead of next week's elections for control of the US Congress.

  • Iraq on high alert for verdict Open this result in new window
    The Australian - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
    IRAQ's military is on war-footing and a total curfew has been imposed in key provinces as the country prepares for a verdict in the war crimes trial of ousted dictator Saddam Hussein.

  • Iraq's weapon: Oh, that nuclear bomb Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 37 minutes ago
    At last, the New York Times has proven Sen. John Kerry right about Iraq.

  • Greenfield Residents Raise Money For Marine Injured In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WISH-TV Indianapolis - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    Dozens turned out Saturday to raise money for an Indiana Marine who was injured in Iraq. Twenty-nine year old Lance Corporal Joshua Bleill was only in Iraq for 10 days when he was hit by a roadside bomb.

  • Iraq war backers desert campaigning Bush Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 04 3:01 PM
    GREELEY, United States (AFP) - President George W. Bush, facing bitter criticism from some of the Iraq war's chief backers just days before key US elections, vowed that the United States is "not going to run" from the fighting.

  • Blinding the Taxpayers on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 03 8:18 PM
    The Republican-controlled Congress has voted to close down the one effective oversight agency that has shown it could produce results in Iraq.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 2,828 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 04 4:46 PM
    As of Saturday, Nov. 4, 2006, at least 2,828 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Iraq Braces For Saddam Hussein's Verdict Open this result in new window
    KGO-TV Bay Area - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    Iraq's prime minister on Saturday urged his countrymen to accept the impending verdict against Saddam Hussein without violence.

  • Soldier recovering after being shot in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Herald & Review - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
    MACON - A phone call is not ordinarily considered a great birthday present. But when your son was shot in Iraq a week earlier and you have not heard from him since then, hearing his voice becomes more valuable than anything on Earth.

  • Eight arrested in Iraq protest Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Eight people have been arrested at a demonstration outside the House of Commons calling for an end to the occupation of Iraq, police said today.

  • Chaotic Iraq lies in wait, after US election Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - US leaders must next week drop bitter electoral politicking to wrestle with the issue that dominated a bile-filled campaign what to do about Iraq.

  • Iraq poised for fresh bloodshed as fate of Saddam is revealed Open this result in new window
    Scotland on Sunday - Nov 04 5:12 PM
    BRITISH and American forces were on red alert in Iraq last night amid grim warnings that a "bloodbath" would be unleashed if Saddam Hussein is sentenced to death today.

  • Urging calm in Iraq...White House dismisses editorial...Church founder steps down Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq A verdict in the Saddam Hussein trial is expected tomorrow. Iraq's prime minister is urging his countrymen to accept the decision without violence, while at the same time saying Saddam must get "what he deserves."

  • Democratic win may lead to policy change on Iraq: paper Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 46 minutes ago
    The Bush Administration may be under great pressure to fundamentally change its policy on the "increasingly unpopular" Iraq war, the Los Angeles Times said on Saturday.

  • War game in 1999 predicted problems with Iraq invasion Open this result in new window
    WRIC 8 News Richmond - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON The U-S government was tipped off years ago that invading Iraq would likely be problematic.

  • Iraq on high alert for verdict Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    IRAQ's military is on war footing and a total curfew has been imposed in key provinces as the country prepares for a verdict in the war crimes trial of Saddam Hussein.

  • Iraq imposes curfews ahead of Hussein verdict Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Nov 04 2:51 PM
    Security measures tightened prior to Sunday hearing; prime minister urges restraint, but hopes former dictator gets 'what he deserves' Iraq's prime minister on Saturday urged his countrymen to accept the verdict against Saddam Hussein without violence, then in the next breath declared that the former dictator must get "what he deserves" with the decision that could send him to the gallows.

  • Colo. firm vies for Iraq refinery job Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Nov 04 9:07 AM
    A small Wheat Ridge engineering firm is waiting to hear whether it will win a $750 million contract from the Iraq Oil Ministry to design and construct one of the first new refineries in that country in more than 30 years.

  • Bush vows not to retreat from Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    U.S. President George W. Bush vowed on Saturday that the United States will not retreat from Iraq although the Iraq war has cost the lives of more than 2800 American servicemen.

  • UN expresses alarm at worsening humanitarian crisis in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 7:21 PM
    The UN refugee agency has expressed alarm at the worsening humanitarian crisis in Iraq, which it described as worse than it had planned for during the US-led invasion in 2003, and said it was not being addressed by donors.

  • Bloody Image from Iraq Hits the Front Page Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    NEW YORK Since the beginning of the Iraq war, newspapers in the U.S. have often been criticized for not showing what the carnage in the conflict "is really like" for American soldiers -- by carrying few photos of dead or badly wounded soldiers.

  • Alaska Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel 2 News Anchorage - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    The Department of Defense today made the official announcement that an Alaska man was one of two Marines killed Thursday in Iraq.

  • Senators: Keep Iraq watchdog office Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 5:45 PM
    Senate supporters of an investigator's office that has unearthed waste and fraud in the rebuilding of Iraq say they will try to keep it alive, setting up a potential showdown with a Republican lawmaker who helped pass legislation to shut it down.

  • Iraq bracing for Saddam Hussein verdict Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Nov 04 6:24 PM
    Iraq's prime minister on Saturday urged his countrymen to accept the verdict against Saddam Hussein without violence, then in the next breath declared

  • Should we still be in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Ridgecrest Daily Independent - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
    With everything that's been going on in our country, should we still be trying to save Iraq or should we be concentrating on saving our selves?

  • DOD identifies Giessen-based soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Nov 04 2:34 PM
    The Department of Defense has identified a member of the Rhode Island National Guard killed last week in Iraq while attached to a 1st Armored Division unit.

  • Defiant Bush counterattacks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 5:04 PM
    US President George W. Bush, looking to energize his party days before key elections, accused Democrats of attacking him on Iraq without having a plan of their own for victory there.

  • Bechtel quits Iraq Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    US engineering firm Bechtel is leaving Iraq over security concerns, after three years of building infrastructure projects, the LA Times reports. Bechtel claims that since 2003 it has completed 97 of 99 projects for a total $2.3bn.

  • Parents of fallen U.S. troops visit northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 04 3:22 PM
    Source: Reuters By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Seven parents of U.S. servicemen killed in Iraq arrived in northern Iraq on Saturday on what organizers called an unprecedented visit to see what ...

  • Iraq war backers desert campaigning Bush Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Nov 04 2:50 PM
    US President George W. Bush, facing bitter criticism from some of the Iraq war's chief backers just days before key US elections, vowed that "we're not going to run" from the fighting.

  • Bush hits Democrats on Iraq, takes fire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 04 12:24 PM
    GREELEY, Colo. (Reuters) - President George W. Bush vowed on Saturday to stick with the war in Iraq and Democrats said they would fight for a new course in the conflict in a final weekend of campaigning ahead of Tuesday elections in which control of the U.S. Congress is at ...

  • 1999 War Game Predicted Invasion Problems With Iraq Open this result in new window
    WSB-TV 2 Atlanta - Nov 04 5:48 PM
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government was tipped off years ago that invading Iraq would likely be problematic. A series of secret war games in 1999 predicted that an invasion of Iraq would require 400,000 troops, and even then chaos might ensue.

  • Son returns home from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Greeley Tribune - Nov 04 4:55 PM
    After spending more than a year in Iraq, Specialist Harry Hooper of the Army National Guard, will finally get to know the daughter he has never really met.

  • White House defends Iraq policy against critics Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 04 2:52 PM
    Source: Reuters By Tabassum Zakaria WACO, Texas, Nov 4 (Reuters) - The White House defended President George W. Bush's Iraq policy on Saturday against an editorial that said Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld " ...

  • Texas Marine reservist killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Nov 04 6:04 PM
    WASHINGTON A Marine reservist from Texas died in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol, the Defense Department announced today.

  • Widows of military police in Iraq get secret MOD pay-outs of 400,000 Open this result in new window
    Independent - Nov 04 4:17 PM
    The widows of two Redcaps murdered in Iraq have received secret payments of 200,000 each from the Ministry of Defence, it was revealed yesterday.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 2,820 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 5:29 PM
    As of Friday, Nov. 2, 2006, at least 2,828 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 2,268 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Bush challenges Democrats to offer plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 4:19 PM
    President George W. Bush challenged Democrats on Friday to offer their plan for winning in Iraq as he swept across Republican strongholds in the U.S. heartland trying to help his party's candidates survive on Election Day.

  • Honolulu Marathon satellite race in Iraq set Open this result in new window
    Honolulu Advertiser - Nov 04 4:21 PM
    For the third consecutive year, a Honolulu Marathon satellite race will be run in the Middle East war zone. Finishers in Iraq will receive the same t-shirt, medal, shell lei and official certificate as their Honolulu counterparts, and they have to send applications to be processed in Honolulu.

  • Iraq braces for Saddam verdict Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 04 12:29 PM
    Security has been increased dramatically in Iraq ahead of an expected verdict Sunday in Saddam Hussein's trial for crimes against humanity.

  • Saddam to hear fate, Iraq in tense lockdown Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Nov 04 3:07 PM
    Source: Reuters (edits) By Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD, Nov 5 (Reuters) - With Saddam Hussein hours from learning whether he will hang, Iraq's government imposed curfews on Sunday and has cancelled army leave, ...

  • Iraq Tense Ahead of Expected Saddam Verdict Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Nov 04 5:10 PM
    Baghdad, Iraq (AP) - The Iraqi capital is bracing for a verdict and possible death sentence in former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein ( news - bio ) 's first trial.

  • Iraq Urges Calm Ahead of Saddam Verdict Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Nov 04 4:17 PM
    By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN BAGHDAD, Iraq - I

  • Quechan Tribal member headed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Yuma Sun - Nov 04 5:06 PM
    At 55, Irene Pollard jokes about her age, but she said she has no reservations about heading to Iraq with the U.S. Army. "I wasn't really surprised. I was expecting it," said Pollard on Saturday at a ceremony in her honor on Quechan Tribal land.

  • Democratic win may prod Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 04 2:53 AM
    WASHINGTON A Democratic capture of the House or Senate on Tuesday would generate powerful pressure on President Bush from Republicans as well as Democrats for a fundamental change of direction in the increasingly unpopular Iraq war.

  • Bush hits Democrats on Iraq, takes fire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Nov 04 10:53 AM
    President George W. Bush vowed on Saturday to stick with the war in Iraq and Democrats said they would fight for a new course in the conflict in a final weekend of campaigning ahead of Tuesday elections in which control of the U.S. Congress is at stake.

  • Henry Porter: Labour MPs should have backed a fresh inquiry into Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Nov 04 4:03 PM
    Henry Porter: Labour MPs failed Parliament when they didn't back a fresh inquiry into the Iraq war.

  • Key figures about Iraq since 2003 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 3:21 PM
    Some figures about Iraq and U.S. involvement since the beginning of the war in March 2003:

  • Iraq Tense Ahead of Expected Saddam Verdict Open this result in new window
    KATV Little Rock - Nov 04 3:56 PM
    Baghdad, Iraq (AP) - The Iraqi capital is bracing for a verdict and possible death sentence in former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's first trial. New checkpoints are being erected across the city and residents are racing to shops ahead of a curfew ordered by the prime minister.

  • Two Arkansas Soldiers Injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KARK Little Rock - Nov 04 4:28 PM
    The war in Iraq has become a political football this election season. We`ve learned Saturday two more Arkansans have been injured in that conflict. Marine Lance Corporals Trey O`Connell of Fayetteville and Chris Traxson of Rogers were injured when a bomb exploded near their Humvee.

  • War game in 1999 predicted problems with Iraq invasion Open this result in new window
    WRIC 8 News Richmond - Nov 04 3:50 PM
    WASHINGTON The U-S government was tipped off years ago that invading Iraq would likely be problematic. A series of secret war games in 1999 predicted that an invasion of...

  • War in Iraq claims life of Bulverde man Open this result in new window
    The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    A Marine reservist from Bulverde died Thursday in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol in the Al Anbar province. Lance Cpl. Luke Benjamin Holler, 21, was assigned to the Marine Forces Reserves 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division in San Antonio.

  • In violent Iraq, fears over what verdict for Saddam Hussein will bring Open this result in new window
    CNews - Nov 04 6:29 PM
    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The trial of Saddam Hussein was intended to heal a fractured Iraq: exposing the crimes of his regime in a court of law so Iraqis could come to terms with their past and move forward - united as a people.

  • US 'War Hawks' Become Iraq War Critics Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 04 11:16 AM
    Some leading U.S. conservatives who advocated the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 are now breaking ranks with the Bush administration over its handling of the post-invasion phase.

  • Abu Ghraib dog handler stopped from returning to Iraq: army Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 3:04 PM
    A US Army dog handler who was court-martialed for abusing Iraqi inmates at Abu Ghraib prison has been stopped from returning to Iraq with his unit and ordered to return to his home base, the army said.

  • U.S. stops plan to return convicted soldier to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 2:45 PM
    U.S. military commanders reversed plans to send a soldier convicted of offenses at the Abu Ghraib prison back to Iraq after news media disclosed the deployment, the U.S. Army said on Friday.

  • US denies Iraq reconstruction watchdog being muzzled Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 2:29 PM
    US officials rejected allegations that a US agency which has exposed numerous instances of corruption and mismanagement of American reconstruction efforts in Iraq was being shut down ahead of schedule.

  • Iraq waits nervously to hear if Saddam will hang Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Nov 04 1:23 PM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's prime minister said on Saturday he hoped Saddam Hussein gets "what he deserves" when judgement is delivered in his trial for crimes against humanity on Sunday, and called for calm amid fears of a violent backlash.

  • Iraq gears up for Saddam verdict Sunday Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq U-S and Iraqi forces are setting up extra checkpoints in Baghdad, boosting patrols and blocking traffic in advance of tomorrow's expected guilty verdict against Saddam Hussein.

  • Sterling Marine killed in Iraq fighting Open this result in new window
    Anchorage Daily News - Nov 04 3:21 PM
    A Sterling man was one of two Marines killed Thursday in Iraq, the Department of Defense said Saturday.

  • Negroponte makes unannounced Iraq visit Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 1:44 PM
    U.S. National Intelligence Director John Negroponte met Friday with Iraq's prime minister in the second visit this week by a top U.S. official. The unannounced meeting comes amid spiraling violence that included seven American deaths and the discovery of 56 bodies in the Iraqi capital bearing signs of torture.

  • Iraq braces for bloodshed as Saddam verdict looms Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Nov 04 11:51 AM
    Iraq has braced itself for a violent backlash from Saddam Hussein's remaining supporters if, as expected, the ousted leader is sentenced to death in his trial for crimes against humanity.

  • FROM OUR READERS: Nothing to joke about on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Detroit Free Press - Nov 04 4:21 AM
    Imagine yourself to be an Army grunt serving in Iraq and hearing people such as Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., suggest you are uneducated and will never amount to anything in life, and hear others of his ilk say that what you are doing in Iraq is a loser and we should cut and run.

  • President Bush Acknowledges Public Discontent with War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - Nov 04 6:29 PM
    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.

  • News Analysis: Iraq leader and U.S. no longer on same page Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 03 1:44 PM
    Trust between Iraq's Shiite-led government and the Bush administration has been severely eroded over the past two weeks.

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    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 03 1:39 PM
    A U.S. Army National Guard soldier was arraigned on Friday on charges of killing two superior officers in Iraq and could face the death penalty after a trial starting in June.