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  • Saddam verdict may only further divide Iraq: Japanese press Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 43 minutes ago
    The death sentence handed down to Saddam Hussein may only intensify the factional divide in Iraq, as violence continues to plague the war-torn nation he once ruled, Japanese media said.

  • Bush calls Saddam conviction milestone in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 4:19 PM
    President George W. Bush hailed the conviction of Saddam Hussein as a milestone in Iraq but Democrats vowed to take the war in a new direction if they seize control of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday.

  • Focus on Iraq in US campaign's final days Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 3:58 PM
    With two days left in a bitter fight for the U.S. Congress, Republicans and Democrats hammered each other over Iraq's future on Sunday as candidates launched a frantic late push for votes and polls showed some races tightening.

  • Bush hails verdict as milestone for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 2:59 PM
    President Bush celebrated Saddam Hussein's death sentence as a victory for "Iraq's young democracy" and U.S. security, highlighting Sunday's verdict in the last hours of an election campaign in which Republicans are suffering from public discontent with the Iraq war.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,834 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 4:27 PM
    As of Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at least 2,834 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.

  • Iraq helps election winds favor Democrats, analysts say Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 05 2:21 PM
    Democrats began the 2006 election cycle hoping to capitalize on Americans' discontent with the Iraq war. Heading into the closing hours before the midterm elections, the minority party continues to play on this dissatisfaction.

  • Iraq's sectarian fault lines widen Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 2:24 PM
    Ecstasy swept Iraq's Shiite and Kurdish regions Sunday, but in the Sunni heartland policemen wept in the streets and ordinary townspeople vowed revenge after Saddam Hussein was sentenced to hang.

  • Army advisers a vital link to Iraq exit Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 1:31 PM
    As the Army sees it, the way home from Iraq begins here.

  • Iran says would consider talks with U.S. on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 2:36 PM
    Iran said on Sunday it would consider entering talks with the United States on security in Iraq if it received an official request.

  • Official: Iran ready to negotiate with U.S. on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 05 1:47 PM
    Iran is ready to consider negotiating with the United States over regional issues including Iraq, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said Sunday.

  • US military had different strategy ahead of Iraq war: documents Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 1:06 PM
    Four years before armored columns moved into Iraq, the US military produced a secret blueprint for what it saw as a successful occupation of the country, but many of its key elements have never seen the light of day.

  • Round-the-clock curfew keeps lid on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 1:28 PM
    A round-the-clock curfew imposed ahead of the verdict against Saddam Hussein kept a relative peace in Iraq's most dangerous regions on Sunday, but the U.S. military announced two more American deaths and police said 72 people were killed or found dead nationwide by daybreak.

  • Dole: Dems 'content with losing' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 1:07 PM
    The head of the GOP Senate campaigns on Sunday sought to deflect growing criticism about the war in Iraq, saying her party will prevail in Tuesday's elections partly because "Democrats appear to be content with losing."

  • In Iraq, Shiite Joy and a Boost for Maliki Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 05 11:38 AM
    Iraq?s prime minister, Nuri Kamal al-Maliki, received credit from some for Saddam Hussein?s conviction.

  • Saddam verdict shows progress in Iraq: White House Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 10:58 AM
    The White House welcomed the guilty verdict against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, saying it validated US policy in Iraq ahead of this week's pivotal US legislative elections.

  • Focus on Iraq in U.S. campaign's final days Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 11:25 AM
    With two days left in a bitter fight for the U.S. Congress, Republicans and Democrats hammered each other over Iraq's future on Sunday as candidates launched a frantic late push for votes and polls showed some key races tightening.

  • Blinding Americans on Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 05 11:48 AM
    America's Republican-controlled Congress has voted to close the one effective oversight agency that has shown it could produce results in Iraq.

  • Families appeal over Iraq inquiry Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 05 6:19 PM
    The families of British soldiers killed in Iraq appeal against the government's refusal to hold an inquiry into the conflict.

  • Saddam verdict shows progress in Iraq: White House Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 8:37 AM
    The White House has welcomed the guilty verdict against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and said it provided proof that Iraq was on the road to building a viable democracy.

  • Iraq govt hails Saddam verdict, Sunnis complain Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 8:39 AM
    Iraq's Shi'ite-led government said Saddam Hussein had got what he deserved when an Iraqi court sentenced him to hang, but a senior Sunni Arab member of parliament dismissed Sunday's verdict as political.

  • GOP Defends Iraq Policy Ahead Of Elections Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    The head of the Republican Senate campaigns sought Sunday to deflect growing criticism about the war in Iraq, saying her party will prevail in Tuesday's congressional elections partly because "Democrats appear to be content with losing" the war.

  • Saddam verdict deepens Iraq's sectarian divide Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 6:44 AM
    Shiites have taken to the streets in delight while their Sunni neighbours protested, as the prospect of Saddam Hussein mounting the gallows widened Iraq's bitter sectarian divide.

  • Iraq foes would head Democrat war-spending panels Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 6:14 AM
    A Democratic takeover of the U.S. Congress would put two of the most outspoken critics of the Iraq war in charge of dispensing the money President George W. Bush will seek for combat, adding pressure for a new approach to the increasingly unpopular war.

  • Saddam verdict shows viable Iraq: White House Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 6:13 AM
    The White House has welcomed the guilty verdict against former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and said it provided proof of the viability of Iraq's fledgling government.

  • Exiting Iraq, but expecting to return Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Nov 05 3:32 PM
    US Soldiers in the Diyala Province share their views as they finish a year in Iraq.

  • Iran to consider talks with U.S. on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 3:49 AM
    Iran is ready to consider negotiating with the United States over regional issues including Iraq, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said Sunday. But Mohammad Ali Hosseini said Iran would not change its stance regarding relations with the U.S., indicating Iran would refuse to discuss its nuclear program.

  • US Military Had Different Strategy Ahead Of Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Space War - Nov 05 6:01 PM
    by Maxim Kniazkov Washington (AFP) Nov 5, 2006 Four years before armored columns moved into Iraq, the US military produced a secret blueprint for what it saw as a successful occupation of the country, but many of its key elements have never seen the light of day.

  • Two US troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 3:52 AM
    Two more US troops have been killed in Iraq, including a soldier who was shot dead in the capital, the American military has said.

  • Iraq's Sectarian Fault Lines Widen Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 05 1:58 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Ecstasy swept Iraq's Shiite and Kurdish regions Sunday, but in the Sunni heartland policemen wept in the streets and simple townspeople vowed revenge after Saddam Hussein was sentenced to hang.

  • US Will Continue Full-Speed Ahead in Iraq Says Cheney Open this result in new window
    Space War - Nov 05 6:01 PM
    By Jim Garamone Washington DC (AFNS) Nov 06, 2006 The United States will go "full-speed ahead" in implementing the strategy in Iraq and won't be swayed by political pressures or "because it's hard going," Vice President Richard B. Cheney reaffirmed today.

  • Bush Hails Verdict As Milestone for Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 05 2:10 PM
    Bush Hails Saddam Verdict As Milestone for Iraq's Young Democracy, Praises U.S. Troops

  • Iraq Policy Losing Conservative Support Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 05 1:32 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.

  • A forgotten strategy for exiting Iraq / Even while fight goes on, give diplomacy a chance Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 05 5:03 PM
    The battle cry should be: "Negotiate now!" The debate over Iraq, ensnared by the partisan duel for control of Congress, has increased in bitterness, with neither side paying attention to the real prospects for achieving a negotiated peace. This...

  • 1999 war games foresaw problems in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 05 2:27 AM
    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.

  • Iran would consider new US request for Iraq talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 2:25 AM
    Iran has said it was ready to consider requests from its arch-enemy the United States to hold unprecedented talks over Iraq, even though a similar move came to nothing earlier this year.

  • Round-The-Clock Curfew Keeps Lid on Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 05 1:56 PM
    24-Hour Curfew Keeps Relative Peace in Iraq Following Verdict, but 72 Killed or Found Dead

  • Iraq govt hails Saddam verdict Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 2:15 AM
    Iraq's government said Saddam Hussein had got what he deserved when an Iraqi court sentenced him to hang, but a senior Sunni Arab member of parliament dismissed Sunday's verdict as political.

  • Verdicts 'important milestone' for Iraq: US ambassador Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 2:46 AM
    The verdicts against Saddam Hussein and his co-defendants mark an "important milestone" for Iraq and demonstrate the "commitment of the Iraqi people to hold them accountable", the US ambassador here has said.

  • Number of Embedded Reporters in Iraq at 'Terrible' Levels Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - 22 minutes ago
    (CNSNews.com) - Although Iraq is one of the most important issues in Tuesday's midterm election, the number of journalists reporting alongside U.S.-led coalition troops in that country has fallen to "terrible" levels, according to the head of an organization of military journalists.

  • What's defining elections? Iraq, Iraq and Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - No matter what happens to the control of Congress, Tuesday's elections are shaping up to be a pivotal moment in the national debate over Iraq. Voters rank the war as their top concern, and polls consistently show that they want their leaders to come up with a better plan in Iraq. There's no consensus on what to do, but pressure for change is building in both political parties. "The

  • 'Iraq Factor' Key to Political Fortunes in U.S. Midterm Elec Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Nov 05 12:21 PM
    Sen. Elizabeth Dole, head of GOP Senate campaigns, says Democrats are content on losing in Iraq, and that's why they will lose in Election Day contests at home.

  • Saddam verdict hailed as milestone for Iraq Open this result in new window
    The State - 15 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Amid celebratory gunfire, the embattled government in Iraq declared Sundays death sentence against Saddam Hussein as the end of an ugly chapter and an opportunity for the strife-torn country to begin to unify.

  • Bush Hails Verdict As Milestone for Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 05 12:25 PM
    Bush Calls Saddam Hussein's Conviction a Major Achievement for Iraq's Young Democracy

  • Iran might negotiate with U.S. on Iraq, other issues Open this result in new window
    The State - 26 minutes ago
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran said Sunday it was open to negotiations with the United States on Iraq and other regional issues but hinted it would not drop its refusal to talk about its contentious nuclear program.

  • Iraq braced for blood on Saddam's judgement day Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 12:37 AM
    Iraq is braced for a violent backlash as a Baghdad court prepared to pass judgement on the man whose shadow looms over the country's current chaos -- ousted dictator Saddam Hussein.

  • Iran says it would consider US request for Iraq talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 05 1:24 AM
    Iran has said it would be ready consider any request made by the United States to hold unprecedented talks over the situation in Iraq.

  • Iraq's Shi'ites Celebrate, Sunnis Protest, as Saddam Found Guilty Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    Iraq's Shi'ites were celebrating Sunday's court decision to sentence former president Saddam Hussein to death by hanging, as the case against Saddam moved to the appeal stage.

  • Focus on Iraq in US campaign's final days Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 51 minutes ago
    WITH two days left in a bitter fight for the US Congress, Republicans and Democrats today hammered each other over Iraq's future as candidates launched a frantic late push for votes and polls showed some races tightening.

  • Iraq urges calm ahead of Saddam verdict Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 10:57 PM
    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.

  • Army Advisers a Vital Link to Iraq Exit Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Nov 05 9:38 AM
    FORT RILEY, Kan. -- As the Army sees it, the way home from Iraq begins here. On a desolate plain dotted with splashes of yellow and gold foliage, soldiers are preparing not to defeat the insurgents in Iraq but to coach the Iraqis to do that for themselves.

  • Iraq Needs Peaceful And Stable Future, Abdullah Says Open this result in new window
    Bernama - 1 minute ago
    ISLAMABAD, Nov 6 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi says Iraq needs a peaceful, stable and safe future so that it can redevelop and its people do not continue to suffer.

  • Bush: Saddam Hussein Sentence a 'Major Achievement' for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Nov 05 9:37 AM
    President Bush said Sunday's conviction and death sentence for former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein and two of his cronies is a 'major achievement' for Iraq's new government and a giant leap forward as the country pursues democracy.

  • Bush calls Saddam conviction milestone in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska (Reuters) US President George W. Bush hailed the conviction of Saddam Hussein as a milestone in Iraq but Democrats vowed to take the war in a new direction if they seize control of the US Congress on Tuesday.

  • Iraq Shuts Down 2 Sunni TV Stations Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Nov 05 5:43 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - After Saddam Hussein was sentenced to hang on Sunday, Iraqi security forces closed two Sunni Muslim television stations for violating curfew and a law that bans airing material that could undermine the country's stability, the Interior Ministry said.

  • Iraq curfew contains violence Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    A round-the-clock curfew imposed ahead of the verdict against Saddam Hussein kept a relative peace in Iraq's most dangerous regions. The US military meanwhile, announced two more American deaths and police said 72 people were killed or found dead nationwide by daybreak.

  • U.S. announces death of soldier in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 10:53 PM
    The U.S. military on Sunday announced the death of an Army soldier in fighting in western Baghdad, bringing to 12 the number of American troops killed in Iraq this month.

  • Bush hails Saddam verdict as milestone for Iraq's young democracy| Open this result in new window
    The Marshall News Messenger - 26 minutes ago
    GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) President Bush celebrated Saddam Hussein's death sentence as a victory for Iraq's young democracy'' and U.S. security, taking a break from an election campaign in which Republicans are suffering from public discontent with the Iraq war.

  • Idaho-born soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KHQ Spokane - 0 minute ago
    The Department of Defense announced Sunday the death of pc. James Lee Bridges, 22 of Buhl, Idaho, who died in Bagdad, Iraq, on November 4th, from a gunshot wound. Bridges was assigned to the 2 nd Battalion, 1 st Infantry Regiment, 172 nd Striker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

  • Iraq, Local Issues Driving Voters to the Polling Booth Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 05 8:29 AM
    Which issues will drive voters in Tuesday's midterm balloting? The Iraq war? Pocketbook matters? Scandals? Local concerns? Doyle McManus and Janet Hooks of the Los Angeles Times take a look at the upcoming elections with John Ydstie.

  • We have an obligation to stay in Iraq - for now Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Britons are unhappy with the Iraq war. According to a poll last week, 60 per cent want troops out by the end of the year, while 40 per cent want them out immediately.

  • Mid-terms will not deflect us in Iraq, vows Cheney Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 05 6:23 PM
    The Bush administration's strategy in Iraq will remain "full steam ahead" regardless of the outcome of US mid-term elections that take place tomorrow, Dick Cheney, vice-president, said in an interview with ABC news yesterday.

  • Stryker soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Channel 2 News Anchorage - 13 minutes ago
    Another soldier from the 172nd Stryker Brigade was killed Sunday morning. The Department of Defense says Spc. James Lee Bridges was killed by small enemy fire in Baghdad. This is the 23rd soldier from the Stryker Brigade to die in Iraq.

  • Verdict on Saddam fails to reconcile warring Iraq sects Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 05 6:24 PM
    The sentence of death passed yesterday on Saddam Hussein, Iraq's deposed president, for crimes against humanity prompted impassioned reactions from both supporters and victims of his regime.

  • Neo-Cons Fire Away at Bush Policies on Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 05 8:29 AM
    Vanity Fair magazine editor David Rose interviewed a collection of prominent neo-conservatives, among them Richard Perle, Kenneth Adelman and David Frum. Ardent supporters of the Iraq invasion, they are now openly questioning the Bush administration's current policies.

  • Iran ready to consider negotiating with U.S. on Iraq, other regional issues Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Nov 05 4:03 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran, 2:31 p.m. Nov. 5 (AP): Iran said Sunday it was open to negotiations with the United States on Iraq and other regional issues but hinted it would not drop its refusal to talk about its contentious nuclear program.

  • Marine Injured In Iraq Honored At Soldier Field Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 Chicago - 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
    One Marine serving in Iraq got a hero's welcome Sunday at Soldier Field. CBS 2's Katie McCall reports on a halftime hero who was honored for his bravery. Dolphins End Bears Winning Streak

  • Focus on Iraq in US campaign's final days Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Nov 05 5:54 PM
    WITH two days left in a bitter fight for the US Congress, Republicans and Democrats have hammered each other over Iraq's future.

  • Bush hails verdict as milestone for Iraqs young democracy Open this result in new window
    Pantagraph - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    WACO, Texas -- President Bush said Sunday that Saddam Husseins conviction was a signature achievement for Iraqs fledgling democracy. Bush called the verdict a milestone in the Iraqi peoples efforts to replace the rule of a tyrant with the rule of law.

  • Iran says it would consider negotiating with U-S on Iraq and other regional issues Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    TEHRAN, Iran A Foreign Ministry spokesman says Iran is ready to consider negotiating with the United States over regional issues including Iraq.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,834 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 05 4:27 PM
    As of Sunday, Nov. 5, 2006, at least 2,834 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Bush calls Saddam conviction milestone in Iraq Open this result in new window
    SABC News - 56 minutes ago
    George W Bush, the US president, hailed the conviction of Saddam Hussein as a milestone in Iraq but Democrats vowed to take the war in a new direction if they seize control of the US Congress tomorrow.

  • Saddam to hear fate, Iraq in tense lockdown Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 04 7:44 PM
    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.

  • Iraq shuts TV stations Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Nov 05 6:08 PM
    Iraq's interior ministry has ordered two television stations off the air alleging that they were inciting violence after Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death, a ministry spokesman said.

  • War simulation in 1999 pointed out Iraq invasion problems Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 04 6:31 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 braces for Saddam backlash Open this result in new window
    The Age - Nov 05 2:07 PM
    Sunni supporters of Saddam Hussein take to the streets after an Iraqi court sentences the former dictator to death. Picture: AP Iraq's beleaguered military is on a war footing after a court sentenced former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein to death after finding him guilty of crimes against humanity.

  • Iraq War: Army Wife Distrusts Timetables Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Nov 05 5:14 AM
    How one Army wife came to mistrust Pentagon 'timetables on Iraq.

  • Iraqs sectarian fault lines widen after Saddam death sentence Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD Ecstasy swept Iraqs Shia and Kurdish regions, but in the Sunni heartland policemen wept in the streets and simple townspeople vowed revenge after Saddam Hussein was sentenced to hang.

  • IT IS A GREAT DAY FOR IRAQ Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - 10 minutes ago
    SADDAM'S death sentence was greeted with parties and protests in bitterly divided Iraq yesterday. The sentence split the world too, with America hailing "a good day for the Iraqi people" but critics warning of a bloody backlash.

  • Conservatives challenge administration on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Nov 05 9:32 AM
    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.

  • Saddam verdict may only further divide Iraq: Japanese press Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    TOKYO - The death sentence handed down to Saddam Hussein may only intensify the factional divide in Iraq, as violence continues to plague the war-torn nation he once ruled, Japanese media said Monday.

  • War Games In '99 Predicted Iraq Problems Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Nov 05 4:47 AM
    A series of secret war games anticipated an invasion of Iraq would require 400,000 troops, and even then chaos might ensue.

  • Round-the-clock curfew keeps lid on Iraqs most restive areas Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD -- A round-the-clock curfew imposed ahead of the verdict against Saddam Hussein kept a relative peace in Iraqs most dangerous regions, but the US military announced two more American deaths and police said 72 people were killed or found dead nationwide by daybreak.

  • Bush Hails Saddam Verdict As Milestone For Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Nov 05 12:54 PM
    President Bush said Sunday that Saddam Hussein's conviction was a signature achievement for Iraq's fledgling democracy.

  • Strict, round-the-clock curfew keeps lid on Iraq's most dangerous areas Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Nov 05 2:13 PM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - A round-the-clock curfew imposed ahead of the verdict against Saddam Hussein kept a relative peace in Iraq's most dangerous regions on Sunday, but the U.S. military announced two more American deaths and police said 72 people were killed or found dead countrywide by daybreak.

  • 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.

  • Two Michigan Marines Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 17 minutes ago
    YPSILANTI, MICHIGAN (AP) -- The military says US Marines from Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor died during combat in Iraq's Anbar province. That follows a deadly month in Iraq that saw more than 100 US servicemen killed.

  • Local Native Of Iraq Reacts To Hussein Verdict Open this result in new window
    CBS 4 Boston - Nov 05 5:19 PM
    Anwar Diad, a Natick who fled Iraq, spares no words for Saddam Hussein, and was pleased to learn the ousted leader was sentenced to death by hanging. More Massachusetts News

  • 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.

  • Recruiters dishonest about Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Nov 05 3:50 AM
    An undercover investigation by ABC News revealed some Army recruiters told students that if they enlisted, their chances of going to Iraq would be small.

  • France hopes Saddam's sentence will not worsen tensions in Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Nov 05 6:19 PM
    France hoped the death sentence delivered to Iraqi former President Saddam Hussein would not "bring about new tensions" in Iraq, French Foreign Minister Douste-Blazy said on Sunday.

  • Barr, Shuster differ on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Herald Standard - 7 minutes ago
    When it comes to the war in Iraq, Tony Barr, a Democrat and special education teacher running for Pennsylvania's 9th Congressional District, said it's time to bring our troops home.

  • Bush hails verdict as milestone for Iraqs young democracy Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Nov 05 1:20 PM
    WACO, Texas - President Bush says Saddam Husseins trial was a major achievement for Iraqs young democracy. An Iraqi court found the ousted leader guilty of crimes against humanity in the 1982 killings of 148 people in a Shiite town. He was sentenced to death by hanging.

  • 1107th Returns After Second Tour of Duty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KOLR - Nov 05 5:30 PM
    October was one of the deadliest months for the U.S. military Iraq. That`s why this weekend`s homecoming for more than 100 soldiers at Fort Leonard Wood means so much for many Springfield-area families and soldiers.

  • Dole: Dems appear 'content' to lose Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Nov 05 4:30 PM
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The political argument over the Iraq war flared Sunday when U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R-N.C., said Democrats appear to be "content with losing" in Iraq.

  • Critics of Bush Iraq policy sharpen focus on Rumsfeld Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Nov 05 10:40 AM
    As violence, deaths mount, scrutiny of defense secretary increases Days before a critical midterm election, Democratic candidates - and a few Republicans - are working hard to make the hottest election issue, the war in Iraq, more personal. The problem, they argue, isn't the war, but rather its architect, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld.

  • Vote will not deflect us in Iraq, vows Cheney Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 05 1:22 PM
    The Bush administrations strategy in Iraq will remain full steam ahead regardless of the outcome of US mid-term elections that take place tomorrow, Dick Cheney, the vice-president, said in an interview with ABC news on Sunday.

  • 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.

  • Neo-Cons Fire Away at Bush Policies on Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 05 8:19 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday , November 5, 2006 Vanity Fair magazine editor David Rose interviewed a collection of prominent neo-conservatives, among them Richard Perle, Kenneth Adelman and David Frum. Ardent supporters of the Iraq invasion, they are now openly questioning the Bush administration's current policies.

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    Aljazeera - Nov 05 2:53 PM
    An Iraqi parliamentary delegation has accused the US army in Iraq of breeding extremism by carrying out an "irresponsible arrest campaign".