<< Back

  • In Iraq, New Calculations of the U.S. Role Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    Iraq?s political leaders scrambled Wednesday to interpret what a sharply altered American political landscape means for their war-ravaged country.

  • Dozens more killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 23 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Beset by rampant sectarian violence, Iraq's parliament voted to extend the country's state of emergency for 30 more days, as at least 66 more Iraqis were killed or found dead.

  • Rumsfeld, a Force for Change, Did Not Change With the Times Amid Iraq Tumult Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    Donald H. Rumsfeld aimed to reassert civilian control of the defense establishment and create a leaner, more lethal American military, but he became bogged down in Iraq.

  • Australia pledges to keep troops in Iraq despite US vote Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
    The Australian government has pledged to keep troops in Iraq despite opposition warnings that it faced the same backlash from voters as that seen in the US mid-term elections.

  • Iraq lawmakers extend state of emergency Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    Beset by rampant sectarian violence, Iraq's parliament voted Wednesday to extend the country's state of emergency for 30 more days, as at least 66 more Iraqis were killed or found dead.

  • Nicaragua's Ortega slams U.S. over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    Nicaraguan leftist President-elect Daniel Ortega tried on Wednesday to allay U.S. and business leaders' fears over his Marxist revolutionary past but he also took a swipe at Washington and its war in Iraq.

  • Rumsfeld quits after Republicans' Iraq-driven loss Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 6:27 PM
    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, the controversial face of American war policy, said he quit on Wednesday because the political climate changed after Democrats' big election win, driven by anger over Iraq.

  • Howard: Iraq strategy won't change Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 08 6:41 PM
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Australia's conservative Prime Minister John Howard on Thursday reaffirmed his support for the Iraq war and said he did not believe Washington would pull its troops out of Iraq following the U.S. midterm election results.

  • Vote extends Iraq's state of emergency for another month Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 08 5:37 PM
    Amid rampant sectarian violence, Iraq's parliament voted Wednesday to extend the country's state of emergency for 30 days. That emergency status has been in place for two years.

  • The roads left in Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 08 3:49 PM
    It's time to make a final push for the tolerable, and if that fails, quit Iraq and insulate ourselves and our allies from the awful.

  • Rumsfeld becomes another Iraq war victim Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 4:33 PM
    He has been the square-jawed face of the war, the man behind the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that he predicted were just the beginnings of a long, hard slog.

  • Australia hails Rumsfeld, pledges to stay in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 4:45 PM
    Australia hailed outgoing US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld as a "champion of freedom" and pledged that Canberra would keep its troops in Iraq.

  • Democrats ask Bush to hold summit on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 3:55 PM
    Triumphant U.S. congressional Democratic leaders began to flex their new political muscle on Wednesday by urging President George W. Bush to host a bipartisan summit on the Iraq war and find common ground with them on such domestic issues as education and health care.

  • Rumsfeld led US into morass in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 2:43 PM
    Stubborn and cock-sure, US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld dominated the US military in an era of unprecedented challenges, but was faulted for not heeding its warnings as he led the United States into a morass in Iraq.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,839 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 3:32 PM
    As of Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at least 2,839 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 2,277 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • British ex-diplomat to disclose secrets on 'disaster' of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 1:33 PM
    A former British diplomat offered to reveal secret evidence about the war in Iraq and branded the conflict a "rank disaster" for Britain when he faced a panel of lawmakers.

  • Bush concedes need for "fresh perspective" on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 1:27 PM
    President Bush conceded on Wednesday that voter discontent with his Iraq policy helped fuel his party's election defeat and agreed on the need for a "fresh perspective."

  • Rumsfeld steps down as Iraq anger pushes Democrats' win Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 12:29 PM
    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, the controversial face of U.S. war policy, quit on Wednesday after Democrats rode Americans' anger and frustration over Iraq to victory in Tuesday's congressional elections.

  • Local Marine Injured In Iraq Transported To U.S. Hospital Open this result in new window
    Cleveland - NewsNet5 via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 1:05 PM
    An Avon Lake Marine who was shot in Iraq is back on U.S. soil.

  • U.S. envoy says Bush still committed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 11:30 AM
    The U.S. ambassador in Baghdad told Iraqis on Wednesday President George W. Bush would work with Democrats to succeed in Iraq, but many here doubted Democrat election gains would bring respite from violence.

  • Bush's Choice of Gates Sets Stage for Shift on Iraq War Policy Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 5 minutes ago
    Nov. 9 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush's decision to tap one of his father's old advisers, former CIA chief Robert Gates, to replace Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld suggests a readiness to examine a new strategy in Iraq.

  • Iraq war will determine Rumsfeld's legacy Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 08 10:21 AM
    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, who revamped and streamlined the U.S. military as it went to war first in Afghanistan and then Iraq, is resigning.

  • Advisory Referenda On War In Iraq Pass Around Southeastern Wisconsin Open this result in new window
    WISN TheMilwaukeeChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 10:49 AM
    Voters in several cities were asked to weigh in on the war in Iraq and while each referendum was worded differently, they all passed.

  • Bush concedes problems with Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 10:42 AM
    President Bush conceded on Wednesday that his Iraq policy was "not working well enough, fast enough," after announcing that Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was stepping down.

  • Iraq to dominate post-election US politics, but answers are few Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 8:50 AM
    Victorious Democrats were quick to throw their newfound political weight behind demands that President George W. Bush change course in Iraq -- the issue set to dominate US politics in the months to come.

  • Voter disgust over Iraq war fuels massive Republican losses Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 8:37 AM
    Frustration over the war in Iraq fueled stunning losses by President George W. Bush's Republican Party in Tuesday's US elections and promises to dominate politics until his successor is chosen in 2008.

  • U.S. envoy says Iraq policy won't change Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 8:30 AM
    The United States ambassador said Wednesday he did not expect U.S. Iraq policy to change dramatically after Democrats seized control of the House of Representatives in midterm elections.

  • Ex-diplomat to disclose secrets on 'disaster' of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 8:49 AM
    A former diplomat has offered to reveal secret evidence about the war in Iraq and branded the conflict a "rank disaster" for Britain, when he faced a panel of lawmakers.

  • Exit polls: Bush, Iraq key to outcome Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 08 8:07 AM
    After a sweeping Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives in Tuesday's midterm election, and with control of the Senate hanging in the balance, exit polls indicated views of President Bush and the war in Iraq were key to the outcome.(Watch poll results back up dissatisfaction -- 1:43)

  • Democrats call for course change on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 6:47 AM
    Victorious Democrats, basking in the glow of their sweeping victory in midterm elections, wasted no time in calling on US President George W. Bush to change course on Iraq.

  • CHANGING COURSE / Rumsfeld out: Iraq strategy, Pentagon policy will be shaken up, analysts say Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - 12 minutes ago
    The resignation of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will reverberate through the U.S. military, shaking up not only the strategy in Iraq but also the long-term U.S. military posture around the world, analysts say. "The implications of Rumsfeld's...

  • Bobby Inman: Gates Will Seek Consensus on Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 08 6:14 PM
    Bobby Ray Inman, a retired admiral who has held several influential positions in the U.S. intelligence community, talks with Madeleine Brand about how former CIA chief Robert Gates might work with the Bush administration on Iraq policy.

  • Dozens killed in Iraq as curfew lifted Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 7:47 AM
    Dozens of people have been killed in attacks as violence returned to Baghdad and other flashpoint regions of Iraq after the lifting of a curfew for the Saddam Hussein verdict.

  • Republican defeat will force Bush change on Iraq: US media Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 7:02 AM
    The Republican defeat in the US mid-term elections will force major changes on President George W. Bush, particularly in Iraq, US media said.

  • U.S. Baghdad envoy says Bush still committed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 6:14 AM
    The U.S. ambassador in Baghdad said on Wednesday President George W. Bush was still committed to success in Iraq and would work with Democrats after their congressional election gains to achieve it.

  • Change in Washington, change in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Nov 08 4:41 AM
    The war in Iraq dominated the build-up to Tuesday's U.S. midterm elections and the Democrats marked their success in reclaiming control of the House of Representatives by promising to place the conflict squarely at the center of their agenda.

  • Battle over 'secret' Iraq dossier Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 08 1:46 PM
    The Foreign Office refuses to publish a version of a controversial Iraq dossier, which was written by a press officer.

  • Iraq's PM expects Saddam hanging this year Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 3:00 AM
    Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki expects Saddam Hussein to be hanged before the end of the year, despite an appeal process legal experts have said could keep the toppled leader from the gallows for months.

  • Iraq lawmakers extend state of emergency Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 4:23 AM
    Iraq's parliament voted Wednesday to extend the country's state of emergency for 30 more days, two members of parliament said.

  • Rumsfeld Pays Price For Voter Anger Over Iraq by Staff Writers Washington (AFP) Nov 08, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    US President George W. Bush announced the resignation Wednesday of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld following an election defeat of his Republican Party blamed largely on the disastrous US war in Iraq.

  • U.S. envoy says Bush still committed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 3:49 AM
    The American ambassador in Iraq said on Wednesday President Bush was still committed to his policy in Iraq and would work with Democrats after their election gains to achieve success.

  • Exit polls: Scandals and Iraq hurt GOP Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 3:37 AM
    It turns out all politics isn't local. Voters angry at President Bush, peeved by Washington scandal and tired of the war in Iraq vented their frustration on Republican candidates across the country.

  • Iraq Lawmakers Extend State of Emergency Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 08 1:56 PM
    Iraq's Parliament Renews State of Emergency for 30 Days As Violence Continues

  • John Seery: Iraq War Accountability: Paul Wolfowitz Also Needs to Resign! Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 08 1:03 PM
    Allow me to be one of the first, in this post-election period, to call for Paul Wolfowitz's resignation as the President of the World Bank. I trust that I won't be the last. Via the ballot box, the American people have sent a clear message about the Iraq War. Government officials would do well to heed this collective call for a stern repudiation of current policy, and key players surely need

  • Envoy reassures Iraq of U.S. resolve Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 2:30 AM
    The United States ambassador sought to reassure Iraqis on Wednesday that American policy in Iraq would not dramatically change after Democrats seized control of the House of Representatives in midterm U.S. elections.

  • US voters show anger on Iraq, scandals, Bush Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 2:11 AM
    Sex and corruption scandals, as much as the war in Iraq, motivated US voters to cast their ballots against President George W. Bush's governing Republicans, exit polls showed.

  • Texas soldier dies in Iraq from injuries suffered in copter crash Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Nov 08 5:12 PM
    A soldier from Canadian has died after being injured in a helicopter crash in Iraq earlier this week, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday.

  • Rumsfeld Becomes Another Iraq War Victim Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Nov 08 5:02 PM
    He has been the square-jawed face of the war, the man behind the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that he predicted were just the beginnings of a long, hard slog. On Wednesday, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld resigned from his post and became the...

  • Dozens die in violence as Iraq curfew is lifted Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Nov 08 6:48 AM
    Dozens of people were killed Wednesday as violence returned to Baghdad and other regions of Iraq after the lifting of a curfew that had been imposed during and after the Saddam Hussein verdict.

  • State of emergency renewed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - 3 minutes ago
    Iraq's parliament has voted to extend the country's state of emergency by 30 days, after at least 66 more Iraqis were killed or found dead.

  • Shift coming in US policy on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Nov 08 12:00 AM
    When the midterm elections are over, the Bush administration can get down to making tough calls in Iraq policy.

  • Democrats to press for new course in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The State - 25 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Restored to power, congressional Democrats pledged Wednesday to press for a new course in Iraq and move promptly to raise the minimum wage. We will not disappoint the American people, said Rep. Nancy Pelosi, speaker-in-waiting.

  • Soldier with ties to S.C. dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The State - 40 minutes ago
    The mother of a soldier who died in Iraq Monday said her son lived his dream of flying before he died. Not many people live their dreams, Linnea Priestner, mother of Chief Warrant Officer John Priestner, 42, of Pennsylvania said Wednesday night from her North Charleston home.

  • Japan to stick to Iraq policy, U.S. realignment plan: spokesman Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    _ Japan remains committed to assisting in Iraq's reconstruction and implementing a plan to realign the U.S. military presence in Japan despite U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's resignation, Tokyo's top spokesman said Thursday.

  • Veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan campaign on their credibility Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Nov 07 11:21 PM
    Candidates in several races for the House of Representatives brought unique outlooks to debate over wars in Iraq and Afghanistan: They were there.

  • Dozens die in fresh Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 08 8:52 AM
    At least 30 die in violent attacks across Iraq, after the curfew following the Saddam Hussein verdict is lifted.

  • Upcoming House Speaker Discusses Iraq, Working with Bush Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Nov 08 5:39 PM
    Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., slated to become the first female House speaker in January, discusses possible changes in Iraq policy, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's resignation and working with President Bush.

  • Rumsfeld quits, Bush admits Iraq errors Open this result in new window
    The Age - Nov 08 6:22 PM
    US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, a lightning rod for Iraq war critics, resigned after heavy Republican election losses fuelled by voter anger at President George Bush and his Iraq policies.

  • Mark Weisbrot and Robert Naiman: Champaign-Urbana Votes to Withdraw from Iraq and Impeach Bush-Cheney; Other Illinois  Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Nov 08 10:15 AM
    Final results from the Champaign County Clerk's office, 100% of precincts reporting: Withdraw US Troops and Bases from Iraq ("orderly and rapid"): Champaign Yes No 9888 7104 58% 42% Urbana Yes No 5729 3029 65% 35% Champaign-Urbana Yes No 15618 10134 61% 39% Impeach Bush/Cheney for War, Torture, Illegal Surveillance : Champaign Yes No 7877 9140 46% 54% Urbana Yes No

  • Democratic Win Will Lead to More Pressure for Iraq Exit Plan Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Nov 07 9:30 PM
    Nov. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Triumphant Democrats who won control of the House yesterday by hammering the Bush administration's handling of Iraq may be unable to fulfill a promise to do better because of internal splits and limited influence.

  • U.S. Envoy Says Iraq Policy Won't Change Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 08 8:56 AM
    U.S. Envoy Says U.S. Policy in Iraq Will Not Change After Democrats Take House

  • Rumsfeld quits, Bush admits Iraq errors Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 08 6:00 PM
    US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld resigned after heavy Republican election losses fuelled by voter anger at President George Bush and his Iraq policies.

  • 17 Marines' conduct in Iraq investigated Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 07 10:41 PM
    Seventeen Marine reservists just back from Iraq have been ordered to remain at Camp Lejeune while allegations of misconduct during their deployment are investigated, a spokesman said Tuesday.

  • Wounded Democrat Iraq vet loses Illinois House race Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Nov 07 10:02 PM
    Tammy Duckworth, a wounded Iraq war veteran who said the conflict was a mistake, failed on Tuesday to win a seat from Illinois in the U.S. House of Representatives even as fellow Democrats claimed a majority in the chamber.

  • Australia remains committed to Iraq, defence minister says Open this result in new window
    The Star Online - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    CANBERRA (AP) - Australian Defence Minister Brendan Nelson on Thursday affirmed his support for the Iraq war following the resignation of U.S. Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

  • Central grad killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 35 minutes ago
    Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan McCaughn, a recent graduate of Central High School, was killed Tuesday while fighting insurgents in Iraq, family members said. McCaughn, 19, was less than two months into his deployment in Ramadi, a city in central Iraq, when a homemade bomb exploded near his vehicle.

  • Rumsfeld resignation won't alter strategy in Iraq: PM Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Nov 08 4:50 PM
    The Prime Minister says the US strategy in Iraq will not change because of the congressional elections.

  • Will U.S. Policy In Iraq Change With New Congress? Open this result in new window
    CBS4 Denver - 26 minutes ago
    In the Nov. 8 Reality Check, Raj Chohan analyzed what changes can be expected in President Bush's policy in Iraq now that the Democrats have taken over Congress. See Chohan's report.

  • Inside Iraq on Al Jazeera Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - 45 minutes ago
    DOHA Al Jazeera English, the 24-hour English-language news and current affairs channel headquartered here yesterday announced 'Inside Iraq', a weekly programme hosted by Iraq-born Jasim Azawi.

  • Iraq Hopes U.S. Vote Means More Security Open this result in new window
    FOX 13 Tampa Bay - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- To Col. Al Kelly, whose brigade patrols dangerous Shiite neighborhoods on the north side of Baghdad, Donald H. Rumsfeld did the best he could, made tough decisions and "now he's paying for it."

  • Casualties of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Nov 08 4:08 PM
    President Bush last night paved the way for a new direction in Iraq with Donald Rumsfeld quitting the Pentagon hours after Democrats seized control of Congress.

  • UK Iraq policy a 'rank disaster' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Nov 08 4:31 AM
    A senior ex-diplomat tells MPs intelligence was manipulated and legal advice ignored in the run-up to the Iraq war.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,837 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Nov 07 8:57 PM
    As of Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, at least 2,837 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 2,275 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Iraq Lawmakers Extend State Of Emergency Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Nov 08 3:54 PM
    Beset by rampant sectarian violence, Iraq's parliament voted Wednesday to extend the country's state of emergency for 30 more days, as at least 66 more Iraqis were killed or found dead. CBS News Interactive: Iraq Attacks Map

  • Rumsfeld move won't change Iraq: PM Open this result in new window
    The Australian - 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
    DONALD Rumsfeld's resignation as US defence secretary is a gesture and will not affect the situation in Iraq, Prime Minister John Howard has said.

  • Help Iraq Help Itself Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Nov 07 6:53 PM
    Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki?s new independence is America?s best chance to salvage the muddle Iraq has become. Let?s not get in his way.

  • Only one of seven Iraq veterans appears headed to House Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Nov 08 3:17 PM
    WASHINGTON The U.S. House may have the first veteran from Iraq elected to Congress, but members will have to wait a little longer to be sure.

  • U.S. Military Deaths In Iraq Hit 2,839 Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Nov 08 3:54 PM
    As of Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at least 2,839 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 2,277 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers. CBS News Interactive: Iraq Attacks Map

  • Cards and gifts are bound for troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Reporter - 25 minutes ago
    JONESVILLE Dozens of volunteers filled the room inside the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Jonesville and stuffed more than 700 care packages for soldiers in Iraq for the holidays.

  • Australia pledges to keep troops in Iraq despite US vote Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    Australian soldiers patrol in the Iraqi southern city of Samawa. The Australian government has pledged to keep troops in Iraq despite opposition warnings that it faced the same backlash from voters as that seen in the US mid-term elections.

  • Potential Changes in Iraq Policy Concern Local Mom Open this result in new window
    22WSBT South Bend - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
    (WSBT) Donald Rumsfeld's resignation comes after Democrats took control of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Iraq war was a major campaign issue. One local military mom campaigned for Congressman Chris Chocola, who lost to Joe Donnelly.

  • Bush promises fresh look at Iraq with new Sec. of Defense replacement Open this result in new window
    KGET 17 Bakersfield - 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
    President Bush named a replacement for controversial Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld Monday and promised a fresh look at Iraq, the day after U.S. voters expressed their concern about the war by giving the Democrats control of the House and perhaps the Senate.

  • MP: Democrats victory a way to exit from Iraq quagmire for US Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - 39 minutes ago
    US Election - Boroujerdi - Comment Head of National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Majlis Alaeddin Boroujerdi said, " Democrats victory in the US election will prepare the ground for a smoother exit of American from Iraq quagmire created by President Bush.

  • Democrat sweep will impact Iraq Open this result in new window
    KARK Little Rock - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    With the democrats winning both the house and senate in Washington, experts say we can expect to see some major changes in the war in Iraq.

  • Violence Continues Unabated in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 08 3:52 PM
    It was another violent day in Iraq Wednesday, with at least 50 people killed or found dead across the country. In one of the bloodiest incidents, eight people were killed and at least 15 wounded when mortars shells slammed into an area in Baghdad's Shi'ite stronghold of Sadr City.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,839 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Nov 08 3:32 PM
    As of Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2006, at least 2,839 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 admits Iraq caused poll defeat, signals change in strategy Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Nov 08 4:41 PM
    WASHINGTON - US President George W. Bush acknowledged Wednesday that Iraq was a major reason for the Republican rout in legislative elections and left the door open for a re-evaluation of war strategy.

  • US was warned of Iraq chaos, says ex-diplomat Open this result in new window
    Independent - Nov 08 4:16 PM
    A former diplomat has revealed that the British mission to the United Nations opposed the policy of regime change in Iraq but was ordered by London to change its position in the lead-up to war.

  • World Takes Note of US Vote With Focus on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Nov 08 2:08 PM
    The final tally is not yet in with the vote outcome for the U.S. Senate still too close to call, but Democrats have won a majority in the House of Representatives in what is widely seen as a punishing vote for President Bush and his policy on Iraq.

  • North Central Missouri Marine dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVO-TV Kirksville - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    MOBERLY, Mo. (AP) - The Pentagon says a 33-year-old Marine from Moberly is dead after falling off a roof in the Al Anbar province of Iraq. Military officials say Second Lieutenant Mark Gelina was directing the placement of a gun when the accident occurred Saturday.

  • US poll 'sends clear message on Iraq' Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Nov 08 5:24 PM
    THE results of the US mid-term elections reflected voter anger about the Iraq war, federal Labor Leader Kim Beazley said today.

  • McCain: Rumsfeld's departure an opportunity for a fresh start in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WALB News 10 - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    PHOENIX Senator John McCain says President Bush's replacement of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld gives Congress a fresh opportunity to fix mistakes in Iraq that caused many to lose confidence in the administration's handling of the war.

  • McCain: Rumsfeld's departure an opportunity for a fresh start in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WBAY Green Bay - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    PHOENIX Senator John McCain says President Bush's replacement of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld gives Congress a fresh opportunity to fix mistakes in Iraq that caused many...

  • Iraq Not the Only Issue to Sway Voters Open this result in new window
    NPR - Nov 08 5:28 AM
    Morning Edition , November 8, 2006 While the war in Iraq was the big issue of the midterm elections, corruption in Washington also weighed on voters minds. Terrorism, a Republican trump card, failed to carry the Republicans to victory.

  • President pays the price but this could be Iraq turning point Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Nov 08 4:10 PM
    The Democrats' election successes will greatly intensify pressure on President George Bush to find a quick way through and out of the Iraq morass. But it remains unclear whether he has the skill, the clout and the imagination to do it.

  • Iraq Lawmakers Extend State of Emergency Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Nov 08 4:41 AM
    Iraq Lawmakers Extend the Country's State of Emergency for 30 More Days

  • Manchester Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Nov 08 9:37 AM
    A Marine less than two months into his deployment was killed Tuesday in Iraq, family members said.

  • Rumsfeld, lightning rod for Iraq critics, goes Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Nov 08 2:46 PM
    In an effort to ease tensions between Democrats and the White House over US policy in Iraq, Donald Rumsfeld, the US secretary of defence, resigned on Wednesday.

  • This Curve Spells Trouble for Iraq Open this result in new window
    HispanicBusiness.com - Nov 08 4:58 PM
    Across the globe, politicians of all stripes are arguing about Iraq these days. They're debating decisions made by President George W. Bush and his Administration four years ago and offering starkly different views of what's happening there now.

  • US envoy says Bush still committed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Nov 08 6:12 PM
    BAGHDAD: The US ambassador in Baghdad said today President George W Bush was still committed to success in Iraq and would work with Democrats after their congressional election gains to achieve it.