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  • 3 more GIs killed in Iraq this week Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    Three more U.S. troops died in fighting this week, the military said Friday, raising to 54 the number of Americans killed in Iraq in December nearly half of them in Anbar.
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  • White House studies options for increasing troops in Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 36 minutes ago
    Military planners and White House budget analysts have been asked to provide President George W. Bush with options for increasing American forces in Iraq by 20,000 troops or more, The New York Times has reported.
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  • Iraq launches last-ditch peace talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    Iraq's beleaguered coalition government was to launch another attempt to draw the shattered country's warring factions into a peace process, with the launch of broad-based talks.
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  • Gunmen kill Shiite tribal sheik in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 2:02 PM
    Gunmen killed a Shiite tribal sheik linked to British forces in a drive-by shooting Friday in the southern city of Basra, while two Marines and a soldier were reported killed in fighting elsewhere in Iraq.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 2,942 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 2:24 PM
    As of Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at least 2,942 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 2,359 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Ex-Iraq expert: Britain saw no threat before war Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 15 11:40 AM
    Britain's former top Iraq expert at the United Nations said in previously secret testimony that most government officials did not believe Iraq posed a threat in the months leading to the U.S.-led invasion, according to a new report.
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  • Reconciliation hard for Iraq government Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 12:43 PM
    The prime minister has talked about the need for Iraq's rival ethnic and religious factions to rally around a plan to end violence since taking office nearly seven months ago.
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  • Iran worried by Saudi's pro-Sunni 'Iraq plans' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 12:06 PM
    Shiite Iran expressed concern about suggestions that Saudi Arabia might intervene on the side of Iraq's Sunnis if the United States swiftly pulls out of Iraq.
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  • U.S. confronts reality of Iraq in 2006 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 11:00 AM
    After years of optimistic claims from Washington, Iraq is ending 2006 with the American strategy in shambles and a politically weakened Bush administration struggling for a way out of the impasse.
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  • Iraq and Syrian minister discuss security cooperation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 10:48 AM
    Iraq's interior minister arrived in Damascus for talks with Syrian officials on improving security cooperation with a country that has been accused of supporting Iraqi insurgents.
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  • Qatar defeats Iraq for soccer gold as Asian Games end Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 15 11:33 AM
    On the final day of the Asian Games which Qatar has hosted for the past 2 weeks, its beloved soccer team beat Iraq 1-0 Friday, and China defeated Qatar 59-44 to win gold in men's basketball. South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan won three gold medals for South Korea and was voted most valuable player of the games.
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  • Poll: 52% Want Syria, Iran in Iraq Talks Open this result in new window
    Rasmussen Reports via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 10:12 AM
    The Iraq Study Group recommended that Syria and Iran be included in talks about the future of Iraq. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has rejected that recommendation. The American people have mixed views on it.
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  • US 'troop boost in Iraq likely' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 15 5:44 PM
    US President George W Bush is likely to send more troops to Iraq next year, an administration official says.
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  • Recalibrating Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 15 5:36 PM
    In the wake of the Iraq Study Group recommendation of a slow exit from Iraq, the signals from the White House couldn't be clearer: adjustments but no major policy shifts, says State Department reporter Charles Wolfson .
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  • Host Qatar beats Iraq 1-0 in Asian Games final Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Dec 15 7:40 AM
    Iraq's bold bid for a gold medal at the Asian Games ended in a 1-0 loss to Qatar in the soccer final on Friday.
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  • Rice rejects talks with Iran, Syria on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 15 6:55 AM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has rejected a bipartisan panel's recommendation that the Bush administration engage Syria and Iran in efforts to stabilize Iraq, The Washington Post reported on Friday.
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  • Search for Iraq strategy produces more questions than answers Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 5:30 AM
    President George W. Bush's high profile search for a winning strategy in Iraq is generating more confusion than clarity as he sorts through contradictory advice on a new way forward.
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  • Florida Man Home From Iraq Open this result in new window
    WESH via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 7:13 AM
    A Palm Bay family was excited to welcome their soldier home from Iraq on Thursday.
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  • This holiday gift can clear Iraq confusion Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 7:04 AM
    If you haven't read the complete authorized paperback edition of The Iraq Study Group Report (Vintage Books, $10.95) issued last week, you should. It's the art of plain talk about a perplexing problem.
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  • Reconciliation still a goal in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The State - 38 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Since taking office nearly seven months ago, the prime minister has talked about the need for Iraqs rival ethnic and religious factions to rally around a plan to end violence.
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  • Worst-Case Scenarios in Iraq, and Solutions Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 15 4:49 PM
    All Things Considered , December 15, 2006 President Bush rules out all strategic options in Iraq that he says would lead to defeat. He speaks of success.
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  • Former British diplomat makes public secret evidence on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 15 12:13 AM
    Previously secret written evidence submitted to an inquiry on British intelligence failures in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq was made public, with a former diplomat alleging that "at no time" did the government assess that Iraq posed a threat to Britain.
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  • Howard should face facts on Iraq: Rudd Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    Prime Minister John Howard should face facts from Australian military experts and admit his strategy on Iraq is wrong, federal Labor leader Kevin Rudd says.
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  • Analysts Discuss Rumsfeld Resignation and Iraq Study Group Report Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Dec 15 6:00 PM
    Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the departure of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and the Bush administration's apparent rejection of the Iraq Study Group report that came out last week.
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  • Don't leave Iraq in chaos - Major Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 15 7:28 AM
    Former prime minister Sir John Major has warned Britain and the US they can not afford to leave Iraq in "chaos".
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  • Rice rejects engaging Iran, Syria on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 10:42 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has rejected a bipartisan panel's recommendation that the Bush administration engage Syria and Iran in efforts to stabilize Iraq, The Washington Post reported on Friday.
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  • U.S. military death toll in Iraq stands at 2,942 Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Dec 15 3:30 PM
    As of Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at least 2,942 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
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  • Pentagon plans to put brigade in Kuwait to quell Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON The U.S. military is planning to move a brigade of troops into Kuwait in what could be the first step of a short-term surge of American forces into Iraq to stabilize the violence.
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  • Qatar crushes Iraq football hopes Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 15 7:28 AM
    Qatar beats Iraq at the Asian Games, in the first football final reached by the Iraqi team for 24 years.
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  • Britain's case for war in Iraq under fire Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 9:51 PM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair's case for war in Iraq was dealt a fresh blow this week with the release of once-secret evidence from a former British diplomat who dismissed the threat of weapons of mass destruction.
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  • Howard should face Iraq reality, says Rudd Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 54 minutes ago
    PRIME Minister John Howard should face facts from Australian military experts and admit his strategy on Iraq is wrong, Federal Labor Leader Kevin Rudd said today.
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  • Pentagon debates Iraq strategy as Rumsfeld departs Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    Donald Rumsfeld spent his last day at the Pentagon yesterday as US military commanders debate changes in strategy to fight the Iraq war, which the controversial defence secretary has overseen for almost four years.
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  • Football final brings Iraq's warring factions onside Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
    The bombs in Iraq didn't stop but nothing could distract millions of Iraqis from watching their team.
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  • German G-8 Chair Seeks New Iraq Focus From U.S., Lawmaker Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 15 8:24 AM
    Dec. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Germany aims to spur the U.S. to engage Iran and Syria in efforts to stabilize Iraq during its chair of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations, a lawmaker of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats said.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 2,942 Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 15 8:52 AM
    U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 2,942 Friday, According to Count by the Associated Press
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  • Ladue High School grad killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Dec 15 12:59 PM
    Marine Matt Clark, 22, a graduate of Ladue High School was killed by a roadside bomb Thursday while serving in Iraq. He had been in Iraq for about three months, according to his girlfriend Leah Nuetzel.
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  • Miami Soldier Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 4 Miami - 30 minutes ago
    A South Florida family receives devastating news this holiday season after the news of losing a loved one serving in Iraq hit home.
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  • Card shower for Iraq vets Open this result in new window
    Mankato Free Press - 16 minutes ago
    On Veterans Day the ninth-graders in June Hoffmanns family and consumer science class decided itd be nice to do something for soldiers whove served in Iraq.
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  • Report: Bush leans toward Iraq force boost Open this result in new window
    UPI - 46 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The Bush administration is seriously considering an increase of 20,000 or more in U.S. forces in Iraq, The New York Times reported Friday.
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  • Troops in Iraq to get fire-resistant uniforms Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 14 8:25 PM
    Flame-resistant uniforms will be standard issue for U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan by early 2007. Pentagon officials say more than 160,000 suits made of the flame-retardant fabric NOMEX will be sent to combat zones.
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  • West Philadelphia Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 3 Philadelphia - 44 minutes ago
    Family and friends are mourning the loss of a local soldier who was killed in Iraq earlier this month.
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  • Rice rejects engaging Iran, Syria on Iraq-Post Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Singapore News - Dec 15 2:58 PM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has rejected a bipartisan panel's proposal that the Bush administration engage Syria and Iran in efforts to stabilise Iraq, The Washington Post reported on Friday.
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  • Bush seeks ideas on new war plan here and in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 14 7:26 PM
    President Bush will be spending part of his holidays in "continuous consultations" as he makes final decisions on a new Iraq war plan to be unveiled in the new year.
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  • Status of soldier who disappeared in Iraq is changed Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Dec 15 4:52 PM
    A soldier who has been missing in Iraq since late October officially has been reclassified as missing-captured, the Pentagon said late Thursday.
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  • McCain asks Iraq PM to break with cleric Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 6:06 PM
    Sen. John McCain took his controversial proposal for curbing Iraq's sectarian violence to Baghdad on Thursday, calling for an additional 15,000 to 30,000 U.S. troops and joining a congressional delegation in telling Iraq's prime minister he must break his close ties with a radical Shiite cleric.
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  • Three U.S. troops killed in Iraq fighting, December among deadliest months of war Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 15 2:53 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Three more U.S. troops died in fighting this week, the military said Friday, raising to 54 the number of Americans killed in Iraq in December - nearly half of them in Anbar. The month...
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  • Iraq War to Be Donald Rumsfeld's Pentagon Legacy Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 15 6:46 AM
    Morning Edition , December 15, 2006 Donald Rumsfeld's time as Secretary of Defense comes to an end Friday, the second-longest tenure for a defense chief in U.S. history. But how will history judge him? In a word: Iraq.
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  • Iraq War Seen as Rumsfeld's Pentagon Legacy Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 15 6:56 AM
    Donald Rumsfeld's long tenure as secretary of defense comes to an end Friday. How will history judge him? Observers today expect that Rumsfeld's legacy will always be seen as the Iraq war.
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  • Iran calls for US policy change in Iraq, hints at assistance Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - 37 minutes ago
    Iran - Larijani Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Larijani said Friday Washington can count on Tehran's assistance if the White House changes its policy in Iraq.
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  • Army soldier from Miami killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    7 News Miami - 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
    MIAMI -- The Department of Defense said two soldiers, including one from Florida, were killed in Iraq while conducting security and observation operations.
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  • Military experts sound alarm on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Dec 15 3:06 PM
    Eight ex-Australian military chiefs have delivered a blistering assessment of the US-led coalition's strategy in Iraq.
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  • Iraq study a farce: But this farce gives Bush second chance Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 15 2:22 PM
    WASHINGTON As a result of the Iraq Study Group, President Bush has been given one last chance to alter course on Iraq. This did not, however, come about the way James Baker intended. It came about because the long anticipated report turned out to be such a widely agreedupon farce.
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  • US must not quit Iraq: Rumsfeld Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 15 2:45 PM
    Outgoing Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, a lightning rod for critics of the Iraq war, urged the US not to retreat in the face of "the ugliness of combat."
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  • Two U.S. Marines killed in western Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    Two American Marines were killed on Thursday in a combat in Iraq's western province of al-Anbar, the U.S. military said in a statement on Friday.
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  • Iraq launches last-ditch peace talks Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD - Iraqs beleaguered coalition government was to launch Saturday another attempt to draw the shattered countrys warring factions into a peace process, with the launch of broad-based talks.
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  • Bush likely to reject study group call for withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 15 4:17 PM
    The White House was yesterday considering an even deeper military commitment in Iraq, with a short-term deployment of 20,000 extra forces to Baghdad, a day after the US army chief warned that the force could break under the strain of the war.
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  • Philadelphia Soldier Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WPVI-TV Philadelphia - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
    The Department of Defense is reporting the death of a soldier from Philadelphia in Iraq.
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  • The Baker-Hamilton Commission delivered the Iraq report to George Bush Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Dec 15 4:37 PM
    A bipartisan report has advised the withdrawal of most US combat troops from Iraq by early 2008 in order to stop a "grave and deteriorating" crisis there.
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  • Bush ready to send more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Dec 15 4:53 PM
    President Bush is poised to increase troop numbers in Iraq as part of a dramatic new strategy designed to regain control of Baghdad and suffocate the Sunni insurgency.
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  • Graham: 20,000 more troops needed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Times and Democrat - Dec 15 6:21 PM
    CHARLESTON, S.C. - Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday that the U.S. must commit 20,000 more troops to Iraq if that nation's fledgling democracy is to survive.
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  • US repeatedly warned that Iraq posed no threat, says diplomat Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - Dec 15 3:39 PM
    British diplomats repeatedly warned the Americans that Iraq did not pose a threat and that removing Saddam Hussein would plunge the country into chaos, a former diplomat has claimed.
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  • Iran worried by Saudi's pro-Sunni 'Iraq plans' Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 43 minutes ago
    LONDON, December 16 (IranMania) - Shiite Iran expressed concern about suggestions that Saudi Arabia might intervene on the side of Iraq's Sunnis if the United States swiftly pulls out of Iraq, AFP reported.
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  • US general says Iraq could 'break' army Open this result in new window
    Independent - Dec 15 4:04 PM
    The US Army's highest-ranking uniformed officer has warned that without more men and money, his active-duty force "will break" under the strains of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • Former Iraq expert: Britain did not believe Saddam posed a threat Open this result in new window
    KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - 0 minute ago
    LONDON Britain's former top Iraq expert at the United Nations has testified that most government officials didn't see Saddam Hussein as a threat in the months before the 2003 invasion.
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  • Army chief accused of lying about Britain's readiness for Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Independent - Dec 15 4:12 PM
    An inquest into the death of a British tank commander killed in Iraq has heard a tape he recorded three days before his death, in which he accuses the Army of telling "a blatant lie" by saying that British troops were ready for war, and tells his wife, "I just want to come home."
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  • Ladue graduate dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KMOV St. Louis - Dec 15 5:34 PM
    (KMOV) -- The war in Iraq claims another local life. A marine from Ladue has died.
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  • Q&A: Options for new course in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 3:18 PM
    The options President Bush is considering for a new course in the Iraq war all have potentially troublesome ramifications, particularly if he decides to send tens of thousands more troops to reinforce Baghdad. The strain on already-stretched U.S. ground forces would multiply.
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  • Commission says Iraq Study Group neglected religious rights in report Open this result in new window
    Catholic Times - Dec 15 4:04 PM
    The Iraq Study Group neglected the issue of religious freedom and rights in its much-publicized report, said a statement from Felice D. Gaer, chairwoman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.
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  • Former top Iraq expert says Britain did not believe Saddam posed a threat before war Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 15 10:38 AM
    LONDON - Britain's former top Iraq expert at the United Nations said in previously secret testimony that most government officials did not believe Iraq posed a threat in the months leading to the...
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  • Iraq's Maliki Squirms Open this result in new window
    Blogcritics.org - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    After a secure video-conference with President Bush today, Iraq's Prime Minister, Nuri al-Maliki, started singing a new and harmonious tune. Suddenly, according to Reuters , he is says that he is willing to improve security in Baghdad by targeting "all sources of violence", including insurgents and militias... Not only that but he apparently talked about his desire, and the desire of ...
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  • Bush decides direction of Iraq policy as he meets today with defense officials Open this result in new window
    The Daily Dispatch - Dec 15 3:11 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush has decided the general direction he wants to take U.S. policy on Iraq and has asked his staff to work out the details as he wraps up a highly public review of the war and its aims.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 2,939 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 4:46 PM
    As of Thursday, Dec. 14, 2006, at least 2,939 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 2,357 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Just in time - Soldier arrives from Iraq just as wife gives birth to first child Open this result in new window
    Johnson City Press - 44 minutes ago
    Army Pfc. Steven Campbell thought he was going to surprise his wife by arriving home from Iraq two days early and in plenty of time to see the birth of their first child, whose due date was Dec. 25.
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  • Qatar beats Iraq 1-0 to win Asian Games soccer gold Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
    Host Qatar beat Iraq 1-0 on Rajab Bilal Mohemmed's 63rd minute goal in the men's soccer final of the Asian Games on Friday.
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  • Arab attitudes toward US worsen because of Iraq, Palestine: poll Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 3:07 PM
    Arab attitudes toward the United States worsened in 2006 largely because of the war in Iraq and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to a poll.
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  • Former defence chiefs slam Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 15 10:58 AM
    Eight former military chiefs of Australia and the Returned & Services League national president have slammed the US-led strategy in Iraq.
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  • Two Fort Carson soldiers killed in Ar Ramadi, Iraq Open this result in new window
    9 News Denver - Dec 15 4:33 PM
    FORT CARSON (AP) - Two more soldiers based at Fort Carson have been killed in Iraq, the military said Friday, raising to 176 the number of those from the Mountain Post killed since the war began in March 2003.
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  • THE NEW MISSION IN IRAQ: FORCE PROTECTION Open this result in new window
    Richard Reeves via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 3:02 PM
    PARIS -- So here is the key sentence of the Iraq Study Group report: "By the first quarter of 2008, subject to unexpected developments in the security situation on the ground, all (U.S.) combat brigades not necessary for force protection could be out of Iraq."
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  • Army soldier from Miami killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    FOX 10 Mobile - Dec 15 4:19 PM
    MIAMI The Department of Defense said two soldiers, including one from Florida, were killed in Iraq while conducting security and observation operations. Twenty-one...
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  • Qatar beats Iraq to win men's soccer gold at Doha Asiad Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
    Host Qatar beat Iraq 1-0 to win the gold medal of the men's soccer final, the last competition event at the Doha Asian Games in Doha on Friday.
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  • Governor's office adopting military unit in Iraq Open this result in new window
    49 ABC News Topeka - Dec 15 3:42 PM
    The Governor is sending holiday cheers overseas. 49 News Reporter Gena Terlizzi explains why the governor's office is sponsoring a Texas unit serving in Iraq.
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  • Iraq Memorial Service For Local Marine Open this result in new window
    22 WSBT South Bend - Dec 15 2:42 PM
    (WSBT) A mother saw images of her son in Iraq mourning a fellow Marine. The picture was taken half a world away of Corporal Andrew Freeman of Granger mourning the death of his friend.
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  • Universities to help Iraq's agriculture Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 15 2:58 PM
    COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Five U.S. universities, led by Texas A&M University's cooperative extension, are set to begin an effort to stabilize Iraq through agriculture.
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  • Iraq's Maliki promises to target insurgents: W.House Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Friday told President Bush he aimed to improve security in Baghdad by targeting "all sources of violence," including insurgents and militias, a White House spokesman said.
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  • Sen. Sununu on the War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 15 6:18 AM
    Morning Edition , December 15, 2006 Sen. John Sununu (R-NH) sits on the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, which includes oversight of Iraq policy in its brief. Sununu talks with Renee Montagne about his views on the U.S. role in Iraq.
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  • Soldier With Local Ties Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WXII ThePiedmontChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Dec 14 3:06 PM
    A soldier with ties to the Triad died this week in Iraq.
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  • Surprise! Iraq Study Groups report misused by partisans Open this result in new window
    Fort Worth Business Press - Dec 15 1:11 PM
    Reaction to the Iraq Study Group report has ranged from hysterical to depressing. Right-wing newspapers and commentators are tending to dismiss the report as a surrender document, compiled by frightened bureaucrats who do not understand war or the stakes in Iraq.
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  • Qatar Hosts Qatar beat Iraq to win final gold Open this result in new window
    FIFA - Dec 15 9:41 AM
    Host nation Qatar won the 428th and final gold medal of the 15th Asian Games when they beat Iraq 1-0 in a scrappy men's soccer final on Friday.
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  • Iraq coalition plan gains urgency Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 15 12:20 AM
    WASHINGTON President Bush and top aides have made the effort to build a new governing coalition in Iraq a top priority in their search for a new strategy, one of the country's two vice presidents said Thursday.
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  • Who Has the Road Map for Iraq? (6 Letters) Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    To the Editor:.
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  • Minnesota Soldier In Iraq Is 'Virtual' Bell Ringer Open this result in new window
    WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul - Dec 15 1:57 PM
    As one of the thousands of Minnesota soldiers serving in Iraq, Lacy Hennessy is doing all she can to cope with missing Christmas at home: decorating the base, planning gift exchanges and other holiday activities. More Minnesota News
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  • Local Girl Scout Troop 164 send gifts to soldiers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Allen American Star - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
    Girl Scouts Cross Timbers Councils troop 164 worked hard this past month to collect and send gifts of thanks to soldiers stationed in Iraq. Troop 164 collected numerous items for these well deserving men and women including movies, books, stationary, and edibles.
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  • UK Didn't Believe Iraq A Threat Before Invasion -Expert Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Dec 15 7:52 AM
    LONDON (AP)--The U.K.'s former top Iraq expert at the U.N. said in previously secret testimony that the government didn't believe Iraq posed a threat in the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion, according to a new report by a House of Commons committee.
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  • New general takes the reins as No. 2 U.S. commander in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 15 12:21 AM
    CAMP VICTORY, IRAQ Army Lt. Gen. Raymond Odierno assumed command of U.S. troops at a ceremony in the capital on Thursday, vowing to pursue more than just combat to resolve the conflict in Iraq.
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  • Marine from Kingwood killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KHOU - Dec 15 2:31 PM
    Lance Corporal Luke Yepsen was conducting combat operations in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq when he was killed Thursday.
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  • Poll: Iraq war is a bigger concern for Latinos than illegal immigration Open this result in new window
    La Prensa San Diego - Dec 15 1:17 PM
    WASHINGTON - The majority of the U.S. Hispanic population says the Iraq War, and not illegal immigration, is the most important problem the country faces, a new survey revealed.
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  • Options Weighed for Surge in G.I.?s to Stabilize Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    The option of a major ?surge? in troop strength is gaining ground as part of a White House strategy review.
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  • A little bit of home sent to troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Record-Courier - Dec 15 1:44 PM
    On Monday, 119 boxes of gifts collected by employees of Northwest Martial Arts and The Record-Courier were shipped, heading for troops in the far reaches of Iraq.
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  • Damon: Maybe Bush twins should go to Iraq Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Dec 15 6:22 PM
    During the interview, scheduled to air Monday, Damon talked about the fairness of fighting the war in Iraq with a volunteer Army.
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  • Soldiers status changed to missing in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Dec 15 8:49 AM
    The whereabouts of a soldier who was abducted in Baghdad on Oct. 23 is still unknown and the search for him in Iraq continues to be a priority, the Army says.
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