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  • U.S. deaths in Iraq exceed 9-11 count Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 30 minutes ago
    The U.S. military death toll in Iraq has reached 2,974, one more than the number of deaths in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in the United States, according to an Associated Press count on Tuesday.
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  • Military deaths in Iraq exceed 9/11 toll Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 24 minutes ago
    Nearly four years after the war in Iraq began, the number of Americans troops killed there now exceeds the grim toll of victims from the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
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  • Old Iraq Strategy Lives On In Weekly Progress Reports Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 25 6:37 PM
    A year ago, President Bush announced a new plan for Iraq, framed around "eight pillars" of U.S. policy for victory. In the past month, the president and his national security team have been busily working on a new recipe for success in Iraq, having declared the previous plan a failure.
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  • Tehran Assails U.S. Arrests of Iranians in Iraq Raids Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Iran condemned the arrests of several Iranians by U.S. forces in Iraq and warned that the arrests could have ?unpleasant consequences.?
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  • US probes arrests of two Iranians in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 2:32 PM
    The White House said it will wait for results of a probe into two Iranians arrested in neighboring Iraq before judging whether they confirm Iranian meddling in Iraqi affairs.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,972 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 1:22 PM
    As of Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at least 2,972 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 2,377 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • US investigating two Iranian detainees in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 11:47 AM
    The White House said it was investigating two Iranians who have been detained by US forces in Iraq, after releasing two other Iranians who had diplomatic immunity.
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  • U.S. highlights Iran-meddling charge in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 11:54 AM
    The Bush administration said on Monday the arrest in Iraq of alleged Iranian provocateurs, including two diplomats, underscored U.S. concerns about "meddling" amid rising U.S.-Iranian strains.
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  • Troop 'surge' plan for Iraq meets growing opposition in US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 10:08 AM
    Opposition to a proposal to send additional American troops to Iraq grew stronger in the United States over the Christmas weekend as President George W. Bush pondered new ways to stabilize the country sinking deeper into sectarian strife.
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  • A Grim Milestone In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 4 minutes ago
    The U.S. military says two soldiers died in a bomb explosion southwest of Baghdad, raising the number of troops killed since the beginning of the Iraq war to 2,974. That's one more than the number of deaths in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
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  • British troops kill 7 gunmen in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 9:35 AM
    British troops killed seven gunmen in a raid on a renegade police unit in southern Iraq on Monday, and a car bomb that exploded next to an open-air market in Baghdad killed nine civilians and wounded 11.
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  • U.S. Deaths in Iraq Exceed 9-11 Count Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 12 minutes ago
    U.S. Military Death Toll in Iraq Exceeds Number of Deaths in Sept. 11, 2001 Attacks
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  • U.S. Detains Two Iranians In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    U.S. troops in Iraq detained two Iranians captured in what the White House called a routine raid on suspected insurgents. Two other Iranians who had diplomatic immunity were released. Iraq's president was said to be "unhappy" about the incident.
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  • At least 18 killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 10:18 AM
    At least 18 people died in bombings and clashes in war-torn Iraq, including 10 civilians killed by a car bomb in Baghdad, security sources said.
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  • Father Makes It Home From Iraq For Christmas Open this result in new window
    WGAL via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 7:49 AM
    A Susquehanna Valley soldier serving in Iraq was told he may not make it home in time for Christmas. But he received an extra special Christmas present when he not only made it home in time for Christmas but met his daughter for the first time.
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  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq: U.S. military Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 6:52 AM
    Three U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq, one by a roadside bomb in the capital and two in the restive western province of Anbar, the U.S. military said in a statement on Monday.
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  • Iran protests US arrests in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 25 3:08 PM
    Iran protests at the arrest by US forces of two Iranians in Iraq, saying the men are diplomats.
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  • 7 killed in raid on Iraq police station Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 4:40 AM
    British troops killed seven gunmen in a raid on a renegade police unit in southern Iraq on Monday, and a suicide bomber attacked a police checkpoint west of Baghdad, killing three policemen and injuring three other officers.
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  • At least 17 killed in Iraq bombings, clashes Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 6:46 AM
    At least 17 people have died in bombings and clashes in war-torn Iraq, including 10 civilians killed when a car bomb went off in Baghdad, security sources said.
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  • Fifteen killed in Iraq, 10 in Baghdad bombing Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 6:21 AM
    Fifteen people have died in a string of bombings in war-torn Iraq, including 10 civilians killed when a car bomb went off in Baghdad.
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  • US troops celebrate Christmas in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 5:40 AM
    US forces in Baghdad celebrated Christmas by feasting on turkey, hugging Santa and singing carols, convinced that their mission to Iraq is just despite unprecedented levels of violence.
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  • Camaraderie key for U.S. blacks fighting in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 5:02 AM
    When people ask Tracy Smith to describe the year she spent in Iraq with the Georgia Army National Guard, she bluntly responds, "It sucked. ... What do you want me to say?"
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  • Working holiday for U.S. troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Dec 25 4:03 PM
    Christmas was another working day for many U.S. troops in Iraq, but the holiday and thoughts of friends and family back home never left their minds.
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  • U.S. troops detain 2 Iranians in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 25 1:40 AM
    U.S. troops detained two Iranians who were in Iraq at the invitation of Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, a presidential spokesman said Monday.
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  • Two Ramstein airmen earn Bronze Stars for Iraq duty Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - 18 minutes ago
    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany During his yearlong deployment to Iraq, Tech. Sgt. Matthew Walter helped teach more than 250 Iraqis the finer points of base protection. His most valuable lessons, however, didnt come from inside a classroom. They often came "outside the wire" while under fire.
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  • Active duty, at home and in Iraq, won job Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
    When Clay County's new chief prosecutor takes office in January, he will be far, far away, where he has been for most of the past year -- Iraq's Anbar Province, overseeing a National Guard battalion. Maj. Brian Melton of Moorhead campaigned for the job from Camp Taqqadum, where he has been serving since March. With help on the home front from his wife and an assistant county attorney, he received ...
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  • US arrested two Iranian officials in Iraq: Iraq presidency Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 24 11:29 PM
    US forces have detained two Iranians who were invited to Iraq by President Jalal Talabani as part of an agreement to build better security links between the countries, according to an Iraqi spokesman.
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  • U.S. arrests Iranians in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBC - Dec 25 5:17 PM
    U.S. soldiers in Iraq have arrested several Iranians, including members of Iran's military, a senior U.S. official confirmed.
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  • U.S. holding Iranian officials seized in Iraq: NYT Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 24 9:28 PM
    The U.S. military is holding at least four Iranians in Iraq, including men the Bush administration calls senior military officials, who were seized in raids last week, The New York Times reported on Sunday.
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  • Home from Iraq for the holidays Open this result in new window
    Williamsport Sun Gazette - 38 minutes ago
    JERSEY SHORE This year, Terry and Tom Packard, of Porter Township, received the best Christmas present a parent could hope for. For the first time in four years, their son, Spc. Torey Packard, a U.S. Army military policeman stationed in Iraq, is home for Christmas.
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  • Iraq failings have raised UK terror risk, says Cameron Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    David Cameron agreed today that failures in Iraq had placed Britons at greater risk of terrorist attacks in the UK. The Tory leader, who continues to back the Iraq war, said there was a "wider effect" of British foreign policy to be taken into consideration.
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  • Dozier posts story on her Iraq injuries Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Daily News - Dec 25 5:55 PM
    A recovering Kimberly Dozier, the CBS News reporter seriously wounded by a car bomb in Iraq on May 29, wrote gratefully on Thursday about how the U.S. military saved her life and said she was trying to touch base with those involved in her care.
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  • Senators Dodd, Graham Split on Raising U.S. Troop Level in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 25 8:12 AM
    Dec. 24 (Bloomberg) -- Two U.S. senators who returned from Iraq in the past week agreed that the country is wracked by violence while splitting on whether adding more troops will reduce insurgent activity.
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  • Christians Fight Fear of Persecution in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 25 8:39 AM
    Morning Edition , December 25, 2006 Christians, and even some non-Christians, are spending a bleak holiday in Iraq, which is not yet a welcome climate for minority religions. Midnight mass was canceled due to a standing 9 p.m. curfew and many Christians are choosing to stay home out of fear.
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  • Christians Fight Fear of Persecution in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 25 8:35 AM
    Christians, and even some non-Christians, are spending a bleak holiday in Iraq. Midnight mass was canceled due to a standing 9 p.m. curfew and many Christians are choosing to stay home out of fear.
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  • Local troops recall Christmases in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Yuma Sun - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
    Sgt. Jean Paul Neall remembers decorating his barracks with Christmas lights during his first holiday in Iraq in 2004 and the glow is still "etched" in his mind, he said.
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  • Back From Iraq, Gates Gives Bush Report Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 25 6:16 AM
    Just Back From Iraq, Defense Secretary Gives Report to Bush, Who Is Working on New Strategy
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  • Iraq-Bound Troops Get Xmas Dinner Open this result in new window
    WXIA-TV Atlanta - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    Nearly 200 Atlanta servicemen and women went back to Iraq on Monday, and one group made sure they got Christmas dinner. Video: Julie Wolfe Reports
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  • Iraq protests at US arrest of Iranian diplomat Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD - Iraqs president protested on Monday against the arrest by US forces in Iraq of two Iranian diplomats who US officials said were seized in raids against Iranians suspected of planning attacks on Iraqi security forces.
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  • U.K. troops raid Iraq jail Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Dec 25 4:33 AM
    British troops killed seven gunmen in a raid on a renegade police unit in southern Iraq on Monday, and a car bomb that exploded next to an open-air market in Baghdad killed nine civilians.
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  • FM: insecurity in Iraq caused by alien forces Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    Iran - Iraq - Mottaki Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki in a meeting with Iraqi former minister without portfolio in Security affairs said, "Insecurity in Iraq is caused by the enemies of Iraq as well as the presence of alien forces in that country."
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  • U.S. Military Urging Iraq to Rein In Guard Force Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 24 6:03 PM
    U.S. military commanders in Iraq are attempting to get under control the Facilities Protection Service, whose 150,000 members are paid to guard the 26 Iraqi ministries and serve as personal security to ministers and important government officials, but also provide manpower for sectarian party...
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  • US probes arrests of two Iranians in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - The White House said Monday it will wait for results of a probe into two Iranians arrested in neighbouring Iraq before judging whether they confirm Iranian meddling in Iraqi affairs.
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  • Soldier home from Iraq in time for Christmas Open this result in new window
    Globe Online - Dec 25 6:12 PM
    MASON CITY Theres no Christmas present for a mother and father better than having a soldier son home from Iraq. Thats the gift Deb and Mike Fatland of Mason City received last week.
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  • British troops raid Iraq police station, rescue prisoners Open this result in new window
    CBC - Dec 25 2:02 PM
    British forces stormed a police station in Basra in southern Iraq on Monday, rescuing prisoners on death row and killing seven Iraqi gunmen during the pre-dawn raid.
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  • Aid worker and former hostage stays the course in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Dec 25 2:54 PM
    TOKYO May 1, 2003, the day that U.S. President George W Bush stood on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln under a banner that proclaimed Mission Accomplished was, quite by chance, the same day that humanitarian aid worker Nahoko Takato first entered Iraq.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,972 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 25 1:22 PM
    As of Monday, Dec. 25, 2006, at least 2,972 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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  • Bush: insurgents in Iraq thwarted U.S. efforts at stability Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Dec 25 10:42 AM
    Speech: Bush addresses key priorities WASHINGTON -- Summing up a year of setbacks, President Bush conceded Wednesday that insurgents in Iraq thwarted U.S. efforts at "establishing security and stability throughout the country."
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  • Iraq: Word Play and Policy Problems Open this result in new window
    Ohmynews - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    Thus far the Pentagon and White House have deliberately and carefully avoided using such a term and experts disagree on whether the term is appropriate. Whether Iraq is in a state of...
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  • U.S. Investigating Iranians Detained In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 13 Sacramento - Dec 25 2:43 PM
    U.S. troops in Iraq detained at least two Iranians and released two others who had diplomatic immunity in an exercise the White House says may support its charge that Iran is helping fuel the insurgency there.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,969 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 24 4:08 PM
    As of Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, at least 2,969 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 2,377 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Sen. Dodd argues for Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 24 2:55 PM
    Sen. Chris Dodd, a Democrat who is considering a run for the White House, argued in a column in an Iowa newspaper Sunday for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.
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  • Another American dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - Dec 25 3:46 PM
    Another American dies in Iraq
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  • No Holiday For Death In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 13 Sacramento - Dec 25 2:44 PM
    Three more American troops have died in western Iraq and Baghdad, the U.S. military said Monday.
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  • Three more U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq: military Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 25 4:06 PM
    Three more U.S. soldiers were killed in Iraq in the past two days, the U.S. military said on Monday.
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  • Dodd calls in Iowa paper for troop withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Senator Christopher Dodd is calling for the withdrawal of U-S troops from Iraq.
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  • Iraq's President Says U.S. Troops Have Detained Two Iranians Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Dec 25 2:07 PM
    A spokesman says Iraq's president is unhappy about the way two Iranian visitors are being treated.
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  • U.S. troops in Iraq doing their best to get in the holiday spirit Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 25 12:19 AM
    Santa hats, carols and toys for local children provide a hint of home. CAMP FALLOUJA, IRAQ In an auditorium where conscripts for Saddam Hussein's army were once given indoctrination lectures, hundreds of U.S. Marines, sailors and soldiers gathered on Christmas Eve to hear a chaplain urge them to "take the joy of Christmas" with them in their daily duties here.
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  • U.S. highlights Iran-meddling charge in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 25 11:53 AM
    Source: Reuters By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON, Dec 25 (Reuters) - The Bush administration said on Monday the arrest in Iraq of alleged Iranian provocateurs, including two diplomats, underscored U.S. concerns about " ...
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  • 18 killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Dec 25 2:46 PM
    BAGHDAD At least 18 people died Monday in bombings and clashes in war-torn Iraq, including 10 civilians killed by a car bomb in Baghdad, security sources said.
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  • Hundreds Disappear Into the Black Hole of the Kurdish Prison System in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
    The Kurdish prison population has swelled with suspected insurgents, yet there is no legal system to sort out their fates.
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  • Bomb Attacks in Iraq Leave 6 Soldiers Dead, U.S. Military Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 24 11:35 PM
    Dec. 25 (Bloomberg) -- Six soldiers were killed in bomb attacks in and around Iraq's capital Baghdad on Dec. 23, bringing this month's death toll to at least 82, the U.S. military said in four statements e-mailed yesterday.
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  • U.S. holds 4 Iranians in Iraq suspected of planning attacks / 2 diplomats among group seized at Shiite compound Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 25 3:39 AM
    The U.S. military is holding at least four Iranians in Iraq, including men the Bush administration called senior military officials, who were seized in a pair of raids late last week aimed at people suspected of attacking Iraqi security forces, according to...
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  • Debating an Iraq Strategy at Camp David Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 25 4:18 AM
    Morning Edition , December 25, 2006 President Bush met with newly installed Secretary of Defense Robert Gates over the weekend at Camp David. Changes among the top generals may pave the way for putting more troops into Iraq.
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  • Nine U.S. soldiers die in three days in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Dec 25 12:33 PM
    Nine American soldiers were killed in separate incidents in Iraq over the past three days.
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  • British troops kill 7 gunmen in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Dec 25 6:33 AM
    Car bomb in Baghdad kills nine civilians; suicide bomber attacks police checkpoint British troops killed seven gunmen in a raid on a renegade police unit in southern Iraq on Monday, and a car bomb that exploded next to an open-air market in Baghdad killed nine civilians and wounded 11.
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  • Nine U.S. soldiers die in three days in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Dec 25 12:19 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- A violent weekend for American soldiers in Iraq is continuing into Christmas Day. According to the U.S. military, a soldier died Monday in a roadside bombing in southern Baghdad. Two others were wounded.
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  • In Iraq, the mission goes on amid small signs of Christmas Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 24 11:21 AM
    Pfc. John Alonzo knew Christmas would be his toughest time in Iraq.
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  • Iraq GIs continue missions on Christmas Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 24 11:03 AM
    Pfc. John Alonzo knew Christmas would be his toughest time in Iraq. "Ever since I volunteered, I haven't been looking forward to it," said the 27-year-old, from Lubbock, Texas. "My son wants to know why I can't be home for the holidays. He doesn't understand that I can't just quit."
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  • Iraq president protests U.S. arrest of Iranian envoys Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - Dec 25 5:40 AM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's president on Monday protested the arrest by U.S. forces in Iraq of two Iranian diplomats U.S. officials say were seized during raids against Iranians suspected of planning attacks on Iraqi security forces.
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  • Violence In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIFR-TV Rockford - Dec 25 4:16 PM
    Violence continues to plague parts of Iraq. Hundreds of residents in an East Baghdad neighborhood rallied today, in front of a mosque, protesting a siege on their city by US troops.
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  • Iranians captured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Dec 25 11:36 AM
    BAGHDAD, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. forces in Iraq said they have captured at least four Iranians suspected of involvement in attacks on Iraqi security forces.
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  • British Troops Raid, Raze Station House In Southern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 25 6:26 PM
    BAGHDAD, Dec. 25 -- About 1,000 British and Iraqi troops raided a police station in the southern city of Basra on Monday, killing seven gunmen and taking custody of more than 100 prisoners who were believed to be marked for execution by a renegade police unit.
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  • Danger ever present as U.S. troops in Iraq face holiday Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Dec 25 6:07 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Pfc. John Alonzo knew that Christmas would be his toughest time in Iraq. "Ever since I volunteered, I haven't been looking forward to it," said the 27-year-old from Lubbock, Texas. "My son wants to know why I can't be home for the holidays.
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  • Dodd calls in Iowa paper for troop withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOI-TV Des Moines - Dec 25 10:55 AM
    WASHINGTON Senator Chris Dodd argues in an Iowa newspaper that U-S troops should be withdrawn from Iraq.
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  • FACTBOX-Military and civilian deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 25 8:54 AM
    Source: Reuters Dec 25 (Reuters) - A roadside bomb in Baghdad killed one U.S soldier, the U.S. military said in a statement on Monday. Two U.S. soldiers were killed in action in Iraq's western Anbar province on ...
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  • Dodd calls for withdrawal of troops from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Dec 25 12:47 AM
    WASHINGTON -- Senator Christopher Dodd, a Democrat who is considering a run for the White House, argued in a column in an Iowa newspaper yesterday that the United States should withdraw its troops from Iraq.
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  • Dodd Calls for U.S. Withdrawal From Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Dec 24 8:23 PM
    Connecticut Democrat argues for more discussion with Syria, but South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says more troops are needed in Iraq, not conversation with Syria.
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  • Less aid going to Iraq refugees Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Dec 25 12:23 AM
    Amid the spreading violence in Iraq, the International Organization for Migration operates a low-key effort to help those who have fled...
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  • Four U.S. military personnel killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 24 9:52 AM
    Four U.S. military personnel were killed and two were wounded in two separate incidents in Iraq on Saturday, the U.S. military said on Sunday.
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  • Three U.S. soldiers killed Iraq: Seven Iraqi policemen killed Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Dec 25 5:28 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers in Baghdad and a suicide bomber killed at least seven Iraqi policemen north of the capital, authorities said Sunday.
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  • Suicide bomber in Iraq kills 3 policemen Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 25 4:53 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq- A suicide bomber attacked a police checkpoint at the entrance to a university in the city of Ramadi on Monday, killing three policemen and injuring three others, police and witnesses said. ...
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  • At least 18 killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Dec 25 10:20 AM
    An Iraqi man peers through the shell of a mini-bus destroyed in a suicide bomb attack in the Shiite Baghdad neighbourhood of Al-Talbiya. At least 18 people died in bombings and clashes in war-torn Iraq, including 10 civilians killed by a car bomb in Baghdad, security sources said.
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  • Iraq president protests US arrest of Iranian envoy Open this result in new window
    SABC News - Dec 25 9:17 AM
    Jalal Talabani, the Iraqi president, protested the arrest by US forces in Iraq of two Iranian diplomats US officials say were seized during raids against Iranians suspected of planning attacks on Iraqi security forces.
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  • Shiite infighting rocks Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Dec 25 3:49 AM
    9 dead after majority militias clash with police in southern province Shiite militia fighters clashed with police yesterday in Samawa, a provincial capital in southern Iraq, transforming it into a lawless battleground and exposing rifts that increasingly divide Iraq's Shiite majority.
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  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq - US military Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 25 7:08 AM
    Source: Reuters BAGHDAD, Dec 25 (Reuters) - Three U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq, one by a roadside bomb in the capital and two in the restive western province of Anbar, the U.S. military said in a statement ...
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  • Iraq's president says U-S troops have detained two Iranians Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Dec 25 7:58 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq A spokesman says Iraq's president is unhappy about the way two Iranian visitors are being treated.
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  • U.S. holds Iranians seized in Iraq raids Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Dec 24 11:44 PM
    BAGHDAD - The American military is holding at least four Iranians in Iraq, including men the Bush administration called senior military officials, who were seized in a pair of raids late last week aimed at people suspected of being involved in attacks on Iraqi security forces, according to senior Iraqi and American officials in Baghdad and Washington.
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  • 'There Are No Holidays In Iraq' Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 24 7:11 PM
    In Iraq the Christian holy days have been marked by bloody violence: Four U.S. soldiers have been killed, while a suicide bomber attacked a police station, killing 7 policemen and wounding 30 others.
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  • Iraq vets face battle of stress at home Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Dec 24 11:03 PM
    For Iraq veteran Scott Hayes, a car salesman from Norwood, Mass., even the Ford dealership where he works can be a minefield of reminders of danger and death.
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  • Staff Sgt. Secret Santas deliver gifts in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Dec 25 4:09 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - In addition to mortar attacks, shootings and bombings, U.S. troops had another pressing concern last week: what gifts to give when they play Secret Santa for their colleagues.
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  • U.S. AWARDS CONTRACT FOR TRANSLATION IN IRAQ Open this result in new window
    Middle East Newsline - Dec 25 9:52 AM
    WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. Army has launched an effort to recruit thousands of translators to facilitate training of Iraqi security forces. The army has awarded a contract for management of translation and interpretation services in Iraq to Global Linguistic Solutions.
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  • U.S. deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Dec 25 4:42 AM
    As of Sunday, at least 2,969 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 2,377 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Iraq protests at U.S. arrest of Iranian diplomat Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 25 5:24 AM
    Source: Reuters (adds U.S. quote, paragraph 9) By Mariam Karouny BAGHDAD, Dec 25 (Reuters) - Iraq's president protested on Monday against the arrest by U.S. forces in Iraq of two Iranian diplomats who U.S. ...
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  • Strykers to serve as Iraq 'strike force' Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Dec 25 4:09 AM
    Baghdad, Iraq - Fort Lewis Stryker soldiers have a new mission to go with their new home-away-from-home in Baghdad. Unlike the six other Army combat brigades in the city, the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division won't be tied to a neighborhood or district.
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  • At least 17 killed in Iraq bombings, clashes Open this result in new window
    Hindustan Times - Dec 25 9:50 AM
    At least 17 people died in bombings and clashes in war-torn Iraq on Monday, including 10 civilians killed when a car bomb went off in Baghdad, security sources said.
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  • 15 People Killed In Three Iraq Car Bombings Open this result in new window
    WSB-TV 2 Atlanta - Dec 25 8:00 AM
    BAGHDAD -- A series of bombings took a deadly toll in Iraq Monday. Two of the blasts hit eastern Baghdad. In one incident, a car bomb went off next to an open-air market which attracts both shoppers and laborers hoping for work. At least nine people were killed and 11 others wounded.
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  • 4 U.S. soldiers, 12 police killed in Iraq bombings Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Dec 25 3:14 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Some 12,000 Iraqi policemen have been killed since the ouster of Saddam Hussein, the country's interior minister said Sunday, as clashes, a suicide bomber and weekend explosions killed four American soldiers and at least a dozen Iraqi officers.
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  • Soldier against Iraq war freed from prison Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Dec 25 3:13 AM
    JACKSONVILLE, N.C. -- A former paratrooper who admitted abandoning his post because he disagreed with the U.S. mission in Iraq was freed from a military prison Saturday, stopping in Raleigh to greet supporters before he headed home to Washington state.
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  • British troops raid Iraq police station, rescue prisoners Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 25 1:15 PM
    British forces stormed a police station in Basra in southern Iraq on Monday, rescuing prisoners on death row and killing seven Iraqi gunmen during the pre-dawn raid. More than 1,000 British troops backed by tanks then demolished the building with explosives.
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