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  • Report: Ford said Iraq war not justified Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 37 minutes ago
    Former President Gerald R. Ford said in an embargoed interview in July 2004 that the Iraq war was not justified, the Washington Post reported Wednesday night.
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  • Indiana Soldier Killed In Iraq Crash Open this result in new window
    WRTV TheIndyChannel.com via Yahoo! News - 52 minutes ago
    A U.S. soldier from Lebanon was one of two servicemen who died as a result of a Humvee crash in Iraq this week, his family said Wednesday.
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  • Ford disagreed with Bush over Iraq invasion: WPost Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    President George W. Bush and his top advisers made a "big mistake" in their justification for invading Iraq, Gerald Ford told journalist Bob Woodward in an interview embargoed until after the former president's death.
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  • Bush and Security Advisers to Meet Today on Iraq Strategy Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    CRAWFORD, Tex., Dec. 27 -- President Bush's top national security advisers arrived here to hone a new Iraq strategy that administration officials said seems increasingly likely to include a surge of additional troops to try to help stabilize the country.
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  • G.O.P. Senator in Spotlight After a Critical Iraq Speech Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    At the close of the Senate?s lame-duck session a Republican suddenly rose to give one of the most passionate speeches about the war in Iraq.
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  • Ford: Bush made 'big mistake' on Iraq justifications Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    In an interview never before published, former President Gerald Ford said President Bush and his chief advisers "made a big mistake" with their justifications for the Iraq war.
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  • Ford Disagreed With Bush About Invading Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 27 6:23 PM
    Former president Gerald R. Ford said in an embargoed interview in July 2004 that the Iraq war was not justified. "I don't think I would have gone to war," he said a little more than a year after President Bush launched the invasion advocated and carried out by prominent veterans of Ford's own...
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  • Iraq prepares for rapid Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 4:59 PM
    Iraq was preparing for the rapid execution of former dictator Saddam Hussein, with the US-backed government eager to bring his chapter in the country's bloody history to an end.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,983 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 3:52 PM
    As of Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at least 2,983 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 2,391 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Bush to convene top aides ahead of decision on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 2:59 PM
    US President George W. Bush will assemble his top aides at his Texas ranch Thursday for final consultations on his planned strategy change in Iraq, the White House said.
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  • U.S. "Joe Blow" keeps track of Iraq war dead Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 11:10 AM
    When Michael White, a self-described "Joe Blow off the block," set up a Web site to track U.S. casualties in Iraq he never imagined it would become a leading resource on the subject.
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  • 3 U.S. servicemembers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 27 9:34 AM
    Two soldiers and a Marine died in separate incidents across Iraq, the U.S. military said Wednesday. The Marine, assigned to Regimental Combat Team 5, died Wednesday from wounds sustained from combat in Iraq's western Anbar province, the military said in a statement.
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  • WP: Ford disagreed with Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Former President Gerald R. Ford said in a July 2004 interview that was embargoed until after his death that the Iraq war was not justified. "I don't think I would have gone to war," he said a little more than a year after President Bush had launched the invasion advocated and carried out by prominent veterans of Ford's own administration. [!]
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  • Commander appeals for more support in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 6:43 AM
    The commander of embattled British troops in southern Iraq has appealed for more support and resources from home, warning that currently he can only offer a "60 percent solution".
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  • Troops in Iraq need more support, resources, says commander Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 5:49 AM
    Troops serving in southern Iraq need more support and resources from home, the commander of forces there has said, stressing that currently he can only offer a "60 percent solution".
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  • Prince Harry Is Headed to Iraq, Girlfriend Says Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Dec 27 3:36 PM
    Chelsey Davy tells friends that the youngest of Prince Charles' sons will be serving a dangerous tour of duty in Iraq, The Sun reports.
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  • Iraq War Voted Top Story Of 2006 Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Dec 27 2:10 PM
    The war in Iraq was chosen the top story of 2006 by editors and news directors across the country in The Associated Press' annual vote, followed by the U.S. election in which debate over Iraq played a pivotal role.
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  • Bush deciding Iraq policy at Texas ranch Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 27 12:54 AM
    After weeks of deliberation, President Bush is honing in on a national security team meeting at his Texas ranch that will take him a step closer to deciding a new U.S. policy in Iraq.
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  • Roadside bomb in Iraq kills Marine Open this result in new window
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 15 minutes ago
    Two years to the day after the small central Wisconsin city of Loyal learned one of its native sons had been killed in Iraq, the same terrible news arrived again.
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  • Bush made big mistake over Iraq: Ford Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - 11 minutes ago
    US President George W Bush and his top advisers made a "big mistake" in their justification for invading Iraq, Gerald Ford told journalist Bob Woodward.
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  • Ford strongly disagreed with entry into Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 33 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON -- Former President Gerald Ford said in an embargoed interview in July 2004 that the Iraq war was not justified.
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  • GI home from Iraq for the holidays Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
    PATERSON -- Santa Claus held an M-16 machine gun, with reindeer as body guards. It was a homemade card Spc. Francisco Lozada, 28, gave to a friend for Christmas in 2004 while stationed in Iraq inside one of Saddam Hussein's Tikrit palaces.
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  • Ford disagreed with Bush decision to invade Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Former President Gerald R. Ford said during an embargoed interview in July 2004 that he "very strongly" disagreed with President Bush's decision to invade Iraq -- advocated and carried out by prominent veterans of Ford's own administration. In a four-hour conversation at his house in Beaver Creek, Colo., Ford said he would have pushed alternatives, such as sanctions, much more ...
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  • Marine from Loyal, Wis., killed on 2nd tour in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    MADISON, WIS. - A Marine from central Wisconsin has died in Iraq, according to family members and school officials. The Department of Defense hadn't confirmed the death of Josh Schmitz, 22, of Loyal, in Iraq on Tuesday. But Joe Anderson, choir director at Loyal High School, and Schmitz's cousin, Kristie Schmitz, both said Wednesday they had learned that Schmitz was killed. "He was just such a ...
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  • Bush Deciding Iraq Policy at Texas Ranch Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 27 9:03 AM
    President Bush Deciding Iraq Policy During Meetings at His Texas Ranch
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  • General accuses Britain of failing troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 27 5:43 PM
    British soldiers in Iraq urgently need more moral and material support, says their commanding officer.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,978 Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 27 9:02 AM
    U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,978 Tuesday, According to Count by the Associated Press
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  • In 2006, county loses three young men in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gazette.Net - 19 minutes ago
    Since the Iraq war began in March 2003, almost 3,000 American soldiers have been killed and many more have been wounded. In the past year, the Frederick County communities of Emmitsburg, Thurmont and Ijamsville mourned the loss of three young men who fought and died in the Iraq war.
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  • U.S. Iraq war toll passes that of 9/11 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 8:14 PM
    In a span of a few hours, 2,973 people were killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. In a span of 45 months, the number of American troops killed in Iraq has exceeded that grim toll.
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  • Bush's Iraq plan gets big build-up Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 7:18 PM
    Determined not to be rushed, President Bush has spent weeks figuring out a new war plan in Iraq. All the while, the American public's expectations have been headed in one direction up.
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  • 3 Michigan soldiers killed when blast hits vehicle in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Dec 27 12:43 PM
    BIG RAPIDS -- Three Michigan soldiers died of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations in Iraq, the military said Wednesday.
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  • Biden vows to fight any Iraq troop boost Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 7:20 PM
    Incoming Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Joseph Biden, a potential Democratic presidential candidate, said Tuesday he would oppose any effort by President Bush to increase U.S troops in Iraq as part of a new war strategy.
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  • Iraq court upholds Saddam death sentence Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 7:46 PM
    Iraq's highest court rejected Saddam Hussein's appeal Tuesday and said the former dictator must be hanged within 30 days for ordering the killing of scores of Shiite Muslims in 1982.
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  • Accepting failure: John Edwards on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 42 minutes ago
    AS A SENATOR, John Edwards voted to go to war in Iraq. A year ago, he said he was wrong.
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  • Bush in Texas to rethink Iraq course Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 7:47 PM
    President Bush went to his ranch Tuesday to rethink U.S. involvement in Iraq as his spokesman hailed a Baghdad court's decision upholding the death sentence for former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
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  • Center to honor those who died in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Rapid City Journal - 8 minutes ago
    Across the state today, South Dakota Peace & Justice Center members will gather in memory of all who have died for the Iraq war - civilians, Iraqi soldiers, soldiers from other countries, civilian contractors and U.S. soldiers.
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  • Indiana Soldier Killed In Iraq Crash Open this result in new window
    WRTV Indianapolis - 55 minutes ago
    A U.S. soldier from Lebanon was one of two servicemen who died as a result of a Humvee crash in Iraq this week, his family says.
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  • East Tennessee Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WBIR-TV Knoxville - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    A military spokesman says an IED struck and killed 24-year-old L.Cpl. William C. Koprince Jr. while he was on a foot patrol in Iraq.
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  • Reservist Due for Iraq Is Killed in Standoff With Police Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 26 8:02 PM
    Army Reservist James E. Dean had already served 18 months in Afghanistan when he was notified three weeks ago that he would be deployed to Iraq later this month. The prospect of returning to war sent the St. Mary's County resident into a spiral of depression, a neighbor said.
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  • Ceremony Held for Fort Richardson Soldiers Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC Alaska News - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    Wednesday the Fort Rich community stopped to remember two of its own. A memorial service was held for two paratroopers from the 425th who died this month serving in Iraq. The service Wednesday honored the first two soldiers to die from the 4th brigade -- 25th infantry.
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  • Biden Has His Own Plan for Iraq Troop Levels Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 27 6:43 AM
    The Bush Administration is discussing the idea of sending more troops to Iraq. But Joe Biden (D-DE), the incoming chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has told reporters that a surge in U.S. troops to Iraq is a foolhardy idea. He has another plan.
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  • Boone County Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WISH-TV Indianapolis - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    By Jay Hermacinski News 8 @ 11:00 The holiday season turned tragic for a Boone County family. Tuesday night they learned a loved one died while serving in Iraq. Private first class Joseph Strong was
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  • 7 U.S. Troops Added To Rising Toll in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 26 6:56 PM
    BAGHDAD, Dec. 26 -- Seven more American service members have been killed in Iraq, the U.S. military reported Tuesday. It is the second deadliest month of the year for troops.
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  • Biden to Fight Iraq Troop Buildup Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 26 6:22 PM
    Joseph R. Biden Jr. (D-Del.), the incoming chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said yesterday that he would oppose any plan by President Bush to increase the number of U.S. troops in Iraq.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,983 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 27 3:52 PM
    As of Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at least 2,983 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, advisers to huddle at Crawford on new Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 26 6:32 PM
    President Bush is leaving for a week-long trip to his Texas ranch, where he and his advisers will rethink U.S. involvement in Iraq. The president also will work on an upcoming speech outlining what he says will be a new way forward in the war.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,978 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 7:07 PM
    As of Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at least 2,978 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 2,380 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Biden vows to fight any Bush decision to send more troops to Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 26 6:32 PM
    Joe Biden, incoming Democratic chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, adamantly rejected sending more U.S. troops to Iraq, a move President Bush is considering as part of a what's expected to be a major strategy shift he will announce early next year.
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  • Children Work Amidst the Violence Plaguing Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 27 6:06 AM
    The war in Iraq has taken a toll on that nation's children. Poor families are forcing their children to work. Sometimes child labor is a family's only source of income.
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  • 1st AD soldier killed by bomb in Iraq is promoted Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Dec 27 3:11 PM
    A 1st Armored Division soldier killed in Iraq on Dec. 19 has been posthumously promoted, a spokesman for the division said Wednesday.
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  • Ford: Bush made 'big mistake' on Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- In a 2004 interview held for publication after his death, former U.S. President Gerald Ford said the Iraq war was not justified.
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  • Soldier From Dallas Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC 5 Dallas Fort Worth - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
    DALLAS -- Another North Texas soldier has died in Iraq. The Department of Defense announced Wednesday that 29-year-old Spc. Aaron L. Preston, of Dallas, died Monday in Baghdad.
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  • Pryor says Congress will question increasing troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Morning News - Dec 27 5:56 PM
    LITTLE ROCK -- President Bush will have to answer some tough questions from Congress if he wants approval for a massive increase of American troops in Iraq, Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., said Wednesday.
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  • General accuses Britain of failing troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 27 4:12 PM
    The commander of British troops in southern Iraq yesterday called for more support for his soldiers and warned that the covenant between the UK and its service personnel was "seriously out of kilter".
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  • Media Leaders Call for Protection in Iraq Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Dec 27 6:35 PM
    With more than 160 members of the world's media having been killed in Iraq, media leaders have called for further protection of journalists from attacks.
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  • Bush to Meet with National Security Team on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 27 2:06 PM
    President Bush holds private consultations Thursday at his Texas ranch with members of his national security team. VOA's Paula Wolfson reports from the White House that Mr. Bush is expected to announce a revised Iraq strategy in early 2007.
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  • Pressed in Iraq, U.S. Army turns out interrogators Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 5:13 PM
    The U.S. Army has stepped up its training of interrogators to get a clearer picture of Iraq, where attacks on American and Iraqi targets have been running at unprecedented levels -- almost 1,000 a week.
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  • Improvised blasts kill 5 more Michigan soldiers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Dec 27 6:15 PM
    BIG RAPIDS, Mich. -- He wanted to be an artist, but Pvt. Bobby Mejia II never got the chance. The 20-year-old soldier from Saginaw was killed Saturday in Iraq when an improvised...
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  • Dentists give to troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    South Idaho Press - Dec 27 5:12 PM
    I would like to publicly thank those dentists who so generously gave supplies for the troops in Iraq. My husband called from Iraq with a request for some packages to be sent to a few guys who had not yet received Christmas packages.
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  • US Iraq troop deaths pass September 11 milestone Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 3:06 PM
    The White House said the loss of US soldiers in Iraq was not in vain, after the number of American troops killed there hit 2,976, climbing past the toll from the September 11, 2001 attacks.
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  • Indiana soldier dies in Iraq crash Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 Chicago - Dec 27 6:05 PM
    Family members say a soldier from central Indiana was killed this week in a rollover crash of a military vehicle in Iraq.
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  • Iraq-bound St. Louis Reservists got fair warning, leader says Open this result in new window
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Dec 27 7:55 AM
    The commander of an Iraq-bound Army Reserve unit says his soldiers got at least three months' warning that they'd be shipping out next month.
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  • St. Johns soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Lansing State Journal - Dec 27 12:34 PM
    A St. Johns man is among three U.S. soldiers who died on Christmas Day in Iraq, The Department of Defense announced today. Pfc. Andrew H. Nelson, 19, and the others died of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations Dec. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq. They were assigned to the 9th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry ...
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  • Iraq prepares for rapid Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Dec 27 4:50 PM
    Iraqis stand amidst the wreckage of a car bomb that killed eight people in Baghdad. Meanwhile, Iraq was preparing for the rapid execution of former dictator Saddam Hussein, with the US-backed government eager to bring his chapter in the country's bloody history to an end.
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  • Marine from Southeast Texas, soldier from Dallas killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - Dec 27 5:46 PM
    DALLAS Another Texas soldier has died in Iraq. The Department of Defense announced today that 29-year-old Specialist Aaron L. Preston of Dallas died Monday in Baghdad.
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  • 3 U.S. Soldiers Killed by Bombs in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Kerrville Daily Times - 5 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Three U.S. soldiers were killed by roadside bombs in and around Baghdad, the military said Thursday. Two soldiers died Wednesday when a roadside bomb exploded while they were on a foot patrol southwest of the Iraqi capital, the military said in a statement.
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  • Minnesotan captured in Iraq seen on video tape Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Dec 27 4:21 PM
    A Minnesota man kidnapped in Iraq has been seen on videotape. Paul Reuben, a former St. Louis Park police officer, was one of four
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  • Marine From East Tennessee Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WVLT-TV Knoxville - Dec 27 5:00 PM
    A Marine from East Tennessee has been killed in Iraq.
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  • Biden wants Rice to testify on Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Dec 26 2:21 PM
    Sen. Joseph Biden, the incoming chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said he has invited Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to testify during three weeks of hearings in January about the Iraq war.
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  • Family: ET Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinel - Dec 27 4:22 PM
    A Marine whose family lives in Oak Ridge was killed Wednesday in Iraq, according to his mother.
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  • British Iraq commander says Army needs more money Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Dec 27 11:00 AM
    The commander of British troops in southern Iraq today claimed underfunding and weak public support was damaging the Army.
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  • US Senator 'totally' opposes more troops for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 3:17 PM
    Influential Senator Joseph Biden said he was "totally" opposed to a US troop buildup in Iraq, deeming it unpopular and unlikely to work, despite murmurs that the White House may be planning one.
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  • UK commander in Iraq complains of neglect of troops Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Dec 27 10:30 AM
    The commander of British forces in southern Iraq said on Wednesday British troops had suffered a generation of under-funding and neglect, joining growing criticism of the conditions they face.
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  • Flour Bluff graduate killed serving in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Dec 27 3:55 PM
    Residents of Flour Bluff suffered a loss this Christmas evening, as a Flour Bluff soldier was killed while serving in Iraq. John Paul Barta was killed Saturday in a roadside bomb attack. He was only 25 years old.
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  • Six Nations Want All Troops Out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Angus Reid - 26 minutes ago
    (Angus Reid Global Monitor) - A majority of adults in five European countries and the United States believe the coalition effort should come to an end, according to a poll by Harris Interactive for France 24 and Le Monde. 90 per cent of respondents in France and 84 per cent of respondents in Spain support the withdrawal of all troops from Iraq.
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  • Press Discovers Tragic Shooting in Maryland Had Iraq Connection Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - Dec 27 3:07 PM
    LEONARDTOWN, Md. An Army Reservist despondent about being sent to Iraq was killed by police during a 14-hour standoff that began Christmas night when family members told authorities he was armed and threatening to kill himself. The Washington Post first explored the Iraq connection on Tuesday.
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  • Children Work Amidst the Violence Plaguing Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 27 6:48 AM
    Morning Edition , December 27, 2006 The war in Iraq has taken a toll on that nation's children. Poor families are forcing their children to work. Sometimes child labor is a family's only source of income. Corey Flintoff reports.
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  • NH judge headed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Dec 27 6:03 AM
    A New Hampshire district court judge is headed to Iraq. John Coughlin, a judge in Derry, is also a major in the New Hampshire Army National Guard. He is reporting to Fort Bliss, Texas, on Jan. 7 for the first leg of a year's tour in Iraq.
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  • Panel urges revote on Iraq if troop surge is too big Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Dec 27 9:18 AM
    The Center for American Progress proposed Wednesday to have a diplomatic rather than military surge in Iraq, and urged the new Democrat-controlled Congress to demand another vote authorizing military operations in Iraq if the number of U.S. troops will exceeds 150,000.
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  • Withdrawal with Honor Peace in Iraq may not be attainable in our time Open this result in new window
    Metro Pulse - Dec 27 1:55 PM
    The 2006 elections improved the prospects of the United States orderly withdrawal from Iraq at some point in the future.
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  • Roadside bombs kill 3 U.S. soldiers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 11 minutes ago
    Three U.S. soldiers were killed in two separate roadside bomb attacks on Wednesday in and around Baghdad, the U.S. military said on Thursday.
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  • Two from Phila. suburbs killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WFMJ Youngstown - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
    PHILADELPHIA The Defense Department says two soldiers from suburban Philadelphia were killed in separate incidents in Iraq.
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  • U.S. military announces deaths of three more soldiers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 27 4:09 PM
    The U.S. military announced on Wednesday deaths of three more U.S. soldiers in separate incidents in Iraq.
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  • Fort Richardson paratrooper killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KPLC - Dec 27 3:26 PM
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska A Fort Richardson paratrooper has been killed in Iraq.
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  • Biden Plots His Own Plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Dec 27 6:03 AM
    Morning Edition , December 27, 2006 The Bush Administration is discussing the idea of sending more troops to Iraq. Joe Biden (D-DE), the incoming chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has told reporters that a surge in U.S. troops to Iraq is a foolhardy idea. He has another plan.
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  • Democrats will soon get a say on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Dec 27 12:38 AM
    Congress' new leaders aim to thwart Bush's call for a troop increase. Hearings are planned. WASHINGTON After years of playing a marginal role in the Iraq war, congressional Democrats plan to move quickly next month to assert more control and undercut any White House effort to increase troop levels.
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  • Bush: US deaths in Iraq not in vain as toll tops 9/11 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 26 2:13 PM
    US President George W. Bush said that combat deaths in Iraq are not in vain, as that toll surpassed the number killed on September 11, 2001.
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  • Local Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WATE 6 Knoxville - Dec 27 3:14 PM
    A local Marine was killed Wednesday in Iraq. Lance Cpl. William Craig Koprince Jr., 24, was killed by an improvised explosive device in the Al Anbar region.
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  • Saddam calls for unity, labels his execution sacrifice for Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Dec 27 4:09 PM
    In an internet letter released on Wednesday, former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein called on the Iraqi people to unite against invaders and said his execution would be a sacrifice for Iraq.
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  • Three Area Servicemen Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WPVI-TV Philadelphia - Dec 27 2:46 PM
    Three communities are mourning the losses of young men who sacrificed their lives fighting the war in Iraq.
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  • Lake Jackson Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Dec 27 2:34 PM
    LAKE JACKSON, Texas -- The Christmas holiday turned to grief for a Lake Jackson family after they received word that their son had been killed in Iraq.
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  • Iraq prepares for Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Dec 27 2:46 PM
    BAGHDAD Iraq on Wednesday was preparing for the rapid execution of former dictator Saddam Hussein, with the U.S.-backed government eager to bring his chapter in the country's bloody history to an end.
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  • Iraq troops need support, says British general Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 27 9:45 AM
    Commander of British troops in southern Iraq calls for more national support for soldiers on duty in the country.
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  • Iraq's Former P.M. Says Iraq Needs Regional And International Assistance For Stability Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Dec 27 2:12 PM
    ANKARA - Iraq`s former PM Iyad Allavi said on Tuesday that regional and international assistance was needed to secure stability in Iraq. Allavi, who is currently in Turkey for a regional tour, held a press conference accompanied by Iraqi MP Adnan Pacaci, in Swissotel Ankara.
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  • Iraq troops 'need support' Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Dec 27 9:41 AM
    Commander of British troops in southern Iraq called for more national support for soldiers
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  • DEVELOPING: Local Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WBIR-TV Knoxville - Dec 27 2:21 PM
    His mother, Bernice says this was her son's second tour of duty in Iraq. He was scheduled to return home in February.
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  • US Iraq Troop Deaths Pass 9/11 Toll Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Dec 27 2:08 PM
    The loss of U.S. soldiers in Iraq has surpassed the toll of the Sept. 11 attacks. The death toll in Iraq has reached 2,977, four more than the number of deaths in Sept. 11 attacks in the United States, according to an Associated Press count.
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  • White House to Joe Biden: Hold Your Horses on Rejecting Iraq Troop Surge Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - Dec 27 1:07 PM
    NEW YORK At today's press gaggle in Crawford, Texas, Scott Stanzel, pinch-hitting for White House Press Secretary Tony Snow, described the president's reaction to the death of Gerald R. Ford and his upcoming meetings to discuss his next moves in Iraq.
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  • Local Marines Take On Different Mission For One Day In Iraq Open this result in new window
    22 WSBT South Bend - Dec 27 2:30 PM
    (WSBT) Amid talk of changing strategies, it's business as usual for the Engineers of Company B. The South Bend-based Marines have been working on construction projects throughout the Anbar province in Iraq. They also search for and destroy explosives.
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  • Turkey Never Thinks Of Intervening In Iraq's Domestic Affairs, Tan Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Dec 27 2:08 PM
    ANKARA - Turkey never thinks of intervening in Iraq`s domestic affairs, said Namik Tan, spokesman for the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). In his weekly press briefing today, Tan said, "but regional developments closely concern Turkey, and Turkey cannot remain a spectator."
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