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  • Hussein was symbol of autocracy, cruelty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 55 minutes ago
    Saddam Hussein, the former dictator of Iraq who spent his last years in captivity after his ruthless Baathist regime was toppled from power by the U.S.-led coalition in 2003, has been executed -- hanged for crimes during a brutal crackdown during his reign.
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  • Bush: Saddam's death won't halt Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 29 minutes ago
    President Bush said Friday that Saddam Hussein's execution marks the "end of a difficult year for the Iraqi people and for our troops" and cautioned that his death will not halt the violence in Iraq.
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  • 3 Marines killed in Iraq, making December deadliest month for U.S. troops in 2006 Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 55 minutes ago
    Three more Marines were killed in battle in Iraq, the U.S. military said Friday, making December the deadliest month this year for American troops in war-wracked nation with the toll reaching 106.
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  • U.S. and Iraq Dispute Role of Iranians but Free Them Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    Under heavy American pressure, Iraq ordered two Iranians to leave the country, ending a bitter, nine-day political standoff.
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  • 3 Marines killed in battle in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    Three more Marines were killed in battle in Iraq, the military said Friday, making December the year's deadliest month for U.S. troops with the toll reaching 106. The Marines, all assigned to Regimental Combat Team 5, died Thursday of wounds from fighting in western Anbar province, the U.S. military said. Their deaths pushed the toll past the 105 U.S. service members killed in October.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,9997 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    As of Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at least 2,997 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 2,397 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Iraq Expels 2 Iranians Detained by U.S. Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 29 6:39 PM
    BAGHDAD, Dec. 29 -- Two senior Iranian operatives who were detained by U.S. forces in Iraq and were strongly suspected of planning attacks against American military forces and Iraqi targets were expelled to Iran on Friday, according to U.S. and Iraqi officials.
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  • U.S. forces ready for more Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    The Pentagon said Friday that U.S. forces in Iraq are ready for any escalation of violence associated with the execution of former President Saddam Hussein. Saddam was hanged Friday night, Iraqi state-run television reported.
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  • Analysis: Bush Iraq choices get tougher Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 5:43 PM
    Whatever the reasons for President Bush's lengthy deliberations on a new Iraq policy, they undoubtedly will serve two political purposes: Letting the grim milestone of 3,000 U.S. deaths in Iraq and the potential backlash from Saddam Hussein's execution pass before the public hears his new ideas.
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  • Pentagon maps plans for Iraq surge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 5:41 PM
    As President Bush mulls over possible changes in Iraq policy, military planners are mapping out a number of options for a surge of U.S. troops, if that is one of the decisions he makes.
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  • Pentagon: U.S. forces in Iraq vigilant about any escalation in violence Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 29 6:32 PM
    The Pentagon said Friday that U.S. forces in Iraq are ready for any escalation of violence there even as condemned former President Saddam Hussein waged an 11th-hour appeal in American courts to spare his life.
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  • Three U.S. Marines killed in western Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 4:29 PM
    Three U.S. marines died on Thursday from wounds suffered in combat in Iraq's western Anbar province, the U.S. military said on Friday.
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  • After Saddam: What next for Iraq? Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    Saddam Hussein's execution is not expected to change the daily cycle of violence in Iraq, says the BBC's Jeremy Bowen.
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  • Iraq War Voted Top Story Of 2006 Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 7 minutes ago
    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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  • U.S. Forces Poised For Violence In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 6 minutes ago
    The Pentagon said that U.S. fighting forces in Iraq are ready for any escalation of violence there in the wake of Saddam Hussein's execution in Iraq. Also, U.S. officials said that people should be vigilant about the possibility of a terror attack.
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  • The Strongman of Iraq Is Executed Open this result in new window
    NPR - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    A man of immense and grandiose ambitions and profound and foolish mistakes, Saddam Hussein was the pre-eminent strongman in Iraq for three decades. In Iraq and in the wider Arab world, he inspired awe, terror and hatred.
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  • Saddam Hussein executed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Iraq's former leader Saddam Hussein has been executed by hanging for crimes against humanity at an unspecified location in Baghdad.
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  • Saddam Hussein executed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
    Iraq's former leader Saddam Hussein has been executed by hanging at an unspecified location in Baghdad, along with two senior members of his regime.
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  • More troops unhappy with Bush's course in Iraq, poll finds Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Dec 29 9:05 AM
    For the first time, more troops disapprove of the president's handling of the war than approve of it, according to the 2006 Military Times Poll. The American military, once a staunch supporter of President Bush and the Iraq war, has grown increasingly pessimistic about chances for victory.
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  • Yemen urges U.S., Iraq to spare Saddam life Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 8:33 AM
    Yemen called on the United States and Iraq on Friday to prevent the execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, saying it would worsen the sectarian violence in the country.
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  • Bush weighs more troops for Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 8:27 AM
    President George W. Bush's administration is weighing the possibility of boosting from 17,000 to 20,000 the number of US troops in Iraq, to counter violence in the Baghdad region, media reported.
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  • Two Iranians held by US in Iraq freed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 7:51 AM
    Two Iranians being held by US forces in Iraq on suspicion of weapons smuggling have been released and handed over to Iranian officials in Baghdad.
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  • Iraq on alert as Saddam hanging nears Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 6:26 AM
    Iraq is nervously awaiting the execution of Saddam Hussein, amid rumours that the hanging is imminent and fears it could trigger yet more violence in the bloodsoaked country.
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  • Iraq War Looms Over D.C. Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Dec 29 5:30 PM
    Pelosi, Murtha & Co. have so far steered clear of end-it-now rhetoric, but the time is coming where Democrats can no longer avoid making some calls on the Iraq 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 29 6:51 AM
    Based on incorrect information from the Pentagon, a list published Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, by The Associated Press of members of the military killed in Iraq erroneously reported that Army Pvt. Evan A. Bixler was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, based in Baumholder, Germany.
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  • Correction: Iraq-US-Deaths Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 6:46 AM
    Based on incorrect information from the Pentagon, a list published Tuesday by The Associated Press of members of the military killed in Iraq erroneously reported that Army Pvt. Evan A. Bixler was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, based in Baumholder, Germany.
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  • 3 Marines Killed in Battle in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 29 4:26 PM
    3 Marines Killed in Battle in Iraq, Making December the Deadliest Month for Troop This Year
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  • U.S. General on Next Steps in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    NEWSWEEK talks to Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, the U.S. military's second in command in Iraq, about the challenges going forward.
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  • Pentagon Maps Plans for Iraq Surge Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Dec 29 5:39 PM
    As President Bush mulls over possible changes in Iraq policy, military planners are mapping out a number of options for a surge of U.S. troops, if that is one of the decisions he makes. Pentagon officials said Friday that any surge of forces into Iraq...
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  • British soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 3:23 AM
    A British soldier has been killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq, the Ministry of Defence said.
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  • Iraq went from prosperity to tatters Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 4 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt -- Saddam Hussein boasted of being the "builder of modern Iraq." Iraqis are likely to remember his reign much differently. Even before the U.S.-led invasion to oust him, Iraq's economy was in tatters after decades of wars and U.N. sanctions, its people cowed by a dictator's brutality.
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  • Anglican leader renews Iraq war criticisms in interview Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 2:47 AM
    The spiritual head of the world's Anglicans, Archbishop of Canterbury Doctor Rowan Williams, has said that the decisions leading to the Iraq war were "flawed".
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  • Levin looks forward to better war strategies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Dec 29 5:23 PM
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Carl Levin's first hearings as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee will question administration officials and outside experts about possible new strategies in Iraq -- and not about possible mistakes in conduct of the war so far.
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  • Iraq executes Saddam Hussein by hanging Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
    Saddam Hussein, who ruled Iraq with ruthless force and led his people into three devastating wars while pursuing his goal of dominating the Arab world, was executed by hanging . He was 69.
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  • Carlos Guerra: Will Iraq and Afghanistan wars produce a thorny new dilemma? Open this result in new window
    San Antonio Express News - 41 minutes ago
    If the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq have turned into seemingly interminable quagmires, brace yourself for the policy and moral dilemmas we may soon face.
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  • U.S. forces release Iranian diplomats in Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 1:00 AM
    Two Iranian diplomats detained in Iraq last week by U.S. forces have been released, the official Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Friday.
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  • Iraq native: Its about time justice came down Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
    Anwart Diab, 67, of Natick was born in Iraq and lived in Baghdad most of his life. In 1980 he had seen enough of Saddam Husseins beheadings, executions and mass graves.
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  • Bush closing in on new Iraq strategy Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 11:31 PM
    US President George W. Bush met with top national security aides as he drew closer to unveiling a new strategy for Iraq, as ousted dictator Saddam Hussein's execution loomed.
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  • Two Iranians held by US in Iraq freed: Iranian television Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 29 12:19 AM
    Two Iranians being held by US forces in Iraq were released, Iranian state television reported without quoting a source.
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  • U.S. forces in Iraq ready for violence in executions wake Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    The Pentagon said Dec. 29 that U.S. forces in Iraq are ready for any escalation of violence associated with the execution of former President Saddam Hussein.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,9997 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    As of Friday, Dec. 29, 2006, at least 2,997 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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  • Iraq still has our support, says Downer Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 5 minutes ago
    THE Australian government will continue to support the people of Iraq following the execution of former dictator Saddam Hussein, Foreign Minister Alexander Downer says.
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  • U.S. Forces Ready for More Iraq Violence Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    The Pentagon said Friday that U.S. forces in Iraq are ready for any escalation of violence associated with the execution of former President Saddam Hussein.
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  • Bush taking more time to craft Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 10:13 PM
    President Bush worked nearly three hours at his Texas ranch on Thursday to design a new U.S. policy in Iraq, then emerged to say that he and his advisers need more time to craft the plan he'll announce in the new year.
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  • Iraq executes former President Saddam Hussein: report Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    _ Iraq executed former President Saddam Hussein on Saturday, CNN reported, citing a report by a U.S.-funded Arabic-language television station.
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  • Iraq still has our support says Downer Open this result in new window
    The Australian - 14 minutes ago
    "The Australian Government, together with our coalition allies, will continue to support the struggle of the vast majority of Iraq's people to preserve and build upon the progress which has been achieved," he said.
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  • Saddam is executed, Iraq TV says Open this result in new window
    Sioux City Journal - 12 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Saddam Hussein, the shotgun-waving dictator who ruled Iraq with a remorseless brutality for a quarter-century and was driven from power by a U.S.-led war that left his country in shambles, was taken to the gallows and executed Saturday, Iraqi state-run television reported.
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  • Malaysia warns of more violence in Iraq following Saddam execution Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - 24 minutes ago
    KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia on Saturday expressed surprise at the execution of Saddam Hussein, saying it risked triggering more bloodshed in Iraq, and urged the government to work quickly for national reconciliation.
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  • Democrats to hold hearings on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 9:30 PM
    Influential Democratic Senator Carl Levin opposed a "surge" of US forces in Iraq if it is not linked to a troop reduction program, and said his committee would meet in January to study all options in Iraq.
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  • Oahu National Guard Unit Deployed To Iraq Open this result in new window
    KITV TheHawaiiChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 10:13 PM
    The National Guard unit that has been providing helicopter medevac services on Oahu since the spring is being deployed to the war in Iraq.
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  • Iraq native: 'It's about time justice came down' Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Dec 29 5:25 PM
    Anwart Diab, 67, of Natick was born in Iraq and lived in Baghdad most of his life. In 1980 he had seen enough of Saddam Hussein's beheadings, executions and mass graves. He worked as a government...
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  • 5 U.S. Troops Added To Death Toll in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 28 9:19 PM
    BAGHDAD, Dec. 28 -- The U.S. military death toll in Iraq this month continued to rise as officials reported Thursday that five more American service members had died.
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  • Brent Budowsky: Gerald Ford's Powerful Indictment Of The Iraq War Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Dec 29 8:40 AM
    Do not underestimate the power of the late Gerald Ford's indictment of the decision to go to war in Iraq, the misuse of the WMD argument to pressure the country to war, and what President Ford called the "fever" of Vice President Cheney. President Ford could have embargoed his statements until President Bush leaves office, but he did not. The fevered push by President Bush for his upcoming ...
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  • 2-year extension eyed for law on SDF role in Iraq reconstruction Open this result in new window
    Daily Yomiuri Online - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    The government has decided to submit a bill to extend the special law on Japan's support for Iraq reconstruction, probably by two years from August, to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Jan. 25, according to government sources.
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  • Pentagon: U.S. forces ready for any surge in violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Dec 29 12:33 PM
    The Pentagon said Friday that U.S. forces in Iraq are braced for any violence that may follow the execution of former President Saddam Hussein.
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  • Saddam Hussein executed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    9 News Denver - 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Saddam Hussein, was taken to the gallows and executed Saturday, Iraqi state-run television reported. SADDAM HUSSEIN TIMELINE
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  • Crisis in housing adds to Iraq woes Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Dec 29 12:51 AM
    Along with its many other problems, Iraq is in the midst of a worsening housing crisis.
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  • U.S. Deaths in Iraq Exceed 9/11 Toll Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    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 exceeded that grim toll as the war continues.
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  • Scoop News: Saddam Hussein Executed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - 19 minutes ago
    Scoop News: Saddam Hussein has been executed amid growing concern that a civil war in Iraq will flare. Amnesty International's call for a fair trial and for the execution order to be cancelled fell on deaf ears.
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  • Saddam, Iraq's ruthless leader, put to death Open this result in new window
    WANE-TV Fort Wayne - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD He led Iraq for nearly a quarter of a century -- but was forced from power and sent into hiding in his second military confrontation with the United...
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  • Iraq TV: Saddam Hussein hanged to death Open this result in new window
    The Burlington Free Press - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    Published: Friday, December 29, 2006 BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Saddam Hussein, the shotgun-waving dictator who ruled Iraq with a remorseless brutality for a quarter-century and was driven from power by a U.S.-led war that left his country in shambles, was taken to the gallows and executed at dawn today, Iraqi state-run television reported.
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  • Bush Making "Good Progress" on New Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    President Bush said on Thursday he was making "good progress" in coming up with a fresh strategy on Iraq but needed more advice before announcing his plan next month.
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  • Saddam, Iraq's ruthless leader, put to death Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD He led Iraq for nearly a quarter of a century -- but was forced from power and sent into hiding in his second military confrontation with the United States. Early Saturday, Saddam Hussein was executed.
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  • Analysis: Bush Iraq Choices Get Tougher Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Dec 29 2:28 PM
    Whatever the reasons for President Bush's lengthy deliberations on a new Iraq policy, they undoubtedly will serve two political purposes.
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  • Iraq: Saddam Hussein -- A Dictator's Life Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
    December 30, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Iraqi authorities today confirmed the execution of Saddam Hussein, the former president and dictator who was overthrown by the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
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  • 2 Marines from Michigan killed in Iraq combat operations Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - 54 minutes ago
    DETROIT -- A Marine from Tuscola County who was three days shy of his 23rd birthday has been killed in a fighting in Iraq along with another Michigan marine and one from Tennessee, the...
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  • Mixed signals as Iraq braces for the execution of Saddam Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Dec 29 6:28 PM
    Iraq prepared for the imminent execution of Saddam Hussein yesterday, amid conflicting signals about when the death penalty imposed on him for the murder of scores of Shia villagers in the 1980s would be carried out.
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  • Iraq Awash In A Multitude Of Warring Groups by Lawrence Sellin Washington (UPI) Dec 29, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Dec 29 2:06 PM
    If the situation in Iraq can be salvaged, it will not be done with troop surges alone or a single all-inclusive strategy applied uniformly across the country, but through the cumulative effect of a hundreds of tailored efforts, funded and executed bottom-up, city by city and region by region.
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  • Iraq TV reports Saddam executed Open this result in new window
    Florida Today - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    Saddam Hussein, the shotgun-waving dictator who ruled Iraq with a remorseless brutality for a quarter-century has been executed, Iraqi state-run television reported.
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  • Soldier from Jacksonville dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    FOX 10 Mobile - 38 minutes ago
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. A soldier from Jacksonville died of injuries sustained during combat operations in Iraq. The Defense Department said Private Clinton T- McCormick died...
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  • Jacksonville Soldier Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    First Coast News - 42 minutes ago
    By First Coast News Staff JACKSONVILLE, FL -- A soldier from Jacksonville has been killed in Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Department of Defense says 20-year-old Private Clinton T. McCormick died December 27 in Baghdad.
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  • Soldier from Jacksonville dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Florida Today - 50 minutes ago
    A soldier from Jacksonville died of injuries sustained during combat operations in Iraq, the Department of Defense said Friday.
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  • Bush Taking More Time to Craft Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 29 6:26 AM
    Bush Says More Consultation Needed Before He Crafts a New Plan for U.S. Policy in Iraq
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  • Iraq: What Impact Will Hussein's Death Have? Open this result in new window
    Radio Free Europe: Radio Library - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    December 30, 2006 (RFE/RL) --  With Iraq in the grip of a worsening insurgency, what impact will former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's execution have on the country? Senior political analyst Joost Hiltermann of the International Crisis Group in Amman talks about the possibilities with RFE/RL.
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  • Soldier from Jacksonville dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    A soldier from Jacksonville died of injuries sustained during combat operations in Iraq, the Department of Defense said Friday. Pvt. Clinton T. McCormick, 20, died Dec. 27 in Baghdad of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated, the department said.
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  • Iraq on alert as Saddam hanging nears Open this result in new window
    Vancouver Province - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    BAGHDAD -- Iraq was nervously awaiting the execution of Saddam Hussein on Friday, amid rumours that the hanging is imminent and fears it could trigger yet more violence in the bloodsoaked country.
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  • Suicide bomber kills nine in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Dec 29 3:28 PM
    A suicide bomber has killed at least nine people near a Shi'ite mosque north of Baghdad as Iraq braced for Saddam Hussein's execution.
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  • U.S. military down on Iraq War Open this result in new window
    UPI - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Members of the U.S. armed forces are almost as negative about President George W. Bush's handling of the Iraq War as the general public, a poll found.
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  • Pentagon: U.S. ready for any surge in violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Dec 29 10:58 AM
    The Pentagon said today that U.S. forces in Iraq are braced for any violence that may follow the execution of former President Saddam Hussein.
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  • Hussein Execution May Cause Violence Spike, Iraq's Zebari Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Dec 29 6:08 AM
    Dec. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Iraq may experience an upsurge in violence when ousted dictator Saddam Hussein is executed for crimes against humanity, before a healing process sets in, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,990 Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 29 6:26 AM
    U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,990 Friday, According to Count by the Associated Press
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  • Crisis in Housing Adds to Miseries of Iraq Mayhem Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Dec 28 7:10 PM
    Along with its many other desperate problems, Iraq is in the midst of a housing crisis that is worsening by the day.
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  • Iraq War Critic Arrested Near Bush Ranch Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 29 5:53 AM
    Iraq War Critic Cindy Sheehan, 4 Others Arrested for Protesting Outside Bush's Ranch
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  • Suicide bomber kills 9 as Iraq awaits Saddam Hussein's execution Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Dec 29 3:20 PM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - A suicide bomber killed at least nine people near a Shiite mosque in Baghdad, and 32 tortured bodies were found across the country Friday as Iraq braced for Saddam Hussein's execution.
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  • Former President Ford Disagreed with Bush about Invading Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Dec 29 3:23 PM
    Former U.S. President Gerald Ford said in a 2004 interview the Iraq war was not justified and he disagreed with President Bush's decision to invade the country.
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  • Can A Force Surge In Iraq Succeed by Mark N. Katz Washington (UPI) Dec 29, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Dec 29 2:06 PM
    Retired U.S. Army General Jack Keane and American Enterprise Institute scholar Frederic W. Kagan have argued that any "surge" of additional American troops to Iraq should be "large and lasting."
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  • Ford had problems with Bush Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 6:56 PM
    Former President Gerald R. Ford questioned the Bush administration's rationale for the U.S. invasion and war in Iraq in interviews he granted on condition they not be released until after his death.
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  • Saddam execution: US forces in Iraq ready for upswing Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
    The Pentagon said that US forces in Iraq are ready for any escalation of violence associated with the execution of former President Saddam Hussein. Saddam was hanged in the early hours of Saturday, Iraqi state-run television reported.
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  • U.S. Forces Kill 6 During Raids in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Dec 29 6:27 AM
    U.S. Forces Kill 6, Destroy Buildings and Find Weapons Cache During Raids in Iraq
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  • 3 Marines Killed in Battle in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Three more Marines were killed in battle in Iraq, the military said Friday, making December the year's deadliest month for U.S. troops with the toll reaching 106.
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  • Alaska-based paratrooper killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVA Anchorage - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    The Army says another Fort Richardson paratrooper has died in Iraq. Major Kirk Gohlke says the soldier died of injuries received from enemy small-arms fire while on security duty in Karmah in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq.
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  • Bush Considers Economic Package for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Dec 28 5:21 PM
    CRAWFORD, Tex., Dec. 28 -- As he puts the finishing touches on his revised Iraq plan, President Bush is considering new economic initiatives to go along with a possible increase in troops to help stabilize the country, according to officials familiar with the administration's review.
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  • Lancs soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Dec 29 3:11 AM
    A British soldier has been killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq, according to the Ministry of Defence.
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  • Nikiski man mends, re-enlists after injury in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVA Anchorage - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    A soldier from Nikiski who was injured in Iraq will continue to serve the country. Twenty-three-year-old Chris Bauer is recovering from his injuries and has re-enlisted for a third hitch with the Army.
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  • Stockton Soldier Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCRA TheKCRAChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 6:37 PM
    A Stockton solider has died while serving in Iraq. The Department of Defense confirmed Thursday that 21-year-old Army Spc. Michael Crutchfield died Saturday from a non-combat injury.
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  • Three U.S. Marines killed in western Iraq Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Dec 29 4:33 PM
    Source: Reuters BAGHDAD, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Three U.S. marines died on Thursday from wounds suffered in combat in Iraq's western Anbar province, the U.S. military said on Friday. The latest deaths take the number ...
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  • Was real Saddam Hussein smuggled out of Iraq by Russia? Who got executed? Open this result in new window
    India Daily - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    A Saddam is dead executed. But who was this Saddam? A look-alike or was it the real Saddam? Was Saddam, the master of all deception that stupid to hang around in Iraq after the invasion?
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  • Scarlett, author of the Iraq war dossier, is knighted Open this result in new window
    Independent - Dec 29 4:14 PM
    John Scarlett, who took responsibility for the error-ridden dossier that justified the war in Iraq, is knighted in today's New Year's Honours list. The award will enrage peace campaigners, who have accused the veteran spymaster of saving Tony Blair's skin over the flawed case for the invasion.
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  • 3 Marines killed in Iraq, making December deadliest month for U.S. troops in 2006% Open this result in new window
    KRON 4 Bay Area - Dec 29 5:45 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The U-S military says three more Marines have been killed in battle in Iraq. With at least 106 deaths, that makes December the deadliest month this year for American troops.
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  • 3 Marines killed in Iraq, making December deadliest month for U.S. troops in 2006% Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Dec 29 5:47 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The U-S military says three more Marines have been killed in battle in Iraq. With at least 106 deaths, that makes December the deadliest month this year for...
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