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  • For Some Jews, Israel and Iraq Cloud View on Lieberman Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    Senator Joseph I. Lieberman's continued support for the war in Iraq has brought mixed sentiments from a significant number of Jewish Democrats.

  • Brigade may be extended in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 4:45 PM
    Military commanders in Iraq are considering extending the deployment of an Alaska-based Army brigade as part of the plan to increase forces in Baghdad to quell the violence.

  • Iraq resolute in the face of terror, sectarian bloodshed: Maliki Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 3:27 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki vowed to remain resolute in the face of violent sectarianism ripping apart his country, calling Iraq the "front line" in the war against terror.

  • US may increase Iraq force by delaying departures Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 3:21 PM
    The U.S. military, faced with unrelenting violence in Baghdad, is expected to delay the departure of about 4,000 troops due to leave Iraq in the coming days in order to boost the size of the U.S. force, officials said on Wednesday.

  • Iraq oil minister calls for more foreign investment Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 2:37 PM
    Iraq's oil minister Hussein al-Shahristani said that boosting foreign investment is vital to increasing the country's oil output as he met in Washington with executives from major energy groups.

  • Ancient statue looted in Iraq is returned Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 3:32 PM
    A prized statue of an ancient king that was stolen during widespread looting in Iraq following the U.S. invasion three years ago has been returned to the country's government, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.

  • Maliki calls Iraq key to war on terrorism Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 1:57 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki sidestepped controversy over Israel and Lebanon and depicted Iraq as central to the war on terrorism when he addressed the U.S. Congress on Wednesday.

  • Democrats press for updated intelligence on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 12:14 PM
    Senate Democrats called on US Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte to provide fresh intelligence on Iraq, calling existing analyses dated.

  • Maliki vows Iraq will rise from ashes of dictatorship Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 8:59 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has thanked the United States for ousting former dictator Saddam Hussein and hailed the "new Iraq that is emerging from the ashes of dictatorship."

  • Iraq to condemn Hizbollah attacks: minister Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 8:29 AM
    Iraq will join some other Arab League nations in condemning Hizbollah's attacks on Israel, Iraq's foreign minister told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki addressed a joint meeting of Congress.

  • Heckler Disrupts Iraq PM's Speech Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    At a joint meeting of Congress, Nouri al-Maliki was insisting that Iraq remains on the front line against terrorism when a demonstrator began shouting, "Iraqis want the troops to leave" and "Bring them home now."

  • The Iraq We Haven't Seen Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 26 6:17 AM
    The Kurdistan regional government is rolling out a national media blitz this week: "Kurdistan: The Other Iraq," complete with cable television ads, print ads and a national tour by the head of its development office to attract investment and tourism to its northern Iraq region.

  • PM says Iraq is front line of terror war Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Jul 26 2:50 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, thanking the United States for its sacrifice and financial support in the war in the Iraq, pledged today before a joint session of Congress to overcome the terrorism tearing his country apart.

  • Local Soldiers Head To Iraq Open this result in new window
    WGAL via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 5:33 AM
    More troops from the Susquenhanna Valley are headed to Iraq.

  • Ancient Statue Looted in Iraq Is Returned Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 26 4:05 PM
    Statue of Ancient King Stolen During Looting in Iraq Has Been Returned, U.S. and Iraqis Say

  • Families of British soldiers killed in Iraq win key court victory Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 26 4:29 AM
    The families of four British soldiers killed in Iraq have won a key legal battle in their bid to force a full public inquiry into the legality of Britain's decision to go to war.

  • PM Says Iraq Is Front Line in Terror War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 26 2:34 PM
    Prime Minister Says Iraq Is Battle Between 'True Islam' and Terrorism Wrapped in 'Islamic Cloak'

  • Texas family mourning death of a son in Iraq loses another in Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Less than two years ago, Roy Velez got the worst news a father could get: His oldest son was dead, killed during combat in Iraq.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 26 5:17 PM
    As of Wednesday, July 26, 2006, at least 2,569 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 2,030 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Bush: New plan to help end Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 11:59 PM
    President Bush said Tuesday a new plan to increase U.S. and Iraqi forces in the besieged capital of Baghdad will help quell rising violence that is threatening Iraq's transformation to a self-sustaining democracy.

  • Families of soldiers killed in Iraq win right to challenge legality of war Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Families of British soldiers killed in Iraq win a significant legal battle in their fight for an independent public inquiry.

  • Brigade may be extended in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 26 3:34 PM
    Military commanders in Iraq are considering extending the deployment of an Alaska-based Army brigade as part of the plan to increase forces in Baghdad to quell the violence in that besieged city.

  • US family loses two sons to war in Iraq and Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    A Texas family is mourning the loss of two of its sons in combat, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.

  • Iraq Central to War on Terror, PM Tells Congress Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 26 9:28 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress, telling lawmakers that no one should doubt that Iraq is part of the war on terror. Maliki's speech was interrupted by a protester in the gallery calling for U.S. troops to be brought home.

  • US may increase Iraq force by delaying departures Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 26 1:34 PM
    The U.S. military, faced with unrelenting violence in Baghdad, may boost its force in Iraq by delaying the scheduled departure of some troops involved in routine rotations, officials said on Wednesday.

  • Gordon Marino: Cognitive Dissonance Theory and the War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jul 26 8:48 AM
    Sometimes you need a psychologist to understand a politician. And sometimes we need a psychologist to help understand the spin that our politicians give to the events that are the consequences of their policies. We continue to lose more troops almost daily. Iraq is simmering in civil war. Though many predicted that the war in Iraq would empower Iran and galvanize Islamic radicals the authors

  • Senate hopefuls slight Iraq issue Open this result in new window
    Gloucester County Times - 28 minutes ago
    TRENTON -- The conflict in Iraq appears to be receiving little attention from the two men vying for New Jersey's open U.S. Senate seat. According to published reports this week, at least 2,550 Americans have died in Iraq.

  • Soldiers' families win Iraq war review Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    The families of four British soldiers killed in Iraq won the right today to challenge the government's refusal to hold a public inquiry into why Britain joined the war, a ruling their lawyers described as a "stunning victory".

  • Iraqi Leader Says Iraq Will Be "Graveyard" For Terrorism Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - 36 minutes ago
    Iraq's prime minister says his country will not become "a launch pad for al-Qaida." Instead, Nouri al-Maliki pledges Iraq will be the "graveyard for terrorism and terrorists."

  • Families of soldiers killed in Iraq win right to challenge legality of going to war Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Families of British soldiers killed in Iraq yesterday won a significant legal battle in their fight for an independent public inquiry into the government's decision to invade.

  • U.S. soldier among 34 killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 7:33 PM
    U.S. and Iraqi soldiers captured six members of an alleged "death squad" in Baghdad on Tuesday, hoping to quell the rampant sectarian violence dividing the capital. Attacks elsewhere in Iraq left at least 34 people dead including an American soldier.

  • Texas family loses sons in Iraq and Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    A Texas family is mourning the loss of two of its sons in combat, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan - a personal tragedy embodying the US's difficulties fighting on two fronts against tenacious insurgencies.

  • Army vehicle is attacked in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 26 5:46 AM
    A British forces spokesman in Iraq says there were no casualties among troops after an armoured vehicle is attacked.

  • Blair is called to account again over war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Jul 26 4:40 PM
    TONY BLAIRS lawyers will have to rehearse the detailed reasons for invading Iraq after a dramatic victory by the families of four soldiers killed there.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 26 4:43 PM
    As of Wednesday, July 26, 2006, at least 2,569 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • US troops wont be leaving Iraq anytime soon Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Amid war in Lebanon and unrelenting sectarian violence in Iraq, a majority of Americans are doubtful there will ever be peace between Israel and its neighbors or that American troops will leave Iraq soon, a New York Times/CBS News poll said.

  • Brigade May Be Extended in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 26 3:40 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Military commanders in Iraq are considering extending the deployment of an Alaska-based Army brigade as part of the plan to increase forces in Baghdad to quell the violence in that besieged city. According to a senior Defense Department official, portions of the 172nd Brigade Combat Team, based at Fort Wainwright, could see their return home delayed. But the official, who spoke

  • Fort Campbell soldier slain in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - Jul 26 3:42 PM
    A Fort Campbell soldier from Michigan has been killed in Iraq, the Pentagon announced this afternoon. Spc. Dennis K. Samson Jr., 24, of Hesperia, Mich., died on Monday of injuries he received from enemy small arms fire. He died in Taqaddum, Iraq.

  • Families of soldiers killed in Iraq move closer to war inquiry Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Jul 26 5:41 PM
    FAMILIES of soldiers killed in Iraq won a dramatic court ruling against the government yesterday, taking them one step closer to forcing ministers to unveil a legal justification for the invasion.

  • Kline, Rowley provide clear choice on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minnesota Public Radio - Jul 26 1:22 PM
    Polls suggest the war in Iraq will be a major issue for voters in the November election. The two leading candidates in Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District are on opposite sides of the war.

  • Democrats Say Iraq War Is Top Problem Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 26 5:04 AM
    Democrats Cite Iraq War As Nation's Most Pressing Problem, Republicans Split on Several Issues

  • Family that lost son in Iraq sees second son killed in Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
    LUBBOCK, Texas A Texas family that had already paid a hefty price in the war on terror is in mourning again. Two years after a son was killed in Iraq, their only other son has died in Afghanistan.

  • Court victory for families of soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Independent - Jul 26 4:33 PM
    The families of four British soldiers killed in Iraq have won an important round in their legal battle to force the Government to hold an independent inquiry into the decision to go to war.

  • The Politics of U.S. Troop Levels in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 26 10:11 AM
    Day to Day , July 26, 2006 President Bush has committed additional U.S. troops to combat the surge in sectarian violence in Baghdad, just months after the administration suggested that the U.S. could begin lowering troop levels in Iraq.

  • Families of soldiers killed in Iraq win right to challenge legality of war Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Jul 26 5:52 PM
    Families of British soldiers killed in Iraq won a legal battle in their fight for an independent public inquiry into the government's decision to invade.

  • Iraq war families win hearing Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Jul 26 5:44 PM
    THE families of four young soldiers killed in Iraq were yesterday granted permission to challenge the government's refusal to hold a public inquiry into why the UK took part in the war.

  • Senate hopefuls silent on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Today's Sunbeam - 14 minutes ago
    TRENTON -- The conflict in Iraq appears to be receiving little attention from the two men vying for New Jersey's open U.S. Senate seat. According to published reports this week, at least 2,550 Americans have died in Iraq since the war began.

  • Iraq resolute in the face of terror, sectarian bloodshed: Maliki Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo!7 News - Jul 26 11:17 AM
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki vowed that his country will remain resolute in the face of violent sectarianism ripping apart his country, calling Iraq the "front line" in the war against terror.

  • Legality of the Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Jul 26 5:44 PM
    Is it possible that Rose Gentle will bring the government to account for taking Britain to war with Iraq on a false prospectus? If so, a Glasgow housewife will have succeeded where four government inquiries failed.

  • Maliki calls Iraq key to war on terrorism Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Jul 26 2:02 PM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki sidestepped controversy over Israel and Lebanon and got a ringing endorsement over his hopes to build a peaceful Iraq when he addressed the U.S. Congress on Wednesday.

  • Texas family mourning death of a son in Iraq loses another in Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jul 26 1:09 PM
    LUBBOCK, Texas - Less than two years ago, Roy Velez got the worst news a father could get: His oldest son was dead, killed during combat in Iraq. This week, his pain only deepened with news that his...

  • Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Oceana's Herald-Journal - 36 minutes ago
    Specialist Dennis K. Samson, 24, of Hesperia was killed in Ramadi, Iraq, July 24, 2006, according to reports from his family. Samson, the son of Dawn Ackley of Hesperia and Dennis Samson, Sr. of Seattle, Wash. was a 2000 Hesperia High School graduate.

  • Iraq War a Mistake, Say 56% of Americans Open this result in new window
    Angus Reid - 11 minutes ago
    - More adults in the United States are disappointed with the latest developments of the coalition effort in Iraq, according to a poll by Gallup released by USA Today. 56 per cent of respondents believe the U.S. made a mistake in sending troops to Iraq, up five points in a month.

  • A Fort Campbell soldier dies in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - Jul 26 4:25 PM
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. A Fort Campbell soldier from Michigan has been killed in Iraq.

  • Lewis Soldier Injured In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WPTZ.com - Jul 26 4:54 PM
    A Lewis soldier was wounded in Iraq after a rocket-propelled grenade hit his Humvee in Bayji, which is north of Baghdad.

  • Chirac urges withdrawal of foreign forces from Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Jul 26 5:34 PM
    French President Jacques Chirac on Wednesday said the foreign countries occupying Iraq should move toward withdrawing their forces to help bring about peace in the war-torn country.

  • Family that lost son in Iraq sees second son killed in Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Jul 26 4:55 PM
    LUBBOCK, Texas A Texas family that had already paid a hefty price in the war on terror is in mourning again. Two years after a son was killed in Iraq, their only other son has...

  • Ancient statue looted in Iraq is returned Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 26 3:57 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A prized statue of an ancient king that was stolen during widespread looting in Iraq following the U.S. invasion three years ago has been returned to the country's government, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.

  • Fort Campbell Soldier From Michigan Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WAVE 3 Louisville - Jul 26 3:49 PM
    A 101st Airborne Division soldier was killed by enemy small arms fire in Iraq, the Army said Wednesday.

  • US, Iraq, agree to tackle Kurdish rebel issue Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 2:29 PM
    The United States and Iraq have agreed to "more aggressively" tackle the issue of Kurdish rebels striking at Turkey from bases inside Iraq, US national security adviser Stephen Hadley said.

  • Iraq's PM in US as attacks in Baghdad up 40% Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 26 2:45 PM
    White House spokesman Tony Snow was asked today that "In Iraq right now, there are -- of fatwas being issued, banning women from driving, or being seen out alone; you've got women being stoned for wearing make-up and professional women being murdered.

  • Montgomery's 187th Fighter Wing to deploy to Iraq Open this result in new window
    al.com - Jul 26 3:39 PM
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) The 187th Fighter Wing of the Alabama Air National Guard will deploy 100 personnel to Iraq Thursday, with another deployment of 200 expected next week. It will mark the third Iraq combat deployment of 187th personnel since January 2003.

  • Iraq 'resolute in face of terror' Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Jul 26 12:00 PM
    IRAQI Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki vowed that his country will remain resolute in the face of violent sectarianism ripping apart his country, calling Iraq the "front line" in the war against terror.

  • Montgomery's 187th Fighter Wing to deploy to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Jul 26 3:21 PM
    The 187th Fighter Wing of the Alabama Air National Guard will deploy 100 personnel to Iraq Thursday, with another deployment of 200 expected next week. It will mark the third Iraq combat deployment of 187th personnel since January 2003.

  • UK soldiers' families win victory for Iraq war inquiry Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Jul 26 2:45 PM
    Bereaved families of British soldiers killed in Iraq won a legal victory today in their bid for a full public inquiry into legality of the war 2003.

  • Montgomery's 187th Fighter Wing to deploy to Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - Jul 26 2:58 PM
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. The 187th Fighter Wing will deploy 100 personnel to Iraq Thursday, with another deployment of 200 people expected next week.

  • Al-Maliki: Iraq On Frontline In War On Terror Open this result in new window
    Local6.com Central Florida - Jul 26 8:48 AM
    Iraq's prime minister said the "ink-stained fingers" of Iraqi voters testify to the determination of Iraq to resist terrorism and embrace democracy.

  • Turmoil follows Iraq's new leader / VISIT TO D.C.: Anger mounts in Capitol over al-Maliki's refusal to condemn Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 26 3:50 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's address before a joint session of Congress this morning, originally intended to provide a powerful image of Iraq's stability, is likely instead to provoke reminders of the region's escalating violence. The visit...

  • Iraq key to terrorism fight: Maliki Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 26 1:32 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has sidestepped controversy over Israel and Lebanon and got a ringing endorsement for his hopes to build a peaceful Iraq when he addressed the US Congress.

  • Should we still be in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Ridgecrest Daily Independent - Jul 26 4:21 PM
    With everything that's been going on in our country, should we still be trying to save Iraq or should we be concentrating on saving our selves?

  • Turmoil follows Iraq's new leader / WAR MISGIVINGS: Support in California falls to new low in poll Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 26 3:50 AM
    The war in Iraq has reached a new level of unpopularity with California voters, while disapproval of Republican President Bush and concern about the direction of the country remain at high levels, according to a new Field Poll. A record low 28 percent...

  • Families win right to apply for Iraq inquiry Open this result in new window
    Politics.co.uk via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 26 8:58 AM
    The families of British soldiers killed in Iraq have today been granted permission to challenge the government's refusal to have a public inquiry into the conflict.

  • Court to hear case for inquiry into Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 26 8:30 AM
    Families of British soldiers who died in Iraq won a chance on Wednesday to argue in court in favour of the first public hearing on the reasons for waging the war and whether Tony Blair broke the law by launching it.

  • Analysis: Political unity missing in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 11:57 AM
    U.S. plans to add military muscle to curb sectarian violence in Baghdad will achieve only limited success without a political agreement among Iraq's religious and sectarian factions on the future of the country.

  • Bush's Options in Lebanon Limited by U.S. Commitment in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Jul 25 10:12 PM
    July 26 (Bloomberg) -- The conflict in Iraq is limiting President George W. Bush's maneuvering room as he seeks to influence events in a Lebanon caught in a bloody cycle of violence.

  • Iraq resolute in the face of terror, sectarian bloodshed: Maliki Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jul 26 11:53 AM
    Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki(C) addresses a Joint Meeting of the US Congress as US Vice President Dick Cheney(L) and Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert look on.

  • Democrats and the war: Murtha rises on back of Iraq crusade Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Jul 26 9:55 AM
    John Murthas journey from backroom Washington operator to leader of the anti-war movement was neither happy nor expected. But the 74-year-old who has become a hero to some Democrats and a favourite target for many Republicans says he has spoken out against the war in Iraq for several reasons.

  • Maliki Calls Iraq Key to War on Terrorism Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 26 11:18 AM
    By Vicki Allen and Richard CowanWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki sidestepped controversy over Israel and Lebanon and got a ringing endorsement over his hopes to build a peaceful Iraq when he addressed the U.S.

  • U.S. toll in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 26 3:50 AM
    As of Tuesday, at least 2,568 members of the U.S. military had died in Iraq since in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The latest identifications reported by the military: Army Cpl. Adam J. Fargo, 22, Ruckersville, Va. Army...

  • Desperate Indians head to Iraq for work Open this result in new window
    Gulf News - Jul 26 2:43 PM
    Dubai: Desperate and without a proper job, educated unemployed Indians are now on the look out for "agents" who can help them reach Iraq. These men who have come to the UAE on visit visas are earning their living by taking up menial work in Dubai and its neighbouring emirates.

  • In a 5,000-Word Letter, Hussein Blames Bush, Iran and Israel Supporters for Iraq?s Troubles Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 25 11:39 AM
    The letter tries to convince the American people that the United States should leave Iraq because President Bush misled them.

  • Iraq: Oil Minister Meets With Oil Majors Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Jul 26 3:27 PM
    Iraqi Oil Minister Hussein Shahristani met with representatives from Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil, BP and Chevron at the U.S. Energy Department headquarters July 26. Shahristani said after the meeting that Iraq can begin signing oil and gas deals even before Parliament enacts the long-awaited hydrocarbons bill, which is due at the end of 2006.

  • 6 'death squad' members caught in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 25 10:38 AM
    U.S. and Iraqi soldiers captured six members of an alleged "death squad" in Baghdad on Tuesday, hoping to quell the rampant sectarian violence dividing the capital, while attacks elsewhere in Iraq left at least 26 people dead.

  • 4th Brigade soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Leaf Chronicle - Jul 26 4:25 PM
    Spc. Dennis K. Samson Jr., 24, of Hesperia, Mich., died Monday in Taqaddum, Iraq, of injuries sustained by enemy small arms fire, Department of Defense officials said today.

  • Family Heartbroken After Sons Killed In Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Local6.com Central Florida - Jul 26 7:33 AM
    LUBBOCK, Texas -- Less than two years ago, Roy Velez got the worst news a father could get: His oldest son was dead, killed during combat in Iraq. This week, his pain only deepened with news that his youngest son had died in Afghanistan.

  • Iraq PM addresses U.S. Congress Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Jul 26 10:24 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says Iraq will be a graveyard for terrorists.

  • Iraqi Prime Minister Sees Iraq as Central to War on Terror Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Jul 26 2:37 PM
    Iraq is the central battle that will determine the outcome of the War on Terror, according to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, and it is the responsibility of all liberal democracies to support Iraqs struggle to overcome the forces seeking to tear it apart. Should democracy be allowed to fail in Iraq and terror permitted to triumph, then the War on Terror will never be won elsewhere,

  • Iraq PM addresses U.S. Congress Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Jul 26 10:17 AM
    WASHINGTON -- Iraq's prime minister said his country will not become "a launch pad for al-Qaeda." Instead, Nouri al-Maliki pledged Iraq will be the "graveyard for terrorism and terrorists."

  • Lebanon And Iraq: Israel And America Are Screwing Up In Exactly The Same Way Open this result in new window
    Blogcritics.org - Jul 26 3:20 PM
    It strikes me that there are amazing parallels between Israel's Lebanon adventure and America's Iraq adventure. They're screwing up in exactly the same way: 1. Both started with a "shock and awe" bombing campaign. 2. Both started with a tissue of lies about why they're attacking another country. Both planned their wars long before they started them, and were looking for an excuse to start.

  • Attacks in Iraq kill 26; 6 militants captured Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 26 1:21 AM
    BAGHDAD -- US and Iraqi soldiers captured six members of an alleged death squad in Baghdad yesterday, hoping to quell the rampant sectarian violence dividing the capital, while attacks elsewhere in Iraq left at least 26 people dead.

  • P.M. calls Iraq frontline in war on terror (11:50 a.m.) Open this result in new window
    Kane County Chronicle - Jul 26 10:04 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki insisted Wednesday that Iraq is a front line in the war on terrorism and said those behind the rampant violence in Iraq are perverting the Islamic faith.

  • Friends and family remember loved one killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KATU - Jul 26 10:34 AM
    PORTLAND, Ore. - Capt. Christopher Pate learned languages quickly, climbed mountains and led expeditions to seldom-visited corners of Powell's Books, say friends and family of the 29-year-old Marine killed in Iraq.

  • Troops in Iraq to Shift to Baghdad, Bush Says Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 25 9:48 AM
    President Bush said today the U.S. military will move troops to Baghdad from other parts of Iraq in an effort to quell the rising sectarian violence in the Iraqi capital.

  • Maliki: Iraq will be force for stability Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 26 10:14 AM
    WASHINGTON, July 26 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki told a joint session of the U.S. Congress Wednesday that he believes Iraq will help stabilize the Mideast.

  • Democrats Say Iraq War Is Top Problem Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 26 5:40 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - For Democrats, war looms as the nation's most pressing problem. Republicans cite the economy, terrorism, the war and immigration, the Associated Press-Ipsos poll found. A third of Democrats - 31 percent - identified war, both the three-year-old Iraq war and conflicts in general, as the top problem for the country while 14 percent listed the economy, highlighting an issue at the

  • Oceana County native reported killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 - Jul 26 11:08 AM
    HESPERIA, Mich. A native of west Michigan has died while fighting in Iraq. Army Specialist Dennis Samson, of Hesperia in Oceana County, was killed Monday by enemy...

  • Sumerian statue looted from Iraq found by U.S. investigators Open this result in new window
    CBC - Jul 26 11:16 AM
    Three years after Iraq's National Museum was looted during the U.S. invasion, the U.S. has returned a significant artifact to Iraqi authorities.

  • Funeral Wednesday for soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVF Fairbanks - Jul 26 10:52 AM
    A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Southern Lights Chapel at Fort Wainwright for a soldier killed earlier this month in Iraq.

  • Maliki calls Iraq key to war on terrorism Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Jul 26 12:39 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has sidestepped controversy about Israel and Lebanon and has received a ringing endorsement about his hopes to build a peaceful Iraq during his address to the US Congress.

  • Fitchburg mourns Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 26 1:11 AM
    FITCHBURG -- More than 300 people attended a wake yesterday at Fitchburg High School for a native son, Marine Lance Corporal Geofrey Robert Cayer , 20 , who died July 18 while on duty in Iraq.