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  • Democratic Leaders Ask Bush to Begin Pullout From Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 29 minutes ago
    After months of division over Iraq, Democratic lawmakers unified statement signaled they believe the war could hurt Republicans in the midterm elections.

  • Key Democrats united on Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
    In a show of election-year unity, top congressional Democrats have sent a letter to President Bush calling on him to change an "open-ended" policy on Iraq that they said has not worked.

  • Iraq Oil Pipeline Behind Schedule Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    A project to build a critical oil pipeline in northern Iraq has fallen more than two years behind schedule, costing the Iraqi government $14.8 billion in revenue and jeopardizing the safety of local water supplies, according to a report by U.S. government auditors released yesterday.

  • Administration optimistic on Iraq support Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 5:39 PM
    A number of nations have expressed a willingness to help boost international economic support for Iraq, the Bush administration said Monday.

  • US Democrats demand Bush schedule Iraq troop withdrawal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 5:55 PM
    Democratic leaders said they had sent a letter to President George W. Bush demanding he change policy and begin by year's end a scheduled troop pullout from Iraq.

  • Democrats Unite on Iraq Withdrawal Demands Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 31 2:51 PM
    Twelve Democratic leaders of the House and Senate have urged President Bush in a strongly worded letter to begin withdrawing the 130,000 U.S. troops from Iraq by year's end, a sign that Democrats may be uniting on a key election-year issue that has divided the party.

  • In united front, top Democrats press Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 3:42 PM
    Trying to patch over their differences before November elections, top congressional Democrats urged President George W. Bush on Monday to start pulling U.S. troops from Iraq this year but did not specify a time frame for completing the withdrawal.

  • British 'friendly fire' death in Iraq could have been prevented: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 3:44 PM
    The killing of a British tank commander by "friendly fire" in Iraq could have been prevented, according to an official report into his death.

  • Key Democrats united on Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 31 1:32 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Key Democratic leaders in the House and Senate have united to call on President Bush to begin pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq by the end of the year, citing an overtaxed military, billions of dollars spent and ongoing sectarian violence.

  • US deaths in Iraq war drop for 3rd straight month Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 1:10 PM
    The U.S. military death toll in Iraq fell for a third straight month in July to one of the lower levels of the 3-year-old war despite rising violence that prompted the Pentagon to expand the U.S. force.

  • Correction: July 30 Iraq-Wild-West story Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 12:25 PM
    In a story July 30 about U.S. Marines guarding provincial government offices in Iraq's Anbar province, The Associated Press erroneously reported the Anbar government was hand-picked by Americans or their supporters. Instead, the Anbar provincial government was elected last year.

  • Leaders in Iraq Strongly Rebuke Israel Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Jul 31 9:48 AM
    Several prominent Iraqi clerics and officials condemned civilian casualties in Lebanon even as shootings, bombings, and mass kidnappings continued to plague Iraq.

  • Widow welcomes new Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
    The widow of a UK soldier killed in Iraq, welcomes a policy change that will affect troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Iraq's vice president criticizes Israel Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 4:13 AM
    Iraq's vice president on Monday accused Israel of carrying out "massacres" in Lebanon, the strongest criticism yet of the Jewish state by a top official of the U.S-backed Iraqi government.

  • AP News Analysis: Iraq supporting Lebanon Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 3:23 AM
    Many American politicians were surprised by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's criticism of Israel's attacks on Lebanon. They need only look at the stance taken by Iraq's top Shiite spiritual leader to understand why al-Maliki cannot stand with the U.S. in the crisis.

  • Troops in Iraq count down days until leave Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 31 3:24 AM
    In 109-degree weather, Sgt. Ronald Delrosario is already dreaming of the mashed potatoes, stuffing and turkey he'll have this Thanksgiving when he takes off for one of the most anticipated parts of any soldier's life in Iraq home leave.

  • Iraq widow's search for answers Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 31 11:07 AM
    Sgt Steven Roberts' death at the start of the Iraq war attracted controversy because he did not have body armour.

  • Key Democrats Call for Iraq Withdrawal Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 31 11:39 AM
    Key Democrats in House and Senate Unite in Call to Begin Iraq Withdrawal by Year's End

  • Democratic leaders to Bush: Leave Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - 43 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Key Democratic leaders in the House and Senate have united to call on President Bush to begin pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq by the end of the year, citing an overtaxed military, billions of dollars spent and continuing sectarian violence.

  • Administration Optimistic on Iraq Support Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 31 6:08 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A number of nations have expressed a willingness to help boost international economic support for Iraq, the Bush administration said Monday. Deputy Treasury Secretary Robert Kimmitt, Bush's special envoy on the issue, said he was optimistic the necessary work will be completed in coming months so that an international conference to collect pledges of financial support can be

  • Book Decries 'Fiasco' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 31 3:11 PM
    Fresh Air from WHYY , July 25, 2006 Thomas Ricks, senior Pentagon correspondent for The Washington Post , talks about his new book, Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq , Ricks, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, takes a hard look at the American military invasion and occupation of Iraq.

  • Iraq soldier died because minister delayed supplies Open this result in new window
    Times Online - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
    AN URGENT request from army commanders in 2003 for enhanced combat body armour for troops preparing to fight a war with Iraq was delayed for two months by Geoff Hoon, then the Defence Secretary.

  • US army honours Guantanamo, Iraq chief Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 31 5:41 PM
    The man who commanded the Guantanamo prison and helped shape detention practices at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, retired from the US military with a top honour and praise from the Army.

  • US army honours Guantanamo, Iraq chief Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Jul 31 5:22 PM
    The man who commanded the Guantanamo prison and helped shape detention practices at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, retired from the US military with a top honour.

  • Ned Lamont: Let's Talk About Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Jul 31 7:43 AM
    A Real Conversation About Iraq We're having a conversation about the war in Iraq, and we want you to join in. You can either film your own video blog and send it to us, or fill out the web form below with your thoughts about Iraq. If you live in Connecticut, make sure you get involved this week by contacting one of our many field offices ( link ). If you have family or friends inside

  • This is worse than Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    As I speak to my constituents in Tooting and people elsewhere in London, of all faiths, races and backgrounds, I hear views that are almost identical: "This is worse than Iraq." It is not easy for Muslims to watch, every night, TV pictures of the destruction that Israel has wreaked in Lebanon.

  • Iraq pipeline flows again Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    Iraq is ready to resume pumping crude from its northern fields to Turkey's Ceyhan terminal, following repairs to a sabotage-plagued pipeline, news agencies reported. The 960km pipeline can pump 600,000-700,000 bpd.

  • Weststate Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - Jul 31 3:34 PM
    A Marine from West Tennessee has been killed in combat in Iraq, the Pentagon announced this afternoon. Lance Cpl. Adam R. Murray, 21, of Cordova, died July 27 in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

  • Arizona lawmaker to serve in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 7:18 PM
    An Arizona lawmaker assigned to a tour of duty in Iraq will be serving as an Army Reserves intelligence officer during his re-election campaign back home.

  • Marine from Frederick dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Jul 31 2:57 PM
    Lance Cpl. James W. Higgins was on combat mission in Al Anbar province A Marine from Frederick died Thursday in Iraq, the Pentagon said today.

  • State lawmaker will serve in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Jul 31 10:11 AM
    A state lawmaker from Tucson who serves as an intelligence officer in the Army Reserves will serve a five- to six-month tour of duty in Iraq beginning in late August.

  • Turkey sends reconnaissance units into northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Jul 31 2:14 PM
    BAGHDAD Turkey has sent troops into northern Iraq, officials said. Iraqi officials said the Turkish Army sent reconnaissance units to the Kandil mountains over the last week. The Kandil mountains were believed to contain about 5,000 fighters of the Kurdish Workers Party. No clashes were reported.

  • Marines Prop Up Ailing Local Gov't in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Jul 31 5:34 AM
    RAMADI, Iraq -- Peering over piles of sandbags, U.S. Marines sometimes see more gunmen on the streets than municipal employees coming to work. The provincial governor regularly arrives at his office -- with armed guards in tow. But young Marines notice few others on his staff trail behind.

  • Sailor killed in Iraq identified Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - Jul 31 2:34 PM
    Electricians Mate 2nd Class (EOD) Edward Austin Koth was killed July 26 at Camp Victory, Iraq, according to a Defense Department release. Koth, 30, died after ordnance exploded during a disposal operation, according to the release. The incident is currently under investigation.

  • Democrats Decry Iraq's Cost, Urge Draw Down Open this result in new window
    Local6.com Central Florida - Jul 31 1:09 PM
    Key Democratic lawmakers are getting behind a new call to begin drawing down troop strength in Iraq.

  • Shortage of kit blamed for death of soldier in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Jul 31 5:17 PM
    A BRITISH soldier who was ordered to give up his body armour two days before the invasion of Iraq died because he was not wearing it, according to an official report.

  • Iraq's vice president accuses Israel of carrying out 'massacres' Open this result in new window
    WSTM-TV NBC 3 - 3 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's vice president has accused Israel of carrying out "massacres" in Lebanon.

  • Camp Pendleton-based Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Jul 31 5:35 PM
    A Camp Pendleton, Calif.-based Marine was killed in combat in Iraq last week, military officials and the man's family confirmed Monday.

  • Marine from Fresno suburbs dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KESQ - Jul 31 5:36 PM
    CLOVIS, Calif. A Marine from the Fresno suburbs was about a month away from going home when he was killed in Iraq.

  • Four Marines killed in action in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 30 4:17 PM
    Four U.S. Marines were killed on Saturday in Iraq's Anbar province, the U.S. military said on Sunday.

  • Arizona lawmaker headed to Iraq to work Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 4:48 PM
    An Arizona lawmaker who serves as an intelligence officer in the Army Reserves will begin a five- to six-month tour of duty in Iraq in late August.

  • Key Democrats Call for Iraq Withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 31 11:38 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Key Democratic leaders in the House and Senate have united to call on President Bush to begin pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq by the end of the year, citing an overtaxed military, billions of dollars spent and ongoing sectarian violence. In a letter to Bush released Monday, the Democrats backed a plan for the "phased redeployment'' of troops. "U.S. forces in Iraq should

  • Marine from Fresno suburbs dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Jul 31 5:05 PM
    A Marine from the Fresno suburbs was about a month away from going home when he was killed in Iraq, his family said. Anthony Butterfield of Clovis was killed Sunday during an attack in Iraq's Anbar province.

  • Correction: July 30 Iraq-Wild-West Story Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 31 12:25 PM
    In a story July 30 about U.S. Marines guarding provincial government offices in Iraq's Anbar province, The Associated Press erroneously reported the Anbar government was hand-picked by Americans or their supporters.

  • IRAQ VIOLENCE Open this result in new window
    KPVI-TV - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- At least 19 people are dead in a series of attacks in Iraq today and another 29 people have been kidnapped. Iraqi police say a suicide bomber detonated a pickup truck near an observation post in the northern town of Mosul, killing four soldiers and wounding six.

  • BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Gunmen dressed in military fatigues burst into the offices of the Iraqi-American Chamber of  Open this result in new window
    The Jamaica Observer - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Also yesterday, at least 30 people were killed or found dead in political or sectarian violence across the country, police said. They included four Iraqi soldiers killed in a suicide bombing in northern Iraq, the first such attack in the Kurdish-ruled province of Dahuk.

  • A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 4:05 PM
    As of Sunday, July 30, 2006, at least 2,577 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 2,036 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Iraq market bombing kills 42 Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 31 10:23 AM
    At least 42 people have been killed in a car bomb attack and shooting at a crowded market in Iraq.

  • Iranians die in Iraq suicide bombing Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 31 10:22 AM
    Two coachloads of Iranian pilgrims have been targeted by a suicide car bomber in Iraq, killing 13 people and wounding 41.

  • Video of dead US soldiers aired in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 31 10:25 AM
    A video showing the bodies of two dead US soldiers has been released by an al-Qaeda-linked group in Iraq.

  • Abducted US soldiers found dead in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 31 10:22 AM
    The bodies of two US soldiers who were captured in Iraq have been found south of Baghdad. (Picture: Reuters)

  • Marine from Frederick killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC4 Washington, D.C. - Jul 31 2:35 PM
    A Marine from Frederick died Thursday in Iraq, the Pentagon said Monday.

  • Memphis Marine among 4 killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - Jul 31 3:12 PM
    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. A Memphis Marine is among three from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, who died during combat last week in the Anbar province in Iraq.

  • Gunmen seize 26 in raids on chamber of commerce, phone company in Iraq Open this result in new window
    9 News Denver - Jul 31 2:24 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Gunmen dressed in military fatigues burst into the offices of the Iraqi-American Chamber of Commerce and a nearby mobile phone company Monday, seizing 26 people in a daylight raid in a mostly Shiite area of the capital.

  • U.S. AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS IN IRAQ Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] USDA - 1 minute ago
    Agriculture serves as the foundation on which many developing countries build their economies. The U.S. Government is therefore helping Iraq rebuild its agricultural sector from the ground up.

  • Capitol Hill Democrats unite behind Iraq troop drawdown plan Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - Jul 31 2:36 PM
    CAPITOL HILL Key Democratic lawmakers are getting behind a new call to begin drawing down troop strength in Iraq. A letter to President Bush calling for a "phased...

  • JOHANNS ARRIVES IN IRAQ TO DISCUSS AGRICULTURAL FUTURE Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] USDA - 1 minute ago
    BAGHDAD,Iraq, August 1,2006-Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns today arrived in Iraq to meet with high level Iraqi officials as well as Iraqi agricultural producers. Johanns was joined by representatives from the private sector, academia, and the press.

  • Key Dems Tell Bush Iraq Has Drained Military Open this result in new window
    WSB-TV 2 Atlanta - Jul 31 1:08 PM
    Leading Democrats want President George W. Bush to begin pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq by the end of the year.

  • LA Times: US may Overlook a Limited Turkish Incursion into Iraq Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Jul 31 2:13 PM
    Henri J. Barkey, chairman of the International Relations Department at Lehigh University in an article in Los Angeles Times acclaimed that the United States was insensitive to Turkeys PKK problems in Northern Iraq.

  • International oil firms ready to invest in Iraq: minister Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 12:43 PM
    International oil companies have shown "serious willingness" to help develop Iraq's oil industry, the country's oil minister has said after a trip to the United States.

  • 4 Marines Killed In Western Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Jul 30 10:31 PM
    The U.S. command confirmed it is sending about 3,700 troops from elsewhere in Iraq to Baghdad to try to quell violence in the capital. Sectarian violence has escalatated in Iraq in recent months.

  • Valley Soldier Killed in Attack in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KFSN-TV Fresno - Jul 31 12:28 PM
    A valley man is among the four American Marines killed in an attack in Iraq's Anbar Province.

  • Democrats post 'concrete plan' for Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 31 11:38 AM
    WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Democratic Party leaders in the Congress called for U.S. troops to begin to leave Iraq in 2006 and to have the Iraqis do more in making their country safe.

  • Analysis: U.S. and Iraq's death squads Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 31 11:53 AM
    WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Information and perception are major fronts of battle in insurgencies and in fights against terrorists, and the top American general in Iraq is trying to claim some of that ground.

  • Thurmont man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Frederick News-Post - Jul 31 11:20 AM
    By Alison Walker-Baird News-Post Staff THURMONT-- A 22-year-old Marine from Thurmont died Thursday in the Al Anbar province of Iraq, his parents said Monday.

  • International Oil Firms Ready to Invest in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Rigzone - Jul 31 11:04 AM
    International oil companies have shown "serious willingness" to help develop Iraq's oil industry, the country's oil minister said on Sunday after a trip to the US.

  • 29 people kidnapped in Baghdad; violence kills 27 around Iraq Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 31 7:40 AM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Gunmen kidnapped 29 people in Baghdad on Monday, while Iraq's latest wave of violence killed 27 people, including four Iraqi soldiers in a suicide bombing.

  • Democrats Unite on Iraq Pullout Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Jul 31 3:51 PM
    In sign party may be connecting on key election-year issue, twelve Democratic leaders call for U.S. troop withdrawal to begin by year's end.

  • 29 people kidnapped in Baghdad, violence kills 19 around Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jul 31 6:48 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Gunmen kidnapped 29 people in Baghdad on Monday, while Iraq's latest wave of violence killed 19 people, including four Iraqi soldiers in a suicide bombing. The interior minister...

  • Four Marines killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KATU - Jul 31 10:46 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Four U.S. Marines were killed in a Sunni Arab insurgent stronghold west of Baghdad, and pressure mounted in parliament Sunday to replace the interior minister because of the security crisis in the capital.

  • Lessons of History on Lebanon, Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Jul 30 8:49 PM
    The common thread of the administration's policy in Iraq and Lebanon is an ignorance of history and a willful disregard of its lessons

  • Should we still be in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Southwest Daily News - Jul 31 1:07 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?

  • Iraq's Vice President Criticizes Israel Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Jul 31 4:58 AM
    Iraq's vice president on Monday accused Israel of carrying out "massacres" in Lebanon, the strongest criticism yet of the Jewish state by a top official of the U.S-backed Iraqi government. CBS News Interactive: Middle East Conflict

  • USMC sniper metes out swift death in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 9:57 AM
    He was 5 when he first fired an M-16, his father holding him to brace against the recoil. At 17 he enlisted in the Marine Corps, spurred by the memory of 9/11. Now, 21-year-old Galen Wilson has 20 confirmed kills in four months in Iraq and another 40 shots that probably killed insurgents. One afternoon the lance corporal downed a man hauling a grenade launcher five-and-a-half football fields

  • Members of Hard-Hit Ohio Company Awarded Medals for Service in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - Jul 31 2:42 PM
    COLUMBUS (AP) -- Five members of an Ohio Marine reserve unit that suffered heavy casualties in Iraq received honors for their achievements in battle.

  • Ohio Marine Killed in Iraq Had a 2-Week-Old Daughter Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - Jul 31 2:28 PM
    CINCINNATI (AP) - A 21-year-old Marine from Ohio who was killed Thursday in Iraq had a two-week-old daughter. Corporal Timothy Roos of suburban Cincinnati died Thursday in Ramadi.

  • CICSCO, Inc. Expected to Build a New Oil Refinery in Iraq Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Jul 31 6:05 PM
    CICSCO Inc., a 13-year old Denver engineering and construction firm is the odds-on-favorite to win a $750 million contract to build a new 70,000 barrel-per-day oil refinery in the Kurdish region of Iraq, according to James Prall, company president.

  • Delays first, answers later on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Detroit Free Press - Jul 31 12:01 AM
    WASHINGTON -- Voters who plan on factoring the Iraq war into their selections this fall will not likely get a definitive answer about whether prewar intelligence was merely wrong or intentionally exaggerated.

  • 4 Marines Die As Iraq Violence Continues Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 30 8:13 PM
    4 Marines Killed in Iraq As Pressure Mounts for Government Shake-Up

  • 30 more killed in new Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Jul 31 3:52 PM
    BAGHDAD: At least 30 people were killed or found dead in political or sectarian violence across the country, police said. They included four Iraqi soldiers killed in a suicide bombing in northern Iraq, the first such attack in the Kurdish-ruled province of Dahuk.

  • Women's rights seen on decline in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Jul 31 4:45 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Women in Iraq's Parliament say they were heartened by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's pledge in a speech before the U.S. Congress last week to improve women's rights.

  • Woman makes 2,900 crosses to honor U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Quad-City Times - Jul 31 1:50 PM
    CORALVILLE, Iowa - A woman has built 2,900 crosses from paint sticks for a memorial to honor American soldiers killed in Iraq. Dana Knapp, 60, of Coralville, enlisted volunteers and family members to help staple the sticks together and paint them white.

  • U.S. deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Jul 31 4:47 AM
    As of Sunday, July 30, 2006, at least 2,577 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.

  • Naval Officer From Towson Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC4 Washington, D.C. - Jul 31 8:29 AM
    A Naval officer from Towson, Md., who worked with an Army bomb-disposal unit in Iraq, was killed Wednesday.

  • U.S. airstrike kills 2 militants in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 8:18 AM
    A U.S. plane launched an airstrike Sunday against a building used by al-Qaida in Iraq, killing two militants, the U.S. military said. A car bomb exploded near the U.S. consulate in Kirkuk, killing two Iraqis and wounding seven others, Iraqi police said.

  • Intelligence chief gunned down as violence sweeps across Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Jul 31 6:17 AM
    A SENIOR intelligence official has been shot dead in the latest wave of violence to hit Iraq.

  • Arizona lawmaker deploying to Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 31 7:53 AM
    TUCSON, July 31 (UPI) -- A southern Arizona lawmaker is headed to Iraq next month after working for a year to get the U.S. Army to deploy him.

  • Gunmen open fire on street sweepers in Baghdad; 5 beheaded in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Jul 31 3:33 AM
    Gunmen opened fire on municipal street sweepers in Iraq's capital on today, killing one and injuring two, while a senior intelligence official died in a drive-by shooting. A day earlier, gunmen...

  • Kenya: 3 More Kenyans Detained in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AllAfrica.com - Jul 31 8:24 AM
    The number of Kenyan stowaways being held in Iraq has risen to five, the Sunday Nation learnt yesterday.

  • Iraq War vet injured in dirt bike accident Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Press - Jul 31 11:40 AM
    A Huntington man who was scheduled to return to Iraq for his third tour of duty soon was seriously injured when he lost control of the dirt bike he was riding Saturday afternoon.

  • Iraq Gunmen in Military Uniforms Kidnap 25 Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Jul 31 2:49 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Gunmen wearing military fatigues on Monday kidnapped 25 employees and customers from a mobile phone store in the main shopping area of the capital, Baghdad, police said.

  • Military extends tours for 4,000 troops in Iraq / New security plan sends GIs to bolster forces in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 30 9:29 PM
    The tours of 4,000 U.S. soldiers who had been scheduled to leave Iraq in the coming weeks have been extended for up to four months, signaling that there would almost certainly be no significant troop withdrawal before the year's end, military officials and...

  • Iraqs vice president rips into Israel Open this result in new window
    CNews - Jul 31 6:32 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraqs vice president on Monday accused Israel of carrying out massacres in Lebanon, the strongest criticism yet of the Jewish state by a top official of the U.S-backed Iraqi government.

  • Ala congressman returns to Iraq for troops visit Open this result in new window
    WPMI 15 - Jul 31 6:30 AM
    (MOBILE, Ala.-AP) July 31 -- Alabama Congressman Jo Bonner and four other House members are in Iraq Monday. It's the Mobile Republican's second visit to Iraq since 2003. He said he plans to visit Alabama troops and attend briefings on the war.

  • U.S. Marines in Iraq carry culture cards Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 31 6:23 AM
    BAGHDAD, July 31 (UPI) -- When it comes to etiquette, the U.S. Marine Corps has its own answer to Emily Post for members stationed in Iraq.

  • Analysis: Lebanon-Iraq, any similarities? Open this result in new window
    UPI - Jul 31 5:23 AM
    WASHINGTON, July 31 (UPI) -- Has the Israeli military fallen into the same kind of quagmire in its battle against Hezbollah in Lebanon that the United States finds itself in fighting the insurgency in Iraq? Some military analysts find striking similarities between the two campaigns, with the main thread being the lack of adequate intelligence from the field.

  • Ohio Marine Killed In Iraq Had 2-Week-Old Daughter Open this result in new window
    NBC 4 Columbus - Jul 31 6:29 AM
    A 21-year-old Ohio Marine killed in Iraq had planned to return on leave in October to see his daughter, born two weeks ago, for the first time, family members said. ibs_tag type="more details"/

  • Car bomb rocks Iraq oil city under 'terrorist' assault Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 30 5:43 AM
    Insurgents have detonated a car bomb in a protected enclave housing the US and British consulates in Iraq's oil city of Kirkuk in the latest in a string of deadly blasts.

  • New Iraq battle scars amid familiar scenes Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 31 11:47 AM
    As the Royal Jordanian Airlines passenger jet began its spiral approach into Baghdad International Airport, the empty feeling in the pit of my stomach reminded me of other times I had embarked on this same trip.

  • Casualties In Iraq Climb Again by Martin Sieff UPI Senior News Analyst Washington (UPI) Jul 28, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Space War - Jul 30 6:59 PM
    The escalating violence against civilians in Iraq this week did not prevent insurgents from inflicting casualties on U.S. forces at greater rate.