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  • American filmmaker sues Rumsfeld over detention in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- An aspiring Iranian-American filmmaker who spent nearly two months in a prison in Iraq without being charged has sued Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and other military officials, calling the government's detention policies unconstitutional.

  • Daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    As of Saturday, July 8, 2006, at least 2,545 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 2,009 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Iran says "terrorists" should not be let into Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 12:14 PM
    Iran, accused by the United States of stirring up an Iraqi insurgency, said on Saturday "terrorist" groups should be stopped from entering Iraq because they created an excuse for foreign troops to stay.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks Israel at Iraq conference Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 12:27 PM
    A regional conference on security in Iraq opened in Iran with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calling on Islamic countries to mobilize against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime."

  • Report: Marine response to Iraq deaths faulted Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 08 12:09 PM
    A leading U.S. military commander has determined that "some senior Marine officers were negligent in failing to investigate more aggressively" the Haditha killing allegations in Iraq, The New York Times reported Saturday.

  • US marines negligent in Iraq massacre investigation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 10:05 AM
    Top US Marine Corps officers in Iraq reportedly failed to properly investigate allegations that their own troops killed 24 civilians in the town of Haditha.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks Israel at Iraq conference Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 9:42 AM
    A regional conference on security in Iraq opened in Iran with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calling on Islamic countries to mobilise against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime".

  • American filmmaker detained for 55 days in Iraq sues Rumsfeld, Casey Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 9:54 AM
    A California-based filmmaker has filed a lawsuit here against top military officials over his detention by US forces in Iraq in 2005, court documents filed here show.

  • Iraq's oil production could reach nine million barrels a day Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 8:53 AM
    Iraq's oil production could reach 9.0 million barrels a day in 2016, up from around 2.4 million barrels currently, the head of international oil producer Heritage Oil, said.

  • 3 Marines die in western Iraq fighting Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 9:19 AM
    Three American troops were killed Saturday in fighting in the western province of Anbar, the U.S. military said. They were the first U.S. fatalities reported in Iraq in four days and only the eighth so far this month.

  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq's Anbar province Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 08 8:39 AM
    Three American soldiers were killed in combat Saturday in Iraq's volatile Anbar province west of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

  • Iraq mosques bombed Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 7:49 AM
    Attacks on mosques after Friday prayers killed 11 people in Iraq and 40 were killed or wounded in a Baghdad raid on Shi'ite fighters that the U.S. military said netted a top militant wanted for kidnap and murder.

  • Iraq security conference to open in Tehran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 5:52 AM
    A two-day regional conference on security in Iraq is to open in the Iranian capital Tehran, with the Islamic republic likely to use the gathering to again call for a withdrawal of foreign troops from its neighbour.

  • 3 More U.S. Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 5 minutes ago
    Three U.S. soldiers and more than a dozen Iraqis were killed as the country's largest Sunni party appealed for an end to a siege of Sunni villages northeast of Baghdad. This comes as Sens. Jack Reed and Joseph Biden met with Iraq's Prime Minister.

  • 3 U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq battle Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 5:04 AM
    Three American soldiers were killed Saturday in fighting in the western province of Anbar, the U.S. military said. They were the first U.S. fatalities reported in Iraq in four days and only the eighth so far this month.

  • 3 GIs Killed in Western Iraq Province Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 44 minutes ago
    3 GIs Killed in Fighting in Western Iraq Province of Anbar, U.S. Military Says

  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in western Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 3:46 AM
    Insurgents killed three U.S. soldiers in Iraq's rebellious western province of Anbar on Saturday, the U.S. military said in a statement.

  • 3 Marines Killed in Western Iraq Province Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 08 12:31 PM
    3 Marines Killed in Fighting in Western Iraq Province of Anbar, U.S. Military Says

  • 3 Marines Die in Western Iraq Fighting Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Jul 08 9:31 AM
    3 American Marines Die in Fighting in Western Iraq Province of Anbar, U.S. Military Says

  • US 'too wary of Iraq casualties' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Jul 08 7:14 AM
    The US will not win in Iraq unless it accepts heavier losses on both sides, a former CIA officer tells the BBC.

  • About 130 Michigan Army National Guard soldiers prepare for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
    LANSING -- About 130 Michigan Army National Guard soldiers plan to depart Sunday from armories in Kingsford, Owosso and Taylor for several weeks of training ahead of a 12-month deployment to Iraq.

  • US 'may pull out of Iraq this year' Open this result in new window
    The Age - 37 minutes ago
    Iraqi leaders and US military commanders anticipate that American troops could start withdrawing this year, two Democratic US senators who favour such a move said after a visit to Iraq.

  • 3 GIs Killed in Western Iraq Province Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Three U.S. soldiers and an Iraqi woman translator were killed in separate incidents Saturday, while the country's largest Sunni Arab party appealed to authorities to end a military crackdown in Sunni villages northeast of Baghdad.

  • Filmmaker Sues Over Detention in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Jul 08 12:41 PM
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - An aspiring Iranian-American filmmaker who spent nearly two months in a prison in Iraq without being charged has sued Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and other military officials, calling the government's detention policies unconstitutional. Cyrus Kar, 45, of Los Angeles seeks unspecified damages and sweeping changes in the government's detention policies overseas. The

  • Iran 'committed' to stability in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    Iran has told Iraq's neighbouring countries that they should stop terrorist groups from entering the country because they create an excuse for foreign troops to stay.

  • Row as shamed former Minister Stephen Byers takes job with Iraq oil firm Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    Shamed former Cabinet Minister Stephen Byers is embroiled in a fresh controversy after taking a lucrative job with an oil construction company seeking contracts in Iraq

  • Ban terrorists from Iraq: Iran Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Jul 08 1:01 PM
    IRAN, accused by the United States of stirring up an Iraqi insurgency, said overnight that "terrorist" groups should be stopped from entering Iraq because they created an excuse for foreign troops to stay.

  • Iran's president blames US for chaotic Iraq Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 39 minutes ago
    Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadi-Nejad today said that the current chaotic situation in Iraq emanated from presence of foreign troops in the country.

  • Haditha cover-up probe sent to US commander in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 4:03 PM
    The U.S. commander in Iraq has been sent a report that recommends better training and command procedures after probing whether Marines covered up the killing of civilians in Haditha last year, officials said on Friday.

  • Brzezinski Suggests Four-Point Plan for Iraq Retreat Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 08 7:56 AM
    Weekend Edition - Saturday , July 8, 2006 In the first of a series on strategies for ending U.S. involvement in Iraq, Zbigniew Brzezinski -- national security advisor to President Carter -- details a four-point plan for disengagement.

  • Police report blames Iraq war for instigating terrorism Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 37 minutes ago
    The war in Iraq has had a "huge impact" on motivating acts of terrorism, according to a UK police report compiled by anti-terrorist specialists.

  • Turkish FM: Iraq neighboring countries should show solidarity Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - 38 minutes ago
    Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul today said that all countries in the region should help restore stability and security in Iraq.

  • 1165th MP Company recognized for Iraq service Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - 41 minutes ago
    FAIRHOPE, Ala. One of the first Alabama Army National Guard units sent to Iraq was honored with the Presidential Unit Citation and the Valorous Unit Award at a ceremony today.

  • Soldier weds comrade he saved from Iraq mob Open this result in new window
    Times Online - 32 minutes ago
    TWO soldiers married at their barracks in Germany yesterday, three years after the groom-to-be rescued his eventual bride from a violent mob in Iraq and then fell in love with her.

  • Daily Look at U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    As of Saturday, July 8, 2006, at least 2,545 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.

  • 1165th MP Company recognized for Iraq service Open this result in new window
    WPMI 15 - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) - One of the first Alabama Army National Guard units sent to Iraq was honored with the Presidential Unit Citation and the Valorous Unit Award at a ceremony Saturday.

  • Iran to host Iraq security conference Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 11:35 AM
    Iran will this weekend host a regional conference on security in Iraq, with the Islamic republic likely to use the event to again call for a withdrawal of foreign troops from its neighbor.

  • Alleged US Atrocities in Iraq Lead to Investigations, Speculation Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jul 08 8:50 AM
    The U.S. military has been hit with a series of allegations that soldiers and Marines in Iraq committed atrocities against civilians during the last several months.

  • 1165th MP Company recognized for Iraq service Open this result in new window
    al.com - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    FAIRHOPE, Ala. (AP) One of the first Alabama Army National Guard units sent to Iraq was honored with the Presidential Unit Citation and the Valorous Unit Award at a ceremony Saturday.

  • Enemies of Islam oppose expansion of ties between Iran, Syria, Iraq: President Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    Iran - Syria - President President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the enemies of Islam do not want to witness the expansion of brotherly relations between Iran, Syria and Iraq.

  • 17 killed in tit-for-tat mosque attacks in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 12:46 PM
    A series of tit-for-tat attacks on Shiite and Sunni mosques killed at least 17 people in Iraq on the Muslim day of prayer, triggering fears of a new upsurge in sectarian violence.

  • Egyptian FM stresses on Iraq national unity Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Iran - Egypt - FM Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit by referring to the conflicts in Iraq emphasized that national unity must be established in Iraq.

  • Filmmaker sues over detention / Rumsfeld named; U.S. citizen held for 55 days in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 08 3:46 AM
    A Los Angeles filmmaker sued Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and other military officials Friday, alleging they violated his civil rights, international law and the Geneva Conventions by imprisoning him for 55 days in Iraq last year. Cyrus Kar,...

  • Allen, Webb define Iraq stances before Legion Open this result in new window
    Daily Press - Jul 08 11:56 AM
    RICHMOND, Va. -- Republican Sen. George Allen defended the Bush administration's open-ended military commitment in Iraq before a veterans' group Saturday and dismissed his war-wounded challenger's deep misgivings about the war as "political gamesmanship."

  • 3 Marines Killed in Western Iraq Province Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 08 11:35 AM
    By BUSHRA JUHI BAGHDAD, Iraq - Three American troops were killed Saturday in fighting in the western province of Anbar, the U.S. military said. They were the first U.S. fatalities reported in Iraq in four days and only the eighth so far this month. A U.S.

  • 3 U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Albuquerque Tribune - Jul 08 11:10 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Three American soldiers assigned to a Marine unit were killed today in fighting in the western province of Anbar, the U.S. military said.

  • Japanese soldiers head home as Iraq mission ends Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 9:21 AM
    Japanese troops in Iraq began heading home as the first batch of 38 soldiers were flown out by British military choppers as part of the announced withdrawal, a military source said.

  • US marines negligent in Iraq massacre investigation Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Asia News - Jul 08 6:01 AM
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - Top US Marine Corps officers in Iraq failed to properly investigate allegations that their own troops killed 24 civilians in the town of Haditha.

  • Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks Israel at Iraq confab Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - Jul 08 12:45 PM
    LONDON, July 8 (IranMania) - A regional conference on security in Iraq opened in Iran on Saturday with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad calling on Islamic countries to mobilise against Israel and "remove" the "Zionist regime", said AFP.

  • Official: Passengers tackle Iraq vet ramming cockpit door Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Jul 07 9:55 AM
    TAMPA, Florida (AP) -- A U.S. Army soldier who had served in Iraq was tackled by airplane passengers after he ran down the aisle and rammed the cockpit door on a flight from New York to Tampa, an official said.

  • Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Jul 08 6:16 AM
    As of yesterday, at least 2,542 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003.

  • U.S. Military Braces for Flurry of Criminal Cases in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 16 minutes ago
    Military officials say the total of American servicemen charged with capital crimes in the new cases could grow substantially.

  • Iraq's oil production could reach nine million barrels a day Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jul 08 9:17 AM
    Iraqi children play as smoke is seen from one of four chimneys at the Dura power station. Iraq's oil production could reach 9.0 million barrels a day in 2016, up from around 2.4 million barrels currently, the head of international oil producer Heritage Oil, said.

  • Carson GI, a Broncos fan, dies in Iraq attack Open this result in new window
    Rocky Mountain News - Jul 08 12:55 AM
    An Army sergeant based at Fort Carson was killed in combat last week in Iraq, the Defense Department confirmed Thursday.

  • 300 Ark. guardsmen get 1-year mission in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - Jul 08 9:42 AM
    FORT SMITH, Ark. A team of 75 Arkansas National Guard soldiers left this week for Mississippi in advance of 300 soldiers from Siloam Springs and Van Buren who will train at Camp Shelby for a year-long mission in Iraq. The advance team is made up of members of the 142nd Fire Brigade's Second Battalion Headquarters and Headquarters Battery.

  • US Commander in Iraq Faults Marine Response to Haditha Killings Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Jul 08 4:35 AM
    A top U.S. commander in Iraq has concluded that some senior Marine officers failed to investigate fully the killings of as many as 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha last November.

  • US sees security transfer in half Iraq's provinces Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 8:09 AM
    Iraqis should take over policing from U.S. and coalition forces in half of Iraq's provinces by year-end, but that may not have an impact on American troop levels, a U.S. general said on Friday.

  • Mosques targeted on Iraq worship day Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Jul 08 4:34 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Violence broke out between rival Shiite and Sunni Arab sects on the Muslim day of worship Friday with a pair of attacks on mosques killing at least 12 Iraqis and injuring dozens.

  • Iraq parliament speaker terms Tehran visit as 'successful' Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 8:46 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Parliament Iraq Parliament Speaker Mahmoud al-Mashadani said on Saturday his five-day visit to Iran has been successful in all areas of bilateral relations with Iran.

  • 3 U.S. Soldiers Killed in Iraq Battle Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 08 8:35 AM
    By BUSHRA JUHI BAGHDAD, Iraq - Three American soldiers were killed Saturday in fighting in the western province of Anbar, the U.S. military said. They were the first U.S. fatalities reported in Iraq in four days and only the eighth so far this month. A U.S.

  • President blames occupying powers for chaotic situation in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 9:01 AM
    Iran - Iraq - President President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Saturday that the current chaotic situation in Iraq emanated from presence of foreign troops in the country.

  • Iraq conference kicks off in Tehran Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Jul 08 8:24 AM
    The meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neighboring countries started in Tehran on Saturday afternoon. -Mehr

  • Syrian FM: Iraqis should take initiative to restore stability in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 9:31 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Syria Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said here Saturday that the Iraqis should take initiative to restore security and stability in the war-torn country otherwise no one could assist them.

  • Iraqi FM hopes allied forces will leave Iraq by year-end Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 8:31 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Summit Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari here on Saturday expressed the hope that allied forces will leave the country by year-end.

  • Asefi: Neighboring states quite sensitive to Iraq's problems Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 8:01 AM
    Iran - Asefi - Iraq Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid-Reza Asefi here Saturday said that the countries neighboring Iraq are specially sensitive to the problems facing the country.

  • US marines negligent in Iraq massacre investigation: report Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Jul 08 5:47 AM
    WASHINGTON : Top US Marine Corps officers in Iraq failed to properly investigate allegations that their own troops killed 24 civilians in the town of Haditha, the New York Times reported Saturday.

  • Japan begins withdrawing troops from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 7:49 AM
    The first batch of Japanese troops began pulling out of Iraq Friday, with about 30 arriving in Kuwait on their way home, news reports said Friday. A C-130 transport aircraft of Japan's air force carrying about 30 troops arrived at a Kuwaiti airport Friday afternoon, Kyodo News agency reported from Kuwait. Public broadcaster NHK had a similar report.

  • 15 killed in tit-for-tat mosque attacks in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 7:39 AM
    Iraq is engulfed in a series of tit-for-tat attacks on Shiite and Sunni mosques that killed 15 people on the Muslim day of prayer, triggering fears of a new upsurge in sectarian violence.

  • Egyptian FM arrives in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 8:02 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Egypt Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Ali Aboul Gheit heading a political delegation arrived here on Saturday to attend the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neighboring states plus Egypt scheduled to open here today.

  • Turkish FM: Foreign troops should leave Iraq Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 7:31 AM
    Iran - Mottaki - Turkey Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul said here Saturday that Iraqi nation and his country believe that foreign troops in Iraq should leave the country.

  • FM: Iraq needs support of its neighboring states Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 7:01 AM
    Iran - Mottaki - Iraq Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said here Saturday that Iraq needs the support and assistance of its neighboring states.

  • Three US Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 08 3:13 AM
    Three US soldiers have been killed by insurgents in Iraq's rebellious western province of Anbar, according to the US military.

  • Iran wants timetable for pullout of foreign troops from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Jul 08 7:32 AM
    TEHERAN - Iran said Saturday that it would ask regional officials gathering for a conference on security in Iraq to agree on a call for a timetable for the withdrawal of foreign troops from its neighbour.

  • Bahrain welcomes any offer to resolve Iraq's crisis Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 7:02 AM
    Iran - Bahrain - Iraq Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmad al-Khalifa arrived in Tehran on Saturday to attend the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states plus Egypt which opened here today.

  • Three US soldiers killed in western Iraq battle Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 08 12:32 PM
    Three American soldiers were killed in fighting in Al-Anbar amid reports that senior military officers could be accused of negligence in a probe into the alleged killing of 24 Iraqi civilians by US marines in the same province.

  • Local hero returns from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Rolla Daily News - Jul 08 10:09 AM
    After a year-long stay in Iraq and a 62-hour journey home, Col. Everett K. McDaniel is happy to be home in Rolla with his wife and two kids.

  • Saudi FM arrives in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 4:23 AM
    Iran - Iraq - S Arabia Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal arrived in Tehran earlier Saturday to attend the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraqi neighboring states plus Egypt scheduled to open here today.

  • US marines negligent in Iraq massacre investigation Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - Jul 08 6:17 AM
    The main gate at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base in Oceanside, California. Top US Marine Corps officers in Iraq failed to properly investigate allegations that their own troops killed 24 civilians in the town of Haditha.

  • City leader returns from tour of duty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KFVS12 - Jul 08 10:48 AM
    Sikeston, MO - Michael Harris is a city council member, a teacher, a pastor, husband and father. For the past year, Harris left those hats behind, and put on another one as Master Sergeant in Iraq.

  • 3 U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq battle Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Jul 08 5:30 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Three American soldiers were killed Saturday in fighting in the western province of Anbar, the U.S. military said. They were the first U.S. fatalities reported in Iraq in four days and only the eighth so far this month.

  • Tallying the Body Count in Iraq Since 2003 Open this result in new window
    NPR - Jul 07 4:34 PM
    Michele Norris talks with Hamit Dardagan, co-founder and researcher of the Web site Iraq Body Count. The site, founded just before the 2003 invasion, tracks civilian deaths in Iraq due to the U.S.-led military presence. The count includes deaths caused by coalition as well as insurgent groups.

  • Drones reshaping Iraq's battlefields Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 3:51 AM
    The use of unmanned surveillance planes over Iraq has soared, revolutionizing the way U.S. troops wage war and crowding the skies above Iraq. Before the Iraq war started in March 2003, the Army had 14 unmanned aerial vehicles; it now has about 700 in Iraq and Afghanistan, most of them small.

  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in western Iraq Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Jul 08 5:35 AM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Insurgents killed three U.S. soldiers in Iraq's rebellious western province of Anbar on Saturday, the U.S.

  • Jordanian FM arrives in Tehran to attend Iraq meeting Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 5:17 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Jordan Jordan's Foreign Minister Abdelah al-Khatib heading a political delegation arrived in Tehran to attend the 9th meeting of foreign ministers of Iraq's neighboring states plus Egypt scheduled to open here today.

  • FM calls on Iranians pilgrims not to travel to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 4:32 AM
    Iran - Iraq - FM Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki here Saturday called on Iranians not to travel to go on pilgrimages to Iraq until a more secure situation is established in that country.

  • Three U.S. Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Jul 08 5:02 AM
    Three more Americans have died in Iraq. More Iraqis have died, too. The military says the soldiers assigned to a Marine unit were killed today in fighting in western Anbar province.

  • Iran sees bright horizons for cooperation with Iraq: Haddad-Adel Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Jul 08 4:32 AM
    Iran - Iraq - Speaker Majlis Speaker Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel said here Saturday that Iran saw a very bright horizon for bilateral cooperation with Iraq.

  • Area Guard company leaving for Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Flint Journal - Jul 08 4:33 AM
    OWOSSO - About 20 members of the local 144th Military Police Company will leave Tuesday to serve in Iraq, according to Army National Guard officials. The rest of the company will follow at the end of July, said spokeswoman 2nd Lt. Corissa Barton.

  • BLACKWATER USA IN IRAQ: Former worker: Addiction spurred extortion attempt Open this result in new window
    The Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 08 4:13 AM
    A former Blackwater USA employee said Friday an addiction to prescription painkillers led her to try to extort $1 million from the security company by threatening to leak information about the gruesome slayings of four contractors in Iraq.

  • Revealed: how AWB beat US senate probe on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Age - Jul 07 10:23 PM
    Eighteen months after the invasion of Iraq, high-ranking Australian diplomats in Washington colluded with an AWB 'damage control' team to shield the wheat exporter's actions from a potentially damaging US Senate investigation. -

  • General Faults Marine Response to Iraq Killings Open this result in new window
    Gasden Times - Jul 08 3:04 AM
    WASHINGTON, July 7 The second-ranking American commander in Iraq has concluded that some senior Marine officers were negligent in failing to investigate more aggressively the killings of 24 Iraqi civilians by marines in Haditha last November, two Defense Department officials said Friday.

  • Democratic party divided on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Jul 07 1:58 AM
    Intent on seizing control of Congress, Democrats want to keep the focus on President Bush's missteps in Iraq. Yet the war is fracturing the party in a handful of House and Senate races.

  • Islamic world should aid Iraq: Ahmadinejad Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Jul 08 9:08 AM
    Tehran: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Saturday called on the Islamic world to aid Iraq in gaining peace and stability.

  • Supply drive Sunday for wounded soldiers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Lowell Sun - Jul 08 3:44 AM
    TEWKSBURY -- A clothing and toiletries drive will be held Sunday to benefit wounded American soldiers in Iraq. The grass-roots event, started by 99 Restaurant employee Diane Mackey, a Lowell resident, runs from noon until 4 p.m., in the 99 parking lot, 401 Main St.

  • An Internet Lifeline for Troops in Iraq and Loved Ones at Home Open this result in new window
    Gasden Times - Jul 08 3:03 AM
    With mortar shells exploding near him sometimes twice a day in Ramadi, Iraq, Sgt. Mark Grelak found a way to shut out the heat, the noise, and all the demands of his job sweeping the local highway for bombs left by insurgents.

  • Ex-officer to plead guilty in Iraq scam Open this result in new window
    The Monterey County Herald - Jul 08 3:04 AM
    A former U.S. Army Reserve officer has agreed to plead guilty to playing a key role in a kickback scheme that steered millions of dollars in Iraq-reconstruction contracts to one businessman.

  • Boxer backs pro-Iraq war candidate Open this result in new window
    Oakland Tribune - Jul 08 2:57 AM
    U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Joe Lieberman might well define the polar opposites of Senate Democrats' feelings on the war in Iraq. Boxer, D-Calif.

  • Utah reservists to be deployed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Deseret Morning News - Jul 07 11:08 PM
    Soldiers from Utah and Colorado who are members of the 395th Finance Battalion of the Army Reserve are scheduled to be deployed to Iraq this summer.

  • Georgia father who sought revenge in Iraq is back home Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - Jul 08 1:53 AM
    ADAIRSVILLE, Ga. National Guard member Joe Johnson volunteered to go to Iraq to avenge his son's death. But what he saw there caused a change of heart.

  • Daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Jul 07 5:34 PM
    As of Friday, July 7, 2006, at least 2,542 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 2,009 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.