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  • Edwards says his vote on Iraq was wrong Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    Former Sen. John Edwards said Thursday he made a mistake in 2002 when he voted to authorize President Bush to attack Iraq.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 4:23 PM
    As of Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at least 2,603 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 2,068 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Troops express worries about Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 1:05 PM
    President Bush is not frustrated over the slow progress in Iraq, the White House insists. But a lot of other Americans are apparently including U.S. troops.

  • White House sees "huge challenges" in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 12:32 PM
    Amid a largely bleak picture in Iraq, President Bush received an update on the security situation from top commanders on Thursday and the White House said "huge challenges" remain.

  • Troops Worried About Progress In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 8 minutes ago
    Although President Bush maintains that he's not frustrated over the slow progress in Iraq, many other Americans are ? including U.S. troops, according to the Pentagon's top general.

  • Attacks Aimed At GIs In Iraq On Rise Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 8 minutes ago
    The number of roadside bombs targeting U.S. and Iraqi forces nearly doubled last month, U.S. officials confirmed. Meanwhile, car bombs killed 10 people in Baghdad as Iraq's prime minister vowed Iraqi forces were ready to take over security duties.

  • Is Iraq a Lost Cause? Open this result in new window
    RealClearPolitics.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 7:11 AM
    The New York Times carries a very grim story about Iraq on the front page today, complete with statistics on roadside bombings and blind quotes from senior Defense Department officials and military affairs experts. From start to finish the story conjures up the idea that Iraq is an absolute lost cause.

  • Iraq doubles funding for oil imports Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 7:22 AM
    Iraq has doubled the money allocated for importing oil products in August and September to tackle the country's worst fuel shortage since Saddam Hussein's 2003 ouster, a senior Iraqi official said Thursday.

  • Post-Zarqawi violence keeps surging in Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 17 6:34 AM
    The number of roadside bombs exploded or found in Iraq rose in July to the highest monthly total since the war began.

  • Bush: Critics want to 'cut and run' from Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 17 7:22 AM
    LANCASTER, Pennsylvania (AP) -- President Bush said critics of his Iraq policies are advocating a "cut and run" strategy that would draw terrorists to American soil.

  • At least 18 killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 7:06 AM
    At least 18 people have been killed around Iraq including seven by a car bomb in Baghdad's most populous Shiite district of Sadr City.

  • U.S. troops worry about Iraq progress Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 17 3:53 PM
    A lot of Americans are frustrated over the slow progress in Iraq apparently including U.S. troops. The Pentagons top general says troops suggested to him during a recent trip to Iraq that they are among those who are worried.

  • At least 15 killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 5:04 AM
    At least 15 people have been killed around Iraq Thursday, including seven by a car bomb in Baghdad's most populous Shiite district of Sadr City, security officials said.

  • At least 12 killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 3:46 AM
    At least 12 people have been killed across Iraq, including four by a car bomb in Baghdad's Shiite bastion of Sadr City, security officials said.

  • Bush rejects calls for early withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 17 1:40 AM
    President George W. Bush rejected calls by opposition Democrats for an early withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, warning such a move could result in a "terrorist state" with vast oil reserves.

  • Troops Worried About Progress In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    Although President Bush maintains that he's not frustrated over the slow progress in Iraq, many other Americans are including U.S. troops, according to the Pentagon's top general. CBS News: Postwar Iraq

  • 2 More American Soldiers Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 17 12:18 PM
    2 More U.S. Soldiers Die in Iraq; Car Bomb Kills 10; Iraq to Double Money Spent on Oil Imports

  • Iraq's Deadliest Month Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 17 11:36 AM
    About 3,500 Iraqis were killed in July in sectarian or political violence, the highest monthly tally of the war, Iraq's health minister said. Another 19 people were killed in the latest bombings in Baghdad.

  • Rival Shiite Militias Clash in Southern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 16 10:36 PM
    BAGHDAD, Aug. 16 -- Clashes between rival Shiite Muslim militias erupted Wednesday in Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, when scores of gunmen stormed the governor's office after accusing his supporters of assassinating their tribal leader. Meanwhile, car bombs in Baghdad killed 25 people.

  • Insurgent Bombs Directed at G.I.s Increase in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 16 9:46 PM
    New assessments by the U.S. military and the intelligence community provide evidence that violence in Iraq is at its highest level yet.

  • Funeral of soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 17 7:11 AM
    The funeral of a West Yorkshire soldier killed in an attack on a UK military base in Iraq is held in Kent.

  • Kurds flee homes as Iran shells Iraq's northern frontier Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 17 5:07 PM
    Iraq: Turkey and Iran have dispatched tanks, artillery and thousands of troops to their frontiers with Iraq.

  • Iraq violence: Facts and figures Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 17 5:42 AM
    Graphs, charts and maps tracing the Iraq's complex world of insurgent attacks, sectarian killings.

  • U.S., Iraq at odds over blasts Open this result in new window
    Lawrence Journal-World - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    Baghdad, Iraq A deadly series of explosions in a Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad triggered a new battle Monday between the U.S. military and the Iraqis over what caused the blasts. The number of casualties also was in dispute.

  • Army opens case against Ft. Lewis soldier who refused to go to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Aug 17 12:09 PM
    A lieutenant facing possible court martial for refusing to go to Iraq called on other soldiers to throw down their weapons in a video shown today as the Army mounted its case against the officer.

  • Rival Shiite Militias Clash in Southern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 16 7:55 PM
    BAGHDAD, Aug. 16 -- Clashes between rival Shiite Muslim militias erupted Wednesday in Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, when scores of gunmen stormed the governor's office after accusing his supporters of assassinating their tribal leader, while car bombs in Baghdad killed 25 people.

  • Bush strongly defends US policy in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 7:05 PM
    President George W. Bush strongly defended his Iraq war policy against Democratic demands to bring U.S. troops home and warned on Wednesday that if America leaves, Iraq could become a country controlled by terrorists willing to use oil as a weapon.

  • Edwards says his vote on Iraq was wrong Open this result in new window
    Fayetteville Observer - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    Former U.S. Sen. John Edwards said Thursday he made a mistake in 2002 when he voted to authorize President Bush to attack Iraq. Edwards was the keynote speaker at a rally with Greenwich businessman Ned Lamont, the Democrat who defeated U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman in last week's primary.

  • Kurds flee homes as Iran shells Iraq's northern frontier Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 17 4:58 PM
    Turkey and Iran have dispatched tanks, artillery and thousands of troops to their frontiers with Iraq during the past few weeks in what appears to be a coordinated effort to disrupt the activities of Kurdish rebel bases.

  • Reporter Jill Carroll Tells Story of Her Iraq Kidnapping Open this result in new window
    Elite TV - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    A reporter who was held hostage in Iraq for 82 days is telling her story. Jill Carroll had closer contact with Iraqi insurgents than any American who has lived to talk about the experience.

  • Pa. Guardsman returns from Iraq after court-martial Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 17 3:14 PM
    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The last member of Pennsylvania's 109th Mechanized Infantry arrived home from Iraq on Wednesday following a court-martial in the death of an Iraqi civilian.

  • Former NC Sen. Edwards says his vote on Iraq was wrong Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    Former North Carolina Senator John Edwards says Thursday he made a mistake when he voted in 2002 to authorize President Bush to attack Iraq.

  • Daily Briefing: Iraq Is Back Open this result in new window
    Wonkette - Aug 17 5:54 AM
    The violence level in Iraq is at its highest level ever, with over 2500 roadside bombs detected in July. [NYT] The Lebanese government sends troops to the nations south in a creative attempt...

  • Edwards says he was mistaken in vote authorizing Iraq war Open this result in new window
    WTNH-TV New Haven - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    (New Haven-AP, Aug. 17, 2006 9:42 PM) _ Former U.S. Senator John Edwards said today he made a mistake in 2002 by voting authorize President Bush to attack Iraq.

  • Weir abandons Iraq after fears over security Open this result in new window
    Independent - Aug 17 4:34 PM
    Weir, Scotland's biggest engineering company, revealed yesterday that it would no longer bid for lucrative contracts in Iraq after a deterioration of security there.

  • Fort Campbell MPs to deploy to Iraq Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - Aug 17 6:35 PM
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. More than 100 soldiers with the 551st Military Police Company at Fort Campbell are scheduled to deploy to Iraq on Saturday.

  • Troops Express Worries About Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 17 1:05 PM
    President Bush is not frustrated over the slow progress in Iraq, the White House insists.

  • Four Nepali detained in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Nepalnews. com - 13 minutes ago
    Four Nepalis have been detained in a jail in Basra, Iraq since the last three months.

  • Edwards says his vote on Iraq was wrong Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Sun - Aug 17 6:30 PM
    Former U.S. Sen. John Edwards said Thursday he made a mistake in 2002 when he voted to authorize President Bush to attack Iraq.

  • Cindy Sheehan to take Iraq War protest back to Washington Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 5:24 PM
    Anti-war demonstrator Cindy Sheehan, who earlier this month took her protest against the US military presence in Iraq to the outskirts of President George W. Bush's Texas ranch, said that her peace campaign would again relocate to the US capital.

  • Local Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KMBC TheKansasCityChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 5:49 PM
    A Johnson County soldier was killed in Iraq, defense officials said.

  • Troops in Iraq express frustration to Joint Chiefs Chairman Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Aug 17 4:23 PM
    President Bush is not frustrated over the slow progress in Iraq, the White House insists. But a lot of other Americans are --

  • Court-martial for British colonel in Iraq abuse case Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Aug 17 6:21 PM
    THE highest-ranking British officer to be charged in connection with an abuse case in Iraq in which one civilian died is to face a court-martial in two weeks' time for "negligently performing his duty".

  • 2 More American Soldiers Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 17 12:19 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Car bombs killed 10 people in Baghdad on Thursday as violence persisted in the capital despite the U.S.-led security crackdown. Two more American soldiers were killed in combat, the U.S. command said.

  • White House sees 'huge challenges' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 17 5:40 PM
    Amid a largely bleak picture in Iraq, US President George W Bush has received an update on the security situation from top commanders and the White House says "huge challenges" remain.

  • Al Qaeda building political arm in Iraq: General Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 3:20 PM
    Al Qaeda wants to build a political operation in Iraq to broaden its campaign against the U.S.-backed government, a top U.S. general said on Wednesday.

  • Iraq Violence Feeds Funeral Businesses Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 17 3:04 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Back in 1982, Radhwan Mizaal Ali opened a tiny shop offering funeral supplies. Now he runs six shops, and business is booming. "Whenever they beat war drums, our business flourishes more," Ali said as he puffed on a hookah waterpipe in one of his shops.

  • Roadside bombs against U.S. troops in Iraq increase: report Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 17 5:10 PM
    The number of roadside bombs planted in Iraq rose in July to its highest monthly total of the war, the New York Times reported Thursday.

  • Marine lieutenant charged with assaulting civilians in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 3:51 PM
    A seventh marine from a single unit has been charged with assaulting civilians in Iraq, the Marine Corps said.

  • Body of Filipino truck driver killed in Iraq blast arrives Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Aug 17 1:20 PM
    THE REMAINS of a Filipino truck driver killed in Iraq arrived in Manila yesterday afternoon.

  • Soldiers Stay At Modern Iraq Base Open this result in new window
    KWWL-TV Iowa City - Aug 17 2:27 PM
    Members of the eastern Iowa-based 1-133rd Ironman Battalion are spending their fourth month in Iraq. Nearly 600 soldiers from Waterloo, Dubuque, Oelwein, Iowa Falls, and Charles City are providing convoy security in the Anbar Province of Iraq. They're based at Camp Al Asad which is one of the safest and most modern American bases in Iraq. The 1-133rd has only seen two seriously injuries since

  • The Relentless Tragedy Called Iraq (6 Letters) Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
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  • White House sees 'huge challenges' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Independent Online - Aug 17 6:08 PM
    United States President George Bush has received a security update from American military chiefs in Iraq who were candid about the challenges facing the Gulf state and the foreign troops stationed there. Steve Holland reports...

  • Iraq beats Palestine 3-0 in Asian Cup qualifying to lead qualifying group Open this result in new window
    Slam! Sports - Aug 17 5:36 PM
    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - Yunis Mahmoud scored twice in three minutes midway through the second half as Iraq beat Palestine 3-0 on Thursday to move atop its Asian Cup qualifying group.

  • Another day of bloodshed and gore in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Star - 33 minutes ago
    Baghdad - At least 24 people have been killed around Iraq, including seven by a car bomb in Baghdad's most populous Shi'ite district. Medics and an Interior Ministry official said another 26 people were wounded by the car bomb, which went off in the district's Al-Rashaad market.

  • At least 18 killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    New Straits Times - Aug 17 1:09 PM
    At least 18 people have been killed around Iraq including seven by a car bomb in Baghdad's most populous Shiite district of Sadr City. The official said the bomb went off in the district's Al-Rashaad market.

  • Should we still be in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Ridgecrest Daily Independent - Aug 17 4:27 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?

  • Attacks kill 18 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Star Lebannon - Aug 17 2:15 PM
    At least 18 people were killed around Iraq Thursday, including seven by a car bomb in Baghdad's most populous Shiite district of Sadr City, security officials said. Despite the violence, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said government forces are ready to take charge of security in most of the country and would be able to cope if US-led coalition forces pulled out.

  • OFWs who died in Iraq, Lebanon get aid Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - Aug 17 11:09 AM
    The Department of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday that the government has extended all the help to the two overseas Filipino workers who died on two separate occasions in Iraq and Lebanon.

  • Iraq goes top of group Open this result in new window
    Townsville Bulletin - Aug 17 4:10 PM
    YUNIS Mahmoud scored twice in three minutes midway through the second half as Iraq beat Palestine 3-0 to move it top of Asian Cup qualifying Group E in Aman, Jordan today (AEST).

  • New group to focus on Iraq, Afghanistan veterans Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - Aug 17 8:34 AM
    A new veterans group will meet this fall to discuss how to ensure that veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars are taken care of well. The National Symposium for the Needs of Young Veterans will meet in Chicago in October, with retired Gen. Tommy Franks, former head of U.S. Central Command who led the U.S. invasion of Iraq, as keynote speaker.

  • Bush says terrorists will `follow us home' if troops leave Iraq now Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV Des Moines - Aug 17 1:32 PM
    LANCASTER, Pa. President Bush is again blasting critics of his Iraq policies.

  • Army mounts case against Ft. Lewis soldier refusing to go to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Albany Democrat-Herald - Aug 17 1:11 PM
    SEATTLE (AP) A lietenant facing possible court martial for refusing to go to Iraq called on other soldiers to throw down their weapons in a video shown Thursday as the Army mounted its case against the officer.

  • Correction: US-Iraq-Troops story Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 12:43 PM
    In an Aug. 15 story about the Stryker Brigade returning to Iraq, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Frank Wilson is an Army chaplain. According to his wife, he is a chief warrant officer.

  • Two US soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Aug 17 1:17 PM
    BAGHDAD - Insurgents have killed two more US soldiers in fighting in Iraq, the US military announced Thursday. The first was fatally wounded in a battle in in western Iraq's Al-Anbar province, coalition headquarters said.

  • Iraq bomb attacks show sharp spike Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Aug 17 2:45 AM
    The number of roadside bombs exploded or found in Iraq rose in July to the highest monthly total since the war began, offering more evidence that the anti-American insurgency has continued to strengthen despite the killing of terrorist leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

  • White House denies Bush frustrations on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 10:58 AM
    The White House flatly denied reports that US President George W. Bush is frustrated with Iraqis and their prime minister, and rejected the notion that Iraq has slipped into civil war.

  • 57-year-old soldier back home safely from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Waynesboro Record Herald - Aug 17 11:02 AM
    GREENCASTLE - Sitting behind a desk just wasn't cutting it for Lester Merritt Hammond. He was angry - and he wanted to do something about it. Only three years away from retirement, Army Reserves Sgt. 1st Class Merritt, 57, of Greencastle volunteered to go to Iraq.

  • No let up in war on terror, US to stay in Iraq: Bush Open this result in new window
    Kaumundi Online - Aug 17 2:25 PM
    WASHINGTON: US President George W Bush has said that there would be no let up in the war on terror and America would not "cut and run" in Iraq.

  • Throughout Iraq, deadly trouble seethes again Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 16 2:28 PM
    Bombs killed 21 people in central Baghdad on Wednesday, and gunmen attacked the governor's office in Iraq's second-largest city - another sign of unrest in the Shiite heartland.

  • Will the Bush Administration Abandon Democracy in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    BellaOnline - Aug 17 12:53 PM
    With Iraq facing its worse violence ever and the other democracy in the Middle East, having faced thirty-four days of bombing, what message is the Middle East learning about democracy? Is our failed foreign policy serving as a warning that democracy might be dangerous to your safety and security?

  • Iraq: A Tourist Destination? Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 17 5:05 AM
    The Kurdish region of northern Iraq has launched an international advertising campaign called "The Other Iraq." The campaign tries to differentiate relatively safe Kurdistan from the rest of the country, where insurgent bombings and sectarian violence are daily occurrences.

  • Bush rejects calls for early Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    Business Day - Aug 17 11:15 AM
    LANCASTER, Pennsylvania President George W Bush rejected Wednesday calls by opposition Democrats for an early withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, warning such a move could result in a terrorist state with vast oil reserves.

  • Combat vet killed in Iraq was on second tour of duty Open this result in new window
    The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Aug 17 10:48 AM
    After more than 20 years of serving his country, Army 1st Sgt. Aaron Jagger could have retired. Instead, the 43-year-old combat veteran signed on for his second tour in Iraq, where he was killed in action last week.

  • MPs preparing to deploy to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Leaf Chronicle - Aug 17 2:35 PM
    Soldiers wiht the 551st Military Police Company will deploy to Iraq some time this weekend, according to information from Fort Campbell's Public Affairs Office.

  • Austin cop helps build trust in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KAALtv.com - Aug 17 2:19 PM
    (KAAL) -- An Austin police officer spent his vacation helping officers in Iraq. 6 NEWS FIRST reporter Stacy Lilienthal tells us why he's making a big difference.

  • It's official: Violence is getting worse in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Aug 17 12:05 AM
    The number of roadside bombs exploded or found in Iraq rose in July to the highest monthly total since the war began, offering more evidence that the anti-American insurgency has continued to strengthen despite the killing of al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

  • U.S. deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Aug 17 5:17 AM
    As of Wednesday, at least 2,601 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 2,066 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Iraq to supply 10,000bpd crude to Jordan Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Aug 17 2:57 PM
    AMMAN: Iraq has agreed to supply Jordan with 10,000 barrels-per-day of crude oil under preferential terms set in an accord signed this week, officials said yesterday.

  • County man wounded in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bedford Bulletin - Aug 17 1:43 PM
    Specialist Michael Parker, a Bedford County man serving with the 101st Airborne in Iraq, was wounded last week in fighting there. His mother, Jackie Parker got the news via a phone call on Aug. 8 from the Department of Defense.

  • Fort Lewis soldier who refused to deploy to Iraq could face court-martial Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Aug 17 5:01 AM
    SEATTLE - An Army officer who refused to serve in Iraq because he believes the war is illegal was steadfast in his resolve ahead of a military court hearing, saying the decision was "my obligation...

  • Violence continues across Iraq Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Aug 17 6:42 AM
    A series of attacks across Iraq have left several people dead and dozens injured as the country's prime minister says that Iraqi troops can handle the violence without US army support.

  • Easton soldier called back to Iraq before he gets home Open this result in new window
    The Enterprise - Aug 17 8:39 AM
    EASTON After spending nine months patrolling villages and training police officers in Iraq, 24-year-old Army specialist and Easton native Jared Nevens finally got every deployed soldier's greatest wish his orders to come home.

  • 18 killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Aug 17 3:46 PM
    BAGHDAD. At least 18 people have been killed around Iraq including seven by a car bomb in Baghdad's most populous Shiite district of Sadr City.

  • Officer denies orders to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Ashland Daily Tidings - Aug 17 1:24 PM
    SEATTLE A lietenant facing possible court martial for refusing to go to Iraq called on other soldiers to throw down their weapons in a video shown today as the Army mounted its case against the officer.

  • Iraq suffering fuel shortage Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Aug 17 7:54 AM
    Iraq has doubled the money allocated for importing oil products in August and September to tackle the country's worst fuel shortage since Saddam

  • National guard soldiers heading to Iraq from Sumter Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - Aug 17 9:23 AM
    On Sunday, 40 soldiers are deploying to Iraq. Members of HHB 151st Field Artillery Battalion will be working directly in the Fire Support Cell of the 1st Cavalry Division as well as training Iraqi Military Forces.

  • Local man dies in Iraq saving fellow SEALS Open this result in new window
    Hood River News - Aug 17 8:58 AM
    A Navy SEAL from Hood River died in Iraq on Wednesday while saving his team members from a fierce attack by insurgents. Marc Alan Lee, 28, was killed while on active duty in Ramadi. His mother, Debbie Lee, said her son staged an offensive diversion in a moment of crisis.

  • Iraq vets need mental help says UK judge Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 17 8:38 AM
    STAFFORD, England, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A British judge has said Iraq war veterans should be given more psychiatric help before being allowed to socialize with the general populace.

  • UNESCO slams killing of journalists in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 8:02 AM
    UNESCO Director General Koichiro Matsuura has sounded the alarm over the wave of violence targeting journalists in Iraq, where four reporters have been murdered since the end of July.

  • At least 24 dead in Iraq, as insurgency reported 'worse' Open this result in new window
    Kurdish Media - Aug 17 11:51 AM
    Baghdad - At least 24 persons were killed Thursday in violence around Iraq, as the press in the United States reported that the Iraq insurgency has gotten worse a month after the death of al- Qaeda terrorist network leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

  • Sheehan to take Iraq War protest to Washington Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 17 6:25 AM
    WASHINGTON -- Anti-war demonstrator Cindy Sheehan, who earlier this month took her protest against the US military presence in Iraq to the outskirts of President George W. Bush's Texas ranch, said Wednesday that her peace campaign would again relocate to the US capital.

  • In western Iraq, insurgency is gaining Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 6:47 AM
    In the dusty plains of western Iraq, al-Qaida is gaining strength. Daily attacks against U.S. and Iraqi forces are on the rise, and there is little sign of progress in persuading the population to support the national government. U.S. commanders acknowledge they are locked in struggle with insurgents for the allegiance of Iraq's youth.

  • Hearing set for Fort Lewis soldier refusing to go to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The News-Review - Aug 17 8:07 AM
    SEATTLE (AP) A lawyer for an Army officer facing possible court-martial for refusing to go to Iraq says he has lined up two witnesses to support the soldier's claim that the war is illegal.

  • At least 18 killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Aug 17 9:00 AM
    Baghdad, Aug 17, At least 18 people were killed around Iraq today, including seven by a car bomb in Baghdad's most populous Shiite district of Sadr City, security officials said.

  • Bush frustrated by lack support for US in Iraq: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 16 7:10 AM
    President George W. Bush is frustrated by Iraq's slow progress and lack of support for the US military effort, according to a report quoting people who attended a private meeting with Bush at the Pentagon this week.

  • Attacks on rise in Western Iraq Open this result in new window
    Coos Bay World Link - Aug 17 11:31 AM
    HADITHA, Iraq (AP) - In the dusty plains of western Iraq, al-Qaida is gaining strength. Daily attacks against U.S. and Iraqi forces are on the rise and there is little sign of progress in convincing the population to support the national government.

  • Analysis: Controversy dogs Iraq estimate Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Aug 17 4:23 AM
    WASHINGTON -- So controversial is the forthcoming National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq, say officials and observers, that even the terms of reference are likely to be the subject of intense, but highly secret, discussion and debate.

  • Body of Filipino driver killed in Iraq arrives in Manila Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - Aug 17 5:34 AM
    THE body of the Filipino truck driver who died when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Iraq arrived in Manila Thursday, Foreign Affairs spokesman Gilbert Asuque said.

  • Iraq Violence Feeds Funeral Businesses Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 17 2:49 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Back in 1982, Radhwan Mizaal Ali opened a tiny shop offering funeral supplies. Now he runs six shops, and business is booming.