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  • Shays Urges Iraq Withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 59 minutes ago
    Rep. Christopher Shays (R-Conn.), once an ardent supporter of the war in Iraq, said yesterday that the Bush administration should set a time frame for withdrawing U.S. troops. He added that most of the withdrawal could take place next year.

  • Error to shift focus from bin Laden to Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    Error to shift focus from bin Laden to Iraq

  • Army reviewing Afghan and Iraq casualty reports Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    The Army is reviewing casualty reports on American soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere since 2001, a response to complaints that it has not always given families accurate information.

  • Shays: U.S. should mull Iraq time frame Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 6:10 PM
    Rep. Christopher Shays, who is locked in a tough re-election fight against an anti-war challenger, says the U.S. should consider setting a timeline for troop withdrawals from Iraq.

  • U.S.: Iraq Crackdown Builds Confidence Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 8 minutes ago
    Despite last month's death toll in Iraq, U.S. military leaders expressed confidence in their latest security operation, highlighted by the arrival of 12,000 U.S. and Iraqi troops in Baghdad. The top U.S. commander there says he's "very optimistic."

  • Former Iraq POW Jessica Lynch is pregnant Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 24 11:22 AM
    MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (AP) -- Jessica Lynch, the former prisoner of war whose 2003 rescue in Iraq made her an instant celebrity, is pregnant. She and boyfriend Wes Robinson are expecting their first child in January, publicist Aly Goodwin Gregg said Thursday.

  • 3 U.S. soldiers among fatalities in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 8:53 AM
    A series of attacks across Iraq killed more than a dozen people, including three U.S. soldiers, authorities said Thursday. The killings came despite assurances from U.S. officials that progress was being made to improve security in the capital.

  • Learning from Iraq: In a war, think big - at least at first Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Aug 24 4:23 PM
    Now, nobody in Washington will push for more troops in Iraq.

  • David Fiderer: How George Bush Turned Iraq Into a Satellite State of Iran: The Numbers Tell the Story Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 24 11:32 AM
    Think about it for 10 seconds. Who ever won a war of attrition with a volunteer army? In modern history, wars of attrition are won by leaders who unflinchingly send large numbers of young men to their deaths. Think of Ulysses Grant, Stalin, or Ho Chi Min. When you reach the limits of your manpower and are still unable to turn the tide, which appears to be our situation in Iraq, then all those

  • Sen. Biden Renews Call to Keep Iraq Together Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Aug 24 11:28 AM
    Sen. Joseph Biden, a potential presidential contender in 2008, renewed his call to keep Iraq together Thursday by giving greater autonomy to Shiites, Sunnis and Kurds.

  • Fifteen killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 24 9:34 AM
    At least 12 Iraqis and three US soldiers are killed in attacks in Iraq, as a security clampdown continues.

  • Lieberman Turns Defense of Iraq War Into an Offense Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 23 10:46 PM
    As Senator Joseph I. Lieberman builds his campaign as an independent candidate, he is speaking more forcefully about why he believes the United States must remain militarily engaged in Iraq.

  • Iraq-bound teen soldier suicides Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 16 minutes ago
    A 19-year-old British soldier bound for Iraq committed suicide after he was allegedly told by commanders that he could be ordered to fire on child suicide bombers.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 24 3:10 PM
    As of Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006, at least 2,617 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 2,078 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • 3 U.S. Soldiers Among Fatalities in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 24 9:33 AM
    3 U.S. Soldiers Among at Least 13 People Killed in Iraq, Despite Assurances on Security

  • Bush's New Iraq Argument: It Could Be Worse Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 23 9:01 PM
    Of all the words that President Bush used at his news conference this week to defend his policies in Iraq, the one that did not pass his lips was "progress."

  • U.S. army reviews Afghan, Iraq casualty reports criticized as inaccurate Open this result in new window
    CNews - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The U.S. army has opened a review of casualty reports on its soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere since 2001, a response to complaints it has not always given families accurate information.

  • Four National Guard soldiers injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Lincoln Journal Star - 0 minute ago
    Four Nebraska National Guard soldiers were injured in Iraq Monday and at least two are recovering in a German hospital, said Maj. Gen. Roger Lempke Thursday.

  • Bush Shows Pessimism on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 23 7:40 PM
    President's rhetoric reflects sense that Iraq venture has taken a dark turn and won't soon be resolved.

  • Soldier from Gaithersburg killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 24 5:17 PM
    Spc. Thomas Barbieri killed by small arms fire in fighting south of Baghdad A Maryland soldier has been killed in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced today.

  • Southern Pines man dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fayetteville Observer - 47 minutes ago
    A 34-year-old Southern Pines man who was working as a military contractor in Iraq was killed Friday when a homemade bomb struck the vehicle in which he was riding.

  • Five Oklahoma soldiers injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley - 15 minutes ago
    OKLAHOMA CITY Five Oklahoma Army National Guard soldiers -- including one from Texas -- have been injured early today in an explosion in Iraq.

  • Iraq-bound teen soldier suicides Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 24 6:29 PM
    BRITISH Private Jason Chelsea committed suicide after he was allegedly told by his commanders that he could be ordered to fire on child suicide bombers in an upcoming tour of duty in Iraq, newspapers reported today.

  • Calling hours held for Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Capital News 9 - 58 minutes ago
    Calling hours were held Thursday for a local Marine and state trooper who was killed in Iraq.

  • 'I can't go to Iraq. I can't kill those children' - Suicide soldier's dying words to his mother Open this result in new window
    Independent - Aug 24 4:28 PM
    While his peers from St Augustine's Catholic school were this month contemplating university careers or first jobs, Jason Chelsea was preoccupied with a different future: his first tour of duty in Iraq.

  • A-P Newsbreak: Army to revisit reports on hundreds of casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
    SAN FRANCISCO In response to families' complaints, the Army has begun to go back over casualty reports on American soldiers killed on duty in Iraq, Afghanistan and neighboring countries.

  • Army reviewing Afghan & Iraq casualty reports Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Aug 24 2:41 PM
    SAN FRANCISCO - The Army has opened a re-examination of casualty reports on American soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere since 2001, a response to complaints that it has not always given...

  • Marine from Murfreesboro killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. A Marine from Tennessee has been killed in Iraq.

  • Over 1,000 British troops pull out of southern Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 24 5:31 PM
    BRITISH troops yesterday pulled out of a camp in southern Iraq where a soldier was wounded in a mortar attack on Wednesday, and handed the position over to local forces.

  • Marines' night river cruises in Iraq are no joy rides Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Aug 24 2:37 PM
    RAMADI, Iraq It was well after dark and the musty waters of the Euphrates River had taken on the color of greased gunmetal as they skirted the city.

  • Sen. Grassley on Iowa's View of the Iraq War Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 24 10:11 AM
    Day to Day , August 24, 2006 Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) is in his home state this week to hear from Iowans about the continued U.S.-led occupation of Iraq -- a campaign that is becoming increasingly less popular among Americans, according to the latest polls.

  • Virginia-based sailor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WAVY 10 - Aug 24 6:29 PM
    ALPENA, Mich. A Virginia-based sailor from Michigan who followed in his father's footsteps by pursuing a career in the military was killed during combat operations in Iraq.

  • Meridian soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVB Boise - Aug 24 5:25 PM
    A Meridian soldier serving his second tour in Iraq has been killed. NewsChannel 7 has learned that 23-year old Jeremy King was shot to death while fighting the war in Iraq.

  • Maryland Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Aug 24 5:55 PM
    Washington, D.C. (AP) - A Maryland soldier has been killed in Iraq. The Pentagon says 24-year-old Thomas Barbieri of Gaithersburg was killed Wednesday by small arms fire while his patrol was fighting south of Baghdad.

  • Little Creek petty officer killed by bomb in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Virginian-Pilot - Aug 24 1:14 PM
    A bomb disposal expert from Hampton Roads was killed in Iraq Tuesday, according to the Department of Defense. Chief Petty Officer Paul J. Darga, a member of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit . . .

  • Iraq official escapes roadside bomb Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:15 PM
    Iraq's interior minister narrowly escaped a roadside bomb blast Wednesday in a mainly Sunni part of the capital that U.S. officials had said had been virtually cleared of death squad cells.

  • Local Iraq Vet Says He Has 'New' Agent Orange Open this result in new window
    WESH via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 4:35 PM
    Chuck Hubert of Ocala fought in Iraq, and he said he believes he is suffering from the "new" Agent Orange.

  • Airman killed in Iraq described as doting father Open this result in new window
    KTVA - Aug 24 5:06 PM
    An Alaska-based airman killed in Iraq found out his wife was pregnant with his fourth child just a few days before a bomb struck his vehicle as he was traveling in a convoy. Defense officials say 37-year-old Air Force Master Sergeant Brad Clemmons, of Chillicothe, Ohio, died Monday.

  • Craft club makes quilt for daughter of first woman killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV Des Moines - Aug 24 5:44 PM
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa A craft club has made a quilt for the daughter of the first Iowa woman killed in Iraq.

  • Flag which flew in Iraq given to school Open this result in new window
    Pantagraph - Aug 24 4:28 PM
    LEXINGTON -- The flag presentation at Lexington High School Thursday held special meaning for Ara Holiday. The American flag, which flew over a Marine command post in Iraq, will be on permanent display at the school.

  • 3 U.S. Soldiers Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Aug 24 4:17 PM
    3 American soldiers are among the latest victims of violence in Iraq. According to the U.S. military, all died in or near Baghdad.

  • Reservist call-up for Iraq viewed as sign of protracted engagement Open this result in new window
    The Oxford Press - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON For the first time since the war against Iraq began more than three years ago, the Marine Corps is calling up its last line of reservists, men and women so removed from active duty they're no longer even attached to a unit.

  • DMX Cancels Trip To Kuwait, Iraq, U.S.O. 'Extremely Disappointed' By Nolan Strong Date: 8/24/2006 3:20 pm Open this result in new window
    allhiphop.com - Aug 24 12:31 PM
    Rapper DMX has canceled a planned week-long tour to entertain United States troops in Kuwait and Iraq. According to the United Service Organizations, the rapper, born Earl Simmons, was supposed to depart for the Persian Gulf region on Aug. 22.

  • Army Reviewing Afghan & Iraq Casualties Open this result in new window
    KGO-TV Bay Area - Aug 24 4:14 PM
    The Army has begun a sweeping review of casualty reports on American soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere since 2001, a response to complaints that it has not always given families accurate information.

  • Gaithersburg soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Frederick News-Post - Aug 24 4:35 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Maryland soldier has been killed in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Thursday. Spc. Thomas J. Barbieri, 24, of Gaithersburg was killed Wednesday by small arms fire while his patrol was fighting south of Baghdad.

  • Violence across Iraq kills more than a dozen people Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Aug 24 10:38 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - A series of attacks across Iraq killed more than a dozen people, including three U.S. soldiers, authorities said Thursday. The killings came despite assurances from U.S. officials that...

  • N.C.-based soldier, Marine killed in Iraq identified Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Aug 24 4:35 PM
    A Marine and a soldier based at North Carolina military bases who were killed in Iraq this week were identified Thursday by the Department of Defense.

  • Army Reviewing Iraq, Afghanistan Casualty Reports Open this result in new window
    CBS 5 Bay Area - Aug 24 3:01 PM
    The Army has opened a re-examination of casualty reports on American soldiers killed in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere since 2001, a response to complaints that it has not always given families accurate information.

  • Local sailor was on his fourth deployment to Iraq since the war began. Open this result in new window
    Daily Press - Aug 24 3:42 PM
    A sailor assigned to the Little Creek Amphibious Base in Virginia Beach was killed Tuesday in Iraq by an explosive device.

  • Most in U.S. see no tie between Iraq, terror war: poll Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 1:58 PM
    A majority of Americans no longer see a link between the war in Iraq and Washington's broader anti-terrorism efforts despite President George W. Bush's insistence the two are intertwined, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll released on Tuesday.

  • Lansing sailor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Lansing State Journal - Aug 24 10:48 AM
    A 34-year-old sailor from Lansing has died in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced today.

  • 15 Nepalis freed from Iraq jail, says report Open this result in new window
    Navhind Times - 49 minutes ago
    Kathmandu, Aug 24: Fifteen Nepali workers were freed from an Iraq jail after serving three months behind bars, apparently because of a misdemeanour by their employer, a Kuwait company, Nepals official media said today.

  • Should we still be in Iraq? Open this result in new window
    Ridgecrest Daily Independent - Aug 24 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?

  • Company B Ready For Active Duty In Iraq Open this result in new window
    22WSBT South Bend - Aug 24 2:11 PM
    (WSBT) A group of U.S. Marines based in South Bend are preparing to go back to the front lines of the war in Iraq.

  • A-P Newsbreak: Army to revisit reports on hundreds of casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Aug 24 3:08 PM
    SAN FRANCISCO In response to families' complaints, the Army has begun to go back over casualty reports on American soldiers killed on duty in Iraq, Afghanistan and neighboring...

  • Soldier killed in Iraq fighting Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Aug 24 9:43 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq A soldier was killed in fighting during a raid to capture foreign terror suspects south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Thursday. The soldier was killed Wednesday when his unit came in contact with enemy forces, the U.S. military command said in a statement.

  • Khalilzad: Baghdad key to Iraq's future Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 23 12:21 PM
    The U.S. ambassador to Iraq warned Wednesday that "Iraq faces an urgent crisis in securing its capital."

  • Americans see no link between Iraq, terror war Poll Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Aug 24 1:20 PM
    The majority of Americans no longer believe that theres a link between the Iraq War and the U.S.s so-called war on terror , despite President Bushs insistence that the two are closely related, a New York Times/ CBS News poll shows.

  • US General in Iraq Claims 'Great Progress' in Baghdad Security Clampdown Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 24 9:05 AM
    The top U.S. commander in the Middle East says a U.S.-Iraqi security clampdown in Baghdad is making great progress, and he says Iraq is far from civil war.

  • Breaking News: Little Creek sailor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WVEC Norfolk - Aug 24 2:03 PM
    A Little Creek-based sailor has been killed in Iraq. Chief Petty Officer Paul J. Darga, 34, of Lansing, Mich., died Tuesday when an improvised explosive device went off.

  • U.S. Strategy and Tactics Fail to Mesh in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 24 5:11 AM
    Morning Edition , August 24, 2006 Tom Ricks, a reporter for the Washington Post and author of the book Fiasco , says he's seen a persistent disconnect between U.S. strategy and U.S. tactics in Iraq. Ricks tells Steve Inskeep that the current U.S. strategy is being undermined by questionable tactics.

  • 'Turkey Should be Given Lead Role in Formation of Kurdish Pattern in N. Iraq' Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Aug 24 2:12 PM
    Turkey ought to have a lead role in the formation and regrouping of Kurdish patterns. Batus emphasis focuses on a shift in the definition of terrorism in connection with recent developments in northern Iraq.

  • The majority of Americans no longer believe that theres a link between the Iraq War and the U.S.s so-called war on  Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Aug 24 1:05 PM
    51% of those polled said the war in Iraq wasnt related to the war on terrorism, according to the survey. The findings contradicted with polls taken in 2002 and early 2003, when a majority of Americans believed that the two wars were linked, The New York Times reported.

  • Some Beaufort Marines to return as another squadron is slated for Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Aug 24 1:06 PM
    Some 165 Beaufort-based Marines were scheduled to return home from Iraq on Thursday as another 450 were preparing to depart on a seven-month deployment to the volatile Al Anbar province of Iraq, officials said.

  • Sailor from Lansing killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 - Aug 24 1:22 PM
    LANSING, Mich. A sailor from Michigan has been killed during combat operations in Iraq. The Defense Department says Navy Chief Petty Officer Paul Darga, of Lansing, died...

  • Bushs latest Iraq argument: Things could be worse Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Aug 24 11:51 AM
    President Bush , in his desperate attempts to defend his Iraq policy, has again shifted the arguments for the war. The American President never used the word progress at a news conference this week to defend the U.S.s mission in Iraq . Instead, he tried to argue that things could be even worse.

  • BREAKING - Locally-based sailor with bomb-disposal unit killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WAVY 10 - Aug 24 1:14 PM
    A 34 year-old sailor with an explosives disposal unit based at Little Creek Naval Amphibious base has been killed in Iraq. The Department of Defense identified him as 34 year-old Paul Draga from Lansing, Mich.

  • Stockton couple serving together in Iraq (12:45 p.m.) Open this result in new window
    Recordnet.com - Aug 24 1:26 PM
    Two soldiers from Stockton are serving their country together in Iraq. Thats not all that unusual. What makes their story unique is that they are a married couple, serving together at their request.

  • Some Beaufort Marines To Return As 450 Others Prepare To Leave For Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News 4 - Aug 24 1:39 PM
    Beaufort, SC - About 165 Marines from the Beaufort air station are to come home Thursday as another 450 Marines get ready for a similar deployment to western Iraq.

  • Airman killed in Iraq described as doting father Open this result in new window
    KTVF Fairbanks - Aug 24 12:49 PM
    An Alaska-based airman killed in Iraq found out his wife was pregnant with his fourth child just a few days before a bomb struck his vehicle as he was traveling ...

  • "Battle of Baghdad" Will Decide Future of Iraq, Says U.S. Envoy Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Aug 24 3:16 PM
    Although there has been much good news to report about security progress in Iraq this summer the killing of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the handover of security responsibility for Muthanna province, the fifth of 10 Iraqi Army Division Headquarters to assume the lead in its area of responsibility Iraq faces an urgent crisis in securing its capital, Baghdad. Although Iraqi leaders and the Coalition

  • Local guardsman returns from Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Addison County Independent - Aug 24 10:44 AM
    Submitted by Addison Independent on Thu, 2006-08-24 13:33. NICK CURTIS OF Vergennes mans a check-point at the Al-Nasiriyah military base he was stationed at for the majority of his six-month tour of duty in Iraq. Curtis, a member of the Vermont Air National Guard, returned to Vermont on Aug. 9.

  • Gaithersburg Soldier Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOP Radio Network - Aug 24 4:29 PM
    A Maryland soldier has been killed in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Thursday.

  • The Battle of Baghdad Will Determine the Future of Iraq, Says Khalilzad Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Aug 24 2:39 PM
    Baghdad Although there has been much good news to report about security progress in Iraq this summer the killing of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the handover of security responsibility for Muthanna province, the fifth of 10 Iraqi Army Division Headquarters to assume the lead in its area of responsibility Iraq faces an urgent crisis in securing its capital, Baghdad.

  • Searing Iraq war play takes Edinburgh by storm Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Aug 24 11:48 AM
    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland's fledgling National Theatre has turned an unofficial account of the famous Black Watch regiment into a searing comment on Britain's involvement in Iraq as well as a smash hit at the Edinburgh Festival.

  • Iraq war 'strain' may depend on your gain Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 24 6:03 AM
    Dan Rodricks President Bush said Monday that the Iraq war is "straining the psyche of our country." What country is he talking about? The United States? If that's what the president thinks, he ought to get out of the house a little more.

  • McCain: Bush Misled Country On Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 23 9:51 PM
    Republican Sen. John McCain, a potential 2008 presidential candidate, said the Bush administration misled Americans into believing the war in Iraq would be "some kind of day at the beach."

  • Murfreesboro Marine slain in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gallatin News Examiner - Aug 24 3:24 PM
    A young Marine from Murfreesboro has been killed in combat in Iraq, the Pentagon announced this afternoon. Lance Cpl. James D. Hirlston, 21, died Wednesday "while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq," the Defense Department's statement said.

  • Local Soldiers Leaving For Iraq Open this result in new window
    Whiz News Southeastern Ohio - Aug 24 10:54 AM
    A local volunteer fire department is holding a rally to show support for some soldiers going to Iraq. The Newton Township Fire Department announced that one of its firefighters, Pat Gamble, along w...

  • Number of U.S. troops in Iraq climbs Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 9:59 AM
    The number of U.S. troops in Iraq has climbed back to 138,000, driven up in part by the need to control the escalating violence in Baghdad and the decision to delay the departure of an Alaska-based Army brigade.

  • Iraq minister escapes blast that kills 2 in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 24 1:12 AM
    BAGHDAD -- Iraq's interior minister narrowly escaped a roadside bomb blast yesterday in a mainly Sunni part of the capital that US officials had said had been virtually cleared of death squad cells.

  • 2 US Soldiers Killed in Iraq Since Wednesday Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 24 5:50 AM
    The U.S. military in Iraq says one American soldier was killed in a roadside bomb blast south of Baghdad Thursday. The blast occurred in the same general region where U.S. troops and insurgents fought a brief battle on Wednesday, killing one U.S. soldier and two terrorists.

  • Army Officer Could Be Punished For Refusing To Go To Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC 11 Bay Area - Aug 24 10:35 AM
    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A soldier who refused to deploy to Iraq will find out Thursday if he will face court-martial. His father was in the South Bay Wednesday defending his son, 1st Lt. Ehren Watada, who has said the war is illegal.

  • Iraq Syndrome Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News - Aug 24 4:00 PM
    Intelligence: Spy agencies may have missed the mark on Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction, but that's no cause to play down the danger from Iran.

  • Local Guardsmen Deploying To Iraq Open this result in new window
    KGTV TheSanDiegoChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 23 9:09 AM
    Nearly 200 California National Guardsmen are scheduled to deploy to Iraq Thursday from the armory in Kearny Mesa, it was reported Wednesday.

  • US General Says Iranian Forces Do Training in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 24 8:25 AM
    A senior U.S. military spokesman says Iranian forces have infiltrated Iraq to provide training, money and equipment to Shi'ite extremists and fuel their insurgency. The officer went farther than others have in detailing Iran's alleged role in Iraq's violence. -VOA

  • 3 U.S. soldiers among fatalities in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 24 9:05 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A series of attacks across Iraq killed more than a dozen people, including three U.S. soldiers, authorities said Thursday. The killings came despite assurances from U.S. officials that progress was being made to improve security in the capital.

  • Army projects in southern Iraq target jobs for youth Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Aug 24 4:46 AM
    Abu Tubar, Iraq - In a smoky room adorned with a few faded photos of religious leaders past, Maj. Jake Kulzer sits on a rug drinking Pepsi, a line of Iraqi men opposite him in dust-covered white robes, fingering prayer beads.

  • 7 Facts You Might Not Know about the Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Electronic Iraq - Aug 24 7:36 AM
    With a tenuous cease-fire between Israel and Lebanon holding, the ever-hotter war in Iraq is once again creeping back onto newspaper front pages and towards the top of the evening news.

  • U.S. deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Aug 24 4:48 AM
    As of Wednesday, at least 2,612 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 2,076 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Sergeants welcome home from Iraq festive Open this result in new window
    Roswell Daily Record - Aug 24 8:46 AM
    The Adopt A Soldier program and Peter Piper Pizza welcomed Air Force Staff Sgt. Kristy Molinar home after a one-year tour of duty in Iraq. Molinar, 27, said she is glad to be home visiting family and friends.

  • Roadsi de blast just miss es Iraq's interior minister Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Aug 24 4:31 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraq's interior minister narrowly escaped a roadside bomb blast Wednesday in a mainly Sunni part of the capital that U.S. officials had said had been virtually cleared of death squads.

  • Family Members Remember Airman Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC 4 Columbus - Aug 24 8:44 AM
    An Ohio airman was killed in Iraq this week. Now his family talks about the man they want everyone to remember.

  • U.S. Soldier Killed in Iraq Raid Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 24 3:19 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - An Army soldier was killed in fighting during a raid to capture foreign terror suspects south of Baghdad, the U.S. military said Thursday, while police freed an Iraqi hostage and arrested his two alleged kidnappers.

  • Journalist details Iraq 'fiasco' Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 24 7:10 AM
    KERRY O'BRIEN: And as President Bush's popularity stays low and public concern over Iraq continues to grow, a new book has hit the US best-seller lists, called 'Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq'.

  • Fears Iraq headed for civil war Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 24 7:10 AM
    KERRY O'BRIEN: With the fighting involving Lebanon, Gaza and Israel dominating the headlines from the Middle East in recent months, the deepening bloodshed in Iraq has been somewhat overshadowed. Last month was the bloodiest since American troops ousted Saddam Hussein more than three years ago.

  • Poll: Arkansans favor immediate withdrawal or timetable for Iraq Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - Aug 24 8:13 AM
    LITTLE ROCK A new poll shows Arkansans favor withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq immediately or according to a definite timetable.

  • Three US soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Aug 24 8:32 AM
    BAGHDAD - Insurgents killed three US soldiers across Iraq in a roadside bombing and gunfights over the last 24 hours, the US military said Thursday. The military said insurgents attacked a soldier in Baghdad with small arms at around 12:15 pm (0815 GMT) Thursday. He later died from his wounds.

  • General says Iran training, equipping Shiite extremists in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLBT 3 - Aug 24 7:44 AM
    PENTAGON A senior general is drawing one of the Pentagon's most direct links between Iran and the Shiite insurgency in Iraq.

  • Calling hours for Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Capital News 9 - Aug 24 7:05 AM
    Calling hours are being held today for a local Marine and state trooper who was killed in Iraq.