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  • Iraq-Bound, Without Reservations Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 7 minutes ago
    The Marines already are saying their goodbyes. The 4th Civil Affairs Group, a reserve unit based in Washington, is leaving for Iraq -- again.

  • Iraq-Bound, No Reservations Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 19 minutes ago
    D.C. Marine unit, called for its third deployment to Iraq, confronts higher risks with resolve.

  • Iraq-Bound, Without Reservations Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
    The Marines already are saying their goodbyes. The 4th Civil Affairs Group, a reserve unit based in Washington, is leaving for Iraq -- again. It was a rainy day in Combat Town, and that meant mud. Cpl. Jen McNamara's mother, Mary Crawford, already has a specific list of treats her Daughter the......

  • Lieberman to consider Iraq pullout plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 6:12 PM
    Sen. Joe Lieberman, the three-term Democrat whose independent campaign for re-election is being seen as a referendum on the Iraq war, said Friday he would consider taking a look at a fellow lawmaker's proposal for a timeline for troop withdrawals.

  • Slain Iraq hostages' families sue Syria Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 5:56 PM
    Survivors of two civilian contractors taken hostage and beheaded in Iraq filed a federal lawsuit Friday against Syria, which they claim supported the group who murdered him.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,620 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 6:09 PM
    As of Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at least 2,620 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.

  • Reservist Pleads Guilty in Iraq Bribery Scheme Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 59 minutes ago
    A lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve yesterday became the first military officer to plead guilty in a wide-ranging bribery scheme involving funds intended for Iraq's reconstruction, the Justice Department said.

  • U.S. Army reserve officer pleads guilty in Iraq case Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 4:03 PM
    A U.S. Army Reserve officer pleaded guilty on Friday to improperly steering millions of dollars in Iraq reconstruction contracts as part of a conspiracy involving kickbacks, smuggling and sexual favors.

  • Guard, Reserve Iraq death toll declines Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 1:56 PM
    The death toll among National Guard and Reserve troops in Iraq has plunged this year as citizen soldiers play a smaller combat role against an insurgency that increasingly targets Iraqis.

  • McCain stresses support for Iraq mission Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 1:34 PM
    Republican Sen. John McCain said Friday he supports the U.S. mission in Iraq days after faulting the Bush administration for misleading Americans into believing it would be "some kind of day at the beach."

  • Insurgents kill 14 as Iraq violence rages Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 12:12 PM
    Sectarian violence claimed at least 14 victims around Iraq as Muslims from the bitterly divided Sunni and Shiite communities gathered in their respective mosques to pray for peace.

  • Insurgents kill nine as Iraq violence rages Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 10:29 AM
    Sectarian violence claimed at least nine victims around Iraq as Muslims from the bitterly divided Sunni and Shiite communities gathered in their respective mosques to pray for peace.

  • McCain Stresses Support For Iraq War Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 8 minutes ago
    Republican Sen. John McCain said Friday he supports the U.S. mission in Iraq. That came days after he faulted the Bush administration for misleading Americans into believing it would be "some kind of day at the beach."

  • Iraq Might Have A Chance After All Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 53 minutes ago
    The success of the U.S. military?s recent deployment of American troops into Baghdad is paying dividends, says Harry Smith . It could mean that American troops might, in the end, be able to establish a more peaceful future for Iraq.

  • Lieberman to Consider Iraq Pullout Plan Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 25 6:28 PM
    Lieberman Says He Will Take a Look at Shays Proposal for Troop Withdrawal From Iraq

  • Republican lawmaker to offer timetable for Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 25 6:36 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rep. Christopher Shays, a Connecticut Republican defending his seat from an anti-war challenger, says the U.S. should consider setting a timeline for troop withdrawals from Iraq.

  • Insurgents kill seven as Iraq violence rages Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 5:36 AM
    Raging violence has claimed seven more victims around Iraq as Muslims from the bitterly divided Sunni and Shiite communities gathered in their respective mosques to pray for peace.

  • Guard, Reserve Iraq Death Toll Declines Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 25 2:43 PM
    Death Toll Drops Among National Guard, Reserve GIs in Iraq As They Play Smaller Combat Role

  • McCain Says He Still Supports War in Iraq Despite Criticism Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Aug 25 3:13 PM
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., issued a statement Friday saying he is supportive of the Iraq war; on Tuesday he criticized the Administration's handling of the war's image before the public

  • U.S.: Iraq Crackdown Builds Confidence Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 25 12:06 PM
    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."

  • Vietnam horrors fuel vet's rallies for peace in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Aug 25 4:57 PM
    Vietnam draftee and combat medic John Zientowski, known as "Z" by fellow grunts in Nam and by current peace activists, figures he has racked up hundreds of hours in the past year protesting the war in Iraq. He said he does it, in part, in memory of four classmates from a small town in upstate New York who were killed in combat a generation ago. A data network engineer with Turner Broadcasting for

  • Learning from Iraq: In a war, think big - at least at first Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 1:00 AM
    I have one nit-picky request for all critics of American policy in Iraq:

  • Shays Urges Iraq Withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 24 11:07 PM
    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.

  • Saviour of Iraq's antiquities flees to Syria Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 25 6:38 PM
    Iraq: Violence and Sadrists drive away archaeologist Looting fear as funds run out to pay protection force

  • Iraq Is Bound to Fail, Based on Squiggly Index: Amity Shlaes Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 25 8:48 AM
    Aug. 25 (Bloomberg) -- It is obvious that Iraq will never make it. Afghanistan may do a little better. The reason lies not with Donald Rumsfeld's policies, whatever you feel about the Defense secretary. Nor does the answer have to do with religious fundamentalism.

  • Reserves' death toll declines in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    The death toll among National Guard and Reserve troops in Iraq has plunged this year as citizen soldiers are playing a smaller combat role against an insurgency that increasingly targets Iraqis.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 25 6:13 PM
    As of Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at least 2,620 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Bush ally in House distances himself over Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    George W. Bush lost another key ally on Iraq this week when an influential Republican congressman from Connecticut distanced himself from the administration's policy on Iraq.

  • Official to speak here today on Iraq's democratic process Open this result in new window
    Muscatine Journal - 29 minutes ago
    MUSCATINE, Iowa Chris Homan, director for Iraq programs at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI), will speak at noon today at Muscatine Books and More, 124 E. Second.

  • Error to shift focus from bin Laden to Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 24 8:44 PM
    Error to shift focus from bin Laden to Iraq

  • Analysts Discuss Growing Republican Voices Against Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Aug 25 5:18 PM
    Analysts Mark Shields and Ramesh Ponnuru discuss political stories of the week, including comments made by two prominent Republicans criticizing the Bush administration on its handling of the war in Iraq.

  • Guard, reservist deaths down in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 25 2:32 PM
    With fewer "civilian soldiers" in the line of fire, the number of National Guard and reserve troops killed in Iraq has dropped significantly, with just 54 deaths this year, compared with 189 a year ago, Pentagon records show. Of the...

  • Fiji guard shot to death in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fijilive.com - 0 minute ago
    A Fiji national has been killed in a shoot out in northern Iraq this week. Radio Legend reports the 38 year old security officer was employed by a private security firm in Iraq.

  • Guilty plea in scam involving Iraq rebuilding contracts Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Jewelry, computers -- even sexual favors in a Baghdad villa. Federal authorities say a former Army Reserve officer got those things and more, in exchange for rigging (m) millions of dollars in contracts for the rebuilding of Iraq.

  • N.C.-based Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - 39 minutes ago
    A North Carolina-based Marine killed in Iraq was identified Friday by the U.S. Department of Defense. Staff Sgt. Gordon G. Solomon, 35, of Fairborn, Ohio, died Thursday while conducting combat operations in Anbar province. The government did not list a cause of death.

  • Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisis. Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A hardline Sunni cleric says he is willing to meet with top Shiite leaders to end the sectarian violence plaguing Iraq.

  • Iraq plans mega port Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 30 minutes ago
    Iraq is hoping to develop a large port containing an oil terminal in order to extend the offshore facilities at Basra, reported Reuters. The plan is part of a wider project to build a commercial port at Ras Al Besha on the southern coast.

  • Dubuque Soldier Hurt in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    Iowans. 41 of them. Have died in Iraq and Afghanistan... More than 150 have been injured. The latest to be injured is a Dubuque Army Captain Scott Leifker suffered severe burns in a car bomb explosion in Iraq on Monday.

  • Marine from Baltimore killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 25 4:02 PM
    Staff Sgt. Dwayne Williams dies in combat operations in Al Anbar province A Marine from Baltimore has been killed during combat in Iraq, the Pentagon said today.

  • Iraq war straining US psyche, says Bush Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    HAMISH ROBERTSON: Well, there's also been some rigorous soul-searching about another conflict in the Middle East - the growing sectarian violence in Iraq.

  • Hoover man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. A 28-year-old solider from Hoover was killed in Iraq after his unit was attacked with grenades.

  • Iraq contracts corruption revealed Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 25 2:40 PM
    A former US Army Reserve officer admitted on Friday he awarded millions of dollars in Iraq-reconstruction contracts in exchange for jewellery, computers, cigars and sexual favours.

  • Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisis. Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A hardline Sunni cleric says he is willing to meet with top Shiite leaders to end the sectarian violence plaguing Iraq. The cleric, speaking from Jordan, made...

  • McCain Sresses Support For Iraq Mission Open this result in new window
    WCSH 6 Portland - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    Republican Senator and potential 2008 presidential candidate John McCain is stressing that he still supports the Iraq war.

  • Army reviewing Afghan and Iraq casualty reports Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 24 6:45 PM
    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.

  • Iraq contracts corruption revealed Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 25 2:24 PM
    A former US Army Reserve officer admits he awarded huge Iraq-reconstruction contracts in exchange for jewellery, computers, cigars and sexual favours.

  • 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.

  • Rumsfeld and Iraqi official say Iraq is getting safer Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    PENTAGON Both the top man at the Pentagon and a senior man from Baghdad insist Iraq is getting safer.

  • Bomb technician attached to Pendlton unit killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    North County Times - Aug 25 6:42 PM
    NORTH COUNTY ---- A U.S. Navy chief petty officer who specialized in detecting and removing explosives died Tuesday in a roadside bomb attack in the Anbar province of Iraq, the Defense Department announced Thursday.

  • McCain stresses Iraq war support after 'day at the beach' remark Open this result in new window
    KVOA Tucson - 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Senator John McCain says he supports the U-S mission in Iraq days after faulting the Bush administration for misleading Americans into believing it would be quote: "some kind of day at the beach."

  • Iraq Looting Portends Handover Trouble Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 25 1:49 PM
    AMARAH, Iraq - Iraqis looted a military base vacated by British troops and stripped it of virtually everything removable on Friday, an indication of possible future trouble for U.S.-led coalition forces hoping to hand over security gradually to the Iraqi government.

  • Saviour of Iraq's antiquities flees to Syria Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 25 4:13 PM
    Iraq's most prominent archaeologist has resigned and fled the country, saying the dire security situation, an acute shortage of funds, and the interference of supporters of the radical Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr had made his position intolerable.

  • Iraq Army's 8th division is first to achieve autonomy Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Aug 25 12:14 PM
    WASHINGTON The Iraq Army, in a move described as a significant, plans to take full control of its 8th Division. Officials said the move would ensure that all U.S.-led coalition support to the 8th Division would be coordinated through the Iraq Army's Iraqi Ground Forces Command.

  • Soldier kills himself to avoid Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 25 6:23 PM
    WIGAN, England, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A young British soldier who took his own life told his parents as he lay dying that he feared having to kill children when he was deployed to Iraq.

  • US Military: Mosque Damaged in Fighting in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 25 2:05 PM
    The U.S. military in Iraq says coalition forces fired several tank rounds into a mosque in Ramadi Friday, after coming under attack from militants inside.

  • KUAC offers video conferences for soldiers' spouses in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVF Fairbanks - Aug 25 6:33 PM
    Spouses of re-deployed soldiers still fighting over in Iraq are getting another line of communication to stay close to their loved ones, this one coming courtesy of public television station KUAC.

  • U.S. Army reserve officer pleads guilty in Iraq case Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 25 6:08 PM
    By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army Reserve officer pleaded guilty on Friday to improperly steering millions of dollars in Iraq reconstruction contracts as part of a conspiracy involving kickbacks, smuggling and sexual favors. Lt. Col.

  • Reservist call-up for Iraq viewed as sign of protracted engagement Open this result in new window
    The Western Star - 1 hour, 1 minute 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.

  • Ohio Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - Aug 25 6:16 PM
    Ohio Marine killed in Iraq

  • Ohio Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Aug 25 6:24 PM
    A Marine from Fairborn has died in Iraq while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar.

  • Fairborn Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Aug 25 6:24 PM
    FAIRBORN, Ohio -- A 35-year-old Marine from southwest Ohio has died in Iraq. The government said Staff Sgt. Gordon Solomon of Fairborn died Thursday while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. The government did not list a cause of death.

  • Marine From Baltimore Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    The WBAL Channel - Aug 25 6:12 PM
    BALTIMORE -- A Marine from Baltimore has been killed during combat in Iraq, the Pentagon said Friday. Staff Sgt. Dwayne E. Williams, 28, died Thursday during combat operations in Al Anbar province, The Department of Defense said in a statement.

  • Hoover man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    al.com - Aug 25 5:19 PM
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) A 28-year-old solider from Hoover was killed in Iraq after his unit was attacked with grenades. U.S. Army Sgt. Marquees A. Quick was killed Aug. 19 in Ramadi, Iraq, the Department of Defense said.

  • Former U.S. diplomat: Iraq 'has already' split up Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Aug 25 12:13 PM
    WASHINGTON A former U.S. ambassador said Iraq has disintegrated. Peter Galbraith, a former U.S. ambassador to Croatia, said Iraq was no longer a unified country. Galbraith said the Kurds have already created an independent state in northern Iraq.

  • Israel Iraq-style war crimes charges Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Aug 25 6:20 PM
    A British firm of human rights lawyers suggested today that Israel may have committed war crimes during its destruction of Lebanon similar to those committed by the US and UK in Iraq.

  • Marines face death over Iraq killing Open this result in new window
    The Australian - Aug 25 3:14 PM
    TWO of the eight US soldiers accused in the death of a civilian in Hamdania, Iraq in April are to attend a preliminary hearing early next week at Camp Pendleton base, the military said overnight.

  • Hospers soldier is killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sioux City Journal - Aug 25 5:09 PM
    HOSPERS, Iowa -- U.S. Army Pfc. William E. Thorne, 26, of Hospers, Iowa, died Thursday in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries he received during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Hoover man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Aug 25 4:35 PM
    A 28-year-old solider from Hoover was killed in Iraq after his unit was attacked with grenades. U.S. Army Sgt. Marquees A. Quick was killed Aug. 19 in Ramadi, Iraq, the Department of Defense reported. Quick's unit was attacked as they were conducting a security mission.

  • Hoover man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    al.com - Aug 25 4:34 PM
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) A 28-year-old solider from Hoover was killed in Iraq after his unit was attacked with grenades. U.S. Army Sgt. Marquees A. Quick was killed Aug. 19 in Ramadi, Iraq, the Department of Defense reported. Quick's unit was attacked as they were conducting a security mission.

  • Fort Hood soldier from Idaho dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - Aug 25 4:49 PM
    WASHINGTON A Fort Hood soldier from Idaho has been killed in Iraq.

  • Marine slain in Iraq remembered in Brooklyn Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - Aug 25 4:14 PM
    NEW YORK A New York state police trooper and Marine Corps platoon commander who was killed during combat duty in Iraq earlier this month was remembered by family and friends today at a church in Brooklyn.

  • Fort Hood soldier from Idaho dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - Aug 25 4:10 PM
    WASHINGTON A Fort Hood soldier from Idaho has been killed in Iraq. The Defense Department today announced the death of 23-year-old Sergeant Jeremy E.

  • Marine From Tennessee Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News Channel 5 Nashville - Aug 25 4:18 PM
    A Marine from Middle Tennessee has been killed in Iraq. Lance Corporal James Hirlston of Murfreesboro was killed during combat operations on Wednesday.

  • Iraq looting portends handover trouble Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Aug 25 2:59 PM
    AMARAH, Iraq (AP) Iraqis looted a military base vacated by British troops and stripped it of virtually everything removable on Friday, an indication of possible future trouble for U.S.-led coalition forces hoping to hand over security gradually to the Iraqi government.

  • Iraq War Distracted U.S., Say Americans Open this result in new window
    Angus Reid - 38 minutes ago
    - Many adults in the United States believe the coalition effort had a negative effect, according to a poll by Opinion Research Corporation released by CNN. 52 per cent of respondents believe the war in Iraq is a distraction from efforts against terrorists who want to attack targets within the United States.

  • Rumsfeld and Iraqi official say Iraq is getting safer Open this result in new window
    KXLY-TV Spokane - Aug 25 3:05 PM
    PENTAGON -- Both the top man at the Pentagon and a senior man from Baghdad insist Iraq is getting safer. That assessment comes after Iraq's deputy president paid a visit to Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld at the Pentagon Friday.

  • Ex-Officer Admits Role in Iraq Deals Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 26 minutes ago
    Lt. Col. Bruce D. Hopfengardner pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering and wire fraud.

  • Marine From Baltimore Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WJZ 13 Baltimore - Aug 25 3:37 PM
    A Marine from Baltimore has been killed during combat in Iraq, the Pentagon said Friday.

  • Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisis. Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A hardline Sunni cleric says he is willing to meet with top Shiite leaders to end the sectarian violence plaguing Iraq. The cleric, speaking from Jordan, made the comments on Al-Jazeera television.

  • Front line Iraq 'too dangerous' for Prince Harry Open this result in new window
    Evening Standard - Aug 25 2:59 PM
    Prince Harry faces the humiliation of being held back from frontline service in Iraq because his presence there could prove 'too dangerous' for both himself and his men.

  • Marine Killed in Iraq Remembered in Brooklyn Open this result in new window
    1010 WINS New York - Aug 25 10:05 AM
    A state police trooper and Marine Corps platoon commander killed in Iraq was remembered Friday at his parish church, just a few blocks from the Brooklyn street where he played stickball and soldier as a boy.

  • OFWs forced to drive trucks into Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - Aug 25 12:45 PM
    Twelve overseas Filipino workers (OFW) on Friday said a local recruitment agency connived with their employer in Kuwait to force them to drive trucks into Iraq, ABS-CBN's Bandila reported Friday.

  • Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisi... Open this result in new window
    KXMA-TV Dickinson - Aug 25 6:40 PM
    Hardline Sunni cleric: Willing to meet Shiite leaders to resolve Iraq crisis. CAIRO, Egypt (AP) A hardline Sunni cleric says he is willing to meet with top Shiite leaders to end the sectarian violence plaguing Iraq.

  • Skelton wants at least some troops out of Iraq by year's end Open this result in new window
    Kansas City Star - Aug 25 9:51 AM
    Rep. Ike Skelton said the United States should start a phased withdrawal of its troops from Iraq by the end of the year and begin turning over security functions to the Iraqis.

  • Marine Killed In Iraq Remembered In Brooklyn Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Aug 25 9:17 AM
    A funeral was held Friday for Marine Capt. John McKenna IV of Clifton Park, who was killed in Iraq August 16 just outside of Fallujah. Friends and family of the State Trooper gathered to say goodbye. The funeral procession made it's way down Fort Hamilton Parkway where family, friends, fellow officers and Marines lined the street to pay their respects to McKenna.

  • Trial for GI who refused Iraq duty? Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 25 12:38 AM
    An Army officer is recommending that a lieutenant who refused to serve in Iraq because he believes the war is illegal face trial, a Fort Lewis spokesman said.

  • US military re-examining Afghanistan, Iraq casualties Open this result in new window
    The Frontier Post - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
    SAN FRANCISCO (Agencies): 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.

  • Insurgents kill 14 as Iraq violence rages Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 25 2:10 PM
    Sectarian violence claimed at least 14 victims around Iraq on Friday (local time) as Muslims from the bitterly divided Sunni and Shiite communities gathered in their respective mosques to pray for peace.

  • Rumsfeld and Iraqi official say Iraq is getting safer Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - Aug 25 1:04 PM
    PENTAGON Both the top man at the Pentagon and a senior man from Baghdad insist Iraq is getting safer. That assessment comes after Iraq's deputy president paid a visit to...

  • Insurgents kill nine as Iraq violence rages Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 25 8:02 AM
    BAGHDAD (AFP) - Raging violence has claimed at least nine victims around Iraq as Muslims from the bitterly divided Sunni and Shiite communities gathered in their respective mosques to pray for peace.

  • Peoria-based Seabees may be home from Iraq by October Open this result in new window
    Peoria Journal Star - Aug 25 8:02 AM
    PEORIA - A detachment of Naval reservists based in Peoria could be returning home from Iraq this October.

  • Bushs strategy seems to be failing in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily American - Aug 25 12:18 PM
    President Bush as much as admitted that his strategy in Iraq is failing when, on July 26, he authorized the involuntary mobilization of Marine Corps Reserves. It didn't take Marine commanders long to seize the opportunity.

  • 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.

  • Maryland soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 25 7:18 AM
    A soldier from Gaithersburg was killed in combat in Iraq on Wednesday, the Department of Defense announced yesterday.

  • Suicide Soldier's Dying Words to His Mother: 'I can't go to Iraq. I can't kill those children' Open this result in new window
    Common Dreams News Center - Aug 25 10:38 AM
    Suicide Soldier's Dying Words to His Mother: 'I can't go to Iraq. I can't kill those children'

  • Higgins changes his stand on Iraq War Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Aug 25 6:03 AM
    WASHINGTON - Rep. Brian Higgins says his brief visit to Iraq was all it took to convince him the time has come to negotiate a date for bringing home most of the American troops now in the country.

  • Report: Army to Review Afghan, Iraq Casualty Reports Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Aug 24 10:13 PM
    The Army is reviewing casualty reports from Iraq and Afghanistan in response to complaints that it has not always given families accurate information, according to reports.

  • Bomb Kills Sailor In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC San Diego - Aug 25 10:57 AM
    SAN DIEGO -- Officials with the Department of Defense announced on Friday that a sailor whose was working with a unit headquartered at Camp Pendleton was killed by a bomb in Iraq.

  • I can't face killing children in Iraq, said suicide soldier Open this result in new window
    Evening Standard - Aug 25 11:47 AM
    A teenage soldier killed himself before his first tour of duty in Iraq because he was told he might have to shoot suspected child suicide bombers.

  • N.C.-based soldier, Marine killed in Iraq identified Open this result in new window
    News 14 Carolina - Aug 25 11:20 AM
    WASHINGTON -- 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.