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  • Pentagon generals warn of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 10 minutes ago
    Two top Pentagon commanders said Thursday that spiraling violence in Baghdad could propel Iraq into outright civil war, using a politically loaded term that the Bush administration has long avoided.

  • An Iraq Civil war offers US choice: pull out or take sides: analysts Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 12 minutes ago
    Warnings by top US generals of a growing threat of civil war in Iraq are confronting US policymakers with somber questions about the future of a costly three year old mission to stabilize the country.

  • Documentary Exploring Iraq War Opens In Florida Open this result in new window
    WPBF TheWPBFChannel.com via Yahoo! News - 12 minutes ago
    It's the first documentary to capture the war in Iraq through the eyes of the soldiers who live it. It's called "The War Tapes," and it opened in Florida tonight.

  • Two marines killed in Iraq's Anbar province Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 23 minutes ago
    Two U.S. marines were killed in action in separate incidents in Iraq's restive Anbar province west of Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

  • Senator Faults Bid to Classify Report on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
    Senator Pat Roberts criticized attempts by the Bush administration to keep secret parts of a report on the role Iraqi exiles played in building the case for war against Iraq.

  • U.S. generals warn of civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 4:22 PM
    Thousands of Shiite youths, some armed, headed into Iraq's capital Thursday for a pro-Hezbollah rally as skirmishes erupted with U.S. troops that left at least three people dead, officials said. Fifteen rally-goers were wounded in a bus bombing.

  • Greenfield: It's more than just Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 03 3:47 PM
    If the latest Quinnipiac University Poll is right, three-term Sen. Joseph Lieberman is headed for defeat Tuesday in Connecticut's Democratic primary, and Iraq -- more specifically, his steadfast support for that war -- is the big reason.

  • Generals raise fears of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 1:38 PM
    Two of the Pentagon's most senior generals conceded to Congress on Thursday that the surge in sectarian violence in Baghdad in recent weeks means Iraq may descend into civil war.

  • Senate asks Bush for intelligence update on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 1:38 PM
    The Senate asked the Bush administration on Thursday for a new intelligence assessment of on Iraq, where U.S. lawmakers and officials fear that worsening sectarian violence could lead to outright civil war.

  • A Grim Prognosis for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 03 1:06 PM
    Top U.S. generals, British ambassador says surge in violence shows Iraq descending into civil war.

  • US commander warns of civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 1:07 PM
    Sectarian violence has reached its highest level yet in Iraq, and the country could slide into civil war if Iraqis do not take decisive action to stop it, the top US commander in the Middle East warned.

  • Iraq's Shiites gather for march as coalition warns of civil war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 11:52 AM
    Thousands of Shiites converged on Baghdad ahead of a major demonstration planned for as British and US officials warned that Iraq's bitter sectarian conflict could push the country into civil war.

  • U.S. generals see growing threat of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 03 12:14 PM
    Two senior U.S. military commanders said Thursday that the wave of sectarian bloodshed in Iraq has heightened the danger that the country will slide into all-out civil war.

  • Sen. Clinton rips Rumsfeld over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 12:27 PM
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton excoriated Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld at a Senate hearing Thursday, saying he is presiding over a "failed policy" in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Opening Statements: U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee Hearing on Iraq and Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 03 10:32 AM
    Read a transcript of remakrs made before the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. counterterrorism efforts and military forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Iraq Moving Toward Civil War, Top U.S. Commanders Say Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 03 10:47 AM
    The top U.S. commander in the Middle East told a Senate panel today that sectarian violence in Iraq is now as bad as he has seen and that the country could slide toward civil war.

  • Indian probe finds ex-FM guilty in Iraq oil-for-food scandal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 11:59 AM
    An inquiry set up by the Indian government found former foreign minister Natwar Singh and his son guilty of misconduct over the UN oil-for-food scheme in Iraq, reports said.

  • Japan gives Iraq 30-million-dollar loan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 10:26 AM
    Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso announced his country was giving Iraq a 3.5 billion yen (30 million dollars, 23.8 million euros) loan for reconstruction during a visit to Baghdad.

  • Generals Warn Iraq Civil War Possible Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 49 minutes ago
    The top U.S. commander in the Middle East told Congress the sectarian violence in Iraq is as bad as he has seen it and warned Iraq "could move toward civil war." The Joint Chiefs chair added it will depend on the Iraqis more than the U.S. military.

  • Top generals see threat of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 9:48 AM
    Iraq is caught in the worst sectarian violence yet seen and faces the threat of civil war, two of the United States' senior generals said on Thursday, three years after the U.S. invasion.

  • U.S. generals express fear about possible civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 03 9:29 AM
    Two of the most senior U.S. generals conceded to Congress on Thursday that the surge in sectarian violence in Baghdad in recent weeks means Iraq may descend into civil war.

  • Pentagon Generals Warn of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 56 minutes ago
    Two Top Pentagon Commanders Warn Violence in Iraq Could Propel Into a Civil War

  • US commander warns of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 9:03 AM
    The head of the U.S. central command said that sectarian violence in Iraq could lead to civil war on Thursday even as a roadside bomb killed at least 10 people in central Baghdad.

  • International Monetary Fund completes reviews of Iraq's economic program Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 03 9:17 AM
    The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that it has completed two reviews of Iraq's economic performance, keeping open a credit line to the country. An arrangement with the IMF, approved in December, gives Iraq access to a credit line worth about $705.6 million should the country need to tap into it.

  • Head of command: Civil war in Iraq possible Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 03 8:48 AM
    The head of U.S. Central Command, Gen. John Abizaid, acknowledged Thursday that Iraq could descend into civil war.

  • Rumsfeld warns against early Iraq troop pull-out Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 8:01 AM
    Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld warned on Thursday against pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq prematurely, saying it would be seen as a victory by extremists who want to control a region extending beyond the Middle East.

  • Civil war 'more likely' in Iraq: outgoing ambassador Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 7:24 AM
    Iraq is more likely to erupt into civil war than transform into a stable democracy, the outgoing ambassador to Baghdad warned in a confidential memo to his government.

  • Rumsfeld testifies to Senate about Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 7:29 AM
    The top U.S. military commander in the Middle East told Congress on Thursday that "Iraq could move toward civil war" if the raging sectarian violence in Baghdad is not stopped.

  • Report outlines British concerns on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 6:17 AM
    A confidential report from Britain's outgoing ambassador to Iraq warned the country is sliding toward civil war and is likely to divide eventually along ethnic lines, according to a news report Thursday.

  • Rumsfeld to testify to Senate about Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 6:38 AM
    The Pentagon is trying to convince lawmakers that the war in Iraq is not breaking the Army and that extending the tours of some troops is necessary to quell increasing violence in the region.

  • Leaked UK document sees "civil war" in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 6:41 AM
    Iraq is more likely to slide into civil war than turn into a democracy, Britain's outgoing ambassador to Baghdad wrote in a diplomatic cable leaked on Thursday.

  • U.S. Generals Warn of Civil War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 4:58 PM
    U.S. Generals Warn of Civil War in Iraq; Motorcycle Bomb Kills 12 in Baghdad

  • Abizaid Says Violence Puts Iraq on Verge of Civil War (Update3) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 03 2:36 PM
    Aug. 3 (Bloomberg) -- General John Abizaid, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, said that fighting in Baghdad is at its highest level and threatens to push Iraq into civil war.

  • 'Low Intensity Civil War' Likely in Iraq, Ambassador Says Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 03 4:21 AM
    LONDON, Aug. 3 -- Britain's outgoing ambassador to Iraq has advised his government that the country is more likely headed to "low intensity civil war" and sectarian partition than to a stable democracy, the BBC reported Wednesday.

  • U.K. Official: Iraq Likely To Split Up Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 03 2:16 PM
    Britain's outgoing ambassador to Iraq said in a confidential memo that Iraq is sliding toward civil war and will likely split up along ethnic lines, a report said. In ongoing violence, a bomb strapped to a motorcycle killed at least 12 in Baghdad.

  • Iraq Close to Civil War, Generals Tell Congress Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 03 3:32 PM
    The surge in Baghdad's sectarian violence in recent weeks means Iraq is closer to civil war, according to two of the Pentagon's most senior generals. Gen. John Abizaid, chief of U.S. Central Command, and General Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee.

  • Ambassador warns of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 03 3:17 AM
    The UK's outgoing ambassador to Baghdad warned government ministers that a civil war in Iraq is more likely than a successful transition to democracy, according to a news report.

  • Journalist killings in Iraq condemned Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 2:54 AM
    Two international media watchdogs have condemned the slayings of two journalists in Iraq that one of the groups said raised to at least 100 the number of media members killed since the U.S. invasion in March 2003.

  • Generals Raise Fears of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 1:54 PM
    2 of the Top U.S. Generals Say Violence in Baghdad Means Iraq May Be Descending Into Civil War

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    As of Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at least 2,584 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 2,049 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Pentagon Generals Warn of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 03 4:56 PM
    Two top Pentagon commanders said Thursday that spiraling violence in Baghdad could propel Iraq into outright civil war, using a politically loaded term that the Bush administration has long avoided. The generals said they believe a full-scale civil war...

  • Civil war 'more likely' in Iraq: outgoing British ambassador Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 1:37 AM
    Britain's outgoing ambassador to Iraq has warned that civil war is the "more likely" outcome there than a transition to stable democracy, according to details obtained by the BBC.

  • Sen. Clinton Rips Rumsfeld Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 1:01 PM
    Sen. Clinton Rips Donald Rumsfeld at Senate Hearing Over 'Failed Policy' in Iraq, Afghanistan

  • Nelson reiterates commitment to Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - 35 minutes ago
    Defence Minister Brendan Nelson says it is unhelpful to describe the situation in Iraq as descending into civil war.

  • Private pessimism echoes on Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 03 9:36 AM
    The pessimism that characterises officials' private communications on Iraq contradict the official view, says the BBC's Paul Wood.

  • Guardsman made sergeant after death in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
    A Wisconsin National Guard soldier killed in Iraq was posthumously promoted from specialist to sergeant, the Guard...

  • Leaked UK document sees "civil war" in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 12:09 AM
    Iraq is more likely to slide into civil war than turn into a democracy, Britain's outgoing ambassador to Baghdad wrote in a leaked diplomatic cable, the BBC public broadcaster reported on Thursday.

  • Pentagon to face tough questions on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 02 11:50 PM
    The Pentagon will try to convince lawmakers that the war in Iraq is not breaking the Army and that extending the tours of some troops just before election season is necessary to quell increasing violence in the region.

  • Growing threat of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    Newsday - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    U.S. generals voice concern over religious violence and warn of possible increase in American casualties A top U.S. commander is warning that the threat of sectarian civil war in Iraq is "as bad as I've seen it" and predicts that quelling religious conflict in Baghdad could increase U.S. casualties.

  • Sheldon Drobny: Military Shortage In Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 03 9:43 AM
    One of my employees has a spouse that has been in the Navy for a number of years. Below is an order he got from the Navy Department. It looks like the military is using the "borrowed lightbulb" approach to fulfill its personnel needs for the ground troops in Iraq. The terrible irony for my employee is that she served 13 months in Iraq and now has a 4 month old baby. WELCOME ABOARDFrom:

  • Rumsfeld decides to testify on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 02 11:30 PM
    Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld late Wednesday reversed a decision to skip a public hearing on Capitol Hill and said he will testify at a session on the Iraq war.

  • US echoes Iraq civil war warning Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 03 8:14 AM
    Iraq could move toward civil war, warns top US General John Abizaid hours after a similar UK warning.

  • Generals Raise Fears of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 03 1:26 PM
    Two of the Pentagon's most senior generals conceded to Congress on Thursday that the surge in sectarian violence in Baghdad in recent weeks means Iraq may descend into civil war. "Iraq could move toward civil war" if the violence is not contained, Gen....

  • Iraq Close to Civil War, Generals Tell Congress Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 03 2:56 PM
    All Things Considered , August 3, 2006 The surge in Baghdad's sectarian violence in recent weeks means Iraq is closer to civil war, according to two of the Pentagon's most senior generals.

  • After Initial Refusal, Rumsfeld to Testify Before Senate Panel on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has agreed to publicly testify before a U.S. Senate committee Thursday on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, reversing an earlier decision that drew intense criticism from opposition Democrats.

  • Generals Raise Fears of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 9:24 AM
    U.S. Generals Say Iraq Sectarian Violence Worsening, American Casualties Could Increase

  • Top U.S. Military Commanders Warn of Civil War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Aug 03 5:28 PM
    Military officials told a Senate committee Thursday that Iraq could descend into civil war. Senators John Warner, R-Va., and Jack Reed, D-R.I., review U.S. policy in the Middle East.

  • U.S. generals say civil war possible in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Times-Reporter - 14 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON After telling a Senate panel Thursday that sectarian violence in Iraq was so strong that civil war was possible, the U.S. militarys top commander in the Middle East acknowledged his words presented a frightening prospect for Americans.

  • Sen. Clinton Rips Rumsfeld Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 03 1:26 PM
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton excoriated Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld at a Senate hearing Thursday, saying he is presiding over a "failed policy" in Iraq and Afghanistan. "Under your leadership there have been numerous errors in judgment that have...

  • U.S. generals say Iraq may descend into civil war Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Aug 03 12:34 PM
    "Iraq could move toward civil war" if the violence is not contained, Gen. John Abizaid, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East, told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

  • IMF Completes Reviews of Iraq's Economy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Aug 03 8:59 AM
    The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that it has completed two reviews of Iraq's economic performance, keeping open a credit line to the country.

  • Annan wants UN mission in Iraq extended one year Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Aug 03 6:01 PM
    The United Nations mission in Iraq has been growing and expanding its reach beyond Baghdad despite security concerns, UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Thursday, recommending its mandate be renewed another year.

  • An Iraq Civil war offers US choice: pull out or take sides: analysts Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - 2 minutes ago
    A shoe that once belonged to a victim of a bombing at a soccer field is seen at the site in Baghdad. Thousands of Shiites converged on Baghdad ahead of a major demonstration planned for as British and US officials warned that Iraq's bitter sectarian conflict could push the country into civil war.

  • Generals Raise Fears of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 8:24 AM
    U.S. Commanders Tell Senate Panel That Sectarian Violence in Iraq Is Worsening

  • Shiites in Iraq rally to support Hezbollah fighters Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - 1 minute ago
    BAGHDAD - Thousands of Shiite youths headed into Iraq's capital Thursday for a pro-Hezbollah rally, as the city was rocked by a motorcycle bomb that killed 12 people.

  • Brothers die in Iraq, Afghanistan conflicts Open this result in new window
    WOI-TV Des Moines - 3 minutes ago
    LUBBOCK, Texas A memorial service was held Thursday for a U-S soldier who died in Afghanistan a little over a year after his older brother was killed in Iraq.

  • Japan to revise Iraq deployment plan after GSDF withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 03 4:46 PM
    _ The government is set to decide at a Cabinet meeting later Friday on revisions to the basic plan for deployment of Japan's Self-Defense Forces to Iraq following the recent withdrawal of its ground troops from the country.

  • Guardsman killed in Iraq, kin say Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - 1 minute ago
    MARTIN, Tenn. - A Tennessee National Guard member from Martin was killed in Iraq by a roadside bomb, his family said Wednesday.

  • Generals Raise Fears of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 7:54 AM
    U.S. Commanders Tell Senate Committee That Sectarian Violence in Iraq Is Growing Worse

  • Brothers die in Iraq, Afghanistan conflicts Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - 24 minutes ago
    LUBBOCK, Texas A memorial service was held Thursday for a U-S soldier who died in Afghanistan a little over a year after his older brother was killed in Iraq. A military...

  • US generals echo diplomat's warning of civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    Iraq could descend into civil war if a recent surge in violence in Baghdad is not stopped, two senior US generals said yesterday.

  • Senate threat to revisit authority for war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    The US Congress may have to re-examine President George W. Bush's authority to wage war in Iraq if the country descends into full-blown civil war, an influential Republican senator said yesterday.

  • US Generals: Civil War in Iraq Possible but Preventable Open this result in new window
    Elite TV - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    The commander of all U.S. forces in the Middle East told Congress Thursday that militants are trying to push Iraq into civil war, but he also said he believes the Iraqi government and military can prevent that if they have strong international support.

  • Iraq could fall into civil war: U.S. military commander Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 03 3:42 PM
    _ Iraq could descend into civil war if sectarian violence is not checked, a top U.S. military commander warned Thursday.

  • Blair Plans to `Stay the Course' in Iraq as Violence Builds Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Aug 03 6:48 AM
    Aug. 3 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair said he plans to ``stay the course'' in Iraq after the outgoing British envoy to the country warned that it is more likely to descend into civil war than form a successful democracy.

  • Civil War in Iraq hits home in Minnesota Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    After weeks of being buried beneath news of the conflict in Israel and Lebanon, Iraq came storming back into the headlines Thursday.American war

  • Top Military Brass Say Iraq Could Fall into Civil War Open this result in new window
    WPMI 15 - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - In what may be the Pentagon's most pessimistic assessment of the war in Iraq to date, two top generals told a Senate panel Thursday that the country could descend into civil war if the wave of sectarian violence isn't checked soon by Iraqi and U.S. forces.

  • Top US general warns of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Aug 03 6:22 PM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The top U.S. general in the Middle East said on Thursday sectarian violence in Iraq could lead to civil war, a warning underscored by an attack on a Shi'ite wedding party that killed five people.

  • Report Outlines British Concerns on Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 6:58 AM
    BBC Reports That Memo Sent by Outgoing British Ambassador Warns Iraq Sliding Toward Civil War

  • Top generals agree Iraq civil war is possible Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Aug 03 10:09 AM
    Two of the Pentagon's most senior generals conceded to Congress today that the surge in sectarian violence in Baghdad in recent weeks means Iraq may descend into civil war.

  • Rumsfeld to Testify to Senate About Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 6:54 AM
    Resistant at First, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld Testifies Before Senate on Iraq Mission

  • Reaction to leaked Iraq memo Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 03 2:23 AM
    Politicians and military experts have been responding to a warning from a senior diplomat about Iraq.

  • Top US generals and British diplomat warn Iraq could slide into civil war Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 03 4:27 PM
    Two senior US generals yesterday publicly agreed with a warning by Britain's outgoing ambassador to Iraq, William Patey, that the country is slipping towards civil war and partition.

  • Top U.S. military official says Iraq on brink of civil war Open this result in new window
    KTVF Fairbanks - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    Just as the 172nd Stryker Brigade prepares to move into Baghdad, the top U.S. Military Commander in the Middle East announced Thursday that Iraq may be on the brink of a civil war.

  • AWB's return to Iraq market some way off: GrainCorp Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Aug 03 3:02 PM
    The chairman of GrainCorp says AWB's appointment of a new managing director will not automatically put the company back into the Iraq wheat market.

  • U.S. Generals Warn of Civil War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsday - Aug 03 2:02 PM
    Thousands of Shiite youths headed into Iraq's capital Thursday for a pro-Hezbollah rally, as the city was rocked by a motorcycle bomb that killed 12 people -- the latest victims of bloodshed that senior U.S. generals warned could lead to civil war.

  • Sen. Clinton rips Rumsfeld over Iraq decisions Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton today denounced Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, saying he is presiding over a quote -- "failed policy" in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • 'Civil war will tear Iraq apart' Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 03 5:00 PM
    IRAQ is slipping towards a civil war which could see the division of the country, Britain's outgoing ambassador in Baghdad has warned the government.

  • British ambassador says civil war in Iraq 'likely' Open this result in new window
    Independent - Aug 03 4:25 PM
    A confidential report by the outgoing British ambassador in Baghdad says civil war and the break-up of Iraq is more likely than the country developing into a stable democracy. The bleak assessment of the situation by William Patey, who left Iraq last week, is wholly at odds with more optimistic claims by George Bush and Tony Blair.

  • Iraq on the road to civil war Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    ELIZABETH JACKSON: There seems to be a growing acceptance in London and Washington that Iraq is heading towards civil war.

  • IRAQ WAR WARNING Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - 13 minutes ago
    IRAQ is spiralling towards civil war, a top British diplomat has claimed. A leaked report from former ambassador William Patey, his last before leaving Baghdad last week, warned that the country was ready to split along religious lines.

  • Parting shot of Iraq envoy: 'civil war is getting closer' Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 03 3:13 PM
    SOME of the most senior American and British officials responsible for policy in Iraq yesterday gave warning that the country was sliding into civil war, an admission Washington and London have been at pains to avoid for months.

  • Iraq near civil war, admit US generals Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Aug 03 6:20 PM
    Two of the most senior US generals conceded to Congress yesterday that the surge in sectarian violence in Baghdad in recent weeks means Iraq may descend into civil war.

  • At least 12 killed in Iraq bombings Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    TONY JONES: To Iraq now, and at least 12 people, many of them children, have been killed in bomb attacks while they were watching a game of football in West Baghdad. The bombs were placed under chairs in the stadium where a local club final was being played.

  • Civil war looms in Iraq: Abizaid Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Aug 03 6:17 PM
    WASHINGTON Iraq is caught in the worst sectarian violence yet seen and faces the threat of civil war, two of the United States' senior generals said yesterday, three years after the US invasion.

  • Resistant Rumsfeld to Testify on Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 03 4:24 AM
    Resistant at First, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld to Testify Before Senate on Iraq Mission

  • Annan calls for one-year extension of UN mission in Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 03 6:06 PM
    UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Thursday asked the Security Council to extend the mandate of the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, which expires on August 12, for one year.

  • Pentagon Generals Warn of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Aug 03 4:11 PM
    Washington (AP) - Two top Pentagon commanders said Thursday that spiraling violence in Baghdad could propel Iraq into outright civil war, using a politically loaded term that the Bush administration has long avoided. The generals said they believe a full-scale civil war is unlikely.

  • Japan revises Iraq deployment plan after GSDF withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Kyodo News - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi arrives at his office, as Chief Cabinet Secretary Shinzo... The government decided at a Cabinet meeting Friday on revisions to the basic plan for deployment of Japan's Self-Defense Forces to Iraq following the recent withdrawal of its ground troops from the country.

  • Top U.S. military leaders see civil war in Iraq possible Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 03 5:51 PM
    Two U.S. military leaders said on Thursday that escalating sectarian violence in Iraq could lead the country into civil war.