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  • Dozens die in surge of violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    Two dozen people died in a surge of violence in northern Iraq, including 10 at a soccer game hit by a suicide car bombing, police said Friday, while the country's spiraling sectarian and political bloodshed killed at least 17 others elsewhere.

  • Germany Probes Fairfax Contractor in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 04 6:21 PM
    A German prosecutor is investigating the possibility that an American contractor who was ordered to pay the government millions of dollars for cheating on a contract in Iraq may be using his wife to funnel money through foreign bank accounts, according to a letter from the prosecutor.

  • AP Blog: Driving trucks risky in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 04 2:19 PM
    AP Correspondent Rebecca Santana is embedded with the New Jersey National Guard at Camp Anaconda, Iraq. And AP Correspondent Robert H. Reid covers Iraq events from Baghdad for The Associated Press.

  • Democrats see more unity on Iraq ahead of vote Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 04 1:46 PM
    After struggling for months to patch over differences on Iraq, U.S. Democrats now say they are more unified than ever and feel confident they can convert public discontent with the war into votes later this year.

  • Report Says Ex-Aide in India Abused Office for Iraq Oil Contracts Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 04 1:30 PM
    Natwar Singh abused his office to secure contracts in the United Nations oil-for-food program in Iraq, an investigation concluded, according to India media reports.

  • Dozens Die in Surge of Violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    Suicide Car Bomber Strikes at Soccer Field in Iraq, Killing 10; 2 U.S. Troops Killed in Anbar

  • Private pessimism on Iraq grows Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 04 4:38 PM
    The pessimism that characterises officials' private communications on Iraq contradict the official view, says the BBC's Paul Wood.

  • Mother, Police Search For Missing Iraq Veteran Open this result in new window
    WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 04 7:44 AM
    Hamilton police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing Iraq War veteran.

  • Top U.S. generals warn of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 04 5:10 AM
    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.

  • Clift: Holding Pattern on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 04 3:24 PM
    Rumsfeld's Senate testimony underscores that there are no good options on Iraq. Meanwhile, where's Dick Cheney?

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    As of Friday, Aug. 4, 2006, at least 2,586 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 2,050 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • At least 18 die in attacks in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 04 4:57 AM
    At least 18 people died in violence in northern Iraq on Friday, police said, including a senior policeman in the country's third largest city Mosul.

  • Shiites in Iraq for pro-Hezbollah rally Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 04 2:38 AM
    Tens of thousands of Shiites draped in white shrouds gathered in Iraq's capital Friday for a pro-Hezbollah rally, while violence around the country left eight people dead.

  • An Iraq Civil war offers US choice: pull out or take sides: analysts Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 04 1:34 AM
    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.

  • Listing of Vters killed in Iraq & Afghanistan as of Aug. 4, 2006 Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 04 4:26 PM
    Twenty-two American servicemen with ties to Vermont have died in Iraq since the war began. One Vermonter has been killed in Afghanistan. A 23rd Vermonter died of natural causes in Kuwait while training to go to Iraq:

  • Clinton unscathed by Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - 58 minutes ago
    There was a time when Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's position on the Iraq war seemed to place her in the same political peril afflicting Sen. Joe Lieberman.

  • Lessons of History on Lebanon, Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Aug 04 11:25 AM
    The common thread of the administration's policy in Iraq and Lebanon is an ignorance of history and a willful disregard of its lessons

  • Newsview: U.S. Interests on Line in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 04 10:34 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- American generals have laid bare the facts: Baghdad is on the brink of chaos, and the specter of all-out civil war looms.

  • Thousands March In Iraq To Support Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    Tens of thousands of Shiites thronged a Baghdad slum Friday to show support for Hezbollah as Arab anger toward Israel mounted on the Muslim holy day. Such protests have even reached Saudi Arabia, where public discontent is rare. CBS News Interactive: War In Iraq

  • Springfield Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 04 3:20 PM
    A 24-year-old U.S. Marine from Springfield died Thursday of wounds received in Iraq's Anbar Province, the Department of Defense said Friday.

  • Eric Alterman: Remember Iraq? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 04 8:13 AM
    Center for American Progress: Think Again As CNN redeploys its global resources to engage in saturation coverage of the fighting in Lebanon (Atrios provides a great screen shot of just how over the top the network's coverage has become), George W. Bush's colossal failure down the road in Iraq is falling through the cracks of mainstream media coverage. By July 23, CNN had a total of

  • Documentary Exploring Iraq War Opens In Florida Open this result in new window
    WPBF TheWPBFChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 03 9:39 PM
    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 - Aug 03 9:27 PM
    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.

  • Families of soldiers killed in Iraq launch party to challenge ministers Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 04 4:32 PM
    Families of soldiers killed in Iraq plan political movement More than 70 candidates to contest Labour seats

  • Wounded Iraq veteran, wife are mugged in D.C. Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Aug 04 4:21 PM
    A Marine who lost his right arm and leg in Iraq said he and his wife had to try to fend off five thugs who mugged them last month in Washington, D.C.

  • Twenty-six dead in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 54 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The bloodshed in Iraq has claimed another 26 lives today. A suicide bombing killed four police officers in the city of Mosul.

  • Hood River Sailor Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox 12 Oregon - 48 minutes ago
    HOOD RIVER, Ore. -- A sailor from Oregon died this week while on patrol in Ramadi, Iraq, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. Petty Ofc. 2nd Class Marc A. Lee, 28, of Hood River was killed Aug. 2 during combat while on patrol.

  • Senator Faults Bid to Classify Report on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 03 8:31 PM
    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.

  • Baumholder-based 2-6 soldier is killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Aug 04 4:22 PM
    BAUMHOLDER, Germany Another soldier from a hard-hit Baumholder-based infantry unit has been killed in Iraq. Spc. Hai Ming Hsia, 37, of New York City, died Tuesday after a roadside bomb hit his convoy during combat in Ramadi.

  • AP Blog: Driving Trucks Risky in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 04 2:19 PM
    AP Correspondent Rebecca Santana is embedded with the New Jersey National Guard at Camp Anaconda, Iraq.

  • Dozens die in surge of violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - 1 hour, 59 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two dozen people died in a surge of violence in northern Iraq, including 10 at a soccer game hit by a suicide car bombing, police said Friday, while the country's spiraling sectarian and political bloodshed killed at least 17 others elsewhere.

  • Pataki calls for international force to help Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    KEENE, N.H. New York Governor and potential presidential hopeful George Pataki says the United States and a few close allies should not stand alone defending Iraq's fragile government.

  • Marine From Austin Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    A Marine from Texas has been killed in combat in Iraq. The Defense Department Friday announced the death of 23-year-old Sergeant George M. Ulloa Jr. of Austin.

  • Top generals: Iraq nearing civil war Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Aug 04 5:32 AM
    Senate panel told sectarian violence undercuts efforts 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 is not checked soon by Iraqi and U.S. forces.

  • Soldier From New York City Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Aug 04 3:13 PM
    A soldier from New York has been killed in Iraq. The Defense Department announced Friday that Specialist Hai Ming Hsia died Tuesday during combat operations in Ar Ramadi. The 37-year-old Hsia was assigned to the Sixth Infantry Regiment, First Armored Division based in Baumholder, Germany.

  • Top U.S. Generals Warn of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 04 5:24 AM
    Two Top U.S. Generals Warn Senators That Violence in Iraq Could Propel Country Into Civil War

  • Generals: Iraq strife must end Open this result in new window
    Denver Post - Aug 04 8:55 AM
    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.

  • IMF praises Iraq regeneration Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 04 3:09 AM
    Iraq has taken much-needed steps to improve its economy, but security remains a major concern, says the IMF.

  • Mother, Police Search For Missing Iraq Veteran Open this result in new window
    Channel Cincinnati - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    HAMILTON -- Hamilton police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing Iraq War veteran. Police said Sgt. Garry Jones, 24, was last seen Saturday morning leaving American Self Storage on Eden Park Drive in a late 1980s maroon Chevy Cavalier.

  • 3rd ID CO: Brigade could return to Iraq by November Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Aug 04 1:58 PM
    SAVANNAH, Ga. A brigade of more than 4,000 Fort Stewart, Ga., troops will be trained and ready to return to Iraq by late November, the new commander of the Armys 3rd Infantry Division said Friday.

  • Decorated sailor from Hood River killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KGW Portland - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    A decorated sailor from Hood River, Ore. was killed Wednesday in Iraq, the U.S. Department of Defense said Friday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Marc A. Lee, 28, was killed during combat operations while on patrol in Ramadi, Iraq.

  • 24 more die in Iraq as violence escalates Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Aug 04 4:31 PM
    AT LEAST 24 people have been killed in a series of attacks in northern Iraq, officials said yesterday.

  • 28-year-old Hood River man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KATU - Aug 04 6:17 PM
    HOOD RIVER, Ore. - A 28-year-old man from Hood River has become one of the latest casualties in Iraq. According to the Department of Defense, Petty Officer 2nd Class Marc A. Lee was killed August 2 during combat operations while on patrol in Ramadi, Iraq.

  • Camp Lejeune Marine Dies In Iraq Combat Open this result in new window
    WRAL-TV 5 Raleigh - Aug 04 6:34 PM
    A North Carolina-based Marine was killed in combat in Iraq's Anbar province, the Department of Defense said Friday.

  • Suicide car bombing kills 10 in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
    A suicide bomber on Friday blew himself up on a sports field in Hadhar, a town 90 km south of Mosul in northern Iraq, leaving 10 people dead including three Iraqi policemen and 12 others wounded.

  • Eye on Iraq: Facing Iraqi realities Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 04 3:53 PM
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- There is no joy in being Cassandra, the legendary Ancient Greek prophetess of the time of the Trojan War. Cassandra was fated to be always right but never listened to as her dire predictions always came true. Analyzing the evolution of the Iraq war often feels like that.

  • 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.

  • Two American Troops Dead In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Aug 04 4:02 PM
    Two American soldiers are among Friday's victims of the violence in Iraq. U.S. military officials say they were killed in Anbar province, a troubled area west of Baghdad.

  • Springfield Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRGB - Aug 04 3:57 PM
    (Montpelier, VT - AP) - A 24-year-old US Marine from Springfield is dead after being killed in action in Iraq's Anbar Province. The Department of Defense says that Lance Corporal Kurt Dechen was killed yesterday.

  • Parting shot of Iraq envoy: 'civil war is getting closer' Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Aug 04 9:37 AM
    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.

  • 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.

  • Living in Jordan, Longing for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 12 minutes ago
    AMMAN, Jordan -- For Edmond Arssen Eskendrian, life was hard in Baghdad. But it's harder in Amman.

  • Aso's Iraq visit seen as sign of govt support Open this result in new window
    Daily Yomiuri Online - Aug 04 11:46 AM
    Thursday's surprise visit to Baghdad by Foreign Minister Taro Aso was intended for the government to show its continued commitment to helping Iraq, but some observers think the trip also was aimed at helping his chances in next month's Liberal Democratic Party presidential election.

  • Japan's commitment to Iraq must not waver Open this result in new window
    Daily Yomiuri Online - Aug 04 11:49 AM
    Foreign Minister Taro Aso's surprise visit to Iraq on Thursday may indicate Japan's strong determination to support Iraq's reconstruction efforts. This was the first time a Japanese Cabinet member had been to Baghdad since the Iraq war started in 2003.

  • Vermont Marine Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WPTZ.com - Aug 04 3:37 PM
    SPRINGFIELD, Vt. -- The Department of Defense announced Friday the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Lance Cpl. Kurt E. Dechen, 24, of Springfield, Vt., died Aug. 3 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

  • Vermont Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Burlington Free Press - Aug 04 3:19 PM
    Published: Friday, August 4, 2006 A Vermont marine died Thursday from wounds received in combat in Iraq. Lance Cpl. Kurt E. Dechen, 24, of Springfield, was conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division.

  • 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.

  • In Search of the Way Out of Iraq (6 Letters) Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    To the Editor:.

  • 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.

  • Generals paint bleak picture for Iraq / All-out civil war possible soon, 2 top military officials tell senators Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 04 3:57 AM
    Two of America's top generals now say the situation in Iraq could soon turn into a full-fledged civil war, an assessment most experts agree will prove true if the United States doesn't move quickly to provide security, jobs and an effective government in a...

  • 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.

  • Pentagon Generals Warn of Iraq Civil War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 04 12:09 AM
    Two Top Pentagon Commanders Warn Violence in Iraq Could Propel Into a Civil War

  • Marine From Austin Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - Aug 04 2:18 PM
    A Marine from Texas has been killed in combat in Iraq. The Defense Department Friday announced the death of 23-year-old Sergeant George M. Ulloa Junior of Austin.

  • 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.

  • Camp Lejeune Marine dies in Iraq combat Open this result in new window
    Fayetteville Observer - Aug 04 1:55 PM
    A North Carolina-based Marine was killed in combat in Iraq's Anbar province, the Department of Defense said Friday. Sgt. George M. Ulloa Jr., 23, of Austin, Texas, died Thursday.

  • U.S. Generals Warn of Civil War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Aug 04 2:12 PM
    The failure of the US and British administrations in Iraq is gradually increasing, propelling the country toward a possible civil war. The two top executive US commanders warned the Bush administration that Iraq could enter a civil war if sectarian violence is not prevented.

  • Marine from Austin dies in Iraq combat Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Aug 04 1:48 PM
    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. -- A Texas Marine was killed in combat in Iraq's Anbar province, the Department of Defense said Friday. Sgt. George M. Ulloa Jr., 23, of Austin, died Thursday.

  • U.S., Georgian Forces Promote Leadership Skills in Iraq Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Aug 04 4:54 PM
    Army Colonel Brian Jones told reporters at the Pentagon August 4 that the coalitions goal in Iraq is to promote security, foster economic growth and develop needed basic infrastructure and services. He spoke by teleconference from his base in Baqubah, Iraq. The 3,700 U.S. forces under his command also work with an infantry battalion from the Federal Republic of Georgia. These forces are

  • 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.

  • Tough choice for US in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Aug 04 6:24 PM
    WASHINGTON: Warnings by top US generals of a growing threat of civil war in Iraq are confronting US policymakers with sombre questions about the future of a costly three-year-old mission to stabilise the country.

  • Massive Iraq rally backs Hizbollah Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Aug 04 6:23 PM
    BAGHDAD: Hundreds of thousands of Shi'ites from all over central and southern Iraq came together in a massive demonstration in support of Hizbollah that was notable not only for its size, but for its organisation.

  • 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.

  • U.S. toll in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 04 3:59 AM
    As of Thursday, at least 2,584 members of the U.S. military had died in Iraq since the beginning of the war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The latest identifications reported by the military: - Army Sgt. Ryan D. Jopek, 20,...

  • Generals voice fear of civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 04 2:19 AM
    WASHINGTON -- The top US commander in the Middle East told a Senate panel yesterday that escalating sectarian violence in Iraq could propel the country toward a civil war.

  • Analysis: Bush, Blair must face Iraq truth Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 04 10:38 AM
    LONDON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Admissions by senior British diplomats and U.S. Army generals that Iraq is currently hurtling towards civil war shatters the rosy picture their respective leaders are trying to paint.

  • US predicts civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Deccan Herald - Aug 04 2:28 PM
    The commander of American forces in the Middle East (West Asia) bluntly warned a Senate committee on Thursday that sectarian violence in Iraq, especially in the capital, Baghdad, had grown so severe that the nation could slide toward civil war.

  • 24 killed in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - Aug 04 6:24 PM
    BAGHDAD: At least 24 people died in a surge of violence in northern Iraq, police said yesterday. Two American soldiers were killed yesterday in restive Anbar province west of the capital, the US command said. It said only that they died "due to enemy action."

  • 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 - Aug 03 9:01 PM
    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.

  • Police officer feted for service in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Times Record - Aug 04 11:14 AM
    BRUNSWICK Patrol Officer Russell Wrede thought he was going to hear a complaint Wednesday morning. Instead, he received a commendation medal for his Marine Corps service in Iraq last year.

  • 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.

  • Generals see risk of Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Aug 04 12:35 AM
    The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East told a Senate committee yesterday that sectarian violence in Iraq, especially in Baghdad, had grown so severe that the nation could slide toward civil war.

  • Top U.S. generals fear Iraq civil war Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Aug 04 12:29 AM
    Two top U.S. generals said Thursday that the sectarian violence in Iraq is much worse than they had ever anticipated and could lead to...

  • 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.

  • Army report on GI Iraq suicides due soon Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 04 10:23 AM
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- An Army report addressing the mental health of soldiers in Iraq -- including a spike in suicides last year -- is expected to be released in the next few weeks, months later than similar reports have been released in previous years.

  • Generals: Iraq faces civil war Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Aug 04 5:43 AM
    WASHINGTON - In what might 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.

  • US Generals: Civil War in Iraq Possible Open this result in new window
    Payvand Iran News - Aug 04 9:51 AM
    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. -VOA

  • Alabama Guard to have biggest Iraq presence since '03 Open this result in new window
    al.com - Aug 04 9:43 AM
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) The Alabama Army National Guard is expected to have nearly 1,600 soldiers stationed in Iraq by next year, its largest presence in the country since 2003.

  • State Guard to have nearly 16-hundred members in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WPMI 15 - Aug 04 10:15 AM
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Nearly 16-hundred Alabama Army and Air National Guard soldiers should be stationed in Iraq by next year, the highest number the state has had in the war-torn country since 2003.

  • 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.

  • Soldier injured in Iraq reportedly out of coma Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 04 2:06 AM
    A New Hampshire National Guardsman who was injured in Iraq in March is out of a coma and is scheduled to start rehabilitation by the end of the month, according to a website chronicling his progress.

  • Turner: Iraq had Weapons of Mass Destruction Open this result in new window
    Pulse-Journal - Aug 04 1:26 PM
    Recently, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence obtained the release of information about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

  • CBS reporter hurt in Iraq leaves hosp Open this result in new window
    New York Daily News - Aug 04 1:22 AM
    CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier took her first steps outside of a Baltimore hospital Wednesday, nine weeks after she was nearly killed in a bomb blast in Iraq.

  • State Guard to have nearly 16-hundred members in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - Aug 04 9:49 AM
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Nearly 16-hundred Alabama Army and Air National Guard soldiers should be stationed in Iraq by next year, the highest number the state has had in the war-torn country since 2003.

  • Generals: Violence at all-time high; civil war possible in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Coos Bay World Link - Aug 04 1:30 PM
    WASHINGTON - After telling a Senate panel Thursday that sectarian violence in Iraq was so strong that civil war was possible, the U.S. military's top commander in the Middle East acknowledged his words presented a frightening prospect for Americans.

  • Iraq nears civil war, generals warn Open this result in new window
    The Columbus Dispatch - Aug 04 4:18 AM
    WASHINGTON Two senior U.S. generals told Congress yesterday that growing sectarian violence between Shiite and Sunni Muslims threatens to plunge Iraq into civil war.