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  • U.S. Battalion's Mission in Iraq Shifts to Preventing Civil War Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 10 minutes ago
    ABU SAYDAH AL-SAGHIR, Iraq -- One look at the charred and desolate street, empty but for armed men, told Capt. Chris Turner that what he feared was true: A recent spate of deadly sectarian warfare had driven almost all the families from a mud-brick village where for months he'd worked to broker peace between wary Sunni and Shiite tribes.

  • U.S. Battalion's Mission in Iraq Shifts to Preventing Civil War Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    ABU SAYDAH AL-SAGHIR, Iraq -- One look at the charred and desolate street, empty but for armed men, told Capt. Chris Turner that what he feared was true: A recent spate of deadly sectarian warfare had driven almost all the families from a mud-brick village where for months he'd worked to broker...

  • ?Civil War? Is Uttered, and White House?s Iraq Strategy Is Dealt a Blow Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 05 6:16 PM
    A potential civil war in Iraq will make it even more difficult to convince battle-weary Americans that the war in Iraq is winnable.

  • Negroponte Orders an Update On Terrorism's Influence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 05 4:37 PM
    The office of Director of National Intelligence John D. Negroponte announced yesterday that it will soon begin drafting an updated National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq, a declaration that came amid indications this week that the threat to that country from foreign terrorist groups such as al-Qaeda is receding.

  • Edwards wants immediate Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 05 2:29 PM
    Former vice presidential candidate John Edwards, who is considering another run for the Democratic presidential nomination, said Saturday the United States should start pulling troops out of Iraq immediately.

  • AP Blog: Political correctness in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 05 11:11 AM
    AP Correspondent Robert H. Reid covers Iraq events from Baghdad for The Associated Press. AP Correspondent Rebecca Santana is embedded with the New Jersey National Guard at Camp Anaconda, Iraq.

  • Hearing set in rape-slaying of Iraq girl Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 05 11:43 AM
    The stress of military duty in Iraq is expected to be at the core of defense arguments when a hearing opens Sunday to determine whether five American soldiers should be tried in the rape-slaying of a 14-year-old girl.

  • A look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 05 5:05 PM
    As of Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at least 2,587 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.

  • Military Academy Scraps Vietnam for Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 05 11:24 AM
    U.S. Military Academy Scraps Vietnam-Era Summer Training for Scenarios Drawn From Iraq

  • Negroponte Orders an Update On Terrorism's Influence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 04 11:16 PM
    The office of Director of National Intelligence John D. Negroponte announced yesterday that it will soon begin drafting an updated National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq, a declaration that came amid indications this week that the threat to that country from foreign terrorist groups such as...

  • Soldier who served in Iraq hospitalized with firework injuries Open this result in new window
    Dayton Daily News - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    WEST CHESTER, Ohio A 20-year-old soldier who served six months in Iraq unharmed has been in the hospital for more than a month after being severely injured in an explosion at his parent's home near Cincinnati.

  • Bomber kills 10 at soccer field in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 05 12:10 AM
    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.

  • John Edwards calls for immediate withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 05 1:42 PM
    Former vice presidential candidate John Edwards, who is considering another run for the Democratic nomination for president, said Saturday the United States should start pulling troops out of Iraq immediately.

  • Marine in Connecticut-based unit killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 05 1:42 PM
    A U.S. Marine serving in Iraq in a Connecticut-based reserves unit was shot and killed by insurgents in Fallujah on his birthday.

  • Ethnic strife - not terror - greatest danger in Iraq Open this result in new window
    INQ7.net - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - US officials are acknowledging for the first time that Al-Qaeda may no longer pose the gravest security threat to Iraq and that inter-ethnic violence was turning into a worse menace.

  • Iraq father targets Labour seats Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 05 5:42 AM
    A father from Gwynedd, whose son was killed in Iraq, helps found a party aimed at challenging senior Labour figures.

  • Gays flee Iraq as Shia death squads find a new target Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 05 6:14 PM
    Hardline Islamic insurgent groups in Iraq are targeting a new type of victim with the full protection of Iraqi law, The Observer can reveal.

  • Marine killed in Iraq shot by insurgents in Fallujah Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 05 12:18 PM
    A U.S. Marine from Springfield who died in Iraq was shot and killed by insurgents in Fallujah on his birthday.

  • American activists demand U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - 18 minutes ago
    AMMAN, Jordan "Peace Mom" Cindy Sheehan and 14 other U-S anti-war activists today joined Iraqi lawmakers in demanding a timetable for withdrawing U-S troops from Iraq. The...

  • Listing of Vters killed in Iraq & Afghanistan as of Aug. 4, 2006 Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    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:

  • American activists demand U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - 51 minutes ago
    AMMAN, Jordan -- "Peace Mom" Cindy Sheehan and 14 other U.S. anti-war activists on Saturday joined Iraqi lawmakers in demanding a timetable for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq.

  • Two bombs explode in Iraq market as U-S reinforces security in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV Des Moines - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq U-S reinforcements sent to bolster security in the Iraqi capital are taking up positions in a contested neighborhood.

  • U.S.Troops in Iraq Tell McClatchy Reporter: Yes, It is a 'Civil War' Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    NEW YORK U.S. generals have had their say this week. Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld has spoken, so has Secretary of State Rice. Pundits, as usual, have weighed in, and weighed in again. Finally a reporter asked the real experts: U.S. troops in Iraq.

  • John Edwards calls for immediate withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
    MOULTONBORO, N.H. Former vice presidential candidate John Edwards said today that the United States should begin pulling troops out of Iraq immediately.

  • Germany Probes Fairfax Contractor in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 04 11:19 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.

  • Two American soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Aug 05 6:11 PM
    Two American soldiers are among today's victims of the violence in Iraq. U-S military officials say they were killed in Anbar province, a troubled

  • Exiting Iraq: Ambassador Galbraith's View Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 05 8:18 AM
    Weekend Edition - Saturday , August 5, 2006 Peter Galbraith, former ambassador to Croatia and author of The End of Iraq , joins a series of conversations on the U.S. end game in Iraq. Galbraith finds it inevitable that Iraq will divide into three regions: Kurds, Sunnis and Shiites, and says U.S. authorities should accept that.

  • For Military Diners, Iraq Is a Real Mess Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 05 8:19 AM
    Weekend Edition - Saturday , August 5, 2006 Those living and working on U.S. military bases in Iraq have to put up with many hardships, but a lack of food is not one of them. Breakfast, lunch and dinner, troops can choose from an enormous array of hot and cold dishes.

  • 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.

  • Camp Pendleton-Based Marine Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 8 San Diego - Aug 05 4:20 PM
    A U.S. Marine killed in combat this week in Iraq was based out of Camp Pendleton.

  • A Look at U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Aug 05 4:51 PM
    As of Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006, at least 2,587 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.

  • Marine who grew up on military magazines and war movies contemplates his future after losing leg in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Beaumont Enterprise - 42 minutes ago
    Last year while serving in Iraq, Cpl. Keith Davis suffered a shattered pelvis when he was hit by a snipers bullet. A year and many surgeries later, he now walks using the C-Leg, a hydraulically operated/computer chip-controlled prosthetic leg that straps to his lower body.

  • 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.

  • Marine in Connecticut-based unit killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTNH-TV New Haven - Aug 05 2:21 PM
    (Montpelier, Vt.-AP, Aug. 5, 2006 4:50 PM) _ A U.S. Marine from Vermont serving in a Connecticut-based reserves unit was shot and killed in Iraq this week while on patrol in Fallujah.

  • Report Says Ex-Aide in India Abused Office for Iraq Oil Contracts Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 04 1:31 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.

  • Bomber Kills 10 at Soccer Field in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 05 12:23 AM
    Suicide Car Bomber Strikes at Soccer Field in Iraq, Killing 10; 2 U.S. Troops Die in Anbar

  • U.S. Generals foresee Iraq partition Open this result in new window
    The Hindu - Aug 05 1:19 PM
    WASHINGTON/LONDON: Two senior U.S. Generals have publicly agreed that Iraq was slipping towards civil war and partition. ``I believe that the sectarian violence is probably as bad as I've seen it in Baghdad in particular, and that if not ...

  • Navy SEAL with Valley ties killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Aug 05 3:33 AM
    A Navy SEAL with ties to the Valley died in Iraq this week when his team came under attack by insurgents.

  • Governor: Summit could ease tensions in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Aug 05 12:11 PM
    ALBUQUERQUE Governor Richardson says a Middle East Summit could help ease tensions in Iraq. The former United Nations ambassador told Democrats at a fundraiser in New...

  • Friends and family mourn sailor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 2 Baltimore - Aug 05 4:54 PM
    BALTIMORE -- Friends and family gathered today at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore to mourn a naval officer who was killed in Iraq. Petty Officer Second Class Edward Austin Koth was killed July 26th when a roadside bomb exploded.

  • Troops on the ground: Iraq already in throes of civil war Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Aug 05 5:30 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - While politicians and generals in Washington, D.C., debate the possibility of civil war in Iraq, many U.S. officers and enlisted men who patrol Baghdad say it has already begun.

  • Local man dies in Iraq saving fellow SEALS Open this result in new window
    Hood River News - Aug 05 11:22 AM
    A Navy SEAL from Hood River died in Iraq on Wednesday while saving his team members from a fierce attack by insurgents. Marc Alan Lee, 28, was killed while on active duty in Ramadi. His mother, Debbie Lee, said her son staged an offensive diversion in a moment of crisis.

  • 2 bombs explode in Iraq market as U.S. reinforces security in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Aug 05 5:34 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Two bombs exploded minutes apart Saturday in a market northeast of Baghdad, wounding eight people, police said, while U.S. reinforcements sent to bolster security in the capital were seen...

  • Vermont Marine, 24, dies in Iraq province Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 05 1:13 AM
    MONTPELIER -- A 24-year-old US Marine from Springfield died Thursday of wounds received in Iraq's Anbar Province, the Department of Defense said yesterday.

  • Marine From Austin Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - Aug 05 10:05 AM
    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.

  • Springfield Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - Aug 05 9:18 AM
    MONTPELIER, Vt. -- 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.

  • Families of UK soldiers killed in Iraq to launch party Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Aug 05 7:18 AM
    UK - Iraq - Party Bereaved relatives of British soldiers killed in Iraq will form a new political party aimed at defeating ministers who failed to vote against the war in Iraq.

  • Dozens Die in Surge of Violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 04 8:24 PM
    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 4:44 PM
    The pessimism that characterises officials' private communications on Iraq contradict the official view, says the BBC's Paul Wood.

  • Members of Hard-Hit Ohio Company Awarded Medals for Service in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - Aug 05 1:57 PM
    COLUMBUS (AP) -- Five members of an Ohio Marine reserve unit that suffered heavy casualties in Iraq received honors for their achievements in battle.

  • Ohio Marine Killed in Iraq Had a 2-Week-Old Daughter Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - Aug 05 1:43 PM
    CINCINNATI (AP) - A 21-year-old Marine from Ohio who was killed Thursday in Iraq had a two-week-old daughter. Corporal Timothy Roos of suburban Cincinnati died Thursday in Ramadi.

  • NY soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WABC-TV New York - Aug 05 9:10 AM
    A soldier from New York has been killed in Iraq.

  • Civil war already here, U.S. troops in Iraq say Open this result in new window
    Contra Costa Times - Aug 05 3:12 AM
    While American politicians and generals in Washington debate the possibility of civil war in Iraq, many U.S. officers and enlisted men who patrol Baghdad say it's already begun.

  • New party fights pro-Iraq war lawmakers Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 05 8:44 AM
    SEDGEFIELD, England, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A new political party is forming in Britain to challenge lawmakers who voted to support the war in Iraq.

  • Soldier charged in Iraq was a 'drifter' Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 05 3:40 PM
    Football coach Jimmy Isclaw stopped at a gas station to refuel his car and noticed the familiar face of a skinny kid who played for him a few years back.

  • 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.

  • Funeral held today for sailor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 2 Baltimore - Aug 05 11:24 AM
    BALTIMORE - A funeral is being held today for a Towson man who was killed in Iraq. Friends and family of Petty Officer 2nd Class Edward Koth are gathering at the Cathedral of Mary our Queen in Baltimore. Koth graduated from Loyola College in Baltimore in 1998 and joined the Navy after that.

  • Reliance, one of the largest beneficiaries of Iraq oil-for-food scam: Karat Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Aug 05 5:21 AM
    Aurangabad, Aug. 5 (ANI): Claiming that the Reliance Group was one of the biggest non-contractual beneficiaries in the Iraq oil-for-food scam, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Prakash Karat today said that its role should be probed.

  • Twenty-six dead in Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Aug 05 6:32 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq The bloodshed in Iraq has claimed another 26 lives today. A suicide bombing killed four police officers in the city of Mosul.

  • Louisville Marine Killed In Iraq Awarded Silver Star Posthumously Open this result in new window
    The Louisville Channel - Aug 05 6:46 AM
    A Marine from Louisville who was killed in a gun battle in Iraq last year will be awarded the Silver Star posthumously.

  • Iraq-bound mostly teens Open this result in new window
    Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Aug 05 5:08 AM
    When Josh Clark deploys to Iraq, he won't have his skateboarding shoes and baggy jeans, but he'll have his music. "They can take away who I am on the outside, but they can't take away my music," said 20-year-old Clark, of Ohio.

  • 300 Schofield soldiers heading for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Honolulu Advertiser - Aug 05 5:05 AM
    Combat veterans and first-timers alike were among 300 Schofield Barracks soldiers yesterday who took off from Hickam Air Force Base for a yearlong deployment to northern Iraq.

  • Thousands march in Iraq for Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Aug 05 12:51 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq // As tens of thousands of people marched in Baghdad in support of Hezbollah, gunmen and bombings killed at least 30 people around Iraq yesterday. In northern Iraq, where 19 people were killed by mortars and bombs in or around Mosul, Iraqi security forces struggled to quell the violence. Local authorities announced a daylong curfew for today. The U.S. military confirmed that two

  • Two bombs explode in Iraq market as U-S reinforces security in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Aug 05 5:38 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq U-S reinforcements sent to bolster security in the Iraqi capital are taking up positions in a contested neighborhood. As part of a campaign to curb sectarian...

  • Clift: Holding Pattern on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Aug 04 3:21 PM
    Rumsfeld's Senate testimony underscores that there are no good options on Iraq. Meanwhile, where's Dick Cheney?

  • Iraq: U.S. Reinforcements Arrive Open this result in new window
    India Daily - Aug 05 8:42 AM
    U.S. troop reinforcements to help quell sectarian violence in Baghdad, Iraq, arrived Aug. 5 and assumed positions in restive neighborhoods in the Iraqi capital.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Aug 04 8:35 PM
    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.

  • Iraq's "Difficult Transition" Depends on U.S. Support Open this result in new window
    [Press Release] U.S. Department of State - Aug 05 1:08 PM
    With the turbulent Iraqi transition from dictatorship to democracy, the United States best course, according to Secretary of Sate Rice, is to continue to provide security and help with reconstruction in order to give Iraqis a chance to achieve what they clearly are all trying to achieve. Rice says in an interview that despite sectarian violence Iraq is not sliding into civil war.

  • 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.

  • Relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq form new political party Open this result in new window
    Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 05 5:22 AM
    A NEW political party has been launched by the families of British soldiers killed in Iraq, with plans to field up to 70 candidates at the next general election.

  • Military academy scraps Vietnam for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 05 10:56 AM
    Three soldiers crouch in the dust behind a plastic barricade and peer up the road. They know something's coming maybe out of the deep scrub lining the road, maybe somewhere ahead on the asphalt, already steaming hot. They watch and wait.

  • Bush wrong on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Northwest Herald - Aug 05 3:49 AM
    Once again, the Northwest Herald provides time to desperate neocons who will say anything to make the president look better. James C. Zoes wrote July 27 that the chemical weapons found in Iraq are deadly, and that their discovery vindicates the president.

  • Over 60 insurgents held in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NDTV - Aug 05 2:26 AM
    Iraqi soldiers arrested 64 suspected insurgents, mostly in northern provinces, as three people were killed in sectarian and political violence. A Defence Ministry statement said 40 suspected insurgents were captured in northern Iraq since Friday.

  • RIL denies any wrong doing in Iraq oil for food deals Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - Aug 05 9:58 AM
    New Delhi: Corporate giant Reliance Industries today denied any wrong-doing in the UN Oil-for-Food Programme in Iraq, in which Justice R S Pathak Committee has indicted former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh and his son Jagat Singh.

  • Texas family says 1 of sons killed in Iraq, Afghanistan committed suicide Open this result in new window
    Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier - Aug 05 3:30 AM
    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) --- One of two brothers who died while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan committed suicide, family and military officials said Thursday.

  • Pataki calls for international force to help Iraq Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - Aug 05 3:38 AM
    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.

  • RIL denies any wrong doing in Iraq oil for food deals Open this result in new window
    Outlook India - Aug 05 7:26 AM
    Corporate giant Reliance Industries today denied any wrong-doing in the UN Oil-for-Food Programme in Iraq, in which Justice R S Pathak Committee has indicted former External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh and his son Jagat Singh.

  • 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.

  • Military court to hear Iraq rape case Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 05 9:32 AM
    A U.S. military court will convene in Baghdad on Sunday to decide whether to court-martial four U.S. soldiers for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and the killing of her family in March.

  • Deadly attacks hit northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    AngolaPress - Aug 05 6:51 AM
    BAGHDAD, 08/05 - At least 14 people have been killed in a spate of attacks and fighting in northern Iraq, police say. Ten people, including three policemen, were killed when a suicide bomber drove a truck with explosives on to a sports field in Hadhar, Nineveh province.

  • Gur Tsabar: This Dem's Ocracy in Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    Ok. Close your eyes! I've got a little gift for you. It's something you really don't want, and something you never really asked for. Oh, and the best part, this little gift is really going to fuck you up ... big time! Yeah, that's right - much less security, much more uncertainty coming your way. And then, get this. Three years from now, I'm going to make some demands on your gifted ass.

  • Clinton unscathed by Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Aug 04 8:53 PM
    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.

  • From soldiers' view, civil war in Iraq has started Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Aug 05 12:24 AM
    While American politicians and generals in Washington discuss the possibility of civil war in Iraq, many U.S. officers and enlisted men...

  • Marine from Springfield killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Burlington Free Press - Aug 05 1:19 AM
    A man from Springfield who joined the Marine Corps with his buddies fresh out of high school in 2001 was killed Thursday in Iraq, five months into his first tour of duty there.

  • General: Troops to be ready for Iraq by fall Open this result in new window
    Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - Aug 05 12:07 AM
    A brigade of more than 4,000 Fort Stewart troops will be trained and ready to return to Iraq by late November, the new commander of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division said Friday.

  • Lessons of History on Lebanon, Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Aug 04 11:15 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

  • Springfield Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Aug 05 12:13 AM
    SPRINGFIELD - A Springfield man serving with the Marine Corps died from wounds received in Iraq on Thursday, his 24th birthday. ... - From staff and wire reports

  • Newsview: U.S. Interests on Line in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Aug 04 10:27 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.

  • Suicide bomber kills 10 in Iraq; two GIs die Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Aug 05 12:24 AM
    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...

  • Thousands March In Iraq To Support Hezbollah Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Aug 04 6:59 PM
    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

  • Tropical storm, Iraq, heat causing $3 gas Open this result in new window
    Lawrence Journal-World - Aug 04 11:35 PM
    Gas prices in Lawrence made a sudden jump past the $3 mark Friday. Blame it on increased violence in Iraq, a tropical storm moving into the Gulf of Mexico and high temperatures across most of the nation, according to AAA.

  • US soldier dies in Iraqs Anbar province Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Aug 05 12:14 AM
    BAGHDAD -A US soldier working in Iraqs restive western province of Anbar under the aegis of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force died on Saturday due to non-hostile action, said the US military.

  • U.S. soldiers to face Iraq hearing Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 05 4:51 AM
    Four U.S. soldiers charged in connection with the rape and slaying of an Iraqi female and the killings of her family will begin an Article 32 hearing Sunday at Camp Victory near Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

  • U.S. generals say civil war in Iraq is possible Open this result in new window
    Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald - Aug 05 4:12 AM
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - 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.

  • Eric Alterman: Remember Iraq? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 04 8:17 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

  • U.S. Marine killed in western Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 04 11:58 PM
    A U.S. Marine died in "non-combat action" in the volatile Anbar province in western Iraq on Saturday, the U.S. military said in a brief statement.

  • Two U.S. soldiers killed in western Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Aug 04 11:58 PM
    Two U.S. soldiers were killed in Iraq's volatile western province of Anbar on Friday, the U.S. military said on Saturday.

  • 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.