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  • Missouri Reservists Return Home From Iraq Open this result in new window
    KMBC TheKansasCityChannel.com via Yahoo! News - 56 minutes ago
    After spending a year serving in Iraq, a group of Missouri army reservists returned home Monday afternoon.

  • Military gets handle on Iraq heat Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    Improved training has helped the U.S. military avoid a repeat of the heat-related deaths and evacuations that dogged troops early in the Iraq war.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
    As of Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, at least 2,592 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 2,053 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Iraq PM criticizes U.S.-led attack Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
    Iraq's prime minister sharply criticized a U.S.-Iraqi attack Monday on a Shiite militia stronghold in Baghdad, breaking with his American partners on security tactics as the United States launches a major operation to secure the capital.

  • Top Democrat facing ouster over support for Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 6:06 PM
    The conflict in Iraq could claim its biggest US political casualty this week, as Joseph Lieberman faces likely election defeat to a little-known challenger who attacked the senator for backing the war.

  • A way out of Iraq: Divide the country Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 07 4:53 PM
    The issue: Israel's response to Hezbollah can be instructive to U.S. forces trying to stabilize Iraq.

  • Vietnamizing Iraq Open this result in new window
    Investor's Business Daily via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 4:00 PM
    Iraq War: Tom Hayden has a new war to undermine, a new enemy to succor and a new Jane Fonda to attract the cameras. His stepped-up activity represents a growing alliance of Islamofascists and the far left.

  • In Iraq, a timetable isn't an exit strategy Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Aug 07 2:59 PM
    A serious plan for disengagement from Iraq is not well tailored to the U.S. campaign trail.

  • Top Democrat facing ouster over support for Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 9:02 AM
    The war in Iraq could claim its biggest US political casualty this week as Joseph Lieberman faces likely election defeat by a little-known challenger who has attacked the Democratic senator for backing the war.

  • Iraq PM Criticizes U.S.-Led Attack Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Iraq's Prime Minister Criticizes U.S.-Led Attack on Shiite Militia Stronghold

  • France, U.S. Find Common Ground in Lebanon After Iraq Split Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- In 2003, the U.S. sought to punish France for opposing an invasion of Iraq. Now the Bush administration has welcomed French involvement in resolving the conflict in Lebanon, and France may take the lead in an international peacekeeping force.

  • Rice: Iraq isn't sliding into civil war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Aug 07 5:52 AM
    The Bush administration continues to insist Iraq is not heading toward a civil war, even as some senators and military leaders have expressed concerns that such a conflict may be inevitable.

  • Final Iraq tour 'hardest of all' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Aug 07 1:51 PM
    The widow of a soldier killed in Iraq has said his third and final tour of duty was the hardest to face.

  • Arianna Huffington: Joe Lieberman's Pathetic Hail Mary Pass on Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 07 1:28 PM
    Let's hope Joe Lieberman's Hail Mary toss on Iraq isn't the wave of the future for the Democratic Party. In their story on Lieberman's desperate, clammy, last-ditch attempt to save his political hide, Times reporters Patrick Healy and Jennifer Medina called Lieberman's verbal retrenchment on Iraq -- a mea culpa without the culpa -- "a new set of talking points for Democratic leaders who are

  • Iraq war shaping elections Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - 28 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON First gradually, now quickly, the war in Iraq and a congressional corruption scandal are shaping the midterm elections, with Democrats working to harness both as campaign issues for the fall.

  • Iraq prime minister criticizes U.S. over attack on Shiites Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 35 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraq's prime minister sharply criticized a U.S.-Iraqi attack yesterday on a Shiite militia stronghold in Baghdad, breaking with his American partners on security tactics as the United States launches a major operation to secure the capital.

  • No good military options in Iraq: leading US senators Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 07 12:07 AM
    There are no good military options for the United States in Iraq, two top US senators said, describing the country as in the midst of a civil war and suggested that Washington convene a high-level diplomatic conference involving regional powers.

  • Texas soldier dies from wounds suffered in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Aug 07 4:42 PM
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. A 101st Airborne Division soldier has died of injuries suffered Wednesday in Iraq, the military announced Monday.

  • Aussie in intensive care after Iraq bomb Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - 49 minutes ago
    An Australian man caught in a bomb blast in Iraq remains in intensive care with burns to around 90 per cent of his body, Foreign Minister Alexander Downer says. -

  • Iraq rape-slaying scene detailed at hearing Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 06 11:47 PM
    Four witnesses took the stand Sunday as a preliminary hearing began for four U.S. soldiers charged in connection with the rape and slaying of an Iraqi and the killing of her family in Iraq.

  • Iraq Dominates Lieberman Re-Election Bid Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Aug 07 6:20 PM
    The war in Iraq is playing a central role in the re-election battle of one of the country's best-known Democrats, Senator Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut. Lieberman faces a tough primary challenge from fellow Democrat Ned Lamont on Tuesday because of his Lieberman's support for the war.

  • Top Democrat Lieberman facing ouster over support for Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 10:14 PM
    The war in Iraq could claim its biggest political victim this week as a senior Democratic senator faces probable election defeat to a little-known challenger running on an anti-Iraq war platform.

  • Bob Geiger: Iraq Not a "Single-Issue" For Those Hurt Most Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Aug 07 8:13 AM
    The numbers are so sterile and have become overwhelming: Close to 2,600 American troops are dead and well over 19,000 have been wounded, some in ways that will forever change their lives. Tens of thousands of Iraqi civilians have been killed in an Iraq war, without reason or end, that has been waged by the Bush administration since March of 2003. The financial costs of the war -- estimated so

  • Ambassador Khalilzad Outlines New Security Plan for Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Aug 07 4:58 PM
    As sectarian clashes continue, the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad discusses plans to heighten security and make other changes in hopes of reducing violence by late September.

  • Naperville soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Aug 07 8:47 AM
    Neighbors recall a 22-year-old soldier from Naperville who was killed in Iraq on Friday as a quiet young man who served as a gunner atop a Humvee.

  • Home From Iraq, and Sorting Out Life as Muslims and Marines Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Aug 06 8:29 PM
    The passage home from Iraq has been difficult for veterans, but especially fraught for Muslim Americans.

  • GOP senator: 'No good options' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Aug 06 7:47 PM
    The United States has "no good options" left in Iraq, and the war "is not going to turn out the way that we were promised," an increasingly outspoken Republican critic of the war said Sunday.

  • Aussie in Iraq blast 'has 90pc burns' Open this result in new window
    The Australian - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    AN Australian man caught in a bomb blast in Iraq remains in intensive care with burns to around 90 per cent of his body, Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said today.

  • Marine From Austin Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 33 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.

  • Lieberman Confronts Criticism Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Aug 06 8:46 PM
    EAST HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 6 -- In a dramatic bid to stave off a potential defeat in Tuesday's Democratic primary, Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (Conn.) on Sunday rejected charges from rival Ned Lamont that he has been one of the chief cheerleaders for President Bush's Iraq policy, but he reaffirmed his...

  • 'Fiasco': The Turning Point in the Iraq War Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 07 12:26 PM
    Day to Day , August 7, 2006 With little good news coming out of Iraq, a veteran war reporter argues that the U.S. set itself up for failure within the first months of fighting.

  • Lieberman defends Iraq war support Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 07 4:21 PM
    Joe Lieberman, facing a battle for his political survival sparked by his support for the war in Iraq, finally defends his position.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Aug 07 4:38 PM
    As of Monday, Aug. 7, 2006, at least 2,591 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Missouri Reservists Return Home From Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Kansas City Channel - 48 minutes ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After spending a year serving in Iraq, a group of Missouri army reservists returned home Monday afternoon. Friends and relatives welcomed home members of the 3rd Platoon of the 795th AG Company, which is based in Bethany.

  • Fort Campbell soldier from Texas dies of Iraq wounds Open this result in new window
    Tennessean - Aug 07 4:20 PM
    A Fort Campbell soldier from Texas has died of injuries he received in combat in Iraq, the Pentagon announced this afternoon. Pfc. Brian J. Kubik, 20, of Harker Heights, Texas, died Saturday at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, the Defense Department said in a statement.

  • Handling Iraq's Heat Open this result in new window
    WDEF Chattanooga - 1 hour, 54 minutes ago
    The temperature inside downtown Chattanooga's medic station is close to 110, but you won't catch EMS Lieutenant Andy Gienapp griping about the Chattanooga heat, not after the year he spent in Iraq. He laughingly says, "We had solemnly resolved that we weren't going to complain about it, so I'm officially not complaining."

  • Carrollton soldier injured during leave from Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. A Carrollton soldier on a two-week leave from Iraq remains in the intensive care unit at DCH Regional Medical Center after being severely injured in a car crash.

  • U.S. military: Next three months critical as civil war looms in Iraq Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Aug 07 1:29 PM
    WASHINGTON The U.S.-led coalition has been bracing for a civil war in Iraq. Officials said that virtually every partner in the military coalition in Iraq has assessed that Iraq was in chaos with ethnic militias in control of a major portion of the country.

  • Turkey drops plans to invade northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Aug 07 1:29 PM
    ANKARA Turkey has decided to withdraw its threat to invade Iraq.

  • Suddenly, Washington sees that Iraq, Lebanon issues are linked Open this result in new window
    JTA - Aug 07 2:26 PM
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (JTA) A funny thing is happening on Israels way into Lebanon: Its war with Hezbollah is converging politically with the civil war now convulsing Iraq.

  • New Mexico soldier assigned to Fort Benning dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS-TV Columbia - Aug 07 6:32 PM
    An Army sergeant assigned to Fort Benning was killed while serving in Iraq. The Department of Defense says 23-year-old Leroy Segura died Friday in Habbaniyah of injuries he suffered from a Humvee accident.

  • Texas soldier dies in Germany of Iraq injuries Open this result in new window
    WREG-TV Memphis - Aug 07 6:02 PM
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. A 20-year-old Fort Campbell soldier from Texas has died of injuries suffered in combat in Iraq.

  • New Mexico soldier assigned to Fort Benning dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTVM 9 - Aug 07 6:21 PM
    CLOVIS, N.M. An Army sergeant assigned to Fort Benning was killed while serving in Iraq.

  • Rice: Iraq isn't becoming another Iran Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 3:49 PM
    Iraq is not on track to become another Iran despite the disconcerting images last week of Iraqis burning U.S. flags and chanting "Death to America," Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Sunday.

  • Rice: Iraq Isn't Sliding Into Civil War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Aug 07 3:39 AM
    Iraq Isn't Sliding Into Civil War, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Says

  • Clovis grad killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KVII 7 - Aug 07 5:26 PM
    A Clovis High School graduate was killed while serving in Iraq. Army Sgt. Leroy Segura Jr., 23, died Friday after being injured in a Humvee accident. That was the word late Monday afternoon from the Department of Defense.

  • Hearing Continues in Iraq Rape-Slaying Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 07 12:49 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - U.S. soldiers accused of raping and murdering a 14-year-old Iraqi girl drank alcohol and hit golf balls before the attack, an investigator said Monday at a U.S. military hearing to determine whether they should stand trial.

  • No good military options in Iraq: leading US senators Open this result in new window
    Space War - Aug 07 6:59 AM
    by Staff Writers Washington, Aug 6, 2006 There are no good military options for the United States in Iraq, two top US senators said Sunday, describing the country as in the midst of a civil war and suggested that Washington convene a high-level diplomatic conference involving regional powers.

  • No civil war in Iraq because nobody has 'opted out': Rice Open this result in new window
    Space War - Aug 07 6:58 AM
    by Staff Writers Washington, Aug 6, 2006 US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Sunday rejected allegations that a civil war was raging in Iraq, arguing that the conflict in the US-occupied country had no separatist dimension and no Iraqi ethnic group had "opted out."

  • Two 1st AD scouts killed by IED in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Aug 07 1:21 PM
    BAUMHOLDER, Germany Two 1st Armored Division scouts from the Friedberg-based 1st Cavalry Brigade Reconnaissance Troop died Friday in Iraq, Pentagon officials said Monday.

  • Harker Heights soldier dies in Germany of Iraq injuries Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Aug 07 5:24 PM
    A 20-year-old Texas soldier has died of injuries suffered in combat in Iraq. The Defense Department announced the death of Private First Class Brian J. Kubik of Harker Heights.

  • Marine killed in Iraq shot by insurgents in Fallujah Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - Aug 07 4:41 PM
    MONTPELIER, Vt. -- A U.S. Marine from Springfield who died in Iraq was shot and killed by insurgents in Fallujah on his birthday.

  • 101st soldier from Texas dies of wounds suffered in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - Aug 07 5:04 PM
    FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. -- A 101st Airborne Division soldier has died of injuries suffered Wednesday in Iraq, the military announced Monday. Pfc. Brian J.

  • Edwards calls for immediate Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    News 14 Carolina - Aug 07 4:22 PM
    MOULTONBORO, N.H. -- 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.

  • US sees ethnic strife -- not terror -- tearing at Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 3:09 PM
    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.

  • Texas soldier dies in Germany of Iraq injuries Open this result in new window
    KLTV Texas - Aug 07 4:27 PM
    WASHINGTON A 20-year-old Texas soldier has died of injuries suffered in combat in Iraq. The Defense Department today announced the death of Private First Class Brian...

  • Texas soldier dies in Germany of Iraq injuries Open this result in new window
    KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley - Aug 07 4:27 PM
    WASHINGTON A 20-year-old Texas soldier has died of injuries suffered in combat in Iraq.

  • Iraq Still Manages to Shock Open this result in new window
    NPR - Aug 07 6:56 AM
    Morning Edition , August 7, 2006 Sectarian strife continues to worsen in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. John Hendren is wrapping up the latest of more than a dozen visits to the war zone since early 2003. He sends us this reporter's notebook about Iraq.

  • N.M. Soldier Killed While Serving In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KOAT.com - Aug 07 3:52 PM
    CLOVIS, N.M. -- An Army sergeant who graduated from an eastern New Mexico high school has been killed while serving in Iraq. That word from the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • Enid man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Enid News & Eagle - Aug 07 2:52 PM
    Army Staff Sgt. Clint Storeys mother will remember everything about him, and the cowardly way in which he was killed Friday in Iraq. Storey, 30, of Enid, was killed in Ramadi when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded near his Humvee.

  • Congressman Kuhl returns from Iraq trip Open this result in new window
    WROC-TV Rochester - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Congressman Randy Kuhl just returned from a trip to Iraq. He visited the war torn country as part of a congressional delegation to see first-hand the progress being made.

  • Firefighter applies lessons learned in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Hanover Herald-Progress - Aug 07 2:29 PM
    By BRAD FRANKLIN There's Lt. Shawn Talmadge. And then there's 1st Lt. Shawn Talmadge. The former is a familiar face, a firefighter with Station 3 (East Hanover). The latter serves in the Army National Guard and spent 12 months deployed in Iraq.

  • Kuhl Returns from Iraq Visit Open this result in new window
    R News - Aug 07 2:39 PM
    The war in Iraq is a big issue in this year's midterm congressional elections. Republican Congressman Randy Kuhl is running for re-election to a second term in the 29th Congressional District.

  • Girl Scouts Seeking Help in Covering Postage After Mailing Donations to Naval Unit in Iraq Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Aug 07 3:10 PM
    By Andrew Wind, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Iowa Aug. 7--CEDAR FALLS -- The Girl Scouts began collecting donations in January for a U.S. Naval battalion serving in Iraq and recently sent the last of 60 boxes.

  • Special Camp in N. Iraq for Ex-PKK Members Open this result in new window
    Zaman Online - Aug 07 2:15 PM
    The local Kurdish Authority in Northern Iraq has decided to place individuals leaving or escaping from the PKK (Kurdish Workers Party) in a special camp near Dohuk city.

  • Rice Confident In Iraq's Terror Stance Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Aug 06 10:31 PM
    With Sunni-Shiite killings on the rise, about 3,700 soldiers of the Army's 172nd Stryker Brigade were brought from northern Iraq to bolster U.S. and Iraqi security forces that have struggled to contain the violence in Baghdad.

  • 101st soldier killed by small arms fire in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Leaf Chronicle - Aug 07 6:30 PM
    A soldier assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team died on Saturday at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered on Wednesday when his unit came under enemy small arms fire in Baghdad, Iraq.

  • New Mexico soldier dies while serving in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Aug 07 1:26 PM
    CLOVIS, N.M. An Army sergeant who graduated from an eastern New Mexico high school has been killed while serving in Iraq. That word from the U-S Department of...

  • Ferris teacher prepares for tour of duty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXLY-TV Spokane - Aug 07 12:20 PM
    SPOKANE -- Students at Ferris High School this fall will be saying goodbye to one of their teachers as Social Studies teacher Darel Maxfield prepares to leave school and head for Iraq.

  • Clovis soldier dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Clovis News Journal - Aug 07 12:05 PM
    A soldier from Clovis died in Iraq on Friday, the Department of Defense confirmed this afternoon. Leroy Segura Jr., 23, died of injuries he received in a vehicle accident while serving in Habbaniyah, Iraq, a news release from DoD reported.

  • Iraq accident kills Clovis soldier Open this result in new window
    KRQE Albuquerque - Aug 07 4:09 PM
    CLOVIS, N.M. -- A soldier from Clovis has been killed in iraq. Army Sgt. Leroy Segura Jr., 23, died Friday in a Humvee accident west of Baghdad. Segura was assigned to the 54th Engineer Battalion from Fort Benning, Ga.

  • Defence criticised over SAS Iraq death Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Aug 07 7:32 AM
    Warrant Officer Class Two David Nary was killed during a high-risk training incident on a live firing range while preparing for a deployment to Iraq last November.

  • Iraq protester Sheehan returns to Crawford Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Aug 06 10:36 AM
    Cindy Sheehan, who gained international attention a year ago for protesting the Iraq war, returned to the town near President George W. Bush's ranch on Sunday to resume her protest.

  • U.S. Troops Endure 125 Degrees in Iraq Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Aug 07 6:19 AM
    RAMADI, Iraq - After a long day searching homes in suffocating Iraqi heat, Lance Cpl. Mike Young saw a most surprising source of relief - a sprawling Wal-Mart had appeared in the distance.

  • Hometown Hero Dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KAMR Amarillo - Aug 07 3:25 PM
    08/07/2006 CLOVIS -- The war in Iraq claims another hometown hero. Sergeant Leroy Segura Junior of Clovis died Friday while fighting in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Analysis: New strategies for Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 07 8:53 AM
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- How should U.S. policymakers respond to the rapidly deteriorating situation in Iraq? Last week, hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslims took to the streets in Baghdad chanting "Death to Israel" and Death to America."

  • Half of U.S. Still Believes Iraq Had WMD Open this result in new window
    Common Dreams News Center - Aug 07 9:03 AM
    Half of U.S. Still Believes Iraq Had WMD

  • PM charged with leaking Iraq scandal report Open this result in new window
    Yahoo! India News - Aug 07 8:34 AM
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A former Indian foreign minister asked parliament on Monday to reprimand Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for what he said was leaking an investigation report on Iraq's oil-for-food scandal.

  • Submarine returns home from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Norwich Bulletin - Aug 07 10:49 AM
    GROTON The USS Memphis, a Los Angeles-class, fast-track submarine, returned to the Naval Submarine Base today following a three-month deployment. Memphis was deployed May 6 to provide support in the war in Iraq.

  • US soldiers 'hit golf balls before going out to kill family' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 07 4:22 PM
    US soldiers in Iraq drank alcohol and hit golf balls before attacking and killing a local family, tribunal hears.

  • Civil War Is Uttered, and White Houses Iraq Strategy Is Dealt a Blow Open this result in new window
    Common Dreams News Center - Aug 07 9:04 AM
    Civil War Is Uttered, and White Houses Iraq Strategy Is Dealt a Blow

  • US soldiers 'hit golf balls before going out to kill family' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Aug 07 4:17 PM
    World: US military court told of brutal attack in Iraq Evidence from colleague describes rape and murder

  • Girl Scouts seeking help in covering postage after mailing donations to Naval unit in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier - Aug 07 10:16 AM
    By ANDREW WIND, Courier Staff Writer CEDAR FALLS --- The Girl Scouts began collecting donations in January for a U.S. Naval battalion serving in Iraq and recently sent the last of 60 boxes. Now they are seeking monetary donations or sponsorships to recoup nearly $600 in mailing costs.

  • ONLINE UPDATE: New Mexico soldier dies while serving in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Las Cruces Sun-News - Aug 07 2:27 PM
    CLOVIS An Army sergeant who graduated from an eastern New Mexico high school was killed while serving in Iraq, the U.S. Department of Defense said. Leroy Segura, 23, died Friday in Habbaniyah of injuries he suffered from a Humvee accident.

  • Oregon sailor killed fighting Iraq insurgents Open this result in new window
    The News-Review - Aug 07 9:29 AM
    HOOD RIVER (AP) - A sailor from Oregon died this past week while on patrol in Ramadi, Iraq, according to the U.S. Department of Defense and his family members.

  • Analysis: Congress may demand OK on Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Aug 07 7:53 AM
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress may assert its its power and demand that President George W. Bush gets its permission to keep U.S. forces in Iraq.

  • UN warns of Iraq situation in Lebanon Open this result in new window
    The Age - Aug 07 7:40 AM
    Any attempt to deploy international troops to disarm Hezbollah by force would turn Lebanon into another Iraq, according to the head of Unifil, the United Nations' monitoring mission in Lebanon. -

  • What the 'Iraq Star' critics had to say Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - Aug 07 5:19 AM
    The critics We asked three "Iraq Star" contestants to view and critique performances of last year's "American Idol" finalists Taylor Hicks and Katherine McPhee. Here is what they said, and whom they picked to win.

  • Hundreds remember Cedarburg soldier who died in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gazette Extra Sports - Aug 07 9:33 AM
    MILWAUKEE - Hundreds of relatives, friends and well-wishers recalled the life of a Cedarburg soldier who died in Iraq at a memorial on Saturday. A dozen speakers told the crowd of 600 about Spc. 4 Stephen W. Castner, who they recalled as courageous, often intense but smiling and sometimes zany.

  • Enid Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    ChannelOklahoma - Aug 07 8:55 AM
    ENID, Okla. -- A U.S. Army soldier from Enid has died in Iraq, the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed. The military said Staff Sgt. Clint J. Storey, 30, died Friday in Ramadi, when an improvised explosive device detonated near a vehicle in which he was riding while conducting combat operations.

  • Suicide bomber targets funeral in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Olympian - Aug 07 4:30 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Fighting erupted early today in a Shiite militia stronghold of Baghdad, and a suicide bomber blew himself up among mourners at a funeral in Saddam Hussein's hometown, killing 10 people and injuring 22.

  • Aussie escapes death after blast in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Age - Aug 07 3:08 AM
    An Australian man has escaped death but suffered serious burns in a roadside blast in Iraq that killed two of his colleagues. -

  • U.S. deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Aug 07 4:46 AM
    As of Sunday, at least 2,590 members of the U.S. military have died since the Iraq war began 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 "Turbulent Transition" Calls for U.S. Commitment Open this result in new window
    U.S. Department of State - Aug 07 12:20 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.

  • Cruz Blasts Iraq War Open this result in new window
    ContactMusic - Aug 07 9:02 AM
    Spanish film siren PENELOPE CRUZ has blasted US President GEORGE W BUSH for his invasion of Iraq. The VANILLA SKY beauty, 32, admits her political vi

  • Naperville soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Aug 06 6:48 PM
    A 22-year-old soldier from suburban Chicago was killed by an explosive while serving in Iraq, the Pentagon said Sunday.

  • Iraqi police unearth weapons caches; conduct solo operations in Iraq Open this result in new window
    United States Marines - Aug 07 11:49 AM
    KARABILAH, Iraq (Aug. 7, 2006) -- Coalition Forces are not the only ones taking bomb-making material and other weapons out of insurgents hands Iraqi police in this city bordering Syria recently found two hidden stashes of munitions and weapons.

  • Ohio native keeps Marines mobile in Iraqs Al Anbar Province Open this result in new window
    United States Marines - Aug 07 11:50 AM
    CAMP KOREAN VILLAGE, Iraq (Aug. 7, 2006) -- Regardless of how many insurgents they catch or hours they spend on patrolling Iraqs roads in their massive, eight-wheeled Light Armored Vehicles, U.S. and Iraqi forces in this region wouldnt be nearly as mobile if it werent for Marines like Cpl. Brett M. Briscoe.

  • Soldier Injured In Iraq Visits Home Open this result in new window
    WGRZ-TV Buffalo - Aug 07 7:37 AM
    Sgt. Timothy Voss, seriously burned by a roadside bomb in Iraq, made his first visit home this weekend in Silver Creek. The 25-year-old father of two received burns on over 40% of his body in late December when his vehicle hit a bomb in Baghdad. His platoon sergeant was killed in the accident.

  • Cruz blasts Iraq War Open this result in new window
    WENN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Aug 07 2:45 AM
    Spanish film siren Penelope Cruz has blasted US President George W Bush for his invasion of Iraq.