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  • Women to fly GIs home before Iraq duty Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    Amanda Tyrell thought she wouldn't see her husband for a year and a half when he left in July for training and then military service in Iraq. But she'll get to see him one more time Sunday before he eventually departs to Iraq. She and other wives raised money to pay to fly some 74 Vermont National Guard members home for a visit.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,681 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 16 3:56 PM
    As of Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at least 2,681 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 2,131 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Women to Fly GIs Home Before Iraq Duty Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 50 minutes ago
    Women Raise Money to Fly 74 Vt. National Guard Members Home for Visit Before Iraq Service

  • New Leaders, Similar Story at Iraq's Abu Ghraib Open this result in new window
    OneWorld.net via Yahoo! News - Sep 16 9:53 AM
    SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 16 (OneWorld) - Fresh allegations of brutality are being reported from inside the walls of Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison, which was transferred from U.S. military to Iraqi government control on September 1st.

  • Iraq calls for calm after Pope's remarks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 16 6:20 AM
    Iraq's government called on Muslims on Saturday not to attack the country's small Christian minority in response to remarks by Pope Benedict that have angered Muslims.

  • Best-Connected Were Sent to Rebuild Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 16 6:30 AM
    After the fall of Saddam Hussein's government in April 2003, the opportunity to participate in the U.S.-led effort to reconstruct Iraq attracted all manner of Americans -- restless professionals, Arabic-speaking academics, development specialists and war-zone adventurers. But before they...

  • Women to fly GIs home before Iraq duty Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - 54 minutes ago
    Amanda Tyrell thought she wouldn't see her husband for a year and a half when he left in July for training and then military service in Iraq. But she'll get to see him one more time Sunday before he eventually departs to Iraq. She and other wives raised money to pay to fly some 74 Vermont National Guard members home ...

  • U.S. forced to confront cleric's growing role in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 34 minutes ago
    NAJAF, Iraq -- A mother's sad wail pierced the stillness of the Cemetery of the Martyrs, where green and black resistance flags fluttered over the graves of hundreds of Shiite Muslim militiamen. Kneeling on the hot, chalk-like dirt, Abbas Sabah, 17, didn't stir.

  • Diggers in Iraq shown fooling with guns Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - 8 minutes ago
    The Australian Defence Force is investigating videos taken in Iraq that reportedly shows Australian soldiers allegedly mishandling weapons.

  • Women to Fly GIs Home Before Iraq Duty Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    Amanda Tyrell thought she wouldn't see her husband for a year and a half when he left in July for training and then military service in Iraq.

  • Clift: Will Voters Buy Shays's Iraq Reversal? Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Sep 16 11:32 AM
    GOP Rep. Chris Shays is anxious to explain why he changed his position on Iraq. Will voters believe him?

  • Defence investigating Iraq videos Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - 18 minutes ago
    THE Australian Defence Force is investigating videos taken in Iraq that reportedly show Australian soldiers allegedly mishandling weapons and fraternising with Iraqis.

  • Poll finds public separates Iraq, war on terror Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - 24 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - President Bush and Republicans want to convince voters that the unpopular Iraq war is central in the anti-terror fight. Democrats argue they can win control of Congress if voters view Iraq - and the continued bloodshed there - on its own.

  • Arab League representative to Iraq resigns Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 51 minutes ago
    The Arab League's representative to Iraq has submitted his resignation, citing slow progress on the Pan-Arab organisation's efforts to foster reconciliation among Iraqis and insufficient funding.

  • From Iraq to Gettysburg Open this result in new window
    The MetroWest Daily News - 34 minutes ago
    MILLIS -- Two years ago, Major Roy Lehto was an army nurse serving with a Massachusetts National Guard unit in Iraq.

  • Iraq seeks NAM's help in ensuring respect for sovereignty Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    Iraq on Saturday sought the help of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in urging all other countries to respect the sovereignty of the violence-ridden nation.

  • Women raise money to fly soldiers home before Iraq service Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Amanda Tyrrell didn't think she'd see her husband again for a year and a half when he left in July for training and then military service in Iraq.

  • Women raise money to fly soldiers home before Iraq service Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Sep 16 11:07 AM
    Amanda Tyrell didn't think she'd see her husband again for a year and a half when he left in July for training and then military service in Iraq.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,681 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 16 3:56 PM
    As of Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at least 2,681 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Website attacked over propaganda videos of soldiers' deaths in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Sep 16 4:39 PM
    Graphic footage of United States soldiers being shot and blown up by terrorists in Iraq is being shown on a popular American website.

  • 596th says farewell to Germany, prepares for Iraq deployment Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Sep 16 2:07 PM
    GRIESHEIM, Germany More than 200 soldiers of the 596th Maintenance Company got their farewell Friday, a day after getting final marching orders for Iraq.

  • Soldier from Yuba City killed by bomb in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KESQ - 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
    YUBA CITY, Calif. A Yuba City soldier is among the latest casualties in the Iraq war.

  • US 'mirrors Roman Empire' in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Independent - Sep 16 5:00 PM
    America's entanglement in Iraq bears a striking resemblance to ancient Rome's Punic wars, according to the author of a new book on the Roman Empire.

  • Female Texas soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - Sep 16 6:03 PM
    WASHINGTON A Texas soldier has died in Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee. Second Lieutenant Emily J-T Perez died Tuesday from injuries...

  • Armor hit by rivalry for Iraq security contracts Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 16 6:39 PM
    Increased competition among security companies in Iraq has put a brake on earnings at UK security operator Armor Group.

  • 8 killed, 39 bodies found in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    At least 39 more corpses have been recovered from across Iraq and eight people have been killed in separate attacks yesterday, security officials say.

  • Female Texas soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - Sep 16 5:33 PM
    WASHINGTON A Texas soldier has died in Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee.

  • Poll: Iraq, Terror Connection Not Made Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 16 3:19 AM
    An Associated Press poll found that Republicans haven't succeeded in convincing voters that the unpopular Iraq war is central to the anti-terror fight. But Republicans have drawn even on the question of who would best protect the country.

  • Jennings Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KPLC - Sep 16 4:55 PM
    The family of U.S. Army Specialist Marcus Cain is still trying to digest the news of his tragic death. The 20-year-old Jennings native was serving in Iraq, where he was killed Wednesday night by a suicide bomber.

  • Soldier from Yuba City killed by bomb in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Sep 16 5:05 PM
    Army Spc. Harley Dean Andrews was a month from the end of his tour of duty in Iraq when he was killed by a roadside bomb in Ramadi. "He was a great kid, turning into a wonderful man," his mother, Kimberly Barlow of Portland, Ore., said of her 22-year-old son.

  • Local Marine Injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 30 minutes ago
    TOLEDO - A family from Luna Pier in Monroe County received news from Iraq on Wednesday - news they never wanted to hear. Their son, a marine, has been seriously injured and is now in a hospital in Germany.

  • Army reservist plans to walk Utah to promote Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    The Times-News - Sep 16 4:10 PM
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- An Army reservist has purchased two pairs of shoes to walk 500 miles and promote a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.

  • Victory plan in place in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Selma Times-Journal - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
    President Bush has a clear plan for victory in Iraq that begins with training Iraqi forces so they can defend their country and fight the terrorists. We are making tremendous progress towards this objective.

  • Exiting Iraq: Gen. Odum's View Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 16 7:11 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday , September 16, 2006 In our continuing series, Scott Simon talks to retired General William Odum about his exit plan for Iraq.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,681 Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Sep 16 4:20 PM
    As of Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006, at least 2,681 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.

  • U.S. Soldier Missing in Iraq After Blast Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 16 2:04 AM
    U.S. Soldier Missing in Iraq, 1 Day After Suicide Truck Blast Kills 2 Troops, Wounds 30 Others

  • Saudi king says civil war in Iraq not on cards Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 16 11:08 AM
    KUWAIT (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said he did not believe there would be a civil war in Iraq, according to an interview with a Kuwaiti newspaper published on Saturday.

  • Iraq Rogue Police, Security Blocking Efforts To Root Them Out Open this result in new window
    Free Internet Press - Sep 16 6:44 PM
    Shiite militiamen and criminals entrenched throughout Iraq's police and internal security forces are blocking recent efforts by some Iraqi leaders and the American military to root them out, a step critical to winning the trust of skeptical Sunni Arabs and quelling the sectarian conflict, say Iraqi and Western officials. Iraq's new interior minister, Jawad al-Bolani, who oversees the police,

  • U.S. shifting troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 2:13 PM
    U.S. officials say they have not written off Iraq's troubled Anbar province the country's largest, and one of its most violent but neither are they sending more U.S. troops there to battle the insurgents.

  • Contractors Sue Over Deaths In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 16 1:33 AM
    Heading to Baghdad Airport, a fuel convoy turned into an inferno, the largest single loss of American civilians in the Iraq war. But, in an exclusive report, Armen Keteyian reports that the contractors say it could have been prevented.

  • Local Man Returns From Iraq Open this result in new window
    WXII ThePiedmontChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 2:22 PM
    A local soldier is home after serving in Iraq and is seeing his infant son for the first time.

  • Sean Penn: 'Pull the Troops Out of Iraq Now' Open this result in new window
    Hollywood.com - Sep 16 9:28 AM
    An angry Sean Penn has made a rare TV appearance to demand Americans fight to get their troops sent home from Iraq.

  • False Reports on Iran a Replay of Run-Up to Iraq War? Open this result in new window
    Editor & Publisher - Sep 16 1:02 PM
    NEW YORK A report today by veteran McClatchy (formerly Knight Ridder) reporters John Walcott and Warren P. Strobel warns that some of the same type of shaky intelligence that proved false in the run up to the Iraq war may be rearing its head again in regard to Iraq.

  • Army Combat Engineers From Idaho Join Battle Against Deadly Roadside Bombs In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Sep 16 5:04 PM
    In Iraq, they are the enemy's preferred method of attack: roadside bombs, IEDs, or improvised explosive devices. America's military leaders call IEDs the insurgents' most effective weapon and the largest single source of casualties for U.S. troops in Iraq.

  • Army reservist plans to walk Utah to promote Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - Sep 16 5:35 PM
    SALT LAKE CITY A Utah Army reservist plans to walk 500 miles to promote a withdrawal of U-S troops from Iraq. Sergeant Marshall Thompson, a native of Logan, says he'll walk from the Idaho-Utah border to the Utah-Arizona border, starting October Second.

  • Tom Hayden: Withdraw from Iraq Or Carve iIt Up? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Sep 15 9:38 PM
    The big new buzz on Capitol Hill is partitioning Iraq into three ethnic enclaves, the thesis of a new book by Peter Galbraith who participating in carving up the Balkans a decade ago and who is an official consultant to the Kurdish community seeking independence from Iraq. So far presidential candidate Sen. Joseph Biden and, surprisingly, Rep. Maxine Waters, leader of the House Out of Iraq

  • Iraq Stumbling in Bid to Purge Its Rogue Police Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 16 6:03 PM
    The Interior Ministry lacks the political support to root out Shiite militiamen and criminals in its police forces, officials say.

  • U.S. toll in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 16 3:53 AM
    As of Friday, at least 2,680 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 deaths reported by the military: - Army Sgt. David T. Weir, 23, Cleveland, Tenn.

  • Hundreds Mourn Marine Killed After 2 Weeks In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WNBC - Sep 16 11:37 AM
    Hundreds in the suburban Ocean County community of Toms River bid farewell Saturday morning to Pfc. Vincent Michael Frassetto, 21, a Marine with a self-described lady-killer smile who died in Iraq on Sept. 7.

  • Iraq developments on Friday, Sept. 15 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 11:07 AM
    Iraq developments on Friday:

  • Documentary slams corporate profits in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 10:56 AM
    A new film uses the $45 six-pack of Coke to open another front in the political battle over Iraq, decrying what it calls profiteering and incompetence by defense contractors with the right political connections.

  • Iraq to Dig Trenches Around Baghdad Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 15 9:49 PM
    Iraq Security Forces Plan to Dig Trenches Around Baghdad in Attempt to Reduce Violence

  • Iraq calls for calm after Pope's remarks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 News - Sep 16 5:39 AM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's government called for calm on Saturday in response to remarks by Pope Benedict that have angered Muslims, saying those offended should not take out their anger on the country's small Christian minority.

  • Marine killed in Iraq planned to follow parents into police work Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Sep 16 10:35 AM
    Lance Corporal Ryan Miller, 19, was killed Sept. 14, just a few weeks from the end of his tour of duty in Iraq.

  • In Iraq, Irans Arab Credentials Are Made Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Sep 16 11:23 AM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Malikis latest visit to Tehran was just another occasion to highlight that Iran is compromising its Arab credentials in Iraq, and to raise more questions about whether Tehran and Washington are in collusion or in collision in Baghdad than giving answers to Arabs who do care to have Islam as a unifying force between the Arab and Persian neighbouring nationalities

  • Ties to GOP Trumped Know-How Among Staff Sent to Rebuild Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    Adapted from "Imperial Life in the Emerald City," by Rajiv Chandrasekaran, copyright Knopf 2006. Twenty-four-year-old Jay Hallen was restless. He had graduated from Yale two years earlier, and he didn't much like his job at a commercial real-estate firm. His passion was the Middle East, and......

  • Iraq to Dig Trenches Around Baghdad Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 15 7:34 PM
    Iraq Forces Plan to Dig Trenches Around Baghdad to Try to Reduce Violence Occurring in City

  • Texans killed in the Iraq war in 2006 Open this result in new window
    WOAI - Sep 16 8:48 AM
    At least 37 Texas service members have died in Iraq in 2006, and at least 228 have died since the war began in March 2003, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (www.defenselink.mil). The list includes overseas casualties related to Operation Iraqi Freedom, both in combat and otherwise.

  • Iraq to ring Baghdad with trenches Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 8:31 AM
    Iraq has said it will ring Baghdad with trenches and seal off dozens of roads leading in to the capital in a bid to restrict movements of insurgents.

  • AP Poll Numbers Reflect Angst Over War In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Hartford Courant - Sep 16 4:47 AM
    People, Politics, Punditry President Bush and Republicans want to convince voters the unpopular Iraq war is central in the anti-terror fight. Democrats argue they can win control of Congress if voters view Iraq - and the continued bloodshed there - on its own.

  • EU/Iraq /GNR/ EU welcomes international plans to develop pact with Iraq Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 16 6:48 AM
    The European Union said Friday that it supports and welcomes the progress made in developing the so-called "International Compact" with Iraq to help the war- devastated Arab country financially and politically.

  • Iraq to build trenches around Baghdad Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 8:01 AM
    Iraq has said it will dig trenches around Baghdad and seal off dozens of roads with access to the capital as a new security measure to restrict insurgent movements.

  • Death squads could wreck Iraq's politics Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Sep 16 10:28 AM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqs political process could collapse if sectarian death squads are not reined in, a Sunni political leader said on Thursday, a day after 60 corpses were found in the capital.

  • Missouri Senate debate focuses on Iraq, immigration Open this result in new window
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Sep 15 10:18 PM
    LAKE OZARK, MO. Foreign policy - notably the war in Iraq and illegal immigration - monopolized the talks and ignited tempers Friday during Missouri's first U.S. Senate debate.

  • Navy getting back into the riverboat patrol business in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KLAS - Sep 16 7:55 AM
    ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. For the first time since the Navy patrolled Vietnam's Mekong River delta with 500 swift boats, the service is getting back into the river patrol business, this time in Iraq.

  • Real Link Between 9/11 and Iraq Revealed Open this result in new window
    The Nation via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 6:58 AM
    The Nation -- You've heard the President and Vice President say it over and over: There was a connection between the events of September 11, 2001 and Iraq. Let's take this seriously and consider some of the links between the two:

  • More than 100 bodies found in Iraq amid 'disaster' warning Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 5:39 AM
    More than 100 bullet-riddled corpses have been recovered from the streets of Baghdad over the past three days, officials said, amid a sharp spike in sectarian violence in Iraq.

  • Springhill soldier paralyzed in Iraq gets new home Open this result in new window
    KATC3 - Sep 16 11:25 AM
    SPRINGHILL, La. A soldier from Springhill left paralyzed in the war in Iraq got the keys today to a new house that is handicapped accessible.

  • Virtually dead in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Salon.com - Sep 15 8:13 PM
    To protest the war in Iraq, a media artist infiltrates the U.S. Army's popular online video game and gets himself shot. While angry gamers, soldiers and even some peace activists call him a nuisance, others say his message hits home.

  • Marcus Cain killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KATC3 - Sep 16 11:22 AM
    The war in Iraq hits close to home. A soldier from Jennings is the latest casualty. Twenty-year-old Marcus Cain died in Baghdad Wednesday night. KATC's Diana Raphael spoke to his mother Friday.

  • Making footprints in the sand / Intrepid writer travels freely in Afghanistan, is frustrated in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 16 10:55 AM
    The Prince of the Marshes And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq By Rory Stewart HARCOURT; 396 Pages; $25 The Places in Between By Rory Stewart HARVEST ORIGINAL/HARCOURT;...

  • Ohio soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - Sep 16 6:24 AM
    Ohio soldier killed in Iraq

  • U.S. Soldier Missing in Iraq After Blast Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Sep 16 2:04 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - A U.S. soldier was missing Friday, a day after a suicide truck bombing killed two soldiers and wounded another 30 west of Baghdad, U.S. military officials said.

  • Documentary slams corporate profits in Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Middle East Online - Sep 16 6:07 AM
    Greenwald's 'Iraq for Sale' will open another front in political battle over Iraq.

  • Halliburton sued over risking civilian lives in Iraq - Open this result in new window
    Al Jazeera - Sep 16 6:36 AM
    A lawsuit filed by families of Halliburton employees killed or injured while driving trucks in Iraq, accuses the firm, the world's second-largest oilfield-services provider, of sending civilians into combat zones to protect its military supply contract.

  • Wounded in Iraq: Shattered bodies, shattered lives Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 15 4:39 AM
    "Ever seen someone have their chest cracked," one of the medics asked me on my first day in a combat hospital here in Iraq.

  • Growing Impatience in Washington Over Iraq Situation Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 16 12:05 AM
    The latest violence in Iraq is causing deepening concern in Washington, both in the U.S. Congress and the Bush administration. Lawmakers of both parties are worried that the Iraqi government seems unable to halt the growing sectarian violence.

  • Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Sep 16 12:54 AM
    As of yesterday, at least 2,680 members of the U.S. military have died since the Iraq war began in March 2003.

  • Turkeys Iraq Problem Open this result in new window
    Kurdish Media - Sep 16 6:51 AM
    Although the world is paying more attention to Hezbollah and the Iraq insurgency, there's another guerrilla group that poses a severe threat to the stability of the Middle East.

  • Iraq war's signature wound: Brain injury Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 4:19 AM
    Lance Cpl. Sam Reyes bears scars from three horrific attacks in Iraq, but his most debilitating wound cannot be seen.

  • Texas Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KWTX-TV Waco - Sep 16 9:26 AM
    (September 16, 2006)--Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan A. Miller, 19, of Pearland died Thursday during combat operations in Iraqs volatile Al Anbar Province, military officials said Saturday.

  • Central Texas Soldier Dies In Roadside Bombing In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KWTX-TV Waco - Sep 16 9:26 AM
    (September 16, 2006)Army Pfc. Jeffrey Shaffer, 21, of Waco died Wednesday in a roadside bombing in Iraq, family members said Friday. Shaffer was assigned to the 1st Armored Division.

  • Iraq returnees get warm welcome at Hill Open this result in new window
    Deseret Morning News - Sep 15 11:17 PM
    In the cold, wind and rain Friday, Air Force Tech Sgt. Velisa Harris was the smiling face that her best friend, Master Sgt. Edica Rogers, needed to see after four months in Iraq.

  • Iraq soldier 'unlawfully killed' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 15 12:48 PM
    Four policemen were seen acting suspiciously near the scene of a roadside bomb which killed a Bradford soldier in Iraq.

  • US uses ink-drop strategy to contain rebel Iraq town Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 16 11:57 AM
    The road is dusty and the convoy unusual -- sandwiched between two US armoured vehicles, three Iraqi black and whites are on their way to establish a new police presence in the Sunni insurgent bastion of Ramadi.

  • Iraq developments on Friday, Sept. 15 Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Sep 15 6:50 PM
    Iraq developments on Friday: -- Iraqi security forces will dig trenches around Baghdad and set up checkpoints along all roads leading into the city to deter insurgents and explosives-laden cars from entering the city of 6 million, the Interior Ministry said.

  • Tim Goodrich: Hope by way of Iraq Veterans for November! Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Sep 15 2:38 PM
    November of this year is important not only because it's election time, but also because it will mark the point where the war in Iraq has exceeded the length of U.S involvement in World War 2. Luckily, help is coming from an unexpected source: Iraq veterans. A few months ago, I had finished working on a congressional primary campaign here in California and was left wondering what to

  • Bush Defends Policy on Detainees, Iraq Strategy Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 15 3:19 PM
    President Bush defends the rules he wants to use in handling terror suspects in a news conference held in the White House Rose Garden. In addition, the president defended his administration's handling of the war in Iraq. But he also said he would be glad to have this November's mid-term elections decided on the performance of the U.S. economy.

  • Iraq to Dig Trenches Around Baghdad Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Sep 15 9:49 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi security forces will dig trenches around Baghdad and set up checkpoints along all roads leading into the city to reduce some of the violence plaguing the capital, the Interior Ministry said Friday.

  • U.S. Frustrated by Pace of Change in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Kurdish Media - Sep 16 6:22 AM
    WASHINGTON - Four months after Iraq's new government took office, U.S. officials are growing impatient with leaders in Baghdad and pushing them to move more quickly on the difficult agenda confronting them.

  • Fears over drug for troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Sep 15 11:16 PM
    British soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan are being treated with an experimental drug that has not been fully tested.

  • Iraq to Dig Trenches Around Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 15 10:06 PM
    Iraq says it will dig trenches around Baghdad to restrict the movement of insurgents, as more than 100 people have been killed in sectarian violence in recent days.

  • Oklahoma Army sergeant killed by a bomb in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Tulsa World - Sep 16 2:28 AM
    KINGSTON -- Army Sgt. Clint Williams was never far from the action, wherever that was. The same fearless personality that inspired friends and made him class president also drove Williams to en list for the military even as the Iraq War was beginning, friends and family said Friday.

  • Skelton, Noland spar over war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KSHB-TV Kansas City - Sep 16 1:44 AM
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Republican candidate Jim Noland is hoping Rep. Ike Skelton's criticism of the war in Iraq will finally tip the scales in their long-running duel for Missouri's 4th District seat in Congress.

  • Voters in poll view Iraq, war on terror as distinct Open this result in new window
    The State - Sep 15 9:12 PM
    WASHINGTON President Bush and Republicans want to convince voters the Iraq war is central in the anti-terror fight. Democrats argue they can win control of Congress if voters view Iraq and the continued bloodshed there on its own.

  • U.S. soldier missing in Iraq after blast Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Sep 16 1:59 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) A U.S. soldier was missing Friday, a day after a suicide truck bombing killed two soldiers and wounded another 30 west of Baghdad, U.S. military officials said.

  • Iraq To Dig Trenches Around Baghdad Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Sep 15 7:27 PM
    Iraqi security forces will dig trenches around Baghdad and set up checkpoints along all roads leading into the city to reduce some of the violence plaguing the capital, the Interior Ministry said Friday. CBS News Interactive: Postwar Iraq

  • Local prosecutor sees different duty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Pueblo Chieftain - Sep 16 5:07 AM
    Prosecuting the bad guys in Iraq is a lot different from doing it here, something Deputy District Attorney Mark Waller knows firsthand. An Air Force reservist, Waller returned recently from serving five months in Iraq, helping to prosecute insurgents there. Almost everything about the experience was different from his job here in Pueblo prosecuting district court cases, according to Waller.

  • Oops, There Goes Basra Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 11 minutes ago
    Iraq?s legislators even the most wily face a steep the learning curve as they observe democratic procedures.

  • Does 'appeasement' fit into the Iraq war debate? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 1:00 AM
    It was perhaps the oddest word to be introduced into the heated debate over the war in Iraq. In a speech to the American Legion in Salt Lake City, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld warned against repeating the World War II mistake of "appeasement."