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  • $70 Billion for Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Approved Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    Congress yesterday authorized an additional $70 billion in emergency funds to pay for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through early next year, including nearly $24 billion for the Army and Marine Corps to repair and replace worn-out equipment.

  • Congress restricts Bush on Iraq spending Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    The U.S. Congress moved on Friday to block the Bush administration from building permanent U.S. military bases in Iraq or controlling the country's oil sector, as it approved $70 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • $70 Billion for Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Approved Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Congress yesterday authorized another $70 billion in emergency funds to pay for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through early next year, including nearly $24 billion for the Army and Marine Corps to repair and replace worn-out equipment.

  • Defence Secretary denies commanders want Iraq troops in Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    Defence Secretary Des Browne has denied that senior military commanders have urged the government to switch troops from Iraq to Afghanistan.

  • Embattled Bush sticks to Iraq guns Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 3:45 PM
    US President George W. Bush accused critics who say the Iraq war has fueled terrorist recruitment have bought into "the enemy's propaganda."

  • White House denies understating Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 3:52 PM
    The White House denied willfully understating violence in Iraq, one of a barrage of charges stemming from a new book that reportedly paints top US officials in disarray over the war.

  • Bush, Maliki, discuss Iraq security Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 3:26 PM
    US President George W. Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Friday discussed the security situation in Iraq and efforts to pacify Baghdad, the White House said.

  • Iraq shuts down Baghdad with one-day curfew Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 3:43 PM
    Iraq's government shut down the capital with a one-day curfew on Saturday, ordering all cars and pedestrians off the streets, but giving no reason for the measure.

  • Iraq declares curfew in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 29 3:21 PM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq declared a curfew on Saturday in the capital Baghdad, ordering all cars off the streets and telling people to remain in their homes.

  • U.S. unable to confirm Muhajir in Qaeda Iraq audio Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 1:38 PM
    U.S. intelligence cannot confirm that al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Hamza al-Muhajir is the man whose voice appeared this week in an audio message urging the kidnapping of Westerners, officials said on Friday.

  • The CQPolitics Forum: Has the Public Made Up Its Mind on Iraq? Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 29 1:15 PM
    Given the high level of voter awareness about the war in Iraq, can either party with just more than five weeks to go before the Nov. 7 elections substantially move public opinion to its side on the war issue?

  • Commander: Iraq insurgents losing ground Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 12:10 PM
    It is still possible to defeat the entrenched insurgency in Iraq's western Anbar province but probably not until U.S. troops leave, the American commander of forces in the provincial capital said Friday.

  • Democrats cite Woodward book in criticizing Bush's Iraq actions Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Sep 29 10:50 AM
    Democratic leaders today used excerpts from a new book by Bob Woodward to unleash a scathing attack on President Bush's handling of the war in Iraq.

  • Bush Defends Policies on Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 29 10:06 AM
    President Bush today lashed out at critics of his policies in Afghanistan and Iraq, denouncing predictions of impending failure in Afghanistan and complaining that some have "selectively quoted" from a classified intelligence assessment to argue that the war in Iraq is making Americans less secure.

  • US Congress passes defense budget, including 70 billion for Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 12:11 PM
    The US Congress approved the defense budget for 2007, which boosts spending to 447.6 billion dollars, including 70 billion dollars for the war in Iraq.

  • Man admits extortion in Iraq kidnapping Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 10:19 AM
    A West African man admitted Friday that he tried to extort $2 million from the Christian Science Monitor by promising to win the release of journalist Jill Carroll, who was captured in Iraq.

  • Congress restricts Bush on Iraq spending Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 8:30 AM
    The U.S. Congress on Friday moved to block the Bush administration from building permanent U.S. military bases in Iraq or controlling the country's oil sector, as it approved $70 billion for funding the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Bush ignored advice on Iraq, book states Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Sep 29 10:48 AM
    The White House ignored an urgent warning in 2003 from a top Iraq adviser who said that thousands of additional American troops were desperately needed to quell the insurgency there.

  • Bush 'concealing Iraq violence' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 29 4:34 PM
    Washington Post writer Bob Woodward says, in a new book, that the true extent of the Iraq war is being hidden.

  • 'The operation is on!' Iraq's Sunni tribes fight Al-Qaeda Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 7:16 AM
    Western Iraq's powerful sheikhs have launched an offensive against foreign Al-Qaeda extremists on their territory, they have said, in an important victory for the US-backed government.

  • In Iraq, a journalist in limbo Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 29 5:35 AM
    Bilal Hussein, an Iraqi photographer who helped the Associated Press win a Pulitzer Prize last year, is now in his sixth month in a U.S. Army prison in Iraq. He doesn't understand why he's there, and neither do his AP colleagues.

  • Two Fort Hood soldiers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    Two soldiers from Fort Hood died in Iraq after their military vehicle rolled over, the Defense Department said today.

  • Man Admits Extortion in Iraq Kidnapping Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 29 3:04 PM
    Man Admits Attempting to Extort $2 Million to Win Release of Reporter Jill Carroll in Iraq

  • Clift: GOP Preps to Challenge Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Sep 29 2:35 PM
    Don't expect to hear any meaningful debate before the midterms. But some Republicans are getting ready for a postpoll challenge to the White House on Iraq.

  • High School Honors Graduates Who Fell in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 29 1:52 PM
    Bishop Hendrickson High School in Warwick, R.I., has lost two students in combat in Iraq, and seen others severely wounded. Nancy Cook reports on how the school is coping with the losses.

  • Woodward: Bush concealing level of Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 1:34 AM
    The Bush administration is concealing the level of violence against U.S. troops in Iraq and the situation there is growing worse despite White House and Pentagon claims of progress, journalist Bob Woodward said in advance of a new book.

  • Iraq situation is 'dire,' says Straw Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 29 1:19 AM
    The current situation in Iraq is "dire" according to former British foreign secretary Jack Straw.

  • Stay the course in Iraq? What course? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Sep 29 1:00 AM
    President Bush likes to say he will stay the course in Iraq. The question is: What course?

  • Reporter Woodward blasts Bush's Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    Newsday - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    Just as the White House tries to shift election-year focus off Iraq, a new book accuses President George W. Bush of whitewashing the violence there and facing a high-level push to dump Pentagon chief Donald Rumsfeld.

  • Iraq Contractor's Work Is Further Criticized Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 29 4:09 AM
    The contractor that botched construction of a $75 million police academy in Baghdad so badly that human waste dripped from the ceilings has produced shoddy work on 13 out of 14 projects reviewed by federal auditors, the top official monitoring Iraq's reconstruction told Congress yesterday.

  • Iraq terrorist calls scientists to jihad Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 28 10:43 PM
    Al-Qaida in Iraq's leader, in a chilling audiotape released Thursday, called for nuclear scientists to join his group's holy war and urged insurgents to kidnap Westerners so they could be traded for a blind Egyptian sheik who is serving a life sentence in a U.S. prison.

  • Bob Woodward: Bush Misleads On Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 29 10:49 AM
    Bob Woodward tells Mike Wallace that the Bush administration has not been honest about the level of violence in Iraq. The veteran reporter also reveals to Wallace that Henry Kissinger advises the Bush White House on its Iraq policy.

  • Iraq declares curfew in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Sep 29 3:20 PM
    Iraq declared a curfew in Baghdad on Saturday, ordering cars off the streets and telling people to remain in their homes.

  • High School Honors Graduates Who Fell in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 29 3:48 PM
    All Things Considered , September 29, 2006 Bishop Hendrickson High School in Warwick, R.I., has lost two students in combat in Iraq, and seen others severely wounded. Nancy Cook reports on how the school is coping with the losses.

  • Iraq shuts down Baghdad with curfew Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
    Iraq's government shut down the capital with a one day curfew, ordering all cars and pedestrians off the streets, but giving no reason for the measure. -

  • Iraq, President Bush's Ratings at Center of N.Y. House Race Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Sep 29 5:12 PM
    Despite flagging public opinion of the war in Iraq, Rep. Randy Kuhl, R-N.Y., unwavers in his support for the administration. His Democratic challenger Eric Massa opposes the war and is banking on support from voters fed up with the president's policy.

  • Bush Rebuts Iraq Critics, Vows to Stay on Offense in Terror War Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Sep 29 9:37 AM
    Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush refuted critics who say the war in Iraq and the global spread of terror cells has made America less safe, saying the only way to win is to stay on the offensive.

  • Widow told not to travel to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Jakarta Post - 21 minutes ago
    The Foreign Affairs Ministry has advised the widow of a man believed to have been a top al-Qaeda lieutenant not to go to Iraq to verify her husband's death or bring back his remains.

  • Sen. Biden: Divide Iraq into Three Regions Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 29 1:48 PM
    Day to Day , September 29, 2006 Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE) talks about his plan for a decentralized Iraq, divided along ethnic and religious lines -- a Kurdish area to the north, and the rest divided between Shia and Sunni Muslims.

  • Analysts Discuss Iraq War Views, Upcoming Elections Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Sep 29 5:12 PM
    Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the effects of the Iraq war on the public's view of the administration and on upcoming midterm elections, along with other political news of the week.

  • Journalist Woodward's New Book Shows Bleak Outlook for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Sep 29 9:14 AM
    The Washington Post's Bob Woodward's new book, "State of Denial" says the situation in Iraq is expected to get worse, and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who served during the Vietnam War, has been advising on Iraq strategy

  • U.S. Congress restricts Bush on Iraq spending Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 29 5:19 PM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Friday moved to block the Bush administration from building permanent U.S. military bases in Iraq or controlling the country's oil sector, as it approved $70 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Attacks cost Iraq $16B in oil exports Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Sep 29 6:59 AM
    Iraqs most important moneymaker its oil industry lost $16 billion in potential foreign sales over two years to insurgent attacks, criminals and bad equipment, a secret U.S. audit says.

  • Iraq situation is dire, Straw admits Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
    The former foreign secretary Jack Straw has described the situation in Iraq as "dire", blaming mistakes made by the US for the escalating crisis.

  • Iraq Violence Continues in Spite of Ramadan Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 29 4:05 PM
    Violence in Iraq continues to escalate in this first week of Ramadan. This comes as new polls reveal more about Iraqi public opinion. The surge in violence continued Thursday in Baghdad, as 15 people were killed in a string of attacks across the city.

  • Democrats want to "cut and run" from Iraq, Bush says Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 28 8:00 PM
    Battered by Democrats over a new intelligence report, President George W. Bush fought back on Thursday in an election-year speech, saying Democrats represented the party of "cut and run" from Iraq.

  • 2 Fort Hood soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley - 16 minutes ago
    FORT HOOD, Texas The Defense Department says two soldiers from Fort Hood died after their military vehicle rolled over in Iraq.

  • Bush Both Attacks, Defends on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 28 7:23 PM
    BIRMINGHAM, Sept. 28 -- In his sharpest partisan attack of this election campaign, President Bush Thursday denounced Democratic critics of his Iraq policy and said "the party of FDR and the party of Harry Truman has become the party of cut and run."

  • Watergate reporter exposes Iraq 'failures' Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Sep 29 3:03 PM
    GEORGE BUSH suffered further setbacks yesterday in his battle to keep the focus of voters on the threat of terrorism - rather than on the mounting carnage in Iraq....

  • Defence Secretary denies commanders want Iraq troops in Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    Defence Secretary Des Browne delivers a speech at the annual Labour Party conference at the GMEX Center in Manchester on September 26. Browne has denied that senior military commanders have urged the government to switch troops from Iraq to Afghanistan.

  • Situation in Iraq is 'dire', says former British foreign secretary Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 28 7:36 PM
    Former British foreign secretary Jack Straw said the situation in Iraq was "dire", adding that the United States government had made "many mistakes" after the 2003 invasion.

  • WP: Disguises are lifesaving in Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Sep 29 6:58 AM
    In Baghdad, a city riven by religion, violence and politics, fearful Sunnis and Shiites are hiding their identities to survive. Their differences -- some obvious, most subtle -- have become matters of life or death in ways never before seen in modern Iraq.

  • Iraq, $16bn lost revenue Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 30 minutes ago
    War-torn Iraq lost around $16bn in oil revenue between the start of 2004 and March of this year, due to insurgent attacks, ageing infrastructure and criminal activity, reported Reuters.

  • Iraq declares curfew in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 29 3:40 PM
    Iraq has declared a curfew in the capital Baghdad, ordering all cars off the streets and telling people to remain in their homes. -

  • Kane`ohe Bay Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Honolulu Advertiser - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    A second Marine from Kane`ohe Bay has been killed in Iraq just weeks into a new deployment. The Pentagon said Lance Cpl. James Chamroeun, 20, of Union City, Ga., died on Thursday of wounds received while conducting combat operations in western Anbar province.

  • U.S. citizen found in Iraq charged with supporting terror group Open this result in new window
    The San Francisco Examiner - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
    LOS ANGELES - A naturalized U.S. citizen from Iran who was found in Iraq was indicted Friday on charges of providing support to a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the current Iranian regime, federal prosecutors said.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,709 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 28 7:15 PM
    As of Thursday, Sept. 28, 2006, at least 2,709 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 2,155 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • 2 Fort Hood soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRIS-TV Corpus Christi - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    FORT HOOD, Texas -- Two soldiers from Fort Hood died in Iraq after their military vehicle rolled over, the Defense Department said Friday.

  • In Perspective: War Of Words Heats Up Over Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 5 Bay Area - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    It was just Thrusday that President Bush once again accused Democrats of wanting to "Cut and run" in Iraq. On Friday, the President upped the ante.

  • 2 Fort Hood soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
    FORT HOOD, Texas The Defense Department says two soldiers from Fort Hood died after their military vehicle rolled over in Iraq. Staff Sergeant Edward C.

  • $70bn for Iraq, Afghan wars Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Sep 29 6:16 PM
    Washington The Senate unanimously approved $70bn more for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan yesterday as part of a record Pentagon budget.

  • Over 800 attacks every week in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 29 4:29 PM
    The Bush administration has misled the American people about the level of violence in Iraq, where there is an attack by insurgent forces every 15 minutes, Bob Woodward, the investigative journalist, said yesterday.

  • Local Guard Unit Returns From Iraq Open this result in new window
    WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Sep 29 6:37 PM
    KETTERING, Ohio -- A local National Guard Unit returned from Iraq Friday and dozens of people lined a Kettering street to welcome them home. A bus carrying 32 guardsmen and woman pulled in and were greeted with tears of joy, hugs and kisses.

  • Qaeda, Iraq war fuelled Madrid blasts: Report Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Sep 29 6:19 PM
    madrid The war in Iraq and Al Qaeda provided the stimulus for the March 11, 2004 terrorist attacks in Madrid which left 191 dead and 1,900 injured, according to a Spanish secret police report quoted yesterday by El Pais.

  • Bush is lying to you about Iraq, Americans told Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 29 12:25 PM
    Woodward says that not only has the Administration lied about the level of violence, but it has buried intelligence reports that warn of the insurgency in Iraq getting worse in 2007.

  • Soldier was alive hours after Iraq ambush, inquest told Open this result in new window
    Independent - Sep 29 4:21 PM
    A British soldier was still alive as his killers filmed him surrounded by an angry crowd days after the Iraq invasion.

  • Qaeda leader in Iraq calls for kidnapping foreigners Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Sep 28 3:43 PM
    The leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq called for an escalation of attacks to try to force the release of a Muslim cleric imprisoned in the U.S.

  • Back from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Mining Gazette - 40 minutes ago
    LAKE LINDEN Sam Norman is glad to be back home. Norman returned to Lake Linden Friday escorted by the Lake Linden Fire Department pumper truck and was greeted by friends and family after spending six months in Iraq with the United States Navy Seabees.

  • Bush Lashes Out at Iraq War's Critics Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 29 11:20 AM
    President Bush and opposition Democrats continue to argue about the war in Iraq, as political tensions rise with congressional elections now just over a month away. VOA White House Correspondent Scott Stearns has the story.

  • The myths and realities of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Foreign Relations - Sep 29 3:01 PM
    As the midterm elections approach, Iraq dominates the headlines. In a remarkable misappropriation of history, President Bush is conjuring the ghost of Hitler and outlandish World War II analogies to justify his policies.

  • Woodward: Kissinger advises White House on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Sep 29 12:12 PM
    U.S. troops being attacked every 15 minutes, Washington Post editor says Henry Kissinger has been advising President Bush and Vice President Cheney about Iraq, telling them that "victory is the only meaningful exit strategy," author and journalist Bob Woodward said.

  • Iraq police college a symbol of failed U.S. plan Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 28 2:14 PM
    It was intended to showcase U.S. rebuilding efforts in Iraq, but instead Baghdad's new police academy was declared a health hazard by U.S. inspectors who found human waste dripping from the ceilings.

  • Embattled Bush sticks to Iraq guns Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 29 10:41 AM
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - US President George W. Bush, under fire on many fronts over Iraq, has tied his Republicans' election-year fortunes to an unwavering defense of the unpopular war and sharp attacks on his critics.

  • Bush sticks to Iraq story Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Sep 29 1:11 PM
    US President George W. Bush, under fire on many fronts over Iraq, has tied his Republicans' election-year fortunes to an unwavering defence of the unpopular war and sharp attacks on his critics.

  • Feingold: I'm not a pacifist on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 28 2:31 PM
    Sen. Russ Feingold, one of the first lawmakers to call for a timetable to withdraw troops from Iraq, argued on Thursday that it would be wrong to categorize him as an anti-war Democrat.

  • Bush: Iraq war not to blame for terrorism Open this result in new window
    UPI - Sep 29 2:53 PM
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- President Bush Friday slammed the idea U.S. actions in Iraq or elsewhere are responsible for terrorism or make the United States less safe.

  • Iraq Saddam Trial Attack KILL Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    The Baghdad, Iraq, story Iraq-Saddam Trial-Attack has been killed.

  • White House denies understating Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Sep 29 3:17 PM
    WASHINGTON The White House on Friday denied deliberately understating the pace of attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq but declined to spell out whether they have been increasing or decreasing.

  • Police officer's Iraq video spotlights kids Open this result in new window
    Post-Bulletin - Sep 29 2:40 PM
    An Austin police officer working in Iraq has posted pictures from his mission on an online video montage. Watch the video

  • U.N.: al-Qaida activity in Iraq may drop Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 28 1:09 PM
    Al-Qaida's activity in Iraq may diminish as violence escalates and distinctions blur between sectarian attacks, criminal acts and the fight against Iraqi and non-Iraqi forces, according to a U.N. report.

  • OIC Eyes Sunni-Shiite Meet in Makkah to Resolve Iraq Crisis Open this result in new window
    Arab News - Sep 29 4:13 PM
    JEDDAH, 30 September 2006 The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is making contacts to hold a meeting of Sunni and Shiite scholars in Makkah to discuss ways to end the sectarian conflict in Iraq.

  • Oklahoma Air National Guardsmen Return Home From Iraq Open this result in new window
    KOTV 6 Tulsa - Sep 29 2:48 PM
    After six months in Iraq, more than a dozen Oklahoma Air National Guardsmen are home.

  • Poll: Nearly two-thirds of Americans say Iraq in civil war Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 28 1:34 PM
    Nearly two-thirds of Americans surveyed consider Iraq to be in a civil war, a CNN poll said Thursday, and more people view the three major architects of the U.S.-led operation there unfavorably than favorably.

  • Commander says U-S troop won't play into hands of Iraq militias' use of children Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq A U-S military commander in Iraq says he expects Iraqi security forces to deal with instances in which children hurl stones and homemade bombs at U-S convoys.

  • Plumbing Problems at Iraq Site Spur Wider Contractor Review Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Sep 29 12:19 AM
    WASHINGTON A special inspector general said Thursday that he planned to review all of the Iraq building projects overseen by Pasadena's Parsons Corp. in the wake of severe plumbing problems that have surfaced at Baghdad's new police academy.

  • Woodward says Kissinger advising Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Sep 29 3:09 PM
    Henry Kissinger has been advising President Bush and Vice President Cheney about Iraq, telling them that "victory is the only meaningful exit strategy," author and journalist Bob Woodward said.

  • US Congress passes defence budget, including 70 billion for Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Channel NewsAsia - Sep 29 12:41 PM
    WASHINGTON - The US Congress on Friday approved the defence budget for 2007, which boosts spending to 447.6 billion dollars, including 70 billion dollars for the war in Iraq.

  • White House Disputes Book?s Account of Rifts on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
    The White House suggested that the account by Bob Woodward was provided by former aides who believe their advice was ignored.

  • Iraq convoy troops 'did not flee' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 28 9:57 PM
    The US military rejects claims that its soldiers abandoned civilian truck drivers during an insurgent attack in Iraq.

  • Report claims Iraq war has radicalised Muslims Open this result in new window
    ITV.com - Sep 29 2:17 PM
    A leaked MoD report claims that the war in Iraq is radicalising Muslims and acting as a breeding ground for extremists. The document issued by the Defence Academy - an MoD thinktank - "paints a stark picture of failure" on the war on terror.

  • The day in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Sep 29 9:28 AM
    As of Thursday, at least 2,708 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Pentagon: Iran funnels millions in weapons into Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 28 12:19 PM
    A Shiite Muslim militia involved in the warfare between Sunni and Shiites in Iraq has received "millions of dollars" and an assortment of weaponry from Iran, a senior U.S. military official says.

  • Iraq, terrorism, and NIE controversy Open this result in new window
    Pocono Record - Sep 29 11:33 AM
    The key judgments of the National Intelligence Estimate "Trends in Global Terrorism: Implications for the United States," were declassified quickly by the Bush administration probably, in part, in an effort to exploit one sentence to support its case for remaining in Iraq.

  • Former British foreign secretary blames U-S for 'dire' Iraq situation Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 29 2:05 PM
    LONDON The man who was Britain's foreign secretary when the war in Iraq began says the situation there now is "dire," and he blames the current U-S administration.

  • Stay the course in Iraq? What course? Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Sep 28 11:53 PM
    If Iraq is the central front for the war on terror, it's only because the war there has made it so.

  • Contractor's Work in Iraq Is Under Scrutiny Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 28 1:00 PM
    The contractor that botched construction of a $75 million police academy in Baghdad so badly that it was deemed a health risk has produced shoddy work on 13 out of 14 projects reviewed by federal auditors, the top official monitoring Iraq's reconstruction told Congress today.

  • $75M Iraq Project Called A 'Disaster' Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 28 11:18 PM
    Investigators say a U.S. construction giant received $75 million in taxpayer money for a project that turned out to be a "disaster." Lara Logan reports that $30 billion has gone to reconstruction in Iraq, but progress has been painfully slow.

  • Iraq Terrorist Calls Scientists to Jihad Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 28 11:05 PM
    In New Audio Message, al-Qaida in Iraq Leader Calls for Scientists, Bomb Experts to Join Jihad

  • Refugee influx taxes N. Iraq relief effort Open this result in new window
    UPI - Sep 29 12:53 PM
    IRBIL, Iraq, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Relief workers in Irbil and other areas of northern Iraq said their services are stretched as thousands of refugees from around the region seek haven.

  • War in Iraq drains forces, lawmakers say Open this result in new window
    NorthJersey.com - Sep 29 8:44 AM
    WASHINGTON -- The war in Iraq has become such a drain on the Army and the Marines that it's seriously damaged the U.S. military's ability to respond if other crises arise, two Democratic congressmen said Thursday.