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  • 7 U.S., British Troops Killed In Iraq Attacks Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 16 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Sept. 4 -- Seven American and British troops were killed in separate incidents across Iraq over the past 48 hours, military officials said Monday.

  • U.S., Iran share interests in Iraq, Khatami says Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami said Monday that U.S. forces should remain in Iraq until that country's fragile government can assume greater control.

  • Up for Re-election, and Backing His Stand on Iraq by Deploying Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    Jonathan L. Paton, who is running for his second two-year term in the Arizona House, is also preparing to deploy to Iraq.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,651 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 5:10 PM
    As of Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at least 2,651 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 2,102 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Military says 6 servicemen die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 1:31 PM
    Two U.S. Marines and three U.S. soldiers were killed in separate attacks, while another American soldier died of non-combat injuries in Iraq, the U.S. military said Monday.

  • U.S., Iraq near handover Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 10:45 AM
    The United States and Iraq hope to sign an agreement by next week to hand operational command of Iraq's new army to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Iraq said on Monday, after wrangles on wording had held up the accord.

  • Bodies found in Iraq; soccer star taken Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 11:08 AM
    A popular Iraqi soccer star was kidnapped and 35 bullet-riddled bodies were found in Iraq on Monday, a day after Iraqi officials touted the capture of al-Qaida in Iraq's No. 2 leader as a move to reduce violence in the country.

  • 7 Coalition Troops Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 13 minutes ago
    A day after Iraqi officials said the capture of al Qaeda in Iraq's No. 2 leader would reduce violence in the country, Iraq authorities also found 33 bullet-riddled bodies in Baghdad, all showing signs of torture.

  • U.S., Iraq see handover agreement by next week Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 8:58 AM
    The United States and Iraq hope to sign an agreement by next week to hand operational command of Iraq's new army to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, an aide said on Monday, after wrangles on wording had held up the accord.

  • Britain admits forces stretched as troops die in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 9:29 AM
    Britain's new army chief has warned that the country's military forces are stretched to the very limit, as three soldiers died in a grim day for Britons on the frontline in Afghanistan and Iraq.

  • Foreign secretary flies into Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 04 5:38 PM
    Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett arrives in Iraq for a visit as controversy goes on over UK deployments.

  • Two British soldiers killed in Iraq attack Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 7:08 AM
    Insurgents have attacked a British army unit escorting a reconstruction team near Iraq's main southern city of Basra, killing two soldiers and seriously wounding a third, a military spokesman said.

  • Air base break-in activists tried to prevent 'war crimes in Iraq' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 7:57 AM
    Two peace activists who broke into a British military air base in England said they did so to prevent US B-52 bombers taking off to commit "war crimes in Iraq", a court was told.

  • Capture a 'severe blow' to al Qaeda in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 04 5:46 AM
    Al Qaeda's No. 2 operative in Iraq, Hamed Jumaa Al Saeedi, has been arrested, the U.S. military and Iraq's national security adviser announced Sunday.

  • Al Qaeda's No. 2 In Iraq Arrested Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 04 2:01 PM
    Authorities on announced the capture of al Qaeda in Iraq's No. 2 leader, accusing him of "brutal and merciless" terror operations, including the bombing of a Shiite shrine that sparked the sectarian bloodletting pushing Iraq toward civil war.

  • Violence rages on as Iraq celebrates Al-Qaeda capture Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 2:47 AM
    Bombers have struck a police patrol in central Baghdad as Iraq's embattled government was celebrating the arrest of an alleged terror kingpin accused of triggering a sectarian war.

  • Documentary Slams U.S. Companies Working in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 04 1:48 PM
    "Iraq for Sale" Claims Halliburton and Others Profit at Expense of Safety

  • Britain Admits Forces Stretched As Troops Die In Afghanistan And Iraq Open this result in new window
    Space War - Sep 04 6:08 PM
    by Michael Thurston London (AFP) Sep 04, 2006 Britain's new army chief warned Monday that the country's military forces are stretched to the very limit, as three soldiers died in a grim day for Britons on the frontline in Afghanistan and Iraq. General Richard Dannat, who took over from General Mike Jackson as head of the British army last week, told the daily Guardian that the army can barely

  • Deputy leader of Al-Qaeda in Iraq captured Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 1:32 AM
    Baghdad announced the arrest of Al-Qaeda in Iraq's deputy leader, accusing him of masterminding an attack on a revered Shiite shrine that triggered a brutal wave of sectarian killings.

  • Iraq fighting kills 7; 33 Iraqis murdered Open this result in new window
    Richmond Times-Dispatch - 38 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Police found the tortured, blindfolded bodies of 33 men scattered across the capital yesterday, and the U.S.-led coalition reported combat deaths of seven servicemen.

  • Marine from Enfield killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Sep 04 5:15 PM
    A 19-year-old Marine from Enfield has been killed in Iraq, a family friend confirmed Monday night.

  • Bodies Found in Iraq; Soccer Star Taken Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 04 11:33 AM
    Iraqi Soccer Star Kidnapped and 35 Bullet-Riddled Bodies Found in Iraq

  • Two Marines killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 1:34 AM
    Two U.S. Marines were killed in action on Sunday in Iraq's Anbar province, the U.S. military said in a statement on Monday.

  • Bodies Found in Iraq; Soccer Star Taken Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 04 2:11 PM
    A popular Iraqi soccer star was kidnapped and 35 bullet-riddled bodies were found in Iraq on Monday, a day after Iraqi officials touted the capture of al-Qaida in Iraq's No. 2 leader as a move to reduce violence in the country. The U.S. military...

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq's No. 2 is captured Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 10:04 PM
    Authorities on Sunday announced the capture of al-Qaida in Iraq's No. 2 leader, accusing him of "brutal and merciless" terror operations, including the bombing of a Shiite shrine that touched off the sectarian bloodletting pushing Iraq toward civil war.

  • Marine From Enfield Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Sep 04 6:23 PM
    A 19-year-old Marine from Enfield has been killed in Iraq, a family friend confirmed Monday night. Lance Cpl. Philip Alexander Johnson died Saturday with one other Marine as his unit was traveling from Ramadi, which is about 70 miles west of Baghdad.

  • British Foreign Secretary Beckett makes surprise visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 04 5:29 PM
    _ British Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett arrived in Baghdad on Monday on an unannounced visit for talks with Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and other Iraqi leaders on the security situation in Iraq, Foreign Office officials said.

  • Santorum Defends President, Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 03 8:37 PM
    Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.), battling for reelection in a state where President Bush is not popular, gave a full-throated defense of the president yesterday and said the United States must prevail in the Iraq war.

  • Australia to send more soldiers to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 9:40 PM
    Australia will bolster its military force in Iraq's southern Muthana province with an extra 38 troops and four armored vehicles, the defense minister said Monday.

  • Injured, ill children treated at U.S. military hospital in Iraq Open this result in new window
    EurekAlert! - Sep 04 1:13 PM
    Based on the experience of Air Force personnel at an expeditionary military hospital in Iraq, military hospitals should be prepared with the proper staff, training and equipment to treat injured and noninjured children who require medical care, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

  • Biden promotes Iraq federated republic at Dem rally Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 36 minutes ago
    U.S. Sen. Joe Biden yesterday said Iraq should be subdivided into a loosely federated republic, with each of the country's warring factions given its own area to control.

  • Eleven Indians Stranded In Iraq To Get Passports By Wednesday Open this result in new window
    Bernama - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    NEW DELHI, Sept 5 (Bernama) -- The 11 Indians stranded in Iraq after an attack by some assailants in which their three compatriots were killed, are expected to be issued passports and other travel documents by Wednesday to facilitate their exit from the strife-torn country.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,651 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 04 5:10 PM
    As of Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at least 2,651 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Aust to bolster Iraq troops Open this result in new window
    TVNZ - Sep 04 5:59 PM
    With 450 troops now patrolling an area of southern Iraq the size of Tasmania, the Australian government has decided to despatch another four armoured vehicles and 38 soldiers to help out.

  • US, Iraq near handover of security Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 04 2:20 PM
    The United States and Iraq hope to sign an agreement by next week to hand operational command of Iraq's new army to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, Iraq said, after wrangles on wording had held up the accord.

  • Marine from Enfield killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stamford Advocate - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    A 19-year-old Marine from Enfield was killed in Iraq over the weekend, a family friend confirmed Monday night.

  • Marine from Enfield, Conn., killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Herald-Sun - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    A 19-year-old Marine from Enfield was killed in Iraq over the weekend, a family friend confirmed Monday night. Lance Cpl. Philip Alexander Johnson died Sunday morning with one other Marine as his unit was traveling from Ramadi, family spokesman Ron Jackman said.

  • Key Al-Qaida Leader in Iraq Captured Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 04 6:15 AM
    NPR's Tom Bullock reports on the capture of a key al-Qaida figure in Iraq. Hamed Jumaa Farid al-Saeedi is thought to be behind a Shiite-shrine bombing that pushed Iraq to the brink of civil war. Iraqi officials say his capture is a major blow to terrorists in the country.

  • Senator Backs the War in Iraq and Rumsfeld in a TV Debate Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Sep 03 7:05 PM
    Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania defended the war in Iraq on Sunday?s ?Meet the Press? as a war of ?necessity,? not choice.

  • New fall films bring Iraq war to home to U.S. Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 6:03 PM
    It took years for the Vietnam war to "come home" to U.S. moviegoers, but a series of fall films will soon test the appetite for cinematic tales about U.S. politics and the human toll of the war in Iraq.

  • Two troops dead after bomb strike in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Independent - Sep 04 4:28 PM
    Two British soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb detonated next to their vehicle near Ad Dayr, a small town north of Iraq's second city of Basra.

  • Democrats call White House rhetoric on Iraq 'outrageous' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 5:21 PM
    Opposition Democrats expressed outrage at a campaign by President George W. Bush's administration portraying critics of the Iraq war as defeatists reminiscent of those who tried to appease Nazis before World War II.

  • Al Qaeda in Iraq's No. 2 is captured Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Sep 04 3:30 AM
    Officials: Shrine blast ordered to stir unrest U.S. and Iraqi forces have captured a top Al Qaeda in Iraq leader who ordered the bombing of a Shiite Muslim shrine in Samarra that triggered a wave of ferocious sectarian killings, Iraqi officials said Sunday.

  • Beckett in surprise visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    PA via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Sep 04 1:23 PM
    Margaret Beckett has arrived in Baghdad on her first visit to Iraq since becoming Foreign Secretary.

  • Soldier from Snyder County Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WNEP 16 - Sep 04 5:28 PM
    A soldier from Freeburg has been killed in Iraq.

  • 33 Bodies Found, 7 Troops Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KSAT San Antonio - Sep 04 5:36 PM
    The violence in Iraq has not been affected by the capture of a top terror suspect.

  • Arizona lawmaker leaves Thursday for duty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KVOA Tucson - Sep 04 5:13 PM
    TUCSON, Ariz. -- A state lawmaker from Tucson who serves as an intelligence officer in the Army Reserves was preparing to leave Thursday for Iraq.

  • Marine From Kentucky Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WLEX-TV Lexington - Sep 04 5:55 PM
    Burlington, KY (AP) -- A Marine from northern Kentucky was killed in Iraq this week, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday. Cpl. Christopher T. Warndorf, 21, of Burlington, died Tuesday while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, the military said in a statement.

  • UN Envoy To Iraq Condemns Murder Of Pilgrims Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Sep 04 5:57 PM
    The senior United Nations envoy to Iraq has strongly condemned the "deliberate murder" of over a dozen foreign pilgrims while on their way to the Holy City of Karbala.

  • In Kinloss they mourn the lost. In Kabul and Iraq the deaths go on Open this result in new window
    The Herald - Sep 04 5:57 PM
    A Scot was killed in a suicide bomb attack in Kabul yesterday, one of three British soldiers to lose their lives in fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq. A British tourist was also killed in Jordan.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,651 Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Sep 04 5:21 PM
    As of Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at least 2,651 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.

  • Fort Campbell Soldier KIlled in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WBKO-TV Bowling Green - Sep 04 4:18 PM
    A Fort Campbell-based soldier from missouri has died in Iraq; after an armor-piercing grenade struck his humvee. 28-year-old Army Staff Sergeant Michael Deason was due to come home from Iraq next week and was looking forward to seeing his children.

  • Kurdish leader threatens Iraq secession Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 3:13 PM
    The leader of the Kurdish region in northern Iraq threatened secession Sunday as a dispute over flying the Iraqi flag intensified.

  • Zarqawi Lieutenant Arrested in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 04 6:48 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday , September 3, 2006 An Iraqi government official says al-Qaida in Iraq's second in command has been captured. Iraq's National Security Adviser Mufaq al-Rubaie told reporters Sunday that Hamed Farid al-Saeedi was arrested a few days ago.

  • Army Investigator Recommends Death Penalty in Iraq Shooting Deaths Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- An Army investigator has recommended that four soldiers accused of murder in a raid in Iraq should face the death penalty if convicted, according to a report obtained Saturday by The Associated Press.

  • Troops Who Lost Limbs in Iraq Learn to Surf the Pacific Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    PISMO BEACH, CALIFORNIA (AP) -- As a child of 1970s California, Derek McGinnis felt that riding waves was like a birthright, and losing his left leg to a suicide bomber in Iraq wasn't going to stop him from surfing again.

  • Lawmakers spar over Iraq as election campaign heats up Open this result in new window
    KATC3 - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Joe Lieberman isn't the only Connecticut lawmaker who's having to defend his support for the war in Iraq as the November elections draw near.

  • Iraq violence..."Friendly" fire incident...U-N to negotiate for Israeli soldiers Open this result in new window
    KBCI Boise - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraqi officials report fighting near the holy city of Karbala. They say Iraqi soldiers have killed 14 gunmen and arrested 22. One Iraqi soldier was killed in the operation. U-S military officials say five Americans have died in combat over the past two days.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,647 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 3:35 PM
    As of Sunday, Sept. 3, 2006, at least 2,647 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 2,102 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • 4 Britons killed in Iraq, Jordan, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Islamic Republic News Agency - Sep 04 1:16 PM
    UK - Troops - Overseas Three British soldiers and one civilian were killed in a series of attacks in Iraq, Jordan and Afghanistan Monday. According to the Ministry of Defense in London, two troops were killed and another two injured in a bomb attack near Basra in southern Iraq.

  • Enfield Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTNH-TV New Haven - Sep 04 3:21 PM
    (Enfield-WTNH, Sept. 4, 2006 6:05 PM) _ An Enfield Marine has been killed in action in Iraq, the second war-related death in that town.

  • Iraq captures local al Qaeda deputy Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 1:40 PM
    Iraq said on Sunday it had arrested the country's second most senior figure in al Qaeda, "severely wounding" an organization the U.S. military says is spreading sectarian violence that could bring civil war.

  • Iraq seeking new bids for mobile phone licenses Open this result in new window
    telecomasia.net - Sep 04 3:28 PM
    (Associated Press via NewsEdge) Iraq will be offering new tenders for licenses to operate mobile phones in the country after the existing licenses expire, and the country's leading provider said it will submit a bid.

  • Black Hawk guardsmen return from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTVA Anchorage - Sep 04 2:56 PM
    The four Alaska Army National Guard soldiers returning to Juneau this weekend after serving a year in Iraq say even the rain was a welcome sight. The returnees were Black Hawk helicopter pilots and technicians stationed in Tel Afar, 60 miles southeast of Mosul, the nation's second largest city.

  • Extremists dispute claim that al-Qaida in Iraq lost key leader Open this result in new window
    WTOL News 11 - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    CAIRO, Egypt A group with links to al-Qaida in Iraq is dismissing a claim by the Iraqi government that the Iraqi terror group's second-most-important leader has been arrested.

  • Six U.S. troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Record - Sep 04 2:03 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two U.S. Marines and three U.S. soldiers were killed in separate attacks, while another American soldier died of non-combat injuries in Iraq, the U.S. military said today.

  • Charlotte Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 14 Charlotte - Sep 04 2:16 PM
    CHARLOTTE -- A Providence High School graduate lost his life in the line of duty. Marine Lance Corporal Cliff Golla, 21, died near central Iraq on Friday in a roadside bomb attack. Golla was serving his second tour in Iraq.

  • Al Qaeda in Iraq No. 2 held -- he directed shrine bombing / Attack in Samarra set off vicious sectarian battles Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 04 3:42 AM
    U.S. and Iraqi forces have captured a top al Qaeda in Iraq leader who ordered the bombing in February of a Shiite Muslim shrine in Samarra that started a wave of ferocious sectarian killings, Iraqi officials said Sunday. The arrest of Hamed Jumaa Farid...

  • Injured, ill children treated at U.S. military hospital in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News-Medical-Net - Sep 04 5:46 PM
    Based on the experience of Air Force personnel at an expeditionary military hospital in Iraq, military hospitals should be prepared with the proper staff, training and equipment to treat injured and noninjured children who require medical care.

  • Five U-S personnel dead in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Sep 04 2:10 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Four U-S military personnel are dead in three separate incidents in Iraq. And the U-S military says another soldier has died of non-combat injuries.

  • More than 30 bodies found across Baghdad; 7 coalition troops reported killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    IndeOnline.com - Sep 04 5:51 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Police found the tortured, blindfolded bodies of 33 men scattered across the capital Monday and the U.S.-led coalition reported combat deaths of seven servicemen, a day after Iraqi leaders said the capture of a top terror suspect would reduce violence.

  • U.S. military says 2 Marines, 4 soldiers have died in Iraq Open this result in new window
    IndeOnline.com - Sep 04 6:06 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Two U.S. Marines and three U.S. soldiers were killed in separate attacks, while another American soldier died of non-combat injuries in Iraq, the U.S. military said Monday.

  • Foreign Secretary's First Visit To Iraq Open this result in new window
    FOX6 WBRC-TV Birmingham - Sep 04 1:10 PM
    Margaret Beckett has arrived in Baghdad on her first visit to Iraq as Foreign Secretary. More to follow...

  • Nine US, two British troops killed in Iraq: 33 bodies found Open this result in new window
    Business Recorder - Sep 04 4:50 PM
    BAGHDAD (September 05 2006): At least nine US and two British troops were killed in Iraq in the past two days, most of them in rebel attacks across the war-torn country, the military said Monday.

  • Extremists dispute claim that al-Qaida in Iraq lost key leader Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - Sep 04 12:54 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt A group with links to al-Qaida in Iraq is dismissing a claim by the Iraqi government that the Iraqi terror group's second-most-important leader has been...

  • 10 US soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Gulf Daily News - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD: At least 10 US and two British troops died in Iraq in a two-day period, most of them killed in rebel attacks across the war-torn country, the military said yesterday.

  • Soldier Expected Home Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WKRN Nashville - Sep 04 12:51 PM
    A 101st Airborne Division soldier was killed in Iraq last week, just days before he was due to return home. Missouri native Michael Deason, 28, died Thursday when an armor-piercing grenade struck his Humvee, part of an attack on a six-vehicle convoy. | | Deason was an Army staff sergeant with the 101st Airborne Division. Deasons wife Tiffany said her husband was due to come...

  • Mass Kurdish graves found in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 News - Sep 04 8:41 AM
    KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - The remains of 80 people, believed to be Kurdish victims of Saddam Hussein's regime, were unearthed in two mass graves near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Monday, a Kurdish security official said.

  • Extra Iraq troops an escalation of war, says Beazley Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 04 7:35 AM
    THE federal Opposition Leader, Kim Beazley, invoked the language of Vietnam yesterday by describing the Federal Government's decision to send more troops to Iraq as an 'escalation'. -

  • al-Qaida in Iraq's No. 2 Is Captured Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 03 10:18 PM
    Iraqi and Coalition Forces Arrest No. 2 Leader of al-Qaida in Iraq, Official Says

  • Iraq says senior Al Qaeda figure held Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Sep 04 1:49 AM
    BAGHDAD -- US and Iraqi forces have captured a top Al Qaeda in Iraq leader who ordered the bombing of a Shi'ite Muslim shrine in Samarra that triggered a wave of ferocious sectarian killings, Iraqi officials said yesterday.

  • Iraq bomb kills two British soldiers Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 04 7:11 AM
    Two British soldiers were killed and a third was seriously wounded in Iraq today, the army said.

  • Iraq captures Al-Qaeda deputy leader Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 10:22 AM
    The Iraqi government has announced the arrest of Al-Qaeda in Iraq's deputy leader, accusing him of masterminding an attack on a revered Shiite shrine that triggered a brutal wave of sectarian killings.

  • No. 2 in al-Qaida in Iraq arrested, national security adviser says Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 Chicago - Sep 04 10:28 AM
    Iraqi and coalition forces have arrested the second most senior figure in al-Qaida in Iraq, Iraq's national security adviser announced on Sunday, saying the group now suffered from a "serious leadership crisis."

  • Iraq to provide Jordan with oil within 10 days Open this result in new window
    Middle East Times - Sep 04 8:44 AM
    AMMAN -- Iraq will begin providing Jordan with 10,000 barrels of crude oil within 10 days at preferential rates following an agreement between the two neighbors last month, an official said Monday.

  • Soccer player kidnapped, more bodies found in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KATU - Sep 04 10:09 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - A popular Iraqi soccer star was kidnapped and 35 bullet-riddles bodies were found in Iraq on Monday, a day after Iraqi officials touted the capture of al-Qaida in Iraq's No. 2 leader as a move to reduce violence in the country.

  • Beckett in surprise visit to Iraq Open this result in new window
    ic Ealing.co.uk - Sep 04 2:48 PM
    Margaret Beckett has arrived in Baghdad on her first visit to Iraq since becoming Foreign Secretary. The surprise visit follows the death of two British soldiers whose patrol was ambushed near the southern Iraqi city of Basra.

  • No. 2 Iraq terror boss captured Open this result in new window
    New York Daily News - Sep 04 1:26 AM
    BAGHDAD - Iraqi authorities said yesterday they have captured the No. 2 leader of Al Qaeda in Iraq, the man they accuse of organizing the bombing of a Shiite shrine that touched off the sectarian bloodletting pushing Iraq toward civil war.

  • Two More Marines Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Local6.com Central Florida - Sep 04 6:12 AM
    More American troops have been killed in Iraq, and a popular Iraqi soccer star has been kidnapped.

  • Soldiers return to Pope AFB from Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 14 Carolina - Sep 04 10:27 AM
    FAYETTEVILLE -- Chris Harbour's family was all smiles and tears when the Army sergeant walked off a plane Sunday after spending nearly a year in Iraq.

  • Insurgent deputy held in Iraq coup Open this result in new window
    The Age - Sep 04 7:19 AM
    US and Iraqi forces have arrested the second-most senior figure of al-Qaeda in Iraq, and killed 20 fellow militants. -

  • Iraq dominates debate Open this result in new window
    The Philadelphia Inquirer - Sep 04 12:19 AM
    In the first debate of the Pennsylvania Senate race yesterday, Republican U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum defended the invasion of Iraq as a war of necessity, while Democrat Bob Casey Jr. argued that he would hold the Bush administration more accountable but was "not ready to abandon this mission."

  • Family mourns death of soldier in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Sep 04 1:35 AM
    Twice, Edgardo Zayas escaped death in Iraq when a roadside bomb detonated nearby. Once, the 29-year-old Army specialist was so close to the blast, his hands and face were singed, Zayas's cousin, Norberto Martinez , said yesterday.

  • Candidates split over Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    Las Vegas Sun - Sep 04 8:18 AM
    Mirroring the national political debate over Iraq, Nevada's congressional candidates largely break along party lines on the war, with Republicans supporting Bush administration policies that Democrats castigate as seriously flawed.

  • U.S. troops could face death penalty in Iraq case Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 03 9:27 AM
    A U.S. Army officer has recommended that four U.S. troops face the death penalty if convicted of killing three detainees during a raid in Iraq in May, one of the soldier's lawyers said on Sunday.

  • Iraq Kurds threaten to secede over flag Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - Sep 04 4:04 AM
    Irbil, Iraq - The leader of the Kurdish region in northern Iraq threatened secession Sunday as a dispute over flying the Iraqi flag intensified. Massoud Barzani on Friday ordered the national flag replaced with the Kurdish one, sparking harsh words in Baghdad.

  • Capture a 'severe blow' to al Qaeda in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 03 8:31 AM
    Al Qaeda's number two operative in Iraq, Hamed Juma Faris al-Suaidi, has been arrested, the U.S. military and Iraq's national security adviser announced Sunday.

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    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - Sep 04 9:39 AM
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    AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Sep 04 5:08 AM
    Two British soldiers have been killed and two others injured in an attack on a military convoy near Basra in southern Iraq, the Ministry of Defence in London said.

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    rediff.com - Sep 04 10:29 AM
    Iraq: 11 stranded Indians to get passports by Wednesday