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  • Army Faces Rising Number of Roadside Bombs in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 16 minutes ago
    Roadside bombs in Iraq escalated to record levels this summer -- to about four times the number of January 2004 -- as tips from Iraqi citizens warning of the bombs and other attacks have dropped sharply amid a flaring of sectarian violence, according to a senior U.S. defense official.

  • Iraq takes over command of armed forces Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
    U.S.-led forces turned over control of Iraq's military command to the Shiite-led government Thursday, a key step toward the eventual withdrawal of foreign troops.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,664 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 5:55 PM
    As of Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at least 2,664 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 2,119 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Conn. Senate race centers on Iraq War Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 4:18 PM
    The Iraq War is center stage again in Connecticut's increasingly nasty Senate race. Ned Lamont, whose upset of Sen. Joe Lieberman in last month's Democratic primary was fueled in large part by his opposition to the war, took fresh aim at Lieberman's staunch support of the conflict in a new television ad Thursday.

  • Surge in Violence Confirmed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 07 4:28 PM
    BAGHDAD, Sept. 7 -- Baghdad's morgue almost tripled its count for violent deaths in Iraq's capital during August from 550 to 1,536, authorities said Thursday, appearing to erase most of what U.S. generals and Iraqi leaders had touted as evidence of progress in a major security operation to restore order in the capital.

  • Schofield Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KITV TheHawaiiChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 5:13 PM
    A soldier from the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks was killed during patrol in Iraq this week.

  • Christenson Calls Fourth Iraq Trip The Most Violent Ever Open this result in new window
    Editor and Publisher via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 3:06 PM
    NEW YORK Sig Christenson had not been back to Iraq since 2004. Having taken three trips to the war-torn country during the first 18 months of the U.S. invasion, the San Antonio Express-News scribe and president of Military Reporters and Editors (MRE) had easily seen it all.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq releases audiotape Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 3:02 PM
    Al-Qaida in Iraq released on Thursday what was purported to be the first audiotape by its new leader, Abu Hamza al-Muhajer, in which he vowed victory was coming and condemned Sunni Muslims cooperating with the Iraqi government.

  • Senate to issue Iraq intelligence report Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 2:43 PM
    The Senate intelligence committee on Friday will issue a report, two years in the making, that Democrats on the panel say will prove that misuse of intelligence played a role in the Bush administration's decision to go to war in Iraq.

  • Senate panel to release new prewar Iraq reports Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 2:20 PM
    A Senate panel on Thursday voted to release two newly declassified reports on prewar Iraq intelligence, including one examining the role of an Iraqi exile group that spread allegations, later proved false, about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction.

  • Iraq Qaeda chief threatens new attacks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 2:12 PM
    Al Qaeda's new leader in Iraq said the country's Sunni politicians were treacherous and warned of more attacks against U.S.-led forces there, according to an Internet audio tape posted on Thursday.

  • Iraq takes military command as bombs hit Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 12:08 PM
    The United States formally handed over control of Iraq's new military to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's government on Thursday just as rebels unleashed a fresh wave of deadly bomb attacks on Iraqi security forces.

  • Iraq takes military reins from coalition Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 11:49 AM
    Coalition forces handed over control of Iraq's armed forces command to the government Thursday, a move that U.S. officials have hailed as a crucial milestone on the country's difficult road to independence.

  • Iraq Health Ministry¬†Contradicts U.S. Military Claims Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 07 11:39 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Updated figures from Iraq's Health Ministry show there was no significant decline in violent deaths in Baghdad last month, but the U.S. military insisted Thursday the murder rate in the capital had fallen by 52 percent.

  • TV airs new audiotape of al Qaeda in Iraq leader Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 07 11:31 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- Al-Jazeera TV aired an audiotape Thursday that is said was the first released by the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, who succeeded the slain militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi three months ago.

  • Al-Jazeera plays audiotape said to be from new al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Sep 07 11:39 AM
    Al-Jazeera TV broadcast an audiotape Thursday that was said to be the first released by the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, who succeeded the militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi three months ago.

  • Al Jazeera airs audio of new Iraq al Qaeda leader Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 11:00 AM
    Al Qaeda's new leader called on Muslims to unify ranks with insurgents in Iraq, according to an audio tape aired by Al Jazeera television on Thursday.

  • Senate To Issue Anticipated Iraq Data Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 13 minutes ago
    The Senate intelligence committee will issue a report Friday, two years in the making, that Democrats on the panel say will prove misuse of intelligence played a role in the Bush administration's decision to go to war in Iraq.

  • Iraq Takes Over Command of Armed Forces Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
    Iraq Takes Over Command of Armed Forces; Legislative Session Turns Into Shouting Match

  • Soldier honoured for Iraq bravery Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 07 6:31 PM
    A 32-year-old soldier who defused several bombs in Iraq is awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal.

  • Al Jazeera airs audio for new Iraq al Qaeda leader Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 10:17 AM
    Al Qaeda's new leader called on Muslims to unify ranks with the mujahideen in Iraq, according to an audio tape aired by Al Jazeera television on Thursday.

  • Correction: Iraq-Soldiers-Charged story Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 9:49 AM
    In a Sept. 2 story about four soldiers charged in the killings of three men in Iraq, The Associated Press erroneously reported the last time the U.S. military executed a servicemember. It was in 1961, not 1960.

  • U.S. forces in Iraq number 145,000 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 8:52 AM
    The number of U.S. troops in Iraq rose to 145,000 this week, the highest since December and 15,000 more than a month ago.

  • US gives Iraq command of some of its military Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 7:32 AM
    Iraq's Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has taken the first step towards taking control of his own military, by signing an accord with US officers at a ceremony in the war-torn capital Baghdad.

  • US gives Iraq back command of its military Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 6:34 AM
    Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki took the first step towards recovering control of Iraq's own military, signing an accord with US officers at a ceremony in the war-torn capital of Baghdad.

  • Iraq executes 27 for murders, rapes Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Sep 07 5:56 AM
    Iraq has executed 27 "terrorists" convicted by Iraqi courts of killings and rapes in several provinces, the government said Thursday. They were executed in Baghdad on Wednesday, the government's media office said in a brief statement. It did not provide further details.

  • Iraq assumes command of military today Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 4:24 AM
    Iraq's government takes command of its armed forces from the U.S.-led coalition Thursday, a milestone American officials have hailed as crucial to the country's difficult road to independence and eventual withdrawal of foreign troops.

  • Senate Approves $468 Billion for Defense After Debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Sep 07 4:05 PM
    Sept. 7 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Senate approved $468 billion for defense spending next year, including $50 billion more for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • Senate to Issue Iraq Intelligence Report Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Sep 07 3:12 PM
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate intelligence committee on Friday will issue a report, two years in the making, on prewar intelligence that played a role in the Bush administration's decision to go to war in Iraq.

  • Amputee Iraq veteran runs for office Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 12:58 AM
    When he lost both of his legs in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq, Robbie Doughty was no longer able to serve his country on the battlefield. But if things go his way this fall, he hopes to serve his community as an elected official.

  • Iraq Takes Military Reins From Coalition Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 07 12:18 PM
    U.S.-Led Coalition Transfers Control of Iraq's Armed Forces to Iraq Gov't; Seen As a Milestone

  • Shiites push laws on dividing regions, as Iraq begins to control army Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Sep 07 5:07 AM
    Shiite lawmakers are pushing ahead with legislation that would provide a mechanism to carve Iraq into largely autonomous regions, angering some Sunni Arab lawmakers.

  • Pinellas Park Soldier In Wounded In Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Tampa Tribune - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
    PINELLAS PARK - A popular former Pinellas Park High football player has been critically wounded in combat in Iraq. Lance Corp. Michael Delancey, 21, was shot in the back during a fire fight with insurgents on Friday.

  • Iraq Deaths Multiply in New August Count Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 07 10:33 AM
    Iraq's Revised Count of Violent Deaths in August Is 3 Times More Than It Reported Last Week

  • Iraq to take control of armed forces Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 06 10:40 PM
    Iraq will take control of its armed forces command on Thursday, a major step on its painful path toward independence and an essential move before international troops can eventually withdraw.

  • 27 executed for killings, rapes in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 06 11:48 PM
    Iraq has executed 27 "terrorists" convicted by Iraqi courts of killings and rapes in several provinces, the government said Thursday.

  • U.S. General in Iraq Discusses Handover of Military Forces Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Sep 07 5:28 PM
    As the United States formally transferred control of Iraq's military force to Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's government Thursday, sectarian violence continued in Iraq. Army Lt. Gen. Peter Chiarelli, commander of the multi-national forces, discusses the handover and new interrogation rules.

  • Iraq executes 27 "terrorists" Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 06 10:34 PM
    Iraq said it executed 27 "terrorists" in Baghdad on Wednesday after they were convicted of murder and rape.

  • Iraq Closes Down Al-Arabiya in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Sep 07 9:12 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- The Iraqi government on Thursday ordered Arabic satellite network Al-Arabiya to shut down its Baghdad operations for one month, state television reported. Al-Arabiya said Iraqi police later arrived at its offices to enforce the order.

  • US hands some military control back to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 07 5:57 PM
    The US hands over formal command of Iraq's armed forces to the government of the prime minister, Nuri al-Malik.

  • Iraq donors to meet Sunday in Abu Dhabi Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 13 minutes ago
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Iraq will seek critical financial support from American, European and Arab governments in a donor conference Sunday in the Emirates capital Abu Dhabi, the United Nations said on Thursday.

  • Lawmaker back in Iraq after injury Open this result in new window
    The Des Moines Register - Sep 07 6:03 PM
    State Rep. Ray Zirkelbach has been back on duty in Iraq for nearly a month after suffering minor injuries from a roadside bomb, his mother said...

  • 25 die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WIS News 10 Columbia - 8 minutes ago
    Friday's death toll from violence in Iraq stands at 25, with the majority of them blamed on a half-dozen bombings in the capital.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,664 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 07 5:55 PM
    As of Thursday, Sept. 7, 2006, at least 2,664 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Iraq PM takes back control of military Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
    The US handed over formal command of Iraq's military to the government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Malikiyesterday, described as a key step towards the eventual withdrawal of foreign troops.

  • Former Iraq Hostage Among Shorenstein Fellows Open this result in new window
    The Harvard Crimson - 37 minutes ago
    Jill Carroll, the Christian Science Monitor reporter who was kidnapped in Iraq last year, will be spending this semester at Harvard as a fellow at the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy.

  • Iraq assumes control of armed forces Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 07 5:17 AM
    The US-led coalition in Iraq formally hands control of the country's armed forces to Prime Minister Nouri Maliki.

  • Sunni Arabs accuse Shias of seeking to divide Iraq Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 13 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqs parliament speaker interrupted a stormy legislative session on Thursday after a draft bill submitted by the largest Shia party led to accusations from Sunni Arabs that they were trying to divide the country.

  • Local Navy Medic Dies Serving In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KMBC TheKansasCityChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 06 8:51 PM
    A local medic serving in Iraq has died, KMBC's Martin Augustine reported.

  • Senate approves $63 billion more for Iraq and Afghanistan wars Open this result in new window
    San Diego Union-Tribune - Sep 07 4:05 PM
    WASHINGTON, 3:43 p.m. Sept. 7 (AP): The Senate agreed to spend an additional $63 billion for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan as lawmakers on Thursday passed a massive bill that funds the Pentagon.

  • Lack of tips affecting efforts to stop roadside bombings in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KLAS - 23 minutes ago
    PENTAGON Roadside bombs are the number one killer of American soldiers in Iraq. But the Pentagon says it's having a hard time countering the bombers -- in large part because tipsters aren't helping as much.

  • 44 killed as Iraq handover begins Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Sep 07 4:35 PM
    Militant groups killed at least 44 people in Iraq as the US military officially handed over command of the Iraqi military to Nouri al-Maliki, the Prime Minister.

  • Iraq to control armed forces Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Sep 07 11:02 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Iraq will take control of its armed forces command today, a major step on its painful path toward independence and an essential move before international troops can eventually withdraw.

  • Fallen soldier's body returns home from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KMOV St. Louis - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    (KMOV) - Ever since he was 5-years-old, Matthew Vosbein dreamed of enlisting in the army and serving his country. Last month Sergeant Vosbein was living his dream, fighting in Iraq, on his second tour of duty, when he was killed by a roadside bomb.

  • 200-Plus Marines, Sailors Deployed To Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC San Diego - 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
    SAN DIEGO -- More than 200 U.S. Marines and sailors deployed Thursday in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The Marines left Miramar Air Station Thursday morning, boarded buses and headed out for the long flight to Iraq.

  • Florence police chaplain returns from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Community Press & Recorder - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    FLORENCE -- Florence Police Chaplain and Army Reserve Sgt. Rob Huff spent a year in Baghdad protecting generals and dignitaries at the headquarters of the multinational forces in Iraq.

  • Shia pilgrims brave Iraq insurgent threat Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 14 minutes ago
    KARBALA, Iraq -Hundreds of Iraqi Shia pilgrims, many of them barefoot, braved the threat of insurgent death squads to march into the holy city of Karbala on Thursday, ahead of the Shaaban holiday.

  • Coalition troops more likely to die in Afghanistan than Iraq: study Open this result in new window
    CBC - Sep 07 3:45 PM
    NATO soldiers fighting in Afghanistan face a higher risk of being killed than the U.S.-led international forces that invaded Iraq in 2003, a British statistician says.

  • Iraq's new al-Qaeda leader makes debut Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 07 2:34 PM
    Al-Jazeera TV has aired an audiotape that it said is the first released by the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, who succeeded the militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. -

  • Iraq takes control of armed forces Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Sep 07 4:43 PM
    BRITISH and United States troops yesterday handed over control of Iraq's armed forces to its own government - a move described by US officials as a crucial step, but which still leaves most of the country's security under direct coalition control.

  • 1st Brigade soldier dies from combat wounds in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Sep 07 2:59 PM
    A soldier assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division died Wednesday from wounds suffered in combat in Iraq, officials said Thursday.

  • Iraq Government Takes Charge of Own Military Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 07 10:19 AM
    Day to Day , September 7, 2006 ∑ The new Iraqi government took over formal control of the nation's military forces on Thursday, a move seen as an important symbolic turning point for Iraq's sovereignty.

  • Iraq weighs federal system with autonomous regions Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Sep 07 1:22 PM
    BAGHDAD In an effort to preserve territorial integrity, Iraq has launched examination of a federal system that would enable autonomous regions. Iraq's parliament, amid unprecedented sectarian violence, intends to study a plan that would allow provinces to join to form autonomous regions.

  • Southeast Missouri native killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KMOV St. Louis - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- An 18-year-old soldier from southeast Missouri man was killed in Iraq this week. The Defense Department says Private First Class Jeremy Shank, of Jackson, Missouri, died Wednesday of wounds. He was shot during a security patrol.

  • Get out of Iraq. Now Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Sep 06 3:56 PM
    American forces should be withdrawn from Iraq as soon as possible, even unilaterally if a regional accord proves to be impossible to attain.

  • Menendez seeks to block Bush's $20M Iraq war PR effort Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Sep 07 1:14 PM
    TRENTON, N.J. - With the war in Iraq taking center stage in New Jersey's tight race for U.S. Senate, Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez on Thursday proposed restricting the amount of money the Bush administration spends spinning positive news about the conflict.

  • US hands some military control back to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 07 4:15 PM
    The US handed over formal command of Iraq's armed forces to the government of the prime minister, Nuri al-Maliki, yesterday, but only a minority of troops were put under direct Iraqi control.

  • Oregon soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Corvallis Gazette Times - Sep 07 5:37 PM
    PORTLAND (AP) An Army sergeant from the Portland area was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq, his family said Tuesday. Sgt. 1st Class Richard Henkes, 33, died Sunday in Mosul, where he had been serving the past two months, his sister told The Oregonian newspaper.

  • Conn. Senate Race Centers on Iraq War Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 07 12:32 PM
    The Iraq War is center stage again in Connecticut's increasingly nasty Senate race.

  • IRAQ IN SHOCK DRAW Open this result in new window
    The Electric New Paper - Sep 07 3:12 PM
    IRAQ and Palestine shared the points after a four-goal thriller in the United Arab Emirates. Palestine had the perfect start when they took the lead in the 13th minute through Taiseer Amer.

  • New al-Qaida head in Iraq calls for Muslim unity against enemy: al- Jazeera Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Sep 07 6:23 PM
    New al-Qaida head in Iraq Abu Hamza al-Muhajir has called for Muslims unity against the enemy, Qatar's al-Jazeera television reported late Thursday with an audio tape.

  • Poll: Many separate Iraq and terrorism Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 06 4:31 PM
    Most people in this country view the war in Iraq as a separate conflict from the war on terror, polling indicates.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,658 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 06 4:53 PM
    As of Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006, at least 2,658 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 2,116 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

  • Engineers recognized for work in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Sep 07 12:43 PM
    The Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Region Division received the Meritorious Unit Commendation award for its work in Iraq. The soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Defense Department civilians in the unit were recognized for their service from July 1, 2004, through Dec. 1, 2005.

  • New law puts Iraq on verge of split Open this result in new window
    The Age - Sep 07 12:19 PM
    THE future of Iraq as a nation has been thrown into jeopardy after a law was introduced to Parliament that would enable the break-up of the country into semi-autonomous regions.

  • Militants kill 44 in Iraq as US begins military handover Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Sep 07 11:20 AM
    Militant groups killed at least 44 people in Iraq today as the US military officially handed over command of the Iraqi military to Nouri al-Maliki, the Iraqi Prime Minister.

  • Oklahoma Officer/Marine Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Officer.com - Sep 07 1:19 PM
    A Tulsa police officer serving in the Marines was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq on Monday.

  • State Lawmaker Returns to Duty in Iraq Following Injury Open this result in new window
    KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids - Sep 07 5:01 PM
    MONTICELLO - A member of the Iowa Legislature is back to duty after being injured in Iraq. State Representative Ray Zirkelbach of Monticello is serving in Iraq with the Iowa National Guard. In early August a roadside bomb went off near the vehicle he was riding in.

  • Scudder Parker Scolds Gov. Douglas Over Iraq War Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - Sep 07 5:02 PM
    The Democratic candidate for Vermont governor is making an issue out of the war in Iraq. Scudder Parker told reporters that Gov. Jim Douglas is too linked with President Bush and not linked enough with most Vermonters who oppose the war.

  • Schofield Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Hawaii Channel - Sep 07 5:21 PM
    HONOLULU -- A soldier from the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks was killed during patrol in Iraq this week. Pfc. Jeremy R. Shank, 18, of Jackson, Mo., died Sept. 6.

  • The day so far: Blair, Iraq, Bush Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Sep 07 10:01 AM
    A quick look at the top news so far today: Blair: British Prime Minister Tony Blair said he will will step down from power within the year. Iraq: Coalition forces handed over control of Iraq's armed forces command...

  • Lack of tips affecting efforts to stop roadside bombings in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Sep 07 5:10 PM
    PENTAGON Roadside bombs are the number one killer of American soldiers in Iraq. But the Pentagon says it's having a hard time countering the bombers -- in large part because...

  • Bush: Iraq Part Of Struggle Of Century Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 07 2:16 AM
    President Bush sat down with Katie Couric for an exclusive interview to speak about the war on terror, Iraq and other issues. The special, "Five Years - How Safe Are We" airs Tuesday at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

  • Iraq closes Al Arabiya TV office in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 07 11:06 AM
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's government closed the Baghdad bureau of Al Arabiya television on Thursday after accusing the Dubai-based news channel of "unprofessional" reporting, the station and the Iraqi government said.

  • Al-Qaeda seeks Iraq uprising support Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Sep 07 1:50 PM
    Al-Qaeda in Iraq's new leader has called on Muslims to support the Iraqi uprising, according to an audio tape received by Aljazeera.

  • Redlands woman, 20, dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Redlands Daily Facts - 53 minutes ago
    Former Redlands resident Hannah Lee McKinney (also known as Hannah Heavrin), 20, died Monday, Sept. 4, while stationed with the U.S. Army in Taji, Iraq.

  • Iraq takes command of U.S.-led coalition forces Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Sep 07 5:43 AM
    However, Iraq's bloodshed continued in the hours before the handover. Six bomb attacks targeting police patrols in Baghdad killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 50.

  • Al-Qaida in Iraq releases audiotape Open this result in new window
    Syracuse.com - Sep 07 3:25 PM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) Al-Qaida in Iraq released on Thursday what was purported to be the first audiotape by its new leader, Abu Hamza al-Muhajer, in which he vowed victory was coming and condemned Sunni Muslims cooperating with the Iraqi government.

  • Reno Boxer Returns Home from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRNV - Sep 07 4:00 PM
    Reno boxer Joey Gilbert says he has returned home after a two-week tour in Iraq with a new appreciation for military personnel. He says he and others traveled by helicopter at night to avoid detection by insurgents.

  • Shiites submit law to separate Iraq into rival regions Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 06 2:11 PM
    Iraq's dominant Shiite alliance submitted a draft of a new law to govern the division of the country into autonomous regions, as unabated violence left at least 18 people dead and the authorities said 27 "terrorists" had been executed.

  • Al-Jazeera plays audiotape said to be first from new 'al-Qaida in Iraq' leader Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Sep 07 11:50 AM
    CAIRO, Egypt (AP) - Al-Jazeera TV broadcast an audiotape Thursday that was said to be the first released by the leader of "al-Qaida in Iraq," who succeeded the slain Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

  • Iraq takes control of armed forces Open this result in new window
    Air Force Times - Sep 07 2:12 PM
    BAGHDAD Coalition forces handed over control Thursday of Iraqs armed forces command to the government, a move described by U.S. officials as a crucial step but which still leaves nearly all the countrys troops under American control.

  • Congressional candidates sound off about Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Honolulu Advertiser - Sep 07 2:03 PM
    KAILUA-KONA, Hawai'i Candidates for the U.S. House 2nd District essentially split along party lines when discussing Iraq at a panel forum last night on the Big Island.

  • Iraq Qaeda chief threatens new attacks Open this result in new window
    News Interactive - Sep 07 12:33 PM
    AL-Qaeda's new leader in Iraq said the country's Sunni politicians were treacherous and warned of more attacks against US-led forces there, according to an Internet audio tape.

  • Four Horsemen Tackle Convoy Duty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Sep 07 12:57 AM
    CAMP ADDER, Iraq -- The soldiers call themselves the Four Horsemen as they barrel down roads with nicknames like "The Widowmaker," staying alert through the night on a mix of Mountain Dew, Red Bull and adrenaline, hoping to find roadside bombs before the bombs find them.

  • Senate Approves $63 Billion More for War in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 48 minutes ago
    The measure was approved 98 to 0 after senators added money to help track down Osama bin Laden and to fight the opium trade in Afghanistan.

  • Iraq Ministers, Including Interior, May Be Changed Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Sep 07 12:26 AM
    BAGHDAD Just three months after finalizing Iraq's Cabinet, Prime Minister Nouri Maliki's Shiite Muslim alliance is discussing changes at several top ministries, including a move to replace the head of the troubled Interior Ministry.

  • Schofield soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Honolulu Advertiser - Sep 07 2:18 PM
    An 18-year-old soldier from Jackson, Mo. is the first Schofield Barracks soldier to be killed on a deployment to Iraq by more than 7,000 25th Infantry Division troops.

  • Iraq, Terrorism War Unrelated, Americans Say Open this result in new window
    NBC 11 Bay Area - Sep 07 1:14 PM
    The war in Iraq is the central battlefield in the war on terror. That's what President George W. Bush has said repeatedly in speeches. Recently, he has added that terrorist leaders have said fighting the U.S. in Iraq is critical to their strategy.

  • Correction: Iraq-Soldiers-Charged Story Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 07 9:49 AM
    In a Sept. 2 story about four soldiers charged in the killings of three men in Iraq, The Associated Press erroneously reported the last time the U.S. military executed a servicemember.