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  • Iraq Contractor Inflated Costs, Lawsuit Alleges Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 46 minutes ago
    The suit by a former employee of a Halliburton subsidiary is the second corporate whistleblower case to emerge from Iraq.

  • Iraq's Alleged Al-Qaeda Ties Were Disputed Before War Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
    A declassified report released yesterday by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence revealed that U.S. intelligence analysts were strongly disputing the alleged links between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda while senior Bush administration officials were publicly asserting those links to justify invading Iraq.

  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq hit 2,666 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 3:54 PM
    As of Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at least 2,666 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.

  • Whistle-blower slams Iraq contractor Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 2:05 PM
    Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg, Brown & Root charged millions to the government for recreational services never provided to U.S. troops in Iraq, including giant tubs of chicken wings and tacos, a widescreen TV, and cheese sticks meant for a military Super Bowl party, according to a federal whistle-blower suit unsealed Friday.

  • US says Iraq 'hostage affairs' office is unique Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 1:53 PM
    The US embassy in Iraq's "Office of Hostage Affairs," tasked with handling abductions of US citizens and others, is the only one of its kind, the US State Department confirmed.

  • Senate panel finds no prewar Iraq-Qaeda link Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 1:31 PM
    Saddam Hussein had no relationship with al Qaeda, including Iraq-based guerrilla Abu Musab al Zarqawi, despite claims by President George W. Bush and other administration officials, a Senate report released on Friday said.

  • Arabiya ban spotlights Iraq's tense media relations Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 12:29 PM
    A month-long ban imposed by Iraq's government on Dubai-based satellite channel Al-Arabiya highlights the delicate path media in Iraq must tread between dangerous insurgents and prickly authorities.

  • Iraq Qaeda chief urges killing of US troops Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 9:39 AM
    Iraq's rival Muslim communities went to their mosques amid fears of new violence after the head of Al-Qaeda in Iraq urged the country's Sunni minority to rise up and fight US troops.

  • Iraq war justifications laid bare Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 08 6:33 PM
    The US Senate has comprehensively rejected the Bush administration's rationale for the Iraq war, the BBC's Adam Brookes writes.

  • Arabiya ban highlights Iraq's tense relations with media Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 9:51 AM
    A month-long ban imposed by the Iraqi government on Dubai-based satellite channel Al-Arabiya highlights the delicate path media in Iraq must tread between dangerous insurgents and sensitive authorities.

  • Iraq sees 24 deadly hours; more bodies in Baghdad Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Sep 08 8:24 AM
    Thirteen people, including a U.S. soldier, were killed over a 24-hour period in scattered attacks across Iraq, and 14 bodies showing signs of torture were found around the capital.

  • Senate panel releases Iraq intel report Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 9:10 AM
    There's no evidence Saddam Hussein had a relationship with Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and his Al-Qaida associates, according to a Senate report on prewar intelligence on Iraq. Democrats said the report undercuts President Bush's justification for going to war.

  • U.S. finds 'torture chambers' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 8:35 AM
    The senior commander of U.S. and Iraqi forces in northern Iraq said Friday that a small number of "torture chambers" apparently used for sectarian violence were discovered along the Diyala River.

  • Iraq's Qaeda chief urges killing of US troops Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 6:33 AM
    Iraq's rival Muslim communities have gone to their mosques amid fears of new violence after the head of Al-Qaeda in Iraq urged the country's Sunni minority to rise up and kill Americans.

  • Dane County Board Rejects Putting Iraq War Referendum On Ballot Open this result in new window
    WISC Channel3000.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 8:42 AM
    The Dane County Board of Supervisors voted early Friday morning not to put a referendum referring to the Iraq War on the November ballot.

  • Conn. Senate race centers on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 7:22 AM
    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.

  • Iraq defends Arab TV channel ban Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 6:45 AM
    Iraq's government on Friday defended its decision to close the Baghdad bureau of Al Arabiya television for "sectarian" reporting, despite criticism from media bodies which called the ban an assault on press freedom.

  • Senate panel to issue Iraq intel report Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 6:29 AM
    A Senate analysis of intelligence-gathering activities leading up to the invasion of Iraq is certain to rekindle an election-year debate on the justification of going to war.

  • Iraq's Qaeda chief urges killing of US citizens Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 3:45 AM
    Iraq's rival Muslim communities went to their mosques amid fears of new violence after the head of Al-Qaeda in Iraq urged the country's Sunni minority to rise up and kill Americans.

  • Intelligence Didn't Back Bush Iraq Stand, Reports Say (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Sep 08 2:48 PM
    Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Bush administration claims justifying the war against Iraq were based on fragmented, conflicting, and at times unreliable intelligence, according to two reports released today by the Senate Intelligence Committee.

  • Senate To Issue Anticipated Iraq Data Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Sep 08 3:04 PM
    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.

  • British soldier dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 3:48 AM
    A British soldier has died from injuries sustained during a shooting incident in Iraq, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday.

  • British soldier in Iraq dies from injuries Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 3:27 AM
    A British soldier has died from injuries sustained in an attack in Iraq earlier this week, the Ministry of Defence has said.

  • British soldier dies in southern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Sep 08 3:05 AM
    A British soldier has been killed in Iraq, the Ministry of Defense said on Friday.

  • Iraq war claims 'happy-go-lucky' Marine Open this result in new window
    The Star-Ledger - 8 minutes ago
    Vincent Frassetto, a Toms River 21-year-old with a self-described lady-killer smile, shipped off to Iraq just 18 days ago. He had been a rabble rouser at times, bristling even at the regimentation of the Cub Scouts, his mother said.

  • Halliburton accused of fraud in billing in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 37 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON -- Halliburton executives ordered a big-screen television and 10 large tubs of tacos, chicken wings and cheese sticks delivered to Iraq for last year's Super Bowl, then billed U.S. taxpayers for their party, according to a lawsuit unsealed yesterday.

  • Mesa sergeant killed in Iraq loved kids Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    The family of a Mesa man killed this week in Iraq said Army Sgt. Jason L. Merrill loved children and dreamed of becoming a pediatrician.

  • Poll: NY dems O.K. with Clinton Iraq stance Open this result in new window
    Newsday - 46 minutes ago
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's support of the Iraq war isn't popular with her party's left wing, but an overwhelming majority of New York Democrats back her re-election bid and fewer than a quarter think she's too pro-war, a Newsday/NY1 News poll shows.

  • Senate Panel to Issue Iraq Intel Report Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 11:05 AM
    Senate Committee to Issue Report Analyzing Administration's Pre-War Intelligence on Iraq

  • Iraq takes over command of armed forces Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Sep 07 9:54 PM
    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. But the ceremony in the heavily fortified Green Zone only transferred authority for one of Iraq's 10 divisions and its small air force and navy, and it remained unclear how quickly Iraqi forces would be prepared to take over security.

  • Iraq report says Saddam did not cooperate with al-Qaida Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - 7 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Saddam Hussein regarded al-Qaida as a threat rather than a possible ally, a Senate report says, contradicting assertions President Bush has used to build support for the war in Iraq.

  • Iraq war report findings Open this result in new window
    Knoxville News Sentinal - 10 minutes ago
    On weapons of mass destruction: Postwar findings do not support a 2002 National Intelligence Estimate judgment that Iraq was reconstituting its nuclear weapons program, had biological or chemical weapons, or that Iraq had a developmental program for an unmanned aerial vehicle "probably intended to deliver biological agents."

  • US Lawmakers Debate Security, Iraq, Terrorism, Ahead of 9/11 Anniversary Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 08 6:20 PM
    As the fifth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks approaches, Republicans and Democrats continue to trade words over Bush administration policies in Iraq, the fight against radical Islamist terrorism, and homeland security.

  • Mesa soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Sep 08 1:58 PM
    A U.S. Army soldier from Mesa was killed in Iraq on Sunday when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near Baghdad, the U.S Department of Defense announced today.

  • Separate Attacks Kill 5 People in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 8:19 AM
    Separate Attacks in Iraq Kill 5, Day Before Thousands of Pilgrims Go to Holy City of Karbala

  • Reaction to Iraq report split down party lines Open this result in new window
    KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley - 18 minutes ago
    CAPITOL HILL As you might imagine, reaction to a report on prewar intelligence about Iraq is pretty well split along party lines.

  • Army Faces Rising Number of Roadside Bombs in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 07 9:16 PM
    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.

  • Conn. Senate Race Centers on Iraq War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 7:49 AM
    Iraq War Front and Center in Dueling Campaign Ads in Connecticut's Senate Race

  • Iraq Report Questions Saddam Link with Terrorists Open this result in new window
    WPVI-TV Philadelphia - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    There's no evidence Saddam Hussein had ties with al-Qaida, according to a Senate report on prewar intelligence that Democrats say undercuts President Bush's justification for invading Iraq.

  • Eight killed as Iraq Shi'ites converge on festival Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo!7 News - Sep 08 4:36 PM
    KERBALA, Iraq (Reuters) - Mortars killed eight people as hundreds of thousands of pilgrims converged on an Iraqi holy city on Friday for a religious festival where Shi'ite leaders renewed demands for sweeping new powers in their region.

  • Scudder Parker Scolds Gov. Douglas Over Iraq War Open this result in new window
    WCAX 3 - 34 minutes ago
    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.

  • Al Arabiya flays ban on its bureau in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
    DUBAI Al Arabiya, a Dubai-based TV channel, yesterday slammed the Iraq governments decision to close down its Baghdad bureau for one month under the pretext of unprofessional reporting.

  • Senate OKs $63B for Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Sep 08 6:14 AM
    The Senate approves an additional $63 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in a massive defense spending bill.

  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,666 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Sep 08 3:54 PM
    As of Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, at least 2,666 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

  • Troops Return After Iraq Deployment Open this result in new window
    WCSH 6 Portland - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    6 Maine Army National Guard guard soldiers arrived home in Maine Friday afternoon, after spending a year on active duty in Iraq.

  • Reaction to Iraq report split down party lines Open this result in new window
    Fort Wayne News Channel 15 - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    CAPITOL HILL As you might imagine, reaction to a report on prewar intelligence about Iraq is pretty well split along party lines. The report says there's no evidence...

  • Toms River Mourning Loss Of Soldier In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS 2 New York - Sep 08 2:42 PM
    Marine Pvt. 1st Class Vincent Frassetto was in Iraq for just two weeks before a roadside bomb tragically cut short his tour of duty. It happened Thursday. Frassetto was manning the gun turret on an armored Humvee in iraq's Al Anbar province.

  • Senate to Issue Iraq Intelligence Report Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 08 5:19 AM
    Senate to Issue Report Analyzing Bush Administration's Prewar Intelligence on Iraq

  • UK soldier dies in Iraq after being fired upon on patrol Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Sep 08 5:23 PM
    ANOTHER British soldier has died in Iraq - the third from the same unit to have lost his life in just four days, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced yesterday.

  • Dead British soldier in Iraq named Open this result in new window
    ITN via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Sep 08 2:20 PM
    A British soldier who died from injuries he sustained in an earlier incident in Iraq has been named as Gunner Lee Darren Thornton.

  • New Jersey Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fayetteville Observer - Sep 08 6:40 PM
    A Marine from New Jersey has been killed during combat operations in Iraq, the Defense Department said. Pfc. Vincent M. Frassetto, 21, of Toms River, N.J., was killed in Al Anbar province Thursday, according to a news release.

  • Senate OKs $63 billion more for Iraq, Afghanistan wars Open this result in new window
    Army Times - Sep 08 12:58 PM
    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.

  • Iraq arrests Kurdish politician with PKK links Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - Sep 08 6:17 PM
    SULAIMANIYAH - The head of an Iraqi Kurdish party with close links to Turkey's PKK guerrillas has been arrested, a security official said Friday, a month after Iraq promised Turkey it would crack down on the rebels.

  • Reaction to Iraq report split down party lines Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 - Sep 08 5:43 PM
    CAPITOL HILL As you might imagine, reaction to a report on prewar intelligence about Iraq is pretty well split along party lines. The report from the Senate...

  • 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.

  • Soldier from Mesa killed by bomb explosion in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KVOA Tucson - Sep 08 6:34 PM
    MESA, Ariz. The U-S Defense Department says a soldier from Mesa has died of combat injuries suffered in Iraq.

  • More on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sun-Sentinel - Sep 08 11:08 AM
    THE CONFLICT IN IRAQ Iraqi Forces Not Ready Yet, U.S. General Says Troops need a year or more before they will be able to take over from the Americans, Casey says. Meanwhile, the civilian death toll grows.

  • Troops in Iraq total 145,000, highest since December Open this result in new window
    Navy Times - Sep 08 1:04 PM
    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. Defense Department spokesman Lt. Col. Todd Vician said Thursday the increase is temporary, and that it owes to a routine rotation of forces that is, a bump in numbers.

  • Surge in Violence Confirmed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 07 4:31 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.

  • Iraq Al Qaeda chief urges killing of US troops Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Sep 08 3:59 PM
    BAGHDAD - Iraqs rival Muslim communities went to their mosques Friday amid fears of new violence after the head of Al Qaeda in Iraq urged the countrys Sunni minority to rise up and kill Americans.

  • Commander: Iraq violence down in August Open this result in new window
    UPI - Sep 08 4:38 PM
    WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. commander of coalition forces in Iraq says violence in the country dropped significantly in August.

  • 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.

  • Broaddus soldier injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Daily Sentinel - Sep 08 5:12 PM
    A Broaddus native, serving in the U.S. Army in Iraq, was injured Friday when an IED, or improvised explosive device sprayed shrapnel into his left side.

  • 'Torture chambers' found in Iraq, US military official says Open this result in new window
    WLUC TV 6 - 31 minutes ago
    PENTAGON A senior U-S commander reports finding "torture chambers" in Iraq. Major General Thomas Turner says two rooms were discovered last spring, each about six feet by six feet.

  • Senate report on Iraq questions Saddam link with terrorists Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Sep 08 11:09 AM
    WASHINGTON There's no evidence Saddam Hussein had a relationship with Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and his Al-Qaida associates, according to a Senate report on prewar intelligence on Iraq. Democrats said the report undercuts President Bush's justification for going to war. The declassified document being released Friday by the Senate Intelligence Committee also explores the role that inaccurate

  • 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.

  • Services set for Illinois native killed soldiering in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KPLC - Sep 08 4:55 PM
    WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. Services are set for tomorrow in the southern Illinois community of West Frankfort for a U-S soldier from Louisiana who was killed last week in Iraq.

  • 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.

  • Iraq Shias brave unrest to celebrate hidden imam Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Sep 08 4:04 PM
    KARBALA, Iraq - Tens of thousands of Shia pilgrims defied threats of violence on Friday to celebrate the birthday of a revered imam who disappeared more than a millennium ago and who the faithful believe will return one day.

  • Soldier honoured for Iraq bravery Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Sep 07 11:48 PM
    A book-writing Belfast soldier with the Royal Irish Regiment is honoured by the military for courage in Iraq.

  • Palestine and Iraq settle for 2-2 draw Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Sep 08 4:09 PM
    Al Ain Palestine managed to withstand strong opposition from Iraq yesterday in their third match of the Asian Football Confederation Cup qualifying rounds at Al Ains Khalifa Bin Zayed Stadium on Wednesday night.

  • Insurgents Attack Shi'ite Pilgrims in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Sep 08 10:50 AM
    Insurgents firing mortar rounds have killed at least three Shi'ite pilgrims in a procession near the holy city of Karbala in Iraq. Officials say at least six more pilgrims were wounded in the attacks, which took place near the town of Musayyib, about 55 kilometers south of Baghdad.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Senate panel finds no prewar Iraq-Qaeda link Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Canada News - Sep 08 10:33 AM
    Saddam Hussein provided no material support for al Qaeda and had no relationship with al Qaeda in Iraq leader Abu Musab al Zarqawi, despite claims by administration officials including President George W. Bush, said a Senate report released on Friday.

  • Mesa soldier dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    East Valley Tribune - Sep 08 3:27 PM
    A soldier from Mesa died this week in Iraq, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Friday. Sgt. Jason L. Merrill, 22, died Sunday of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, the Department of Defense reported.

  • U.S. Soldier Killed In Iraq, "Torture Chambers" Found Open this result in new window
    WCSH 6 Portland - Sep 08 2:52 PM
    An American soldier has been killed in a roadside bombing south of Baghdad. More than 2,660 members of the U.S. military have died in Iraq since the war began.

  • Iraq's Alleged Al-Qaeda Ties Were Disputed Before War Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
    A declassified report released yesterday by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence revealed that U.S. intelligence analysts were strongly disputing the alleged links between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda while senior Bush administration officials were publicly asserting those links to justify...

  • U.S. Struggles Against Iraq's Improvised Bombs Open this result in new window
    NPR - Sep 08 6:11 AM
    Morning Edition , September 8, 2006 ∑ Retired Gen. Montgomery Meigs directs the Pentagon's effort to study and combat improvised explosive devices in Iraq. Although the technology used in these weapons is mundane, their deployment by insurgents has become quite sophisticated.

  • Conn. Senate Race Centers on Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Journal Gazette & Times Courier - Sep 08 1:46 PM
    WASHINGTON - The Iraq War is center stage again in Connecticut's increasingly nasty Senate race.

  • Eight killed, 11 corpses found in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - Sep 08 4:04 PM
    BAGHDAD - Insurgents killed eight people in Iraq on Friday, including three civilian bystanders who died in a roadside bomb targeting the convoy of a police chief in Baghdad, security officials said.

  • Funeral Arrangements Set For Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC 10 Providence - Sep 08 2:30 PM
    Funeral arrangements for a local Marine killed in Iraq have been released. Lance Cpl. Eric Valdepenas was killed when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in the Anbar province of Fallujah in Iraq, according to the Defense Department. Two other servicemen were also killed in the attack.

  • Senate report on Iraq questions Saddam link with terrorists Open this result in new window
    Pravda - Sep 08 2:56 PM
    There's no evidence tthat Saddam Hussein had ties with al-Qaida, according to a Senate report on prewar intelligence that Democrats say undercuts President George W. Bush's justification for invading Iraq.

  • British soldier dies in southern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - Sep 08 12:25 PM
    LONDON (Reuters) - A British soldier has died from injuries sustained during a shooting incident in Iraq, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday.

  • Soldier from Mesa killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Tucson Citizen - Sep 08 2:48 PM
    MESA - A soldier from Mesa has died of combat injuries suffered in Iraq, the U.S. Defense Department said Friday.

  • 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.

  • Services set for WF native killed soldiering in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Benton Evening News - Sep 08 1:52 PM
    WEST FRANKFORT (AP) - Services are set for Saturday for a U.S. soldier killed last week on patrol in Iraq, less than a month before he was scheduled to return home.

  • New Jersey Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC 10 Philadelphia - Sep 08 1:44 PM
    A Marine from New Jersey has been killed during combat operations in Iraq, the Defense Department said.

  • 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 Takes Over Command of Armed Forces Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Sep 07 10:19 PM
    Iraq Takes Over Command of Armed Forces; Legislative Session Turns Into Shouting Match

  • British soldier dies after Iraq shooting Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 08 7:42 AM
    A British soldier has died from injuries sustained in a shooting incident in Iraq, the MoD said today.

  • Iraq Health Ministry¬†Contradicts U.S. Military Claims Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Sep 07 11:36 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.

  • U.S. toll in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 08 3:53 AM
    As of Thursday, at least 2,664 members of the U.S. military had died in Iraq since the beginning of the war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The latest identifications reported by the military: Army Pfc. Jeremy R. Shank, 18,...

  • British soldier dies after Iraq shooting Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Sep 08 7:00 AM
    Iraq: A British soldier has died from injuries sustained in a shooting incident in Iraq, the Ministry of Defence said today.

  • Pilgrims killed heading for religious festival in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 08 12:35 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq At least three Iraqi pilgrims headed for a religious festival in Karbala (KAHR'-bah-lah) have been killed in a mortar attack.

  • Twenty-seven `terrorists' convicted of killings, rape executed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - Sep 08 12:37 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq's government says it has carried out 27 executions. A statement today says they were all put to death yesterday and included 26 men and one woman.Without providing details, the government says two had been convicted of terrorism-related charges.

  • Missouri Army private killed in Iraq attack Open this result in new window
    Columbia Daily Tribune - Sep 08 12:13 PM
    CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - A Missouri native stationed at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii has been killed in Iraq, the military said yesterday.

  • Iraq takes control of military command Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Sep 08 1:48 AM
    BAGHDAD -- US-led forces turned over control of Iraq's military command to the Shi'ite-led government yesterday, a key step toward the eventual withdrawal of foreign troops.

  • Eustis chief: Iraq post-war plan muzzled Open this result in new window
    Daily Press - Sep 08 11:15 AM
    Army Brig. Gen. Mark Scheid, an early planner of the war, tells about challenges of invasion and rebuilding. Months before the United States invaded Iraq in 2003, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld forbade military strategists from developing plans for securing a post-war Iraq, the retiring commander of the Army Transportation Corps said Thursday.