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  • White House warns against Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
    Brushing aside criticism from the White House, Senate Democrats said Friday their next challenge to President Bush's Iraq war policy would require the gradual withdrawal of U.S. combat troops beginning within 120 days.
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  • Iraq war exacts toll on contractors Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
    In a largely invisible cost of the war in Iraq, nearly 800 civilians working under contract to the Pentagon have been killed and more than 3,300 hurt doing jobs normally handled by the U.S. military, according to figures gathered by The Associated Press.
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  • McCain says Iraq could end his career Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
    Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said Friday that British Prime Minister Tony Blair has sacrificed his career to support the Iraq war, and the Arizona senator acknowledged that he could face the same fate.
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  • Army's Iraq war objector charged again Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    The Army refiled charges Friday against a lieutenant who refused to serve in Iraq, about two weeks after his first court-martial was declared a mistrial.
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  • Obama ridicules Cheney's Iraq comments Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 1 minute ago
    Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama ridiculed Vice President Dick Cheney on Friday for saying Britain's decision to pull troops from Iraq is a good sign that fits with the strategy for stabilizing the country.
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  • Cheney Questions Pelosi's Judgment on Iraq War Policy Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 5:29 PM
    Feb. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Vice President Dick Cheney said he is ``not backing down'' from his charge that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's strategy for Iraq would help the al-Qaeda terrorist network.
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  • Cheney, Australia's Howard to discuss Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 5:34 PM
    US Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday met Australian Prime Minister John Howard, one of Washington's staunchest allies, for talks likely to focus on troop deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • US Democrats seek to gut Bush's Iraq war powers Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 3:45 PM
    US Democrats vowed Friday to handcuff President George W. Bush's power to wage war in Iraq, raising the stakes and risking a constitutional showdown in their battle to bring troops home.
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  • Beijing Olympics new goal for soldiers hurt in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 5:40 PM
    US soldiers hurt in Iraq or Afghanistan combat will be provided sport training under two new programs revealed Friday, one of them aiming to boost the US medal count at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics.
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  • Presidential hopeful Obama ridicules Cheney over comments on Britain and Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 23 4:10 PM
    Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama ridiculed Vice President Cheney on Friday for saying Britain's decision to pull troops from Iraq is a good sign that fits with the strategy for stabilizing the country.
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  • Cheney, Australia's Howard to discuss Iraq, NKorea Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 3:14 PM
    US Vice President Dick Cheney on Saturday met Australian Prime Minister John Howard, one of Washington's staunchest allies, for talks likely to focus on the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • Backlash feared from detention in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 1:57 PM
    U.S. troops detained the eldest son of Iraq's most influential Shiite politician for nearly 12 hours Friday as he crossed back from Iran the same route Washington believes is used to keep powerful Shiite militias flush with weapons and aid.
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  • Suspected insurgent leader held briefly in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 23 2:27 PM
    A suspected al-Qaeda linked insurgent leader accused of financing attacks and recruiting fighters was captured in southern Iraq, Iraqi police said Friday. The U.S. military also said it was investigating reports of civilian casualties in fierce fighting in the volatile city of Ramadi.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,154 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 3:06 PM
    As of Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, at least 3,154 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 2,537 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Apology issued over Iraq politican's son Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 1:39 PM
    U.S. troops detained the son of Iraq's most powerful Shiite politician Friday as he returned to the country from Iran, keeping him in custody for nearly 12 hours before releasing him, Shiite officials said. The U.S. ambassador apologized for the arrest.
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  • Senate resolution has combat troops out of Iraq in a year Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Feb 23 1:44 PM
    New details are emerging about how Senate Democrats will seek to narrow the 2002 war authorization and limit the military's role in Iraq.
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  • Nearly 800 Iraq Contractors Killed Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Feb 23 1:14 PM
    In a largely invisible cost of the war in Iraq, nearly 800 civilians working under contract to the Pentagon have been killed and more than 3,300 hurt doing jobs normally handled by the U.S. military
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  • Turkey to step up diplomacy over Kurdish rebels in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 12:30 PM
    Turkey's top security body said Friday the government should step up diplomatic initiatives to resolve a row with Iraq and the United States over Turkish Kurd rebels based in northern Iraq.
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  • Beijing new goal for soldiers hurt in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 1:12 PM
    US soliders hurt in Iraq or Afghanistan combat will be provided sport training under two new programs revealed Friday, one of them aiming to boost the US medal count at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics.
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  • White House opposes changing Iraq war resolution Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 10:55 AM
    The White House expressed opposition on Friday to any attempt by the U.S. Senate to revise the 2002 resolution that President George W. Bush used to go to war in Iraq.
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  • Iraq war mothers demonstrate outside Blair's office Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 10:58 AM
    A group of military mothers whose children have been killed in Iraq staged a protest outside Prime Minister Tony Blair's Downing Street office Friday, 24 hours before an anti-war march.
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  • Son of Key Iraq Shiite Arrested at Iran?s Border Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 23 9:41 AM
    A son of Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, the head of Iraq?s dominant Shiite political bloc, was seized by U.S. forces today as he tried to re-enter Iraq from Iran.
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  • Lithuania should not cut and run from Iraq: president Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 10:19 AM
    Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus said Friday he would feel ashamed if the Baltic state recalled troops from Iraq without first consulting with coalition partners.
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  • Four U.S. Soldiers Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 23 10:00 AM
    Four American soldiers were killed yesterday in Iraq, the U.S. military announced today.
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  • Senators aim to revise Iraq mission, reduce troops Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 8:05 AM
    Key U.S. Senate Democrats are preparing a proposal to start bringing U.S. combat troops home from Iraq by rewriting Congress' 2002 authorization for the war, which many now view as a mistake, aides said on Thursday.
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  • Officials: Dems drafting bill to curb Iraq mission Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 23 8:40 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Four years ago, Congress passed legislation authorizing President Bush to go to war in Iraq. Now Senate Democrats want to take it back.
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  • Iraq rape row stirs tension Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 8:07 AM
    Allegations that Sunni women had been sexually abused by Shiite forces fueled sectarian tensions in Iraq on Friday, while a US soldier was jailed for 100 years for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl.
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  • U.S. soldier convicted of indecent acts in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 9:06 AM
    A U.S. soldier was convicted of indecent acts and lying after he attempted to force himself on a junior U.S. soldier in her room at a base in Iraq, the U.S. military said on Friday.
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  • Democrats aim to gut Bush's Iraq war authorization Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 8:08 AM
    US Democrats are launching a bid to repeal the 2002 authorization for President George W. Bush to wage war in Iraq in their next attempt to end the conflict, a congressional source said Friday.
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  • Iraq War's Effects Seen, Felt in High School's Halls Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 23 5:57 PM
    Nearly five years of deployments in Iraq have been tough on soldiers -- and particularly hard on their children. At Shoemaker High School in Killeen, Texas, about 90 percent of the student population have a parent in the military.
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  • Four more US soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 7:52 AM
    Four more US soldiers have been killed in two incidents in Iraq, the military said Friday, raising February's toll to 66.
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  • US counter 'copter ambushes, chlorine bombs in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 7:29 AM
    The US military is scrambling to counter new insurgent tactics aimed at sowing chaos in Iraq, including helicopter ambushes and chlorine bombs, senior US military officials said.
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  • Suspect held in Iraq; 3 U.S. troops dead Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 6:39 AM
    A suspected al-Qaida-linked insurgent leader accused of financing attacks and recruiting fighters was captured in southern Iraq, police said Friday. The U.S. military, meanwhile, said it was investigating reports of civilian casualties in fighting in Ramadi, the volatile capital of Anbar province. It said three U.S. soldiers were killed Thursday in combat in the province, but did not give ...
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  • Lieberman says could split with Democrats on Iraq war funding Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 6:40 AM
    Senator Joseph Lieberman, snubbed by fellow Democrats over Iraq, said Thursday he has no plans to switch parties, but hinted at bolting if Democrats oppose funding for the war.
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  • GIs Petition Congress To End Iraq War Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 23 4:30 PM
    More than 1,000 active-duty and reserve members of the U.S. military have signed a petition calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. Some of them tell Lara Logan why.
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  • Suspected insurgent leader held in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 5:56 AM
    A suspected al-Qaida linked insurgent leader accused of financing attacks and recruiting fighters was captured in southern Iraq, Iraqi police said Friday. The U.S. military also said it was investigating reports of civilian casualties in fierce fighting in the volatile city of Ramadi.
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  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq's Anbar province Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 6:04 AM
    Three U.S. soldiers were killed in combat on Thursday in Iraq's volatile western Anbar province, the U.S. military said in a statement on Friday.
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  • Minn. Rep. Explains Remark About Iran Planning 'Terrorist Haven' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Feb 23 2:55 PM
    Rep. Michele Bachmann, who claimed in a recent interview to know of an Iranian plan to partition Iraq and turn half of it into a "terrorist haven" to launch attacks in the Middle East, said Friday that she was "sorry if my words have been misconstrued."
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  • GIs seize, then free Iraq politician's son Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 23 8:22 AM
    A son of Abdul Aziz al- Hakim, who heads Iraq's dominant Shiite political bloc, was seized Friday by U.S. forces in southern Iraq as he tried to re-enter the country after visiting Iran.
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  • Iraq reels from rape row Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 3:21 AM
    Iraq is reeling on Friday from allegations of sexual abuse of Sunni women by Shiite forces, while a US soldier was given 100 years in prison for his role in the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl.
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  • US troops release Iraq official Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 23 11:44 AM
    US troops release the eldest son of one of Iraq's top Shia politicians after detaining him for several hours, officials say.
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  • GOP rejects Iraq measure Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 28 minutes ago
    Republicans yesterday rejected the Democrats' plan to withdraw Congress' 2002 vote to invade Iraq, while Vice President Dick Cheney said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was not unpatriotic but plain wrong to oppose President Bush's troop-reinforcement plan.
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  • Air Guard's 147th Fighter Wing to aid troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Feb 23 6:20 PM
    The 147th Fighter Wing of the Texas Air National guard is expected to fly to Southeast Asia late today from Ellington Field to help troops in Iraq in the global war on terrorism, according to the unit's executive officer.
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  • Bachmann retracts Iraq partition comments Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 59 minutes ago
    U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann claimed two weeks ago to know of an Iranian plan for the partition of Iraq in which Iran would control half the country and set it up as "a terrorist safe haven zone" and a staging area for attacks around the Middle East and on the United States. The existence of such a plan has not been suggested publicly by the Bush administration or other officials. But on Friday, ...
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  • Pentagon stays silent on Iraq gas threat Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 23 12:04 PM
    The Pentagon is refusing to comment on reports that U.S. troops in Iraq may get chemical war gear.
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  • Congress Wrangles over Iraq Proposals Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 23 12:22 PM
    Day to Day , February 23, 2007 Next week, Senate Democrats will try to rescind a 2002 authorization of the Iraq war in favor of a more restrictive version.
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  • Lawmakers Cautious in Iraq Debates Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 23 12:22 PM
    Day to Day , February 23, 2007 New public opinion polls come out every week on the war in Iraq. It may seem like a good idea for Congress and the White House to know what the public is thinking, but can it hamper real debate? Luke Burbank speaks with former Sen. Lincoln Chafee (R-RI).
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  • Australia backs Cheney pledge on Iraq fight; protesters clash with police Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 23 12:09 AM
    Australia vowed Friday to stand firm with the US in Iraq as visiting Vice President Dick Cheney warned the only way to survive terrorism was to go on the offensive "till the enemy is destroyed".
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  • McCain: Blair 'sacrificed' political career for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Republican presidential hopeful John McCain acknowledged in Seattle Friday that the Iraq war that cost British Prime Minister Tony Blair his political career could pose a similar political threat for the Arizona senator.
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  • Meehan promises hearings on spending after Iraq trip Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Feb 23 2:39 PM
    U.S. Rep. Martin Meehan vowed Friday to investigate how reconstruction funds were doled out and used in Iraq, saying more money shouldn't be committed to the country until more is known about what was spent.
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  • Rep. Ryan calls Iraq surge plan 'last chance' Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Feb 23 9:38 AM
    Rep. Paul Ryan, returning from his first trip to Iraq, said Thursday that the U.S. decision to send 21,500 troops to Iraq represents the last opportunity for success.
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  • Officials: Dems drafting bill to curb Iraq mission Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 22 10:24 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Determined to challenge President Bush, Senate Democrats are drafting legislation to limit the mission of U.S. troops in Iraq, effectively revoking the broad authority Congress granted in 2002, officials said Thursday.
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  • Senate Dems Move To Limit Iraq Mission Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 23 9:30 AM
    Senate Democrats are drafting a bill to limit the scope of the U.S. mission in Iraq, effectively revoking the broad authority Congress granted to President Bush at the war's start. A White House spokesman called it "hypothetical legislation."
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  • AP: 800 contractors dead, 3,300 wounded in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 23 4:40 PM
    In what it calls "a largely invisible cost of the war in Iraq," the Associated Press has gathered figures showing that nearly 800 civilian contractors have been killed and more than 3,300 wounded during things normally handled by the U.S....
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  • Regretting The Iraq War Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 23 9:30 AM
    The New Republic's Peter Beinart explains what made him support the Iraq war four years ago ? and why he now deeply regrets that decision after realizing America is not the kind of nation he hoped.
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  • British Begin Troop Drawdown in Iraq; U.S. Army Mends Walter Reed Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Feb 23 5:14 PM
    NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss Tony Blair's decision to withdraw troops from Iraq, the state of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and other political events of the week.
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  • Soldiers In Iraq Running Sister Race To Austin Marathon Open this result in new window
    KXAN 36 Austin - 19 minutes ago
    Soldiers at two bases in Iraq are running a sister race to our own Austin Marathon Sunday. Organizers say it's more than just an athletic accomplishment. It's also a morale booster and a chance for soldiers to escape, allowing their minds and bodies to focus on footsteps rather than fighting.
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  • Obama ridicules Cheney over comments on Britain and Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Feb 23 5:30 PM
    AUSTIN, Texas Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama ridiculed Vice President Dick Cheney on Friday for saying Britain's decision to pull troops from Iraq is a good sign that fits with the strategy for stabilizing the country. Obama, speaking at a massive outdoor rally in Austin, Texas, said British Prime Minister Tony Blair's decision this week to withdraw 1,600 troops is a recognition ...
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  • Iraq mothers camp outside No 10 Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 23 5:08 AM
    The mothers of soldiers killed in Iraq set up camp outside No 10 to call for UK troop withdrawals.
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  • Levin tries new tactic on Iraq troop reduction Open this result in new window
    Detroit News - Feb 23 12:40 PM
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Carl Levin and other Democratic leaders will meet with fellow lawmakers next week, in hopes of building support for a measure that would significantly scale back U.S. military activity in Iraq, Levin told The Detroit News today.
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  • Iraq War Exacts Toll on Contractors Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 43 minutes ago
    By MICHELLE ROBERTS In a largely invisible cost of the war in Iraq, nearly 800 civilians working under contract to the Pentagon have been killed and more than 3,300 hurt doing jobs normally handled by the U.S. military, according to figures gathered by The Associated Press.
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  • Iraq Rebels Expected to Use More Chlorine Gas in Attacks Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 22 8:11 PM
    The second-ranking American commander in Iraq said that militants were trying to ?adapt in such ways where they can continue to create instability.?
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  • This is driven by poll ratings, not by conditions in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    Tony Blair has always said that there would be no "artificial timetable" for pulling British troops from Iraq. Their departure would depend on conditions.
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  • Obama slams Cheney over UK, Iraq comments Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama ridiculed Vice President Dick Cheney for saying Britain's decision to pull troops from Iraq is a good sign that fits with the strategy for stabilizing the country.
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  • Cheney 'Not Backing Down' From Comments About Pelosi, Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Feb 23 7:25 AM
    Vice President Dick Cheney refused Friday to take back his charge that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's opposition to President Bush's Iraq war buildup is playing into the hands of the Al Qaeda terrorist network
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  • Army's Iraq war objector charged again Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 37 minutes ago
    FORT LEWIS, Wash. The Army has refiled charges against an officer who refused to deploy with his unit to Iraq last June. The new charges come about two weeks after his first court-martial was declared a mistrial.
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  • Camp Pendleton Marine Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC San Diego - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
    Another Camp Pendleton Marine dies in combat in Iraq.
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  • Pendleton Marine dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    North County Times - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    CAMP PENDLETON ---- A 23-year-old Marine sergeant from Camp Pendleton died earlier this week while fighting in Iraq, according to the Pentagon.
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  • Army's Iraq war objector charged again Open this result in new window
    WANE-TV Fort Wayne - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
    FORT LEWIS, Wash. The Army has refiled charges against an officer who refused to deploy with his unit to Iraq last June. The new charges come about two weeks after his first...
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  • Long Iraq Tours Can Make Home a Trying Front Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 22 7:13 PM
    For many soldiers and family members, the repercussions of wartime deployments are one of the toughest, least discussed byproducts of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • 1,000 fresh troops set to shift balance to Afghanistan from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Feb 23 6:19 PM
    The UK said yesterday it planned to send more troops to southern Afghanistan, days after it announ-ced plans to cut troop numbers in Iraq.
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  • Prince Harry's Squadron To Go to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 23 12:15 AM
    LONDON, Feb. 22 -- Prince Harry is going to war. Sometime this year, the younger son of Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana will be deployed to Iraq as the first royal family soldier to serve in a war zone in 25 years. Now known officially as Cornet Wales, a rank equivalent to second lieutenant, the ruby-cheeked prince will serve in Iraq for six months commanding a squadron of 12 men in ...
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  • Four U.S. Soldiers Killed in Attacks in Iraq, Military Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Feb 23 7:04 AM
    Feb. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Four U.S. soldiers were killed in attacks in Iraq, the military said today in e-mailed statements. Three soldiers died yesterday in combat operations in Iraq's al-Anbar province, the military said. No further details were given.
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  • US Democrats draft Iraq challenge Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 23 3:51 AM
    Democrats in the US are planning a Senate challenge to President George W Bush's handling of the Iraq war.
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  • Army refiles charges against soldier who refused Iraq duty Open this result in new window
    KHNL News 8 Honolulu - 59 minutes ago
    FORT LEWIS, Wash. The Army has refiled charges against a lieutenant from Honolulu who refused to serve in Iraq.
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  • Cheney Holds Firm on Iraq, Pelosi Comments Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Feb 23 6:20 AM
    The Vice President Touts Iraq Achievements, North Korea Nuke Agreement
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  • S.J. Officer Honored For Iraq Duty Open this result in new window
    KGO-TV Bay Area - 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
    A San Jose man was honored for his services as both a police officer and soldier in Iraq.
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  • Soldier pleads guilty to dodging 2nd Iraq tour Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 22 7:20 PM
    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) -- A soldier who fled before his second deployment to Iraq pleaded guilty Thursday to desertion under a plea deal that will send him to military prison for less than a year.
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  • Houston cardiologist enlists to serve in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC 13 Texas - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
    A Houston doctor is about to join President Bush's administration. But he's no stranger to new challenges, especially after he enlisted to serve in Iraq.
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  • Cheney issues rallying call not to abandon Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 22 6:09 PM
    Vice President Dick Cheney issued a rallying call on Friday not to abandon Iraq or other nations he said could provide a haven for terrorists, warning a defeat in Iraq would see violence spread in the Middle East.
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  • Changing tactics in Iraq insurgency Open this result in new window
    IBN live - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
    American and coalition troops in Iraq are now dealing with a previously unseen weapon in the insurgent arsenal.
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  • Prince Harry, 3rd in Line to Throne, to Fight in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 22 6:56 PM
    Despite his handlers? fears that he would be a ?bullet magnet,? the prince, a k a Harry Wales, will head to Iraq in May or June, where he will lead ?a troop of 12 men in four Scimitar armed reconnaissance vehicles, each with a crew of three,? according to Britain?s Defense Ministry.
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  • UN conference to discuss problems in Iraq, seek support Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
    The United Nations will hold a conference in April to raise awareness of the scale of the Iraq conflict and winning support for tackling the problems, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday.
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  • Son of political leader arrested in southern Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    U.S. forces on Friday arrested the son of an Iraqi political leader in Iraq's southern province of Wasit, some 160 km south of Baghdad, the Iraq state television reported.
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  • New tactics aim to undermine Iraq security Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 23 5:39 AM
    U.S. commanders in Iraq say the insurgency in the country is using a number of new tactics designed to encourage chaos and undermine security efforts.
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  • McCain says Blair sacrificed career for Iraq, he may face same Open this result in new window
    The Columbian - Feb 23 6:22 PM
    SEATTLE (AP) -- Republican presidential hopeful John McCain said Friday that British Prime Minister Tony Blair has sacrificed his career to support the Iraq war, and acknowledged he could face the same fate.
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  • Meehan promises hearings on "wasted billions" in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Feb 23 1:58 PM
    BOSTON -- U.S. Rep. Martin Meehan vowed Friday to investigate how reconstruction funds were doled out and used in Iraq, saying more money shouldn't be committed to the country until more is known...
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,154 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 23 3:06 PM
    As of Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, at least 3,154 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
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  • Britain's Prince Harry to serve in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 22 6:14 PM
    Prince Harry is to serve in Iraq with his regiment as the first British royal to see active service for 25 years, the Ministry of Defence said Thursday.
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  • U.S. forces arrest militia leader, 12 policemen in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    U.S. forces on Friday arrested a prominent leader loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and 12 Iraqi policemen in separate incidents in northern Iraq, a local police source said.
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  • Cheney, Howard meet, discuss Iraq Open this result in new window
    Nyngan Observer - 12 minutes ago
    US Vice-President Dick Cheney has refused to reveal whether he has asked Prime Minister John Howard to send more Australian troops to Iraq. The pair discussed Iraq, along with a host of other issues, during a one-hour meeting at Mr Howard's Sydney office on Saturday.
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  • US Democrats seek to gut Bush's Iraq war powers Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 23 12:42 PM
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - US Senate Democrats are launching a bid to handcuff President George W. Bush's power to wage war in Iraq, lining up a possible constitutional showdown in their latest try to bring troops home.
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  • US Democrats move to strip Bush of Iraq war authority Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 23 2:02 PM
    In the United States, the Democrats are trying to revoke the President's authority to go to war in Iraq.
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  • US, allies cannot contemplate early Iraq withdrawal: Cheney Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 22 4:27 PM
    US Vice President Dick Cheney on Friday warned that the United States and ally Australia "simply cannot indulge" thoughts of an early withdrawal from Iraq as it would spawn a new wave of global terror.
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  • Iraq car crash soldier's inquest Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 23 2:25 AM
    An inquest into the death of a 23-year-old soldier who was killed in a car crash in Iraq is due to open.
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  • AP Impact: Nearly 800 civilian contractors killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Feb 23 5:52 PM
    In a largely invisible cost of the war in Iraq, nearly 800 civilians working under contract to the Pentagon have been killed and more than 3,300 hurt doing jobs normally handled by the...
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  • Four U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 23 6:44 PM
    Four U.S. soldiers were killed and three others wounded in two incidents in Iraq, the U.S. military said on Friday.
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  • US Democrats seek to gut Bush's Iraq war powers Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 23 11:42 AM
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - US Senate Democrats are launching a bid to handcuff President George W. Bush's power to wage war in Iraq, lining up a possible constitutional showdown in their latest bid to bring troops home.
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  • Son of top Shiite politician in Iraq reportedly detained Open this result in new window
    KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - 2 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Shiite officials say U-S troops have arrested the son of Iraq's top Shiite politician.
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  • Army refiles charges against officer who refused Iraq duty Open this result in new window
    The Columbian - Feb 23 6:22 PM
    SEATTLE (AP) -- The Army refiled charges Friday against a Fort Lewis-based lieutenant who refused to serve in Iraq, pursuing the case about two weeks after the lieutenant's first court-martial was declared a mistrial.
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