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  • US lawmakers set for heated debate on Bush's Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 36 minutes ago
    The bruising battle over US President George W. Bush's decision to send 21,500 extra troops to Iraq heads to the Senate floor with debate opening on a resolution rebuking the unpopular plan.
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  • GOP threatens to block vote on Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 18 minutes ago
    A debate over President Bush's plan to send more troops to Iraq is set to begin in the Senate Monday, but it's not clear whether there will be a vote.
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  • Analysis: Bush's Iran stance echoes Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
    President Bush's tough new stance on Iran and his military buildup in the Persian Gulf recall some of the drumbeats that preceded the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
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  • Iran's role in Iraq met with skepticism Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    U.S. officials from commanders in Iraq to President Bush have stepped up claims that Iran has been supplying Iraqi insurgents with weapons and training to kill U.S. troops.
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  • Bush plan seeks billions more for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    President Bush will send Congress a $2.9 trillion spending request Monday that seeks billions of dollars more to fight the Iraq war and tries to restrain the spiraling cost of the government's big health care programs.
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  • A Bleak Assessment on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    There isn?t much encouraging news in the new National Intelligence Estimate on Iraq.
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  • Bush says U.S. military commitment in Iraq is not open-ended Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    President Bush squarely addressed the issue most on the mind of House Democrats, saying Saturday that deep divisions over the Iraq war need not bring anyone's patriotism into question.
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  • Bush budget centers on military, Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 4:43 PM
    President George W. Bush on Monday will seek $245 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan while boosting other military spending and curbing domestic programs, setting the stage for a big battle with Democrats over funding priorities.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,096 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 4:13 PM
    As of Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007, at least 3,096 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 2,480 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Arab diplomat resigns after Iraq mission Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 11:06 AM
    The Arab League sent Mokhtar Lamani to Iraq to persuade its bitterly divided Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish leaders to make peace. He failed, and has now resigned, disillusioned and nearly drained of hope.
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  • Bush Iraq strategy shifts toward containing Iran Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 9:59 AM
    President George W. Bush's heightened rhetoric against Iran's alleged role in Iraq violence is aimed at ratcheting up pressure over Tehran's political activities more widely, Stephen Hadley, a top White House adviser, confirmed.
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  • Feinstein warns Republicans not to stop Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 11:10 AM
    Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Sunday warned Republicans not to block consideration of a measure opposing President Bush's troop increase in Iraq, saying it would be a "terrible mistake" to prevent debate on the top issue in America.
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  • Senator warns Republicans not to stop Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 11:01 AM
    A U.S. Senate Democrat on Sunday warned Republicans not to block consideration of a measure opposing President George W. Bush's troop increase in Iraq, saying it would be a "terrible mistake" to prevent debate on the top issue in America.
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  • Bush offers Democrats olive branch on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 9:57 AM
    After US intelligence painted a grim picture of George W. Bush's plan for Iraq and as a congressional rebuke loomed, the US president sought bipartisan help from Democrats on bringing the war to an end.
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  • U.S. adjusts Iraq tactics after copters downed Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 10:27 AM
    The U.S. military is adjusting its tactics in Iraq after four helicopters were shot down over the past two weeks, U.S. military spokesman Major General William Caldwell said on Sunday.
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  • WP: Iraq vote could resonate in '08 Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - 20 minutes ago
    The historic showdown to begin Monday represents the first bipartisan confrontation between Congress and the White House over the Iraq war since the invasion nearly four years ago.
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  • Trial of US soldier who refused to go to Iraq opens Monday Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 9:50 AM
    First Lieutenant Ehren Watada, the first US army officer to publicly refuse orders to go to Iraq, will go on trial in a court martial Monday at Fort Lewis, Washington, according to his supporters.
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  • In Democratic race, Iraq frames debate Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor - Feb 04 2:55 PM
    Presidential hopefuls show their antiwar stripes, but differ on how to extricate the US from Iraq.
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  • McCain: Anti-Iraq Vote Hurts Our Troops Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 04 2:00 PM
    Sen. John McCain, criticizing the Senate's pending resolution opposing the U.S. troop buildup in Iraq, said today that a vote against the President's plan is a morale-damaging vote against the military.
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  • Bush offers Democrats olive branch on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 1:55 AM
    After US intelligence painted a grim picture of George W. Bush's plan for Iraq and a congressional rebuke loomed, the US president has sought bipartisan cooperation from Democrats on bringing the war to an end.
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  • Japan calls US policy in Iraq 'naive' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 1:46 AM
    Japan's foreign minister has criticised the United States policy in Iraq as "very naive" and blamed it for spiralling unrest there, in another swipe at US tactics by the key Washington ally.
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  • Turkey to lobby U.S. over Kurd rebels in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 2:17 AM
    Turkey's Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, facing pressure on security issues ahead of elections, will send his foreign minister to Washington next week to lobby for a crackdown on Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq.
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  • Iraq Threatens to Dog Senator Clinton's White House Bid Open this result in new window
    Crosswalk.com - 15 minutes ago
    (CNSNews.com) - Sen. Hillary Clinton's (D-N.Y.) pledge to end the Iraq war if she becomes president rings hollow to some anti-war activists not ready to forget the Democratic frontrunner's once staunch advocacy for the invasion.
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  • Iraq vows action after truck bomb kills 135 Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 1:23 AM
    Iraq's government on Sunday renewed its pledge to crack down on militants after a massive suicide truck bomb killed 135 people in a mainly Shi'ite area of Baghdad.
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  • Britain: 15 troops under 18 sent to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 1:50 AM
    Fifteen British troops under the age of 18 have been "inadvertently" sent to fight in Iraq, violating a U.N. protocol on children's rights, the government said Sunday.
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  • Covert British unit a 'secret weapon' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 36 minutes ago
    Deep inside the heart of the Green Zone, the heavily fortified administrative compound in Baghdad, lies one of the most carefully guarded secrets of the war in Iraq.
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  • McCain: Iraq Res. Backers are Intellectually Dishonest Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Feb 04 11:22 AM
    Ranking Republican on Senate Armed Services Committee says it's inappropriate to express disapproval of mission in Iraq but then not vote to stop the war.
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  • Senators Preview Confrontation Over Resolution on Iraq Strategy Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Feb 04 11:33 AM
    Feb. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Senators on both sides of the Iraq debate hardened their positions in a preview of the confrontation this week as lawmakers take up a resolution opposing President George W. Bush's plan to send more troops into the war.
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  • War Resister On Trial For Iraq Stance Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 04 11:11 AM
    A commissioned officer questioned the legality of the war in Iraq, saying U.S. participation violates the Constitution and the War Powers Act. Instead of sending him to Afghanistan as he asked, the Army has put him on trial.
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  • Arab Diplomat Resigns After Iraq Mission Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Feb 04 10:45 AM
    Sent to Iraq to Seek Peace, Arab League Diplomat Returns Defeated and Disillusioned
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  • This Week in Washington: Iraq Debate, Intel Estimate Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 04 10:46 AM
    Rebecca Roberts speaks with Doyle McManus, Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, about the upcoming Iraq War resolutions in the Senate, the National Intelligence Estimate and tomorrow's release of the federal budget.
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  • Japan FM calls U.S. Iraq policy immature: media Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 10:04 PM
    Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Aso has criticised U.S. policy in Iraq, saying American actions following the initial fighting in 2003 have been "immature," Japanese media reports said on Sunday.
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  • Bush plan seeks billions more for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Feb 04 6:37 PM
    WASHINGTON -- President Bush will send Congress a $2.9 trillion spending request Monday that seeks billions of dollars more to fight the Iraq war and tries to restrain the spiraling cost of the government's big health care programs. Responding to the new political realities of a Democratic-controlled Congress, Bush will propose balancing the budget in five years, matching a goal put forward by ...
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  • Aspen brand reaches Iraq Open this result in new window
    Aspen Daily News - 19 minutes ago
    First it was cologne, then bottled water, a low-carb beer and a luxury SUV that carried the Aspen name. Some of those associations, admittedly, are a stretch. But now, a road in Iraq is being named after the small resort town with the worldwide reputation.
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  • Iraq fire downed US helicopters Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Feb 04 5:28 AM
    Four US helicopters lost in Iraq recently were hit by ground fire, the US military admits for the first time.
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  • Iraq war spawns growing refugee problem Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 7:06 PM
    Decades after the Middle East was hit by the mass uprooting of Palestinians, it is again struggling with a gigantic refugee problem this time from Iraq.
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  • Alabama soldier killed in Iraq laid to rest Open this result in new window
    WAFF 48 News Huntsville - 13 minutes ago
    An Alabama soldier killed during an abduction in Iraq was buried with full military honors this weekend in Trussville.
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  • Bookmark this page for the latest coverage on Iraq or click here for Open this result in new window
    OneWorld - 34 minutes ago
    01/31/2007 Dr. Rashad Zidan and the women of Iraq have been voted People of 2006 by OneWorlders across the planet.
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  • Japan's FM calls US operation in Iraq 'naive' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 7:41 PM
    Japan's foreign minister has criticised the US occupation of Iraq as "very naive" and blamed it for spiralling unrest there, in another swipe at US tactics by the key Washington ally.
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  • Senate move against Iraq surge likely to fail Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Feb 04 6:27 PM
    The Senate will -challenge President George W. Bush's proposed Iraq strategy with a debate today on a nonbinding resolution opposing the plan to send additional troops. However, several senators from both parties yesterday warned it was unlikely to win the 60 votes needed for approval.
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  • 2004 Maysville grad killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CentralOhio.com - Feb 04 4:46 PM
    ZANESVILLE -- Army Pfc. David C. Armstrong of Maysville has died after a Humvee accident in Iraq. Armstrong, a member of the 372nd MP Battalion, 57th MP Company based in South Korea, died Thursday, according to a death notice received Sunday.
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  • Court-Martial To Begin For Iraq War Objector Open this result in new window
    KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
    SEATTLE -- Denied a chance to debate the legality of the Iraq war in court, an Army officer who refused to leave for Iraq now goes to trial hoping to at least minimize the amount of time he could serve if convicted of missing movement and unbecoming conduct.
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  • McCain blasts Iraq resolution as 'vote of no confidence' Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - Feb 04 2:48 PM
    Comments come on eve of possible congressional showdown on Iraq strategy The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee sought to weaken support for a resolution opposing President Bush's Iraq war strategy, saying Sunday that proponents are intellectually dishonest.
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  • Who's Counting: How Iraq Trillion Could Have Been Spent Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Feb 04 6:11 AM
    The Cost of the Iraq War: Can You Say $1,000,000,000,000?
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  • Ohio servicemen who died in Iraq remembered at funerals Open this result in new window
    Springfield News-Sun - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
    CLEVELAND The father of an Ohio Marine killed in Iraq recalled at his son's funeral that Sgt. Michael Kashkoush was attracted to the Marines for their toughness and discipline.
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  • Security Contracts to Continue in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 03 5:52 PM
    The Defense Department plans to continue hiring private contractors to provide security at reconstruction projects in Iraq and to train U.S. and Iraqi military officers in counterinsurgency, despite problems with past contracts for such jobs that traditionally have been done by military personnel.
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  • Syria is haven for bombers, says Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Feb 04 5:33 PM
    Iraq has accused Syria of allowing half of all suicide bombers to infiltrate through its territory in an escalating war of words between Baghdad and Damascus that raised fears of a humanitarian crisis in the Middle East
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  • Senators Debate Opposition to US Troop Surge in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Feb 04 2:03 PM
    U.S. senators took their cases for and against President Bush's plan to increase the number of U.S. troops in Iraq to the American public, in appearances on television talk shows Sunday.
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  • Hagel Discusses Iraq War Position Open this result in new window
    KETV.com - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    OMAHA, Neb. -- U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel was a guest on the talk show "This Week" Sunday morning. Hagel addressed all the publicity surrounding his recent remarks on the war in the Iraq.
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  • Iraq vows action after truck bomb kills 135 Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - 8 minutes ago
    Iraq's government renewed its pledge to crack down on militants after a massive suicide truck bomb killed 135 people in a mainly Shi'ite area of Baghdad.
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  • Syria refuses to help refugees driven from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Independent - Feb 04 4:48 PM
    More than 700 Palestinian refugees who have been driven out of Iraq are stranded in squalid tented camps on the Syrian border. Damascus is refusing to let them in, despite the wintry conditions and limited supplies of food, water, fuel and medicines.
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  • Chaos hastens Iraq brain-drain Open this result in new window
    Mail and Guardian - 23 minutes ago
    Six months after the United States invasion of Iraq, Esam Pasha, a 30-year-old Iraqi artist and writer, proudly painted a mural called "Resilience" over a giant portrait of Saddam Hussein on the wall of a government building.
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  • Doubts Run Deep on Reforms Crucial to Bush's Iraq Strategy Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 03 6:06 PM
    The success of the Bush administration's new Iraq strategy depends on a series of rapid and dramatic political and economic reforms that even the plan's authors have little confidence will work.
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  • Under-18s sent to war in Iraq, says MoD Open this result in new window
    Independent - Feb 04 4:59 PM
    Fifteen teenagers - 11 boys and four girls, all aged 17 - have been deployed to fight in Iraq since June 2003, the Ministry of Defence confirmed yesterday.
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  • Court-martial to begin for Iraq war objector Open this result in new window
    KHNL News 8 Honolulu - Feb 04 6:19 PM
    SEATTLE Denied a chance to debate the legality of the Iraq war in court, an Army officer who refused to leave for Iraq goes to trial tomorrow.
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  • Arkansas State prof donates textbooks to Iraq university Open this result in new window
    FOX 16 Little Rock - Feb 04 6:17 PM
    An Arkansas State University professor has begun a books-to-Iraq project to get college textbooks to students in their war-torn country.
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  • FM: Iran gives high importance to Iraq's security Open this result in new window
    IranMania.com - 56 minutes ago
    LONDON, February 4 (IranMania) - Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said that Iraq's security is of special significance both to Iraqi people and all regional states, in particular Iran, IRNA reported.
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  • This Week in Washington: Iraq Debate, Intel Estimate Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 04 9:35 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday , February 4, 2007 Rebecca Roberts speaks with Doyle McManus, Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times , about the upcoming Iraq War resolutions in the Senate, the National Intelligence Estimate and tomorrow's release of the federal budget.
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  • Army broke human rights law by sending child soldiers to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - Feb 04 3:50 PM
    Britain broke its own human rights rules by sending underage troops to war zones, the Government admitted yesterday. Ministers revealed that 15 soldiers - four of them girls - have been sent to Iraq before they reached their 18th birthday
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  • Guidelines for Iraq-bound Marines Open this result in new window
    The Fresno Bee - Feb 04 1:31 PM
    The Marines and Army have intensified cultural awareness training in an effort to avoid some behavioral blunders that had plagued the military in Iraq. Here are some tips on Iraqi culture from a class for Marines at Camp Pendleton, Calif.:
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  • Mavericks Both, but Different Iraq Paths Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 03 3:21 PM
    John McCain and Chuck Hagel, maverick Republican senators who have been allies and friends, are divided over the Iraq war.
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  • Egyptian FM condemns bombing attacks in Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 04 5:57 PM
    Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul Gheit on Sunday condemned the killings and horrible destruction currently taking place in Iraq.
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  • Senate to challenge Bushs Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - Feb 04 12:48 PM
    The Senate will on Monday challenge President George W. Bushs proposed Iraq strategy with a debate on a non-binding resolution opposing the plan to send additional troops. However, several senators from both parties on Sunday warned it was unlikely to win the 60 votes needed for approval.
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  • Children deployed to fight in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - Feb 04 3:21 PM
    Fifteen children have been deployed to fight in Iraq since June 2003, it has been disclosed.
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  • US lawmakers set for heated debate on Bush's Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 04 12:23 PM
    WASHINGTON (AFP) - The bruising political battle over President George W. Bush's decision to send 21,500 extra troops to Iraq heads to the Senate floor Monday, for debate on a resolution rebuking the unpopular plan.
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  • Army officer facing court-martial this week for refusing to go to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Feb 04 12:45 PM
    SEATTLE - Denied a chance to debate the legality of the Iraq war in court, an Army officer who refused to go to Iraq now goes to trial hoping to at least minimize the amount of time he could serve if convicted. ...
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,096 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 4:41 PM
    As of Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007, at least 3,096 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 2,480 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • A primer from past for Iraq diplomacy Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 04 6:21 AM
    As President Bush and Congress fight over his plan for a military surge in Iraq, they might do well to study the lessons of diplomacy from quagmires past. Diplomats, historians and activists who have studied the wars in Vietnam and Lebanon say the...
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  • Arab Diplomat Resigns After Iraq Mission Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 04 10:32 AM
    The Arab League sent Mokhtar Lamani to Iraq to persuade its bitterly divided Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish leaders to make peace.
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  • Cousin recalls former Galion resident who was killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Telegraph-Forum - Feb 04 5:04 PM
    GALION An Ohio soldier born in Galion was killed in Iraq when the Humvee he was riding in overturned in a ravine.
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  • Truck bomber kills 135 in deadliest Iraq blast Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 3:12 PM
    A suicide bomber killed 135 people on Saturday in the deadliest single bombing in Iraq since the 2003 war, driving a truck laden with one ton of explosives into a market in a mainly Shi'ite area of Baghdad.
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  • Court-martial to begin for Iraq war objector Open this result in new window
    KPUA Hilo - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    SEATTLE (AP) _ Denied a chance to debate the legality of the Iraq war in court, an Army officer who refused to leave for Iraq goes to trial tomorrow. Now he hopes to at least minimize the amount of time he could serve if convicted of missing movement and unbecoming conduct.
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  • John McCain blasts Iraq resolution as 'vote of no confidence' in U.S. troops Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - Feb 04 3:39 PM
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain sought to weaken support for a resolution opposing President Bush's Iraq war strategy Sunday, saying proponents are intellectually dishonest.
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  • Bush offers Democrats olive branch on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 2:49 PM
    A day after US intelligence painted a grim picture of President George W. Bush's plan for Iraq, Bush asked Democrats for bipartisan cooperation to end the war.
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  • Ohio servicemen who died in Iraq remembered at funerals Open this result in new window
    WFMJ Youngstown - 56 minutes ago
    CLEVELAND Two northeast Ohio servicemen who died in Iraq were remembered at funerals during the last few days. The father of Sergeant Michael Kashkoush recalled at his son's funeral in Chagrin Falls on Friday that his son was attracted to the Marines for their toughness and discipline.
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  • Op-Chart: 31 Days in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 03 3:37 PM
    A visual depiction of the continuing human cost of the Iraq war.
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  • Ohio servicemen who died in Iraq remembered at funerals Open this result in new window
    FOX 45 Dayton - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    CLEVELAND (AP) -- Two northeast Ohio servicemen who died in Iraq were remembered at funerals during the last few days.
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  • Hawaii-based Marine and Sailor Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KHNL News 8 Honolulu - Feb 04 4:19 PM
    (KHNL) - A Kaneohe marine and sailor are the latest victims of the war in Iraq. 34 year-old Gunnery Sergeant Terry J. Elliott was killed in combat Thursday.
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  • Former Galion resident killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Telegraph-Forum - Feb 04 4:19 PM
    GALION (AP) An Ohio soldier killed in Iraq when the Humvee he was riding in overturned in a ravine loved sports and wanted to go into law enforcement, his uncle said.
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  • Mourners remember man killed in Iraq helicopter crash Open this result in new window
    Billings Gazette - Feb 04 3:59 PM
    GREAT FALLS - A private security contractor killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq enjoyed ranching and rodeos, a fondness symbolized by a saddle next to his casket at the funeral here.
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  • Who's Counting: How Iraq Trillion Could Have Been Spent Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Feb 04 3:05 PM
    ABC News/Commentary by John Allen Paulos-The price tag for the Iraq War is now estimated at $700 billion in direct costs and perhaps twice that much when indirect expenditures are included.
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  • Roadside bomb wounds U.S. soldiers in western Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Feb 04 5:29 PM
    A roadside bomb went off on Sunday near a U.S. patrol in a neighborhood in Iraq's restive city of Fallujah, some 50 km west of Baghdad, wounding all the soldiers aboard a Humvee, a local police source said.
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  • Funeral this week for Centerville soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WPRI 12 Providence - Feb 04 4:37 PM
    CENTERVILLE, Mass. A funeral for a Centerville soldier killed recently in Iraq is scheduled for this week. Army Sergeant Alexander Fuller died in Baghdad on January 25th, when his convoy was hit by an improvised explosive device.
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  • Iraq to expel Mujahedin Khalq group Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Feb 04 2:08 PM
    Iraq announced it would expel members of the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO), as a terrorist group. Iraqi government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said Thursday "We have our own problems and are going through a trying period that prevents us from offering refuge.
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  • Bush budget makes military, Iraq its centerpiece Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Feb 04 12:32 PM
    Source: Reuters (Adds more Portman comments) By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON, Feb 4 (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Monday will seek $245 billion for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan while boosting other ...
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  • New US Intelligence report on Iraq instability Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Feb 04 2:07 PM
    The US National Intelligence Estimate of the Iraq situation, released to key policymakers February 2, indicates instability is still the main security challenge facing the fledgling Iraqi government and the US-led coalition forces.
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  • McCain blasts Iraq resolution as 'vote of no confidence' in U.S. troops Open this result in new window
    WAVE 3 Louisville - Feb 04 2:20 PM
    The top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee sought to weaken support for a resolution opposing President Bush's Iraq war strategy, saying Sunday that proponents are intellectually dishonest.
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  • Caldwell said the US is adjusting its use of helicopters in Iraq as a result of the recent attacks [AP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Feb 04 1:29 PM
    A US military spokesman has said publicly for the first time that the four US helicopters shot down in Iraq in the past two weeks were shot down, confirming earlier witness reports and leaks from within the US military.
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  • WP: Iraq war spurs massive migration Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Feb 03 11:49 PM
    Violence and instability in Iraq has spurred an exodus of nearly 2 million Iraqis into neighboring states, where they are blamed for spreading economic hardship and sectarian strife.
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  • FM: Iran gives high importance to Iraq's security Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Feb 04 2:07 PM
    Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said yesterday that Iraq's security is of special significance both to Iraqi people and all regional states, in particular Iran.
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  • Bush's budget will provide boost for Iraq war and put restraints on health care Open this result in new window
    KATC 3 Lafayette - Feb 04 2:38 PM
    WASHINGTON President Bush will send Congress a two-point-nine (t) trillion-dollar budget tomorrow. The spending request seeks (b) billions of dollars more to fight the Iraq...
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  • More Than 100 Dead In Iraq Sunday Open this result in new window
    Fox 12 Oregon - Feb 04 2:12 PM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Police said more than 100 people were killed or found dead in Iraq Sunday, mostly in Baghdad. They include the bullet-riddled bodies of 42 men found in several parts of the capital, handcuffed and blindfolded. Police said most of them showed signs of torture.
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  • Iraq war vote may hinge on GOP handful Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 12:52 PM
    A few senators from President Bush's own party may determine the outcome of an Iraq war vote this week that would deal a blow to him. These Republicans, facing re-election in 2008, must weigh party loyalty and voters' anger at an unpopular war.
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  • Bush to seek billions for war in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 03 1:53 PM
    President George W. Bush will ask Congress for hundreds of billions more dollars for fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, a US paper reported.
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  • More Than 100 Dead In Iraq Sunday Open this result in new window
    Local 6 Orlando - Feb 04 2:10 PM
    Police said more than 100 people were killed or found dead in Iraq Sunday, mostly in Baghdad.
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  • Bush to seek billions for war in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Japan Today - Feb 04 2:43 PM
    WASHINGTON U.S. President George W Bush will ask Congress for hundreds of billions more dollars for fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Washington Post reported Sunday.
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  • Brzezinski: US must admit Iraq is moral calamity Open this result in new window
    ArabicNews.com - Feb 04 2:07 PM
    It is time for The White House to come to terms the war in Iraq is a "historic, strategic and moral calamity," according to US former national security adviser to the Carter administration, Zbigniew Brzezinski.
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  • 2004 Maysville grad killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Zanesville Times Recorder - Feb 04 2:20 PM
    ZANESVILLE Pfc. David Armstrong, a 2004 graduate of Maysville High School, was killed in Iraq Thursday as a result of injuries sustained in a Humvee accident.
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  • 'Consequences of failure in Iraq would be surge in violence' Open this result in new window
    New Kerala - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    Sridhar Krishnaswami, Washington, Feb 4: A senior Republican lawmaker in the US has exuded confidence that Washington had a "good chance" of succeeding in Iraq but an unprecedented surge in violence in the war-torn country could be the consequences of failure.
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  • ANALYSIS - U.S. may redefine how it sees victory in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - Feb 04 7:46 AM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration is holding publicly to a lofty definition of victory in Iraq but analysts say it should lower its sights -- at least for now.
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