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  • Iraq says British raid was a violation Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
    A British-led raid on a police intelligence headquarters in southern Iraq last month violated Iraq's sovereignty as well as a U.N. Security Council resolution, the government said on Friday.
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  • McCain to Stake Bid On Need to Win in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will launch a high-profile effort next week to convince Americans that the Iraq war is winnable, embracing the unpopular conflict with renewed vigor as he attempts to reignite his stalling bid for the presidency.
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  • Suicide chlorine bomb in Iraq kills 27 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
    A suspected al-Qaida in Iraq suicide bomber smashed a truck loaded with TNT and toxic chlorine gas into a police checkpoint in Ramadi on Friday, killing at least 27 people the ninth such attack since the group's first known use of a chemical weapon in January.
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  • McCain Says He Erred on Iraq Security Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
    Senator John McCain said he misspoke when he declared his ability to walk freely around a Baghdad market was a sign of a significant improvement in security in Iraq.
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  • British soldier killed in Iraq was close friend of prince Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Apr 06 4:41 PM
    LONDON, England (AP) -- A British female soldier killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq was a close friend of Prince William, a spokesman for the royal family said Friday.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,267 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 4:00 PM
    As of Friday, April 6, 2007, at least 3,267 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 2,634 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Prince William's friend among British troops killed in Iraq attack Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 3:31 PM
    Prince William was "deeply saddened" to learn that one of the female British soldiers killed Thursday in Iraq was one of his close friends and colleagues, his office said Friday.
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  • Iraq war protester marches to Bush's ranch Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 1:52 PM
    Iraq war protester Cindy Sheehan urged President George W. Bush to "end this madness" in Iraq on Friday in a march toward Bush's ranch.
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  • Man Facing Death in Iraq Seeks Review Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Apr 06 3:01 PM
    WASHINGTON -- Lawyers for an American citizen facing a death sentence in Iraq said Friday they will ask the Supreme Court to review the man's case.
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  • More Guard troops likely bound for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 1:49 PM
    About 13,000 National Guard troops are expected to be notified soon they could be sent to Iraq around the first of next year, military officials say. The alert is expected to affect Oklahoma, Indiana and Arkansas.
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  • Pentagon readies to deploy Guard to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 1:23 PM
    Several National Guard brigades are expected to be notified soon that they could be sent to Iraq around the first of next year, according to a senior Defense Department official.
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  • Pa. National Guard Ready If Called For Another Tour In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WGAL via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 2:03 PM
    Nearly 12,000 National Guard troops in at least four states are on alert for a second tour of duty in Iraq. While Pennsylvania is not on the list of states officially notified, National Guard officials in Pa. expect to get a call any time.
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  • Local Soldier Killed During Second Duty In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 2:03 PM
    A soldier from Westmoreland County was killed in the line of duty while fighting in Iraq.
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  • Chlorine bomb kills 27 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 1:36 PM
    A suicide bomber blew up a truck packed with TNT and chlorine gas killing 27 people in the insurgent bastion of Ramadi on Friday in the deadliest dirty bombing since the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
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  • Iraq PM: Pensions to Saddam-era officers Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 11:55 AM
    Iraq's prime minister on Friday ordered pension payments for senior officers of Saddam Hussein's military and offered a return to service for lower-ranking soldiers, a major step aimed at defusing the Sunni insurgency and meeting U.S. benchmarks for his government.
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  • National Guard likely to head back to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 12:22 PM
    The Pentagon has identified some 14,000 National Guard soldiers who may go to Iraq as part of planning for deployments stretching as far as 2010, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday.
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  • Al-Qaida needs less foreign help in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 11:41 AM
    Infiltration of arms and fighters from Syria into Iraq has slowed, but a major reason is that the terrorists of al-Qaida in Iraq now need less foreign help, a senior U.S. general said Friday.
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  • Court avoids Iraq kidnapping case Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 11:45 AM
    A federal appeals court refused to intervene Friday in the case of a U.S. citizen facing a death sentence in Iraq for his role in the kidnapping of three Romanian journalists in Baghdad.
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  • Bush to lose top Iraq adviser Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 10:58 AM
    US President George W. Bush is losing his top day-to-day adviser on Iraq and Afghanistan, Meghan O'Sullivan, in the coming months, the White House confirmed Friday.
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  • U.S. protects Iranian opposition group in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Apr 06 8:53 AM
    An Iranian opposition group based in Iraq, labeled a terrorist organization by the United States, gets protection from the U.S. military despite Iraqi pressure to leave the country.
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  • Saudi King 'mistaken' over legality of US troops in Iraq: Bolton Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 8:41 AM
    Former US ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton said Friday that Saudi's King Abdullah was "mistaken" when he questioned the legality of the US military presence in Iraq and should "correct" his controversial remarks on the matter.
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  • Islamic Army seeks bin Laden crackdown on Iraq rival Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 6:31 AM
    The Islamic Army in Iraq, one of the main Sunni insurgent groups, has urged Osama bin Laden to rein in Al-Qaeda in Iraq which it says has killed more than 30 insurgents from other organisations.
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  • Iraq official: EFP bomb killed Britons Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 4:17 AM
    The Basra police commander on Friday said the roadside bomb used in an attack that killed four British soldiers had not been used in southern Iraq before, and his description of the deadly weapon indicated it was a feared Iranian-designed explosively formed projectile.
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  • James Zogby: Arab and U.S.Public Opinion Show Similar Concerns On Iraq War Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Apr 06 2:14 PM
    By invading Iraq without a plan and with no clear understanding of the consequences that would result from this war, the Bush Administration has created a bind for itself and for the Middle East as well. Significant majorities of Iraqis and Americans now want U.S. forces to leave that country, arguing that the American presence provokes the insurgency. Countering this, however, is a sense that ...
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  • US military clarifies that no Iranian visited Iraq detainees Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 4:44 AM
    The US military said on Friday that no Iranian national had met five Iranians detained for nearly three months for allegedly aiding insurgents in Iraq.
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  • Cheney: Iraq, al-Qaeda linked pre-war Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Apr 06 3:24 AM
    Vice President Dick Cheney repeated his assertions of al-Qaeda links to Saddam Hussein's Iraq on Thursday as the Defense Department released a report citing more evidence that the prewar government did not cooperate with the terrorist group.
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  • Bin Laden faces Iraq rebels call Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Apr 06 12:06 PM
    An Iraqi insurgent group criticises al-Qaeda members in Iraq, and calls for Osama Bin Laden to exert more control.
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  • Iraq Government:UK Raid On Basra Police Office Violates Sovereignty Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 13 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD (AP)--A U.K.-led raid on a police intelligence headquarters in southern Iraq last month violated Iraq's sovereignty as well as a U.N. Security Council resolution, the government said Friday.
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  • Long Island solider killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsday - 9 minutes ago
    A Levittown teenager who always wanted to be a soldier because he wanted to make a difference was killed two months into his first tour in Iraq.
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  • Chlorine gas attack kills 27 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 33 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD - A suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq suicide bomber smashed a truck loaded with TNT and toxic chlorine gas into a police checkpoint in Ramadi yesterday, killing at least 27 people - marking a trend in...
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  • Guard unit will head to Iraq, fly helicopters Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    Just as 2,600 Minnesota National Guard troops are scheduled to return home this summer, nearly 300 St. Paul-based soldiers are heading to Iraq for one of the more dangerous types of active duty: operating Black Hawk combat helicopters. Members of the 2nd Battalion of the 147th Assault Helicopter Battalion will be honored at a departure ceremony Tuesday at the State Fairgrounds Coliseum. They will ...
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  • From Iraq, U.S. Troops Write Home Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Apr 06 12:18 PM
    In an ongoing series, NEWSWEEK publishes letters and e-mails from fallen U.S. troops in Iraq to loved ones and friends back home. The following are unedited excerpts from correspondence provided by families of the deceased.
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  • The Way Out Of Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Apr 06 10:30 AM
    Despite what President Bush says, a military withdrawal from Iraq is the only way to ensure peace both in Iraq and the rest of the Middle East. However, it's also only the start, says the Nation .
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  • Tish Durkin: Iraq: A Place of Ambivalence Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Apr 06 9:29 AM
    I know I should be passionately following the showdown between Congress and the president over legislation tying the funding of American troops in Iraq to a timetable for the troops' withdrawal from Iraq. Honestly, though, I find it hard to follow it at all. Showdowns are all about certainty, and for me, Iraq has always been a place of ambivalence. I lived in Baghdad from April 2003 through ...
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  • Helicopters in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    Here is a list of 2007 U.S. helicopter problems in Iraq: April 5: A helicopter carrying nine people went down south of Baghdad, wounding four. An Iraqi official said that the chopper was a Black Hawk and that militants in the area were using a heavy antiaircraft machine gun. March 1: An OH-58 Kiowa made a hard landing near Kirkuk, wounding two pilots. An initial investigation blamed mechanical ...
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  • Pentagon May Send 13,000 More Guardsmen to Iraq, Official Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Apr 06 10:11 AM
    April 6 (Bloomberg) -- The Defense Department likely will notify about 13,000 National Guard soldiers that they may be sent to Iraq as early as December to replace U.S. Army units already there, a senior defense official said.
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  • Dal LaMagna: Member of Iraq Parliament Headquarters Attacked - Suspect Maliki Government. Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Apr 06 10:29 AM
    Just this morning I posted a blog recommending that Ambassador Crocker and/or General Petraeus meet with Member of Iraq's Parliament Mohammed al-Daini . I just received a telephone call from a source in Jordan who is in constant touch with Mohammed al-Daini. Here is what she told me. Telephone Conversation Received 4/6/07 from Source at 11:21 AM Eastern Time: Dal: Tell me what ...
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  • Japan's defense chief decides against visiting Iraq in May Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    _ Defense Minister Fumio Kyuma has decided against a planned visit to Iraq in early May, given Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's trip to neighboring Kuwait in late April, several government sources said Saturday.
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  • 6 Americans and 4 Britons Are Killed in Attacks in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Apr 05 9:47 PM
    At least 18 American service members have been killed this month, according to Iraq Coalition Casualty Count, an independent Web site.
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  • Michael Fauntroy, PhD: Where is the CBC on Iraq Debate? Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Apr 06 9:59 AM
    There has been a tremendous amount of handwringing and discontent about the slowness with which congressional Democrats are moving to end the Iraq War. Some are angry that the Democrats are being tentative about how best to end the war given their recent ascendancy to majority status leading some to wonder what is the point of throwing out the Republicans if the Democrats will show little ...
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  • Prince William's friend killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NDTV - 16 minutes ago
    A British soldier killed in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq was a close friend of Prince William, a Royal family spokesman said. Second Lt Joanna Yorke Dyer, 24, was among four soldiers killed when a patrol was attacked early Thursday in the southern Iraqi city of Basra.
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  • Charity unites troops in Iraq with family for milestones by video Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Apr 06 12:40 PM
    From his post in Iraq, Marine Sgt. Chad Matthews watched by video as his wife, Cynthia, gave birth in a Mobile hospital, a heartwarming connection from half a world away that is becoming increasingly feasible from a war zone for the first time.
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  • U.S. might send Guard combat brigades back to Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Patriot-News - 23 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - About 13,000 National Guard troops are expected to be notified soon that they could be sent to Iraq around the beginning of next year, military officials say. The alert is expected to affect Oklahoma, Indiana and Arkansas.
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  • Hodes chastised for supporting Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 35 minutes ago
    Family members of troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan poured out their anger and frustration at U.S. Rep. Paul Hodes yesterday, punctuated by emotional exchanges that illustrated the wars' divide on the homefront. One woman stormed out, several questioned Hodes' commitment to the troops, another woman chided the congressman's wife.
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  • Pentagon Created Phony Iraq/al-Qaedan Link Intel Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    Newly released documents confirm that a Pentagon unit knowingly cooked up intelligence claiming a direct link between Iraq and al-Qaeda in order to win support for a preemptive strike against the country.
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  • Six U.S., 4 British troops killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Apr 05 8:28 PM
    Ten coalition troops were killed in Iraq over the last two days, four of them in the deadliest attack on British troops since November, the U.S. and British militaries said Thursday.
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  • Brockton soldier is killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Enterprise - 32 minutes ago
    BROCKTON An Army captain who was due to see the birth of his first child in two weeks was killed in Iraq on Friday.
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  • Area soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Valley Independent - 22 minutes ago
    A 1997 graduate of Derry Area High School on his second tour of duty in Iraq was killed Thursday when the vehicle he was riding in struck an improvised explosive device.
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  • Cheney defiant over al-Qaida link to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Apr 06 6:06 PM
    The US vice-president, Dick Cheney, continued to insist yesterday that there was a link between Saddam Hussein's Iraq and al-Qaida, in spite of the publication of declassified intelligence documents showing the opposite.
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  • Chlorine bomb kills 27 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - 44 minutes ago
    ramadi A suicide bomber blew up a truck packed with TNT and chlorine gas killing 27 people here yesterday in the deadliest dirty bombing since the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
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  • Solider With Local Ties Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KDKA Pittsburgh - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
    Corporal Jason Shaffer, 28, was killed Thursday in Iraq when the tank he was patrolling in ran over a bomb. Shaffer is originally from Derry Township. KDKA's Mary Robb Jackson reports.
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  • Dozens Killed In Chlorine Gas Attack In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WSMV Nashville - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
    Twenty-seven of the 46 deaths reported Friday in Iraq are being blamed on a chlorine gas attack.
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  • US said to call up 12,000 Guard soldiers for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 05 7:48 PM
    The Pentagon will call up 12,000 National Guard soldiers for service in Iraq to fill gaps in the overworked army, a news report said Thursday.
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  • Crescent in Iraq talks Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 38 minutes ago
    Sharjah's Crescent Petroleum held talks with the Iraq Oil Ministry in Jordan last week about technical cooperation to explore near to the Kuwait border, reported Gulf News. Crescent claimed to be the only international oil firm that had maintained a presence in Iraq in recent years.
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  • Cheney insists on Iraq/al-Qaida link Open this result in new window
    Long Beach Press-Telegram - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Vice President Dick Cheney repeated his assertions of al-Qaida links to Saddam Hussein's Iraq on Thursday as the Defense Department released a report citing more evidence that the prewar government did not cooperate with the terrorist group.
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  • Bombing in Iraq kills 35, releases chlorine gas Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 22 minutes ago
    In Iraq at least 35 people have been killed in a suicide truck bomb attack. Many of the dead were said to be women and children. Police said the vehicle was detonated by the driver in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, around 110 kilometres west of the capital Baghdad.
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  • Chlorine Gas Attack Kills 27 In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox 12 Oregon - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD -- A chlorine gas attack was responsible for 27 of the 46 deaths reported Friday in Iraq. The gas attack was on a police checkpoint outside Ramadi, roughly 60 miles west of Baghdad. A suicide truck bomber rammed into the checkpoint as police fired at him.
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  • Chlorine Gas Attack Kills 27 In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Local 6 Orlando - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
    A chlorine gas attack was responsible for 27 of the 46 deaths reported Friday in Iraq.
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  • Pentagon Ready to Call Guard for Second Iraq Tour Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 06 6:25 AM
    The Pentagon is ready to notify National Guard brigades to prepare again for duty in Iraq. Some 12,000 troops are scheduled to be deployed to Iraq early next year. This would be the first time that full Guard combat brigades have been sent to Iraq for a second tour.
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  • Walnut Creek Soldier Killed In Iraq By Bomb Open this result in new window
    CBS 5 Bay Area - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    A U.S. Army soldier from Walnut Creek was killed during combat in Iraq earlier this week, the Department of Defense said Friday.
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  • William's friend killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Express India - 50 minutes ago
    Second Lt Joanna Yorke Dyer, a British soldier, was killed in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq. He was a 'close friend of the Prince, who was deeply saddened to hear the tragic news'.
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  • Pentagon Ready to Call Guard for Second Iraq Tour Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 06 6:25 AM
    Morning Edition , April 6, 2007 The Pentagon is ready to notify National Guard brigades to prepare again for duty in Iraq. Some 12,000 troops are scheduled to be deployed to Iraq early next year.
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  • Pentagon expected to alert 13,000 Guard troops for 2008 Iraq tours Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Apr 06 2:30 PM
    WASHINGTON - About 13,000 National Guard troops are expected to be notified soon they could be sent to Iraq around the first of next year, military officials say. The alert is expected to affect Oklahoma,...
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  • U.S. protects Iranian opposition group in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Apr 05 7:24 PM
    An Iranian opposition group based in Iraq, despite being considered terrorists by the United States, continues to receive protection from the American military in the face of Iraqi pressure to leave the country.
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  • Al Jazeera obtained exclusive footage of the Islamic Army in Iraq on a training exercise Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Apr 06 5:57 PM
    An influential Iraqi Sunni armed group has called on al-Qaeda in Iraq to "review" its behaviour in the country.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,267 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Apr 06 4:00 PM
    As of Friday, April 6, 2007, at least 3,267 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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  • More Guard Troops Likely to Iraq in 2008 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Apr 06 1:45 PM
    About 13,000 National Guard troops are expected to be notified soon they could be sent to Iraq around the first of next year, military officials say.
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  • Colorado Democrat won't support funding cutoff for to Iraq war Open this result in new window
    9 News Denver - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    DENVER (AP) - Colorado Democratic Sen. Ken Salazar said Friday that Congress should not cut off funding for the war in Iraq while U.S. troops are still there, a stance that puts him at odds with his party's leadership.
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  • Selling Iraq No Easy Task Amid the Calm of Finland Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 06 6:20 AM
    One young man in Helsinki, Finland, is trying to convince the world that his native city is safe and a good place to invest. The city he represents is Najaf, in Iraq. It's not an easy sell.
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  • Guard Units Could Be Redeployed To Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Apr 06 4:26 AM
    Several National Guard brigades are expected to be notified soon that they could be sent to Iraq within a year, a senior Defense Department official said. It would be the first time full Guard combat brigades were sent back to Iraq for a second tour.
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  • Walnut Creek Mourns Soldier Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRON 4 Bay Area - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Posted April 6, 2007 at 6:40 p.m. WALNUT CREEK (KRON) -- Las Lomas High School and all of Walnut Creek is mourning the loss of a graduate who was killed Wednesday in Iraq. 22-year old Private First Class James Coon was a special education student at Las Lomas before entering the military.
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  • Iraq Callup May Not Include Ga. Guard Open this result in new window
    WXIA-TV Atlanta - Apr 06 5:22 PM
    Georgia's Army National Guard does not expect to be included in the impending call-up of troops who will be sent back to Iraq early next year. Jon Shirek Reports
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  • Cheney still insists al-Qa'ida had links with Iraq, despite evidence Open this result in new window
    Independent - Apr 06 4:35 PM
    Vice-President Dick Cheney continues to insist that al-Qa'ida had close ties with Iraq before the 2003 US-led invasion, despite the publication of further evidence, including the interrogation of Saddam Hussein, confirming the consensus to the contrary of US intelligence.
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  • Oregon Guard road builders headed for Iraq Open this result in new window
    KGW Portland - Apr 06 6:15 PM
    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A contingent of more than 100 road builders from the Oregon National Guard is headed to Iraq, the first such deployment in more than a year.
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  • Walnut Creek Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    NBC 11 Bay Area - Apr 06 5:00 PM
    The Bay Area has lost another soldier in the Iraq war. This time it is a 22-year-old Army private from Walnut Creek. Pcf. James J. Coon was killed on April 4 when an improvised explosive device detonated next to his vehicle in Balat, Iraq, according to the Defense Department.
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  • The five Iranians were seized from a nondescript house in Irbil in northern Iraq in January[AFP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Apr 06 5:12 PM
    US soldiers who captured five Iranians in the Iraq's northern city of Irbil three months ago were hoping to seize commanders of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, a senior Kurdish leader has said.
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  • Former Norwich student killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Burlington Free Press - Apr 06 5:46 PM
    Published: Friday, April 6, 2007 Another soldier with ties to Vermont has died in Iraq.
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  • U.S. plans to send more National Guard to Iraq: NBC Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Apr 05 5:12 PM
    The U.S. Defense Department is preparing to send another 12,000 National Guard combat troops to Iraq, NBC Nightly News reported on Thursday, citing Pentagon sources.
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  • U.S. National Guard likely to head back to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Apr 06 12:41 PM
    The Pentagon has identified some 14,000 National Guard soldiers who may go to Iraq as part of planning for deployments stretching as far as 2010, a senior U.S. defence official said on Friday.
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  • Pentagon to Alert National Guard Troops for Iraq Deployment Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Apr 06 2:53 AM
    Several National Guard brigades could be sent to Iraq around the first of the year, according to a senior Defense Department official.
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  • Thompson shares Iraq plans Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Apr 05 4:23 PM
    Republican presidential candidate Tommy Thompson said Wednesday he wants to let the Iraq government decide whether U.S. troops should remain in the war-torn country.
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  • US to call up 12,000 Guard soldiers for Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 05 4:50 PM
    The Pentagon will call up 12,000 National Guard soldiers for service in Iraq to fill gaps in the overworked army, a report said Thursday.
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  • NJ charity unites troops in Iraq with family by video Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Apr 06 11:15 AM
    MOBILE, Ala. - From his post in Iraq, Marine Sgt. Chad Matthews watched by video as his wife, Cynthia, gave birth in a Mobile hospital, a heartwarming connection from half a world away that is becoming increasing feasible from a war zone for the first time.
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  • Local pastor helps soldiers worship in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WAVY 10 - Apr 06 4:57 PM
    On one of the most significant weekends in religious history a local pastor is helping soldiers at war celebrate. Lieutenant Colonel Wyndell Stike spoke with 10 On Your Side Friday from Iraq.
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  • Iraq war protester marches to Bush's ranch Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Apr 06 2:04 PM
    Source: Reuters By Steve Holland CRAWFORD, Texas, April 6 (Reuters) - Iraq war protester Cindy Sheehan urged President George W. Bush to "end this madness" in Iraq on Friday in a march toward Bush's ranch ...
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  • Prisoner dies at U.S. facility in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Apr 06 1:05 PM
    BAGHDAD A prisoner at one the U.S. militarys detention facilities in Iraq has died, officials said Friday.
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  • U.S. soldier from Walnut Creek killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 06 7:53 AM
    Pfc. James Coon was under consideration for a Bronze Star after risking his own life in an attempt to save two wounded Army buddies after their unit was hit by a bomb in Iraq. Now, the honor would have to be awarded posthumously. Coon, 22, who grew up...
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  • Congressional plan to exit Iraq would encourage Iran: Cheney Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 05 3:37 PM
    Plans for a US military withdrawal from Iraq by 2008 as proposed by Democrats in Congress would only encourage enemy Iran and demoralize friendly governments in Pakistan and Afghanistan, US Vice President Dick Cheney said Thursday.
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  • Colo. House passes resolution against Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Casper Star-Tribune - Apr 06 4:14 PM
    DENVER -- The Colorado House voted Thursday to express its displeasure with the worsening war in Iraq, but lawmakers stopped short of specifically condemning President Bush's decision to send more troops.
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  • Guard members hold conference call from Iraq Open this result in new window
    KXMB CBS12 Bismarck - Apr 06 4:11 PM
    North Dakota National Guard members talked to people in the Fargo-area today in a conference call from Iraq. Five members of the military took part in the video teleconference. It was held at Moorhead State University. Governor Hoeven and
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  • More troops headed for Iraq Open this result in new window
    WAFF 48 News Huntsville - Apr 06 4:15 PM
    Four states have been notified that their National Guard troops will be returning to Iraq, and while Alabama hasn't received word about our troops, families here are preparing.
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  • 2 more Fort Hood soldiers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - Apr 06 4:00 PM
    Pfc. James Coon, 22, and Army medic Gabriel Figueroa, 20, were killed in action in Iraq.
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  • Prince William mourns friend killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Daily Mail - Apr 06 12:25 PM
    The four British soldiers killed in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq have been named as Corporal Kris O'Neill, 2nd Lieutenant Joanna Yorke Dyer, Private Eleanor Dlugsoz and Kingsman Adam James Smith
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  • Iraq: 18 soldiers killed in bomb blasts Open this result in new window
    IBN via Yahoo! India News - Apr 06 10:45 AM
    Eighteen foreign and Iraqi troops were killed in bomb blasts and ambushes in Iraq on Friday.
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  • Pentagon Expected To Alert Guard Troops For Iraq Tours Open this result in new window
    KTHV Little Rock - Apr 06 3:36 PM
    Military officials say about 13,000 National Guard troops are expected to be notified soon they could be sent to Iraq around the first of next year. The alert is expected to affect Oklahoma, Indiana and Arkansas.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,266 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 05 3:43 PM
    As of Thursday, April 5, 2007, at least 3,266 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 2,633 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Point-Counterpoint: Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    The Lawrentian - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    The range of opinions on how to exit from Iraq vary from increasing troop numbers in order to preserve Iraq's newborn "democracy" (the President) to pulling out in a year and crossing one's fingers (most Democrats).
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  • Selling Iraq No Easy Task Amid the Calm of Finland Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 06 6:32 AM
    Morning Edition , April 6, 2007 One young man in Helsinki, Finland, is trying to convince the world that his native city is safe and a good place to invest. The city he represents is Najaf, in Iraq. It's not an easy sell.
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  • 4 Britons dead in Iraq; U.S. copter down Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Apr 05 2:01 PM
    Four British soldiers were killed in an ambush Thursday in southern Iraq and Prime Minister Tony Blair, still smarting from Iran's capture of 15 British sailors, pointed a finger at Tehran for aiding Iraqi Shiite militia fighters.
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  • Soldier from Pennsylvania dies in Iraq, family says Open this result in new window
    Centre Daily Times - Apr 06 3:11 PM
    An Army corporal formerly from Westmoreland County was killed Thursday in Iraq after his tank ran over a bomb, his family said.
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