US soldier guilty of Iraq murder
BBC News, UK
A US soldier has been convicted of murder for his involvement in the killing of four Iraqis who were shot and dumped in a Baghdad canal in 2007. Sgt Michael Leahy Jr had confessed to investigators that he shot an Iraqi in the back of the head from ...
US soldier convicted of murdering Iraqis
US soldier found guilty in Iraqi killings
In video, Leahy tells of shooting Iraqi detainees
Sadr renews idea of local alliances with Iraq PM
KUFA, Iraq (AFP) — Radical Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Friday renewed the idea of alliances with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's supporters to govern Iraq's provinces after their win in local elections. "The forces which won these elections should ...
Iraq PM's allies win control of oil hub Basra
Iraq announces final results of provincial elections
Iraqi cleric hopes elections will help push out US
Iraq shoe-thrower: Bush was 'smiling that icy smile'
San Jose Mercury News, USA
Nobody questions whether al-Zeidi, 30, flung his footwear at the president's face during his farewell visit to Iraq on Dec. 14. Nor does al-Zeidi deny trying to clock Bush as he stood at a lectern beside Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, ...
Video: Trial of Iraqi Shoe Thrower Put Off
Trial of Iraqi ‘Shoe-Thrower’ Is Adjourned
Shoe thrower says he intended to restore Iraq's pride
Afghan surge needs more
From the very beginning of his campaign for the presidency two years ago, Obama called the war in Iraq a mistake and promised to end US involvement there. He got a lot less attention for his frequently repeated pledge on Afghanistan; ...
Video: Former Afghan minister criticial of Karzai - 20 Feb 09
Editorial: Can US find right answer for Afghanistan?
Don't Dumb Down Afghanistan
Six Seconds Of Iraq Valor Saved Dozens
CBS News, NY
When confronted with a harrowing situation in Iraq, Lance Corporal Jordan Haerter and Corporal Jonathan Yale made the ultimate sacrifice for those around them. Mark Strassmann reports. | Share/Embed A daily diary with scenes of the latest attacks and ...
Navy Cross for Sag Harbor Marine slain in Iraq
Navy Cross presented to families of two slain Marines
‘It's remarkable what those guys did'
Gates Sees Need for at Least $83 Billion More in 2009 for Wars
20 (Bloomberg) -- The Pentagon needs at least $83 billion more for combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan through the end of this fiscal year, Pentagon officials told the White House. This figure includes $7.3 billion to pay for adding troops in ...
Obama to Seek $82.8 Billion to Fund Iraq, Afghan Wars Through ...
Source: Strains, threats hurt military readiness
Can We Cut the Pentagon’s Budget? Should We?
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4245
The Associated Press
20, 2009, at least 4245 members of the US military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action. At least 3411 military personnel died as a ...
Iran offered to end attacks on British troops in Iraq, claims diplomat
British troops in Iraq: Iran is said to have offered a deal. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/PA Iran offered to curb attacks on British troops in Iraq in exchange for British acceptance of its nuclear programme, a top British diplomat has said. ...
Iran in 'backroom offers' to West
Iran 'offered to halt attacks on UK troops' in nuclear pact
Iran and the West: A History of Violence
Wis. soldier says he won't return to Iraq
Chicago Tribune, United States
A Wisconsin Army Reservist refused to leave Friday to return to his unit in Iraq, saying he's become disillusioned with the US role there. Spc. Kristoffer Walker of Green Bay said he sent an e-mail to his squad leader, platoon sergeant and company ...
Army Reserve Soldier Refuses to Return to Iraq
Reservist refuses to return to Iraq
Green Bay soldier Spc. Kristoffer Walker: War is immoral and I won ...
After Guilty Plea Offer, GI Cleared of Iraq Deaths
New York Times, United States
4, Staff Sgt. Alberto B. Martinez was found not guilty of killing two New York Army National Guard officers in Iraq — a rare case of soldier-on-soldier violence in the war and a crime for which prosecutors had sought the death penalty. ...