We'll have some more substantial stories to follow in the coming days, but for now here's a quick round up of some of the stories that have grabbed our attention, and are essential to the big picture of the The Fourth World War.
At Least Nine Soldiers Killed In Attacks, Roadside Bombings
US Prepares For Widespread, Detailed Peace Negotiations With Sunni Insurgents
But Sunnis Are Also Talking About An Alliance With The Sadrists
Islamists Vow To Never Stop Fighting In Face Of Full Army Assault
Defence Minister Issues Ultimatum, Vows To Send Army Into Refugee Camps
Afghanistan : Taliban Gets New Commander, He Announces Holy War Will Only End When Foreign Troops Leave
NATO Chief Warns Afghanistan Troop Pullout Would Be "Irresponsible"
"Don't Abandon Us," Begs Afghanistan President Karzai
Nine US Warships Gather For "Exercises" Off The Coast Of Iran
Iran : Iranian Money And Bomb Making Supplies Found During Baghdad Raid, Claims US Military
Turkey Blames Kurds For Bomb Attack That Killed Six, Injured 100