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  • Despite setback, Democrats vow to pressure Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
    Senate Democrats, thwarted Saturday in their bid to force a debate on President George W. Bush's planned US troop buildup in Iraq, vowed continued pressure on his administration over its checkered record in the war-torn country.
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  • '08 hopefuls campaign amid vote on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    Democratic presidential hopefuls in the Senate cast symbolic votes Saturday against President Bush's effort to boost troop levels in Iraq amid calls by campaign rivals for Congress to embrace far stronger measures to end the war.
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  • Despite setback, Democrats vow more pressure on Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    Senate Democrats, thwarted Saturday in their bid to force a debate on President George W. Bush's planned US troop buildup in Iraq, vowed to continue to pressure his administration over its checkered record in the war-torn country.
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  • Syrian president in Iran to discuss Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    Syrian President Bashar Assad arrived in Iran Saturday to discuss Iraq and other Middle East issues with President Mahmoud Ahmadinajed, state-run television reported.
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  • Bomb blasts kill 11 in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
    A twin bombing left 11 dead in northern Iraq and U.S. aircraft went in action against Sunni insurgents west of Baghdad, as Iraqi officials claimed early success in the campaign to restore order in the capital.
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  • Debate Over Iraq Follows McCain to Iowa Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 17 5:27 PM
    DES MOINES, Feb. 17 -- The war in Iraq followed Sen. John McCain (Ariz.) to Iowa on Saturday, as the Republican presidential candidate faced a series of skeptical questions about the lack of progress in the conflict and whether he or anyone has a plan for success.
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  • Iran?s Chance: U.S. Troubles in Iraq Create Opening for Regional Shift Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 17 4:26 PM
    While American officials have increasingly accused Iran of interfering in Iraq, from Iran?s perspective it is the United States that is meddling in its backyard.
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  • Report: Prince Harry due in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 17 5:43 PM
    LONDON, England (AP) -- Prince Harry will be serving as a soldier in Iraq by the end of the month, a British newspaper reported Saturday.
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  • Senate GOP foils debate on Iraq surge Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 4:55 PM
    The Senate gridlocked on the Iraq war in a sharply worded showdown Saturday as Republicans foiled a Democratic bid to repudiate President Bush's deployment of 21,500 additional combat troops.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,135 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 4:19 PM
    As of Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, at least 3,135 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 2,514 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Analysis: Iraq vote signals new dynamic Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 3:03 PM
    The House's resounding vote on a nonbinding resolution rejecting a 21,500-troop buildup in Iraq places Congress officially in step with growing public sentiment against the war. It also puts President Bush on the defensive going into a far more consequential confrontation over paying for the plan.
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  • British paper: Prince Harry to serve in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 17 3:27 PM
    Prince Harry will be serving as a soldier in Iraq by the end of the month, a British newspaper reported Saturday, though government officials called the story speculative. A royal family spokesman declined to comment.
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  • No Retreat on Iraq Stance, McCain Insists Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Feb 17 2:11 PM
    In Iowa, Senator John McCain made clear that he might see an advantage in presenting himself to the first Republican voters in the presidential nominating process as an unapologetic advocate for the war in Iraq.
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  • Senate Republicans block Iraq measure Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 2:40 PM
    Republicans blocked the U.S. Senate on Saturday from considering a rebuke to President George W. Bush's Iraq troop buildup, but lawmakers vowed to continue waging a bitter struggle over war policy.
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  • Clinton urges start of Iraq pullout in 90 days Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 2:11 PM
    U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, the early front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, has called for a 90-day deadline to start pulling American troops from Iraq.
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  • Report: Prince Harry due in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 17 2:26 PM
    Prince Harry, a 2006 graduate of Britain's prestigious Sandhurst military academy, will soon go to Iraq with his military unit, a British military source told CNN.
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  • Bush allies again block Senate debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 1:12 PM
    Democrats failed to break a Senate deadlock as supporters of President George W. Bush sought to avoid a second damaging censure by again blocking a bid to debate his unpopular Iraq strategy.
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  • Report: Prince Harry heading to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 2:09 PM
    Prince Harry will be serving as a soldier in Iraq by the end of the month, a British newspaper reported Saturday, though government officials called the story speculative.
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  • Local Soldier Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WESH via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 1:50 PM
    An explosive device detonated in Iraq and killed a local soldier.
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  • Senate votes not to consider Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 17 12:46 PM
    Senate Democrats fell four votes short of the 60 they needed to advance a measure to rebuke President Bush over his troop buildup in Iraq. Left, visitors waited outside the Senate on Saturday hoping to get a glimpse of the debate.
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  • Senate gridlocks on Iraq war resolution passed by House Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 17 1:20 PM
    The Senate gridlocked on the Iraq war in a sharply worded showdown on Saturday as Republicans foiled a Democratic attempt to rebuke President Bush over his deployment of 21,500 additional combat troops.
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  • Senate set to vote Saturday on Iraq troop buildup Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 17 1:06 PM
    Determined to check President Bush, Democratic critics of the Iraq war hope a strong House vote critical of the administration's troop buildup will pay dividends in the Senate.
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  • Iraq Vote in Senate Blocked by GOP Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Feb 17 11:42 AM
    As Congress struggles to find its voice in Iraq debate, White House intensifies campaign to convince America that conflict remains winnable.
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  • Hillary Clinton, in video, urges phased withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 12:30 PM
    Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton called in an online video for US troop levels to be locked at January levels and urged a phased US withdrawal from Iraq.
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  • US Senate tries anew for vote rebuking Bush Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 11:25 AM
    US Senate foes of President George W. Bush's Iraq strategy are making a new attempt to hold a symbolic censure vote, one day after the president's plan to increase US troop strength in Iraq was repudiated by the House.
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  • Senate refuses to take up Iraq war rebuke Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 12:15 PM
    Republicans stopped the Senate on Saturday from considering a resolution denouncing President George W. Bush's Iraq troop buildup that the U.S. House of Representatives passed the day before.
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  • Rice sees 'new hope' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 12:17 PM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice saw "new hope" in Iraq after the launch of a US-led security plan, but urged Iraqi leaders not to miss out on a chance to reunite their nation.
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  • Bomb blasts kill 11 in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 12:33 PM
    A twin bombing left 11 dead in northern Iraq and U.S. aircraft went in action Saturday against Sunni insurgents west of Baghdad, as Iraqi officials claimed early success in the campaign to restore order in the capital.
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  • Syria's Assad holds talks in Iran over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 12:03 PM
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed instability in Iraq and the crisis in Lebanon with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the start of a two-day visit to Iran on Saturday, the official IRNA news agency said.
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  • Senate votes against debating Iraq war rebuke Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 11:27 AM
    The Senate refused to consider a resolution on Saturday denouncing President George W. Bush's Iraq troop buildup that the U.S. House of Representatives passed the day before.
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  • Blasts kill 9, injure 60 in Kirkuk, Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 11:32 AM
    A suicide car bomber rammed into a crowded market in northern Iraq moments after a booby-trapped vehicle exploded Saturday, killing at least nine people and injuring 60, police said.
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  • Senate refuses to consider Iraq war rebuke Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 11:23 AM
    The Senate refused on Saturday to consider a resolution denouncing President George W. Bush's Iraq troop buildup that was passed by the House of Representatives the day before.
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  • Senate votes on Iraq troop surge measure Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 10:59 AM
    One day after the House issued a rebuke to President Bush, Senate Democrats pressed for a symbolic rejection Saturday of the administration's deployment of additional combat troops to Iraq. Republicans said they had the strength to sidetrack the measure.
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  • Clinton argues ending Iraq war more important than repudiating her 2002 vote Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Feb 17 10:25 AM
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton told New Hampshire voters Saturday that ending the war in Iraq is more important than whether she repudiates her 2002 vote authorizing President Bush to use military force there
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  • Senate's Iraq Debate Ends In Deadlock Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
    With a vote of 56-34, Senate Democrats failed to move forward an attempt to rebuke President Bush's plan to send 21,500 more troops to Iraq. It is the second time Republicans have blocked action on measures critical of Mr. Bush's war policies.
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  • Syrian President in Iran to Discuss Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
    Syrian President Bashar Assad Arrives in Iran to Discuss Iraq, Other Mideast Issues
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  • Senate to wrestle again with Iraq war vote Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 8:51 AM
    The Senate prepared to vote Saturday on whether to follow the House of Representatives and consider a resolution opposing President George W. Bush's plan to send another 21,500 troops to Iraq.
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  • Ex-envoy says Iraq rebuilding plan won't work Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 7:32 AM
    Kiki Munshi was showcased by the media in September as a seasoned U.S. diplomat who came out of retirement to lead a rebuilding group in Iraq.
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  • Central Fla. Man Dies In Iraq Explosion Open this result in new window
    WKMG Local6.com via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 7:24 AM
    A Titusville man serving in Baqubah, Iraq, became the 10th soldier from Brevard County or with close family ties here to die in Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Department of Defense reported late Friday.
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  • Congress Now Puts Focus on Iraq Funding Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Feb 17 4:55 PM
    With the nonbinding resolutions in the past, Congress turns toward challenging the funding for the war in Iraq, as both the Senate and House will tackle Bush's $93 billion request for war funds.
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  • Turkey's military, govt clash over Iraq, Kurds Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 5:02 AM
    The chief of Turkey's powerful military General Staff accused Kurdish authorities in northern Iraq of actively backing Turkish Kurd rebels there and said Ankara must take action, a state news agency said on Saturday.
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  • Iraq Resolution Sidelined by Senate Vote Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 17 4:12 PM
    In a rare weekend session, the Senate failed to advance a non-binding resolution opposing a U.S. troop increase in Iraq. Democrats fell four votes short of the sixty it needed to move forward with a resolution that the House passed on Friday.
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  • Syria's Assad in Iran for talks on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 5:34 AM
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad arrived in Iran on Saturday to discuss instability in Iraq and the crisis in Lebanon, the official IRNA news agency reported.
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  • After House, US Senate to make new attempt to debate Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 4:28 AM
    A resolution rebuking President George W. Bush over his new strategy in Iraq moves to the US Senate, one day after it passed the House in a rare wartime blow to the US commander-in-chief.
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  • Senate to vote on Iraq troop buildup Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 4:54 AM
    Determined to check President Bush, Democratic critics of the Iraq war hope a strong House vote critical of the administration's troop buildup will pay dividends in the Senate. But Republicans are insisting on an alternative that rejects any reduction in troop funding, making it unlikely Democrats will prevail in a test vote Saturday.
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  • Iraq Politics Shifting in South Carolina Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 17 4:22 PM
    All Things Considered , February 17, 2007 A number of House Republicans broke GOP ranks and supported the Democrat-led Iraq resolution Friday. One of those congressmen was Rep. Bob Inglis of South Carolina.
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  • Iraq Politics Shifting in South Carolina Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 17 4:12 PM
    A number of House Republicans broke GOP ranks and supported the Democrat-led Iraq resolution Friday. One of those congressmen was Rep. Bob Inglis of South Carolina.
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  • White House Expects No Iraq Funding Cutoff Open this result in new window
    US News & World Report - Feb 17 4:13 PM
    Advisers to President Bush are clinging to the notion that, in the end, majority Democrats in Congress won't cut off funds for U.S. forces in Iraq or even for the president's "surge" of an additional 21,500 troops.
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  • Prince Harry will serve in Iraq by the end of February Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 4:03 AM
    Prince Harry will be serving in southern Iraq by the end of the month with his army regiment, probably taking part in reconnaissance missions near the Iran border, a newspaper has reported.
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  • Senate Gridlocks on Iraq War Resolution Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Feb 17 3:05 PM
    GOP Foils Democratic Bid to Rebuke Bush Troop Surge As Senate Gridlocks on Iraq War Resolution
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  • No decision on Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Feb 17 2:24 PM
    The Senate expressed strong, bipartisan disapproval of President Bush's policy on Iraq in a rare Saturday session, but lawmakers nevertheless failed to end their debate and pass a non-binding resolution.
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  • U.S. House denounces Bush's Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Feb 17 2:37 AM
    Sharply divided, the representatives formally repudiated the decision to send more than 20,000 new combat troops to Iraq.
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  • Report: Prince Harry To Serve In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Feb 17 12:30 PM
    Prince Harry will be serving as a soldier in Iraq by the end of the month, a British newspaper reported, though government officials called the story speculative.
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  • Senate Republicans Block Consideration of House Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Feb 17 11:49 AM
    Feb. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Senate Republicans blocked for the second time a resolution opposing a troop buildup in Iraq after Democrats refused to allow a vote on an alternative measure.
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  • Superb reporting illuminates a second war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Plain Dealer - 25 minutes ago
    It is now apparent that the Bush administration has started two wars in Iraq. The first one, which involved the takedown of Saddam Hussein's government, was over even faster than Washington predicted.
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  • Prince Harry set for Iraq deployment: report Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 1:37 AM
    Britain's Prince Harry, an army officer and third in line to the throne, could be deployed to Iraq by the end of February, a newspaper reported on Saturday.
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  • After House, US Senate to make new attempt to debate Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 17 12:27 AM
    A resolution rebuking President George W. Bush over his new strategy in Iraq is set to move to the US Senate, one day after it passed the House in a rare wartime blow to the US commander-in-chief.
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  • Iraq raids break up bomb, sniper cells Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 17 11:54 AM
    Coalition forces in Iraq said Saturday that a series of raids had netted 21 suspected terrorists with al-Qaida ties.
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  • Senate Republicans block Iraq resolution Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
    Washington, Feb 18 (DPA) Republicans have blocked a symbolic Democratic resolution in the Senate condemning US President George W. Bush's deployment of an additional 20,000 troops to Iraq.
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  • House rebukes the president on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Feb 16 11:29 PM
    Seventeen Republicans joined Democrats on Friday in passing a two-sentence resolution denouncing President Bush's plan to boost troop levels in Iraq.
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  • Bush in a bush war over Iraq Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
    Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) The commander-in-chief that he is, as President George Bush keeps reminding fellow Americans, is at war on myriad fronts - Iran, Iraq, North Korea - but more so at home.
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  • Senate gridlocks on Iraq war resolution passed by House Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Feb 17 11:14 AM
    The Senate gridlocked on the Iraq war in a sharply worded showdown today as Republicans foiled a Democratic attempt to rebuke President Bush over his deployment of 21,500 additional combat troops.
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  • Iraq says borders with Iran and Syria to re-open Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Feb 16 11:28 PM
    Iraq will re-open its borders with Iran and Syria, closed earlier this week in the initial stages of a security crackdown, a spokesman for the officer overseeing the plan said on Saturday.
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  • Week in Review: Iraq, Iran and North Korea Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 17 10:22 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday , February 17, 2007 The House vote on Iraq, the nuclear deal with North Korea and U.S. accusations of Iranian involvement of attacks on Americans in Iraq all topped the news this week. Scott Simon reviews the week's news with Daniel Schorr.
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  • Iraq Resolution Sidelined by Senate Vote Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 17 2:53 PM
    Senate Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) at a news conference in the Capitol on Saturday after Republicans blocked a Democratic effort to pass a non-binding resolution against the deployment of additional combat troops to Iraq.
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  • Bush: Iraq meeting security benchmarks Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Feb 16 9:51 PM
    President Bush reported progress in Iraq Friday, after hearing Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki brief him on steps being taken by the government in Baghdad. "We appreciate the fact that he's beginning to meet the benchmarks that he set out for his people," Bush said.
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  • Prince Harry heading to Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Feb 17 9:08 AM
    Prince Harry of England is reportedly headed to the front lines in Iraq. The 22-year-old prince and the rest of the Blues and Royals Regiment will go to ...
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  • Despite Iraq, we must still be ready to intervene elsewhere Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Whatever your view on invading Iraq, as we move into the end game, there is one thing we can all agree on. Building the postwar peace has been a catastrophe. This is going to sharply influence what the world might look like post-Iraq.
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  • Senate Gridlocked on Iraq Troop Buildup Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Feb 17 8:55 AM
    Senate votes 56-34 on U.S. military commitment, falling short of 60 votes needed to advance measure opposing Bush's decision to send 21,500 more troops to Iraq.
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  • Democrats fail in bid to pass Iraq resolution in Senate Open this result in new window
    CBC - Feb 17 6:07 PM
    Democrats in the U.S. Senate failed to advance a non-binding resolution that opposed President George W. Bush's recent plan for a buildup of troops in Iraq.
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  • Senate paralyzed on Iraq, Byrd says Open this result in new window
    The Charleston Gazette - 38 minutes ago
    Sen. Robert C. Byrd challenged the Senate to end its paralysis on Saturday in criticizing the war in Iraq. Byrd and Sen. Jay Rockefeller, both D-W.Va., backed Fridays House-passed resolution opposing President Bushs plan to send a surge of additional troops to Iraq.
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  • Democrats fail in bid to pass Iraq resolution in Senate Open this result in new window
    CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 17 5:55 PM
    Democrats in the U.S. Senate failed to advance a non-binding resolution that opposed President George W. Bush's recently announced plan for a massive buildup of troops in Iraq.
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  • Senate preparing for weekend showdown on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Feb 16 8:53 PM
    Setting up a new showdown over Iraq, Senate Democratic leaders are planning a key test vote Saturday on a resolution opposing President Bush's plan to send additional troops into combat.
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  • Senate gridlocks on Iraq war resolution passed by House Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Feb 17 5:20 PM
    WASHINGTON -- The Senate gridlocked on the Iraq war in a sharply worded showdown Saturday as Republicans foiled a Democratic bid to repudiate President Bush's deployment of 21,500 additional combat...
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  • U.S. Democrats pledge to continue efforts to force Bush change course in Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 30 minutes ago
    Democrats in the U.S. Senate said Saturday that they would "keep fighting" to force President George W. Bush to change course in Iraq, after the Senate failed to approve a motion to debate a resolution against the president's plan to send more troops to Iraq.
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  • Prince Harry 'set for Iraq deployment' Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Feb 17 5:10 PM
    Britain's Prince Harry, an army officer and third in line to the throne, could be deployed to Iraq by the end of February, a newspaper reports.
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  • Clinton urges Iraq pullout in 90 days Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Feb 17 3:58 PM
    US Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has called for a 90-day deadline to start pulling American troops from Iraq.
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  • Titusville soldier killed by IED in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Naples Daily News - 28 minutes ago
    A soldier from Titusville has been killed in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced Saturday. Pfc. Branden C. Cummings, 20, died Feb. 14 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle during combat operations.
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  • Senate Fails to Take Up House Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    NPR - Feb 17 1:08 PM
    NPR.org , February 17, 2007 The Senate failed Saturday to advance a measure noting opposition to President Bush's plan for increasing U.S. troop levels in Iraq. The measure was identical to a nonbinding resolution House Democrats pushed through Friday.
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  • House votes against bush policy in iraq Open this result in new window
    The Morning News - 23 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON -- The House last week voted 246-182 to pass a nonbinding resolution criticizing President Bush's plan to send more than 20,000 additional U.S. combat troops to Iraq.
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  • Iraq's hopes lie in rubble of golden shrine Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Feb 17 6:29 PM
    When Iraq's Shia religious leaders issued an appeal last summer for volunteers to help rebuild the bomb-damaged wreckage of Samarra's Golden Shrine, a task force of more than 3,000 people formed almost overnight.
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  • US Senate Republicans Block Iraq War Resolution Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Feb 17 4:18 PM
    U.S. Senators opposed to sending thousands more American troops to Iraq narrowly failed Saturday to move a nonbinding resolution, expressing disapproval of President Bush's plan, to a formal debate and vote.
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  • Senate Does Not Pass Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    WKRN Nashville - 43 minutes ago
    | | No more troops, that's what some senators want. | Saturday on Capitol Hill, the senate held a special session to try and stop President Bush's plans to send more troops to Iraq. | That resolution hit another roadblock in the senate. | Democrats came up short on a vote they needed to advance the measure, the final tally was 56 to 34. | On Friday the house passed a similar resolution to...
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  • Senate Gridlocks on Iraq War Resolution Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 17 11:47 AM
    The Senate gridlocked on the Iraq war in a sharply worded showdown Saturday as Republicans foiled a Democratic bid to repudiate President Bush's deployment of 21,500 additional combat troops. The 56-34 vote fell four short of the 60 needed to advance a...
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  • Local Soldier Returns Home After Being Injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    22 WSBT South Bend - 15 minutes ago
    (WSBT) A soldier from Michiana is home from Iraq tonight -- thankful to finally be back. And so is his family; especially knowing just how close he came to not coming back at all.
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  • Report: Britain's Prince Harry to be deployed in Iraq by month's end Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 53 minutes ago
    LONDON A British newspaper is reporting that Prince Harry will be serving as a soldier in Iraq by the end of the month.
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  • Clinton again challenged on Iraq vote Open this result in new window
    The Nashua Telegraph - 25 minutes ago
    DOVER Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton told New Hampshire voters Saturday that ending the war in Iraq is more important than whether she repudiates her 2002 vote authorizing President Bush to use military force there. ... - By HOLLY RAMER The Associated Press
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  • Republicans block Iraq troops measure Open this result in new window
    Stuff - 48 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON: Republicans blocked the US Senate today from considering a rebuke to President George W Bush's Iraq troop buildup, but lawmakers vowed to continue waging a bitter struggle over war policy.
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  • Bomb blasts kill 11 in northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Orange County Register - Feb 17 4:10 PM
    U.S. strikes insurgents from the air in Ramadi after ambush of a patrol. BAGHDAD, Iraq A twin bombing left 11 dead in northern Iraq and U.S. aircraft went in action Saturday against Sunni insurgents west of Baghdad, as Iraqi officials claimed early success in the campaign to restore order in the capital.
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  • Democrat-led US Congress steps up pressure on Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 16 7:25 PM
    A resolution rebuking President George W. Bush over his new strategy in Iraq moves to the US Senate Saturday, one day after it passed the House in a rare wartime blow to the US commander-in-chief.
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  • U.S. Senate rejects motion to debate resolution on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 30 minutes ago
    The U.S. Senate failed on Saturday to approve a motion to debate a resolution on the Iraq war.
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  • Loebsack headed to Iraq for visit with Congressional delegation Open this result in new window
    The Globe Gazette - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
    DES MOINES (AP) Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, will travel to Iraq next week with a bipartisan Congressional delegation in an effort to gain greater insight on the war.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,135 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Feb 17 4:19 PM
    As of Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007, at least 3,135 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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  • Father Mourns When Son Dies Serving In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WFTV 9 Orlando - 1 hour, 17 minutes ago
    Pfc. Branden C. Cummings, 20, died Feb. 14 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle during combat operations.
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  • Senate gridlocks on Iraq war resolution Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Feb 17 11:24 AM
    One day after the House issued a rebuke to President Bush, Senate Democrats pressed for a symbolic rejection of the administration's deployment of additional combat troops to Iraq.
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  • Misawa pilots bomb Iraq insurgents in Najaf battle Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Feb 17 3:35 PM
    Dropping bombs during combat sorties in Iraq has been the exception, rather than the rule, for the deployed F-16 pilots from Misawa Air Bases 14th Fighter Squadron.
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  • Loebsack headed to Iraq for visit with Congressional delegation Open this result in new window
    WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    DES MOINES, Iowa Representative Dave Loebsack, an Iowa Democrat, will travel to Iraq next week with a bipartisan Congressional delegation in an effort to gain greater...
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  • Britain's Prince Harry will serve in Iraq by the end of February: report Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Feb 16 7:24 PM
    Britain's Prince Harry will be serving in southern Iraq by the end of the month with his army regiment, probably taking part in reconnaissance missions near the Iran border, a newspaper has reported.
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  • Funeral scheduled for sailor killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 1 hour, 21 minutes ago
    Services for Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Gilbert Minjares Jr., who was killed earlier this month when the helicopter he was in was shot down in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, have been scheduled for Monday and Tuesday.
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  • Loebsack headed to Iraq for visit with Congressional delegation Open this result in new window
    WOI-TV Des Moines - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
    DES MOINES, Iowa Representative Dave Loebsack, an Iowa Democrat, will travel to Iraq next week with a bipartisan Congressional delegation in an effort to gain greater insight on the war.
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