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  • Senate debates withdrawing US troops from Iraq within the year Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
    US lawmakers locked horns again Wednesday over Iraq, this time about setting a one-year deadline to fully withdraw US troops from the war-ravaged country.
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  • Iraq war about sectarian rivalry, crime: Pentagon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
    A struggle for power among sectarian groups and criminals is now the main feature of the Iraq war, the Pentagon said in a report released on Wednesday.
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  • Pentagon Issues Dire Look At End of '06 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    The Pentagon yesterday released its bleakest assessment of Iraq yet, reporting record levels of violence and hardening sectarian divisions in the last quarter of 2006 as rival Sunni and Shiite militias waged campaigns of "sectarian cleansing" that forced as many as 9,000 civilians to flee the country each month.
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  • Democrats intensify efforts to redirect Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 14 6:32 PM
    Congressional Democrats are stepping up their effort to curb the U.S. involvement in Iraq, offering measures in both the House and Senate to limit President Bush's ability to send more troops to the battlefield.
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  • Clinton Says Some G.I.?s in Iraq Would Stay if She Took Office Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 14 6:37 PM
    The senator foresees a ?remaining military as well as political mission? in Iraq, and said she would keep a reduced but significant military force there.
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  • Pentagon: Iraq in some ways in civil war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 6:31 PM
    The U.S. military for the first time Wednesday said in a new report that some of the violence in Iraq can be described as a civil war.
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  • Clinton Sees Some Troops Staying in Iraq if She Is Elected Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 14 5:21 PM
    The senator said in an interview that there were ?remaining vital national security interests in Iraq? that would require a continuing deployment of U.S. troops.
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  • Violence down amid Baghdad crackdown, Iraq says Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 14 4:01 PM
    Iraq's military Wednesday reported significant reduction in violence a month after launching a coalition crackdown in the war-racked capital.
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  • Attacks in Iraq hit all time high in last quarter of 2006: Pentagon Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 3:24 PM
    The number of attacks in Iraq during the last three months of 2006 was the highest for any such period since 2003, a Pentagon progress report to Congress said Wednesday.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,200 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 4:08 PM
    As of Wednesday, March 14, 2007, at least 3,200 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 2,579 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Pentagon: Some Iraq violence civil war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 3:20 PM
    The U.S. military for the first time Wednesday said in a new report that some of the violence in Iraq can be described as a civil war. In its bleakest assessment of the war to date, a quarterly Pentagon report said that last October through December was the most violent three-month period since 2003.
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  • Senate debates withdrawing US troops from Iraq within one year Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 11:17 AM
    Congress on Wednesday began its latest showdown over Iraq, this time over setting a deadline of a little more than a year for full withdrawal of US troops from the war-ravaged country.
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  • Senate Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 10:25 AM
    Text of the Democratic-written resolution the Senate debated on Wednesday on the Iraq war:
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  • Iraq's President Talabani returns home Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 11:57 AM
    President Jalal Talabani returned to his Kurdish hometown Wednesday from a Jordanian hospital 17 days after collapsing in northern Iraq.
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  • Democrats' Resolution on Iraq Reaches Senate Floor Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 14 10:10 AM
    After weeks of delay, Democratic leaders yesterday managed to bring to the Senate floor for the first time a binding resolution that would bring U.S. troops home from Iraq. But Republicans remained confident that they could kill the proposal, and the White House threatened a veto, raising...
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  • Fijians take on dangerous Iraq roles Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    The pacific islands of Fiji may seem a world away from the battlefields of Iraq, but the country is a hunting ground to fill vacancies, reports Nicola Fell.
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  • Senate Iraq roll call vote by party Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 10:36 AM
    The 89-9 roll call Wednesday by which the Senate agreed to debate a resolution calling for combat troops to leave Iraq by the end of March 2008.
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  • Senate votes to restart Iraq war debate Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 9:37 AM
    Breaking a parliamentary roadblock, the Senate on Wednesday began its first formal debate on the Iraq war since Democrats took control of Congress, taking up a measure calling for President Bush to withdraw combat troops by the end of next March. The White House swiftly issued a veto threat.
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  • Senate votes to begin debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 14 9:11 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate voted Wednesday to begin its first formal debate on the Iraq war since Democrats took control of Congress in January. The White House swiftly issued a veto threat.
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  • Democrats work to smooth Iraq tension Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 14 8:55 AM
    Tempers flared on Iraq among Democrats on Tuesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi fielded criticism from an anti-war congresswoman over liberals' concern that the party is not doing enough to end the war.
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  • Senate to leap back into Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 8:26 AM
    After weeks of watching their counterparts in the House make headway on anti-war legislation, Senate Democrats say it is their turn to put their members on record on whether President Bush should pull U.S. combat troops out of Iraq.
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  • Senate votes to debate Iraq withdrawal plan Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 8:43 AM
    The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to consider a Democratic plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq after Republican opponents blocked two previous attempts at debating the unpopular war.
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  • EU envoy urges Syria to help on Lebanon, Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 7:16 AM
    The European Union's foreign policy chief urged Syria on Wednesday to do more to help stabilize Lebanon and Iraq during a visit that ended a two-year freeze on high-level EU contacts with Damascus.
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  • U.S. Senate debates 2008 Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 14 6:40 PM
    The U.S. Senate is debating a Democratic resolution aimed at a pullout of U.S. combat troops from Iraq in 2008.
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  • Suicide bombings in Iraq leave 10 dead Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 6:44 AM
    Suicide bombers struck a market in northern Iraq and an Iraqi military checkpoint in Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, while an Iraqi general warned extremists that they will be "smashed under the foot of the Iraqi people" if they resist efforts to end the violence in the country.
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  • Pentagon Acknowledges 'Civil War' in Iraq Report Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 14 5:30 PM
    For the first time, the Pentagon's update to Congress on the state of the Iraq war acknowledges that elements of the conflict "are properly descriptive of a 'civil war.'" The quarterly report pointed to the hardening of ethnic and sectarian identities, increased violence and the fact that more civilians are leaving their homes.
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  • Army reservists return to Puerto Rico from Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 14 6:02 AM
    GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico (AP) -- More than 100 U.S. Army reservists returned from Iraq this week, grateful they made it out of what they described as an increasingly dangerous country and into the arms of their loved ones.
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  • ConocoPhillips Studying Iraq Opportunity Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Mar 14 3:50 PM
    ConocoPhillips said Wednesday it is talking with Iraq's oil ministry about possible projects, while continuing to work on plans to develop an Iraqi oil field in partnership with Russia's OAO Lukoil.
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  • N.Korea hold Iraq to 2-2 draw in Olympic qualifier Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 4:29 AM
    North Korea held Iraq to a 2-2 draw in a qualifying match for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the North's state media said Wednesday.
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  • Talabani Returns to Iraq After Treatment Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 14 2:30 PM
    President Talabani Returns to Iraq After Receiving 17 Days of Medical Treatment in Jordan
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  • Senate Republicans Change Tack on Iraq Debate Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 14 2:45 PM
    In a departure, most Senate Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues in voting to allow debate on a new resolution aimed at winding down U.S. participation in the Iraq war. The vote is a new stance for Senate Republicans, who have twice blocked resolutions on an Iraq withdrawal.
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  • Senate Begins Debating Measure on Iraq Withdrawal (Update4) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 14 1:42 PM
    March 14 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Senate began debate on legislation that calls for U.S. troops to be withdrawn from Iraq next year, a proposal that drew an immediate veto threat from the Bush administration.
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  • Senate Republicans Change Tack on Iraq Debate Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 14 2:34 PM
    All Things Considered , March 14, 2007 In a departure, most Senate Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues in voting to allow debate on a new resolution aimed at winding down U.S. participation in the Iraq war.
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  • Senate to debate Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 25 minutes ago
    Senators voted yesterday to start an Iraq debate, as Republicans for the first time let the debate happen although they have no intention of giving the Democrats a final vote on a bill calling for troop withdrawal by next March.
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  • 8 killed in suicide bombing in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 3:08 AM
    A suicide bomber struck a market in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing at least eight people and wounding 25, police said.
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  • Protests to mark Iraq war anniversary Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 14 1:25 PM
    The upcoming anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. war in Iraq will be met with a series of protests by parties on both sides of the matter.
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  • Senate Agrees to Begin Debate on Iraq War Measure (Update3) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 14 12:12 PM
    March 14 (Bloomberg) -- The Senate agreed to begin debate on legislation that calls for U.S. troops to be withdrawn from the war in Iraq next year. The Bush administration immediately threatened a veto.
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  • Democrats out-of-Iraq measure clears Senate hurdle, but Republicans say they can stop it Open this result in new window
    The State - 31 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Democratic-backed legislation to withdraw U.S. combat troops from Iraq cleared its first Senate hurdle Wednesday, but Republicans confidently predicted they would soon defeat it and President Bush backed them up with a veto threat.
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  • Senate Finally Agrees To Debate Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 14 12:00 PM
    After blocking it for more than a month, Senate Republicans backed off and agreed to allow debate on a nonbinding resolution calling for troops to leave Iraq within a year. However, Democrats do not appear to have the 60 votes to pass the measure.
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  • Biden drives Net petition for Iraq bill Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Mar 14 12:39 PM
    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has launched an online petition drive to rally support for legislation he co-sponsored to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq by next March.
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  • White House promises Iraq resolution veto Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 14 10:50 AM
    The White House said Wednesday it would veto a non-binding resolution now being debated in the U.S. Senate regarding Iraq policy.
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  • Melinda Henneberger: Murtha: "Hillary, I Don't Know Where She Is'' On Iraq..."McCain Is Too Old..." Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Mar 14 11:41 AM
    WASHINGTON - Congressman Jack Murtha is just not that interested in what his critics have to say: When it comes to Iraq, "Everything I've said from a year and a half ago has turned out to be true!" he said, jabbing the air with both index fingers for emphasis during a wide-ranging interview in his office. The decorated Vietnam vet, who has been speaking out against this war since 2005, says he ...
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  • U.S. Senate approves Iraq debate Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 14 11:40 AM
    The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to debate a measure that calls for the majority of U.S. troops to be withdrawn from Iraq in early 2008. The Senate voted ...
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  • Kucinich: Take oil out of Iraq funds bill Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 14 10:46 AM
    Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, wants passage of an oil law stripped from a list of Iraq war funding legislation benchmarks due on the House floor next week.
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  • New Iraq refinery in Karbala Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 14 10:16 AM
    The Iraq oil ministry has told leaders in Karbala Province it will build a 140,000 barrels per day oil refinery. The Voices of Iraq news agency reports ...
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  • Senate Agrees to Begin Debate on Iraq War Measure (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 14 10:12 AM
    March 14 (Bloomberg) -- The Senate agreed to begin debate on legislation that calls for U.S. troops to be withdrawn next year from the war in Iraq. The U.S. Senate today voted 89-9 to consider revising the 2002 congressional authorization for the use of force in Iraq.
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  • Syria wants to rebuild Iraq pipeline Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 14 10:16 AM
    Syria wants to increase imports of Iraqi oil by rebuilding a pipeline, as well as become a main export route for Iraq to other markets. Abdallah ...
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  • U.S. Expects Iraq Prison Growth Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 13 10:21 PM
    The United States is expanding its two major detention centers in Iraq with the expectation that the new security crackdown in Baghdad will add hundreds and perhaps thousands of prisoners to the 17,000 it holds, U.S. military spokesmen said.
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  • Iraq's President Talabani Returns Home Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 14 9:45 AM
    Iraq's President Jalal Talabani Returns Home After Medical Treatment in Jordan
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  • Four wars raging in Iraq, U.S. expert says Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 14 10:05 AM
    Four separate but overlapping conflicts are now raging in Iraq, a leading U.S. military expert said Wednesday.
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  • Senate agrees to begin debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Mar 14 9:36 AM
    Breaking a parliamentary roadblock, the Senate today began its first formal debate on the Iraq war since Democrats took control of Congress, taking up a Democratic resolution calling for President Bush to withdraw U.S. combat troops by the end of next March. The White House swiftly issued a veto threat.
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  • Senate agrees to begin debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Mar 14 1:35 PM
    Breaking a parliamentary roadblock, the Senate today began its first formal debate on the Iraq war since Democrats took control of Congress, taking up a measure calling for President Bush to withdraw combat troops by the end of next March.
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  • Senate Agrees to Begin Debate on Iraq Troop Withdrawal Measure Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 14 9:12 AM
    March 14 (Bloomberg) -- The Senate agreed to begin debate on legislation that would require U.S. troops to withdraw from the war in Iraq next year. The U.S. Senate today voted 89-9 to consider revising the 2002 congressional authorization for the use of force in Iraq.
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  • U.S. Senate debates 2008 Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    The U.S. Senate is debating a Democratic resolution aimed at a pullout of U.S. combat troops from Iraq in 2008. Bush administration officials denounced the plan, saying the resolution would "hobble American commanders in the field.
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  • Senate begins debate on Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Mar 14 8:54 AM
    Breaking a parliamentary roadblock, the Senate on Wednesday began its first formal debate on the Iraq war since Democrats took control of Congress, taking up a Democratic resolution calling for President Bush to withdraw U.S. combat troops by the end of next March. The White House swiftly issued a veto threat.
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  • Protestors plan events for anniversary of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The Fayetteville Observer - 40 minutes ago
    Every March since 2003, two groups of people have gathered in Fayetteville: One to protest Americas war in Iraq and one to rally in support of the mission and the troops.
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  • Most Japanese want to end Iraq war support -poll Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - 58 minutes ago
    Source: Reuters TOKYO, March 15 (Reuters) - More than two-thirds of Japanese want to end an air force mission backing up U.S.-led military activities in Iraq this summer, when the mandate for the mission expires, a ...
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  • German President Appeals to Iraq Kidnappers to Release Hostages Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 14 9:07 AM
    March 14 (Bloomberg) -- Germany's President Horst Koehler appealed directly for the release of a German woman and her son, whom a group of kidnappers in Iraq threatened to kill unless the government in Berlin withdraws its forces from Afghanistan.
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  • Top Marine: Iraq buildup may last longer than contemplated Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 5 minutes ago
    PENTAGON The Marine commandant is warning that the military buildup in Iraq will probably take longer than the American people or Congress want to wait.
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  • Pentagon: Iraq in some ways in civil war Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - 6 minutes ago
    PENTAGON For the first time, the U-S military is describing some of the violence in Iraq as a civil war.
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  • Top Marine: Iraq buildup may last longer than contemplated Open this result in new window
    KHQ Spokane - 11 minutes ago
    PENTAGON The Marine commandant is warning that the military buildup in Iraq will probably take longer than the American people or Congress want to wait. General James...
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  • Deputy Secretary Kimmitt To Attend UN Meetings For International Compact for Iraq, Meets with Iraq Vice President Adil ... Open this result in new window
    United States Department of the Treasury - Mar 14 8:44 AM
    Washington-- Deputy Secretary Robert M. Kimmitt met this morning with Iraqi Vice President Adil Abd al-Mahdi and Planning Minister Ali Baban to discuss the International Compact with Iraq meeting in New York this Friday at the United Nations.
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  • Senate votes to open Iraq war debate Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Mar 14 12:09 PM
    Breaking a parliamentary roadblock, the Senate today began its first formal debate on the Iraq war since Democrats took control of Congress...
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  • Poll: Less than half of Americans think U.S. can win in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 13 8:42 PM
    Less than half of Americans think the United States can win the war in Iraq, according to a CNN poll released Tuesday.
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  • Senate to Take Another Stab at Iraq War Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 14 8:26 AM
    Senate Democrats to Take Another Stab at Debate Over the War in Iraq
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  • U.S. Senate begins debate on Iraq withdrawal plan Open this result in new window
    Reuters.co.uk - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday to consider a Democratic plan to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq, but chances for passage appeared slim as Republicans vowed to defeat it and the White House threatened a veto.
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  • Pentagon Calls End of 2006 Most Violent Period in Iraq Since 2003 Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 14 3:48 PM
    A quarterly report by the Pentagon says the last three months of last year were the most violent in Iraq since 2003, the year of the U.S.-led invasion. VOA's Al Pessin reports from the Pentagon.
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  • Big Papi mourns Newport man killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 29 minutes ago
    David Ortiz told reporters that he remembered meeting Justin Rollins, right, before a game against the Philadelphia Phillies last June. They talked in the clubhouse, a few short hours before Ortiz hit a game-winning home run. Rollins, a 22-year-old soldier from Newport, was killed last week in Iraq.
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  • Top Marine warns of lengthy Iraq buildup Open this result in new window
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Mar 14 11:28 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The military buildup in Iraq is likely to take longer than the American people or Congress want to wait, the Marine commandant said today.
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  • Maliki, Petraeus Visit Insurgent Hotbed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 13 7:31 PM
    RAMADI, Iraq, March 13 -- For months in this battered city, Sunni Muslim militants took over mosques and used their loudspeakers to broadcast propaganda. So a few weeks ago, U.S. soldiers went to the local market, bought speakers and placed them on a tall, white tower inside their base.
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  • Legislation to withdraw troops from Iraq moving through senate Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
    Democratic-backed legislation to withdraw U.S. combat troops from Iraq cleared its first Senate hurdle Wednesday, but Republicans confidently predicted they would soon defeat
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  • Biden Launches Online Petition Drive for Iraq Resolution Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Mar 14 7:14 AM
    Sen. Joe Biden launches an online petition drive to garner support for an Iraq resolution that seeks bringing almost all U.S. troops home by March 2008.
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  • US admits Iraq violence is 'civil war' Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Mar 14 3:47 PM
    The US military has admitted for the first time that some of the violence in Iraq can be described as constituting a civil war.
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  • Iraq war about sectarian rivalry, crime-Pentagon Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 14 5:02 PM
    Source: Reuters (Adds details throughout) By Andrew Gray WASHINGTON, March 14 (Reuters) - A struggle for power among sectarian groups and criminals is now the main feature of the Iraq war, the Pentagon said in a ...
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  • Republicans to allow debate on Iraq rebuke Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 13 7:20 PM
    Democrats in the Senate planned to begin debating on Wednesday a resolution to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq, but Republicans made clear they opposed the measure and would try to prevent its passage.
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  • Iraq Debate Will Test GOP Senators' Unity Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 13 6:58 PM
    With the Senate poised for a showdown on Iraq today, Republicans along the campaign trail and on Capitol Hill appear trapped between their loyalty to President Bush and growing fears about the war's impact on the party's political fortunes.
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  • U.S. Reps. Walz, Kline explain views on upcoming Iraq vote Open this result in new window
    Post-Bulletin - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    Reps. Tim Walz and John Kline differ on Iraq as the U.S. House of Representatives moves toward a vote next week.
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  • Senate agrees to begin debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Mar 14 11:05 AM
    Breaking a parliamentary roadblock, the Senate voted Wednesday to begin its first formal debate on the Iraq war since Democrats took control of Congress in January.{b} Officials give optimistic report on Baghdad security
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,200 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 14 4:08 PM
    As of Wednesday, March 14, 2007, at least 3,200 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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  • Democrats Push Iraq Withdrawal Measures Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 14 5:30 AM
    Democrats in Congress are actively challenging President Bush over the war in Iraq. On Wednesday, the Senate begins debating a measure calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops by next spring. On Thursday, a House committee takes up a bill that would require U.S. troops to be out of Iraq by August of 2008.
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  • Senate agrees to discuss Iraq Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Mar 14 3:27 PM
    The US Senate voted yesterday to hold its first formal debate on the Iraq war since the Democrats took control of Congress in January.
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  • Senate moves toward binding resolution on Iraq troops Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 14 10:06 AM
    The Senate finally cleared the way for a debate on the Iraq war, voting 89 to 9 this morning to move toward a vote on a binding resolution to quickly begin redeploying U.S. troops out of Iraq within 120 days with the goal - not a requirement - of removing all...
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  • Senate panel backs resolution criticizing Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    9 News Denver - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
    DENVER (AP) - A Senate committee has backed a resolution today criticizing President Bush's decision to send more troops to Iraq.
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  • Another Oregon Marine Dies In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KOIN News 6 Portland - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    PORTLAND - An Oregon marine has died from wounds he suffered in combat in Iraq. Lance Cpl. Nathanial D. Windsor died Saturday after being shot in the neck while acting as a sniper during a military surge in Iraq's Al Anbar province.
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  • Northwest senators back out-of-Iraq measure Open this result in new window
    The Columbian - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three of the four senators from Oregon and Washington voted Wednesday in favor of Democratic-backed legislation calling for withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq.
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  • Iraq, U.S. at odds over Iranian rebels Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 14 5:40 AM
    Iraq and the United States are at odds over thousands of Iranian rebels living near Baghdad who help U.S. intelligence but who are considered terrorists.
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  • DOD report: Average weekly attacks on U.S., coalition troops in Iraq were at highest levels of the war Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Mar 14 2:57 PM
    ARLINGTON, Va. As of early February, average weekly attacks against U.S. and coalition troops were at their highest levels, the most recent Defense Department report on progress in Iraq says.
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  • Blair To Talk To Sky News About Iraq Open this result in new window
    Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 14 2:49 PM
    It's the issue that has haunted Tony Blair for four years - and now the Prime Minister will be talking exclusively about Iraq to Sky News. As part of our Inside Iraq series Mr Blair will talk to Sky Political Editor Adam Boulton in a live interview.
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  • Senate Votes to Begin Debate on Troop Withdrawal From Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Mar 14 5:44 AM
    Senate Republicans cleared the way on Wednesday to allow debate on a divisive Democrat-sponsored bill that would set bring U.S. combat troops home from Iraq by March 2008
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  • Trouble in My Iraq Crystal Ball Open this result in new window
    RedNova - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
    ONE MAN who has been vindicated by events in Iraq is former Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd, who wrote exactly four years ago in the Evening Standard on 14 March 2003 that Saddam Hussein was not a threat to the West.
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  • Pentagon: Iraq in Some Ways in Civil War Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 14 2:35 PM
    The U.S. military for the first time Wednesday said in a bleak new report that some of the violence in Iraq can be described as a civil war.
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  • Pentagon describes some Iraq violence as "civil war" Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
    The Pentagon has done something it never did before -- describing some violence in Iraq as "civil war" in a report released Wednesday.
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  • International Compact for Iraq to convene in New York on Friday Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
    The International Compact for Iraq (ICI), which is sponsored by the United Nations, will hold a meeting in New York on Friday.
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  • Calvert sees progress in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Orange County Register - Mar 14 2:11 PM
    Congressman says he sees evidence of more agricultural development. WASHINGTON As he flew over Iraq for the fourth time this past weekend, Rep. Ken Calvert says he saw clear signs of progress: crops in the field.
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  • Oregon Marine Killed In Action In Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox 12 Oregon - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
    NEWPORT, Ore. -- An Oregon Marine was killed in action in Iraqs Al Anbar province last weekend, according to the Department of Defense. Lance Cpl. Nathanial Windsor, 20, died March 13 from wounds suffered during combat.
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  • Attacks in Iraq hit all-time high Open this result in new window
    Perth Now - Mar 14 2:08 PM
    THE number of attacks in Iraq during the last three months of 2006 was the highest for any such period since 2003, a Pentagon progress report to Congress said today.
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  • Unesco faces uphill task in Iraq: Official Open this result in new window
    The Peninsula - Mar 14 6:32 PM
    Doha Iraq is where Unesco is facing it greatest challenge in combating illiteracy. "The challenges faced by the education sector in the post-conflict Iraq is mind-boggling.
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  • U.S. House members seek help for a religious minority in Iraq Open this result in new window
    phillyburbs.com - Mar 14 2:15 PM
    TRENTON, N.J. - The plight of Mandaeans _ an endangered religious minority in Iraq _ has drawn the attention of five members of Congress who want the Bush administration to do more to help them.
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  • 2 British soldiers cleared of Iraq abuse Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 13 6:34 PM
    A military court cleared two soldiers Tuesday over charges connected to the death of an Iraqi hotel worker following a six-month hearing, Britain's first prosecution for war crimes in Iraq.
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  • Iraq's President Returns Home After Medical Treatment in Jordan Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 14 1:33 PM
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has returned to Iraq from Jordan after more than two weeks of treatment in Amman for exhaustion and dehydration. The Iraqi leader arrived Wednesday, in his hometown of Sulaimaniyah. He was taken to Jordan for treatment on February 25.
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