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  • Senate GOP turns back Iraq pullout plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 5 minutes ago
    Democrats aggressively challenged President Bush's Iraq policy at both ends of the Capitol on Thursday, gaining House committee approval for a troop withdrawal deadline of Sept. 1, 2008, but suffering defeat in the Senate on a less sweeping plan to end U.S. participation in the war.
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  • US Senate rejects Iraq withdrawal plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 59 minutes ago
    Democrats failed to ram an Iraq troop withdrawal plan through the Senate Thursday after first making headway on a similar move in the House of Representatives to force an end to the war four years after the US invasion.
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  • Pentagon: 'Civil war' inadequate term for Iraq war Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    A new Pentagon report said some elements of the war in Iraq fit the definition of civil war, but the term "does not adequately capture the complexity of the conflict."
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  • Mo. Soldier Killed In Iraq Returns Home Open this result in new window
    KMBC TheKansasCityChannel.com via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
    An Independence family will bury a soldier killed in Iraq on Friday.
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  • Senate Dems' Iraq resolution blocked Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    Democratic leaders in Congress are struggling to gather support for a plan to withdraw troops from Iraq, even as the House of Representatives prepares next week to take up a measure requiring a pullout no later than August 2008.
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  • Congress votes on Iraq war deadlines Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    A Democratic plan to withdraw American combat troops from Iraq by next year passed a key test in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, but the Senate failed to impose a similar deadline for ending the 4-year-old war.
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  • US activists to protest on 4th anniversary of Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
    Tens of thousands of people are expected to demonstrate in Washington and other US cities Saturday against the Iraq war, which is hugely unpopular across the United States four years after the invasion, organizers said.
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  • Iraq Then and Now: What's Been Won and Lost Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
    TIME's Baghdad Bureau Chief reflects on how the fearsome tyranny of Saddam has given way to the murderous freedoms of today's Iraq.
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  • Iraq, U.N. aim to build support for reconstruction Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 5:12 PM
    Iraq and the United Nations will present on Friday a five-year reconstruction plan that aims to wean Baghdad off international dependency and ease the poverty that has helped fuel an insurgency.
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  • Four U.S. soldiers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 4:10 PM
    The U.S. ambassador to Iraq advocated a mix of "pressure and engagement" on Thursday to persuade countries like Iran and Syria to help quell the violence in Iraq as a roadside bomb killed four U.S. soldiers.
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  • Clinton: U.S. troops needed in Iraq beyond 2009 Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 15 4:14 PM
    If elected president, Sen. Hillary Clinton said, she would likely keep some U.S. forces in Iraq in a supporting role after 2009 because America has "a remaining military as well as a political mission" that requires a presence there.
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  • Senate GOP Turns Back Iraq Pullout Plan Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 15 2:58 PM
    The Senate today rejected a binding Democratic-sponsored resolution that would have set a target date a little more than a year from now for the withdrawal of most U.S. combat troops from Iraq. Senators then approved by large margins two nonbinding resolutions that express support for the troops.
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  • Iraq pullout deadline advances in House, fails in Senate Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 15 3:33 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats aggressively challenged President Bush's Iraq policy at both ends of the Capitol on Thursday, gaining House committee approval for a troop withdrawal deadline of September 1, 2008, but suffering defeat in the Senate on a less sweeping plan to end U.S. participation in the war.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,206 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 4:42 PM
    As of Thursday, March 15, 2007, at least 3,206 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 2,580 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • US Senate rejects Democrat Iraq withdrawal plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 1:53 PM
    The US Senate Thursday rejected a plan by the Democratic majority to set a timetable to withdraw US troops from Iraq by late March 2008, but agreed a separate resolution voicing support for the forces.
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  • Iraq pullout plan advances in House Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 1:06 PM
    Democrats aggressively challenged President Bush's Iraq policy at both ends of the Capitol on Thursday, gaining House committee approval for a troop withdrawal deadline of Sept. 1, 2008, but facing likely Senate defeat on a less sweeping plan to end U.S. participation in the war.
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  • Panel keeps Iraq timeline in budget plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 12:43 PM
    A Democratic plan to require the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq passed its first test on Thursday as the House Appropriations Committee voted to endorse the proposal, overcoming Republican opposition.
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  • Iraq killings leave 27 dead amid US pullout moves Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 12:51 PM
    Car bombs and shootings claimed at least 27 lives in Iraq on Thursday and gunmen also wounded a pro-US Shiite mayor as Britain's Tony Blair insisted the country is not in the grip of civil war.
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  • US House panel approves Iraq withdrawal plan Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 12:33 PM
    A Democratic Party bid to force withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq by September 2008 at the latest passed its first hurdle Thursday, after a showdown in a key congressional committee.
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  • Ministerial Iraq security meeting in early April: US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 1:07 PM
    A new international conference on Iraq that will see US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sit alongside her Iranian and Syrian counterparts could be held as early as April 1, a senior US official said Thursday.
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  • US Senate backs troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 1:49 PM
    The US Senate on Thursday voted 96-2 to pass a resolution expressing support for troops in Iraq, minutes after rejecting a bid to compel the withdrawal of combat forces by March 2008.
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  • Weighing up losses to Iraq's heritage Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 11:47 AM
    Archaeology in Iraq these days, explains the new caretaker of the country's 5,000-year-old heritage, is less about making new discoveries than finding out what has already been stolen.
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  • Plan to pull U.S. troops out of Iraq fails in Senate Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 1:20 PM
    A Democratic plan calling for withdrawal of American combat troops from Iraq by March 31, 2008, failed to pass the U.S. Senate on Thursday.
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  • Blair refuses to apologise for Iraq war, four years on Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 11:21 AM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair refused Thursday to apologise for the Iraq invasion, insisting the country is not at civil war despite mounting violence nearly four years after the 2003 conflict.
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  • Iraq killings leave 27 dead, Shiite mayor ambushed Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 11:19 AM
    Car bombs and shootings claimed at least 27 lives in Iraq on Thursday and gunmen also wounded a pro-US Shiite mayor as Britain's Tony Blair asserted the country is not in the grip of civil war.
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  • House panel sets 2008 Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 11:26 AM
    A Democratic plan to withdraw all U.S. combat troops from Iraq by September 1, 2008, was approved by a key committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.
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  • Bill to end Iraq war passes first test Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 10:00 AM
    A Democratic plan to require the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq passed its first test in the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday as the panel voted to go ahead, overcoming Republican opposition.
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  • Iraq killings leave 26 dead as Blair denies civil war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 9:11 AM
    Car bombs and shootings claimed 26 lives in Iraq on Thursday and the US military announced the deaths of five more troops, as Britain's Tony Blair asserted the country is not in the grip of civil war.
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  • House Dems push bill to end Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 9:18 AM
    Determined to end the war in Iraq, House Democrats advanced legislation Thursday setting a timetable for a U.S. troop withdrawal despite opposition from Republicans as well as a veto threat from the White House.
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  • Democrats intensify efforts to redirect Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 15 7:51 AM
    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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  • Senator?s Longer View of the U.S. Role in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 15 8:50 AM
    WASHINGTON, March 14 Following are excerpts from the interview on Tuesday with Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton about Iraq:.
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  • Iraq bombs kill nine as Blair denies civil war Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 6:40 AM
    Car bombs claimed nine lives in Iraq on Thursday and the US military announced the deaths of five more troops, as Britain's Tony Blair asserted the country is not in the grip of civil war.
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  • Democrats predict passage of Iraq bill Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 5:57 AM
    House Democrats confidently predicted they can pass a bill to end the Iraq war before September 2008, even as their counterparts in the Senate struggle just to get their war debate off the ground.
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  • British widow appeals to Bush over Iraq 'friendly fire' death Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 6:55 AM
    The widow of a British soldier killed in Iraq in a "friendly fire" attack appealed to United States President George W. Bush on Thursday for the US to help the high-profile investigation into his death.
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  • Democrats push Iraq pull-out plan Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 15 2:05 PM
    A Democratic plan for all US troops to leave Iraq by next year is approved by a key House panel but fails in the Senate.
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  • Democrats Get Mixed Results on Iraq Timetable Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 15 5:31 PM
    Congressional Democrats hoping to end U.S. involvement in the war in Iraq move forward with a House funding bill that includes a deadline for a U.S. troop pullout. But Senate Republicans thwarted a binding resolution that included a timeline for redeployment offered by Senate Democrats.
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  • Number of Iraq deaths 'a tragedy': Blair Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 4:41 AM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair said Thursday that it was a "tragedy" that there had been so many deaths in Iraq but insisted that the US-led coalition was doing the right thing.
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  • Bomb kills 6 in Iraq, U.S. warns of sectarian warfare Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 3:56 AM
    A car bomb exploded as a bus carrying state employees passed by in a town south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing six people, as a Pentagon report said sectarian violence was the greatest security threat in Iraq.
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  • Bob Geiger: Republicans Vote To Keep Troops In Iraq Indefinitely Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Mar 15 2:56 PM
    In a move that once again showed their utter contempt for U.S. troops, military families and the will of the American people, Senate Republicans today voted down S. J. Res. 9, the United States Policy in Iraq Resolution of 2007 , proposed by Democrats to force George W. Bush to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq within 120 days, with a target of a total withdrawal by March of 2008. "Monday ...
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  • Senate Rejects Democratic Iraq Troop Withdrawal Plan (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 15 2:26 PM
    March 15 (Bloomberg) -- The Senate rejected Democratic- backed legislation that calls for U.S. troops to be withdrawn from Iraq just hours after a House panel approved a plan to bring the troops home.
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  • Terry Curtis Fox: Why the US Attorney Scandal Is a Domestic Iraq Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Mar 15 2:56 PM
    The US Attorney scandal could be the big one - the one which finally brings down the miserable reign of George the Terrible. Yes, I know - he should have been impeached for lying to Congress when he started the Iraq war. But he wasn't and he won't be. Obstruction of Justice, however, is another matter. It's a clear charge, and it's not that far from what brought down Nixon and what nearly ...
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  • Iraq Plan Moves In House, Fails In Senate Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 15 2:00 PM
    The House Appropriations Committee voted to endorse a war spending bill that includes a Democratic provision to require the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by September of 2008. A less-sweeping plan was defeated in the Senate.
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  • Governor: Marine from South Portland dies in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    A former soccer captain from South Portland High School was killed during combat in Iraq, officials said Thursday.
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  • Senate Rejects Democratic Iraq Troop Withdrawal Legislation Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 15 1:42 PM
    March 15 (Bloomberg) -- The Senate rejected Democratic- backed legislation that calls for U.S. troops to be withdrawn from Iraq next year. The Democratic measure, sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, fell 12 votes short of the 60 needed for passage.
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  • Senate rejects goal of Iraq pullout in 2008 Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 15 1:09 PM
    In a largely party-line vote, the Senate on Thursday rejected a Democratic resolution aimed at withdrawing most American combat troops from Iraq in 2008.
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  • S.Korea haggles with U.S. on soldier who ducked Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 15 3:08 AM
    A South Korean soldier may be a U.S. military deserter after he left his U.S. base and joined the South Korean army, apparently to avoid a tour of duty in Iraq, the defense ministry in Seoul said on Thursday.
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  • Insurgents Target Strykers in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 15 1:15 PM
    Insurgents Renew Campaign of Bombings, Killings Against U.S. in Iraq As War Enters Fifth Year
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  • Panel Keeps Iraq Timeline in Budget Plan Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 15 12:11 PM
    House Panel Approves War Spending Bill Containing Timetable for Troop Withdrawal From Iraq
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  • Official: Israelis Should Invest in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Finance - Mar 15 12:18 PM
    A U.S. defense official on Thursday encouraged Israelis to pump investments into Iraq's devastated economy. Paul Brinkley, U.S. deputy undersecretary of defense for business transformation, told a business conference here that Israelis were welcome in a country crying out for investment.
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  • UN Envoy Appeals To Security Council To Stop Iraq Violence Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    UNITED NATIONS (AP)--The U.N. envoy to Iraq painted a grim picture of a country in crisis facing the "menace of political, sectarian and criminal violence" and urged the international community to help Baghdad achieve stability and economic viability.
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  • Iraq measure clears Senate hurdle, but GOP set to stop it Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 14 11:53 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- 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. President Bush backed them up with a veto threat.
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  • Senate to Vote Today on Iraq War Resolutions, Leaders Say Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 15 12:42 PM
    March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Senate Republicans and Democrats agreed to vote today on a series of measures on Iraq, including a Democratic proposal to withdraw U.S. troops from that country next year that most Republicans oppose.
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  • Iraq Bombs Kill 13 as Blair Denies It's Civil War (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 15 10:47 AM
    March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Iraq car bomb attacks killed at least 13 people and wounded 47 others in Baghdad and al- Iskandariyah today as U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair refused to accept the country is in a civil war.
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  • Violence down amid Baghdad crackdown, Iraq says Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 14 11:37 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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  • U.S. Senate rejects Iraq deadline Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 15 11:25 AM
    A Democratic effort to set a deadline for withdrawing U.S. combat troops from Iraq failed Thursday to pass the U.S. Senate.
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  • Senate GOP Turns Back Iraq Pullout Plan Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 15 3:21 PM
    Democrats aggressively challenged President Bush's Iraq policy at both ends of the Capitol on Thursday, gaining House committee approval for a troop withdrawal deadline of Sept. 1, 2008, but suffering defeat in the Senate on a less sweeping plan to end U.S....
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  • Democrats win one, lose one on Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Democrats aggressively challenged President Bush's Iraq policy at both ends of the Capitol on Thursday, gaining House committee approval for a troop withdrawal deadline of Sept. 1, 2008, but enduring defeat in the Senate on a less sweeping plan to end U.S. participation in the war. House and Senate Democrats are largely unified behind the argument that the United States shouldn't be ...
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  • In Jordan, Christians From Iraq Harassed Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 15 11:00 AM
    In Jordan, Christian Refugees From Iraq Face Tough Times
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  • Iraq Vet Charged With Selling Arms Tied to Heists Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 14 11:18 PM
    A soldier who served near Baghdad has been charged with selling high-powered assault weapons he is alleged to have smuggled out of Iraq -- firearms that investigators think were used in a series of commando-style bank robberies in the Washington area, authorities said yesterday.
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  • Weighing up losses to Iraq's heritage Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 10:33 PM
    Archeology in Iraq these days, explains the new caretaker of the country's 5,000-year-old heritage, is less about making new discoveries than finding out what has already been stolen.
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  • S.Korea haggles with U.S. on soldier who ducked Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 11:38 PM
    A South Korean soldier may be a U.S. military deserter after he left his U.S. base and joined the South Korean army, apparently to avoid a tour of duty in Iraq, the defence ministry in Seoul said on Thursday.
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  • Democrats Predict Passage of Iraq Bill Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 15 9:56 AM
    House Democrats Confidently Predict They Can Pass Bill to End Iraq War Before September 2008
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  • Four years on, Iraq battles on amid bloodshed Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD (AFP) - Four years after a US-led invasion billed as a bid to disarm Iraq and create a democratic pro-Western enclave in the Middle East, the country is instead steeped in sectarian bloodshed.
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  • Iraq asks China firm to hurry power plant Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 15 9:31 AM
    Iraq is urging the Chinese power company building a power plant southeast of Baghdad to hurry because of the ongoing electricity shortage. The Voices of ...
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  • Airmen in Iraq to test protective turret Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 15 10:05 AM
    A protective gun turret named for a fallen U.S. airman will soon be deployed to Iraq for testing.
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  • House, Senate disagree on Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Mar 15 1:45 PM
    Democrats aggressively challenged President Bush's Iraq policy at both ends of the Capitol today.
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  • The deadline is tied to a bill that asks for $95.5bn to pay for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq [AFP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - 16 minutes ago
    US Democrats have received mixed results in challenges to the president's Iraq policy, gaining House Appropriations Committee approval for a troop withdrawal deadline of September 1, 2008, but suffering defeat in the senate on a plan to end US participation in the 4-year-old war.
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  • Democrats Get Mixed Results on Iraq Timetable Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 15 2:12 PM
    All Things Considered , March 15, 2007 Congressional Democrats hoping to end U.S. involvement in the war in Iraq move forward with a House funding bill that includes a deadline for a U.S. troop pullout.
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  • Senate debates withdrawing US troops from Iraq within the year Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 8:16 PM
    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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  • Senate again rejects Levin's Iraq withdrawal plan Open this result in new window
    WZZM 13 Grand Rapids - 5 minutes ago
    A proposal co-authored by Sen. Carl Levin that sets a timetable for pulling U.S. soldiers out of Iraq failed in the Senate today for the second time in nine months.
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  • Report: U.S. Iraq commander seeks more troops for buildup Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - 13 minutes ago
    The commander of U.S. forces in Iraq has asked for an additional 2,500 to 3,000 troops to be sent to Iraq as part of the Bush administration's military buildup to crack down on rising sectarian violence and insurgents, The Boston Globe reported.
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  • US Senate rejects Iraq withdrawal plan Open this result in new window
    TODAYonline - 25 minutes ago
    Democratic Senator Joseph Biden (R) listens to Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speak to the press after a vote on Capitol Hill in Wasington, DC. Democrats cranked up pressure on the White House over Iraq Thursday, scoring an initial coup in the House of Representatives, but then failed to ram a troop withdrawal plan through the Senate.
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  • Iraq war about sectarian rivalry, crime: Pentagon Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 14 7:36 PM
    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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  • South Plains Marines Return Home From Iraq Open this result in new window
    KCBD-TV Lubbock - 28 minutes ago
    Members of the 6th Motor Transport Battalion in Lubbock arrived at Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport around 9:45 p.m. Thursday. They've been deployed in Iraq since mid-August. NewsChannel 11's Ben Lawson has the homecoming details.
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  • US Senate blocks Iraq pullout deadline Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 9 minutes ago
    In Washington, the United States Senate has rejected a bill setting a date for US troops to pull out of Iraq. Senate Democrats failed by a vote of 50 to 48 to pass legislation which would have ordered US combat forces to leave Iraq by March 2008. US President George W. Bush had threatened to veto the bill had it received the 60 votes needed to overcome a Republican filibuster for passage.
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  • US Senate Rejects Measure to Withdraw US Troops from Iraq by March 2008 Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 15 3:48 PM
    The U.S. Senate has rejected by a 50 to 48 vote a Democratic-sponsored measure calling for U.S. troops to be withdrawn from Iraq by March of next year. VOA's Deborah Tate reports from Capitol Hill.
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  • Clinton Would Keep Some Troops In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 15 6:30 AM
    Hillary Clinton says she'd keep some U.S. troops in Iraq. John McCain tries to regain his maverick touch. And a look at Obama's years in Indonesia. Joel Roberts has the highlights of the day's headlines.
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  • Alaskan Commander Explains Dangers In Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC Alaska News - 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
    Its been a long haul for Fort Richardsons 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, who is now halfway through its yearlong deployment in Iraq. According to the brigades commander, the Alaskan soldiers face violence everyday. He went on to say that he sees things slowly moving in the right direction.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,206 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 15 4:42 PM
    As of Thursday, March 15, 2007, at least 3,206 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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  • Congress wrestles with deadlines to end Iraq war Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - Mar 15 6:12 PM
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic plan to withdraw American combat troops from Iraq by next year passed a key test in the US House of Representatives on Thursday, but the Senate failed to impose a similar deadline for ending the four-year-old war.
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  • 69% disapprove longer duty in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Asahi.com - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
    Sixty-nine percent of voters oppose the government's plan to extend the Self-Defense Forces' reconstruction mission in Iraq by two years, an Asahi Shimbun survey showed.
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  • Celikkol To Attend Iraq Meeting In U.N. Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    UNITED NATIONS - Turkey`s Special Envoy for Iraq Oguz Celikkol will attend a meeting on Iraq to be held in the United Nations on March 16th.
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  • Iraq pullout deadline is defeated in Senate Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    Senate Republicans have been able to turn back a Democratic effort to require a troop withdrawal in Iraq to begin within 120 days.
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  • Pentagon Issues Dire Look At End of '06 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 14 7:06 PM
    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...
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  • More Than 40 Countries To Join Iraq International Fair Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
    GAZIANTEP - Around 1500 companies from more than 30 countries will attend the 2nd Iraq International Fair, planned to take place in southeastern city of Gaziantep between May 23rd-27th, 2007 in association with the Iraq Trade Ministry and fair organization company Forum.
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  • Pentagon describes violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 15 6:55 AM
    A Pentagon report on violence in Iraq at the end of 2006 describes a region torn apart like that in a civil war, with nearly 100 civilians dying daily. ...
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  • Lincoln, Pryor Split On Iraq Withdrawal In 120 Days Open this result in new window
    KTHV Little Rock - 1 hour, 4 minutes ago
    Arkansas's two senators split when the Senate voted 50-to-48 Thursday against legislation offered by Democrats that would require a U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq to begin within 120 days.
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  • Iraq pullout deadline is defeated in Senate Open this result in new window
    News 8 Austin - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
    CAPITOL HILL -- Senate Republicans have been able to turn back a Democratic effort to require a troop withdrawal in Iraq to begin within 120 days. The vote was 50-48 against the measure. That means it fell 12 votes short of the 60 it would have needed to pass.
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  • Some Troops Would Remain in Iraq Under Hillary Clinton Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Mar 15 6:44 AM
    Presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton says she would keep a small military presence in Iraq if elected president.
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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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  • New Mexico Marine killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NewsChannel 10 Amarillo - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
    ALBUQUERQUE A southern New Mexico family is mourning the death of a 20-year-old Marine who was killed this week while serving in Iraq. The family of Lance Corporal...
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  • US Senate blocks Iraq pullout deadline Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
    In Washington, the United States Senate has rejected a bill setting a date for US troops to pull out of Iraq. Senate Democrats failed by a vote of 50 to 48 to pass legislation which would have ordered US combat forces to leave Iraq by March 2008. US President George W. Bush had threatened to veto the bill had it received the 60 votes needed for passage.
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  • Reid's Plan to Withdraw U.S. Troops From Iraq Fails Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Mar 15 5:44 AM
    Republicans defeat plan by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday, voting down a proposal that would withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq by March 31, 2008.
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  • Pentagon Report Acknowledges 'Civil War' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 15 6:16 AM
    The Pentagon's quarterly update to Congress on the Iraq war is out, and the assessment is grim. For the first time, it uses the term "civil war" to describe the violence in Iraq.
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  • Iraq war timeline Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    March 20: The United States, Britain and their allies attack Baghdad and launch an invasion codenamed "Operation Iraqi Freedom" to rid Iraq of alleged weapons of mass destruction.
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  • OPEC Decides to Maintain Output Production Target, Iraq Says Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 15 6:11 AM
    March 15 (Bloomberg) -- OPEC, the producer of 41 percent of the world's oil, decided to maintain output targets at its meeting today in Vienna, Iraq's Oil Minister Hussain al- Shahristani said.
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  • Congress votes on Iraq...Deadly day in Baghdad...Six-year-old found dead Open this result in new window
    KOIN News 6 Portland - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
    CAPITOL HILL A House committee has approved a deadline of September first, 2008, for withdrawing U-S troops from Iraq. But Senate Republicans defeated a Democratic bill requiring a troop withdrawal to begin within four months.
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  • For White House hopefuls, Iraq looms above all else Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - Four years after US President George W. Bush ordered the Iraq invasion, the unpopular war dominates the US political scene and poses a headache for the 2008 White House contenders, experts say.
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  • Iraq, UN aim to build support for reconstruction Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 15 4:32 PM
    Source: Reuters By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, March 15 (Reuters) - Iraq and the United Nations will present on Friday a five-year reconstruction plan that aims to wean Baghdad off international dependency and ...
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  • Four US soldiers die in Iraq, US envoy urges talks Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 15 4:02 PM
    Source: Reuters (Adds Khalilzad comments, 4 U.S. soldiers killed, Congress votes) By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, March 15 (Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to Iraq advocated a mix of "pressure and engagement& ...
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