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  • Dems challenge Bush with Iraq timetable Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    The House voted Friday for the first time to clamp a cutoff deadline on the Iraq war, agreeing by a thin margin to pull combat troops out by next year and pushing the new Democratic-led Congress ever closer to a showdown with President Bush.
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  • Iraq Reconstruction Teams to Receive Needed Support Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    Ten veteran diplomats and four representatives of the Agency for International Development depart for Iraq as the civilian core of 10 new provincial reconstruction teams.
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  • Critic of Hussein Grapples With Horrors of Post-Invasion Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
    Up until the invasion, Kanan Makiya was the leading intellectual voice calling for the ouster of Saddam Hussein. Now as sectarian violence in Iraq grows, he is questioning what went wrong.
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  • House, 218 to 212, Votes to Set Date for Iraq Pullout Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 23 6:37 PM
    The Democratic leaders of Congress said they were acting on overriding American sentiment to change course in Iraq.
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  • Iraq, immigration threaten McCain bid Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 6:07 PM
    Immigration and Iraq present opposite threats to John McCain's presidential candidacy. The former could undercut his bid for the Republican nomination; the latter, his chances for winning the White House.
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  • U.N. Chief Isn?t Discouraged by His Close Call in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that a mortar shell that landed near him would not deter him from expanding the United Nations presence in Iraq.
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  • A Play on Iraq War Divides a High School Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 23 6:22 PM
    The principal of the school in Wilton, Conn., cancelled a play written by the students about the war in Iraq because questions of political balance and context.
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  • House passes spending bill with Iraq deadline Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 23 5:49 PM
    President Bush slammed Democrats on Friday after the House narrowly approved a supplemental war spending bill that includes an August 31, 2008, deadline for combat troops to leave Iraq.
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  • US House ties Iraq war funding to withdrawal timeline Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 3:33 PM
    The US House of Representatives Friday voted to impose an August 31, 2008 deadline to pull combat troops out of Iraq, prompting a veto threat and furious rebuke from President George W. Bush.
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  • House approves 2008 troop withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 3:30 PM
    The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday voted to impose a September 1, 2008, deadline for withdrawing all American combat troops from Iraq, prompting a quick veto promise from President George W. Bush.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,232 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 4:27 PM
    As of Friday, March 23, 2007, at least 3,232 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 2,607 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Dems Challenge Bush With Iraq Timetable Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 23 3:23 PM
    WASHINGTON -- A sharply divided House voted Friday to order President Bush to bring combat troops home from Iraq next year, a victory for Democrats in an epic war-powers struggle and Congress' boldest challenge yet to the administration's policy.
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  • House Passes Iraq Pullout Timetable Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 23 12:17 PM
    A sharply divided House voted yesterday to bring U.S. troops home from Iraq by next summer, attaching a timetable for withdrawal to the billions of dollars in war funding President Bush has demanded to prosecute an increasingly unpopular war.
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  • Bush vows to veto Iraq withdrawal timeline Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 11:56 AM
    US President George W. Bush on Friday accused his Democratic foes of undermining US troops in Iraq by passing a bill that ties war funding to a pullout deadline and vowed to veto the measure.
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  • Iraq deputy PM hurt in suicide bombing Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 10:47 AM
    Iraq's deputy prime minister, a Sunni who crossed the country's sectarian divide to join the Shiite-led government, was gravely injured Friday in a suicide bombing at a mosque in the courtyard of his home, his chest pierced with shrapnel, authorities said. Nine people were reported killed in the attack.
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  • House approves timetable for Iraq troop withdrawal Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 23 10:53 AM
    After a highly emotional debate, the House voted 218-212 to set a timetable for bringing American troops home. The provision calls for most troops to be out of Iraq by Sept. 1, 2008. Republicans said the measure would amount to micromanaging the war. Left, Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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  • House passes spending bill with Iraq deadline Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Mar 23 10:39 AM
    The House of Representatives on Friday voted 218-212 to approve a spending bill that includes a firm deadline -- August 31, 2008 -- for combat troops to leave Iraq.
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  • U.N. Chief Undeterred by Attack in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 23 11:07 AM
    United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said today that a mortar round that struck close by him in Baghdad would not deter him from expanding the U.N. presence in Iraq.
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  • House approves end date for Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 10:13 AM
    The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday defied President George W. Bush, voting to impose a September 1, 2008, deadline for withdrawing all American combat troops from Iraq.
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  • Bush vows veto of House Iraq deadline bill Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 11:15 AM
    President George W. Bush threatened on Friday to veto legislation approved by the House of Representatives that would impose a deadline for U.S. troops to withdraw from Iraq.
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  • Bush slams Dems over Iraq pullout plan Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 11:07 AM
    President Bush says the House abdicated its responsibility by passing legislation to bring combat troops home from Iraq next year.
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  • Statements from the House debate on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 10:39 AM
    Statements by House members during debate on legislation funding the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan:
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  • House approves deadline for ending Iraq war Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 9:49 AM
    The House of Representatives on Friday defied President George W. Bush by voting to impose a September 1, 2008, deadline for withdrawing all American combat troops from Iraq.
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  • House Democrats confident on Iraq vote Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 8:45 AM
    House Democrats voiced confidence Friday that they had enough support to approve Congress' boldest challenge yet to President Bush's Iraq policy, a bill ordering combat troops to leave the country before the fall of 2008.
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  • Iraq war deadline bill to pass US House: Democrats Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 7:59 AM
    Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have secured enough votes to pass legislation setting a September 1, 2008, deadline for withdrawing American troops from Iraq, lawmakers said on Friday.
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  • House passes Iraq troop pullout deadline Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Mar 23 5:57 PM
    By a narrow margin reflecting deep divisions over the Iraq war, the House voted Friday to set a September 2008 deadline for withdrawing all U.S. combat troops from Iraq, confronting President Bush with his most serious challenge over the conflict and setting the president and Democratic leadership on a collision course over war powers.
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  • Tillman's college roommate deployed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    NFL.com - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    HONOLULU (March 23, 2007) -- A former NFL player who joined the Marines and was motivated by college roommate Pat Tillman, who died in Afghanistan, was heading for the war in Iraq on March 20.
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  • Iraq Deputy PM Hurt by Suicide Bomb Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Mar 23 6:51 AM
    Iraq's deputy prime minister, a Sunni who crossed the country's sectarian divide to join the Shiite-led government, was wounded Friday in a suicide bombing at a mosque in the courtyard of his home
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  • Sparks Fly Over Iraq Vote Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 23 5:30 PM
    The House approved legislation setting a deadline for a U.S. troop pullout from Iraq. President Bush fired back, charging the House with abdicating its responsibility by passing a bill with no chance of becoming law.
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  • Suicide Bombing Wounds Iraq's Deputy PM Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 23 6:00 PM
    Iraq's Sunni deputy prime minister, Salam al-Zubaie, was injured as he left a mosque after Friday services. Sources tell CBS News the explosion may have been detonated by one of his own guards, and an al Qaeda group is claiming responsibility.
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  • House Dems more confident on Iraq vote Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 6:01 AM
    House Democrats are increasingly confident they have the votes to pass legislation designed to force an end to the war in Iraq next year.
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  • House Approves August 2008 Deadline on Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 23 3:40 PM
    All Things Considered , March 23, 2007 The House of Representatives has voted to impose a deadline of Aug. 1, 2008, for withdrawing all American combat troops from Iraq. In a vote mostly along partisan lines, Democrats attached the deadline to legislation authorizing more than $124 billion in emergency funds, mostly for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • US Democrats push for deadline for Iraq exit Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 3:45 AM
    Democratic lawmakers will push for a deadline for withdrawing US troops from Iraq in a vote on Friday that links funds for the war to a pullout by mid-2008.
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  • Iraq's Sunni deputy PM hurt in bombing Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 4:50 AM
    Iraq's Sunni deputy prime minister was wounded Friday in a suicide bombing at a mosque in the courtyard of his home that killed six people, including one of his advisers, authorities said.
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  • House Approves August 2008 Deadline on Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 23 3:45 PM
    The House of Representatives votes to impose an Aug. 31, 2008, deadline for withdrawing all American combat troops from Iraq. In a 218-212 vote, Democrats attached the deadline to legislation authorizing more than $124 billion in emergency funds.
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  • US House votes for Iraq deadline Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 23 12:31 PM
    The US House votes to order George W Bush to pull troops out of Iraq, but he vows to veto the bill.
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  • McCain says House vote on Iraq marks 'shameful, disgraceful day' Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Mar 23 6:39 PM
    Republican presidential hopeful John McCain told New Hampshire voters that Friday's House vote to set a deadline for withdrawing troops from Iraq marked a "shameful and disgraceful day."
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  • Dems short of votes to set Iraq deadline via spending bill Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Mar 23 2:39 AM
    House Democrats say they are determined to change course in Iraq, but Democratic leaders are still trying to gather the votes to make that happen.
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  • No sign of oil in repairing Iraq economy Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 23 1:42 PM
    The role oil could play in reviving Iraq's economy was conspicuously absent in a presentation by a Bush administration official Friday. Although more ...
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  • Army Says 130 Helicopters Lost So Far in Iraq, Afghanistan Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Mar 23 1:49 PM
    The Army has lost 130 helicopters in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, about a third to shoot-downs, its aviation director said Friday. He complained that industry is not replacing them fast enough
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  • Ban, Shaken by Baghdad Blast, Says Iraq Too Dangerous (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 23 1:12 PM
    March 23 (Bloomberg) -- Iraq is too perilous now for greater United Nations participation in the country's reconstruction, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the day after being shaken in Baghdad by an explosion so close he felt the shock wave and ducked in fear.
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  • Inglis opposes Iraq spending bill Open this result in new window
    The State - 24 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON On Friday, Rep. Bob Inglis joined 197 other House Republicans, rejecting a $124 billion spending bill mainly for Iraq because it says U.S. troops should withdraw by September 2008.
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  • Democrats ratchet up pressure for Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 23 1:22 AM
    Democratic leaders vowed to push for US troop withdrawal from Iraq sometime next year in a House vote Friday on funding for wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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  • New fraud task force set up in Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 23 12:59 PM
    U.S. law and anti-corruption agencies are launching a task force to fight contracting fraud and crime in Iraq.
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  • Military Matters: Flickers of hope in Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 23 12:14 PM
    U.S. operational and strategic failures in Iraq must be dealt with on their own levels and in their own terms. Anything else is lighting candles in a ...
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  • Divided House approves Iraq withdrawal measure Open this result in new window
    The State - 34 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON President Bush called it an abdication of responsibilities by the Democrats. But for Nancy Pelosi, House passage of legislation ordering troops home from Iraq next year was sweet victory.
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  • Bush Slams Democrats Over Iraq Timetable Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 23 11:37 AM
    Bush Says House Ignored Its Responsibility by Passing Spending Bill Containing Iraq Timetable
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  • Iraq's deputy PM wounded in suicide bombing Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 23 4:58 AM
    Iraq's Sunni deputy prime minister was wounded Friday in a suicide bombing near the heavily fortified Green Zone that killed at least two people, police said.
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  • Life in Iraq: Your pictures Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 23 9:17 AM
    Readers sent their pictures from Iraq.
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  • Bush blasts House on Iraq timetable Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Mar 23 10:49 AM
    President Bush reacted angrily today to a historic vote by the House of Representatives that seeks to force the White House to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq by August 2008.
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  • Developments in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
    Iraq's deputy prime minister, a Sunni who crossed the sectarian divide to join the Shiite-led government, was gravely injured Friday in a suicide bombing at a mosque in the courtyard of his home, his chest pierced with shrapnel, authorities said. Nine people were reported killed in the attack. A man wearing an explosives vest blew himself up as Salam al-Zubaie and other worshippers were leaving ...
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  • GAO Faults U.S. Military Over Munitions in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 22 11:36 PM
    The U.S. military's faulty war plans and insufficient troops in Iraq left thousands and possibly millions of tons of conventional munitions unsecured or in the hands of insurgent groups after the 2003 invasion -- allowing widespread looting of weapons and explosives used to make roadside bombs that...
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  • House OKs Timetable for Troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 23 10:37 AM
    Divided House Approves War Spending Bill Containing Timetable for U.S. Troops in Iraq
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  • Club For Growth Targets Five Freshmen Dems On Iraq Vote Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 23 11:06 AM
    With the House set to vote later today on controversial legislation to fund the war in Iraq, the conservative Club for Growth will target five freshmen Democrats if they vote to support the bill because it includes $24 billion in additional spending on projects outside the war.
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  • House Backs Troop Withdrawal in Challenge to Bush's Iraq Policy Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 23 9:57 AM
    March 23 (Bloomberg) -- The House of Representatives voted to require the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq next year in the most direct challenge to President George W. Bush's war policy since Democrats won control of Congress in January.
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  • Liberals Relent on Iraq War Funding Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 22 10:24 PM
    Liberal opposition to a $124 billion war spending bill broke last night, when leaders of the antiwar Out of Iraq Caucus pledged to Democratic leaders that they will not block the measure, which sets timelines for bringing U.S. troops home.
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  • Iraq Deputy PM undergoes surgery following assassination attempt Open this result in new window
    ABC via Yahoo!7 News - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    One of Iraq's deputy prime ministers, Salam al-Zobaie, has undergone surgery at a US military hospital in Baghdad after he was wounded in an assassination attempt.
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  • Protecting Iraq's oil supply Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Mar 23 6:26 PM
    HMS Cornwall's mission to protect Iraq's oil platforms and exports against pirates, smugglers, and terrorists.
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  • Debates Continue in Congress over Iraq, Attorney Firings Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Mar 23 5:24 PM
    Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the House bill passed on Friday requiring the withdrawal of U.S. combat forces from Iraq by the fall of 2008 and the constitutional showdown between the president and Congress over the firing of U.S. attorneys.
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  • Rep. Stark only member to vote 'present' on Iraq withdrawal bill Open this result in new window
    The Fresno Bee - Mar 23 6:37 PM
    Democratic Rep. Pete Stark of Fremont was the only member of Congress on Friday to vote "present" on a bill setting a deadline to withdraw troops from Iraq.
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  • Bush warns of veto after vote for Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Mar 23 6:26 PM
    US House of Representatives votes for deadline of September 1 next year for bringing home American troops from Iraq.
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  • Iraq Deputy PM Hurt In Suicide Bombing Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 23 8:15 AM
    Iraq's deputy prime minister, a Sunni who crossed the country's sectarian divide to join the Shiite-led government, was gravely wounded Friday in a suicide bombing at a mosque in the courtyard of his home, his chest pierced with shrapnel, authorities said. Nine people were reported killed in the attack.
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  • Protecting Iraq's oil supply Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
    The frigate HMS Cornwall is on patrol as the lead ship of Combined Task Force 158, whose UN-backed mission is to protect Iraq's oil platforms and exports against pirates, smugglers, and terrorists.
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  • House Approves Timetable for Iraq Withdrawal Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Mar 23 5:24 PM
    Ignoring a threatened veto from President Bush, the House of Representatives voted 218-212 Friday to require the president to pull combat forces out of Iraq by the fall of 2008. Kwame Holman reports on the move by Congress to try to end the four-year-old conflict.
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  • In letter, Iraq tells IMF inflation is a priority Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 23 5:04 PM
    WASHINGTON, March 23 (Reuters) - Iraq promised to make tackling high inflation one of its priorities and said it will gradually keep raising domestic prices of fuel products to curb a thriving black market, according to a letter by Iraq's top finance officials to the IMF published on Friday.
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  • US House approves 2008 troop withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABS-CBNNEWS.com - 1 hour, 44 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The US House of Representatives on Friday voted to impose a Sept. 1, 2008, deadline for withdrawing all American combat troops from Iraq, prompting a quick veto promise from President George W. Bush.
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  • Dems Challenge Bush With Iraq Timetable Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 23 12:32 PM
    WASHINGTON March 23, 2007, 3:26 p.m. ET A sharply divided House voted Friday to order President Bush to bring combat troops home from Iraq next year, a victory for Democrats in an epic war-powers struggle and Congress' boldest challenge yet to the administration's policy.
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  • U.S. forces redeploying, reducing presence in major Iraq cities Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Mar 23 4:28 PM
    WASHINGTON The U.S.-led military coalition has been redeploying throughout Iraq Iraq. A report said the U.S.-led MultiNational Force-Iraq has been moving forces and bases throughout Iraq amid the strengthening of the Iraq Army and police, Middle East Newsline reported.
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  • House approves Iraq withdrawal bill Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 36 minutes ago
    The House voted yesterday for the first time to clamp a cutoff deadline on the Iraq war, agreeing by a thin margin to pull combat troops out by next year and pushing the new Democratic-led Congress ever closer to a showdown with President Bush.
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  • Britain's Walking Iraq Casualty Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 23 7:30 AM
    Prime Minister Tony Blair decided in 2003 to stand shoulder to shoulder with President Bush in the Iraq war. CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer reports on how that decision has meant political suicide for the British leader.
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  • Your questions for Huw Edwards in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 23 6:04 AM
    To mark the fourth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq, the BBC's Huw Edwards spent a week with British troops in Basra. He answers your questions.
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  • Pelosi Struggles to Unite House Democrats on Iraq Spending Bill Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Mar 22 9:19 PM
    March 23 (Bloomberg) -- The House vote today on a war- funding bill that calls for the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Iraq is the biggest test to date for Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
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  • Shuler's backing for Iraq timeline invites GOP anger Open this result in new window
    Asheville Citizen-Times - 14 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON -- Two groups hoping to unseat Rep. Heath Shuler in 2008 blasted him Friday for backing a war-spending bill with provisions that would set timetables for withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq.
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  • Suicide bomb hurts Iraq deputy PM Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
    IRAQ'S deputy prime minister, a Sunni who crossed the country's sectarian divide to join the Shiite-led government, is being treated in hospital after a suicide bombing at his official residence yesterday. At least nine people were killed.
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  • Bush threatens to veto Iraq bill that would aid citrus farmers Open this result in new window
    The Fresno Bee - Mar 23 5:07 PM
    A bill promising $40 million in federal aid for a citrus industry recovering from this winter's deep freeze is likely to collapse because it's attached to an Iraq supplemental funding bill that the president is expected to veto.
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  • House narrowly passes Iraq withdrawal bill Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Mar 23 11:08 AM
    A sharply divided House voted today to order President Bush to bring combat troops home from Iraq next year, a victory for Democrats in...
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  • US House of Reps approves Iraq withdrawal bill Open this result in new window
    Sydney Morning Herald - Mar 23 4:14 PM
    In a victory for Democrats, a divided House of representatives has voted to order President Bush to bring combat troops home from Iraq next year.
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  • House narrowly passes Iraq bill with BRAC funding Open this result in new window
    San Antonio Express-News - Mar 23 3:47 PM
    The $124 billion Iraq war spending bill calls for withdrawing U.S. troops in 2008 and includes money for domestic projects like base closure construction considered critical to San Antonio
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  • Bush under pressure to withdraw Iraq troops Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
    The American Congress issued a bold challenge to George W Bush's policy in Iraq yesterday when it passed a Bill demanding the withdrawal of US combat forces by September 2008.
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  • The Iraq War and State-Sponsored Terrorism Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 23 12:32 PM
    Fresh Air from WHYY , March 22, 2007 Middle East policy expert Daniel Byman talks about the effect of the war in Iraq on state-sponsored terrorism.
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  • Blast-resistant vehicles slated for Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 22 8:31 PM
    The Pentagon is scrambling to build and ship armored vehicles to Iraq that are four times more resistant to bomb blasts than a Humvee, military officials say.
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  • After Iraq , its time to chill Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Mar 23 4:21 PM
    CAMP HANSEN , Okinawa Two fathers met their babies for the first time Friday night when their unit returned from a seven-month deployment. In Iraq I just had pictures. This is way better than that, Capt. Dev Spradlin said, looking down at his daughter conked out in her stroller.
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  • Alabama Delegation Votes Along Party Lines On Iraq Funding Bill Open this result in new window
    WSFA 12 Montgomery - 28 minutes ago
    Alabama's seven member delegation voted along party lines as the House voted to require President Bush to bring combat troops from Iraq next year.
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  • Hawaii Reps vote to approve Iraq withdrawal bill Open this result in new window
    KHNL News 8 Honolulu - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    HONOLULU Hawaii's two U-S representatives voted today with the Democrat majority to pull combat troops out of the Iraq by next year.
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  • Dems Challenge Bush With Iraq Timetable Open this result in new window
    Newsday - Mar 23 3:00 PM
    A sharply divided House voted Friday to order President Bush to bring combat troops home from Iraq next year, a victory for Democrats in an epic war-powers struggle and Congress' boldest challenge yet to the administration's policy. Just over an hour later, an angry Bush accused Democrats of staging nothing more than political theater and said that if the spending bill is not approved and signed ...
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  • Delegation splits on Iraq vote Open this result in new window
    Rocky Mountain News - Mar 23 11:43 AM
    Colorado's congressional delegation split strictly along party lines today in vote approving a $124 billion emergency war spending plan that attempts to impose a timetable for U.S. troops to leave Iraq.
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  • House votes to end Iraq War in '08--Minnesotans vote along party lines Open this result in new window
    KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could not contain her smile as she announced the decision on the Iraq Spending bill Friday. On this vote,
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  • Marine from St. Lawrence County killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    News 10 Now Syracuse - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
    A marine from St. Lawrence County has been killed while serving in Iraq. He graduated from Hermon-DeKalb Central School in 2004 and grew up in the small town of Richville.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,232 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 23 4:27 PM
    As of Friday, March 23, 2007, at least 3,232 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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  • Iraq deputy PM injured in bomb attack Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
    Iraq's deputy prime minister Salam al-Zubayi is in serious condition after being wounded in a suicide bombing at a Baghdad mosque near his home. Police said at least nine people were killed in the attack and more than a dozen others were wounded.
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  • UN chief rattled by mortar blast at Iraq talks Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 22 6:57 PM
    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed confidence on Thursday that Iraq could build a better future with international help just moments before flinching at the nearby explosion of a mortar shell.
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  • Iraq deputy PM hurt in suicide bombing Open this result in new window
    Independent - Mar 23 5:39 PM
    Iraq's deputy prime minister, a Sunni who crossed the country's sectarian divide to join the Shia-led government, was wounded yesterday in a suicide bombing at a mosque in the courtyard of his home. Nine people were killed, police said.
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  • Relatives, friends gather to send off soldiers headed for Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fargo Forum - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
    BISMARCK, N.D. - Forty-five members of a North Dakota National Guard engineer brigade were given a warm sendoff, not without tears, as they prepared to head for Iraq.
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  • Iraq War Veterans To Be Honored Open this result in new window
    WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Mar 22 6:53 PM
    Veterans of the Iraq War will be honored with a memorial in Allegheny Township, Westmoreland County.
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  • Democrats ratchet up pressure for Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 22 6:16 PM
    Democrats upped the ante Thursday in their campaign to withdraw US forces from Iraq, as the House of Representatives debated a mid-2008 deadline and a Senate panel approved an even earlier one.
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  • Iraq's Sunni Deputy PM Hurt in Bombing Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 23 4:58 AM
    Suicide Bomber Attacks Baghdad Mosque; Iraq's Sunni Deputy PM Hurt and 6 Others Killed
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  • Bush warns of veto after vote for Iraq withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Mar 23 5:07 PM
    The US House of Representatives voted yesterday for legislation that sets a deadline of September 1 next year for bringing home American troops from Iraq.
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  • Bush given 2008 deadline for withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Mar 23 2:28 PM
    The US House of Representatives defied the threat of a veto from President Bush yesterday by passing binding legislation requiring the withdrawal of all American combat troops from Iraq by August 31 next year.
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  • Fort Lewis soldier dies from small arms fire in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Mar 23 10:08 AM
    A Fort Lewis soldier on his second tour in Iraq has died of wounds he received in a gunfight in Balad, the Department of Defense reported today.
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  • Soldier who died won valor award on previous Iraq tour Open this result in new window
    KXLY-TV Spokane - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
    FORT LEWIS -- A Stryker infantry squad leader from Fort Lewis who was credited with saving the lives of three U.S. and two Iraqi Army soldiers during his first deployment to Iraq in 2005 is dead.
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