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  • Senate signals support for Iraq timeline Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    The Democratic-controlled Senate narrowly signaled support Tuesday for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by next March, triggering an instant veto threat from the White House in a deepening dispute between Congress and commander in chief.
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  • McCain: Progress is being made in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
    Republican presidential contender John McCain said Tuesday, "we are starting to turn things around" in the Iraq war, as he broke off campaigning in Florida to vote against a proposed troop withdrawal timeline.
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  • Senate shows support for Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 27 6:41 PM
    Defying President Bush, the Senate refused Tuesday to remove language calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops in Iraq from a must-pass $122 billion emergency spending bill. "This war is not worth the spilling of another drop of American blood," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.
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  • McCaffrey Paints Gloomy Picture of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
    An influential retired Army general released a dire assessment of the situation in Iraq, based on a recent round of meetings there with Gen. David H. Petraeus and 16 other senior U.S. commanders.
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  • Senate votes to keep timetable in Iraq bill Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 4:00 PM
    The US Senate on Tuesday for the first time approved a measure tying funding for the war in Iraq to a timetable for withdrawing US troops.
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  • Senate backs troop withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 4:19 PM
    The Senate on Tuesday endorsed a March 31, 2008, target date for withdrawing American combat troops from Iraq, prompting the White House to threaten a veto and moving Congress a step closer to a showdown with President George W. Bush over the war.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,242 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 4:23 PM
    As of Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at least 3,242 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 2,614 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Senate shows support for Iraq timeline Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 27 3:14 PM
    Defying a veto threat, the Democratic-controlled Senate narrowly signaled support Tuesday for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by next March.
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  • Senate Backs Iraq Withdrawal Plan in Spending Measure Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 3:02 PM
    March 27 (Bloomberg) -- The Senate backed a Democratic proposal calling for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, hours after the Bush administration warned it would spur a veto.
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  • Senate backs Iraq troop withdrawal Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 3:20 PM
    The U.S. Senate on Tuesday endorsed a March 31, 2008, target date for withdrawing American combat troops from Iraq, moving Congress a step closer to a showdown with President George W. Bush over the war.
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  • Senate readies vote on Iraq timetable Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 1:31 PM
    Senate Democrats struggled Tuesday to line up support for a non-binding timeline for a troop withdrawal from Iraq, confronting strong opposition from Republican lawmakers and a renewed veto threat from the Bush administration.
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  • Job fair caters to vets wounded in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 2:29 PM
    Job applicants with missing limbs and severe burns arrived on crutches and in wheelchairs Tuesday at a job fair designed to help veterans rebuild their lives after being severely wounded in Iraq.
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  • U.S. Senate keeps pullout date in Iraq war bill Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 27 5:53 PM
    After an emotional debate, the Senate defeated an attempt to erase an American troop withdrawal date from an Iraq spending bill.
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  • White House renews pledge to veto Iraq pullout date Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 1:07 PM
    The White House on Tuesday renewed its pledge to veto a measure being debated in the Senate that seeks to withdraw most US troops from Iraq within a year.
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  • New Iraq law woos former Saddam officials Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 11:33 AM
    Iraq prepared on Tuesday to debate a new bill designed to woo back members of the outlawed Baath party into mainstream politics and government jobs in a bid to quell rampant conflict.
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  • Iraq violence slaughters more than 70 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 10:51 AM
    A suicide bomber tricked soldiers into believing he was bringing much needed food supplies to a northern Iraqi town Tuesday in the deadliest of a spate of attacks that killed more than 70 people around Iraq.
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  • Senate Backs Iraq Pullout Deadline Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 15 minutes ago
    Defying a veto threat, the Democratic-controlled Senate narrowly signaled support for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by next March. GOP attempts to scuttle the non-binding timeline failed on a vote of 50-48, largely along party lines.
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  • Iraq violence slaughters 51 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 10:19 AM
    A suicide truck bomber tricked soldiers into believing he was bringing desperately needed food supplies to a northern town in an attack that topped the killing of more than 50 people around Iraq on Tuesday.
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  • U.S. commander: No civil war in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 27 9:28 AM
    Iraq isn't engulfed in a civil war, and there are signs of hope outside strife-torn Baghdad, the new leader of U.S. Central Command says.
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  • Majority in US backs 2008 pull-out from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 10:07 AM
    A majority of Americans favor pulling US troops out of Iraq by fall 2008, but oppose cutting off funds to the 140,000 soldiers in the country, according to a poll published Tuesday.
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  • Dems press Iraq vote despite veto threat Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 9:36 AM
    Senate Democrats said Tuesday the White House's latest veto threat would not dissuade them from pushing ahead on legislation calling for combat troops to come home from Iraq within one year.
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  • Anti-Qaeda Sunni Arabs targeted in Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 10:12 AM
    Suspected al Qaeda militants in Iraq killed 21 people on Tuesday in bomb attacks targeting police and Sunni Arab tribes who have formed an alliance against the militant group, officials said.
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  • Nebraska Shifts Senate's Mood About Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
    NPR.org , March 27, 2007 If you want to know what turned the Senate around on the most important issue of our day the war in Iraq take a look at the state in the center of the map. The mood of the Senate may be said to have turned on the fulcrum of Nebraska.
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  • Iraq May Reinstate Some Baathists Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Mar 27 7:51 AM
    Iraq's prime minister and president will introduce legislation as early as Tuesday to let former members of Saddam Hussein's ruling party
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  • Majority in US backs 2008 pull-out from Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 8:46 AM
    A majority of Americans favor pulling US troops out of Iraq by fall 2008, but oppose cutting off funds to the 140,000 soldiers there, according to a poll published Tuesday.
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  • Thirty killed in Iraq town bombings Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 8:59 AM
    A suicide truck bomb and a separate car bombing killed 30 people and wounded another 50 in Iraq's northern town of Tal Afar, a hospital doctor said Tuesday.
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  • Senate's Iraq vote may come down to wire Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 7:35 AM
    An upcoming Senate vote on the Iraq war could come down to just one or two votes, testing Democratic unity on a proposal to begin bringing combat troops home.
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  • US facing last chance for success in Iraq: Mideast commander Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 7:33 AM
    The new commander of US forces in the Middle East said there was a "sniff of progress" in efforts to pacify Iraq but that the United States appeared to be facing its last chance for success there.
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  • Senate sets up Iraq veto battle / Congress defies president by voting for end to the war Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - 43 minutes ago
    The Senate's support Tuesday for a U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq leaves President Bush confronted for the first time by a Congress telling him it's time to end the war. The vote to preserve a timetable for a troop withdrawal sets up a veto fight with...
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  • Pet projects tough to trim from Iraq spending bill Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 27 7:20 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate conservatives and the Bush administration are taking aim at billions of dollars of non-war spending added to President Bush's $100 billion funding request for Afghanistan and Iraq.
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  • US Senate votes for Iraq deadline Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 27 3:02 PM
    The US Senate backs a March 2008 deadline for troop withdrawals from Iraq, in a blow to President Bush.
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  • Iraq's Sunni speaker seeks Arab support Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 4:52 AM
    The Sunni parliament speaker on Tuesday called for a "unified and clear Arab stance" to support stability and the political process in Iraq.
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  • Anti-Qaeda tribes targeted in Iraq attacks Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 5:48 AM
    Suspected al Qaeda militants in Iraq killed 21 people on Tuesday in bomb attacks targeting Sunni Arab tribes who have formed an alliance against the hardline Islamist group, officials said.
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  • Gates Says U.S. Open to More Talks With Iran on Iraq (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 27 4:09 PM
    March 27 (Bloomberg) -- Defense Secretary Robert Gates said the U.S. is willing to hold expanded talks with Iran about stabilizing Iraq even as he cautioned that Iranian leaders are pursuing unacceptable ambitions such as a suspected quest for a nuclear bomb.
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  • Senate Dems Win Vote to Keep Iraq Withdrawal Timetable Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Mar 27 3:19 PM
    Senate Democrats won a vote Tuesday that would leave in place a timetable to begin a U.S. troop withdraw from Iraq within 120 days.
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  • Senate Signals Support for Iraq Timeline Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Mar 27 3:42 PM
    The Democratic-controlled Senate narrowly signaled support Tuesday for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by next March, triggering an instant veto threat from the White House in a deepening dispute between Congress and commander in chief. Republican attempts to scuttle the non-binding timeline failed, 50-48, largely along party lines.
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  • Senate Signals Support for Iraq Timeline Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 27 2:52 PM
    Senate Vote Signals Support for Iraq Withdrawal Plan, Defying Bush Veto Threat
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  • Senate Keeps Timeline in Bill to Fund Iraq Troops Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 27 3:30 PM
    In the Senate, Democrats affirm a measure setting a timetable of next spring for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. The deadline is attached to a $122 billion spending bill funding the war for the rest of the fiscal year. President Bush has said he will veto any Iraq legislation containing a time requirement.
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  • Iraq does not need 'diktat' from Arab summit: FM Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 3:11 AM
    Iraq's government does not need a "diktat" from the Arabs on how to amend its constitution and boost national reconciliation, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Tuesday.
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  • The Senate Sets Targeted Withdrawal Date For Troops In Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 27 3:15 PM
    The Senate voted Tuesday to set a targeted withdrawal date for U.S. troops in Iraq, ensuring a congressional showdown with the White House over legislation to fund the war.
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  • Hoyer: Democrats Want To Work With President On Iraq Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 27 2:15 PM
    House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) suggested Democrats would reach out to President Bush before he vetoes the spending bill for the war in Iraq.
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  • Dems Press Iraq Vote Despite Veto Threat Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 27 12:52 PM
    Senate's Iraq Vote Likely to Come Down to the Wire, Test Democratic Unity
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  • Senate votes to support troop reduction in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The State - 34 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON The Senate voted for the first time Tuesday to require President Bush to begin drawing down troop levels in Iraq in four months, putting both chambers of Congress on record as calling to reverse Bushs Iraq policy.
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  • US arrests 'ringleaders' of Iraq bombings that killed 900 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 1:56 AM
    US forces in Iraq said on Tuesday they had arrested two leaders of a network suspected of killing about 900 civilians and wounding nearly 2,000 others in a series of car bomb attacks.
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  • RNE mourns 2nd Iraq casualty Open this result in new window
    The State - 28 minutes ago
    At Richland Northeast High School, Tuesday was another sad day of placing a name with a face. Teachers and administrators checked their yearbooks and memories after learning Army Pvt. Anthony White, Class of 2003, had been killed in the Iraq war.
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  • Senate passes Iraq pullout measure in squeaker vote Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 27 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - The Democratic-controlled Senate narrowly signaled support yesterday for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by next March, but without a sufficient margin to overcome the White...
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  • Brit ministers warned on Iraq bodycount Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 27 12:44 PM
    British civil servants warned ministers against criticizing a 2006 survey that said the Iraq war killed more than 650,000 people.
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  • Gates: Mideast chaos if Iraq is lost Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 27 12:29 PM
    U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Tuesday the United States could not abandon Iraq as that would leave the Middle East in chaos.
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  • US arrests 'ringleaders' of Iraq car bombs that killed 900 Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 1:36 AM
    US forces in Iraq said on Tuesday they had arrested two leaders of a network suspected of killing about 900 civilians and wounding nearly 2,000 others in a series of high-profile car bomb attacks.
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  • Democrats jab Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 27 12:17 AM
    Senate Democrats kicked off a new tussle with President George W. Bush over Iraq Monday, defying his veto threats and pushing a measure which sets a goal of withdrawing most US troops within a year.
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  • 50 killed, 120 wounded in Iraq triple attack Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
    Baghdad, March 28 (DPA) At least 50 people were killed and 120 wounded in three separate car bomb blasts in Talafar Iraq, the Voices of Iraq reported.
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  • U.S. Senate backs troop withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! India News - 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday endorsed a March 31, 2008, target date for withdrawing American combat troops from Iraq, prompting the White House to threaten a veto and moving Congress a step closer to a showdown with President George W. Bush over the war.
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  • Senate Keeps Timeline in Bill to Fund Iraq Troops Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 27 4:02 PM
    All Things Considered , March 27, 2007 In the Senate, Democrats affirm a measure setting a timetable of next spring for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq. The deadline is attached to a $122 billion spending bill funding the war in Iraq and Afghanistan for the rest of the fiscal year.
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  • Senate signals support for Iraq timeline Open this result in new window
    Baltimore Sun - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    Lawmakers narrowly endorse pullout by next March amid Bush veto threat The Democratic-controlled Senate narrowly signaled support today for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by next March, triggering an instant veto threat from the White House in a deepening dispute between Congress and commander in chief.
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  • Iraq Car, Truck Bombings Kill at Least 40 in Tal Afar, Ramadi Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 27 10:27 AM
    March 27 (Bloomberg) -- Car and truck bombings killed at least 40 people in northern and western Iraq. Today's attacks followed an announcement by the U.S. military that it had arrested two men suspected of leading a terrorist cell responsible for such bombings.
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  • Senate backs troop pull-out from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 11 minutes ago
    The US Senate on Tuesday signalled support for the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq by the end of March next year, setting Congress on a collision course with President George W. Bush.
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  • House Democrats Signal Readiness to Talk on Iraq Bill Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 27 6:22 PM
    As the Senate tries to move closer to a vote on its Iraq-Afghanistan funding bill, Democrats in the House of Representatives are signaling their readiness to talk with President Bush about the legislation.
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  • Democrat: Keep Iraq withdrawal date secret Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 27 9:35 AM
    U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is proposing legislating a withdrawal date for U.S. troops from Iraq but keeping it secret. The senate is working on a $122 ...
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  • US Democrats welcome Senate move on Iraq war funding Open this result in new window
    Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 34 minutes ago
    US Democrats have hailed as a major victory the Senate's move to endorse a target date of March next year for withdrawing American troops from Iraq.
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  • UPI Poll: Results on Dems' Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 27 9:19 AM
    A strong plurality of participants in a UPI-Zogby International poll views the congressional Democrats' plan for a U.S. withdrawal from Iraq very ...
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  • Iraq holding onto rebuilding funds: US Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - Mar 27 4:28 PM
    Iraq's government is sitting on about $US12.5 billion of rebuilding funds from its own 2006 budget because it lacks the tools and expertise, a US official says.
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  • Attacks Throughout Iraq Kill at Least 65 Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 27 8:59 AM
    Attacks Throughout Iraq Leave at Least 65 Dead, Scores Wounded
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  • Truck bombs hit markets in Iraq city, kill and wound more than 200 people Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 27 4:54 PM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Two truck bombs shattered markets in Tal Afar, Iraq, on Tuesday, killing at least 63 people and wounding dozens in the second assault in four days on a predominantly Shiite Muslim city hit by a resurgence in violence a year after it was held up as a symbol of U.S. success.
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  • Senate approves Iraq combat troop pullout Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Mar 27 3:21 PM
    THE US Senate has endorsed a March 31, 2008, target date for withdrawing troops from Iraq, moving Congress closer to a showdown with the President.
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  • Senate votes to keep timetable in Iraq bill Open this result in new window
    TurkishPress.com - 1 minute ago
    The US Senate on Tuesday for the first time voted for a provision that would tie funding for the war in Iraq to a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops.
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  • Iraq moves to ease rules on Baathists Open this result in new window
    Financial Times - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    The Iraqi government has drafted a new law that would roll back parts of the post-invasion de-Baathification laws that purged members of Iraq's former ruling party from public life and have been blamed for fanning the insurgency.
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  • Car bombs, shelling kills 50 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 27 8:35 AM
    Violence flared in Iraq Tuesday, with car bombs reported in northern and western cities and mortar and sniper attacks around Baghdad. A series of car ...
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  • Misawa F-16s taking out bad guys on Iraq missions Open this result in new window
    Stars and Stripes - Mar 27 4:52 PM
    MISAWA AIR BASE, Japan Misawas deployed F-16 pilots got back into the fight last week in Iraq while supporting some major Army operations, reported Lt. Col. Chuck Toplikar, the 14th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron commander.
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  • Senate sets deadline for withdrawal of troops from Iraq Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
    The likelihood of a showdown between the White House and the Democrat-controlled Congress edged closer yesterday when the Senate passed a bill setting a deadline for the withdrawal of US combat troops from Iraq.
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  • US Senate Votes to Keep Troop Withdrawal Timetable in Iraq Bill Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 27 4:22 PM
    The U.S. Senate has narrowly approved a measure that ties funding for the war in Iraq to a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops by March 2008.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,242 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 27 4:23 PM
    As of Tuesday, March 27, 2007, at least 3,242 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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  • Chad Watson received Purple Heart for being injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Terre Haute Tribune-Star - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    The first glimpse Dierdre Sutton got of her nephew since he was wounded about four months ago in Iraq brought tears to her eyes.
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  • US Senate Endorses Iraq Troop Withdrawal Timetable Open this result in new window
    Nasdaq - Mar 27 3:46 PM
    (RTTNews) - The Democrat controlled US Senate on Tuesday endorsed a March 31, 2008, deadline for the withdrawal of American combat troops from Iraq with a 50-48 vote, which was largely on party lines.
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  • Tony Hendra: Stop the Killing in Darfur! (I'm Sorry, I Mean Iraq) Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Mar 27 7:32 AM
    Yesterday's story from the BBC about the carnage visited on Iraq by the war-criminal from Crawford was widely ignored today: Another story about Darfur from Saturday also got scant attention: Put them together and here's what you get: Berlin 27th March : Meeting here to celebrate the EU's 50th birthday, EU leaders are being asked whether they will finally take meaningful action on the ...
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  • WA mother says son faces struggle after Iraq brain injury Open this result in new window
    The Columbian - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- After suffering a serious brain injury in the Iraq war, Army Specialist Evan Mettie of Selah, Wash., was declared "killed in action."
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  • Senate's Iraq vote likely to come down to the wire Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Mar 27 10:49 AM
    Senate Democrats said the White House's latest veto threat would not dissuade them from pushing ahead on legislation calling for combat troops to come home from Iraq within one year.
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  • A tale of two cousins - Area Marines have vastly different duties in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Times-Reporter - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
    Marine Chief Warrant Officer Jason Thornton, a son of Gary and Shirley Thornton of 238 Beersheba Rd. SE, Gnadenhutten, is serving his second tour in Iraq where he has an unusual job. He handles money lots of it. Millions. Every day.
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  • UPI Poll: Majority see Bush 'poor' on Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 27 7:19 AM
    More than half of participants in the March UPI-Zogby International poll gave U.S. President George Bush a grade of "poor" on handling the war in Iraq.
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  • US Senate backs March 2008 Iraq troop pull-out Open this result in new window
    The New Zealand Herald - Mar 27 6:07 PM
    WASHINGTON - The US Senate today endorsed a March 31, 2008, target date for withdrawing American combat troops from Iraq, moving Congress a step closer to a showdown with President George W. Bush over the war.
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  • Republicans ease on Iraq pull-out date Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 27 6:19 AM
    Senate Republicans are prepared to let U.S. President George Bush veto Democrats' attempts to legislate an Iraq pull-out date, The Washington Post reported.
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  • Senate signals support for withdrawing troops from Iraq by next March Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 27 3:11 PM
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Defying a veto threat, the Democratic-controlled Senate narrowly signalled support Tuesday for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by next March.
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  • Senate GOP will not block Iraq bill Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 26 6:52 PM
    Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Monday he will try to block a Democratic effort to force troop withdrawal but won't stand in the way of the Iraq spending bill that would contain it because he knows President Bush would veto the package.
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  • US Senate endorses March 2008 Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    Daily Telegraph - Mar 27 3:06 PM
    THE US Senate today endorsed a March 31, 2008, target date for withdrawing American combat troops from Iraq, moving Congress closer to a showdown with President George W. Bush over the war.
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  • Senate vote on Iraq deadline to test Dems' unity Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Mar 27 10:08 AM
    An upcoming Senate vote on the Iraq war could come down to just one or two votes, testing Democratic unity on a proposal to begin bringing...
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  • Marine's attorneys lose bid for second trip to Iraq Open this result in new window
    North County Times - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
    CAMP PENDLETON ---- A military judge has rejected a second trip to Iraq for the attorneys of a Marine sergeant facing trial for allegedly masterminding and participating in the abduction and shooting death of an Iraqi man last year.
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  • Iraq to allow Saddam regime officials back into government jobs Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - Mar 27 4:21 PM
    Former members of Saddam Hussein's Ba'ath party who lost their jobs in the wake of the 2003 invasion will be allowed to take up posts in the government and security forces under a new law designed to foster reconciliation between Iraq's Shia and Sunni Arabs.
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  • Soldier from New Freedom killed by explosion in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The York Dispatch - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    An 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper from New Freedom was killed in Iraq Sunday when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.
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  • State Dept. defends Iraq refugee policy Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 26 6:53 PM
    The Bush administration defended itself Monday against congressional charges that it is not doing enough for thousands of Iraqi refugees, including many who are at great risk because of their service to the American-led coalition in Iraq.
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  • Pentagon sponsors job fair for vets severely wounded in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - 2 hours, 12 minutes ago
    Pentagon sponsors job fair for vets severely wounded in Iraq
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  • U.S. Arrests 2 Men Suspected of 900 Iraq Bomb Deaths (Update2) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 27 4:57 AM
    March 27 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. forces in Iraq arrested two men suspected of leading a terrorist cell responsible for car bombings that killed about 900 civilians.
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  • U.S. critical of Iraq holding onto rebuilding funds Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 27 3:34 PM
    Source: Reuters By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON, March 27 (Reuters) - Iraq's government is sitting on about $12.5 billion in rebuilding funds from its own 2006 budget because it lacks the tools and expertise to spend the ...
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  • Al-Qaeda retaliates against its opponents in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Scotsman - Mar 27 4:32 PM
    SUSPECTED al-Qaeda militants in Iraq killed 21 people yesterday in bomb attacks targeting police and Sunni Arab tribes who have formed an alliance against the militant group, officials said.
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  • U.S. Arrests 2 Men Suspected of 900 Iraq Bomb Deaths (Update1) Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 27 4:13 AM
    March 27 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. forces in Iraq arrested two men suspected of leading a terrorist cell responsible for car bombings that killed about 900 civilians, the military said.
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  • Iraq may reinstate some former Baathists Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 26 4:10 PM
    Iraq's prime minister and president will introduce legislation as early as Tuesday to let former members of Saddam Hussein's ruling party including those in the feared security and paramilitary forces resume jobs in the government, Iraqi officials said Monday.
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  • Senate Signals Support for Iraq Timeline Open this result in new window
    The San Francisco Examiner - Mar 27 5:08 PM
    (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., center, speaks during a news conference, as Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., right, watch after Republican attempts to scuttle the non-binding timeline of Iraq troop withdrawal failed on a vote of 50-48 on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 27, 2007.
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  • Iraq's Government to Consider Bill to Reinstate Former Baathists Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 27 1:07 PM
    Iraq's prime minister and president have introduced new legislation to make it easier for former members of Saddam Hussein's Baath party to resume working in government and security positions.
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  • US Senate backs Iraq troop withdrawal Open this result in new window
    The West Australian - Mar 27 5:20 PM
    The US Senate has for the first time approved a measure tying funding for the war in Iraq to a timetable for withdrawing US troops. By vote of 48 to 50, the Senate rejected a Republican measure that would have stripped language imposing a March 2008 deadline from an emergency funding bill for Iraq.
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  • Baylor in Iraq widens international academic community Open this result in new window
    Baylor Lariat - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
    Baylor has been working with higher education in Iraq longer than any other university and was the first to go in after the war began in 2003, said Dr. Bill Mitchell, professor of political science.
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  • U.S. urges Syria to help quell violence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - Mar 27 5:55 PM
    The United States said Tuesday Syria should not let suicide bombers cross into Iraq and urged Syria to help quell violence in the violence-stricken country.
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  • New Freedom soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    York Daily Record - Mar 27 5:02 PM
    Mar 27, 2007 An Army soldier from New Freedom was killed in Iraq on Sunday, the Department of Defense said Tuesday. Pfc. Orlando E. Gonzalez, 21, died when an improvised explosive device went off near his vehicle in Baqubah.
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