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  • US Senate defies Bush, ties Iraq war funds to withdrawal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - 17 minutes ago
    Fresh battlelines were drawn Friday as the Democratic-led US Congress and the Republican White House faced off again over Iraq after both chambers approved a timetable for withdrawing US troops.
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  • Saudis on U.S. in Iraq: 'illegitimate foreign occupation' Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 29 minutes ago
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- King Abdullah's harsh -- and unexpected -- attack on the U.S. military presence in Iraq could be a Saudi attempt to signal to Washington its anger over the situation in Iraq and build credibility among fellow Arabs.
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  • Japan extends air force mission in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 35 minutes ago
    Japan's Cabinet approved a two-year extension of the country's air force mission in Iraq after it expires in July, the foreign minister announced Friday.
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  • Dems edge closer to showdown over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
    A defiant, Democratic-controlled Senate approved legislation Thursday calling for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq within a year, propelling Congress closer to an epic, wartime veto confrontation with President Bush.
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  • Japan OKs Iraq air force extension Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
    The Japanese Cabinet approved a two-year extension of Japan's air force mission in Iraq after it expires in July, the foreign minister announced Friday.
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  • Iraq eyes future tourism Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 29 6:37 PM
    Thinking about Spring Break in Iraq? Odds are, probably not. But an exhibition organized this past week by Iraq's Tourism Ministry sought to lay the groundwork for one fine day in the future when intrepid tourists might just consider taking a vacation here.
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  • Iran: Captured UK sailor calls for troops out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
    Iran released Thursday what it says is a second letter from captured British sailor Faye Turney in which she criticizes British policy in Iraq.
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  • Defying Bush, Senate Passes Iraq Spending Measure Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 29 6:23 PM
    The bill provided more than $97.5 billion for military operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but ordered troop withdrawals from Iraq to begin within 120 days.
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  • Senate approves Iraq spending bill Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 29 6:07 PM
    Senate Democrats ignored a veto threat and pushed through a bill Thursday that would require President Bush to start withdrawing troops from "the civil war in Iraq," dealing a rare, sharp rebuke to a wartime commander in chief.
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  • White House rejects Saudi view on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 4:50 PM
    The Bush administration on Thursday rejected criticism by a key Arab ally of the U.S. role in Iraq. Touching off an unusual public exchange, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia declared Wednesday at an Arab League meeting in Riyadh that the United States was occupying Iraq illegally.
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  • Senate defies Bush, ties Iraq war funds to withdrawal Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 3:09 PM
    The US Senate tied Iraq war funding to a timetable for withdrawing US troops, on Thursday setting the stage for a bitter fight with President George W. Bush.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,244 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 4:06 PM
    As of Thursday, March 29, 2007, at least 3,244 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 2,621 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Market bombs kill 119 across Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 29 2:52 PM
    Bombers launched two deadly strikes Thursday in crowded Shiite marketplaces in Baghdad and a town north of Iraq's capital, killing 119 people and wounding 171. At least 17 others died in other bombings and gunfire around the country.
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  • The deadliest days in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 3:52 PM
    The deadliest days in Iraq since the war began in March 2003. Totals include people known to have died on that day as well as bodies found that day:
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  • Senate OKs war bill with Iraq timeline Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 2:35 PM
    Senate Democrats ignored a veto threat and pushed through a bill Thursday requiring President Bush to start withdrawing troops from "the civil war in Iraq," dealing a rare, sharp rebuke to a wartime commander in chief.
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  • Suicide bombers kill 130 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 1:27 PM
    Suicide bombers killed nearly 130 people in a crowded market in a Shi'ite district of Baghdad and a mainly Shi'ite town on Thursday, one of the bloodiest days in Iraq in months.
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  • US seeks Saudi 'clarification' on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 1:01 PM
    The United States on Thursday expressed surprise at Saudi King Abdullah's sharp criticism of the Iraq war and sought a "clarification," as US officials acknowledged a chill in relations with Riyadh.
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  • Bush takes flak from all sides over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 12:38 PM
    Already feeling the heat at home to pull out of Iraq, US President George W. Bush was under mounting international pressure Thursday to bring American troops home.
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  • U.S. rejects Saudi view of Iraq as occupied Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 12:41 PM
    The United States on Thursday rejected Saudi Arabia's charge that Iraq is under an "illegitimate foreign occupation" and said U.S. troops are there at Iraq's invitation, under a U.N. mandate.
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  • Senate ties Iraq funds to pullout timetable Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 11:36 AM
    The US Senate on Thursday approved a bill tying funding for the war in Iraq to a timetable for withdrawing US troops, setting the stage for a bitter fight with President George W. Bush.
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  • US seeks clarification on Saudi king's Iraq comments Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 10:46 AM
    Washington was surprised by comments from Saudi King Abdullah criticizing the US presence in Iraq and was seeking clarification, US Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns said Thursday.
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  • Senate ties Iraq funds to pullout timetable Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 9:51 AM
    The US Senate on Thursday approved a bill tying funding for the war in Iraq to a timetable for withdrawing US troops, setting the stage for a confrontation with President George W. Bush.
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  • Senate passes war-spending bill with Iraq deadline Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 29 10:39 AM
    The Senate narrowly approved a war-spending bill on Thursday that calls for most American combat troops to be out of Iraq by March 31, 2008, and in so doing defied a veto threat by President Bush. Photo: Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the Democratic majority leader.
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  • Senate Passes Iraq Pullout Bill Open this result in new window
    CBS News - 57 minutes ago
    Ignoring a veto threat from President Bush, the Democratic-controlled Senate passed a $122 billion war funding bill that includes a provision calling for U.S. combat troops to leave Iraq by March 2008.
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  • US rebuffs Saudi charge on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 9:01 AM
    The White House said Thursday that the US occupation of Iraq is "certainly not" illegitimate, hitting back at Saudi King Abdullah's rhetorical attack on the US military presence in a speech this week.
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  • New U.S. ambassador to Iraq sworn in Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 9:58 AM
    Three car bombs struck a predominantly Shiite town north of Baghdad on Thursday, killing 25 people and wounding dozens among the worst of several attacks in Iraq on the day that new U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker took office.
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  • New US ambassador to Iraq sworn in Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 9:38 AM
    The new US ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, was sworn in at the American embassy in Baghdad's tightly fortified Green Zone on Thursday.
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  • Senate passes bill with deadline for Iraq troop withdrawal Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 29 9:24 AM
    The Senate narrowly approved a war-spending bill that calls for most U.S. combat troops to be out of Iraq by March 31, 2008.
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  • Iraq admits police massacred Sunni Arabs Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 8:49 AM
    Iraq's embattled government admitted on Thursday that police were behind the vengeful slaughter of at least 70 Sunni Arabs in a northern town as soldiers uncovered further bodies of executed men.
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  • Senate Passes Iraq War Funding Bill Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 29 8:36 AM
    The Senate today defied a White House veto threat and narrowly approved a $122 billion war spending bill that calls for combat troops to begin withdrawing from Iraq this summer.
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  • Iraq hosts a fair with an eye toward future tourism Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 29 6:25 PM
    USA TODAY has run frequent features on everyday life in Iraq. These stories build on USA TODAY's strong military and political coverage of Iraq to give readers a much fuller view of the country and its inhabitants.
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  • Iraq revenge killings spotlight militias Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 7:54 AM
    Iraq's Sunni vice president urged the government on Thursday to do more to purge security forces of militias after a group of Shi'ite police shot scores of men in reprisal killings in a northern town this week.
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  • Japan Extends Air Force Mission in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - 2 hours, 46 minutes ago
    Japan's Cabinet OKs 2-Year Extension of Air Force Mission in Iraq After It Expries in July
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  • Democrats pile pressure on Bush over Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 7:59 AM
    Democrats are plowing ahead with efforts to force President George W. Bush to change course in Iraq as the Senate nears a vote on a bill calling for a pullout of US troops by next year.
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  • US senate passes spending bill with Iraq deadline Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 29 11:58 AM
    The Senate passed a bill that calls for most U.S. troops to leave Iraq by March 31, 2008.
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  • New Iraq Ambassador Sworn In Open this result in new window
    Time Magazine - Mar 29 7:22 AM
    U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker was sworn in Thursday as the new top U.S. envoy to Iraq, saying he was taking over the "most critical foreign policy mission" facing his country
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  • Talabani lashes out at US policy in Iraq under 'occupation' Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 7:39 AM
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani said on Thursday that the US-led invasion of his country four years ago had turned into an occupation with dire consequences for Iraq.
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  • Putin urges deadline on foreign troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 7:15 AM
    Russian President Vladimir Putin called Thursday for a deadline on the presence of foreign troops in Iraq in order to avert civil war.
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  • Senate Approves Bill on Iraq Deadline, Spending Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 29 6:01 PM
    The Senate has passed a massive spending bill to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The measure also calls on U.S. troops to be out of Iraq by next spring. The House approved a similar bill last week. But President Bush has reiterated his promise to veto any bill with a timetable for withdrawal.
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  • At Least 122 Killed In Iraq Violence Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 29 6:00 PM
    Five suicide bombers struck Shiite marketplaces in northeast Baghdad and a town north of the capital at nightfall, killing at least 122 people and wounding more than 150 in one of Iraq's deadliest days in years.
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  • 3 car bombs explode in Iraq, killing 25 Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 29 11:20 AM
    The bombs in a predominantly Shiite town north of Baghdad were among the worst of several attacks in Iraq on the day that the new U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, took office.
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  • Iraq admits police massacred Sunni Arabs Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 6:28 AM
    Iraq's embattled government admitted on Thursday that police were behind the vengeful slaughter of at least 70 Sunni Arabs in a northern town as more bodies of men, killed execution-style, were found.
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  • Iraq official confirms police in reprisal killings Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 4:09 AM
    Policemen who took part in the reprisal shootings of scores of men in northwest Iraq this week were arrested but then freed again to prevent unrest, the provincial governor said on Thursday.
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  • Iraq admits police behind sectarian massacre Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 3:58 AM
    Iraq's government admitted on Thursday that policemen were behind the vengeful slaughter of 70 Sunni Arabs in a northern town, heightening concern about its complicity in sectarian killings.
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  • Bush's bluster on Iraq might squander an opportunity Open this result in new window
    USATODAY.com via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 3:43 AM
    President Bush came out firing Wednesday, a day after the Senate joined the House in adding conditions to his request for nearly $100 billion to continue the Iraq war.
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  • New U.S. ambassador to Iraq sworn in Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 3:27 AM
    Ambassador Ryan Crocker was sworn in as the new top U.S. envoy to Iraq on Thursday, saying he was taking over the "most critical foreign policy mission" facing the United States.
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  • New U.S. ambassador to Iraq sworn in Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 29 2:36 PM
    A career diplomat with broad experience in the Middle East was sworn in Thursday as U.S. ambassador to Iraq.
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  • Analysis: Iraq oil union has storied past Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 29 12:15 PM
    Hassan Jumaa Awad wants Iraq's oil to stay under state control, and the unionists, who have long worked the rigs, to be supported in developing the ...
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  • U.S.-Saudi Dispute Goes Public After King Criticizes Iraq Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Mar 29 1:53 PM
    Undersecretary of state says U.S. will 'seek clarification' after Saudi King Abdullah tells Arab League that U.S. is illegally occupying Iraq.
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  • How analysts in the Arab world see the Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 1:00 AM
    Policymakers and strategic analysts in the Arab world have little confidence that current US troop surge in Iraq will do much more than at best postpone a complete political-security breakdown in Iraq, which, they fear, could then spread across the Middle East.
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  • Bomb that sparked reprisals among biggest in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 1:45 AM
    A truck bomb in northwest Iraq this week that sparked a wave of reprisal killings was one of the largest bombs in four years of insurgent attacks, a senior U.S. officer said on Thursday.
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  • Hagel joins Democrats in Iraq vote Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Mar 29 12:19 PM
    Senate Democrats ignored a veto threat and pushed through a bill Thursday requiring President Bush to start withdrawing troops from "the civil war in Iraq."
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  • High-stakes face-off over ending Iraq war Open this result in new window
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 1:00 AM
    With both chambers of Congress now on record as backing a pullout date in Iraq, President Bush's fight to buy more time for American combat forces to achieve US aims there falls to him alone.
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  • Gates: Iraq debate 'helpful' Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 29 11:45 AM
    U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates told a House committee Thursday the fractious debate about Iraq has had at least one positive effect in Iraq.
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  • Comparison of Iraq withdrawal language Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 12:26 AM
    The Senate Iraq bill states:
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  • Congress, Bush near showdown over US troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 29 12:10 AM
    The Democrat-led Congress edged closer Wednesday to a showdown with President George W. Bush over pulling US troops out of Iraq, with his threatened veto leaving the outcome far from clear.
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  • Blogger heads to Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 29 12:06 PM
    A Berkeley, Calif., woman who considers herself an "old hippie" has headed to Iraq, where she hoped to be embedded with a U.S. Army unit as a blogger.
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  • Five bombers kill 122 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - 29 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD -- Five suicide bombers struck Shi'ite marketplaces in northeast Baghdad and a town north of the capital at nightfall yesterday, killing at least 122 persons and wounding more than 160 in one of Iraq's deadliest days in years.
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  • McCain: Iraq war is changing Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Mar 29 11:04 AM
    Republican presidential candidate John McCain, who has criticized the conduct of the Iraq war, said Wednesday the situation in Iraq is changing under a new commander and strategy.
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  • Crocker is new US Iraq envoy Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 29 9:01 AM
    Ryan Crocker is sworn in as the new chief envoy to Iraq in a ceremony held in Baghdad.
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  • Senate backs Iraq pullout date Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Mar 29 8:33 AM
    The US Senate backs a March 2008 date to withdraw troops from Iraq, defying a presidential veto threat.
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  • Bush Tells GOP He Will Veto The Democrats' Iraq Spending Bill Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 29 11:20 AM
    President Bush told House Republicans Thursday morning at the White House that he would stand by his threat to veto a spending bill for the war in Iraq if it includes a withdrawal date and over $20 billion in non-emergency funds.
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  • Senate Approves Bill on Iraq Spending, Deadline Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 29 2:30 PM
    All Things Considered , March 29, 2007 The Senate has passed a massive spending bill to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The measure also calls on U.S. troops to be out of Iraq by next spring. The House approved a similar bill last week.
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  • Senate passes Iraq funding bill Open this result in new window
    UPI - Mar 29 9:51 AM
    The U.S. Senate Thursday narrowly approved a defense spending bill that also calls for pulling most U.S. combat troops out of Iraq by March 31, 2008. The ...
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  • Seeds Planted in Vietnam Flourish in Activism on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 28 11:02 PM
    Mike Marceau and O.P. Ditch both served in the Vietnam War. But one's dedication to the military mission became the other's disillusion. The conflict set them on profoundly different paths in life, propelled them into activism over the war in Iraq and deposited them on opposite sides of the...
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  • Matt Browner Hamlin: McCain Gets Iraq, Petition Wrong Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Mar 29 9:48 AM
    John McCain's new online petition calls the supplemental funding bill, which includes a deadline for redeploying American troops from Iraq, "surrender." The petition includes a description of what McCain thinks is problematic legislation: The supplemental appropriations bill that passed the Senate on March 27 , calling for a date certain withdrawal from Iraq, is nothing more than a ...
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  • Senate Passes Iraq Bill With Withdrawal Timetable Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 29 9:18 AM
    The Senate passed a $123 billion funding bill for Iraq that includes a "goal" of withdrawing U.S. combat troops from Iraq by March 31, 2008. 51 senators voted for the bill, 47 against, mainly along party lines. GOP Sens. Chuck Hagel (Neb.) and Gordon Smith (Ore.) voted with Democrats in favor of the legislation, while Sen. Joe Lieberman (ID-Conn.) voted against it.
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  • Paul Rieckhoff: Censorship in America: High School Principal Shuts Down Controversial Iraq War Play Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Mar 29 9:18 AM
    Even after four years of war, the lives of most Americans have gone on unchanged. Most people have never met an Iraq veteran, and far too few have had the chance to ask one of them what it was like to serve in a war zone. At Wilton High School in Connecticut, students decided to try and bridge this gap between the troops and the public. Using first-hand accounts from troops in Iraq, they ...
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  • Senate Approves War Spending, Iraq Withdrawal Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 29 9:30 AM
    The Senate votes 51-47 to approve a bill authorizing $122 billion in spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The bill also sets a deadline for pulling U.S. troops out of Iraq. President Bush has threatened a veto.
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  • Cabinet OKs extending Japan's airlift operations in Iraq for 2 yrs Open this result in new window
    Kyodo via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 29 5:37 PM
    _ The government endorsed a bill at a Cabinet meeting Friday to extend the deployment of Japan's Air Self-Defense Force in Iraq for two more years.
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  • The Iraq mission is part of Japan's bid to boost its international profile [EPA] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    Japan has extended its air support for US-led forces in Iraq by two years to help reconstruction efforts, the foreign minister says.
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  • For Some G.I.?s, Less Time at Home, More in Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 28 9:28 PM
    Army combat troops are likely to have to go back to Iraq with less than a year at home if the Bush administration decides to maintain higher force levels, a general said.
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  • And Soon: U.S. should just leave Iraq, some local folks say Open this result in new window
    Winston-Salem Journal - 3 minutes ago
    Some reactions in Winston-Salem to yesterday's U.S. Senate vote that would require U.S. troops to leave Iraq by next spring ranged from relief at seeing some kind of withdrawal deadline set to worries about leaving the conflict in Iraq unresolved. How
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  • World Bank to loan Iraq power plant $124 million Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
    Source: Reuters WASHINGTON, March 29 (Reuters) - The World Bank on Thursday approved $124 million in credit for an electricity reconstruction project in Iraq. The project aims to increase generating capacity at the ...
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  • Senate OKs War Bill With Iraq Timeline Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 29 8:23 AM
    Senate Approves War Spending Bill Forcing Iraq Troop Withdrawal, Despite Bush's Veto Threat
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  • Leaving Pakistan, a Seasoned Ambassador Prepares for Yet Another Turbulent Job: Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 28 9:30 PM
    Ryan C. Crocker, the new United States ambassador to Iraq, is one of the State Department?s most experienced Middle East hands.
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  • Bush administration rejects criticism over Iraq Open this result in new window
    KRON 4 Bay Area - 21 minutes ago
    CAPITOL HILL The Bush administration says it will "seek clarification" about remarks made by a key Arab ally concerning the role of the U-S in Iraq.
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  • Where Is This Iraq "Progress"? Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 29 8:00 AM
    Reporting from Baghdad, Allen Pizzey isn't sure where presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain is getting his sense of improved security in Iraq's explosion-prone capital. Pizzey invites the Senator for a tranquil walk in Baghdad.
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  • Bush administration rejects criticism over Iraq Open this result in new window
    WANE-TV Fort Wayne - 42 minutes ago
    CAPITOL HILL The Bush administration says it will "seek clarification" about remarks made by a key Arab ally concerning the role of the U-S in Iraq. Responding to...
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  • Family Prays For KC Man Held Hostage In Iraq Open this result in new window
    KMBC TheKansasCityChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Mar 28 9:08 PM
    The family of a Kansas City man held captive in Iraq is talking publicly about what they're doing to try to save him, KMBC's Donna Pitman reported Wednesday.
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  • Snowe personifies GOP anxiety over Iraq Open this result in new window
    MSNBC - Mar 29 6:48 AM
    Looking down from the Senate gallery Thursday you could see how much angst Iraq is causing Republicans. Sen. Olympia Snowe, R- Maine, is not up for re-election next year, but she agonized on the Senate floor for five minutes at the end of the vote on $122 billion bill for Iraq, Afghanistan and unrelated domestic items.
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  • Japan's Cabinet approves two-year extension of air force mission in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WBAY Green Bay - 15 minutes ago
    TOKYO Japan says it's extending its air force mission in Iraq by two years. The Japanese foreign minister made the announcement.
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  • US Senate backs Iraq bill Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 15 minutes ago
    The US Senate has dealt President George W. Bush a blow by passing a bill that would require the White House to withdraw US troops from Iraq by March 2008 as a condition for further funding for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • Japan extends Iraq air force support for 2 years Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 31 minutes ago
    TOKYO - Japans cabinet on Friday approved extending a law that allows its air force to fly support missions to Iraq for another two years. Foreign Minister Taro Aso told a cabinet meeting that the law, which is set to expire in July, should be extended because of the current situation in Iraq.
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  • Senate OKs War Bill With Iraq Timeline Open this result in new window
    San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 29 11:46 AM
    Senate Democrats ignored a veto threat and pushed through a bill Thursday requiring President Bush to start withdrawing troops from "the civil war in Iraq," dealing a rare, sharp rebuke to a wartime commander in chief. In a mostly party line 51-47...
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  • Bridgeport native killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Connecticut Post - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    Army Pfc. Orlando "Eric" Gonzalez, a Bridgeport native who had moved to Pennsylvania, was killed last Sunday by a roadside bombing in Baqouba, Iraq. Gonzalez is the 39th serviceman with ties to
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  • Senate Ignores Veto Threat, Passes Iraq War Spending Bill Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Mar 29 6:53 AM
    The Senate on Thursday passed the Iraq war spending bill 51-47 after President Bush said he would likely veto the legislation over the inclusion of a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. troops.
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  • World Bank to loan Iraq power plant $124 million Open this result in new window
    Khaleej Times - 31 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON - The World Bank on Thursday approved $124 million in credit for an electricity reconstruction project in Iraq. The project aims to increase generating capacity at the Hartha power station in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, the World Bank said in a statement.
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  • Senate's Bold Proposal for Iraq: Sugar Beets and Rural Schools -- in the U.S. Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 28 6:29 PM
    Midway through the Senate debate yesterday over the "emergency" spending bill for Iraq, Barbara Boxer rose to speak in favor -- of strawberries.
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  • Senate Passes Iraq Pullout Bill Open this result in new window
    WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
    Senate Democrats pushed through a bill Thursday requiring President Bush to start withdrawing troops from "the civil war in Iraq," dealing a rare, sharp rebuke to a wartime commander in chief. CBS News Interactive: Bush's Plan For Iraq
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  • Bombings at Shiite markets kill 122 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Houston Chronicle - Mar 29 11:08 AM
    More than 150 were wounded in one of Iraq's deadliest days in years. The savage attacks came as a new American ambassador began his first day on the job.
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  • Ryan Crocker, the new US ambassador to Iraq, arrives amid worsening violence [AFP] Open this result in new window
    Aljazeera - Mar 29 6:23 PM
    Nearly 200 Iraqis have been killed across the country on a day when the new US ambassador to Iraq was sworn in.
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  • Legislating Leadership on Iraq Open this result in new window
    New York Times - Mar 28 7:08 PM
    Victory is no longer an option in Iraq, if it ever was. The only rational objective left is to responsibly organize America?s inevitable exit.
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  • The Iraq Debate Through Joe Lieberman's Eyes Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 29 6:28 AM
    Morning Edition , March 29, 2007 Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut opposes a Democratic-led effort to add a timetable for troop withdrawal from Iraq to a Senate bill on war funds. What does the self-labeled "independent Democrat" think a post-withdrawal Iraq would look like?
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  • Suicide bombings kill 100 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 15 minutes ago
    In Iraq, at least 100 people have been killed and many others injured in a series of suicide bombings. In a mainly Shi'ite district of the capital Baghdad, around 60 people were killed at a market.
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  • Bush preps for likely veto fight over Iraq Open this result in new window
    Dallas Morning News - Mar 29 3:40 PM
    WASHINGTON - President Bush called all House Republicans to the White House Thursday, seeking to shore up the GOP minority in Congress for his likely veto fight with Democrats over Iraq.
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  • Tanveer Jafri: Disturbed Iraq. Why? Open this result in new window
    Scoop.co.nz - Mar 29 6:40 PM
    Disturbed Iraq. Why? American army & its allies have completed four years of its presence in Iraq & have entered into fifth year. During this period, since the elimination of the Bath Party of Saddam Husain to the hanging of Saddam, America has completed its secret mission.
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  • US Senate approves '08 goal for Iraq withdrawl Open this result in new window
    Stuff - Mar 29 3:32 PM
    WASHINGTON: The US Senate has defied a veto threat by President George W Bush and joined with the House of Representatives in backing a timetable for withdrawing American combat troops from Iraq.
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  • Bombers kill at least 122 in Shiite markets in one of Iraq's deadliest days Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 29 3:14 PM
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Five suicide bombers struck Shiite Muslim marketplaces in northeastern Baghdad and a town north of the capital at nightfall Thursday, killing at least 122 people and wounding more than 150 in one of Iraq's deadliest days in years.
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  • Saudi king blasts U.S. military in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 28 6:50 PM
    King Abdullah denounced the American military presence in Iraq as an "illegitimate foreign occupation" and called on the West to end its financial embargo against the Palestinians.
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