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  • Blast shakes hospital as violence tears across Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - 17 minutes ago
    Car bombs and gunfire killed more than two dozen civilians and wounded more than 60 in attacks throughout Iraq on Saturday, officials said.
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  • Iraq endorses Arab relocation for Kirkuk Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 4:23 PM
    Iraq's government has endorsed plans to relocate thousands of Arabs who were moved to Kirkuk as part of Saddam Hussein's campaign to force ethnic Kurds out of the oil-rich city, in an effort to undo one of the former dictator's most enduring and hated policies.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,246 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 4:11 PM
    As of Saturday, March 31, 2007, at least 3,246 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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  • Vet decries Biden's Iraq war criticism Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 2:01 PM
    Democratic presidential hopeful Joseph Biden found a ready critic for his own criticism of the U.S. war in Iraq as the senator campaigned Saturday in the hometown of Shaw Air Force Base.
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  • Real deadline for Iraq war money is May Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 1:17 PM
    The real deadline for Congress to provide more money for the war in Iraq is well beyond the April 15 deadline cited by President Bush and Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
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  • In Iowa visit, Obama focuses on Iraq war Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 2:03 PM
    Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Saturday it will be difficult to make progress on important domestic issues until the Iraq war has ended.
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  • Iraq disputes huge truck bombing death figures Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 12:16 PM
    Iraqi officials on Saturday broke ranks over the death toll from a massive suicide truck bomb in northern Iraq that targeted Shiites and triggered the bloodiest bout of sectarian violence in months.
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  • Iraq's Shia militia 'stood down' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - 2 hours, 58 minutes ago
    Iraq's president says the Mahdi Army Shia militia has stopped activities on orders from leader Moqtada Sadr.
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  • With eye on Iraq, Bush moves to rally conservatives over taxes Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 9:08 AM
    US President George W. Bush, bracing for new battles with Congress over Iraq, moved Saturday to shore up his Republican base as he called for resistance against a Democratic tax plan, a traditional unifying issue for conservatives.
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  • Bombings kill 9, wound dozens in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 31 9:34 AM
    A parked car exploded near a hospital in Baghdad's main Shiite district on Saturday the deadliest in a series of bombings that killed at least nine people and wounded dozens in Iraq, police said, capping a week in which more than 500 people have died.
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  • Iraq blast targets hospital visitors Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 31 9:00 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A parked car exploded near a hospital in Baghdad's main Shiite district on Saturday -- the deadliest in a series of bombings that killed at least nine people and wounded dozens in Iraq, police said.
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  • Bush vows to veto Iraq war bill; vet says it should pass Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 31 8:32 AM
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush, seeking to one-up Congress' Democratic majority in a showdown over the Iraq war, suggested Saturday that lawmakers should be ashamed that they added non-war items to an Iraq spending bill.
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  • After bloody week in Iraq, singer delights with win Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 8:03 AM
    After enduring one of the bloodiest weeks in Iraq's sectarian conflict, Iraqis on Saturday were united in celebrating the win of an Iraqi woman in the hit pan-Arab television talent show Star Academy.
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  • Daylight Savings briefly splits Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 8:41 AM
    Iraq found itself temporarily split into two time zones on Saturday when the U.S. military set its clocks ahead an hour while the Iraqi government decided to wait a day to spring forward.
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  • U.S. Toll in March Is Twice Iraq Forces Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 31 3:13 PM
    U.S. Military Sees Nearly Twice As Many Deaths As Iraq Forces in March, 1st Month of Crackdown
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  • Iraq Endorses Arab Relocation for Kirkuk Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 31 1:13 PM
    Iraq Endorses Contentious Plan to Relocate Arabs From Oil-Rich Northern City of Kirkuk
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  • Iraq justice minister offers resignation Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 3:25 AM
    Iraq's justice minister said Saturday that he had offered his resignation, citing unspecified differences with the government and his own political group.
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  • Four bombs kill 14 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 2:55 AM
    Three car bombs and a roadside bomb killed 14 people and wounded dozens as Iraq's relentless insurgency and sectarian violence continued on Saturday.
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  • Three car bombs kill 11 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 2:53 AM
    Three car bombs killed 11 people and wounded dozens as Iraq's relentless insurgency and sectarian violence continued on Saturday.
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  • Iraq To Relocate Arabs From Kurdish Area Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Mar 31 12:30 PM
    As violence continued to tear through Iraq, the government approved a controversial plan to foster the migration of non-Kurdish settlers in Kirkuk, reversing Saddam Hussein's efforts to minoritize Kurds in the oil-rich area.
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  • Three car bombs kills eight in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 2:33 AM
    Three car bombs killed eight people and wounded dozens as Iraq's relentless insurgency and sectarian violence continued on Saturday.
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  • Real Deadline for Iraq War Money Is May Open this result in new window
    Chicago Tribune - Mar 31 12:19 PM
    The real deadline for Congress to provide more money for the war in Iraq is several weeks beyond the April 15 deadline cited by President Bush and Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
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  • Iraq vets right on track Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - 29 minutes ago
    Just after finishing a victory lap with checkered flags flying at F1 Boston in Braintree yesterday, the three disabled Iraq war veterans beamed with childlike exuberance as they posed for a group photo. "So,...
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  • Bombings kill 10, wound dozens in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 1:18 AM
    A parked car exploded near a hospital in Baghdad's main Shiite district on Saturday as a series of bombings killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens in Iraq, police said.
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  • Majority of Americans Back Iraq Deadline, Newsweek Poll Shows Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg.com - Mar 31 12:24 PM
    March 31 (Bloomberg) -- A majority of Americans support proposed legislation that sets a goal for troop withdrawal from Iraq by March 2008, according to a Newsweek poll.
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  • Duluth Air Guard to stay longer in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - 1 hour, 12 minutes ago
    DULUTH -- The Minnesota Air National Guard announced Saturday that about 200 members of the 148th Fighter Wing will have their tour of duty in Iraq extended by up to 40 days. Originally, the Duluth-based unit was to have spent 45 days in Iraq. The Air Guard members are stationed at Balad Air Base, where they fly F-16 fighter jets or help with maintenance, fuel and hydraulics work on the jets. Lt. ...
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  • Iraq's Sadr Faults U.S. For Poverty, Violence Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 30 10:43 PM
    BAGHDAD, March 30 -- Coming from Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, long known for his virulent anti-American sentiments, Friday's rebuke of the United States for instigating four years of poverty and violence in Iraq was nothing out of character.
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  • New Perspective, New Unity Among Hill Democrats on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Mar 30 10:12 PM
    President Bush continues to warn that Democratic demands for U.S. troop withdrawals from Iraq are reckless, even dangerous. But for the first time since the conflict began four years ago, Democrats are not flinching in their opposition.
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  • Bush repeats threat to veto Iraq war-funding bill Open this result in new window
    Market Watch - Mar 31 9:22 AM
    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- President George W. Bush in his Saturday radio address repeated his threat to veto bills containing a nonbinding deadline to remove most U.S. troops from Iraq and attacked Democrats for planning to raise taxes.
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  • On the Ground: Early Report From Iraq Surge Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Mar 31 2:36 PM
    Hard times feed the insurgency, and the insurgency keeps Iraq in ruins. A report from the front, such as it is.
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  • Charles Krauthammer: Iraq is just a smokescreen for the 'real' war Open this result in new window
    New Hampshire Union Leader - 38 minutes ago
    THE SENATE and the House have both passed bills for ending the Iraq War, or at least liquidating the American involvement in it. The resolutions, approved by the barest majorities, were underpinned by one unmistakable theme: wrong war, wrong place, distracting us from the real war that is elsewhere.
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  • Fineman: GOP Stick to Their Guns on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Mar 31 9:17 AM
    Despite the loss of Congress, an unpopular president and public weariness over the war in Iraq, Republicans are marching to same old tune.
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  • Aid Groups See Declining Living Conditions in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 31 9:44 AM
    Living conditions are deteriorating for many Iraqis, and for the aid groups trying to help Iraqis rebuild their country. Kasra Mofarah, the head of NGO Coordination Committee in Iraq, speaks about his group's concerns.
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  • Week in Review: U.S. Attorneys, Iraq Withdrawal Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 31 9:25 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday , March 31, 2007 The United States attorneys controversy held Washington's attention this week. But the Congress also took on the issue of setting a deadline for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, a deadline the president says he won't accept.
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  • Forget dogs; robots sniff out bombs in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Nashua Telegraph - 34 minutes ago
    DAYTON, Ohio The military increasing its reliance on robots in war soon will use explosive-sniffing versions made by a Massachusetts company to better detect roadside bombs accounting for more than 70 percent of the U.S. casualties in Iraq. ... - By JAMES HANNAH The Associated Press
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  • Iraq attacks continue killing at least 20 Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - 22 minutes ago
    Bombs and shootings across Iraq have left at least 20 people dead and dozens more wounded, as sectarian violence continues. The deadliest attack was in northern Iraq, where eight workers were killed in an ambush on their minibus.
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  • Ministers were told not to rubbish Iraq deaths study Open this result in new window
    Guardian Unlimited - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
    Chief government advisers accepted as "robust" research that put the death toll from the Iraq war 10 times higher than any previous estimate, new documents have revealed.
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  • Iraq Duty Extended For Duluth Based Unit Open this result in new window
    WCCO Minneapolis/St. Paul - 1 hour, 36 minutes ago
    The Minnesota Air Guard says about 200 members of the 148th Fighter Wing based in Duluth will have their tour of duty in Iraq extended by up to 40 days. More Local News
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  • Local firefighter headed to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Baytown Sun - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
    The Baytown Fire Department will have one less member on their team after this weekend. Station 1 firefighter Dallas Webb leaves for Iraq on Monday. Webb moved to the area about three years ago, after completing his active service with the U.S. Air Force.
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  • Sunnis try to blast Al-Qaeda out of Iraq Open this result in new window
    Times Online - Mar 31 3:29 PM
    Sunni insurgent groups that were previously allied with Al-Qaeda in Iraq have turned against it, killing its leaders, attacking its supporters and vowing to drive it out of the country.
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,246 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Mar 31 4:11 PM
    As of Saturday, March 31, 2007, at least 3,246 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 awards $63.5m refinery deals Open this result in new window
    AME Info - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
    Iraq's oil ministry has awarded contracts worth $63.5m to local firms for the construction of two 10,000-bpd oil refineries, in Arbil and Sulaimaniya, according to the Iraq Development Program. It is expected the refineries will ease the current chronic fuel shortages in the Kurdish north.
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  • VOTERS MUST KNOW THE MESSY TRUTH ABOUT EXITING IRAQ Open this result in new window
    Cynthia Tucker via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 5:56 PM
    Given deep-seated discontent with the war in Iraq, the new Democratic majority in Congress believes it has a political mandate for withdrawal of U.S. troops. Last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid succeeded in passing bills that borrow heavily from the Iraq Study Group, which proposed a significant force reduction over the next two years.
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  • Analysis: Iraq disputes echo past fights Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 4:28 PM
    Republicans miscalculated a decade ago and were blamed for forcing a government shutdown in a spending standoff with President Clinton. Now President Bush and congressional Democrats are on a collision course on Iraq spending a high-stakes confrontation to see who blinks and who can successfully accuse the other of shortchanging U.S. troops.
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  • Aid Groups See Declining Living Conditions in Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Mar 31 9:02 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday , March 31, 2007 Living conditions for Iraqis are deteriorating for many Iraqis, and for the aid groups trying to help Iraqis rebuild their country. Kasra Mofarah, the head of NGO Coordination Committee in Iraq, speaks with Scott Simon about her group's concerns.
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  • Real deadline for Iraq war money weeks beyond Bush's deadline Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Mar 31 12:00 PM
    WASHINGTON - The real deadline for Congress to provide more money for the war in Iraq is well beyond the April 15 deadline cited by President Bush and Defense Secretary Robert Gates. The Pentagon can...
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  • Powder River Cowboys land in Casper after Iraq duty Open this result in new window
    Casper Star-Tribune - Mar 31 5:31 PM
    JOSH WOLFSONStar-Tribune staff writer Michele Moberg stopped going to movies in December 2005, preferring to wait until her husband returned from Iraq.
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  • Bombings Kill 9, Wound Dozens in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Mar 31 3:13 AM
    Iraq Bombings Kill at Least 9, Wound Dozens As U.S. Expresses Cautious Optimism on Crackdown
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  • Despite polls, the GOP stands by their man on Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Mar 30 3:54 PM
    There's a standoff between Congress and President Bush over Iraq. Whose side are the people on?
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  • Minn. Air Guard members face extension of Iraq duty Open this result in new window
    WKBT La Crosse - 48 minutes ago
    DULUTH, Minn. The Minnesota Air Guard says about 200 members of the 148th Fighter Wing based in Duluth will have their tour of duty in Iraq extended by up to 40 days.
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  • Iraq Soldier Returns to Help Ailing Sister: She Needs Donor for Bone Marrow Transplant Open this result in new window
    RedNova - Mar 31 3:15 PM
    By Christopher Rodkey, The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, Wash. Mar. 31--When Spc. John Perkins went to Iraq last summer, his family back home in Spokane prayed for him every day.
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  • Iraq attacks kill at least 20 Open this result in new window
    Deutsche Welle - Mar 31 3:54 PM
    Bombs and shootings across Iraq have left at least 20 people dead and dozens more wounded, as relentless sectarian violence continues. The deadliest attack was in northern Iraq, where eight workers were killed in an ambush on their minibus.
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  • Congressional Research Service: US Military Has Sufficient Funds For Iraq War Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 31 11:23 AM
    An independent U.S. government report says the Army has enough money available to fund its military operations in Iraq through July.
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  • Furious over Iraq, Mandela says may not meet Bush Open this result in new window
    Indian Express via Yahoo! India News - Mar 31 10:39 AM
    Former South African President Nelson Mandela condemned George W. Bush's war on Iraq on Friday and said he might not meet the US President when he makes his first visit to Africa next month. Mandela, who received a Nobel Peace Prize for his role in guiding South Africa from Apartheid to multi-racial democracy, told reporters after a meeting French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin that Bush ...
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  • Pentagon comdemns Iraq poison gas attack Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 2:16 PM
    Ratcheting up its rhetoric against Iraq's Sunni insurgents, the Pentagon on Friday condemned their recent use of chlorine gas as a weapon, calling it the first use of a poison gas against Iraqis since Saddam Hussein ordered mustard gas attacks on Kurds in northern Iraq nearly 20 years ago.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,245 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 3:10 PM
    As of Friday, March 30, 2007, at least 3,245 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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  • Going Inside Northern Iraq Open this result in new window
    Wheeling News-Register - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
    TIKRIT, Iraq In a roar of rotor blades and a blast of small rocks and dust, UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters drop a group of Iraqi and Coalition Soldiers in a damp field in Northern Iraq.
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  • Iraq war vet sentenced to jail for kissing 14-year-old girl Open this result in new window
    WKYC Cleveland - Mar 31 2:07 PM
    Iraq war vet sentenced to jail for kissing 14-year-old girl
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  • U-S soldier dies of non-combat cause in Iraq, military says Open this result in new window
    KTRE-TV East Texas - Mar 31 3:05 PM
    BAGHDAD The U-S military says a soldier has died in Iraq of non-combat-related causes. A brief statement says the soldier, with the Multinational Division-Baghdad, died yesterday.
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  • Marine returns from voluntary tour in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Facts - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
    ANGLETON Marine Sgt. Cory Simpson had a decision to make. He was nearing the end of his service in the Marine Corps and instead of opting to leave it, he decided to take a tour of duty in Iraq, said his father, Bobby Simpson.
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  • British sailors will not be swapped for Iranians in Iraq: US Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 2:09 PM
    The United States rejected any suggestion Friday that 15 British naval personnel detained by Iran for the past week could be swapped for five Iranian officials held by US forces in Iraq since January.
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  • Bush condemns Democrats Iraq spending bill Open this result in new window
    The Hill - Mar 31 1:49 PM
    President Bush reiterated his criticism of the Democrats supplemental Iraq spending bills Saturday, setting the stage for a showdown with congressional Democrats over what could be his second presidential veto.
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  • Sadr calls for U.S. withdrawal from Iraq Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Mar 30 1:12 PM
    Shiite religious leaders delivered a message from the radical Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr on Friday condemning the American presence in Iraq, while militiamen loyal to Sadr fought Iraqi soldiers in Baghdad.
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  • U-S soldier dies of non-combat cause in Iraq, military says Open this result in new window
    ABC 7 El Paso - Mar 31 2:40 PM
    BAGHDAD The U-S military says a soldier has died in Iraq of non-combat-related causes. A brief statement says the soldier, with the Multinational Division-Baghdad, died...
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  • Iraq victorious in Middle-East Idol Open this result in new window
    ITV.com - Mar 31 2:13 PM
    There were scenes of celebrations in Iraq as their countrywoman, singer Shadha Hassoun, won the Arab version of American Idol. The 25-year-old beat finalists from Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia to lift the Arab-Idol crown.
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  • Biden touts Iraq policy Open this result in new window
    The Daily Comet - Mar 31 1:04 PM
    U.S. Sen. Joseph Biden found a ready critic for his own criticism of the U.S. war in Iraq as he stumped Saturday in this town known for its sprawling Air Force base.
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  • Radical cleric blames U.S. for Iraq woes Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 11:46 AM
    The radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr issued a scathing attack on the United States on Friday, following one of the country's bloodiest days, blaming Washington for Iraq's troubles and calling for a mass demonstration April 9 the fourth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad.
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  • 57 percent support Democratic Iraq plan Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Mar 31 6:07 PM
    Almost six of 10 U.S. voters support a proposal to set a deadline for withdrawal from Iraq, a Newsweek poll finds.
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  • New barbs hit home in US Iraq showdown Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 12:29 PM
    The White House lashed Congress Friday for going on "vacation" before signing off on legislation funding troops in Iraq, driving up tensions in a showdown with Democrats for control of the war.
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  • U.S. toll in March is twice Iraq forces Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
    The U.S. military death toll in March, the first full month of the security crackdown, was nearly twice that of the Iraqi army, which American and Iraqi officials say is taking the leading role in the latest attempt to curb violence in the capital, surrounding cities and Anbar province, according to figures compiled on Saturday.
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  • Rice calls Saudi envoy over king's criticism of US in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 11:42 AM
    US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice telephoned Saudi Arabia's ambassador Friday after Saudi King Abdullah rattled his US allies by criticizing the US military presence in Iraq as "illegitimate," a senior official said.
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  • Singer delights Iraq with Star Academy win Open this result in new window
    EuroNews - Mar 31 11:53 AM
    There have been celebrations in Iraq, after singer Shatha Hassoun's win in the Middle East's version of talent show Star Academy.
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  • Suicide bombers kill 130 in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Mar 31 5:08 AM
    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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  • Iraq raises death toll in Tal Afar bomb Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 31 4:41 PM
    The Iraqi Interior Ministry on Saturday raised the death toll in last week's suicide truck bombing against a Shiite market in Tal Afar to 152, which would make it the deadliest single strike since the war started four years ago.
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  • Iraq War Vet Says Bush Veto Could Undermine Troops Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Mar 31 9:57 AM
    A veteran of the Iraq war says if President Bush vetoes a war-spending bill because it includes a withdrawal deadline, he'll be undermining the troops.
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  • After bloody week in Iraq, singer delights with win Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 31 8:04 AM
    Source: Reuters (Updates to amend age, time of announcement) By Aws Qusay BAGHDAD, March 31 (Reuters) - After enduring one of the bloodiest weeks in Iraq's sectarian conflict, Iraqis on Saturday were united in ...
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  • Number Of Homeless Veterans Growing After War In Iraq Open this result in new window
    10 News San Diego - Mar 31 10:46 AM
    As more troops come home from Iraq and Afghanistan and leave active duty, experts say there won't be enough beds for those who end up homeless
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  • Disturbed Iraq. Why? Open this result in new window
    News From Bangladesh - Mar 31 11:26 AM
    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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  • Iraq war vet says Bush veto could undermine troops Open this result in new window
    WANE-TV Fort Wayne - Mar 31 9:16 AM
    WASHINGTON A veteran of the Iraq war says if President Bush vetoes a war-spending bill because it includes a withdrawal deadline, he'll be undermining the troops Speaking in...
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  • Al-Sadr faults U.S. occupation for Iraq's woes Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 30 8:03 AM
    U.S. and Iraqi forces detained a suspect linked to networks bringing sophisticated roadside bombs into Iraq during a raid Friday in the main Shiite district in Baghdad. The suspect was believed to be tied to networks bringing the weapons known as explosively formed projectiles, or EFPs, into Iraq, the military said.
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  • GEORGIANS@WAR: Scenes from Iraq: Security shattered Open this result in new window
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Mar 31 12:09 AM
    Tal Afar, Iraq - Amid the rubble are clues that a sinister chapter of Iraqi history was written here just hours ago: A red-and-white stuffed toy, lodged forcibly into a crevice. Crimson tomatoes spilled onto the splintered bricks and crumpled corrugated metal of a storefront.
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  • After bloody week in Iraq, singer delights with win Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 31 7:19 AM
    Source: Reuters By Aws Qusay BAGHDAD, March 31 (Reuters) - After enduring one of the bloodiest weeks in Iraq's sectarian conflict, Iraqis on Saturday were united in celebrating the win of an Iraqi woman in the hit ...
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  • Bloody week in Iraq points to emboldened al Qaeda Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 7:59 AM
    A surge of violence in Iraq in the past week demonstrated the ability of al Qaeda to strike virtually anywhere at will with a seemingly limitless supply of explosives and suicide bombers to wreak chaos.
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  • Bush Chides Dems on Pork in Iraq Bill Open this result in new window
    The San Francisco Examiner - Mar 31 8:23 AM
    (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) President Bush, center, talks with Sgt. David Gardner, left, from Ft. Bragg, N.C., who was wounded in Iraq, left, during a visit with patients at the physical therapy wing of Walter Reed Army Center in Washington, Friday, March 30, 2007. At right is Gardner's wife Beverly Gardner with child Hailey Gardner.
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  • Car Bombings in Iraq Kill 11 Open this result in new window
    Voice of America - Mar 31 5:07 AM
    Security officials say three car bombs killed at least 11 people and wounded around 46 across Iraq Saturday. Authorities say five people were killed and 15 others wounded when a car bomb exploded outside a hospital (Al-Sadr) in Baghdad's Shi'ite Sadr City neighborhood.
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  • Shiites blame U.S. for Iraq violence Open this result in new window
    The Buffalo News - Mar 31 3:53 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq Angry rhetoric in some Shiite Muslim mosques on Friday blamed the United States for one of Iraqs bloodiest days in months, a pair of bombings Thursday that killed more than 125 people in a Baghdad market and a town north of the capital. At least 508 people have been killed throughout Iraq over the last week.
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  • More than 500 die in 6 days in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Detroit Free Press - Mar 31 12:17 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- Suicide bombers and militiamen fought back ferociously in the seventh week of the Baghdad security crackdown, killing at least 508 people in the past six days. But the government pledged Friday it would win the race against terrorism and despair.
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  • After Iraq's bloody week, singer delights with win Open this result in new window
    Express India - Mar 31 8:54 AM
    After enduring one of the bloodiest weeks in Iraq's sectarian conflict, Iraqis were united in celebrating the win of an Iraqi woman in the hit pan-Arab television talent show Star Academy.
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  • Event: 'Impact Of The Iraq War On The Muslim Community: Panel At The Islamic Center' Open this result in new window
    City Pulse - Mar 31 12:43 PM
    East Lansing, Michigan: On Sunday, April 1, 2007 between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m., the Islamic Center, along with the Greater Lansing Network Against War and Injustice (http://www.glnawi.org), will host a special gathering on the question of the impact of the war in Iraq and of the post-9/11 situation in the U.S. upon the Muslim population.
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  • Report: Iraq war can be funded into July Open this result in new window
    EARTHtimes.org - Mar 31 1:07 PM
    A Congressional Research Service analysis says the Pentagon has enough money available to finance U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan through most of July.
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  • Coaltion forces detain Iraq bomb suspect Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 6:06 AM
    U.S. and Iraqi forces detained a suspect linked to networks bringing sophisticated roadside bombs into Iraq during a raid Friday in the main Shiite district in Baghdad.
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  • Senate approves Iraq spending bill Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 30 7:06 AM
    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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  • Iraq eyes future tourism Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Mar 30 6:33 AM
    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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  • Nine killed, 58 injured in Iraq Open this result in new window
    IANS via Yahoo! India News - Mar 31 3:56 AM
    Baghdad, March 31 (Xinhua) Three car bombs in Iraq Saturday killed at least nine people and wounded 58, official sources said.
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  • U.N. refugee agency to boost presence in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 31 6:04 AM
    Source: Reuters BAGHDAD, March 31 (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency is to boost its presence in Iraq to help deal with the estimated 50,000 people who flee their homes every month, agency head Antonio ...
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  • MARY F. POLS: MOVIE CRITIC: Getting caught between Iraq and a hard place Open this result in new window
    Contra Costa Times - Mar 31 6:55 AM
    IT WOULD BE a challenge to find a less exciting title for a movie than "The Situation," the diligent new drama set in occupied Iraq. But as the film presents one reason after another why the American occupation is a desperately forlorn cause, one wonders if the title is meant to harken back to that evocative World War II saying, Situation Normal, All Fouled Up (that's the version for polite ...
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  • No date set for Saddam trial, Iraq bombs kill 19 Open this result in new window
    Tiscali - Mar 31 10:12 AM
    Iraqs president and the prime ministers spokesman had said in the last week that Saddam could go on trial within two months, popular announcements apparently designed to show Iraqis that progress was being made in bringing him to justice.
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  • FACTBOX-Security developments in Iraq, March 31 Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Mar 31 4:49 AM
    Source: Reuters March 31 (Reuters) - Following are security developments in Iraq at 1530 GMT on Saturday: * indicates new or updated item. TAL AFAR - Tuesday's suicide truck bombing in the northern town of Tal ...
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  • Nearly 400 killed in Iraq bloodletting Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Mar 30 6:00 AM
    Nearly 400 people have been killed in Iraq over the past three days, officials and medics said Friday, as insurgents and sectarian militias defied a massive US security crackdown billed as a last chance to restore order to Baghdad.
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  • Iraq to relocate Arabs from Kirkuk, bomb kills 152 Open this result in new window
    CTV.ca - Mar 31 5:58 AM
    Iraq's government has endorsed plans to relocate thousands of Arabs, as the Interior Ministry raised the death toll in the Tuesday truck bombing to 152, making it the deadliest single attack since the war began four years ago.
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