WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush and the Democratic-controlled Congress lurched toward a veto showdown over Iraq on Wednesday, as the House passed legislation that would order troops to begin coming home by October 1.
More U.S. troops patrolling Baghdad have helped cut the number of sectarian killings by one-third since January, the top U.S. commander in Iraq told Congress in a closed meeting Wednesday.
A sharply divided House brushed aside a veto threat Wednesday and passed legislation that would order President Bush to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq by Oct. 1.
Ignoring the promise of a veto by President George W. Bush, the US House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a war funding bill that includes a timetable for pulling US troops out of Iraq.
Defying President George W. Bush's veto threat, the House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a bill providing new war funds while setting a timeline for the withdrawal of all U.S. combat troops from Iraq by March 31 next year.
A Dutch businessman appealing his war crimes conviction for selling Iraq banned chemicals during its war with Iran drew praise from Saddam Hussein's regime for his efforts, prosecutors said Wednesday on the closing day of the proceedings.
BAGHDAD, April 25 -- A new human rights report by the United Nations mission in Iraq described high levels of ongoing violence, an unfair and potentially abusive detainee system and a country suffering a "breakdown in law and order." The report upset the U.S. Embassy here, which characterized it ...
The House last night brushed aside weeks of angry White House rhetoric and veto threats to narrowly approve a $124 billion war spending bill that requires troop withdrawal from Iraq to begin by Oct. 1, with a goal of ending U.S. combat operations there by next March.
The United Nations accused Iraq on Wednesday of withholding sensitive civilian casualty figures because the government fears the data would be used to paint a "very grim" picture of a worsening humanitarian crisis.
The deployment of Britain's Prince Harry to Iraq is constantly under review, the Ministry of Defence said on Thursday after a newspaper reported that his dream of fighting on the front line may be over.