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  • Bush calls Dems 'irresponsible' on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 9 minutes ago
    President Bush denounced "irresponsible" Democrats on Tuesday for going on spring break without approving money for the Iraq war with no strings. He condemned House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip to Syria, too, accusing her of encouraging a terrorism sponsor.
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  • Clinton urges Dems to press Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 4 minutes ago
    Democrats should pressure President Bush to agree to a withdrawal of troops from Iraq rather than concede that he will veto such a plan, New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday.
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  • Both sides say other supports 'failure' in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
    President Bush expressed frustration on Tuesday with the congressional debate on Iraq war spending and accused majority-party Democrats of being "more interested in fighting political battles in Washington than providing our troops what they need."
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  • Sum of Death Statistics: a Perilous Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
    BAGHDAD, April 3 -- On a two-day visit to Iraq, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) declared after a short walk in a market that Baghdad was becoming safer under a new security plan. But after his departure, Iraqi merchants and U.S. military officials said his upbeat assessment is far from the reality they...
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,257 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 0 minute ago
    As of Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at least 3,257 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 2,624 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
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  • Clinton urges Dems to press Bush on Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Apr 03 6:02 PM
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told eastern Iowans Tuesday that Americans should challenge President Bush to sign legislation setting a timeline for withdrawing troops from Iraq.
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  • Clinton Decries Veto Threat, Urges Bush Compromise on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Apr 03 5:49 PM
    CRAWFORDSVILLE, Iowa, April 3 -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) stepped up her criticism of President Bush's threat to veto legislation that sets a timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, saying that doing so would thwart the will of the American people.
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  • U.S. sees more evidence of Iran's meddling in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 3:12 PM
    The United States has growing evidence of Tehran's involvement in destabilizing Iraq, with more sophisticated Iranian weapons being found, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday.
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  • Bush berates Dems over Iraq war funding Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 2:06 PM
    President Bush on Tuesday called Democrats in Congress irresponsible for approving war bills that order U.S. troops to leave Iraq by certain dates. He said such efforts will backfire, keeping some troops in battle even longer.
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  • Kidnapped Iranian diplomat released in Iraq Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Apr 03 1:43 PM
    A top Iranian diplomat seized by gunmen in Baghdad two months ago was released Tuesday, Iraq's Deputy Foreign Minister Labid Abawi told CNN.
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  • Bush, Democrats clash over Iraq war funding Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 12:46 PM
    President George W. Bush and Democrats in charge of Congress clashed again on Tuesday over funding for the Iraq war with no end likely soon to a defining battle over how long American forces will stay.
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  • Deadline extended for kidnapped Germans in Iraq Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Apr 03 11:37 AM
    An insurgent group in Iraq posted a video showing a kidnapped German woman and son weeping and pleading for help as the group gave Germany 10 more days to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan or else the hostages would be killed.
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  • Iraq pressing U.S. to release Iranians Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Apr 03 10:26 AM
    The Iraqi Foreign Ministry continues to push for the release of five Iranians detained during a U.S. military raid in January, Iraq's Deputy Foreign Minister Labid Abawi told CNN on Tuesday.
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  • Indonesian president asks Islamic leaders to seek Iraq peace Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 10:11 AM
    Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Tuesday called on Islamic religious leaders attending a conference on Middle East conflict to find a way of contributing to peace in Iraq.
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  • IBM Donates English-Arabic Translation Devices For Use In Iraq Open this result in new window
    TechWeb via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 10:49 AM
    The computer company said the donation is intended to augment human translators and to improve the safety of U.S. and other English-speaking workers in Iraq.
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  • Seized Iranian freed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 10:03 AM
    An Iranian diplomat seized two months ago in Iraq by uniformed gunmen has been released a move that suggested progress Tuesday in British efforts to win the freedom of 15 sailors and marines held by Iran.
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  • Abducted Iran diplomat freed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 9:46 AM
    A top Iranian diplomat seized at gunpoint in Baghdad two months ago has been released, as Iraq confirmed on Tuesday it was still working to secure the release of five other Iranians held by US troops.
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  • Bush Unwilling to Compromise on Iraq Funding Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Apr 03 8:09 AM
    President Bush today offered no compromise in his standoff with Congress over funding for the Iraq war, saying lawmakers should pass any Iraq legislation they want -- but do it "as quickly as possible" so he can move ahead with a promised veto.
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  • Bush Says Failure to Fund Iraq Troops Would Force Training Cuts Open this result in new window
    Bloomberg via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 7:35 AM
    April 3 (Bloomberg) -- President George W. Bush said it's ``irresponsible'' for the Democratic-controlled Congress to delay money for the Iraq war and failure to fund U.S. troops would force extended tours and cuts in training.
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  • Bush, Dems Spar Over Iraq Funding Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Apr 03 5:30 PM
    President Bush expressed frustration with the debate in Congress over funding for the Iraq war and accused Democrats of being "irresponsible." Democrats shot back that they represent "the American people's vision on this failed war."
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  • The Iraq Vote That Mattered Most Open this result in new window
    The Nation via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 7:23 AM
    The Nation -- On October 11, 2002, one vote mattered more than all of the others to come: whether or not to give President Bush sweeping authority to invade and occupy Iraq.
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  • Source: Bush to escalate fight over Iraq funds Open this result in new window
    Sports Illustrated - Apr 03 7:10 AM
    President Bush is expected to escalate his war of words with Congress Tuesday over funding for U.S. troops in Iraq by pointing out that it's been almost 60 days since he first requested the funds, a senior administration official said.
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  • Iraq official: U.S. pressed to release detained Iranians Open this result in new window
    CNN.com - Apr 03 6:36 AM
    BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- A senior Iraqi Foreign Ministry official said on Tuesday that the government was "intensively" seeking release of five Iranians detained by the U.S. military more than two months ago in northern Iraq.
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  • Family: Hoosier Soldier Killed In Iraq Open this result in new window
    WRTV TheIndyChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 7:28 AM
    The family of a 25-year-old soldier from northeast Indiana said Tuesday they have been notified that he has died in Iraq.
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  • Indonesia floats Muslim solution to Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 6:28 AM
    Muslim nations should ultimately replace coalition forces in Iraq after a period of national reconciliation, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono told a meeting of Islamic clerics on Tuesday.
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  • Hillary Clinton Launches Petition Against Bush Iraq Veto Open this result in new window
    Fox News - Apr 03 5:53 PM
    Democratic White House hopeful Hillary Clinton launches online petition on Tuesday calling on President Bush not to veto the Iraq war spending bill that orders the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops.
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  • Iranian diplomat seized in Iraq released Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 5:52 AM
    An Iranian diplomat in Iraq seized two months ago by uniformed gunmen has been released, Iran reported Tuesday, while in Baghdad a senior foreign ministry official said his government was "intensively" seeking the release of five Iranians detained there by the U.S.
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  • Negroponte Defends Iraq's Maliki, Seeing Progress Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 03 4:00 PM
    Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is "is trying his very best to be a national, and not a sectarian, leader," says Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte. The diplomat also tells Melissa Block that he is optimistic about Iraq's oil and de-Baathification policies.
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  • Bush, Democrats escalate Iraq war debate Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 4:37 AM
    President Bush and Congress are wrestling for the upper hand in the Iraq war debate, with neither side willing to back down and a top Democrat saying for the first time he wants to yank money for combat. Bush was expected to speak Tuesday to reporters at the White House on Iraq war funding.
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  • Bush Promises to Veto Iraq Deadline Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 03 4:00 PM
    President Bush renews his vow to veto any spending bill for the war in Iraq that attempts to set a timetable for withdrawal of U.S. combat troops. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has said that if the timetable fails, he will move to cut off funding for the war by March 31 of next year.
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  • Feingold Calls on Bush to Alter Iraq Stance Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 03 3:56 PM
    All Things Considered , April 3, 2007 President Bush, not Congress, needs to compromise on the language of the Iraq Funding Bill, says Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI), who has co-authored a bill to cut off funding for the Iraq war by March of 2008.
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  • Iranian diplomat detained in Iraq returns home Open this result in new window
    International Herald Tribune - Apr 03 8:12 AM
    In Baghdad, a senior Iraqi foreign ministry official said the Iraqi government was "intensively" seeking the release of five other Iranians who had been detained in Iraq by the United States.
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  • From Iraq, U.S. Troops Write Home Open this result in new window
    Newsweek - Apr 03 3:48 PM
    In an ongoing series, NEWSWEEK publishes letters and e-mails from fallen U.S. troops in Iraq to loved ones and friends back home. The following are unedited excerpts from correspondence provided by families of the deceased.
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  • Cenk Uygur: The Straw That Broke Iraq's Back Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Apr 03 1:29 PM
    Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani has put the last piece of straw on the poor camel called Iraq. And its back is about to break. The keys to success in Iraq were never military strategies. Everyone knows this, well, except of course for George W. Bush. To be fair, even John McCain knows this -- and he hardly knows what planet he's on lately (he just came back from the planet where Iraq is a really ...
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  • Feingold Calls on Bush to Alter Iraq Stance Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 03 3:00 PM
    President Bush, not Congress, needs to compromise on the language of the Iraq Funding Bill, says Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI). He says the nation spoke loudly in the 2006 midterm elections and the president has a responsibility to end the war. Feingold has co-authored a bill to cut funding for the war in 2008.
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  • Nine kidnapped in Iraq troublespot Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 3:30 AM
    Nine more people have been abducted in Iraq's flashpoint province of Diyala, police said on Tuesday, a day after the bodies of 21 Shiite workers snatched in similar circumstances were uncovered.
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  • Berlin condemns video of German hostages in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 4:09 AM
    The German foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned a video showing two German hostages held in Iraq begging for their lives as their captors reiterated threats to kill them.
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  • Evidence of Iran's meddling in Iraq: US Open this result in new window
    AAP via Yahoo!7 News - 11 minutes ago
    The US has growing evidence of Tehran's involvement in destabilising Iraq, with more sophisticated Iranian weapons being found, a senior official says.
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  • Peter Daou: Hillary's Iraq Petition: Tell Bush Not to Veto the Will of the People Open this result in new window
    HuffingtonPost - Apr 03 12:00 PM
    It's been a while since my last post on HuffPo, and as Hillary Clinton's Internet Director, I wanted to draw attention to Hillary's new petition asking you to tell President Bush not to veto the will of the people on Iraq. As you know, President Bush is threatening to veto a crucial first step to ending the war in Iraq, a bill that has passed both houses of Congress and calls for the phased ...
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  • Iraq Adviser Departs Optimistic Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Apr 02 11:34 PM
    Meghan O'Sullivan, the president's deputy national security adviser who has overseen the U.S.-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan through a particularly tumultuous period, has decided to leave the White House after helping reformulate policies in both countries to deal with rising violence.
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  • Tears for Queens soldier killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Newsday - 21 minutes ago
    A U.S. soldier killed Monday in a bomb blast in Iraq was identified Tuesday as being a young husband from Queens who once wrote on his Web site that family was the "most important thing life has to offer."
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  • Four U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq: U.S. military Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 1:52 AM
    Four U.S. soldiers were killed in combat in Iraq on Monday, the U.S. military said, bringing the U.S. death toll since the invasion to 3,257.
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  • Bush bashes Dems on Iraq dollars Open this result in new window
    UPI - Apr 03 11:14 AM
    President Bush pounded the Bully Pulpit Tuesday over Iraq policy as partisan brinkmanship over war funding with Capitol Hill Democrats sharpened. Bush ...
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  • Iraq Cuts Back Baghdad Curfew Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Apr 03 11:13 AM
    Iraq Cuts Back Baghdad Curfew, Citing Improved Security in Capital
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  • Stretched army sends troops back to Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 02 11:06 PM
    For just the second time since the war began, the Army is sending large units back to Iraq without giving them at least a year at home, defense officials said Monday. The move signaled how stretched the U.S. fighting force has become.
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  • New ultimatum for German hostages in Iraq Open this result in new window
    UPI - Apr 03 11:42 AM
    The kidnappers of two Germans in Iraq Tuesday issued a new ultimatum in a video message that showed the German woman sobbing and begging for her life.
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  • Reid may move to cut Iraq war funds Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 02 11:06 PM
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday he wants to cut off money for the Iraq war next year, making clear for the first time that Democrats are willing to pull out all the stops to end U.S. involvement.
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  • AP Interview: Card says Bush Iraq critics should root for success Open this result in new window
    Boston Globe - Apr 03 3:29 PM
    Congressional critics of President Bush's Iraq policy "seem to be rooting for failure," former White House chief of staff Andrew Card said Tuesday.
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  • Teen group aids troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
    Paperback novels, blankets and hard candy - an Army platoon in Iraq has some comforts from home, thanks to Peoria residents.
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  • Iraq TV drama faces delay Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Apr 03 8:28 AM
    Broadcaster Channel 4 may delay a drama about Iraq as the UK negotiates for the release of personnel in Iran.
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  • Negroponte: Diplomacy's Role in a Violent Iraq Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 03 3:02 PM
    All Things Considered , April 3, 2007 Melissa Block talks with the Deputy Secretary of State, Ambassador John Negroponte. The former U.S. ambassador to Iraq and director of National Intelligence discusses the State Department's ongoing role in Iraq as well as growing concern there about Iran.
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  • Bush Calls Dems 'Irresponsible' on Iraq Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Apr 03 4:39 PM
    President Bush denounced "irresponsible" Democrats on Tuesday for going on spring break without approving money for the Iraq war with no strings.
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  • President Bush Challenges Democrats on Iraq War Funding Open this result in new window
    The Online NewsHour - Apr 03 5:06 PM
    President Bush rebuked Democrats at a news conference Tuesday on their inclusion of a troop withdrawal timeline in an Iraq war funding bill. Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Richard Shelby, R-Ala., debate the president's remarks.
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  • Three U.S. soldiers killed in combat in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! News - Apr 02 10:59 PM
    Three U.S. soldiers were killed in combat in Iraq on Monday, the U.S. military said on Tuesday, bringing the U.S. death toll since the March 2003 invasion to 3,256.
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  • Iraq frees Iranian diplomat Open this result in new window
    Los Angeles Times - Apr 03 8:19 AM
    An Iranian diplomat seized in Iraq two months ago has been freed, the Iraqi government said today. The official Iranian news agency, IRNA, said the envoy was welcomed by senior Iranian officials at the airport in Tehran.
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  • Bush To Congress: Come Back From Break And Pass Iraq Spending Bill Open this result in new window
    CBS News - Apr 03 9:21 AM
    President Bush challenged Congress on Tuesday to return early from its Easter recess to approve a funding bill for the war in Iraq in order to advance the escalating standoff between the White House and congressional Democrats over the withdrawal of U.S. troops from that war-ravaged country.
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  • Seized Iranian Freed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Apr 03 8:58 AM
    Iranian Seized in Iraq Freed, Suggesting Progress in British Sailor Standoff
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  • Bush, Dems Spar Over Iraq Funding Open this result in new window
    KDKA Pittsburgh - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
    President Bush vented his frustration and impatience Tuesday with the Democratic Congress for not sending him a bill he can sign to fund U.S. operations in Iraq. CBS News Interactive: Bush's Plan For Iraq
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  • Bush Renews Veto Threat on Iraq Bills Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 03 12:17 PM
    WASHINGTON April 3, 2007, 2:06 p.m. ET President Bush on Tuesday called Democrats in Congress irresponsible for approving war bills that order U.S. troops to leave Iraq by certain dates. He said such efforts will backfire, keeping some troops in battle even longer.
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  • Senator wants U.S. to give new Iraq strategy a chance Open this result in new window
    Bristol Herald Courier - 14 minutes ago
    KINGSPORT Its too early to say whether a new security strategy for Iraq will help bring stability to the war-torn country, but U.S. Sen. Bob Corker said Americans should wait until the end of the summer before making any judgments.
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  • Documentaries present Iraq war in words of the troops Open this result in new window
    North County Times - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
    Two documentary films based on an anthology of writings by service members who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan will be screened locally this month.
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  • Bush, Democrats Escalate Iraq War Debate Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Apr 03 7:08 AM
    Bush, Congress Wrestling for Upper Hand in Iraq War Debate; Neither Side Willing to Back Down
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  • Candidate Dodd backs Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    Connecticut Post - 58 minutes ago
    WASHINGTON Sen. Chris Dodd on Tuesday became the first presidential candidate to co-sponsor Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's bill to withdraw from Iraq.
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  • U.S. Military Faces Strain in Achieving Iraq Plan Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 03 12:17 PM
    Day to Day , April 3, 2007 Phil Carter, an Iraq war veteran and contributing writer for the online magazine Slate , talks about how the U.S. military could be strained as it tries to achieve benchmarks for future progress in Iraq.
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  • Iraq Benchmarks: Progress and Hurdles Open this result in new window
    NPR - Apr 03 12:17 PM
    Day to Day , April 3, 2007 When President Bush announced that more than 20,000 additional troops would be sent to Iraq, he set some benchmarks. We check in on the progress.
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  • Biden's Web site looks at Iraq positions Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 02 8:04 PM
    Casting himself as the candidate best positioned to end the Iraq war, Delaware Sen. Joe Biden has launched a new Web site, http://www.headtohead08.com , to contrast his statements on the Iraq conflict to those of his opponents for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination.
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  • Shell, Turkish firm weigh pipeline deal from N. Iraq Open this result in new window
    World Tribune - Apr 03 3:58 PM
    LONDON Turkey and a leading Western energy contractor plan to cooperate to compete for an energy project in Iraq. The state-owned Turkish Petroleum Inc. Royal Dutch Shell have established a consortium to win a natural gas production license in Iraq, Middle East Newsline reported.
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  • ASSASSIN SNIPERS IN IRAQ FEAR Open this result in new window
    Daily Mirror - 11 minutes ago
    BRITISH troops in Iraq are being targeted by marksmen with specialist assassin guns smuggled in from Iran.
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  • U.S. military deaths in Iraq at 3,256 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 02 8:40 PM
    As of Monday, April 2, 2007, at least 3,256 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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  • Marine from New Jersey dies in Iraq, military investigating Open this result in new window
    Asbury Park Press - Apr 03 4:29 PM
    The military is investigating the death of a North Carolina-based Marine who died over the weekend in Iraq, the Department of Defense announced today. Pfc. Miguel A. Marcial III, 19, of Secaucus, died Sunday in Anbar province. Marcial was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Lejeune. Marcial joined the Marine Corps in ...
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  • U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq at 3,257 Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! Asia News - Apr 03 3:51 PM
    As of Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at least 3,257 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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  • Iranian Diplomat Seized in Iraq Released Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Apr 03 6:13 AM
    Iranian Diplomat Seized in Iraq Freed; Iraq Presses for Release of Others
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  • Iranian news agency reports release of Iranian diplomat kidnapped in Iraq in February Open this result in new window
    Fox21 - 49 minutes ago
    TEHRAN, Iran Iran's official news agency says an Iranian diplomat has been freed after two months of captivity in Iraq.
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  • Iranian diplomat 'freed in Iraq' Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Apr 03 5:01 AM
    Jalal Sharafi, a diplomat kidnapped by gunmen in Iraq, is free, Iran's official news agency says.
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  • U.S. sees more evidence of Iran's meddling in Iraq Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Apr 03 3:15 PM
    The United States has growing evidence of Tehran's involvement in destabilising Iraq, with more sophisticated Iranian weapons being found, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday.
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  • Coming Home: Desert demons haunt Iraq veteran's return Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
    Coming Home: Part Two - More than 1.4 million service members, including nearly 10,000 Utahns, have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. In a continuing series of personal profiles, The Salt Lake Tribune features those whose lives have been forever changed by their wartime experiences.
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  • Bush calls Dems "irresponsible" on Iraq Open this result in new window
    Seattle Times - Apr 03 10:15 AM
    President Bush today called Democrats in Congress irresponsible for approving war bills that order U.S. troops to leave Iraq by certain...
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  • Seized Iran diplomat free in Iraq Open this result in new window
    BBC News - Apr 03 4:59 AM
    Jalal Sharafi, an Iranian diplomat kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Iraq in February, is released.
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  • Bush warns Congress: pullout spat hurts U.S. missions in Afghanistan, Iraq Open this result in new window
    CP via Yahoo! Canada News - Apr 03 3:19 PM
    WASHINGTON (CP) - American operations in Iraq and Afghanistan will be severely disrupted if Congress doesn't provide money for the troops by mid-May, U.S. President George W. Bush said Tuesday.
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  • Teen group aids troops in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Arizona Republic - Apr 03 3:55 PM
    Teen group helps collect donations for troops in Iraq. Yearlong commitment garnering public's support.
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  • Iranian Diplomat Seized in Iraq Released Open this result in new window
    ABC News - Apr 03 5:43 AM
    Iranian News Agency Reports Release of Iranian Diplomat Seized in Iraq in February
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  • Reid Backs Iraq War-Funds Cutoff Open this result in new window
    Washington Post - Apr 02 6:23 PM
    Senate Majority Leader Harry M. Reid yesterday endorsed the Senate's toughest antiwar bill yet, a bid to cut off funding within a year, sending a clear signal to President Bush that the Iraq debate will continue in Congress regardless of whether he carries through on his veto threats.
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  • La Fontaine Soldier Killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WANE-TV Fort Wayne - 1 hour, 43 minutes ago
    Northeast Indiana loses a second this week to the war in Iraq.
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  • World Muslims concerned about death of every Muslim in Iraq: Indonesian President Open this result in new window
    People's Daily - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
    Every Muslim in the world was concerned about the death of every Muslim in Iraq, and asked religious leaders to take a lead on reconciliation in the conflict- torn country, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said on Tuesday.
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  • Army sending units back to Iraq early Open this result in new window
    AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 02 5:35 PM
    For just the second time since the war began, the Army is sending large units back to Iraq without giving them at least a year at home, defense officials said Monday.
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  • Commander says 4-1 Cav improving area of Iraq Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
    Nineveh Province in northwestern Iraq can provide a model for the country's reconstruction, said Col. Stephen M. Twitty, commander of Fort Bliss' cavalry brigade, who on Friday gave the Pentagon briefing from Iraq.
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  • Ysleta grad loses both legs to Iraq war wounds Open this result in new window
    El Paso Times - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
    Lower Valley resident Lourdes Garcia describes the desperation and devastation she has felt since learning Wednesday that her son had become a double amputee after being deployed only three weeks in Iraq.
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  • Card says Bush's Iraq war critics should root for success Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Apr 03 3:00 PM
    MCLEAN, Va. - Congressional critics of President Bush's Iraq policy "seem to be rooting for failure," former White House chief of staff Andrew Card said Tuesday. In an interview with...
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  • 2 Indiana soldiers die in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Times of Northwest Indiana - 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
    A West Point graduate from northern Indiana and an Indiana National Guardsman both died in Iraq, military officials said Tuesday.
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  • Sudden release of Iranian diplomat in Iraq raises hope for end to standoff with Britain Open this result in new window
    Boston Herald - Apr 03 2:11 PM
    TEHRAN, Iran - The sudden release of an Iranian diplomat missing for two months in Iraq raised new hope Tuesday that 15 British sailors and marines seized by Iran may soon be freed. It also suggests the...
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  • Kidnapped Iranian diplomat freed in Iraq - agency Open this result in new window
    Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Apr 03 1:16 PM
    An Iranian diplomat who was kidnapped in Iraq two months ago was released on Tuesday and has arrived back in Iran, Iran's official IRNA news agency reported.
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  • Soldier from eastern Kentucky, three others killed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    WAVE 3 Louisville - Apr 03 6:21 PM
    A soldier from eastern Kentucky was killed in combat in Iraq during the weekend, the Defense Department said Tuesday.
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  • U.S. sees more evidence of Iran's meddling in Iraq Open this result in new window
    AlertNet - Apr 03 3:19 PM
    Source: Reuters By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON, April 3 (Reuters) - The United States has growing evidence of Tehran's involvement in destabilizing Iraq, with more sophisticated Iranian weapons being found, a senior ...
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  • The day so far: Iran, Iraq, bad weather and fast trains Open this result in new window
    USA Today - Apr 03 10:21 AM
    A quick look at some of the top news so far today: Iraq: President Bush criticized Democrats who are trying to impose a deadline on the war in Iraq and demanded a supplemental funding bill that doesn't include a...
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  • "Battlebear" Welcomed Home After Iraq Tour Open this result in new window
    WLBZ Bangor - Apr 03 4:43 PM
    Students at the Greater Portland Christian school had a special homecoming Tuesday. Each year, the students send a stuffed bear to different parts of the country and learn about its travels. This year the bear went to Iraq.
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  • Democrats up stakes in Iraq war showdown Open this result in new window
    AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 02 3:26 PM
    Leading Senate Democrats on Monday unveiled a bid to cut off most funding for the Iraq war after March 31, 2008, hardening their position in a bitter standoff with the White House.
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  • Corker critical of Iraq bills - Senator addresses constituents at Jonesborough meeting Open this result in new window
    Johnson City Press - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
    Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., didnt mince words Tuesday emphasizing that he was certain President Bush would veto recently passed supplemental House and Senate spending bills each containing a set date for U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq.
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  • Iranian diplomat freed in Iraq Open this result in new window
    The Washington Times - Apr 03 12:08 PM
    An Iranian diplomat kidnapped in Iraq has been freed in Baghdad. The BBC reported that no one has admitted abducting Jalal Sharafi, the second secretary at the Iranian Embassy in Baghdad who was seized from his car in February by men wearing Iraqi Army uniforms.
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  • Senate approves Iraq pullout Open this result in new window
    Kansas City Star - Apr 03 11:31 AM
    The bill sends a clear message to the president that we must take the war in Iraq in a new direction. Sen. Robert Byrd, West Virginia Democrat WASHINGTON | A defiant Democratic-controlled Senate called Thursday for the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq within a year, propelling Congress closer to a wartime veto confrontation with President Bush.
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  • Senator Reid and President Bush square off on Iraq Open this result in new window
    KVBC Las Vegas - Apr 03 5:27 PM
    It doesn't look like President Bush and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid are going to meet in the middle regarding the war in Iraq anytime soon. Both men stood firmly by their positions Tuesday, not willing to budge an inch towards the other side.
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