Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday the Senate will face another round of votes on the Iraq war before the July Fourth recess, a strategy intended to show that Democrats are not giving up on efforts to bring troops home.
Recep Tayyip Erdogan took a strong public stance against his own country?s military incursion into northern Iraq to fight Kurdish rebels.
Senate Democrats will once again try to impose timetables for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, Majority Leader Harry Reid announced Tuesday.
As of Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at least 3,510 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 2,871 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Anti-war Senate Democrats Tuesday plotted a new showdown with US President George W. Bush over Iraq, but admitted they had erred by making supporters think they could end the war.
Embattled Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Tuesday complained to visiting US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte that regional interference was hindering the political process in Iraq.
Iraq veteran Peter Reid has gotten a boost from LeAnn Rimes.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan Tuesday indicated he would resist calls from the influential military for an incursion into neighbouring northern Iraq to pursue Turkish Kurd rebels taking refuge there.
Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan signaled on Tuesday that Turkey should focus on battling Kurdish guerrillas at home rather than in northern Iraq.
Iraq's parliament speaker warned on Tuesday he will take his case to court if lawmakers stick to their decision to replace him, complaining that the 275-seat legislature acted irresponsibly in voting to remove him.