Iraq News and Information Links
March 6 2005
 

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Iraq’s dominant Shiite-led alliance sets mid-March deadline to …
Daily Star – Lebanon – Beirut,Lebanon
Iraq’s dominant Shiite-led alliance set a mid-March deadline to form a government, prodded to action by spiritual leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, who …

www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/
0,5744,12465790%255E31477,00.html

Bulgaria to decide on Iraq deployment
Australian – Australia
SOFIA: Bulgarian will decide later this month whether it will keep its troops in Iraq until the end of 2005, Defence Minister Nikolai Svinarov said on Sunday …

www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newjersey/ny-bc-nj—soldier
killed-cit0306mar06,0,6262830.story?coll=ny-region-apnewjersey

NJ soldier killed in Iraq gets posthumous US citizenship
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
HILLSDALE, NJ — A young Korean killed in Iraq last week was eulogized as an American hero Sunday for enlisting in the Army and selflessly serving his adopted …

www.aljazeerah.info/Opinion%20editorials/2005%20Opinion%20Editorials/
March/6o/It%20is%20Syrias%20Turn%20After%20Iraq%20By%20Musa%20Keilani.htm

It is Syria’s Turn After Iraq
Al-Jazeerah.info – Dalton,GA,USA
… For many reasons, few in the Arab world spoke out until now against the Syrian dominance of Lebanon, a repeat of the situation in Iraq during the reign of ..

www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/iraq/20050306-1144-army.html
Army reservists activated for Iraq
San Diego Union Tribune – USA
… In six months, they probably will be guarding prisoners in Iraq as members of the Army Reserve’s 96th Military Police Battalion, which was activated yesterday …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/11067375.htm
Kurdish towns benefit from Iraq insurgency
San Jose Mercury News – USA
SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq – The contrast between Iraq’s Kurdish provinces and the insurgency-wracked cities to the south is evident in the 100 or so laborers gathered …

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1042792.cms
New Iraq House will meet soon
Times of India – India
BAGHDAD: Iraq will hold a meeting of its newly-elected National Assembly within 10 days with or without a new government, the deputy PM said on Sunday, hoping …

www.csmonitor.com/2005/0307/p01s04-woiq.html
What Iraq’s checkpoints are like
Christian Science Monitor – USA
… It’s a common occurrence in Iraq: A car speeds toward an American checkpoint or foot patrol. They fire warning shots; the car keeps coming. …

timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1042792.cms
New Iraq House will meet soon
Times of India – India
BAGHDAD: Iraq will hold a meeting of its newly-elected National Assembly within 10 days with or without a new government, the deputy PM said on Sunday, hoping …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/11067375.htm
Kurdish towns benefit from Iraq insurgency
San Jose Mercury News – USA
SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq – The contrast between Iraq’s Kurdish provinces and the insurgency-wracked cities to the south is evident in the 100 or so laborers gathered …

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A11402-2005Mar6.html
Iraq’s New National Assembly to Convene in March
Washington Post – USA
BAGHDAD, March 6 — Iraq’s newly elected National Assembly will convene for the first time on March 16 even if complete agreement on a new government has not …

www.zaman.com/?bl=international&alt=&hn=17189
Resisters Take Advantage of Lack of Government in Iraq
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
The increase of violence in Iraq in the last few days has prompted comments that the resisters are ‘taking the initiative in their hands’ by taking advantage …

www.smh.com.au/news/After-Saddam/Iraq-war-paved-way-for-new-
era-in-Middle-East-says-Howard/2005/03/06/1110044260573.html

Iraq war paved way for new era in Middle East, says Howard
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… But his assertions were dismissed by the Labor leader, Kim Beazley, who warned that the Australian troops newly deployed to Iraq could be caught up in a bloody …

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=7817683
US Army Struggles to Coax Recruits Amid Iraq War
Reuters – USA
By Will Dunham. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Staff Sgt. Richard Guzman is on the front lines of one of the US Army’s toughest battles in years, and he’s not in Iraq. …

www.suntimes.com/output/steyn/cst-edt-steyn061.html
Election validates Bush’s vision for Iraq
Chicago Sun-Times – USA
… Millions of NIONists can flood into the centers of San Francisco, New York, Brussels and Paris to proclaim to folks in Iraq and Lebanon and Egypt and Syria and …

www.twincities.com/mld/twincities/news/nation/11056604.htm
Iraq’s post-election progress slow
Pioneer Press – St. Paul,MN,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — A month after Iraq’s landmark elections, negotiations to form a new government have stalled and could last several more weeks because of …

www.itv.com/news/1187432.html
US apologises over Iraq death
ITV.com – UK
The US has been forced into a humiliating apology after US forces in Iraq opened fire on a freed Italian hostage. The Italian journalist …

www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,149508,00.html
Shiite Leader Urges Unity in Iraq Parliament
FOX News – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — The spiritual leader of Iraq’s Shiite majority Saturday called on bickering politicians in the clergy-backed United Iraqi Alliance

www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/focusoniraq/
2005/March/focusoniraq_March26.xml&section=focusoniraq

US under pressure to explain Italian convoy shooting in Iraq
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… About 100 anti-globalisation protesters gathered outside the US embassy in Rome demanding the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. …

www.startribune.com/stories/484/5274350.html
Violence becomes part of fabric of war-torn Iraq
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – MN,USA
… left to mourn its dead and ponder the price that is being paid daily in the effort to build what US officials and their Iraqi allies refer to as the “new Iraq …

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Iraq’s insurgent children learn how to become killers
Scotsman – UK
… So begins lesson one of jihad for juniors, the newest recruits to Iraq’s insurgency. … As we die, we shall depend on you to release Iraq from occupation.”. …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/11062114.htm
Texans killed in the Iraq war this month
San Jose Mercury News – USA
At least 144 Texas service members have died in Iraq since the war began March 20, 2003, according to the US Department of Defense. …

www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1431600,00.html
RAF dragged into Iraq abuse row
Guardian – UK
A member of the Royal Air Force serving in Iraq could become the first RAF serviceman to be charged with the murder of civilians. …

SHIITE Leader Calls for Unity in Iraq
ABC News – USA
A man runs past the scene of an attack on an oil tanker after gunmen killed
the Turkish driver in the northern town of Mosul in Iraq Saturday, March
5, 2005. …
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=554535

IRAQ’S Shi’ite spiritual leader calls for unity
Ha’aretz – Israel
BAGHDAD – The spiritual leader of Iraq’s Shi’ite majority said yesterday
that the clergy-led United Iraqi Alliance must finally unite and form
a government one …
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/548232.html

RAF dragged into Iraq abuse row
Guardian – UK
A member of the Royal Air Force serving in Iraq could become the first
RAF serviceman to be charged with the murder of civilians. …
www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1431600,00.html

A daily look at US military deaths in Iraq
Boston Globe – USA
As of Saturday, March 5, 2005, at least 1,507 members of the US military
have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according
to an …
www.boston.com/dailynews/064/nation/A_daily_look_at_U_S_military_d:.shtml

UK opposition party demands withdrawal of troops from Iraq
Xinhua – China
LONDON, March 5 (Xinhuanet) — British Prime Minister Tony Blair faced
renewed criticism over his Iraq policy on Saturday when the leader of
the opposition …
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-03/05/content_2655821.htm

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=554535
Shiite Leader Calls for Unity in Iraq
ABC News – USA
A man runs past the scene of an attack on an oil tanker after gunmen killed the Turkish driver in the northern town of Mosul in Iraq Saturday, March 5, 2005. …

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/135864/1/.html
US under pressure to explain Italian convoy shooting in Iraq
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… About 100 anti-globalisation protesters gathered outside the US embassy in Rome demanding a withdrawal of US troops from Iraq as Italian newspapers warned …

dailytelegraph.news.com.au/story.jsp?sectionid=1274&storyid=2767902
Italians to stay in Iraq: Howard
Daily Telegraph – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
ITALY was unlikely to withdraw its troops from Iraq after US soldiers shot dead an Italian secret service agent and wounded an Italian journalist there, Prime …

  
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