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November 7 2004
   
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state-of-emergency/2004/11/08/1099781272082.html

Iraq declares state of emergency
The Age (subscription) – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
can participate in the elections freely, without the intimidation by terrorists and by forces who are trying to wreck the political process in Iraq,” he told

www.boston.com/dailynews/312/world/A_look_at_various_groups_in_Ir:.shtml
A look at various groups in Iran and Iraq that may be involved in
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
Qaida. Claimed responsibility for several beheadings and car bombings in Iraq. Fallujah. ANSAR AL-ISLAM: Formed in the Kurdish parts of Iraq.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/08/content_2188953.htm
US troops move toward Fallujah as Iraq declares state of emergency
Xinhua – Beijing,China
FALLUJAH, Iraq, Nov. 7 (Xinhuanet) — US armored vehicles were seenmoving toward Fallujah late Sunday, as Iraq's interim governmentdeclared

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A31885-2004Nov7.html
Iraq Claims Emergency As Insurgency Flares
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – The government declared a 60-day state of emergency throughout most of the country Sunday, as US and Iraqi forces prepared for an expected all

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3990857.stm
British contractor killed in Iraq
BBC News – London,England,UK
A British contractor has been killed in a roadside bomb attack in southern Iraq, reports have said. The Foreign Office in London
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Two British soldiers injured in Iraq
Xinhua – Beijing,China
LONDON, Nov. 7 (Xinhuanet) — Two British soldiers were injured near Camp Dogwood in Central Iraq, the British Ministry of Defense(MOD) reported on Sunday.

news.inq7.net/nation/index.php?index=1&story_id=17418
Filipino still hostage in Iraq
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
HOPES FELL yesterday for Filipino accountant Robert Tarongoy, held hostage in Iraq, but rose for compatriot and diplomat Angelito Nayan, held captive in

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/talking_point/3990673.stm
Iraq state of emergency: Your views
BBC News – London,England,UK
How can violence in Iraq be halted? This is a propaganda attempt by the US puppeteers to make us believe that everything was just fine and dandy in Iraq.

www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=616797&section=news
Iraq declares martial law as 23 police killed
Reuters – London,England,UK
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq's interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has declared martial law and says a US-led military offensive against the rebel-held city

www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=616771&section=news
Two British soldiers injured in Iraq
Reuters – London,England,UK
LONDON (Reuters) – Two British soldiers have been injured near their post south of Baghdad in Iraq, the Ministry of Defence says.

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=abOk6Q53g5ms&refer=top_world_news
Iraq Declares State of Emergency to Combat Insurgents (Update2)
Bloomberg – USA
7 (Bloomberg) — Iraq's interim government declared a 60-day state of emergency across the country for the first time since Prime Minister Ayad Allawi took

www.voanews.com/english/2004-11-07-voa14.cfm
Insurgents Launch Attacks Across Iraq as US Prepares for Fallujah
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
By Ursula Lindsey. At least 21 people were killed in Iraq Sunday morning in a series of attacks on Iraqi police stations. The attack

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=6736225
Iraq Declares Martial Law, 23 Police Killed
Reuters – NY,USA
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq's interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi declared martial law on Sunday and said a US-led military offensive against the rebel-held

www.boston.com/dailynews/312/world/Televised_confessions_of_19_Ar:.shtml
Televised confessions of 19 Arabs provides evidence of Iraq's …
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's government television station broadcast confessions of what it said were Arab and foreign terrorists who infiltrated the country's

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Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,USA
Description: At least 20 people are killed by car bombs in Samarra, and 20 Marines are wounded in Ramadi, as violence in Iraq escalates.

www.theage.com.au/news/Breaking-News/Iraq-declares
-state-of-emergency/2004/11/08/1099781272082.html

Iraq declares state of emergency
The Age (subscription) – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
can participate in the elections freely, without the intimidation by terrorists and by forces who are trying to wreck the political process in Iraq,” he told

www.boston.com/dailynews/312/world/A_look_at_various_groups_in_Ir:.shtml
A look at various groups in Iran and Iraq that may be involved in
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
Qaida. Claimed responsibility for several beheadings and car bombings in Iraq. Fallujah. ANSAR AL-ISLAM: Formed in the Kurdish parts of Iraq.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/08/content_2188953.htm
US troops move toward Fallujah as Iraq declares state of emergency
Xinhua – Beijing,China
FALLUJAH, Iraq, Nov. 7 (Xinhuanet) — US armored vehicles were seenmoving toward Fallujah late Sunday, as Iraq's interim governmentdeclared

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A31885-2004Nov7.html
Iraq Claims Emergency As Insurgency Flares
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – The government declared a 60-day state of emergency throughout most of the country Sunday, as US and Iraqi forces prepared for an expected all

news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/3990857.stm
British contractor killed in Iraq
BBC News – London,England,UK
A British contractor has been killed in a roadside bomb attack in southern Iraq, reports have said. The Foreign Office in London
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Two British soldiers injured in Iraq
Xinhua – Beijing,China
LONDON, Nov. 7 (Xinhuanet) — Two British soldiers were injured near Camp Dogwood in Central Iraq, the British Ministry of Defense(MOD) reported on Sunday.

news.inq7.net/nation/index.php?index=1&story_id=17418
Filipino still hostage in Iraq
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
HOPES FELL yesterday for Filipino accountant Robert Tarongoy, held hostage in Iraq, but rose for compatriot and diplomat Angelito Nayan, held captive in

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/talking_point/3990673.stm
Iraq state of emergency: Your views
BBC News – London,England,UK
How can violence in Iraq be halted? This is a propaganda attempt by the US puppeteers to make us believe that everything was just fine and dandy in Iraq.

www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=616797&section=news
Iraq declares martial law as 23 police killed
Reuters – London,England,UK
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq's interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has declared martial law and says a US-led military offensive against the rebel-held city

www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=616771&section=news
Two British soldiers injured in Iraq
Reuters – London,England,UK
LONDON (Reuters) – Two British soldiers have been injured near their post south of Baghdad in Iraq, the Ministry of Defence says.

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=abOk6Q53g5ms&refer=top_world_news
Iraq Declares State of Emergency to Combat Insurgents (Update2)
Bloomberg – USA
7 (Bloomberg) — Iraq's interim government declared a 60-day state of emergency across the country for the first time since Prime Minister Ayad Allawi took

www.voanews.com/english/2004-11-07-voa14.cfm
Insurgents Launch Attacks Across Iraq as US Prepares for Fallujah
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
By Ursula Lindsey. At least 21 people were killed in Iraq Sunday morning in a series of attacks on Iraqi police stations. The attack

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=6736225
Iraq Declares Martial Law, 23 Police Killed
Reuters – NY,USA
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq's interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi declared martial law on Sunday and said a US-led military offensive against the rebel-held

www.boston.com/dailynews/312/world/Televised_confessions_of_19_Ar:.shtml
Televised confessions of 19 Arabs provides evidence of Iraq's …
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Iraq's government television station broadcast confessions of what it said were Arab and foreign terrorists who infiltrated the country's

npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=4156485
Iraq Violence Rises as Fallujah Assault Looms
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,USA
Description: At least 20 people are killed by car bombs in Samarra, and 20 Marines are wounded in Ramadi, as violence in Iraq escalates.

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A31732-2004Nov7.html
Iraq Declares State of Emergency; Prepares for Possible Fallujah
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
Iraq's interim government today declared a state of emergency amid preparations for a possible assault on the rebel-held city of Fallujah and a surge of

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/3990419.stm
Two UK soldiers injured in Iraq
BBC News – London,England,UK
Two British soldiers have been injured near Camp Dogwood, central Iraq, the Ministry of Defence said. Troops, including those from

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Iraq Declares Martial Law, 23 Police Killed
Reuters – NY,USA
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq's interim government declared martial law on Sunday after insurgents killed 23 Iraqi policemen and set off blasts in Baghdad in

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/115854/1/.html
21 shot dead in Iraq police station massacre
Channel News Asia – Singapore
RAMADI, Iraq : Gunmen shot dead 21 policemen, execution style, in Iraq, one day after a scourge of car bombs and clashes against police and local government

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/11/07/
uiraq.xml&sSheet=/portal/2004/11/07/ixportaltop.html

Iraq declares state of emergency
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
A spokesman for Iraq's interim prime minister Ayad Allawi has announced that the country's government has declared a 60-day state of emergency, in response to

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000102&sid=ap1zLm6lK5Qk&refer=uk
UK's Blair to Meet Bush for Talks on Israel, Iraq (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
Bloomberg) — UK Prime Minister Tony Blair will fly to Washington this week to hold talks with US President George W. Bush about the conflict in Iraq and how

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Rumsfeld Faces Iraq, Other Tasks at Busy Pentagon
Wired News – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Rumsfeld, if he stays as Pentagon chief, faces challenges not only in taming Iraq's insurgency but in modernizing the US military

www.smh.com.au/news/After-Saddam/Sixtyday-state-of-emergency-declared-in-Iraq/2004/11/08/1099781256028.html
Sixty-day state of emergency declared in Iraq
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
He said the government was committed to restoring order so that Iraq could hold national elections as planned by the end of January.

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/3989815.stm
New Iraq mission for Black Watch
BBC News – London,England,UK
They blocked off a key bridge on the eastern bank of the River Euphrates in the regiment's biggest mission since it was redeployed to central Iraq.

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=233118
Insurgents Kill More Than 50 Across Iraq
ABC News – USA
An Iraqi police vehicle burns after coming under attack by insurgents in the Haifa Street section of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004.

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074033500nov07,0,5532788.story?coll=ny-lipolitics-print

Other news from Iraq
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
Robert Blackwill, the White House's director of postwar policy for Iraq, is stepping down. Blackwill, who was instrumental in helping

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/115825/1/.html
US hammers Iraq's rebel-held Fallujah as likely assault looms
Channel News Asia – Singapore
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq: US warplanes and artillery destroyed suspected insurgent bunkers and weapons hideouts in rebel-held Fallujah, as 12,000 US and Iraqi

www.boston.com/news/world/articles/2004/11/07/insurgents_widen_iraq_fighting
Insurgents widen Iraq fighting
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq — Insurgents unleashed attacks yesterday that killed at least 19 Iraqis in Samarra and wounded 20 US troops near Ramadi, in an apparent

www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/story/250321p-214382c.html
Top Iraq wonk joins White House exodus
New York Daily News – New York,NY,USA
The President's top official on Iraq policy has told the White House he will leave soon, before Iraq's planned elections, officials said yesterday.

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Over 50 killed in Iraq
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
Facing a major assault in Fallujah, insurgents struck back with suicide car bombs, mortars and rockets across a wide swath of central Iraq.

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/world/2888308
Rebels strike across Iraq as jets pound Fallujah
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
BAGHDAD, IRAQ – Facing a major assault in Fallujah, insurgents struck back Saturday with suicide car bombs, mortars and rockets across a wide swath of central

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6735316
US Warplanes and Artillery Pound Iraq's Falluja
Reuters – NY,USA
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – US warplanes and artillery pounded targets in Falluja on Sunday but there was no sign US forces had begun an offensive to storm the

washingtontimes.com/national/20041107-121427-7482r.htm
White House's Iraq policy director to step down
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
The White House's director of postwar policy for Iraq, who was instrumental in helping to set up an interim government to lead that country until elections can

www.azcentral.com/news/articles/1107scholars07.html
Saudi religious scholars back war vs. US in Iraq
AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
and killing women and children. What's going on in Iraq is a result of the big crime of America's occupation of Iraq.”. In their

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3989671.stm
Attacks kill 22 policemen in Iraq
BBC News – London,England,UK
Al-Anbar province has seen repeated attacks on the US-led forces in Iraq. It also contains the rebel-held cities of Falluja and Ramadi.

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/nation/2888079
Roads, benches are dedicated to those killed in Iraq
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
sat on his porch, clutching a photograph of his son and trying to come to terms with the news that the 23-year-old soldier was killed in an ambush in Iraq.

news.bostonherald.com/international/view.bg?articleid=52901
Thugs blast Iraq: Bombs, mortars kill at least 30 ahead of assault
Boston Herald – Boston,MA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – Facing a major assault in Fallujah, insurgents struck back yesterday with suicide car bombs, mortars and rockets across a wide swath of central

www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/focusoniraq/
2004/November/focusoniraq_November64.xml&section=focusoniraq

EU finds cosmetic unity over Bush and Iraq
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
BRUSSELS – European Union leaders achieved a facade of unity for long enough at summit talks last week to claim that Iraq was no longer cause for the

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A29472-2004Nov5.html
Exit Iraq
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
The Iraq situation is becoming more and more reminiscent of the Vietnam disaster. We can't even seal Iraq's borders, let alone hunt down insurgents.

www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1345538,00.html
Iraq rebels launch raids on eve of crucial Falluja battle
Guardian – UK
Kofi Annan, the UN Secretary-General, has warned that an attack on Falluja could undermine the crucial elections in Iraq, to be held in January, by alienating

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/10117628.htm
Dozens killed in series of attacks across Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – (KRT) – Militants unleashed a series of car bomb attacks and ambushes in the city of Samarra and across central Iraq on Saturday, killing about

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/07/content_2186826.htm
Zarqawi group claims responsibility in Internet for attacks in
Xinhua – Beijing,China
Al-Qaeda Organization of Holy War in Iraq said they conducted four car bombings in Samarra in a statement posted on a Web site often used by Islamists.

www.usnews.com/usnews/issue/041115/usnews/15iraq.htm
No quick fix in Iraq
U.S. News & World Report (subscription) – Washington,D.C.,USA
By Kevin Whitelaw. One day after President Bush claimed his second term, little had changed in Iraq. Three American soldiers were

www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=95919&Sn=BUSI&IssueID=27232
Turkey wins go-ahead to set up banks in Iraq
Gulf Daily News – Manama,Bahrain
ANKARA: Iraq has agreed to give Turkish companies a share in its oil projects and has approved the opening of Turkish banks in the country, a senior official

www.smh.com.au/news/National/Rudd-puts-troop-policy-in-Iraqs-handss/2004/11/07/1099781230831.html
Rudd puts troop policy in Iraq's hands
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Mr Rudd said it was clear Australian troops would remain in Iraq well into next year at least, and Labor would have to revisit its election policy.

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/10117278.htm
Insurgents wage series of attacks across Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
NEAR FALLUJAH, Iraq – (KRT) – At least 29 Iraqis, mostly policemen, died Saturday in a series of coordinated attacks in Samarra, while a convoy attack left 20

www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L06687821.htm
Zarqawi group claims attacks in Iraq – Web site
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
evil in Samarra,” Al Qaeda Organisation of Holy War in Iraq said about the four car bombings, in a statement posted on a Web site often used by Islamists.

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=domesticNews&storyID=6734959
Bush Iraq Adviser Blackwill to Step Down
Reuters – NY,USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Bush administration's lead official on Iraq policy has told the White House he plans to leave in the coming weeks, US officials said

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7&m=11&y=2004&pix=kingdom.jpg&category=Kingdom

Saudi Scholars Say Resistance in Iraq Is Jihad
Arab News – Saudi Arabia
The scholars stressed the importance of a unified Iraq, asking Iraqis to forsake personal, regional or tribal interests to ensure that justice is served among

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/breaking_news/10117521.htm
Guard soldier loses Iraq deployment challenge, but case continues
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
SACRAMENTO – A National Guard soldier lost his bid to have a federal judge block his deployment to Iraq, but his challenge of a military program that

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/10117306.htm
Guard voting turnout in Iraq more than 50 percent
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
BISMARCK, ND – The North Dakota National Guard says more than half of its soldiers serving in Iraq voted during Tuesday's election.

  
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