Iraq News and Information Links September 10 2004
www.nytimes.com/2004/09/11/international/middleeast/11rumsfeld.html
THE MILITARY US Expects More Violence as Iraq Vote Draws Near
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
… 10 – Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Friday that violence would intensify in Iraq as elections scheduled there for January approach and insurgents…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-09/11/content_1968568.htm
3 Lebanese shot dead in Iraq
Xinhua – China
10 (Xinhuanet) — Three Lebanese were killed and one wounded by a group of gunmen in Iraq on Friday, said an official of the Lebanese Foreign Ministry.…

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A12801-2004Sep10.html
BUSH Hits Kerry on Iraq and Hussein
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
… 10 — President Bush charged on Friday that Saddam Hussein would still be ruling Iraq if John F. Kerry's view had prevailed, as the Bush campaign continued to…

straitstimes.asia1.com.sg/latest/story/0,4390,272147,00.html
VIGIL in Rome for Italian hostages in Iraq
Straits Times – Singapore,Singapore
ROME – Several thousand people marched in a candlelight vigil in Rome on Friday for the liberation of two Italian female aid workers abducted in Iraq.…

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CALIFORNIA Tribute to US Soldiers Killed in Iraq
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: More than 1,000 US troops have been killed in Iraq since the start of the war. NPR's Mandalit del Barco recently attended…

www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3031534a12,00.html
BUSH says Kerry has many, many positions on Iraq
Stuff.co.nz – New Zealand
PORTSMOUTH: US President George W Bush accused Democrat John Kerry overnight (NZT) of having more positions on Iraq than all his 99 colleagues in the Senate…

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/nation/9631903.htm
PLAN for Iraq Abuse Exhibit Is Criticized
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
PITTSBURGH – A museum's plans to exhibit photos of abuse at the US-run Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq have angered some veterans advocates, who say it will be…

www.indystar.com/articles/7/177637-2587-093.html
ARMY a calling for Hoosier soldier killed in Iraq
Indianapolis Star – Indianapolis,IN,USA
By Jon Murray. While visiting Indiana on leave from Iraq last month, Sgt. James Daniel … February 2003. His unit arrived in Iraq in March.…

www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=9&id=311783
ISHIBA hopes for early use of Japan's ODA in Iraq
Japan Today – Tokyo,Japan
TOKYO – Defense Agency Director General Shigeru Ishiba expressed hope Friday that the security situation in Iraq would improve quickly so that the Self…

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US Warplanes Strike Fallujah, Iraq, for Fourth Day, US Says
Bloomberg – USA
… forces. Continuing violence in Iraq threatens the interim Iraqi government's efforts to prepare for elections in January. About…

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/9632573.htm
A Look at US Military Deaths in Iraq
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
10, 1,008 members of the US military have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq in March 2003, according to the Defense Department.…

www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=581295&section=news
BUSH says Kerry has many, many positions on Iraq
Reuters – London,England,UK
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Reuters) – US President George W. Bush has accused Democrat John Kerry of having more positions on Iraq than all his 99 colleagues in the…

npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/srfeature.php?wfid=3912372
EXILES Hold Advantage in Iraq's Upcoming Election
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Baghdad on preparations for next January's elections in Iraq. Political parties led…

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AL-ZAWAHRI: US faces Afghan, Iraq defeat
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
DOHA (Aljazeera) — Al-Qaeda number two Ayman al-Zawahri has forecast a US “defeat” in Iraq and Afghanistan, in a videotape aired on Aljazeera television.…

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/9631762.htm
SAMARRA May Be Key to Handling Iraq Cities
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
SAMARRA, Iraq – For two months, this historic city of commerce and culture was a “no-go” zone for American troops, firmly in the grip of religious extremists…

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=9/11/2004&Cat=4&Num=005
BUSH, Kerry feud over Vietnam, economy, Iraq, Darfur
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President George W. Bush and Democratic White House hopeful John Kerry sparred on the economy, the Iraq war and the humanitarian crisis…

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/9631686.htm
SOLDIER from Newark killed in Iraq
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
NEWARK, NJ – An Army tank crew member has become the third Newark resident to be killed in the war in Iraq. … Aneiros also had served a tour in Iraq last year.…

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KERRY Criticizes Bush on Iraq, Domestic Issues
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
… his presidential campaign into the key battleground state of Missouri Friday, and continued to highlight his differences with President Bush over Iraq and a…

www.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/meast/09/10/iraq.main/
KIDNAPPINGS; pro and con al-Sadr rallies in Iraq
CNN – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Thousands of demonstrators supporting and hundreds opposing Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr took to the streets in Iraq on Friday as US…

www.albawaba.com/news/index.php3?sid=284699%E2%8C%A9=e&dir=news
THREE Lebanese killed in Iraq; Report: Leader of Turkish al-Qaeda…
Albawaba Middle East News – Amman,Middle East
… Shukri Nmeir, was seriously injured. The men worked in a food products company in Iraq, the agency added. The four were apparently…

cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2004/09/10/623870-ap.html
SUSPECTED Turkish al-Qaida leader reportedly killed in Iraq…
Winnipeg Sun – Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
… Habib Akdas, suspected leader of the Turkish al-Qaida cell blamed for November suicide bombings in Istanbul, was killed this week in a US bombing raid in Iraq.…

npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/srfeature.php?wfid=3911572
CALIFORNIA Tribute to US Soldiers Killed in Iraq
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: More than 1,000 US troops have been killed in Iraq since the start of the war. NPR's Mandalit del Barco recently attended…
in.rediff.com/news/2004/sep/10iraq.htm
NO WMD found in Iraq: Report
Rediff – Mumbai,India
In further embarrassment to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, the Iraq Survey Group has concluded that there were no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq at…

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INTEL specialist on trial for Iraq prison abuse
MSNBC – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – A US Army specialist goes on trial Saturday for allegedly abusing inmates at Abu Ghraib prison – the first military intelligence soldier to…

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/world/9629584.htm
IRAQ Interim President Meets With Italians
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
ROME – Iraq's interim president met with Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi on Friday, the same day a previously unknown group claimed responsibility for…

www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/09/10/iraq/main642575.shtml
DOZENS Dead In Iraq Strikes
CBS News – USA
… While America mourns the deaths of more than 1,000 of its sons and daughters in the Iraq campaign, far more Iraqis have died since the United States invaded in…

www.iht.com/articles/538229.html
GLOBALIST: Beneath Iraq statistics, grief invades US homes
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
… With the milestone of 1,000 American deaths in Iraq just passed, and the coffins arriving at Dover Air Force Base invisible, it seems necessary to be vigilant.…
abcnews.go.com/wire/Politics/ap20040910_749.html
CHENEY: Iraq Leader Likely to Visit UN
ABC News – United States
… 10, 2004 – Vice President Dick Cheney told supporters Friday that democracy is on the way to Iraq, saying the country's prime minister probably will visit…

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24 illegal workers who slipped into Iraq not entitled to any help
ABS CBN News – Quezon City,Philippines
… the 24 Filipino workers who crossed the Iraqi border illegally will not receive any help from the government should anything untoward happen to them in Iraq.…

edition.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/europe/09/10/iraq.italians.ap/
IRAQ, Rome in hostage talks
CNN International – USA
… Union headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. Berlusconi was a strong supporter of the US-led war in Iraq. He sent 3,000 Italian troops…

in.rediff.com/news/2004/sep/10alqaeda.htm
'US will be defeated in Iraq, Afghanistan'
Rediff – Mumbai,India
“The American defeat in Iraq and Afghanistan has become just a question of time, God willing” he said in a videotape aired on Aljazeera television Thursday.…
www.atimes.com/atimes/Middle_East/FI11Ak02.html
REBELS extend control in Iraq
Asia Times Online – Hong Kong
BAGHDAD – Armed groups and foreign terrorists have established new camps in central Iraq as government forces attack rebels in the north and south, officials…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-09/10/content_1966905.htm
BLAIR to face new blow over Iraq
Xinhua – China
10 (Xinhuanet) — British Prime Minister Tony Blair was set to confront a fresh challenge over Iraq within the next two weeks when the long-awaited final…

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AUSTRALIA stands firm on Iraq
ABS CBN News – Quezon City,Philippines
CANBERRA – Australia will not be cowed into pulling its troops out of Iraq by a deadly car bombing outside its embassy in Indonesia's capital, Prime Minister…

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_997955,00050001.htm
BUSH, Kerry feud over Vietnam, economy, Iraq
Hindustan Times – New Delhi,India
US President George W Bush and Democratic White House hopeful John Kerry sparred on the economy and the Iraq war and waged a war of words over the incumbent's…

seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002031862_iraq10.html
US unleashes a show of force in Iraq
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — US forces rolled into the rebel bastion of Samarra yesterday and sought to re-establish Iraqi government control as aircraft pounded…

www.indolink.com/displayArticleS.php?id=090904092128
US Defeat Imminent In Afghanistan, Iraq: Laden Deputy
IndoLink – San Ramon,CA,USA
10 (NNN): Al-Qaeda terror network kingpin Osama Bin Laden's deputy has said the defeat of US-led forces in Iraq and Afghanistan is imminent and is only a…

www.freep.com/news/nw/iraq10e_20040910.htm
CIA secretly held dozens in Iraq
Detroit Free Press – Detroit,MI,USA
WASHINGTON — The CIA had dozens of Iraqi “ghost detainees” secretly held at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq — a number far higher than previously disclosed — so…

seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002031865_iraqdig10.html
AL-QAIDA sees Iraq, Afghan defeat for US
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
CAIRO, Egypt — Osama bin Laden's chief deputy proclaimed the United States will ultimately be defeated in Iraq and Afghanistan in a videotape broadcast…

seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/movies/2002031148_uncovered10.html
“UNCOVERED” explores role of neocons in Iraq war
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
“Uncovered: The War on Iraq” is like a trial lawyer's summation during a lengthy case in which allegations are familiar but their full context is not.…

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/105907/1/.html
AUSTRALIA rejects threat linking Jakarta bombing to Iraq war
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… Islamic militants to follow up the deadly bombing of Australia's embassy in Jakarta with a string of new attacks unless he withdrew Australian troops from Iraq…

www.abcnews.go.com/wire/World/reuters20040909_472.html
ITALY, France Agonize Over Iraq Hostage Crises
ABC News – United States
PARIS (Reuters) – France's government and opposition showed rare unity in appealing for the release of two Frenchmen held in Iraq as an Italian envoy flew to…

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A10446-2004Sep9.html
US Warplanes Attack Militants in Iraq
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – American warplanes struck militant positions in two insurgent-controlled cities Thursday and US and Iraqi troops quietly took control of a…

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/105895/1/.html
BUSH, Kerry feud over Vietnam, economy, Iraq
Channel News Asia – Singapore
WASHINGTON : US President George W. Bush and Democratic White House hopeful John Kerry sparred on the economy and the Iraq war and waged a war of words over…

politics.guardian.co.uk/labour/story/0,9061,1301434,00.html
NEW blow to Blair over Iraq
Guardian – UK
Tony Blair will be confronted with a fresh challenge over Iraq within the next two weeks when the long-awaited final report of the Iraq Survey Group concludes…

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10sep10,1,3144929.story?coll=la-home-headlines

PENTAGON Says CIA Held More 'Ghost Detainees' in Iraq Than Once…
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – Los Angeles,CA,USA
WASHINGTON — Pentagon investigators believe the CIA has held as many as 100 “ghost detainees” in Iraq without disclosing their identities or locations, many…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-09/10/content_1964920.htm
COSTA Rica quits Iraq war coalition
Xinhua – China
… Minister Roberto Tovar on Thursday requested the United States to remove his country's name from the list of nations backing the occupation coalition in Iraq.…

www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,3604,1301382,00.html
NEW blow to Blair over Iraq
Guardian – UK
… At the top of the list is Iraq. The Guardian has learned that the Iraq Survey Group will deliver its long-awaited report on the…

www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=580598&section=news
US forces on offensive in Iraq
Reuters – London,England,UK
… have launched offensives in three Iraqi rebel strongholds on a day Osama bin Laden's deputy ridiculed the US military, saying their defeat in Iraq was just a…

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_10-9-2004_pg4_5
PENTAGON looking into illegal ‘ghost detainees’ in Iraq: Army…
Daily Times – Pakistan
… The Pentagon is investigating the imprisonment of as many as 100 “ghost detainees” who were held in secret custody by US forces in Iraq, the army general…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-09/10/content_1964159.htm
ANNAN says UN staff in Iraq facing unacceptable risk
Xinhua – China
9 (Xinhuanet) — UN staff members operating in Iraq are facing the “outer limit of prudent and acceptable risk,” UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Thursday…

  
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