Iraq News and Information Links September 12 2004
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DAY of violence kills 59 in Iraq
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
… US Bradley fighting vehicle as Iraqis swarmed around it, cheering, throwing stones and waving the black and yellow sunburst banner of Iraq's most-feared terror…

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POWELL Vows Victory Against Iraq Rebels
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
… 12 – Secretary of State Colin L. Powell insisted today that the United States would defeat the insurgents controlling parts of central Iraq and “finish the…

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US eyes Syria's aid in Iraq security
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
… Middle East leaders, including one with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on Sunday, have focused on the souring of US-Syrian relations, the war in Iraq and the…

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KERRY challenges Bush on Iraq-9/11 connection
CNN International – USA
John Kerry accused the Bush administration Sunday of falsely linking Iraq to the attacks of September 11, 2001, “in its desperate attempts to reinvent a…

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JOURNALIST killed on camera in Iraq
ABC Online – Australia
… Al-Arabiya report. Tomaisi, from the West Bank town of Idna, is the fourth Palestinian journalist killed in Iraq. An Iraqi cameraman…

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VIOLENCE highlights lack of Iraq security
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
By HAMZA HENDAWI. BAGHDAD, Iraq — A major gunbattle in the city center. … “I hope to leave Iraq and come back 10 years later when things improve.”.

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AT least 45 killed in Iraq unrest as PM hits out at 'terrorists'
Channel News Asia – Singapore
BAGHDAD : At least 45 people died in a wave of bombings and battles between US troops and insurgents, as Iraq's prime minister said more than 3,000 Iraqis had…

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BATTALION returning to Fort Drum from Iraq
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
… More soldiers from the First Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment of the 10th Mountain Division were returning Sunday and Monday from a year's deployment in Iraq.…

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US Officials Say Insurgents Will Not Derail Iraq Election Plans
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
Top Bush administration officials say a plan is in place to deal with insurgents in Iraq. The president's foreign policy advisors…

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PALESTINIANS mourn journalist killed in Iraq
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem,Israel
Palestinian journalists were in mourning Sunday over the killing of another one of their colleagues in Iraq. Mazen Tmaizi, 26, a…

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NAVY reservists return from duty in Iraq, Kuwait
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
NORFOLK, Va. – More than 200 Navy reservists from Florida and three other states have returned to the United States after eight months in Iraq and Kuwait.…

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OIC assured: No more RP troops to Iraq
Manila Bulletin – Manila,Philippines
… Romulo has assured the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) that the Philippines will not deploy another batch of peacekeeping forces to Iraq, in an effort…

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AT least 35 killed in Iraq unrest as PM hits out at terrorists
Channel News Asia – Singapore
BASRA, Iraq : At least 35 people died in a wave of bombings and street battles between US troops and insurgents as Iraq's prime minister said more than 3,000…

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GROUP Threatens to Kill Hostages in Iraq
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
CAIRO, Egypt – A second militant group claimed on Sunday to be holding two female Italian aid workers in Iraq and threatened to kill them if Italy's government…

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AT least 35 killed in Iraq unrest
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
At least 35 people have been killed and upto 100 injured in a wave of bombings and street battles between US troops and insurgents across Iraq, as the prime…

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NO troops to Iraq, RP tells OIC
ABS CBN News – Quezon City,Philippines
The Department of Foreign Affairs has assured the influential Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) that no Filipino troops will be sent anew to Iraq.…
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THREE Polish soldiers killed in Iraq attack
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… Poland commands a multinational force of 8,000 troops, including around 2,500 soldiers, which is part of the US-led coalition in Iraq.

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THREE Polish soldiers killed in Iraq
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
WARSAW, Poland (AP) Three Polish soldiers were killed in Iraq Sunday when they were attacked with grenades and machine-gun fire as they returned to their base…

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INSURGENCY in Iraq will be brought under control, says Powell
USA Today – USA
Powell acknowledged that the US-led coalition faces a “difficult time,” but he said the Bush administration is committed to making Iraq stable.…

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NUMBER of US Dead in Iraq
NPR (audio) – USA
The death this past week of the one thousand American service person in Iraq since the invasion began last year marked a somber milestone for the United States…

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TAMPA Marine buried after second Iraq deployment
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… Wilt dropped to her knees, clasped a folded flag to her chest and stretched her right arm toward her husband's grave as the Marine killed in Iraq was buried on…

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AUSTRALIANopposition leader links Jakarta embassy bombing to Iraq…
Xinhua – China
… Australia's opposition leader Mark Latham on Sunday linked the bombing outside Australian Embassy in Indonesia with Australia's involvement in the Iraq war.…

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INSURGENCY in Iraq will be brought under control, says Powell
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
Powell acknowledged that the US-led coalition faces a ''difficult time,'' but he said the Bush administration is committed to making Iraq stable.…

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INTELLIGENCE unit soldier convicted in Iraq prison case
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
By Jackie Spinner. BAGHDAD, Iraq – US Army Spec. … who deserves credit for his contribution in liberating Iraq'' and said he would appeal the sentence.…

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LATHAM puts Iraq on the election table
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia

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AUDIOTAPE Boasts of US 'Humiliation' in Iraq
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
11 — An audiotape purportedly by key terror suspect Abu Musab Zarqawi boasts that Islamic holy warriors have humiliated the US-led forces in Iraq.…

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GUNMEN Attack Oil Guards in Iraq; 5 Hurt
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – Atlanta,GA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP)_ Five officers were wounded in two separate insurgent attacks Sunday against security forces guarding Iraq's oilfields, a security official…

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CAR bomb attempt on Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison fails
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
A man tried to drive a car rigged with explosives into the compound of Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison early today, but the vehicle failed to explode.…

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SITUATION in Iraq becomes more complicated
Xinhua – China
11 (Xinhuanet) — The situation in Iraq has become more complicated and turbulent since a series of explosions hit the war-torn country on Saturday.…

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US soldier jailed for Iraq excesses
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… Cruz was an analyst attached to the 325th Military Intelligence Battalion in Iraq. Several character witnesses testified on Cruz's behalf.…

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WELSH soldier joins roll call of Iraq dead
ic Wales – Wales,UK
A WELSH soldier has been killed serving in Iraq – a week after his 22nd birthday and just six months after marrying his sweetheart.…

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THE great debate: How will the leaders handle Iraq?
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
… and enhance our national security?” And the key issue to be addressed in answering that question is whether John Howard's decision to invade Iraq enhanced or…

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WHAT IF WE HAD NOT GONE INTO IRAQ?
Yahoo News – USA
… personnel at the “working level of America's anti-terrorism efforts.” Most are Republicans, he says; many supported the decision to invade Iraq (news – web…

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KILLED in Iraq
Baltimore Sun (subscription) – Baltimore,MD,United States
Since May 1, 2003, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 870 US soldiers have died. Army Sgt.…

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LOS Angeles Marine killed in Iraq
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
… himself.”. Lopez, 27, of Los Angeles, was killed in enemy action Aug. 28 in Iraq's Babil province, the Defense Department said. He…

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IRAQ role may have made us a terror target: Australian minister
Channel News Asia – Singapore
SYDNEY : A top minister said that Australia's military involvement in Iraq may have helped make it a terrorist target, three days after a deadly bombing at its…

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SNAPSHOT in developments in Iraq
Xinhua – China
… scandal. In addition, blasts continued dogging Iraq, with a series of explosions hitting the war-torn country on Saturday. Cruz…

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ANDERSON clarifies Iraq comment
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
DEPUTY Prime Minister John Anderson today appeared to concede Australia might be more of a terrorist target because of its involvement in the Iraq war, but…

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US troops brace for more violence in Iraq
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
… DC — A year-and-a-half after President Bush ordered US troops to battle against Saddam Hussein, the United States' troubled initiative to convert Iraq into an…

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US Forces Prepare to Retake City in N. Iraq
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
By Steve Fainaru. MOSUL, Iraq, Sept. … (Atef Hassan — Reuters). Portraits of US service members who have died in Iraq since the beginning of the war.…

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RETIRED generals compare Iraq fight to Vietnam War
Taipei Times – Taipei,Taiwan
America's increasingly drawn-out campaign in Iraq is the reason the Vietnam War remains such a contentious issue in the US presidential election race, retired…

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US Markets Shrug Off Iraq, Terrorism News
Reuters – USA
NEW YORK (Reuters) – As recently as early summer, the shock waves from a roadside bomb or mortar attack against American forces in Iraq would ripple through US…

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IRAQ war may have raised terrorist risk: Anderson
ABC Online – Australia
Deputy Prime Minister John Anderson admits Australia's role in Iraq may have included it among countries facing an increased risk of terrorist attacks.…

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PLANO soldier guilty of Iraq abuse
Dallas Morning News (subscription) – Dallas,TX,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – A US Army specialist broke down in tears Saturday as he admitted abusing inmates at Abu Ghraib prison, receiving a lighter sentence in return…

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KEY terrorist 'invites' foreign fighters to Iraq in tape
Straits Times – Singapore,Singapore
… suspect Abu Musab al-Zarqawi boasts in an apparently recent recording that Islamic holy warriors have humiliated the US-led coalition in Iraq and encourages…

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US-LED coalition cannot afford to fail in Iraq: Greenstock
Daily Times – Pakistan
LONDON: The United States, Britain and their allies in Iraq cannot afford to let the country become a “failed state,” Britain's former ambassador to the…
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SOLDIER killed in Iraq road crash
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
A BRITISH soldier has been killed in a road traffic accident in Iraq. Stephen Jones, 22, from Denbigh in Clwyd, was serving with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers.…

  
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