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November 24 2004
 
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US Says Police in Iraq Need Bolstering
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
24 — As insurgents intensify attacks on members of Iraq's fledgling security forces, US authorities have concluded that plans to provide new police officers

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/118967/1/.html
Opposition grows in Japan against troop deployment in Iraq: poll
Channel News Asia – Singapore
TOKYO : Some 61 percent of Japanese want troops to leave Iraq with nearly three-quarters of ruling party supporters saying the insurgency has made them

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Gov't exerting effort to free Tarongoy in Iraq—Palace
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
MALACAÑANG assured the family of a Filipino accountant held hostage in Iraq that the government was exerting all efforts to ensure the safe release of Robert

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Fresh call to delay Halliburton Iraq payments
Financial Times – London,England,UK
reconstruction has endorsed a recommendation that the government withhold 15 per cent of payments from Halliburton's contracts to support US troops in Iraq.

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Poll: Most Japanese against Iraq mission
MSNBC – USA
TOKYO – More than 60 percent of Japanese are against extending the mission of the country's military in Iraq, a newspaper poll showed on Thursday, three

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Family remembers State Department official's desire to rebuild
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
BINGHAMTON, NY (AP) _ A State Department education specialist killed in Iraq had a lifelong commitment to helping others and wanted to rebuild the country, his

www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-11/25/content_394695.htm
Peaceful Iraq a far-fetched scenario
China Daily – Beijing,China
Tuesday's international conference on the political future of Iraq represents the world's determination to press ahead with the political process, in the hope

US-LED forces close in on Iraq's 'death triangle'
Daily Times – Pakistan
… operation in the notorious area south of Baghdad on Tuesday came as
the international community threw its weight behind the tight timetable
for Iraq's first…
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_25-11-2004_pg7_4

MANY words, little action from international Iraq conference
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
By Agence France Presse (AFP). SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt: It was meant to
be a grand forum to help solve the increasingly bloody problem of Iraq.

www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=10396

HALLIBURTON'S Iraq Payments Should Be Cut-Auditor
Wired News – USA
… for its work in Iraq, a government auditor said on Wednesday, in a
move that could cost the contractor tens of millions of dollars a month.

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PEACEFUL Iraq a far-fetched scenario
China Daily – Beijing,China
Tuesday's international conference on the political future of Iraq represents
the world's determination to press ahead with the political process, in
the hope…
www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-11/25/content_394695.htm

FORT Hood Soldier Charged With Iraq Murder
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… Antonio. At least four other Fort Carson soldiers face charges for
alleged crimes in Iraq. Sgt. 1st Class Tracy Perkins and 1st Lt.…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/nation/10266120.htm

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Halliburton's Iraq Payments Should Be Cut-Auditor
Wired News – USA
for its work in Iraq, a government auditor said on Wednesday, in a move that could cost the contractor tens of millions of dollars a month.

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/nation/10266120.htm
Fort Hood Soldier Charged With Iraq Murder
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
Antonio. At least four other Fort Carson soldiers face charges for alleged crimes in Iraq. Sgt. 1st Class Tracy Perkins and 1st Lt.

www.boston.com/dailynews/329/nation/A_daily_look_at_U_S_military_d:.shtml
A daily look at US military deaths in Iraq
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
24, 2004, at least 1,230 members of the US military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

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MPs attempt to impeach Blair over Iraq
Independent – London,England,UK
group of MPs tabled a little-used motion yesterday to trigger an investigation into claims that he was guilty of “gross misconduct” in the run-up to war in Iraq …

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Japanese Voters Seek Troop Withdrawal From Iraq, Nikkei Says
Bloomberg – USA
Nov. 25 (Bloomberg) — A majority of people in Japan say the country should withdraw its troops from Iraq after the deployment period expires on Dec.

www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_25-11-2004_pg7_4
US-led forces close in on Iraq's ‘death triangle'
Daily Times – Pakistan
operation in the notorious area south of Baghdad on Tuesday came as the international community threw its weight behind the tight timetable for Iraq's first

www.voanews.com/english/2004-11-24-voa85.cfm
US General Criticizes NATO Allies for Refusing Mission in Iraq
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The top US military commander in Europe has criticized NATO countries that are refusing to provide military instructors for a training mission in Iraq.

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Powell: Syria can do more to curb Iraq
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Colin Powell said Wednesday that Syria can do more to curb infiltration of foreign fighters into Iraq.

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US forces find five more bodies in northern Iraq
Turkish Press – Turkey
BAGHDAD, Nov 24 (AFP) – The US military said it discovered five more bodies Wednesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, where several corpses thought to

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=domesticNews&storyID=6912423
Vietnam Vet, 53, Called for Duty in Iraq-Report
Reuters – NY,USA
Reuters) – A 53-year-old Vietnam veteran from western Pennsylvania has been called up for active service with the US military in the Iraq war, The Tribune

www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=10396
Many words, little action from international Iraq conference
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
By Agence France Presse (AFP). SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt: It was meant to be a grand forum to help solve the increasingly bloody problem of Iraq.

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Iraq's Sunni accuse Shia of selling out Islam
Financial Times – London,England,UK
besieged city of Falluja. “Those of the black turbans” Iraq's Shia clergy “are but traitors and agents of America. It is they

www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200411/s1251021.htm
NATO agrees on funding training mission in Iraq
ABC Online – Australia
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has agreed on how to fund a proposed military training mission in war-wracked Iraq, secretary-general Jaap de

www.aljazeera.com/cgi-bin/news_service/middle_east_full_story.asp?service_id=5761
Iraq top Sunni party calls for postponing elections
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
Iraq's top Sunni Muslim party called on Wednesday for postponing the country's national elections, scheduled for January, due to ongoing violence in the

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6912300
US Replaces General Who Ran Prisons in Iraq
Reuters – NY,USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Army said on Wednesday it had replaced the general in charge of US detention centers in Iraq seven months after he was sent there to

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US forces find 5 more bodies in northern Iraq
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
BAGHDAD, Iraq — The US military said it discovered five more bodies Wednesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, where several corpses thought to belong to topic

olympics.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=6911397
Halliburton's Iraq Payments Should Be Cut -Auditor
Reuters – NY,USA
for its work in Iraq, a government auditor said on Wednesday, in a move that could cost the contractor tens of millions of dollars a month.

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US grandmother deployed to Iraq
BBC News – London,England,UK
A 72-year-old Oklahoma grandmother is preparing to become one of the oldest US military staff to go to Iraq. Lena Haddix, from Lawton

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Falluja Rebels Had Enough Arms to Rule Iraq -US
ABC News – USA
NEAR FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Arab militants and insurgents who ruled the volatile city of Falluja before a US-led offensive this month had enough weapons to

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=280383
US, Iraq Target Rebels in Election Countdown
ABC News – USA
Training Iraqi forces is a priority for a US command eager to reduce the 138,000 troops it has in Iraq and for Iraqi leaders who see stability depending partly

www.aljazeera.com/cgi-bin/news_service/middle_east_full_story.asp?service_id=5761
Iraq top Sunni party calls for postponing elections
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
Iraq's top Sunni Muslim party called on Wednesday for postponing the country's national elections, scheduled for January, due to ongoing violence in the

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US forces find 5 more bodies in northern Iraq
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
BAGHDAD, Iraq — The US military said it discovered five more bodies Wednesday in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, where several corpses thought to belong to

olympics.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=6911397
Halliburton's Iraq Payments Should Be Cut -Auditor
Reuters – NY,USA
for its work in Iraq, a government auditor said on Wednesday, in a move that could cost the contractor tens of millions of dollars a month.

news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4039701.stm
US grandmother deployed to Iraq
BBC News – London,England,UK
A 72-year-old Oklahoma grandmother is preparing to become one of the oldest US military staff to go to Iraq. Lena Haddix, from Lawton

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Falluja Rebels Had Enough Arms to Rule Iraq -US
ABC News – USA
NEAR FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Arab militants and insurgents who ruled the volatile city of Falluja before a US-led offensive this month had enough weapons to

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041124-113545-3568r.htm
Fighting rages in Iraq's triangle of death
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Baghdad, Iraq, Nov. 24 (UPI) — Fighting continued for the second straight day Wednesday between gunmen and Iraqi, US and British

www.aljazeera.com/cgi-bin/news_service/middle_east_full_story.asp?service_id=5776
MPs launch bid to impeach Blair over Iraq war
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
parliament lodged a motion on Wednesday to impeach British Prime Minister Tony Blair on charges of “gross misconduct” over his justification for invading Iraq.

english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/5B944179-9C77-4493-BA02-D72CEC668BC3.htm
Al-Zarqawi: Iraq conference a “farce”
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
Anti-US fighter Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has threatened to increase attacks on American-led forces in Iraq following an international conference in Egypt

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Iraq Trade Ministry Sets Prices To Buy Wheat From Farmers
Yahoo News – USA
… Iraq has been buying wheat and barley from farmers over the last few years to encourage local farmers to grow these two strategic commodities.

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Red Cross Makes Fifth Visit to Saddam in Iraq
ABC News – USA
AMMAN (Reuters) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) recently visited former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein at his prison in Iraq, an ICRC

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Top Iraq Sunni Party Wants January Poll Postponed
Reuters – NY,USA
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq's main Sunni Muslim party said on Wednesday it wanted a part in the political process but called for January elections to be postponed

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UK Politicians Start Bid to Impeach Blair on Iraq
Reuters – NY,USA
Parliamentarians and celebrity campaigners launched a bid on Wednesday to impeach Tony Blair for “gross misconduct” over his justification for the Iraq war.

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=6909150
Halliburton Iraq Payments Should Be Cut -Auditor
Reuters – NY,USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US Army should withhold payment of 15 percent of Halliburton Co.'s future invoices in Iraq due to billing problems, said the chief

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6908494
Kurdish Fighters Killed in Northern Iraq
Reuters – NY,USA
ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Gunmen ambushed a convoy of Kurdish militiamen as they traveled to the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, killing three and

www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/11/24/MNG77A0IUL1.DTL
Iraq summit settles for minimal results
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt — An international conference meant to throw united support behind Iraq was marred by conflict Tuesday as some delegates complained

www.iht.com/articles/2004/11/24/news/egypt.html
Ministers join to support Iraq
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
SHARM EL SHEIK, Egypt The United States and the government it installed in Baghdad joined with Iraq's Middle Eastern neighbors and the world's larger powers

www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/focusoniraq/2004/
November/focusoniraq_November208.xml&section=focusoniraq

MPs file motion to impeach Blair over Iraq invasion
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
of parliament filed a motion on Wednesday to impeach British Prime Minister Tony Blair on charges of “gross misconduct” over the US-led invasion of Iraq.

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/nation/10262825.htm
Great-Grandmother Being Deployed to Iraq
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
LAWTON, Okla. – A 72-year-old great-grandmother is preparing for deployment to the war zone in Iraq, becoming one of the oldest Department of Defense civilian ..

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/24/content_2257020.htm
Egypt's FM says many consultations to be held on Iraq
Xinhua – Beijing,China
24 (Xinhuanet) — Many consultations on Iraq will be held soon to follow up the agreements reached during the international conference on Iraq held Tuesday in

www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0411240122nov24,1,
4018348.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

Envoys' summit dwells on Iraq's future, not past
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt — The US joined Tuesday with nations that bitterly opposed its invasion of Iraq to approve a declaration that seemed to carry something

www.expatica.com/source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=52&story_id=
14303&name=Rumsfeld+pressures+NATO+on+Iraq++

Rumsfeld pressures NATO on Iraq
Expatica – Netherlands
WASHINGTON – The refusal by some NATO countries, including Germany, to participate in Iraq missions poses a “problem” for the cohesiveness of the military

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US Forces Launch New Assault on Iraq Insurgents
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,USA
Description: The US leads an operation against insurgents in an area south of Iraq's capital. Known as the “triangle of death,” the

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Iraq Conference Concludes
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,USA
Description: A two-day international conference on Iraq ends. Foreign ministers from more than 20 nations discussed the anti-American

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Troops Returning to Iraq Prep to Battle Insurgents
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,USA
Description: The 3rd Infantry Division, which led the US Army's invasion of Iraq last year, is preparing to return to the embattled country.

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LAC/20041124/IRAQ24/TPInternational/Americas

Iraq hails US help in rooting out insurgents
The Globe and Mail (subscription) – Toronto,ON,Canada
Mr. Zebari addressed representatives of 20 countries, including Iraq's six neighbours, the European Union and the Arab League, who came to this Red Sea resort

www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,11488568%255E1702,00.html
Iraq extremists threaten attacks
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
THE group led by Iraq's most wanted man have joined other extremist Islamists and Saddam Hussein's old Baath party to threaten increased attacks on US-led

www.freep.com/news/nw/iraqmain24e_20041124.htm
Coalition starts a new offensive in southern Iraq
Detroit Free Press – Detroit,MI,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — More than 5,000 US, British and Iraqi troops swept through a lawless region south of Baghdad on Tuesday in a new move to crush insurgent

www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/10258803.htm
War destroying Iraq's future — the children
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
Before the Iraq war, Physicians for Human Rights had warned about the serious public-health and human-rights risks to the already vulnerable Iraqi population

www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/focusoniraq/
2004/November/focusoniraq_November207.xml&section=focusoniraq

Iraq's most-wanted man accuses ulemas of “betraying mujahedeen
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
DUBAI – Iraq's most wanted man, Jordanian Islamist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, hit out at ulemas (Muslim theologians) for having “betrayed the mujahedeen

www.newsday.com/news/opinion/ny-vprub244052960nov
24,0,7638934.story?coll=ny-viewpoints-headlines

Margaret Hassan is a martyr to new Iraq
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
to write about the life – and death – of another strong-willed woman, Margaret Hassan, the Irish-born director of Care International in Iraq, who appears to

www.itv.com/news/index_1070055.html
Black Watch to join Iraq offensive
ITV.com – UK
British soldiers are preparing to fight alongside US Marines and Iraqi troops in a major new offensive against insurgents. The Black

www.nypost.com/postopinion/opedcolumnists/32135.htm
GETTING IRAQ'S ELECTION RIGHT
New York Post – New York,NY,USA
November 24, 2004 — IGNORING advice from some friends and rejecting pres sure from many foes, Iraq's interim government has decided to hold the country's first

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Ottawa in talks to help run Iraq election
The Globe and Mail (subscription) – Toronto,ON,Canada
Ottawa and New York — Canada is in talks with Washington, the United Nations and the interim government of Iraq to play a leading role in preparing for and

www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=97310&Sn=BNEW&IssueID=27249
END SUFFERING IN IRAQ
Gulf Daily News – Manama,Bahrain
SHARM EL-SHEIKH: Bahrain last night rejected the use of excessive force in Iraq which it said would only aggravate the situation.

washingtontimes.com/world/20041123-100647-2573r.htm
US, Syria quarrel over Iraq border
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
the Bush administration says is Damascus' failure to fully honor its commitment to prevent terrorists, weapons and financing from crossing its border into Iraq …

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041123-104552-7232r.htm
Iraq's election safety questioned
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq, Nov. 23 (UPI) — An Arabic-language newspaper said Tuesday Iraq's interim defense minister could not guarantee the

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/10257103.htm
A Daily Look at US Iraq Military Deaths
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
23, 2004, at least 1,229 members of the US military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A8661-2004Nov23.html
Conference Urges Iraq To Involve Opposition
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
23 — Representatives of two dozen nations and international organizations attending a conference on the future of Iraq pressed the country's interim

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/24/content_2254318.htm
Bulgaria refuses to write off Iraq's debt
Xinhua – Beijing,China
SOFIA, Nov. 23 (Xinhuanet) — Bulgaria said it is not prepared to write off 1.7 billion US dollars of debt owed by Iraq, mass media reported Tuesday.

www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20041123T220000-0500_70147_
OBS_US__UK__IRAQ_LAUNCH_MASSIVE_OFFENSIVE.asp

US, UK, Iraq launch massive offensive
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
BAGHDAD (AFP) – A force of 5,000 US, British and Iraqi troops yesterday swept through insurgent bastions south of Baghdad in the latest push to reclaim lawless

www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1358141,00.html
Iran joins outcry against 'excessive force' in Iraq
Guardian – UK
The Iranian, Egyptian and Syrian governments accused the US yesterday of using excessive force to quell rebels in Iraq. The Syrian

www.theage.com.au/news/World/UN-angers-Iraq-over-
probe-fundings/2004/11/24/1101219590392.html

UN angers Iraq over probe funding
The Age (subscription) – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Iraq has protested against UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan's decision to use $US30 million ($A38.2 million) in revenue from a UN oil-for-food program for Iraq …

seattlepi.nwsource.com/opinion/200841_iraq24.html
Iraq elections in a Catch-22 situation
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
In other circumstances, the formal announcement of a date for elections in Iraq before the end of January would have been a highly positive development.

MARINES launch new offensive in Iraq
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
Yesterday's series of raids and house searches was the third large-scale
military operation this month aimed at suppressing Iraq's Sunni Muslim
insurgency…
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DIPLOMATS look to Iraq's future at international conference
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt – (KRT) – The United States joined Tuesday with nations
that bitterly opposed its invasion of Iraq to approve a declaration that
seemed…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/10257058.htm

BULGARIA refuses to write off Iraq's debt
Xinhua – Beijing,China
SOFIA, Nov. 23 (Xinhuanet) — Bulgaria said it is not prepared to write
off 1.7 billion US dollars of debt owed by Iraq, mass media reported Tuesday.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/24/content_2254318.htm

US, UK, Iraq launch massive offensive
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
BAGHDAD (AFP) – A force of 5,000 US, British and Iraqi troops yesterday
swept through insurgent bastions south of Baghdad in the latest push to
reclaim lawless…
www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20041123T220000-0500_
70147_OBS_US__UK__IRAQ_LAUNCH_MASSIVE_OFFENSIVE.asp

IRAN joins outcry against 'excessive force' in Iraq
Guardian – UK
The Iranian, Egyptian and Syrian governments accused the US yesterday of
using excessive force to quell rebels in Iraq. The Syrian…
www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1358141,00.html

www.nytimes.com/2004/11/23/international/middleeast/24egyptcnd.html
Neighbors Urge Iraq to Keep Working for Stability
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
23 – The United States and the government it installed in Baghdad joined with Iraq's Middle Eastern neighbors and the world's larger powers today to support

www.arabnews.com/?page=4&section=0&article=54990&d=24&m=11&y=2004
World Community Throws Weight Behind Iraq Poll
Arab News – Saudi Arabia
BAGHDAD, 24 November 2004 — The international community yesterday threw its weight behind the tight timetable for Iraq's first post-Saddam Hussein elections

abcnews.go.com/WNT/story?id=277421
Web Posting May Provide Insight Into Iraq Insurgency
ABC News – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq, Nov. 23, 2004 — For the second time this month, a message that appears to come from inside the Iraqi insurgency has been posted on a Web site.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/24/content_2253093.htm
Chinese special envoy attends Iraq conference in Egypt
Xinhua – Beijing,China
23 (Xinhuanet) — Chinese permanent representative to the United Nations Wang Guangya attended the international conference on Iraq Tuesday and delivered a

www.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,11480244%255E401,00.html
Nations thrash out future of Iraq
NEWS.com.au – Australia
WORLD powers yesterday prepared to hammer out a statement on Iraq's future at a conference in Egypt, as the nation ravaged by unyielding violence prepared for

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=6901109
Politicians Seek Debate on Blair's Iraq 'Misconduct'
Reuters – NY,USA
Parliamentarians will table a motion on Wednesday demanding a debate on Prime Minister Tony Blair's “gross misconduct” in leading Britain to war against Iraq.

  
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