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March 5 2005
 

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Two Army specialists from Queens dead in Iraq
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
NEW YORK — Two American soldiers who immigrated to the United States as children were killed in Iraq when a homemade bomb exploded as they rode down a Baghdad …

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Italian journalist released in Iraq returns home
Xinhua – China
ROME, March 5 (Xinhuanet) — Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena who had spent a month in captivity in Iraq and gone through a shooting ordeal on the way back …

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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 …

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Kurds Seek Shi’ite Assurances of Democratic Iraq
Reuters – USA
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – A powerful Kurdish coalition said on Saturday that it would not back Iraq’s main Shi’ite alliance in the race for prime minister without …
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Italy Hostage Flies Home from Iraq After Shooting
Washington Post – USA
ROME (Reuters) – A freed hostage from Iraq arrived home in Rome on Saturday as Italians demanded to know why US forces shot at her car as it approached Baghdad …

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Former Iraq Hostage Returns to Italy
ABC News – USA
… Manifesto’s headquarters in Rome, Friday, March 4, 2005, after learning of the liberation of their colleague Giuliana Sgrena, who was kidnapped in Iraq a month …
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Unit’s Iraq tapes raise eyebrows, not charges
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – USA
WASHINGTON — Videos from Iraq compiled by a Florida National Guardsman and called “Ramadi Madness” appeared to show a soldier kicking a wounded, cuffed …

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NYT: Overcrowding in US Prisons in Iraq
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
By Cihan. The New York Times (NYT) reports that US prisons in Iraq are filled beyond their capacity. A top executive official from …

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Five US Soldiers Killed in Iraq, One Wounded, Military Says
Bloomberg – USA
March 5 (Bloomberg) — Five US soldiers were killed and another was wounded in two separate incidents in Iraq yesterday, the US military said. …

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Soldiers who captured Baghdad back for round two in Iraq
Boston Globe – USA
… 2005 02:09. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Their enemy has changed, from Iraqi soldiers in uniform to insurgents in civilian clothes. But for …

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US kills Italian agent in Iraq, triggering condemnation
Xinhua – China
ROME/BAGHDAD, March 5 (Xinhuanet) — US troops killed an Italian intelligence agent in Iraq on Friday as he was on the way convoying an Italian journalist who …

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US soldiers killed in Iraq
Aljazeera.net – Qatar
Four US soldiers have been killed in action in Iraq’s western al-Anbar province, a US military statement has said, while another soldier has been killed in a …

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Coalition Forces Shoot Released Hostage in Iraq
KGMB9 – Honolulu,HI,USA
Just after an Italian hostage was freed from custody, her car was fired on by coalition forces. The US military now confirms Giuliana …

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90 Dangerous Sites Looted In Iraq
Xtra News – New Zealand
Some 90 sites in Iraq that the United Nations had monitored for unconventional arms materials have been razed or looted since the US intervention, according to …

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Two Army specialists from Queens dead in Iraq
Boston Globe – USA
NEW YORK (AP) Two army specialists from Queens were killed in Iraq when an explosive detonated near their Humvee. Azhar Ali, 27, and …

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US Forces Wound Freed Hostage in Iraq
ABC News – USA
Italian intelligence officer Nicola Calipari was killed in Iraq Friday while he was escorting freed Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena to Baghdad airport. …

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Coalition Forces Shoot Released Hostage in Iraq
KGMB9 – Honolulu,HI,USA
Just after an Italian hostage was freed from custody, her car was fired on by coalition forces. The US military now confirms Giuliana …

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90 Dangerous Sites Looted In Iraq
Xtra News – New Zealand
Some 90 sites in Iraq that the United Nations had monitored for unconventional arms materials have been razed or looted since the US intervention, according to …

www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,12451262-23109,00.html
Five US soldiers killed in Iraq
NEWS.com.au – Australia
FOUR US soldiers have been killed in action in Iraq’s restive western Al-Anbar province, a US military statement said today, while another soldier was killed …

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Two Army specialists from Queens dead in Iraq
Boston Globe – USA
NEW YORK (AP) Two army specialists from Queens were killed in Iraq when an explosive detonated near their Humvee. Azhar Ali, 27, and …

US Forces Wound Freed Hostage in Iraq
ABC News – USA
Italian intelligence officer Nicola Calipari was killed in Iraq Friday
while he was escorting freed Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena to Baghdad
airport. …
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IRAQ’S Shiites, Kurds bargain hard on next government
Channel News Asia – Singapore
BAGHDAD : Iraq’s Shiites and Kurds were planning to intensify their bargaining
over the shape of the next government, one month after the country’s milestone

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/135658/1/.html

COALITION Forces Shoot Released Hostage in Iraq
KGMB9 – Honolulu,HI,USA
Just after an Italian hostage was freed from custody, her car was fired
on by coalition forces. The US military now confirms Giuliana …
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CLINTON: Mutual trust key in settling North Korea, Iraq, China …
Asahi Shimbun – Tokyo,Japan
… missiles. Funabashi: What is needed for the stability and democratization
of Iraq? To what extent can Iraq achieve these targets? …
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ART students remember Iraq fallen
Independent – UK
The American public may be getting more comfortable with the war in Iraq
after the perceived success of elections there, but a group of university
students in …
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US Forces Wound Freed Hostage in Iraq
ABC News – USA
… Sgrena. Sgrena who has been held captive in Iraq for a month, was released Friday, March 4, 2005 top Italian government official said. …

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Some 200 foreigners taken hostage in Iraq
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
… Seized May 3 by Islamic Rage Brigade. _Margaret Hassan, 59-year-old director of CARE international in Iraq and a citizen of Britain, Ireland and Iraq. …

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Musicians face danger to play for troops in Iraq
Houston Chronicle – USA
… Now Jon Bullock can’t get enough Iraq. … Bullock is one of dozens of California musicians who’ve become nearly obsessed about playing for US troops in Iraq. …

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Division delays the creation of Iraq’s new government
Daily Star – Lebanon – Beirut,Lebanon
More than a month after Iraq’s historic election, ethnic and sectarian divisions have stymied efforts to form a government, deepening political uncertainty and …

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White House says regrets death in Iraq shooting
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
… the killing of an Italian security agent and the wounding of freed Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena when US forces fired on their car at a checkpoint in Iraq …

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Four US soldiers killed in Iraq
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – Four US soldiers were killed Friday west of the capital in a province where American troops launched a massive sweep two weeks ago to root out …

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Iraq’s Missing Millions
Village Voice – USA
Ibrahim Jaafari, the prime-minister-to-be in Iraq, is unlikely to hand over the nation’s valuable oil assets to foreign companies, but he won’t be able to do …

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Italian hostage released in Iraq, Car bombs hit Baqouba, Mosul
Aljazeera.com – London,UK
Italy said that reporter Giuliana Sgrena, kidnapped in Iraq a month ago, has been released by her captors. “I can confirm it 100 …

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Iraq: 2 suicide attacks kill 5 policemen in Baghdad
Keralanext – Kerala,India
[Iraq News]: BAGHDAD, Iraq – Two suicide car bombs exploded minutes apart outside the main gate of the heavily fortified Interior Ministry here early Thursday …

  
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