Iraq News and Information Links
March 10 2005
 

www.news.com.au/story/0,10117,12511420-23109,00.html
Rumsfeld discusses Iraq shooting
NEWS.com.au – Australia
… a second time with Italy’s defence minister about the death of an Italian intelligence agent who was killed in a shooting incident involving US troops in Iraq. …

www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=13341
Crucial Shiite-Kurdish deal struck in Iraq
Daily Star – Lebanon – Beirut,Lebanon
Iraq’s clergy-backed United Iraqi Alliance and a Kurdish coalition have struck a deal that will allow a new government to be named when the National Assembly …

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/11102633.htm
Senate Iraq-intelligence probe nears end
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
WASHINGTON – Congress’ investigation into pre-war intelligence on Iraq is all but over, Senate Intelligence Chairman Pat Roberts signaled on Thursday. …

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-03/11/content_2680947.htm
Annan calls for inclusive, transparent peace process in Iraq
Xinhua – China
¡¡UNITED NATIONS, March 10 (Xinhuanet) — UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Thursday the key to a successful transition in Iraq is to be as inclusive …

www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=13319
Iraq’s human rights minister defends country’s record on civil …
Daily Star – Lebanon – Beirut,Lebanon
BAGHDAD: Human Rights Minister Bakhtiar Amin lashed out at critics of Iraq’s record on civil liberties, reminding detractors that the country was far better …

www.smh.com.au/news/World/At-least-36-dead-in-Ira
q-suicide-bombings/2005/03/11/1110417641675.html

At least 36 dead in Iraq suicide bombing
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
A suicide bomber blew himself up during a funeral being held in the courtyard of a Shi’ite mosque and killed at least 36 people and injured 25, witnesses and …

www.smh.com.au/news/After-Saddam/35-corpses-shot-and-
beheaded-found-in-Iraq/2005/03/09/1110316096706.html

35 corpses, shot and beheaded, found in Iraq Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia Police have found 35 bodies in two different places in Iraq, some shot to death, the others beheaded. Twenty of the corpses were …

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Father ‘stressed’ after Iraq duty BBC News – E,UK
A father accused of murdering his terminally ill son was suffering from stress after working in Iraq as a security guard, a court has been told. …

www.voanews.com/english/2005-03-09-voa67.cfm
Italian PM Addresses Parliament About Killing of Agent in Iraq Voice of America – USA
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi says the Italian government did inform US military forces in Iraq of its operation to win the release of a hostage who was …

www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=8&id=330320
41 bodies found in Iraq Japan Today – Tokyo,Japan
… The bodies included 10 men, three women and two children. Their identities, like the others found in western Iraq, were not known. …

seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apmideast_story.asp
?category=1107&slug=Iraq%20Contractors

Iraq bombing highlights danger to workers Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — A garbage truck loaded with explosives blew up Wednesday next to a Baghdad hotel housing US workers, killing four people and wounding 30 …

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IRAQ: FINI, GOVT DID NOT PAY KIDNAPPER’S RANSOMS Agenzia Giornalistica Italia – Italy
… the Italian government authorized the payment in money for the liberation of Giuliana Sgrena and other Italian victims of kidnappings in Iraq”, said Foreign …

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Developments in Iraq Boston Globe – USA
… Thirty American contractors are among 40 people wounded. In an Internet statement, al-Qaida in Iraq claims responsibility for the attack. …

www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2005/03/10/253.html
Police in Iraq Find Bodies of 41 Killed in Insurgent Attacks Moscow Times – Russia
BAGHDAD, Iraq — A suicide bomber in a garbage truck packed with explosives killed two policemen near a Baghdad hotel Wednesday and police found 41 corpses …

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Legality of Iraq war plagues Blair again: New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
… March 9 : British Prime Minister Tony Blair is under renewed fire for allegedly breaking a Cabinet code of conduct before going to war in Iraq, The Independent …

www.voanews.com/english/2005-03-09-voa61.cfm
Bulgaria Says Soldier Killed by US Troops in Iraq Voice of America – USA
A Bulgarian Defense Ministry official tells VOA News the ministry is convinced that inexperienced American troops in Iraq shot and killed a Bulgarian soldier …

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IRAQ: FOREIGN OFFICE, ITALIAN REPORTERS THREATENED Agenzia Giornalistica Italia – Italy
– There is a specific threat in Iraq against Italian reporters. … “It is impossible” added Terracciano “at this stage to plan a visit to Iraq for any reason”. …

politics.guardian.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12956,1434135,00.html
Iraq war is a step to freedom, says Straw Guardian – UK
Jack Straw will argue today that the Iraq war has brought about important steps towards democratic reform in the Middle East. The …

politics.guardian.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12956,1434144,00.html
Goldsmith misled cabinet on Iraq says Short Guardian – UK
… over the attorney general’s conduct deepened yesterday when a former colleague accused him of misleading the cabinet about the legality of the invasion of Iraq …

BERLUSCONI demands account of Iraq death International Herald Tribune – France
… Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday delivered his first major speech on the shooting death of an Italian intelligence agent in Iraq, repeating Italy’s …
www.iht.com/articles/2005/03/09/news/italy.html

IRAQ war is a step to freedom, says Straw Guardian – UK
Jack Straw will argue today that the Iraq war has brought about important steps towards democratic reform in the Middle East. The … politics.guardian.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12956,1434135,00.html

41 bodies found in Iraq
Japan Today – Tokyo,Japan
… The bodies included 10 men, three women and two children. Their identities, like the others found in western Iraq, were not known. … www.japantoday.com/e/?content=news&cat=8&id=330320

 
IRAQ bombing highlights danger to workers Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — A garbage truck loaded with explosives blew up Wednesday next to a Baghdad hotel housing US workers, killing four people and wounding 30 …
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apmideast_story
.asp?category=1107&slug=Iraq%20Contractors

NEW Interrogation Rules Set for Detainees in Iraq New York Times – USA
… of the report reviewed by The New York Times, was one example of how little control was exerted over the conduct of interrogations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the …
www.nytimes.com/2005/03/10/politics/10abuse.html

www.nytimes.com/2005/03/10/international/middleeast/10iraq.html
Across Iraq, Fresh Mass Graves and Fatal Bomb Attacks New York Times – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq, March 9 – Twenty bodies, including those of civilian men and women, were found Wednesday in a remote valley near the Syrian border, Iraqi …

www.ajc.com/news/content/news/stories/0305/10iraq.html
41 found slain in Iraq Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – GA,USA BAGHDAD, Iraq — Iraqi authorities found 41 decomposed bodies — some bullet-riddled, others beheaded — at sites near the Syrian border and south of the …

www.nytimes.com/2005/03/10/politics/10abuse.html
New Interrogation Rules Set for Detainees in Iraq New York Times – USA
… of the report reviewed by The New York Times, was one example of how little control was exerted over the conduct of interrogations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the …

www.ajc.com/news/content/news/stories/0305/10irguard.html
Guard’s pre-Iraq training intensifies Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – GA,USA … and sniper attacks in the middle of the night and “wounded” civilians showing up at Army bases, all designed to simulate conditions in Iraq, and Rodeheaver …

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A daily look at US military deaths in Iraq Boston Globe – USA
As of Wednesday, March 9, 2005, at least 1,512 members of the US military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an …

www.boston.com/news/world/middleeast/articles/2005/
03/10/41_corpses_are_found_at_two_sites_in_iraq

41 corpses are found at two sites in Iraq Boston Globe – USA
… In an Internet statement, Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed responsibility for the attack on the Sadeer hotel, calling it the ‘’hotel of the Jews.”. …

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/headline/world/3077480
Suicide bombing in Iraq injures 30 US workers Houston Chronicle – USA
BAGHDAD, IRAQ – The bodies of at least 41 people, some beheaded and many handcuffed and shot, were found at two separate locations in Iraq, security officials …

www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2005/03/2c9b31e9-bf92-40a8-b32b-69bdd0a23f44.html
Violence Mounts In Iraq Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic … another injured in a bomb explosion in Baghdad. For the latest news and analysis on Iraq, see RFE/RL’s webpage on “The New Iraq”.

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Two high-level police officials slain in Iraq CNN International – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Insurgents killed two high-ranking Iraqi police officials and wounded a third in a series of attacks Thursday morning, police sources …

www.news24.com/News24/World/Iraq/0,,2-10-1460_1674243,00.html
Iraq: Women no longer safe News24 – South Africa
Women are no longer safe even in traditionally minded Iraq. Decapitated bodies of women have begun turning up in recent weeks, a …

www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-05031003
00mar10,1,4481672.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

Round 3 for Marines in Iraq Chicago Tribune (subscription) – USA
… FALLUJAH, Iraq — Lance Cpl. … On his 22nd, he was hit in the jaw by shrapnel from a roadside bomb that detonated near his vehicle in western Iraq. …

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Iraq ‘helped Mid East democracy’ BBC News – E,UK
The Iraq war helped bring a democratic “wave of change” to the Middle East, the UK foreign secretary has said. Labour supporters …

news.scotsman.com/uk.cfm?id=263052005
War helped Iraq democracy – Straw Scotsman – UK
… Secretary Jack Straw was today set to claim the sudden stirring of democratic change in the Middle East is due, at least in part, to the invasion of Iraq. …

www.smh.com.au/news/After-Saddam/Iraq-insurgents-film-
police-chiefs-murder/2005/03/10/1110417620257.html

Iraq insurgents film police chief’s murder Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia … On Wednesday, the Italian Prime Minister, Silvio Berlusconi, told his country’s Senate that US military officials in Iraq had approved an Italian intelligence …

www.abc.net.au/7.30/content/2005/s1320837.htm
Safety concerns for Iraq troops ABC Online – Australia
MATT BROWN: The British army has taken control of Muthanna province in Iraq’s south with just 600 men. SOLDIER: With a magazine of 30 rounds, load. …

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A23448-2005Mar10.html
Bomb Explodes in Shiite Mosque in Northern Iraq Washington Post – USA
MOSUL, Iraq — A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque during a funeral Thursday in the northern city of Mosul. …

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Iraq War Legal Advice Only in Summary – Turnbull Scotsman – UK
By Jamie Lyons, PA Political Correspondent. The Attorney-General did not give Tony Blair a separate legal opinion on the legality …

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Bomber Hits Shi’ite Mosque in Iraq, Up to 30 Dead Reuters – USA
… during a funeral in the northern city of Mosul on Thursday, killing up to 30 people and wounding more than 100 in a fresh attack against Iraq’s newly-empowered …

  
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