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February 20 2005
 

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Iraq marshes can be partially restored
Financial Times – UK
… The first scientific assessment of the marshes in southern Iraq, al considered by some to have been the Biblical location of the Garden of Eden, was presented …

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0,5478,12321175%255E401,00.html

Iraq’s sharpshooting rebel legend
Melbourne Herald Sun – Australia
… horror, went absent without leave and lived like a fugitive for years, eventually finding work as a shepherd in the desert that straddles Iraq’s borders with …

www.todayonline.com/articles/35867.asp
New civil war fears in Iraq
Today (Singapore) – Singapore
BAGHDAD — A blaze of suicide attacks, thought to have been launched by Iraq’s Sunni minority against the country’s majority Shia community, heralded new …

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Iraq’s Sadr Calls for Calm, Foreign Troop Pullout
ABC News – USA
… uprisings against US-led troops in April and August, also told Arab satellite television Al Jazeera that he would not take part in Iraq’s political process as …

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Iraq curfew to check attacks
Calcutta Telegraph – Calcutta,India
… Ramadi — a city of several hundred thousand people — Falluja and the whole of Iraq’s vast western Anbar province, which stretches to the borders with …

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/local/10950322.htm
Kansas Guard unit adapts to Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – MO,USA
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Southern Iraq is dusty and dangerous, and the soldiers of the Kansas-based 891st Engineer Battalion are a little homesick. …

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Iraq says Zarqawi propaganda chief killed; Indonesia seeks hostage …
Turkish Press – Turkey
… producing websites showing hostages being tortured, officials said, as Indonesia stepped up efforts to try to free two of its journalists kidnapped in Iraq. …

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states/california/northern_california/10950175.htm

Court projects delayed by Iraq war, security budget demands
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – USA
… Mobile isn’t alone. With spending on Iraq and Homeland Security running high, courthouse construction has been stalled or left unfunded around the country. …

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Iraq Withdrawal Date Would Be Mistake-Sen. Clinton
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Setting a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq would offer a “green light” to the insurgency there and could undermine …

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special_packages/iraq/10949898.htm

Warren streets to be named for soldiers killed in Iraq
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – USA
– The City Council has voted unanimously to have any new local roads named after residents who die in Afghanistan or Iraq while serving in the US armed forces. …

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8feb20,1,2187900.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

Bombings kill dozens in Iraq
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – USA
… their mosques and on the streets Friday on the eve of their holiest day, with five bombings killing as many as 36 people in the deadliest day in Iraq since the …

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Marines Launch Bid to Secure Iraq City of Ramadi
Reuters – USA
RAMADI, Iraq (Reuters) – US and Iraqi troops launched a large-scale operation around the rebellious city of Ramadi on Sunday, as part of a nationwide effort to …

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Suicide Bombings, Attacks Kill 55 in Iraq
ABC News – USA
Insurgents engage in street fighting in Ramadi, an insurgent stronghold 113 kilometers (70 miles) west of Baghdad in Iraq Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005. …

www.smh.com.au/news/National/Australia-steps-up-Iraq-
roles/2005/02/20/1108834659881.html

Australia steps up Iraq role
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
Australia will step up to its most senior role in the Iraq conflict when it takes command of naval forces in northern Gulf waters in April. …

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Camp Pendleton Marines make joyous homecoming from Iraq
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – USA
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – About 300 infantry Marines were welcomed with cheers by joyous family and friends after returning from a nine-month tour in Iraq. …

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Attacks on Shiite Rituals in Iraq Leave 60 Dead
Zaman Online – Istanbul,Turkey
Yesterday in Iraq, the Shiite Muslim commemoration of the 1365th year of then martyrdom of Prophet Mohammed’s grandson Imam Hussein was bloodied with …

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Shiite holy day is deadly day in Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – MO,USA
By MAGGIE MICHAEL. BAGHDAD, Iraq — Eight suicide bombers killed 55 persons Saturday as Iraqi Shiites observed one of holiest days of their religious calendar. …

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02/20/dozens_die_in_iraq_as_attacks_mar_shiite_holy

Dozens die in Iraq as attacks mar Shi’ite holy day
Boston Globe – USA
By Thanassis Cambanis, Globe Staff | February 20, 2005. BAGHDAD — A wave of bombings and suicide attacks yesterday targeted worshipers …

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UNHOLY THUGS KILL 55 IN IRAQ
New York Post – New York,NY,USA
Bombers and other guerrillas wreaked havoc in Iraq yesterday, killing 55, including Iraqi soldiers, at least one GI and several Shiite Muslims on their holiest …

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Democrats can’t agree on Iraq war
Kansas City Star (subscription) – MO,USA
By JAMES KUHNHENN. WASHINGTON — All during the 2004 presidential campaign, Democrats tried to find their voice on the war in Iraq without much success. …

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Shiite holy day is deadly day in Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – MO,USA
By MAGGIE MICHAEL. BAGHDAD, Iraq — Eight suicide bombers killed 55 persons Saturday as Iraqi Shiites observed one of holiest days of their religious calendar. …

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02/20/dozens_die_in_iraq_as_attacks_mar_shiite_holy

Dozens die in Iraq as attacks mar Shi’ite holy day
Boston Globe – USA
By Thanassis Cambanis, Globe Staff | February 20, 2005. BAGHDAD — A wave of bombings and suicide attacks yesterday targeted worshipers …

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UNHOLY THUGS KILL 55 IN IRAQ
New York Post – New York,NY,USA
Bombers and other guerrillas wreaked havoc in Iraq yesterday, killing 55, including Iraqi soldiers, at least one GI and several Shiite Muslims on their holiest …

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascitystar/news/politics/10944514.htm
Democrats can’t agree on Iraq war
Kansas City Star (subscription) – MO,USA
By JAMES KUHNHENN. WASHINGTON — All during the 2004 presidential campaign, Democrats tried to find their voice on the war in Iraq without much success. …

www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200502/s1306749.htm
Aust takes senior command post in Iraq
ABC Online – Australia
The Federal Government says Australia is about to take up its most senior role in the Iraq conflict, by taking command of the naval force at the northern end …

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1108818309900_136/?hub=CTVNewsAt11

Insurgent violence marks Shiite holy day in Iraq
CTV – Canada
At least 55 people were killed, and 70 wounded after a series of insurgent attacks in Iraq, as Shiite Muslims celebrated the holiest day of the year. …

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Insurgent violence marks Shiite holy day in Iraq
CTV – Canada
At least 55 people were killed, and 70 wounded after a series of insurgent attacks in Iraq, as Shiite Muslims celebrated the holiest day of the year. …

www.smh.com.au/news/World/Attacks-in-Iraq-kill-55s/
2005/02/20/1108834645634.html

Attacks in Iraq kill 55
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… The suicide bombings were attempts “to create a religious war within Iraq. Iraqis will not allow this to happen, Iraqis will stand …

www.nytimes.com/2005/02/20/nyregion/20soldier.html
Soldier From Upstate Killed in Second Iraq Tour of Duty
New York Times – USA
… Proud to have served his country, he was nearing the end of his second tour of duty in Iraq when his life ended Wednesday in a fusillade of gunfire on a …

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Clinton: Insurgency in Iraq Is Failing
ABC News – USA
Senator Hillary Clinton speaks at the Convention Centre in the Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005. Hillary Clinton …

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Friends, family mourn soldier killed in Iraq
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – GA,USA
… 13 in a vehicle accident along with Sgt. Rene Knox and Sgt. Chad Lake in Balad, Iraq., family members said. … The unit currently is located in Balad, Iraq. …

SUICIDE bombings kill dozens in Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – MO,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – (KRT) – Eight suicide bombings killed at least 50 people
Saturday as Iraq’s Shiites, newly empowered by their victory in the recent
election …
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ATTACKS in Iraq kill at least 50 people
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
Insurgents and suicide bombers struck out in Baghdad and other parts of
Iraq, leaving at least 50 people dead as Shi’ites commemorated the death
14 centuries …
www.smh.com.au/news/World/Attacks-in-Iraq-kill-
at-least-50-peoples/2005/02/20/1108834635891.html

CLINTON: Insurgency in Iraq Is Failing
ABC News – USA
Senator Hillary Clinton speaks at the Convention Centre in the Green Zone
in Baghdad, Iraq Saturday, Feb. 19, 2005. Hillary Clinton …
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BASHIR appeals for release of Indonesian hostages in Iraq
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… Muslim cleric and terror suspect Abu Bakar Bashir appealed Saturday
for the release of two Indonesian reporters who were taken hostage by
armed gunmen in Iraq. …
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theworld/2005/February/theworld_February483.xml&section=theworld

IRAQ interrogation was scientific: Hill
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… at any time. He said former Iraq Survey Group (ISG) head David Kay
described it as “professional communications”. “These were often …
www.smh.com.au/news/National/Iraq-interrogation
-was-scientific-Hills/2005/02/20/1108834640025.html

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Suicide bombings kill dozens in Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – MO,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – (KRT) – Eight suicide bombings killed at least 50 people Saturday as Iraq’s Shiites, newly empowered by their victory in the recent election …

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Hope Soars: But Will Democracy Fly In Iraq?
Times of India – India
Can Iraq make it? The billion-dollar question isn’t merely one of intellectual curiosity. On it hinges not only the future of …

www.smh.com.au/news/National/Iraq-interrogation-was
-scientific-Hills/2005/02/20/1108834640025.html

Iraq interrogation was scientific: Hill
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – New South Wales,Australia
… at any time. He said former Iraq Survey Group (ISG) head David Kay described it as “professional communications”. “These were often …

  
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