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March 22 2005
 

www.boston.com/dailynews/081/nation/A_daily_look_at_U_S_military_d:.shtml
A daily look at US military deaths in Iraq
Boston Globe – USA
As of Tuesday, March 22, 2005, at least 1,523 members of the US military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an …

www.voanews.com/english/2005-03-22-voa56.cfm
Ukraine’s President Signs Plan for Troop Withdrawal from Iraq
Voice of America – USA
By VOA News. A top Ukrainian official says President Viktor Yushchenko has signed a plan for withdrawing the country’s troops from Iraq. …

abcnews.go.com/International/story?id=604615
Insurgent Training Camp Found in N. Iraq
ABC News – USA
The discovery was made after the members of Iraq’s 1st Police Commando Battalion — who are part of the fighting forces of Iraq’s interim government — were …

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=604259
Shopkeepers, Residents Kills 3 Insurgents
ABC News – USA
… 12, at al-Yarmouk Hospital after he was wounded during a gun battle between insurgents and armed civilians in the Dora section of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, March …

www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/meast/03/22/iraq.main/
Iraq, Jordan diplomatic tiff dying down
CNN – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — A diplomatic huff between Jordan and Iraq which prompted them to withdraw their envoys shows signs of subsiding. …

www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&s
id=aSpjMiIa1hD4&refer=top_world_news

Bulgarian Defense Chief Wants Troops Out of Iraq By Year’s End
Bloomberg – USA
March 22 (Bloomberg) — Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov said he wants the Balkan country’s troops be pulled out of Iraq all at once and by the end …

www.voanews.com/english/2005-03-22-voa20.cfm
Politicians: Iraq’s Parliament to Convene, Start Forming …
Voice of America – USA
… They say Iraq’s Sunni minority, who largely boycotted the January 30 parliamentary election, will probably get four to six ministries. …

sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/g/a/2005/03/22/worldviews.DTL
WORLD VIEWS: Ineffective Arab League?; The World comments on Iraq …
San Francisco Chronicle – USA
… Among them: ongoing violence in Iraq and its spread beyond that nation’s borders, tension between Lebanon and Syria and fears of a new Lebanese civil war and …

www.businessweek.com/ap/financialnews/
D8902JLG1.htm?campaign_id=apn_home_down

Norway to help Iraq with oil industry
BusinessWeek – USA
MAR. 22 9:21 AM ET Norway, a major oil exporter, is prepared to help Iraq build up its oil industry by sharing experience, training and technology, a deputy …

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=603148
Roadside Bomb Kills 4 Civilians in Iraq
ABC News – USA
An Iraqi man looks at a damaged vehicle after militants targeted a US patrol with a roadside bomb in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, March 22, 2005 …

abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=603039
Ukraine to Withdraw Troops From Iraq
ABC News – USA
… said that in a formal move Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko signed an order making the withdrawing of the country’s troops from Iraq irreversible.(AP Photo …

www.boston.com/dailynews/081/world/
Roadside_bomb_targeting_U_S_pa:.shtml

Roadside bomb targeting US patrol in northern Iraq city of Mosul …
Boston Globe – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) Militants targeted a US patrol with a roadside bomb Tuesday that killed four nearby civilians in the northern city of Mosul, where an …

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/11199829.htm
Wartime in Iraq helps many in US military rediscover religion
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
BY MIKE DORNING. FALLUJAH, Iraq – (KRT) – The explosion was fierce and frightening, breaking the midnight peace with a flash of light and a powerful shock wave. …

www.aljazeera.com/cgi-bin/news_service/
middle_east_full_story.asp?service_id=7574

Jordans King Abdullah orders chief envoy back to Iraq
Aljazeera.com – London,UK
Jordan’s King Abdullah has stepped in to resolve the diplomatic row between his country and Iraq by ordering his chief envoy to Iraq to return to Baghdad, the …

www.spiegel.de/international/spiegel/0,1518,347678,00.html
SPIEGEL INTERVIEW WITH IRAQ’S IBRAHIM JAAFARI “We Will Get the …
Spiegel Online – national,Germany

msnbc.msn.com/id/7263681/
Iraq parliament says it will convene Saturday
MSNBC – USA
BAGHDAD – Iraq’s parliament will convene by Saturday to elect a speaker and try to reach agreement on a government to end a political crisis in the country …

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/138673/1/.html
Sistani urges swift end to Iraq government talks; rebels face-off …
Channel News Asia – Singapore
BAGHDAD : The spiritual leader of Iraq’s Shiites urged political parties to speed up lagging talks to form a government, as US forces and rebels squared off in …

seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/217017_iraq22.html
Hurry and finish talks, Iraq’s Shiite leader urges
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
BAGHDAD — The spiritual leader of Iraq’s Shiites urged political parties to speed up lagging talks to form a government, as US forces and rebels squared off …

www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/iraq/complete/
la-me-sbriefs22.2mar22,1,3619692.story?coll=la-iraq-complete

Iraq Prisoner Abuse Trial Is Postponed
Los Angeles Times (subscription) – CA,USA
Court-martial proceedings were postponed Monday for a Navy SEAL accused of prisoner abuse in a case that implicates the CIA in a detainee’s death at Baghdad’s …

www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/0322b2liferemembered22.html
Guardsman is home from Iraq
Arizona Republic – Phoenix,AZ,USA
… Peña recently returned home to his family after more than a year in Iraq. … Sgt. Frank B. Hernandez, 21, was killed near Mosul, Iraq, on Feb. …

www.hindustantimes.com/news/181_1289571,00050004.htm
US soldier killed in action in western Iraq
Hindustan Times – India
A US soldier was killed in action on Monday in Iraq’s restive Al-Anbar province, west of Baghdad, the US military said Tuesday in a statement. …

www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/
special_packages/iraq/11197264.htm

RTI gets 45-day extension on Iraq contract
San Jose Mercury News – USA
… US Agency for International Development has given a 45-day contract extension to Research Triangle Institute to promote local government and democracy in Iraq. …

www.ameinfo.com/news/Detailed/56225.html
Iraq plans USD2bn refinery
AME Info – United Arab Emirates
Iraq wants to build a new USD2bn oil refinery with a capacity of 250,000-300,000 bpd day, according to oil ministry spokesman Asim Jihad. …

JORDAN moves to resolve dispute with Iraq
Financial Times – UK
By Steve Negus in Baghdad. King Abdullah of Jordan yesterday attempted
to patch up a dispute with Iraq that prompted the two countries to withdraw
their envoys. …
news.ft.com/cms/s/64549cf0-9a76-11d9-a094-00000e2511c8.html

IRAQ’S Parliament convenes
The Japan Times – Japan
Two years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, and two and a half months
after that country’s historic elections, Iraq’s Parliament held its inaugural
session …
www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/geted.pl5?ed20050322a1.htm

INSURGENT attacks kill civilians, soldiers across Iraq
Globe and Mail – Canada
Baghdad — Insurgent attacks across Iraq on Monday left seven civilians
and three Iraqi soldiers dead, a day after US troops killed 26 militants
in a clash …
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/
RTGAM.20050321.wiraq21/BNStory/International/

SPACE technology to bring drinkable water to Iraq, Asia
Taipei Times – Taiwan
There are plenty of wells in Iraq, but the dead animals dumped there when
Saddam Hussein was in power have contaminated them. There …
www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2005/03/22/2003247338

MORE unrest sees 45 killed in Iraq
IAfrica South African News – Cape Town,South Africa
At least 45 people died in violence in Iraq, including a US soldier, as
Washington defended its decision to lead an invasion exactly two years
ago amid …
iafrica.com/news/worldnews/426384.htm

news.ft.com/cms/s/64549cf0-9a76-11d9-a094-00000e2511c8.html
Jordan moves to resolve dispute with Iraq
Financial Times – UK
By Steve Negus in Baghdad. King Abdullah of Jordan yesterday attempted to patch up a dispute with Iraq that prompted the two countries to withdraw their envoys. …

npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid
=://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4544366

‘The Sand Storm’: Bringing Iraq to the Stage
NPR (audio) – Washington,D.C.,USA
Description: An Iraq War veteran brings his experience of war to the stage — reporter Alex Cohen of member station KQED profiles the writer of a new play …

www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/geted.pl5?ed20050322a1.htm
Iraq’s Parliament convenes
The Japan Times – Japan
Two years after the US-led invasion of Iraq, and two and a half months after that country’s historic elections, Iraq’s Parliament held its inaugural session …

news.independent.co.uk/uk/legal/story.jsp?story=622484
Lawyer was paid £50,000 to give advice on Iraq invasion
Independent – UK
A private sector lawyer who gave legal advice to the Government on the invasion of Iraq has received more than £50,000 of public money for his opinion. …

  
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