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November 3 2004
   
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Hungary Plans to Withdraw Troops From Iraq
Guardian – UK
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) – Hungary's government will ask lawmakers to keep its 300 troops in Iraq for an extra three months before pulling them out by March 31…

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Iraq weapons training 'deficient'
BBC News – London,England,UK
A judge has criticised the Army for deploying a territorial soldier to Iraq with “deficient” weapons training. Assistant judge advocate…

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Bulgaria Prepares Reduced Iraq Troops
Sofia News Agency – Bulgaria
Bulgaria's fourth infantry unit will leave for Iraq in a reduced staff compared to the currently deployed contingent, Defense Minister Nikolay Svinarov…

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/115234/1/.html
Philippines confirms national abducted in Iraq
Channel News Asia – Singapore
MANILA : A Filipino civilian has been abducted in Iraq and Philippine authorities are seeking contact with his kidnappers, Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo…

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Sis missed call of new Filipino hostage in Iraq
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
… Told that Robert had been working in Iraq since the middle of the year, the OWWA employee said he was one of those abducted from the SATCCo compound.…

www.cbc.ca/story/world/national/2004/11/03/hungary_iraq041103.html
Hungary to pull troops from Iraq
CBC News – Canada
BUDAPEST – Hungary will withdraw 300 non-combat troops from Iraq by March 31, despite a request from the Iraqi interim government to stay for another year.…

www.nytimes.com/2004/11/03/international/europe/04HUNGARYcnd.html
Hungary to Withdraw Its 300 Troops From Iraq
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
… 3 _ – Hungary announced today that it would withdraw its 300 troops from Iraq in the next few months, becoming the latest country in the 32-member United…

www.startribune.com/stories/587/5066624.html
Voters unhappy with economy and Iraq, but terrorism and values…
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
John Kerry to take on the terrorists. That offset their displeasure with the economy and the course of the war in Iraq. Election…

www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4593618,00.html
Gunmen Seize Five in Two Iraq Kidnappings
Guardian – UK
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) – Gunmen abducted a Lebanese-American contractor who worked with the US Army from his Baghdad home, Iraqi officials said Wednesday, while…

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Hungary Sets Iraq Pullout as US Election Ends
Reuters – NY,USA
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary's 300 troops will be withdrawn from Iraq by the end of March 2005, the government said, in an announcement officials said was…

www.news24.com/News24/World/US_Elections/0,,2-10-1665_1615348,00.html
Bush win better for Iraq
News24 – South Africa
Baghdad – US President George W Bush's victory is crucial to Iraq's recovery, said US contractors and officials here, worried that challenger John Kerry would…

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Developments in Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,United States
_The Jordanian government said four Jordanian drivers have been kidnapped in Iraq and two others were shot at by unknown assailants in separate incidents.…

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Iraq election to take place in last week of January
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
BAGHDAD — Iraq's parliamentary elections will take place in the last week of January, the body organising the poll said on Wednesday, despite relentless…

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Video: Iraq group beheads three guardsmen
Mail & Guardian Online (subscription) – Johannesburg,South Africa
A militant group calling itself the “Brigades of Iraq's Honourable People” on Wednesday provided a video that shows the beheading of three members of the Iraqi…

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Bin Laden warns of Iraq retaliation
ITV.com – UK
… It contains comments on Iraq which were not shown on the television broadcasts. In the full-length video, bin Laden warned that…

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Iraq says contractor snatched
CNN International – Atlanta,GA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — A Lebanese-American man was kidnapped late Tuesday from Baghdad's al-Mansour district, a day after six others — including an American…

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British troops in central Iraq suffer new attacks
Xinhua – Beijing,China
3 (Xinhuanet) — British troops redeployed in central Iraq to support US forces have come under fresh attacks at their base south of Baghdad, the BBC reported…

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War in Iraq proves a deciding issue on area campuses
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… are in the Marines. For her friend Erin Greenberg, it was about a friend named Mike who is stationed in Iraq. And for another BU…

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Hungary to withdraw troops from Iraq
CTV – Canada
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary will withdraw its 300 non-combat troops from Iraq by March 31, the country's new prime minister said Wednesday, because staying…

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Govt mulls evacuation of workers in Iraq
ABS CBN News – Quezon City,Philippines
The possible evacuation of Filipino workers in Iraq looms again with the abduction of another worker in the war-torn country, the labor department said…

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=6699219
Iraq Rebels Stage Fresh Attacks, Kidnap US Citizen
Reuters – NY,USA
… The violence surged as the world awaited the outcome of Tuesday's presidential election in the United States, which has failed to pacify Iraq since last year's…

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Iraq rebels stage fresh attacks
Reuters – London,England,UK
… surged on Wednesday as the world awaited the outcome of Tuesday's presidential election in the United States, which has failed to pacify Iraq since last year's…

www.signonsandiego.com/news/politics/20041103-9999-7n3assess1.html
Election became 'all about Bush' and war in Iraq
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
… But in the final analysis, it was George W. Bush and the war in Iraq.”. … Iraq was a critical and, most likely, decisive factor in the closeness of the outcome.…

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Car bombs kill at least 12, injure 36 in Iraq
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
… to turn her over to Al Qaeda-linked militants notorious for beheading hostages unless Britain agreed within 48 hours to pull its troops from Iraq, Al Jazeera…

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Kidnappers in Iraq seize Lebanese-Am
Boston Herald – Boston,MA,United States
… ministry said. Today, four Jordanian drivers were kidnapped in Iraq and two others were shot at by unknown assailants. Jordanian…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/03/content_2174091.htm
Iraq's northern oil exports halted due to sabotage
Xinhua – Beijing,China
3 (Xinhuanet) — Iraq's northern oil exports were halted Wednesday following a series of massive attacks on Iraq's pipeline network linking northern oil fields…

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Jordan PM: We want to help Iraq uproot terrorism
Jerusalem Post – Jerusalem,Israel
Jordan's prime minister vowed Wednesday to help Iraq uproot terrorism and restore security as the Jordanian government announced four more Jordanian drivers…
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US Warplanes Bomb Targets in Iraq's Falluja
Reuters – NY,USA
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – US warplanes bombed targets in Falluja overnight, destroying an arms cache and an insurgent command post, the military said on…

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Iraq rebels stage fresh attacks
Reuters – London,England,UK
… Violence surged again in Iraq on Wednesday as the world awaited the outcome of the presidential election in the United States, which has grappled with a…

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8 die in blast at Iraq school ministry
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… 2004. BAGHDAD — Until yesterday, Iraq's Ministry of Education had remained untouched by the car bombs that erupt daily here. Insurgents…

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THE IRAQ FACTOR
New York Post – New York,NY,USA
By ERIC FETTMANN. There's no doubt that Iraq brought voters — and Kerry voters, in particular — out to the polls in record numbers.…

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Dissatisfaction over Iraq, economy propels Kerry to easy win in…
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
NEW YORK — Dissatisfaction with the war in Iraq and with the economy propelled Democrat John Kerry to an easy victory over President Bush in New York on ..

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Arroyo forms crisis team on kidnapping of Filipino in Iraq
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has put up a crisis team to verify the abduction of Filipino accountant Roberto Tarangoy in Iraq, communicate with his family…

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Four Jordanian truck drivers abducted in Iraq
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
AMMAN – Four Jordanian truck drivers have been kidnapped in Iraq, officials said, as Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi was continuing a visit to the kingdom on…

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Iraq rebels stage fresh attacks
swissinfo – Switzerland
… “A Bush win would mean we would stay the course in Iraq. … by al Qaeda ally Abu Musab al-Zarqawi within 48 hours unless British troops quit Iraq, Al.…

  
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