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November 4 2004
   
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US warplanes strike Fallujah as Iraq braces for assault on…
Turkish Press – Turkey
… on Thursday as locals braced for a full military assault after the re-election of US President George W. Bush who pledged to ensure elections in Iraq are a…

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Iraq's Black Gold dazzled Bush, says Bin Laden
Economic Times – New Delhi,India
CAIRO: US President George W Bush led his country into a quagmire in Iraq as he was dazzled by the country's “black gold”, Osama bin Laden said in the…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/05/content_2179281.htm
Three UK soldiers killed in bomb attack in central Iraq
Xinhua – Beijing,China
… Black Watch regiment and a civilian Iraqi translator have been killed ina suicide bomb attack at a vehicle checkpoint in central Iraq, theBritish government…

www.themoscowtimes.com/stories/2004/11/05/253.html
Coalition Members Mull Iraq Pullout
Moscow Times (subscription) – Moscow,Russia
BUDAPEST — US President George W. Bush's “coalition of the willing” in Iraq isn't quite so willing any more. … “We should never have sent troops to Iraq.…

www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/115459/1/.html
Three British soldiers killed in Iraq as Fallujah braces for…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… The deaths were the first among British troops since several hundred of them were redeployed from southern Iraq to more dangerous areas near Baghdad to relieve…

www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=9905
Iraq PM urges EU to bury past, help reconstruction
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
Iraq's interim prime minister urged Europe on Thursday to lay aside qualms over the US-led invasion of Iraq and join forces in the rebuilding effort.…

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Three British Troops Die in Iraq, City Hit
ABC News – United States
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Three British soldiers have been killed in a deadly Iraqi region to which their unit had just redeployed to free up US forces for an…

www.news24.com/News24/World/Iraq/0,,2-10-1460_1615987,00.html
Aid agency pulls out of Iraq
News24 – South Africa
Geneva – The aid agency doctors without borders, Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) said on Thursday it was pulling out of Iraq because of escalating violence in…

www.turkishpress.com/turkishpress/news.asp?ID=32896
Three British soldiers killed in Iraq as Fallujah braces for…
Turkish Press – Turkey
… The deaths were the first among British troops since several hundred of them were redeployed from southern Iraq to more dangerous areas near Baghdad to relieve…

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killed-in-Iraqs/2004/11/05/1099547351229.html

Three British soldiers killed in Iraq
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Three British troops in the Black Watch regiment have been killed in an attack in central Iraq, the government said. Armed Forces…

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Three British Troops Die in Iraq, City Hit
ABC News – United States
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – Three British soldiers have been killed in a deadly Iraqi region to which their unit had just redeployed to free up US forces for an…

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Aid agency pulls out of Iraq
News24 – South Africa
Geneva – The aid agency doctors without borders, Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) said on Thursday it was pulling out of Iraq because of escalating violence in…

www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3087589a12,00.html
Three British troops die in Iraq, rebel city hit
Stuff.co.nz – New Zealand
… Further underlining the rapid deterioration in security in Iraq, Medecins sans Frontieres, one of the few remaining international aid groups, said it was…

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Alabama soldier killed on duty in Iraq, family says
AL.com – Birmingham,AL,USA
ANNISTON, Ala. (AP) — A 22-year-old Army sergeant from Calhoun County died in Iraq when the armored personnel carrier he was riding in was struck by an…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/05/content_2179252.htm
US welcomes Georgia's decision to increase troops in Iraq
Xinhua – Beijing,China
4 (Xinhuanet) — The United States on Thursday welcomed Georgia's decision to deploy additional troops in Iraq toprovide security for the United Nations…

www.nytimes.com/2004/11/04/international/middleeast/05DOCTORScnd.html
Aid Group to Leave Iraq, Fearing 'Extreme Risk'
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
By JAMES GLANZ. BAGHDAD, Iraq, Nov. 4 – Faced with a wave of savage kidnappings and beheadings, the humanitarian agency Doctors Without…

www.news24.com/News24/World/US_Elections/0,,2-10-1665_1616259,00.html
Bush 'will finish job in Iraq'
News24 – South Africa
… Claiming a broad popular mandate, President George W Bush vowed on Thursday to battle terrorism, win back allies divided by the war in Iraq, and push ahead at…

www.turkishpress.com/turkishpress/news.asp?ID=32837
Bush win opens door to strikes on Iraq rebels: analysts
Turkish Press – Turkey
Prospects of a second Bush term will bring much-needed continuity to Iraq as it prepares for elections in January amid an increasingly deadly insurgency that…

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Medecins sans Frontieres to pull out of Iraq
Reuters AlertNet – London,England,UK
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – International aid group Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Thursday it was halting activities in Iraq because of what it called the…

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Three UK soldiers killed in Iraq
BBC News – London,England,UK
Three British troops have been killed in Iraq, the Armed Forces Minister Adam Ingram has confirmed. The deaths, as well as a number…

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Bush, Iraq dominate EU summit
CNN International – Atlanta,GA,USA
The summit in Brussels is ostensibly about economic reform but how Europe — divided over the war in Iraq — will revive its relationship with Bush was…

www.signonsandiego.com/news/world/iraq/20041104-0500-iraq-rebuilding.html
Iraq struggles to keep rebuilding hopes alive
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
… Iraq was a key issue in the presidential election campaign and, although he won, President Bush, who called the war a success, was forced to defend his…

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Bush vows to finish job in Iraq, pursue agenda
Turkish Press – Turkey
… 4 (AFP) – Claiming a broad popular mandate, President George W. Bush vowed Thursday to battle terrorism, win back allies divided by the war in Iraq, and push…

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Govt stumped on Iraq hostage
ABS CBN News – Quezon City,Philippines
… Philippine government remains clueless on the whereabouts of Filipino worker Robert Tarongoy who was abducted by a still-unidentified group in Iraq on Monday.…

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041104-075206-2525r.htm
Czechs extend mandate for troops in Iraq
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Prague, Czech Republic, Nov. 4 (UPI) — The Czech parliament voted Thursday to extend the mandate for its troops in Iraq by two months, Czech Radio reports.…

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Aid agency pulls out of Iraq
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
The aid agency Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) has said it is pulling out of Iraq because of escalating violence in the country and the…

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=6716512
US Bombardment Kills Five in Iraq's Falluja
Reuters – NY,USA
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – US artillery shelled Falluja on Thursday after overnight air and tank attacks killed five people in Iraq's most rebellious city…

www.theage.com.au/news/Iraq/Hungarians-to-quit-Iraq-after-poll/2004/11/04/1099547316763.html
Hungarians to quit Iraq after poll
The Age (subscription) – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Hungary's 300 troops will pull out of Iraq by the end of next March – the first of the new EU countries that joined the US-led invasion to announce a formal…

www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,11288596%255E662,00.html
Fresh troops sent to Iraq
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
THE latest deployment of Australian troops to Iraq will arrive in Baghdad in the next few days. … Australia has about 400 troops inside Iraq.…

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Report: GIs witnessed theft of Iraq explosives
MSNBC – USA
LOS ANGELES – Explosives were looted from the Al-Qaqaa ammunitions site in Iraq while outnumbered US soldiers assigned to guard the materials watched helplessly…

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Iraq: Another American seized
News24 – South Africa
… The escalating violence served as grim reminder of Iraq's rapidly deteriorating security situation, which President Bush must address now that he has won his…

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liberals-into-the-dust/2004/11/04/1099547323935.html

Hard on Iraq, soft on tax, and grinding liberals into the dust
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
… Neither is known for taking a backward step. Just days before the election, Mr Cheney called Iraq “a remarkably successful” operation.…

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300-troops-from-Iraq/2004/11/04/1099547324374.html

Hungary to pull its 300 troops from Iraq
Sydney Morning Herald (subscription) – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Washington: Hungary's Prime Minister, Ferenc Gyurcsany, has announced that the country's 300 troops stationed in Iraq will return home by the end of March.…

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nov04,1,7295155.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

Bush faces dual challenge in Iraq: Elections and wider support
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
WASHINGTON — President Bush's victory Tuesday leaves him with the double challenge of staging secure national elections in Iraq in early 2005 while renewing…

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Iraq Struggles to Keep Rebuilding Hopes Alive
Reuters – NY,USA
… Iraq was a key issue in the presidential election campaign and, although he won, President Bush, who called the war a success, was forced to defend his…

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POEA: Tarongoy entered Iraq in an 'irregular' way
ABS CBN News – Quezon City,Philippines
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) on Thursday said kidnapped Filipino overseas worker Roberto Tarongoy entered Iraq in an “irregular” way…

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2004/November/focusoniraq_November41.xml&section=focusoniraq

Overseas Iraqis to be allowed to vote in Iraq elections
Khaleej Times – Dubai,United Arab Emirates
… Millions of Iraq's most well-educated citizens fled the country during the oppressive reign of toppled president Saddam Hussein.…

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Iraq braces for assault on insurgents
Mail & Guardian Online (subscription) – Johannesburg,South Africa
… was in the balance ahead of a threatened deadline by her kidnappers to hand the aid boss over to the ruthless militant group headed by Iraq's most wanted man…

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American-in-Iraqs/2004/11/04/1099547313865.html

Militants seize another American in Iraq
The Age (subscription) – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
… The violence served as grim reminder of Iraq's rapidly deteriorating security situation, which President George W Bush must address now that he has won the US…

www.aljazeera.com/cgi-bin/news_service/middle_east_full_story.asp?service_id=5486
Hungary joins the rest, withdraws from Iraq
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
Hungary Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany said on Wednesday that his country will withdraw its 300 troops from Iraq by March 31 next year.…

www.azcentral.com/news/articles/1104iraq-rdp04.html
Iraq oil official killed as violence continues
AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
BAGHDAD – In the latest attack on Iraq's oil industry, gunmen killed a senior Oil Ministry official as he was commuting to work on Wednesday morning, a…

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US helping RP to free hostage in Iraq, Afghanistan — envoy
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
… THE UNITED States has been helping the Philippines secure the release of two Filipino hostages in Iraq and Afghanistan by providing intelligence information on…

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Berlusconi Says Italy Will Keep Troops in Iraq
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi reaffirmed today that Italy would keep its troops in Iraq for as long as the Iraqi government wanted.…

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US Bombardment Kills Five in Iraq's Falluja
Wired News – USA
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – US planes and tanks bombarded Falluja overnight, killing five people and heightening pressure on Iraq's most rebellious city, which…

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Nepalis given Iraq travel warning
BBC News – London,England,UK
The Nepalese government has issued a fresh appeal to its citizens to stop going to Iraq for employment. The appeal follows the abduction…

seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002081850_qaqaa04.html
Explosives in Iraq were looted, soldiers say
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
… The official who tracked facilities believed to store chemical and biological weapons — none were ever found in Iraq — said that al-Qaqaa was “one of the…

www.freep.com/news/nw/iraq-bar14e_20041104.htm
Other Iraq-related developments
Detroit Free Press – Detroit,MI,USA
… and injuring nine Iraqis. The violence served as a grim reminder of Iraq's deteriorating security situation. Hussein evidence lost…

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21 OFWs awaiting repatriation from Iraq—OWWA
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
… TWENTY-ONE Filipinos are in Kuwait awaiting repatriation after resigning from their jobs in Tikrit, Iraq, the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA…

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List of Ohio casualties in Iraq
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
_ Army Staff Sgt. Omer T. Hawkins II, 31, of Cherry Fork, was killed when an improvised bomb exploded near his convoy in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.…

www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/html/20041103T180000-0500_68798_OBS_HUNGARY_TO_WITHDRAW_ITS_TROOPS_FROM_IRAQ.asp
Hungary to withdraw its troops from Iraq
Jamaica Observer – Jamaica
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) – Hungary will withdraw its 300 non-combat troops from Iraq by the end of March, the country's new prime minister said yesterday.…

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US Planes Pound Rebel Targets in Iraq's Falluja
Reuters – NY,USA
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – US warplanes bombed rebel targets in the Iraqi city of Falluja on Thursday in an intensifying air campaign before an expected all-out…
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washingtontimes.com/world/20041103-090133-2144r.htm
EU plans mission, aid in Iraq
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
The European Union plans to open a mission in Iraq after the country's first free elections slated for January, to help train police, legal officials and…

www.boston.com/dailynews/309/wash/Mother_of_Marine_killed_in_Ira:.shtml
Mother of Marine killed in Iraq says he eagerly joined a fight she…
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… He was killed by insurgents in western Iraq on Oct. 20. … ''He wanted to go to Iraq and fight and serve,'' she said in a telephone interview Tuesday.…

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Filipino accountant went to Iraq on his own—POEA
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
… KIDNAPPED Filipino accountant Robert Tarongoy went to Iraq on his own, an official of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) said Thursday.…

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Bush re-election hailed, healing on Iraq called
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
PARIS, France — World leaders congratulated US President George W. Bush on his re-election, pledging to heal divisions over issues including Iraq and the…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/04/content_2176512.htm
63% Japanese oppose to extend Iraq mission
Xinhua – Beijing,China
4 (Xinhuanet) — More than half of Japanese opposed toextend the Self-Defense Forces' reconstruction assistance mission in Iraq, a media survey said Thursday.…

www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,11284666%255E1702,00.html
Troops head for Iraq
The Australian – Australia
THE latest deployment of Australian troops to Iraq is set to arrive in Baghdad this week. The 45-member contingent includes infantry…

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/10092044.htm
Bush expected to move quickly on Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,United States
WASHINGTON – President Bush's re-election gives him greater freedom of action in Iraq, and he's expected to move quickly to try to stabilize the country ..

www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-11/04/content_388553.htm
Hungary to withdraw troops from Iraq by March 2005
China Daily – Beijing,China
Hungary will withdraw its 300 troops from Iraq by March 31 next year, Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany said here Wednesday as US President George W. Bush, who…

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/04/content_2176233.htm
Bulgaria to reduce troops in Iraq
Xinhua – Beijing,China
SOFIA, Nov. 3 (Xinhuanet) — Bulgaria will cut its troops in Iraq from 480 to 430 beginning from December, the Defense Ministry saidWednesday.…

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Iraq native accused of buying guns, grenades is indicted
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… Uqaily, 33, was arrested last month during a sting operation after he allegedly told an informant he was angry about the state of affairs in Iraq, was ''going…

www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=58271
Osama warns of avenging Iraq
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
… full Internet broadcast of a video, partly aired by Al Jazeera last week, that George W. Bush had dragged the United States into a quagmire in Iraq and warned…

www.signonsandiego.com/news/politics/federal/20041103-1325-eln-analysis.html
Bush will be shadowed by familiar problems — Iraq and economy…
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
… not to change leaders in wartime, President Bush faces a second term packed with problems bred in his first, from the need for an exit strategy in Iraq to the…

www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20041104a3.htm
Body of hostage slain in Iraq is flown to Fukuoka
The Japan Times – Japan
… Senior Vice Foreign Minister Shuzen Tanigawa, who led a Japanese task force in Amman trying to gain Koda's release from terrorists in Iraq, received Koda's…

www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=58273
Suicide attack in Iraq
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
BAGHDAD, NOVEMBER 3: Violence continued in Iraq on Wednesday as a suicide bomber attacked a US checkpoint near Baghdad airport and kidnappers seized five more…

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American kidnapped and three headless bodies found in Iraq
Independent – London,England,UK
… 48 hours from his home in Baghdad yesterday, and three headless corpses were found along an approach route to the Green Zone, the heart of US power in Iraq.…

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Grim Reminder for Bush as Iraq Savagery Continues
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Gunmen in Iraq kidnapped a Lebanese-American businessman today — the second US citizen seized this week in Baghdad — as the country's almost daily…

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041103-044402-1118r.htm
Iraq struggles to fix damaged pipeline
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Baghdad, Iraq, Nov. 3 … asset. American and Iraqi officials are relying on oil exports to help Iraq's economy, the Times reported.

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Labor chief asked: Why are OFWs still in Iraq?
Philippine Daily Inquirer – Makati City,Philippines
… Tomas should explain why there are still Filipino workers in Iraq despite the ban on their deployment there, Senate President Franklin Drilon said yesterday.…

  
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