Iraq News and Information Links July 6 2004
KIDNAPPED US Marine Freed in Iraq, Brother Says
Muslim American Society – Falls Church,VA,USA
BAGHDAD (News Agencies) – Kidnappers in Iraq released on Tuesday a Lebanese-born
US marine they were once thought to have decapitated, his brother said.

www.masnet.org/news.asp?id=1377

TEXANS killed in Iraq since war began
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
At least 69 Texas service members have been killed in Iraq since the war
began March 20, 2003, according to the US Department of Defense.…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/9090730.htm

AT least nine dead in new Iraq's first big car bomb, gas line…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
KHALES, Iraq : The deadliest car bombing since Iraq regained sovereignty
ripped through this restive town killing at least nine people, while an
attack on a…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/94162/1/.html

IRAQ'S PM poised for martial law
Christian Science Monitor – USA
BAGHDAD – Ten days after taking office, Prime Minister Iyad Allawi is
poised to give himself sweeping powers to declare martial law in parts
of Iraq.…
www.csmonitor.com/2004/0707/p01s04-woiq.html

OUTLOOK: Iraq's Past
Washington Post – USA
Walt has spent much of the past year and a half in Iraq. .
Vivienne, how long have you been in Iraq and who are you there reporting
for?…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A25584-2004Jul3.html

FEW detainees in Iraq are foreign fighters
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
WASHINGTON — Only 90 of the more than 5,700 people in custody in Iraq
as security risks are foreign fighters, defense officials said today,
a figure that…
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/world/2665216

US Marine reported freed; attacks continue in Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq – (KRT) – A Lebanese-born US Marine whose beheading was mistakenly
reported on an Islamic Web site this week apparently has been freed and
is in…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/9091326.htm

OIL prices up on Iraq, Yukos worries
Times of India – India
… exports were halted following sabotage attacks on the two export lines
˜ heightened concern among traders and analysts about the security of
Iraq‚s oil…
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/768027.cms

AT least nine dead in Iraq blast
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
The deadliest car bombing since Iraq regained sovereignty ripped through
the town of Khales killing at least nine people, even as the interim government

www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/07/07/1089000184381.html

US Says Israel Not Involved in Iraq Interrogations
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US military on Tuesday denied that Israel had
been involved in any interrogations of prisoners held in Iraq.…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=5600606

SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) The 19-year-old Iraqi's swimming skills were…
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
By Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press, 7/6/2004 16:42. SAMARRA, Iraq (AP)
The 19-year-old Iraqi's swimming skills were no match for the Tigris.

www.boston.com/dailynews/188/world/SAMARRA_Iraq_AP_The_19_year_ol:.shtml

INDIA not to send troops to Iraq
Economic Times – New Delhi,India
NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday firmly ruled out sending its troops to war-ravaged
Iraq, taking into account “ground realities‰ and “national sentiment

economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/767849.cms

IRAQ violence rages as Blair admits WMD may never be found in…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… were killed while a car bombing cost several more lives as British
Prime Minister Tony Blair admitted that mass destruction weapons may never
be found in Iraq.…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/94133/1/.html

IRAQ, Nigeria Outages Push Oil Higher
Reuters – USA
LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices set new one-month highs on Tuesday as output
disruptions in Iraq and Nigeria heightened fears over supply security
and added…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=businessNews&storyID=5599516

BREACH halves Iraq oil exports
Australian Financial Review (subscription) – Pyrmont,NSW,Australia
… yesterday to fix one of two key southern crude oil pipelines after
a breach cut exports by nearly 50 per cent, according to officials in
Iraq's state-run South…
afr.com/articles/2004/07/06/1089000151415.html

INDIA rules out sending troops to Iraq
Rediff – Mumbai,India
The Government of India today firmly ruled out sending its troops to war-ravaged
Iraq taking into account “ground realities” and “national sentiment” and

in.rediff.com/news/2004/jul/06iraq1.htm

13 killed in Iraq car bombing
Guardian – UK
… He must leave Iraq immediately – he and his followers and everyone
who gives shelter to him and his criminal actions,” a man on the tape
said.…
www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1255356,00.html

BRITISH ambassador arrives in Iraq
Reuters – London,England,UK
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Britain's first ambassador to Iraq for more than a
decade, Edward Chaplin, has arrived in Baghdad, says an embassy spokesman.

www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=542532&section=news

IRAQ Zeroes in on Vietnam Analogy
Consortium News – USA
By Nat Parry. For the past year, the Bush administration has argued that
Iraq is not another Vietnam, which in some ways was true.…
www.consortiumnews.com/2004/070604.html

20/20 HINDSIGHT IN IRAQ
Yahoo News – USA
NEW YORK — Undersecretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz, an obsessive architect
of the war in Iraq (news – web sites), appeared before Congress last week
to say…
story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=123&ncid=742&e=10&u=/ucrr/20040706/cm_ucrr/2020hindsightiniraq

IRAQ'S WMD may never be found – Blair
IAfrica South African News – Cape Town,South Africa
… while a car bombing cost several more lives Tuesday, as British Prime
Minister Tony Blair admitted that mass destruction weapons may never be
found in Iraq.…
iafrica.com/news/worldnews/333316.htm

CAR Bomb Explodes Near In Central Iraq
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
… police stations. Earlier today, the US military announced that three
Marines were killed in operations in western Iraq yesterday. The…
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2004/07/e54e1b22-bc50-47bb-aa6d-111df5d4a5ac.html

FRANCE to restore diplomatic ties with Iraq “very quickly”:…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
ATHENS: French Foreign Minister Michel Barnier confirmed here Tuesday that
Paris would restore diplomatic relations with Iraq “very quickly”.…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/94119/1/.html

IRAQ invasion 'shattered world's confidence in sovereignty'
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Malaysia's prime minister criticised the United States ahead of his scheduled
visit to Washington, saying the invasion of Iraq “shattered the confidence”
of…
www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/07/06/1089000158607.html

RELATIVE Believes Marine Freed in Iraq
ABC News – USA
… July 6, 2004 ˜ A glimmer of hope grew in this Salt Lake City suburb
on word Tuesday from a relative in Lebanon that an US Marine abducted
in Iraq was well…
abcnews.go.com/wire/US/ap20040706_644.html

ERNIE of Iraq doing patriotic duty
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq – Along with Lawrence of Arabia is Ernie of Iraq, a
South Mississippi resident who's making his mark in the Middle East.…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/nation/9089290.htm

IRAQ aided US raid on safe houses
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
Prime Minister Iyad Allawi of Iraq issued a statement later saying that
his government had provided intelligence to the US military for the strike.

www.iht.com/articles/528145.htm

FEW Detainees in Iraq Are Foreign-USA Today
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Fewer than 2 percent of the captives held in Iraq
as security threats are suspected foreign fighters, undercutting Bush
Administration…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=5597759

IRAQ Car Bomb Kills 13 at Wake for People Shot Dead, AP Says
Bloomberg – USA
July 6 (Bloomberg) — Thirteen mourners were killed in Iraq today when
a car bomb exploded near Baquba, north of Baghdad, at a wake for two people
killed by…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=aMQrbbug4Ww4&refer=us

IRAQ'S finest put ties with US under pressure
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
… Unable to shoulder Iraq's security responsibilities on their own, the
Iraqi forces are testing the limits of their new relationship with US
troops, including…
www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/07/06/1089000152173.html

IRAQ Car Bombing Kills Several People, Wounds Others, AFP Says
Bloomberg – USA
July 6 (Bloomberg) — Several people were killed and others wounded today
when a car bomb exploded near Baquba, north of Iraq's capital, Baghdad,
Agence France…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=amgWXyoZFNlQ&refer=us

BROTHER Says Missing Marine in Iraq Freed
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – Atlanta,GA,USA
BEIRUT, Lebanon (AP)—The family of a Lebanese-born US Marine held hostage
in Iraq said it was confident Cpl. Wassef Ali Hassoun…
www.ajc.com/news/content/news/ap/ap_story.html/Intl/AP.V4246.AP-Lebanon-Iraq-Mi.html

INDIA will not send troops to Iraq
The Hindu – Chennai,India
New Delhi, July 6. (PTI): The Government today made it clear in Lok Sabha
that the question of sending Indian troops to Iraq “does not arise”.…
www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/holnus/001200407061805.htm

SYRIA claims to have confiscated Israeli goods bound for Iraq
Ha'aretz – Israel
… Syrian customs authorities on the Syrian-Jordanian borders have foiled
an attempt to smuggle Israeli goods through Syrian territory to Iraq,
according to…
www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/spages/448110.html

3 US Marines Killed in Iraq's Al Anbar Province
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The US military in Iraq says three Marines were killed Monday while conducting
operations in Al Anbar province, west of Baghdad.…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=597482F9-9DF8-4336-A59BC10DF6127FB6

BLAIR: May Not Find Iraq WMD, Defends Bush Ties
Reuters – USA
… a committee of senior parliamentarians, the prime minister also insisted
he had exerted real influence over Washington's approach to post-war Iraq
and defended…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=5595962

BLAIR: Iraq WMD may never be found
Al-Jazeera – Qatar
British Prime Minister Tony Blair has admitted that Iraq's alleged stockpile
of biological and chemical weapons may never be found.…
english.aljazeera.net/NR/exeres/02FBB3FB-BBA3-410F-A3EB-A26EB1B18AAB.htm

IRAQ WMD may never be found admits Blair
Independent – London,England,UK
… A year after the war on Iraq, the Prime Minister told MPs that Saddam's
secret stockpile may have been “hidden, removed or destroyed”.…
news.independent.co.uk/uk/politics/story.jsp?story=538624

NATO Discusses Training Role In Iraq
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
… The delegation is tasked with advising NATO's political leaders on
what needs to be done in Iraq, and how the alliance could help.…
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2004/07/f34a5909-9477-4420-9e73-601bb8e78cb7.html

IRAQ postpones Amnesty Proclamation
Pakistan Times – Pakistan
BAGHDAD (Iraq): Iraq's interim government delayed indefinitely an announcement
on a possible partial-amnesty deal for low-level insurgents, a spokesman
for…
www.pakistantimes.net/2004/07/06/top5.htm

THREE US Marines die in restive central Iraq: military
Channel News Asia – Singapore
… Prime Minister Iyad Allawi issued a statement describing Iraq's involvement
in the attack. “After consultations between Iraqi government…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/94058/1/.html

STAKES are high in Iraq, but risks remain higher
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
… US officials, businesspeople and experts know of no leading American
firm that has made a large-scale capital investment in Iraq.…
www.chicagotribune.com/business/chi-0407060143jul06,1,5572556.story?coll=chi-business-hed

OVER half Britons favor troops pullout from Iraq: poll
Xinhua – China
LONDON, July 6 (Xinhuanet) — Half of the British public want British troops
to be withdrawn from Iraq as soon as possible, nine percentage points
more than…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-07/06/content_1577592.htm

JORDANIANS oppose sending troops to Iraq
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
6 (UPI) — Jordanian political activists and union leaders started a signature
campaign Tuesday to oppose the possible deployment of troops to neighboring
Iraq…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040706-053110-7302r.htm

GROUP Denies Killing US Marine, Iraq Pipeline Hit
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
BAGHDAD (Reuters) — A militant group in Iraq denied on Sunday it had beheaded
US Marine Wassef Ali Hassoun, seen in earlier televised pictures being

www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=7/6/2004&Cat=4&Num=002

IRAQ aided US in Falluja strike
Sydney Morning Herald – Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
The Iraq interim government was consulted by United States forces before
the bombing of a suspected rebel safehouse in Fallujah that killed at
least 12, the…
www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/07/06/1089000149675.html

CRUDE Oil Futures Rise as Damaged Pipeline in Iraq Cuts Shipments…
Bloomberg – USA
July 6 (Bloomberg) — Crude oil futures rose close to a one- month high
in London as a damaged pipeline in Iraq cut exports by almost half for
a fourth…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=a2hqVWXbemxg&refer=top_world_news

IRAQ Crisis Major Problem Of Islamic World: Rafsanjani
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
TEHRAN (IRNA) — Chairman of the Expediency Council (EC) Akbar Hashemi
Rafsanjani said here Monday that the issue of Iraq is the major problem
of the region…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=7/6/2004&Cat=2&Num=003

SADR Renews Iraq Resistance Call
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
BAGHDAD (BBC)— Radical cleric Moqtada Sadr says he will continue to oppose
the occupation of Iraq by foreign forces and insists the new government
lacks…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=7/6/2004&Cat=4&Num=011

FEARFUL soccer coach quits Iraq
San Diego Union Tribune – San Diego,CA,USA
Fearing for his safety, Bernd Stange said yesterday he has resigned as
coach of Iraq's national soccer team. Stange had a contract…
www.signonsandiego.com/sports/20040706-9999-1s6briefs.html

PROTECTING Iraq's vital offshore oil depots, an allied 'band of…
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
KHOR AL AMAYA OIL TERMINAL, Iraq The oil wealth that Iraq is counting on
as its best hope for a stable future flows through rattling pipelines
to lonely…
www.iht.com/articles/528098.htm

THREE US Marines killed in Iraq
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
The area is a volatile Sunni Muslim-dominated region of Iraq extending
from the outskirts of Baghdad to the borders of Syria and Jordan.…
www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,10060759%255E1702,00.html

IRAQ amnesty delayed
Dispatch Online – East London,Eastern Cape,South Africa
… the New York Times reported that a network of Saddam's relatives, operating
from Syria and Jordan, was actively smuggling weapons, fighters and money
into Iraq…
www.dispatch.co.za/2004/07/06/Foreign/airaq.html

ATTACKS on oil pipelines in Iraq concern traders
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq ˜ Crews worked frantically Monday to fix a southern pipeline
after a reported breach by smugglers cut Iraq's exports by nearly half,
said…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/9086168.htm

IRAQ defers announcing amnesty
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
In a security environment partly clouded by conflicting signals from an
anti-US cleric, Iraq's new government has again put off announcing an
amnesty for some…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/world/9087282.htm

IRAQ Govt. Backed US Strike On Falluja, Says New PM
IndoLink – San Ramon,CA,USA
Baghdad, July 6 (NNN) : Iraq's new prime minister Iyad Allawi says his
government played a leading role in a US air strike on the town of Falluja,
which killed…
www.indolink.com/displayArticleS.php?id=070504105222

4 brothers are headed for Iraq
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
OMAHA, Neb. ˜ Four brothers are being sent to Iraq together, and for
three of them it's the second tour of duty there in less than a year.

www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/nation/9086175.htm

IN Iraq, a struggle to fix basic services
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… But as Iraq's newly sovereign government and its US allies seek to
win popular support, the Sweib project shows how the task of rebuilding
Iraq is growing more…
www.boston.com/news/world/articles/2004/07/06/in_iraq_a_struggle_to_fix_basic_services

OREGON Marine dies in accident in Iraq
Seattle Times – Seattle,WA,USA
By The Associated Press. HERMISTON, Ore. ˜ A Marine from eastern Oregon
has been killed in action in Iraq, according to military officials.…
seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2001972565_marine06m.html

THE Glass is Half-Full in Iraq
Frontpagemag.com – USA
The US relinquished formal sovereignty in Iraq last week, having discovered
that the role of occupier is more difficult and treacherous than it had
foreseen.…
frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=14089

ATTACK halves Iraq oil exports
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
BAGHDAD — Repair crews worked frantically yesterday to fix a key southern
pipeline after a reported breach by smugglers cut Iraq's exports by nearly
half…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/Business/2004/07/06/526339.html

US air strike aided by Iraq
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
… The military said the attack used guided weapons and underscored the
resolve of coalition and Iraqi forces “to jointly destroy terrorist networks
within Iraq.”.…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/07/06/526352.html

PIPELINE in Iraq ruptures
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
… Loading at Iraq's Persian Gulf terminals fell to 41,000 barrels an
hour from about 80,000 barrels, shipping agents said. … Workers from
Iraq's South Oil Co.…
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/business/2664317

IRAQ delays amnesty for anti-US insurgents
Xinhua – China
… British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw Monday welcomed Iraq's expected
offer of amnesty to anti-US insurgents, stressing that the interim government
was entitled…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-07/06/content_1576563.htm

INJURIES in Iraq attack claim Willis man's life
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
A Willis man under contract with Halliburton Co. subsidiary KBR has died
from injuries sustained during a mortar attack in Iraq, the company announced.

www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/metropolitan/2664216

US airstrike in Iraq kills 12
IAfrica South African News – Cape Town,South Africa
At least 12 people were killed on Monday during a US air strike on a suspected
hideout of Islamic militant Abu Mussab Zarqawi, as Iraq's caretaker government

iafrica.com/news/worldnews/333088.htm

WASHINGTON Refuses to Relinquish Legal Authority to “Sovereign…
The NewStandard – Syracuse,NY,USA
Jul 6 – Hours after US officials declared Iraq a “sovereign” state, the
case of a single Iraqi prisoner stood as a reminder that the question
of which…
newstandardnews.net/content/?action=show_item&itemid=645

FOREIGN detainees are few in Iraq
USA Today – USA
Suspected foreign fighters account for less than 2% of the 5,700 captives
being held as security threats in Iraq, a strong indication that Iraqis
are largely…
www.usatoday.com/news/world/iraq/2004-07-05-detainees-usat_x.htm

NORWEGIAN troops back from Iraq
The Australian – Australia
NORWEGIAN troops were scheduled to return home from Iraq today on completion
of their mission there following the transfer of power to the Iraqi authorities

www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,10057775%255E1702,00.html

UNCEREMONIOUS Exit of US from Iraq
Navhind Times – Panjim,India
by Geoffrey Malone. AMERICAN stranglehold of Iraq ended not with a bang,
but a whimper. The unceremonious exit is a stunning contrast…
www.navhindtimes.com/stories.php?part=news&Story_ID=07068

US Army Changed by Iraq, but for Better or Worse?
Washington Post – USA
“It's a truly dynamic curriculum” at the training centers, changing as
new tactics emerge in the fighting in Iraq, Lt. Gen. William…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A29619-2004Jul5.html

IRAQ torn over rebel amnesty
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
BAGHDAD – (KRT) – Iraq is on the verge of giving amnesty to low-level Iraqi
insurgents, but that amnesty will not apply to guerrillas who took on
leadership…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/world/9085790.htm

IRAN treading lightly in trying to influence Iraq
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
TEHRAN, IRAN — The arrest of two Iranians suspected of attempting to carry
out a vehicle bombing in Iraq on Monday focused fresh attention on how
Tehran is…
www.startribune.com/stories/484/4861772.html

CRUDE Oil Rises After Pipeline Rupture in Iraq Halves Exports
Bloomberg – USA
… Bloomberg) — Crude oil futures in New York rose as much as 1.7 percent
in the first day of trading since a pipeline rupture on Saturday in Iraq
almost halved…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000102&sid=a41aQC7RUviU&refer=uk

REBUILDING chief comes to grips with Iraq situation
Gulf Daily News – Manama,Bahrain
He has a $18.4 billion US grant to help rebuild Iraq but an unhappy public
that it could take two years before the impact of those huge US-funded

www.gulf-daily-news.com/Story.asp?Article=86007&Sn=BUSI&IssueID=27108

YET another report says US has spent little on Iraq…
The NewStandard – Syracuse,NY,USA
Jul 5 – The US has spent only 2 percent of the $18.4 billion allocated
by Congress for the badly needed reconstruction of Iraq, according to
figures released…
newstandardnews.net/content/?action=show_item&itemid=642

FRANCE and Iraq to restore ties
Salon (subscription) – USA
July 5, 2004 | PARIS — France and Iraq will restore diplomatic relations
that were severed 13 years ago during the Gulf War, the French Foreign
Ministry said…
www.salon.com/news/wire/2004/07/05/france_iraq/

MORNING in Iraq?
Antiwar.com – Sunnyvale,CA,USA
by Ivan Eland. According to former US proconsul Paul Bremer, the transfer
of power to Iraqis will launch Iraq on the road to peace, prosperity and
democracy.…
www.antiwar.com/eland/?articleid=2926

IRAQ Group Says US Marine Hostage Moved to 'Safety'
Reuters – USA
… Reuters, showed foreign Muslim militants saying farewell to their loved
ones before climbing into vehicles and blowing themselves up in operations
across Iraq.…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=5590863

IRAQ PM delays on amnesty measure
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Prime Minister Iyad Allawi has delayed unveiling an amnesty
offer to insurgents and another measure paving the way for martial law
in parts of…
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-woamne0706,0,7846177.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

MEN behind Iraq suicide bombs revealed
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the most wanted terrorist in Iraq, has staked his
claim to lead the jihad against the American presence by releasing a slickly-produced

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/07/06/wirq06.xml&sSheet=/portal/2004/07/06/ixportal.html

IRAQ magnet to militants in Europe
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
THE US-led occupation of Iraq had boosted recruitment to Islamist groups
in Europe and was a “black hole” pulling in militants from across the
Middle East…
www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,10050298%255E401,00.html

MOM frets as soldier siblings face third Iraq tour
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – Pittsburgh,PA,USA
… Tammy Hamric, soon will begin their third tours of duty in Iraq.…
Campbell, Ky., having finished his second tour of duty in Iraq not long
before that.…
pittsburghlive.com/x/tribune-review/trib/newssummary/s_201994.html

NO need for troops from Iraq ‚ s neighbours : Allawi
Daily Times – Pakistan
DUBAI: Iraq does not want peacekeeping forces from neighbouring countries,
to protect sensitivities among its myriad ethnic groups and religious
sects, interim…
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_6-7-2004_pg4_4

IRAQ a ‘black hole’ for Islamist recruiting
Daily Times – Pakistan
PARIS: The US-led occupation of Iraq has boosted recruitment to Islamist
groups in Europe and is a “black hole” pulling in militants from across
the Middle…
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_6-7-2004_pg4_2

FEARING for his safety, Stange resigns as Iraq coach
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
Fearing for his safety, Bernd Stange said Monday he has resigned as coach
of Iraq's national soccer team. Stange had a contract…
sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2004/07/05/sports1852EDT0457.DTL

JORDAN rebuffs Saddam lawyers' demand for protection in Iraq
Xinhua – China
AMMAN, July 5 (Xinhuanet) — Jordan could not offer protection to the Jordanian
lawyers who would defend Saddam Hussein in Iraq, government spokeswoman
Asma…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-07/06/content_1575395.htm

  
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