Iraq News and Information Links June 7 2004
ALLIES optimistic of UN resolution on Iraq
Independent – London,England,UK
… and Britain are pressing the United Nations Security Council to pass
a new resolution as early as today to endorse the transfer of sovereignty
in Iraq to the…
news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/story.jsp?story=529273

US Pushes for UN Vote on Iraq; Says 'No' to France
Reuters – USA
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and Britain pressed UN Security
Council members to pass swiftly a resolution on Iraq's future but rejected
a…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=5365116

BLAIR calls on Muslim voters to trust Iraq policy
Financial Times – London,England,UK
Tony Blair is to appeal directly to Muslim voters in the lead up to Thursday's
elections, calling on them to trust the government's policy on Iraq and
the…
news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1086445487092

RICE sees new UN resolution on Iraq future within days
CBS MarketWatch – USA
… The top White House foreign policy aide also indicated she expects
a new UN Security Council resolution on the future of Iraq within days.

cbs.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid=%7BB4F2BD9E-E691-4535-8EAB-2D7BF058B2FC%7D&siteid=google&dist=google

PALM Harbor man among dead in ambush on Iraq convoy
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
– A 31-year-old security professional working for a contractor in Iraq
is among the dead from a weekend ambush on a convoy on the road to the
Baghdad Airport.…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/8862902.htm

BUSH Set to Meet New Iraq Prime Minister
Guardian – UK
By TOM RAUM. SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) – President Bush is adding Iraq's new
prime minister to the heads of state he plans to meet with in one-on-one
conversations…
www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,1282,-4179140,00.html

TOP Iraq Cleric Offers Caution on UN Resolution
Reuters – USA
NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali
al-Sistani, warned Monday any UN resolution on Iraq that mentions an interim

www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5364453

INCREASING resistance actions in Iraq
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
… the first action, two of those killed were US soldiers training Iraqis
willing to collaborate with the so-called coalition forces led by Washington
in Iraq.…
www.granma.cu/ingles/2004/junio/lun7/24crecen.html

INSPECTORS: Iraq weapons sites destroyed
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
UNITED NATIONS — A number of sites in Iraq known to have contained equipment
and material that could have been used to produce banned weapons and long-range

seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apmideast_story.asp?category=1107&slug=UN%20Weapons%20Inspectors

ANOTHER Vermonter dies in Iraq
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
By David Gram, Associated Press, 6/7/2004 15:42. MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) Sgt.
Jamie Gray of East Montpelier died Monday in Iraq when a roadside bomb
exploded.…
www.boston.com/dailynews/159/region/Another_Vermonter_dies_in_Iraq:.shtml

MILITARY pact spells out postwar Iraq security
The Register-Guard – Eugene,Oregon,USA
WASHINGTON – The United States and Iraq unveiled their formal agreement
Sunday on terms for the US-led multinational force to remain in Iraq as
they tried to…
www.registerguard.com/news/2004/06/07/a2.int.iraqresolution.0607.html

US, UK Race to Revise Iraq Resolution Before Vote
Reuters – USA
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United States and Britain pressed UN Security
Council members to pass a resolution quickly on Iraq's future and struggled
Monday…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=5363933

US Hopes to Have Iraq Resolution by G8 Summit
Reuters – USA
SAVANNAH, Ga. (Reuters) – Iraq will loom large … He and Chirac set aside
differences over Iraq during the ceremonies to praise the long transatlantic
alliance.…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=5363699

IRAQ official wanted in Germany
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — An Iraqi official charged with purging Saddam Hussein's
Baath party from government faces prison if he returns to Germany – his
home of 25…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apmideast_story.asp?category=1107&slug=Iraq%20Embassy%20Fugitive

DEAL to disband Iraq militias announced
KMSB – Tucson,AZ,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Iraqi interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi announced a deal
Monday to disband nine militias. The deal calls for most…
www.fox11az.com/news/other/stories/KMSB-20040607-cnnbp-militias.23b382335.html

IRAQ'S PM Announces 9 Militias Agree to Disband
The Epoch Times – World
Iraq's interim prime minister says nine militias of the major political
parties have agreed to disband. A statement Monday from…
english.epochtimes.com/news/4-6-7/21855.html

MILITARY plan sought for Iraq
Reuters – London,England,UK
… At a special session on Sunday, the Security Council received separate
letters from US Secretary of State Colin Powell and Iraq's new prime minister,
Iyad…
www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=524941&section=news

FRANCO-US Relations Appear Better But Iraq Grates
Reuters – USA
PARIS (Reuters) – A peace of sorts has broken out between France and the
United States over the vexed issue of a UN resolution on Iraq, but mutual
declarations…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=5363277

A review of Disarming Iraq by Hans Blix
Arms Control Today – USA
The emerging story behind America‚s intervention to disarm Iraq would
be comical if it were not so tragic. The primary objective…
www.armscontrol.org/act/2004_06/BookReview.asp

LABOR digs in on Iraq pullout
NEWS.com.au – Australia
By Paul Starick. LABOR would refuse to keep Australian troops in Iraq even
if there was a request to stay from the country's new Government.…
news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,9780415%255E421,00.html

IRAQ Official Slain
WSTM-TV – Syracuse,NY,USA
A party aide says gunmen killed Shahir Faisal Shahir, a senior official
in Iraq's biggest Shiite political party. It's called the…
www.wstm.com/Global/story.asp?S=1923314

US and Iraq submit military plan at UN
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
UNITED NATIONS, New York The United States and Iraq have submitted a military
partnership plan to the Security Council, clearing the way for passage
of a…
www.iht.com/articles/523766.htm

9 Militias to Disband in Iraq, but Not Rebel Cleric's Force
New York Times – USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq, June 7 Nine political parties in Iraq agreed today to disband
their private militias, although the radical Shiite cleric who has been
leading a…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/07/international/middleeast/07CND-IRAQ.html?ex=1087272000&en=6cfa2a6050976512&ei=5062

BUSH quiet on Iraq withdrawal
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
US President George Bush has refused to outline a specific scenario for
a possible US withdrawal from Iraq, saying the emergence of freedom in
the violence…
www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/06/07/1086460233816.html

TIME To Leave Iraq
Muslim American Society – Falls Church,VA,USA
We have paid a heavy price for the Bush Administration's unnecessary and
illegal invasion of Iraq: more than 800 American soldiers dead; more than
4,500…
www.masnet.org/articleinterest.asp?id=1266

BUSH seeks to woo Europe on Iraq
Expatica – Netherlands
… off the first of three crucial summits this month with leaders of G8
industrial nations amid intense American efforts to win European backing
for Iraq and the…
www.expatica.com/source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=52&story_id=8256

RESOLUTION on Iraq Coming in `Couple Days,' Rice Says (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
June 7 (Bloomberg) — A United Nations Resolution on the transfer of power
in Iraq from a US-led coalition to an interim government of Iraqis should
happen…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000102&sid=aFJYxl03RqyE&refer=uk

LABOR, ABC's 'campaign on Iraq'
The Australian – Australia
… responsible for the letter.”. The letter was signed by General Janis
Karpinski, the former commander of all prisons in Iraq. Mr Downer said

www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,9780450%255E1702,00.html

TRANSITION in Iraq
Korea Herald – Seoul,South Korea
The return of “sovereignty” to Iraq at the end of this month is going to
be either another great historical show or a genuine step forward to building
a…
www.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/html_dir/2004/06/08/200406080016.asp

IRAQ'S PM Announces 9 Militias Agree to Disband
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
A statement Monday from Iyad Allawi in Baghdad said members of the militias
of the major parties would join Iraq's security forces, or re-enter civilian
life.…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=F7F81144-4E2E-4DC9-B1537A498C5C2E8E

US Seeks UN Vote After Military Deal with Iraq
Reuters – USA
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Iraq and the United States tried to clear the
way for passage of a new UN resolution by devising a plan for military
partnership…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=5360832

BUSH says 'a free Iraq' will signal end of US mission
Channel News Asia – Singapore
WASHINGTON : US President George W. Bush has refused to outline a specific
scenario for a possible US withdrawal from Iraq, saying the emergence
of freedom in…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/88873/1/.html

NO date for Iraq troop pullout
The Australian – Australia
… George W Bush's chief military adviser, General Richard Myers, said
today that he could not provide a date for the withdrawal of occupation
forces from Iraq.…
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,9779311%255E1702,00.html

IRAQ jail abuses tied to Aussie
The Australian – Australia
AN Australian military lawyer drafted a letter for the discredited head
of prisons in Iraq that allowed guards to ignore the Geneva Convention.

www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,9776729%255E421,00.html

[EDITORIALS]MORE turmoil over Iraq troops
Joongang Ilbo – Seoul,South Korea
The operating location for South Korean troops in Iraq has almost been
determined to be Irbil in northern Iraq. As President Roh…
joongangdaily.joins.com/200406/07/200406072221218109900090109011.html

BLAST rocks Iraq mosque
NDTV.com – New Delhi,India
… A burnt out long vehicle could be seen, still in flames, and locals
gathered around it and chanted that they were prepared to sacrifice their
lives for Iraq.…
www.ndtv.com/template/template.asp?template=Usiraqconfrontation&slug=Blast+rocks+Iraq+mosque&id=55189&callid=1

US, UK To Present UN Iraq Resolution
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
7 June 2004 — The United States and United Kingdom are today due to give
the UN Security Council the latest draft of a UN resolution on Iraq endorsing
the…
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2004/06/356fd5dc-4620-4983-9129-bae3483fa94b.html

IRAQ PM unveils deal to disband militias, Najaf on edge as truce…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
BAGHDAD : Iraq's prime minister Iyad Allawi announced a deal to disband
the ethnically divided country's powerful militias, in a move seen as
key to…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/88864/1/.html

MILITARY plan sought for Iraq
Reuters – London,England,UK
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Iraq and the United States are trying to clear
the way for passage of a new UN resolution by devising a plan for military

www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=524734&section=news

CONSENSUS on Iraq Resolution 'Is Emerging at Un'
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Britain is hopeful of achieving consensus on a new United Nations resolution
on Iraq “quite quickly‰, Downing Street said today.…
news.scotsman.com/latest.cfm?id=3030226

IRAQ Seeks To Disband Factional Militias
Radio Free Europe – Prague,Czech Republic
7 June 2004 — Iraq's new interim government says it has agreed on a plan
to disband the country's many factional militias. Iraq's…
www.rferl.org/featuresarticle/2004/06/f832fd0d-acab-4287-a233-62fd3d3bd31f.html

AMBUSH kills 4 workers in Iraq
Raleigh News – Raleigh,NC,USA
… two Americans and two Poles — worked for Blackwater Security Consulting
of Moyock, the company that guards L. Paul Bremer, the US civil administrator
of Iraq.…
www.newsobserver.com/news/story/1311414p-7434110c.html

57 Uri Party Lawmakers Sign For Reconsideration of Iraq…
Chosun Ilbo – South Korea
… of the Uri Party participated in a signature-collecting campaign asking
the National Assembly to reconsider the additional troop dispatch to Iraq
after a…
english.chosun.com/w21data/html/news/200406/200406070037.html

NINE wounded in Iraq mosque blast
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
AN explosion rocked the Great Mosque in Kufa, Iraq, today, where Shiite
rebel leader Moqtada Sadr gives the sermon at the main weekly Muslim prayers,
said US…
www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,9776274%255E1702,00.html

US, Iraq submit military partnership plan to UN
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
The United States and Iraq submitted a military partnership plan to the
UN Security Council on Sunday night, clearing the way for passage of a
resolution…
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0406070178jun07,1,2899646.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

US, Britain to offer new Iraq draft at UN
ABC Online – Australia
The United States and Britain are to give the UN Security Council another
version of their draft resolution on Iraq spelling out the June 30 handover
of power…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/s1126534.htm

US contractors in Iraq face dangerous, ambiguous tasks
Kansas City Star (subscription) – Kansas City,MO,USA
… home. The ambush cinched it. “This was just too hard on my family,”
he said on his first day back after four months in Iraq. “Mike…
www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/nation/8859279.htm

FRESH Failures in Iraq
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
… Our allegiances to our allies and friends change constantly. For a
decade, exiled Iraqi Ahmed Chalabi was our chosen leader-to-be in a new
Iraq.…
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=5&article_id=4904

BLASTS Reported at Iraq's Kufa Mosque as Ammunition Catches Fire…
Bloomberg – USA
June 7 (Bloomberg) — Blasts were reported at the compound surrounding
the Kufa Mosque in Iraq, one of Islam's holiest sites, after ammunition
used by Shiite…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000087&sid=ah.WlbKUBZs4&refer=top_world_news

IRAQ, US Aim for UN Deal on Military Partnership
Wired News – USA
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Iraq and the United States tried to clear the
way for passage of a new UN resolution by devising a plan for military
partnership…
wireservice.wired.com/wired/story.asp?section=Breaking&storyId=875141&tw=wn_wire_story

LEADERS link Iraq, D-Day
The Globe and Mail – Canada
CAEN, FRANCE — For the world leaders on the podiums yesterday, the beaches
of Normandy kept shifting into the sands of Iraq, as one invasion was
used…
www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040607/DDAYPOLI07/TPInternational/Europe

WE leave 'a free Iraq'
News24 – South Africa
Washington – US President George W Bush has refused to outline a specific
scenario for a possible US withdrawal from Iraq, saying the emergence
of freedom in…
www.news24.com/News24/World/Iraq/0,,2-10-1460_1538857,00.html

STRAW to report on Iraq
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
Jack Straw, the Foreign Secretary, is preparing to give MPs a progress
report on moves towards the hand-over of power in Iraq. Mr…
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/06/07/uiraq.xml&sSheet=/portal/2004/06/07/ixportaltop.html

US entrepreneurs weigh up risks of going to Iraq
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
Washington, June 7: A contract in Iraq could be just what US entrepreneur
Roger Tovar needs to propel his start-up technology company into record
profits…
www.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=32233

BUSH asserts US did not rush invasion of Iraq
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
WASHINGTON — The United States did not rush the invasion of Iraq, President
Bush said yesterday as he marked the 60th anniversary of the Allied landing
in Nazi…
www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2004/06/07/bush_asserts_us_did_not_rush_invasion_of_iraq

EX GROM commandos ambushed and killed in Iraq
Warsaw Business Journal – Warszawa,Morocco,Poland
Two ex GROM commandos who worked for the Blackwell American security firm
were killed on Saturday in Iraq. While driving from Baghdad…
www.wbj.pl/?command=article&id=22784&

UN Set To Pass Iraq Resolution Ahead Of Handover Deadline
IndoLink – San Ramon,CA,USA
New York, June 7 (NNN): As the United Nations moved closer to agreement
on a resolution on the future of Iraq prior to the June 30 handover of
power to the…
www.indolink.com/displayArticleS.php?id=060604103743

LATEST Iraq car bomb kills 9, wounds 30
Philadelphia Daily News (subscription) – Philadelphia,PA,USA
… Mosul. The four worked for ArmorGroup, a security firm with 1,000 employees
in Iraq protecting official buildings and companies.…
www.philly.com/mld/dailynews/news/nation/8858141.htm

IRAQ violence undermines Saddam tribunal
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Fearing for his life, an American-educated Iraqi assigned
to set up the court to try Saddam Hussein works from a secret office and
rarely…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apmideast_story.asp?category=1107&slug=Saddam's%20Trial

TAKING the fall for the disaster in Iraq
Miami Herald (subscription) – Miami,FL,USA
… Tenet reportedly assured Bush that it was ''a slam-dunk case'' that
Iraq had such weapons, and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice,
who was present, has…
www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/opinion/8857531.htm

UN deal on Iraq 'close'
News24 – South Africa
… York – The United States said it wanted the UN Security Council to
vote on Tuesday on its draft resolution on the June 30 handover of power
in Iraq as council…
www.news24.com/News24/World/Iraq/0,,2-10-1460_1538758,00.html

FORMER US advisor says US needs to stay in Iraq
ABC Online – Australia
ELEANOR HALL: Let's go now to the present engagement in Iraq, and a former
advisor to the US Secretary of Defence, is today calling on the Bush administration

www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2004/s1126365.htm

NINE killed by Iraq car bomb
The Wichita Eagle – Wichita,KS,USA
… BAGHDAD, Iraq – A car bomb outside an American base killed nine people
Sunday and injured 30 others — including three US soldiers — and insurgents
blasted…
www.kansas.com/mld/eagle/news/nation/8856865.htm

WAR in Iraq
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
… decades after its unlamented end, the Vietnam War rears its ugly head
once again — not in battle but in political rhetoric inspired by current
events in Iraq.…
<www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/Today/2004/06/07/488823.html

IRAQ, terrorism top G-8 summit topics
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
WASHINGTON — World leaders who put on a show of unity to commemorate D-Day
are back to dealing with deep divisions over Iraq this week.…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/06/07/488868.html

IRAQ bombings claim 21; US soldier killed
Houston Chronicle – Houston,TX,USA
The United States and Iraq unveiled their formal agreement Sunday on terms
for the US-led multinational force to remain in Iraq as they tried to
end divisions…
www.chron.com/cs/CDA/ssistory.mpl/world/2613432

BUSH, Hosting G8, May Offer Iraq Work to Countries He Rebuffed
Bloomberg – USA
… George W. Bush may use the Group of Eight Summit this week to offer
France, Germany and Russia a share of $18.4 billion in Iraq reconstruction
contracts as an…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=aBMO_.5mHUOE&refer=us

UN near consensus on Iraq draft
Xinhua – China
UNITED NATIONS, June 6 (Xinhuanet) — The United States and Iraq pledged
on Sunday to coordinate closely on major military operations in separate
letters to…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/07/content_1511963.htm

IRAQ police stations hit in attacks
Winston Salem Journal – Winston-Salem,NC,USA
… Mosul. The four worked for ArmorGroup, a security firm with 1,000 employees
in Iraq protecting official buildings and companies.…
www.journalnow.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=WSJ%2FMGArticle%2FWSJ_
BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031775912499&path=!nationworld&s=1037645509161

IRAQ Update
New York Times – USA
… MOVES The United Nations Security Council moved closer toward passage
of a resolution approving an American-led multinational force in Iraq
after the June 30…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/07/international/middleeast/07UPDA.html?ex=1087272000&en=099b5536bbb0b0eb&ei=5062

US Soldier Killed in Mortar Attack in Iraq
Reuters – USA
… the 13th Corps Support Command. Since the invasion of Iraq last year,
at least 604 US soldiers have been killed in action in Iraq.
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5356277

MANVEL Marine killed in Iraq
Brazosport Facts – Clute,TX,USA
Todd J. Bolding, a Marine from Manvel killed Thursday in Iraq. … He was
deployed to Iraq in early March and had nine months left to serve, his
sister said.…
thefacts.com/story.lasso?wcd=13999

IRAQ police stations hit in attacks
Winston Salem Journal – Winston-Salem,NC,USA
… Mosul. The four worked for ArmorGroup, a security firm with 1,000 employees
in Iraq protecting official buildings and companies.…
www.journalnow.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=WSJ%2FMGArticle%2FWSJ_
BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031775912499&path=!nationworld&s=1037645509161

US, Iraq unveil military pact
Atlanta Journal Constitution (subscription) – Atlanta,GA,USA
WASHINGTON ˜ The United States and Iraq unveiled their formal agreement
Sunday on terms for the US-led multinational force to remain in Iraq as
they tried to…
www.ajc.com/news/content/news/0604/07iraqun.html

CHIRAC questions Iraq war justification
eTaiwan News – Taipei,Taiwan
US President George W. Bush and French President Jacques Chirac sought
to move beyond bitter differences over Iraq Saturday, but the French leader
again…
www.etaiwannews.com/World/2004/06/07/1086573459.htm

BUSH defends preparation of Iraq war
Reuters – London,England,UK
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States did not “rush” the invasion of
Iraq, President George W. Bush has said as he marked the 60th anniversary
of the Allied…
www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=524394&section=news

US seeks Iraq UN mandate
Reuters – London,England,UK
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Washington and the new Iraqi interim government have
pledged to coordinate major military operations by US-led forces in Iraq,
but France…
www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=524396&section=news

BRITISH Muslims, angry over Iraq, to punish Blair's party
EUbusiness – London,UK
Britain's Muslims, feeling stigmatized by the US-led “war on terrorism”
and angry over Iraq, may use Thursday's local and European elections to
deliver a…
www.eubusiness.com/afp/040607021039.9y2ulepg

UN council closer to Iraq draft vote
Big News Network.com – Australia
UN Security Council members Sunday said they are making progress on an
Iraq draft resolution confirming occupation's end and full sovereignty
June 30.…
feeds.bignewsnetwork.com/?rid=d0aa867bd4f9fa57

UN is close to resolution on Iraq handover
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
The UN security council is expected to approve a resolution granting Iraq
sovereignty within the next few days following a breakthrough over Baghdad's
right of…
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/06/07/wirq07.xml&sSheet=/news/2004/06/07/ixworld.html

CHIRAC takes a swipe at US and Britain over Iraq war
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
… the climax of the D-Day commemorations to take a sideswipe at President
George W Bush and Tony Blair over the decision to ignore the UN and go
to war in Iraq.…
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/06/07/wdfran07.xml&sSheet=/news/2004/06/07/ixnewstop.html

LATHAM would turn down Iraq plea
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
LABOR would not change its stance on withdrawing Australian troops from
Iraq even if asked by the new government to stay, Opposition Leader Mark
Latham said…
www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,9770246%255E1702,00.html

DIPLOMATS debate Iraq resolution at UN as attacks, car bombings…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
UNITED NATIONS : Diplomats debated a revised US-British draft resolution
here seeking international support for the return of Iraq's sovereignty,
as at least…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/88787/1/.html

CAR bomb kills 9 near US base in Iraq
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
… a convoy of security contractors traveling to Baghdad's airport, killing
two Americans and two Poles working for a US security company in Iraq,
their employer…
www.iht.com/articles/523646.htm

IRAQ underlies tributes to war dead
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… Despite their differences over the war in Iraq, both leaders insisted
that their nations remained staunch allies, united by more than 200 years
of blood and…
news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1086445461951

THE ominous price of American failure in Iraq
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
… commentator Edward Sheehan wrote from Nablus about a Palestinian expectation
that this summer would witness a simultaneous “explosion” in both Iraq
and the…
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=5&article_id=4879

STRETCHING The Troops In Iraq
TIME – USA
The army has spent much of the past several months, in the words of a senior
Army officer, “looking under rocks for every spare soldier” to send to
Iraq.…
www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1101040614-646374,00.html

UN prepares for new Iraq resolution talks as 25 die in attacks
Channel News Asia – Singapore
UNITED NATIONS : The UN Security Council prepared for talks on a revised
US-British draft resolution outlining the handover of power in Iraq, as
at least 25…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/88775/1/.html

STRAW to deliver Iraq update
ePolitix – UK
Talks are continuing at the United Nations amid hopes that a new security
council resolution on Iraq could be agreed shortly. The…
www.epolitix.com/EN/News/200406/8c98fef0-cbd5-4c46-8d65-55749604abaa.htm

FULL Sovereignty For Iraq?
Zaman – Turkey
Last week in Washington kicked off with President Bush saying that the
government, scheduled to take over in Iraq, would be 'fully sovereign'.

www.zaman.org/?bl=columnists&alt=&trh=20040607&hn=9129

BATTLE for Iraq security men
Fiji's Daily Post – Fiji
… questioning the authenticity of contracts drawn up by rival security
firm Tri Unity Fiji Limited, which is recruiting Fiji nationals for a
security firm in Iraq…
www.fijilive.com/news/show/news/2004/06/07/07b.html

WORLD leaders back to dealing with Iraq at G-8 summit after D-…
Canoe.ca – Canada
… unity to commemorate the legendary D-Day offensive that changed the
course of the Second World War are back to dealing with deep divisions
over Iraq this week.…
cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2004/06/06/488675-cp.html

UN nears consensus on Iraq government
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
… of D-Day landings in Normandy, and her prediction about the resolution
appeared to show that the trip had helped Bush engineer further accord
on Iraq.…
www.iht.com/articles/523664.htm

SUICIDE bomb blast outside US base in Iraq leaves nine dead
Independent – London,England,UK
… Iraqi Civil Defence Corps, a 40,000-strong paramilitary group that
the US has been seeking to build as an auxiliary force to aid the 138,000
US troops in Iraq.…
news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/story.jsp?story=529012

IRAQ underlies tributes to war dead
Financial Times – London,England,UK
… Despite their differences over the war in Iraq, both leaders insisted
that their nations remained staunch allies, united by more than 200 years
of blood and…
news.ft.com/servlet/ContentServer?pagename=FT.com/StoryFT/FullStory&c=StoryFT&cid=1086445461951

BUSH backing seen eroding in defense professions
Axis of Logic – USA
… the advice of professional military officers and has ended the careers
of officials whose assessments contradicted the administration's position
on Iraq.…
www.axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/article_8659.shtml

THE ominous price of American failure in Iraq
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
… commentator Edward Sheehan wrote from Nablus about a Palestinian expectation
that this summer would witness a simultaneous “explosion” in both Iraq
and the…
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=5&article_id=4879

UN prepares for new Iraq resolution talks as 25 die in attacks
Channel News Asia – Singapore
UNITED NATIONS : The UN Security Council prepared for talks on a revised
US-British draft resolution outlining the handover of power in Iraq, as
at least 25…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/88775/1/.html

FULL Sovereignty For Iraq?
Zaman – Turkey
Last week in Washington kicked off with President Bush saying that the
government, scheduled to take over in Iraq, would be 'fully sovereign'.

www.zaman.org/?bl=columnists&alt=&trh=20040607&hn=9129

BATTLE for Iraq security men
Fiji's Daily Post – Fiji
… questioning the authenticity of contracts drawn up by rival security
firm Tri Unity Fiji Limited, which is recruiting Fiji nationals for a
security firm in Iraq…
www.fijilive.com/news/show/news/2004/06/07/07b.html

WORLD leaders back to dealing with Iraq at G-8 summit after D-…
Canoe.ca – Canada
… unity to commemorate the legendary D-Day offensive that changed the
course of the Second World War are back to dealing with deep divisions
over Iraq this week.…
cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/2004/06/06/488675-cp.html

  
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