Iraq News and Information Links June 10 2004
ARROYO lauds Baja, RP mission on adoption of Iraq resolution
Manila Bulletin – Manila,Philippines
… Jr., permanent representative to the United Nations and president of
the Security Council, for the early adoption of a crucial resolution on
Iraq that will…
www.mb.com.ph/MTNN2004061111611.html

BUSH Urges G-8 Leaders to Do More in Iraq
Guardian – UK
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER. SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) – President Bush appealed to
his big-power allies Thursday to do more to guide Iraq's transformation
into a stable…
www.guardian.co.uk/uslatest/story/0,1282,-4190139,00.html

TIPSHEET: Looking Ahead to the Transfer of Power in Iraq
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., June 10 (AScribe Newswire) — In advance of the June
30 transfer of sovereignty in Iraq, we are providing you with information
about…
www.boston.com/dailynews/162/ascribe/_Tipsheet_Looking_Ahead_to_the:.shtml

G8 nations agree to reduce Iraq debt
CNN/Money – USA
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (Reuters) – The Group of Eight leading industrialized nations
on Wednesday said they agreed that Iraq's debt should be reduced, but
there was…
money.cnn.com/2004/06/10/news/international/iraq_debt.reut/

SEVEN Turks Held Hostage in Iraq-Official
Reuters – USA
ISTANBUL, Turkey (Reuters) – Iraqi insurgents are holding seven Turks hostage
and demanding Turkish companies leave Iraq, a Turkish Foreign Ministry
official…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5395466

GENERAL in Iraq Abuse Probe Seeks Removal
Guardian – UK
WASHINGTON (AP) – The general in charge of US forces in Iraq has asked
to be removed from overseeing the investigation into alleged abuses at
Abu Ghraib prison…
www.guardian.co.uk/worldlatest/story/0,1280,-4190142,00.html

ARGUING Iraq
Open Democracy – USA
… to notice this word, even after quoting it; he seems to assume that
not to demand that the US leaves “now‰ is like saying it should not
leave Iraq at all.…
www.opendemocracy.net/themes/article-3-1949.jsp

HIGHER-RANKING Officer Sought to Head Iraq Abuse Probe
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
The top US commander in the Middle East has asked the Defense Department
to appoint a higher-ranking officer to head the inquiry into prisoner
abuse in Iraq.…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=3C62B356-C113-4233-B1A0CAA567512035

BUSH and Chirac discuss Iraq differences
Reuters – London,England,UK
… Georgia (Reuters) – US President George W. Bush and his French counterpart
Jacques Chirac have sought to iron out differences on a NATO role in Iraq
at a Group…
www.reuters.co.uk/newsPackageArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=527169&section=news

IRAQ Faces Œ Make – or – Break ‚ Phase , Says Patten
Aljazeerah.info
BRUSSELS, 10 June 2004 ˜ Iraq is facing a “make-or-break‰ phase,
EU External Relations Commissioner Chris Patten warned yesterday as he
set out a…
www.aljazeerah.info/News%20archives/2004%20News%20archives/June/10n/
Iraq%20Faces%20MakeorBreak%20Phase,%20Says%20Patten.htm

RUMSFELD May Widen Scope of Iraq Abuse Probe
Wired News – USA
… The Army said last month it was investigating the deaths of 32 prisoners
in Iraq and another five in Afghanistan since August 2002, but autopsies
were…
wireservice.wired.com/wired/story.asp?section=Breaking&storyId=877045&tw=wn_wire_story

THURSDAY'S developments in Iraq
Santa Fe New Mexican – Santa Fe,NM,USA
_ Iraq's Prime Minister Iyad Allawi's office sought to reassure Kurdish
members of the government, saying the interim government will honor the
temporary…
www.santafenewmexican.com/news/533.html

WAVE of attacks on occupation troops in Iraq continues
Granma International – La Habana,Cuba
… episodes took place the day after the UN Security Council unanimously
passed a resolution on the return of (supervised) sovereignty to Iraq,
which anticipates…
www.granma.cu/ingles/2004/junio/jue10/25iraq.html

BUSH Papers Over Differences with Chirac on Iraq
Reuters – USA
By Steve Holland. SAVANNAH, Ga. (Reuters) – President Bush sought to paper
over differences with France on Thursday over a NATO role in Iraq and
said he did not…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=5396644

POLE rescued from captivity in Iraq returns home with tale of his…
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
… through the blinding dust kicked up by helicopter rotors, Jerzy Kos
saw soldiers bursting through the iron door of the house where he was
held captive in Iraq.…
www.boston.com/dailynews/162/world/Pole_rescued_from_captivity_in:.shtml

GENERAL: Less Combat in New Iraq Mission
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — The US military will consult Iraq's interim leaders before
engaging in future offensives and is shifting its priorities from fighting

www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/wire/sns-ap-iraq-
less-combat,0,7381939.story?coll=sns-ap-world-headlines

ALP claims Iraq withdrawal won't hurt US relations
ABC Online – Australia
Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister Kevin Rudd has reaffirmed Labor Party policy
on Iraq with a senior member of the Bush Administration in Washington,
insisting a…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200406/s1129416.htm

IRAQ tribal chiefs try to restore order
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — For centuries, tribal chiefs have held together the social
fabric of Iraq through diplomacy and mediation – skills Iraqi leaders
will need as…
seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/apmideast_story.asp?category=1107&slug=Iraq%20Tribal%20Diplomacy

SCHROEDER Says Germany Will Trade Iraq Debt Relief for Orders
Bloomberg – USA
June 10 (Bloomberg) — German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder said his country
wants a share of Iraq reconstruction orders worth $18.4 billion in exchange
for…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000085&sid=aOnNTXRuAwkU&refer=europe

THE ANGRY AMERICAN Bush ‚ s Iraq Misadventure Has Simply…
The Statesman – Calcutta,India
… happening‰. President Bush‚s Iraq misadventure has simply fuelled
the fire of American anger in an unprecedented way. Especially…
www.thestatesman.net/page.news.php?clid=3&theme=&usrsess=1&id=45378

US halves prisoner numbers at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison
Daily Star – Beirut,Lebanon
… conducted between May 30 and June 3. She said the ICRC would soon hand
a working paper to US Major-General Geoffrey Miller, in charge of US prisons
in Iraq.…
www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=10&categ_id=2&article_id=5165

SLAIN Calif lieutenant honored by soldier he rescued in Iraq
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – When Pfc. Matt Medlock first met Army Lt. Ken Ballard
in Iraq, he didn't know him as his mom's next-door neighbor.…
www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/special_packages/iraq/8891079.htm

BUSH: No new NATO troops to Iraq
CNN – USA
SAVANNAH, Georgia (CNN) — President Bush said the Group of Eight leaders
were “committed to the success of Iraq's government,” but that no more
troops from…
www.cnn.com/2004/US/06/10/g8.summit/

ALREADY a Sovereign in Iraq
Christian Science Monitor – USA
Iraq has nearly three weeks to go before sovereignty, but its new prime
minister is already acting like a sovereign. Since his appointment…
www.csmonitor.com/2004/0611/p08s02-comv.html

LOOK again at Iraq
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
The new Security Council Resolution on Iraq sets into motion an Interim
Government in Baghdad which will be handed sovereignty on June 30 by the
US Occupation…
www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=48712

WHY Iraq isn't D-Day
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
There's been some good political news out of Iraq in recent days. The newly
installed˜and now UN-blessed˜Iraqi government is…
www.indianexpress.com/full_story.php?content_id=48723

US companies face Iraq abuse law suit
ABC Online – Australia
Two US companies with contracts at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison were named
in lawsuits charging that the firms and several employees conspired in
illegal abuse and…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200406/s1129463.htm

PENTAGON Iraq Abuse Probe to Examine Top Commander
Reuters – USA
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon plans to widen a probe into the abuse
of Iraqi prisoners to include actions of the top US commander in Iraq
while Defense…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=politicsNews&storyID=5397001

BROAD International Welcome for UN Vote on Iraq
Tehran Times – Tehran,Iran
PARIS (AFP) — The unanimous vote by the United Nations Security Council
setting out the terms for Iraq's future received broad international support
on…
www.tehrantimes.com/Description.asp?Da=6/10/2004&Cat=4&Num=002

SCHROEDER won't block US calls for NATO in Iraq
Expatica – Netherlands
… Schroeder on Thursday contradicted his close ally, French President
Jacques Chirac, by declaring Berlin will not block a bigger NATO role
in Iraq sought by the…
www.expatica.com/source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=52&story_id=8407

POLISH businessman rescued from captivity in Iraq returns home
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
By Beata Pasek, Associated Press, 6/10/2004 10:13. WARSAW, Poland (AP)
A Polish businessman held hostage by Iraqi insurgents arrived…
www.boston.com/dailynews/162/world/Polish_businessman_rescued_fro:.shtml>

PRESIDING over UN‚s Iraq resolution
Manila Times – Manila,Philippines
… for effectively presiding over the negotiations that led to the unanimous
agreement on the Security Council resolution on the handover of government
to Iraq.…
www.manilatimes.net/national/2004/jun/11/yehey/top_stories/20040611top12.html

MPS to probe UK troops' role in Iraq occupation
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
… The MPs will not specifically examine claims of abuse by troops – but
they will consider the relationship between the military and civilians
in Iraq.…
news.scotsman.com/uk.cfm?id=661062004

BUSH, Chirac Discuss Iraq Differences at G8 Summit
Wired News – USA
SEA ISLAND, Ga. (Reuters) – President Bush and his French counterpart Jacques
Chirac sought to iron out differences on a NATO role in Iraq on Thursday
at a…
wireservice.wired.com/wired/story.asp?section=Breaking&storyId=876971&tw=wn_wire_story

BUSH'S push for Iraq help wraps up G8
The Globe and Mail – Canada
Sea Island, Ga. ˜ US President George W. Bush appealed to his big-power
allies Thursday to do more to guide Iraq's transformation into a stable
democracy…
www.globeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20040610.wsumm0610/BNStory/International/

IRAQ, Mideast Democracy Topics at G8 Summit
NPR (audio) – USA
Topics under discussion Wednesday include Iraq and the future of democracy
in the Middle East. Reconstruction for Iraq is on the…
npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=1951097

BUSH Calls for NATO to Aid Security in Iraq at G8 Summit
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: President Bush urges the use of NATO troops in Iraq after
the transfer of power to the country's interim government. … Iraq continues
to dominate.…
npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=1951424

MICHAEL Costello: Renewal of hope in Iraq
The Australian – Australia
THE UN Security Council has adopted the plan President George W. Bush has
been advocating during the past year to end the Iraq occupation, mandate
the…
www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,9804772%255E7583,00.html

IRAQ'S Shiites Adapt to Open Society
NPR (audio) – USA
Description: NPR's Deborah Amos in Baghdad reports on the developing political
skills of Iraq's long-oppressed Shiite Muslims. The…
npr.streamsage.com/google/programlist/feature.php?wfid=1951398

ATTACKS on oil facilities cost Iraq dearly: PM
ABC Online – Australia
Iraq has lost more than $US200 million over the past seven months due to
130 attacks on its oil pipelines, Prime Minister Iyad Allawi says.…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200406/s1129386.htm

IRAQ Group Shows Turk Hostages, Wants Firms Leave
Reuters – USA
… videotape on Thursday showing what it said were four of seven Turkish
hostages held by an Iraqi Islamist group which demanded that Turkish companies
leave Iraq…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5394567

UN envoy upbeat on Iraq future
BBC News – London,England,UK
Following the UN Security Council's adoption of a new resolution on the
future of Iraq, the BBC's Susannah Price asked the UN special envoy to
the country…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3794415.stm

IRAQ Government to Surmount Kurd Discontent – Allawi
Wired News – USA
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq has resolved a dispute over Kurdish autonomy,
which threatened to split the fledgling government, Prime Minister Iyad
Allawi said on…
wireservice.wired.com/wired/story.asp?section=Breaking&storyId=876922&tw=wn_wire_story

SHIITE militia in first major clash with Iraq police
Channel News Asia – Singapore
NAJAF, Iraq : Iraqi police battled Shiite fighters in the holy city of
Najaf in the first major clashes between Iraqi security forces and radical
cleric…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/89388/1/.html

CHIRAC disputes NATO role in Iraq
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
10 (UPI) — French President Jacques Chirac has once again voiced opposition
to a US-British proposal on military intervention in Iraq involving NATO
countries…
washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20040610-075134-3607r.htm

DIGGERS must stay in Iraq: Powell
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
… States Secretary of State Colin Powell has added weight to the push
for Labor to reconsider its policy of removing Australian troops from
Iraq by Christmas.…
www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/06/10/1086749842703.html

RUMSFELD May Extend Scope of Iraq Abuse Probe
Reuters – USA
… prison near Baghdad. Several investigations are under way and have
extended to other jails in Iraq and Afghanistan. The requested…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&storyID=5392913

A fresh track for Iraq
San Francisco Chronicle – San Francisco,CA,USA
The United Nations has blessed the American handoff of power in Iraq while
President Bush is mending fences at an economic summit.…
<www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2004/06/10/EDG1O72V2U1.DTL

THAILAND to review troops in Iraq
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
THAILAND will decide whether to withdraw its troops from Iraq earlier than
expected after the US handover of sovereignty to an Iraqi government on
June 30, the…
www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,9807684%255E1702,00.html

BUSH greets Iraq's interim leader
Marin Independent-Journal – San Rafael,CA,USA
SEA ISLAND, Ga. – An emotional President Bush met yesterday for the first
time with the newly designated interim president of Iraq, Ghazi Ajil al-Yawer

www.marinij.com/Stories/0,1413,234~24410~2204310,00.html

ARMITAGE declares Labor position on Iraq 'unthinkable'
ABC Online – Australia
… acknowledged he has a job in front of him, particularly because Labor
and the US are in such disagreement over whether Australian troops should
remain in Iraq.…
www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2004/s1129241.htm

US firms face Iraq abuse lawsuit
BBC News – London,England,UK
… The accusations are bound to stir fresh controversy over the role of
private civilian contractors hired to work on behalf of coalition forces
in Iraq.…
news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/3793663.stm

IRAQ Provisional Government flexes muscles
ABC Online – Australia
MARK COLVIN: Strengthened by the UN Security Council's unanimous decision
to hand it sovereignty, the provisional government of Iraq seems to be
flexing its…
www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2004/s1129313.htm

CANADA'S Martin Says UN's Iraq Resolution to Lower Oil Prices
Bloomberg – USA
June 10 (Bloomberg) — Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin said the unanimous
vote by the United Nations Security Council to restore Iraq's sovereignty
would…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000082&sid=aC2BiIszR1Mk&refer=canada

G8 Summit Leaders Discuss Iraq Debt
Baku Today – Baku,Azerbaijan
… North Africa. While the initiative says debt reduction is critical
for Iraq, the summit deferred action on the Iraq debt. While…
www.bakutoday.net/view.php?d=9401

TALABANI Gives Cautious Backing to Iraq Resolution
Reuters – USA
SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) – Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani gave a cautious
welcome to a UN resolution on Iraq's future, despite earlier threats to
quit the…
www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=worldNews&storyID=5391480

HOW Bush Won UN Support On Iraq
TIME – USA
The Bush administration has had its best week in Iraq for as long as anyone
can remember, and that despite the fact that the ongoing violence has
killed scores…
www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,649448,00.html

IRAQ'S new government
Middle East International (MEI) – London,England,UK
June 10th, 2004 — Iraq‚s first sovereign post-invasion leaders have
been named, and the reaction so far is relatively positive.…
meionline.com/newsanalysis/237.shtml

THAI troops to stay in Iraq until term fulfilled
Xinhua – China
BANGKOK, June 10 (Xinhuanet) — The Thai troops stationed in Iraq would
stay there until their term finishes at the end of September,said the
Thai Defense…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/10/content_1519564.htm

IRAQ 'to shed' US oil advisers
BBC News – London,England,UK
Iraq's new Oil Minister Thamir Ghadhban has reportedly said that all coalition
advisers will leave Iraqi ministries after the 30 June handover.…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/3793735.stm

UN inspectors find 20 Iraq missile engines in scrap yard
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
… Perricos said inspectors also want to check in Turkey, which also has
received scrap metal from Iraq. UN inspectors were pulled…
www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0406100245jun10,1,4673702.story?coll=chi-newsnationworld-hed

LOWERED expectations needed on Iraq
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
The United Nations vote Tuesday to approve the June 30 symbolic hand- over
of sovereignty to Iraq is a significant step in the right direction for
both the…
www.newsday.com/news/opinion/ny-vpklu103842826jun10,0,7376784.column?coll=ny-viewpoints-headlines

POWELL urges Latham to drop Iraq troop deadline
ABC Online – Australia
United States Secretary of State Colin Powell says it would be a disaster
for the alliance if Australia pulls its troops out of Iraq.…
www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200406/s1129296.htm

IRAQ police clash with Shiite militia in holy city, at least two…
Channel News Asia – Singapore
NAJAF, Iraq : Iraqi police traded fire with rebel Shiite cleric Moqtada
Sadr's Mehdi Army militia in the holy city of Najaf, leaving one officer
and one…
www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/89352/1/.html

BUSH looks for NATO's help in Iraq
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
SEA ISLAND, Ga.˜ Seeking to build on rare harmony with Europe, US President
George W. Bush yesterday proposed a wider role for NATO in post-occupation
Iraq.…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/
Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1086819011353&call_pageid=968332188854&col=968350060724

IRAQ facing Œ make – or – break ‚ phase , warns EU
Daily Times – Pakistan
BRUSSELS: Iraq is facing a “make-or-break‰ phase, EU External Relations
Commissioner Chris Patten warned Wednesday as he set out a blueprint for
relations…
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_10-6-2004_pg4_2

HUMAN Rights Groups Sue Over Iraq Abuses
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
WASHINGTON – An unusual racketeering lawsuit filed by human rights lawyers
accuses US civilian contractors at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq of conspiring
to…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A30293-2004Jun10.html

AS Iraq seeks own way, many involved have US links
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
WASHINGTON — Iraq's newly appointed minister of communications owns a
home in Cambridge, where the former mobile network designer is still a
registered voter.…
www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2004/06/10/as_iraq_seeks_own_way_many_involved_have_us_links

SUSPICIOUS material moved out of Iraq
Indianapolis Star – Indianapolis,IN,USA
… yard in January and February, and additional items made of stainless
steel and other corrosion-resistant metal alloys with the inscriptions
“Iraq” and “Baghdad…
www.indystar.com/articles/8/153762-7958-010.html

BUILDING a new Iraq
National Post (subscription) – Canada
The UN Security Council resolution approving Iraqi self-rule, passed unanimously
on Tuesday, bodes well for Iraq. It is also a significant…
www.canada.com/national/nationalpost/news/comment/story.html?id=d59b393a-64ff-4396-82de-cedb9f17a596

RESPONSE mixed to Bush's appeal for help in Iraq
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
— President George W. Bush's appeal to world leaders for more help in
Iraq met with mixed responses yesterday from leaders gathered for their
annual summit.…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/06/10/492787.html

IRAQ Kurds fear US favours Shiite majority
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
BAGHDAD — While world leaders applaud international unity over Iraq, the
country's Kurdish leadership expressed fears yesterday they will be sidelined

www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/06/10/492786.html

IRAQ pipeline blown up; Kurdish fears rise
Winnipeg Sun – Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
… a key northern oil pipeline yesterday, forcing a 10% cut on the national
power grid as demand for electricity rises with the advent of Iraq's broiling
summer…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/WinnipegSun/News/2004/06/10/492975.html

IRAQ gets first World Cup qualify win
Xinhua – China
BEIJING, June 10 (Xinhuanet) — Iraq has got its first victory in World
Cup qualifying since last year's US-led invasion, beating China's Taiwan
6-1 in a game…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/10/content_1518894.htm

IRAQ-EU relations: a strategy for the medium term
Epicos.com (press release) – World
The European Commission today proposed a new framework for the European
Union‚s (EU) relations with Iraq. The appointment of a…
www.epicos.com/News/NewsItem.asp?IdArticle=14768

BUSH looks for NATO's help in Iraq
Toronto Star – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
SEA ISLAND, Ga.˜ Seeking to build on rare harmony with Europe, US President
George W. Bush yesterday proposed a wider role for NATO in post-occupation
Iraq.…
www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_
Type1&c=Article&cid=1086819011353&call_pageid=968332188854&col=968350060724

IRAQ facing Œ make – or – break ‚ phase , warns EU
Daily Times – Pakistan
BRUSSELS: Iraq is facing a “make-or-break‰ phase, EU External Relations
Commissioner Chris Patten warned Wednesday as he set out a blueprint for
relations…
www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_10-6-2004_pg4_2

HUMAN Rights Groups Sue Over Iraq Abuses
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
WASHINGTON – An unusual racketeering lawsuit filed by human rights lawyers
accuses US civilian contractors at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq of conspiring
to…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A30293-2004Jun10.html

AS Iraq seeks own way, many involved have US links
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
WASHINGTON — Iraq's newly appointed minister of communications owns a
home in Cambridge, where the former mobile network designer is still a
registered voter.…
www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2004/06/10/as_iraq_seeks_own_way_many_involved_have_us_links

SUSPICIOUS material moved out of Iraq
Indianapolis Star – Indianapolis,IN,USA
… yard in January and February, and additional items made of stainless
steel and other corrosion-resistant metal alloys with the inscriptions
“Iraq” and “Baghdad…
www.indystar.com/articles/8/153762-7958-010.html

BUILDING a new Iraq
National Post (subscription) – Canada
The UN Security Council resolution approving Iraqi self-rule, passed unanimously
on Tuesday, bodes well for Iraq. It is also a significant…
www.canada.com/national/nationalpost/news/comment/story.html?id=d59b393a-64ff-4396-82de-cedb9f17a596

RESPONSE mixed to Bush's appeal for help in Iraq
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
— President George W. Bush's appeal to world leaders for more help in
Iraq met with mixed responses yesterday from leaders gathered for their
annual summit.…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/06/10/492787.html

IRAQ Kurds fear US favours Shiite majority
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
BAGHDAD — While world leaders applaud international unity over Iraq, the
country's Kurdish leadership expressed fears yesterday they will be sidelined

www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/LondonFreePress/News/2004/06/10/492786.html

IRAQ pipeline blown up; Kurdish fears rise
Winnipeg Sun – Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
… a key northern oil pipeline yesterday, forcing a 10% cut on the national
power grid as demand for electricity rises with the advent of Iraq's broiling
summer…
www.canoe.ca/NewsStand/WinnipegSun/News/2004/06/10/492975.html

IRAQ gets first World Cup qualify win
Xinhua – China
BEIJING, June 10 (Xinhuanet) — Iraq has got its first victory in World
Cup qualifying since last year's US-led invasion, beating China's Taiwan
6-1 in a game…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/10/content_1518894.htm

IRAQ-EU relations: a strategy for the medium term
Epicos.com (press release) – World
The European Commission today proposed a new framework for the European
Union‚s (EU) relations with Iraq. The appointment of a…
www.epicos.com/News/NewsItem.asp?IdArticle=14768

IRAQ, Mideast issues reopen divisions among G-8 allies
Palm Beach Post – Palm Beach,FL,USA
… Though the summit of the leaders of the world's industrial powers has
been harmonious on promoting trade and combating global diseases, the
Iraq war and the…
www.palmbeachpost.com/news/content/auto/epaper/editions/today/news_047c8e8576ef20ac0014.html

NEW SPLIT OVER IRAQ
Sky News – UK
New divisions over the future of Iraq have appeared at the G8 summit in
Georgia – less than a day after a unanimous UN vote backed President Bush's
post war…
www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30200-13123663,00.html

BUSH, Thwarted by France, Gains No Ground on Iraq Debt, Troops
Bloomberg – USA
June 10 (Bloomberg) — US President George W. Bush's personal appeals failed
to win agreement from Group of Eight nations to reduce Iraq's $120 billion
of debt…
quote.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=aDHXr5FKTw7k&refer=us

UN to Keep Distance in Iraq Because of Safety Fears
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
… 9 — The day after the UN Security Council unanimously granted the
United Nations a “leading role” in building democratic institutions in
Iraq, wary officials…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A29662-2004Jun9.html

IRAQ security problems ongoing
ABC Online – Australia
… MATT BROWN: Members of the Badr Brigades are mourning one of their
oldest commanders as Iraq's interim Prime Minister, Iyad Allawi was announcing
a deal this…
www.abc.net.au/am/content/2004/s1128653.htm

TOP Officer Seeks New Head of Iraq Inquiry
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
The top US general in Iraq has asked that he be removed as the senior officer
overseeing an investigation of military intelligence soldiers at the Abu
Ghraib…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A29702-2004Jun9.html

ALLAWI hails UN resolution on Iraq
Hi Pakistan – Lahore,Pakistan
“It‚sa great day that future generations will remember as the day when
Iraq has transferred from the era of occupation to a new era and got back
its complete…
www.hipakistan.com/en/detail.php?newsId=en67433&F_catID=&f_type=source

FRANCE, US at odds over NATO role in Iraq
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription) – Minneapolis,MN,USA
SAVANNAH, GA. — France and the United States clashed anew over Iraq on
Wednesday, jarring the Group of Eight summit that the Bush administration
had hoped…
www.startribune.com/stories/1762/4821212.html

UN vote fails to stem attacks in Iraq
eTaiwan News – Taipei,Taiwan
In another challenge to the interim administration, Iraq's two main Kurdish
parties warned they might bolt the new government if the Shiite majority
gains too…
www.etaiwannews.com/World/2004/06/10/1086832557.htm

D-DAY in Iraq
New York Times – USA
There's been some good political news out of Iraq in recent days. The newly
installed and now UN-blessed Iraqi government is made…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/10/opinion/10FRIE.html?ex=1087444800&en=a0fa3f9fcd14a7ae&ei=5062

WOODWARD: Media should have been more critical of Iraq…
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
NEW YORK — The news media should have been more skeptical of President
Bush's “zeal” to go to war with Iraq and what one source called the “skimpy”
pre-war…
www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/ny-bc-ny—iraq-woodward0609jun09,0,802754.story?coll=ny-ap-regional-wire

CACI and Titan Sued Over Iraq Operations
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
… and malicious allegations of the lawsuit that attempts to malign the
work that we do on behalf of the US government around the world and in
Iraq,” the company…
www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A29564-2004Jun9.html

QUESTIONS remain after UN endorsement of Iraq transfer
Xinhua – China
… Xinhuanet) — The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday unanimously
adopted a resolution backing the transfer of sovereignty to Iraq's interim
government…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/10/content_1518214.htm

THE Road Map for A Sovereign Iraq
TruthNews.com – USA
… Izzedine Salim and eight others on May 17, one Iraqi put that act of
terror into a larger perspective for those who wonder if democracy can
work in Iraq.…
www.truthnews.net/world/2004060050.htm

SIX European soldiers killed in Iraq attack
China Daily – Beijing,China
… President Bush said Wednesday he hopes the NATO alliance will take
on a bigger role in Iraq now that the United Nations has endorsed the
country's interim…
www.chinadaily.com.cn/english/doc/2004-06/10/content_338218.htm

SPAIN rules out military involvement in Iraq
Xinhua – China
MADRID, June 9 (Xinhuanet) — Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos
on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of having a military presence in
Iraq again…
news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/10/content_1518013.htm

IRAQ Update
New York Times – USA
… military convoy in Baghdad, firing mortars at American-backed Iraqi
troops in Falluja and setting fire to crucial oil pipelines near Kirkuk
in northern Iraq.…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/10/international/middleeast/10upda.html?ex=1087444800&en=3098a2cb583e250c&ei=5062

INDIA News > India welcomes UN resolution on Iraq
New Kerala – Ernakulam,Kerala,India
India Wednesday welcomed the resolution adopted by the UN Security Council
to end the US-led occupation of Iraq and hand over power to a new Iraqi
government…
news.newkerala.com/india-news/?action=fullnews&id=22233

UN back in the Iraq picture
BBC News – London,England,UK
Tuesday's unanimous vote at the United Nations Security Council in favour
of the resolution ending the occupation in Iraq and transferring sovereignty
to the…
news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3792853.stm

BUSH calls for NATO to take on role in Iraq
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Story in full GEORGE Bush yesterday broadened his appeal for the global
community to help rehabilitate Iraq, asking NATO to provide peacekeepers
and…
thescotsman.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=658742004

BUSH Meets Iraq's Interim President; Kurds Threaten Transition
Voice of America – Washington,DC,USA
President Bush has met with Iraq's new interim president, a day after the
United Nations gave its unanimous approval to the country's transition
back to self…
www.voanews.com/article.cfm?objectID=E51DF415-B1D9-4BDB-98AC0A1EAA2F9359

2 pipelines ablaze as Iraq fighting rages on
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
… On Wednesday, the cleric‚s militia, the Mahdi Army, still controlled
the holiest Shiite site in Iraq, the golden-domed Shrine of Ali.…
www.iht.com/articles/524219.htm

MPS' inquiry into British troops in Iraq
Guardian – UK
The role of British troops in Iraq is to be investigated by a cross-party
parliamentary committee amid growing doubts about their legal status and
allegations…
politics.guardian.co.uk/iraq/story/0,12956,1235262,00.html

UN resolution on Iraq passes unanimously
CNN International – USA
… NATIONS (CNN) — The UN Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday
to approve a resolution that endorses the June 30 transfer of sovereignty
in Iraq and gives…
edition.cnn.com/2004/WORLD/meast/06/08/un.iraq/index.html/

CHIRAC says 'non' to new Nato role in Iraq
Telegraph.co.uk – London,England,UK
President Jacques Chirac undermined Anglo-American claims of international
unity on Iraq yesterday, slapping down proposals to give Nato a broader
role in…
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/06/
10/wirq10.xml&sSheet=/portal/2004/06/10/ixportal.html

IRAQ Kurds fear Shia will sideline them
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
BAGHDAD, Iraq — Political tensions in Iraq escalated Wednesday as the
country's Kurdish leadership expressed fears that they would be sidelined
by the Shia…
www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/ny-woiraq0610,0,4695854.story?coll=ny-worldnews-headlines

ITEMS That Could Make Illict Arms Gone From Iraq, UN Told
New York Times – USA
… use it to breed anthrax.” Another photo showed an engine from a banned
SA-2 surface-to-air missile that had been tagged by the United Nations
in Iraq in 1996…
www.nytimes.com/2004/06/09/international/middleeast/09CND-
NATIONS.html?ex=1087444800&en=8e426f86eddf9356&ei=5062

BUSH says he has “great faith” in Iraq's future
Xinhua – China
Bush said on Wednesday that he has “great faith” in the future of Iraq
after he had talked with the interim Iraqi president, Ghazi al-Yawar.

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-06/10/content_1517466.htm

IRAQ'S Kurds fear loss of position in a country dominated by…
Canoe.ca – Canada
BAGHDAD (AP) – While world leaders applaud international unity over Iraq,
the country's Kurdish leadership expressed fears Wednesday that they will
be…
cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/World/Iraq/2004/06/09/492356-ap.html

  
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