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November 16 2004
 
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US Marines Rally Round Iraq Probe Comrade
Wired News – USA
FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) – US Marines rallied round a comrade under investigation for killing a wounded Iraqi during the offensive in Falluja, saying he was

www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/11/16/iraq/main655912.shtml
Fighting Across Central Iraq
CBS News – USA
and US and Iraqi forces killed at least 27 people Monday in Baqouba and south of Baghdad — the latest in a wave of clashes that has swept Iraq's Sunni Muslim

news.xinhuanet.com/english/2004-11/16/content_2225027.htm
US forces arrest Iraq's deputy parliament speaker
Xinhua – Beijing,China
16 (Xinhuanet) – US forces arrested on Tuesday the deputy head of Iraq's interim parliament and a high-ranking member of a Sunni political party after a dawn

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Rebels launch multiple attacks in Iraq, kill 35
Chicago Tribune (subscription) – Chicago,IL,USA
Four American soldiers were wounded when their patrol ran over a land mine Monday near Beiji in northern Iraq, the military said.

www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,11407100%255E663,00.html
Probe into killing of wounded in Iraq
Melbourne Herald Sun – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
engagement. Troops have become very wary about booby-trapped bodies in Iraq. The footage was part of a television pool report by NBC.

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20041116/OPINION04/111160082/-1/opinion

France mired in mini-Iraq?
Nashua Telegraph – Nashua,NH,USA
French was cramping its freedom of action. Like Iraq, it seems no good deed goes unpunished. On Nov. 6, the Ivorian air force bombed

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041116-064934-1356r.htm
Mosul insurgents newest US Iraq target
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
Mosul, Iraq, Nov. 16 (UPI) — About 1,000 US troops targeted the Iraqi city of Mosul Tuesday to retake occupied police stations

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Iraq oil corruption 'tops $21bn'
BBC News – London,England,UK
Saddam Hussein's Iraq made more than $21bn (£11.3bn) from illicit oil sales and kickbacks in breach of UN sanctions, the US Senate has heard.

washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041116-051537-6244r.htm
Hungary may send troops to Iraq under NATO
Washington Times – Washington,DC,USA
16 (UPI) — Hungary is considering sending troops to Iraq under NATO command following Parliament's decision to withdraw the current contingent by the end of

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US Military Launches Offensive in Iraq's Mosul
Reuters – NY,USA
MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – US and Iraqi forces launched operations in Mosul Tuesday to rid Iraq's third largest city of groups of insurgents who have rampaged

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Fighting in Iraq heats up
London Free Press – London,Ontario,Canada
BAGHDAD — US and Iraqi forces battled insurgents northeast of Baghdad yesterday in clashes that killed more than 50 people. Some

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Chirac: UK Got Little for Backing Iraq War
San Jose Mercury News (subscription) – San Jose,CA,USA
LONDON – Britain got very little in return for supporting the US-led invasion of Iraq, and US policies make it all but impossible for anyone to act as a bridge

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US to probe into Iraq attack
Webindia123.com – India
President Bush faced another potential public relations disaster over Iraq last night after graphic video footage emerged of a US Marine appearing to shoot

www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A52983-2004Nov15.html
Iraq Casualties
Washington Post – Washington,DC,USA
Lance Cpl. Aaron C. Pickering, 20, of Marion, Ill.; 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary

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Unrest rages across Iraq
News24 – South Africa
Baquba – Gunfire and air strikes rocked the restive city of Baquba as violence raged across Iraq, despite a major assault on Fallujah where United States-led

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Hungarian Lawmakers Vote to Pull Troops From Iraq by Year's End
Bloomberg – USA
16 (Bloomberg) — Hungary will pull its 300-strong contingent from Iraq by the end of the year, as scheduled, after parliament rejected a government plea to

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1116nov15,0,7296559.story?coll=ny-ap-regional-wire

Communities mourn death of Marine killed in Iraq
Newsday – Long Island,NY,USA
He was ready.”. Dempsey, 23, was killed Saturday fighting in Iraq. Dempsey was only in Iraq two months, after having served in Haiti. Gov.

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Talent will expand Iraq trip to Israel
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch – St. Louis,MO,USA
Sen. Jim Talent, R-Mo., announced Monday that after he visited with troops on the ground in Iraq, he would travel to Israel to see whether peace could become a

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3610836&thesection=news&thesubsection=world

Kuwait seizes 685kg of hashish smuggled from Iraq
New Zealand Herald – Auckland,New Zealand
police arrested an Egyptian man in Friday's operation at the northern border crossing, used mainly to transport military forces and humanitarian aid into Iraq.

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insurgents-across-Iraq/2004/11/16/1100384543507.html

US troops battle insurgents across Iraq
The Age (subscription) – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Pressing their own offensive in central and northern Iraq, insurgents attacked police stations, Iraqi security forces, US military convoys and oil

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Iraq ; No aid crisis in Fallujah, claims general
Keralanext – Kerala,India
Iraq's Red Crescent group has sent seven truckloads of food and medicine to the city, but US forces blocked the aid convoy at Fallujah's main hospital and said

www.nytimes.com/2004/11/16/international/middleeast/16iraq.html
Rebels Attack in Central Iraq and the North
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
By EDWARD WONG. BAGHDAD, Iraq, Nov. 15 – A rebel counteroffensive swept through central and northern Iraq on Monday as American troops

www.nytimes.com/2004/11/16/politics/16food.html
Panel Pegs Illicit Iraq Earnings at $21.3 Billion
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
15 – A Senate committee investigating the United Nations oil-for-food program for Iraq estimates that during 13 years of international sanctions, Saddam

www.nytimes.com/2004/11/16/international/europe/16hungary.html
Hungarian Troops to Leave Iraq
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
The Hungarian Parliament on Monday voted down a government proposal to extend the mission of its 300-member military contingent in Iraq, obliging the

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Lawyer Seeks £1.4M for British Troops Injured in Iraq
The Scotsman – Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
An American lawyer representing three British soldiers and a Kuwaiti injured in an accident in Iraq has brought a £1.4 million legal action that he says is
US troops battle insurgents across Iraq
The Age (subscription) – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
… Pressing their own offensive in central and northern Iraq, insurgents
attacked police stations, Iraqi security forces, US military convoys and
oil…
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battle-insurgents-across-Iraq/2004/11/16/1100384543507.html

POWELL'S Tenure Marked by Frustrations Over Iraq War (Update1)
Bloomberg – USA
… Colin Powell may be remembered as the US secretary of state who ended
up a victim of his biggest success: his role in making the public case
for the war in Iraq…
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FRANCE'S 'Little Iraq'
CBS News – USA
… the country is the former French colony of the Ivory Coast and this
is what some observers are now calling French President Jacque Chirac's
“little Iraq…
www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/11/15/opinion/fenton/main655762.shtml

REBELS Attack in Central Iraq and the North
New York Times – New York,NY,USA
By EDWARD WONG. BAGHDAD, Iraq, Nov. 15 – A rebel counteroffensive swept
through central and northern Iraq on Monday as American troops…
www.nytimes.com/2004/11/16/international/middleeast/16iraq.html

ZARQAWI tape calls on Iraq rebels to mobilise against US
New Zealand Herald – Auckland,New Zealand
DUBAI – An audio tape purportedly from al Qaeda ally Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
on Monday urged insurgents in Iraq to mobilise against US-led forces and
target…
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3610729&thesection=news&thesubsection=world

www.cbc.ca/cp/world/041115/w111582.html
US troops battle insurgents across central Iraq, including
CBC News – Canada
But Iraq's deputy prime minister, Barham Saleh, told Britain's Guardian newspaper that the insurgency could derail the plan to hold elections in January.

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Deadly helicopter crash in Iraq remebered
Seattle Post Intelligencer – Seattle,WA,USA
By KIMBERLY HEFLING. FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — It was the deadliest single event for US troops in Iraq: Two Black Hawk helicopters from the 101st Airborne Division

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Battles in Towns Across Iraq as Fallujah Bombed
Arab News – Saudi Arabia
BAGHDAD, 16 November 2004 — Heavy clashes broke out in towns across Iraq as US warplanes bombed Fallujah and ground troops hunted rebels in the city yesterday

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A daily look at US military deaths in Iraq
Boston Globe – Boston,MA,USA
15, 2004, at least 1,193 members of the US military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

www.guardian.co.uk/Iraq/Story/0,2763,1352266,00.html
Galloway: Iraq claim 'a sword in my heart'
Guardian – UK
In lacerating exchanges with the paper's counsel, James Price QC, he emphatically rejected that he had asked Iraq for covert funding for his highly publicised

www.iht.com/articles/2004/11/15/opinion/ediraq.html
US needs Iraq's Sunnis
International Herald Tribune – Paris,France
To do that, Baghdad and Washington will have to show that they are at last prepared to begin addressing the grievances of Iraq's Sunni minority.

  
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